Daily planner, Oct. 6, 2012


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Zumba for the Pitties

1-3 p.m., Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Wellness, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. $10.

Team Carter Fundraiser for Carter Yackley

5 p.m., American Legion Post 724, 509 N. School St., Atkinson. Free-will donation, (309) 269-0787.

Wells4Wellness 5K Run/Walk

8 a.m., Calvary Church, 4700 53rd St., Moline. $25; $22 advance, (309) 764-9296.

Friends' Fall Book Fair

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. (563) 344-4175.

Basement sale

8 a.m.-4 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 356 16th Ave., East Moline. (309) 755-1018.

Fall Into Annawan Festival

9 a.m. mini-triathlon; 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. festivities, Howes Park, 400 N. Main St., Annawan. (309) 935-6264.

"Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (drama)

7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High Street and North Gaines Street, Davenport. $11; $9, faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $7, non-Ambrose students; $6, groups; free, Ambrose students with ID, (563) 333-6251.

NAMIWalk of the Greater Mississippi Valley

8:30 a.m. check-in; 10 a.m. walk, Centennial Park, 315 S. Marquette St., Davenport. (563) 322-8870.

Rummage and bake sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2431 1st St., Coal Valley. (309) 799-3511.

Concertmaster Premiere Masterworks Concert (Quad City Symphony Orchestra)

7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8-$51, (563) 322-7276, adlertheatre.com.

Belgian waffle breakfast

7:30-11 a.m. breakfast; 1-4 p.m. Lacemakers and Shop Open, Center for Belgian Culture, 712 18th Ave., Moline. (309) 762-0167.

Four Choirs Concert (Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Cantilena Augustana, Ascension Singers, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble)

4 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7306.

Light the Night Walk for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

5 p.m. festivities; 6:30 p.m. walk, Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. (319) 795-3225, (800) 347-1074.

"Noises Off" (farce)

7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $8 Thursday; $10 Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. (309) 944-2244.

Know Your Rights, Know Yourself (LGBT Educational Forum)

3-6 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free, (309) 292-3516.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk

8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. walk, Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. (309) 794-0601 ext. 3.

Euchre Tournament for Silvis Little League

6 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Hall, 800 17th St., Silvis. $10, (563) 370-1937.

Publishing 101 - Midwest Writing Center Pen in Hand Mini-Conference

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Ste. 303, Davenport. Various, 563-324-1410.

Great Train Expo

10 a.m.-4 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7, good both days; free ages 11 and younger, (309) 788-5912.

Used book and media sale

4-7 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Colona United Methodist Church, 1709 Cleveland Road. By donation, (309) 792-1661.

Octoberfest Dance (John and Kay Retzl)

6-9 p.m., East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. Free, (309) 764-9451.

Clown Paradeability Competition

9 a.m., Clarion Hotel Conference Center, 5202 Brady St., Davenport. Free, (563) 391-1230.

Hilltop Campus Village Fall Music Festival (The Tons O' Fun Band, Reason for Now, Art Hoffman)

5-10 p.m., Hilltop Plaza Park, 15th Street and Harrison Street, Davenport. Free, (563) 322-8293.

Founders' Day Celebration (German-Americans)

9:30 a.m., St John's Lutheran Church and Cemetery, 8107 N. 1900th Ave., Geneseo. (563) 322-5489.

Spoon River Valley scenic drive

Fulton County. (309) 647-8980.

MotorMemories Car Display

4:30-6:30 p.m., Centennial Park, 315 S. Marquette St., Davenport. Free.

Classic Car Cruise for Toys for Tots

3 p.m. party; 4:30 p.m. cruise, parking lot by Sears and JCPenney, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, (563) 324-1955, (563) 391-5213.

Knox County scenic drive

Knox County. Free.

Team Carter Bowl-a-Thon for Carter Yackley

1-4 p.m., Lee's Lanes, 925 S. Oakwood Ave., Geneseo. $100 team of five, (309) 507-0510.

Mushroom program and walk, Jim Frink

9-11 a.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 788-9536.

Autumn Fest

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nahant Marsh, 4220 S. Wapello Ave., Davenport. Free, (563) 323-5196.

Louder (UNYK Multicultural Dance Troupe)

8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7833.

Pancake breakfast

7:30-11 a.m., Silvis United Methodist Church, 1301 2nd Ave. $6; $3 ages 3-10; free ages 2 and younger, (309) 792-0977.




















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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