Daily planner, Oct. 7, 2012


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Sacred Heart Altar and Rosary Society Card Party

1 p.m., Culemans Memorial Hall, 1400 16th Ave., Moline. (309) 236-2408, (309) 764-6825.

"Brothers" (Jewish Film Festival)

4 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $6; free students, (309) 793-1300.

Knox County Scenic Drive

Knox County. Free.

OktoberFest of Drag Racing

Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N., Cordova. (309) 654-2110.

Sailboat races

1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Lake Davenport Sailing Club, Mississippi River at Oneida Street, Davenport. Free, (563) 322-6750.

Friends' Fall Book Fair

Noon-4 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. (563) 344-4175.

Open Arms Remembrance Service for Infants

2 p.m., Pavilion 2 Conference Center, Genesis Medical Center, 1401 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-7970.

"Beauty Queen of Leenane" (comedy), New Ground Theatre

2 p.m. today, Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students. (563) 326-7529.

Quad-Cities Comic Book Convention

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ramada Inn, 3020 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (309) 657-1599.

"Les Liaisons Dangereuses" (drama)

3 p.m. today, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $11; $9 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $7 non-Ambrose students; $6 groups; free Ambrose students with ID. (563) 333-6251, web.sau.edu/galvin.

All-you-can-eat breakfast (The Freddie Steenbock Duo)

7-11 a.m., American Legion Post 26, 702 W. 35th St., Davenport. $7. (563) 322-4971.

District 15 Motorcycle Parade

1 p.m., Walmart, 3101 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport.

Louder (UNYK Multicultural Dance Troupe)

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

Concertmaster Premiere Masterworks Concert (Quad City Symphony Orchestra)

2 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $8-$51. (563) 322-7276.

"Noises Off" (farce)

3 p.m. today, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. (309) 944-2244.

Quad City CROP Walk (Lojo Russo)

12:45 p.m. music and registration; 2 p.m. walk, Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. (563) 332-5002.

Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive

Fulton County. (309) 647-8980, info@spoonriverdrive.org, spoonriverdrive.org.

Pumpkin Cannon Weekend

Activities: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. pumpkin shooting competition: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Both days, Country Corner, 5333 US 150, Alpha. (309) 629-2359.

Docent-led tour

1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Buddy Olson

3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. (309) 798-2423.

Spiritual Wisdom on Dreaming Workshop

1 to 2 p.m., today, Eckankar Center, 521 16th St., Moline. Free. 309-762-7992.

Smokey Joe's Cafe (musical revue)

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Dave Ellis (Funday Sunday)

6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

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.

MIP Arts and Craft Fair

8 a.m.-4 p.m., Eriksen Chevrolet-Buick, 325 E. 1st Ave., Milan. $2. (309) 787-5778.

"Avenue Q" (musical)

2 p.m. today, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

Candidates' forum

5:30-8:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. (309) 797-8650.

Karen Michael

5-8 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.

Redstone Rumble (West music students)

1-3 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Scarecrow Making!

Noon-4 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $6; $5 ages 60 and older; $4 ages 6-15; $2 ages 2-5; free younger than age 2. (309) 794-0991.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)

5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. (309) 755-5622.




















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
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