Daily planner, May 16, 2013


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Corned beef and cabbage dinner
5-6:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 356 16th Ave., East Moline. By donation. 309-755-1018.

"Camelot" (musical)
1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. today, Assumption High School, 1020 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. $9; $7 seniors and students. 563-326-5313.

St. Patrick's Day concert (Augustana Flute Choir, Harp Strings, Allie Holloway)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Kids' craft day and baby ducks hatch
10 a.m.-4 p.m., John Deere Pavilion, 1400 River Drive, Moline. Free. 309-765-1000.

All-you-can-eat three-soup supper
4-7 p.m., Church of the Cross, 22621 Illinois Route 2 and Route 92, Port Byron. By donation. 309-235-4623.

"Godspell" (musical)
7:30 p.m. today; 4 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Davenport. $12; $8 students. 563-326-1691.

Writer's Studio
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd Street, Suite 303, Davenport. Free. 563-324-1410.

Book sale
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mercer Carnegie Library, 200 N. College Ave., Aledo. Free. 309-582-2032.

Kidz day with Terry Hanson
10:30 a.m.-noon, Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; $2.50 ages 12 and younger (children must be accompanied). 563-326-1333.

Creation truth seminar, Dr. Charles Jackson
9 a.m.-3 p.m., New Life Fellowship, 2345 19th St., Moline. Free. 309-762-7314.

Night sky observing
Dusk-11:30 p.m., parking lot, Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free. 309-797-3120.

Easter egg hunt (ages 12 and younger)
10 a.m., Aspen Rehab & Health Care, 1403 9th Ave., Silvis. Free. 309-796-2600.

John McLaughlin (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

St. Patrick's day celebration
1-3 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission. 563- 344-4106.

Odd Bar Trio
4 p.m., Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Fish and chicken fry
4-7 p.m., Fire Station, 602 Broadway St., New Boston. By donation.

St. Patrick's Day Grand Parade XXVIII and Post-Parade Bash
11:30 a.m. parade; 1-4:30 p.m. bash, downtown Rock Island and Davenport. Free parade; $15 bash; free ages 15 and younger; includes membership in the St. Patrick Society.

"Blues for an Alabama Sky" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. 309-762-0330.

"Lost Nation: The Ioway" 2 and 3 (documentaries)
6:30 p.m., Watch Tower Lodge, Black Hawk Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-797-0544.

St. Patrick's Day dance (Ivory Plus)
7:30-10:30 p.m., Parish Hall, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 231 W. Atkinson St., Sheffield. $10. 309-935-6911.

"Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" (musical)
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today, Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $8; $6 students. 309-743-8833.

Voice student recital
4 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Roast buffalo dinner
4-7 p.m., Mercer County VFW Post 1571, 106 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. $10; free ages 5 and younger.

Barley House Band
5-7 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Throwing clinic for young athletes, Dr. Jessica Ellis and Karl Stratman
8-9 a.m., Genesis Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, 1702 E. 53rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-421-9660.

Chili supper for the Mercer County Food Pantry
4-7 p.m., Aledo Fire Station, 202 NE 2nd St., Aledo. Free-will donations and/or nonperishable food items. 309-582-5106.

Marcus Hostetler (student recital)
2 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

"No Body To Murder" and "Tune In To Murder" (plays)
7 p.m. today; 2 p.m. Sunday, Riverdale Middle School, 9822 256th St. N., Port Byron. $5; $4 students. 309-523-3131, riverdaleschools.org/site/rms.

White Elephant sale
9 a.m.-noon today, Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. 563-285-4743.

Surround Sound Show Choir
5:30 p.m. Middle School Show Choir; 7:30 p.m. Senior Salute Show, Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St. 563-332-7001.



















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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