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.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.

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