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 Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.

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