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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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