Daily planner, March 17,2013


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Receptions for Young Artists at The Figge, Bettendorf Community School District
12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563- 326-7804.

St. Patrick's Day Festival
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Kelly's Irish Pub and Eatery, 2222 E. 53rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-344-0000.

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

Brains! Brains! Brains!, Minor Decline, Blackcat Manor
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978.

Auditions for 100 Lunches: A Gourmet Comedy, The Curse of an Aching Heart, or Trapped in the Spider's Web and Love Thy Neighbor
2-4 p.m. today; 7-9 p.m. Monday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. Free. 309-944-2244.

"Walk in the Woods" (drama), 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.

Hike the Canal
1:30 p.m., Bridge 45 Access, Hennepin Canal. Free. 815-664-2403.

Scandinavian Easter Workshop
2-4 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-762-8303, 309-757-7606. Registration requested.

Tony Sconyers Quintet (Third Sunday Jazz Matinee)
6-8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10; $15 reserved seats. 309-373-0790.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
Noon-6 p.m., Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St., Rock Island. 309-793-1541.

"Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Third Sunday Jazz Workshop
3 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free for ages 12 and younger. 563-326-1333.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
1 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St, Moline. $7; $3.50 ages 11 and younger. 309-764-3344.

Randy Wayne White book-signing ("Night Moves")
1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-445-8760.

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

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

"Lost Nation: The Ioway" 2 and 3 (Documentaries)
6:30 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $7. 563-324-1933.

Dortha DeWit and Charles Schmidt (faculty recital)
4 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

St. Patrick's Day Breakfast
8-11 a.m., St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 204 W. Main St., Atkinson. 309-936-7900.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
Noon-3 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. Free-will donation. 309-787-4149.

Feeling Lucky Bags Tourney
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Washington Junior High School, 3300 18th Ave, Rock Island. $40 per team. 309-230-3138.

"Avenue Q" (musical)
2 p.m. today, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. 309-235-1654.

"No Body To Murder" and "Tune in to Murder" (plays)
2 p.m. today, Riverdale Middle School, 9822 256th St. N., Port Byron. $5; $4 students. 309-523-3131.

Nature's Medicine Cabinet, Jamie Brodersen
2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 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.

Docent-led tour of The STILL... Exhibit
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.


















 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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