Daily planner, March 22, 2013


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Grossology Week activities
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-324-1933.

"Antigone" (drama)
8 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. $10. 309-278-8426.

Elvis Lives!
8 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $32, $42, $52. 563-326-8522.

Family Friday Night (games)
6-9 p.m., Roosevelt Community Center, 1220 Minnie Ave., Davenport. $4; $2.50 advance; $10 family maximum (includes pizza and lemonade). 563-328-7275.

Women in the Media, Laurianne Fumey (Brown Bag Lunch)
Noon, Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-796-5465.

"No Exit" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Saturday, Studio Theater, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $6. 563-333-6251.

Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer: Readings to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls (dramatic readings for mature audiences)
7-8:30 p.m., Rogalski Center Ballroom, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. $8; $5 students. 563-333-6113.

Flower and Garden Show
10 a.m.-8 p.m. today-Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $1 ages 6-16; free ages 5 and younger; $5 seniors 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today. 309-788-5912.

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

Kinetic King (Stick Bomb "Detonation")
4 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission. 563-344-4106.

Books are Fun Fair
7 a.m.-5 p.m., Classrooms 1 and 2, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis. 309-792-4218.

Let's Groove (jazz bands and jazz choirs swing show)
7 p.m., North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $7; $4 seniors and students. 563-285-3201.

Fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $6 chicken; $8.25 catfish. 309-762-1126, ext. 1.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

Franti Project (Michael Franti and Spearhead Tribute) (Deja Vu Rendezvous)
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

"Miss Representation" (documentary)
5 p.m., Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-796-5465.

Julie Jurgens, Rob Reid
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Friday fish fry
4-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

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

What made Milwaukee Famous, Deluxe Republic
9 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. 563-326-1333.

Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer luncheon for Gilda's Club Quad Cities
Noon, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $50. 563-326-7504.

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

Fish fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. 309-787-4149.

Fish fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.



















 



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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