Daily planner, March 23, 2013


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Pancake Breakfast for The Rock Island Futbol Club
7-11 a.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. $5.

Isabel Bloom signing event for Family Resources
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Isabel Bloom Showroom, 1505 River Drive, Moline. 309-797-4255.

Easter Basket Bazaar
10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Fountains Senior Living Community Clubhouse, 3726 Thunder Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. 563-676-6750.

Eric Sardinas, Mississippi Misfits
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $15. 563-326-1333.

Egg Hunt
1 p.m., Crow Creek Park, 4800 Devils Glen Road, Bettendorf. Free. 563-823-0191.

Spring Fling Bazaar and bake sale
7:30-10:30 a.m., New Windsor Presbyterian Church, 412 Walnut St., New Windsor. Free. 309-667-2412.

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

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

Letters Home (Drama), Griffin Theatre Company
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $12; $10 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $8 non-Ambrose students; $7 groups; free Ambrose students with ID. 563-333-6251.

Flower and Garden Show
10 a.m.-8 p.m. today; 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. 309-788-5912.

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

Iron Orchard, Lewis Knudsen and The Bandits
8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

Environmental Film Fest
11:30 a.m., "Last Call at the Oasis;" 1:30 p.m., "The Clean Bin Project;" 3:30 p.m., "Chasing Ice," Olin Center, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7473.

Reception for the Zach Cleve Exhibit
5:30-6:30 p.m., Morrissey Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6444.

Celebrating Women in the Arts
4 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Quad Cities Comic Book Convention
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ramada Inn, 3020 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. 309-657-1599.

Katie Ganshert book-signing ("Wishing on Willows")
1-3 p.m., Books-A-Million, 4000 E. 53rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-355-0705.

QC Moms in Business Spring Fling craft and vendor show
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free. 563-676-4736.

UNYK (multicultural dance troupe)
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. 309-794-7306.

Pen in Hand Mini Writing Conference
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Ste. 303, Davenport. 563-324-1410.

Miss Illinois County Fair Queen reception honoring Amelia Martens
1-4 p.m., Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline. Free.

Gail Anderson (student recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Eiermarkt (Spring craft fair and egg market)
10 a.m.-3 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-322-8844.

Easter egg hunt (ages 2-12)
10 a.m., Hereford Park, 400 13th St., East Moline. Free.

Morris Day and The Time
7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $30; $20 advance. 800-843-4753.

Swing into Spring Dance (Quad City Singles 40 Plus)
6:15-10:30 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $15; $13 advance. 563-355-0535.

Spring egg hunt
9:30 a.m., Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-7275.

Community Easter egg hunt
9:30 a.m. registration; 10 a.m. hunt, First Presbyterian Church, 777 25th Ave., East Moline. Grades 4 and younger. Free. 309-755-1595.

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.

















 



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  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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