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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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