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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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