Check out what's fun to do this week in the Q-C


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 7:42 pm
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The National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport, will show The Birds for the Classic Film Series at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50; $7.50 for seniors, students, and military; $6.50 for youth; $1 off for members. Call 563-324-1933 for details.
Tuesday, March 26

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The Prenzie Players will present the drama Antigone by Jean Anouilh at the QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. March 24. There will be a question and answer session with the cast and crew at the March 22 performance. Tickets are $10. Call 309-278-8426 for details.
Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30

For more theatre, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Theatre' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

The Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, will host PechaKucha Night, informal hobby sharing with images and 6-minute-20-second talks, at 6:30 p.m. Free with admission. Call 563-326-7804, ext. 7895 for details.
Thursday, March 28

The Return: A Tribute to the Beatles will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. Tickets are $15; $10 in advance, and are available online. Call 800-843-4753 for details.
Friday, March 29

For more music, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Music' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

Trackside Quad City Downs will host the sixth annual Easter egg hunt for ages 10 and under at 11 a.m. at Quad City Downs, 5005 Morton Drive, East Moline. It will include giveaways and raffles, and concessions will be available. The event will be held rain or shine (a walk or hunt depending on weather). Call 309-792-0202 for details. Free.
Saturday, March 30

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To search for your own picks, go to http://qconline.com/entertainment/ and find the purple Q-C Events search box. You can enter keywords, choose a category in the drop-down menu, or both -- then click 'Go.'














 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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