Daily planner, April 18, 2013


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"We Bought a Zoo" (film) lunch potluck
Noon, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440.

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

Hammered Dulcimer, Bob Burns (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Teen scavenger hunt (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

Spy Kids Variety Show
7-9 p.m., Kahler Auditorium, Central High School, 1120 Main St., Davenport. $5; $4 ages 11 and younger. 563-441-0265.

"Death of a Salesman" (drama)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. 309-944-2244.

Jazz jam with North Scott Jazz Combo
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

"Seussical" (musical)
7 p.m. today-Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sherrard High School, 4701 176th Ave., Sherrard. $6; $4 children. 309-593-2175.

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

I Love My Library/Poetry in Motion celebration (music, essays, poetry, video)
6-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-344-4175.

Jazz Night (Bebop Group, Black Hawk College Jazz Combos)
5:30-10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (musical)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St., Bettendorf. $10; $7 students and seniors. 563-332-7001.

Open House Celebrating Growing
6-8 p.m., Quad Cities Food Hub, Freight House, 421 W. River Drive, Suite 5, Davenport. $15; includes beer sampler and hors d'oeuvres. 563-265-2455.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

Pay Equity: What Do You Make (Of It)?, Ruth Sweetser (lecture and panel discussion)
7-8:30 p.m., room 102, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721.

"Patchouli"
4:30 p.m., Augustana College, 639 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

Cosby Sweater, Half Naked
8:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $6. 563-326-1333.

Spring salad luncheon
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Memorial Christian Church, 1624 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $6. 309-757-1300.

Return: A Tribute to The Beatles
6 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $32.50; $27.50 advance (show only). 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Night of Fame and Fortune Variety Show
7 p.m. today and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday, Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. $6; $5 seniors; $4 students. 309-786-7793.

Sound of Art, Abbie Sawyer (Thursdays at the Figge)
5 p.m. cash bar; 6 p.m. tour; 7 p.m. music, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7804.

Hospital Bioethics panel simulation and discussion
7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6088.

Alternative Methods of Financial Exchange open discussion (Independent scholars' evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. 309-762-9202.

Chuck Murphy
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $4. 309-793-1999.

"How I Became a Pirate" (children's musical)
10 a.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8.50 (show only); $7.50 groups of 12 and more. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-322-8584.
















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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