Daily planner, April 21, 2013


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Blackhawk Chapter of the American Guild of Organists recital
3 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2363 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-322-5318.

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

"Do the Math" (documentary and discussion)
6-8 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. augustana.edu.

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

"Chicago" (musical)
3 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $15; $14 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $12 non-Ambrose students; $11 groups; free Ambrose students with ID. 563-333-6251.

Jason Carl
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

Party for the Planet
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free with admission. 309-799-5107.

Victor Wooten (Third Sunday Jazz Matinee)
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $25. 309-373-0790.

Kaiser Cartel, American Dust
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. 309-200-0978.

Stock-Car Racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

Third Sunday Jazz Workshop
5:30-6:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $7; $5 advance. 563-326-1333.

Country Traditions
2-6 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8. 563-284-5165.

"Mighty Fortress is Our Basement" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

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

Handbell Choir
7 p.m., Ascension Chapel, Founders' Hall, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Pancake breakfast
7 a.m.-1 p.m., Oxford Fire Department, 107 W. D St., Alpha; by donation.

Hike the Canal
1:30 p.m., Bridge 15, Hennepin Canal. Free. 815-664-2403.

Circus Pages Family Circus
2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $15; two free admissions for ages 14 and younger per paid adult with merchant coupons; $2 additional child. 563-326-5338.

New Playwright Festival (New Ground Theatre)
2 p.m., Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students (good for all eight plays over two shows). 563-326-7529.

Dance
3-6 p.m., Isle Casino Convention Center Ballroom, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. Free. 800-843-4753.

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

Piano Celebration for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa
Noon-5 p.m., NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-391-4500.

Augustana Chamber Singers
2 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Scholarship Dinner
Noon-1 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. $9.

Victorian Bridal Tea
1:30-3:30 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $15; $10 members. 563-322-8844.

Open House
1-4 p.m., Rock Island Conservation Club, 2421 Big Island Road, Milan. Free. 309-787-4770.

Country Dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.













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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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