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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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