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 Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.




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