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, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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