Daily planner, May 10, 2013


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"AbUSed: The Postville Raid" (Documentary and discussion with director Luis Argueta)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978.

"Free Ride: The Irresistible Rise of Jesus Christ" (musical)
7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Aledo United Methodist Church, 301 N. College Ave., Aledo. Free, 309-582-7615.

Simply Lead Chick-Fil-A Leadercast (Live Simulcast)
7 a.m.-4:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $110, 563-322-2065.

Fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. 309-762-1126, ext. 1.

Plant sale
9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, 309-523-3440.

Gallery Hop!
6-10 p.m., The District, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-6311.

"Pirates of Penzance" (operetta)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. $12; $10 students, faculty, staff, and seniors; $8 ages 12 and younger, 309-794-7306.

Searching for Security's Sweet and Sour Show featuring TV Magic, Live To Conquer, Highfives And Handshakes
7 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, 563-326-1333.

"Boom" (comedy)
7:30 p.m., The QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward.

Opening reception for the David Hast Exhibit
MidCoast Gallery West and The ARTery, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-786-2430.

Chameleon
7 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Stock-Car Racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger, 563-249-1387.

Plant sale
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. (309) 794-0991.

"I Wanted To Live" (drama)
7 p.m., Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. $6; $5 seniors; $4 students, 309-786-7793.

Benefit for Father Jim DeBisschop
5-8 p.m., The Rock, 302 1st St., Coal Valley. By donation.

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

Open-mic coffeehouse
7-10 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Donations accepted, 309-788-9661.

Electric vehicle forum
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-298-1453 or 800-526-9943.

"Trouble with Cats" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10, 309-762-0330.

Friday fish fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Spring book sale
East Moline Library, 740 16th St. 309-755-9614.

Calliko Presents Swagfest 3.0
9:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $15, 563-326-1333.

Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.

















 



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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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