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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1864 — 150 years ago: A fine lumber mill is on the course of erection at Andalusia. A flouring mill at that location is doing a fine business.
1889 — 125 years ago: J.B. Lidders, past captain of Beardsley Camp, Sons of Veterans, returned from Paterson, N.Y., where he attended the National Sons of Veterans encampments.
1914 — 100 years ago: President Wilson announced that he had received from the imperial chancellor of Germany a noncommittal reply to his inquiry into a report that the emperor was willing to discuss terms of peace.
1939 — 75 years ago: Delegates at the Illinois Conference of the Methodist Church in Springfield voted to raise the minimum pay of ministers so that every pastor would get at least $1,000 annually.
1964 — 50 years ago: An audience of more than 2,600 persons jammed into the Davenport RKO Orpheum theater with a shoe horn feasted on a Miller-Diller evening that was a killer night. Phyllis Diller sent the audience with her offbeat humor. And send them she did! It was Miss Diller's third appearance in the Quad-Cities area.
1989 — 25 years ago: A few years ago, a vacant lot on 7th Avenue and 14th Street in Rock Island was a community nuisance. Weeds grew as high 18 inches. Today, the lot has a new face, thanks to Michael and Sheila Rind and other neighbors who helped them turn it into a park three weeks ago.





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