Daily planner, May 11, 2013


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Salad luncheon and quilt, apron and wedding dress show
11:30 a.m., Atkinson Congregational Church, 201 W. 2nd St., Atkinson. $1.50. 309-936-7672.

Ballroom Dancing (USA Dance)
7-8 p.m. East Coast Swing Lesson; 8-11 p.m. Dance, Knights Of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. $10; $7 members. 309-755-2275.

Exchange Club of the Quad Cities Plant Sale
8 a.m.-4 p.m., Our Lady Of Guadalupe Church, 800 17th St., Silvis. Free. 309-798-3832.

Davenport NAACP Kickin' It Old School Dance Party Fundraiser ('60s-'80s Music)
8 p.m.-Midnight, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8; $5 advance. 563-386-1500.

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

Young Eagles Flight Rally (ages 8-17)
8 a.m., Davenport Municipal Airport, 9230 N. Harrison St., Davenport. Free. 563-381-4702.

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

Karate and kung fu tournament and black belt championship
10 a.m., Lee Lohman Arena, St. Ambrose University, Lombard and Scott streets, Davenport. $5. 309-764-1929.

Native plant sale
10 a.m.-2 p.m., maintenance yard, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-269-0690.

Benefit for the Harker Family
Noon-7 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. Free. 309-787-4149.

Songwriters' All-Original Open Mic (Nashville Songwriters Association International)
3-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free.

Rock Island County master gardeners plant sale
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dave Copeland Center 4-H Building, Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-756-9978.

Benefit for the Ride with Kelly Foundation (Tapped Out, 4th And 20)
10 a.m. registration for cruise and bags tournament; 2-8 p.m. event, Stern Center, 1713 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-373-9300.

Craft and vendor fair
9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 153 19th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-236-1880.

Plant sale
9 a.m.-noon, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440.

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.

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

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

Driving Fore the Green Team Golf Outing Benefit for Braylon Bennett-Hughes
11 a.m., Golfmohr Golf Club, 16724 Hubbard Road, East Moline. $70.

Miles for Melanoma 5K Run/Walk
9 a.m., Erickson Field, Carver Center, Augustana College, 3500 5th Ave., Rock Island. $20; $12 ages 17 and younger. 563-508-0158.

Beaux Arts Fair
10 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Figge Plaza, 2nd Street and Brady Street, Davenport. Free.

Abandoned bicycle sale
8-10 a.m., City Water Barn, 102 12th St., Silvis.

375th Anniversary of the New Sweden Colony Webcast
6:30-10 p.m., Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free-will donations for cookies and coffee. 309-794-7204.

Tangents
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Promise Walk for Preeclampsia
8 a.m. Registration; 9:20 a.m. Walk, Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-284-6111.

Bob Dorr and The Blue Band
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. 563-326-1333.

Fundraiser for The Washington Junior High School Student Council and The Children's Hospital of Illinois
5 p.m., Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #25 Hall, 4600 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. $15. 309-794-1170.

Combined Band Concert
4 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-794-7306.

Alpha car show
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Alpha. free.

Plant and bake sale
8 a.m.-3 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church And Preschool, 3834 Rockingham Road, Davenport. 563-324-6431.

















 



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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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