Daily planner, May 12, 2013


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

Battle of the High Schools
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N., Cordova. (309) 654-2110.

Beaux Arts Fair
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Figge Plaza, 2nd and Brady streets, Davenport. Free.

Mississippi Valley Blues Challenge Preliminary Round
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $10; $7 Mississippi Valley Blues Society members. 563-355-0655.

"All in this Tea" (documentary)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

"Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Plant Sale
Noon-4 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. (309) 794-0991.

Darlene Breuwet
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

Reception for The Brent Langley Exhibit
1-3 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991.

Mothers' Day Extravaganza
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $20 per family (up to five). 309-794-0991 ext. 25. Registration required.

Docent-led tour of the American POP! Exhibit
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804, figgeart.org.

Andy Harris
Martini's on The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Yoga in the Park
4 p.m., McManus Park, Bettendorf. Free,

"Trouble with Cats" (comedy)
3 p.m., Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. 309-762-0330, info@playcrafters.com, playcrafters.com.

"J.S. Bach: The Passion and The Resurrection" (Quad City Choral Arts)
3 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. $12; $10 ages 63 and older; $5 students with ID. 309-521-5122.

RiverCity 6 (Mothers' Day Brunch)
10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. 563-441-7000.

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 Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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