Daily planner, May 16, 2013

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All-town garage sale
Port Byron. 309-737-9948.

Enrichment programs
Varies, Trinity Enrichment Center, 4622 Progress Drive, Suite A, Davenport. Per session/varies, 563-742-5800.

Choosing Child Care
10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road. Free, 855-244-5301.

America's Music: Blues and Gospel (documentaries and discussion)
6-8 p.m., Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, 3561 60th St., Moline. Free, 309-762-9481.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

911 -- Safety and You, David Rowland
10:30-11:30 a.m., Center For Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members, 563-386-7477.

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

Joint Paper on "Whither Moral Courage?" By Salman Rushdie (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free, 309-762-9202.

Artists Talk about American POP! (Thursdays at The Figge)
6 p.m. tour; 7 p.m. talk, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-7804.

Bebop Jazz Night
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978.

Spring Band Concert
7 p.m., United Township High School Auditorium, 1275 Avenue Of The Cities, East Moline. Free, 309-752-1646.

Free admission with plant donation
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. 309-794-0991.

Spring book sale
3-7:30 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, 309-523-3440.

Choral concert
7:30 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of The Cities. 309-743-8833.

"And Another Thing" Dinner and Reception honoring Don Wooten for WVIK
5 p.m., Augustana College Center Dining Room, 3750 7th Ave., Rock Island. $35, 309-794-7552.

Third Thirsty Thursday (music, drinks, lawn games)
6-8 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $6; $5 ages 60 and up; $4 ages 5-15; $2 ages 2-5; free under age 2, 309-794-0991.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (spring fundraiser)
7 p.m., Quad Cities Prayer Center, NorthPark Mall (Near Sears), 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, 563-323-3090.

Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince Of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members, 309-441-5880.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.

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