Daily planner, May 16, 2013

Posted Online: May 15, 2013, 12:46 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
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 Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

(More History)