The "Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure" will stop at Moline's i Wireless Center on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Featuring characters from the Disney Junior TV hits "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," this new production launches a 90-city national tour in July.
Tickets for the Moline performances ($15, $20, $33, $47) go on sale May 28 at the arena box office, 800-745-3000, and ticketmaster.com.
Characters include Mickey and Minnie, Jake the pirate, Sofia the little princess and Doc McStuffins.
In 2012, "Doc McStuffins" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" ranked as cable TV's Top 2 series for kids ages 2-5, reaching 46.7 million and 36.5 million unique total viewers, respectively, throughout the year.
"Sofia the First" is cable TV's number-one series year to date among kids 2 to 5, and the top preschool cable TV series in total viewers and women 18-49.
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.