Time Out Calendar for June 6-12, 2013


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June 6 to 9: "Doubt: A Parable" (drama)
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $10 June 6. Also June 13-16. 309-235-1654.

June 6-8: Miss Iowa and Miss Iowa's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program
7 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $35 Thursday-Friday; $45 Saturday; $105 three-day pass, 800-745-3000.

June 6: "Does Six Sigma Work?"
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free, 309-762-9202.

June 6: Independent Movie
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323.

June 6: Blue-Eyed Son, Comfort
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

June 6: The Trishas
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10, 563-326-1333.

June 6 to 9, 12: "100 Lunches: A Gourmet Comedy"
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $10, 309-944-2244. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday refreshments; 7:30 p.m. show (benefit for St. Maria Goretti Church), $12.50, 309-799-3414. Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and S. Stewart Street, Geneseo.

June 6: Walt Whitman poetry reading and presentation, Richard Leddy
3 p.m., Dead Poet's Espresso, 1525 3rd Ave. A, Moline. Free, 309-736-7606.

June 6: Johnny Don't!
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, 309-793-1999.

June 6: Lars Rehnberg (Live Lunch)
Noon to 1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

June 6 to 9, 12: "Menopause, the Musical"
7:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 5:45 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, preceded by meal. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $48 except Thursday preview, $34; matinee, $42; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $29.50; show-only 18 and younger, $22.Through Aug. 10. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

June 6: Crazy Bad (Summer Concert Series)
7 to 8:30 p.m., Bass Street Landing Plaza, 17th Street and River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-524-2054.

June 6: "Given Space: Writing Your Own Cartography Workshop," Erin M. Bertram
6 to 8 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, registration required, 563-326-7804, ext. 2045.

June 6: Buddy Olson
7 to 10 p.m., Greenbriar Restaurant & Lounge, 4506 27th St., Moline. Free, 309-764-2043.

June 6: "Protect Yourself From Elderly Scams," Christine Wilcox
1 to 2 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members, 563-386-7477.

June 6: The Fry Daddies (Bettendorf Library Summer Concert Series)
6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Faye's Field, next to the library, 2850 18th St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4175.

June 7 to 9: Camp McClellan Dakota Winnebago Prisoner Memorial (Native American music, presentations)
6 to 10 p.m. Friday; 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, River Drive and Mound Street, Davenport. Free, 605-268-2232.

June 7: The Mississippi Misfits
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

June 7: The Dirt Road Rockers
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631.

June 7: Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy, and Gamblers
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110, cordovadrag.com.

June 7, 8: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, 309-786-1111.

June 7: Buddy Olson
8 p.m. to midnight, Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

June 7: The Night People
6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. 563-386-1900.

June 7: The Rough and Tumble (Live Lunch)
Noon to 1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

June 7-9: Blue Grass Days
6 p.m. to midnight Friday; noon-midnight Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Sunday parade. Blue Grass. Free.

June 7: The Bettendorf Park Band
7:30 p.m., Bill Bowe Memorial Bandshell, Veterans' Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4113.

June 7: Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger, 563-249-1387.

June 7: Classic car display
5:30 to 8 p.m., Advance Auto Parts, 3813 18th Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-8751.

June 7: Lost in the Weeds (Illowa Community Folk Dance)
7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted, 309-788-8986, 309-788-5143.

June 7: Quad Cities Vintage Rods car cruise-in
5 to 9 p.m., East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-764-9451.

June 7: Teen feature film (ages 12-18)
1 to 3:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323.

June 7, 8: Gumbo Ya Ya: Mardi Gras in the District
5 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday, Great River Plaza, 2nd Avenue and 18th Street, Rock Island. $9; $14 both days; free ages 12 and younger, 309-788-6311.

June 7: The Funktastic 5
8 p.m. to midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1234.

June 7: The Ellis Kell Band (Friday Live at 5)
5 to 7 p.m., River Music Experience Courtyard, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

June 7: Jacob Green
7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

June 7: Barlowe and James
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117.

June 7: "A Night of Illusions" (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

June 7, 8: The Old 57's
8 p.m. to midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Interstate 280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free, 309-756-4600.

June 7, 8: Rhubarb Festival
10 a.m., Downtown Aledo. Free, 309-582-2751 309-582-5373.

June 7: Darlene Breuwet
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

June 7-9: "Ballet Under the Stars" (Ballet Quad Cities)
8 p.m., Lincoln Park Classic Theater, 11th Avenue and 40th Street, Rock Island. Free, 309-786-3779.

June 7: Pop-up Reading! The Strange Cage/Plumberries Midwest Tour (poetry)
7 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-1410.

June 8: Quad Cities Comic Book Convention
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ramada Inn, 3020 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free, 309-657-1599.

June 8: Quad City Eagles Women's Football Club vs. Kansas City Shock (semi-pro soccer)
3 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and younger with purchase.

June 8: Songwriters' all-original open mic (Nashville Songwriters Association International)
3 to 6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free.

June 8, 9: Tours of Locks and Dam 15
11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Arsenal Island. Free, reservations recommended, 309-794-5338.

June 8: Meet the Press
9 p.m. to midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

June 8: Cynthia Haring
7 to 9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

June 8: "Sketchville" (Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities) (ages 17 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees, 309-786-1111.

June 8: Rob Dahms and "Detroit" Larry Davison
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free, 309-787-1117.

June 8: Josh Duffee and His Graystone Monarchs
8 to 11 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

June 8: Door Warz
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N. 309-654-2110.

June 8: Quad City Raiders vs. Midwest Titans (minor league football)
7 p.m., Ericson Field, Augustana College, 520 38th St., Rock Island. $5.

June 8: Son of a Sailor (Jimmy Buffet tribute band)
5 p.m. cookout; concert until 9 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $30; $20 advance, 800-843-4753.

June 8: Danika Holmes
8 to 11 p.m., The Grape Life, 3402 Elmore Ave., Davenport. $10 minimum, 563-355-7070.

June 8: The Atlantis Dialogue,AsBigAsAMouse, Dynoride
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

June 8: "Boomerangs," Kendall Davis
7 p.m., Fisherman's Corner, 16123 Illinois 84 N, Hampton. Free, 309-794-5338.

June 8: Dress up and Dance: Pajama Jam (The Candymakers, Have Your Cake)
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, 563-326-1333.

June 8: Jordan Danielsen
2 to 5 p.m., Creekside Vineyards Winery & Inn, 7505 120th Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-787-9463.

June 8: Ballroom dancing (USA Dance)
7 to 8 p.m. West Coast swing lesson; 8 to 11 p.m. dance, Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. $10; $7 members, 309-755-2275.

June 8: vodkaseven
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

June 8: "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" (film)
Dusk, Bill Bowe Memorial Bandshell, Veterans' Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4113.

June 8: The Gray Wolf Band (Quad City Parrot Head Club party)
8 p.m. to midnight, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #25 Hall, 4600 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. $15 band and food; $10 band only, 309-788-4569.

June 8: Open Run XXXI Car Show (Quad Cities Cruisers)
4 to 9 p.m., J.C. Penney parking lot, SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. $15 entry fee per car; free admission, 563-355-0036.

June 8: Minus Six
8 p.m. to midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. 309-797-1234.

June 8: "100 Laughs" (The Blacklist, improv) and two comedians (for adults)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

June 8: "Credit Island and War of 1812," Karen Anderson (Riverine Walk)
9 to 10:30 a.m., Credit Island boat ramp, 2200 W. River Drive, Davenport. $5; free River Action members, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

June 8: Sixth Element
9 p.m. to midnight, East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-764-9451.

June 8: Tangent
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

June 9: The Marvels
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

June 9: Dave Ellis (Funday Sunday)
6 to 9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

June 9: Buddy Olson
3 to 6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free, 309-798-2423.

June 9: Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030, freewebs.com/quadcityspeedway.

June 9: "The Legacy of Jens Jensen" with his great-grandson Jens Jensen
2 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, 563-322-8844.

June 9: Josh Duffee and His Graystone Monarchs (Music on the Levee)
7 p.m., Petersen Pavilion, LeClaire Park, 400 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-888-2235.

June 9: Parking Lot Jam
1 p.m., West Music Quad Cities, 4305 44th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-764-9300.

June 9: "Out of the Ordinary Broadway Concert" (Nova Singers)
4 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. $15; $10 ages 65 and older; free students, 309-341-7038.

June 9: Mija, Opportunist, Helicoid, As You Were, We Took the Hill
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

June 9: Swing Into Summer dance (Ken Paulsen Orchestra featuring Darlene)
3 to 6 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $10, 563-359-7177.

June 9: Catfish Jazz Society jam party
3 to 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Free, 563-391-1532.

June 9: The Quad City Brass Quintet and Ellen Bowlin
3 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Evangelical Church, 2363 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free, 563-322-5318.

June 9: Sunday brunch with music by The Terry Hanson Ensemble
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-322-2200.

June 9, 12: Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free, 309-786-8987.

June 9: Jim Ryan
2:30 to 7 p.m., Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 North Shore Drive, Moline. 309-764-6823.

June 10: Mike Anderson, The Dulcimer Guy
6 p.m., LeClaire Library, 323 Wisconsin St. 563-289-4242, ext. 4.

June 10: Groundbreaking Films series
6 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free, 563-326-7832.

June 10: Cemetery tour
7 p.m., Chippiannock Cemetery, 2901 12th St., Rock Island. Free, registration requested, 309-732-7341.

June 10: Fathers' Day craft (ages 5 and older)
1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, registration required, 309-524-2480.

June 10: Coupe DeVille (Concert in the Park series)
5:30 p.m. food; 7 to 8:30 p.m. music, Stephens Square, 601 19th St., Moline. Free, 309-797-0789.

June 10: Juggling show with Ronald McDonald
1 p.m., East Moline Library, 740 16th Ave. Free, 309-755-9614.

June 10: "Egypt" (travelogue), Brian Alm
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, registration required, 309-524-2470.

June 10: "America's Great Loop" (travelogue), Tom Lanum
1 to 2 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members, 563-386-7477.

June 10: Furry Friends Petting Zoo
6:30 p.m., Colona Library, 911 1st St. Free, 309-792-0548.

June 10: Mike Anderson, The Dulcimer Guy
2:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2480.

June 11: "The Gift of Life: Organ Donation Fact vs. Fiction," Becki Maxon
6 to 7 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, registration requested, 309-523-3440.

June 11: Glenn Hickson
5:30 to 8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-5635.

June 11: "The Guilt Trip" (film)
1 to 3:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $4; $2 members, 563-386-7477.

June 11, 12: Quad Cities River Bandits vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels
7 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. 563-322-6348.

June 11: Conductor Jack of The Zinghoppers (children's musician)
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

June 11: "North by Northwest" (Classic Film Series)
1 p.m. and 7 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members, 563-324-1933.

June 11: "Native Americans and the Mississippi River," Christina Kastell (Channel Cat Talk)
9 to 10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle Landing, 2501 E. River Drive, Moline. $12, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

June 11: Movie matinee day
2 to 4 p.m., East Moline Library, 740 16th Ave. Free, 309-755-9614.

June 11: Dan Wardell's Reading Road Trip
10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

June 11: The Sumner Brothers, Lewis Knudsen and The Bandits
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

June 11: The Tailfins (Starlight Revue)
6 p.m. concessions and ice cream social; 6:30 p.m. dance lesson or activity; 7 p.m. concert, Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island. Free, 309-732-7439.

June 11: "Fairy Gardens," Nancy Gruber (grades 3-6)
1 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave. Free, registration required, 563-285-4794.

June 12: The Orion Community Band
7 to 8:30 p.m., Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free, 309-787-0645.

June 12: "Sylvan Island Demonstration Area," Dr. Norm Moline (Riverine Walk)
6:30 to 8 p.m., Sylvan Island entrance, 1st Street and Mississippi Bike Trail, Moline. $5; free River Action members, preregistration required, 563-322-2969.

June 12: Take a Deep Breath (Lunch 'n' Learn)
11:30 a.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $20; $18 members, reservations required, 563-324-1933, ext. 266.

June 12: Rally on the River QC (motorcycle rally)
Centennial Park, 315 S. Marquette St., Davenport. Free Wednesday only. Also June 13-15. 309-799-7625, rallyontheriverqc.com.

June 12: Randy Leasman (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333

June 12: Pokey LaFarge, Chicago Farmer
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8, 563-326-1333.

June 12: The "Hitman"
6 to 9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

June 12: Miller's Petting Zoo
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2440.

June 12: "4.5 Billion Years of Port Byron History in 40 Minutes, Part 2: 360 Years of Recorded Port Byron History," Lawrence Bay (Port Byron Historical Society meeting)
6:30 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free, 309-523-3440.

June 12: Take 2 (music and talk)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $2; free members, 563-386-7477.












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1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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