Try a few fun things to do this week in the Q-C

Posted Online: June 17, 2013, 7:36 pm
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Royal Neighbors of America Chapter 20028 and Semper Fidelis Club will host a showing of The Great Debaters at the Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free hot dogs, soft drinks, and popcorn will be served at 5:30 p.m.; the film is at 6 p.m. Call 563-210-7145 for details. Free.
Wednesday, June 19

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Lojo Russo will play from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Faye's Field, next to the Bettendorf Library, 2850 18th St. It is part of the Bettendorf Library Summer Concert Series. Bring chairs or blankets. Call 563-344-4175 for details. Free.
Thursday, June 20

For more music, go to, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Music' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

The Prenzie Players will present the drama Bear Girl: A Tale of Saukenuk by J.C. Luxton at the QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call 309-278-8426 for details.
Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23

For more theatre, go to, find the purple Q-C Events search box, choose 'Theatre' in the drop-down category menu, and click 'Go.'

Frank Bang and The Secret Stash will play at 9 p.m. at the Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. Cover is $5. Call 309-793-1999 for details.
Friday, June 21

An all-female cast from The Blacklist will perform That Time of the Month for ages 18 and up at 8 p.m. at The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Tickets are $10. Call 309-786-7733, ext. 2 for details.
Saturday, June 22

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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.

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