Daily planner, July 5, 2013


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"Green River" (drama)
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward.

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

Grand opening
10 a.m.-6 p.m., Who's That Lady Breast Cancer Support Center, 1718 10th St., Moline. Free, 309-517-6111.

EverGreen Grass Band, Milltown
8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5, 563-326-1333.

Fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. 309-762-1126 ext. 1.

Midnight Riders
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

"Les Miserables" (musical), Countryside Community Theatre
7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $14; $12 grades k-12; $12 ages 60 and older Friday-Saturday, $7 ages 60 and old Thursday and Sunday.

Midnight Mayhem Street Drags
11 p.m.-3 a.m., Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Ill. Rte. 84 N., Cordova. (309) 654-2110.

Good Dose
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-7515.

"Reasons to be Pretty" (drama)
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20; 309-235-1654.

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $9 couple; $8 couple members, 563-445-6625.

Justin Morrissey and Drunken Angels
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

"Menopause, The Musical"
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Jimmy Valentine Quintet
7-10 p.m.; 5 p.m. Dinner Service Starts, Lavender Crest Winery, 5409 US Highway 6, Colona. $5 cover; $10 food or drink minimum, 309-949-2565.

Danika Holmes
5-8 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase, 563-289-2509.

Young Pioneers Day Camp
8 a.m. - 4p.m., Walnut Grove Pioneer Village at Scott County Park, 18817 290th Street, Long Grove. 563-328-3283.

Bonne Finken and The Collective
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free, 309-756-4600.

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

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

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

Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy, and Gamblers
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Ill. Rte. 84 N., Cordova. 309-654-2110.

Myers Brothers, Elise Castro (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Krank Daddies, The Afterdarks, 3 On the Tree
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $6, 309-793-1999.

Eastern Iowa Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association's Star-Spangled Shootout
Schone's Friendship Farm, 15711 13th St., Milan. Free, 309-787-9422.

Night of Illusions (Female Impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733 ext. 2.

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
2nd Street And River Music Experience, Davenport. $20 per day; free ages 14 and younger with ticketed adult, 563-322-5837.

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

Quad-City KIX Orchestra
8-11 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-441-7000.

Friday fish fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Pet Symmetry, Sundials, Comfort, Straight Up!, Ice Hockey
7:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8, 309-200-0978.

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

Fish fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.

Country-Western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7, 309-281-1409.

















 



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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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