Daily planner, July 6, 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.

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

"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 up Thursday and Sunday, 563-285-6228.

Writer's studio
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd Street, Ste. 303, Davenport. Free, 563-324-1410.

Chuck Oestreich book-signing ("Bicycle Moon")
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Book Rack of the Quad-Cities, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Free, 563-355-2310.

Rude Punch
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Crossroads
8 p.m.-midnight, Shannon's Bar & Grill, 252 S. State Ave., Hampton. Free, 309-755-4140.

"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.

Night People
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free, 309-798-2423.

Vigil-Annie, High Voltage
9 p.m.-midnight, Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

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

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

Dirt Road Rockers
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free, 309-526-3050.

River Prairie Minstrels
6-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Young pioneers day camp
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Walnut Grove Pioneer Village At Scott County Park, 18817 290th Street, Long Grove. 563-328-3283.

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

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

Cosmic
9 p.m.-1 a.m., 11th Street Precinct Bar & Grill, 2108 E. 11th St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-9545.

Guitar Circle with Ellis Kell, Bret Dale, and Tom Swanson
2-3 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Premium $Ellouts
8 p.m.-midnight, River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1234.

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

"Alcestis" (tragedy), Genesius Guild
8 p.m., Lincoln Park Classic Theater, 11th Avenue And 40th Street, Rock Island. Free.

Belgian waffle breakfast
7:30-11 a.m. Breakfast; 1-4 p.m. Saturday Lacemakers And Shop Open, Center For Belgian Culture, 712 18th Ave., Moline. 309-762-0167.

African mask youth paper craft workshop
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St., Moline. Free, 309-716-9854 309-786-1045. RSVP required.

Cheese Pizza, Wes Weeber's BrokeAss Sellouts
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-793-1999.

Joan Mauch book-signing ("Halifax")
11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Book Rack of the Quad-Cities, 3937 41st Ave. Drive, Moline. Free, 309-797-1985.

Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
2nd Street and River Music Experience, Davenport. $20 per day; $15.50 advance; $10 military with ID (in advance only at R.I.A. Federal Credit Union); free ages 14 and under with ticketed adult, 563-322-5837.

Shots 'n' Giggles (The Blacklist, Improv Comedy) and Two Comedians (ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733 ext. 2.

Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free comedysportz attendees, 309-786-1111.

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

Quad City Eagles Women's Football Club vs. Des Moines (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.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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