Daily planner, July 7,2013


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Majestic (Sip, Savor and Sing Concert Series)
1-4 p.m., Lavender Crest Winery, 5409 US Highway 6, Colona. Free. 309-949-2565.

Quad City Eagles Women's Football Club vs. Fort Wayne FC (Semi-Pro Soccer)
1 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and younger with purchase.

"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.

Backwater Gamblers Water-Ski Show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Free. 309-786-8987.

"Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

(Open [Mike) Interruption] comedy open-mic (ages 17 and older)
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Quad City Eagles Men's Football Club vs. Madison 56ers (Semi-Pro Soccer)
4 p.m., Pleasant Valley High School, 604 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7; $5 ages 10-14; free ages 9 and younger with purchase.

"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 older Thursday and Sunday. 563-285-6228.

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

All-you-can-eat breakfast (The Freddie Steenbock Duo)
7-11 a.m., American Legion Post 26, 702 W. 35th St., Davenport. $7. 563-322-4971.

Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

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

Joe and Vicki Price
2-5 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase. 563-289-2509.

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.

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

Benefit for Zach Garton
Noon-5 p.m., The Clubhouse, 2501 53rd Ave., Bettendorf. $25; $10 ages 13 and younger. 309-948-1024.

Claude Monet's Later Life: An Artist's Obsession with Gardening, Carol Ehlers
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991.

Galva Freedom Fest
Church service 10 a.m. Sunday, Galva. Free. 309-932-2555.

Nature's Art
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991, ext. 203.

Mercer County Fair
Mercer County Fairgrounds, SW 12th Avenue and Illinois 17, Aledo. 309-582-2350.

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

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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