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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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