Daily planner, July 9, 2013


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Coupe DeVille (Starlight Revue)
6 p.m. concessions and ice cream social; 6:30 p.m. dance lesson or activity; 7 p.m. concert, Lincoln Park, 11th Avenue and 38th Street, Rock Island. Free, 309-732-7439.

John Deere Classic Golf Tournament
TPC Deere Run, John Deere and Colona roads, Silvis. 309-762-4653 800-336-4655, tpc.com/tpc-deere-run.

"Oz the Great and Powerful" (film)
1-3:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $4; $2 members, 563-386-7477.

Movie Matinee Day
2-4 p.m., East Moline Library, 740 16th Ave. Free, 309-755-9614.

Knit for Peace
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7315.

Chef Monika Sudakov
6:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2470. Registration required.

"Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" (children's musical)
10 a.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8.50 (show only); $7.50 for groups of 12 and more; 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

SMaK Jam (summer, music, and kids) (ages 17 and younger)
1-2 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

How Do the Locks and Dams Work?, Bill Gretten (Channel Cat Talk)
9-10:45 a.m., Celebration Belle Landing, 2501 E. River Drive, Moline. $12, 563-322-2969. Preregistration required.

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

Crossroads of the Nation: The Hidden History Of Illinois' Railroads, Dr. Simon Cordery
6 p.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free, 815-589-4545.

Down the Rabbit Hole with Down by the Creek, Debbie Wallace
3:30 p.m., Blue Grass Library, 114 N. Mississippi St. Free, 563-381-2868.

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

Iran: A Misunderstood Land, Yashar Vasef
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

Linen and Blanket Sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., UnityPoint Health-Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. 309-779-2343.

Lone Bellow
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15, 309-200-0978.

Darrin Crow: Talespinner and Troubadour
1:30 p.m., Faye's Field, next to Bettendorf Library, 2850 18th St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4178.

Glenn Hickson
5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free, 309-788-5635.

















 



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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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