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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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