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 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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