Daily planner, July 10, 2013


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Linen and Blanket Sale
7 a.m.-4 p.m., UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island, 2701 17th St., Rock Island. 309-779-2343, trinityqc.com/Contact-Us/Locations-(1)/Trinity-Rock-Island.aspx.

Matchbox Twenty, The Goo Goo Dolls
Iwireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $29.50, $39.50, $59.50 or $75 (gold circle); $60 four-pack. 800-745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free. 309-786-8987, backwatergamblers.com.

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

Big Fish and Little Fish, Alishia Kenney (Riverine Walk)
6:30-8 p.m., Marquette Street Landing, Davenport. $5; free river action members. 563-322-2969, riveraction@riveraction.org, preregistration required.

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

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333, bdale@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

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

YouthFest
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fejervary Park, 1759 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7812, cityofdavenportiowa.com/egov/docs/1269455656995.htm.

Cruisin' the Pony (The Countyline Cruisers Car Club)
5 p.m., Pink Pony Drive-in, 12th Street and 6th Avenue, Erie. Free. 309-644-0126.

Dave Rudolf (Music on the Lawn Beach Party)
6:30 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-743-2701, gsmall@butterworthcenter.com, butterworthcenter.com/deere-wiman-house.html.

Readers' theater by children
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2480, molinelibrary.com.

How to watch and control your stocks
9-10 a.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-386-7477, casiseniors.org.

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



















 



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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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