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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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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