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: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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