LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Daily planner, Aug. 31, 2013


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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons
11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. today; 1 p.m., 5 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Monday. iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $13, $14, $19, $33 (VIP), $66 (circus celebrity); free ages 1 and younger on lap, 800-745-3000.

Citywide yard sales
Aledo. 309-582-7241.

Rock Island Grand Prix
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8 p.m. music, The District, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-6311.

Caught in the Act
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-386-1900.

Family Fun Days
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. today, parade at 9:30 a.m.; 2 p.m.-midnight Sunday. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-2999.

Quad Cities Festival of Praise (Lincoln Brewster, Dave Meumann and The High Praise Band)
6 p.m., LeClaire Park, 400 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport. $10; free ages 12 and younger.

KC and the Sunshine Band, Smooth Groove
6:15 p.m., Isle Casino, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $35; $55 VIP; $65 dance pit. 800-843-4753.

Jim Pransky book-signing ("Playoff Run")
1-3 p.m., Readmore Book World & Rock Shop, 1518 15th St., Moline. Free. 309-764-2653.

Damn Good Time Vol. 5 (Variety Show)
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. 563-326-1333.

Iowa/Illinois Chapter Women In Defense Fashion Show
11 a.m. social, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 11:45 a.m. show, Isle Casino Hotel, 1777 Isle Parkway, Bettendorf. $35, $65 pair, $240 table of eight. 563-271-5903.

Bags tournament for Haiti
1 p.m., Len Brown's North Shore Inn, 700 N. Shore Drive, Moline. $30 team of two. 309-558-5045.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (Improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance. 309-786-1111.

Milan Indian Summer Festival
10:30 a.m. parade, Dickson Park, 315 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Free. 309-787-8500.

Orion Fall Festival
Through Sunday, parade at 1 p.m. today, Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free. 309-526-8320.

Kewanee Hog Days
Parade 2 p.m. today, Main Street, Kewanee. Free.

House Arrest
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.

Shots 'N' Giggles (The Blacklist, Improv Comedy) and Two Comedians (ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. 309-786-7733.

Community Drum Circle with Terry Hanson
10:30 a.m.-noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; $2.50 ages 12 and younger. 563-326-1333.

"Don't Try This at Home" (improv)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees. 309-786-1111.

Quad City Rollers vs Chicago Outfit Shade Brigade
7 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12; $10 advance.

Open mic
2-5 p.m., Creekside Vineyards Winery & Inn, 7505 120th Ave., Coal Valley. Free. 309-787-9463.

Chief Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club of America swap meet
8 a.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-381-4015.

"Southern Crossroads" (musical revue)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733.

Magician Mat Franco
8 p.m., Center for Student Life, Augustana College, 3435 9 1/2 Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-2695.

Studio Series Saturday, ComedySportz Quad Cities (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees, 309-786-1111.

Labor Day Weekend Pow Wow
10 a.m. grounds open, grand entries at noon and 6 p.m. today and noon Sunday. Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-631-0124, 309-738-4222.

Old 57's
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Interstate 280 and Illinois 92, Rock Island. Free. 309-756-4600.





















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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