Daily planner, Sept. 6, 2013


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Meditation Circle
7-9 p.m., The Cottage Wholistic Health Center, 1227 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. $20. 563-210-8209.

B.J. and Mabel Palmer Residence Tours
3-4 p.m., B.J. and Mabel Palmer Residence, 808 Brady St., Davenport. $5; free children. 563-884-5714.

Fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. 309-762-1126, ext. 1.

Wedding Stringers
7:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Curtis Hawkins Band (Friday Live At 5)
5-7 p.m., River Music Experience Courtyard, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333.

Trinity Golf Classic
Shotgun starts at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., TPC at Deere Run, 3100 Heather Knoll, Silvis. $195; $740 per foursome.

Relics of the Buddha Exhibit
6-8 p.m. today (opening ceremony); 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7804.

IAM Youth Empowerment Conference
U.N.I.T.Y. Headquarters, 1234 Ripley St., Davenport. Cost varies. 563-265-5204.

Andalusia Lions' Fish Fry and Parade (Crossroads)
5-7 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday fish served; 10 a.m. Saturday parade; 7-11 p.m. Saturday Music, Lions' Club, 302 W. 2nd St., Andalusia.

Great River Writers' Retreat Reading (Valerie Wallace, Mary Davidsaver)
7 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-324-1410.

Friday Fun Night -- Test, Trophy, and Gamblers and the AMC Gamblers Race
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Rte. 84 N., Cordova. 309-654-2110.

"Animal House" (Theater Throwback)
6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today; 4:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. 563-324-1933.

Illowa Community Folk Dance
7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted. 309-788-8986, 309-788-5143.

"Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" (Movies in the Park)
8 p.m., Riverside Park, 3300 5th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-524-2424.

Summer Fish Fry Dinner
Noon-6 p.m., Who's That Lady Breast Cancer Center, 1718 10th St., Moline. $8. 309-517-6111.

Gretchen Peters
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $20; $15 advance. 563-326-1333.

Reception for The Infatuations by an Art Teacher Exhibit
6-8 p.m., Geneseo Art League Gallery, 113 N. State St. 309-944-4402, geneseoartleague.com.

Relay for Life fundraiser for the Cervantes Familia Y Amigos Team
4-8 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $5. 309-755-5622.

Peter Collins, Piano (Casual Cassics Concert)
5 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. 563-333-6251.

"How I Learned To Drive" (drama)
7:30 p.m., QC Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. Pay what it's worth afterward. 563-650-2396.

Friday Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Erin Freund (faculty recital)
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. 309-787-4149.

Classic Car Display
5:30-8 p.m., Advance Auto Parts, 3813 18th Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-8751.

Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.

















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

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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