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 Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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