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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

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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