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 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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