Daily planner, Oct. 25, 2013


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Children's Halloween Party
5-6:30 p.m., River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440. Registration required.

Benefit for the Family of David Harker
6-9 p.m., Farrell Hall, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2502 29th Ave., Rock Island. 309-738-7415.

"Figaro" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. $11; $9 seniors, students and Augustana faculty and staff. 309-794-7306.

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

River Ghosts, Brian "Fox" Ellis
7 p.m., Colona Library, 911 1st St. Free. 309-792-0548.

Greenmore
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free. 309-799-7515.

Chris Tomlin, Louie Giglio
7:30 p.m.,iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $20, $25, $35. 800-745-3000.

"Elephant Man" (drama)
7 p.m., Student Life Center, Scott Community College, 500 Belmont Road, Bettendorf. $7. 563-441-4001.

Astronomy Club night sky viewing
6:30 p.m.-midnight, Sherrard Library, 201 5th Ave. Free. 309-593-2178.

Christmas Boutique
11 a.m.-6 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, 1620 W. 1st St., Milan. 309-787-4661.

Cemetery Tour
7 p.m., Fairmount Cemetery, 3902 Rockingham Road, Davenport. Free. 563-326-7832. Registration required.

Masquerade at Bucktown
6-9 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 309-230-1594.

Augustana Jazz Ensemble
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Children's Halloween Party
3-6 p.m., Martin Luther King Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-2999.

New Music Ensemble (Casual Classics Concert)
5 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6251.

Inside the Music luncheon with Sarah Shafer, Joel Fan and Mark Russell Smith
Noon-1 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $20; $15 volunteers for symphony members. 563-322-7276.

Artist lecture with Rick Von Holdt
4-5 p.m., Room 141, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6150.

"Alien" (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. $8.50; $7.50 seniors, students and military; $6.50 youth; $1 off members. 563-324-1933.

Fall Rummage Sale
8 a.m.-4 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 15th Avenue Christian Church, 3600 15th Ave., Rock Island.

Red Gallagher and the Redbird Duo, Lorraine Gallagher, Rev. Brian Miclot, Sheila Deluhery, Pat Frese (Benefit concert for the St. Ambrose Student Emergency Fund)
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $10; $20 family. 563-333-6132.

Opening reception for the Rick Von Holdt Exhibit
6-8 p.m., The Bakery Gallery, 1330 E. 12th St., Davenport. Free. 563-333-6150.

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

Lost Country Dancers' Dance
7:30-11 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $7. 309-764-9357, walcottvenue.com.

Fall Festival for the Silvis Rocket Boosters
4-7 p.m., George O. Barr Elementary School, 1305 5th Ave., Silvis. $3; $2 children; free ages 2.

Stampede auction of Champion Pumpkins
Noon-1 p.m., cafeteria, Black Hawk College East Campus, 1501 Illinois Highway 78, Kewanee.

Pride of the Wapsi
4-6:30 p.m. today; 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Pride of the Wapsi Family Farm, 14600 305th St., Long Grove. $8; $6 seniors; free ages 2 and younger. 563-285-8180.

Meet the Unhuggables of the Forest
6:30-8 p.m., Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-788-9536.

"Rocky Horror Show" (musical)
8 p.m. and Midnight Oct. 25, 26, Nov. 1; 8 p.m. Oct. 23, 24, 29-31, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20, 309-235-1654.

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

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, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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