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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