Daily planner, Oct. 26, 2013


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Hallowine Food and Wine Tour
1-5 p.m., LeClaire Information Center, 122 N. Cody Road. $10. info@visitleclaire.com.

Juliette Gordon Low, Stacy Cordery
2:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2440.

Coffeehouse (Mike Baum)
7:30 p.m., Galva Arts Council Building, 128 Exchange St. Free. 309-932-2555.

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

Little Princess Tea
2-4 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $40, $35 ages 3-12; $35, $30 ages 3-12 members; free ages 2 and younger. 563-324-1933, ext. 242.

Dwyer and Michaels' Halloween Costume Ball (Lynn Allen)
6 p.m.-midnight, Clarion Hotel Conference Center, 5202 Brady St., Davenport. $25.

Fall Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Show
10 a.m.-6 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Keppy Hall, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $1; free for ages 17 and younger. 563-445-3034.

Live Broadcast of "The Nose" (Metropolitan Opera)
11:55 a.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $24; $20 seniors; $16 children. 563-441-0242.

Halloween Skate (all ages) and costume contest (ages 4-10)
2:45-4:45 p.m., The River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. $5 admission; $3 skate rental. 563-328-7275.

Masterworks II (Quad City Symphony Orchestra)
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. 563-322-7276.

UNYK (Multicultural Dance Troupe)
8 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. 309-794-7306.

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

Augustana Gospel Choir
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

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

Miles for Mutts benefit ride for Rock Island County Animal Care and Control
10 a.m.-noon check-In; 3:30 p.m. last vehicle in, Crabby's Bar and Grill, 826 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. $10. 309-558-3647.

Fall Fun Day
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N., Cordova. 309-654-2110.

New Deal For Illinois: The Federal Art Project Collection of Western Illinois University Tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

Past Masters
7:30-11 p.m., Col Ballroom, 1012 W. 4th St., Davenport. $15. 563-322-4431.

Vendor and Craft Fair
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Rockridge High School, 14110 134th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. 309-793-8020.

Fall Vendor and Craft Show for Friends Supporting Family Readiness Group of Forward Support Company Illinois National Guard
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St., Rock Island.

Lagomarcino's Cocoa Beano 5K Race and Kids' Fun Run
9 a.m. 5K; 10 a.m. Fun Run, Lagomarcino's, 1422 5th Ave., Moline. Costs vary. 309-764-1814.

Boooooster Bash (Sin City Orchestra)
7 p.m.-midnight, Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1800 7th Ave., Moline. $10. 309-743-8831.

Girl Scout activities (ages 5-12)
12:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2440.

Witches' Walk Costume Contest and Parade
11 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown, LeClaire. Free. 563-289-5038.

Pamela York Jazz Trio
7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1702 Iowa St., Davenport. $15; $10 students. 563-326-1691, ext. 201.

Connie (Corcoran) Wilson book-signing
1-4 p.m., Book Rack, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Free. 563-355-2310.

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

Iowa Adult Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Life Fitness Center, 2222 Middle Road, Bettendorf. Free. 563-326-0267.

Cornhole Tournament for the Northeast Panther Travel Program
11:30 a.m., The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. $30 per team. 309-236-2113.

"Figaro" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today; 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.

Make a Difference Day
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Casa De Los Ninos, 1401 16th St., Moline. Free. 614-352-0066.

"Alien" (Theater Throwback)
4:15 p.m. and 7 p.m., 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.

Monarch Mystery: A Night of Royal Intrigue (mystery dinner)
6:30 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $65. 309-267-8030.

Boo-Tiful Saturday
9 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown in Victorian, Geneseo. 309-944-2686.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast for Rock Island High School cheerleaders
7-11 a.m., Rock Island Evening Lions Club, 4329 8th Ave., Rock Island. $5.


















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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