Daily planner, Oct. 27, 2013


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Illinois Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial Wall Exhibit and Fundraising Meal
Filling Station, 303 Bishop Hill Road, Bishop Hill. Free-will donation. 309-927-3355.

"Figaro" (comedy)
1:30 p.m., 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.

Managing the Mississippi, Dr. Cora Lee Kluge
2 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-322-8844.

Scarecrow Shenanigans
Noon-5 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. $8; $3 members; free ages younger than 1. 563-344-4106.

Halloween Parade
1 p.m., Middle Road and 23rd Street, Bettendorf. Free. 563-823-0191.

Doc Anderson's Back in the (Sun)Day Party
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

Monster Mash (The Not-So-Scary Halloween Party)
1-4 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $6; $5 ages 60 and older; $4 ages 6-15; $2 ages 2-5; free younger than 2. 309-794-0991.

Breakfast Buffet
7 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Center, 750 17th St., Silvis. $7.50; $4 ages 5-12; $25 for a family.

Junior Theatre Halloween Bash
4-7 p.m., Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7862.

Bearsnail
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Harvest Labyrinth Walk
11:30 a.m., Unity of the Quad Cities, 5102 47th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-762-1066.

Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz (one-man drama) (ages 10 and older)
6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 1307 17th Ave., Moline. Free-will offerings. 309-762-2362.

Milan Optimist Club Quarter Auction
1 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. One paddle for $3; two paddles for $5. 563-650-6315.

1934: A New Deal for Artists Tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

Buddy Olson
3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. 309-798-2423.

Open-mic night
3-6 p.m., Mama Compton's, 1725 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-786-6262.

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

"Other Desert Cities" (drama), New Ground Theatre
2 p.m., Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students. 563-326-7529.

Masterworks II (Quad City Symphony Orchestra)
2 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. 563-322-7276.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.

Meet the cast of The Rocky Horror Show
5-8 p.m., Mama Compton's, 1725 2nd Ave, Rock Island. Free. 309-786-6262.

50th Anniversary Open House
2-4 p.m., Center for Belgian Culture, 712 18th Ave., Moline. 309-762-0167.

Brian Jozwiak and Sylvia Ramirez-Bertolasi (student recital)
7 p.m., Ascension Chapel, Founders' Hall, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7306.

Community Sunday Dinner
12:15 p.m., Riverside United Methodist Church, 712 16th St., Moline. Free. 309-764-6721.

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

"Things My Mother Taught Me" (comedy)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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