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 Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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