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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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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