Daily planner, Feb. 16, 2014

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Sail Away (Beach-themed children's activities)
1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991, ext. 208.

Belly dance classes
2:30-4 p.m., Sunshine's Performing Arts Studio, 1303 30th St, Rock Island. $8 (cash or check only). 309-644-9429.

"20,000 Leagues Under The Sea" (musical)
2 p.m., Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $7; $5 ages 3-18; free ages 2 and younger. 563-326-7862.

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast for Boy Scout Troop 100
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Moose Lodge, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $5; $3 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger. 309-714-8957.

Romeo and Juliet (film)
2 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $20; $19 seniors; $18 children. 563-441-0242.

Black History Month Event
5 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 919 6th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted. 309-788-0677.

Ryan Herman and Karl Hartwich (Eastern Chapter Polka Club of Iowa Valentine's Dance)
1:30-5:30 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $9; free ages 20 and younger. 563-285-5989.

Uncanny Dolls: Metals and Mechanicals (readings on dolls by Ellen Tsagaris and others)
2 p.m., German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-322-8844.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Cedar Rapids Roughriders Vs. Quad City Blues (Benefit Hockey Game)
11:45 a.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. 800-745-3000.

Princess and Superhero Weekend
Build-A-Bear Workshop, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-391-6773.

1940s German Youth Camps — Philosophy and Experiences, Rev. Dr. Egon Gerdes (American/Schleswig-Holstein Heritage Society Meeting)
1:30 p.m., American Legion Post 548, 121 W. Bryant St., Walcott. 563-284-6640.

Family Bowling Night for friends of India Quad Cities
2-6 p.m., Milan Lanes, 2020 1st St. W., Milan. $10; $5 children; free members. 309-716-4887.

Prairie Churches (documentary)
2:30 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free. 563 391-6795.

Auditions for Les Miserables, Legally Blonde: The Musical, and Oklahoma
See Qcmusicguild.Com For Times, Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Free.

Leaving Iowa (comedy)
2 p.m., North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st St., Eldridge. $8; $5 students and seniors; half-price Sunday seniors. 563-285-9631.

Hike The Canal
1:30 p.m.. Free. 815-664-2403.

Katja Loher: Videoplanet — Orchestra Tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

Darlene Breuwet
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

Sunday Brunch with Music by The Terry Hanson Ensemble
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-322-2200.

Chair Yoga and Meditation: An Experience in Twist and No Shout, Roberta Kelinson and Abby Webster-Moran
10:30 a.m.-noon, Temple Emanuel, 1115 Mississippi Ave., Davenport. Free. 563-326-4419. RSVP requested.

Pancake Breakfast for the Moline Democratic Central Committee
8:30 a.m.-noon, American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $7; $6 seniors.

Outdoor Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7; $1 ages 6-16; free ages 5 and younger. 309-788-5912.

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

Guys in Ties Iimprov comedy for Galva schools
6 p.m., Galva High School, 1020 N. Center Ave., Galva. $10; $8 students; $30 family of four. 309-932-2151.

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

Great River Flea Market and Collectibles Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Col Ballroom, 1012 W. 4th St., Davenport. $1. 563-324-0518.

Funday Sunday with Dave Ellis
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.

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