Time Out Calendar for Feb. 27-March 5, 2014


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Events
Feb. 27: Hy-Vee cake decorating contest
10 a.m.-3 p.m.; judging at 1 p.m., Dillard's Court, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free, 563-391-6773, north-park-mall-ia.com.

Feb. 27: "Salt, Sugar, Fat -- Friend or Foe," Lia Nightingale
Noon-1 p.m., The Cellar Restaurant, 137 S. State St., Geneseo. $8; includes lunch, 309-944-9112, thecellar.info.

Feb. 27: "Genealogy," Scharlott Blevins (Putnam Museum Guild Tea)
1:30 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-1933, putnam.org.

Feb. 27: "Increase the Value of Your Business," Joel E. Youngs (business succession workshop for farm and business owners)
Noon-1:30 p.m., Community Center, 541 E. N. St., Geneseo. $10; includes lunch, 309-235-9609.

Feb. 27: "What is Really Going on in the Cosmos and What Should We be Doing About it?," Dr. John F. Haught
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, W. Lombard and N. Ripley street, Davenport. Free, web.sau.edu/rogalskicenter.

Feb. 27: PechaKucha Night (informal hobby sharing)
5:30 p.m. appetizers; 6:30 p.m. program, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-7804, ext. 7894, figgeart.org.

Feb. 27: The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! (stories and activities)
6:30-8 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free, 309-524-2480, molinelibrary.com.

Feb. 27: The Quad City Banjoliers (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free, 563-344-4175.

Feb. 27: Teen gaming night (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Feb. 28, March 1: Quad City Mallards vs. Brampton Beast
7 p.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. 800-745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Feb. 28-March 2: United Kennel Club Dog Show
6-8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Community Center, 2204 Grant St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-344-4011.

Feb. 28: Country-western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7, 309-281-1409.

Feb. 28: Breaking Barriers Through Education Youth Fun Night (middle to high-school-aged students)
7-10 p.m., Beyond the Baseline, 1540 W. 12th St., Davenport. $1, 563-265-5204, beyondthebaseline.net.

March 1: Open house and health fair
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Reagan Community Center, 202 W. 2nd St., Tampico. 815-438-7581.

March 1: Dr. Seuss birthday party
10-11 a.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free, 309-852-0197, geneseo.lib.il.us.

March 1: Dr. Seuss' Birthday
10:30-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission, 563-344-4106, familymuseum.org.

March 1: Mardi Gras
6-11 p.m., Cleary Hall, Our Lady of Grace Academy, 1705 6th St., East Moline. $30, 309-755-9771.

March 1: "Wonder Woman," Dr. Traci Davis
9:30 a.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline,. Free, 309-743-2700, butterworthcenter.com.

March 1: "Let's Go Fishing," Don Banning
10:30 a.m., Robert R. Jones Library, 900 1st St., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-3047.

March 1, 2: KWQC Women's Health and Lifestyle Fair
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $1 and canned food donation, 563-383-7173, kwqc.com.

March 1: Great Cardboard Sled Race
8-10 a.m., Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park, 9500 126th St. W., Andalusia. $10 per sled, 309-798-2666, skisnowstar.com.

March 1: Who Dunnit? Jr. (Putnam Explorers Jr. Club, age 4-grade 1)
9-10:30 a.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $10; $8 members, 563-324-1054, ext. 266, putnam.org.

March 1: Iron Pen Contest reading and awards ceremony
2 p.m., Midwest Writing Center, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-1410, midwestwritingcenter.org.

March 1: Junior Board of Rock Island Mardi Gras Ball ("The Diamond Anniversary")
6 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $95, 309-912-5966, qcwcc.com.

March 1, 2: "Landscape: Ingalena Klenell and Beth Lipman" tour
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission, 563-326-7804, figgeart.org.

March 2: Who Dunnit? (Putnam Explorers' Club, grades 2-6)
1:30-3:30 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $12; $9 members, 563-324-1054, ext. 266, putnam.org.

March 2: Road to WrestleMania
5 p.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $15, $25, $35, $50, $95, 800-745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

March 2: A Celebration in Honor of St. David, Patron Saint of Wales and St. Piran, Patron Saint of Cornwall (music, readings, drama, videos)
5 p.m. Vespers; 5:30 p.m. program; 6 p.m. refreshments, Gloria Dei Presbyterian Church, 4200 12th St., Rock Island. 309-788-8986, gloriadeipreschurch.tripod.com.

March 3: "Ambrose's Letters: Literary and Linguistic Aspects," Paola Moretti
1 p.m., Room 013, McCarthy Hall, St. Ambrose University, Lombard and N. Gaines street, Davenport. 563-333-5823, sau.edu.

March 3: Dr. Seuss Day
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

March 3: Senior Resource Fair
9 a.m.-noon, Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St. Free, 309-797-0789, 309-737-2695, molinetownship.com.

March 3: "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" (Alpha Book Club)
3 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free, 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

March 3: "How to Digitally Preserve Your Photos and Files," Lisa Huntsha (Quad-Cities Computer Society meeting)
7 p.m., Butterworth Education Center, 701 12th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-764-5570, butterworthcenter.com.

March 4: "Beyond the Great American Songbook," John Muriello and David Gompper
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High Street and N. Gaines street, Davenport. Free, 563-333-6251.

March 4: "Lioness" (documentary)
9:25-10:40 a.m., Room 008, McCarthy Hall, St. Ambrose University, Lombard Street and N. Gaines street, Davenport. 563-333-6113, sau.edu.

March 4: Mardi Gras Madness luncheon for the Hammond-Henry Hospital Auxiliary (The RiverCity 6)
11 a.m.-1 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 114 E. Main St., Geneseo. $15, reservations requested by Feb. 28, 309-944-9130, firstgeneseo.org.

March 4: "From the Tribunal to the Altar: Ambrose of Milan's Election in Late Fourth-Century Church in Milan," Rev. Francesco Braschi
7 p.m., Room 013, McCarthy Hall, St. Ambrose University, Lombard Street and N. Gaines Street, Davenport. 563-333-5823, sau.edu.

March 4: Mardi Gras Rajun Cajun Fest
5:30-7:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. $30; $25 advance, 563-326-7804 ext. 2046, figgeart.org.

March 4: Shrove Tuesday pancake supper (The Manny Lopez Quartet)
5-7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 121 W. 12th St., Davenport. $6, 563-323-9989.

March 5: Quad City Mallards vs. Missouri Mavericks
7 p.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. 800-745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Stage and film
Feb. 27, March 1, 2: "The Curse of an Aching Heart" (melodrama)
7 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island. $6; $5 seniors; $4 students, 309-786-7793, allemanhighschool.org.

Feb. 27: "Titans of the Ice Age 3D" (film) with producer Don Kempf
5:30 and 7:30 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, 563-324-1933, putnam.org/GiantScreen.

Feb. 27: "War Horse" (National Theatre Live) (live broadcast of London theater production)
7 p.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $15; $14 seniors; $13 children, 563-441-0242, cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=83837.

Feb. 27: Out Loud (poetry/prose open mic)
7-9 p.m., Downtown Central Perk, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free, 563-324-1410, facebook.com/downtowncentralperk.

Feb. 27: Night on Broadway for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (dinner and entertainment)
5:30 p.m., Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $80; $750 table of 10, 309-788-0833, hotelblackhawk.com.

Feb. 27: Black History Month performance
10 a.m., Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave. 563-326-6431.

Feb. 27: Music open mic
7 p.m., East Village Cafe & Pizza, 1104 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 563-424-5506.

Feb. 27-March 1: "Love Letters" (drama)
6:30 p.m., Downtown Central Perk, 226 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Pay what it's worth after, 563-271-7213, https://facebook.com/downtowncentralperk.

Feb. 27: Jeff Dunham (comic ventriloquist)
7:30 p.m., iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $46, 800-745-3000, iwirelesscenter.com.

Feb. 28, March 1: ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $14; $12 advance, 309-786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

Feb. 28, March 1: "A Bright Room Called Day" (drama)
7 p.m., Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. Also March 7, 8. 563-340-7816, centerforlivingarts.org.

Feb. 28-March 2, March 5: "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" (musical)
7:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 5:45 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, preceded by meal. Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $49 except matinee, $43; seniors, $2 off; 18 and younger, $29; show-only, $30; show-only 18 and younger, $22. Through March 8. 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

March 1: "Wisenheimer" (long-form improv) (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5; free ComedySportz attendees, 309-786-1111, establishmenttheatre.com.

March 1: "Shots 'n' Giggles" (The Blacklist, improv comedy) and two comedians (ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10, 309-786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

March 1: Comedy Late Night
11 p.m.-2:30 a.m., East Village Cafe & Pizza, 1104 Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 563-424-5506, facebook.com/EastVillageCoffee.

March 1: Live broadcast of "Prince Igor" (Metropolitan Opera)
11 a.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $24; $20 seniors; $16 children, 563-441-0242, cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=83837.

March 4: "Lure of Alaska" (World Adventure Series)
1 p.m., 4 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, putnam.org/GiantScreen.aspx.

March 5: Oscar in the Afternoon (Academy Award-winning film)
2 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free, 563-326-7832, davenportlibrary.com.

Music
Feb. 27: North Jazz Combo and Wood Intermediate Jazz Band
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Feb. 27: Rev. Robert Jones
7-9 p.m., RME Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Feb. 27: Johnny Don't!
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, 309-793-1999.

Feb. 27: 2014 Visiting Artists Roots Festival (Ellis Kell, The Barley House Band, Milltown)
7 p.m., Rock Island High School, 1400 25th Ave. Free, 309-793-5950.

Feb. 27: Jam session with John O'Meara and friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

Feb. 27: North Scott High School jazz bands
7 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Feb. 27: Rock jam with Rocktapuss
9:30 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. 309-797-9457.

Feb. 28: The Funktastic 5
9:30 p.m., Rascals Live, 1414 15th St., Moline. $4, 309-797-9457.

Feb. 28: Charles Hayes and "Detroit" Larry Davison
8 p.m.-midnight, Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free, 563-328-8000.

Feb. 28: Powell
8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

Feb. 28: St. Ambrose University Jazz Ensemble, STAMVOJA
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High and N. Gaines street, Davenport. Free, 563-333-6251.

Feb. 28: Final Friday
6-9 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free, 563-424-1210, bucktownarts.com.

Feb. 28: Band du Jour
5:30-7:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

Feb. 28: The Jerry Beauchamp Band
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $10, 563-284-5165.

Feb. 28: XPosed (Bassthoven, Shark Week, Adam Miller, Megarad)
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4, 309-793-1999.

Feb. 28: Tangent
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5, 563-355-0655.

Feb. 28: Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

Feb. 28: Sudlow Jazz Jam
4:30-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

Feb. 28: Orquesta son del Tumbao
8 p.m. salsa dance Instruction; 9 p.m. concert, Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $12; $10 advance, 563-326-1333.

Feb. 28: Cody Road
8 p.m.-midnight, On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Feb. 28: Jack Lion
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

March 1: Caught in the Act
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, 563-386-1900.

March 1: The Yawpers, The Blind Pets, Bedroom Shrine
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. 309-793-1999.

March 1: Wild Oatz
8 p.m.-midnight, Bad Boyz Pizza and Pub, 5266 Utica Ridge Road, Davenport. Free, 563-355-5500.

March 1: St. Ambrose University Symphonic Band
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High and N. Gaines Street, Davenport. Free, 563-333-6251, web.sau.edu/galvin.

March 1: Hard Ball
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Big Shots Bar and Grill, 419 15th St., Moline. Free, 309-797-1036.

March 1: Guitar circle with Bret Dale
2-3 p.m., admissions area, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

March 1: Flash Point
8 p.m.-midnight, On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-732-1631.

March 1: Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Racers Edge, 936 15th Ave., East Moline. Free, 309-755-8131.

March 1: Russ Reyman
7-11 p.m., The Phoenix Restaurant, 111 W. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-323-2345.

March 1: The Mark Avey Band
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free, 563-355-0655.

March 1: The River Prairie Minstrels
6-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

March 1: North of 40
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free, 309-799-7515.

March 2: Sunday jazz brunch with music by The Josh Duffee Jazz Quartet
8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. seatings, Bix Bistro, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $19.95; $5.50 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger, reservations required, 563-484-5900.

March 2: Rozz Talk with Andrew King and guest musician Devin Alexander
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978.

March 2: Percussion-Palooza
1 p.m. preliminaries; 5 p.m. Premier Showcase, Rock Falls High School, 101 12th Ave. $5; $3 children; free ages 4 and younger, 815-718-2302.

March 2: Sustainability Concert (St. Ambrose University Chorale, Chamber Singers, Bee Sharp)
3 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, W. High and N. Gaines street, Davenport. 563-333-6251.

March 2: Fox and the Bird
9:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free, 309-200-0978.

March 2: Sunday brunch with music by The Manny Lopez Trio
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.

March 3: The Longshots
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, 309-200-0978.

March 3: Show Choir Show-Off
11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. 11:30 a.m.: $7; $5 advance. 7 p.m.: $12; $7 students and ages 65 and up; free ages 5 and under. 7 p.m. advance: $10; $5 students and ages 65 and up; free ages 5 and under, 563-326-8500, adlertheatre.com.

March 4: Mid-Winter Band Concert
7 p.m., United Township High School, 1275 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free, 309-752-1633.

March 4: Blues Cafe with Bret Dale and friends
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.

March 4: The Lonely Wild, The Apache Relay, Promised Land Sound
8:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $12, 309-200-0978.

March 4: Open-mic night
6:30-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free, 309-558-0909.

March 4: Charlie King
7 p.m., Broadway Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd St., Rock Island. $10 (requested donation), 309-786-6944.

March 5: Lesbian Poetry, Loaf
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3, 309-200-0978.

March 5: Acoustic open-mic night
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333, rivermusicexperience.org.

March 5: "Movies," Linda Cook
9-11 a.m., Windmill Cultural Center, 111 10th Ave., Fulton. Free, 815-589-4545, cityoffulton.us/visit-fulton/fulton-attractions/windmill-cultural-center.html.

March 5: Acoustic jam with Steve McFate
8 p.m.-midnight, McManus Pub, 1401 7th Ave., Moline. Free, 309-517-1040.

March 5: The Ballroom Thieves, KAB
7 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free Friends of RME, 563-326-1333.

March 5: Chris Dunn (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, 563-326-1333.


















 



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