Daily planner, March 7, 2014

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Gospel Sing for Bibles for Russia
7 p.m., Word of Faith Church, 3114 Rockingham Road, Davenport. 563-381-4314, 563-324-7140.

Tutu Fabulous for Ballet Quad Cities (wine tasting, performances)
7-9 p.m. wine tasting; 9-11 p.m. dance party, Hotel Blackhawk, 200 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $45; $40 advance. 309-786-3779.

Post Mortems, Satellite Heart, Mutts
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $5. 309-793-1999.

Kent Burnside and The New Generation
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

L.A. Guns, Halo of Flies
9 p.m., Rascals Live, 1414 15th St., Moline. $20; $16 advance; $25 reserved seat advance. 309-797-9457.

Benefit for Dallas Hanson
5-9 p.m., The Rock, 302 1st St., Coal Valley.

Patio, Zeta June
10 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

Austin Vallejo
7-9 p.m., Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-558-0909.

Chili Supper for the Northeast Pony League Youth Baseball Team
5-8 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3801 7th St., East Moline. 309-716-7934.

Dirt Road Rockers
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free. 309-799-7515.

Ides of Rock
6:30 p.m., Bier Stube, 415 15th St., Moline. 309-797-3049. bier-stube.com.

Cash Cube Lock-In
6 p.m.-6 a.m., Skate City QCA, 1140 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. $30. 309-755-5219.

Inside the Music Luncheon with Mark Russell Smith and Jacob Bancks
Noon-1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $15; $10 for volunteers for symphony members. 563-322-7276.

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

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $6; $5 members. 563-349-2909.

Friday Night Fish Fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.

Reception for the Gondek and Brown Exhibits
7-9 p.m., Quad City Arts Center, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-793-1213.

"Bright Room Called Day" (drama)
7 p.m., Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. 563-340-7816.

Lost Country Dancers' Dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. 309-764-9357.

"Children of Eden" (musical)
7 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Assumption High School, 1020 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. $10; $8 students and seniors. 563-326-5313, ext. 228.

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

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

Improv Jam (ages 18 and older)
9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5. 309-786-1111.

8 p.m.-midnight, On The Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-732-1631.

Gun Show
5-9 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $6. 563-326-5338.

Antique Spectacular
5-9 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $7 (good all weekend). 712-324-9964.

Arising Art Show by Lori Davis for Pearl Alliance
6-9 p.m., Gallery 114, 114 W. 3rd St., Davenport. Free. 563-209-2488.

Occasional Coffee House and Silent Auction
6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities, 3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $10; $5 youth. 563-359-0816.

Viva La Divas (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. 309-786-7733, ext. 2.

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

Open House
4-7 p.m., Buffalo Bill Museum, 199 Front St., LeClaire. Free. 563-289-5580.

Welsh/Cornish Barn Dance (Band Ynys Craig Twmpath Dawns) (Illowa Community Folk Dance)
7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Donations accepted. 309-788-8986 or 309-788-5143.

Friday Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 North Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Fish Fry for Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Order of Foresters Court 2175
4-7 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall, 750 17th St., Silvis. $11; $6 ages 11 and younger; $35 family.

John Fliss
7 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. 563-328-8000.

Fish Fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. 309-787-4149.

Country-Western Dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. 309-281-1409.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.

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