Daily planner, June 21, 2014

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Jill Esbaum book signing ("I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo!")
1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-445-8760.

Moline "M" Men's golf outing and steak fry for Moline Maroons football
7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Indian Bluff Golf Course, 6200 78th Ave., Milan. $80 per person. 309-781-3028.

Flea market
8 a.m.-noon, Farrell Hall, St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2502 29th Ave., Rock Island. 309-793-7373.

Midsommar Music Festival
11 a.m.-4 p.m. concerts, 4 p.m. maypole, 7 p.m. dance; village square, Bishop Hill. Free. 309-927-3899.

Magic show with T.J. Redul
2 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-524-2480.

Bracket points race 6 and Layne Automotive Super 16 2
2 p.m. time trials, 6 p.m. eliminations; Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois 84, Cordova. 309-654-2110.

"Grease: School Version" (musical)
7 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday; Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. 563-340-7816.

Night sky observing
8-11:30 p.m., parking lot, Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free. 309-797-3120.

Iowa Public Transit Association Bus Roadeo
9 a.m.-noon, Davenport Public Works Center, 1200 E. 46th St. Free.

J. Wilson McCallister book signing ("The History, Law and Politics of Federal Impeachment")
11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Book Rack, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Free. 563-355-2310.

National Geographic Kids' Club backyard animals program
1-2 p.m., SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. Free. 309-797-8450.

Laura's Legacy concert (Lissie, David Zollo and the Body Electric, Ellis Kell and Friends, Daphne Willis)
2-9 p.m., Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. $10, free ages 12 and younger. 309-732-7275.

"Reptiles and Amphibians," Mik Holgersson (Riverine Walk)
9-10:30 a.m., Nahant Marsh Education Center, 4220 Wapello Ave., Davenport. $5, free River Action members. 563-322-2969.

Unbroken (Scott County wrestling)
7 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8. 563-284-5165.

Chase Garrett
2-5 p.m., Creekside Vineyards Winery & Inn, 7505 120th Ave., Coal Valley. $10 minimum purchase. 309-787-9463.

"Fledermaus" (opera), Genesius Guild
8 p.m., Lincoln Park Classic Theater, 11th Avenue and 40th Street, Rock Island. Free.

Kilted T golf outing
11:30 a.m. check-in, 1 p.m. first tee-off; Highland Springs Golf Course, 9500 35th St. W., Rock Island. $65. 563-579-9225.

"Monsters University" (film)
Dusk, Bill Bowe Memorial Bandshell, Veterans' Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-344-4113.

Royal Ball Run for Autism
7:30 a.m., Hy-Vee, 201 W. 10th Ave., Milan.

Rock the District (Chevelle, Highly Suspect, Three Years Hollow, Eve To Adam)
6 p.m. gates, 7 p.m. show; Great River Plaza, 2nd Avenue and 18th Street, Rock Island. $35, $30 advance. 309-786-1016.

Open house
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunset Marina, 31st Avenue and the Mississippi River, Rock Island. 309-732-2282.

Gospel sing
7 p.m., Word of Faith Church, 3114 Rockingham Road, Davenport. 563-324-7140.

Leevon Ritter Memorial Softball Tournament
8:45 a.m., Pleasant Valley Junior High, 3501 Wisconsin St., LeClaire. 309-781-5671.

BBQ and Craft Brew and Wine for The Children's Therapy Center of the Quad Cities
Noon-5 p.m. today beverage sampling, noon-3 p.m. Sunday BBQ judging; LeClaire Park, 400 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport. Free. 309-799-7469.

Swing Into Education golf tournament
11 a.m., Palmer Hills Golf Course, 2999 Middle Road, Bettendorf. $100. 563-349-1760.

One Pair at a Time 5K and 1K fun run for Ann's Helping Hands
7 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. run; Village Hall, 120 S. Main St., Port Byron. $20. 309-373-4991.

MicroBrew Mile and 6K road race
4 p.m., Bent River Brewing Company, 1413 5th Ave., Moline. 309-236-9573.

"Les Miserables" (Quad City Music Guild)
7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday; Prospect Park Theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. $16, $11 ages 12 and younger. 309-762-6610.

"Sound of Music" (film)
4:15 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $8.50; $7.50 ages 60 and older, students and military; $6.50 ages 3-12; $1 off members. 563-324-1933.

Rotary Club of Davenport WingFest
3-7 p.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. $25. 563-322-3567.

Rock Island County Fair
Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-796-1620.

Bluegrass festival
1-6 p.m., Heritage Canyon, 515 N. 4th St., Fulton. $5, free ages 13 and younger. 309-887-9210.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.

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