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 Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.

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