Daily planner, Aug. 9, 2014

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Galva Freedom Fest car show
8:30 a.m.-noon registration, noon-1:30 p.m. judging, 3 p.m. awards; Wiley Park, NW 4th Avenue, Galva. Free. 309-932-2555.

"Sentimental Journey" (Classic Film Society)
7 p.m., Upham Auditorium, Marycrest Senior Living Campus, 1607 W. 12th St., Davenport. $3 suggested donation. 563-391-3502.

Quad City Air Show
8 a.m.-5 p.m., noon-4 p.m. air shows; Davenport Municipal Airport, 9230 N. Harrison St., Davenport. 563-322-7469.

Imani! Dancers and Studio for Cultural Arts 25th anniversary performance
8 p.m., Bettendorf High School Performing Arts Center, 3417 18th St. $25. 309-269-7260.

Dancin' Out Loud (Wings NYCW Dance Company)
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $8, $6 seniors and groups of six or more, $5 children ages 6 and older. 309-269-7132.

"Too Broke To Go To Sturgis" motorcycle rodeo and street dance
2 p.m. rodeo, 6:30-10:30 p.m. street dance; Sportsman Park, Donahue. $10, free ages 12 and younger.

Bracket points race No. 11 and Layne Automotive Super 16 No. 3
2 p.m. time trials, Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois 84 N., Cordova. 309-654-2110.

"Ghost Stories of the Mississippi," Bobbie Swanson (Riverine Walk)
9-10:30 a.m., Smith's Island, Lock and Dam 14. $5, free River Action members. 563-322-2969. Preregister at riveraction.org; walk-ins welcome.

2nd Saturdays at the Village
1-4 p.m., Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village, Scott County Park, 18817 290th St., Long Grove. Free. 563-328-3283.

Milan Golf Classic
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. check-in, 1 p.m. shotgun start; Highland Springs Golf Course, 9500 35th St. W., Rock Island. $60.

"Orphan Train," Angie Snook
1:30 p.m., Dairy Building, 410 N. Erickson St., Bishop Hill. Free. 309-927-3899.

Great River Tug Fest
12:30 p.m. main tug, downtown Port Byron and LeClaire. Admission varies. 309-523-3705, 563-289-2799.

"Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (film)
Dusk, Bill Bowe Memorial Bandshell, Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-344-4113.

Breakfast buffet
7-11 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Center, 750 17th St., Silvis.

Scott County Wrestling 11-year anniversary show
7 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. $8. 563-284-5165.

Blue Notes, The Avey Brothers, The Harris Collection
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. 563-326-1333.

Illinois City Fireman's Festival
8 a.m.-10 p.m., City Hall, Illinois City.

I Am STRONG 5K mudventure for women ages 18 and older
7:40 a.m., Case Creek Obstacles, 7625 120th Ave., Coal Valley. $65.

Stylistics and Jimmie "JJ" Walker
8 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $35, $55. 800-843-4753.

Films of Clive Barker (horror film night, ages 17 and older)
7 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Tours of Locks and Dam 15
11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Mississippi River Visitor Center, Arsenal Island. Free. 309-794-5338. Reservations recommended .

Quad Cities Cruisers car show
6-9 p.m., Kimberly Center High School, 1002 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-355-0036.

"Khaki=Killer" book signing
1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Book World inside SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St., Moline. Free. 309-737-2225.

Euchre tournament for The Center for Youth and Family Solutions
5 p.m. doors, 6-10 p.m. play; Fargo South Hall, Highland Park Bowl, 4204 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. $30, $25 advance. 309-788-9581. Reservations requested.

Benefit for Ruben Rangel
3-10 p.m., Quad City Downs, 5005 Morton Drive, East Moline. Free. 309-496-9520.

Xstream Cleanup
8:30-11:30 a.m., various locations. Free. 563-468-4218.

"Oklahoma!" (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.

Ya Maka My Weekend
3 p.m., Great River Plaza, 2nd Avenue and 17th Street, Rock Island. $9, free ages 12 and younger. 309-788-6311.


Local events heading

  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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