Daily planner, Aug. 14, 2014

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YMCA Christian Concert
5:30 p.m., Central Park Bandshell, SE 3rd Street and SE 2nd Avenue, Aledo. 309-582-2751.

Whiteside County Fair
Whiteside County Fairgrounds, 201 W. Winfield St., Morrison. 815-772-7329.

Curtis Hawkins Band
7-9 p.m., Bass Street Landing Plaza, 17th Street and River Drive, Moline. Free. 309-757-5416.

Kenny Williams and The Country All Stars
5 p.m. food, 6:30 p.m. concert; Veterans Park, East 2nd Street, Kewanee. Free. 309-852-2175.

Rummage sale
4-7 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday; Rock Island County Council on Addictions, 1607 John Deere Road, East Moline. Free. 309-792-0292.

6:30-8 p.m., Vander Veer Botanical Park, 215 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Free. 563-323-3298.

Books are Fun Fair
7 a.m.-4 p.m., Classrooms 1 and 2, Genesis Medical Center-Silvis, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis. 309-792-4218.

"Blame it on the Movies!" (Bootleggers Revue)
7:15 p.m. (preceded by buffet), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $49.12. 309-786-7733.

"Pricing Your Home To Sell"
12:30-1:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. 563-386-7477.

"Monty Python's Spamalot" (musical)
8 p.m. today-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; The District Theatre, 1623 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $20. 309-235-1654.

Alpha Consumer
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5, 309-200-0978.

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

Artist Liam O'Neill Big Turnings Sculpture opening
10 a.m., Bechtel Plaza, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7804.

"Leading Ladies" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. 309-944-2244.

"Local Threads," Carol Coohey, Amber O'Harrow, Rowen Schussheim-Anderson
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-7804.

The Four Noble Truths: A 4-Week Buddhism Series
6:30-7:30 p.m., Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 1/2 W. 3rd St., second floor, Davenport. $10 per class. 563-322-1600.

Billy Peiffer and Collin Keemle jam night
7-10 p.m., On the Rock Grille & Bar, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. Free. 309-732-1631.

New Windsor Fair, Rodeo and Horse Show
5 p.m. parade, 7 p.m. rodeo; Rodeo Park, 802 Washington St. (North 8th Avenue and Illinois 17), New Windsor. $10 per day, $20 weekend pass, free ages 12 and younger. 309-667-2613.

Hug-a-Book with Jim Gill (children's musician), ages 2-5
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323.

"Prayer for the Unsaved Man" (dinner theater fundraiser for Heart of Hope Ministries)
5:30 p.m., Stern Center, 1713 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $30, $240 table of eight. 309-428-4752.

"Human Aura: An Experiential Workshop," Sylvia Runkle
6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. 563-332-7259.

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


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.

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