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Daily planner, March 18, 2013

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Illini Auxiliary will host a two-day "Books are Fun" book fair from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 21 and 22, in Classrooms 1 and 2 at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis. Auxiliary member Gerry Hutchinson enjoys a few of the books with granddaughters Emma Lee Woltz and Maya Ann Woltz. The public is invited to come and browse through the many bargains and variety of books and gift items. Proceeds will be used to purchase hospital equipment.
Grossology Week Activities
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-324-1933, putnam.org.

"Mrs. Lincoln goes to Washington" (one-woman show)
2-3 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Auditions for 100 Lunches: A Gourmet Comedy, the Curse of an Aching Heart, or Trapped in the Spider's Web and Love Thy Neighbor
7-9 p.m., Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. Free. (309) 944-2244, info@rhplayers.com, rhplayers.com.

Mississippi Valley Country and Western Music Association jam session
6-10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $2 nonmembers. 309-755-7908, home2hawks@yahoo.com.

Writers' Contest Help Session (grades K-3)
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 3059 30th St.. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Teen Oz Party with "Return To Oz" (film) (ages 12-18)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 9010 Ridgewood Road, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Why was the Bible Written? A Matter of Politics, Dr. Jacob L. Wright
7-8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-794-7721, augustana.edu.

Nordic craft session and Knifelore discussion (Sons of Norway Storelva Lodge 1-655 Meeting)
7 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. $5 craft fee nonmembers. 563-340-6020, molinevikings.org.

Birds of Prey, Dave Murcia (Eagle View Group Sierra Club)
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. 309-762-0609.