Originally Posted Online: May 11, 2013, 5:27 pm
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Daily planner, May 12, 2013

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The Public Safety Professionals of Rock Island County will hold a Salute to Special Olympians, a fundraiser for Special Olympis Illinois Western Area 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Plumbers and Pitpfitters Hall, 4600 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. There will be entertainment by ABC Squared Karaoke and DJ Services, silent, auction, 50/50 drawings, games, art table, K-9 demonstrations and the Juggling Club will perform. Food will include sloppy joes, baked beans, potato chips, beverage and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults free for children 12 and under with a paying adult. Persons with special needs and two family members or an escort are free. For information, call 309-764-3860 or e-mail rhbrunk@mchsi.com. From left are city of Rock Island Asstistant Fire Chief Jeff Yerkey, Special Olympian Austan Brunk, and Firefighter Justin Welvaert.

"Free Ride: The Irresistible Rise Of Jesus Christ" (musical)
2 p.m., Aledo United Methodist Church, 301 N. College Ave., Aledo. Free. 309-582-7615.

Battle of the High Schools
Cordova Dragway Park, 19425 Illinois Route 84 N., Cordova. (309) 654-2110.

Beaux Arts Fair
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Figge Plaza, 2nd and Brady streets, Davenport. Free.

Mississippi Valley Blues Challenge Preliminary Round
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $10; $7 Mississippi Valley Blues Society members. 563-355-0655.

"All in this Tea" (documentary)
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-200-0978.

Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

"Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement" (musical)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733 ext. 2, circa21.com.

Plant Sale
Noon-4 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. (309) 794-0991.

Darlene Breuwet
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916.

Reception for The Brent Langley Exhibit
1-3 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. 309-794-0991.

Mothers' Day Extravaganza
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. $20 per family (up to five). 309-794-0991 ext. 25. Registration required.

Docent-led tour of the American POP! Exhibit
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804, figgeart.org.

Andy Harris
Martini's on The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. 309-732-1631.

Yoga in the Park
4 p.m., McManus Park, Bettendorf. Free,

"Trouble with Cats" (comedy)
3 p.m., Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. 309-762-0330, info@playcrafters.com, playcrafters.com.

"J.S. Bach: The Passion and The Resurrection" (Quad City Choral Arts)
3 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. $12; $10 ages 63 and older; $5 students with ID. 309-521-5122.

RiverCity 6 (Mothers' Day Brunch)
10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. 563-441-7000.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.