Daily planner, April 19, 2013


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Epic (Scott County wrestling)
7 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $7. 563-284-5165.

Bucktown Revue (music and comedy, old-fashioned webcast radio program)
7 p.m., Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $12. 563-940-0508

Fish and chicken fry
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. 309-762-1126, ext. 1

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

Craft and Vendor Show
4-7:30 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, River Valley Library, 214 S. Main St., Port Byron. Free. 309-523-3440

"Seussical" (musical)
7 p.m. today; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sherrard High School, 4701 176th Ave., Sherrard. $6; $4 children. 309-593-2175

Trailblazer 4H Club Vendor Fair for the Viager, Turner and Harker families
5:30-8 p.m., Preemption United Methodist Church, 2652 170th Ave., Preemption. 309-372-8226

Kris Lager Band, The Harris Collection, Natty Scratch
9 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. 563-326-1333

"Chicago" (musical)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. $15; $14 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors; $12 non-ambrose students; $11 groups; free Ambrose students with ID. 563-333-6251.

Augustana Electronic Music Studio
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5; $3 students. 309-200-0978.

West Central Illinois Sustainability Expo
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sustainable Business Center, 2900 W Main St, Galesburg. Free. 309-343-1191.

Flute workshop with Phyllis Louke
2 p.m., Madsen Hall, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6251.

Mo Carter (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. 563-326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Milltown
5:30-7:30 p.m. food available; 8-11 p.m. band, Moose Lodge, 1025 S. State St., Geneseo. $5. 309-944-2025.

Night of Noise Party for Youth
7-10 p.m., Credit Island Lodge, 2200 W. River Drive, Davenport. 309-786-2580.

Fiesta for Funds for Moline Public Schools Foundation
6-10 p.m., Oakwood Country Club, 1067 US Highway 6, Coal Valley. $35.

Quad City Flutes Unlimited Concert with Phyllis Louke
7:30 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard and North Ripley streets, Davenport. Free. 563-333-6251.

Lost Country Dancers' Dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. 309-764-9357.

Stock-car racing
7 p.m., Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St. $10; $9 teens and seniors; $5 ages 7-12; free ages 6 and younger. 563-249-1387.

Awards ceremony and opening reception for the High School Art Exhibition
6:30-9 p.m., Quad City Arts Center, 1715 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-793-1213.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. 309-582-7916

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (musical)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Bettendorf High School, 3333 18th St. $10; $7 students and seniors. 563-332-7001.

Texas Hold 'Em Tournament for the St. Ambrose University ACCEL Program (ages 21 and older)
6 p.m. doors open; 7 p.m. tournament, St. Ambrose University Professional Development Center, 1950 E. 54th St., Davenport. $20 buy-in; $10 re-buys. 563-333-5700.

Friday fish fry
5-8 p.m., Croatian Crest Club, 3600 N. Shore Drive, Moline. 309-797-9248.

Stayin' Alive: A Tribute to The Bee Gees
7:30 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $15; $10 advance. 800-843-4753.

Knight of Fire and Ice
6:30 p.m.-midnight, Assumption High School gym, 1020 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. $50. 563-326-5313, ext. 281.

Fish fry
4:30-7:45 p.m., VFW Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. 309-764-3344.
















 




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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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