The Annie Wittenmyer Aquatic Center is at 2828 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Features include zero depth, water slide, drop slide, shallow water toys, and a sand play area. Call 563-326-7828 for hours and rates. Map
Friday, May 23, 2014 to Monday, September 1, 2014
Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave., will host Family Fun Night, a nature and animal program, at 6 p.m. Call 563-326-7832 for details.
Cancer warrior and inspirational speaker Tammy Stoffers will talk about living with stage IV metastatic melanoma from 7-8 p.m. at the Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Call 563-320-0780 for details. Map Free.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
An Israeli Consulate to the Midwest diplomat will speak and answer questions about the current conflict at 6:30 p.m. at the Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Call 309-793-1300 for details. Map Free.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave., will show an Academy Award-winning film for Oscar in the Afternoon at 2 p.m. It is rated G, PG, or PG-13. Call 563-326-7832 for details.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014; Wednesday, August 6, 2014; Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The Don Peachey Band will play for the Eastern Chapter Polka Club of Iowa dance from 1-5 p.m. at the Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St. Food will be available. Admission is $10; free for ages 20 and under. Call 563-285-5989 for details.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
The Bucktown Revue, an old-fashioned webcast radio program featuring music, poetry and humor, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer complex, 2822 Eastern Ave. The Barley House Band is the house band. The program will be available for free download from Apple iTunes and The Bucktown Revue website. Admission is $12; tickets can be reserved online. Call 563-940-0508 or email for details.
Friday, September 19, 2014; Friday, October 17, 2014; Friday, November 21, 2014; Friday, December 19, 2014; Friday, January 16, 2015; Friday, February 20, 2015; Friday, March 20, 2015; Friday, April 17, 2015; Friday, May 15, 2015
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, adapted by Daniel DP Sheridan, will be presented at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday at Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Tickets are $7; $5 for ages 3-18; free for ages 2 and under. Call 563-326-7862 for details. Map
Saturday, October 18, 2014; Sunday, October 19, 2014; Saturday, October 25, 2014; Sunday, October 26, 2014
Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men. 1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78. 1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.