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 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, September 3, 2014; Wednesday, October 1, 2014; Wednesday, November 5, 2014; Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave., will host a DIY Drive-in from 2-5 p.m. Make a cardboard vehicle (materials provided). Then watch Cars and enjoy cookies, popcorn, and lemonade. Registration required; call 563-326-7832 for details.
Saturday, September 6, 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
A Swiss steak dinner for the Silver Creek Chapter, Order of Eastern Star will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Masonic Building, 113 S. Cody Road, LeClaire. Dessert and beverages are included. Cost is $8; $4 for ages 9 and under.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Ballet 5:8 will present The Story of Job: Why Bad Things Happen to Good People and The Four Seasons of the Soul/ at 6:30 p.m. at the Davenport Junior Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer complex, 2822 Eastern Ave. Tickets are $22; $18 for ages 12 and under, and are available online. Call 800-838-3006 or email for details.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
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 Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.
1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today. 1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass. 1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links. 1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned. 1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today. 1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.