Daily planner, Nov. 8, 2012


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From Tanagers to Hummingbirds and Much More: Birding Northwest Ecuador, Doug Haar (Quad City Audubon Society)
7 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Free. (309) 799-7192.

Goddamn Gallows, Jayke Orvis and The Broken Band, The One Night Standards
8:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Mighty Short Bus
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4. (309) 793-1999.

Nice Family Gathering (Comedy)
7:30 p.m. today-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Dr. and South Stewart St., Geneseo. $8 today; $10 Friday-Sunday. (309) 944-2244.

Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880.

Renaissance Portrait, Margaret Morse
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Screwy Cinema (Film)
6 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free. (563) 326-7832.

"Best Man" (drama)
8 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

Scott County I Club Dinner and Auction for University of Iowa Athletics
6 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $50. (563) 359-5095, (563) 391-5287.

Rozz-Vox Open-Mic Night
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Marketing for nonprofit organizations, Susan E. Hanford (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 762-9202.

Raise the Roof Thursday
6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 349-1870.

Post-Election Estate Planning, Marlin "Hap" Volz and Pete Wessels
4:30 p.m., Genesis Medical Center, 1227 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (309) 281-4392.

Rose 'N Thorns (live lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical"
7:45 p.m., Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $34. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Drinkin' Spelling Bee
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Ages 21 and older. $5 spellers; $3 spectators, (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Glenn Hickson
5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.

















 



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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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