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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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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.






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