Daily planner, Nov. 10, 2012


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International Percussion Month
10 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m., Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Free with admission. (563) 344-4106

Soup Supper
4-7 p.m., Fire Station, 101 1st St., Sherrard. By donation. (309) 236-6072, (309) 593-2412.

Veterans' Day Ceremony
10 a.m., Hero Street Monument, Hero Street Memorial Park, 1st Avenue and 2nd Street, Silvis. Free.

Genesis Celebration of Life and remembrance tree lighting
6 p.m., Bechtel Park, 499 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-6865.

Book-It: A Chair-Ity Event
1-4 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave., Davenport. (563) 359-5285, (563) 359-8259.

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life, Tom Petersen
10 a.m.-Noon, Northwest Bank, 2550 Middle Road, Bettendorf. $50. (563) 265-1525.

Black Hawk College 5K Hustle
8 a.m., Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. $25. (309) 781-3198.

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

Discover The Dinosaurs
Noon-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $15; $10 ages 65 and older and 2-11; free younger than 2. (309) 788-5912.

Ken Paulsen Quartet Featuring Darlene
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $10. (563) 284-5165.

Holiday Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hauberg Civic Center, 1300 24th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-2132.

Krotchripper, Sept Of Memnon, Cranial Decay, Wax Moth
7 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

"Christmas Express" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

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

Songwriters' all-original open mic (Nashville Songwriters Association International)
3-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free.

Greek Wine-Tasting for the Greek Cultural Festival
6-8 p.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 4900 Kennedy Drive, East Moline. (309) 792-2912.

Soup Supper
5-7 p.m., Alpha United Methodist Church, 211 N. Scandia St., Alpha. $5; $2 ages 4-12. (309) 629-5161.

Home for the Holidays bazaar and home tour
7 a.m.-2 p.m., Morrison United Methodist Church, 200 W. Lincolnway, Morrison. $10 home tour. (815) 772-4197.

David G Smith (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Ballroom Dancing (USA Dance)
7-8 p.m. cha-cha lesson; 8-11 p.m. dance, Knights Of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. $10; $5 members. (309) 755-2275.

Benefit for Johnny Rouw
11 a.m.-5 p.m., VFW Post 9128, 2814 State St., Bettendorf.

Veterans' Bowl
1 p.m., Highland Park Bowl, 4204 Avenue of The Cities, Moline. $18. (309) 796-0092.

Bazaar and authentic Mexican breakfast
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday (breakfast Sunday only), St. Mary's Parish Center, 525 Fillmore St., Davenport. (563) 326-6012.

Home for The Holidays Arts and Crafts Fair
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Geneseo Middle School, 303 E. Ogden Ave., Geneseo. (309) 944-2686.

Autumn Dinner
4-7 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Center, 800 17th St., Silvis. $9; $4 ages 4-12; free ages 3 and younger. (309) 792-4728, (309) 792-8393.

Women Helping Women Craft and Vendor event for GROW Ministries
9 a.m.-6 p.m., Plumbers And Pipefitters Hall, 4600 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Free. (309) 721-3706.

Helping Hand from the Heartland (Hurricane disaster relief concert)
Noon-9 p.m., RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8; $5 youth, free ages 5 and younger. (563) 326-8500.

Benefit for Jennifer (Wood) Martin
2-7 p.m., Leisure Time Sports Bar, 845 Avenue Of The Cities, East Moline. Free. (309) 781-1886, (309) 781-4621, (309) 235-6440.

Lessons in Love (youth performances)
7 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-7862.

Flatfoot 56, As You Were
8 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Live broadcast of "The Tempest" (Metropolitan Opera)
11:55 a.m., Rave Motion Pictures 53, 3601 E. 53rd St., Davenport. $24; $22 students; $20 seniors; $16 children. (563) 441-0242.

Toys for Tots Ride
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Atkinson Motorsports Park, 23354 US 6, Atkinson. Free with new toy worth more than $10. (309) 441-5277.

Doors: Live At The Bowl '68 (film)
6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $11; $10 seniors, students and military; $8 ages 3-12. (563) 324-1933.

Wine to Water Fundraiser
7-10 p.m., Third Floor, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $20. (563) 326-1333.

Get Jazzed For The Holidays Open House
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Moline Centre (downtown), Moline. (309) 524-2055.

Tenth Avenue North, Audrey Assad, Rend Collective Experiment
7 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $19, $30 (deluxe). (800) 745-3000.

Sweets, Treats, and Crafts Sale
8 a.m.-noon, First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. (309) 788-9661.

















 



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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