Daily planner, Nov. 15, 2012

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

Jason Carl Band
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4. (309) 793-1999.

Live Lunch with Chris Dunn
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Breaking Dawn Party
5:30-7 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Ages 12-18 Free. (309) 732-7323.

"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.

Bebop Night
8-10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

All-you-can-eat ham, beans and cornbread
5-7 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. $6. (309) 787-4149.

Fun-Funky-Fabulous Jewels and Accessories Sale for the Beta Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma
4-7 p.m., Bling Bling Sisters, 1870 E. 54th St., Davenport.

Freddie Steenbock Duo (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

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

Jef Spradley Band, Jim the Mule
7 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

Two Baroque Portraits: The Seventeenth-Century Woman, Veronica Smith
7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

8-11 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. $5. (563) 355-0655.

Jews in Africa and Around the World, Rabbi Gershom Sizomu
7:30 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 793-1300.

Book Launch party for "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" (grades K-5)
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Books are Fun Sale
7 a.m.-5 p.m., Classrooms 1 and 2, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, 801 Illini Drive, Silvis. (309) 792-9363.

"Tempest" (drama)
7 p.m., Rockridge High School, 14110 134th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. $5. (309) 793-8020.

Theory of Personality, Michael Rosenthal (Independent Scholars' Evening)
7 p.m., Moline Commercial Club, 1530 5th Ave. Free. (309) 762-9202.

Music of India (John Wubbenhorst and Samrat Kakkeri)
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Room 306, Building 1, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 796-5478.

Black Hawk College Jazz Band
6-8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Can You Control the Ups and Downs of Blood Sugar?, Dr. Rameshkumar Raman
6-7 p.m., Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (309) 779-2067.

Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. (563) 322-8584.

Restoring Locks along the Hennepin Canal, Gary Wagle
2 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free. (309) 944-6452.

Event to honor veterans of World War II
7 p.m., Larson Hall, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

"Christmas Express" (comedy) (Benefit for the Rock Island County Home and Community Education Association)
6:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres; 7:30 p.m. Play, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10.

Thanksgiving Sharing, Caren Laughlin (Putnam Museum Guild Tea)
1:30 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W 12th St, Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1933.

Yappy Hour for the Quad City Animal Welfare Center
5-7 p.m., Duck City Bistro, 115 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $20. (309) 787-6830, ext. 13.

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 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.

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