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 Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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