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, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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