Daily planner, Nov. 16, 2012


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"Fall Fun for National Family Week"
5-7 p.m., Friendly House, 1221 N. Myrtle St., Davenport. (563) 323-1821, ext. 28.

Dick Prall, Stolen Silver
7:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

"Nice Family Gathering" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. (309) 944-2244, info@rhplayers.com, rhplayers.com.

Laugh Hard (stand-up comedy showcase)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Concert for The Satva Center (John Wubbenhorst, Samrat Kekkeri)
7-10 p.m., Broadway Presbyterian Church, 710 23rd St., Rock Island. $15; $10 students. (309) 793-7881.

Follow the Star holiday bazaar
3-7 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aledo United Methodist Church, 301 N. College Ave., Aledo. Free. (309) 582-2169.

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

Lost Country Dancers' dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 762-1126.

Country dance (Vintage Reissue)
6-10 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $4. (309) 755-5622.

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.

"Amahl and The Night Visitors" (Opera@Augustana)
7 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. $12; $10 seniors and non-Augustana students; $8 ages 12 and younger and Augustana students, faculty and staff. (309) 794-7306.

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

"Precious" Ladies luncheon for The Happy Joe's Kids Foundation with Mary LoVerde
11 a.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State St., Bettendorf. $45. (563) 332-8811.

Family Groove Company, Orangadang
9:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Carrie Underwood, Hunter Hayes
7:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $43.50, $53.50, $63.50. (800) 745-3000.

Country-Western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. (309) 269-4235.

"It's A Wonderful Life: A Radio Play"
7:30 p.m. today; 2 p.m. and 7:30 Saturday, Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall Of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. $20. (309) 794-7306.

Bucktown Revue (music and comedy, old-fashioned webcast radio program)
7 p.m., Mary Fluhrer Nighswander Theatre, Annie Wittenmyer Complex, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $12. (563) 940-0508.

Fish fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. (309) 787-4149.

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

















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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