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: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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