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 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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