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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  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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