Daily planner, Nov. 17, 2012

Originally Posted Online: Nov. 17, 2012, 1:00 am
Last Updated: Nov. 19, 2012, 9:40 am
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Euchre tournament For the Heartland Havoc '96 Girls' softball team
7 p.m., East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. $15. (309) 787-0712, (309) 787-2545.

Nick Vasquez (Musical Happy Hour)
4:30-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

3 Years Hollow, The Lifeline, The Wreckage, The Blushing Gun
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. (563) 326-1333.

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

QC Rock Academy concert
2 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Cookie walk
Noon-2 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Ave., Moline. (309) 764-3517.

Model Railroad Club open house
1-5 p.m., Midwest Trains, 1114 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 359-1427.

Festival of Trees
RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8; $6 ages 60 and older; $3 ages 2-10. (563) 324-3378.

Free admission at Figge
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-7804.

Farm Fresh Roller Girls vs. Cedar Rapids Roller Girls (The First Spanksgiving Bout)
7-9 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance; free ages 10 and younger. (309) 788-5912.

Festival of Trees Holiday Parade
11 a.m., 3rd Street and Pershing Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 324-3378.

Quarter Auction for the Bettendorf American Legion Post 154, Auxilary and Legion Riders
2 p.m., American Legion Post 26, 702 W. 35th St., Davenport. (563) 529-6921, (563) 210-0188.

Follow the Star Holiday Bazaar
8 a.m.-noon, Aledo United Methodist Church, 301 N. College Ave. Free. (309) 582-2169.

Kings, The Easy Mark, Snogulated Pig, My Pal Trigger
7 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

Holiday Pops (Mark Wood, Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Sanctuary Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Holiday Pops Children's Chorus and Youth Orchestra)
7:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $15, $25, $37, $47 ($13, $23, $37, $47 ages 3-12 and 60 and older). (800) 745-3000.

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

"Tempest" (drama)
7 p.m., Rockridge High School, 14110 134th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. $5. (309) 793-8020.

Public Access cable seminar
10 a.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free.

Lighting on the Commons
3:30-6:30 p.m., John Deere Commons, 17th Street and River Drive, Moline. Free.

Basement to Attic sale
8 a.m.-2 p.m., Cleary Hall, St. Anne Parish, 1705 6th St., East Moline. (309) 755-3197.

Lucky Dog Classic for Jason's Box (No-limit Texas Hold 'Em tournament)
6 p.m., Arsenal Island Golf Course Clubhouse, 1838 Gillespie St., Rock Island Arsenal. $50 buy-in; $20 add-on.

Winter Wonderland bazaar for Toys for Tots
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free. (309) 230-2331.

Benefit for Cindy Case
2-7 p.m., Leisure Time Billiards, 845 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline.

"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; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

Kidz Day with Lojo Russo
10:30 a.m.-noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free ages 12 and younger (children must be accompanied). (563) 326-1333.

Rock Island Rotary Music Fest (The Blackstones, Keep Off The Grass)
6-10 p.m., Community Center, 2701 E. 1st St., Milan. $25; includes dinner.

Michael Quaintance Trio
7-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 762-1126.

Benefit breakfast for Josh Hall
6-11 a.m., St. Anthony Church, 1386 252nd St., Matherville. Free-will donation. (309) 582-7500.

Vendor Fair and Craft Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Newcomb Presbyterian Church, 2619 N. Division St., Davenport. Free. (563) 940-5206.

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

Fish and Chicken Fry
4-8 p.m., Fire Station, 602 Broadway St., New Boston. Donation.

Night Sky Viewing (Popular Astronomy Club)
Dusk-11:30 p.m., Parking Lot, Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free. (309) 797-3120.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.

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