Daily planner, Nov. 20, 2012


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Quad-Cities KIX Band
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Getting That Job: Tips on Making the Cut
6-7 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.

Genealogy (Quad Cities Macintosh Users' Group)
6:30-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. qcmugpresident@gmail.com, bettendorflibrary.com.

Thanksgiving luncheon
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Center for Active Seniors, Inc., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. $8 nonmembers; $6 members. (563) 386-7477, awarren@casiseniors.org, casiseniors.org, Reservations required.

Wednesday

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, bdale@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

"Miracle On 34th Street: The Musical"
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Gray Wolf
Martini's On The Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631, martinisontherock@yahoo.com, martinisontherock.com.

Dance (John and Kay Retzl)
12:30-2:30 p.m., Moline Township Activity Center, 620 18th St., Moline. $2. (309) 797-0789, molinetownship.com.

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

Keep Off the Grass
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free. (309) 799-7515, mulligansvalleypub.com.

Crossroads
6:30 p.m. Turkey Bowling; 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. band, Krusteez Pizza/Harry's Backroom, 411 2nd St., Matherville. Free. (309) 754-9800, rich.fricke2@att.net.

Night People
5:30-8:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

Superfly Samurai
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655, info@muddys.info, themuddywaters.com.

ComedySportz Classic Second Anniversary Celebration
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-1111, info@establishmenttheatre.com, establishmenttheatre.com.

Cheese Pizza Tavern Tour
7:30 p.m., Heated Tent, The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. Free. (309) 314-0328, https://facebook.com/pages/The-Docs-Inn/255772544485773.

North of 40
9:30 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3. (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

Rude Punch
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-1999, ribco@ribco.com, ribco.com.

Ren Edstrand (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Blackstones
9 p.m., Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free. (309) 526-3050.

Eleven Fifty Two, My Pal Trigger, Post Mortems
8:30 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 797-9457, rascals@rascalsmoline.com.

Shots 'N' Giggles (The Blacklist, Improv Comedy) and Two Comedians (ages 21 and older)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com/speakeasy.asp.

Le Roy, American Dust, Tambourine, Comfort
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978, info@rozztox.com, rozztox.com.

















 




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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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