Daily planner, Dec. 1, 2012

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Holiday Cookie and Candy Walk
9-11 a.m., 15th Avenue Christian Church, 3600 15th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 786-6925.

Holiday Bazaar
9 a.m -3 p.m., Hope Creek Care Center, 4343 Kennedy Drive, East Moline. Free. (309) 796-6600.

"Alice In Wonderland: A New Adventure" (children's show)
3 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High Street and North Gaines Street, Davenport. $8; $7 faculty, staff, alumni, seniors, children, non-Ambrose students; $6 groups; free Ambrose students with ID. (563) 333-6251.

Chordbuster Christmas Show
2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 919 6th Ave., Rock Island. $5; free ages 12 and younger. (309) 788-0677.

Julmarknad Christmas Market
10 a.m.-5 p.m., music, food, crafts, antiques, chocolate walk, Bishop Hill. Free. (309) 927-3345.

Christmas Walk
4:30 p.m. tree lighting; 5-8 p.m. walk, Andover. Free. (309) 476-8228.

"Gospel According to Scrooge" (musical)
2 p.m. today; 6 p.m. Sunday, Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1800 7th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 797-9223.

Christmas Walk and parade
5 p.m., Alexis.

Belgian Waffle Breakfast
7:30-11 a.m. breakfast; 1-4 p.m. Lacemakers and shop open, Center for Belgian Culture, 712 18th Ave., Moline. (309) 762-0167.

Church Mouse Bazaar
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Christ Church, 1717 8th Ave., Moline. (309) 762-6022.

Craft and Vendor Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th St., East Moline. By donation. (309) 230-2331.

Home Party Expo for Veterans' Memorial Park
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Army National Guard Building, 3615 N. Brady St., Davenport. Free. (563) 343-1871.

Breakfast with the Animals
8:30-11:30 a.m., Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. $20; $15 members. (309) 799-3482.

Christmas Market
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Galva Arts Council, 128 Exchange St., Galva. Free. (309) 932-3437.

Vendor and Craft Fair
8 a.m.-5 p.m., Quad City Downs, 5005 Morton Drive, East Moline. $1. (309) 792-0202.

Christmas at Augustana
4 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $20; $16 seniors; $10 students, children and Augustana faculty and staff. (309) 794-7306.

Christmas Traditions
9 a.m.-3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 9412 228th St. N., Port Byron. (309) 523-2396.

Warm Winter Concert (Hersong)
7 p.m., St. Johns Lutheran Church, 4501 7th Ave., Rock Island. Donation of cash or new blanket. (309) 737-9898.

Crafts with Santa
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Heritage Interpretive Center, 251 S. State Ave., Hampton. Free.

Handmade City Craft Show
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free.

"It's A Wonderful Life" (musical), Quad City Music Guild
7:30 p.m. today; 2 p.m. Sunday, Prospect Park Theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. $15; $10 ages 11 and younger. (309) 762-6610.

Musicians for a Musician Benefit for Dayne Burton (My Pal Trigger, Blind The Sun, Echoes and Afterthoughts, Dynoride)
9 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $6. (309) 793-1999.

Bake Sale and Holiday Luncheon
10 a.m.-3 p.m. bake sale; noon luncheon, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2930 31st Ave., Rock Island. $20 luncheon. (309) 764-7497.

Christmas Open House
9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gloria Dei Presbyterian Church, 4200 12th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 788-8986.

Cookie Walk
9:30 a.m.-noon, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 115 W. 12th Ave., Milan. Free. (309) 787-4295.

Cookie Walk
8:30 a.m., Salem Lutheran Church, 1724 15th St., Moline. (309) 764-5614.

Holiday Open House and Cookie Sale
East Moline Library, 740 16th St. (309) 755-9614.

Masterworks: Shakespeare In Concert (Quad City Symphony Orchestra, University Of Minnesota Opera Theatre, Quad City Choral Arts)
7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8-$51. (563) 322-7276.

Christmas on the Square
5-8 p.m. today; 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday, Cambridge. (309) 937-2633.

Christmas in Silvis
5-7:30 p.m., 1st Avenue and 11th Street. Free.

Illusionist Craig Karges
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. $10; free Augustana students. (309) 794-7306.


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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