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.



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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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