Daily planner, Dec. 3, 2012


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"Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
6:45 p.m. (preceded by buffet), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $18 students and groups of 12 and up. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

"Rome: Pharsalus" (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721, augustana.edu.

Staples' Picks for Techie Gadgets (Quad-Cities Computer Society)
7 p.m., Butterworth Education Center, 701 12th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 764-5570, joseph85_us@yahoo.com, butterworthcenter.com.

Arab Spring: Is It Spring or Winter?, Dr. Art Pitz (The Modern Middle East)
6:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (309) 793-1300, bettendorflibrary.com.

Black Hawk College Student Vocal Recital
7:30 p.m., Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 796-5478, butterworthcenter.com/deere-wiman-house.html.

Tuesday

Davenport Community Schools Holiday Concert
7:30 p.m., Vickie Anne Palmer Hall, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 115 W. 7th St., Davenport. Free. palmer.edu.

Christmas 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.

All Bands Concert and 8th Grade Band Festival
7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities. (309) 743-1624, mhs.molineschools.org.

Blues Cafe with Ellis Kell and Bret Dale
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Community Band
7:30 p.m., Hawk's Nest, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. (563) 332-5879, bhc.edu.

Student recital
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High Street and North Gaines Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6251, web.sau.edu/galvin.

"Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (film)
4 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-7323, rockislandlibrary.org.



















 



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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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