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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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