Daily planner, Dec. 4, 2012


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

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

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.

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

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

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

Wednesday

Oscar in the AfterNoon (Academy Award-Winning Film)
2 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free. (563) 326-7832.

(Open [Mike) Interruption] comedy open-mic night
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Chicken Dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $6. (309) 762-1126.

Wisenheimer (uncensored long-form improv)
8-9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Ages 18 and older. $5. (309) 786-1111.

Joy of Christmas Past and Present (The Ascension Singers, The Augustana Brass Ensemble, Larry Peterson)
7:30 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 628 6th St., Andover. Free. (309) 521-8127.

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

Ken Paulsen Quartet
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

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

Flute and Clarinet Choir
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Goya, Karissa Buchman
7 p.m., Larson Hall, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Racing Left and Right: How Color-Blind Narratives Impact Activists Across the Political Spectrum, Dr. Meghan Burke
4:30-5:30 p.m., Room 17-18, Carlsson Evald Hall, Augustana College, 3601 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7210.



















 



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  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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