Daily planner, Dec. 6, 2012

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"Vasermil" (Independent Movie Night)
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

"Altar Call" (drama)
8 p.m. today-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15, (309) 235-1654.

Solo Steppers (square and round dances)
7:30-10 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. 53rd St., Davenport. $4.50; $4 members. (309) 441-5880.

Entrepreneurship and the Global Marketplace, Michael Krull
6:30 p.m., Room 304, Hanson Hall of Science, Augustana College, 726 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Christmas in the Mail, Bill Hannon
2 p.m., Geneseo Library, 805 N. Chicago St. Free. (309) 944-6452.

"Screwy Cinema" (film)
6 p.m., Davenport Library, 3000 N. Fairmount St. Free. (563) 326-7832.

Lojo Russo (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Holiday Walk
4-8 p.m., College Hill, 14th Avenue at 30th Street and 38th Street, Rock Island. Free. (309) 788-0771.

Auditions for "Antigone" (The Prenzie Players)
6-9 p.m. today; 3-7 p.m. Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday callbacks, Quad Cities Theatre Workshop, 1730 Wilkes Ave., Davenport. (309) 738-8364.

Christmas at The Speakeasy (cabaret)
7 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $15; $13 advance. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Rock Island High School Jazz Band
6-8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Fashion Accessory Exchange for Friends of the People of Haiti
6:30-8 p.m., Believers Together Center, Christ the King Church, 3209 60th St., Moline. $10; $15 per couple. (309) 912-4888, (800) 939-4334.

Patrick Hughes (Republican Women of Rock Island County)
5 p.m. optional dinner; 6 p.m. speaker, Denny's, 2601 52nd Ave., Moline. (309) 799-7522.

Book Launch Party for "Cupcake Diaries: Emma, Smile and Say Cupcake" (grades 2-5)
6:30 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Building the American Dream: A Swedish Immigrant Carpenter, Contractor and Family in Moline, Dr. Curtis Roseman
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2440.

Rozz-Vox Open-Mic Night
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Songwriters @ The Renwick: A Benefit for Winnie's Place
6:30 p.m., Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport. $10. (563) 343-1008.

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train (The Claytones, Tracey Brown)
2 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. Five nonperishable food items or cash donation. (563) 332-5002.

Joyeux Noel (Independent and International Film Series)
7 p.m., Olin Auditorium, Augustana College, 733 35th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7721.

Open-mic night with Karl
9 p.m., Kilkenny's Pub, 300 W. 3rd St., Davenport. (563) 322-8584.

Candlelight Christmas Concert (Jeffrey Cohan, Mary Kae Waytenick, Walter Haedrich)
7 p.m., Church of Peace, 1114 12th St., Rock Island. Free-will offerings; free children. (309) 788-6357.

Story of Change film and gift swap
6:30-8:30 p.m., Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport. Free. (563) 336-8404.

Winter Bird Feeding
4:30 p.m., Eldridge Library, 200 N. 6th Ave., Eldridge. Free. (563) 285-4794.

Black Hawk College Holiday Choral Concert
7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 796-5478.

Orchestra Concert with 8th grade
7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. (309) 743-1624.

Jam session with John O'Meara and Friends
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Avey Brothers
9:30 p.m., Rascals, 1414 15th St., Moline. Free. (309) 797-9457.


Local events heading

  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.

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