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.


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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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