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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.

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