Daily planner, Dec. 12, 2012


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Chanukah Celebration
5:30 p.m., Chabad Lubavitch of the Quad Cities, 1880 E. 54th St., Davenport. $8; $5 children; $30 family, (563) 355-1065, jewishquadcities.com.

Jordan Danielsen (Live Lunch)
Noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Season of Light Planetarium Show (ages 8 and older)
7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-7327, helios.augustana.edu/astronomy. Reservations requested.

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

Wisenheimer (Uncensored Long-Form Improv) (ages 18 and older)
8-9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5, (309) 786-1111, info@establishmenttheatre.com, establishmenttheatre.com.

Tribute to Our Lady of Guadalupe
7-9 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free, (309) 794-8257, augustana.edu.

Nitecrawlers (Christmas Show)
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free, (563) 386-1900, newrustynail.com.

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

Bellydancing Class
12:30-1:30 p.m., QCSoDa, 1502 6th Ave, Moline. $10 per class or punchcard, (563) 343-0866, Jenahid@gmail.com, QCHippers.com.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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