Daily planner, Dec. 13, 2012


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Hobbit party (ages 12-18)
5:30-7 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Bebop night
8-10 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

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

Branson on the Road: Christmas Style (Musical Variety)
7 p.m. today (show-only); 1 p.m. Friday (preceded by lunch), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $27.50; $22.50 in advance (today'sshow only); $41.28 matinee (Friday), (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Bettendorf Middle School Choir (Senior Day)
1:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Season of Light Planetarium Show (ages 8 and older)
7 p.m. Monday-Friday, John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7327. Reservations requested.

WVIK Community Advisory Board meeting
4-5 p.m., WVIK Studios, 38th Street and 8th Avenue, Rock Island. (309) 794-7500.

Lars Rehnberg (Live Lunch)
Noon-1 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Spaghetti Dinner
4-7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2153, 1721 7th St., Moline. $7. (309) 764-3344.

Mississippi Valley Directors of Volunteers in Agencies Christmas luncheon party (Ellis Kell, Dave Layton)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Davenport Library, 321 Main St. $10; free members. (309) 794-1100.

Main Squeeze
10 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave. $4. (309) 793-1999.

Disney on Ice: 100 Years Of Magic
7 p.m. today and Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $12, $33, $47 today; $15, $20, $33, $47 Friday-Sunday; $12 ages 2-12 for some shows. (800) 745-3000.

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

Raise the Roof Thursday
6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free, (563) 349-1870.

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

Birding Out West: Oregon, Utah and Northern California, Bret Langley (Quad City Audubon Society)
7 p.m., Butterworth Center, 1105 8th St., Moline. Free. (309) 799-7192.

Bee Sharp concert (Putnam Museum Guild Tea)
1:30 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 324-1933.

"Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
10 a.m. (show only), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10.50; $9.50 groups of 12 and more. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Lessons and Carols (Augustana Chamber Singers, Ascension Ringers)
4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Ascension Chapel, Founders' Hall, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7833.

Melismatics, Digital Deer
10:30 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3. (309) 200-0978.

Holiday choral concert
7:30 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue Of The Cities. (309) 743-1624.

Tim Stop
8 p.m.-midnight, The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue of the Cities, Silvis. Free. (309) 281-1008.

Drinkin' spelling bee (ages 21 and older)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5 spellers; $3 spectators. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

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 Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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