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 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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