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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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