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, 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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