Daily planner, Dec. 29, 2012


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"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.

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

Chuck Murphy
9 p.m.-1 a.m., The Doc's Inn, 985 Avenue Of The Cities, Silvis. Free. (309) 281-1008.

Barlowe and James
Skinny Legs BBQ, 2020 W. 1st St., Milan. Free. (309) 787-1117.

Highfives and Handshakes, Fairhaven, The Statistix
7 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

Caught In the Act!
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Generations Bar & Grill, 4100 4th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 757-1331.

Public Skate
11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m,. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30-10:30 a.m., 2-4 p.m., 6-8 p.m., and 8:15-10:15 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m., 6-8 p.m., and 8:15-10:15 p.m. Friday; noon-2 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., and 5-8 p.m. today; 3-5 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, The River's Edge, 700 W. River Drive, Davenport. $5 admission; $3 skate rental. (563) 328-7275.

Jim Pransky book-signing ("Championship Expectations")
Noon-2 p.m., The Book Rack, 4764 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Free. (563) 355-2310.

Serious Business
9 p.m.-midnight, The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Bach Family Concert (Chamber Music Quad Cities)
7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation Of The Quad Cities, 3707 Eastern Ave., Davenport. $12; $5 students. (309) 797-0516.

Machine Gun Willie
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. (309) 798-2423.

Night People
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

Wild Oatz
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Mulligan's Valley Pub, 310 W. 1st Ave., Coal Valley. Free. (309) 799-7515.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance. (309) 786-1111.

FunkDaddies
8 p.m.-midnight, Edje Nightclub, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, I-280 and IL-92, Rock Island. Free. (309) 756-4600.

Grazin' District
Martini's on the Rock, 4619 34th St., Rock Island. (309) 732-1631.

Effie Afton, Sunset 4Ever
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $3. (309) 200-0978.

"Complete Works of William Shakespeare" (abridged) (comedy), Prenzie Players
10 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $5. (309) 786-1111.

RiverCity 6
7-10 p.m., Rhythm City Casino, 101 W. River Drive, Davenport. Free. (563) 441-7000.

Community drum circle with Terry Hanson
10:30 a.m.-noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; $2.50 ages 12 and younger. (563) 326-1333.

Sophistafunk, The Uniphonics
8 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

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

Mike Cochrane
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Quad Cities Comic Book Convention
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ramada Inn, 3020 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. Free. (309) 657-1599.

Save a Life Saturday (activities)
1-3 p.m., Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 324-1933.

Have Your Cake (Cake tribute)
9:30 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $6. (309) 793-1999.

Winter Blues Jam
6 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

100 Laughs (The Blacklist, improv) and Two Comedians (for adults)
9 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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