Disney on Ice coming to Moline Nov. 14-17


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Originally Posted Online: Sept. 03, 2013, 11:09 pm
Last Updated: Sept. 04, 2013, 12:32 am
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com

The next Disney on Ice show -- "Passport to Adventure" -- will skate into the iWireless Center Nov. 14 through 17 for seven performances.

The ice spectacular features Disney favorites Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the worlds of Disney's "The Lion King," "The Little Mermaid," "Peter Pan" and "Lilo & Stitch."

You can explore the Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa; voyage under the sea with Ariel and all her aquatic friends; tour London with Peter Pan and Wendy, before flying to Never Land; and travel to Hawaii to visit Lilo and Stitch.

"Passport to Adventure" features an international team of award-winning figure skaters, high-energy choreography and a colorful set that captures all four unique worlds, according to a release.

Tickets for Disney On Ice ($16 to $51) are on sale at Ticketmaster.com, the iWireless Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000. To learn more about Disney On Ice, visit disneyonice.com.



















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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