Daily planner, Nov. 13, 2012


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Knit for Peace
6 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7315.

Pro-Colonial Dickens, Dr. Umme Al-Wazedi (Frieze Lecture Series)
2 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Women, Wealth and Wills, Trista Foster and Tiarr Sweere
4:30 p.m., Genesis Heart Institute, 1236 E. Rusholme St., Davenport. Free. (563) 421-6861.

United States Uprising: The Self-Emancipation of Slaves and the Spread of Jubilee After the Civil War, David Roediger
7 p.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6106.

Wildlife, PHOX, Digital Deer
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $8. (309) 200-0978.

Quad Cities Interfaith fundraising breakfast
7:30-8:30 a.m., Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, West Lombard Street and North Ripley Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 322-4910.

Fire as our Ally, Dave Murcia
Noon-1 p.m., Surrey Heights Fire Station, 5002 Crow Creek Road, Bettendorf. Free; $5 for optional lunch (RSVP). (563) 391-1403, ext. 3.

Europe: Progress Toward Stability?, J.D. Bindenagel
7-8:30 p.m., Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive. Free. (563) 344-4175.

Boy Scout Troop 315 Chili Supper
5-7 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 1212 W. Calhoun, Macomb. $6 adult, $3 children and $15 for a family.

Glenn Hickson
5:30-8:30 p.m., O'Melia's Supper Club, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. (309) 788-5635.

Wednesday

Pieta Brown and the Sawdust Collective, Sean Rowe
8 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $10. (563) 326-1333.

Kick-off presentation for The Child Next Door: Quad Cities Human Trafficking Conference
6:30-8 p.m., John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free.

Men of Fortune, American Dust, White Zephyr
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Vendor show
5-8 p.m., Moose Lodge, 4410 9th St., Rock Island. Free, (309) 793-1541.

Bethann Gavin (musical happy hour)
4-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Comedian Neil Hamburger (ages 18 and older)
8 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $8. (309) 786-1111.

"I Wanted to Live" (drama), Seton Middle School
6:30 p.m., Culemans Memorial Hall, 1400 16th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 764-5418.

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

Open mic and jam
6:30-9:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Lyle Beaver And Dave (Turkey Trot Dance)
7-10 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8. (563) 284-5165.

Free weatherization workshop
7 p.m., Sustainable Business Center, 2900 W S. St, Galesburg. Free, 309-343-1191.

Readers' theater by children
7 p.m., Moline Library, 3210 41st St. Free. (309) 524-2480.

Taco Dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $6. (309) 755-5622.

















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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