Daily planner, Nov. 17, 2012


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Euchre tournament For the Heartland Havoc '96 Girls' softball team
7 p.m., East End Bolders Club, 3712 4th Ave., Moline. $15. (309) 787-0712, (309) 787-2545.

Nick Vasquez (Musical Happy Hour)
4:30-6 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

3 Years Hollow, The Lifeline, The Wreckage, The Blushing Gun
7:30 p.m., Redstone Room, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $8. (563) 326-1333.

"Nice Family Gathering" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Sunday, Richmond Hill Barn Theatre, HK Robinson Drive and South Stewart Street, Geneseo. $10. (309) 944-2244.

QC Rock Academy concert
2 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Cookie walk
Noon-2 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1230 5th Ave., Moline. (309) 764-3517.

Model Railroad Club open house
1-5 p.m., Midwest Trains, 1114 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 359-1427.

Festival of Trees
RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $8; $6 ages 60 and older; $3 ages 2-10. (563) 324-3378.

Free admission at Figge
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-7804.

Farm Fresh Roller Girls vs. Cedar Rapids Roller Girls (The First Spanksgiving Bout)
7-9 p.m., QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance; free ages 10 and younger. (309) 788-5912.

Festival of Trees Holiday Parade
11 a.m., 3rd Street and Pershing Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 324-3378.

Quarter Auction for the Bettendorf American Legion Post 154, Auxilary and Legion Riders
2 p.m., American Legion Post 26, 702 W. 35th St., Davenport. (563) 529-6921, (563) 210-0188.

Follow the Star Holiday Bazaar
8 a.m.-noon, Aledo United Methodist Church, 301 N. College Ave. Free. (309) 582-2169.

Kings, The Easy Mark, Snogulated Pig, My Pal Trigger
7 p.m., Performance Hall, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5. (563) 326-1333.

Holiday Pops (Mark Wood, Quad City Symphony Orchestra, Sanctuary Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Holiday Pops Children's Chorus and Youth Orchestra)
7:30 p.m., i wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $15, $25, $37, $47 ($13, $23, $37, $47 ages 3-12 and 60 and older). (800) 745-3000.

"Best Man" (drama)
8 p.m. today; 2 p.m. Sunday, The District Theatre, 1611 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $15. (309) 235-1654.

"Tempest" (drama)
7 p.m., Rockridge High School, 14110 134th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. $5. (309) 793-8020.

Public Access cable seminar
10 a.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free.

Lighting on the Commons
3:30-6:30 p.m., John Deere Commons, 17th Street and River Drive, Moline. Free.

Basement to Attic sale
8 a.m.-2 p.m., Cleary Hall, St. Anne Parish, 1705 6th St., East Moline. (309) 755-3197.

Lucky Dog Classic for Jason's Box (No-limit Texas Hold 'Em tournament)
6 p.m., Arsenal Island Golf Course Clubhouse, 1838 Gillespie St., Rock Island Arsenal. $50 buy-in; $20 add-on.

Winter Wonderland bazaar for Toys for Tots
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. Free. (309) 230-2331.

Benefit for Cindy Case
2-7 p.m., Leisure Time Billiards, 845 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline.

"Amahl and The Night Visitors" (Opera@Augustana)
7 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. $12; $10 seniors and non-Augustana students; $8 ages 12 and younger and Augustana students, faculty and staff. (309) 794-7306.

"Christmas Express" (comedy)
7:30 p.m. today; 3 p.m. Sunday, Playcrafters Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline. $10. (309) 762-0330.

Kidz Day with Lojo Russo
10:30 a.m.-noon, Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. $5; free ages 12 and younger (children must be accompanied). (563) 326-1333.

Rock Island Rotary Music Fest (The Blackstones, Keep Off The Grass)
6-10 p.m., Community Center, 2701 E. 1st St., Milan. $25; includes dinner.

Michael Quaintance Trio
7-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 762-1126.

Benefit breakfast for Josh Hall
6-11 a.m., St. Anthony Church, 1386 252nd St., Matherville. Free-will donation. (309) 582-7500.

Vendor Fair and Craft Show
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Newcomb Presbyterian Church, 2619 N. Division St., Davenport. Free. (563) 940-5206.

"It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today, Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. $20. (309) 794-7306.

Fish and Chicken Fry
4-8 p.m., Fire Station, 602 Broadway St., New Boston. Donation.

Night Sky Viewing (Popular Astronomy Club)
Dusk-11:30 p.m., Parking Lot, Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley. Free. (309) 797-3120.
















 




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