Daily planner, Dec. 4, 2012


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Davenport Community Schools Holiday Concert
7:30 p.m., Vickie Anne Palmer Hall, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 115 W. 7th St., Davenport. Free.

All Bands Concert and 8th Grade Band Festival
7 p.m., Moline High School, 3600 Avenue of The Cities. (309) 743-1624.

Blues Cafe with Ellis Kell and Bret Dale
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333.

Community Band
7:30 p.m., Hawk's Nest, Second Floor, Building 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. (563) 332-5879.

Student recital
7:30 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6251.

"Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (film)
4 p.m., Rock Island Library, 401 19th St. Free. (309) 732-7323.

Wednesday

Oscar in the AfterNoon (Academy Award-Winning Film)
2 p.m., Davenport Library, 6000 Eastern Ave. Free. (563) 326-7832.

(Open [Mike) Interruption] comedy open-mic night
8-11 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 200-0978.

Chicken Dinner
4:30-7 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $6. (309) 762-1126.

Wisenheimer (uncensored long-form improv)
8-9:30 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. Ages 18 and older. $5. (309) 786-1111.

Joy of Christmas Past and Present (The Ascension Singers, The Augustana Brass Ensemble, Larry Peterson)
7:30 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 628 6th St., Andover. Free. (309) 521-8127.

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

Ken Paulsen Quartet
6-9 p.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. (563) 386-1900.

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

Flute and Clarinet Choir
8 p.m., Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building, Augustana College, 3520 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7306.

Goya, Karissa Buchman
7 p.m., Larson Hall, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, Augustana College, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free.

Racing Left and Right: How Color-Blind Narratives Impact Activists Across the Political Spectrum, Dr. Meghan Burke
4:30-5:30 p.m., Room 17-18, Carlsson Evald Hall, Augustana College, 3601 7th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7210.



















 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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