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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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
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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