Daily planner, Dec. 7, 2012


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

Lucia Nights
6-9 p.m., Bishop Hill. (309) 927-3345.

Gallery Hop!
5-9 p.m., The District, Rock Island. Free. (309) 788-6311.

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

"Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
10 a.m. (show only), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10.50; $9.50 groups of 12 and more; $9 Girl Scouts Saturday only. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

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

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

"God With Us" (musical drama)
7 p.m. today and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday, Wildwood Church, 18717 Hubbard Road, East Moline. Free. (309) 496-9397.

"Christmas Carol" (play)
6:30 p.m., Washington Junior High School, 3300 18th Ave., Rock Island. Free. (309) 793-5915.

Christmas Showcase Concert (University Chorale, Chamber Singers, Symphonic Band, SAU-Community Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, STAMVOJA, Bee Sharp)
7 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High Street and North Gaines Street, Davenport. Free. (563) 333-6251.

Wheel 'n' Steppers Square Dance
7:30 p.m., Square & Round Dance Hall, 323 1/2 17th St., Bettendorf. $9 couple; $8 couple members. (563) 445-6625.

Lost Country Dancers' Dance
7:30-11 p.m., American Legion Post 246, 1623 15th St., Moline. $5. (309) 764-9357.

Karl and the Country Dutchmen (Eastern Chapter Polka Club of Iowa Christmas Dance)
7:30-11:30 p.m., Walcott Coliseum, 116 E. Bryant St., Walcott. $8; free ages 21 and younger. (563) 285-5989.

Darlene Breuwet
5:30-8:30 p.m., Oak View Country Club, 1601 SW 3rd Ave., Aledo. (309) 582-7916.

ComedySportz Quad Cities (improv)
7 p.m., Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island. $12; $10 advance. (309) 786-1111, info@establishmenttheatre.com, establishmenttheatre.com.

QC Weird Up (Northern Midwest Hip-Hop Showcase)
9 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Yet to be Named (Illowa Community Folk Dance)
7:30-10:30 p.m., Singing Bird Nature Center, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. donations accepted. (309) 788-8986, (309) 788-5143.

Davenport Vineyard Church Concert
7-9 p.m., Community Stage, River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-1333, feedback@rivermusicexperience.org, rivermusicexperience.org.

Holly Days
5:30-8 p.m. today (5:30 p.m. parade); 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aledo. Free. (309) 582-2751.

Night of Illusions (female impersonators)
8 p.m., The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

Open-mic coffeehouse
7-10 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 1600 20th St., Rock Island. Donations accepted. (309) 788-3776.

Country-Western dance
7-11 p.m., Silver Spur Dance Hall, 1230 15th Ave., East Moline. $7. (309) 269-4235.

"13 The Musical"
7 p.m. today; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Center For Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 788-5433, info@center4living.com, center4living.com.

Village of East Davenport Christmas Walk
6-9 p.m.; 9 p.m. Saturday Fireworks, Mound Street and 11th Street. (563) 323-8868, villageofeastdavenport.com.

Christmas in LeClaire
10 a.m.-8 p.m. today and Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, downtown. Free. (563) 289-4880, info@visitleclaire.com.

Fish fry
5-8 p.m., American Legion Post 569, 515 W. 1st Ave., Milan. (309) 787-4149.
















 



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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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