Daily planner, Dec. 9, 2012


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

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

Geneseo Tour of Homes
12:30-4 p.m., Geneseo. $10. (309) 944-6403.

Children's Christmas Market and Cookie Walk
9-11 a.m., First Christian Church, 1826 16th St., Moline. (309) 762-8889.

Heartland Central Model Railroad Open House
Noon-3:30 p.m., Major Art & Hobby, 201 E. 2nd St., Davenport. Free. (563) 370-3862.

Khandu, Anergrams, Woglake
8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5. (309) 200-0978.

Catfish Jazz Society Jam Party
3-7 p.m., Knights Of Columbus Hall, 1111 W. 35th St., Davenport. Free. (563) 391-1532.

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

Jason Carl
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Season of Light Planetarium Show (ages 8 and older)
2 p.m., John Deere Planetarium, Augustana College, 820 38th St., Rock Island. Free. (309) 794-7327. Reservations requested.

Why Quilts Matter: History, Art and Politics (tour And documentaries)
1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. film, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Christmas Greenery and Decorations Sale for the Animal Aid Humane Society
1-3 p.m., Petco, 4411 16th St., Moline. (309) 797-6550.

"Heart of Christmas" (cantata)
5:30 p.m., Colona United Methodist Church, 1709 Cleveland Road. Free. (309) 792-1661.

Quad City Wind Ensemble and The Big River Brass Band Holiday Concert
3 p.m., Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, West High and North Gaines streets, Davenport. (563) 333-6251.

Messiah (Handel Oratorio Society, Handel Oratorio Society Chamber Orchestra)
2 p.m., Centennial Hall, Augustana College, 3703 7th Ave., Rock Island. $20; $16 seniors; $10 students, children and Augustana faculty and staff; free junior high and high school students and their families. (309) 794-7306.

Luminary Christmas and 100th anniversary celebration
5 p.m., Living Hope Community Church, 216 W. Hayes St., Davenport. Free. (563) 326-4673.

Chanukah program
4-6 p.m., between Ultimate Chocolates and Yankee Candle, NorthPark Mall, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Free. (563) 355-1065.

All-you-can eat breakfast
7:30-11:30 a.m., Silvis Masonic Lodge 898, 1304 5th Ave. $5; $2.50 children.

St. Nick Cookie Walk and Bake Sale
10-11:30 a.m., Cleary Hall, St. Anne Parish, 1705 6th St., East Moline. (309) 755-5071.

"Nutcracker" (Ballet Quad Cities)
1 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $12, $17, $27, $35. (800) 745-3000.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. (309) 755-5622.

"13 The Musical"
2 p.m., Center for Living Arts, 2008 4th Ave., Rock Island. $10. (309) 788-5433.

Soup luncheon
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Galva Arts Council, 128 Exchange St. (309) 932-3437.

Christmas in LeClaire
10 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown. Free. (563) 289-4880, info@visitleclaire.com.

"Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical" (children's show)
Noon (preceded by buffet), Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $20; $18 students and groups of 12 or more. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2.

















 




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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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