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Peace Pole Painting Party

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4/28/2018 - Starts: 9:00 AM - Ends: 3:00 PM
Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden 2715 S. Main St. Rockford, IL 61102
Let’s make a Peace Pole for your garden! A Peace Pole will add color and creative flair to your flowerbeds. Come on out and learn how to make your personal Peace Pole garden art. It is a 4″x4″x44″ PVC Post sleeve. ArtbyKarla provides all the materials to create this project (except for varnish that takes overnight to dry). Space is limited for this class so don’t wait to buy your ticket. It may fill up fast. Also, this class takes around 5 hours to complete this project. Feel free to bring a lunch and or snacks. And don’t forget to bring your creativity!!! Taught by Karla Lombardo.
L'Toya Simpson, 815-965-8146, info@klehm.org

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MDA Muscle Walk of Rockford

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4/28/2018
Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Rockford
• MDA is leading the fight to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases that take away physical strength, independence and life. We use our collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for individuals from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America.
• MDA Muscle Walk is a life-changing event that strengthens families and communities. In more than 150 hometowns across America, every event includes a 1- to 3.1-mile lap designed for participants of all ages and abilities, including a wheelchair and equipment friendly course. Leading up to the event, participants and teams fundraise to help MDA find research breakthroughs across diseases, care for kids and adults from day one and empower families with services and support to live longer and grow stronger. Muscle Walk is more than a fundraising walk. It’s a powerful experience that forges lifelong connections, celebrates families and the barriers they overcome and turns hope into answers.

8:00am
Tori Jobski; 630.598.0700; tjobski@mdausa.org

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Celebrating Leonard Bernstein

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4/28/2018
Coronado Performing Arts Center 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101
This Rockford Symphony Orchestra concert celebrates the great Leonard Bernstein. The concert includes Divertimento, Chichester Psalms, Three Dance Episodes from On The Town, and Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.

7:30pm
Rockford Symphony Orchestra, 815-965-0049, info@rockfordsymphony.com