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Healthy Halloween

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10/28/2017 - Starts: 1:00 PM - Ends: 3:00 PM
UIC Health Sciences Campus - Rockford 1601 Parkview Avenue Rockford, IL 61107
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford Pediatric Interest Group invites you to the annual Healthy Halloween, elementary activities, on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford., 1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL 61107. Join us in your favorite costume and enter the costume contest, enjoy healthy snacks, play Halloween games, and have tons of fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
For questions email vbozek2@uic.edu.
Veronika Bozek

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Black & White Night Reenactment Concert

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10/28/2017 - Starts: 7:00 PM - Ends: 11:00 PM
Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St. Rockford, IL 61102
On September 30, 1987, Roy Orbison performed his legendary ‘Black & White Night” concert at Coconut Grove in Los Angeles. The ‘backup’ band included such celebrities as Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Jackson Browne, J.D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, K.D. Lang, Jennifer Warnes, and Bonnie Raitt. A host of VIPs such as Billy Idol, Patrick Swayze, Sandra Bernhard, and Kris Kristofferson made up the audience.
On October 28th, Klehm Arboretum will host a Halloween-season ‘Black & White Night” recreation with the Trinadora Rocks! band. Ron Holm will sing Roy’s songs, and Jannie Nelson, Tim Austin, and John Bishoff channel Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Paul McCartney, Julie London, and a host of other stars. Klehm’s Visitor Center will echo with the sounds of even more celebrities than Coconut Grove did 30 years ago. Light snacks, full cash bar, comfortable listening accommodations, and a fine dance floor will round out the night. Costumes encouraged!
Admission: $15
$20 at the door, if any tickets are left
Call 815-965-8146 for will-call registration.
Held in the Klehm Arboretum Visitor Center.
Carrie Schommer 815-965-8146

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Family Fun Fall Festival!

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10/28/2017 - Starts: 2:00 PM - Ends: 5:00 PM
Bethany Presbyterian Church, Loves Park, IL
Join us a for our annual Family Fun Fall Festival! Bounce houses, fun food, games & prizes, super talented Mr. Balloon Hands, Loves Park Fire Truck and firefighters, K-9 Police Unit and demonstration, and more! 2-5PM Saturday, Oct. 28
Tim Krug
(815) 877-8001

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Event Dates and Times

10/13/2017 - 1/28/2018
Rockford Art Museum 711 N. Main St. Rockford
A collection of photographs, videos, and literature exploring 1960s biker subculture. Opening night on Fri 10/14 includes a motorcycle rally in the Rockford Art Museum parking lot.

Admission: $7/adults, $3/kids

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"Scarecrows on Parade"

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10/12/2017 - 10/28/2017
Mill Road and E. State Street in downtown Cherry Valley
Crow about Cherry Valley with the 5th annual "Scarecrows on Parade" event sponsored by the Friends of the Cherry Valley Public Library. Over 50 scarecrows have been adopted by local businesses, families, and organizations and are on display on lamp posts throughout the main streets of the village. Scarecrow viewers are encouraged to vote for their favorite scarecrows at $1.00 per vote. Vote as many times as you would like at the library, online at www.cherryvalleylib.org, or at select area businesses. Don't miss this festive and fun fall tradition!
Jane Lenser, Cherry Valley Public Library, 815-332-5161, janel@cherryvalleylib.org

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"Fall into Books" Used Book Sale

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10/21/2017 - 10/29/2017
Cherry Valley Public Library, 755 E. State St., Cherry Valley, IL
Come shop at the enormous and well-organized used book sale at the Cherry Valley Public Library, 755 E. State St. in Cherry Valley. There is something for everyone!
• Fri., Oct. 20, Noon-3:00 pm--Preview Sale ($5 fee for Friends of the Library membership required)
• Sat., Oct. 21 – Fri., Oct. 27—Regular Sale
• Sat., Oct. 28—Half Price Sale
• Sun., Oct. 29--$2/Bag Sale
It is time to stock up on books, magazines, and movies for the cold winter ahead! Come shop the Friends of the Cherry Valley Library’s used book sale for a great selection that is organized for easy browsing. Except for the special times for the Preview Sale, the book sale is open during regular library hours—Monday –Thursday from 9:00 am-8:00 pm; Friday and Saturday from 9:00-5:00 pm; and Sunday from 1:00-5:00 pm. For more information, call 815-332-5161 or visit the Library’s website at www.cherryvalleylib.org.
Cherry Valley Public Library, 815-332-5161

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Village of Machesney Park and Parks Chamber Annual Fall Fest Touch a truck and trunk and treat Event

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10/28/2017 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Machesney Park Town Center( former Machesney Park Mall- North side) Machesney Park, Il
Free event for kids dress up in Halloween costumes and see and touch all kinds of trucks including fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, dump trucks, school bus, garbage truck, semi's and more! There will be a goblin egg hunt, costume contest Veebo's Pizza and Kona Ice will be there too so you can purchase a delicious lunch!
Call Diana at 815-633-399 to register for the egg hunt and costume contest! deadline to register is October 25th

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Black and White Night Reenactment

Event Dates and Times

10/28/2017 - Starts: 7:00 PM - Ends: 11:00 PM
Klehm Arboretum 2715 N. Main St. Rockford
The night includes a reenactment of Roy Orbison's Black and White Night originally held in 1987 at Coconut Grove, Los Angeles. Trinadora Rocks! will play Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Paul McCartney, Julie London and others. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Admission: $15

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8th Annual Milton Malt & Hops Fest

Event Dates and Times

10/28/2017 - Starts: 6:00 PM - Ends: 9:00 PM
The Gathering Place 715 Campus St. Milton WI
Join us October 28th from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm for a beer and wine tasting event is open to the public and will be held at The Gathering Place.

You are now able to pre-purchase your tickets via PayPal, and get the reduced rate of $35 ($45 at the door)

Your admission includes tasting of more than 80 beers, wines, and ciders ,Come celebrate our local breweries and wineries as well as those hard to find beers!

A heavy appetizer spread and music by the The Bathtub Mothers

You will not be disappointed with this fun filled event!

Buy your tickets today online at www.maccit.com under "MACC Events."
Milton Area Chamber of Commerce 608-868-6222 execdir@maccit.com

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Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle Stage Caregivers

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10/28/2017 - Starts: 9:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Senior Resource Center, 206 East Stephenson Street, Freeport, Il 61032
In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this 3 part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s.
Lorita Ooyen

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The Wizard of Oz

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Coronado Performing Arts Center 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101
Attend the complete 1939 classic film “The Wizard of Oz,” as the RSO performs the beloved soundtrack! New technology allows the original vocals and dialogue to remain intact while the score is performed live by the full orchestra, providing a brand-new way to immerse yourself in the wonders of Oz, the perfect family entertainment.

Rockford Symphony Orchestra, 815-965-0049, info@rockfordsymphony.com

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