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St. John's UCC of Belvidere Women's Retreat

8:30 am to 12:00 pm

St. John's United Church of Christ 401 N. Main St. Belvidere IL 61008
St. John’s UCC of Belvidere will be hosting “At the Window” A retreat on Prayer. This Women’s spiritual retreat will be on Saturday October 25th 2014 from 8:30am to 12:00pm. Cost is $5.00 per lady.
Come enjoy this enriching retreat presented by Rev. Dr. Martha Brunell

Rev. Muriel Morley Jahn
815-544-3773

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Ultra-Deep Field Art Exhibit

Opening Reception, Friday, October 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm; Gallery open October 20-November 14

Rockford University Art Gallery, Clark Arts Center, 5050 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61108
Artists: Daniel Baird, Sarah and Joseph Belknap, Katie Bell, Bill Conger, Laura Davis, Adam Farcus, Bob Jones, Holly Murkerson, Erin Washington
Curated by Jason Judd, Ultra-Deep Field is a group exhibition that considers the inadequacy of representing desire, time, and scale by way of hand. Though the artwork spans sculpture, photography, drawing, and video, the pieces posture themselves as self-evident, allowing the literal to be experienced as poetic. In the exhibition, Joseph Belknap lights Sarah Belknap’s cigarette using the sun, Bill Conger stencils an exact replica of a poem written by his 8 year old son, while Erin Washington’s 9 x 12 black acrylic panel documents the process of her hand healing by using her injured hand to draw itself. To this end, Ultra-Deep Field suggests possibilities of how to reorient one’s body with the everyday world that acts upon it.
The Rockford University Art Gallery is located in the Clark Arts Center on Rockford University’s campus at 5050 East State Street, Rockford. Gallery Hours are Monday – Thursday, 3 – 6 p.m. and by appointment.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. Clark Arts Center is wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact the Rockford University Box Office at 815-226-4100 or Molly Carter, Gallery Director at 815-226-4105, M.Carter@Rockford.edu
Molly Carter, 815-226-4105,MCarter@rockford.edu

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Bootiful Saturday in Downtown Freeport

Saturday, October 25 at 10:00am - 1:00pm

Lindo Theatre - Classic Cinemas 115 S Chicago Ave, Freeport, Illinois 61032
Dress those cuties up in their Halloween costume and bring them downtown Freeport for a bootiful time!

First, take your little goblins to Lindo Theatre at 10 a.m. for a free movie.

Then, trick-or-treat at participating downtown stores. The public is invited to see all the scary, fun, unique, silly and cute costumes.

The event is FREE and fun for the whole family!

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Freeport Train of Terror

Train of terror departs at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm. on October 11, 18th, and 25th.

Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad - Train of Terror 2954 S. Walnut Rd Freeport, IL 61032
Each night, the harsh light of reality fades into darkness, but there is nothing in the dark that is not there in the light. Or is there? On certain October nights, the darkness casts only a thin veil over your primeval fears. This veil is pierced by the twin steel rails of the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad.

The train of terror embarks upon those rails into a surreal realm haunted by ghosts, ghouls, vampires, zombies and other pillars of the undead community. Through the years, many terrors have been visited upon the passengers of this train. Is your nightmare an insane killer with a bloody machete and flaming torch? Perhaps it's a ghost ship whose pirate crew barrages you with cannon fire. Maybe it's imprisoned lost souls laboring away in an eternity of despair. All of these have been seen in past years.

What does this year hold for travelers? Ride the train and find out... if you dare.

Train of Terror Fare: $8

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Alpine Academy Fall Vendor & Craft fair

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Alpine Academy of Rockford, 5001 Forest View Ave, Rockford Il 61108
Join us for all of your favorite "Home Party" vendors, like Tastefully Simple, 31 Bags, Gold Canyon Candles, etc in one spot. Plus there will be crafts and home baked goods for sale. Alpine Academy of Rockford Fall Vendor and Craft Fair. If you are interested in having a booth, contact Jody Gowan at 9815) 227-8894 or e-mail our school at Laaoffice@yahoo.com
Jody Gowan (815) 227-8894 or Laaoffice@yahoo.com

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Welcome Star Lodge #36 & Princess Zorah Chapter #20

4:30 pm

Lino's Restaurant of Rockford 5611 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108
Masonic Family Annual Banquet (P.H.A.)
Theme – “Unification” Brothers and Sisters dwelling together in unity
Speaker Bishop John F. Senter
Dr. Sterling E. Blackmon
815-978-4393

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Roast Pork Dinner

4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

faith United Methodist Church 325 S. Stott St., Genoa IL 60135
Faith United Methodist Church announces a Roast Pork Dinner on Saturday, October 25th from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be a complete Roast Pork Dinner as well as a salad and dessert bar! The cost is $10.00 for adults, children ages 6 through 12 years old will cost $5.00, children 5 years old and younger are free! Carry outs will be available. Please call 815-784-5598 for Carry outs or more information.

Tickets can be purchased that evening. Faith United Methodist Church is located at 325 South Stott Street in Genoa, Illinois. The public is invited to all events. For more information contact Gene Bradford 815.784.5598
Gene Bradford 815.784.5598

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Nightmare from North St.

Dusk Till Midnight

601 Dundee Ave, East Dundee, IL 60118
Located at the 16 acre Santa’s Village Azoosment Park, this ultra-adrenaline trip into the macabre is returning for its third consecutive year— bigger than ever. Yes, that place. That same happy, colorful place we all remember from our Chicagoland childhoods will be transformed once again into a tale of terror at night. Welcome to the Nightmare from North St.
Its locale is what makes this such a unique haunted attraction. We all want to enter the amusement park at night to catch a glimpse at something otherworldly. It is that unique experience the staff at Nightmare is poised to deliver. With over 60 intense actors, set designers, and support staff, the haunt falls more along the lines of a nightly theatrical performance sure to scare the bejeevies out anyone who comes to visit. New attractions for 2014 include the all new Morbid Manor, and Twisted Madness adventures.
The Nightmare from North Street is a family –friendly destination for young teenagers on up.
The haunt opens October.3rd and runs through November 1st on Fridays and Saturdays from dusk until midnight. Admission is $14.00 with a dollar discount for bringing a can of human or pet food for local charity. Visit nightmarefromnorthst.com for more information on how to plan your trip.

Russell Geminn
Nightmarefromnorthst.com
Ph: (847) 791-4336

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Bully Bash 2014

4-10 p.m.

Teen Turf 235 W Main St, Amboy, IL 61310
Bully Bash 2014 is coming to Amboy, Illinois. Teen Turf will be hosting this event on October 25, 2014 from 4 PM till 10 PM.
Jr. High and High Schoolers, bring your family and friends. It is FREE! Help raise awareness against bullying and teen suicide. There will be a whole hog raffled off. Tickets are $5.00 each or 6 for $25.00. A hay ride, Dance and Halloween Costume Contest will be held, so dress up in costume. Many door prizes will be given through out the night. Food will be available for purchase. There will be a balloon drop, limbo, cookie walk, and so much more! Please come out and help us raise awareness. There is so much bullying going on and we need more people like YOU to help us bash out Bullying!

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