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Friends of RPL First Friday Book Sale

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Main Library / Patron Lounge, 215 N. Wyman St.
Gently-used adult and children’s paperback books, audiobooks, CDs and more will be for sale.

Come early to get your hands on the best DEAL in town! Fresh inventory each month!

For more information, call 815-966-2721.
Pamela Dunlap, 815-987-6610

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8 p.m.

Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center 610 N Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
The 4th annual Halo Network MASH BASH, an event to raise funds to support EMS and fire first responders, will take place at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5th at Giovanni’s. The event is $25 per person and includes dinner, an event t-shirt and dog tags, and entertainment by Mr. Big Stuff. You may purchase a ticket for $5.00 to enter the event after 9:00 p.m. to enjoy the entertainment only.

“This is a great opportunity to get your friends and family together to salute our EMS and fire first responders and raise money for a good cause,” said E.J. Dilonardo, event organizer. “Our goal is to raise $7,500 at this year’s event and it will be used to purchase pre-hospital EMS training equipment.”

Giovanni’s will be transformed into a scene out of the hit television series M*A*S*H* complete with the Mess Hall, the Swamp and military equipment. Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite M*A*S*H* character or just dress casual and be ready for a great evening.
The Halo Network, NFP raises funds to support EMS and fire first responders in 15 counties across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Funds raised from this year’s event will help purchase pre-hospital EMS training equipment for the 15 county region which includes Rock, Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, Jo Davies, Whiteside, Ogle, Lee, Carroll, DeKalb, Bureau, Putnam, La Salle, Henry, and McHenry counties.
EMS training

Please visit www.mashbash.org to purchase tickets or call 1-815-988-9586 for more details.

Please visit www.mashbash.org to purchase tickets or call 1-815-988-9586 for more details.

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Trinity UMC Fall Rummage Sale

September 3-5th: 8-5 p.m.; September 6th: 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Trinity United Methodist Church 2600 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport IL
Trinity United Methodist Church 2600 W. Pearl City Rd. , Freeport, IL will hold their fFall Rummage Sale on September 3rd-5tgh 8:00 a.m. - 5 :00 p.m. and September 6th from 8:00 a.m. - noon $1/bag on Saturday. Lunch stand available. There's something for everyone.

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Word of Art Exhibition and Book Release Reception

Friday, September 5, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Celebration Room of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 920 Third Avenue, Rockford, IL
Word of Art is an exceptional collaboration of authors and artists from Illinois and Wisconsin. Over fifty authors submitted more than one hundred stories, essays, and poems. Artists then selected thirty of those submissions to create an inspired canvas using the medium of their choice. The words and artwork will be published in a beautiful hard cover, full color book.

Lovers of art and the written word, as well as the general public, are invited to come to the reception to meet the authors and artists, see their original work on display, listen while authors read their words, and purchase a book for your library ($15 for In Print members/$20 for nonmembers). Attendees will also have an opportunity to vote on the Best in Show for word/artwork collaboration. Appetizers, desserts, coffee, water, and lemonade will be served.
For more information regarding the Word of Art book or reception, please contact Mary Lamphere at WordofArt@inprintwriters.com.

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Golf Fundraiser

10:00 am

Lost Nation Golf Club, 6931 S. Lost Nation Road, Dixon, IL 61021
Benefit for Easter Seals Therapeutic School and Center for Autism, Rockford and Rocvale Children's Home, Rockford. Please call Mary at 815-965-6745 for information. Individuals and teams are invited to attend. Golf Hole Sponsorships are available.
Mary at 815-965-6745

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Music on the Mall

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Edgebrook Shops in front of Mary's Market
Come experience live music at its best! Many local musicians will be performing their latest tunes for you to enjoy. This special night will be hosted by Mary’s Market and located right outside their café. Food and drinks will be available. Bring your own chair and a date, family, or friends and come enjoy a summer full of music! For more information include band schedule, visit edgebrookshops.com
Darcy Hanson 815-398-8957 dhanson@oputcompanies.com

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