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The Depot Stove Gang Model Railroad Club

Lena-Winslow Elementary, Junior High and High School gymnasiums and cafeterias. Saturday February 27 and Sunday February 28, 2016 10:00 am-4:00 pm on Saturday, February 27 10:00 am- 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 28
The Depot Stove Gang Model Railroad Club proudly announces our 28th Annual Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet on February 27 & 28, 2016. We will have over 30,000 square feet of operating displays, railroad memorabilia and model railroad merchandise. Our show will fill the Lena-Winslow Elementary, Junior High and High School gymnasiums and cafeterias. This is a great event for kids of all ages.

For further information, please contact Roger Schamberger at (815)-238-7888 or email him at rscham@hotmail.com.


2016 Spring Author Fair

Freeport Public Library Saturday, April 2 2016 10am - 2pm
Tables are about five feet long. Refreshments will be offered throughout the day, and Jill Austin from Barefoot Editing in Minnesota will be speaking at 1 p.m. on, “Common Mistakes Authors Make When Self-Publishing. “ Authors are requested to keep their tables open until 2 p.m.

To register for a table, please e-mail Kim McIver at qsouls@hotmail.com or call (815) 297-2293.


Monkey Joe’s Birthday Party

6663 E. State Street Rockford, IL 61108
Monkey Joe’s, a children’s entertainment center filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announces its annual Monkey Joe’s Birthday Party celebration, taking place this year on Presidents’ Day, February 15. The event will serve as a customer appreciation day for all of Monkey Joe’s loyal customers and families. The event will include $7 admission, face-painting, the chance to win an 8-pack birthday party and a special birthday party celebration complete with cookies, $1 pizza slices, $1 small drinks, and $1 popcorn.

(815) 399-5637



Genoa Faith UMC Cooking Class

Faith United Methodist Church 325 South Stott Street Genoa, IL
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Faith United Methodist Church
325 South Stott Street
Genoa, IL

For pre-schoolers through 5th graders.

Kira Lyle 815-784-5143


The Lion King Kids

Dakota High School 300 Campus Dr, Dakota, IL 61018
7:00p.m.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Dakota High School
300 Campus Dr, Dakota, IL 61018

Adult tickets, $5. Student tickets, $3.

815- 449-2812


Trunk-n-Treat

Kishwaukee Baptist Church 2742 9th Street Rockford, IL 61109
5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Kishwaukee Baptist Church
2742 9th Street
Rockford, IL 61109