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5K Tractor Trot

Malta, IL
The 2015 Tractor Trot race will take place on June 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. The proceeds will be donated to the DeKalb County Community Gardens.
DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) is an innovative approach to end hunger and food insecurity in DeKalb County, by providing access to fresh, local, sustainably-grown organic vegetables for all who may be in need. DCCG manages over 15 acres of growing space. In two short years DCCG has produced nearly ten tons of food donated to local food pantries, day care centers, schools, community meal locations, senior citizen centers and housing units, as well as to the meals on wheels program. DCCG has gardens all over the County, with over 200 raised beds as well as large acreages.

Cris / 847-495-2278 / /

Charity Bootcamp

633 Harlem Rd. Machesney Park, IL 61115
Bootcamp hosted by Precision Sports Training at Wight Tumble Academy. $1 minimum donation to attend. $2 open gym for the kids. Contact us to sign up! We are also on facebook.


Rock Valley College Registration Event

Rock Valley College Student Center on RVC's Main Campus (3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford)
The weather is turning colder, but believe it or not it’s time to start thinking spring! Registration for spring classes is now open and we are here to help you.

Get help building a schedule and registering for spring classes!

We’ll have extra staff on-hand in the Student Center (check-in at the Information Center) to help you! Questions about this event? Give us a call at 815-921-4250 for more information.

Melvin Allen, 815-921-4262

High Wheeler Train Show

Harper College Sports Center, Building M 1200 West Algonquin Road, Palatine, IL 60067
Great event for both families and model railroading enthusiasts. FREE kids admission with online coupon. This model railroading show features 20 unique running layouts. NEW for 2015 Kids’ Only Make ‘n Take clinic sponsored by Walthers, free with admission. Details and pre-registration at Other free kids’ activities include coloring and crafts. Parking is free and the show is handicap accessible. Please note this event is cash only.
Admission—Cash Only: Adults (13 & older)-$9, Seniors (65 & over)-$7 Kids (5 thru 12) -$2 FREE with Online Coupon, Kids under 5-FREE

Jim Osborn
P: 815-578-8315 or 847-370-7121

Rick Nielsen: Teaching Cheap Tricks at The Music Academy

The Music Academy, 226 S. 2nd St.
Rick will teach tricks of the music business to 6 Music Academy and RAMI students. Miles Nielsen will perform a 30-minute opening act joined for one selection by his dad Rick. "Pic with Rick" reception follows for preferred seating patrons only.

Gerrie Gustafson, 815/968-7799