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Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107
Sara Pfannkuche will demonstrate open fire brewing of beer which was a common taskfor women in the 19th century tfor the health of their families. The second part will be the prairie Street Brewhouse showing artifacts and discuss Jonathon Peacock's start here in Rockford. visitors will get a chance to sample some unique brews TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 4. Adults $8 and members $6. Call 815 397-9112 or visit the Museum Gift Shop. No online ticket sales

Lonna Converso, 815397-9112

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 or call (815) 297-2293.

FHN Hospice Sponsoring Program

Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street in Freeport Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 11am
Best-selling author Tom Zuba will present Permission to Mourn: A New Way to Do Grief at a special free program presented by FHN Hospice this month.

For more information about FHN, please visit