Community Calendars

July 1, 1993

Ongoing Attractions

Burpee Museum of Natural History – 737 N. Main St. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m., Sun. $5/$4/free/Wed. free. Info: 815-965-3433.

Discovery Center Museum – 711 N. Main St. Sun., noon-5 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5/$4. Featuring “Get the Message: An Interactive Exhibit Focusing on the History of Communication” thru Sept. 9. Info: 815-963-6769.

Tinker Swiss Cottage – 411 Kent St. Tours 1, 2, 3 p.m., Tues.-Fri. & Sun. $5/$4. Info: 815-964-2424.

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden – 2715 S. Main St. Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $4, children 16 and younger free. Info: 815-965-8146.

Anderson Japanese Gardens – 318 Spring Creek Road. Info: 815-229-9390.

Memorial Hall – 211 N. Main St. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues., Thurs.-Fri.; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed. Info: 815-969-1999.

Camp Grant – 1004 Samuelson Road. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Tues.-Sat. Restaurant on premises. Info: 815-395-0679.

Lewis Lemon Community Center – 1993 Mulberry St. Mon.-Fri., 5:30-11 p.m. Free. Info: 815-987-8800.

Ethnic Heritage Museum – 1129 S. Main St. Sun., 2-4 p.m. $3 adults/$1 children 12 & younger. Members free. Featuring musical instruments from Italian history. Info: 815-962-7402.

Pine Tree Pistol Club – Info about club & classes: 815-874-7399.

Sinnissippi Greenhouse – Sinnissippi Park. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Info: 815-987-8800.

Graham-Ginestra House Museum – 1115 S. Main St. Sundays, 2-4 p.m. $3/$1. Info: 815-968-6044.

Midway Village – Mon.-Sat., noon-4 p.m. $5/$3. Info: 815-397-9112.

Stone Quarry Recreation Park – 6845 N. German Church Road, Byron. Mon.-Fri., 4-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-8 p.m. Info: 815-234-8900.

Positive Image Church Basic Life Skills Programs w/Reading/Math/Spiritual Counseling/Cooking/Operation Pride/Project X – Positive Image Church, 1408 Elm St. Time & date according to sign-up. Free. Info: 815-963-5747.

Health Classes/Seniors Meetings/Support Groups – OSF St. Anthony Center for Health. Call for specific meetings/dates/info: 815-395-4505.

Support Groups/Youth Drop-in Hours – Diversity of Rockford, 117 S. Third St. Free. Weekly. Call for specific meetings/dates/info: 815-964-2639.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Call for locations/times/info: 815-558-4582, 815-227-4633 or 815-968-0333.

Support for Retired Grievers – Zion Lutheran Church. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Every other Wed. Call for dates/info: 815-636-4750.

Overeaters Anonymous – Various locations/dates. Call for prices/info: 815-397-8512 or 815-547-5932.

Rockford Public Library Used Book Shop – Rockford Public Library, 215 N. Wyman St. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: 815-965-7606.

Public Skating – Riverview Ice House. $2/hour. Call for times/info: 815-963-RINK.

Ken-Rock Community Center – 3218 11th St. Various activities throughout the year. Info: 815-398-8864.

Womanspace – 3333 Maria Linden Drive. Various activities throughout the year. Info: 815-877-0118.

Heritage Farm Museum – 8059 N. River Road, Byron. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 2-6 p.m. Free. Info: 815-234-8535, ext. 217.

Poplar Grove Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum – 5151 Orth Road. Free. Open Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: 815-547-3115.

Squirrel Hunting Lessons – Byron Forest Preserve, Jarrett Center, 7993 N. River Road, Byron. By appointment only. Ages 12-21. $25. Info: 815-234-8535, ext. 217.

Rock River Valley Blood Center – 419 N. Sixth St. Mon.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Fri., 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Info: 815-965-8751 or toll-free, 866-889-9037.

Kishwaukee Valley A.B.A.T.E. meeting – V.F.W., 2018 Windsor Road, Loves Park. Second Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. Info: 815-544-3088.

Open Doors – Court Street United Methodist Church Chapel, 215 N. Court St. 12:30-1 p.m. Every Wed. Enter north end. Info: 815-962-6061.

Historic Auto Attractions – 13825 Metric Drive, Roscoe. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $10/adults, $8/seniors, $6/kids 6-15. Info: 815-389-9999.

Angelic Organics Learning Center – 1547 Rockton Road, Caledonia. Various classes & activities throughout the year. Info: 815-389-8455,

Byron Museum of History – 106 N. Union St., Byron. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: 815-234-5031.

The Bridge Center of Rockford – 4861 American Road. Games & classes for beginners through experts. JumpStart orientation/tutoring most Mon. Intermediate/Novice games Mon., Wed., Fri. Info: 815-873-9334.

Prairie Hill Neighborhood Farmers’ Market – St. James Church, corner of North First & Prairie Street. Free. Tues. & Sat., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Thru Oct. 27.

A Ministry of Restoration Bible Study – Montague Branch Library, 1238 S. Winnebago. 5:30 p.m. Every Thurs. Prayer every Tues. 6:30 p.m. For prayer or info: 815-966-6322.

Free Yoga Class – Pranayama Yoga Studio, 517 E. State St. New students can attend one class per teacher for free. Current students attend free with friend who is new. Thru Aug. 31. Info: 815-968-9642.

Fresh Produce Stand – Illinois Machine Shed Restaurant, 7475 E. State St. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Info: 815-229-3276.

Plant-A-Row Extra Garden Produce Drop-Off – U of I Extension, 4311 W. State St. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and Rock River Valley Pantry, 1080 Short Elm St. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Info: 815-986-4357.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Weekly Preschool Storytime – Cherry Valley Public Library. 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Every Wed. Info: 815-332-5161.

Support for Retired Grievers – Zion Lutheran Church. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Every other Wed. Call for schedule/info: 815-636-4750.

Guest Bartender for Charity – Brio Restaurant, Wine Bar and Patio. Every Wed. night. Info: 815-968-9463.

Tarot By Annie – Paragon On State. Every Wed. Call for times/prices/info: 815-963-1660.

Cooking Class – Machine Shed, 7475 E. State St. 2 p.m. Every Third Wed. Info: 815-229-3276.

“Group Hope” depression support – The Crash Collision Center, 4141 Morsay Drive. 7-8:30 p.m. Every Wed. Info: 815-636-5001.

Cruisers and Walkers Storytime – Rockford Public Library, 215 N. Wyman St. Children younger than 2. Every Wed. 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. Registration required. Info: 815-965-7606, option 5.

Storytime for All Ages – Rockford Public Library, Lewis Lemon Branch, 1988 Jefferson St. Every Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Info: 815-965-7606.

Farmers’ Market – The Shops of Edgebrook parking lot, 1639 N. Alpine Road. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Wed. thru Oct. 31. Info: 815-226-0212.

Hot Dog Wednesdays – Rock River Valley Blood Center, 419 N. Sixth St. and 3065 N. Perryville Road. Sixth Street hours, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Perryville hours, 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Every Wed., thru Aug. 29. Info: 815-965-8751.

Bingo – Baltic Star Lodge, 1524 Ninth St. Doors open 9 a.m., first bingo 11:45 a.m. Every Wed. Info: 815-965-8132.

Mayor’s Business Luncheon – Giovanni’s, 610 N. Bell School Road. 11:30 a.m. Chamber members $35/non-members $55/tables of 10 also available. Registration/info: 815-963-8123.

Discussion: The Vibhuti Pada of the Yoga Sutras – Pranayama Yoga Studio, 517 E. State St. 7:30 p.m. $10. Info: 815-968-9642.

Thursday, Aug. 30

Comedy Night – Chubby Rain House of Tunes, 4210 Countryside Estates Drive, Poplar Grove. 9-11:30 p.m. Every Thurs. Info: 815-765-1884.

Swing Dancing – St. Edward Church, 3004 11th St. 8:30-10:30 p.m. $3. Weekly. Info: 815-914-7441.

“Group Hope” depression support – Camelot Tower—ninth floor, 1415 E. State St. 6:15-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. Info: 815-636-5001.

Drop-In Storytimes – Rockford Public Library, Rock River Branch, 3128 11th St. Every Thurs. 11-11:45 a.m. All ages. Info: 815-965-7606, option 1.

Drop-In Storytimes – Rockford Public Library, Rockton Centre Branch, 3112 N. Rockton Ave. Every Thurs. 10:15

-11 a.m. Ages 3-12. Info: 815-965-7606, option 1.

Drop-In Storytimes – Rockford Public Library, Northeast Branch, 320 N. Alpine Road. Every Thurs., 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 2-5. Info: 815-965-7606, option 1.

“Group Hope” depression support – Presbyterian Church, 200 S. Fifth St., Oregon. 6:30-8 p.m. Every second and fourth Thurs. Info: 815-636-5001.

Support for Grief After Suicide – Zion Lutheran Church. 7 p.m. Free. Every other Thurs. Call for schedule/info: 815-636-4750.

Lunchtime Storytime – Rockford Public Library, Rockton Centre Branch, 3112 N. Rockton Ave. Noon. Every Thurs. Info: 815-965-7606.

“Group Hope” depression support – Women’s Resource Center, 105 Normal Road, DeKalb. 6-8 p.m. Every second and fourth Thurs. Info: 815-636-5001.

Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance – Clock Tower Resort, 7801 E. State St. 6-8 p.m. Every Thurs. Info: 815-625-1721.

Webelo Naturalist Badge Workshop – Byron Forest Preserve Jarrett Center, 7993 N. River Road, Byron. 6-8 p.m. $5. Registration/info: 815-234-8535.

Friday, Aug. 31

Drop-In Storytimes – Rockford Public Library, 215 N. Wyman St. Every Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. All ages. Info: 815-965-7606, option 4.

“Group Hope” depression support – 12432 Harbor Oaks Drive, Machesney Park. 6:30-8 p.m. Every first and third Fri. Info: 815-636-5001.

Saturday, Sept. 1

Perryville Farmers’ Market – Perryville Road & Mill Road, south of East State Street. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru mid-September. Info: 815-229-3000.

“Nature’s Bounty” Farmers’ Market – Sunshine Park, Blackhawk Drive & Peru Street, Byron. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays thru Sept. 29. Info: 815-234-5500.

3-D Archery Shoot – Rochelle Wildlife Conservation Club, corner of Sweeney & Gristmill roads, Rochelle. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 adults/$5 youth. Second round same day, half price. Info: 815-562-5932.

Family Farm Overnight – Angelic Organics Learning Center, 1547 Rockton Road, Caledonia. 11 a.m., Sat.; noon, Sun. $100 first two people in family, $25 each additional. Registration/info: 815-389-8455.

Sunday, Sept. 2

Good God Questions – Zion Lutheran Church, 925 Fifth Ave. 9:15 a.m. Every Sun. Free. Info: 815-964-4609.

3-D Archery Shoot – Rochelle Wildlife Conservation Club, corner of Sweeney & Gristmill roads, Rochelle. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $10 adults/$5 youth. Second round same day, half price. Info: 815-562-5932.

Car Show – Byron Forest Preserve Prairie Stage, 7993 N. River Road, Byron. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Info: 815-234-8535.

Monday, Sept. 3

“Group Hope” depression support – Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State St. 6:30-8 p.m. Every Mon. Info: 815-636-5001.

Starlight Storytimes – Rockford Public Library, Rock River Branch, 3128 11th St. Every Mon. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kids can wear pajamas. All ages. Info: 815-965-7606, option 1.

Mature Mondays: Live Jazz, Soul & Comedy – JT’s Bourbon Street Grille, 1407 N. Main St. 7 p.m.-midnight. Every Mon. $8. Reservations/info: 815-636-9374.

Pub Quiz – Krypto Music Lounge, 308 W. State St. 5-8 p.m. Every Mon. Info: 815-965-0931.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Cribbage – Borders, 199 Deane Drive. 6:45 p.m. Free. Every Tues. Info: 815-397-7192.

Goodnews Addiction Program – First Assembly of God, 5950 Spring Creek Road. 6-9 p.m. Free. Every Tues. Info: 815-877-8000.

“Group Hope” depression support – Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere. 5:45-7:15 p.m. Every second and fourth Tues. Info: 815-636-5001.

NAMI Support Group – Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural St. 7 p.m. Every Third Tues. Info: 815-332-4744.

Starlight Storytimes – Rockford Public Library, 215 N. Wyman St. and Northeast Branch, 320 N. Alpine Road. Every Tues. 6:30-7 p.m. Kids can wear pajamas. All ages. Info: 815-965-7606, option 4.

“Group Hope” depression support – Grace Episcopal Church, 10 S. Cherry St., Freeport. 7-8:30 p.m. Every first and third Tues. Info: 815-235-6171.

Speed Dating – Paragon, 205 W. State St. Every first and third Tues. 7:30 p.m. $10 advance/$15 door. Info: 815-621-3786.

from the Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2007, issue

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