- Northern Illinois to get $8.3 million for state construction projects
- Tree-lighting festival kicks off holiday season in Machesney Park
- Roscoe Boy Scout Troop’s tree stand at new location
- Tips for selecting safe toys for kids this holiday season
- Prayer service for World AIDS Day Nov. 30
- Food Bank joins national #GivingTuesday movement
- Lee Hamilton: What lies ahead for Congress
- Rockford Public Schools faces $8.8 deficit, board OKs flat tax, HR chief
- Literary Hook: A holiday tradition: ‘This Thanksgiving, Remember’
- Cold snap does not negate global warming
Turkey Skate set for Nov. 20 at Carlson Ice Arena
Enjoy some exercise with the family while having a “gobblin’ good time” at the annual Turkey Skate special ice skating session from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, at Rockford Park District’s Carlson Ice Arena.
Enjoy live DJ music while skating, taking a free lesson, turkey bowling, and having pictures taken with “Mr. Turkey” ($2 per photo). Prize drawings will also be part of the fun.
Admission is $5, which includes skate rental; ages 2 and younger admitted free. (No discount coupons accepted for this event.)
Carlson Ice Arena is at 4150 N. Perryville Road (at East Riverside Boulevard) in Loves Park.
Visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/iceskate, or call (815) 969-4069 for more details. For information about accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities, call (815) 987-8800.
From the Nov. 16-22, 2011, issue