June 30 Rockin’ for a Cause to benefit Autism Society

Staff Report

LOVES PARK, Ill. — The Fourth Annual Rockin’ for a Cause Benefiting the Autism Society of Illinois will be from 1 to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 30, at Neighbor’s Bar and Grill, 7745 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park.

Live music will feature Smokin’ Opies, Blues Hawks, The Clark Colborn Band, Chasing Mojo and Pistol Pete. A live after-party will feature a musical performance by The Poets Dance.

A poker run (more than 120-mile ride) starting and ending at Neighbor’s Bar and Grill will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $15 per bike/car and $5 per passenger. Entry fee includes ticket to concert.

Doors open at 1 p.m. and the music kicks off at 3 p.m. All ages are welcome until 10 p.m. Cover is $5, with proceeds going to the Autism Society of Illinois.

This is the fourth annual event, and last year’s event raked in $2,500 donated to the Autism Society. Everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair, as the concert is in the parking lot of Neighbor’s and seating could be limited.

For more information, call co-founder Evan Reifsteck at (815) 621-3287 or e-mail Evan.Reifsteck@gmail.com. Visit the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/rockinforacause or the event page at http://www.facebook.com/events/319042784831000.

From the June 20-26, 2012, issue

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