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  • Snow sculpting artist applications available online

    Staff Report Rockford Park District issues a call to artists interested in participating in the 27th Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition scheduled for Jan. 16-19, 2013, at Sinnissippi Park, 1401 N. Second St., Rockford. Teams from around...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • Dave Warkins and Country Standard Tyme to perform Nov. 3

    Staff Report MT. MORRIS, Ill. — The Mt.Morris, Ill., free concerts on the band shell’s 2012 season has one final performance to present. However,it will be at Pinecrest’s Grove theater, instead of the band shell, from 7...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • ‘Dark Stalkers’ night of terror at Screamatorium Nov. 2-3

    Staff Report POPLAR GROVE, Ill. — R.I.P. Productions will present “Dark Stalkers” from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, at the Screamatorium Haunted House at Arte Verde Garden Center, 15630 Illinois Route 76, Poplar...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • The ghost of ‘Elvira’ at Woodstock Opera House Nov. 2-18

    Staff Report WOODSTOCK, Ill. — Noël Coward’s witty dialogue, a séance that has an unexpected result, and a ghost named Elvira all come together in Blithe Spirit, the next Woodstock Opera House production from TownSquare Players (TSP),...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • Classical violinist, folk musician in DeKalb Nov. 2

    Staff Report DEKALB, Ill. — The Northern Illinois University (NIU) Community School of the Arts presents a family concert by Susan Reed, an acclaimed musician known for great songs and story-telling. The concert is at 6:30 p.m.,...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • Kitty Donohoe performs at JustGoods Nov. 2

    Staff Report Kitty Donohoe will perform in the JustGoods Listening Room, 201 Seventh St., at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2. An Emmy recipient, Donohoe draws from her Irish heritage as well as her American roots to produce...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • Northwest Illinois Audubon Society to host program on 113th Annual Christmas Bird Count

    Staff Report Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will be hosting a program at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, at St. John United Church of Christ, 1010 S. Park Blvd. in Freeport. All are welcome at the meeting. Keith...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • ‘Winter Wonderland at the Zoo’ Nov. 3-4 at Summerfield Zoo

    Staff Report BELVIDERE, Ill. — Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere, Ill., will present “Winter Wonderland at the Zoo” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4. Admission is...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • Reiki Energy healing classes at Rockford Career College

    Staff Report Reiki is a light energy system that is recognized in the field of energetic bodywork as the most effective technique to relax, balance and heal the body, mind and spirit. Reiki, the Japanese word for...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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  • Alzheimer’s Association to present 10 signs of Alzheimer’s Nov. 10

    Staff Report DIXON, Ill. — The Alzheimer’s Association-Rock River Branch will present an education program titled “Know the 10 Signs” from 10 to 11:15 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Branch office, 93 S. Hennepin Ave., Dixon,...

    • Posted October 31, 2012
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