- 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
- Week 13 NFL picks: Bears will hand Lions another Turkey Day loss
- Rockford’s holiday tradition Stroll on State set for Saturday, Nov. 29
- Webb’s RVC Studio winter full of love stories
- Tube Talk: ‘American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered’ to be featured on PBS
- Craft Beer Scene Around Rockford: A nice break-in beer for those who want to try bourbon barrel-aged beer
Deadline March 2 for migratory bird workshop for educators
Space is still available for teachers/educators ages 18 and older to learn about Project Flying Wild, an exciting new education program that provides interactive, interdisciplinary and standards-based activities for teachers to help students understand the importance of migratory birds and their conservation.
The workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 9, at Atwood Center in Rockford Park District’s Seth B. Atwood Park, 2685 New Milford School Road, Rockford. Registration fee is $22 ($24 non-resident).
The activities being presented are geared toward middle school students, but are adaptable to other grade levels. Educators attending the workshop will have a chance to earn CPDUs.
Register by March 2, either online at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (click My RPD), by fax with credit card, by mail or at either Customer Service location — downtown Rockford, or at Carlson Ice Arena in Loves Park. More about Atwood programs, facility rentals, and group activities and retreats is available at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/atwood. For information about accessibility and support for people with disabilities, call (815) 987-8800.
From the Feb. 27-March 5, 2013, issue