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  • Tech-Friendly: Desktop and laptop computers best for research

    By Paul Gorski I drew inspiration for this article from the article “Sosnowski: Historic fracking agreement means jobs” (http://rockrivertimes.com/2013/05/31/sosnowski-historic-fracking-agreement-means-jobs/) posted online May 31. I had set out to write an article about how desktop and laptop computers...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • First Tee offers summer golf lessons at Alpine Hills

    Staff Report The First Tee of Greater Rockford is taking registrations for summer golf and life skill lessons at Alpine Hills. A variety of programs are available for children ages 4-18. There will be two TARGET sessions...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • Alzheimer’s Association thanks the Rock River area

    The Alzheimer’s Association sincerely thanks the Rock River area for supporting its second annual Reason to Hope luncheon May 17. Thanks to the generosity of attendees, the event raised more than $1,000 for the Rock River Office’s...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • Free wellness night at Aldeen Golf Club June 11

    Staff Report The Aldeen Men’s Golf Association will hold its annual free “Take Aim at Your Health” wellness night from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, at Rockford Park District’s Aldeen Golf Club and Practice Centre,...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • Finnish folk duo Kaivama with the Polka Chicks at Mendelssohn Hall June 11

    Staff Report The Charlotte’s Web Division of Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center will present Finnish-American musicians Sara Pajunen and Jonathan Rundman with the “Polka Chicks,” an energetic folk music duo from Finland, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 11,...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • Friday Night Flix to begin June 7 at Rockford’s Davis Park

    • Saturday Concerts in the Park also on tap Staff Report The Rockford Area Venues and Entertainment (RAVE) Authority has revealed the details of this summer’s happenings at Davis Park, 320 S. Wyman St., Rockford. The 2013 season...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • Beverages topic of June 12 event at U of I Extension Ogle County

    Staff Report OREGON, Ill. — University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator Marilyn Csernus will present “Beverages: Empty Calories or Not?” from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, at the Ogle County Extension office, 421...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • First Fridays open stages begin June 7 at Oregon VFW

    Staff Report OREGON, Ill. — What better way to start the summer than a First Fridays open-stage music show on the first week of June? The festivities will begin at 7 p.m., June 7, at the Oregon...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • Park District offers Learn to Swim classes for children

    Staff Report Learn a lifetime leisure skill while having fun in the water this summer. Registration is under way for Rockford Park District Learn to Swim classes for children ages 6 months to 17 years (age as...

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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  • 14th Art on the Lawn June 9 at Rockford College

    Staff Report Art on the Lawn is a juried show featuring fine arts and crafts in various media. This year’s show will be held on the lawn at Rockford College, 5050 E. State St., from 10 a.m....

    • Posted June 5, 2013
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