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  • Family Winter Warm-Up Party at Nicholas Conservatory Feb. 8

    Online Staff Report Rockford Park District’s Nicholas Conservatory invites everyone to take a break from winter and enjoy an afternoon of tropical sights, sounds, food and aromas at the Family Winter Warm-Up Party from noon until 3...

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  • RVC Dental Hygiene Clinic seeks patients

    Online Staff Report Rock Valley College’s (RVC) Dental Hygiene Program is looking for patients who have not received regular routine dental hygiene (cleanings) for at least five years. The clinic offers low-cost dental hygiene preventive services. Patients...

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  • Local feature-length romantic comedy to be released internationally Feb. 11

    Online Staff Report Dry Spell, a feature-length romantic comedy directed by Rockford-area filmmaker Travis Legge and written by Legge and Kyle Hoskins, will be released internationally Feb. 11 on iTunes, Amazon, Playstation Xbox and several other video-on-demand...

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  • SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center releases annual report

    Online Staff Report The SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center has released its online annual report for 2013. Available at www.swedishamerican.org/CAR, the report contains a summary of the cancer center’s analytic and non-analytic incidences of cancer cases in 2012....

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  • 12-string guitarist Neil Jacobs featured at Emerson House Feb. 7

    Online Staff Report Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center presents the fourth concert in the “Charlotte’s Web Troubadour Series” with 12-string guitarist Neil Jacobs at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, at the historic Emerson House on the Mendelssohn PAC...

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  • U of I Extension offers Meals for a Healthy Heart

    By U of I Extension February is American Heart Month. University of Illinois Extension supports efforts to raise awareness about heart disease and healthy eating by offering “Meals for a Healthy Heart.” This two-part workshop is designed...

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  • Young Musicians Series offers ‘Classics in Winter’ Feb. 8

    Online Staff Report Talented young musicians from the Rockford area will perform in the annual “Classics in Winter” recital as part of Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s Young Musicians Series at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, at the...

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  • First Lutheran to hold 160th Anniversary Concert Feb. 9

    Online Staff Report First Lutheran Church will hold a 160th Anniversary Concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9, at the church, 225 S. Third St., Rockford. The concert will be presented by Gregory Gyllsdorff, FAGO, AAGO, CAGO,...

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  • Crimson Pointe earns ‘Caring Stars 2014’ award for service excellence

    Online Staff Report Crimson Pointe Assisted Living has been selected a “Caring Star” of 2014, as part of an annual program honoring service excellence based on consumer ratings and reviews posted on Caring.com, the leading senior care...

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  • Wine Tasting fund-raiser at Freeport Art Museum Feb. 7

    Online Staff Report FREEPORT, Ill. — Celebrate the return of the popular Wine Tasting event at Freeport Art Museum (FAM) from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7. Enjoy a variety of fine wines and locally crafted...

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