Stateline Area Community Calendar

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Thursday, Aug. 8

BHS CLASS OF 1948 will meet at 1 p.m. for lunch at Sophia's Restaurant, 3201 S. Riverside Drive. No reservations required. Guests are welcome.

NAACP BELOIT BRANCH #3251 will meet at 6 p.m. at 2639 Sunshine Lane. Reception for former school district personnel will begin immediately after. Membership is $30 and includes Crisis magazine.

ROCKFORD AREA ARTS COUNCIL "ArtsPlace" theatre and dance performances will be held at 3 p.m. at the Nordlof Center, 118 N. Main St., Rockford. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students.

Friday, Aug. 9

MUSIC AT HARRY'S PLACE free outdoor concert from 7-9 p.m. at Harry Moore Pavilion, 1160 Riverside Drive, Beloit, featuring Cash Box Kings.

STATELINE GENEALOGY CLUB will meet from 10 a.m.-noon at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Learn about WikiTree, the free Global Family Tree, presented by Marty Acks.

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring Jestin Jay Trio. Lunch from Domenico's for $7.

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, outdoor film, "Christopher Robin," begins at 8:30 p.m. Family activities at 7 p.m. Free, bring blankets and chairs.

ROCKFORD AREA ARTS COUNCIL "ArtsPlace" theatre and dance performances will be held at 7 p.m. at the Nordlof Center, 118 N. Main St., Rockford. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students.

Saturday, Aug. 10

SPRING CREEK UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, hosts the Concert on the Creek 7 p.m. with Mark Dvorak. Admission is free. Donations welcome.

RESONATE CHURCH, 2707 Bond Place, Janesville, hosts swing dance lessons at 7 p.m. with a social dance for teens/adults from 7:45-10 p.m. Cost is $5. Beginners welcome.

MISS SOUTH CENTRAL will hold a bowling event at 7 p.m. at Viking Lanes, 210 Oak Grove Ave., South Beloit. The cost is $30 a couple or $20 per person. Raffles, door prizes, bake sale.

PRO-LIFE WISCONSIN-ROCK COUNTY CHAPTER meets at 10 a.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. All are welcome. For more information, email Miriam at mwquacker@charter.net.

BRODHEAD WILDFLOWER ART FESTIVAL from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Veterans Park, Highway 11. Artists, live music, wildflower walk, homemade ice cream. For more information, visit www.brodheadchamber.org.

Sunday, Aug. 11

MACKTOWN LIVING HISTORY, 2221 Freeport Road, Rockton, 2nd Sunday event from 2-4 p.m. Free admission. "The Ho Chunk Nation - Past, Present and Future." Buildings and grounds also open.

VFW POST 2306, 2711 Afton Road, 72nd Annual Corn Boil is from noon-6 p.m. Free corn, live music from Rainbow Bridge Band, beer tent, raffles, food court and more. Free on-site parking. Open to public. For information, call 608-362-0299.

Monday, Aug. 12

DANCING AT HARRY'S PLACE at Harry Moore Pavilion, 1160 Riverside Drive. Lessons at 7 p.m., dancing at 8 p.m.

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

CLINTON COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE from 1-6 p.m. at St. Stephen's Family Center, 716 Shu Lar Lane, Clinton. Walk-ins welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

AL-ANON will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 212 W. Grand Ave. Use Garden Lane entrance off Bluff Street. District Al-Anon Helpline is 608-756-1720.

BELOIT AREA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, 74 Eclipse Center, Back-to-School Night from 1-5:30 p.m. School and sports physicals $25 and we accept Medicaid. Call to schedule an appointment 608-361-0311. Free backpack and school supplies to each child who completes a physical.

RAINBOW MOVIE SERIES at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd., "The Hours." For adults, refreshments provided, discussion to follow.

BELOIT EVENING LIONS board meeting at 6:30 p.m., membership meeting to follow, at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive. Order off the menu at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Joe Murray at 608-751-5503.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

FRIENDS OF AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell St., Beloit.

Thursday, Aug. 15

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Community Fire and Drum Circle from 6:30-8 p.m. Free family event, s'mores.

THURSDAY MORNING AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit.

TALCOTT FREE LIBRARY, 101 E. Main St., Rockton. "Organizing 101: Back to School Basics" with Jennifer Barnes at 6 p.m. Free program.

WILD ONES monthly program at 7 p.m. at Rock Valley College, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, Physical Education Center PEC0110 (lower level). "Native Shrubs and Trees for Birds and Bees" with David Stevens. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 779-537-8939.

GRINNELL HALL SENIOR CENTER, 631 Bluff St., Beloit, "What the Tech" at 1 p.m. For members and non-members. Free class. Bring your cell phones, tablets or laptops and your questions. Pre-register by calling 608-364-2875.

ECOLAB RETIREES will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Domenico's, 547 E. Grand Ave. For more information, call Duane at 608-752-3735.

Friday, Aug. 16

MUSIC AT HARRY'S PLACE free outdoor concert from 7-9 p.m. at Harry Moore Pavilion, 1160 Riverside Drive, Beloit, featuring Dave Potter Trio.

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring That Gurl. Lunch will be available for purchase from Merrill and Houston's for $7.

Saturday, Aug. 17

SPRING CREEK UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, hosts the Concert on the Creek 7 p.m. with The Lone Canary. Admission is free. Donations welcome.

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Nature Kids: What Did the Ho-Chunk Grow? at 10 a.m. Free program for ages 7-11.

Sunday, Aug. 18

ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA CHURCH, 201 Buckbee St., Rockford, 38th Annual Polish Fest from 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Music, dancing, polish foods, games, Bingo, raffles and more. Free entry. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

AL-ANON will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 212 W. Grand Ave., Beloit. Use Garden Lane entrance off Bluff Street. District Al-Anon Helpline is 608-756-1720.

BMHS CLASS OF 1955 will meet at 11 a.m. at Road Dawg in Beloit. All classmates are welcome.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD: GREAT MUSICALS at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Film is "Darling Lili." Refreshments provided.

FRIENDS OF AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell St., Beloit.

Thursday, Aug. 22

THURSDAY MORNING AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit.

Friday, Aug. 23

FRIENDS OF RIVERFRONT will host the Movie on the Big Lawn with activities and food starting at 6:30 p.m. Movie "Coco" starts at dusk. Raindate is Aug. 25.

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring Susan Picking and the Leg Up Band. Lunch will be available for purchase for $7.

Saturday, Aug. 24

SPRING CREEK UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, hosts the Concert on the Creek 7 p.m. with River City Sound Chorus/Sweet Adelines. Admission is free. Donations welcome.

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, grilled pork chop dinner from 4-7 p.m. Advanced tickets are $12, at the door is $13. Kids ages 3-10 are $6.

Sunday, Aug. 25

MUSICA MAXIMA will feature Hannah Tobias, flute, Johanna Baldwin, piano, and Max Yount, organ and accompaniment, in concert at 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell St., Beloit. Free admission, freewill offering will be taken.

SKIP'S FRIENDLY VILLAGE, 5321 Jefferson St., Afton, will host the 11th annual Hospice Breakfast from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cost is $13 for steak, eggs, cheesy potatoes, toast or $7 for eggs, cheesy potatoes, toast. Proceeds benefit Beloit Regional Hospice.

Monday, Aug. 26

DANCING AT HARRY'S PLACE at Harry Moore Pavilion, 1160 Riverside Drive, Beloit. Lessons at 7 p.m., dancing at 8 p.m.

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

TALCOTT FREE LIBRARY, 101 E. Main St. "Sordid and Scandalous Lake Geneva" program at 6:30 p.m. with Michael Rehberg.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Cameras at the Confluence from 6:30-8 p.m. Free progrgam. "Light, Camera, Action!" Sports photography, action shooting. For photographers of all skill levels, no registration is required.

AL-ANON will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 212 W. Grand Ave., Beloit. Use Garden Lane entrance off Bluff Street. District Al-Anon Helpline is 608-756-1720.

KIDS FUN AND DRAMA (KFAD) registration for their new fall show "Madagascar Jr." from 4-5 p.m. The cost is $125. Every child will receive a part.

BELOIT EVENING LIONS membership meeting at 7 p.m. at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Order off the menu at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Joe Murray at 608-751-5503.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

FRIENDS OF AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell St., Beloit.

Thursday, Aug. 29

KIDS FUN AND DRAMA (KFAD) registration for their new fall show "Madagascar Jr." from 4-5 p.m. The cost is $125. Every child will receive a part.

THURSDAY MORNING AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit.

Friday, Aug. 30

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring Denny Diamond. Lunch will be available for purchase from Fresco Fajita House for $7.

Saturday, Aug. 31

SPRING CREEK UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, hosts the Concert on the Creek 7 p.m. with Barb City Stompers. Admission is free. Donations welcome.

Friday, Sept. 6

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring Detour. Lunch will be available for purchase from Lucy's #7 Burger Bar for $7.

ROSCOE LIONS CLUB Fall Festival from 5-10 p.m. at Leland Park, 5727 Broad St., Roscoe. Rides, Bingo, food, music, raffles.

Saturday, Sept. 7

SPRING CREEK UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, hosts the Concert on the Creek 7 p.m. with Arch Smith. Admission is free. Donations welcome.

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Nature Kids: Who Lived in These Woods? at 10 a.m. Free program for ages 7-11.

ROSCOE LIONS CLUB Fall Festival from noon-10 p.m. at Leland Park, 5727 Broad St., Roscoe. Rides, Bingo, food, music, raffles.

BELOIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Historical Cemetery Walking Tour from 10-11 a.m. at Oakwood Cemetery, 1221 Clary St., Beloit. No cost. All ages welcome, no pets please.

Sunday, Sept. 8

MACKTOWN LIVING HISTORY, 2221 Freeport Road, Rockton, 2nd Sunday event from 2-4 p.m. Free admission. "Archaeology at Macktown." Buildings and grounds also open.

BECKMAN MILL, 11600 So. County Road H, Heritage Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Historic demonstrations, soldiers, food, music.

ROSCOE LIONS CLUB Fall Festival from noon-8 p.m. at Leland Park, 5727 Broad St., Roscoe. Rides, Bingo, food, music, raffles, fireworks.

Monday, Sept. 9

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

BELOIT REGIONAL HOSPICE Grief Support Group will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the BRH office, 655 3rd St., Suite 200. Group is free; pre-registration is requested.

ST. JOHN'S WOMENS GUILD will have a Scoopie Night from 4-8 p.m. at the Beloit Culver's, 2676 Cranston Road.

Thursday, Sept. 12

BHS CLASS OF 1948 will meet at 1 p.m. for lunch at Sophia's Restaurant, 3201 S. Riverside Drive. No reservations required. Guests are welcome.

Friday, Sept. 13

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring The Bluegrass Reunion Band. Lunch will be available for purchase from Zen Shushi for $7.

Saturday, Sept. 14

RESONATE CHURCH, 2707 Bond Place, Janesville, hosts swing dance lessons at 7 p.m. with a social dance for teens/adults from 7:45-10 p.m. Cost is $5. Beginners welcome.

ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM Greenwich Village Art Fair at the Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St., Rockford, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5. Over 100 juried artists, music, food, kids activities.

ROCK RIVER VALLEY CARVERS 14th annual Carving Show and Sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Rock County Fairgrounds, Craig Center, 1301 Craig Ave., Janesville. Admission is free, donations accepted. For more information, visit www.rockrivervalleycarvers.com.

BELOIT'S 10TH ANNUAL RIBFEST to benefit Beloit Regional Hospice will start at noon at The Rock Bar and Grill, 101 Maple Ave.

Sunday, Sept. 15

ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM Greenwich Village Art Fair at the Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St., Rockford, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5. Over 100 juried artists, music, food, kids activities.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

BELOIT REGIONAL HOSPICE Grief Support Group will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the BRH office, 655 3rd St., Suite 200. Group is free; pre-registration is requested.

ROCK COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY meets at 6:30 p.m. at the restored carriage house at 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, behind the Tallman House. Program is "Leaving Europe for the new World: Documents of Emigration from German-Speaking Europe" with Antje Petty. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, Sept. 19

WALWORTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY welcomes historian Jim Gibbons at 3 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 103 E. Rockwell, Elkhorn. Program will be highlights of the life of Alexander Hamilton. Admission free, donations accepted.

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Community Fire and Drum Circle from 6:30-8 p.m. Free family event, s'mores.

Friday, Sept. 20

FRIDAYS IN THE PARK free live music from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at First National Bank Plaza, corner of State Street and Grand Avenue, Beloit, featuring Zweifel Brothers. Lunch will be available for purchase from Velvet Buffalo for $7.

NICHOLAS CONSERVATORY AND GARDENS, 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, Glow in the Garden Festival from 6-9 p.m. 5K run and kids fun run. Lanterns for $5. For more information, visit www.nicholasconservatory.com.

Saturday, Sept. 21

NICHOLAS CONSERVATORY AND GARDENS, 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, Glow in the Garden Festival from 6-9 p.m. Family activities with admission, lanterns for $5. For more information, visit www.nicholasconservatory.com.

Monday, Sept. 23

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

BELOIT REGIONAL HOSPICE Grief Support Group will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the BRH office, 655 3rd St., Suite 200. Group is free; pre-registration is requested.

Sunday, Sept. 29

NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Cameras at the Confluence from 6:30-8 p.m. Free progrgam. "Capturing Color and the Golden Hour" Get ready to capture the beautiful colors of fall. For photographers of all skill levels, no registration is required. ?

Monday, Oct. 14

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 15

ROCK COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY meets at 6:30 p.m. at the restored carriage house at 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, behind the Tallman House. Program is "Spooky Stories Volumne 1: The Salem Witch Trials" by Tom Skinner. Free and open to the public.

Monday, Oct. 28

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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