Monday, April 8
OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9
ST. PATRICK PARISH COLUMBIETTES are hosting a fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. at Vasili's Corner Cafe, 26 E. Walworth St., Elkhorn. Meal tickets are $13 for adults, $8 for children ages 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
GOLDEN K KIWANIS CLUB meets at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. Guest speaker will be Kelly Elckstead, financial advisor for Edward Jones. The public is invited.
RAINBOW MOVIE SERIES at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd., "Brokeback Mountain." For adults, refreshments provided.
BELOIT EVENING LIONS board meeting at 6:30 p.m., general meeting to follow, at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Order off the menu at 5 p.m. For more information, call Sandie at 608-718-5512.
BELOIT COLLEGE Annual Wanda Hollensteiner Conservation Endowment Lecture from noon-1 p.m. in the Logan Room, Wright Museum of Art.
Wednesday, April 10
DELAVAN UMC, 213 S. 2nd St., Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. A free will offering will be taken to benefit local charities.
BELOIT AREA MINISTERS ASSOCIATION and BELOIT COMMUNITY MINISTERS FELLOWSHIP will have a community Lenten worship service at 7 p.m. at New Zion Baptist, 1905 Mound Ave., Beloit. Preacher is Rev. Vandy Harmon of Wesley CME Church.
MILTON UNITED METHODIST WOMEN will hold a Spring Salad Buffet at Milton UMC, 241 Northside Drive, Milton. Meatballs, salads, desserts, homemade rolls. Cost is $9 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-10. Takeout available. For more information, call 608-868-2860.
Thursday, April 11
THE BELOIT INTERMEDIATE WOMEN'S CLUB Annual Spring Card Party from 12:30-4 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. Cost is $8 per person. All proceeds go to local charities. For tickets, call Joanne at 608-361-0746. Open to the public.
ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA ALLIANCE OF WISCONSIN will hold a Memory Cafe from 9:00-11 a.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. For those with mild memory loss, cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer's.
STATELINE GENEALOGY CLUB will meet from 10 a.m.-noon at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. "Research Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigital," presented by Kathy Meade.
UW-ROCK COUNTY will host Janesville native Will Anderson, speaking on creative avenues for audio drama in the age of the internet at 4 p.m. in Williams Hall, room 130. Free and open to the public.
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (DAR) will meet at 6:15 p.m. at the Rasey House, 517 Prospect St. Program by a representative from Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children.
WALWORTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 7 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 103 E. Rockwell, Elkhorn. Program is "Treaty People: A History of Wisconsin Treaties Then and Now." No charge, donations accepted. Open to the public.
BHS CLASS OF 1948 will meet at 1 p.m. for lunch at Sophia's Restaurant, 3201 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. No reservations required. Guests are welcome.
NAACP BELOIT BRANCH #3251 will meet at 6 p.m. at 2639 Sunshine Lane. Membership is $30 and includes subscription to Crisis magazine.
BMHS CLASS OF 1959 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Cartunes, 2640 Prairie Ave., Beloit.
Saturday, April 13
RESONATE CHURCH, 2707 Bond Place, Janesville, hosts Swing Station with PF and the Flatheads. Swing dance lessons at 7 p.m. with live music from 7:45-10 p.m. Cost is $5. No partner necessary, beginners welcome.
FRIENDS AT BELOIT LIBRARY (FABL) book sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Proceeds to benefit library programs and services.
MARCH OF DIMES 4th Annual Bowling Fundraiser at 7 p.m. at Diamond Lanes, 1218 E. Cranston Road, Beloit. Cost is $15 per person. Raffles, bake sale. To reserve a spot, call Teresa at 608-289-2160.
COMMUNITY ACTION, INC. and BIFF present a special showing of "Minding the Gap," Academy Award-nominated documentary film chronicling three friends coming of age in Rockford, at 5 p.m. at the Eclipse Center, 3 Eclipse Blvd., Beloit. Free community meal and screening followed by discussion with director Bing Liu. No RSVP necessary.
WALWORTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 103 E. Rockwell, Elkhorn. Program is Terry Ames who will demonstrate "Flint Knapping." Family event. No charge, donations accepted.
CLARA MAE'S DOLLS, 202 S. Main St., Edgerton, Spring Fun Party is from 2-4 p.m. for ages 4-12. Come dressed with dolls, treats and activities. Cost is $10. Pre-registration required. Call 608-884-4458.
LUTHER VALLEY CHURCH, 7107 S. Luther Valley Road, Beloit, will host an old-fashioned tea at 2 p.m. Sandwiches, salads and desserts, live music by the Jug Band. Free will donation. All are welcome. Call the church office at 608-879-2934 for reservations.
Sunday, April 14
SPRING CREEK CHURCH, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, "Three in a Row" concert with Chip Messiner, Jannie Nelson and Ron Holm, from 3-5 p.m. Free admission. Donations to the musicians are appreciated.
Tuesday, April 16
50 NORTH COMMUNITY CENTER, 302 W. Main St., Rockton, will host Colene Vivian presenting Computer Safety Tips from 1-4 p.m.
BMHS CLASS OF 1955 will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. at the Road Dawg, 2956 Milwaukee Road. All classmates welcome.
BELOIT AREA MINISTERS ASSOCIATION and BELOIT COMMUNITY MINISTERS FELLOWSHIP will have a community Lenten worship service at 7 p.m. at River of Life United Methodist, 2345 Prairie Ave., Beloit. Preacher is Rev. Kenda Roman of New Covenant Life.
GOLDEN K KIWANIS CLUB meets at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. Guest speaker will be Isaiah King, outreach director for Lumin School. The public is invited.
ROCK COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Carriage House, 450 N. Jackson St., Janesville, (behind the Tallman House). Program on Swedish ancestry and genealogy presented by Tom Carlson.
Wednesday, April 17
BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD: GREAT MUSICALS at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Film is "Easter Parade." Refreshments provided.
Thursday, April 18
BELOIT NOON LIONS board meeting at 11:00 a.m. followed by its regular meeting upstairs at Boundaries Bar and Grill, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit, Lunch to follow downstairs off the menu.
WILD ONES will meet at 7 p.m. at Rock Valley College, Physical Education Center PEC0110, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford. Program by Susan Carpenter, native plant gardener at UW-Madison Arboretum. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 779-537-8939.
WALWORTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 3 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 103 E. Rockwell, Elkhorn. Program is an exploration of the Columbian Exposition with Carol McLernon. Open to the public. No charge, donations accepted.
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, April 19
JUST GOODS LISTENING ROOM, 201 7th St., Rockford, will feature local trio The Shufflers at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted for artists.
Saturday, April 20
NEW LIFE MINISTRIES, 1400 Harvey St., Beloit, will host Victory with Sister Brenda Jones-Harper, "The Queen of Quartet (God Did It), at 6 p.m. with the Spiritualetts, Wings of Faith and The Gospel Bells. Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at the door.
WALWORTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 103 E. Rockwell, Elkhorn. Program is on No-Kill Walworth County Lakeland Animal Shelter in Elkhorn. Open to the public. No charge, donations accepted.
Monday, April 22
OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
PARENTING CONNECTIONS will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Learn about respire care options available in Wisconsin from RCAW. For caregivers of children with disabilities. Register by contacting Wendy Porter at 608-361-4020.
Tuesday, April 23
GOLDEN K KIWANIS CLUB meets at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. Guest speaker will be Sergeant Shena Kohler, Emergency Management for Rock County. The public is invited.
BELOIT EVENING LIONS is having a meeting at 7 p.m. at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Order off the menu at 5 p.m. For more information, call Sandie at 608-718-5512.
Thursday, April 25
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Cameras at the Confluence "Macro Photography - A Budding Topic" will be held at 6 p.m. with Cindy Vondron. Free program. Open to photographers of all skill levels.
Friday, April 26
ROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS SOCIETY will honor paleontologist Neil Shubin with the Distinguished Explorer Award at 4:30 p.m. at Wilson Theatre in Mayer Hall on the Beloit College campus. Acceptance lecture is "Finding Your Inner Fish." Free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 27
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Nature Kids: Ho-Chunk Storytelling from 10-11 a.m. Free program for ages 7-11.
CONGREGATIONAL UCC, County Road T and 23rd Street, Brodhead, Spring Fish Boil from 4:30 - 7 p.m. Tickets are available from the church for $12. Cost will be $15 at the door. For more information, call 608-897-2917.
Sunday, April 28
SPECTRUM PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL and ROCKFORD UNIVERSITY Youth Expo from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Regents Hall on the Rockford University campus. Free and open to the public. Door prizes, demonstrations, outdoor fun, raffle tickets. Meet Rockford area service providers for youth from birth to high school.
FRIENDS OF WELTY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER will meet from 2-4 p.m. at 1201 Big Hill Court, Beloit. Presentation will be "The Rock River Rediscovered: From Pristine to Ruin to Recovery," with local environmentalist Dave Bendlin. Meeting to follow. Free and open to the public. To reserve a seat, call 608-362-6212.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF THE LAKES, 319 N. Broad St., Elkhorn, will have a special service, "Sing a Song of Earth Day", at 10 a.m. A gathering honoring the planet in song. Singalong booklets will be provided. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Monday, April 29
BELOIT COLLEGE will feature a Winds and Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Eaton Chapel.
Tuesday, April 30
GOLDEN K KIWANIS CLUB meets at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. Guest speaker will be Brenda Rollette on Human Trafficking. The public is invited.
Wednesday, May 1
ST. STEPHEN'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 716 Shu-Lar Lane, Clinton, Annual Salad Luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $2 for children under age 5. Salads, hot dishes, rolls, dessert, beverage and bake sale.
Thursday, May 2
THE BELOIT INTERMEDIATE WOMEN'S CLUB will meet for lunch at noon at the Ironworks Hotel, 500 Pleasant St., Beloit. The program will be "Trivia for Fun." To cancel your reservation, call Sandi at 815-543-4194 by April 28.
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, will hold a program, "Walk With Me Among My Homelands: Hear the Echoes of My Ancestors," with Janice Rice, a member of Ho-Chunk Nation, at 1 p.m. $5 suggested donation.
Saturday, May 18
JEFFERSON PRAIRIE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 23184 Bergen Road, Poplar Grove, will have a Scandinavian Smorgasbord from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 5-12.