What to do in Rockton and Roscoe - Mar 17 - 25


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There will be music! And pancakes, the Battle of the Badges, left right center, and local government meetings of Roscoe, Rockton, and South Beloit.

8 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Mar 17 - Friday, Mar 24

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Meet the Candidates for Hononegah School Board and Rockton Village - Wed Mar 22 6:00 pm

Rockton Community Center

6-8 p.m. Hear the candidates' views, with an opportunity to chat face to face with the candidates on your issues of concern. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Great Rockford, Hononegah Community High School Student Council and Key Club, and Go Vote 815. [more details]

Other Events

Harmony for Hunger Concert - Fri Mar 17 6:30 pm

Hononegah Performing Arts Center

6:30-9:00 p.m. Benefit for local food pantries Featuring the award-winning Triumphant Quartet and Rockford's Alleluia Quartet [more details]

Crooked River Coffee House and Open Mic Night - Sat Mar 18 6:00 pm

Old Stone Church

6 - 9 p.m. The doors will open at 6:00 for open mic sign-up. Performers can plan 2-3 pieces but it will depend on how many want to play, sing, recite, etc. Things will wrap up by 9:00 p.m. Admission: bring shoes to donate to Crooked River Ministries. A cash food/drink concession will be available. [more details]

Stacks for Stucky - Sun Mar 19 9:00 am

South Beloit High school

Help the South Beloit athletes raise money for the Stucky family. All you can eat Pancake Fundraiser, $10 adults; $5 kids [more details]

Family [more details]

Live Music: Espinosa & Coffey - Sun Mar 19 2:00 pm

After the Vine

5 -8 p.m. Espinosa & Coffey is an acoustic duo comprised of musicians Shannon Espinosa and David Coffey. Join us for delicious wine and live music. [more details]

Battle of the Badges - Blood Drive - Mon Mar 20 12:00 pm

Harlem-Roscoe Fire Station #1

12:00 - 6:00 p.m. The first annual Rockton vs. Roscoe Battle of the Badges. The fire and police departments from Roscoe have challenged the fire and police departments from Rockton to a friendly contest over who can get more blood donations during the drive. Drive locations will be at the main fire stations: both Rockton and Roscoe. [more details]

50 North, Senior Activity Event - Tue Mar 21 1:00 pm

Rockton Community Centre

Come join us on Tuesday, March 21, from 1-3 pm for some "monkey business"- a speaker from Midway Village  to talk to us about the origin of the Sock Monkey. Then refreshments and end with a game of left, right, center! Bring a friend or come alone - there are friends here. [more details]

Rockton Village Board of Trustees - Tue Mar 21 7:00 pm

Village of Rockton Municipal Center

The Village of Rockton Board of Trustees meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The public is invited. [more details]

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