What's happening in the Stateline - Friday, Jun 2 - Friday, Jun 9
This week, one of the area's best rummage sales, plus geraniums and rhubarb pie, village meetings, live music, two blood drives, a run down the Stone Bridge Trail for everyone, a two-day golf classic for everyone, an invitation for community prayer, magic for seniors, and a classic car cruise night. If we missed anything, feel free to add it.
On our calendar: Friday, Jun 2 - Friday, Jun 9
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Trash to Treasure Sale, With a Twist - Fri Jun 2 9:00 am
The Annual Trash to Treasure Sale to benefit the Rockton Township Historical Society, Friday June 2 and Saturday June 3, 9 a.m. to 4 m. both days. We will also be selling geranium plants and rhubarb baked goods. [more details]
Summer Sidewalk Sale in Rockton - Fri Jun 2 10:00 am
Friday & Saturday, shopping 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and on Saturday, after the live bands and summer street dance begins at 5 p.m., who knows when everything closes? Over 20+ shops for you to enjoy shopping – both outside and inside. Saturday’s bands: Lester Johnson and The New Souls at 5 pm, then Lola Blu at 8 pm. Catch them outside on West Main Street. [more details]
Seth B. Atwood Crosstown Golf Classic - Sat and Sun Jun 3-4 8:00 am
Ledges Golf Course and Atwood Homestead Golf Course
This unique event will consist of 36 holes of stroke play with the field being flighted after round one. This makes for a fun and enjoyable format for players of all ability levels. The competition will take place at both Ledges & Atwood Homestead golf courses, with the first round being played at Ledges and the champion being crowned following the second round at Atwood. [more details on Legends] [more details on Atwood]
GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge 5K/1 Mile/Kids Dash - Sat Jun 3 9:00 pm
Roscoe Middle School
Run, walk, or dash with us starting at Roscoe Middle School as we jump on the beautiful, historic Stone Bridge Trail in Roscoe to promote acceptance for all. This peer-to-peer event helps to provide critical programming throughout the year for individuals with Down syndrome in our community. Make a difference today by donating, joining a team, or becoming a sponsor even if you cannot attend the event in person. [more details]
Beloit Sky Carp - Special Jersey Night - Sun Jun 4 1:00 pm
ABC Supply Stadium
Join the Jack Baumann Foundation for a special jersey night at the Sky Carp! Kids 12 and under can run the bases. The Sky Carp players will wear special Paw Patrol jerseys. The jerseys will be auctioned off to the highest bidder after the game. Proceeds will help fund Pre-K programs and comfort other grieving parents. [more details]
Live Music: Minimal at Louie's - Sun Jun 4 1:00 pm
Louie's Tap House
1 - 4 p.m. Minimal has won at least 15 Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) awards. With a wide repertoire, they played at Old Settlers Days in Rockton and at Roscoe's Fall Festival. [more details]
Mobile Blood Drive - Bucciferro McDonald's - Mon Jun 5 9:30 am
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. Registered donors receive two free meal coupons from McDonald's. [more details]
Basic Troubleshooting: Successful Technology Skills - Mon Jun 5 10:00 am
Roscoe Township Community Center
Free. No registration required. Successful Technology Skills topics include Basic Troubleshooting and Discovering Apps and Optimizing Productivity. Evening Sessions: every other Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. until June 13. Morning Sessions: every other Monday, 10 a.m. - noon. including June 5 and June 19. [more details]
South Beloit City Council Meeting - Mon Jun 5 5:00 pm
South Beloit City Hall
The regular City Council meeting will begin at 5 p.m. at City Hall, 519 Blackhawk Blvd., South Beloit, IL [more details]
Village of Roscoe Board Meeting - Tue Jun 6 6:30 pm
Village of Roscoe
The semi-monthly meeting of the Village of Roscoe Board of Trustees. After the regular board meeting, the trustees reconvene as the Committee of the Whole to talk over future plans and ideas. Citizens are invited to give public comments to the board at the beginning and end of each meeting. Please attend in person, or join virtually. [more details]
Rockton Village Board of Trustees - Tue Jun 6 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]
Rockton River Market: Vintage Vinyl - Wed Jun 7 6:00 pm
50 North: A Senior Activity - Tue Jun 6 1:00 pm
Rockton Community Centre
Now you see it....now you don't....come join us on June 6th from 1-3 for Zack Percell! Zack is a magician and will be bringing tricks of his trade to entertain us! You will be mystified! Bring a friend and enjoy an exciting afternoon! Refreshments will be served and, if time allows, a game of left right center! [more details]
Rockton River Market: Vintage Vinyl - Wed Jun 7 6:00 pm
Vintage Vinyl plays classic 60s and 70s rock and roll and they're proudly presented by After the Vine.
The Rockton River Market takes place every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at Settlers Park, 150 Hawick Street in Rockton. Music starts at 6:00 p.m.
An Invitation to Gather and Pray - Wed Jun 7 7:00 pm
The Old Stone Church
All are welcome. Come experience corporate prayer and soothing worship as we unite, making our requests known to God. [more details]
Roscoe Lions Blood Drive - Thu Jun 8 12:00 pm
Roscoe United Methodist Church
12 noon - 6 p.m. All blood types needed. Walk-ins welcome. Please bring a photo ID and have plenty to eat and drink before donating. [more details]
Roscoe Village Center Cruise Nights - Thu Jun 8 5:00 pm
Roscoe Village Center
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Classic cars and live DJ in the parking lot, second Thursday of the month. Car shop, DJ Joe Locke, games and prizes [more details]
There, you're in the loop! For more things to do, or to post your own event, visit our Community Calendar.
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