What to do in Rockton and Roscoe - Saturday, Apr 8 - 15


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Easter eggs! Easter! Get your car washed! Learn to throw a spear! Plus, the annual Township Meetings, historical scanning, and the grand opening of the Roscoe Township Community Center.

12 events this week on our calendar: Saturday, Apr 8 - Saturday, Apr 15

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Bruce Samlan Soccer New Parent Meeting - Sat Apr 8 9:00 am

Willowbrook Middle School

New Parent Meeting. In existence for over 40 years, the Bruce Samlan Soccer League (BSSL) has always focused on the kids and fostering/improving their enjoyment of the game. A recreational league, the Bruce Samlan Soccer League is about teaching the game in a small-sided format which allows players to learn by doing, make mistakes and enjoy the game. BSSL offers soccer for all children ages 4-15 and everyone plays. [more details]

Downtown Rockton Easter Egg Hunt - Sat Apr 8 10:00 am

Settlers Park

Downtown Rockton businesses and the Village of Rockton are teaming up to bring you a delightfully fun, simple Easter egg hunt at Settlers Park. Participants should gather at the flag pole promptly by 10 a.m. All kids will start behind the starting barricades for the different age groups (little ones get a head start). Kids will be limited to a specific number of eggs so each one has a chance. The Easter bunny will be available to take pictures with kids. [more details]

Mariner Girl Scout Easter Egg Hunt - Sat Apr 8 10:00 am

Cross & Crown Lutheran Church

10 a.m. - noon or 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Cost: $3.00 per egg

(You may purchase more than one if you wish). A limited number of tickets will be for sale at the door. You will receive a number when you arrive, and then you need to search the church grounds for that numbered egg to receive your basket of goodies.
Special gold and silver eggs will also be hidden for extra prizes. [more details]

Hononegah Girls Rugby Car Wash Fundraiser - Sat Apr 8 12:00 pm

District Office Parking Lot

Only $5 per vehicle! Funds contribute to our league registration, equipment, and competition expenses.
[more details]

Easter - Sun Apr 9 6:00 am

Easter (Pascha, Pascua, Wielkanoc, Velykden, or Resurrection Sunday) commemorates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Churches celebrate with sunrise services, midnight vigils, and Easter lilies. It's also a traditional time for Easter parades, Easter baskets, Easter bonnets, the Easter Bunny and egg hunting. [more details]

Roscoe Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt - Sun Apr 9 1:00 pm

Leland Park

The Roscoe Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 at Leland Park. The Egg Hunt is for children ages 0-9. [more details]

Atlatl Sunday at Macktown Living History - Sun Apr 9 2:00 pm

Macktown Living History

2 - 4 p.m.
$5.00 admission. Learn about the predecessor of archery: the atlatl (spear-thrower).
Come learn how the early natives of this area used their environment and the natural resources for their day-to-day needs of food, clothing and shelter.
See and handle the tools they used and learn how they were made.
Chop wood with a stone ax. Try your hand at bringing down dinner with a spear and atlatl.
Kids can help grind corn and take some home to make into corn cakes. [more details]

Roscoe Township Annual Meeting - Tue Apr 11 7:00 pm

Roscoe Township

All registered voters of Roscoe Township may make decisions at this annual town meeting. [more details]

Rockton Township Annual Meeting - Tue Apr 11 7:00 pm

Rockton Township

Rockton Township holds its annual meeting each April. All residents are invited. [more details]

Live Music: Bill and Jim's Most Excellent Acoustic Adventure - Fri Apr 14 6:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

Friends for over 20 years, Bill and Jim have been perfecting their performances for just as long. They've pieced together material from prior and current bands to create the most versatile set list: classic rock, country, 80's and 90's. [more details]

Grand Opening - Roscoe Township Community Center - Sat Apr 15 9:30 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

You're invited to join the celebration - the grand opening of the Roscoe Township Community Center. [more details]

Historical Photo Scanning Event - Sat Apr 15 10:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

Do you have original photos, documents, letters, or other items which offer insight into the Roscoe area's past? Join this community event on Saturday and Sunday to preserve your documents as well as contribute to a local history community digital collection. [more details]

Once again, you're in the loop! For more things to do, or to post your own event, visit our Community Calendar.

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