What's happening in the Stateline - Friday, May 5 - Friday, May 12


Pictured: Roscoe tamales

This week: a car show, much acoustic music, a blood drive, drug awareness part one, and several chances to get out among the plants and birds. Friday is Cinco de Mayo and also #Giving NewsDay, an opportunity to support local news organizations.

9 events this week on our calendar: Friday, May 5 - Friday, May 12

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Birding Hike at Dawn - Fri May 5 7:00 am

Nature At The Confluence

Tickets: $5. Start your day with a slow, calming walk as we observe and identify the many birds that call The Confluence home, including those migrating in for the spring. Binoculars and bird lists are provided and all experience levels are welcome. Space is limited, but if you can't make it today, try the Squeeze the Day Lunch Walk on May 9. [more details]

Cinco de Mayo - Fri May 5 5:00 pm

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. To get in the Mexican mood, visit a local restaurant. [more details]

Live Music: Paul Hieser - Fri May 5 6:00 pm

Hidden Creek Estates

6 - 10 p.m. Paul brings classic oldies and dynamic originals to Hidden Creek. [more details]

Live Music: Water'd Down - Fri May 5 6:00 pm

After the Vine

6-9 p.m. Free.
Local trio Water'd Down (Bootleg Soul) will be performing acoustic rock music. With fun interactions with the crowd. And wine. [more details]

Gardening for the Beginner: Gardening Challenges - Sat May 6 9:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

Session 3: Gardening Challenges Let's tackle the topic of garden challenges, from aphids to soil. Come and learn with others in the community who are taking the leap into growing your own food. No registration necessary. [more details]

Wednesday Stewardship Days – Nygren Wetland Preserve - Wed May 10 9:00 am

Nygren Wetland Preserve

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Enjoy the beauty of the prairies while you work. NLI provides tools and gloves. Call ahead to confirm. [more details]

Cruise Night at the Museum - Wed May 10 5:00 pm

Enjoy great company and a relaxing time out at the Historic Auto Attractions museum. If you're at all into cars, you're gonna love this event. [more details]

Roscoe VFW/RREACH Blood Drive - Thu May 11 12:30 pm

Roscoe VFW

12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Double Red as well as whole blood collection will be available.  Anyone in good health, over 16 years old and more than 110 pounds may donate much-needed blood, usually every 56 days.  Our editor will be a Double Red donor again - it's a really cool experience.  [more details]

It's Time to Get REAL About Drugs - Seminar Series - Thu May 11 7:00 pm

Roscoe Community Center

FREE! (donations accepted) 3-part Seminar Series for Drug Education. Part 1; Risks & Rudiments, Bev Pomering & Abbie Lee speak on the risks of both social use and prescription use of opioids.  [more details]

Mira, amigo! You're in the loop! For more things to do, or to post your own event, visit our Community Calendar.

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