What's happening in the Stateline - Friday, May 12 - Sunday, May 21


Wizard of Oz, live, with all the familiar music

A family fun fair at Leland Park, plant sales, gardening classes, composting workshop, the musical Wizard of Oz live, live music, rugby, board meetings, and many garage sales.

16 events this week on our calendar: Friday, May 12 - Sunday, May 21

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Family Fun Fair - Sat May 13 1:00 pm

Leland Park

SAMHSA National Prevention Week May 7-13. We are wrapping up Prevention Week with an opportunity for families to learn about mental wellness, get support with disabilities and be trained on the risks of Opioids. We will have fun for the entire family! Caricature artist, children's games, sports & hobby activities, make & take craft vendors,  lots of free activities!
Substance use prevention vendors, mental wellness resource vendors, disability resource vendors, retail vendors, food trucks, and more!  [more details]


Other Events

Spring Plant Sale - Fri May 12 9:00 am

Cross and Crown Lutheran Church

Friday, May 12, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Girl Scout Troop 361 is hosting a plant sale as they have been doing for years to help the girls earn money for their Girl Scout High Adventure trips and projects. [more details]

Free Composting Workshop - Fri May 12 10:00 am

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

FREE Composting Workshop presented by Randy Mermel of Angelic Organics Learning Center 10 - 11 a.m. to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week. Increase your compost confidence and learn about various methods, systems, and recipes for success to get the most out of your compost. Compost bins will also be available for purchase; cash only unless you have prepaid. [more details]

Live Music: The Stevee Nix - Fri May 12 7:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

7 -11 p.m. The Stevee Nix is one of the hottest area bands and they're back at Louie's Tap House. Rocking clubs & festival stages since 2004, The Stevee Nix never disappoints. No cover. The band forms a potent blend of genres that is refreshing in this day and age of ordinary cover bands. Each member’s personal creativity and influences are wired into the songs they cover. [more details]

CYT Wizard of Oz - Friday - Sunday, May 12-14, 2023

Hononegah Performing Arts Center

The beloved classic comes to life onstage! With all the songs! In this heartwarming tale of love, courage, and friendship, you will find yourself over the rainbow in this musical adventure! After a tornado strikes Kansas, young Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto are whisked away to the magical land of Oz. She teams up with a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodsman, and a Cowardly Lion and follows the yellow brick road in search of the mighty Wizard of Oz, the only person who could help her get home.  [more details]

Gardening for the Beginner: Harvest and Seed - Sat May 13 9:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

Session 4: Harvest and Seed. Preparing for the end of season is just as important as the beginning. Would you like to start a vegetable garden, but don't know where to begin? Come and learn with others in the community who are taking the leap into growing your own food. Each weekly Saturday morning session will focus on a separate topic. Come to one, or come to all. No obligation or registration necessary. Participation in activities and discussion will be encouraged in each session. [more details]

Spring Open House Event - Sat May 13 11:00 am

Synergy Collective

Free. Shop new plants & spring/summer inventory. Sales & giveaways. Local vendors to shop. Food. Free plant potting in store! Purchase your favorite plants + pots... choose to pot yourself or have us do it for you. The perfect activity for your kids or mom. A fantastic event to bring the family or shop for Mother's Day. [more details]

Hononegah Girl's Bowling Team Moonlight Bowling Fund-Raiser - Sat May 13 7:00 pm

Viking Lanes

Saturday May 13th, 7 p.m. Come out and bowl to help raise money for these girls to go to Ohio for the National High School Bowling champions this summer. [more details]

Mother's Day - Sun May 14 9:00 am

Though not a Federal holiday, Mother's Day is recognized in every U.S. state as a day to honor mothers and motherhood. It was inspired by mothers whose sons had died on opposite sides in the Civil War or whose families had been divided by the conflict.[more details]

Hononegah Girls Rugby - Sun May 14 11:00 am

Hononegah Girls Rugby

Home match against Chicago Rugby Club - kickoff at 12 p.m. on Kelsey Field. [more details]

South Beloit City Council Meeting - Mon May 15 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. Come in person or join via Zoom. [more details]

50 North, Senior Activity Event - Tue May 16 12:00 am

Rockton Community Centre

Come join us on May 16th for our get together.  We will have conversation and refreshments at the Rockton Community Centre (maybe a game or two) and we will also have a tour of the Rockton Historical Society Museum at 529 Green Street for those interested.  Those choosing the Museum will meet at 1 p.m. at 529 Green Street with parking available nearby.  This will involve some walking and stairs.  Those who want to come play games and visit will meet at the Community Centre at 1 p.m.  [more details]

Cybersecurity: Protecting Yourself Online - Tue May 16 7:00 pm

Roscoe Township Community Center

Free. No registration required. "Successful Technology Skills" classes are offered in partnership with Roscoe Township. Topics: Getting to Know Your Mobile Device,  Cybersecurity: Protecting Yourself Online, Basic Troubleshooting, Discovering Apps and Optimizing Productivity. Evening and morning sessions: every other week. [more details]

Village of Roscoe Board Meeting - Tues May 16 6:30 pm

Roscoe Village Hall

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. [more details]

Village of Rockton Board Meeting - Tues May 16 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]

Hononegah Community High School Board Meeting - Wed May 17 7:00 pm

Hononegah High School Library

School Board meetings take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Hononegah High School Library, typically the 3rd Wednesday of every month. [more details]

Chicory Ridge Subdivision Garage Sales - Fri May 19 8:00 am

Chicory Ridge Subdivision

Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21. More than 80 families will be participating, all the way from Roscoe Road and Chicory Ridge Way, to Meadowsweet. There will be two food trucks at the park / pond too: Windsor Pizza Parlor and Fuego.  [more details]

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