What's happening in the Stateline: Friday, Jan 12 - Friday, Jan 19


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Okay, so all the schools will be closed Friday. We might get eight inches of snow this weekend. The temperature might drop fifteen degrees below zero. But it won't last! On the calendar this week, besides snow: teen movie matinee, family game day, live music, local boards setting their annual budgets, activities for teens and seniors, genealogy class, and more snow. Add your own events - it's easy, it's free, and your events will also appear on Google.

16 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Jan 12 - Friday, Jan 19

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CANCELED: Teen Movie Matinee: "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" - Fri Jan 12 3:30 pm

Talcott Free Library

You won't want to miss this timeless coming-of-age classic based on the novel written by Judy Blume. Join us for a showing of "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret." Rated PG-13. Popcorn provided! [more details]

Little Scientists: Snow - Sat Jan 13 10:00 am

Nature At The Confluence

Children are invited to use their senses to investigate the science of snow! Dress for the weather because we will take a nature walk, as well as enjoy story time and a snack indoors. This program is best suited for children ages 4-6 and their caretakers, siblings are also welcome.[more details]

Family Nature Game Day - Sat Jan 13 1:00 pm

Nature At The Confluence

Cozy up indoors with nature themed games, puzzles, and crafts for all ages. At 2:00pm, take part in Nature Trivia for a chance to win prizes. Snacks and hot beverages provided. Please register in advance. $15/family, tickets can be purchased on Nature At The Confluence website.  [more details]

Live Music: Steve Weber at After the Vine - Sat Jan 13 6:00 pm

After the Vine

Singer guitarist Steve Weber will be at After The Vine, along with wine specials. [more details]

Live Music: Rollin' Whiskey - Sat Jan 13 8:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

Along with Rollin' Whiskey, The Fireball Girls will be here at 8:00 p.m. [more details]

South Beloit City Council Meeting - Mon Jan 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.
All meetings are held in the City Council Chambers. The public is welcome to attend.
[more details]

Teen Writers Club - Mon Jan 15 5:00 pm

Talcott Free Library

4-5 p.m. Do you like to write short stories, poetry, or prose (such as news articles, maybe)? Come share your work and get feedback from other writers like you.  Optional writing prompts provided. For ages 13-19. [more details]

50 North, Senior Activity Event - Tue Jan 16 1:00 pm

Rockton Township Community Centre

Come join us on Tuesday, January 16th, at 1 pm to enjoy some music from Rick Marchione.  He will be delighting us with tunes from past eras.  We are encouraging those who love to dance, sing, clap or just listen to come join us as we liven up an afternoon with music and conversation!  Refreshments will be served and it is free of charge.   [more details]

Village of Roscoe Board Meeting - Tue Jan 16 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 on Zoom. [more details]

Rockton Village Board of Trustees - Tue Jan 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. Various committee meetings are also open to the public. [more details]

How Do I Do Genealogy? - Roscoe Township Community Center - Wed Jan 17 6:30 pm

Roscoe Township Community Center

6:30 - 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. How Do I Do Genealogy? Family History for Beginners, and Detective Techniques for Experienced Genealogists, Part 1
(First of three classes)
Effectively find the most that you can about your family history with hands-on exercises, & examples. Be successful using basic & advanced genealogy research methods. Briefly learn how to: search archives & on-line, record evidence, organize your genealogy, use timelines & “FAN” clubs, and analyze records. [more details]

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

Hononegah High School Library

School Board meetings take place at 7 p.m. in the Hononegah High School Library, typically the 3rd Wednesday of every month. For questions about the school board, please call 815-624-5010. [more details]

Preschool Story Hour - Fri Jan 19 10:00 am

South Beloit Public Library

Families with preschoolers---Did you know that each Friday at 10 a.m. the library holds storytime? Activities vary but are designed to encourage reading readiness and small motor skills. [more details]

Teen Crafternoon: Candy Sushi - Fri Jan 19 3:30 pm

Talcott Free Library

Not a fan of traditional fish sushi? Join us for a sweeter alternative! All materials provided and while supplies last. For ages 6th through 12th grade. [more details]

Live Music: Don’t Tell Mom - Fri Jan 19 6:00 pm

After the Vine

Don’t Tell Mom is usually a sibling duo: Shannon Espinosa and Jason Reed performing all their favorite hits from yesterday and today. But this time, Jason has the night off while Shannon and their father, Mark Reed, play live cover tunes. [more details]

Live Music: Pistol Pete - Fri Jan 19 7:00 pm

Louie's Tap House

Pistol Pete is well-known in the area and is known as one of the best guitar players around. He is a winner of the Jimi Hendrix Electric Guitar Competition, Midwest Division. [more details]

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