What's happening in the Stateline: Friday, Feb 2 - Friday, Feb 9


Fred & Friends

This week in farthest northern Illinois: practicing yoga, restoring nature, candy for seniors, original kids music and puppets, city council meetings, euchre, movie screening, food pantry, comedy, and story time. There's a lot of things you can do this week, including adding more things to do on our community calendar.

14 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Feb 2 - Friday, Feb 9

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Community Yoga at the Community Center - Fri Feb 2 8:30 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

$10 at the door. Saturdays @ 8:00am and Thursdays @ 5:30pmWhether it's your first time on the mat or you've been practicing for years, join Ashley at Roscoe Township Community Center in Founders Park as she leads you through the basics of yoga. This 6-week series is designed to explore and improve overall flexibility, mobility, strength, and balance with emphasis on alignment, prop use and breathwork.60 minute Hatha inspired flow, adaptable for all body types, ages, and skill. [more details]

First Saturday Restoration Day at Keefer Nature Reserve - Sat Feb 3 9:00 am

William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Volunteering at the William & Gayle Keefer Nature Reserve is rewarding, especially when you see the spring ephemerals emerge in the woodlands after a long winter. Historic records show prairie and savanna in some areas of this site, so staff and volunteers are working to restore these places. There are quarries on this site that we are also working to restore to native habitat. Removing bush honeysuckle, removing old fences or installing new fences, or clearing the way for new trails. RSVP requested. [more details]

Fred & Friends Live - Sat Feb 3 10:00 am

Cross & Crown Lutheran Church

Free! Join Fred, Freddy Frogger, Bob Roarman, Dragonia, Barry Blackbeard, and so many more friends for a fun morning of original kids' music, dancing and puppets with Fred & Friends! All ages welcome, but  2-6 year-olds and parents typically have the most fun. [more details]

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

Euchre at Roscoe Township Community Center - Mon Feb 5 6:30 pm

Roscoe Township Community Center

6:30 p.m. to about 9:30 p.m. Euchre, tournament style play, small fee to play Questions? Contact Lanny Wong, 815-315-2398. [more details]

Afterglow Watch Party - Tue Feb 6 5:30 pm

Nature at the Confluence

Join us for a screening of the locally made film Afterglow followed by Q&A with the director, Nathan Sill. Synopsis: A group of parkour athletes explore their shared history. Looking at how emotions and mindsets are challenged, Afterglow explores themes of trauma and the youth experience of trying to find belonging. How do friendships shape us and what does it mean to grow up? Light refreshments provided. This is a free event and your RSVP below is appreciated. Documentary | 80 min  [more details]

50 North, Senior Activity Event - Tue Feb 6 1:00 pm

The Rockton Community Centre

Come join us on Tuesday, February 6th, at 1 p.m. for a "sweet" presentation. Jim Gibbons will be talking about his years as a representative for E.J. Brach and Sons Candy Company. Come listen to him explain the psychological warfare used to entice you to buy their products! Just in time for Valentine's Day, we promise it will take you back to the "kid in a candy store" days and the memories that go with it! Refreshments will be served! Bring a friend! [more details]

Village of Roscoe Board Meeting - Tue Feb 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 Feb 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]

Here For You Food Pantry - Wed Feb 7 4:30 pm

Saint Peter Catholic Church

Sponsored by The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, every first Wednesday of the month, in Didier Hall. [more details]

Comedy Night at Mustangs - Wed Feb 7 8:00 pm

Mustangs Bar Grill

Free. Comedy and more comedy, every Wednesday night until May. No cover, great time. Laughter is medicine.  [more details]

Storytime for Littles at South Beloit Library - Thu Feb 8 10:00 am

South Beloit Public Library

10 – 11 a.m. Join us for an hour full of activities for children 36 months and under and their caregivers. [more details]

Early Voting Begins - Thu Feb 8 8:45 pm

Winnebago County Clerk

First day to vote early (at the County Clerk's office). General Primary Election is March 19, 2024. Besides the race for President of the United States, the only contested election in our area is for Winnebago County Board District 3, between Roscoe residents John Guevara and Ray Thompson. Another Roscoe resident, Bill Crowley, is running unopposed for re-election as County Auditor. South Beloit voters will decide on a referendum on a 1% sales tax. [more details]

In-Person Story Time in Roscoe - Thu Feb 8 10:00 pm

North Suburban Library - Roscoe

10 - 11 a.m. Children ages 3-5 years old enjoy stories, music, movement, fingerplays and a craft with their caregiver. Happens several times a month at the North Suburban Library in Roscoe. [more details]

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

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