What's happening in far northern Illinois: Friday, Mar 29 - Friday, Apr 5


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This week: Easter (and Easter egg hunts), live music, yoga, water colors, civic meetings about the future of your community, and weekly comedy. If we missed anything, maybe a true crime trivia night, feel free to add it to our Community Calendar.

14 events this week on our calendar: Friday, Mar 29 - Friday, Apr 5

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Live Music: Don’t Tell Mom - Fri Mar 29 6:00 pm

After The Vine

Live music by "Don’t Tell Mom" duo. It’s always a fun night at the wine bar when they come to play. [more details]

Community Yoga - Sat Mar 30 8:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

$10 at the door. Saturdays @ 8:00 a.m. and Thursdays @ 5:30 p.m.
Whether 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]

Easter Egg Hunt at Cross & Crown Lutheran Church - Sat Mar 30 10:00 am

Cross & Crown Lutheran Church

10 a.m. - 12 noon or 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: $3 per egg. (You may purchase more than one if you wish).  There are only 200 tickets per hunt – order early.  There will be a limited number of tickets for sale at the door. (No Refunds. The event will take place rain or shine.) 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. [more details]

Downtown Rockton Easter Egg Hunt - Sat Mar 30 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 promptly for the 10 am start at the flag pole at Settlers Park. All kids will start behind the starting barricades for the different age groups. All kids will be limited to a specific number of eggs depending upon the number of participants. NEW THIS YEAR: a few special tickets will be hidden in select eggs. [more details]

Roscoe VFW Easter Egg Hunt - Sat Mar 30 11:00 am

Roscoe VFW

For kids ages 0 to 10. Bunny will hop in at 10:30 for pictures, and the hunt starts at 11 a.m. Hot dog lunch right after hunt. Come join us - bring your baskets or bags. [more details]

Easter Sunday Choir Cantata - Sun Mar 31 10:30 am

Heritage Baptist Church

Come join us to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus! The choir and orchestra of Heritage Baptist Church will present a powerful selection of songs and scripture that portray the atonement of Christ, His crucifixion on the cross, and ultimate victory over death and the grave! [more details]

Roscoe Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt - Sun Mar 31 1:00 pm

Leland Park

Ages 0-9. The Easter Bunny will be joining us - come meet the Bunny! [more details]

South Beloit City Council Meeting - Mon Apr 1 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 Apr 1 6:30 pm

Roscoe Township Community Center

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

50 North, Senior Activity Event - Tue Apr 2 1:00 pm

Rockton Township Community Center

Come join us on Tuesday, April 2nd, from 1-3 pm as we will have presentations on home health care services, hospice and long term care.  We will meet at Rockton Township Center at 302 Main St., Rockton.  Bring a friend and join us as we learn about these various services in our communities. Refreshments will be served! [more details]

Village of Roscoe Board Meeting - Tue Apr 2 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]

Village of Rockton Board Meeting - Tue Apr 2 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]

Watercolors Class - Wed Apr 3 10:00 am

Roscoe Township Community Center

Join us at the Roscoe Township Community Center to learn the basics of watercolors and color theory - and create an artwork to take home!
Watercolor Class: First Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Instructor April Olsen, former education manager of an art and history museum in Ohio and former intern at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Beginners and painters of all levels welcome! Cost: $10, payable cash or check at class. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. [more details]

Wednesday Night Comedy - Wed Apr 3 8:00 pm

Mustangs Bar & Grill

Comedy and more comedy, every Wednesday night until May. No cover, great time. Featuring the funniest comics in the Midwest - several in one night, which is more efficient. [more details]

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

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