Family

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros celebrations held at KDL

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Celebrate Día de los Niños/Día los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with Kent District Library. Children of all ages are invited to come enjoy traditional Mexican crafts, music and other activities. Celebrations will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, at the Krause Memorial Library in Rockford. Children’s Day/Book Day, founded by author Pat Mora in 1996, [...]

Food, Family, Fun — March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Hush Puppies kicks off shoe design contest  Hush Puppies, the originator of the first suede casual shoe, is sponsoring a shoe design contest on their website at www.hushpuppies.com in partnership with www.runwayonmonroe.com. Official rules of the contest and information about entries are outlined on the Hush Puppies website. Contest entries can be by drawn by hand or [...]

Public invited to free outdoor concerts

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Weezil Malone Band starts the Huntington Rogue River Blues Series for the summer. The band performed in downtown Rockford on Tuesday, June 9. Photo by TOM SCOTT   The City of Rockford and the Rockford Area Arts Commission invite the Rockford community to the Huntington Rogue River Blues Series every Tuesday evening, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Garden Club Park (behind [...]

Meijer Gardens adds Kenny Rogers to Summer Concert lineup

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the world’s most significant sculpture and botanic experiences, announces the addition of award-winning musician Kenny Rogers to its 2009 Summer Concert Series. Rogers will perform at Meijer Gardens Amphitheater on August 6. The singer-songwriter has charted more than 70 hit singles across various music genres and [...]

Celebrate Summerfest on Saturday, June 27

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Looking for a way to celebrate summer and the great outdoors? Plan on attending the Izaak Walton League’s Summerfest Celebration on Saturday, June 27 with loads of family-friendly activities including scavenger and treasure hunts, birdhouse assembly, wildflower identification and woodlot management. “The focus of the day will be on natural landscaping, [...]
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