Rockford Start of Summer Celebration

Free events at Children’s Tent an SOS tradition

June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Lauren “Candy” Clymer, 7, shows the pipe-cleaner earrings she made. “Flower Power” girls pose for a picture. A young dog-lover displays the shirt she designed.                     A happy celebrator wears a crown of butterflies.                     Photos by GEORGIA [...]

Watch Elvis perform at special SOS event

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford American Legion Post 102, located at 330 Rockford Park Drive, rocks in the Start of Summer Celebration by presenting top-notch entertainment for the enjoyment of Rockford residents. In the past, the Legion has hosted bingo in their old downtown facility during Start of Summer Celebration in Rockford, but since moving out to their new building, they have tried [...]

Duckies liberated

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

 The Rotary Duck Race during Start of Summer Celebration is an annual favorite where people watch to see which duck will come in first, winning someone a cool grand prize. This year several (hundred?) of the little yellow ducks escaped the safety net at Richardson-Sowerby Park, making their way to the Grand. If anyone finds the ducks, Rotarians would love to have them [...]

Start of Summer Celebration

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

June 12, 13 & 14, 2009 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, June 12 12:00        Carnival, Food & Craft Booths Open! 12-11pm   Lions’ Beverage Tent 12-4pm     Children’s Tent 1-4:00pm Rockford Historical Museum Open 2-7:00pm Changing Tent (sponsored by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church) 3:00pm     Kentwood Senior Steppers-senior dances 4:00pm   [...]
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