Events

Boone County Council on Arts hosts Fifth Grade Art Festival

Boone County Council on Arts hosts Fifth Grade Art Festival

By Kathryn Menue Editor BELVIDERE – On Tuesday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 22, the Boone County Arts Council presented the Fifth Grade Arts Festival to the local fifth grade elementary school students in Boone County. On Tuesday, Perry, Meehan, Immanuel, and St. James Catholic schools attended the festival. On […]

 
 

Belvidere Park District hosts holiday craft class

BELVIDERE – The Belvidere Park District will host a class where adults 18-years-old or older can learn to make Twig Candle Holders under the instruction of Kathleen Roth. It’s more about the end result than the process. These candle holders can go with a rustic to a contemporary interior design. […]

 
 

Belvidere Park District hosts holiday trip

Belvidere Park District hosts holiday trip

BELVIDERE – The Belvidere Park District will host the Milwaukee International Folk Festival Trip on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Get your Christmas shopping started early. Join us for a day of shopping, eating, and music. The Holiday Folk Fair offers something for everyone. Spend the […]

 
 

Goldie B. Floberg kicks off Mother Christmas Program

Goldie B. Floberg kicks off Mother Christmas Program

Rockton – Mother Christmas Program is looking for help again this year to provide wonderful Christmas gifts for the members of the Goldie B. Floberg Center Family. Our clients are working on their wish lists and are excited for the Christmas season to come. Beginning Monday, Nov. 2 Mother Christmas […]

 
 

Belvidere Park District hosts Uncorked!

Belvidere Park District hosts Uncorked!

BELVIDERE – The Belvidere Park District will host Uncorked! on Nov. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Uncork your creativity while sipping and painting. Whether you have just dabbled with paints or you consider yourself to be an artist, this is the perfect opportunity to come out and enjoy […]

 
 

Veterans Day Parade cancelled due to District 100 being in session

Veterans Day Parade cancelled due to District 100 being in session

By Lisa Rodgers Reporter BELVIDERE- “For the first time ever, there will be no parade scheduled down State Street in Belvidere. No marching bands, no troops of scouts carrying their flags or girl scouts,” Greg Kelm, Commander VFW Post 1461 2006 through the present, said. “When I called the school […]

 
 

Peaceful veteran stand down will begin at 7 a.m.

By Lisa Rodgers Reporter BELVIDERE-In less than 24 hours a Facebook post has been shared over 300 times and still counting.  What kind of post would draw this much attention and support? Bryce Trevino is a Belvidere High School graduate Class of 2008.  He served four years in the United […]

 
 

Weekend events for Friday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 1

Weekend events for Friday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 1

Friday, Oct. 30 The Tebala Shrine Haunted House will be open in the Livestock Show Arena at the Boone County Fairgrounds. For more information please contact Mark Torrance at (815) 871-6226. I.O.U. will host the annual Halloween Parade at 7 p.m. or rain or shine. The parade will begin at […]

 
 

Snow Plow Rodeo

The Northwest Branch of the American Public Works Association will be hosting a Snow Plow Rodeo Time 8:00a.m. to 12p.m. Friday October 30th Magic Waters south parking lot Participating agencies: Belvidere Cherry Valley Rockford Winnebago County This is an educational program designed to help train new drivers as well as […]

 
 

St. John’s UCC hosts Christmas Bazaar

BELVIDERE – The St. John’s UCC, located at 401 North Main St. in Belvidere, will hold their Christmas Bazaar Craft and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. The bazaar will feature crafts, dolls, […]