Thursday, Jan. 4
SINNISSIPPI QUILTERS meeting at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State St., Rockford. Speaker is Bill Kerr, co-founder of the modern quilting movement. Guest fee is $10.
Saturday, Jan. 6
CLINTON COMMUNITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 10 a.m. at the Cobblestone House, 607 Milwaukee Road, Clinton. New members very welcome. The Historical Society will be open to the public from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
WBCGS meeting at 1:30 p.m. at Spring Creek UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford. "What's Been Done: Using Someone Else's Genealogy Research" via live webinar. There is no cost to attend. For more information, call Wendy at 779-203-3511. All interested persons are welcome.
Sunday, Jan. 7
VFW POST 2306, 2711 Afton Road, will host a breakfast buffet from 8-11 a.m. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 5-8 and free for under age 5. Menu includes biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, pancakes/waffles, coffee and milk. For more information, call 608-362-0299.
COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1634 Center St., Beloit, Wings of Faith and the Christian Jubilees will have their annual First of the Year Musical at 3 p.m. Choir and gospel groups will be singing.
JACK FARINA BIG BAND After New Year's Dance at The Birch Room, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Cost is $10 at the door.
Monday, Jan. 8
BMHS CLASS OF 1944 is having lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Riverside Terrace, 3055 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. For more information, call 608-362-3954.
HOT TODDIES New Year brunch, 10 a.m. at Neli's Family Restaurant, 1055 Gardner St., South Beloit, (next to Garden Inn Motel). All Todd Elementary School retirees are invited.
BADGER CHORDHAWKS guest night from 7-9:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 612 N. Randall Ave., Janesville. Discover the experience of four-part a capella harmony. For more information, call Clint Mohr, chorus manager, 608-755-1290.
Tuesday, Jan. 9
AL-ANON will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 212 W. Grand Ave. Use Garden Lane entrance off Bluff Street. District Al-Anon Helpline is 608-756-1720.
BELOIT EVENING LIONS will meet at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive. Supper at 5:30 p.m. off the menu, board meeting at 6:30 p.m. and meeting to follow. For more information, call Sandy at 608-365-1155.
STATELINE GOLDEN 'K' KIWANIS board meeting at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. The public is invited.
ROCK COUNTY BRAIN TRAUMA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 6-7 p.m. at Mercy Hospital, room G097, 1000 Mineral Pt. Ave., Janesville. Open to anyone who has experienced brain trauma, friends or providers. For more information, call Brenda Bostwick at 608-718-9099.
FOREST PRESERVES OF WINNEBAGO COUNTY job fair from 5-7 p.m. at 5500 Northrock Drive, Rockford. Learn about 2018 summer employment opportunities.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
FRIENDS OF AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell.
THE MONTEREY DAM ASSOCIATION will meet at 3 p.m. at Hedberg Library, 316 S. Main St., Janesville. For more information, call 608-754-2096.
BIFF YEAR ROUND presents "The Blood is at the Doorstep" at 6:30 p.m. at Hendricks Center for the Arts, 409 Pleasant St. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students. Free for BIFF members. Coffee and dessert provided.
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Thursday, Jan. 11
THURSDAY MORNING AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. District Al-Anon helpline is 608-756-1720.
NAACP BELOIT BRANCH #3251 will meet at 6 p.m. at 2639 Sunshine Drive. Annual adult memberships are $30 and include subscription to Crisis magazine.
BHS CLASS OF 1948 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. at Sophia's Restaurant, 3201 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Everybody is welcome. No reservation required.
Saturday, Jan. 13
FRIENDS AT BELOIT LIBRARY (FABL) January clearance used book sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. inside the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Buy a brown bag full of books for $1 and get a 2nd bag free. Proceeds are returned to the library for programs and services.
Monday, Jan. 15
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 801 Bushnell St., Beloit, presents the Millikin University Choir in concert at 7 p.m. The BMHS Concert Choir will also perform. Free admission. A freewill offering will be taken for Musica Maxima.
KIDS FUN AND DRAMA will hold registration for their spring show at 4:30 p.m. at 3 Eclipse Blvd., Beloit (behind the library). For kids 2nd-12th grade. Rehearsals will be Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 608-774-4140.
Tuesday, Jan. 16
STATELINE GOLDEN 'K' KIWANIS meeting at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. The program will be "National Alliance on Mental Illness" with Lindsay Stevens or Patty Slatt. The public is invited.
BMH CLASS OF 1955 will meet at 11 a.m. at the Road Dawg, 2956 Milwaukee Road, Beloit, for lunch and social time. All classmates are invited to attend.
Wednesday, Jan. 17
ROCK COUNTY JOB CENTER, 1900 Center Ave., Janesville, hiring event from 1-4 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 18
ECOLAB RETIREES will hold a luncheon at 11:30 p.m. at Domenico's, 547 E. Grand Ave., Beloit. For more information, call Duane at 608-752-3735.
Saturday, Jan. 20
BELOIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Pioneer Pretties presents a Vintage Valentine Tree class from 1-4 p.m. at Lincoln Center, 845 Hackett St., Beloit. Cost is $35 all inclusive. Register at 608-314-6289.
Tuesday, Jan. 23
BELOIT EVENING LIONS will have their meeting at 7p.m. at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive. Supper at 5:30 p.m. off the menu. For more information, call Sandy at 608-365-1155.
STATELINE GOLDEN 'K' KIWANIS meeting at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. The program will be "Boomer" speaking on BACA "Bikers Against Child Abuse". The public is invited.
Wednesday, Jan. 24
BELOIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Lunch Break to Educate at Lincoln Center, 845 Hackett St., from noon - 1 p.m. Program is "First Lady Cordelia Harvey: Angel in a Gray Bonnet" with impersonator Jessica Michna. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Reservations required by Jan. 17 at www.beloithistoricalsociety.com.?
Tuesday, Jan. 30
STATELINE GOLDEN 'K' KIWANIS meeting at 9 a.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit. The program will be "Comfort Dogs" with Cheryl Skelly. The public is invited.
Wednesday, Feb. 21
BELOIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Lunch Break to Educate at Bushel and Peck's, 328 State St., Beloit from noon - 1 p.m. Program is "All Eyes on the Eagles" with Kurt Van Galder. Reservations required by Feb. 14 at www.beloithistoricalsociety.com.