Thursday, Jan. 11
NAACP BELOIT BRANCH #3251 will meet at 6 p.m. at 2639 Sunshine Drive. Annual adult memberships are $30 and includes Crisis magazine subscription.
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.
RESONATE CHURCH, 2707 Bond Place, Janesville, hosts Swing Station Janesville. Swing dance lesson at 7:30 p.m., social dance for teens/adults from 8-10 p.m. Cost is $3. No partner necessary, beginners welcome.
Sunday, Jan. 14
NED HOLLISTER BIRD CLUB will meet at 2:30 p.m. at the Welty Center, 1201 Big Hill Court, Beloit. Program is "Making Your Yard a Bird Habitat." Free and open to the public.
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.
STATELINE LITERACY COUNCIL classes begin at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. English, GED prep and citizenship prep will be offered. Register by calling 608-362-5207.
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." 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.
ROCK COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY monthly program at 6:30 p.m. at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum, 426 S. Jackston St., Janesville. Webinar "After You're Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research." Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.RCGSWI.org.
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Wednesday, Jan. 17
ROCK COUNTY JOB CENTER, 1900 Center Ave., Janesville, hiring event from 1-4 p.m.
BIFF YEAR ROUND presents "Dark Blue Girl" at 6:30 p.m. at Hendricks Center for the Arts, 409 Pleasant St. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students. Free admission for BIFF members. Free coffee and dessert provided.
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.
BELOIT POLICE RETIREES breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. at Sophia's Restaurant, 3201 Riversdie Dr., Beloit. For more information, call Kurt at 608-365-4145.
WILD ONES meeting at Rock Valley College Physical Education Center PEC0110 (lower level), 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, at 7 p.m. Greg Rajsky will talk about monitoring native plants in Winnebago County. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 779-537-8939.
BELOIT NEW LIFE CHURCH, 1146 Grant St., will host a free community dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 608-365-2652.
ROCK COUNTY BRAIN TRAUMA SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 11 a.m.-noon at the Chester Square Building, 136 W. Grand Ave., Suite 300, Beloit. Open to anyone who has experienced brain trauma, friends or providers. For more information, call Brenda Bostwick at 608-718-9099.
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.
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Outdoor Education Series presents "Backpacking the Appalachian Trail" from 1-2 p.m. Fee is $10, kids under 12 free. To register, call 815-636-9066.
JANESVILLE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS free film event "Slavery by Another Name" from 10 a.m.-noon in the Basics Cooperative community room, 1711 Lodge Drive, Janesville. Short discussion to follow. For more information, visit www.lwvjvl.org.
ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN WOMEN'S GUILD will have a pancake breakfast at Applebees, 2680 Cranston Road, Beloit, from 8-10 a.m. Everyone is invited.
BMHS CLASS OF 1957 breakfast and social time at 9 a.m. at Sophia's Restaurant, 3201 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Guests welcome.
Sunday, Jan. 21
GRAND AVE PUB, 132 Grand Ave., Beloit, will host a fund raising event for musician Kaj Anderson beginning at noon. Silent auction, raffles, open jam hosted by The Dave Potter Trio.
ROCKFORD URBAN MINISTRIES free program at JustGoods Listening Room, 201 7th St., Rockford, "Healthcare For All" with Dr. Howard Waitzkin, author. Free and open to the public.
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.?
Friday, Jan. 26
WELTY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, 1201 Big Hill Court, Beloit, candlelight hike at Big Hill Park from 6-8 p.m. All ages are welcome. The cost is $7 for nonmembers and $5 for members. For more information, call 608-362-6212.
DELAVAN UMC, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, Men's Club Old Fashioned Country Breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes and beverage. Tickets are $8 for adults; $4 for kids under 12.
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.
Thursday, Feb. 1
INTERMEDIATE WOMEN'S CLUB OF BELOIT will meet for lunch at noon at the Ironworks Hotel. Presentation will be "Young at Heart-Slightly Older in Other Places" by Nancy Hannewall Stacy. To cancel your reservation, call Joanne at 608-361-0746 by Jan. 28.
Saturday, Feb. 3
CLINTON COMMUNITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will be open to the public from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Cobblestone House, 607 Milwaukee Road, Clinton.
Saturday, Feb. 17
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Outdoor Education Series presents "Kayak Camping the Wisconsin River" from 10-11:30 a.m. Fee is $10, kids under 12 free. To register, call 815-636-9066.
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.
Saturday, March 17
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Outdoor Education Series presents "Backcountry Cooking-St. Patty's Day on the Trail" from 2:30-4 p.m. Fee is $10, kids under 12 free. To register, call 815-636-9066.
Saturday, April 28
NATURE AT THE CONFLUENCE, 306 Dickop St., South Beloit, Outdoor Education Series presents "Backpacking in the Midwest" from 10-11:30 a.m. Fee is $10, kids under 12 free. To register, call 815-636-9066.