Wednesday, Feb. 19

BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD: GREAT MUSICALS at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Film is “The Cole Porter Story.” Refreshments provided.

Thursday, Feb. 20

THURSDAY MORNING AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit.

CITY OF BELOIT FIRE DEPARTMENT will hold “Fries with Firefighters” from 6-7 p.m. at the Beloit Culvers, 2676 Cranston Road. Kids will receive a free book courtesy of Beloit’s Literacy for Life initiative.

NOON LIONS will have a meeting at 11:30 a.m. upstairs at Boundaries Bar & Grill, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit, followed by lunch downstairs.

BELOIT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (BIFF) will celebrate its 15 year anniversary with BIFF FestEve 2020 from 6-9 p.m. at IronTek on the Ironworks Campus. Tickets are $30 and include food, beverage and entertainment. Tickets are available online at beloitfilmfest.org/festeve2020.

BELOIT NEW LIFE CHURCH, 1146 Grant St. Free Community Dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Food and fellowship. For more information, call the church office at 608-365-2652.

WILD ONES will meet at 7 p.m. at the Rock Valley College Physical Education Center PEC0110 (lower level), 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford. Program will be “Aldo Leopold, Phenology and Climate Change.” Free and open to the public.

ECOLAB RETIREES will have a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Domenico’s, 547 E. Grand Ave., Beloit. Call Duane for more information, 608-752-3735.

Friday, Feb. 21

KATIE’S CUP will host its 2nd Annual Dessert Auction from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Club, 5151 Guilford Road, Rockford. A variety of desserts from local restaurants and bakeries will be auctioned off to support continuing Midtown redevelopment and revitalization efforts.

Saturday, Feb. 22

IRISH MARCHING SOCIETY presents “An Evening of Irish Music” from 7-9 p.m. at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford. Featuring Jimmy Keane and Dave Curley. Cost is $25 at the door or online at www.irishmarchingsociety.com.

KATIE’S CUP, 502 7th St., Rockford, will feature Emerald Wind on harp and flute. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

WELTY ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, Big Hill Park, Beloit, will hold its 14th Annual Maple Sugar Fest from 8 a.m.-noon. Maple tree tapping, boiling demos, kids crafts, breakfast with real maple syrup. Cost is $8 for adults and $3 for kids ages 2-12. Kids under 2 are free.

MIDWAY VILLAGE MUSEUM, 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, presents “HERstory: Women Who Dared” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to celebrate the passage of the 19th amendment. For all ages. Activities included with museum admission.

RASCAL’S BAR AND GRILL, 5223 Troque Drive, Loves Park, Annual VetsRolls Fundraiser will be held from noon-5 p.m. Free event, donations accepted. Pulled pork meal for $10 donation. All proceed support VetsRoll. Shuttle parking available from Harlem Community Center on Forest Hills.

Sunday, Feb. 23

BOONE COUNTY CASA will have a concert fundraiser at 2 p.m. at the Community Building Complex of Boone County, 111 W. 1st St., Belvidere. Music of Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle and Marty Robbins. Tickets are $15 each; $10 for age 16 and under.

Monday, Feb. 24

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 25

AL-ANON will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 212 W. Grand Ave., Beloit. Use Garden Lane entrance off Bluff Street. District Al-Anon Helpline is 608-756-1720.

NOON LIONS will co-host a blood drive with the American Red Cross at Peoples Church, 340 W Grand Ave., Beloit, from 1-6 p.m.

BELOIT EVENING LIONS will have a meeting at 7 p.m. at Boundaries, 3807 S. Riverside Drive, Beloit. Order off the menu at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Joe at 608-751-5503.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN (AAUW) will meet at 11:30 a.m. for a brown bag lunch and program at the Janesville Woman’s Club, 108 S. Jackson St., Janesville. Representative Debra Kolste will discuss “Tackling Women’s Health at the State Capital.”

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 925 5th Ave., Rockford, all-you-can-eat Fat Tuesday Swedish Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Available at the door.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

FRIENDS OF AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell St., Beloit.

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, will hold a Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. Short devotion in the sanctuary followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken for local charities.

SAVE SINNISSIPPI GOLF COURSE will sponsor “We Love Sinnissippi,” a free event for golfers of all ages, from 5:30-9 p.m. at Skybox Indoor Sports Center at Mercyhealth Sportscore Two, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park. Golf games, contests, simulators and golf clinics. More information at www.facebook.com/savesinnissippigolfcourse.

Thursday, Feb. 27

THURSDAY MORNING AL-ANON will meet at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit.

HONONEGAH WOMAN’S CLUB (HWC) will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Butler’s Emporium, 106 W. Mail St., Rockton. Sarah Baines will host and share her story with the club. For more information, contact hwcrocktonil@gmail.com.

Sunday, March 1

ROCKFORD AREA COIN CLUB will have it’s spring show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Forest Hills Lodge, Route 173 by the Rockford Speedway. Buy or bring coins to sell. Free admission.

{span}MEAD-ALLEN VFW POST 2306, 2711 Afton Road, Breakfast Buffet from 8-11 a.m. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 ages 5-12 and under 5 is free. Scrambled eggs, sausage, potatoes, biscuits/gravy, pancakes/waffles, For more information, call 608-362-0299.{/span}

Monday, March 2

BOY SCOUT TROOP 608 will hold their 58th Annual Pancake Supper at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., Beloit, from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children under age 11.

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Tuesday, March 3

ROCK RIVER VALLEY CARVERS free beginning carver class from 6-8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 419 E. Court St., Janesville. All material and tools included. Contact Tom Kautz at 608-868-4522 to register.

Wednesday, March 4

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, will hold a Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. Short devotion in the sanctuary followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken for local charities.

BMHS CLASS OF 1952 will meet at 11:30 a.m. for lunch at Tilly’s Pizza, 900 4{sup}th{/sup} St., Beloit. Classmates in the area are welcome. No reservations are needed.

{p dir=”ltr”}{span}FABL FILM NIGHT at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. “Downton Abbey,” for adults. Refreshments provided.{/span}

Thursday, March 5

INTERMEDIATE WOMEN’S CLUB OF BELOIT will meet for lunch at noon at the Ironworks Hotel, 500 Pleasant St., Beloit. Program will be on “Your Garbage-Where’s It Go?”. To cancel your reservation, call Sandi at 815-543-4194 by March 1.

THE GATHERING PLACE, 715 Campus St., Milton, will present a free community outreach event from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dr. Brian Keyes will discuss the most common causes of hip and knee pain and the latest treatment options for it. Call 844-201-7837 to make a reservation.

FOREST PRESERVES OF WINNEBAGO COUNTY (FPWC) will hold a job fair from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at FPWC headquarters, 5500 Northrock Drive, Rockford, to recruit candidates for permanent and seasonal employment opportunities. See full job descriptions at winnebagoforest.org.

CEDAR CREST LECTURE SERIES hosted by UW-W Continuing Education will present “A Hundred or So Years Later: Remembering Forgotten Wisconsin Authors of the Early 20th Century,” with John Pruitt at 3 p.m. at Cedar Crest Inc., 1702 S. River Road, Janesville.

Saturday, March 7

BELOIT LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS will meet at 10 a.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. The documentary “Legalize Equality” will be shown with a discussion on the Equal Rights Amendment to follow.

WINNEBAGO AND BOONE COUNTIES GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY (WBCGS) will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Spring Creek UCC, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford. Program is “Contemporary Fashion Through the Decades” with Vicki Ruthe Hahn. All interested persons are welcome, bring photos or historic articles of clothing to learn to identify the year. For more information, call Diane at 815-543-2287.

Monday, March 9

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, will hold a Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. Short devotion in the sanctuary followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken for local charities.

BELOIT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, NAACP and BELOIT LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS will sponsor a City of Beloit City Council Candidate Forum at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 100 State St.

BELOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY, 605 Eclipse Blvd., welcomes author Tim Cullen at 6:30 p.m. Cullen will talk about “Disassembled,” his book about the GM plant closing in 2008.

Thursday, March 12

KATIE’S CUP, 502 7th St., Rockford, will feature Truman’s Ridge. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (DAR) Beloit Chapter will meet from 1:15-3 p.m. at 517 Prospect St., Beloit. Program is American History Essay winners and ROTC award presentation.

CEDAR CREST LECTURE SERIES hosted by UW-W Continuing Education will present “Roosevelt’s ‘Brain Trust’ and the Creation of the New Deal,” with Elizabeth Jozwiak, at 3 p.m. at Cedar Crest Inc., 1702 S. River Road, Janesville.

{p dir=”ltr”}{span}ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA ALLIANCE OF WISCONSIN will hold a Memory Cafe from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. For those with mild memory loss, cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer’s. Topic is “What’s in a Name?”{/span}

Friday, March 14

KATIE’S CUP, 502 7th St., Rockford, will feature Emma Clark guitar and vocals. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

Sunday, March 15

MUSICA MAXIMA will perform at 3 p.m. with guest artist Matthew Bengtson, performing music of the Viennese Classical period on the fortepiano, in the gathering room at First Congregational Church, Beloit. Admission is free, donations accepted.

Tuesday, March 17

ROCK RIVER VALLEY CARVERS free beginning carver class from 6-8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 419 E. Court St., Janesville. All material and tools included. Contact Tom Kautz at 608-868-4522 to register.

Wednesday, March 18

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, will hold a Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. Short devotion in the sanctuary followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken for local charities.

{p dir=”ltr”}{span}BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD: GREAT MUSICALS at 6 p.m. at the Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd. Film is “Annie.” Refreshments provided.{/span}

Thursday, March 19

CEDAR CREST LECTURE SERIES hosted by UW-W Continuing Education will present “The Arc of Protest: Growth, Inclusion and Change in Mid-20th Century America,” with David McKay, at 3 p.m. at Cedar Crest Inc., 1702 S. River Road, Janesville.

Saturday, March 21

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE DETACHMENT 623 will meet at 1 p.m. at VFW Post 1621, 1015 Center Ave, Janesville. For more information, call John Burwitz at 636-841-1111.

BRITISH INTEREST GROUP OF WISCONSIN & ILLINOIS (BIGWILL) will meet from 10 a.m.- noon at the Community Church, 5714 Broadway, Richmond, Ill. Michael Rehberg will describe the English settlement in Racine County, Wis., where one of his ancestors settled in 1841.

Sunday, March 22

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE DETACHMENT 623 breakfast from 9 a.m.-noon at VFW Post 1621, 1015 Center Ave, Janesville. Cost is $8, all you can eat.

Monday, March 23

OLD STONE CHURCH, 101 E. Union St., Rockton, Substance Abuse/Suicide Grief Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, will hold a Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. Short devotion in the sanctuary followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken for local charities.

Thursday, March 26

CEDAR CREST LECTURE SERIES hosted by UW-W Continuing Education will present “The 100 Greatest American Speeches of the 20th Century,” with Richard Haven, at 3 p.m. at Cedar Crest Inc., 1702 S. River Road, Janesville.

Saturday, March 28

KATIE’S CUP, 502 7th St., Rockford, will feature Rare Privilege celtic music. Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

Tuesday, March 31

BELOIT PUBLIC LIBRARY, 605 Eclipse Blvd., welcomes author Chris Fink at 6:30 p.m. Fink will talk about his book “Add This to the List of Things That You Are.”

Wednesday, April 1

DELAVAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 213 S. 2nd St., Delavan, will hold a Lent Devotion and Luncheon at noon. Short devotion in the sanctuary followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall. A free will offering will be taken for local charities.