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Summer is over, the kids are back in school. But that doesn’t mean the fun has to end!
Here are this week’s picks for fun things to do with the kids in Rockford!
Remember, always check with the hosting organization for the most up to date information before heading out.

If you would like to add your event to this list or work with Rockford4Kids to be a Featured Event, let us know!

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Fearless Art Journaling

September 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

$25 without book; $35 with book added
Ages 12+

Discover the joy of making mixed media art in a book! Techniques we use vary with each workshop. By filling your book, you’ll learn endless ways to mix your art materials, layer by layer.
All materials included. Book not included.

Create this highly textured single page using collage, painting, and stenciling techniques.
Register by 9/4

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Wildlife Wednesday: Bees

September 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

10:30 – 11 a.m.
Freeport Public Library , 100 E Douglas St, Freeport, IL
Downtown Freeport, Illinois

Wildlife Wednesday: Bees
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
10:30 – 11 a.m.
Freeport Public Library, 100 E Douglas St, Freeport, IL

Ms. Juliet hosts a monthly series called Wildlife Wednesdays at the Freeport Public Library. Each month has a different theme related to nature and wildlife. She will read various books related to the theme and then show the children specimens that they can touch. There are also activities that can be done at home to continue the learning!

Appropriate audience is two to seven-year olds.

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Storytime: Grandparents’ Day Games

September 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy storytime at the Winnebago Public Library as well as participating in a craft!

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Creative Canvas After School

September 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

$22
Ages 8+
Painting class, designed for the young artist (or the young at heART!). Join us for this fun canvas! Taught by visiting artist Cecilia Schmitt. September 7, we’ll be painting “Unicorn!” All materials included. Register by 9/6.

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To Be Continued

September 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fun! Food! Fantastical adventures!

Have fun discovering new worlds and adventures with this great after school program just for tweens! Listen to a librarian read a few chapters of a book each week, focusing on a different book each month. We will also participate in activities related to the stories, and enjoy tasty snacks!

Our book for September is Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett. It is not necessary to read the book before coming.

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What are your plans for the week?
Let us know in the comments below!

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