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ohmygosh guys!

Who’s ready for PALEOFEST!  We can’t wait to go!!!

It happens to be one of the MANY things you can do this weekend and we are so going!

Here are this weekend’s picks for fun things to do with the kids in Rockford!

Remember, some events require registration and 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!


Be a Crafty Reader!

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North Suburban District Library-Roscoe Branch
5562 Clayton Cir
Roscoe, 61073 United States
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Listen to the audio story, read along, and enjoy the illustrations. Then do the related craft or act...

In Full Bloom Orchid Display

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens – Rockford Park District
1354 N 2nd St
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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It may be the depth of winter, but Nicholas Conservatory is teeming with color! Our annual orchid ex...

Family Features: Despicable Me 3

March 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Suburban District Library-Roscoe Branch
5562 Clayton Cir
Roscoe, 61073 United States
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First come, first seated. Popcorn provided! Bring your own covered drink.

Friday Clash Series Points Race

Friday Clash Series at Race Em R/C
March 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 23, 2018

Race Em R/C
5728 Logistics Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61109 United States
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Friday Clash Points series races. 10 Races with three throw outs will determine your Points Champion...

RVC Starlight Theatre Auditions

March 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

RVC Starlight Theatre is holding auditions for 2018 Summer Season starting this weekend! Plays you c...

My Country: Beloit Int’l Film Festival (Fri. 3/2)

March 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

MY COUNTRY | Beloit International Film Festival **Actor/Director Giancarlo Iannotta scheduled to be ...

DASH! Downtown Art Scavenger Hunt!

March 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Stop by any of the participating venues and pick up a clue sheet. Attend all galleries and find the ...

PaleoFest 2018 – Members’ Night

March 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 N. Main Street
Rockford, 61103 United States
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Former Burpee Director of Paleontology Scott Williams returns for the Member’s Reception and a tal...

MTG Modern Tournament

March 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
2430 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61108 United States
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Format: Modern Registration: 6:00 P.M, Start time promptly at 6:30 P.M. Entry Fee: $5 Prizing $5 sto...

Carnival Family Fun Fair at Northeast Family YMCA

March 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are having a fun fair! Bring the family out for a night of FUN at the Northeast Family YMCA. Tick...

FNM Standard

March 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Top Cut Comics (Loves Park)
5600 N 2nd St
Loves Park, 61111-4602 United States
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Format: Standard Entry Fee: $5.00 Registration: 6:00PM Start Time: 6:30PM Prizing: Top Half Wins Com...

MTG Friday Night Magic

March 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
2430 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61108 United States
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Format: Booster Draft Entry: $15.00 Prizing: One booster pack per match win and awesome FNM promos! ...

MTG Friday Night Magic

March 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
2430 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61108 United States
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Format: Booster Draft Entry: $15.00 Prizing: One booster pack per match win and awesome FNM promos!

Cosmic Swim

March 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to head out to Byron HS Swimming Pool for a one of a kind night of glow in the dark swimmi...

Celebrate the Hustle : Eight Fifteen Capital X RAD

March 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you an entrepreneur, creative, visionary or someone who likes to support ? 2018 is your year ! E...

Gallery Closing: Instituto Grafico de Chicago

March 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rezident by Lo Rez Brewing & The National Museum of Mexican Art Featuring: Instituto Grafico de ...

Sock Monkey Madness Festival

March 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am - March 4, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd
Rockford, 61107 United States
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Sock Monkey Madness Festival “Under the Sea!” Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 10 am – 4 ...

Sock Monkey Madness Festival

March 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am - March 4, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd
Rockford, 61107 United States
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Sock Monkey Madness Festival “Under the Sea!” Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 11 am – 4 ...

PaleoFest 2018 – Lecture Series

March 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 N. Main Street
Rockford, 61103 United States
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Its Been 20 Years. Its is hard to believe it was over 20 years ago when the idea for a paleontology ...

Citizen Science Species Spotlight: Bumblebees

March 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Forest Preserves of Winnebago County
5500 Northrock Dr
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
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Join us for a fascinating photographic overview of our native pollinators in this session led by exp...


For more fun check out our Events Calendar!

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