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We are super excited to FINALLY have some spring-like weather, and it’s just in time for Earth Day!

If you want to see what’s happening on Earth Day, check you our Earth Day Events post.

Get out and play this weekend!

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!


From Minks to Sinks Rummage Sale Preview Night and Sale Days

April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd
Rockford, 61107 United States
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From Minks To Sinks Rummage Sale Preview Night Days and Times Vary. See Below for full details. Donâ...

Moments with Mom

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

From Minks To Sinks Rummage Sale Day

April 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Midway Village Museum
6799 Guilford Rd
Rockford, 61107 United States
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From Minks To Sinks Rummage Sale Sale Days – Friday, April 20 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21...

Children’s Art Show

April 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for an art walk featuring works from the talented students of Rockford Christian Elementary ...

Children’s Art Show

April 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for an art walk featuring works from the talented students of Rockford Christian Elementary ...

Drop In StoryTime

April 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
Rockford, 61101 United States
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Chldren of all ages and their cargivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and crafts.

Let’s Go Bowling

April 20, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 3:15 pm

Need a change of pace for an early dismissal day? You say there is nothing to do? Well, leave the en...

Anime Club

April 20, 2018 @ 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm

The Anime Club meets once a month to take part in an interactive discussion of Anime. To participate...

Rhyme and Rhythm reception

April 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Freeport Art Museum
121 N Harlem Ave
Freeport, 61032 United States

The Freeport Art Museum is proud to partner with the Momentum Art Guild to host the Rhyme and Rhythm...

Patterns from Panama reception

April 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Freeport Art Museum
121 N Harlem Ave
Freeport, 61032 United States
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Patterns from Panama features molas and other objects from the museum’s permanent collection as we...

MTG Dual Format Friday Night Magic – Booster Draft & Modern

April 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
2430 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61108 United States
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Format: Booster Draft Time: 6:00 PM Start Time Entry: $15.00 Prizing: One booster pack per match win...

FNM Standard

April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 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...

Green Fire Film screening – Earth Day Celebration

April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nature At The Confluence
306 Dickop St
South Beloit, 61080 United States
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Green Fire Film screening about Aldo Leopold part of our Earth Day Celebration – April 20 Curt Mei...

Far Out Friday Dusk Till Dark

April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$5 Off Admission if you show up in a funky tie-dye or far out 60s attire. Trivia, costume contest, a...

Dusk Till Dark

April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Laser Quest
293 Executive Pkwy Ste 1
Rockford, 61107 United States
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Join us at Laser Quest Rockford EVERY Friday night from 7 PM until 11 PM for all you can play Laser ...

Pokemon Forbidden Light Prerelease Weekend

April 20, 2018 @ 11:00 pm - April 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
2430 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61108 United States
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NEW EVENT STRUCTURE!! Play in 5 events for $85!!! Play in 4 prerelease events and your 5th is FREE! ...

MTG Dominaria Prerelease Weekend

April 21, 2018 @ 12:01 am - April 22, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Top Cut Comics (Loves Park)
5600 N 2nd St
Loves Park, 61111-4602 United States
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NEW EVENT STRUCTURE!! Play in 5 events for $85!!! Play in 4 prerelease events and your 5th is FREE! ...

Comcast Cares Day Boone County Community Cleanup

April 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Volunteers Needed for the Comcast Cares Day Boone County Community Cleanup. Join us on Saturday, Apr...

Forbidden Light Prerelease Events

April 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Alright Pokemon Players! Top Cut Comics - Loves Park and Rockford are happy to announce a fantastic ...

Future Nurse Academy

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Discovery Center Museum
711 N Main St
Rockford, 61103 United States
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Discover what fun it would be to be a nurse as Discovery Center turns into a nursing academy for lit...

Children’s Art Show

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for an art walk featuring works from the talented students of Rockford Christian Elementary ...

Children’s Art Show

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for an art walk featuring works from the talented students of Rockford Christian Elementary ...

DROP IN DIY Love You To The Moon and Back canvas art

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Vintage 815
522 S. State st.
Belvidere, 61008 United States
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How much do you Love me? To the Moon and Back! Join Vintage (815) for a Drop In DIY Workshop April 2...

Woodland Wildflower Walk

April 21, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
2715 S Main St
Rockford, 61102 United States
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Take a guided walk thru the Vi Bates Woodland Wildflower Garden and don’t forget your camera! Lear...

Dominaria Prerelease Weekend!

April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
Top Cut Comics – South Rockford
2430 S Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61108 United States
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NEW EVENT STRUCTURE!! Play in 5 events for $85!!! Play in 4 prerelease events and your 5th is FREE! ...

Sensational Saturday: Buzz About Bees

April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

The program staff at Nicholas Conservatory invite you to a WONDERful time as we explore nature, cult...

Saturday – PokĂ©mon League

April 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Top Cut Comics (Loves Park)
5600 N 2nd St
Loves Park, 61111-4602 United States
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Ever wanted to learn to play the Pokemon TCG? Come on out! Used to play back when you were younger, ...

Burpee Explorers: Explore Cnidaria

April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 N. Main Street
Rockford, 61103 United States
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Explore Cnidaria Cnidaria is the phylum of the jellyfish, a phylum that includes a variety of unusua...

Forbidden Light Prerelease Events

April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Alright Pokemon Players! Top Cut Comics - Loves Park and Rockford are happy to announce a fantastic ...

Meet the Author Mark Andrew Poe

April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mark Andrew Poe is the author of the fun and engaging Harry Moon series. Join us to meet Mark and ha...

Drawing Workshop: Fictional Creatures!

April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
Rockford, 61101 United States
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Learn how to draw realistic creatures! We will draw the creatures together using a step-by-step meth...

Sensational Saturday StoryTimes

April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
Rockford, 61101 United States
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This highly active storytime is for children of all ages! We will share books, songs, and flannel bo...

The History of Beloit’s “Crown Jewel”: Big Hill Park

April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Welty Environmental Center
1201 Big Hill Ct
Beloit, 53511 United States
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Join Beloit College Archivist, Fred Burwell, to hear about the fascinating history of Big Hill Park....

Local Author Showcase

April 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monthly Parent’s Night Out!

April 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring your kids to Coral Cove and enjoy some time for yourself while your kids are having a blast in...

Children’s Art Show

April 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Edgebrook
1639 N Alpine Rd
Rockford, 61107 United States
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Join us for an art walk featuring works from the talented students of Rockford Christian Elementary ...

Forbidden Light Prerelease Events

April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Alright Pokemon Players! Top Cut Comics - Loves Park and Rockford are happy to announce a fantastic ...

Canine Beg for an Egg

April 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunday, April 22nd at the Palmer Park West Pavilion, the City of Janesville will be hosting an egg h...

Movies on Main: Coco

April 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Nordlof Center
118 N Main St
Rockford, 61101 United States
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Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzal...

LGYC-Pre Camp Party

April 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come up to Lake Geneva Youth Camp for a Free Day at Camp to get a taste of this year's summer camp. ...


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