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NEW! Summer
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"Ethereal" Exhibit
June 10–July 17

Therapeutic Yoga
June 24, 10:00–11:00a

Supper & Film: The Theory of Everything
June 27, 6:00–9:00p

Writing: Open Up a World of Possibilities
June 29, 6:00–8:00p

Build an Indoor
Fairy House

June 29, 6:00–8:30p

Hatha Vinyasa/ Restorative Yoga
June 30, 9:30–10:45a

Fairy Festival
July 16, 1:00–4:00p

 

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LUNCH & LEARN

Rockford Womanspace

A mid-day opportunity for you to take a little “time-out” for food and conversation. Bring a sack lunch; Womanspace will supply beverages and the speaker. Lunch & Learn programs are sponsored by:

Slaga Law Sandra Slaga Slaga Law Slaga Law

 

Food Security in Rockford | Basics of International Travel

 

Food Security in Rockford:
What's Being Done and How You Can Help

One out of six children are food insecure in Winnebago County. The poverty rate in our public school system is so high it is more effective to feed everyone a free breakfast/lunch than spend the time to figure out who is not eligible! The Rock River Valley Pantry, a community based food pantry, assists over 7,000 clients every month. In FY15 they distributed over 1.2 millions pounds of food. Our clients receive emergency food provisions that will last them 3-4 days. This is accomplished with the help of 80+ volunteers, a food rescue program that is supported by the local grocery stores, food drives, fundraising events, and donations. Discussion will include local poverty facts, impact on our community, and opportunities for you to get involved and make a difference.

Kim Adams-Bakke has been the Executive Director at the RRVP for the last ten year. Prior to her service with the RRVP she spent 23 years in recreation and facility management for the Belvidere and Rockford Park Districts.

Course #: LL15-15
Date: July 13
Time: Wednesday, Noon-1:00p
Presenter: Kim Adams-Bakke
Location: William Reif Gallery
Regular Fee: $15
Members' Fee: $10
Register by July 11 Registration Policy

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The Basics of International Travel
If you are planning an international trip and want it to go as smoothly as possible, you will want to hear the tips Jan has to offer. She will explain what you need to know about passports (including the upcoming special issues faced by Illinois residents); safety tips as well as where to go for help in another country; the pros and cons of using a travel agent; helpful ideas about travel insurance and much more. Be ready to take lots of notes! There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.

As part of a 5th grade Geography assignment, Jan Heuer was asked to list places she would like to see. Her answer: "I want to sail the Seven Seas, visit the seven continents, stand on the Equator and the Prime Meridian, and see Kathmandu and Timbuktu." She has done all of these things and more in over thirty years of travel. A former teacher, Jan spends time as a docent at Anderson Gardens and Laurent House.

Course #: LL15-16
Date: August 17
Time: Wednesday, Noon-1:00p
Presenter: Jan Heuer
Location: William Reif Gallery
Regular Fee: $15
Members' Fee: $10
Register by August 15 Registration Policy

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Participant's Name & Phone

 

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