JAN. 2 — The Rockford chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Riverside Park building every Thursday evening with weigh-in starting at 5:30 and meeting from 7 to 8. For more information, call Geneva at 763-477-6584.
JAN. 4 — Rockford Area Schools will host a preschool-kindergarten festival at the Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School on Saturday, Jan. 4 from 9 to 11 a.m.
Bit Of Culture Book Club
JAN. 6 — The Delano Public Library’s Bit Of Culture Book Club will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 6, at the library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. Expand your reading horizons with this fun book group that meets each month to read a variety of genres and authors. Call the library, 763-972-3467, for details.
Fiber Arts exhibit and clinic
JAN. 7 TO 30 — The Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E. will offer a Fiber Arts Clinic from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7. Local artists will host the clinic. Learn about a new technique or bring a project for some expert help. The library also will host a Fiber Arts Exhibit Jan. 7 through Jan. 30. The display will include items that are felted, hooked, knitted, crocheted, cross-stitched, etc. by area artists. Visit the Delano Library to see the exhibit during open hours.
JAN. 9 — Corcoran City Council will meet will next meet Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at city hall at 8200 County Rd. 116.
Franklin Town Board
JAN. 6 — The Franklin Town Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at Franklin Town Hall, 8735 County Road 16 S.E. For agenda information, call town clerk Denise Olson, 763-972-3741.
Delano School Board
JAN. 6 — The Delano School Board will meet Monday,Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at Delano City Hall, located on Bridge Avenue at Second Street.
Medina City Council
JAN. 7 — The Medina City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at Medina City Hall, 2052 County Road 24. For agenda information, call 473-4643.
Delano City Council
JAN. 7 — The Delano City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at Delano City Hall, located at Bridge Avenue and Second Street.
Greenfield City Council
JAN. 7 — The Greenfield City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at 6390 Town Hall Drive.
12 West Toastmasters
JAN. 8 — 12 West Toastmasters meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 a.m. at the Bohemian Wine Bar and Grill, located on Second St. north of Bridge Avenue in Delano. A second 12 West group meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 11:45 a.m. at Unhinged Pizza (the former Pizza Ranch) at Delano Crossings retail center, located at Highway 12 and County Line Road. Meetings last one hour and feature communication and leadership through better listening, thinking, speaking. For information, contact Dale Vander Linden, firstname.lastname@example.org or 763-972-6726.
Rockford Senior Citizens
JAN. 13 — The Rockford Seniors meet the second Monday of each month at different locations. Attend and find out more information about activities. For information on what’s planned and future locations, call Bonnie Pool at 763-477-4468.
JAN. 13 — The Rockford Lions meet monthly on the second and third Mondays, monthly, at 7 p.m. in the Lions Building at Riverside Park. Stop in and check out this fun and growing club. There are several events and service projects each year that provide opportunities to volunteer. Other club activities include dinner meetings, golf outings, Mystery Night and more. For more information call LeeAnn Bacon, Membership/Public Relations 612-790-2280, or go to website: www.TheRockfordLions.com