Arts & Entertainment

The Clown Arounds volunteer to make days brighter When Cora Parker of St. Michael retired several years ago, she went right back to school … or in this case camp. She always loved dressing up and entertaining children, even dressing up as a “big black chicken” to entertain visitors are “big” birthday events, like for [...]

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All golfers are invited to participate in the First Annual Maple Grove Ambassador Golf Tournament Sponsored by Malone’s Bar and Grill. The shotgun tournament takes place Sunday, June 22, at Rush Creek Golf Club. Whether someone is a single, or have a group of friends who want to play, the Maple Grove Ambassador Program (MGAP) [...]

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Calling area artists to participate in Maple Grove Arts Center show   The Maple Grove Arts Center, 7916 Main Street N. in Maple Grove, is looking for area artists to participate in the Ticked Off Art Show: Understanding Lyme Disease Through Art. This is a juried visual art exhibit bringing together artworks by artists who [...]

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The annual Maple Grove Empty Bowls event took place March 13 at the Maple Grove Community Center. CROSS participated in this fundraising event. Empty Bowls is an international grass roots effort to raise funds for local food shelves. The simple intent behind this project is to gather potters and others from the community to create [...]

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Alex Felea headed to Taiwan Area resident Alex Felea will be a part of the world stage in March. A student at World Taekwondo Academy in Maple Grove, Alex made the U.S. National Junior Team and will be competing in Taiwan at the 10th World Junior Taekwondo Championships. This event takes place every two years. [...]

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TOPS MARCH 20 — 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. Hamel VFW Fish Fry MARCH 21 — The Hamel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will [...]

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Is there something in the water at the Rockford Area School District? Maybe something in the air (aside from some impressive notes coming out of the band rooms at both the middle and high schools)? Whatever it is, it’s music to Rockford Band Director Jerald Ferdig, who has two students going on to play in [...]

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