Upcoming Events

What’s “Happening” at Rock River Center?
(All ages are welcome to participate in programming)

Rock River Center Christmas Program
Monday, December 10, Oregon HS Madrigals; 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Please call Rock River Center at 815-732-3252 or register at the office if you plan on attending.  Christmas cookie donations graciously accepted.  Refreshments will be served after the program.

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“Timeless” Performs on December 12, 2018
A new duet “Timeless” featuring Denny Jacobs and Mike Bratt will be making a debut appearance at Rock River Center on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.

Denny, a regular on the “Pride of Oregon” Paddleboat.  He enjoys performing at various local facilities as well.  Denny will share a wide variety of guitar music and has an easy listening voice.  Denny is a solo regular at RRC and never disappoints.

Mike Bratt, from Stillman Valley, has been performing for many years.  He plays 6-string guitar and bass, and sing vocals.  Currently, Mike is in two bands; Backroads Trio and Bluegrass Reunion Bands.  His specialty is 50’s, 60’s and cowboy range music.

We are looking forward to this duet performance.  Reservations are required.  Please call Rock River Center at 815-732-3252 if you plan on joining us.

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2018 Holiday Breakfast at Rock River Center
Rock River Center will be holding its annual Holiday Breakfast on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 from 8:00–10:00 a.m.

Our menu will include bacon, egg casserole, biscuits & gravy, coffee cakes, juices/fruit, coffee, and tea.

The cost will be $8 per person, children under 6 are free and that includes everything!  Reservations and prepayment are required by Friday, December 14, 2018.

All ages are welcome.  We will be drawing the winner of the birthday basket that morning as well.  Hope to see you there.

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RRC Spirit of Chicago Flower & Garden Show Lunch Cruise March 21, 2019
We have a package deal for you that includes a Buffet Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan and entry into the Chicago Flower and Garden show.
Spirit of Chicago Flower & Garden Show Lunch Cruise (Board at 11:00 a.m.; Cruise: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.)
2.5-hour event on Lake Michigan
Freshly Prepared Lunch (buffet style)
Cash Bar (complimentary teas, coffee, water)
DJ entertainment / Floral presentation
Access to a large outside observation deck
Best Views of Chicago’s Skyline & Attractions
Reserved seating on a shared deck
Visit the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier (2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Cost is $105.00 Members / $110.00 Non-Members
Casual attire is acceptable for this outing.
Price includes RT transportation, Spirit of Chicago cruise, buffet-style lunch, ship entertainment, reserved seating, and admission to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show.
Registration & payment deadline is Friday, February 1, 2019.  Limited tickets available.  Call 815-732-3252 to reserve your seat.
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Legends of Country; February 13, 2019
Fireside Theatre; Ft. Atkinson, WI
Everybody Loves Country!  Country music has been a staple of American entertainment for more than 60 years!  Now imagine seeing six of the biggest artists of all time in one great performance.  We’re talking about artists that have gone well beyond the designation of a superstar.  We’re talking Legends!  Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire, Brooks and Dunn, Shania Twain, and Johnny Cash!!    You see these great stars re-created LIVE on The Fireside Stage, together in one truly unique entertainment experience presented by Legend in Concert!

Direct from Las Vegas, Legends in Concert presents dynamic and talented performers re-creating the unforgettable concert appearances of these showbiz immortals.  Using their natural voice and talent they create a performance so real; you’ll think you’re at the Grand Ole Opry.  It is a once in a lifetime experience for country fans of all ages!!!

What an awesome Christmas gift for someone!

Cost (includes RT transportation, show, meal, tax, and gratuity):
$105.00 / Members
$110.00 / Non-Members

Reservation/payment deadline:  January 11, 2019
Please call Rock River Center at 815-732-3252 to make your reservation.
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Veteran's Assistance Available in Oregon at Rock River Center
A Veteran's Service Officer is available at Rock River Center on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 9:00 – 3:00. (Except Federal Holidays)

Special dates for December, 2018:  December 10 and December 17.

The Veteran's Service Officer comes to Rock River Center to serve Veterans of all ages, and assist them with applications and other benefits available to them.  Please mark your calendars accordingly.

This is a free service that has been provided for many years and you need not travel out of town.  If you have any questions, call Rock River Center at 815-732-3252.

Cancer Support Group
“Facing the Challenge” is a support group that provides a safe, accepting environment for patients currently going through treatment, survivors, caregivers and loved ones to talk openly about the challenges a cancer diagnosis brings.

ANYONE who has been affected by cancer is invited to attend! Rock River Center and Home of Hope are partnering to offer information to this group.  The group meets quarterly on the 4th Thursday of March, June, September, and December from 3:00-4:00 pm at Rock River Center.

Caregiver Support Group
Patti Kilmer, MSW from Generations @ Neighbors, leads our Caregiver Support Group.  We welcome those new to caregiving, those who anticipate caregiving, and those for whom caregiving is already a way of life.  You will find information, resources, encouragement & answers to difficult questions.  Our meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at Rock River Center.  For more information, call Patti Kilmer at 815-234-2511 or 815-298-7004.

Diabetic Support Group
This very informative group meets the 1st Wednesday of the month from 2:00-3:00 pm at Rock River Center.  Marilyn Csernus from the University of Illinois Extension Office facilitates this group by offering support, encouragement and the sharing of experiences when living with diabetes.  Join Marilyn for a different topic each month and enjoy her recipes as well.

Low Vision Group
This is a group for those who have low vision, any form of vision loss, AMD or to caregivers of those with vision loss.  Low Vision Group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 12:00 pm at Rock River Center.