Upcoming Events

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

Wits Fitness Brain Classes Return in 2019
The University of Illinois Extension is returning to Rock River Center offering monthly Wits Fitness Brain Exercises Classes on the first Monday of every month.  These classes are ongoing and the 2019 sessions are all new.
Join Extension Educator Karla Belzer as she continues to lead participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory.  The monthly class will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Rock River Center, in Oregon.  2019 Class dates are:  March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, October 7, and November 4.
There will not be a class in September or December.  There is no charge to attend and this is open to the public!  Registration is not required, but appreciated.  To register call Rock River Center at 815-732-3252.  Participants are welcome to join the class at any time.
For more information, call the University of Illinois Extension at 815-632-3611.
Visit us on the web at www.rockrivercenter.org and like us on Facebook.
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 8, 2019.  Limited tickets are available.  Call 815-732-3252 to reserve your seat.
Visit us on the web at www.rockrivercenter.org or like us on Facebook.

NICOR Gas “Sharing” Program Available
NICOR Gas Sharing Program is available to assist those NICOR customers whose income is above 150% of poverty level and less than 250% of the poverty level.  For a 1-person household the 30-day income limit is $2,529, 2-person household, $3,429, 3-person household, $4,329, etc.

This program works differently than the LIHEAP program and it is recommended that you delay applying until you have the highest heating bill of the season in order the get the most benefit.  You can apply for the NICOR GAS Sharing program at the Rock River Center.

For more information or to make an appointment, call Linda at 800-541-5479 or 815-732-3252.

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)

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.