Upcoming Events

What’s “Happening” at Rock River Center?
Dr. Carri Anderson, Alpine Chiropractic Returns to Rock River Center
Dr. Carri Anderson, local chiropractic doctor, specializing in Natural Medicine, will return to Rock River Center on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.   Carri’s program is in a casual format and her discussion will be followed by a question and answer period.  Please join us in welcoming Dr. Anderson to Rock River Center.
A pot luck lunch and bingo will follow at 11:30 a.m.  If you plan to stay for lunch, please bring a dish to pass and let us know by calling the center at 815-732-3252.  Registration required.
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Clare Magee Returns on April 29, 2019
Clare Magee will be at Rock River Center from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019.
For the past several years, Clare Magee has driven from New Market, Ontario, Canada to visit friends in Oregon and provided an upbeat musical program at Rock River Center.  Clare will have his guitar and banjo for accompaniment with oldies, folk songs and a sing-a-long along with stories and laughter.
Please call Rock River Center at 815-732-3252 if you plan on attending this free program open to the public.
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Outing of the Month - Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Nordic Cultural Center and Erlander Home Museum Tour
Video at Nordic Cultural Center & Tour of Erlander Home Museum
$7 per person; plus, activity fee
Museum built in 1871 and is NOT ADA compliant.
For more information or to register, call 815-732-3252.  Registration deadline is May 1, 2019.
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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.
For more information or to make an appointment, call Linda at 800-541-5479 or 815-732-3252.
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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)
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.