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New Play Area at Sinnissippi Will Make You Wish You Were a Kid

Calling all moms, your kids will love this new play area in Rockford.

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The Holbourne Musuem Unveils A New Bruce Munro Light Installation
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Rockford is Seeing the Light at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

A while back, I told you that the Rockford Park District was looking for a big volunteer effort to put together what promised to be an astoundingly cool exhibit called "Bruce Munro-Light."

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Beat the Heat with 10 Spray Pads in Rockford

Sure, we love summer, but sometimes it's just too hot to handle. Enter the spray pads.

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Rockford Sports Facilities Are Really Packing in the Visitors

When our friend Andrea from the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB) visits the WROK Morning Show each Friday, she often mentions that with another weekend comes another several thousand visitors to Rockford's sports facilities.

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The Holbourne Musuem Unveils A New Bruce Munro Light Installation
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Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens is Looking for Volunteers for “Bruce Munro–Light”

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens will be seen in a whole new light this summer and fall, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to help out and be a part of this spectacular, new, garden-wide art installation.

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7 Cool Rockford Area Dog Parks You have to Check out
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7 Cool Rockford Area Dog Parks You have to Check out

Springtime is here and you want to get out of the house and get a little exercise, and so does your dog. Just like your dog, we 'sniffed out' some great spots you and your dog to have a bit of fun.

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4 Reasons Why Golf in Rockford is Better Than Golf in Florida

As hardcore Rockford area golfers are no doubt aware, the area's golf courses are open and ready for action. Many golfers who just can't handle the long winter layoff from the links drop some serious cash every year on golf trips to Florida, which bills itself as a "Golfer's Mecca." Let me show you 4 quick examples of why Rockford golf beats the Sunshine State.

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A Sign of Spring: The Butterflies are Back at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens

When someone gets excited, they're said to have "butterflies in their stomach." However, starting this weekend at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens, the excitement there means butterflies on your head.

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Up For Some Winter Golf? Head For Elliot Golf Course Through Friday

If you're one of the many who received new golf equipment of some sort for Christmas, you're probably jonesing for the chance to get out and test that stuff out. The Rockford Park District's Elliot Golf Course is ready and waiting for you right now.

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Here’s the Latest on Rockford’s Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

Every Friday morning on the WROK Morning Show, our friend Laura Gibbs-Green of the Rockford Park District joins at around 7:25 with a look at what the Park District has going on for you and your family to get out and see, do, and enjoy. This morning, the topic was snow sculpting.

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