While we're waiting for spring to actually arrive, there an indoor event this weekend that could pique your interest.

CherryVale Mall is hosting a celebration of the Northern Illinois Police Memorial Week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There's a full schedule of activities conducted throughout the mall to honor this event.  Our friends at Eyewitness News also did a story on other events held this week:

Among the highlights at the mall:

Friday, May 16th
5:30 p.m.                          K-9 Demonstration (Rochelle PD)
7:00 p.m.                          K-9 Demonstration (Loves Park PD)

Saturday, May 17th
10:00a.m.-9:00p.m.           Bomb Robot Demonstration
12:00 pm–3:00 pm            Child Fingerprints at the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department Display                                       

Sunday, May 18th 
11:00 a.m.                         Birds of Prey – Rockford Park District
12:00pm – 2:00p.m.          Child Fingerprinting – Winnebago
 County Sheriff’s Dept. Display
1:00pm–3:00pm                Chief’s Day

You can see the full schedule here. And even if you can't make it, take some time this weekend to remember the lives of those officers who have died in the line of duty.