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Aug 19 all-day Rock Island, IL
Join the paddling fun at Floatzilla 2017! Put on as a fundraiser for River Action, this event is in it’s 7th Year and it’s lots of fun. Floatzilla is the Quad Cities annual paddle sports...
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Aug 20 all-day Rockford Illinois
More than just an homage to the incredibly popular raft races of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s – the all new Rock River Anything That Floats Race will be a brand new tradition for new...
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Aug 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Because no other country will get to see this total eclipse, it’s being nicknamed...
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Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Kids + Nature = Fun! Introducing our new Nature Kids program. Bring the kids to Nature At the Confluence for some natural fun! A program that offers free play time at our Discovery Stops featuring...
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Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Calling all photographers! Here’s your chance to meet. learn. share. Each month “Cameras At The Confluence” will feature a segment of National Geographic Masters of Photography video course, then have some time to talk, share...
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Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on...
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Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Weeds happen! We invite you to be part of the Green Team and help us stay on top of the weeding and other invasive plants at Nature At The Confluence! Spend as much time as...
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Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Korth Park, Lake Mills
Brew With A View! Beer. Music. Food. Natural Beautfy of the Rock River setting. Sounds like a great combination! Head to Lake Mills, WI – Held on June 15, July 20, August 24. Events are...
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Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Free 45 Minute Guided Tours Offered: 12pm 2:00pm The Confluence Learning Center and Grounds are open 9am-3pm. The confluence of Turtle Creek and the Rock River has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years,...
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Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
The confluence of  Turtle Creek and the Rock River has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years, as fertile land and abundant resources made it a very desirable place to live. Native American Indians...
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Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Rotary River Center,
For the 3rd year in a row the Ride Across Wisconsin is coming through Beloit and once again we need volunteers at each corner to direct the 1200 riders through town. Riders begin their day...
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Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
“Good” plant or “Bad” plant? Let’s dig in and find out! Join the adult Stream Team and spend a morning learning basic plant I.D. techniques and how to identify the plants that don’t belong near...
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Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence
We’re celebrating South Beloit’s Centennial with an Outdoor Community Worship hosted by Daystar Christian Fellowship at Nature At The Confluence. This non-denominational worship service is open to all faiths. Come celebrate God’s handiwork in the...
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Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
Nature At The Confluence is celebrating South Beloit’s Centennial by holding an Open House at Nature At The Confluence! Come wander our grounds, visit the Learning Center and find out about the plans for this...
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Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
  Let’s Get Wet and Discover More About Our Watershed! We all depend on clean water, but how do we make sure this precious resource is safe? We will spend some time exploring the Confluence...
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Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on...
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Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Weeds happen! We invite you to be part of the Green Team and help us stay on top of the weeding and other invasive plants at Nature At The Confluence! Spend as much time as...
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Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Sensory gardens strive to maximize the sensory impact that the garden has on its visitors.  Sensory gardens encourage garden guests to touch, taste, admire and listen. All gardens are sensory but through proper plant selection and...
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Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on...
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Sep 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Weeds happen! We invite you to be part of the Green Team and help us stay on top of the weeding and other invasive plants at Nature At The Confluence! Spend as much time as...
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Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Did you know that over 80% of the world’s flowering plants, including crops that feed humans and animals, need pollinators? But, pollinator species are in distress as their habitats have become threatened by various human...
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Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Trees for Beloit is a student-led, city-supported effort to replenish the urban forest of Beloit. Interested in a reforestation project? Join our community tree planting program! In an effort to combat the effects of the...
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Sep 9 all-day The Rock River
Pitch in to help clean up the Rock River during the 320 mile long Rock River Sweep on Saturday, Sept. 10. Help the Rock River Trail and RockRiverSweep.org clean up our backyard river.  Sections of the...
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Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Come get wet and have fun discovering more about our local streams! Free Stream Study, Macroinvertebrate collection and ID Program For Adults Nature At The Confluence Stream Team programs empower citizens to be part of...
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Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on...
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Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Weeds happen! We invite you to be part of the Green Team and help us stay on top of the weeding and other invasive plants at Nature At The Confluence! Spend as much time as...
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Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Join the Stream Team forces to study Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek and see what critters call them home. Come spend a couple of hours exploring the streams at NATC, searching for dragonfly larvae, snails...
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Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
This is a very popular trip! Sign up now! REGISTER NOW This six mile guided paddle, which traces the route fur traders used back in the day when the Rock River acted like a Commerce...
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Sep 18 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Nature At The Confluence Campus
Beloit Pop Up Yoga at Nature At The Confluence – Sunset Yoga and Meditation. Afterwards, enjoy some fellowship as we gather around the Confluence community fireplace and indulge in s’mores. More information and registration to...
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Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Nature At The Confluence Campus
Hit the gravel-packed trails each week for the Wednesday Walkabout at the Confluence Campus, from 9am-11am. Come when you want, go as far as you like! Bring a friend, your kids, or your pup (on...
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