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kids Events in Rockford IL

Welcome to Rockford Buzz, your go-to directory for the best kids' events in the greater Rockford area! Whether you're looking for educational activities, outdoor adventures, interactive exhibits, fun fairs, or more, we've got you covered. Our mission is to support locally owned businesses in the Rockford IL region, helping families discover all the exciting opportunities available for children of all ages.

At Rockford Buzz, we're passionate about fostering a love of learning and exploration among kids in Rockford IL. Our comprehensive event listings include everything from hands-on science workshops to engaging storytelling sessions, ensuring that there's always something educational and entertaining happening nearby. We also feature a variety of outdoor adventures, such as nature hikes, bike rides, and scavenger hunts that encourage children to appreciate and connect with the natural beauty of Rockford IL.

Our directory also includes interactive exhibits, where kids can immerse themselves in fascinating worlds, develop new skills, and let their imaginations run wild. These experiences offer unique opportunities for children to learn and grow in a fun, engaging environment. And for those days when you're looking for pure entertainment, we've got plenty of fun fairs and festivals in the Rockford area that are perfect for a family day out.

At Rockford Buzz, we believe in the power of community, which is why we focus on locally owned businesses and events in the Rockford IL area. By supporting these businesses, we help create a thriving community where families can enjoy a diverse range of activities and experiences. Plus, our easy-to-navigate directory makes it simple for you to find the perfect event for your child's interests and age group.

So, what are you waiting for? Dive into Rockford Buzz and discover all the amazing kids' events that Rockford has to offer. From educational activities to outdoor adventures, interactive exhibits, fun fairs, and more, you'll find everything you need to create lasting memories with your family in the wonderful world of Rockford IL.

April Events

Rockford Park District

Rockford Park District

ELITE GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP

Sat

20

Apr

ELITE GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP

9:00 AM @ UW Health Sports Factory

$75.00

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

20

Apr

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

20

Apr

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Harlem Community Center

Harlem Community Center

FREE Family Concert with Jennifer Daniels

Sat

20

Apr

FREE Family Concert with Jennifer Daniels

1:30 PM @ Harlem High School

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Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

Earth Day Trash Bash

Sun

21

Apr

Earth Day Trash Bash

10:00 AM @ Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at RVC CLR

Tue

23

Apr

Mobile Library Stop at RVC CLR

9:00 AM @ Mobile Library Stop at RVC CLR

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales

Tue

23

Apr

Tunes & Tales

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

Tue

23

Apr

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

Tue

23

Apr

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

4:15 PM @ Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at the Rockford Plaza

Wed

24

Apr

Mobile Library Stop at the Rockford Plaza

1:00 PM @ Rockford Plaza

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at the 5 Alarm Laundry on Riverside

Wed

24

Apr

Mobile Library Stop at the 5 Alarm Laundry on Riverside

4:15 PM @ 5 Alarm Coin Laundry

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Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

Spring Guided Hike at Deer Run Forest Preserve

Wed

24

Apr

Spring Guided Hike at Deer Run Forest Preserve

5:30 PM @ Deer Run Forest Preserve

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

25

Apr

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Park District

Rockford Park District

Frosty Fridays Public Skate Sessions

Fri

26

Apr

Frosty Fridays Public Skate Sessions

7:00 PM @ Carlson Ice Arena

$10.00

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

27

Apr

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Play Time!

Mon

29

Apr

Play Time!

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

Tue

30

Apr

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

9:00 AM @ Midway Village Museum

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales

Tue

30

Apr

Tunes & Tales

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

Tue

30

Apr

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

Tue

30

Apr

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

4:15 PM @ Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

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May Events

Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

Wed

01

May

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

9:00 AM @ Midway Village Museum

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Fun Games at the Library

Wed

01

May

Fun Games at the Library

5:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Fun Games at The Library

Wed

01

May

Fun Games at The Library

5:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

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Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

Thu

02

May

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

9:00 AM @ Midway Village Museum

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

02

May

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

Fri

03

May

Hands-On Civil War Days School Event

9:00 AM @ Midway Village Museum

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Fri

03

May

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Park District

Rockford Park District

Fun in the Sun Spring Ice Show

Fri

03

May

Fun in the Sun Spring Ice Show

6:00 PM @ Carlson Ice Arena

$5.00 - $10.00

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Friends of RPL Spring Book Sale

Sat

04

May

Friends of RPL Spring Book Sale

9:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

04

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Park District

Rockford Park District

Lockwood Park Opening Day

Sat

04

May

Lockwood Park Opening Day

10:00 AM @ Lockwood Park

Free - $40.00

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Rockford Park District

Rockford Park District

Fun in the Sun Spring Ice Show

Sat

04

May

Fun in the Sun Spring Ice Show

11:00 AM @ Carlson Ice Arena

$5.00 - $10.00

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales

Tue

07

May

Tunes & Tales

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

Tue

07

May

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

Tue

07

May

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

4:15 PM @ Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

09

May

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Family Garden Hikes - Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Fri

10

May

Family Garden Hikes - Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

10:00 AM @ Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

11

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

11

May

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Discovery Center Museum

Discovery Center Museum

Junior Doctor Day

Sat

11

May

Junior Doctor Day

11:00 AM @ Discovery Center Museum

Free - $10.00

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales

Tue

14

May

Tunes & Tales

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

Tue

14

May

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

Tue

14

May

Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

4:15 PM @ Mobile Library Stop at 11th Street Plaza

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at the Rockford Plaza

Wed

15

May

Mobile Library Stop at the Rockford Plaza

1:00 PM @ Rockford Plaza

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Mobile Library Stop at the 5 Alarm Laundry on Riverside

Wed

15

May

Mobile Library Stop at the 5 Alarm Laundry on Riverside

4:15 PM @ 5 Alarm Coin Laundry

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Fun Games at the Library

Wed

15

May

Fun Games at the Library

5:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Fun Games at The Library

Wed

15

May

Fun Games at The Library

5:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

16

May

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

18

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Atwood Center

Atwood Center

In the Outdoors: Noting Nature

Sat

18

May

In the Outdoors: Noting Nature

1:00 PM @ Atwood Center

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Rockford Park District

Rockford Park District

A Day at the Fairway

Sun

19

May

A Day at the Fairway

3:00 PM @ Aldeen Golf Club

$27.00

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales

Tue

21

May

Tunes & Tales

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

Tue

21

May

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

23

May

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

25

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

25

May

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales

Tue

28

May

Tunes & Tales

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

Tue

28

May

Tunes & Tales: Fun Filled Storytime

11:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Fun Games at the Library

Wed

29

May

Fun Games at the Library

5:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Fun Games at The Library

Wed

29

May

Fun Games at The Library

5:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

30

May

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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June Events

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

01

Jun

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

06

Jun

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

08

Jun

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

13

Jun

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Family Garden Hikes - Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

Fri

14

Jun

Family Garden Hikes - Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

10:00 AM @ Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

15

Jun

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Coronado Performing Arts Center

Coronado Performing Arts Center

Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour

Sun

16

Jun

Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour

2:00 PM @ Coronado Performing Arts Center

Free

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

20

Jun

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

22

Jun

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu

27

Jun

Preschool Storytime

10:15 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

29

Jun

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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