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2016 Community Calendar

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April 7, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Earth Day Awards Luncheon

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center,

Keynote environmental speaker, awards presentation.

Reservations Requested by March 31. Ticket rates to be announced.

815-637-1343

April 30, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Great American Cleanup™

8-9am

Equipment pickup for pre-registered groups, assigned locations

Same-day registration at Patriots’ Gateway Community Center, 615 S. 5th Street, Rockford, IL 61104

9am-Noon

Litter pickup throughout Boone and Winnebago Counties, Illinois

 

May 14, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, 9 locations

Donate clean, bagged clothing, shoes, purses, curtains, bedding, etc.

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots:

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

815-637-1343

May 14-June 14, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Crayon Collection

Saturdays:  9am-12pm; Tuesdays: 2-5 p.m. (Rockford only)

Recycle Centers will accept donations of broken or unneeded crayons for recycling.

Free.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 13125 N. 2nd Street, Roscoe

815-637-1343

June 11, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Medication Collection

9am-Noon, 2 locations:  

9am-2pm, Machesney Town Center, 8750 N. Second Street, Machesney Park IL

Drop-off unwanted and/or expired medications, prescription or over-the-counter. No sharps accepted.

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

815-637-1343

June 20, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Golf Play Day

11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Round of golf on private course, cart and meals included.

Advance Reservation Required (Rates to be announced)

Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Club, 5151 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL

815-637-1343

July 9, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, 9 locations

Donate clean, bagged clothing, shoes, purses, curtains, bedding, etc.

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

815-637-1343

October 1, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Metals & Electronics Drive

9am-3pm

Machesney Town Center, 8750 N.2nd Street, Machesney Park IL

Accepting donations of metals of any type and electronics, cords and light strings. No televisions.

Most items free; fee for Freon appliances or BBQ propane tanks

815-637-1343

October 8, 2016

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Clothing Drive

9am-2pm, 9 locations

Donate clean, bagged clothing, shoes, purses, curtains, bedding, etc.

Free.

8 Rockford area Schnucks parking lots:

Belvidere Township Office, 8200 Fairgrounds Road, Belvidere

815-637-1343

 

November 12, 2016 and every week!

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day

Tuesdays: 2-5 p.m. (Rockford only)

Saturdays:  9am-12pm (Rockford and Roscoe)

Free.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 4665 Hydraulic Road, Rockford

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful Recycle Center, 13125 N. 2nd Street, Roscoe

Accepting recyclable paper, chipboard and corrugated cardboard

Electronics (except TVs or CRT monitors)

Clean, co-mingled #1 or #2 plastic bottles with “neck and shoulders”, glass bottles, metal cans

Auto/marine batteries

Clean, bagged clothing

Electronics including appliances, (except Freon appliances including air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers, refrigerators)

Open as scheduled unless the wind-chill is Zero or below.

 More examples of what’s accepted

 

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