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At a W&BCGS Event

Attend one of our events. Check the schedule below for dates and times. We meet at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, IL.

Monthly meetings are held September through May on the first Saturday of the month and start at 1:30 p.m. Details of programs appear in the Newsletters.

Presentations are made at each meeting and feature experts on a variety of engaging topics. Question and Answer sessions follow.


May 7, 2016
Steve Szabados
"Find Your Roots in Naturalization Research"



SUMMER BREAK (June—August) 

September 10, 2016 (2nd Saturday)
Bill Edmundson "Founding Fathers of Rockford"

October 1, 2016 (Belvidere Location)
Laura Furman "Many Faces, One Community: Creating an Inclusive Exhibit Experience at Midway Village Museum"

November 5, 2016

December 3, 2016
"30th Anniversary Celebration"