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Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 1:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013 3:26 p.m. CDT

Fourth Fridays goes Hawaiian

STERLING – Fourth Fridays: Where People and Art Collide brings art and music to a variety of downtown venues. Most events are from 6 to 8 p.m., although many places have musicians performing into the night.

This month, inspired by the luau, many venues will feature food and drink, sales, specials and give-aways with a tropical style.

Walking maps and more information are available at or at any participating venue, or call Janna Groharing, 815-625-1248, email or find it on Facebook.

Get your shop on

Dixon and Polo both are having their annual citywide garage sales today and Saturday.

In addition, the Polo Woman’s Garden Club's annual plant sale runs from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday in the alley behind 105 S. Division Ave.

Don't spend all your money; Sterling and Rock Falls sales are next weekend.

Kids play free at the Y

STERLING – Healthy Kids Day features free activities such as obstacle courses and Olympic games in the pool from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sterling-Rock Falls YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way.

The first 100 people will get a Healthy Kids Day T-shirt.

Healthy Kids Day is a national initiative to improve families' health and well-being. Go to or call 815-535-9622 for more information.

Car show at the Moose

STERLING – There's a car, truck, tractor, and bike show at the Sterling Moose, 2601 E. Lincolnway.

Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to noon; the entry fee is $10. There also will be food, raffles, a 50/50 drawing, and a live auction. Awards will be presented at 3:30 p.m.

Call 815-625-4150 or 815-441-4072 for more information.

'See How They Run'

DIXON – Sauk Valley Community College presents the British comedy "See How They Run" at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the school's Mathis Theatre.

Tonight only, theatergoers also can enjoy "A Chocolate Interlude." Chocolates, crisp champagne and sparkling cider will be served during intermission. Tickets for the interlude and play are $10 if any are left. Best to call and check.

Otherwise, tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for seniors and $2 for students at 815-288-5511, ext. 0 or at the door.

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