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Top 5 things to do this weekend: Feb. 10-11, 2018

Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions.
Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions.

Just Us for all at Starlight’s

STERLING – Just Us, featuring Jerry Criss and Kandrice Jackson, will play a free Valentine’s Dance from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Starlight’s Theatre & Lounge, 314 First Ave.

The group plays ’70s, ’80s, Motown and current hits.

Find the lounge on Facebook or call 815-564-9430 for more information.

Bands will battle it out at Rosbrook

DIXON – Cheekan Newdough Sewp, Finding Home, The Headless, Changing Heart, and Seventh Hour will play from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday during the Project GenNex Battle of the Bands at Rosbrook Studio, 107 S. Peoria Ave. The top three bands will receive a cash prize.

Admission is $5, with proceeds benefiting the group's efforts to open a teen center and skate park.

Mama Cimino's will sell food and drinks.

Find Project GenNex on Facebook for more information.

A fun fair for the whole family

STERLING – A family fun fair will run from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the gym at Christ Lutheran School, 2000 18th Ave.

There will be games, prizes, bounce houses and food.

Tickets for activities are $5 for nine in advance or $5 for six at the door.

Call 815-625-3800 for more information.

Music is in the Aireloom

MOUNT MORRIS – Organizers of Aireloom Music Studio will celebrate its third birthday with “A Little Bit of Everything,” a musical variety show, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Pinecrest Grove Community Center and Theater, just off McKendrie Street at 500 Evergreen Lane.

Among the local celebrities lined up to play are Mother Slightly Superior and Sister Mary Lawrence. The night is billed as “a fun evening with ‘edutainment’ and audience participation.”

Tickets are $10. There also will be a raffle of instruments and other items.

Call 815-973-5697, email for tickets or more information. Find the studio on Facebook for more information.

It’s time to learn about the ‘Radium Girls’

STERLING – History teacher Heinz Suppan of Ottawa will present “Making Time – The Radium Girls of Ottawa” at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lincoln Learning Center, 611 E. Third St.

The free presentation of the Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society meeting will tell the story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint at three different factories, including one in Ottawa.

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