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Top 5 things to do this weekend

Published: Friday, July 11, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014 10:51 a.m. CST

In Matt's memory

DIXON – The first Matt Madness 3-on-3 basketball tournament is being played Saturday at Sauk Valley Community College. The tourney is being held in the memory of Rock Falls High School student Matt Anderson, who died March 1. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m., and games at 8. After the tournament is an event from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cochran's Pub, 13464 Galt Road, Sterling.

Teen bands in Dixon

DIXON – Project GenNex is having a Teen Band Night 2 event from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Page Park Band Shell. Admission is free, though donations to support Project GenNex will be accepted. Featured musicians are Suviving Sunday, Beyond the Pines, Defeated Royals, and Dare I Dream. Food and drinks will be sold by Sow Belly's and Dairy Delite.

Second Saturdays in Dixon

DIXON – Second Saturdays Art Happenings, featuring art, music and other cultural events, returns to various venues downtown, mostly from 6 to 8 p.m., between First and Second streets and Peoria and Galena avenues. This month's event includes an outdoor gallery project at various locations to provide art to pedestrian traffic. Go to www.Second-Saturdays.com for more infomation.

Campus Concert in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – Jim Kanas, Randy Sabien & Company are the next musicians set to perform for the Friday Night Campus Concert series at the band shell in the downtown. Concessions sales will begin at 6 p.m. today, with the show starting at 7.

Free movie in the park in Dixon

DIXON – A free showing of the movie "Frozen" will be at 8 p.m. today at Haymarket Square Park, 317 W. Third Street, across from the post office. Families can gather at 7:30 p.m. Free popcorn and water will be provided. Veiwers can bring lawn chairs and a blanket. For more information, call First United Methodist Church at 815-284-2849.

 

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