Nordlof Events

Movies on Main Presents, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

~~The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 3:30pm.

Movies on Main Presents, Rogue One!
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 7:00pm

~~The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 6:30pm.

One Million Cups!
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 9:00am

1 MILLION CUPS is a free, nationwide program designed
 to educate, engage and accelerate early-stage startups. We
 believe in the notion that entrepreneurs can discover solutions
 and thrive when they collaborate over a million cups of coffee.
 Drop in on our community of innovators and entrepreneurship
 enthusiasts to connect and support our local startups.

Meetings are every Wednesday at 9am.
Always free and open to the public!

Pride Month Movies Presents, Freeheld!
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 2:00pm

Celebrate Pride Month at Rockford Public Library with this matinee on the big screen! Light refreshments will be served. Freeheld summary: Diagnosed with terminal cancer, decorated New Jersey detective Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) wishes to leave her pension benefits to domestic partner Stacie Andree (Ellen Page). Denied by local county officials, Laurel receives help from hard-nosed colleague Dane Wells (Michael Shannon) and activist Steven Goldstein (Steve Carell), who unite to rally fellow police officers and ordinary citizens to support the couple's fight for equality. Rated PG-13. Running time: 1h 43 min.

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 1:30pm.

Pride Month Movies Presents, The Danish Girl!
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 2:00pm

Celebrate Pride Month at Rockford Public Library with this matinee on the big screen! Light refreshments will be served. The Danish Girl summary: A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Rated R. Running time: 1h 59 min.

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 1:30pm.

Pride Month Movies Presents, Date And Switch!
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

Celebrate Pride Month at Rockford Public Library with this matinee on the big screen! Light refreshments will be served. Date & Switch summary: Two high-school seniors make a pact to help each other lose their virginity before their prom, but their mission takes an unexpected turn when one announces that he's gay. Rated R. Running time: 1h 31 min

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 1:30pm. For more information on this title or to watch the trailer click the link below.

Movies on Main Presents, Illumination's Sing!
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 4:00pm

~~In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Doors open at 3:30pm

Movies on Main Present's, La La Land!
Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

~~A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

 This event is free to the general public. Venue is general seating. Door's open at 5:30pm.

Rockford Certified Open Mic & Poetry Slam!
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:00pm

Are you a comedian, singer, dancer, actor or spoken word artist? Join us for our monthly open mic! We will begin with true open mic time followed by the poetry slam. The slam is an interactive event in which the audience will hear and judge some of the best poetry in Rockford. Any performer may sign up for the open mic. Have a least two original poems ready if you would like to participate in the slam. Admission is free. This event will be held in lower level studio Theatre.