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Make Hauberg Sparkle Day
Sat, 7/29/17  •  9am-3pm  •  Volunteer Event
Bring a bucket and come to Hauberg for our annual cleaning day. We will be shining the windows (inside and out), waxing the mahogany & oak and sprucing up the forest.

Starlight Revue
Tue, 8/1/17  •  5-9pm  •  Free Admission
Enjoy live music under the stars at the Lincoln Park band shell and visit the Friends of Hauberg dessert table.

Rock Island Plein Air Outdoor Painting Invitational
Sat, 8/26/17  •  9am-4pm  •  Free Admission (donations encouraged)
Come watch artists paint and draw different aspects of the Hauberg Estate while you stroll the beautiful landscape and enjoy summertime concessions. A portion of the proceeds from each artist’s finished work will benefit the Hauberg Estate. Friends of Hauberg Civic Center will be on site to answer questions. Free admission. Donations encouraged. This event is sponsored by the Rock Island Art Guild. http://www.rockislandartguild.org/art/plein-air-invitational/ 

Beginning Modeling
Wed, 9/6/17  •  6-7:30pm  •  $25.00 (advance registration)
Learn the basics of posing, the runway walk and beginning choreography in a fun way. Dress comfortably and bring heels or ballet flats. Taught by Holly Bell of Maxx Models & Talent. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

Etiquette for Children (Ages 8-16)
Sat, 9/9/17  •  9:30-11am  •  $35.00 (advance registration)
Children will learn table manners, restaurant manners, respectful & kind behavior, how to introduce oneself to newcomers and a host of other tips for making a good impression. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

Intermediate Modeling
Wed, 9/13/17  •  6-7:30pm  •  $25.00 (advance registration)
Learn advanced catwalk choreography and auditioning tips to put you ahead of the competition. Dress comfortably and bring heels or ballet flats. Taught by Holly Bell of Maxx Models & Talent. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

History Talk
Thur, 9/21/17  •  7-8pm  •  $5.00 (at the door)  •  FREE to FOHCC Members
Come and learn something new about our area’s history. Visit our Facebook page for more info on upcoming topics.

Wine Tasting
Thur, 9/28/17  •  6:30-9:00pm  •  $40.00 (advance registration)
Enjoy delicious food, paired with a selection of fine wines from an expert instructor. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org. 

Beginning Modeling
Wed, 10/11/17  •  6-7:30pm  •  $25.00 (advance registration)
Learn the basics of posing, the runway walk and beginning choreography in a fun way. Dress comfortably and bring heels or ballet flats. Taught by Holly Bell of Maxx Models & Talent. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

Etiquette for Children (Ages 8-16)
Sat, 10/14/17  •  9:30-11am  •  $35.00 (advance registration)
Children will learn table manners, restaurant manners, respectful & kind behavior, how to introduce oneself to newcomers and a host of other tips for making a good impression. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

Halloween Mystery Scavenger Hunt
Sat, 10/14/17  •  7:00-10:00pm  •  $35.00 per person (advance purchase)  •  $45.00 (at the door)
Known for his elusive and eccentric ways, Max McAlister, the long-time owner of Hauberg Estate, has issued a rare invitation for the public to join him for a Halloween party like no other! Guests will enjoy seeing Max’s collections of creepy and curious objects, inspired by his love of black-and-white horror films, while sampling tasty hors d'oeuvres in the spooky elegance of the historic mansion. But the real reason behind the invitation is a puzzling mystery, long-hidden within the cavernous home, that Max has recently unearthed and he needs your help to solve it! Following newly-discovered instructions, you will search the house for clues, collecting all of the pieces to complete the puzzle. Bring your friends and work together at your own pace to unravel the mystery! Ages 16 and up. Ability to navigate stairs on all floors required. Classic horror movie-themed costumes encouraged.
For tickets: Eventbrite.com  •  563-265-2753  •  Mail a check to 1300 24th St. Rock Island, IL 61201

Vintage Football Game
Sun, 10/15/17  •  3:00pm Pre-Game Activities  • 3:30pm Game Starts •  Free Admission
Come watch players play vintage 1920’s style 9 on 9 flag football with historical uniforms and game rules. Event will take place on the Hauberg football field at 13th Ave. & 24th St. Happy Joe’s Pizza and Bent River Brewing Company available for sale. http://vintageamericanfootball.com/ 

Intermediate Modeling
Wed, 10/18/17  •  6-7:30pm  •  $25.00 (advance registration)
Learn advanced catwalk choreography and auditioning tips to put you ahead of the competition. Dress comfortably and bring heels or ballet flats. Taught by Holly Bell of Maxx Models & Talent. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

History Talk
Thur, 10/19/17  •  7-8pm  •  $5.00 (at the door)  •  FREE to FOHCC Members
Come and learn something new about our area’s history. Visit our Facebook page for more info on upcoming topics.

“The Age of Wonderful Nonsense” Annual Fundraising Gala
Sat, 10/21/17  •  6:00-10:00pm  •  $75.00 per person (advance purchase)  •  $85.00 (at the door)
Step back in time to the era of speakeasies in the “Roaring 20’s” at our annual fundraising gala! Cocktail hour will start at 6:00pm and a silent auction, featuring local art, will begin at 8:30pm. Guests will enjoy live music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, inspiring art and great company in the dazzling, historic mansion. 2 drink tokens will be included with each ticket purchase and a cash bar will be available. Ages 21 and older. Period dress encouraged.
For tickets: Eventbrite.com  •  563-265-2753  •  Mail a check to 1300 24th St. Rock Island, IL 61201

Nailing the Audition and Speaking on Camera
Wed, 10/25/17  •  6-8pmm  •  $40.00 (advance registration)
Be ready to audition for anything—acting, modeling or even a job interview! Taught by Daniel Sheridan, Performing Arts Director for Davenport Parks & Recreation and the Davenport Junior Theatre. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

History Talk
Thur, 11/16/17  •  7-8pm  •  $5.00 (at the door)  •  FREE to FOHCC Members
Come and learn something new about our area’s history. Visit our Facebook page for more info on upcoming topics.

50th Annual Winter in Bloom
Sun, 12/3/17  •  12:00pm-5:00pm  •  Free to the public
Come and see Hauberg all dressed up at our annual open house where every room will sparkle with holiday cheer! Enjoy light refreshments and live music as you tour the historic home, then stop in at our pop-up shop to find a unique gift for someone special. Kids will have fun looking for clues on our scavenger hunt, making crafts and meeting Santa! Bring your friends and family for an afternoon of festive fun in a beautiful location—perfect for holiday photos!

Wine Tasting
Thur, 12/7/17  •  6:30-9:00pm  •  $40.00 (advance purchase only)
Enjoy delicious food, paired with a selection of fine holiday wines & champagne from an expert instructor. To register: 309-732-7275 (Rock Island Parks & Rec.) or www.rigov.org.

Holiday Parties
With every room fully-decorated, the Hauberg mansion is the perfect location to host your December holiday party. Weekend availability is limited, so make sure to book your date early! Call 309-732-2132 or 563-265-2753 or email hauberg@rigov.org to make an appointment or for more information.

Friends of Hauberg Civic Center
PO Box 3174
Rock Island, IL 61201
(563) 265-2753

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