Valentine Indoor Music and Moonlight Walk Feb. 14


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 2:19 pm
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Press release submitted by Janet Moline


Valentine Indoor Music and Moonlight Walk, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, Watch Tower Lodge, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1900 46th Ave./ Blackhawk Rd/Il Rte 5, Rock Island. Featuring a stroll outside on a luminary-lit trail. Too cold outside for the walk, come into the Lodge and keep warm by the fire with fresh donuts and cider or hot cocoa. Music will be provided by Just4Fun. FREE Singles, couples and family friendly. (309-788-9536) or www.blackhawkpark.org

This event is sponsored by Black Hawk State Historic Site in cooperation with Citizens to Preserve Black Hawk Park Foundation—education outreach for Black Hawk State Historic Site since 1972.


















 



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