There really is nothing better than a community coming together for a good cause or to raise awareness. Well, Rockford is doing just that this weekend. An event called 'Screw City Uprising' hosted by Warp Corps will be happening this weekend Saturday, January 4, 2019. The Facebook event details -

Screw City Uprising will be a free, all ages, one day event held in Rockford, Illinois. We will be bringing together skateboarders, artists, musicians, and other members of the community in an effort to raise awareness to the growing substance abuse and mental health problems that affect our community.

 

Different things that will be happening at the event are detailed on the Facebook page as well-

Skate-
We will have space to skate and various ramps and rails to ride. Throughout the event we will have best trick contests, a high ollie contest, and a S.K.A.T.E. tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Art-
Various artists from the area will be in attendance with pieces and prints on display for purchase.

Music-
Live music from various local bands and musicians will be playing throughout the day.

For all of the details and to RSVP to this amazing event, head to the Facebook page. Other details and more information about the event can be found here. 

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