Rockford Park District’s Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens invites adults age 21 and older to the 15th annual Wine & Roses benefit for the City of Gardens, presented by Edward Jones, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Sinnissippi Rose Garden at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL. Stroll through the fragrant gardens and enjoy sampling food from Rockford area restaurants while sipping wines from Artalé & Co. and locally brewed beers from Prairie Street Brewhouse, Granite City, and Lucy #7 to music by Dirty Fishnet Stockings. Reservations are required, and must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2018. Event tickets are $60 per person, available by calling 815-987-8858. Proceeds benefit the City of Gardens beautification programs. Information about Nicholas Conservatory and its exhibits, programs, memberships, events, facility rentals, group activities, and school field trips is available at www.nicholasconservatory.com or 815-987-8858, where information on accessibility and support for Conservatory visitors and participants with disabilities is also available. Rockford Park District stimulates economic development; parks and facilities can ignite redevelopment, revitalization, and investment. A vibrant park system offers a higher quality of life for prospective new home owners and businesses looking to invest in the community.