Rockford Register – June 4, 2009

Thur.-Fri., June 4-5

Boaters Safety Class-6 to 9 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 4195 Thirteen Mile Rd., Rockford. To pre-register, call (616) 866-1583.


Saturday, June 6

Rockford Farm Market-8 a.m. to
1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants.


“Love Your Home Again” Seminar-10:00-11:30 a.m. at DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, 4658 West River Dr., Comstock Park. Along with Matisse & Marguerite Interior Design, we will give simple, sensible solutions for the home along with tips on organizing, creating a serene environment, using color to create moods, and a light brunch is included. Participants may bring a photo of a room in their home that needs help. Seating is limited; reservations required. Call (616) 632-2284.


Monday, June 8

Blood Drive-1:00-6:45 p.m. at Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 Eleven Mile Road.


Tuesday, June 9

Huntington Rogue River Blues Series-7 to 9 p.m. at the Garden Park Stage, along the White Pine Trail near the dam, every Tuesday through August 11. This week features Weezil Malone Band.


Country Music-9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, corner of 10 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue in Rockford. Music by the Rogue River Band. Enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks.


Rockford Rotary Club Meeting-noon at the Community Cabin, to include speaker Jordon Spencer of the Rotary Board. Members enjoy lunch, socializing and speakers, while organizing local and international service projects. To find out more about the Rotary Club or to visit as a guest, contact any local Rotarian.


American Sewing Guild Meeting-6:30 p.m. at Plainfield Senior Center, 5255 Grand River Dr. NE, Grand Rapids. Mary Dykstra will present “Clearing the Clutter” to help you learn how to organize your sewing room. Cost is $2 for non-members, and $1 for members. Refreshments will be served, and Sew and Show presented. For more information, call Mary at (616) 698-9554 or Barb at (616) 949-6669. Visit the club’s website at


Fri.-Sun., June 12-14

Rockford Start of Summer Celebration-Fun, food, music and fireworks. Watch next week’s Squire for a schedule of events and special in-store promotions!


Friday, June 12

Elvis with Special Guest Tom Jones-doors open at 7 p.m. (show at 8 p.m.) at Rockford American Legion Post 102. Cost is only $10, includes cash bar. Open to public; must be at least age 21 to enter.


Saturday, June 13

Annual Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet-5 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Please make reservations by June 1, by calling Bill Berman at (616) 636-8702, Wayne Gould at (616) 636-5615 or Joyce Hosmer at (231) 937-4454.

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