Rockford Register – September 3, 2009

Thursday, September 3

What Don’t You Know About Rockford?—7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. The monthly Rockford Area Historical Society meeting is open to the public. Find out what Bobbi Schirado discovered while putting together “Images of America—Rockford,” a pictorial history book, available at the Rockford Historical Museum for $21.99.

Saturday, September 5

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.

Tuesday, September 8

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.

Blood Drive—noon to 7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. Register to win a weekend casino getaway.

Seniors “Video Day”—1 p.m. at Plainfield Senior Center. Review

Bill Jamerson’s documentary “Camp Forgotten—Civilian Conservation Corps in Michigan.” Free admission. For more information, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322 or Christine at (616) 361-1389.

American Sewing Guild Meeting—6:30 p.m. at Plainfield Senior Center, 5255 Grand River Drive NE, Grand Rapids. Enjoy a fabric auction. Cost is $2 for non-members; $1 for members. Refreshments will be served and Sew & Show presented. For more information, call Mary at (616) 698-9554 or Barb at (616) 949-6669, or visit www.grasg.org.

Thur., September 10

“Joan of Arc” Auditions—6 to 8:30 p.m. at Rockford Community Center, 8450 Shaner Ave., Rockford. Rogue River Community Theatre is looking for men, women, teens and children 8 and up. For more information, call (616) 874-5264.

Seniors Line Dancing—9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at Northview Senior Center. Cost is $2 per class. For more information, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322 or Christine at (616) 365-6150.

Friday–Monday September 11–14

Spectacular Book Sale—Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 1 to 4 p.m., and Monday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Plainfield Township Library, 2650 Five Mile Rd., Grand Rapids. Hardcovers $1, softcovers 50 cents, paperbacks and children’s books 25 cents—great used books at bargain prices! Also a large number of old books! Sponsored by Friends of the Plainfield Library.

Sat., September 12

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.

5K Run for the Prize—8:30 a.m. at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4610 Belding Rd., Rockford, to benefit the North Kent Service Center. Early registration (by 9/5/09) is $20; Sept. 6 to race day is $25; kids registration is $12 (by 9/5/09) or $15 after Sept. 5. Packet pick-up and late registration is Sept. 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sept. 12 at 7 a.m. Register by mail to the church, or online at www.cosrock.org or www.goracego.com.

Sunday, September 13

Paws for Hope Doggie Days—1 to 4 p.m. at Hope Community Church, 7000 Myers Lake Rd., Rockford. For more information, call (616) 874-4673.

Swiss Steak Dinner—noon to 1:30 p.m. at Rockford Masonic Lodge. Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children under age 10. Dinner includes Swiss steak, vegetable, mashed potatoes with gravy, salad, dinner roll, dessert and beverage.

Tues., September 15

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.

Boy Scouts Informational Meeting—6 to 7:30 p.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 6390 Belmont Ave., Belmont, for boys interested in joining Boy Scouts. Enjoy treats and games. Siblings welcome.

Knit-In for the Troops—10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Pavilion, corner of Squires and Courtland streets, downtown Rockford, sponsored by J.T. Stitchery & Frame Shop and The Purls of West Michigan. Open to anyone who can knit or crochet simple patterns. Bring yarn, needles or hook, and chair. Finished items go to J.T. Stitchery. For more information, call Mollie Hollar at (616) 743-2352 or e-mail to info@basicallybonsai.com.

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