Thursday, May 6
Rockford Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Nancy Wood and Mary Anne Burns will speak. Hosts will be Carlene Stamp and Joan Bunn.
Thur.–Sun., May 6–9
Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament—5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thur./Fri., and 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Sat./Sun. at Westgate Bowl on Alpine Avenue in Comstock Park. Proceeds support the Rockford band program.
Friday, May 7
Book Discussion—11 a.m. at the home of Diana Koslowske (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for directions). “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett recently topped the N.Y. Times Best Seller List.
Saturday, May 8
Euchre Club—6 p.m. at Peppermill Grill, 8 S. Squires St., Rockford. New players welcome. Cost is $1.50. Donations accepted for North Kent Service Center. Bring a snack to share. For more information, call (616) 485-3736.
Monday, May 10
Early Childhood Essentials “Outdoor Games”—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Registration is required. Learn some great information about early childhood topics. Perfect for parents or childcare providers. Childcare is not provided; classes for adults only.
Tuesday, May 11
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.
Wednesday, May 12
Blood Drive—4 to 8 p.m. at Crossroads Wesleyan Church, 8331 Myers Lake Road, Rockford.