ROCKFORD REGISTER — February 10, 2011

Thursday, February 10

Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. 

Ensemble Montage—7:30 p.m. in the new Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall at Calvin College, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.calvin.edu/academic/music/calendar. 

Saturday, February 12

Euchre Club—6:30 p.m. at the Peppermill Grill, 8 S. Squires St., Rockford. New players welcome. Bring a snack to share and your own nonalcoholic beverage. Donations will be accepted for North Kent Community Services. For more information, call (616) 884-0757. 

Dinner Theater—at Boulder Creek Country Club, sponsored by Rockford Baptist Church. For more information, call (616) 866-0345. 

KDL Teen Film Festival—10:30 a.m. at Celebration Cinema North, 2121 Celebration Dr. NE, Grand Rapids. Go beyond YouTube! Teens in sixth through twelfth grade were invited to meet the challenge of producing a real film for the Kent District Library Teen Film Festival. The top 10 entries will be shown on the big screen. Prizes go to three winners. Additional information can be found at www.kdl.org/teens. 

Monday, February 14

Babytime—11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Delight and stimulate your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver. For more information, call the library at (616) 784-2007. 

Mon.–Tues. Feb. 14–15

RHS Winter Band Concerts—7 p.m. at Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium. The RHS concert and symphonic bands perform Monday. The wind ensemble will perform a joint concert with eighth-grade musicians from both middle schools on Tuesday. Tickets not required. Seating by general admission. 

Tuesday, February 15

Pajama Storytime—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. For families who can’t come to the library during the day, this offers an evening of stories and fun. Bring your teddy bear or other snuggly friend; pajamas optional! For children aged 6 and under with a caregiver. For more information, call the library at (616) 784-2007. 

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. 

Tues.–Thur. Feb. 15–17

REF Phone-a-thon—Rockford Education Foundation volunteers will call Rockford residents these three evenings to support education projects and programs in Rockford. 

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Preschool Storytime—10 and 11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading. For children ages 3 to 6. For more information, call the library at (616) 784-2007. 

Toddler Time—10 and 11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and under with a caregiver. For more information, call the library at (616) 784-2007. 

Blue Star Moms—6 p.m. at 669 Mead Road, Orleans, Mich. Meetings held the third Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Sally at (616) 761-2042. 

Thursday, February 17

Noontime Series—noon in the chapel at Calvin College, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, hosted by the Calvin Academy of Lifelong Learning. Paul Bremer will speak on “Lincoln: A Man of Faith?” Free and open to the public. For more information, call (616) 526-8777.

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