ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, July 21

Juggling Workshop—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Teens in grades 6–12 are invited to have fun while you learn basic manipulations and other skills that teach the art of juggling. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

Friday, July 22

Geology Rocks!—at Howard Christiansen Nature Center for ages 5 to 8. Details and registration at www.lillysfrogpad.com. Volunteers are needed for summer events. Please call (616) 675-3158 to volunteer.

Saturday, July 23

Rockford Football Golf Outing—1:30 shot-gun start. Four-person scramble golf and much much more. For more information call (616) 826-5884. To benefit the Rockford football program.

Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 29 in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants and much more.

Niedzwiecki Art Reception and Book Signing—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Frame and Mat Shop, 65 Courtland in downtown Rockford.  Prints, books and posters – as well as fine art pieces – will be available for sale and for signing by local nature photographer Stacy Niedzwiecki. Purchase one of Niedzwiecki’s matted prints or posters and have it framed professionally framed to suit your office or home decor. Call the Frame and Mat Shop – (616) 863-0881.

Jason Eaton Band Concert—7 p.m. at Greenville Community Church, 6569 Vining Road, Greenville. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door, and may be purchased at iTickets or gcclink.com.

Monday, July 25

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 (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

Marimbamania!—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Virtuoso marimbist David Hall brings 20 years of experience to this unique program of music from around the world. Musical selections are heard on marimbas and xylophones. Audiences sing, dance and clap along! For more information, call (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

Greenup Gardening Workshop: Flower Arranging—at Howard Christiensen Nature Center for all ages. Details and registration at www.lillysfrogpad.com. Volunteers are needed for summer events. Please call (616) 675-3158 to volunteer.

Tuesday, July 26

Rockford Rotary Club Meetings—7 a.m. at Rockford High School, and 12:10 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. For more information, call Mark Bivins at (616) 866-1470.

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.

Special Noon Lecture presented by Seminars in Christian Scholarship—noon at Calvin College, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, in the Alumni Board Room located on the second floor of the Commons Annex. Justin Barrett will speak on “Why Religion is Natural and Theology is Not.” Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.calvin.edu/scs or call (616) 526-8558.

Wednesday, July 27

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 3-6. For more information, call (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

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 (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

Summer Lecture Series presented by Seminars in Christian Scholarship—7:30 p.m. at Calvin College, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, in the Gezon Auditorium. Eleonore Stump will speak on “The Problem of Suffering.” Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.calvin.edu/scs or call (616) 526-8558.

Thursday, July 28

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.

Teen Spa—2 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Teens in grades 6–12 are invited to take a break from the summer heat and pamper yourself with spa treatments you make yourself! For more information, call (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

Saturday, July 30

Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 29 in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants and much more.

Stinson School Reunion—3 p.m. at Myers Lake Park. See your old friends and neighbors, hear the never-before revealed secret of the Stinson School China pit, work on the mystery of who had stolen the Stinson School bell, find out the controversy of the school being named after Mr. Stinson, tell of the school’s first murder and romance, enjoy boat rides, and more! To register, visit www.sharpersites.com/s/scornwell/.

 

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