ROCKFORD REGISTER

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.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Meeting—6 to 7:30 p.m. at United Lifestyles, 407 S. Nelson, Greenville. Meetings held monthly. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call (616) 754-6185 ext. 100 or (800) 406-4551.

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/.

Monday, August 1

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.

Annual Golf Classic—shotgun start at 1 p.m.; registration at 11:30 a.m., at The Highlands Golf Club, 2515 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, held by Autism Support of Kent County (ASK). Dinner and awards at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $95 per person or $380 per foursome; includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, dinner, prizes and awards. Proceeds to go toward programs which benefit persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. For more information or to register for the event, contact Richard Elias at (616) 458-2048 or by e-mail at richardeliasdds@hotmail.com.

Visit with Kevin Kammeraad—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Kammeraad, a performer, author and artist, will present a high-energy interactive celebration of great music, facts and fun from around the planet. From the viewpoint of real life friends from all over the world, Kammeraad will entertain with songs, poems and stories never before performed in Michigan libraries. Sponsored by Friends of the Krause Memorial Library. For more information, call (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

Tuesday, August 2

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.

Mended Hearts Meeting—7 p.m. at Spectrum Health Fred & Lena Meijer Heart Center, 100 Michigan St., Grand Rapids, room 8815 on eighth floor. This nonprofit support group—affiliated with American Heart Association—offers hope, information and encouragement to heart patients, families and caregivers through those who have experienced heart disease. For more information, contact Jim Oldfield at (616) 891-9395.

Wednesday, August 3

Business Counseling—Starting a new business or have questions about your existing business? The Rockford Chamber of Commerce and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) would like to help. SCORE is a nonprofit organization sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is dedicated to helping the small-business community through no-fee mentoring, business counseling and low-cost workshops. A SCORE counselor will be at the Chamber starting at 9 a.m. Please call the Chamber at (616) 866-2000, Mon.–Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to schedule an appointment.

Bright Beginnings Storytime and Play Group—10 and 11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Hear stories and have fun with crafts, stories, rhymes, songs and more! For ages 6 and under with a caregiver. For more information, call (616) 784-2007 or visit www.kdl.org.

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.

Thursday, August 4

3rd Annual Grattan Twilight Cancer Walk—Registration at 5 p.m.; walk at 7 p.m., at Grattan Raceway, 7201 Lessiter NE, Grattan. All proceeds are to benefit Gilda’s Club of Lowell. For more information, visit www.grattantlcwalk.com or call (616) 481-1718.

Saturday, August 6

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.

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