Thursday, August 25

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.

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.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group—6 to 7:30 p.m. at Spectrum Health United Hospital, 407 S. Nelson, Greenville, offered by United Lifestyles. The group meets the fourth Thursday of every month. Registration is required. To register or for more information, call (616) 754-6185 ext. 100, or (800) 406-4551. Please also visit

“More Business of Being Born” Film Screening—6 to 9 p.m. at 49 Bridge Street, downtown Rockford, presented by Your Home Birth and Simply Chiropractic. This is a screening of the first two parts in the film series. Follow Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Director Abby Epstein to the Farm Community in Summertown, Tenn., where pioneer midwife Ina May Gaskin talks candidly about the latest birth trends. Also featured will be celebrity moms Laila Ali, Michelle Alves, Gisele Bundchen, Sarah Wayne Callies, Cindy Crawford, Alyson Hannigan, Melissa Joan Hart, Kellie Martin, Alanis Morissette, Molly Ringwald, Christy Turlington-Burns and Kimberly Williams-Paisley with riveting testimonies speaking to the power of the birth experience, whether they worked with midwives and/or obstetricians. For more information or tickets, visit

Saturday, August 27

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.

Habitat for Humanity 3-D Archery Event—8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sparta Hunting and Fishing Club, 13218 Long Lake Dr., Sparta. “Shootin’ for Home” includes food, door prizes, grand prizes and raffles, a 30-target 3-D course, novelty shoots and a free kids’ shoot. For more information, call Jeffrey at (616) 696-9666.

Tuesday, August 30

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.

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