ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, December 15

Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan.

RHS Choir Christmas Concert—7 p.m. at the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium.

Saturday, December 17

Meet Reed Timmer of “Storm Chasers”—11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at O’Connors Shoes, 120 S. Lafayete St., Greenville. Mingle with Grand Rapids native Reed Timmer and learn how Dominator 2 works and the data it is capturing, and hear about his latest storm-chasing adventures as seen on his television show on Discovery Channel. The event is hosted by Cat Footwear.

Sunday, December 18

Roast Beef Dinner—11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3946, 4195 Thirteen Mile Rd., Rockford. Cost is $8 for adults; $3.50 for children. Takeouts and deliveries are available. Come enjoy the “best dinner in town!” prepared by our chef Fred Chambers. For deliveries, call (616) 866-2675 by 11:30 a.m. the day of the dinner. For more information, visit www.RockfordVFWPost3946.org.

Christmas Vespers—6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church, 7979 Belding Rd., Rockford, for a new twist on Christmas classics, featuring Joe Cisler and Steffan Copenhaver. There will be a freewill offering.

Monday, December 19

Car Seat Safety Check—noon to 3:30 p.m. at Rockford Fire Department, 7 S. Monroe St., Rockford, no appointment necessary. Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available to help you make sure your child is riding safely in the car. For more information, please call Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids at (616) 391-7233.

Tuesday, December 20

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 & Gospel Music—9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, 8540 Shaner Ave., Rockford. Music by the Rogue River Band. Enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. For more information, call Keth at (616) 866-2459.

Wednesday, December 21

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, December 22

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.

Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan.

Tuesday, December 27

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 & Gospel Music—9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, 8540 Shaner Ave., Rockford. Music by the Rogue River Band. Enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. For more information, call Keth at (616) 866-2459.

Thursday, December 29

Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan.

Saturday, December 31

Kent County Christmas Bird Count—hosted by Grand Rapids Audubon Club. Birders of all skill levels welcome. For details, please visit www.glsga.org/grac. For more information, call Ranger Steve at (616) 696-1753.

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