ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, April 5

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.

Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting—7:00 p.m. at Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Larry Lindsley will present “Civil War Facts We Might Not Know.” Hostesses will be Joan Bunn and Paula Lindsley.

Rockford Rotary Club Meetings—7 to 8 a.m. at the Rams Den in Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes St., unless school is delayed or canceled. For more information, call Mark Bivins at (616) 866-1470.

Family-friendly Roller Skating Party—2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Klackles Sports Pavilion, 11466 W. Carson City Rd. (14 Mile Rd. exit off US-131), Greenville. Cost is $5 per skater, which includes skate rental (or bring your own skates or rollerblades). Strollers welcome on the rink. Concessions will be available. Proceeds to benefit American Heritage Girls Troop MI201.

Saturday, April 7

Eggstravaganza—noon to 2:00 p.m. at Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake Avenue NE, Rockford. The Easter egg hunt and crafts begin at noon. A free lunch for all participants begins at 1:00 p.m., with a special Easter story after lunch. For more information, call (616) 866-4298.

Free Community Easter Egg Hunt—10:00 a.m. to noon at Victory Church, 6175 Northland Drive NE, Rockford. Over 7,000 candy-filled eggs will be hidden for the largest local egg hunt for every age. There will be games, face painting, indoor bounce houses, a bungee run for teens, food and prizes—fun for the whole family!

Tuesday, April 10

Rockford Rotary Club Meetings— 7 a.m. at Rockford High School. 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 Keith at (616) 866-2459.

Free Vegetarian Cooking Class—7 p.m. Samples and recipes. Sponsored by Three Angels Fellowship Church at North Kent Bible Church, 7210 Courtland Dr. NE. Call Amy to register at (616) 481-1596.

Thursday, April 12

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.

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.

Rockford Rotary Club Meetings—7 to 8 a.m. at the Rams Den in Rockford High School, 4100 Kroes St., unless school is delayed or canceled. For more information, call Mark Bivins at (616) 866-1470.

Volunteer Tutors Needed—6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Literacy Center of West Michigan, 1120 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 240, Grand Rapids, for an information session for prospective volunteer tutors. Find out more about the center and its programs. At the end of the hour-long session, there will be an opportunity to sign up for tutor training. To register, please call (616) 459-5151 ext. 10. For more information, visit www.literacycenterwm.org.

Saturday, April 14

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

 

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