ROCKFORD REGISTER

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.

Friday, April 13

Movie: “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss—6:00 and 9:00 p.m. at the Kent Theatre, 8 N. Main St., Cedar Springs. Tickets only $3 each. A portion of concessions proceeds will benefit the Howard Christensen Nature Center. For more information, visit www.kenttheatre.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.

Spring Art & Fine Craft Sale—10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford, presented by Rogue River Artists Association.

Green Fashion Show—1 to 4 p.m. at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. Cost is $5 donation from audience members, or $15 registration for designers. Enter your own recycled or refashioned design(s) to be viewed by the public, or come see what others have created, and learn about resale shopping and how to reuse some of your old clothes. For more information, call (616) 675-3158 or visit www.lilysfrogpad.com.

Sunday, April 15

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.

First Aid for Children—1 to 3 p.m. at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City, for children ages 7–13. Cost is $6.50 per person. This program teaches children how to stay calm and how to act in an emergency situation. Participants will learn how to get help and what to do until help arrives. Basic first aid and rescue breathing skills and what to do in case of a fire will be introduced. For more information, call (616) 675-3158 or visit www.lilysfrogpad.com.

Monday, April 16

Dogs for Dollars—5 to 10 p.m. at the Corner Bar in Rockford, to benefit Sand Lake/Nelson Twp. Library and Sand Lake Elementary School. Get your coupon at www.RockfordCornerBar.com at “download extra event coupons” or call the library at (616) 636-4251.

Annual Spring Pasty Sale—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Pasties are $3.50 each, or $3.25 for orders of a dozen or more (Mon.-Tue. only). Volume and early pick-up discounts available! To place your orders, call the church at (616) 866-9515 or just walk in. Pasty Sale runs April 16–19.

Tuesday, April 17

Rockford Rotary Club Meetings— 7 a.m. at Rockford High School. For more information, call Mark Bivins at (616) 866-1470.

Annual Spring Pasty Sale—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Pasties are $3.50 each, or $3.25 for orders of a dozen or more (Mon.-Tue. only). Volume and early pick-up discounts available! To place your orders, call the church at (616) 866-9515 or just walk in. Pasty Sale runs April 16–19.

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.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick-off Event—5:30 p.m. at Mancino’s Pizza, 218 S. Lafayette St., Greenville, to register and collect materials. For more information, call (616) 754-8850 or e-mail to greenacresgreenvillelec@rlmgmt.com.

Wednesday, April 18

Annual Spring Pasty Sale—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Pasties are $3.50 each. Volume and early pick-up discounts available! To place your orders, call the church at (616) 866-9515 or just walk in. Pasty Sale runs April 16–19.

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, April 19

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.

Annual Spring Pasty Sale—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Pasties are $3.50 each. Volume and early pick-up discounts available! To place your orders, call the church at (616) 866-9515 or just walk in. Pasty Sale runs April 16–19.

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.

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