ROCKFORD REGISTER—May 3-15

Thursday, May 3

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 p.m. at Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. Emiel Kempf will present “50 Years of Rockford, Then and Now.” Hostesses will be Billie Hunt and Janette Konkle.

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.

Saturday, May 5

Plainfield Township Cemetery Spring Cleanup—9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Belmont. If weather does not permit, cleanup will be Sunday, May 6, from noon to 5 p.m. Trash bags/bins will be provided. Refreshments and snacks will be provided at the north end of the cemetery. There will be a bin at the north end, collecting “cans.” Can donations go toward cemetery improvements. Also accepting monetary donations. For more information, please call the township offices at (616) 364-8466.

Car Wash—11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at McDonald’s in Rockford, to benefit Odyssey of the Mind world finals.

Sunday, May 6

Pancake Breakfast—9 to 11:30 a.m. at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. Enjoy buttered pancakes smothered in warm maple syrup, hot sausage, orange juice and coffee, to benefit the nature center. Cost is a donation of $5 per person, $4 per senior, or $18 per family of four or more. For more information, call (616) 675-3158 or visit www.lilysfrogpad.com.

Tuesday, May 8

FREE Vegetarian Cooking Class—7 p.m. at North Kent Bible Church, 7210 Courtland Dr. NE, Rockford, sponsored by Three Angels Fellowship Church. Enjoy samples and recipes. To register, call Amy at (616) 481-1596. 

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.

Thursday, May 10

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.

Friday, May 11

17th Annual Community Golf Outing—tee time 1 p.m. at Candlestone Golf & Resort, 8100 Storey Rd., Belding, sponsored by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, to raise funds for the Chamber’s scholarships. Cost is $75 per golfer. For more information, contact the Chamber at (616) 866-2000.

Saturday, May 12

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.

Tuesday, May 15

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.

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