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Rockford Register

January 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Thursday, January 28 Rockford Lions Club Meeting—6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Community Cabin. Meetings held every second and fourth Thursday of each month. Seniors Unlimited “Out To Lunch Bunch”—Cirque Dreams Illumination at DeVos Hall, Grand Rapids, with lunch (on your own) at The Radisson on the River Front. Cost is $57 per guest, which includes show ticket and bus fee. For reservations and bus pick-up times/locations, call (616) 863-6322. Friday, January 29 Habitat for Humanity Benefit Concert—6 to 9 p.m. at Vertigo Music, 129 S. Division, Grand Rapids, to benefit Rockford High School’s Youth Initiative’s Habitat for Humanity home. Cost is $5 at the door. Bands will include Johnny on Fire, Lake Miniscule and PK Fire. For more information, call (616) 874-1055. Saturday, January 30 Health & Fitness Festival—9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at North Rockford Middle School, 397 E. Division St., presented by Rockford Community Services. Sample fitness classes, and enjoy activities and booths for all ages, including the Rockford Education Foundation Zumba fundraiser, Michigan Blood Drive, and “Dashing Through the Snow” kids run! Scrapbooking Crop—10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 310 E. Division, Rockford, to benefit the senior high mission trip to Pennsylvania. Limited number of tables. For more information, visit or call (616) 866-1818. Cabin Fever 2010—6 p.m. at American Legion Post 102, 330 Rockford Park Dr., Rockford (between 11 Mile and 12 Mile roads), to benefit ongoing American Legion veterans’ activities. Event will feature Grand Rapids’ favorite band Mid-Life Crisis, 50/50 drawings, dancing, a pig roast, cash bar, and fun. Get out your Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts. Band starts at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $15 in the lounge or $20 at the door; must be age 21 or older. For more information, call (616) 866-2001. The S Factor Event—7 p.m. at East Rockford Middle School, a program for teens to promote teen sexual abstinence. During the program, students make a commitment to stay sexually pure until marriage. Pre-register online to reserve your spot (or register that day at 6:15 p.m.). Admission is $10 at the door, or $5 online, and bring $15 for a purity ring. For more information, call (616) 822-5396 or visit The 9th Annual […]

Rockford Register

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tuesdays Now through April 21 Free Health Program-6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Sparta Health Center, 475 S. State St., Sparta. The Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) workshop provides knowledge and skills to adults with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, bronchitis, asthma and depression. Registration is necessary; enrollment limited. For more information or to register, call (616) 685-1300. Now through April 24 Rockford Band Boosters Burger and Brat Sale-Spring fundraiser. 1 lb. of ground chuck for $3.75, 1 lb. of brats for $4.50. Meat is from Story’s Fresh Meat & Deli, Rockford. For more information contact Tom Doane at (616) 581-5643. Thursday, April 16 Spring Outdoor Archery League– 7 p.m. every Thursday through June 4, 2009, at Rockford Sportsman’s Club. FITA range rules and targets, six arrow ends; all shooting 122 cm targets. Fun for the whole family! For details, call (616) 292-8183 or e-mail Saturday, April 18 Pancake Breakfast & Seedling Pick-Up-8-11 a.m. at Howard Christensen Nature Center. Have breakfast when you come for a hike or to pick up your seedling order. Cost is $5 for adults; $3.50 for children ages 4-12. For directions and more information, visit 4th Annual Gently Used Spring Sale-9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at North Kent Service Center on Northland Dr., Rockford. All items in the Market Place Showroom will be for sale, and everything priced less than $10, to make room for summer items. Proceeds from this sale go back into the Center’s food pantry. Admission is a nonperishable food item. Spring Fling, Leisure Village Mini Expo-1:00-4:00 p.m., entrance just north of the corner of Cannonsburg and Chauncey NE. Auditions for “Arsenic and Old Lace”-10 a.m. (and Monday, April 20 at 7 p.m.) at Master Arts Theatre, 75 77th St. SW, Grand Rapids. Performances will be June 11-20, 2009. Nine men and one woman needed. For more information, call (616) 455-1001 or e-mail Sunday, April 19 Roast Beef Dinner-11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 4195 Thirteen Mile Road, Rockford. Cost is $8 for adults, and $3.50 for children under age 12. Enjoy all-you-can-eat roast beef, potatoes, corn, beans, roll, dessert and beverage. Bring your papers for recycling! “Best dinner in town… Bring the whole […]