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Rockford Register — September 9, 2010

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Now–September 17 Fall Seedling, Shrub and Native Plant Sale—The Kent Conservation urges citizens to please consider beautiful Michigan native plants for landscaping projects. The fall 2010 catalog is available on the website at under the ‘Tree Sale’ tab. Please click on “Fall 2010” at bottom of the page to view/print the catalog, or you may print only the order form on pages 7 and 8. Payment must accompany your order which is due September 17. If you would like to order by credit card, please call the office at (616) 942-4111. Pickup date is October 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3260 Eagle Park Dr. NE, Grand Rapids. Thur., September 9 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. For information please contact Lion Dianna Robach at (616) 866-1760. Adult Book Discussion—6:45 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, Rockford. Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi. Friday, September 10 End of Summer Festival–Rummage Sale/Bake Sale—9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church on Myers Lake Avenue. Call (616) 866-4298 or visit Fri.–Sat., Sept. 10–11 Annual Two-Day Yard Sale—9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 10, and 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, September 11 at Hope Community Church, 7000 Meyers Lake Avenue, in Rockford. All proceeds will benefit the Outreach Ministries of the church. Donations for the yard sale can be dropped off at the church anytime. All unsold items will be donated to St. Vincent de Paul World Mission. Fri.–Mon., Sept. 10–13 Spectacular Book Sale—10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday at Plainfield Township Branch Library, 2650 5-Mile Rd. Hardcovers–$1, softcovers–50¢ and paperback and children’s–25¢. Sunday and Monday only–Bag-of-Books for $2. Sat., September 11 End of Summer Festival–Rummage Sale/Bake Sale—9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chicken BBQ—4 to 7 p.m. at Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church on Myers Lake Avenue. Call (616) 866-4298 or visit Sunday, September 12 Fall Festival—10:30 a.m. at Bostwick Lake Congregational UCC Church, 7979 Belding Road, NE, Rockford. Kick off the season with Bostwick Lake Church’s annual Fall Festival combining scripture, […]

Rockford Register – September 17, 2009

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Thursday, Sept. 17 “Apprentice for Life” Lecture Series—1 p.m. at Plainfield Senior Center. Floyd Havemeier, owner of Herman’s Boy, will give a coffee lesson on what makes a good cup of coffee and where coffee comes from. Dessert will be served. Cost is $2 per guest. For reservations and bus pick-up times/locations, call Marcia at (616) 863-6322. Friday, September 18 Blood Drive—1 to 6:45 p.m. at Rockford Sportsmans Club, 1115 Northland Drive, Rockford. Saturday, Sept. 19 Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants.   Party Like a Pirate!—7 a.m. to 12 a.m. at Sparta Moose Lodge #50, 11510 N. Division, Sparta, in celebration of National Talk Like a Pirate Day. Enjoy a live band and costume contest. Cost is $5. Public welcome. Proceeds to benefit Mooseheart Charities. Visit Sat.–Sun., Sept. 19–20 Grand Rogue Living History Encampment—9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, at Grand Rogue Campground, 6400 West River Dr., Grand Rapids. View first-hand what life in early America was like in this timeline event featuring military and civilian living historians demonstrating our country’s history from colonial times to present. Free admission. For more information, visit Sunday, September 20 Roast Beef Dinner—11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 4195 13 Mile Rd., 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. Visit Fall Family Festival—10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford. Learn about our many programs, clubs, events, classes and service opportunities for adults and children. Visit over 40 interactive booths with games and goodies, and enjoy an outdoor grilled lunch. Special entertainment includes popular illusionist David DeJesus of Matthew’s House Ministries, music, puppet show, short dramas, and more. For more information, visit Monday, Sept. 21 Free Food for Needy Families—5 p.m. in the Mobile Food Pantry at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 6070 Kuttshill Dr., Rockford, providing free food for needy families in the North Kent community. For more information, contact the church at (616) 866-1556. Tue.–Fri., Sept. […]