June 5 2012


July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Thursday, July 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. Open Mic—6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Garden Park Stage, downtown Rockford near the dam, every Thursday through August 16, 2012. Performers sign up at the stage at 5:30 p.m. Rockford Rotary Club Meetings— 7 to 8 a.m. at the Rams Den in Rockford High School, 440 Kroes St. For more information, call Mark Bivins at (616) 866-1470. Storytime Hike: “The Honeybee and the Robber”—6 to 7:30 p.m.at Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Join us as we read Eric Carl’s classic take about a bear who really likes honey  and the bees who try to stop him; the story is followed by a short hike. For ages 7 and under. Cost is $5 per member, or $6 per non-member. For more information, call (616) 735-6240 or visit blandfordnaturecenter.org. Saturday, July 7 “America’s Favorite Farm Market”—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday through October 27 in the S. Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring “Pure Michigan”-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants and much more. Sunday, July 8 Praise in the Park—6 p.m. at Garden Park in Rockford. Open to the public. Christian music every Sunday through August 26, 2012. Monday, July 9 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 tutor training. To register, please call (616) 459-5151 ext. 10. For more information, visit www.literacycenterwm.org. Tuesday, July 10 Huntington Rogue River Blues Series—7 to 9 p.m. at Garden Park Stage, along the White Pine Trail near the dam, downtown Rockford, every Tuesday through July 24. This week’s band is Root Doctor. “After the Blues” series is July 31 through August 14. Rockford Rotary Club Meetings— 7 a.m. at Rockford High School. For more information, call (616) 866-1470. Free Zumba Class—7 p.m. at Dr. Nylaan’s office, 5011 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, […]