Rockford Community Calendar of Events

Rockford Register — April 1, 2010

April 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Thursday, April 1 Rockford Historical Society—7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., with Ann Byl presenting “History of Plainfield Township.” Janette Konkle will host. Sunday, April 2 Kent Conservation District Tree Sale Deadline—Catalog is available online at, under the “tree sale” tab at the top of the page. Saturday, April 3 Easter Egg Hunt—10 to 11:30 a.m. a Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Dr. NE, Rockford. Children ages 3-10 are invited to hunt for eggs, participate in games, make a craft and listen to the Easter story. Bring a basket and dress to go outside for the egg hunt! For more information call (616) 866-2962 or visit www.blythefieldcrc. Breakfast with the Bunny—9:30 a.m. Enjoy the country setting of a horse farm, with activities indoors and out, at the Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding, 3777 Rector NE, Rockford (just off Summit, between 12 Mile and 13 Mile roads). Enjoy a petting zoo, live music, Easter egg hunt, arts and crafts for kids, horse-drawn wagon rides, Equest’s equine bunny “Challenger,” photos with the bunny, and a catered breakfast. Advance tickets are $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for kids 10 and under; at the door, tickets are $11 for adults and $8 for kids 10 and under. For tickets or more information, call (616) 866-3066 or visit All proceeds go to help Equest Center’s kids. Sunday, April 4 Swiss Steak Dinner—noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Rockford Masonic Lodge. Cost is $8 for adults; $3 for children under age 10. Dinner includes Swiss steak, vegetable, mashed potatoes with gravy, salad, dinner roll, dessert and beverage. Blood Drive—3 to 7 p.m. at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church UCC, 7979 Belding Road, Rockford. Monday, April 5 “What a Wonderful World” Day at the Library—2 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Louis Armstrong’s song will come to life with crafts, activities and fun designed around the beautifully illustrated book by Ashley Bryan. This program is for children 6 and under. For more information, visit or call the library (616) 647-3940. Spring Break Scavenger Hunt—10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. Come to the Red Pine Interpretive Center to get your Scavenger Hunt form, and […]

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