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Rockford Register — January 21, 2010

January 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Friday, January 22 Benefit for Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids—6 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Pietro’s Backdoor Pizzeria, 2780 Birchcrest SE, Grand Rapids. Play games while enjoying sounds of Jimmy Buffett music by David Sisco. All funds raised will be donated to Gilda’s Club and support Rockford’s Parrot Head Club. Strong Kids Campaign Auction—6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Wolverine World Wide Headquarters in Rockford, including both silent and live auctions, food and fun. Saturday, January 23 Pancakes with an Attitude & Silent Auction—Grattan Academy, 9481 Jordan Road, Greenville. Adults $6; kids ages 4 and under free. Sponsored by Ed Koehn Ford. For more information, call (616) 754-9360. Monday, January 25 Grand Rapids Audubon Club Meeting—7 p.m. at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary Auditorium at Cornerstone University, 3000 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids. “Birding in Winter” will be presented by Chip Francke, showing how to find winter species including waterfowl, raptors, owls, gulls and winter finches. Guests are welcome to attend this free program. For more information, visit or call Bea at (616) 676-2446. Babytime at the Library—11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St. Join us for a special one-on-one bonding time with baby while you enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and play time; for caregivers and babies 0-18 months. For more information, call the library at (616) 647-3940 or visit Tuesday, January 26 Rockford Garden Club Meeting—7 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St. Guest speaker Duane DeVries will present “Rain Barrels & Self-Watering Containers.” Open to the public. For more information, call (616) 874-0186. Rogue River Wetland Meeting—6:30 to 8 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. RSVP by January 22 with Andy Bowman at (616) 776-7611 or Pajama Storytime—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, Rockford. Bedtime stories and night-time fun for ages 6 and under. For more information, call the library at (616) 647-3940 or visit Country Music—9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, corner of 10 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue in Rockford. Music by the Rogue River Band. Enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. Wednesday, Jan. 27 Toddler Time at the Library—10 and 11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, Rockford. Babies, toddlers and their parents are invited to join us for stories, music and […]

Rockford Register — November 5, 2009

November 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

Thursday, November 5 Rockford Area Historical Society Meeting—7 p.m. at Rockford Community Cabin. Mike Cuneo will speak on Rockford Public Schools’ additions and improvements, hosted by Joan DeMaagd and Lois Armstrong. Gaming Unplugged at the Library—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, Rockford. Play tabletop sports games, test your knowledge of major league trivia and decorate sports pennants and helmets, for ages 6 and up. For more information, visit or call (616) 647-3940. Wacky Science with Doug Scheer—1 p.m. at Cannonsburg Elementary School. Dr. Science makes science easy to understand. Scheer demonstrates how science can seem magical. Thur.–Sat.,Nov. 5–7 Huge Booksale—Thursday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Sand Lake VFW, corner of Lake and Fifth streets, for the Sand Lake/Nelson Township Library. For more information, call (616) 636-4251. Saturday, November 7 Public Sight-In Day—10 a.m. at Sparta Hunting & Fishing Club, 13218 Long Lake Dr., Sparta. For more information, call (616) 678-4523. Holiday Bazaar—9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, 425 S. State St., Sparta. For more information, call Candy Fodor at (616) 887-1342. Fingers Chicken Dinner—3 to 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 102, 330 Rockford Park Dr., Rockford. Four-piece dinner includes mashed potatoes and gravy, biscuit and honey, coleslaw and a vegetable, all for only $9. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 7-8 RSC Annual Sight-In Days—10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rockford Sportsmans Club, 11115 Northland Drive, Rockford (between 13 and 14 Mile roads). There will be 25-, 50-, 100- and 200-yard ranges, pistols, shotguns, rifles and muzzleloaders. A donation of $5 per gun is requested. For more info., visit Tuesday, Nov.10 Silent Auction Benefit—5 to 8 p.m. at Rockford High School’s cafeteria, to benefit terminal cancer patient Susan VanderMeulen. Cost is $5 per person, or $20 per family. American Sewing Guild Meeting—6:30 p.m. at the Plainfield Senior Center, 5255 Grand River Dr. NE, Grand Rapids. Grand Valley State University professor, Ann Keister, will present “Color Your World.” The cost is $2 for non-members and $1 for members. Refreshments will be served, and Sew and Show presented. For more information, call Mary at (616) 698-9554 or Barb at (616) 949-6669, or visit Wednesday, Nov. […]