Rockford Register — September 30, 2010

September 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Tuesdays through November 2 Pajama Storytime—6:30 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. For families who can’t come to the library during the day. Pajama Storytime offers an evening of stories and fun. Bring your teddy bear or other snuggly friend; pajamas optional. For children ages 3 to 6.  Wednesdays through November 3 Toddler Time—10 to 11 a.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Nurture your toddler’s love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop his or her language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and under with a caregiver.  Saturday, October 2 Used Book Sale—9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Krause Memorial Library, 140 E. Bridge St., Rockford. Find some great bargain prices. Donations are welcome and may be dropped off at the library during open hours.  Rockford Area Arts Commission Strategic Planning Session—9 a.m. at the Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe St., Rockford. The Arts Commission is extremely interested in feedback from the community—what would you like to see us do in the future? What do you want to see more of? Come and give us your insight. For more information or questions call Tom Norman at (616) 863-8305.  Rockford Fiddle Fest—12 noon at the Rotary Pavilion, Downtown Rockford. For more information, contest rules and registration form go to or email Registration based on first come, first serve basis.  Sat.–Sun., Oct. 2–3 Fall Family Days & Herb Fest—10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and 12 noon to 4:30 p.m. at Frederik Meijers Garden and Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline, Grand Rapids. Join us at Michigan’s Farm garden for a dun weekend that features fragrant and culinary herbs, fascinating gourds and family activities. A free shuttle will run continuously to the farm throughout the weekend. Visit the children’s garden from 1 to 4 p.m. for lots of family fun. Activities include fabulous fall-themed stories, amazing autumn art projects, interesting naturalist walks and more.  Sunday, October 3 Lions Club Annual Harvest Festival Breakfast—9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall (corner Northland and Rockford Park). Serving pancakes, eggs, sausage and toast along with juice and fresh brewed coffee. Adults are $5, children under 12 years of age are […]