Family Harvest Celebration
Oct. 30: Pine Ridge Bible Camp will hold a family harvest celebration on Saturday, October 30, from 6-8 p.m. Come anytime to check out the decorated cabins and enjoy a night out with the family. It’s a free family event with wagon rides, games, puppets, gospel magician, games cider, treats and a trip through Treat Town for candy. Pine Ridge is located just 5 miles east of town. Call 696-8675 with questions.
Pet costume contest in Sparta
Oct. 30: Join in the 7th annual Pet Costume Contest! Registration begins at 11 am with judging beginning at Noon! Entry is free! Dress up your pets and bring them down to Rogers Park (75 N. Union, Sparta, MI 49345). Awards for best costumes! Micro-chipping will also be available for pets by the Humane Society for only $15.
Harvest party at Solon Center Wesleyan Church
Oct. 30: Families are invited to attend our annual Harvest Party this Saturday, October 30th from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. There will be bounce houses, games, activities, snacks & candy! Kids wear your costumes, but nothing scary please. Bring a decorated pumpkin for a pumpkin contest. The church is located @ 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Rd.
Cedar Springs 3rd Annual Halloween Spook~tacular
Oct. 31: On October 31 at 6:00 p.m. trick-or-treaters (under 18) will descend upon downtown Cedar Springs for the 4th annual Halloween Spook~tacular. Ghosts and goblins must stop at City Hall first to obtain their game board. They will then visit each participating business for candy and a punch on their game board. The children who visit every participating business will have their names entered into a drawing for some fantastic prizes. Participants should report to the Kent Theatre at 7:10 p.m. for the drawing. Children must be present to win!
Cedar Springs Fire Department
Oct. 31: The Cedar Springs Fire Department, located on W. Maple Street, will work with the Kent County Traffic Squad and Cedar Springs Police to hand out candy, cider, and donuts from 6-7 p.m. Stop in and say hello!
Trunk or Treat at the Springs
Oct. 31: When kids are out trick-or-treating in Cedar Springs, they can swing by The Springs Church for Trunk-or-Treat from 6-8 p.m. There will be lots of candy for the taking, games and a 20-foot giant slide. For the adults there will be hot chocolate, cider and donuts. It will be fun for the whole family, and a safe, well-lit environment for kids. The church is located at 135 N. Grant St., in Cedar Springs.
Spencer Fire Department
Oct. 31: The Spencer Township Fire Department will be handing out candy at the fire department from 5-8 p.m. The fire department is located at 12131 18 Mile Road, NE, Gowen.
Sparta Kids Costume Parade
Oct. 31: Kids Costume Parade! At 4:45 Line up at Old Central Elementary School Grounds (200 Alma Street, Sparta) with your Halloween Costumes for Trick or Treating! The kids parade begins at 5 pm as we walk down to the American Legion building on North Union and kick off the official trick or treat time in Sparta with cider and treats from the Legioners!
Trick-or-treating in Sparta
Oct. 31: Trick-or-Treating in Sparta will be on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 5:30-8 pm. Please be safe! Wear reflective clothing. Have an adult check your candy before consuming. Only visit houses with front porch lights turned on.