TOPS, weight loss support group
Tuesdays: Take off pounds sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss support group for men and women, meets every Tuesday at the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Your first visit is free so come check out what TOPS can do to help you reach your weight loss goals! Exercise 8-8:30am (optional), weigh-ins from 8:30am – 9am and the meeting starts at 9:15am. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #tfn
July 24-28: What happens when a pack of Panda Bears invade The Springs? A wild celebration of God’s unconditional love! At PandaMania Vacation Bible School kids ages 4 yrs. – 6th grade will discover that God has a purpose and plan for everyone and that He crafted each of us with His own loving hands. Sunday, July 24-28, 6:30-8:30pm at The Springs Free Methodist Church, 135 N. Grant St., Cedar Springs. Get your registration form at www.thespringschurch.info. For more information contact the church office at 616-696-2970. #28,29p
Rocket Cheer Sign Ups
July 26: Rocket Cheer Sign Ups at Skinner Field during Flag football games on Tuesday, July 26th 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 28th 6:00 p.m. to 7:30p.m. Rocket Cheer leading is open to any and all young ladies ages 3rd through 8th grade! Also taking Registrations for Rocket Cheer Camp on Saturday, August 13th~ Open to 3rd thru 8th grade girls. $20 camp fee includes camp shirt. Registrations for camp due August 8th. You can down load both registration forms and mail them in from our website www.cedarspringsyouthcheerleading.com.
Questions Contact Anne Olszewski at 696-9250. #29
Senior lunch at Pine Grove Community Church
July 27: Fellas take your gal and a few of your best friends, pile in the ol’ Packard and come on over to the Pine Grove Senior Grill for Brats on the Barbee. For all those age 60 and over we’re throwing our annual “Brat Picnic” at noon the 27th of July. Come n get ‘em, brats hot off the grill can be found on the northwest corner of M-82 and Beech Ave. #29
Register now for free hunter education
Aug. 2: To register for Hunter Safety Classes (firearm and bow) at the Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club, call Jim Pope at 231-834-5545. Classes at the Club, 7463 18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, will begin Aug. 2 & 4 from 6-9pm, Aug. 6 from 8am-4:30pm, and Aug. 9 from 6-9pm. #29,30p
Community Cholesterol Screenings
Aug. 4: The Kent County Health Department is offering Community Cholesterol Screenings from 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 4th, at its North County Clinic, 4388 14 Mile Rd, Rockford. The screenings are by appointment only and include a full lipid profile including blood pressure, cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides. A health educator will give participants an immediate explanation of results. The screening includes a follow-up visit for high-risk individuals. The cost is $25, which covers testing materials. To sign up, please call (616) 632-7290. There are 25 appointments available and the clinics may fill up, so it’s best to make appointments as far ahead of time as possible. #29
Aug. 4-6: SIDNEY – Heritage Village celebrates its 25th anniversary with its annual Heritage Festival, Aug. 4-6 in Montcalm Heritage Village, located on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney campus. The three-day celebration features historical displays, events, refreshments and music for all ages. Visit www.montcalm.edu/HeritageFestival.aspx for more information. #29
Calling all Vietnam Veterans!
Aug. 6: If you are a Vietnam Vet, we are having a meeting on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 1pm at the Cedar Springs American Legion club house to discuss a monument for the Veteran’s Park. For more information call Dan 616-292-8767. #29,30p
Pilgrim Bible Church VBS
Aug. 8-12: Answers in Genesis Gold Rush: Discovering the Rock of Ages Vacation Bible School at Pilgrim Bible Church, 361 Pine Street, Cedar Springs, Monday-Friday, August 8-12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (registration/snacks begin at 6:00 p.m. each evening). Closing Program: Sunday, August 14, 10:30 a.m. To pre-register, go to www.pilgrimbiblechurchmi.org and click on the VBS Registration link. #29
Cedar Springs Class of 1976 Reunion
Aug. 13: The Cedar Springs Class of 1976 Reunion is Saturday, Aug. 13 5-10pm at Long Lake Park. Looking for classmates – check out Facebook CSHS Class of 1976 for a list of names that need addresses. Call Carollee 231-984-6213 or Allyn 231-748-7543.