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This week’s happenings 9/9/2011

Red Flannel Festival applications on-line
Now: Red Flannel Festival applications on-line for all events at www.redflannelfestival.org or call 616-696-2662. Chili Cook Off, Arts & Crafts, Grand Parade, Marketplace and many more! Hurry! Register today! #36,37

TOPS weight loss support group
Sept. 13: 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. #34

Annual Chicken BBQ and Rummage Sale
Sept. 9-10: Annual Chicken BBQ at Courtland Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake, Rockford. Saturday Sept. 10, 4–7pm, $7.95 for a half chicken and fixin’s. Dine In or Carry Out. Bake and rummage sale on Friday, Sept. 9, 9am–4pm. Saturday, Sept. 10, 9am–7pm. #35,36b

Red Flannel Wine Tasting
Sept. 10: Red Flannel Wine Tasting! Saturday, Sept. 10 from 7-11 pm at Cedar Pub. Tickets are $15 per person to sample 4 wines and all you can eat appetizers! #36

When the Library Lights Go Out – a stuffed animal sleepover
Sept. 15: Bring your stuffed friend to a special pajama storytime and leave it for a sleepover at the Spencer Township library on Thursday, September 15 at 6:30pm. Pick up your special friend the next day to see what fun it had while the library was closed. The library is located at 14960 Meddler Ave., Gowen. For more info call 616-784-2007. #36

Annual Fall Rummage Sale
Sept. 15-16: Resurrection Lutheran Church is hosting their Annual Fall Rummage Sale on Thursday & Friday, Sept. 15-16 from 9am to 5pm at the church located at 180 Northland Dr., Sand Lake. #36,37p

Katie L.’s Big Top Birthday
Sept. 17: Kent District Library turns 75 this year! Let’s wish Katie L., our elephant friend, a huge Happy Birthday! Join us at the Sand Lake/Nelson Township library on Saturday Sept. 17 at 1:30pm for birthday crafts, activities and treats.  The library is located at 88 Eight St., Sand Lake. For more info call 616-784-2007. #36

Museum open house
Sept. 17: After many years of planning, building and arranging, the addition to the Cedar Springs Historical Museum is ready for dedication! The celebration is from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, at Morley Park in Cedar Springs. Admission is free. Boy Scout Troop 222 will provide a lunch of pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans and a drink for $6.00. #36

Red Flannel Golf Outing
Sept. 17: Red Flannel Golf Outing, Sat., Sept. 17 at North Kent Golf Course! Download an application today at www.redflannelfestival.org or call 616-696-2662 today! #36,37

National Back to Church Sunday
Sept. 18: The Springs Church is participating in a national movement that seeks to reach people who once attended church, but don’t any more.  We invite you to rediscover church.  Give it another try at The Springs September 18th! Services are held at 9:15 & 11 AM. #36,37

VFW Roast Beef Dinner
Sept. 18: The Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3946 located at 4195 13 Mile Rd., Rockford, is hosting a Roast Beef Dinner on September 18 from 11:30am to 2pm. Adults $8.00, children $3.50 for the best dinner in town, prepared by our chef Fred Chambers. Take-outs and deliveries available. For deliveries call (616) 866-2675, call by 11:30am the day of the dinner. Check out our website at www.rockfordvfwpost3946.org. #36

Red Flannel Queen Pageant
Sept. 24: Red Flannel Festival Queen Scholarship Pageant, Sat., Sept. 24 at CS High School Auditorium. Tickets on sale NOW at the CS Public Library! Be sure to donate to the Queen Scholarship Fund at PO Box 43, Cedar Springs, MI 49319 to help reach our goal of $10,000 in scholarships for the Red Flannel Queen and her Court! #36,37

CSHS Class of 1981 30th Class Reunion
Oct. 1: Saturday, October 1st, at Cannonsburg Ski Lodge after we enjoy Red Flannel Day Festivities. Go to CSHS on Facebook or contact Marie (Ringler) Covey at cshs1981@hotmail.com. You Don’t Want To Miss IT! #35,36p

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