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This week’s happenings…

Snowshoe Trails Open and Rentals Available
Jan. 19: (When conditions permit) Seven days a week, 9:30 am – 4 pm. Please call ahead to check on snow conditions and availability of rentals during the week. Families with young children: try out our smaller shoes for age four and older, or bring a sled to pull your toddlers. There is no guide. Snowshoe rental: $3.75/ adults, $3/ students & seniors. Trail use: no charge. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr. Kent City. If interested simply email cperski@lilysfrogpad.com.  #3

Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
Jan 21:     The Cedar Springs Lions Club is hosting a pancake breakfast every third Saturday of each month January thru April. Come to the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located on the corner of Main & Church Streets on Saturday Jan. 21 from 7 am to 11 am, for an all-you-can-eat breakfast including pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee. Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Children under 12 free. Proceeds to assist sight conservation.  #3

Winter Family Fun Day
Jan. 22: Ignore those folks who complain about winter. Here is your chance to come out and play in the snow with us. The wee-folks slide will be laid out for wee ones, take a short snowshoe walk with your family, snowman building contest, brisk walk of the trails, and join in other fun snow-filled games in our open prairie, then warm up with a bowl of chili and s’mores by our new campfire pit (near N entrance). Sunday, Jan. 22 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Cost is $6/ person or $15 for family (four or more). Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr. Kent City. If interested simply email cperski@lilysfrogpad.com.  #3

TOPS weight loss support group
Jan. 24: Take off pounds sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss sport 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. In case of inclemeent weather, meetings are cancelled if Tri-County or Cedar Sporings schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #3

Candlelight Snowshoe Walk
Jan. 28, Feb. 11: Enjoy a gorgeous walk/ excursion through the nature center’s scenic trails, in the quiet of the night – listen to the nocturnal sounds as we go along. Hot refreshments  will be served and snowshoe equipment will be provided. A $2 discount is available to participants who bring their own snowshoes. Saturdays, Jan. 28 & Feb. 11 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. Cost: $8/ adults, $5 seniors or $25 family (four or more). Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr. Kent City. If interested simply email cperski@lilysfrogpad.com.  #3

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