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Al Bogner Benefit

Feb. 4: A benefit of Al Bogner will be held on Sat. Feb. 4 at the Newago VFW (1 mile south of Newago on M-37. A live auction starts at 2 pm. There will be a DJ and live music, bake sale, craft table, pop & candy booths. Soup & Baked potato Bar at 6 pm, with ham sandwiches, salads, coffee and punch. Al Bogner has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and we are hoping to raise money for repairs to the home and transportation to doctor appointments. Any remaining funds will go to living and funeral expenses. For more information call Mary Jo Hanes, 231-834-1821 or Nora Sokolowski, 616-636-7144.  #4,5p


Tailgater Snack Sale

Feb. 4: Can’t wait to watch the Big Game? Having friends over to watch the game? Trying to decide what to munch on? Join us for our first Snack Sale! Fund raiser for Tri County Country 4H Club. Sat. Feb. 4 from 9 am – 2 pm at Tractor Supply in Cedar Springs.  #5


Bible prophecy

Feb. 5: Middle East Bible Prophecy is being fullfilled! Come and hear all about it on Sunday, February 5 at 10:30 a.m. at C.S. Christian Church, 340 W. Pine Street, inside the Old Chapel. For more information visit: cedarspringschristianchurch.org. #5


TOPS weight loss support group

Feb. 7: 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. #5


Spring 2012 Soccer Registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO)

February 7, 9 and 16: Registration will be taking place at Red Hawk Elementary School on the campus of Cedar Springs Public Schools, 204 East Muskegon Street from 6pm – 8pm each day. Cost for the Spring Session is $50 per child with a $5 discount per child for families registering 3 or more players. Players must be at least 4 years of age as of April 16, 2012. A Birth Certificate is required for age verification of first time registrants. Complete online application to save time by taking advantage of our Express Lane! These will be the final registration dates for the Spring Season. Please tell your friends and neighbors. If you have questions please contact the AYSO Hotline at 616-696-7349, or visit us at www.ayso902.org.  #5p


Country Music on Wednesdays

Feb. 8: Come join your friends and listen to your favorite country music at the Burger King on 17 Mile Rd., CS every Wednesday morning from 8:30 am until 10:30 am featuring the Mill Creek Band. #5


“East of Eden” Readers Theatre

Feb. 9: Actors del Arte Ensemble will present a Readers Theatre Production of John Steinbeck’s “East of Eden,” a powerful story of the Depression Era which follows the lives of two brothers and their family. Thurs. Feb. 9 at 7 pm at the Cedar Springs Public Library. Check with your librarian for details.  #5


Old Fashion Family Game Night

Feb. 10: We will be setting up tables with your favorite family classic games: Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Candy-Land, Life and other classics. We will have hot chocolate by the fireplace and some yummy snacks. You are encouraged to bring in your favorite games. Friday, Feb. 10 from 6:30 to 8 pm. The cost is $4/ adults, $3/ seniors or $10 per family (of four or more). Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr. Kent City. If interested simply email cperski@lilysfrogpad.com.  #5


Fancy Nancy party 

Feb. 11: The Cedar Springs Public Library is sponsoring a Fancy Nancy Party, Saturday, February 11 from 10am to 11:30am for girls ages 3-8. Come and hear the original story, decorate a crown, make a fan, wand and jewelry, decorate a cookie, have some Fancy Fun! Due to lack of space at the Library, this event will be held at the Springs Free Methodist Church, at the corner of Oak and Grant. #5


Free class with Sarah’s Deals

Feb. 11: Learn to get the most for your money in a free workshop on Saturday, February 11 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, with Cedar Springs resident Sarah Jehnzen, author of the blog “Sarah’s Deals.” The workshop will feature Shopping Tips 101 from noon to 2 p.m., and from 2-4 p.m. will cover creating a stockpile and bulk cooking tips. To register for the event, go to http://www.sarahsdeals.net, click on the tab at the top that says “Start here” and then on “coupon classes.” Price of admission is a donation to the church’s food pantry. #5


Valentine’s Day Candy Tree Craft Class

Feb. 12: For ages 7-13. If you like sweet treats and crafts, this is the class for you. You will create a candy tree by using colorful Valentine’s candy treats. Not only is this a beautiful craft but you can actually eat the candy from the tree. Sunday, Feb. 12 from 10 am to 12 pm. Cost $8.50 per child (Adults free for supervision of their child). Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr. Kent City. If interested simply email cperski@lilysfrogpad.com.


Swiss Steak Dinner

Feb. 15: The East Nelson United Methodist Church will be serving Swiss Steak with mashed potatoes, green beans and homemade desserts on Wed. Feb. 15th from 5 – 7 pm. the cost of the meal is by donation. Come join us!! If you have any questions, please contact the church at 616-696-0661.  #5,6p





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