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Hometown Happenings

Winterfest

Jan. 26: You are invited to the Izaak Walton League for a Winterfest Celebration on Saturday January 26 from 10am – 3pm at Ikes’ Conservation Center, 5641 Myers Lake Rd., ½ mile north of Cannonsburg ski area. Snow-shoeing, sledding, ice skating, snow games, archery, tracking & nature walk, bird-feeder crafts, (some activities depend of the weather), plus a bonfire & food! Good winter fun and it’s all FREE! This is a community event for all ages. Come and bring your friends and family. Watch for parking instructions. #4

 

TOPS weight loss support group

Jan. 29: 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. In case of inclemeent weather, meetings are cancelled if Tri-County or Cedar Springs schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #4

 

Rockford Rebels 12u Tryouts

Feb. 2: The Rockford Rebels 12u baseball team will be holding a tryout for remaining roster positions on the 2013 travel baseball team. Tryouts will be Saturday, February 2 at 3pm at the Rebels Training Facility located at 9330 Belding Rd., Rockford. To register and for more information, contact Micah Braman at 616-232-8422 or email: brama1mj@cmich.edu. #4,5p

 

Ground Hogs, Are They Out There?

Feb. 2: Come learn about this creature they call the Groundhog! What family is he from? Is he a nuisance or is he a wonderful little creature? Will he see his shadow (and who cares?). Learn all about the Groundhog with a Naturalist and a walk! Saturday, February 2nd from 9am – 12pm. Donation of $5 per person. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. Pre-registration is NOT required, however registering is greatly appreciated. 616-675-3158. #4

 

Chess Anyone?

Feb. 4: Drop-in-chess at the library! All skill levels welcome. An adult is usually on hand to help you with your game or match you with a worthy opponent. Monday, February 4 at 6:30 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL, 88 Eighth St., Sand Lake. #4

 

Free Blood Pressure Check

Feb. 4: Metron of Cedar Springs will be providing free blood pressure checks on Monday February 4 from 1-3pm at Rite Aid, Cedar Springs. #4

 

Moose On The Loose

Feb. 5: Hang on to your antlers! KDL is celebrating the Michigan Reads picture book selection, Moose on the Loose by Kathy-Jo Wargin. Hear great moose stories, make your own antlers and more! Tuesday, February 5 at 10:30 am. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL, 88 Eighth St., Sand Lake. #4

 

Children Stories for Preschoolers

Feb. 6: Listening to stories and exploring nature are two activities that most children enjoy. A naturalist will read stories to children ages three to five, and lead them on a walk to experience what the season has to offer. Stories include The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss and The Dreamer, by Cynthia Rylant. Wednesday, February 6th from 9am – 12pm. Donation of $3 per child. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. Pre-registration is NOT required, however registering is greatly appreciated. 616-675-3158. #4

 

Valentines Dinner

Feb. 14: Members, bring in your friends to this special dinner and music. Tri-County Eagles in Sand Lake, Thursday, February 14th. Dinner from 4 – 8pm, Rib Eye steak, potato, garlic toast and salad bar, $11.75. Entertainment from 8 – 11pm by Rhythm Masters, Clint Gitchel & Jerry Roberts starting. #4

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