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“100 Views of Greenville” Art Show

Oct. 17-31: The “100 Views of Greenville” Art Show is now through Oct. 31 at the Bill Braman Family Center for Education on Montcalm Community College’s Greenville campus. The show features pieces by members of the Montcalm Area Art Association. Hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 8 am to 8 pm. Fridays from 8 am to 3 pm and Saturdays from 8 am to noon. Admission is free. #42


Spring 2014 Soccer Registration

Oct. 12, 19: Registration for Springs Soccer is Saturday, October 12 and October 19 – American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Boomer Park – 13440 Ritchie Avenue just south of 17 Mile Road. – fees are $60 per player for the spring season. Families registering 3 or more players will receive a $5 discount per player. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Registration is now open at www.eayso.org for Membership Year 2013! Complete the online portion and bring a printed copy of the registration form along with payment to one of the events. Please note – fees will be increased following the October 19th registration event. For additional information contact us through our website at www.ayso902.org. #41,42p


Rummage Sale at Sand Lake UMC

Oct. 17-19: Sand Lake United Methodist Church will host a rummage sale on October 17 & 18 from 9 am to 5 pm, and Oct. 19 from 9 am to 12 pm. Lots of great stuff! #41,42p


Craft/Home Business Show

Oct. 19: St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 310 E. Division, Rockford will host a craft and home business show on Saturday, October 19th from 9 am to 3 pm. Public welcome and free admission. Sponsored by the Ladies Guild. #41,42p


Dinner at the Legion

Oct. 21: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a baked chicken dinner on Monday, October 7th, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be stuffing, mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking. Take out is available. 616-696-9160. #42p


TOPS weight loss support group

Oct. 22: 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 weigh loss goals! Weigh-ins 8:15-9am, meeting starts at 9:15am. In case of inclement weather, meetings are cancelled if Tri-County or Cedar Springs schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #42


Rain Barrel Workshops

Oct. 23: The Rockford Brewing Company will be hosting rain barrel workshops this fall to help protect the Rogue River. Trout Unlimited, as part the the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative, was awarded $5,000 from the Rockford Area Community Endowment fund to hold these rain barrel workshops. Trout Unlimited is partnering with the West Michigan Environmental Action Council to conduct these workshops, which will be held on October 23 and 30, and November 6 at 6:30 pm at the Rockford Brewing Company. #42


Greenville Garden Club Meeting

Oct. 23: The Greenville Garden Club is presenting a free, open to the public program on the timely subject of green cleaning at their meeting on Wednesday, October 23 at the Greenville Community Center beginning promptly at 7 pm. Guest speaker and herbal cleaning specialist Jeannie Hawkins will explain how to use herbal formulas for safer, effective cleaning. #42


Beyblades at the Library

Oct. 26: Test your skills and have fun competing in KDL’s Beyblade Battles! Bring your own Beyblades and arenas, or train and compete using the library’s equipment. For ages 6 and older. Saturday, October 26th at 10:30 am at the Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #42


Pumpkin/Carving Lit Trails Walk

Oct. 26: Pumpkin/Carving & Pumpkin lit trail hike. $8 per person, including pumpkin to take home. 5 to 6:30 for carving and from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for the pumpkin lit walk on Saturday, October 26th at Howard Christensen Nature Center 16290 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. Open to all ages. #42


Flu Shot Clinic

Oct. 28: Courtland-Oakfield UMC, 10295 Myers Lake NE, will be hosting a flu shot clinic through Porter Hills Home Care on Monday, October 28 from 4:30 – 6 pm. Accepted insurance plans are: traditional Medicare, Medicare+Blue, Blue Care Network, Priority Health, and Aetna Medicare. Please bring your insurance card. If your insurance does not cover this service, there is a cash fee of $28 due at time of service. #42,43p


Fall Festival – The Great Tomb Raid

Oct. 30: The Solon Center Wesleyan church presents its annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 30th from 6:30 to 8 pm. For families with children 5th grade and under. Discover Jesus’ power and enjoy candy, snacks & fun through this archaeological based festival. There will be Great Tomb Raid games, digs and artifacts, an Israel Bones Excavation station and a Tomb Raiders Cafe. A prize will be awarded for the best Indiana Jones look alike, so kids wear your costumes. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., just north of 19 Mile Rd. See you at the dig! #42,43p




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