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Hometown Happenings

Hometown Happenings articles are a community service for non-profit agencies only. Due to popular demand for placement in this section, we can no longer run all articles. Deadline for articles is Monday at 5 p.m. This is not guaranteed space. Articles will run as space allows. Guaranteed placement is $10, certain restrictions may apply. You now can email your Hometown Happenings to happenings@cedarspringspost.com please include name and phone number for any questions we may have.


Trunk or Treat inside at The Springs

Oct. 31: Creative costumes—check. Oodles of goodies—check. Lots of giggles and loads of fun—doublecheck! You’ll experience it all at The Springs Church at Trunk or Treat on Halloween night from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be lots of candy for the taking, carnival games, hot chocolate, cider and donuts. It will be fun for the whole family. The church is located at 135 N. Grant St., in Cedar Springs.


Family Harvest Celebration

Oct. 31: Pine Ridge Bible Camp invites you to join us at the annual Family Harvest Celebration on October 31st from 6 – 8pm. This FREE event includes candy, games, gospel magician, wagon rides, cider, treats and lot of fun decorations. It is a fun night for the whole family. Cider and Treats will be served in our new dining hall so this is a great chance to see the new building and connect with friends. www.pineridgecamp.com. #42,43,44


Annual Fall Festival at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church

Nov. 2: The Cedar Springs United Methodist Church Women’s Group is having their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, November 2nd from 9AM to 2PM. Come start your Christmas shopping with us. We will have crafts, gently used jewelry, books, toys, knick knacks, Christmas decorations along with cookies. Proceeds are going to the CS United Methodist Women’s missions. #42,43,44b


GriefShare Seminar

Nov. 3: GriefShare “Surviving the Holidays” seminar will be offered at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church (140 S. Main) on Sunday, November 3 beginning at 3 pm in our Parlor (upstairs from the south side entrance). This seminar is designed to help those who have lost a loved one through death during the holiday season. We hope that you can join us for this encouraging time. For more information, call the church office at 616-696-1140. #44


Dinner at the Legion

Nov. 4: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a swiss steak dinner on Monday, October 7th, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be mashed potatoes & gravy, baked beans, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking. Take out is available. 616-696-9160. #44


Food Drive at Metron

Nov. 4-18: Metron of Cedar Springs, located at 400 Jeffery, will be hosting a food drive November 4 through November 18. All donated food items will be given to area church food pantries located in the Cedar Springs area. If you should have any questions concerning the food drive, please contact Billie Vanderlaan, Community Relations Coordinator at 616-204-2615. #44


Fundraiser for CS Fire Truck

Nov. 6: Join the Cedar Springs Firefighters from 5 to 8 p.m. in a fundraiser dinner on November 6 to refurbish the 1929 Model AA Fire Engine. Call the fire station at 696-1221 and leave a message requesting location and ticket prices. #44


Full Moon: Stuck in a Rut

Nov. 7: Learn basic biology details of Michigan’s favorite mammal: the white-tailed deer. Learn what really happens during the rut from the deer’s point of view. Thursday, November 7 from 7 to 8:30 pm at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. $5 donation. www.lilysfrogpad.com. #44


CPR Certification Class

Nov. 8: A class will be held on Friday Nov 8 from 2-5pm for those 12 years and older. It is taught by Spectrum Health United Lifestyles.Cost is $40 and pre-registration is mandatory. For more information call the Cedar Springs Area Parks and Recreation Office at 696-7320 or log onto www.csaparksandrec.com and check out the enrichment programs. #43,44


Pine Ridge Bible Camp Auction Fundraiser

Nov. 9: Pine Ridge Bible Camp is holding their annual Silent and Live Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, November 9 at Cedar Springs High School Cafeteria, 204 E. Muskegon St. Registration begins at 5:30 followed by a large silent auction; the evening ends with a live auction. For more information, please call Pine Ridge Bible Camp at 616-696-8675. #44


Annual Cookie Walk and Christmas Delites Sale

Nov. 9: Holy Spirit Episcopal is holding its annual Cookie Walk and Christmas Delites sale on Saturday, November 9 from 9 am to 3 pm. The church is located at 1200 Post Drive in Belmont, at the corner of Post and Pine Island Drive, just west of the Belmont exit off US131. We’ll have a cookie walk, baked goods, crafts, Santa’s Attic, and a silent auction featuring several items, including a beautiful queen sized Double Irish Chain quilt and 2 shams made by our parishioners. Fund support various church activities. #44


Holiday Bazaar at Bethel Lutheran Church

Nov. 9: Bethel Lutheran Church will host a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday November 9 from 9 am to 2 pm. Located on M-46, just east of Old 131 (Federal Road). Local crafters, bake sale, card corner, Christmas decorations, drawings for quilt and craft items. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Free child care for shoppers. This is an excellent time to start your Christmas shopping and have a fun filled day. #44


Solon Center Wesleyan Church Bazaar 

Nov. 16: Accomplish your Christmas shopping at our annual craft bazaar. Saturday, November 16th from 9 am to 3 pm. Lots of vendors (our largest bazaar in many years). Delicious, fresh baked cookies and bars, numerous booths of hand crafted items and jewelry, and many other vendors. There’s definitely something for everyone. Rolls and coffee, and a lunch counter are also available. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Road. #44-46p



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  1. […] Hometown Happeningscedarspringspost, on Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:26:15 -07009: Bethel Lutheran Church will host a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday November 9 from 9 am to 2 pm. Located on M-46, just east of Old 131 (Federal Road). Local crafters, bake sale, card corner, Christmas decorations, drawings for quilt and craft items … […]

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