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Turkeys for Local Food Pantries

Nov. 21: Curves of Cedar Springs will be collecting turkeys for those unable to purchase their own for Thanksgiving. Donated turkeys will be given to local food pantries for disbursement prior to Thanksgiving. Last day to drop off is Tuesday, November 26th. Drop off times are between 7 and 11 am and again 4 to 7 pm. Please contact Christine or Judy at 616-696-1689. #47


Treat and Craft Sale

Nov. 23: Pioneer CRC is having a treat and craft sale on November 23 at Solon Township Hall on Algoma from 11 am to 3 pm. There will be Christmas candies and breads, as well as other fun Christmas treats. There will also be crafts, homemade blankets and other items for sale. The proceeds will be going for our new church building on the corner of Algoma and 17 Mile Rd. #47


Natural Ornaments & Pinecone Wreaths for the Holidays

Nov. 24: Create a selection of holiday ornaments made from natural and collected materials used to bring a bit of the outdoors into your home this season. This class is best suited for adults and older teens. Wreaths have always been a favorite decoration of many as they’ve been a traditional symbol of the holidays for years. Sunday, November 24 from 10 to 12 pm. A donation of $10 is appreciated. All creations can go home with you. You can bring things from home to add special memories. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City 616-675-3158 #47


TOPS weight loss support group

Nov. 26: 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. #47


Preschoolers “Oh Deer”

Nov. 26: All little fawns… are invited to join Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City, in the stories of the wild white tailed deer. “Our Little Deer”, we look at the little baby fawns and then ask “Are they pesky?”,  “Are they beautiful like you?” Then we play the deer game outdoors, we will also go a seeking signs of deer tracks in our woods. Rain or shine, please dress for the weather. Tuesday, November 26 from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Donation of $4 per child. Ages: 3 – 6 years. 616-675-3158. #47


Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 28: The Tri County Eagles Club in Sand Lake will have a free Thanksgiving Dinner from 1 to 4 pm on Thursday, November 28th. A dish to pass would be appreciated. #47


Community Christmas Concert

Dec. 1: There will be a community Christmas concert at the Old School Community Center in Casnovia on Sunday, December 1 at 7 pm. Come spend the evening with us! Special music and refreshments. Questions call Barb at 616-675-7465 or the Village Office at 616-675-4780. #47


Christmas Tour of Homes

Dec. 7: The Friends of the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library is offering a tour of five homes on December 7 from 12:30 to 4:30 pm. Advance tickets are $10 and $12 on the day of the event. Tickets are available at the Library or Kindel & Company. Ticket price includes one Christmas ornament, a reception following the tour at the library from 4:30 to 5:30 pm and door prize drawings (do not need to be present). #47


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