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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.

Home-made Holiday Baked Goods

Dec. 14: Home-made Holiday Baked Goods Sale – Saturday, December 14 from 9 am to 2 pm at Tractor Supply Company in Cedar Springs. Hosted by the Tri County 4-H Club. Stop in to shop for wonderfully gift-boxed goodies, that make perfect gifts! Or, keep them to enjoy for yourself!. #50


Children’s Christmas program at Cedar Springs UMC

Dec. 15: Come and hear the Good News on Sunday, December 15 at 10:30 a.m. in our sanctuary. Our Christian Education classes will share why “Christmas Counts,” and our Kids’ Choirs present a musical called “The Reluctant Innkeeper.” As we focus on the greatest gift of all – Jesus Christ – prepare your heart and be strengthened and encouraged in this season! #50


Blue Christmas Service at Cedar Springs UMC

Dec. 17: This is a service of hope and healing for those who have a difficult time during the holiday season. Life circumstances like the death of a loved one, divorce, strained family relationships, unemployment, and illness can make it difficult to be joyful. This is a time to claim our feelings before God and remind ourselves that Jesus is Emmanuel – “God is with us.” Join us on Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. in our sanctuary. Childcare is provided. #50


Preschoolers “Snakes Alive” at HCNC

Dec. 17: Check out Mr. Lickety (HCNC’s live snake), can he hear us? How does he smell? Do we shed our skin like the snake does? What does Mr. Lickety eat? Pizza? What are the five things your parent might say that Mr. Lickety always does? Children will make a snake from clay to take home! Rain or Shine,Please dress for the weather. Ages 3 – 6 years old. Tuesday, December 17 from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Donation of $4 per child. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. 616-675-3158. #50


Christmas Concert at The Springs Church

Dec. 20: The Springs Church Worship Team is hosting a Christmas Concert at The Springs Church, 135 N. Grant Street, at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 20. You will hear some of your favorite, fun Christmas songs and experience some great entertainment for the whole family. Let us help get you in the Christmas spirit! All proceeds will go to the church’s Bless The Children ministries to help kids in our community with clothing and other needs. Tickets are $3 a person or $10 a family. For more information please call the church office at 696-2970. Don’t miss out on this wonderful Christmas event!


Gingerbread Lane

Dec. 21: Stroll down Gingerbread Lane and enjoy tasty gingerbread stories. Each child will make a simple gingerbread house. Pre-registration is required and participant spots are limited. For all ages. Saturday, December 21 at 10:30 am at Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St., 616-636-4251. #50


Kent County Teen Film Festival

Jan. 17: Lights! Camera! Action! All Kent County teens grades 6 – 12 are invited to enter the Kent County Teen Film Festival. Deadline for submission is Friday, January 17. Selected films will be screened Saturday, February 22, 10:30 am at Celebration! Cinema North, 2121 Celebration Dr. NE. Check www.kdl.org/teens for more information. #50


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