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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.


Actors del Arte Auditions

Feb. 3: Actors del Arte Ensemble of Western Michigan is having auditions for a Shakespearean Comedy “Ragnil’s Folly” Monday, February 3rd at Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 – 11 Mile Rd. in Rockford from 6 to 8:30 pm. Looking for teens (16-18), adult men and women. For details 616-874-5264. #5


Green Acres HeArt Prize

Feb. 3: Green Acres HeArt Prize will be held February 12 – 15 from 10 am to 4 pm. 1601 Winter Creek Court, Greenville. No charge to enter or attend but donations will be accepted for the Alzheimer’s Association. Art entry deadline is Monday, February 3. Anyone interested is entering their artwork please contact Sue or James at 616-754-8850 or visit Green Acres Greenville. #5


TOPS weight loss support group

Feb. 4: 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. #4


Preschoolers Happy Birthday “Howie”

Feb. 4: Come Celebrate Howie’s birthday party; Who doesn’t love a party; we are keeping the memory of the individual that HCNC is all about “Howard Christensen”. We will have cake, ice cream, birthday games and so much fun. Games will be pin the tail on the White Tailed Deer, Find and Insect, Sing along with Froggy our mascot, indoor mock turtle race and other fun games. Tuesday, February 4 from 1 to 2:30 pm. Free for children and their guardians. Please give a gift of food for the animals (sun flower seeds, pig food, goat oats, turtle worms, bunny food) or a cash gift donation in Howard’s memory. 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. 616-675-3158. #5


Spring Soccer Registration

Feb. 4&6: Spring 2014 Soccer Registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is Tuesday, February 4 and Thursday, February 6 at Burger King Restaurant, 4065 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs from 6 – 8 pm. Fee for the Spring Session is $60 per child with a $5 discount per child for families registering 3 or more players. Players must be at least 4 years of age by March 24, 2014. First time players – please bring Birth Certificate for age verification. Please complete online application at www.eayso.org – print two copies and take advantage of our Express Lane! These will be the final registration dates for the Spring Season. Please tell you friends and neighbors. If you have questions please contact us through the link on our website: www.ayso902.org. #4-6p


Candlelight Snowshoe Walk

Feb. 8: Enjoy this tour-guided excursion through the nature center’s scenic trails. Hot refreshments will be served and all snowshoe equipment will be provided. A two-mile hike through candlelit trails. We will also stop after one mile for romantic stories around the campfire at Camp Lily’s location. This is for all ages so rekindle that love in the candlelit walk. Maybe the moon will shine. Saturday, February 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Donation of $5 per person/ $15/family of 4 or more. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. 616-675-3158. #5


Heart to Heart Craft Party!

Feb. 11: Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with snacks and crafts. For all ages. Tuesday, February 11 at 10:30 am at the Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #5


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