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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.

 

AA Meetings at Rebos House 

Rebo’s House, 10 N. First St., Cedar Springs is open on Sunday, 9 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. Monday, noon, 7 pm Big Book, 8:15pm, Tuesday, noon, 5:30 women’s, 7 pm men’s & women’s. Wednesday, noon, 7 pm 12X12, 8:15 pm. Thursday, noon, 7 pm, Alanon 7 pm. Friday, noon, 7 pm and Saturday, 8:30 am, 10 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. #6

 

Springs Soccer Registration

Feb. 4&6: Springs 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

 

Family Sledding and Winter Fun Day

Feb. 8: Pine Ridge Bible Camp is planning an awesome, fun filled day for the entire family. Sledding, broom hockey, snowman building competitions, ice skating, and more are all part of the day. Please bring your own sleds, ice skates, and decorations for your snowman. Concessions will be available in the dining hall. Saturday, February 8th from 1 to 4 pm. 8415 – 17 Mile Rd. #6

 

Sand Lake Winterfest

Feb. 8: The Sand Lake Chamber of Commerce presents the 4th Annual Winterfest. Saturday, February 8th. Events include a Snow Maze at the Sand Lake United Methodist Church, Outhouse Races are at 1 pm near the VFW and a Pinewood Derby and Hot Wheel races at 2:30 pm at the VFW. The Resurrection Lutheran Church has lots of events for children. Every one is welcome! #6

 

Bake Sale and Winter Fun at Sand Lake UMC

Feb. 8: Have a great family fun day at Sand Lake United Methodist Church, 65 W. Maple, on Saturday, February 8th from 10 am to 1 pm. Bake sale, children’s games and crafts, raffle and walk the snow maze. #6

 

Cedar Springs Garden Club

Feb. 11: The Cedar Springs Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, February 11 at 8:30 am at the Cedar Cafe on Main St. in Cedar Springs. We are alternating between breakfast and evening meetings this year. We would love to have you join us for either or both meetings. #6

 

TOPS weight loss support group

Feb. 11: 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. #6

 

Help Promote Literacy

Feb. 11: The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Tuesday, February 11 for prospective volunteer tutors to find out more about the Center and its literacy programs. At the end of the session there will be an opportunity to sign up for tutor training. At lease 6,000 adults cannot speak or understand English well. By training people to be tutors, the Center can offer one-on-one reading help to adults in reading or English as a Second Language (ESL). You do not need to speak another language to tutor ESL. Please call us at 616-459-5151(ext. 10) to register. The Center is located at 1120 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 204, Grand Rapids. #6

 

Free meal at OLC Family Center

Feb. 13,27: God’s Kitchen North welcomes Northern Kent County families to join us for an evening meal on Thursday, February 13th & February 27th. No charge – No registration required. Served from 6-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 11 Mile Rd. NE in Rockford. #6

 

Beyblades at KDL

Feb. 15: 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, February 15 at 10:30 am at Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch. 88 Eighth St. #6

 

First Snowshoe Race at HCNC

Feb. 15: The 2 mile route is located on Natures Habitat (trail). Trail will be groomed and as flat as possible. Saturday, February 15th at 10:30 am. Donation of $15 per person. Entry fees are non refundable. Race fees include refreshments, a chili lunch (crackers, drink and cookies), and cash prizes to the top three finishers. 1st place $100, 2nd place $50 and 3rd place $25. Registration opens at 8:30 am. Or you may send an email to cperski@lilysfrogpad.com and send your payment to HCNC – Box 42, Kent City, MI 49330. #6

 

Valentine’s Dance and Vegas Night

Feb. 15: the Tri County Eagles of Sand Lake are hosting a Valentine’s Dance and Vegas Night on Saturday, February 15th from 6 pm to midnight. There are dinner specials, a 50/50 drawing and gift basket drawing. The band “Chapter 4” will perform from 8 pm to midnight. Open to the public. License #M85331. #6,7p

 

Whitetails Unlimited Fundraising Event

Mar. 8: Whitetails Unlimited is sponsoring the 7th Annual Cedar Springs Banquet on Saturday, March 15, at the American Legion, 91 N. First St., Cedar Springs. This special event will feature a buffet dinner, auction, and prizes with a wide array of products for hunting enthusiasts. Proceeds will go toward projects that uphold WTU’s mission. The social hour begins at 5 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $35 each, $25 for a spouse, or juniors 15 and under. Ticket order deadline is March 8th and tickets will not be sold at the door. For tickets call Brian Eagan 616-291-5335 or WTU National Headquarters at 800-274-5471 or go online at www.whitetailsunlimited.com. #6

 

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