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Mom 2 Mom Sale at Courtland-Oakfield UMC

Mar. 15: Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake Ave. NE, Rockford is hosting a Mom 2 Mom Sale on Saturday, March 15th from 9 am to 1 pm. No entrance Fee! New and gently used kids clothes, toys, books, baby gear, etc. Free snacks available and free childcare available while you shop! Questions? 616-866-4298. #11


Annual Church Garage Sale

Mar. 15: On Saturday, March 15th from 9 am to 3 pm The Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 11 Mile Rd., Rockford will hold their annual huge sale to support their youth ministries. Money raised from this sale will go toward summer mission trips. For more information, call Deb Coon at 616-866-4829. #11p


Dinner at the Legion

Mar. 17: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a roast beef and onions dinner on Monday, March 17th, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be mashed potatoes & gravy, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. The cost is $9 for adults, children (15 and younger) $4.50. Come and enjoy home cooking. Take out is available. 616-696-9160. #11p


A Celebration of Saint Patrick’s Life

Mar. 17: The Cedar Springs United Methodist Church invites you to join us on Saint Patrick’s Day for a dinner theater and celebration of Saint Patrick’s Life. You will be part of a TV stage audience at WOMG 3-17. Don’t miss the airing of  Name That Song with Joseph O Kelly, Nicole and Molly – This was Your Life by Scott Phillips with guest Saint Patrick and a WOMG TV Special, Celtic Songs of Inspiration. Free Tickets are required to assure a seat. They are available at: Alpha Omega Coffee and Games 32 S Main,  Blessed John Paul II Parish 3110, 17 Mile Rd, Cedar Springs United Methodist Church 140 S Main, Copies Plus 111 S Main, Story’s Fresh Meats And Deli 11761 Northland Drive and Take 2 Game Shop 18 S Main. Air Time is 6:30 PM Monday March 17 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. Join us for this stage presentation and a meal of Corn Beef and Cabbage or Chix Nuggets and Mac for the Children. Deserts and beverages are included with both meals. #10,11p


TOPS weight loss support group

Mar. 18: 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 canceled if Tri-County or Cedar Springs schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #11


Register Now For Free Hunter Education

Mar. 18: To register for firearm Hunter Safety Classes  at the Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club, call Jim Pope at 231-834-5545 after 6 pm. Classes at the Club, 7463 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs, will be Tues. March 18 from 6-9 pm,  Thurs. March 20 from 6-9pm, Sat. March 22 from 8 am-4:30 pm and Tuesday, March 25 from 6-9pm. #10,11p


God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Mar. 18: God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required! Join us for dinner each Tuesday starting March 18th. Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the Blessed John Paul II Church, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #11


Dinner at East Nelson UMC

Mar. 19: East Nelson United Methodist Church is hosting a dinner on Wednesday, March 19th from 5 to 7 pm. Come enjoy corned beef and ham, cabbage, carrots, and 7 layer salad. #11


En Gedi Auction Fundraiser

Mar. 21:”Come Be Refreshed” on Friday, March 21 at the CS High School. Doors open at 6 pm. En Gedi is a local mission serving our Cedar Springs Community. This is sure to be a fun night for all. A wide variety of items to be auctioned including athletic event passes, a private air plane ride, various sports memorabilia, autographed baseballs from Al Kalin, Tori Hunter, and Max Scherzer, autographed jersey from Max Scherzer, grills, televisions, ton of wood pellets, leather recliner, tools, entertaining, lodging, and dining certificates, and much more. This once-a-year fundraiser benefits the after-school youth centers for 6th – 12th graders at Red Hawk Elementary School. Delicious appetizers will be served while you carouse the silent auction items. The live auction will feature larger items and begin around 7:00 pm. Take your chance at the money machine, dices, or treasure chest. All funds earned will be matched by CS Manufacturing. Tickets are $10 each and available at Take Two, Alpha Omega Coffee and Games, and Perry’s Place all located on Main Street or e-mail SueQ@hughes.net. Also, still accepting donations for the auction to include products, services, or Sponsor-A-Student donations. #9-12p


Fish Fry at Courtland-Oakfield UMC

Mar. 21: Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church is hosting a Fish Fry on Friday, March 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Battered fried fish, baked potato or fresh-cut french fries, cole slaw, coffee, punch and dessert. 3 piece $8.50, 2 piece $6.50, 1 piece $4.50. Eat in or carry out. The church is located at 10295 Myers Lake Ave. NE, just south of M-57. More info at coumc.com. #11,12p


Mark Your Calendar – Annual Spring Bazaar

Mar. 22: Mamrelund Community Center’s Annual Springs Bazaar is March 22 from 9 am to 2 pm. $1 admission, children 12 and under admitted for free. Concessions, Bake Sale, and over 30 Vendors. Barrier free building and convenient parking. Located at 4085 Lutheran Church Rd. in Kent City. For more info visit www.Mamrelund.weebly.com #10,11p


Pancake Breakfast for Courtland Township Fire Dept.

Mar. 22: A pancake breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 22 from 8 to 11 am at the Courtland Township Fire Department, 7480 – 14 Mile Rd. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, coffee, orange juice or milk. $7 Adults, $4 children 4 – 12 years, 3 and under are free. $20 Family special (2 adults, 2 children). Proceeds to benefit the Courtland Fire Department. #11,12p


Rummage Sale at Cedar Springs UMC

Mar. 26,27: The Cedar Springs United Methodist Women are having a rummage sale in the fellowship hall of the United Methodist Church, 140 S. Main St. on Wednesday, March 26th from 9 am to 7 pm and March 27th from 9 am to 2 pm. #11,12p


Cedar Springs Community Players Spring Production

Mar. 27-29: “Nunsense” by Dan Goggin. This musical comedy follows the crazy antics of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent who are putting on a fundraiser to get enough money to bury the sisters who were accidentally poisoned by tainted soup served by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God). They need to raise money before the health department discovers their secret. Performances will be run at the historic Kent Theatre on March 27 – 29 starting at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $15 at the door; $12 pre-sale; $10 is under 18. Pre-sale tickets are available at the Main Street Restaurant in Cedar Springs, the Cedar Springs Public Library or by calling 616-263-9363. “Nunsense” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Visit us at www.cedarspringscommunityplayers.org. #11,12p


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