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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.

 

Easter Services at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church

Apr. 18-20: Celebrate Easter with us at the United Methodist Church on the corner of Main St. and Church in Cedar Springs.  Good Friday Prayer stations in the sanctuary until 10pm. Easter Sunday at 7:30 am the Sunrise service on the front lawn, Breakfast in Fellowship Hall (free-will offering will be received) from 8 to 8:45 am. Worship services at 9 and 11am. Christian Education for all ages at 10:15 am. Come join us. #16

 

Community Good Friday Service 

April 18: You are invited to join together in worship with the churches of Cedar Springs for our community Good Friday service at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 18, at The Springs Church, 135 N. Grant Street, Cedar Springs. Childcare will be provided. This program is being sponsored by the Cedar Springs Ministerial Association. #16

 

CS Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Apr. 19: The Cedar Springs Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 19th, from 7-11 am at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church on the corner of Main and Church St. Adults are $7, Seniors $6, Family $20, and under 12 are free. All you can eat – pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, juice and coffee. Proceeds assist sight conservation. #16f

 

Resurrection Celebration

April 19: Would you like a new way to celebrate Easter this year? Or, are you wondering how Easter is even relevant to life today? Either way, you won’t want to miss Resurrection Celebration, coming to Cedar Springs High School on Saturday, April 19 at 2 and 7 p.m. This community production is a musical drama highlighting the birth, life, death and struggles of Jesus Christ. Bring your friends and family to see this exciting event. Admission is free, tickets available at the door. #16

 

Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Apr. 19: An Easter Egg-Stravaganza, a celebration for children will be held on Saturday, April 19th from 1:00-2:30 PM at the Solon Center Wesleyan Church. All children 10 years and under are invited to attend. There’ll be games, candy, prizes, snacks and a special Easter presentation. Two bicycles will be given away as grand prizes. For more information go to: scwchurch.org or call the church office at 696-3229. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Road. All welcome! #14-16p

 

Blue Star Mothers Spring Fling

Apr. 19: Come check us out this Saturday at the Greenville American Legion on M-57. Our fund raiser this time will support the Mid-Michigan Hub of Honor Flights! Admission is free but we’re asking that your bring a donation of a personal hygiene product so we can send them over seas at our Monday care package packing party. The mid-Michigan Hub of Honor Flights are planning a flight on June 24th. They will send WWII Veterans to Washington D.C. to see the memorials that honor their service. The flight is free to the veterans, on a first come first serve basis. For more information come by on Saturday, April 19 from 9 am to 3 pm or call Tricia Donegan at 231-803-4255. #16p

 

Easter Worship Celebration at The Springs

Apr. 20: This Easter, when the eggs are found and the baskets are unwrapped, will you feel satisfied or still searching? Join us at The Springs Church for a celebration full of joy and meaning, not empty ritual. Your whole family will enjoy the great music, fun for the kids, and a message that will bring direction and encouragement to your faith journey. Come find what’s missing in your Easter! We’ll be looking for you. Easter Worship Celebration on Sunday, April 20th at 9:40 and 11:15 am. We are located at 135 N. Grant St. in Cedar Springs. We hope to see you at The Springs this Easter! #15,16p

 

Dinner at the Legion

Apr.21: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a Swiss steak dinner on Monday, April 21st, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be mashed potatoes & gravy, baked beans, 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. #16p

 

TOPS weight loss support group

Apr. 22: 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. #16

 

Meet the Author: Gail Marie Snow

Apr. 26: Gail will speak about her recently published book, “Remarkable Ramona Park,” sharing details of the history of the park located on Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids.  This is part of “Our Community Reads” program. She will be at the Sand Lake/Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. on Saturday, April 26 at 1:30 pm. Books will be available for purchase. #16

 

Arbor Day – in Partnership with National Wildlife

Apr. 26: Come get your Free Trees (each volunteer that helps plan will receive a tree or more) Join Howard Christensen Nature Center and National Wildlife Federation for planting 500 Black Walnuts and Sugar Maple trees! The event is for ages 7 -108, please bring your parents, grandparents and others to help! This will be an environmental learning time; all about Michigan native trees along with a wonderful time beautifying HCNC – the paradise we have come to know! You’ll even receive a free tree! Saturday, April 26 from 10 am to 1 pm. 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. #16

 

Early-Stage Dementia Discussion/Support Group

Apr. 24: A series of seven meetings for individuals with early-stage dementia and their care partner will be held on Thursdays starting May 1st. Designed to provide opportunities to gain support from others living with dementia. Learn more about the diagnosis and how to plan for the future. Complimentary respite may be available for you to attend this series. A 30 minute phone screening and one hour office interview is required to register for this program. Registration deadline is April 24th. Call the Alzheimer’s Association to set up a screening appointment: 616-459-4558 or 800-272-3900. The meetings will be held at East Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 1005 Giddings SE, Grand Rapids. #16

 

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