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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.

Gallery Night at Creative Technologies

May 17: Creative Technologies Academy is having its 1st Annual Gallery Night and Open House featuring CTA student artwork. Dessert and punch will be served as you browse artwork inspired from artists studied during the school year. From pottery to pop art to textiles, our students will amaze you! Saturday, May 17 from 3 to 6 pm, 350 Pine St., Cedar Springs. 616-696-4905. #19,20p


Garage Sale Benefit

May 17: “Garage” Sale, Saturday, May 17th at the Cedar Rock Sports Plex, from 8 am to 2 pm. Proceeds to benefit Cradles of Grace, an extended care pregnancy support organization dedicated to inspiring life transformation through the love of Christ in women who have chosen life for their unplanned pregnancy. #19,20p


Miss Sand Lake Pageant

May 17: Calling all girls for the 2014 “Miss Sand Lake” (ages 16-20) and the “Junior Miss Sand Lake” (ages 11-15) which will be held on Saturday, May 31 at the VFW Hall in Sand Lake. You must attend Tri-County Schools or live in Sand Lake. Get your entry form at Hometown Pizza or Tri-County Schools by May 17. For more information contact Susie Dever at 616-799-1244. #20


Faith Based Guitar Boot Camp

May 19: A basic training for guitar will be taught at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. Registration will be held Monday May 19th at 6 pm. Students must be registered on this date. To register, enter at the South door located on Church Street. Class size is limited to 12 students, first come, first serv. Registration fee is $55. A parent or guardian is required to sign. Guitar and supplies are furnished. Classes will be Monday evenings for 12 weeks starting June 2nd. Classes will provide a time for prayer and devotion. #17-20p


Dinner at the Legion

May 19: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a Swiss steak dinner on Monday, May 19th, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be mashed potatoes and 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. #20p


History of Montcalm Heritage Village

May 21: Explore the history of Montcalm Heritage Village, which has grown from two buildings in 1986 to more than 25 today. Learn about the people who lived in and among these structures in days gone by and those who have labored to reconstruct and preserve them, and bring them to life. “History of Heritage Village” meets on May 21 from 6 to 9 pm at the MCC’s Ash TLC in Greenville. The cost is $5.00. Advance registration is required. Visit www.moncalm.edu/careerdevelopment or call MCC’s Greenville Campus at 616-754-7706 for more information. #20


Beyblades at KDL

May 24: 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, May 24th at 10:30 am. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #20


Memorial Cemetery Walk

May 25: The Cedar Springs Historical Society is holding its 14th annual Memorial Cemetery Walk on Sunday, May 25th at 2 pm. This year we will honor the following representative veterans of all wars; War of 1812, Henry Ralph Phelps; Civil War, Daniel Dove; Spanish American War, Custer Borst; World War I, John Manbeck; World War II, Richard Arnold; Korea, Douglas Hamel; Vietnam, Kenneth Heaton. Biographical and historical information will be presented at each grave site. The Glen Hill Post of the American Legion honor guard will assist in the presentation. Meet at the museum in Morley Park at 2 pm. Transportation will be provided to Elmwood Cemetery and back to the museum for refreshments. If there are severe weather warnings we will cancel the event. In the event of rain we will do the presentations at the museum. #20,21p


Auditions for August Play 

June 2,3: Call for auditions for Cedar Springs Community Player’s August Production: “Seek Immediate Medical Attention,”  June 2 & 3, 2014 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Synopsis: A lovesick receptionist, a doctor with nagging migraines, a sexy physician’s assistant with an itch that can’t be scratched.  There’s almost nothing that can’t be cured with modern medicine and a little therapy, but sometimes the cure is worse than the disease.  Written and directed by local playwright David Schmuker.  Needed are 5-8 adult men, 4-5 adult women, 1 teen boy and 1 teen girl.  Evening rehearsals start the week of June 16th. Performance dates are August 7, 8 & 9 at the historic Kent Theatre in downtown Cedar Springs.  Questions? Call Jon at 616-263-9363.  www.cedarspringscommunityplayers.org.  #20,21p


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