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Enormous Sale for Mission Trip

Oct. 22-24: The Youth Group of North Kent Community Church is holding a huge indoor sale on October 22 & 23 from 9 am to 6 pm and October 24 from 9 am to 12 noon. Many wonderful items! Books for all ages, dishes, serving pieces, kitchen items, Tupperware, knick knacks, furniture, music, clothing, bikes. Too many items to list! Everything must go! All donations help fund the Youth Mission trip to Colima, Mexico in February, 2016 where they will minister to the children at the Hogar DeAmor Orphanage. NKCC is located at 1480 Indian Lakes Rd, Sparta, between Algoma and Pine Island Dr. #41,42p

Mom2Mom Sale

Oct. 22: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool is hosting a mom2mom sale on October 24th from 9 am – 1 pm. Numerous vendor booths will be set up selling their gently used children’s items, along with a bake sale table. 180 Northland Dr., Sand Lake. #42

Fall Festival @ Solon Center Wesleyan Church

Oct. 28: The Solon Center Wesleyan church presents its annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 28th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Families with children 5th grade and under come and enjoy games & prizes, a petting zoo from Double K Farm (weather permitting), an obstacle course, and candy, candy, candy! Kids wear your costumes! The church is located @ 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Rd. All welcome! #41,42p

Greenville Garden Club Meeting

Oct. 28: Join the Greenville Garden Club Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 pm for guest speaker Rick Sandtveit, Pres. of Trendwell Antrim, Inc. which owns and operates over 400 natural gas wells.  The basics of how oil and gas wells are discovered, explored, drilled and fracked.  If you are concerned about our environment and how our natural energy supplies are procured,  join us at the Greenville Community Center, 900 E. Kent Rd., Greenville. #42

KDL Lab: Mad Scientist

Oct. 28: Pull on a lab coat and get ready to think like a mad scientist. Create a plush Franken-Beanie creature to take home, create slimy bugs in the Creepy Crawlers Oven and plan your next mad scientist creation with a Franken-creature collage! For ages 6 and older. Wednesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm. Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #42

Spark in the Dark Party

Oct. 28: There will be a Spark in the Dark Party at Rockford Reformed Church on Wednesday, October 28th from 6 – 8 pm. Everyone is invited for an evening of games, food, prizes, candy and more! Costumes welcome! Party takes place in the Rockford Reformed Church gym: 4800 – 11 Mile Rd. NE, Rockford. Phone: 616-866-2308. Email: connections.rrc@gmail.com. You can also view the info online at www.rockfordreformedchurch.org/spark-in-the-dark/. #42

Pumpkin/Carving Trail Walk

Oct. 30: Howard Christian Nature Center is hosting a Pumpkin /Carving Lit Trail Walk on October 30. $8 per person Pumpkin/Carving & Pumpkin lit trail hike from 5 to 8:30 pm. Carve pumpkins from 5 to 6:30 pm and 7 & 7:45 pm pumpkin lit walks with a guide. Hike departures are promptly at the above times only. Includes pumpkins. Open to all ages. A great date night for you and your loved ones! Donuts, cider and coffee provided. Howard Christian Nature Center, 16160 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. 616-675-3158. #42

2nd Chance School Rummage Sale

Oct. 31: 2nd Chance School will be having a rummage sale at the school building at 810 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs (on the corner of 17 Mile and Olin Lakes Rd.) Saturday, October 31st from 8 am to 2 pm. Donations of goods for the rummage sale are welcome. Please contact us to arrange for drop off of items for the sale. Questions or drop arrangements, call 616-293-2150. #42,43p

Trick or Treat Trail Walk

Oct. 31: Bring the kiddos on out to HCNC to wander the trails in search of scavenger hunt items and goodies. Return to the Interpretive Center with your filled sheet and get a goodie bag to start the candy collection. October 31st from 2 to 4 pm. $1.00 donation. Conveniently scheduled to allow time to return to your neighborhoods for traditional Halloween activities. Howard Christian Nature Center, 16160 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. 616-675-3158. #42

Trunk or Treat at Courtland-Oakfield UMC

Oct. 31: The early bird gets the (Gummy) worm on Saturday, October 31st from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake NE, Rockford. Safe, friendly and fun. We’ll also be serving a free hot dog supper. #42,43p

Halloween Hospitality Center

Oct. 31: Warm up station at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, 140 S. Main St., Cedar Springs, on Saturday, October 31st, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Serving hot chocolate and popcorn. Everyone is welcome to join us. #42,43p

Awesome Autumn Adventure

Oct. 31: Celebrate the season with autumn crafts, pumpkin decorating, games and bountiful farmyard fun! Please bring your own pumpkin. For all ages. Saturday, October 31st at 10:30 am. Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #42

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