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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.

Help Promote Literacy

Oct. 3,1318,26: The need is urgent at this time! The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled  information sessions for prospective volunteer tutors. These sessions last one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find out more about the Literacy Center and its programs. At the end of the session there will be a chance to sign up for tutor training. Sessions are Monday, October 3rd at 10 am, Thursday, October 13th at 2 pm, Tuesday, October 18th at 6 pm and Wednesday, October 26th at 10 am. By training people to be tutors, the Center can offer one-on-one reading help to adults asking for assistance in reading or English as a Second Language (ESL). You do not need to speak another language to tutor ESL. The Literacy Center of West Michigan is located at 1120 Monroe Ave., NW, Suite 240, Grand Rapids. Please call 616-459-5151 (ext. 10) or email us at info@literacycenterwm.org to register. #39

Cedar Springs Youth Soccer Night

Oct. 4: Cedar Springs Youth Soccer Night #Brickerstrong Game is Tuesday, October 4th at the Cedar Springs Red Hawk Stadium. JV game begins at 5 pm and Varsity at 6:45 pm. Players wearing their soccer jersey get in free. We’ll have face painting, giveaways, raffles, prizes, and half time presentation. Come out and celebrate Youth Cancer Awareness Night in support of Brison Ricker, CS High School Varsity Soccer Player. #39

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Oct. 4,11,18,25: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. 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!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #39

AWANA Program Kicks Off –

Oct. 5: The Solon Center Wesleyan Church will kick off its AWANA program on Wednesday, October 5th from 6:30- 8 PM. AWANA is an action packed program running from October through March for children ages 3 years through 5th grade. It’s where kids learn God’s Word and have fun doing it! Go to www.scwchurch.com to register or come a few minutes early the first night. Student Ministries (6th-12th) and adults will also meet. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Road. Questions? Call 696-3229. All welcome! #38,39p

Blood Drive at St. Peter’s Lutheran

Oct. 5: St. Peter’s Lutheran Church is holding a Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 5th from 3 to 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall at 310 E. Division St. in Rockford. You can make an appointment online at www.MIBlood.org. Babysitting available. We need all Types!! #39

Tackle the Cure at Cedar Springs

Oct. 7: The 5th annual Cancer Awareness Cedar Springs Pink Game is Friday, October 7th at Red Hawk Stadium. Pink game T-Shirts available for purchase at the High School main office. Cost is $10 for size youth-adult xl and $12 for 2x. Honor package also available before the game, goodie bag, t-shirt, and a memory walk with athlete onto the field. For more information please call the High School main office at 616-696-1200. #39,40p

Free! Mom-to-Mom Sale

Oct.8: Courtland Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake, Rockford is hosting a Free Mom-to-Mom Sale. Gently used baby and kids items. Saturday, October 8th from 10 am to 2 pm. No admission fee. #39

Fiddlers Jamboree

Oct. 8: The Original Michigan Fiddlers Association announces a Fiddlers Jamboree on Saturday, October 8th at the Coral Community Building, 4662 Bailey Rd., Coral, Michigan 49322. Bring your fiddle or other non-electric instrument, join in the fun! Jamboree: 1 to 4 pm, fiddlers perform. Open microphone from 4 to 5:15 pm. Round and Square dances begin at 5:30 pm. Free admission! Donations welcome at the door. Lunch and dinner being served. Need more information? Contact Jean Kain, 616-984-2206. #39

Acoustic Instrumental Group

Oct. 10: Come join in for worship and fun through Christmas music. Monday evenings from 7 to 8:15 pm. October 10th  thru November 28th at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. For more information call Keith Caldwell, 616-696-1246. #39,40p

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