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Wine and Watercolor at HCNC

Sept. 30: Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16160 Red Pine Dr., Kent City, is hosting Wine and Watercolor on Saturday, September 30th. Meet our resident artist Tracey, as she takes you through the steps of creating your own masterpiece! Joined by Kare, our Sommelier, you are sure to have an enjoyable evening, full of laughter. You don’t drink? No problem! Come along for our reduced price and learn to paint with us. Pre-registration deadline is September 29th. This is an adult only event. Members and Non Drinkers: $20. Non Members: $35. Please pre-register online at www.HowardChristensen.org. 616-675-3158. #39

Dinner at the Legion

Oct. 2: American Legion, 80 S. Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a Baked Chicken dinner on Monday, October 2nd from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be mashed potatoes, stuffing & gravy, veggies, salad, roll, dessert and drink. The cost is $9 for adults, children (15 and younger) $4.00. Come and enjoy home cooking. Take out is available. 616-696-9160.  #39

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Oct. 2,10,17,24,31: 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

Help Promote Literacy

Oct. 3,12,18,27: 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 Tuesday, October 3rd at 10 am, Thursday, October 12th at 6 pm, Wednesday, October 18th at 10 am and Friday, October 27th at 2 pm. 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 High School Class of 1977 Reunion

Oct. 6: The 40th class reunion of the C.S.H.S. Class of 1977 will be held on October 6th. This is a casual get together at the Long Lake Park pavilion, 5 miles West of 131 on 17 Mile Road (M-46) from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Bring a dish to pass if you’d like but not required and B.Y.O.B. Please get the word out to our classmates! #38,39p

Book Sale at CS Library

Oct. 6,7: The Friends of the Library will be holding at Book Sale at the Cedar Springs Community Library, 107 N. Main St. on Friday, October 6th from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday, October 7th from 10 am – 5 pm. 616-696-1910. #38,39p

Fiddlers Jamboree

Oct. 7: The Original Michigan Fiddlers Association is putting on a Fiddlers Jamboree on Saturday, October 7th at the Coral Community Center located at 4662 Bailey Rd. Open to the public and FREE of charge. Donations welcome at the door. Anyone who plays an acoustic instrument and desires to join in is welcome to play back-up, fiddle at the microphone, or jam with other musicians. Fiddlers performing at the microphone all afternoon from 1-4 pm, open microphone from 4-5:30 pm, during the dinner hour, square and round dancing begins at 5:30 pm. Food and refreshments will be available. Need more information? Contact Jean Kain 616-984-2206. #39

Acoustic Instrumental Group

Oct. 9: Come join in for worship and fun through Christmas music. Monday evenings from 7 to 8:15 pm. October 9th  thru December 4th at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. For more information call Keith Caldwell, 616-696-1246. #39,40p

Fairy Festival at HCNC

Oct. 14: Fairy Princesses and Princes! Come one come all, to our Fairy Festival on Saturday, October 14th from 10 am to 2 pm at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16160 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. Join us for a tea party, spritely crafts and, of course, an enchanted walk in the woods. See if you can spot our Fairy homes while on your adventure! Please dress in your Fairy best, and remember to invite your other magical friends. $5 non-members/ $3 for members. Please pre-register online at www.HowardChristensen.org. #39

2018 Class Reunion of 1973

Aug. 18: SAVE THE DATE for Saturday, August 18, 2018 for the Class of 1973 Reunion. More info in Spring. Look for Facebook page soon. #39,40p

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