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Hometown Happenings

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theTable at The Springs Church

May 16,23,21: Meals are served every Thursday fom 5:30 to 6:30 pm at The Springs Church on the corner of Oak and Grant. All are welcome to theTable to enjoy this meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Celebrate Recovery

May 16,23,21: City Impact, 288 N. Main St. will be holding meetings every Thursday to Celebrate Recovery, a Christ centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, habbits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Community Garage Sale

May 16,17,18: City Impact Community Center will be hosting a community garage sale on Thrusday May 16th and Feiday May 17th from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Saturday May 18th from 8:30 am -TBD. All proceeds go to City Impact programs. #19,20p

Historical comedy debuts on Kent stage

May 17-19,24,25: The Cedar Springs Community Players is pleased to present “Burr: The One Who Won,” written by Scott Phillips with music by Jill Phillips at the Kent Theatre on May 17, 18, 19; and May 24, 25. Performances start at 7:30, with the exception a Sunday matinee on May 19, which has a 3 p.m. start time. You may purchase tickets at the Cedar Springs Public Library in advance for $12 for adults and $6 for children under 18. The box office is open 30 minutes before each performance and tickets may be purchased at that time for $15 for adults and $6 for children under 18. #19-21b

Community Dinner and Feeding America Truck

May 20: City Impact will be hosting a community dinner and Feeding America Truck on Monday, May 20th. The Feeding America Truck will be at 4:30 pm by the bus garage (behind Cedar Springs Red Hawk Elementary) and dinner will be at 5:30 pm at the Red Hawk Elementary Cafeteria. There will be haircuts, crafts, prizes and more!. #19,20p

Lose weight sensibly with TOPS

May 21: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 weight 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. #20

Michigan Blood Drive

May 21: Michigan Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, May 21st at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S Main Cedar Springs. The drive is will go from 12:30 pm until 7 pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/103962. Many US blood banks often run short of types O and B red blood cells. #20

CS Historical Society’s Cemetery Walk

May 26: The Cedar Springs Historical Society is holding its 19th annual Memorial Cemetery walk on Sunday, May 26th at 2 pm to honor veterans of all wars. This year’s veterans will be Leander Jewell, Civil War; Harold Bicknell Gidden, World War I; Leland Dewey, World War II; William Wilson, Korean War; Michael E. Magoon, Vietnam War. Biographical and historical information will be presented at each gravesite. The Glen Hill Post of the American Legion honor guard will assist at the presentation. We will leave from the museum in Morley Park at 1:30 pm and return for refreshments. In case of severe weather warnings we will cancel the event. In case of rain we will do the presentation in the museum. #20,21b

Invasive Plant Meeting @ Nelson Township

May 30: Kent Conservation District and Nelson Township are holding an Invasive Plant Informational Meeting on May 30th, at 6:30 pm at the Nelson Township Hall, located at 2 Maple Street in Sand Lake, Mi. Kent Conservation has been working to reduce the spread of invasive plant species. Kent Conservation will teach you to recognize invasive plants and how to control them. Native plants are strongly encouraged since they pose no threat of becoming invasive. Kent Conservation will have handouts on what invasive plants to watch out for and what native plants to add to your landscape. Any questions can be directed to Susan VanEnk at Nelson Township, 616-636-5332. #20,21b

Red Flannel Pageant Meeting

June 2: Attention all young ladies attending Cedar Springs High School, Creative Technologies Academy, or live in the Cedar Springs school district, (including homeschoolers) who will be in the 11th grade in the 2019-2020 school year. There will be a mandatory parent meeting for any young lady who would like to participate in the 2019 Red Flannel Pageant and her parent(s). The meeting will be Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm at the Springs Church (135 N. Grant St). For more information or if there is a concern that you can’t make the meeting please contact pageant director Kaleigh Goehler directly at redflannelpageant@gmail.com. #20

Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet

June 8: The 127th Annual (1892-2019) Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 8th at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Sand Lake. Open to anyone who attended Sand Lake Schools. Social hour – 5 pm, Dinner – 6 pm. Cost of meal is $15.00. Please RSVP by June 1st. Call your reservation in to: Dave Groner 616-557-3098. #19-21p

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