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theTable at The Springs Church

Sept. 19,26: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Sept. 19,26: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Praise in the Park

Sept. 22: The Sand Lake United Methodist Church invites you to the gazebo in Salisbury Park, Sand Lake, for a night of music and praise. Sunday, September 22nd at 6 pm. Bring a lawnchair and enjoy the music. #38

Senior Fitness Classes

Sept. 24,26: One out of three older adults fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of emergency department admissions. Falls can be a significant obstacle to healthy aging. There’s good news, too: physical activity has proven to help prevent falls. Senior Neighbors is pleased to be partnering with Cedar Springs Public Schools in offering a new fitness class in Cedar Springs! Open to anyone age 60 or older, these classes will focus on endurance, flexibility, strengthening, balance, and having fun. Classes began Tuesday, September 10th and will be offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the board room at the Cedar Springs Public Schools hilltop building. Come when you can, do what you can do! Pre-registration is not required. These classes are available through the Kent County Senior Millage- donations are accepted, or use your Silver&Fit benefit! Call Julie Lake, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 616-233-0283 for more information. #33-42p

Healthy Tomorrows Program at Alpha Family Center

Sept. 26: Alpha Family Center has a new partnership with Christian Healthcare Centers and their Healthy Tomorrows program. This is a program that will provide prenatal, maternity care and well child care for mothers and children. We are planning on an Meet and Greet event on Thursday September 26 at Alpha from 4-6 pm for the community. #38

Volley for the Cure

Sept. 30: The CSHS Lady Redhawks Volleyball Program will be raising money for cancer research! Join us for a fantastically fun evening as our Lady Redhawks go up against Forest Hills Northern. Monday, September 30th from 5 to 9 pm at Cedar Springs High School, 204 E. Muskegon St. There will be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle! Lots of great gifts to win when you bid and donate. You can purchase t-shirts with the logo Volley For a Cure. Because several of our families have battled or continues to fight thru cancer all proceeds will go to the Van Andel Institute specific to cancer research. #38

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

Sept. 12,19,26: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Sept. 12,19,26: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Concert at Velzy Park

Sept. 12: Velzy Park concerts continue Thursday, September 12th featuring Country Strings, who we signed up after Roger Tawney played a couple of numbers at our June concert. Join us from 7 to 9 pm in the Solon Township Community Room – all are welcome! Information about Park events can be found at www.facebook.com/SolonPark. #37

Senior Fitness Classes

Sept. 17,19: One out of three older adults fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of emergency department admissions. Falls can be a significant obstacle to healthy aging. There’s good news, too: physical activity has proven to help prevent falls. Senior Neighbors is pleased to be partnering with Cedar Springs Public Schools in offering a new fitness class in Cedar Springs! Open to anyone age 60 or older, these classes will focus on endurance, flexibility, strengthening, balance, and having fun. Classes began Tuesday, September 10th and will be offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the board room at the Cedar Springs Public Schools hilltop building. Come when you can, do what you can do! Pre-registration is not required. These classes are available through the Kent County Senior Millage- donations are accepted, or use your Silver&Fit benefit! Call Julie Lake, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 616-233-0283 for more information. #33-42p

Michigan Blood Drive

Sept. 17: This month’s Michigan Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, September 17th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S. Main Cedar Springs. The drive will go from 12:30 pm until 7 pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/103966. A patient could be forced to pass up a lifesaving organ, if compatible blood is not available to support the transplant. #37

Red Flannel Day Talent Show Tryouts

Sept. 18,21: Looking for talented kids of all ages. The Red Flannel Talent Show is searching for singers, vocal groups, dancers, instrumentalists and variety acts for the Red Flannel Day Talent Show on October 5th. Come in and show us what you got. Tryouts on Wednesday, September 18th at 7:00 pm and Saturday, September 21st at 11 am at the Kent Theatre, 8 N. Main St. Cedar Springs. Dress rehearsal on October 1st at 7 pm. So, get together with friends and family and plan your act now. If you have any questions, or can’t make it on tryout day, please contact Len by email, len@laphoto.com or 231-750-2337. #36,37p

Bring Birds and Bees to Your Garden

Sept. 24: The Rogue River Watershed Partners invite you to a presentation by Amy Heilman, native plant enthusiast, landscape designer, and frequent presentor, who will give an illustrated talk about “Bringing the Birds and Bees Back to your Garden.” This Tuesday Talk is at the Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N. Monroe, from 6:30 to 7:45 pm. All are welcome, no charge!

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

Sept. 5,12,19,26: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Sept. 5,12,19,26: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Free “Breakthrough” Movie Showings

Sept. 7, 8: Based on the impossible true story, “Breakthrough” movie will be shown locally for FREE. Movie showings and presentations from the true people (Joyce & John Smith and Pastor Jason Noble) featured in the movie will be on  Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. On Saturday, September 7 at City Impact a Worship Service will be held at 5 pm and the outdoor movie at 6:30 pm with personal presentation afterward at the Cedar Springs Amphitheater, 107 N. Main St. (behind the library). Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. If raining it will be moved to City Impact, 288 N. Main St. On Sunday, September 8 Pastor Noble will be speaking at 9:30 am and 11:15 am at Resurrection Life Church, Rockford. The movie showing and presentation will be held at the Cedar Springs High School Auditorium, 204 E. Muskegon St., at 1 pm (doors open at 12:30) and 5 pm (doors open at 4:30) Free voucher required for entry with 620 seats per showing. Vouchers available at local churches and businesses, Cedar Springs City Hall, Cedar Springs Library, City Impact or contact Sue Wolfe at 616-696-8432. #34-36b

The Calvarymen Quartet at Snow Bible Church

Sept. 8: Snow Bible Church, 1877 – 18 Mile Road, Kent City, MI will be hosting The Calvarymen Quartet Southern Gospel music in concert on Sept. 8th at10:30 am. These men bring a love for the Lord that spills out in their performances. If you love tight harmonies, accapella singing, and traditional southern gospel, then a Calvarymen concert is just for you. You will see that worshiping the Lord can be a fun experience, and that God is still in the business of working in hearts and changing lives. Free Admission. Any questions please call John at 616-901-5275. #36

Senior Fitness Classes

Sept. 10: One out of three older adults fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of emergency department admissions. Falls can be a significant obstacle to healthy aging. There’s good news, too: physical activity has proven to help prevent falls. Senior Neighbors is pleased to be partnering with Cedar Springs Public Schools in offering a new fitness class in Cedar Springs! Open to anyone age 60 or older, these classes will focus on endurance, flexibility, strengthening, balance, and having fun. Classes begin Tuesday, September 10th and will be offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am in the board room at the Cedar Springs Public Schools hilltop building. Come when you can, do what you can do! Pre-registration is not required. These classes are available through the Kent County Senior Millage- donations are accepted, or use your Silver&Fit benefit! Call Julie Lake, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 616-233-0283 for more information. #33-42p

Red Flannel Day Talent Show Tryouts

Sept. 16,21: Looking for talented kids of all ages. The Red Flannel Talent Show is searching for singers, vocal groups, dancers, instrumentalists and variety acts for the Red Flannel Day Talent Show on October 5. Come in and show us what you got. Tryouts on Wednesday, September 18th at 7:00 pm and Saturday, September 21 at 11 am at the Kent Theatre, 8 N. Main St. Cedar Springs. Dress rehearsal on October 1 at 7 pm. So, get together with friends and family and plan your act now. If you have any questions, or can’t make it on tryout day, please contact Len by email, len@laphoto.com or 231-750-2337. #36,37p

Bramble Ramble is Sept. 21 at MCC

Sept. 21: The Montcalm Community College Nature Trails Committee’s fifth annual Bramble Ramble 5K Trail Run/Walk and Second Annual Mike Seaman Memorial 10K Run is Sept. 21 on the college’s Sidney campus. The 10K begins at 9 am, the 5K for walkers begins at 9:15 am and the 5K for runners begins at 9:30 am. Early registration by Sept. 13 is $20 per person or $35 for a family and includes a long sleeve T-shirt. Registration after Sept. 13 is on-site the day of the race and is $25 per person or $40 for a family. Please do not mail registrations after Sept. 13. For an entry form, visit www.montcalm.edu/bramble-ramble. For more information, contact Cheryl Meyer at cherylm@montcalm.edu, visit www.montcalm.edu/nature-trails, email naturetrails@montcalm.edu or visit the MCC Nature Trails Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MCCNatureTrails. #36

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

Aug. 29, Sept. 5,12,19,26: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Aug. 29, Sept. 5,12,19,26: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Sept. 3,10,17,24: 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. #35

Quilt & Crafts at the Cedar Springs Library 

Sept. 4,11,18,25: Bring your fiber-based projects and work along with your friends. Lots of fun! Everyone welcome! Every Wednesday from 10 am-6 pm at the Cedar Springs Library, 107 N. Main St. #35

BUNCO at Rockford Masonic Lodge

Sept. 6: First day of each month (Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6) at 6 pm at the Rockford Masonic Lodge, 1430 Northland Drive NE (across from Bell Furniture). $5.00 donation to play. Bring a snack or dish to share if you wish. Join us for lots of fun, fellowship, prizes and a 50/50 raffle each night. Rockford Order of the Eastern Star – everyone welcome! Questions? Call: Dixie 616-437-7445. #35

Free “Breakthrough” Movie Showings

Sept. 7, 8: Based on the impossible true story, “Breakthrough” movie will be shown locally for FREE. Movie showings and presentations from the true people (Joyce & John Smith and Pastor Jason Noble) featured in the movie will be on  Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. On Saturday, September 7 at City Impact a Worship Service will be held at 5 pm and the outdoor movie at 6:30 pm with personal presentation afterward at the Cedar Springs Amphitheater, 107 N. Main St. (behind the library). Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. If raining it will be moved to City Impact, 288 N. Main St. On Sunday, September 8 Pastor Noble will be speaking at 9:30 am and 11:15 am at Resurrection Life Church, Rockford. The movie showing and presentation will be held at the Cedar Springs High School Auditorium, 204 E. Muskegon St., at 1 pm (doors open at 12:30) and 5 pm (doors open at 4:30) Free voucher required for entry with 620 seats per showing. Vouchers available at local churches and businesses, Cedar Springs City Hall, Cedar Springs Library, City Impact or contact Sue Wolfe at 616-696-8432. #34-36b

Senior Fitness Classes

Sept. 10: One out of three older adults fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of emergency department admissions. Falls can be a significant obstacle to healthy aging. There’s good news, too: physical activity has proven to help prevent falls. Senior Neighbors is pleased to be partnering with Cedar Springs Public Schools in offering a new fitness class in Cedar Springs! Open to anyone age 60 or older, these classes will focus on endurance, flexibility, strengthening, balance, and having fun. Classes begin Tuesday, September 10th and will be offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am in the board room at the Cedar Springs Public Schools hilltop building. Come when you can, do what you can do! Pre-registration is not required. These classes are available through the Kent County Senior Millage- donations are accepted, or use your Silver&Fit benefit! Call Julie Lake, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 616-233-0283 for more information. #33-42p

Red Flannel Golf Fundraiser

Sept. 14: The Red Flannel Golf Fundraiser will be held at North Kent Golf Course on Saturday, September 14th with a shotgun start at 9 am. This 18 hole – 4 person scramble is $65 per person ($260 per team). Payment due per foursome at sign up! Includes golf, prizes and lunch. Proceeds go to the Red Flannel Queen Scholarship. Stop in at North Kent Golf Course or call 616-866-2659 to sign up. #33-35b

See Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’ in Stratford with MCC

Oct. 4: Montcalm Community College offers a one-day cultural trip to Stratford,Ontario, Canada, on Oct. 4, to see Shakespeare’s “Othello.” Student registration is available now and the cost is $25. Registration for non-students is available beginning Sept. 3, and the cost is $70. Registration includes one admission ticket to “Othello” and the bus ride. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own meals. Buses depart on Oct. 4 from MCC’s Sidney campus at 6 am, and there is a second pick up at the Ionia Meijer parking lot at 6:30 am. There will be a stop for breakfast on the way. Buses will arrive in Stratford at 11:30 am and depart at 5:30 pm. There will be a stop for dinner and buses will drop off participants at the Ionia Meijer around midnight and will arrive on MCC’s Sidney campus at approximately 12:30 am. Anyone planning to participate in this trip must be age 12 or older, and have an enhanced driver’s license, enhanced state ID card, United States Passport or Passport Card that is valid through October 2019. Participants ages12 to 17 must be accompanied by an adult. To register, visit www.montcalm.edu/stratford by Oct. 2 at noon. There is a limited number of tickets, and registration is first-come, first-served. For more information about the trip, contact MCC’s Cultural Events Coordinator at culturalevents@montcalm.edu or 989-328-1265. #35

Red Flannel Day Talent Show Tryouts

Oct. 5: Looking for talented kids and adults! The Red Flannel Talent Show is searching for singers, vocal groups, dancers, instrumentalists and variety acts for the Red Flannel Day Talent Show on October 5th. Come in and show us what you got. So, get together with friends and family and plan your act now. Tryout schedule coming soon. If you have any questions, please contact Len Allington by email, len@laphoto.com or 231-750-2337. #35

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theTable at The Springs Church

Aug. 22,29: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Aug. 22,29: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Teen Challenge Girls’ Choir

August 25: The Sand Lake UMC invites you to the Teen Challenge Girls’ Choir at Sand Lake Praise in the Park  starting 7:00 pm at the Gazebo. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the music and testimonies of these courageous women.  Teen Challenge is drug and alcohol rehabilitation program with an 85% success rate. #34

Free “Breakthrough” movie showings

Sept. 7, 8: Based on the impossible true story, “Breakthrough” movie will be shown locally for FREE. Movie showings and presentations from the true people (Joyce & John Smith and Pastor Jason Noble) featured in the movie will be on  Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. On Saturday, September 7 at City Impact a Worship Service will be held at 5 pm and the outdoor movie at 6:30 pm with personal presentation afterward at the Cedar Springs Amphitheater, 107 N. Main St. (behind the library). Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. If raining it will be moved to City Impact, 288 N. Main St. On Sunday, September 8Pastor Noble will be speaking at 9:30 am and 11:15 am at Resurrection Life Church, Rockford. The movie showing and presentation will be held at the Cedar Springs High School Auditorium, 204 E. Muskegon St., at 1 pm (doors open at 12:30) and 5 pm (doors open at 4:30) Free voucher required for entry with 620 seats per showing. Vouchers available at local churches and businesses, Cedar Springs City Hall, Cedar Springs Library, City Impact or contact Sue Wolfe at 616-696-8432. #34-36b

Senior Fitness Classes

Sept. 10: One out of three older adults fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of emergency department admissions. Falls can be a significant obstacle to healthy aging. There’s good news, too: physical activity has proven to help prevent falls. Senior Neighbors is pleased to be partnering with Cedar Springs Public Schools in offering a new fitness class in Cedar Springs! Open to anyone age 60 or older, these classes will focus on endurance, flexibility, strengthening, balance, and having fun. Classes begin Tuesday, September 10th and will be offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am in the board room at the Cedar Springs Public Schools hilltop building. Come when you can, do what you can do! Pre-registration is not required. These classes are available through the Kent County Senior Millage- donations are accepted, or use your Silver&Fit benefit! Call Julie Lake, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 616-233-0283 for more information. #33-42p

Red Flannel Golf Fundraiser

Sept. 14: The Red Flannel Golf Fundraiser will be held at North Kent Golf Course on Saturday, September 14th with a shotgun start at 9 am. This 18 hole – 4 person scramble is $65 per person ($260 per team). Payment due per foursome at sign up! Includes golf, prizes and lunch. Proceeds go to the Red Flannel Queen Scholarship. Stop in at North Kent Golf Course or call 616-866-2659 to sign up. #33-35b

2020 Senior All Night Party Golf Outing

Sept. 28: The Cedar Springs Senior Class of 2020 All Night Party Committee would like to invite you to a really fun upcoming event. This will help raise funds to give our graduating seniors a fun, safe night with their classmates to celebrate them finishing their High School career. Gather your friends, family and co-workers and enjoy some fun golf while supporting the class of 2020. “Tee it Up” 4 person golf scramble at North Kent Golf Course. Golf and prizes. $200 per team, lunch included. Fun for all ages. Get your team registered soon. $100 for hole sponsorship. Check out our website for contact info and forms, cs-sanp2020.weebly.com. Look for this event on Facebook or contact: cssanp20@gmail.com for more information. #33,34p

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

Aug. 15,22,29: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Aug. 15,22,29: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Keeler Brass Reunion

Aug. 20: The Keeler Brass Reunion will be held on Tuesday, August 20th at 11 am at the Resurrection Lutheran Chruch, 180 South 3rd St., Sand Lake. Bring a dish to pass. Contackt Linda at 616-636-5342 for more information. #32,33p

Michigan Blood Drive

Aug. 20: The Michigan Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, August 20th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S. Main Cedar Springs. The drive is will go from 12:30pm until 7pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/103965. A member of the Cedar Springs Women’s Club will be grilling hot dogs, passing out chips and drinks after each attempted donation! #33

Senior Lunch at Pine Grove Community Church  

Aug. 21: Senior friends age 60 or more. Don’t get caught short and miss it, Senior Café is at Noon the 21st of August, on the Northwest corner of M-82 and Beech. #33

Senior Fitness Classes

Sept. 10: One out of three older adults fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of emergency department admissions. Falls can be a significant obstacle to healthy aging. There’s good news, too: physical activity has proven to help prevent falls. Senior Neighbors is pleased to be partnering with Cedar Springs Public Schools in offering a new fitness class in Cedar Springs! Open to anyone age 60 or older, these classes will focus on endurance, flexibility, strengthening, balance, and having fun. Classes begin Tuesday, September 10th and will be offered each Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am in the board room at the Cedar Springs Public Schools hilltop building. Come when you can, do what you can do! Pre-registration is not required. These classes are available through the Kent County Senior Millage- donations are accepted, or use your Silver&Fit benefit! Call Julie Lake, Health and Wellness Coordinator at 616-233-0283 for more information. #33-42p

Red Flannel Golf Fundraiser

Sept. 14: The Red Flannel Golf Fundraiser will be held at North Kent Golf Course on Saturday, September 14th with a shotgun start at 9 am. This 18 hole – 4 person scramble is $65 per person ($260 per team). Payment due per foursome at sign up! Includes golf, prizes and lunch. Proceeds go to the Red Flannel Queen Scholarship. Stop in at North Kent Golf Course or call 616-866-2659 to sign up. #33-35b

CSHS Senior All Night Party Golf Outing

Sept. 28: The Cedar Springs Senior Class of 2020 All Night Party Committee would like to invite you to a really fun upcoming event. This will help raise funds to give our graduating seniors a fun, safe night with their classmates to celebrate them finishing their High School career. Gather your friends, family and co-workers and enjoy some fun golf while supporting the class of 2020. “Tee it Up” 4 person golf scramble at North Kent Golf Course. Golf and prizes. $200 per team, lunch included. Fun for all ages. Get your team registered soon. $100 for hole sponsorship. Check out our website for contact info and forms, cs-sanp2020.weebly.com. Look for this event on Facebook or contact: cssanp20@gmail.com for more information. #33,34p

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

Aug. 8,15,22,29: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

Aug. 8,15,22,29: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Velzy Park Summer Concerts

Aug. 8: Velzy Park Summer concerts continue Thursday, August 8th featuring The Boyfriends Band, a popular Dance band from the 60’s. Bring your lawn chair and join us from 7:00-9:00 – in case of rain, concert will be held in the Township Community Room – all are welcome! Information about Park events can be found at www.facebook.com/SolonPark #31,32b

CSHS Marching Band Performance

Aug. 9: There will be a community performance on Friday, August 9th at 7pm at Red Hawk Stadium. This is an accumulation of everything the CSHS Marching band kids have learned of their marching show this week of band camp. #32

Community Picnic in Sand Lake

Aug. 10: You are invited to the Sand Lake Community Picnic Saturday, August 10th from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Park. Free food, music and games. The first 100 kids receive school supplies. #31,32b

Summer Survival Herbal Workshop at HCNC

Aug. 10:  Class: A 101 on outdoor summer safety for the family. A discussion of beneficial plants and their uses, including how to make your own sun spray and bug spray. Kit: You can assemble your own survival kit with provided supplies to take home with you. Saturday, Augst 10th from 12 noon to 3 pm. Class – $3 members/ $5 nonmembers. Make and Take Kit – $20. Prerigister online throught our webside www.howardchristensen.org to reserve a kit – supplies limited to 25 kits. Refreshments-Giveaways-Prizes! Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. 616-675-3158. #31,32p

Indoor Yardsale Fundraiser

Aug. 10: Summer clothing sale (sizes newborn thru 7). Saturday, August 10th from 9 am to 3 pm at Cedar Springs First Baptist Gym, 233 S. Main St. Clothing = cash = cribs. Fundraiser for Alpha Family Center of Cedar Springs. Proceeds to purchase new cribs. #32

VBS at Sand Lake UMC

Aug. 12-15: 6:00-8:30 pm. Dinner served at 5:30 pm VBS at Sand Lake United Methodist Church. Sand Lake and South Ensley United Methodist Churches invite you to Power Lab-Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power at 65 W. Maple (NW corner of the Park) 616-636-5673. #31,32b

Free Hunter Safety Class

Aug. 13: To register for firearm Hunter Safety Classes at the Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club, 7463 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs. Classes will be Tuesday, August 13th  from 6-9 pm,  Thursday, August 15th from 6-9pm,  Saturday, August 17th from 8 am-4:00 pm. To register call 616-696-9791 after 5 pm. #31,32b

Giant Annual Church Second Best Sale

Aug. 16,17:  Holy Spirit Episcopal Church is holding its giant annual Second Best Sale on Friday, August 16, from 9 am to 4 pm, and Saturday, August 17, from 9 am to 2 pm.  Friday 8-9 am only: $5 “Early Bird Admission.” Free admission after 9 am.  We have something for everyone!  +4 rooms of gently used treasures.  Holy Spirit Episcopal Church is located at 1200 Post Drive NE, Belmont, MI 49306 (corner of Post and Pine Island drives, just west of US Route 131 exit in Belmont).  More information can be found at www.holyspiritbelmont.org. #32

Keeler Brass Reunion

Aug. 20: The Keeler Brass Reunion will be held on Tuesday, August 20th at 11 am at the Resurrection Lutheran Chruch, 180 South 3rd St., Sand Lake. Bring a dish to pass. Contackt Linda at 616-636-5342 for more information. #32,33p

Auditions for October Play

Aug. 21,22: Auditions will be held for the Cedar Springs Players, October performance of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Auditions will be August 21 and 22nd at 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Cedar Springs Public Library. Cast includes 5 men and 4 women. #32

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theTable at The Springs Church

Aug. 1: theTable will not be serving meals this week on August 1st due to VBS. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to see you again next week. #31

Celebrate Recovery

Aug.1,8,15,22,29: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Rummage Sales in Sand Lake

Aug. 2,3, Rummage Sale to benefit the newly created Sand Lake Historical Society witll be held on Friday, August 2 from 9 am – 7pm, and Saturday, August 3 from 9 am – 5 pm. 106 Maple St in the Pole Barn. Make it a day visiting Sand Lake Townwide Rummage Sale Weekend. #31

Vacation Bible School at Solon Center Wesleyan Church

Aug. 4-8: Vacation Bible School starts Sunday, August 4th – Thursday, August 8th from 6-8 pm. Hey kids! Bring your parents and come experience The Incredible Race! Sunday Night is Family Night (check-in at 5:30) when the whole family can experience VBS. Games, stories, music and a race unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before! VBS is for kids ages 3 yrs. through the 6th grade. Please PRE-REGISTER at www.scwchurch.org or call 616-696-3229 ext. 1. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., Cedar Springs, just north of 19 Mile Road. All welcome! #29-31b

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Aug. 6,13,20,27: 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. #31

Quilt & Crafts at the Cedar Springs Library 

Aug. 7,14,21,28: Bring your fiber-based projects and work along with your friends. Lots of fun! Everyone welcome! Every Wednesday from 10 am-6 pm at the Cedar Springs Library, 107 N. Main St. #31

Velzy Park Summer Concerts

Aug. 8: Velzy Park Summer concerts continue Thursday, August 8th featuring The Boyfriends Band, a popular Dance band from the 60’s. Bring your lawn chair and join us from 7:00-9:00 – in case of rain, concert will be held in the Township Community Room – all are welcome! Information about Park events can be found at www.facebook.com/SolonPark #31,32b

Community Picnic in Sand Lake

Aug. 10: You are invited to the Sand Lake Community Picnic Saturday, August 10th from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Park. Free food, music and games. The first 100 kids receive school supplies. #31,32b

Summer Survival Herbal Workshop at HCNC

Aug. 10:  Class: A 101 on outdoor summer safety for the family. A discussion of beneficial plants and their uses, including how to make your own sun spray and bug spray. Kit: You can assemble your own survival kit with provided supplies to take home with you. Saturday, Augst 10th from 12 noon to 3 pm. Class – $3 members/ $5 nonmembers. Make and Take Kit – $20. Prerigister online throught our webside www.howardchristensen.org to reserve a kit – supplies limited to 25 kits. Refreshments-Giveaways-Prizes! Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City. 616-675-3158. #31,32p

VBS at Sand Lake UMC

Aug. 12-15: 6:00-8:30 pm. Dinner served at 5:30 pm VBS at Sand Lake United Methodist Church. Sand Lake and South Ensley United Methodist Churches invite you to Power Lab-Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power at 65 W. Maple (NW corner of the Park) 616-636-5673. #31,32b

Free Hunter Safety Class

Aug. 13: To register for firearm Hunter Safety Classes at the Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club, 7463 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs. Classes will be Tuesday, August 13th  from 6-9 pm,  Thursday, August 15th from 6-9pm,  Saturday, August 17th from 8 am-4:00 pm. To register call 616-696-9791 after 5 pm. #31,32b

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

July 25, Aug.1: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

July 25 , Aug.1: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

Brothers Walker at Solon Ctr Wesleyan

July 28: You might recognize them from having participated with Team Usher on NBC’s the Voice. The twin duo of Coty and Clinton Walker from Bernie, Missouri will be leading worship in the church service on Sunday, July 28th at 10:00 am at SCWC and give a mini concert following the service. Brothers Walker sing contemporary Christian and country music, write their own songs, and have a love for God and entertaining. A free-will offering will be taken. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., Cedar Springs, just N. of 19 Mile Road. Here’s a link to one of their newest songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg2N5fVSmGs. All Welcome! #29,30b

Senior Lunch at Pine Grove Community Church

July 31:  Strolled by the kitchen tuther day to find Cook takin a gander at the wide variety of options ta cook up for all our friends age 60 or more.  Didn’t stay there long nuff so can’t rightly tell ya just what she decided.  Come join us at Senior Café at Noon the 31st of July.  We’ll find out together what it be, Cook’s final decision.  Follow the aroma wafting from our kitchen here on the Northwest corner of M-82 and the Avenue of Beech. #30

Montcalm College’s Annual Heritage Festival

Aug. 1-3: Montcalm Community College’s 33rd Annual Heritage Festival is August 1-3 from 10 am. to 4 pm. daily at Montcalm Heritage Village on MCC’s Sidney campus. The three-day celebration features historical displays, events, refreshments and music for all ages. Visit www.montcalm.edu/heritage-festival for more information. #30

Vacation Bible School at Solon Center Wesleyan Church

Aug. 4-8: Vacation Bible School starts Sunday, August 4th – Thursday, August 8th from 6-8 pm. Hey kids! Bring your parents and come experience The Incredible Race! Sunday Night is Family Night (check-in at 5:30) when the whole family can experience VBS. Games, stories, music and a race unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before! VBS is for kids ages 3 yrs. through the 6th grade. Please PRE-REGISTER at www.scwchurch.org or call 616-696-3229 ext. 1. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., Cedar Springs, just north of 19 Mile Road. All welcome! #29-31b

Senior All Night Party at the White Caps

Aug. 27: We are teaming with the West Michigan White Caps and selling tickets for the August 27th game which is also their Dime Dogs (10 cents a hot dog) and a fire works show. Tickets are $14 for reserved seats but must be purchased from the SANP Committee before August 13th. Those who are interested in purchasing tickets can reach Stephanie Morris at sjmorris2085@gmail.com for more details. #30

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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.

theTable at The Springs Church

July 18,25: 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

July 18,25: 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, habits or hangups of any kind. 6-6:30 pm – Meet & Greet, 6:30-8pm Celebrate Recovery. For more information call 616-843-2438. #tfn

VBS at Resurrection Lutheran Church

July 22-26: Join us as we follow Paul’s travels with Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Jouney to Share the Truth. Vacation Bible School at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 180 Northland Drive, Sand Lake. July 22-26 from 6 to 8 pm. Ages 4 years old to entering 6th grade. For registration information, please email churchresurrection@yahoo.com or call 616-636-5502. #29

Contemporary Program at Cedar Springs UMC

July 23: A great group of young adult bikers known as Spoke Folk will be in Cedar Springs on Tuesday, July 23rd. This spirited group will present an exciting, interactive, contempory music program that includes music, drama and puppets for all ages to enjoy. Spoke Folk is a mission trip that trains high school and college stodents to be missionaires in their daily lives. They bicycle from place to place, stay overnight in a host church and present their inspirational music program. The evening of music is open to the public at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, corner of Church St. and Main on Tuesday, July 23rd at 7 pm. Admission is free. A freewill offering will be taken. Dessert will be served following the program. #29

Introduction to Canning: Yes You Can!

July 23: Learn how to start canning produce from your own garden, farmers markets, or roadside veggie and fruit stands. Tuesday, July 23, 6:30 pm at Spencer Twp. KDL Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave., Gowen. #29

Brothers Walker at Solon Center Wesleyan

July 28: You might recognize them from having participated with Team Usher on NBC’s the Voice. The twin duo of Coty and Clinton Walker from Bernie, Missouri will be leading worship in the church service on Sunday, July 28th @ 10:00 am at SCWC and give a mini concert following the service. Brothers Walker sing contemporary Christian and country music, write their own songs, and have a love for God and entertaining. A free-will offering will be taken. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., Cedar Springs, just N. of 19 Mile Road. Here’s a link to one of their newest songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg2N5fVSmGs. All Welcome! #29,30b

Vacation Bible School at Solon Center Wesleyan Church

Aug. 4-8: Vacation Bible School starts Sunday, August 4th – Thursday, August 8th from 6-8 pm. Hey kids! Bring your parents and come experience The Incredible Race! Sunday Night is Family Night (check-in at 5:30) when the whole family can experience VBS. Games, stories, music and a race unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before! VBS is for kids ages 3 yrs. through the 6th grade. Please PRE-REGISTER at www.scwchurch.org or call 616-696-3229 ext. 1. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., Cedar Springs, just north of 19 Mile Road. All welcome! #29-31b

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