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Hometown Happenings 11/25/20

Craft Show Fundraiser at the CS Library Canceled

The Small Business Craft Show and Fundraiser at the Cedar Springs Library scheduled for Saturday November 28th has been CANCELED. Please check the Library’s website for updates on events. #47,48

theTable at the Springs Church is still here!

We cannot wait to see you again! We are still planning to serve again, but it looks like it might be after the 1st of the year. Know that we miss you and hope to see you again soon! Be safe~ #48

En Gedi Youth Center Closed

Due to school being cancelled the En Gedi Youth Center is also closed until January 7 at which time the board will evaluate the possibility of opening. #48

Free Movies at the Kent Theatre Canceled

The FREE movies at the Kent Theatre have been put on hold. We will start the movies as soon as the state-wide ban on theaters is lifted. #48

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Hometown Happenings 11/19/20

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

CS United Methodist Church Services

Nov. 22, 29: The Cedar Springs United Methodist church is suspending in person worship through November 29, 2020. Please check us out at www.cedarspringsumc.org or on Facebook to see our virtual worship options. #46,47

Craft Show Fundraiser at the CS Library Canceled

Nov. 28: The Small Business Craft Show and Fundraiser at the Cedar Springs Library scheduled for Saturday November 28 has been CANCELED. Please check the Library’s website for updates on events. #47,48

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Hometown Happenings 11/12/2020

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

CS United Methodist Church Services

The Cedar Springs United Methodist church is suspending in person worship through November 29, 2020. Please check us out at www.cedarspringsumc.org or on Facebook to see our virtual worship options. #46,47

theTable at the Springs Church is still here!

We cannot wait to see you again! We are still planning to serve again, but it looks like it might be after the 1st of the year. Know that we miss you and hope to see you again soon! Be safe~ #46

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Hometown Happenings 11-5-2020

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

Sand Lake Lions Club Variety Sale

Nov. 7: Sand Lake Lions Club Annual Variety Sale will be held on Saturday, November 7, 9AM-3PM at the Ed Building of the Sand Lake United Methodist Church. We will be following Covid 19 protocol. #44-45p

Michigan Blood Drive at CS UMC

Nov. 17: There will be a Michigan Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 17th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S Main Cedar Springs. The drive is from 12:30pm until 7pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.michigan.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/108187. #45

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Hometown Happenings 10-29-20

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.

Kent Theatre reopens with original Ghostbusters

Oct. 30-31, Nov. 1: After many months in lockdown, the Kent Theatre is again exhibiting a movie on the big screen! The Kent Theatre will be running the classic film “Ghostbusters” (1984). Showings will be held Friday, October 30 at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 31 at 2 and 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 1 at 2 and 6 p.m. All seats are $3. The concession stand will be open. Patrons will be required to wear a mask, and practice social distancing. Because seating is limited to 50 persons per show, you can buy your tickets in advance at Perry’s Place at 90 North Main Street, or go to the Kent Theatre Facebook page. Note: the Saturday (Oct. 31) showing at 2 p.m. has already sold out. #44

Local camp offers trunk or treat and camp activities

Oct. 31: Come join Pine Ridge Bible Camp for a late afternoon of fun for the whole family on October 31, from 3:00-6:00 p.m. The day will include free activities like trunk or treat, illusionist shows, puppet shows, wagon rides, music and other fun activities. For those that want even more fun, charged activities will include laser tag, go carting, ninja course, and archery. All ages welcome, children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Payment for charged activities will be taken the day of event. Cash is preferred. Cost is $10/person for a wrist band that includes all activities except go carting. Single activity tickets can be purchased for $2 per ticket (go carting is 2 tickets). Food can be purchased for an additional fee from the snack shop. Costumes are optional, but the camp requests that costumes be wholesome and not scary or gory. For more information on this event, go to the Facebook page for Pine Ridge Bible Camp and search under events for Ridge Fest – 2 Fall Edition / Trunk or Treat – https://fb.me/e/399Zs2YEJ. #44

Online Auction for Montcalm Heritage Village

Nov. 4-7: Montcalm Heritage Village hosts an online holiday auction beginning at noon on November 4th and ending at noon on November 7th. All proceeds benefit the village, which is located on Montcalm Community College’s Sidney Campus. Offerings include gifts, goodies, antique farm items and more. Search Montcalm Heritage Village Online Auction on Facebook to view all of the items and to participate in the auction. For more information, contact Shannon Kilduff at 616-894-9946 or montcalmkids@gmail.com. #44

Sand Lake Lions Club Variety Sale

Nov. 7: Sand Lake Lions Club Annual Variety Sale will be held on Saturday, November 7, 9AM-3PM at the Ed Building of the Sand Lake United Methodist Church. We will be following Covid 19 protocol. #44-45p

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Hometown Happenings 10-22-2020

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.

Virtual Cooking Class

Oct. 22: Calling all young bakers/chefs to check out the Cedar Springs Library’s virtual Cooking Class! A video will be posted to our page and YouTube Channel Thursday, October 22nd at 6pm where tweens/teens can create an easy dinner and dessert recipe that your family is sure to enjoy! Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube Channel by searching “Cedar Springs Public Library.” #43

Virtual Instapot 101 Class

Oct. 22: Join the Cedar Springs Public Library virtually for our Instapot 101 Class! Recipes are posted and the video link will be made available on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel starting Friday, October 16th at 7pm. Geared for adults. Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube Channel by searching “Cedar Springs Public Library.” #43

Trunk or Treat at East Neslon Church

Oct. 24: Join East Nelson Church, 9024-18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, for our annual Trunk or Treat! October 24th from 4 to 6 pm. We will keep everything safe and follow all safety and health protocols. This year, everything will be kept outdoors. We will have sanitize stations, social distance markers, and those passing out candy will be wearing masks and gloves. We ask that one family visit a trunk one at a time. As you leave, you will be served cider and donuts! #42,43b

Silent Auction for Algoma Christian School

Oct. 24: Algoma Christian School will be hosting their Silent auction online starting on October 24th-November 5th. For more details go to algomachristian.net. Our live auction will take place on November 7th at 6:00 at Algoma Christian School gymnasium. Our address is 14471 Sparta Ave. Kent City. We will serve a pre-packaged dinner and a farmers market will be available with cash and carry items. #42,43p

Free Concert at Snow Bible Church

Oct. 25: Free live concert October 25 at Snow Bible Church, 1877 18 Mile Rd NW, Kent City, MI. The Royal Heirs with be live in concert 10:30 am at Snow Bible Church. All are invited to come here hear some good old Gospel music. #43

Halloween “Mask-A-Raid” 

Oct. 26-31: The Cedar Springs Public Library will be having a Halloween “Mask-A-Raid” starting on Monday, October 26th through Saturday, October 31st! Dress in costume (if you’d like), but get this…IT’S MAINLY ABOUT THE MASK THIS YEAR! HA! The Plan is to take photos of everyone “In Mask” and post them on Facebook for FUN! The RAID part is when you say, “Trick-or-Treat” for a special Halloween treat. Come anytime during normal business hours Mon.-Fri. 10am-6pm and Sat. 9am-12pm. Don’t forget to wear your mask, after all, it IS Halloween! #43

Trunk or Treat at Pine Ridge Bible Camp

Oct. 31: Come join Pine Ridge Bible Camp for a late afternoon of fun for the whole family on Saturday, October 31 from 3 to 6 pm! The day will include free activities like trunk or treat, illusionist shows, puppet shows, wagon rides, music and other fun activities. For those that want more fun, charged activities include laser tag, go carting, ninja course and archery. $10/person for wrist band for all activities except go carting. Single activity tickets can be purchased for $2 per ticket (go carting will be 2 tickets). Open to people of all ages. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Food can be purchased at the snack shop. Costumes are optional, but the camp requests that costumes be wholesome and not scary or gory. For more information go to the Facebook page for Pine Ridge Bible Camp and search under events for Ridge Fest – 2 Fall Edition /Trunk or Treat – https:/fb.me/e/399Zs2YEJ. #43

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Hometown Happenings 10-15-20

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.

Trunk or Treat at East Neslon Church

Oct. 24: Join East Nelson Church, 9024-18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, for our annual Trunk or Treat! October 24th from 4 to 6 pm. We will keep everything safe and follow all safety and health protocols. This year, everything will be kept outdoors. We will have sanitize stations, social distance markers, and those passing out candy will be wearing masks and gloves. We ask that one family visit a trunk one at a time. As you leave, you will be served cider and donuts! #42,43b

Silent Auction for Algoma Christian School

Oct. 24: Algoma Christian School will be hosting their Silent auction online starting on October 24th-November 5th. For more details go to algomachristian.net. Our live auction will take place on November 7th at 6:00 at Algoma Christian School gymnasium. Our address is 14471 Sparta Ave. Kent City. We will serve a pre-packaged dinner and a farmers market will be available with cash and carry items. #42,43p

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Hometown Happenings 10-8-20

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

Michigan Blood Drive

Oct. 20: A Michigan Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, October 20th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S Main Cedar Springs, MI 49319. The drive will go from 12:30 pm until 7pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.michigan.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/108186.  If only one more percent of all Americans would give blood, blood shortages would disappear for the foreseeable future. #41

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Hometown Happenings 9/24/20

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

STEM Program at HCNC

Sept. 26:Join the STEM and Branch Leadership Program on Saturday, September 26 from 1:00-4:00 at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City, for our first-ever Trash-to-Putts Mini-Golf Course. Our leadership kids have upcycled our recycled garbage and turned it into mini-golf awesomeness. Participants will even get to make their own putter! Cost is $3 for members and $5 for the public. Come out and support STEM and Branch at HCNC on September 26! For more information – www.HowardChristensen.org. 616-675-3158. #39

Craft Show at Cedar Springs Library

Oct. 3: There will be a Craft Show at the C.S. Library Community Room on Saturday, October 3rd from 10 am to 3 pm. Come support local crafters!. #39

Shred It for Rotary – Shred Day Event

Oct. 3: Since we can’t hold our annual Rotary Chicken Dinner on Red Flannel Day, we are hosting a “shred” event. Rather than gain a bit of weight eating chicken with the fix’ns, lighten your load by cleaning out the cabinets and bringing those boxes of papers you want to get rid of but don’t feel like they should go in the Paper Gator. West Michigan Shredding will turn them in to dust while you watch. Celebrate an Alternative Red Flannel Day with us and support your community. Saturday, October 3 at Family, Farm and Home front parking lot at 4175 17 Mile Road NE from 10 to Noon. Cost: $10 for four banker’s/10 ream paper sized boxes, $5 for each additional box up to a total of eight. For more information, call 616-260-0881. #39

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Hometown Happenings 9/17/20

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.

Book Sale at the CS Library

Sept. 17-19: The Cedar Spirngs Friends of the Library is hosting a Book Sale on Thursday and Friday, September 17 and 18 from 10 am to 4 pm and on Saturday, September 19 from 9 am to 12 pm, in the Community Room at the Library. Masks are required. Open to the public with Limited Capacity. Bargain prices! #38

Fall Rummage Sale

Sept. 17-19: Sand Lake United Methodist Women’s Fall Rummage Sale will be held on  September 17-19, weather permitting. Thursday 9-5, Friday 9-6 and Saturday 9-1. Sale will be outside in front of the Church at 95 W. Maple St. in Sand Lake (NW corner of the park). #34-38

Drive By Firefighter Appreciation

Sept. 19: We love our Firefighters! Residents of Sand Lake, Nelson Township, Ensley Township and Pierson Township, on Saturday, September 19th at 7 pm, drive down the Village of Sand Lake on Main Street to show appreciation of our Sand Lake Firefighters. Firefighters will be standing in front of Rosie’s Ice Cream. Make your banners, honk your horns and turn the lights on. #37,39

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