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AA Meetings at Rebo’s House 

Rebo’s House, 10 N. First St., Cedar Springs is open on Sunday, 9 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. Monday, noon, 7 pm Big Book, 8:15pm, Tuesday, noon, 5:30 women’s, 7 pm men’s & women’s. Wednesday, noon, 7 pm 12X12, 8:15 pm. Thursday, noon, 7 pm, Alanon 7 pm. Friday, noon, 7 pm and Saturday, 8:30 am, 10 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. #27

 

Register Now for MCC Summer Camps for Youths

July 8 & 16: There is still time to sign up for Montcalm Community College’s 2013 summer camps for youths. “Fine Arts Camp: Superheroes” is July 8 – 12 at MCC’s Barn Theater in Sidney. The cost is $90. “Youth Science – Science Day” is July 16 at MCC in Sidney. The cost is $15. Visit www.montcalm.edu/camps for more information. #27

 

Fall 2013 Soccer – Late Registration

July 9 & 11: Tuesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 11, 2013:– American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) – Join us under the tent in the Family Fare parking lot on 17 Mile Rd. in Cedar Springs. Individual player fees – $60 for fall only, or $105 for fall and spring seasons. Families registering 3 or more players will receive a $5 discount per player, per season. Please complete your application online at www.eayso.org before meeting with us. Players must be 4 years of age by 8/26/2013. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Visit our website for additional information – www.ayso902.org – Teams are filling up so get registered NOW for Membership Year 2013! #26-28p

 

Joel Tacey’s Underground Comedy Show at KDL

July 9: Joel’s new program is a subterranean celebration of reading! Join Michigan’s family funnyman on an exciting adventure as he takes the gift of books to Paulie the Possum’s Birthday Party with comedy, juggling, magic, music and more. Tuesday, July 9 at 1:30 pm at Sand Lake/Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. and at 4 pm at the Spencer Township KDL branch, 14960 Meddler Ave. #27

 

Egyptian Pyramid Dig

July 10: Explore the pyramids, create hieroglyphics and make your own accessories to dress like an Egyptian. Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 pm at Sand Lake/Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #27

 

Free meal at OLC Family Center

July 11, 25: God’s Kitchen North welcomes Northern Kent County families to join us the 2nd & 4th Thursday each month for an evening meal. No charge – No registration required. Served from 6-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 11 Mile Rd. NE in Rockford. #27

 

Underground Music

June 13: Come check out what’s going on in the underground music scene, which is the great stuff you won’t normally find through more traditional sources. Hear great live music, get a chance to talk with  musicians and musical experts about underground music, check out some great sources of other local and national underground music information (magazines, CD’s, DVD’s, etc.) and much more. Thursday, June 13 at 4 pm at the Spencer Township KDL branch, 14960 Meddler Ave. #27

 

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit

July 14: A spaghetti dinner benefit for Allen Hudson is being held on Sunday July 14th starting at 4 pm at the Howard City VFW Hall. There will be an auction and 50-50 raffle. Allen Hudson is suffering from kidney failure and is an active candidate for a kidney transplant. Unable to work and with daily dialysis and several surgeries, Allen’s family is suffering financially. Any donations can be sent to: Tracy Hill, c/o Benefit for Allen Hudson, 16405 Doe Drive, Cedar Springs, MI 49319. #27

 

Photography: Digging Beneath the Surface

July 15: Discover your inner photographer! Learn the basics of framing and composition. Bring your own camera and capture images that symbolize your own unique perspective. Monday, July 15 at 1:30 pm. Sand Lake/Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #27

 

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Sand Lake July 4th Grand Parade Sign-up

June 27: Sign up now for participation in the Sand Lake July 4th Grand Parade. Go to http://sandlakechamberofcommerce.com for an entry form or call Karen at 616-636-5425 or Michelle at 616-799-2110. #26

 

Dinner at the Legion

July 1: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a pork chop dinner on Monday, July 1st , from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be stuffing, mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking, take out is available. 616-696-9160. #26

 

Egyptian Pyramid Dig

July 2: Explore the pyramids, create hieroglyphics and make your own accessories to dress like an Egyptian. Tuesday, July 1 at 4 pm at Spencer Township KDL Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave. #26

 

Red, White and Blue Book Sale

July 3,5&6: Stop by during Sand Lake’s July Fourth activities for great bargains on books and more. Wednesday, July 3rd, 12 – 8 pm, Friday, July 5th, 10 am – 5 pm, and Saturday, July 6th, 10 am – 5 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #26

 

Carnival Bingo

July 3: Join us for Carnival Bingo at V.F.W. Post #7912 on Lake St. in Sand Lake on July 3rd & 4th from 2 to 9 pm. #26

 

Kids and Teens Craft Show

July 6: Arts and Crafts for sale by local kids and teens. Stop in the library to register as a seller or just come to shop. You’re sure to dig up a cool bargain. Saturday, July 6th from 10 am to 12 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #26

 

Fall 2013 Soccer – Late Registration

July 9 & 11: Tuesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 11, 2013:– American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) – Join us under the tent in the Family Fare parking lot on 17 Mile Rd. in Cedar Springs. Individual player fees – $60 for fall only, or $105 for fall and spring seasons. Families registering 3 or more players will receive a $5 discount per player, per season. Please complete your application online at www.eayso.org before meeting with us. Players must be 4 years of age by 8/26/2013. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Visit our website for additional information – www.ayso902.org – Teams are filling up so get registered NOW for Membership Year 2013! #26-28p

 

God’s Backyard Bible Camp 

July 15: The Hillcrest Community Church of God, 5994 – 18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, is hosting God’s Backyard Bible Camp, a vacation bible school program for kids from three to twelve years old. The program runs from July 15 through 19, 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm each day. For more information, call 66-696-9333. #26

 

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Sign up NOW for Sand Lake July 4th Grand Parade

NOW: Sign up now to participate in the Sand Lake July 4th Grand Parade! Go to http://sandlakechamberofcommerce.com for an entry form or call Karen 616-636-5425 or Michelle 616-799-2110. #25-26

 

Rummage Sale

June 21-22: East Nelson United Methodist Church, 9024 – 18 Mile Rd.,  will have a rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22 from 8 am to 4 pm. Furniture, appliances, collectibles, clothing and more! Lunch and refreshments available. Proceeds go to the Youth Group’s annual mission trip. #25p

 

Strawberry Festival at South Ensley UMC

June 22: There will be a Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 22 from 5 to 7 pm at South Ensley United Methodist Church located on the corner of 136th St. and Cypress Ave. Come and enjoy good food and of course, Strawberry Shortcake. Sponsored by the UMW Group. #25

 

Burrowing Beasts

June 25: Meet some critters that live underground and call the sweet soil of Michigan home. You’ll see live turtles, snakes, frogs and other subterranean life in a hands-on program brought to you by the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway. Spencer Township KDL Branch 14960 Meddler Ave. #25

 

Senior Lunch

June 26: Ma’s been talking with the Italian cousins; ya know the ones from Pisa. In honor of that she’s leanin’ towards Chicken Alfredo with green beans and a basket of mixed breads, there may be a relish plate too. All Signors, Signoras and Signorinas age 60 and older, come to our humble table(s) and dine with us. Our Cafe opens Wednesday the 26th of June at the Noon hour in our Family Life Center on the north west corner of Beech and M-82. #25

 

Down To Earth Family Gardening Program

June 26: How does your garden grow? Join us for crafts and activities full of gardening goodness. Wednesday, June 26 at 6:30 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #25

 

Slithering Crawly Creatures – Reptiles and Amphibians

June 26: Discover the world of the cold-blooded creatures as students compare and contrast the reptiles and amphibians in our live animal collection. Students will be able to observe and interact with many native species in this hands-on adventure. We will overturn logs, look in ponds, maybe snake through a swamp, all in search of that creature! Lets learn a lesson on their habitats, habits, skin, myths and legends. Snakes and Amphibians abound at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City, 616-675-3185. #25

 

Monarch Butterflies: Milkweed & Way Stations

June 26: Advanced Master Gardener, past president of the District IV Michigan Garden Clubs, and National Garden Club accredited Horticulture instructor Delores Stouwie explains why these beautiful butterflies are endangered, and will explain their migration patterns, and how they are being tagged to ensure their survival. Wednesday, June 25 at 7 pm at the Greenville Community Center, 900 E. Kent Road. #25

 

Teen Zone

June 27: Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for video games, crafts, board games, movies, food and more. Thursdays June 27, July 11 & 25 and August 8 at 4 pm. Spencer Township KDL Branch 14960 Meddler Ave. #25

 

Got Tape? Duct Tape? 

June 27: Calling all 4th-6th graders to come have a great time as the Cedar Springs Library ROLLS out the FUN with rolls and rolls of cool duct tape.  Make fun crafts as you enjoy pizza and pop on Thursday, June 27 at the Cedar Springs Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (gym) from 6:30-8.

 

Red Flannel Festival Art Review

July 1: Artists Wanted! The Red Flannel Festival is pleased to add the Red Flannel Art Review as a new event for 2013. This art contest will bring art to local businesses for visitors to enjoy. $850 in prizes will be awarded based on popular vote and a jury’s vote. Several venues are ready to go, and now we need artists! Please visit www.redflannelfestival.org for more information and registration forms. Hurry, registration forms are due by July 1st. #24,25

 

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Dinner at the Legion

June 17: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a swiss steak dinner on Monday, June 17th, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be  mashed potatoes, baked beans, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking, take out is available. 616-696-9160. #24p

 

Rocket Football Registration

June 18: The Cedar Springs Youth Football program is now taking registrations for flag and rocket football. Our sign up dates are June 18, 19 & 20, from 6-8 pm at Skinner Field, Morley Park. Flag football is for children ages 4-7 and begins July 9. Rocket football begins the end of Aug. and your child must be 8 years old by Nov. 1. All registration forms and dates can be found on our website at www.cedarspringsyouthfootball.com. #24

 

Downright Digging-est Storytime

June 18: Join us for a way-down, low-down storytime with stories and activities that give a sneak peek at the critters that love hanging out in the dirt. Don’t worry – you’ll leave clean as a whistle. Tuesday, June 18 at 10:30 am. Sand Lake/Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #24

 

Pet Show

June 18: Is your pet a star? Every critter’s a winner in this unique show designed to put the spotlight on your furry friend. All acts must pre-register. Visit the library for more details. Tuesday, June 18 at 4 pm.  Spencer Township KDL Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave. #24

 

Predator-Prey

June 19: Scary or Hairy – Running or Purring! Barking or Snarling – Let’s find out! How they survive or not survive! Animals know that life boils down to eat or be eaten. Students will explore the complexities of predator-prey relationships by playing a hands on game with unexpected consequences that focuses on concepts like habitat, food chains, population dynamics and more. Wednesday, June 19, 10 am to 2 pm. $4.50 donation. Grades Pre-K through 7th grade, limited to 25 children so sign up now. Parents are encouraged to join along (not required). Bring a brown bag lunch and dress for the outdoors.

 

Secret Garden Tour

June 22: The Friends of the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township will host the 2nd Annual Secret Garden Tour on Saturday, June 22 from 10 am to 4 pm. The rain date is June 29th. Tickets are $10 ($12 the day of the tour. Tickets available at Kindel & Co., Howard City Floral, Cedar Springs Floral, and Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library. #24

 

Worship Singspiration

June 23: Victory Baptist Church of Sand Lake will host an area Worship Singspiration on Sunday, June 23 at 6 pm at Victory Hall. Denny Richards will lead in singing and will be joined by several musical guests with special numbers. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the event. The location is 16415 Meddler Ave., Sand Lake. For more information, contact Gail Armstrong at 616-984-0633. Everyone is welcome. #24

 

Red Flannel Festival Art Review

July 1: Artists Wanted! The Red Flannel Festival is pleased to add the Red Flannel Art Review as a new event for 2013. This art contest will bring art to local businesses for visitors to enjoy. $850 in prizes will be awarded based on popular vote and a jury’s vote. Several venues are ready to go, and now we need artists! Please visit www.redflannelfestival.org for more information and registration forms. Hurry, registration forms are due by July 1st. #24

 

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AA Meetings at Rebos House
Rebos House, 10 N. First St., Cedar Springs is open on Sunday, 9 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. Monday, noon, 7 pm Big Book, 8:15pm, Tuesday, noon, 5:30 women’s, 7 pm men’s & women’s. Wednesday, noon, 7 pm 12X12, 8:15 pm. Thursday, noon, 7 pm, Alanon 7 pm. Friday, noon, 7 pm and Saturday, 8:30 am, 10 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. #23

Fall 2013 Soccer Registration
June 6, 8: Thursday June 6 and Saturday, June 8:– American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Weeknights at the Concession Stand 6 – 7:30 pm and Saturdays 9 am – 2:00 pm. All events will be held at Boomer Park – 13440 Ritchie Avenue just south of 17 Mile Road. Take advantage of the Early Bird Fees throughout the week – $55 per player for the fall or $95 for fall and spring seasons. Families registering 3 or more players will receive a $5 discount per player. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Registration is now open at www.eayso.org for Membership Year 2013! Complete the online portion and bring a printed copy of the registration form along with payment to one of the events. Please note – fees will be increased following the June 8 registration event. For additional information contact us through our website at www.ayso902.org. #22,23p

Vacation Bible School at Solon Center Wesleyan Church
June 10-14: Hey kids, com June 10 – 14th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for VBS at Solon Center Wesleyan Church. It’s “Kingdom Rock, Standing Strong in God’s Power”, where you’ll sing songs, hear great Bible stories, use your imagination and make new friends! Kingdom Rock will also include Tim Black professional yo-yo, magic, comedy, and music man. Friday is “Family Night” at Lakeside campgrounds when the whole family can enjoy s’mores and little train rides. VBS is for children 4 years old through 5th grade. Please Preregister by calling the church office @ 616-696-3229 or online at  soloncenterwesleyanchurch.org. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., just north of 19 Mile Rd. #22,23p

Faith Based Guitar Boot Camp
June 10: A basic training for guitar will be taught at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. Registration will be held Monday June 10th at 6:00 pm. Students, 10-14 years of age, must be registered on this date.  To register enter at the South door Located on Church Street; class size is limited to 12 students, first come first serve. Registration fee is $55. A parent or guardian is required to sign. Guitar and supplies are furnished. Classes will be Monday evenings for 12 weeks starting June 17th. Classes will provide a time for prayer and devotion. #22,23p

Cedar Springs Garden Club Meeting
June 11: The Cedar Springs Garden Club will meet Tuesday, June 11 at the Community Garden on the corner of 1st and Cherry St., at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome. #23

Magic: Can You Dig It?
June 11 & 19: Tom Plunkard presents an amazing program filled with live animals and loads of audience participation. Witness flowers appearing on your head and garden utensils vanishing and reappearing in the craziest places. Tuesday, June 11 at 4 pm, Spencer Township KDL branch, 14960 Meddler Ave. Wednesday, June 19 at 6:30 pm, Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St.  #23

Down in the Dirt Nature Crafts
June 11: Dig in to nature-inspired crafts with ideas and materials from Mother Nature. Tuesday, June 11 at 1:30 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #23

Family Building Bricks Party
June 12: Design, build and bond. Bring the whole family together and create a towering monument using the library’s building bricks. The best part? No big mess at home to clean up. Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #23

Buggy About Bugs
June 12: Six legged creatures among us, let’s find them! Study them! Grab a net and a plastic container or jar and we will be off to the prairie and the woods to see what 6-legged creatures live here at Howard Christensen Nature Center. We will look for eggs and larvae while learning  about insects’ life cycles, find predators and prey and catch and release a bug or two. No log shall be left unturned in this insect adventure. At the end of our day, we will recycle our insects into fish food at our lake Chrishaven. Wednesday June 12, 10 am – 2 pm. Donation of $4.50. Grades Pre-K to 7th grade. Class is limited so sign up quickly! Parents are encouraged to join along free of charge (not required). Bring a brown bag lunch. Bring your own bug containers or borrow ours. #23

Free meal at OLC Family Center
June 13, 27: God’s Kitchen North welcomes Northern Kent County families to join us the 2nd & 4th Thursday each month for an evening meal. No charge – No registration required. Served from 6-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 11 Mile Rd. NE in Rockford. #23

LifeWalk 2013
June 15: Alpha Family Center will host its annual LifeWalk on Saturday, June 15 at 10 am at Morley Park in Cedar Springs. There will be a prayer walk, face-painting, balloons, clowns, refreshments and door prizes. For a pledge form call 616-696-2616 or stop by the Center at 6 N. First St. in Cedar Springs. #22, 23p

Auditions for Summer Production “A Night at the Wax Museum”
June 17,18: Auditions are being held for CS Community Players summer production “A Night at the Wax Museum” The hysterical meets the historical in this comic spoof about the wackiest wax museum you ever hope to visit! Needed to fill the 30 roles are men, women and young adults, ages 15 on up! Auditions for the show will be held on June 17 and 18 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Performance dates are August 15,16, 17 and 18 at the historical Kent Theatre in downtown Cedar Springs. If you’re interested but unavailable to attend auditions or have questions, please call Terri at 616-696-0949 and leave a message. #23p

Cedar Springs Rocket Cheer Camp
June 22: Cedar Springs Rocket Cheer Camp (Grades K – 8th) will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 9 am to Noon at the Cedar Springs Middle School. Also register for the Summer Flag Cheer Program (K – 2nd Grade) or the Fall Rocket Cheer Program (3rd – 8th Grade) at this time! More information and ALL FORMS are available at www.cedaspringsyouthcheerleading.com

 

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Fish Fry

May 31: There will be a Fish Fry on Friday, May 31, from 4:30 – 7:30 pm at Courtland-Oakfield UMC, 10295 Myers Lake. Battered fried fish, fresh cut French fries, coleslaw, coffee, punch and dessert. 1, 2, and 3 piece dinners available at $4.50, $6.50 and $8.50. #21,22p

 

Summer Programs at Howard Christensen Nature Center

June: HCNC is holding several great nature programs for children and adults. Explore garden and forest ecosystems on June 5. Children can run through the trails in “Let Kids Run Wild” on June 7. Anyone can learn how to fish on June 8. Youth Camp – Nature Center Style will be a two night, three day camping experience starting on June 14th. Explore the complexities of predator-prey relationships by playing a hands on game with unexpected consequences. Discover the wold of cold-blooded creatures with Slithering Crawly Creatures on June 26th. For details on these programs and others please see the Beat the Boredom section of this paper. #22

 

KDL Branches Offer Summer Programs

June: KDL branches in Sand Lake and Spencer Township offer several summer programs for families this summer. Check out the Beat the Boredom section of this paper for detail and locations of these June programs; Down in the Dirt Nature Crafts, Family Building Bricks Party, Magic: Can You Dig It?, Pet Show, Egyptian Pyramid Dig, and Down to Earth Family Gardening. #22

 

Fall 2013 Soccer Registration

June 1: Saturdays, June 1 and June 8, and Monday, June 3 thru Thursday June 6:– American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Weeknights at the Concession Stand 6 – 7:30 pm and Saturdays 9 am – 2:00 pm. All events will be held at Boomer Park – 13440 Ritchie Avenue just south of 17 Mile Road. Take advantage of the Early Bird Fees throughout the week – $55 per player for the fall or $95 for fall and spring seasons. Families registering 3 or more players will receive a $5 discount per player. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Registration is now open at www.eayso.org for Membership Year 2013! Complete the online portion and bring a printed copy of the registration form along with payment to one of the events. Please note – fees will be increased following the June 8 registration event. For additional information contact us through our website at www.ayso902.org. #22,23p

 

Red Flannel Queen Scholarship Pageant

June 2: Attention all young ladies living in – or attending school in – the Cedar Springs School district who will be in the 11th grade in 2013-2014 school year, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. There will be a mandatory meeting fr any interested young lady and her parents concerning the 2013 Red Flannel Pageant, this Sunday, June 2nd at 2 pm at the Red Flannel Office, located at 21 E. Maple St., in downtown Cedar Springs. For more information, contact Kaleigh Rosenberger at kaleighrae_91@hotmail.com #22p

 

Dinner at the Legion

June 3: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a baked chicken dinner on Monday, June 3rd , from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be stuffing, mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking, take out is available. 616-696-9160. #22

 

FREE All Weather Alert Radio’s

June 4: Metron of Cedar Springs will be distributing FREE All Weather Alert Radios, Courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security, on Tuesday, June 4th, from 2-4 p.m., at our facility located at 400 Jeffrey Street, Cedar Springs. Qualifications:  Member of Kent County, Adult, Utilizes an Aide – hearing or vision (for example hearing aid or glasses).  One per household.  Limited time offer – while supplies last.  Any Questions Please Call:  Billie Vanderlaan, Community Relations Coordinator, 616-204-2615. #22

 

GriefShare Support Group

June 5: GriefShare is a grief recovery support group designed for those who have lost a loved one. Cedar Springs United Methodist Church will offer a 13 week session of GriefShare beginning on Wednesday, June 5 from 6:30 – 8 pm in the Parlor (upstairs from the south entrance). If you’re grieving the death of a loved one or know someone who is, please invite them to come. This is open to the community. Cost is $15 to offset the cost of the workbook. If you have questions or would like more specific information on this program, please contact Cedar Springs UMC at 616-696-1140. #22

 

MCC offers face painting & balloon tying

June 6 & 13: Learn how to face paint and tie balloon animals and hats this summer at Montcalm Community College. Practice face painting on classmates in “Learn How to Face Paint,” June 6 from 6 to 8 pm at the Stanley and Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center (Ash TLC) on MCC’s Greenville campus. The cost is $20 and all supplies will be furnished. Learn how to toe balloon animals and other neat balloon creations on “Tying Balloon Animals & Hats,” June 13 at the Ash (TLC). The cost is $20 and balloons, pumps and handouts will be furnished. Advanced registration is required. Visit www.montcalm.edu/noncredit for course details or to register online, or call 616-754-7706 or 877-328-2111 ext. 610 for more information. #22

 

Rocket Football Registration

June 10: The Cedar Springs Youth Football program is now taking registrations for flag and rocket football. Our first sign up date is June 10 from 6-8 pm at the Cedar Springs Junior Ball League fields on Shaner Ave. Flag football is for children ages 4-7 and begins July 9. Rocket football begins the end of Aug. and your child must be 8 years old by Nov. 1. All registration forms and dates can be found on our website at www.cedarspringsyouthfootball.com. #22

 

Vacation Bible School at Solon Center 

Wesleyan Church

June 10-14: Hey kids, com June 10 – 14th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm for VBS at Solon Center Wesleyan Church. It’s “Kingdom Rock, Standing Strong in God’s Power”, where you’ll sing songs, hear great Bible stories, use your imagination and make new friends! Kingdom Rock will also include Tim Black professional yo-yo, magic, comedy, and music man. Friday is “Family Night” at Lakeside campgrounds when the whole family can enjoy s’mores and little train rides. VBS is for children 4 years old through 5th grade. Please Preregister by calling the church office @ 616-696-3229 or online at  soloncenterwesleyanchurch.org. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., just north of 19 Mile Rd. #22,23p

 

Faith Based Guitar Boot Camp 

June 10: A basic training for guitar will be taught at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. Registration will be held Monday June 10th at 6:00 pm. Students, 10-14 years of age, must be registered on this date.  To register enter at the South door Located on Church Street; class size is limited to 12 students, first come first serve. Registration fee is $55. A parent or guardian is required to sign. Guitar and supplies are furnished. Classes will be Monday evenings for 12 weeks starting June 17th. Classes will provide a time for prayer and devotion. #22,23p

 

LifeWalk 2013

June 15: Alpha Family Center will host its annual LifeWalk on Saturday, June 15 at 10:00am at Morley Park in Cedar Springs. There will be a prayer walk, face-painting, balloons, clowns, refreshments and door prizes. For a pledge form call (616) 696-2616 or stop by the Center at 6 N. First St. in Cedar Springs. #22,23pd

 

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Tri County Eagles’s Vegas Night

May 25: Come to the Tri County Eagles in Sand Lake (32 E. Lake St.) for Vegas Night! Open to the Public. The evening starts with a rib eye steak fry dinner from 2-8 pm. Call 616-636-8787 to RSVP for $12.75 per person at the door for $13 per person. Vegas Night is from 6 pm – Midnight and includes Black Jack, Roulette, Texas Holdem, 3 card poker, and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds to benefit Diabetes Research Center. License #M81909. #21

 

Memorial Cemetery Walk

May 26: The Cedar Springs Historical Society is holding its 13th annual Memorial Cemetery Walk on Sunday, May 26th at 2 pm to honor veterans of all wars. This year’s veterans will be: Cyrus Fleck, Civil War; Charles Davis, Spanish American War; Royal Kent World War I; Charles Crites, World War II; Dwight Shier, Korea; LaVern “Bill” Avery, Vietnam. We will leave from the museum in Morley Park at 1:30 and return there for refreshments at the completetion of the walk. In case of severe weather warnings we will cancel the event, in case of rain we will do the presentations at the museum. #21

 

Free Electronics Recycling Event

May 28-30: Cedar Springs High School is hosting a free electronics drop-off event at the school Tuesday, May 28 from 10 am to 6 pm, Wednesday, May 29 from 8 am to 6pm, and Thursday, May 30 from 8 am to 3 pm. Look for the Comprenew e-Drop trailer in the school parking lot. Acceptable items include office & household electronics (cell phones, radios, microwaves, VCRs, TVs), computer components & accessories. Almost anything with a cord or battery will be accepted. Comprenew will wipe or destroy all computer hard drives. No big box appliances, air conditioners or refrigerators. Proceeds from the recycling event will benefit Cedar Springs High School. #21

 

Senior Lunch

May 29: Ma’s being a bit secretive ‘bout the menu. When asked, she says Chicken Breast, Ham, Roast Beef and Turkey. And did I hear a mention of Cranberry Sauce? ….hmmmm! Best bet my friend is to hie yourself and all your friends aged at least 60 over to the Senior Cafe for Ma’s creation; you know it’ll be tasty! The time, the place… well that’s no secret. ‘twill be May 29th at 12 Noon right on the dot, M-82 and Beech right here on our spot. #21

 

Fish Fry

May 31: There will be a Fish Fry on Friday, May 31, from 4:30 – 7:30 pm at Courtland-Oakfield UMC, 10295 Myers Lake. Battered fried fish, fresh cut French fries, cole slaw, coffee, punch and dessert. 1, 2, and 3 piece dinners available at $4.50, $6.50 and $8.50. #21,22p

 

American Legion Craft/Garage Sale

June 1: The American Legion Auxiliary is having a craft/garage sale on Saturday, June 1 from 9 am to 3 pm. Looking for that special something? Maybe you will find it here! There will be garage sale merchandise, arts & crafts, bake sale, etc. Sponsored by Glen Hill Unit 287 Auxiliary. For more info call 616-570-2830. #21

 

Teen Crew Orientation

June 1: We’re looking for a few good teens to volunteer their time to help with our summer reading program. Enthusiasm and energy are a must. Fun times guaranteed! Located at the Spencer Twp. Pavilion. Registration os required via a paper application. Saturday, June 1 at 10 am. Spencer Township  KDL Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave. 616-784-2007. #21

 

Chess Anyone?

June 3: Drop in and play chess at the library! All skill levels welcome. An adult is usually on hand to help you with your game or match you up with a worthy opponent. Monday, June 3 at 6:30 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #21

 

Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet

June 8: The Annual Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet will be held on June 8 at the Sand Lake Lutheran Church. Social hour at 5 pm, Dinner at 6 pm. Remember the Time Box. Open to anyone who attended Sand Lake School. Please RSVP by June 1st. Call Dick Braford 616-984-2077 or Dick Pierce 616-636-5258. #21

 

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Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet

May 18: The West Michigan Snowmobile Museum will be hosting a Swap and Show on Saturday May 18th from 10 am to 4 pm. Swap and show is by donation to the museum. There is a special guest, food and raffles. Please join us for a great day with great people who share our hobby of current, vintage, antique, and unusual snowmobiles. Sleds and parts from all eras – antique to current welcome. Call Ron for more information at 616-636-7232. #20

 

Dinner at the Legion

May 20: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a roast beef dinner on Monday, May 20th , from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be onions, mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking, take out is available. 616-696-9160. #20

 

Permaculture – Working with Nature

May 22: The Greenville Garden Club’s May program is on permaculture, a sustainable design science that advocated growing in harmony with nature. Please join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 7 pm at the Greenville Community Center, 900 E. Kent Road. Guest speaker Victoria Schreur, will explain how to work with the soil, companion plant vegetables, herbs and fruit trees, and have higher yields by stacking and mulching. This program is free and open to the public. #20

 

Free Electronics Recycling Event

May 28-30: Cedar Springs High School is hosting a free electronics drop-off event at the school Tuesday, May 28 from 10 am to 6 pm, Wednesday, May 29 from 8 am to 6pm, and Thursday, May 30 from 8 am to 3 pm. Look for the Comprenew e-Drop trailer in the school parking lot. Acceptable items include office & household electronics (cell phones, radios, microwaves, VCRs, TVs), computer components & accessories. Almost anything with a cord or battery will be accepted. Comprenew will wipe or destroy all computer hard drives. No big box appliances, air conditioners or refrigerators. Proceeds from the recycling event will benefit Cedar Springs High School. #19,20p

 

Soldier of Faith Benefit Concert

May 31: A Soldier of Faith Benefit Concert for Greenville Community Church Worship Pastor, David Gonzalez, who is battling cancer. Please join us on May 31st at Greenville Community Church from 7 to 9 pm for music from Vertical Bridge, Bridgeway Worship Band, Exodus and the GCC Praise Band. Online ticket sales will be available May 14 at www.gcclink.com. For questions, please call 616-255-2105 or look us up on Facebook at Soldier of Faith Benefit Concert. #20

 

Auditions for Summer Production “A Night at the Wax Museum”

June 17,18: Auditions are being held for CS Community Players summer production “A Night at the Wax Museum” The hysterical meets the historical in this comic spoof about the wackiest wax museum you ever hope to visit! Needed to fill the 30 roles are men, women and young adults, ages 15 on up! Auditions for the show will be held on June 17 and 18 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Performance dates are August 15,16, 17 and 18 at the historical Kent Theatre in downtown Cedar Springs. If you’re interested but unavailable to attend auditions or have questions, please call Terri at 616-696-0949 and leave a message. #20p

 

Danish Festival Fundraiser Golf Outing

July 8: Please plan on attending the Danish Festival Fund Raiser Golf Outing scheduled for July 12th at Brookside Golf Course in Gowen. Enjoy friendship, nature, competitiveness, great food, support the  annual 49th Danish Festival and have fun to boot. Get your team together today! The cost is $200 per team, 18 hole, 4 person scramble, with a 9 am shotgun start and lunch at the turn. Registration deadline is July 8th. Call the Danish Festival office at 616-754-6369 or Brookside Golf & Grill at 616-984-2381. #20

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AA Meetings at Rebo’s House 

Rebo’s House, 10 N. First St., Cedar Springs is open on Sunday, 9 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. Monday, noon, 7 pm Big Book, 8:15pm, Tuesday, noon, 5:30 women’s, 7 pm men’s & women’s. Wednesday, noon, 7 pm 12X12, 8:15 pm. Thursday, noon, 7 pm, Alanon 7 pm. Friday, noon, 7 pm and Saturday, 8:30 am, 10 am, 2 pm and 7 pm. #19

 

Cub Scout Mother’s Day Flower Sale

May 11, 12: The annual Cub Scout Mother’s Day Flower sale will be at Tractor Supply Co. (TSC) on May 11 from 8 am to 6 pm, and May 12 from 9 am to 6 pm and at the Mobile Gas Station on May 11 & 12 from 9 am to 6 pm. All proceeds will benefit Cub Scout Pack 3222. #19

 

Cedar Springs Garden Club Meeting

May 14: The Cedar Springs Garden Club will have a work meeting Tuesday, May 14 at 7 pm. We will clean the Community Garden at First and Beech Streets. If it rains the meeting will be at The Springs Church 135 N. Grant St. Any questions call Caroline Bartlette 616-696-9106. #19

 

Family Storytime

May 14: Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement as a family; develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading. For children ages 6 and younger with a caregiver. Tuesday, May 14th at 10:30 am at the Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St. #19

 

Queen Pageant Meeting!! 

May 15: Attention all young ladies living in the Cedar Springs School district, or attending CSHS, who will be in the 11th grade in the 2013-2014 school year. It’s time to start preparing for the 2013 Red Flannel Queen’s Pageant. There will be an info and sign-up meeting Wednesday, May 15th at 2:30 pm in the Cedar Springs High School auditorium. For more information you can contact pageant director, Kaleigh Rosenberger, at kaleighrae_91@hotmail.com. There will be a final sign-up meeting for contestants and parents on June 2, 2013, at 2 pm at the Red Flannel Festival Office. #19

 

Community Luncheon

May 16: There will be a community luncheon on Thursday, May 16th at 11:30 am at the Cedar Springs Public Schools District Office in the board room. Lunch is $7 per person and reservations are due by Tuesday, May 14th at noon by calling the Cedar Springs Area Parks and Recreation at 616-696-7320. The luncheon will be followed by a presentation from the high school exchange students about their time here in the Cedar Springs area and their home countries. Come and meet them! #19

 

En-Gedi Youth Center Fundraiser

May 17: Come join us for the En-Gedi Youth Center Fundraiser on Friday May 17, 6:30 pm at the CS high school. Many wonderful items up for auction to include a vacation stay at W.W. Lodge, bicycles, home furnishings, athletic event passes, wood pellets, tickets to White Caps and Griffins, food and movie certificates, gas leaf blower, oil change, tools, and so much more. This event for free for all to enjoy with light snacks being served! A really fun night that will benefit En-Gedi’s efforts to strengthen the families of Cedar Springs and continue the free after-school youth center and special events for students 6-12th grade. #18,19p

 

Farm Days at Cedar Springs TSC

May 18: The Tri-County Country 4H Club is having Farm Days at the Cedar Springs Tractor Supply Company parking lot on Saturday. May 18th from 10 am to 1 pm. We will be showing our animals (horse, cow, pig, chicken, rabbit, goat and more). We will have information on the animals and how we get the product to the table. There will also be a grilled hot dog meal fundraiser. We would love for the community to meet our animals and see what we do! #19

 

Roast Beef Dinner

May 19: The Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars at 4195 – 13 Mile Rd. is hosting a roast beef dinner on the third Sunday of the month, May 19th from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.  Adults $9, children $4.50. The best dinner in town! Take outs and deliveries are available. For deliveries cal 616-866-2675 by 11:30 the day of the dinner. This will be the last dinner at this location. Starting on June 16th dinners will be at  the American Legion Boat & Canoe Club, 401 North Park St., Grand Rapids Michigan. For more information call Fred Chambers 616-443-7630 or Post Adj. Doug Allen 616-696-3736. #19

 

Morel Mushroom Hunting at HCNC

May 19: Join a Seasoned Mushroom Hunter and let’s see how many of these tasty mushrooms we can find! Morel Mushroom Hunting is a wonderful activity to enjoy with the entire family, young and old alike. Kids generally have a easier time seeing the mushrooms due to the fact that they are a lot closer to the ground than an adult. Mushroom lovers from around the country who come seeking that elusive delicacy-the marvelous morel. Found in OUR nearby woods and clearings. Bring your bags or maybe wheelbarrows and come find some with us! We will be going off our trails in the hunt, so come prepared to go through the woods! Dress appropriately. All ages, no dogs allowed. Donation of $3.00. Howard Christensen Nature Center is located at 16190 Red Pine Dr. NW, Kent City, (616) 675-3158. #19

 

Toastmasters Club Meeting

May 21: Members gain confidence, overcome fears, and remove filler words from presentations, share great stories and information, and learn leadership at every meeting. Guests are welcome. On May 21st the meeting is at 7 pm, at Prudential Preferred Realtors, 502 Northland Dr. NE, north of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church & 11 Mile Rd., Rockford. For directions call Sue at 616-866-3509 or visit www.nkctm.org or Facebook North Kent Community Toastmasters. #19

 

Free Electronics Recycling Event

May 28-30: Cedar Springs High School is hosting a free electronics drop-off event at the school Tuesday, May 28 from 10 am to 6 pm, Wednesday, May 29 from 8 am to 6pm, and Thursday, May 30 from 8 am to 3 pm. Look for the Comprenew e-Drop trailer in the school parking lot. Acceptable items include office & household electronics (cell phones, radios, microwaves, VCRs, TVs), computer components & accessories. Almost anything with a cord or battery will be accepted. Comprenew will wipe or destroy all computer hard drives. No big box appliances, air conditioners or refrigerators. Proceeds from the recycling event will benefit Cedar Springs High School. #19

 

Sporting Dog Benefit Hunt Test

June 1: Great Lakes Sport Dog Assn is holding an Upland/ Retriever Hunt Test and Training Day on June 1st at the beautiful Pine Hill Sportsman’s Club, 8347 – 10 Mile Rd. NE, Rockford. Profits from this charitable hunt test event will be donated to Sterling Service Dogs; Sterling Heights, Michigan to help train assistance canines to assist Michigan’s disabled youth. All Sport Dog lovers and sportsmen are invited to attend and participate. For more information please visit www.greatlakessportdog.com or call 734-7484813. #19

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Cub Scout Mother’s Day Flower Sale

May: 4-5 & 11-12: The Cub Scout Pack 3222 is having a Mother’s Day Flower Sale at the Tractor Supply Company in Cedar Springs on Saturdays May 4 & 11 from 8am to 6pm and on Sundays May 5 & 12 from 9am to 6pm. They will also be at the Mobile Station on the corner of 14 Mile and Northland Dr. from 9am to 6pm on all the above dates. Proceeds benefit Cub Scouts Pack 3222. #18-19

Rummage Sale for Relay for Life

May 4: The Cedar Steppers will be holding a Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 4th, from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm at Red Hawk Elementary. All proceeds will be donated to Rockford Relay for Life benefiting the American Cancer Society. We are also looking for more donations for the sale. We accept good, clean items such as clothing, household items, toys etc. You may drop off your donations at Red Hawk Elementary on Friday, May 3rd from 3 – 5:30 pm. To make arrangements for pick up of donations, please contact Tina Tiethoff (616)644-0369 or tina@tiethoff.com. Please keep us in mind when doing your spring cleaning and donating your used items. The sale is for a great cause and your donations will help celebrate more birthdays! All items left after our sale will be donated to local charities. #17,18p

 

Brant Michael Anderson Memorial Benefit

May 4: A Memorial Benefit for Brant Michael Anderson will be held on Saturday, May 4 from noon to midnight at the Tri County Eagles #4467, on Lake St. in Sand Lake. There will be live music, a silent auction (closing at 9 pm), 50/50 drawings, a quilt raffle (drawing at 4 pm) and a bake sale. Donations also may be made at any Chase Bank, no account number needed. #17,18p

 

Cedar Rock Storm Ice Hockey JV Team Tryouts

May 4,5: Cedar Rock Storm Ice Hockey are having JV Team tryouts on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th at the Cedar Rock Sports Plex from 3 to 4:30 pm. Birth years 1996 to 1999. The cost is $50 total. Any school qualifies to play on JV Club. #18

 

Jiggly Wiggly Frog Hunting

May 5: Howard Christensen Nature Center will go frog hunting to learn about frogs – not to capture forever – but to study their habitats and mannerisms. First, we will learn (short fun lesson with refreshments) about the frogs in Michigan and why they are so important to our environment and a lot of other fun froggy facts will be toad…told! Then around dusk, we will go hunting frogs. We are going down in the pond area with flashlights and try to find us some frogs for studying. This is for ALL ages. Dress appropriately. Sunday May 5 from 6 – 8 pm. Cost is $5.00 donation. HCNC is located at 16190 Red Pine Dr. NW, Kent City, (616) 675-3158. #18

 

Blood Drive at Resurrection Lutheran Church

May 6: Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake is hosting a blood drive on Monday May 6th from 3 to 7 pm. The church will receive $10 even for anyone who attempts to give blood and can’t. #18p

 

Dinner at the Legion

May 6: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a pork chop dinner on Monday, May 6ht, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be stuffing, mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, dessert and drinks. All dinners are $9, children $4.50. Enjoy home cooking, take out is available. 616-696-9160. #15p

 

Chess Anyone?

May 6: Drop-in chess at the library! All skill levels welcome. An adult is usually on hand to help you with your game or match you to a worthy opponent. For all ages. Monday May 6th at 6:30 pm at the Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #18

 

Seasons Hike at HCNC

May 7: Each season is unique and brings many changes to the land as well at the plants and animals there. In this program, participants will explore prairies, ponds, and forests of Howard Christensen Nature Center using their five senses to find the best of what each season has to offer. Five senses  (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste) – we will briefly go over our sense and explore how they affect each of in in nature, with refreshments in the Interpretive Center. Tuesday, May 7 from 10 am to 2 pm. Bring a brown bag lunch and dress for the outdoors. Donation of $4.00. HCNC is located at 16190 Red Pine Dr. NW, Kent City, (616) 675-3158. #18

 

Family Storytime at KDL

May 7: Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement as a family; develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading. For children ages 6 and younger with a caregiver. Tuesday, May 7 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #18

 

God’s Kitchen North Provides Free Meal

May 9 & 23: God’s Kitchen North welcomes Northern Kent County families for an evening meal on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. No charge – No registration required. Served from 6-7 pm at Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 – 11 Mile Rd. in Rockford. #18

 

United Methodist Women’s Springs Rummage Sale

May 9-11: Rummage Sale at Sand Lake United Methodist Ed. Building, corner of 6th and Maple Streets in Sand Lake. Thursday, May 9 from 9 am to 5 pm; Friday, May 10 from 9 am to 5 pm; Saturday May 11 from 9 am to 12 noon. #18

 

Used Book Sale

May 9-11: The Friends of the Library are hosting a used book sale at the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library in the library Community Room, 117 W. Williams, Howard City. Thursday, May 9th from 10 am to 7 pm. Friday, May 10th from 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 1 pm.

 

Mother’s Day “Eve” Show

May 11: “Engelbert meets Elvis” on Saturday, May 11th from 7:30 to10 pm. Rockford American Legion, 330 Rockford Park Drive, 616-866-2001. Tickets are $15 at the door (opens at 7 pm), $10 in advance. Dinner is available in the lounge prior to the show.  #18

 

En-Gedi Youth Center Fundraiser

May 17: Come join us for the En-Gedi Youth Center Fundraiser on Friday May 17, 6:30 pm at the CS high school. Many wonderful items up for auction to include a vacation stay at W.W. Lodge, bicycles, home furnishings, athletic event passes, wood pellets, tickets to White Caps and Griffins, food and movie certificates, gas leaf blower, oil change, tools, and so much more. This event for free for all to enjoy with light snacks being served! A really fun night that will benefit En-Gedi’s efforts to strengthen the families of Cedar Springs and continue the free after-school youth center and special events for students 6-12th grade. #18,19p

 

Howard City High School Alumni Reunion

May 25: A reunion of Howard City High school Alumni is planned for May 25 at the Heritage United Methodist Church, 19931 Kendaville Rd., Pierson. Punch will served at 6 pm and dinner at 6:30 pm. The cost is $15 per person. Please send reservations by May 21st to Don Bauman, 22313 M-82, Howard City, MI 49329, phone 231-937-5648. #18

 

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