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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.

Red Flannel Festival Queen Scholarship Donations

Oct. 11: Red Flannel Festival Queen Scholarship donations still being accepted! Please help us reach $10,000 goal for our 2012 Red Flannel Queen and Court! 100% of all donations are used for college scholarships for the young women of Cedar Springs! Please consider donating on-line, www.redflannelfestival.org or mailing any tax-deductible amount to: Queen Scholarship Fund, PO Box 43, Cedar Springs, MI 49319. #41-44p


Spring 2013 Soccer Registration

Oct. 13 & 15-18: American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Registering players between the ages of 4 and 14 at Boomer Park – 13440 Ritchie Avenue just south of 17 Mile Road, Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9am to 2pm. and Monday – Thursday, Oct. 15-18 from 6-7pm. Pre-register online at www.eayso.com print two copies of the registration form and bring them along to complete the registration process. Spring 2013 season fee is $55 per player. Families registering 3 or more players will receive a $5 discount per player. Players must be at least 4 yrs. old by 4/10/2013. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Get registered NOW for the Spring 2013 Season! Visit us at www.ayso902.com for more info on our local region. #41,42


The Dixie Swim Club

Oct. 18,19,20: The Cedar Springs Community Players will present The Dixie Swim Club, a Jones, Hope and Wooten comedy, on October 18, 19, 20, 2012 at the Kent Theatre at 7:30 PM. The show, directed by Sue Harrison, involves five Southern women, who were members of a college swim team. They meet each year to have fun and reminisce about family, relationships, their jobs, the importance of friendships, and even have some surprises thrown in. Pre-sale tickets are $10 and are available at the Cedar Springs Library, from cast members, or by calling 616-263-9363 or 616-696-0456. Tickets at the door on performance nights ar $12. Grab several friends and enjoy a night of hilarious comedy and fun. #40-42p


Church Rummage Sale

Oct. 18,19,20: The Sand Lake United Methodist Church, 65 W. Maple St., is having a Rummage Sale. Thurs. & Fri. Oct. 18 & 19, from 9 am – 5 pm. Sat. Oct. 10 from 9 am 12 noon. Saturday fill a bag for $1.00. Lots of bargains and treasures. #41,42p


Crafts on the ‘Ridge!

Oct. 20: Handmade or homemade items from local artisans in time for the holidays! Mamrelund Lutheran Community Center, 4085 Lutheran Church Rd. Kent City. Located ½ way between 14 & 15 Mile Rd., just off from Fruit Ridge Ave. Sat. Oct. 20th from 9 am – 2 pm. $1.00 admission, children 12 and under are free. Lunch and bake sale available. Plenty of convenient parking by this barrier-free building. #42


TOPS weight loss support group

Oct. 23: Take off pounds sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss support group for men and women, meets every Tuesday at the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Your first visit is free so come check out what TOPS can do to help you reach your weight loss goals! Exercise 8-8:30am (optional), weigh-ins from 8:30am–9am and the meeting starts at 9:15am. In case of inclemeent weather, meetings are cancelled if Tri-County or Cedar Springs schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #42


Senior Lunch

Oct. 24: ‘tis feared that Halloween “Trunk n Treatin” might clash with Seniors eatin’. To avoid a splash that could disrupt either bash, Ma’s servin’ a week early, of that we’re most certain! For the throng aged 60 and those aged even more, ‘tis the 24th when we’ll throw open our door. Come by at Noon, we’ll sing a tune, ere we bow our heads and pray, for food and folk here at the Senior Cafe. Where it is asked for us to reach? Right here on the corner of M-82 and Beech. Pine Grove Community Church. #42


Family Pumpkin Carving

Oct. 25,27: Want to make the coolest pumpkin ever! Funniest? Scariest? Most glamorous? Here is your chance! Bring your pumpkin to the library fore ideas, samples, tools, craft supplies and easy clean-up. Adult participation is required. For all ages. Thurs. Oct. 25, 6:30 pm, at the Spencer Township KDL branch, 14960 Meddler, Gowen and Sat. Oct. 27, 1:30 pm, at the Sand Lake/Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St., Sand Lake. #42


Harvest Party and Solon Center Wesleyan Church

Oct. 26: Families are invited to attend our annual Harvest party on Friday, Oct. 26th from 6 – 8 pm. There will be bounce houses, games, prizes, grand prizes, a bicycle, activities, snacks & candy! Kids wear you costumes, but nothing scary please. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., just north of 19 Mile Rd. All welcome! #42,43p


Pumpkin lit Walk & Carving

Oct. 27: Enjoy pumpkin lit trails – we will carve pumpkins at 5 pm, put them on the trails at 6:30 and then take the walk through pumpkin lit trails at 7 pm; admiring all newly carved pumpkins. End the night with hot chocolate and brownies. Sat. Oct. 27 from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. $5 person. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. Pre-registration is NOT required, however registering is greatly appreciated. 616-675-3158. #42


A Spooktacular Lung Cancer Benefit

Oct. 27: A Spooktacular Lung Cancer Benefit for Nancy Robinson will be held on Sat. Oct. 27 from 5 pm to 10 pm at the American Legion Post #287, 91 N. First St., Cedar Springs. Includes a costume party for those who wish to dress up though it is not required. There will be prizes awarded for best costumes. There will be an awesomely live band, daringly dapper dancing, 50-50 raffles and a silent auction. Chili-dog and chips dinner, as well as drinks, will be available. Donations may be made at www.everribbon.com/Nancy’s Wishing Well. #42


“Nightmare on Cherry Street”

Oct. 29: Calling all 4th to 6th graders to be SCARED at the Cedar Springs Library’s annual “Nightmare on Cherry Street”, Mon. Oct. 29 from 6:30 to 8 pm. Treats provided. Please RSVP by calling the library at 616-696-1910. #42


Halloween/Harvest Party

Oct. 31: The Cedar Springs Library invites all PreK children to a Halloween/Harvest Party with the animals at the Double K Farm on 5815 – 18 Mile Rd. from 10:15 to 11 am. Come and enjoy stories, treats and a craft! The animals invite you to join them in wearing a costume, if you like! #42


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