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Fall 2013 Soccer – Late Registration

July 11: 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


Ensley Baptist Church’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

July 13,14: Come join us at Ensley Baptist Church July 13 & 14 for our 150th Anniversary Celebration. Saturday, July 13th noon – 5 pm. Pig Roast/Potluck at Noon, followed by sharing of former pastors at 1 pm and children’s activities throughout the afternoon. Sunday, July 14th, 10:45 am worship service with Pastor Timothy Decker with potluck lunch following. Ensley Baptist Church is near the corner of 120th and Cypress at Ensley Center, 7077 120th St., 616-636-5581. #28


Dinner at the Legion

July 15: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a roast beef dinner on Monday, July 15th , 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. #28p


Family Building Bricks Party

July 16: 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. Tuesday, July 16th at 4 pm at the Spencer Township KDL Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave., 616-784-2007. #28


Drop-in Craft Time

July 17: Drop in at the library for some creative fun with this self-directed activity. Wednesday, July 17th at 6:30 pm at the Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St., 616-784-2007. #28


Beneath the Electronic Surface

July 18: Like to tinker? Are you curious about how things work beneath the surface? Old telephones, keyboards and other gadgets will be provided for teens to take apart and explore. Spark your interest for what’s beneath the surface! Thursday, July 18th at 4 pm at the Spencer Township KDL Branch, 14960 Meddler Ave., 616-784-2007. #28


HayDay! Vacation Bible School at First Baptist

July 19-21: Kids will be up to their elbows in farmin’ fun as they explore one simple Bible truth: Jesus will always love us. July 19 – 21 at First Baptist Church, on the corner of Muskegon and Main St., Cedar Springs. Friday from 6 to 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm and Sunday from 10:45 am – 12 pm. Ages 3 – Grade 6. #28


John Ball Traveling Zoo

July 20: Dig into the world of animals! The zoo comes to the Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. Learn about special animals that live, search for food or hibernate underground. Zoo staff will bring three live animals and biological artifacts. Participants will also receive a zoo bookmark. Saturday, July 20th at 1:30 pm. 616-784-2007. #28


Kent Theatre’s Annual Golf Outing

July 20: The Cedar Springs Theatre Association will hold the 13th Annual Kent Theatre Golf Fundraiser on Saturday, July 20th at The Falls at Barber Creek in Kent City. There is still time to put together a team for this fun day on the golf course. $10,000 Hole-In-One Contest, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin contests. This 4 person scramble has a shotgun starts at 2 pm. Pulled Pork sliders during the round and a Pork Loin Dinner afterwards. Call Len Allington at 231-750-2337 to reserve your spot at the pre-registration price of $60 per person. #28


Kingdom Rock VBS at The Springs

July 21-25: Send your kids on an epic adventure at The Springs Church this summer that will empower them to stand strong! At Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, God’s victorious power isn’t a fairy tale—it changes kids forever! Kids ages 4-years through 6th grade are invited to attend this adventure, July 21-25, Sunday through Thursday evenings, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located at 135 N. Grant Street. Download a registration form from www.thespringschurch.info. Call the church at 696-2970 for more info. #28


Rotary Golf Outing 

July 24: The annual Rotary Golf Outing will be held July 24t at Cedar Chase. Teams of four are $230, which includes 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch. Proceeds go towards scholarships for high school students and to support local organizations like the Boy Scouts, the CS Library, and the Historical Society. For registration please call Amanda Gerhardt at 696-7320. #28


Benefit for Sue Cramer Frost

July 27: Sue was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer in both lungs. Sue has always been involved with helping others in need and this is our way of giving back to her. All proceeds will to to Sue to help  with anything she may need. Auction, food and drinks, cash back and live music! Please join us on Saturday, July 27th from noon to 7 pm at Local 4 Union Hall, 240 Ashfield St., Belding. Donations are welco

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