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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.


Cedar Springs Garden Club meeting

Aug. 13: The Cedar Springs Garden Club will meet Tuesday August 13 at 7pm at the Community Garden (corner of First & Cherry Streets), no meeting if it rains. #32


Rummage sale

Aug 14 & 15: The Cedar Springs United Methodist Women are having a rummage sale in the Fellowship hall of the United Methodist Church, 140 S. Main St. Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 9-7 and Thursday, Aug 15th from 9-2. Fill a paper bag with goodies on Thursday for $3. #32


Cedar Springs Community Players present:

Aug. 15-18: “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! Performances will be held at the historic Kent Theatre on Aug. 15-17 starting at 7:30 p.m. and a 3 p.m. matinee performance on Sunday, Aug. 18. Tickets are $12 at the door; $10 pre-sale; $8 for children 12 and under and seniors 65+. Pre-sale tickets are available at the Cedar Springs Public Library, Alpha Omega Coffee & Games or you can call 616-696-0949 to reserve tickets at the door. For more details go to www.cedarspringscommunityplayers.org. #31,32p


Family Fun Day at Metron

Aug. 16: Metron of Cedar Springs, located at 400 Jeffrey, would like to invite the community to our Annual Family Fun Day on August 16 from 4 to 7 pm. Activities for the day include: Bounce House, Games for the Children, Live Entertainment, Antique Car Show, and Free Fingerprinting for children. Hope to see you August 16. #32


Dog Days of Summer

Aug. 17: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Howard Christensen Nature Center. Donation $8.50. Looking for a way to make summer more fun for your lovable dog? Here is an event just for them. Dog baths, free dog treats, frisbee contest, ugliest and best looking dog contest, dog grooming advice, ticks, fleas, itching things, dog brushes, myths, Vets, dog obstacle course, dog walks, picnic lunch with your dog. All dogs must be leashed. For More Information: visit our website www.lilysfrogpad.com. 16190 Red Pine Drive Kent City, MI 49345 (616) 675-3158. #32


National Model Aviation Day

Aug. 17: Wolverine Skyhawks Model Club AMA #1514 invite you to support a great cause (Wounded Warrior Project) and enjoy a fun day of RC Model Aircraft flying on Saturday, August 17 10am-4pm at the Wolverine Skyhawks Field, 13540 West Street, Cedar Springs. All types of powered fixed wing aircraft are welcome. Merchant Raffles! Prizes! Buddy Box Fights! Paintball Shoot! Chicken Cookout! Participant Fees: Landing $10, Lunch $5. Pilots must be current AMA members, registration requested, register by August 15. Contact Eric Pipenger 616-666-FLY1 (3591) or eric@wolverineskyhawks.com. #32,33p

Wild Wednesdays “Nature Art/Crafts”

Aug. 21: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Howard Christensen Nature Center. Nature Art/Crafts: Calling all children artists and children nature lovers. Spend the day creating art pieces and crafts finding great art in the outdoors. Creating ‘works of art’ that reflect what each child has seen, with paint, leaves, and more! Ages: 5 – 15 years old. Dress children in “play clothing” long sleeves they can roll-up and pants/jeans. Bring child’s backpack for carrying things through woods. Please bring a snack and drink. $8 per child. (Parents always welcomed and encouraged to come along free of charge).  For More Information: visit our website www.lilysfrogpad.com. 16190 Red Pine Drive Kent City, MI 49345 (616) 675-3158. #32


2014 Red Flannel Festival 75th Diamond Anniversary Planning

Aug. 26: Visionaries and historians needed! If you are creative, the Red Flannel Festival needs you! Please join us at the Festival building at 21 E. Maple Street on Monday, Aug. 26 at 7 pm for meeting to plan the 2014 Festival! It’s our 75th Diamond Anniversary and we are beginning the planning today! Please consider joining us for these brainstorming sessions on what special anniversary events we can hold! Please RSVP to President@redflannelfestival.org. #32


Cedar Springs Class of 1978 Reunion

Sept. 7: The Cedar Springs Class of 1978 Reunion will be held on Saturday September 7, 2013 at Whitefish Lake Golf Course The Loon’s Nest. Admission to the event is $25 per person. There will be a cash bar. Make checks payable to Class of 1978 and mail to Bonnie (Haney) Engebretsen 8431 Je-Ne-Be Drive NE Rockford, MI 49341. You can “like” us on Facebook at “Cedar Springs Class of 1978”. Email questions to Dawn Johnson at idontno08@yahoo.com. #32p


Tri-County Alumni Reunion

Sept. 21: Tri-County Alumni Reunion for Classes 1963 – 1975 will be Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the Sand Lake VFW. Dinner at 6 PM – $20.00 per person, Social Hour Only 7-10 PM – $5.00 per person, Doors open at 5 PM – Appetizers 5-6 PM. Please RSVP by September 7, 2013 to:
Gail Bergman Prentice, 3872 Wiersma, Cedar Springs, MI  49319. Make checks payable to:  TCHS Alumni Reunion. If questions, contact Gail at:  gmprentice@gmail.com  or by phone at:  616-696-1960. Also please spread the word to any classmates that you may have contact with.  We do not have addresses for everyone, but would not want to leave anyone out.  Please reply as soon as possible.  #32


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