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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.


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 Cedar Springs field, 13540 West Street. Free admission to the Public. Spectators are welcome. All types of powered aircraft. Pilots from all over west Michigan will be flying a variety of  RC Aircraft. All proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project which provides programs and services for injured veterans and their families. #32,33p


Dinner at the Legion

Aug. 19: American Legion, 80 Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a Swiss steak dinner on Monday, August 19th , 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. #33p


Second Annual Keeler Brass Picnic

Aug. 20: The second annual Keeler Brass picnic will be held on August 20th at Gordon Park, 17298 Northland Dr. NE at 11 am. Bring a dish to pass and table service. For more information call 616-636-5342 or 616-696-0146. #33p


Auditions for CS Community Players

Aug. 21,22: Auditions for the Cedar Springs Community Player’s fall production “What is Susan’s Secret?” will be held on August 21 and 22 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church from 6 to 7:30 pm. Needed are 7 male and 7 female actors and actresses ages 20 – 75. Rehearsals are every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:30 to  9 pm. We also need volunteers to work backstage, build and paint the set, run the lights and sound. Performance dates are October 17 – 19 at the historic Kent Theatre in downtown Cedar Springs. If you’re interested but unable to attend auditions or have questions, call Laura B. at 616-901-1646. Also check out www.cedarspringscommunityplayers.org. #33,34p


Annual 2nd Best Sale

Aug. 23,24: Holy Spirit Episcopal Church’s Annual 2nd Best Sale will be Friday, August 23 from 9am–4pm and Saturday, August 24 from 9am–2pm. It is sponsored by the All Saints Guild (ECW) in support of parish activities. There is something for everyone; clothes, books, toys, housewares, sporting goods, furniture, electronics, craft supplies, jewelry etc. Everything is priced to move! The church is located at 1200 Post Drive NE, Belmont (corner of Post and Pine Island, ¼ mile west of Exit 95 on US 131). #33


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 7pm for meeting to plan the 2014 Festival, our 75th Diamond Anniversary! Please consider joining us for these brainstorming sessions on what special anniversary events we can hold! Please RSVP to President@redflannelfestival.org. #32-34p


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. #32,33p


Tri-County Alumni Reunion

Sept. 21: Tri-County Alumni Reunion for Classes 1963 – 1975 will be Saturday, September 21 at the Sand Lake VFW. Dinner at 6pm, $20.00 per person, Social Hour Only 7-10pm $5.00 per person, Doors open at 5pm. Appetizers 5-6pm. Please RSVP by September 7 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.  #32,33p


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