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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.

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. #10


Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at HCNC

Mar. 8: Imagine buttered pancakes, smothered in warm maple syrup, hot sausage, orange juice & coffee. Our pancakes will only be made from the finest of ingredients (Bisquick, eggs and whole milk). Please help us in keeping Howard Christensen Nature Center a wonderful, flourishing, Nature Center. Help support our Community Nature Center and get your belly filled up – all you can eat (no take outs). 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City. #10


Cedar Springs Garden Club Meeting

Mar. 11: The Cedar Springs Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, March 11 at 7 pm at The Springs Church on the corner of Oak and Grant St. Please use the south side entrance. A tutorial on making glass sculptures will be presented. Everyone is welcome. #10


Cedar Springs Band Auction

Mar. 13: The 2014 Cedar Springs Band Auction will be held on Saturday, March 15 at 6 pm. Tickets are $10 each and pre-sale only. Includes dinner and entertainment provided by Cedar Springs High School and Middle School Jazz Bands. Tickets are on sale in the High School Office and High School Bank Room until March 13th. Please note that no tickets will be sold at the door. Must have ticket to enter. For more information and tickets, call 616-696-1200. #10


Free meal at OLC Family Center

Mar. 13,27: God’s Kitchen North welcomes Northern Kent County families to join us for an evening meal on Thursday, March 13th & March 27th. 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. #10


CS Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Mar. 15: The Cedar Springs Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 15th from 7-11 am at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church on the corner of Main and Church St. Adults are $7, Seniors $6, Family $10, and under 12 are free. All you can eat – pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, juice and coffee. Proceeds assist sight conservation. #10


Cosplay Costume Workshop

Mar. 15: Meet up with other fans and begin designing your cosplay look. Supplies and equipment will be provided to help you rock the runway at JAFAX or the KDL Anime Festival. For teens grades 6-12. Saturday, March 15 at 1:30 pm. Sand Lake/ Nelson Township KDL branch, 88 Eighth St.


“MCC’s Drama Class Performs “Aesop’s Fables Redux”

Mar. 15: Montcalm Community College’s drama class presents “Aesop’s Fables Redux,” a comedy by Susan Pennington, on March 15 at 2 pm and March 16 at 2 and 4 pm in the Barn Theater on MCC’s Sidney campus. Admission is free. Contact MCC Visual Arts Coordinator Carolyn Johnson at cjohnson@montcalm.edu or 989-328-1248 for more information. #10


Stuart Leitch to Perform at First Congregational Church of Christ

Mar. 16: Stuart Leitch, pianist/organist at First Congregational Church of Christ in Rockford will be holding a special Lenten concert on Sunday, March 16th at 4 pm. The music “Musica Callada” by Frederick Mompou; 28 brief mysterious pieces inspired by writings of St. John of the Cross. The style is a unique blend of impressionism, minimalism, and Catalan folk music. The church is located at 192 E. Bridge St. in Rockford. A free will offering is encouraged and refreshments will be served. #10


A Celebration of Saint Patrick’s Life

Mar. 17: The Cedar Springs United Methodist Church invites you to join us on Saint Patrick’s Day for a dinner theater and celebration of Saint Patrick’s Life. You will be part of a TV stage audience at WOMG 3-17. Don’t miss the airing of  Name That Song with Joseph O Kelly, Nicole and Molly – This was Your Life by Scott Phillips with guest Saint Patrick and a WOMG TV Special, Celtic Songs of Inspiration. Free Tickets are required to assure a seat. They are available at: Alpha Omega Coffee and Games 32 S Main,  Blessed John Paul II Parish 3110, 17 Mile Rd, Cedar Springs United Methodist Church 140 S Main, Copies Plus 111 S Main, Story’s Fresh Meats And Deli 11761 Northland Drive and Take 2 Game Shop 18 S Main. Air Time is 6:30 PM Monday March 17 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. Join us for this stage presentation and a meal of Corn Beef and Cabbage or Chix Nuggets and Mac for the children. Desserts and beverages are included with both meals. #10,11p


Register Now for Free Hunter Education

Mar. 18: To register for firearm Hunter Safety Classes  at the Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club, call Jim Pope at 231-834-5545 after 6 pm. Classes at the Club, 7463 18 Mile Rd. Cedar Springs, will be Tues. March 18 from 6-9 pm,  Thurs. March 20 from 6-9pm, Sat. March 22 from 8 am-4:30 pm and Tuesday, March 25 from 6-9pm. #10,11p


En Gedi Auction Fundraiser

Mar. 21:”Come Be Refreshed” on Friday, March 21 at the CS High School. Doors open at 6 pm. En Gedi is a local mission serving our Cedar Springs Community. A wide variety of items to be auctioned including athletic event passes, a private air plane ride, various sports memorabilia, autographed baseballs from Al Kaline, Torii Hunter, and Max Scherzer, autographed jersey from Max Scherzer, grills, televisions, ton of wood pellets, leather recliner, tools, entertaining, lodging, and dining certificates, and much more. This fundraiser benefits the after-school youth centers for 6th-12th graders at Red Hawk Elementary School. Appetizers will be served. The live auction will begin around 7:00 pm. Take your chance at the money machine, dice, or treasure chest. All funds earned will be matched by CS Manufacturing. Tickets are $10 each and available at Take Two, Alpha Omega Coffee and Games, and Perry’s Place all located on Main Street or e-mail SueQ@hughes.net. Also, still accepting donations for the auction to include products, services, or Sponsor-A-Student donations. #9-12p


Save the Date – Annual Spring Bazaar

Mar. 22: Mamrelund Community Center’s Annual Springs Bazaar is March 22 from 9 am to 2 pm. $1 admission, children 12 and under admitted for free. Concessions, Bake Sale, and over 30 Vendors. Barrier free building and convenient parking. #10,11p


Travel to Chicago with MCC

Mar. 22: Montcalm Community College offers a March 22 bus trip to Chicago. Registration is under way and the cost for a non student is $40. The fee covers the cost of transportation and participants must pay for their food and entry fees to attractions. Participants have time to visit one or two attractions during the trip. Adult admission is $8 for Shedd Aquarium; $12 for the Adler Planetarium and $10 for senior citizens; $23 for adults, $17 for students with a student ID and senior citizens at the Art Institute of Chicago; and $18 for adults and $17 for senior citizens at the Museum of Science & Industry. The bus leaves MCC at 6:45 am, picks up passengers at the Greenville Wal-Mart parking lot at 7:15 am and returns to MCC at 10:30 pm. To register online visit www.montclam.edu/careerdevelopment, call 616-754-7706 or 1-877-328-211, ext. 610. Checks, cash and major credit cards are accepted and payment is due at registration. #10


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