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Register Now For Free Hunter Education

Aug 11: 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. August 11th, from 6-9 pm,  Thurs. August 13th, from 6-9pm, and Sat. August 15th, from 8 am-4:30 pm. Class size limited to 40 students. #30,31p

Help Promote Literacy

Aug. 11: The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled and information session on Tuesday August 11th for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 2 pm and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to fund out more about the Center and its literacy programs. At the end of the session there will be an opportunity to sign up for tutor training. By training people to be tutors, the Center can offer one-on-one reading help to adults asking for assistance in reading or English as a Second Language (ESL). You do not need to speak another language to tutor ESL. The Center is located at 1120 Monroe Ave., NW, Suite 240, Grand Rapids. Please call 616-459-5151 (ext. 10) or email us at info@literacycenterwm.org to register. #31

Summer Rummage Sale

Aug. 12,13: A Summer Rummage Sale sponsored by the Cedar Springs United Methodist Women will be held August 12th from 9 am to 7 pm and August 13th from 9 am to 2 pm at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church fellowship hall at the corner of Church and Main St. #30,31

Kid’s Klub at East Nelson UMC

Aug. 13: Kid’s Klub for kids 4 to 12 will start on Thursday, August 13th from  6 – 8 pm at East Nelson United Methodist Church, 9024 – 18 Mile Rd. Vacation Bible School doesn’t have to end. We are having it every week! Come and join us for a Bible Adventure with games, crafts, music and snacks. #31

Rocket Cheer Camp

Aug. 15: We have our last rocket cheer camp for this season on Saturday, August 15th from 9 am to noon at Red Hawk Elementary in the gym. Cost is $25 and camp is for grades 3rd thru 8th . Sign up by downloading a registration form at www.cedarspirngsyouthcheerleading.com or directly at the door the day of. Any questions, call April Pierson at 616-723-2049 or Ann Olszewski at 616-799-2370. #31

Keeler Brass Picnic

Aug. 18: The Fourth Annual Keeler Brass Picnic will be held on Tuesday, August 18th at 11 am. Potluck dinner – Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Salisbury Park on W. Lake St., Sand Lake. Please spread the word to others. If it rains the potluck will be held in the church across from the park. #31p

Give Blood in Honor of Zander

Aug. 21: Be somebody who gives in honor of Zander. Give blood on Friday, August 21st from 2 to 7 pm at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, 140 S. Main St. – in the Gym. Appointments preferred – 866-MIBLOOD or https://donate.miblood.org & sponsor code 23872. On June 12th , 9 month old Zander was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, and he is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatment. You can follow Zander’s progress on Facebook at Zander’s Journey. Feel free to post words of encouragement or advice.  #31

Pierson School Reunion

Aug. 22: Pierson School Alumni are invited to a reunion on Saturday, August 22nd from 9 am to 12 noon at Pierson Bible Church, 101 Grand, Pierson. A donation towards coffee and doughnuts is appreciated. For more information email Fran at sherm8523@comcast.net. #31

Red Flannel Day Talent Show Tryouts

Sept. 2: Looking for talented kids of all ages. The Red Flannel Talent Show is searching for singers, vocal groups, dancers, instrumentalists and variety acts for the Red Flannel Day Talent Show on October 3rd. Come in and show us what you’ve got. Tryouts on Wednesdays September 2, 9 & 16 at 7:00 pm at the Kent Theatre, 8 N. Main St. Cedar Springs. So, get together with friends and family and plan your act now. If you have any questions, or can’t make it on tryout day, please contact Len by email, len@laphoto.com or 231-750-2337. #31

Bramble Ramble at MCC

Sept. 26: Montcalm Community College’s Bramble Ramble 5K trail run and 1 mile walk is Saturday, September 26th at 9 am on the college’s Sidney campus. Early registration by September 18th is $20 per person and includes a swag bag. Registration after September 18th is on-site the day of the race and is $25 per person. Visit www.montcalm.edu/nature-trails for an entry form. For more information, email cherylm@montcalm.edu or naturetrails@montcalm.edu. #31

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