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Deer Widow’s Weekend Bazaar

Nov. 14: The American Legion Auxiliary is having their annual Deer Widow’s Weekend Bazaar on Saturday, November 14th from 9 am to 3 pm at the Cedar Springs American Legion, 80 S. Main Street in Cedar Springs. Along with garage sale items and arts and crafts items, we will also have a bake sale. #44,45p

Annual Fall Craft/Vendor Expo

Nov. 14: The 2nd Annual Fall Craft/Vendor Expo sponsored by Blue Star Mothers/ MI 188 will be held on Saturday, November 14th from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Ray I. Booth American Legion Hall, 1320 W. Washington (M57), Greenville, MI. Many Crafters with knit/ crocheted items, glasswear, jewelry, yard deco, etc. Vendors selling your favorite products, and some you’ve never heard of. Silent Auction! Must be present to win. Admission is free, but please bring a bag of candy that we will use send to our deployed troops. #44,45p

Solon Center Wesleyan Church Holiday Bazaar

Nov. 14: Do your Christmas shopping! Saturday, November 14th from 9 am to 3 pm. 50 vendors, delicious baked goods, 100’s of hand crafted items, jewelry, refurbished furniture and many other vendors. There’s definitely something for everyone! Rolls & coffee and a lunch counter are also available. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Rd. Come early, stay late! #43-45p

Deer Hunter’s Widow War Chest Event

Nov. 14: If you knew you could do something as easy as buying a handmade piece of jewelry or other item to help women and children rescued from the sex trade, would you? You will have that chance on Saturday, November 14th, at the Springs Church from 5-8 p.m., at the Deer Hunter’s Widow War Chest event. The event is put on by Women at Risk International, a humanitarian organization based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They have safe houses all over the world where they’ve rescued women and children out of sex trafficking and empower them to earn an income by making products to sell. Judy Wolter will speak about the program, and refreshments will be provided. Admission is free. All proceeds go to women at risk. For more info call Wendy at 616-460-1989. #44,45p

Roast Beef Dinner

Nov. 15: The Rockford American Legion Post 102 on the corner of Northland Dr. and Rockford Park Dr. (330 Rockford Park Dr.), will be hosting a roast beef dinner on Sunday, November 15th and every 3rd Sunday of each month. Open to the public. We will be serving roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, coleslaw, rolls, desert, coffee and punch. Reasonably priced at $9 for adults, kids age 4 to 12 for $7 and under 4 years are free. Serving from 11am to 3 pm. See ya there and bring the family! #45p

Dinner at the Legion

Nov. 16: American Legion, 80 S. Main St. Cedar Springs, is hosting a roast beef and onions dinner on Monday, November 16th, from 5 – 7 pm. Included will be mashed potatoes, veggies, salad, roll, drink and dessert. The cost is $9 for adults, children (15 and younger) $4.00. Come and enjoy home cooking. Take out is available. 616-696-9160. #45

Blood Drive

Nov. 17: Michigan Blood Drive on November 17th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church from 12:30 pm until 7 pm. The Cedar Springs Women’s Club will be furnishing homemade cookies. The last drive collected 25 pints which has the potential of saving and/ or extending 75 people’s lives right here in Michigan Communities. Help us collect 30 pints! The Blood Center thanks all the people that donate at the Cedar Springs blood drive. #45

Senior Lunch at Pine Grove Community Church

Nov. 18: Dear Senior Friends age 60 or more.  Tis the end of our season, you know the reason.  The Snow Birds fly south while Jack Frost blows cold blustery winds from his mouth.  With two holidays in the offing we’ve combined them in our offering.  There’ll be Turkey and potatoes. O Yes!  And the rest will be a guess.  Please, come join us on this week’s early date; it’s the 18th’ we can hardly wait. Where is the place to take your seat?  Well that’s right here on our corner of M-82 and Beech. #45

KDL Lab: Take It Apart 

Nov. 18: For kids who are curious about how things work or what is inside, we offer the chance to encourage interest in what makes things tick, without upsetting parents! Old telephones, keyboards and other gadgets will be provided for children to take apart and explore. For ages 6 and older. Wednesday, November 18th at 6:30 pm. Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #45

Senior Citizen Pot Luck

Nov. 19: Come join us at the North Kent Senior Citizens Association’s Pot Luck on Thursday, November 19th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at 44 N. Park St., Cedar Springs. Soup & Salad Potluck Bingo. Just bring a dish to pass and $1 for playing Bingo. We look forward to seeing you! Questions? Call 616-443-6468. #45

Totally 80’s, Totally Murder

Nov. 20: Get ready for a Rockin’ Radical Night of Mystery! Resurrection Lutheran Church/Preschool and The Murder Mystery Company presents: “Totally 80’s! Totally Murder! 180 S. Third St., Sand Lake on Friday, November 20th at 6 pm. Tickets are $25 per person, nonrefundable. Dinner: Salad, lasagna, spaghetti, chicken tetrazzini and dessert. For tickets call Nancy at 231-629-2346 or Julie at 616-636-5668. #45,46p

15th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Nov. 21: Courtland Oakfield United Methodist Church, 10295 Myers Lake Ave., Rockford (between 12 and 13 Mile), is hosting their 15th Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 21st from 9 am to 3 pm. Many crafters, Grandma’s Attic, Bake Sale, Cookies by the pound, lunch: 11 am to 2 pm. For more info: call Dawna at 616-866-0648. #45,46p

Natural Ornaments & Wreaths for the Holidays

Nov. 21: Create a selection of holiday ornaments made from natural and collected materials used to bring a bit of the outdoors into your home this season. Wreaths have been a favorite for years. Saturday, November 21 from 11 am to 1 pm. Donation of $10 includes supplies. Held at Camp Lily’s on 20 Mile Rd., Kent City. Perfect craft day for hunter’s widows. Take home a memory of a lifetime traditional memories. 616-675-3158. #45

Fun with Grandkids: DIY Spa

Nov. 21: Create everything you need for your own intergenerational spa day! Make your own pampering products – foot scrub, bath salts, body glitter and lip balm – to take home! Pre-registration is required. For kids ages 6 to 96. Saturday, November 21 at 10:30 am at the Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL Branch, 88 Eighth St. #45

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