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Hometown Happenings

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.

theTable at The Springs Church

Apr. 4,11,18,25: Meals are served every Thursday fom 5:30 to 6:30 pm at The Springs Church on the corner of Oak and Grant. All are welcome to theTable to enjoy this meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Easter Bunny at CS Library

Apr. 6: Saturday, April 6, 9am-12pm, The Easter Bunny is COMING to the Cedar Springs Library with special treats and a craft. His helper, Cassie Hall, will be sharing Easter stories every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 am until noon. HOP! HOP on down to 107 N. Main Street! #14

Lose weight sensibly with TOPS

Apr. 9: Take off pounds sensibly (TOPS), a non-profit weight loss support group for men and women, meets every Tuesday at the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Your first visit is free so come check out what TOPS can do to help you reach your weight loss goals! Weigh-ins 8:15-9am, meeting starts at 9:15am. In case of inclement weather, meetings are cancelled if Tri-County or Cedar Springs schools are closed. Call Martha at 696-1039 for more information. #14

Poetry Practice Workshops

Apr. 11,13,16,17: Learn poetry techniques that will help beginners and current poets perfect their works. We’ll cover rhyming and line breaks, simile and metaphor and abstraction and imagery at the workshops. Tyrone Township KDL, Thursday, April 11th at 3:30 pm for 3rd grade through high school. Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL, Saturday, April 13th at 1:30 pm for 3rd grade through high school. Spencer Township KDL, Tuesday, April 16th at 6:30 pm for 3rd grade through high school. Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL, Wednesday, April 17th at 6:30 pm for teens and adults. #14-17p

Fish Fry at Courtland-Oakfield UMC

Apr. 12: Courntland-Oakfield United Methodist Church’s annual Fish Fry will be held on Friday, April 12th from 4:30 – 7 pm. Battered fried fish, baked potato or fresh cut french fries, cole slaw, coffee & punch and dessert. 3-piece dinner: $10, 2-piece dinner: $8, 1-piece dinner: $6. Hot dogs may be substituted for the same cost. All proceeds will go toward North Kent Connect. 10295 Myers Lake Ave. NE, Rockford MI 49341. #14,15p

Gospel Concert at Gowen Bible

Apr. 13: Please plan to join us for an evening of song and praise at the “Praising Jesus” gospel concert at Gowen Bible Church – Meddler Campus on Saturday, April 13, 6:30-9:00 pm. Groups performing are the Traditional and Country Gospel Singers, the Pryer Sisters, and Riding for the Brand. This is a fundraiser for the 2019 Uganda Mission Trip. Suggested donation: Adult-$10, Children-$7; each includes a dessert and beverage. 100% of the proceeds will go to the fundraiser. Address is 16415 Meddler Ave, Sand Lake (2 miles north of Tow’s Country Store). Contact info@gowenbible.org or 616-984-2525 for questions or more information. #14,15p

Easter Egg-Stravaganza @ Solon Center Wesleyan Church

Apr. 20: An Easter Egg-Stravaganza, a celebration for children 0-12 years will be held on Saturday, April 20th at the Solon Center Wesleyan Church. This year a whopping 10,000 Easter eggs will be available for 3 egg hunts including one for children with special needs. On display will be the Solon Township fire and rescue trucks, a Michigan State Police cruiser with child fingerprinting available & the Kent County Sheriff’s K-9 unit. There’ll be hot dogs, candy, face painting, games & bounce houses. A $1 photo booth will be on site as well. There will also be drawings and prizes, such as Easter baskets, movie gift cards, and 4 bicycles will be given as grand prizes!! Registration begins at 11 am, and the egg hunts begin at Noon. For more information go to: www.scwchurch.org or call the church office at 616-696-3229. www.scwchurch.org. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Avenue, just north of 19 Mile Road. All families welcome! Like us on Facebook! #14-15b

Mother’s Day Gift Basket Raffle

May 4: Mother’s Day Gift Basket Raffle @ the CS Library – April to May 4th. Raise funds with the Friends of the Cedar Springs Library to support the Library’s Summer Reading Literacy Outreach 2019! Basket worth over $100 with gift cards and a handcrafted wooden bowl, etc. for $5 each or 5 tickets/$20. Tickets available at the Library. #14

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