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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

Feb. 20,27: Meals are served every Thursday from 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

2nd Chance Acoustic Jam

Feb. 21,28: 2nd Chance will be having an Acoustic Jam fundraiser hosted by the Gitchel’s every Friday from 6 to 9 pm. The first Friday of each month will be a Potluck. It will be at 2nd Chance School at 810 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs (corner of 17 Mile and Olin Lakes Road). 2nd Chance would love to have you join us for an evening of playing with or listening to awesome musicians and support 2nd Chance School at this fundraiser. $4 donation at the door – 15 and under are free. Food and drinks available for purchase. 2 jam rooms available and the stage. Proceeds go to 2nd Chance School. If you have questions, call 231-856-3648 or 616-293-2150. See you there! #8,9b

Freezin’ for a Reason – NKCE 2020

Feb. 22: Join us for Freezin’ for a Reason on Saturday, February 22nd at Pine Lake at Pine Ridge Bible Camp. Registration starts at 10 am. Jumping begins at 12 pm. Take a plunge into the icy waters of Pine Lake and support North Kent Community Enrichment! Register here: http://tiny.cc/NKCE-FreezinForAReason. MUST BE 14 YEARS OLD TO PARTICIPATE (TAKE THE PLUNGE) All are welcome to come spectate! #8

FX Family Experience – Love

Feb. 22: Love – Choosing to treat others the way you want to be treated. Saturday, February 22nd  at City Church Rockford, 3233 – 10 Mile Rd. NE, Rockford. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Open to the public. All are welcome. Bring the whole family. We have something for everyone, bounce house, face painting, hot dogs and ice cream. At 5:30 enter the auditorium for a show that will engage, encourage and entertain all ages. FREE event.  616-866-3377, citychurchrockford.org/fx. #8

Benefit for Vicky Vanderploeg

Feb. 25: A benefit dinner and silent auction will be held on Tuesday, February 25th from 5 pm to midnight for Vicky Vanderploeg. Vicky has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Please stop in at Aiden’s Place, 42 Lake St, Sand Lake, and help them with expenses. All food and pop sales go to the family. Donations for the auction can be dropped off at the restaurant during business hours. Volunteers welcome. Questions or communications can be channeled throught John Kleck 616-710-9475, emial honos1@hotmail.com or through the Knights Of The Rose facebook page. #8

Ash Wednesday Services and Lenten Study

Feb. 26-Apr. 2: Mary Queen of Apostles, 9:00 am Mass & Distribution of Ashes, 7:30 pm Liturgy of the Word and Distribution of Ashes. Sand Lake United Methodist, 7:00 pm Service and Ashes

Feb 26 – April 1: Wednesday mornings Living the Eucharist Lenten Study at Mary Queen of Apostles every Wednesday morning 9:30-11:00 am. Feb 27-April 2: Thursday mornings or evenings Living the Eucharist Lenten Study at Mary Queen of Apostles every Thursday morning 9:30-11:00 am or every Thursday evening 7:00-8:30 pm. #8

Winter Book Sale at CS Library

Feb. 28,29: The Cedar Springs Friends of the Library invite you to the Winter Book Sale at the Cedar Springs Community Library. It will be held in the Community Room on February 28th from 10 am to 6 pm and on February 29th from 9 am to 2 pm. #8

Cure for Cabin Fever at HCNC

Feb. 29: Howard Christensen Nature Center is hosting a Cure for Cabin Fever Craft Day on Saturday, February 29th from 10 am to 2 pm. Open house style, free admission, all ages welcome – $3/ make and take craft. Crafting: Cardmaking starts at 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. Felted wool project starts at 11 am, 12 noon and 1 pm. Ongoing projects: Essential oils, face painting, rock painting, treasure boxes, book marks, paper fish and dream catchers. Gentle Yoga from 11 am – 12 noon. Bake sale, used books, quilt and craft books, fabric and supplies, Easter supplies and much more for sale! At the retreat center, Camp Lily’s, 530 – 20 Mile Rd. www.howardchristensen.org, 616-675-3158. #7,8p 

Hop on Leap Day at KDL

Feb. 29: It only happens once every four years! Hop on in and celebrate 2020 being a Leap Year. Drop by for crafts, games and activities to celebrate this quadrennial event. Saturday, February 29th from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Nelson Township/Sand Lake KDL, 88 Eighth St. and from 11 am to noon at the Spencedr Township KDL, 14960 Meddler Ave., Gowen. #8

Benefit for Layne McKinney

Feb. 29: A spaghetti dinner benefit will be held for Layne McKinner and family. Layne was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and her husband has also been diagnosed with cancer. The all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held on Saturday, February 29th at the Eagles Club in Sand Lake starting at 2 pm. There is a minmum donation of $10 for dinner. A Euchre tournament ($10 donation to enter), sign up at 2:30 pm, starts at 3:30 pm. Silent Auction. If you wish to donate items to the auction please drop them off at Independent Bank in Sand Lake. If you would like to donate money to the family please stop in to ANY Independent Bank, there is an account set up in the name of Layne McKinney. Your teller will assist you! #8,9p

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