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Hometown Happenings 10-22-2020

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.

Virtual Cooking Class

Oct. 22: Calling all young bakers/chefs to check out the Cedar Springs Library’s virtual Cooking Class! A video will be posted to our page and YouTube Channel Thursday, October 22nd at 6pm where tweens/teens can create an easy dinner and dessert recipe that your family is sure to enjoy! Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube Channel by searching “Cedar Springs Public Library.” #43

Virtual Instapot 101 Class

Oct. 22: Join the Cedar Springs Public Library virtually for our Instapot 101 Class! Recipes are posted and the video link will be made available on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel starting Friday, October 16th at 7pm. Geared for adults. Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube Channel by searching “Cedar Springs Public Library.” #43

Trunk or Treat at East Neslon Church

Oct. 24: Join East Nelson Church, 9024-18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, for our annual Trunk or Treat! October 24th from 4 to 6 pm. We will keep everything safe and follow all safety and health protocols. This year, everything will be kept outdoors. We will have sanitize stations, social distance markers, and those passing out candy will be wearing masks and gloves. We ask that one family visit a trunk one at a time. As you leave, you will be served cider and donuts! #42,43b

Silent Auction for Algoma Christian School

Oct. 24: Algoma Christian School will be hosting their Silent auction online starting on October 24th-November 5th. For more details go to algomachristian.net. Our live auction will take place on November 7th at 6:00 at Algoma Christian School gymnasium. Our address is 14471 Sparta Ave. Kent City. We will serve a pre-packaged dinner and a farmers market will be available with cash and carry items. #42,43p

Free Concert at Snow Bible Church

Oct. 25: Free live concert October 25 at Snow Bible Church, 1877 18 Mile Rd NW, Kent City, MI. The Royal Heirs with be live in concert 10:30 am at Snow Bible Church. All are invited to come here hear some good old Gospel music. #43

Halloween “Mask-A-Raid” 

Oct. 26-31: The Cedar Springs Public Library will be having a Halloween “Mask-A-Raid” starting on Monday, October 26th through Saturday, October 31st! Dress in costume (if you’d like), but get this…IT’S MAINLY ABOUT THE MASK THIS YEAR! HA! The Plan is to take photos of everyone “In Mask” and post them on Facebook for FUN! The RAID part is when you say, “Trick-or-Treat” for a special Halloween treat. Come anytime during normal business hours Mon.-Fri. 10am-6pm and Sat. 9am-12pm. Don’t forget to wear your mask, after all, it IS Halloween! #43

Trunk or Treat at Pine Ridge Bible Camp

Oct. 31: Come join Pine Ridge Bible Camp for a late afternoon of fun for the whole family on Saturday, October 31 from 3 to 6 pm! The day will include free activities like trunk or treat, illusionist shows, puppet shows, wagon rides, music and other fun activities. For those that want more fun, charged activities include laser tag, go carting, ninja course and archery. $10/person for wrist band for all activities except go carting. Single activity tickets can be purchased for $2 per ticket (go carting will be 2 tickets). Open to people of all ages. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Food can be purchased at the snack shop. Costumes are optional, but the camp requests that costumes be wholesome and not scary or gory. For more information go to the Facebook page for Pine Ridge Bible Camp and search under events for Ridge Fest – 2 Fall Edition /Trunk or Treat – https:/fb.me/e/399Zs2YEJ. #43

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Hometown Happenings 10-15-20

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.

Trunk or Treat at East Neslon Church

Oct. 24: Join East Nelson Church, 9024-18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, for our annual Trunk or Treat! October 24th from 4 to 6 pm. We will keep everything safe and follow all safety and health protocols. This year, everything will be kept outdoors. We will have sanitize stations, social distance markers, and those passing out candy will be wearing masks and gloves. We ask that one family visit a trunk one at a time. As you leave, you will be served cider and donuts! #42,43b

Silent Auction for Algoma Christian School

Oct. 24: Algoma Christian School will be hosting their Silent auction online starting on October 24th-November 5th. For more details go to algomachristian.net. Our live auction will take place on November 7th at 6:00 at Algoma Christian School gymnasium. Our address is 14471 Sparta Ave. Kent City. We will serve a pre-packaged dinner and a farmers market will be available with cash and carry items. #42,43p

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Hometown Happenings 10-8-20

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

Michigan Blood Drive

Oct. 20: A Michigan Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, October 20th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S Main Cedar Springs, MI 49319. The drive will go from 12:30 pm until 7pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.michigan.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/108186.  If only one more percent of all Americans would give blood, blood shortages would disappear for the foreseeable future. #41

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Hometown Happenings 9/24/20

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

STEM Program at HCNC

Sept. 26:Join the STEM and Branch Leadership Program on Saturday, September 26 from 1:00-4:00 at Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Dr., Kent City, for our first-ever Trash-to-Putts Mini-Golf Course. Our leadership kids have upcycled our recycled garbage and turned it into mini-golf awesomeness. Participants will even get to make their own putter! Cost is $3 for members and $5 for the public. Come out and support STEM and Branch at HCNC on September 26! For more information – www.HowardChristensen.org. 616-675-3158. #39

Craft Show at Cedar Springs Library

Oct. 3: There will be a Craft Show at the C.S. Library Community Room on Saturday, October 3rd from 10 am to 3 pm. Come support local crafters!. #39

Shred It for Rotary – Shred Day Event

Oct. 3: Since we can’t hold our annual Rotary Chicken Dinner on Red Flannel Day, we are hosting a “shred” event. Rather than gain a bit of weight eating chicken with the fix’ns, lighten your load by cleaning out the cabinets and bringing those boxes of papers you want to get rid of but don’t feel like they should go in the Paper Gator. West Michigan Shredding will turn them in to dust while you watch. Celebrate an Alternative Red Flannel Day with us and support your community. Saturday, October 3 at Family, Farm and Home front parking lot at 4175 17 Mile Road NE from 10 to Noon. Cost: $10 for four banker’s/10 ream paper sized boxes, $5 for each additional box up to a total of eight. For more information, call 616-260-0881. #39

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Hometown Happenings 9/17/20

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.

Book Sale at the CS Library

Sept. 17-19: The Cedar Spirngs Friends of the Library is hosting a Book Sale on Thursday and Friday, September 17 and 18 from 10 am to 4 pm and on Saturday, September 19 from 9 am to 12 pm, in the Community Room at the Library. Masks are required. Open to the public with Limited Capacity. Bargain prices! #38

Fall Rummage Sale

Sept. 17-19: Sand Lake United Methodist Women’s Fall Rummage Sale will be held on  September 17-19, weather permitting. Thursday 9-5, Friday 9-6 and Saturday 9-1. Sale will be outside in front of the Church at 95 W. Maple St. in Sand Lake (NW corner of the park). #34-38

Drive By Firefighter Appreciation

Sept. 19: We love our Firefighters! Residents of Sand Lake, Nelson Township, Ensley Township and Pierson Township, on Saturday, September 19th at 7 pm, drive down the Village of Sand Lake on Main Street to show appreciation of our Sand Lake Firefighters. Firefighters will be standing in front of Rosie’s Ice Cream. Make your banners, honk your horns and turn the lights on. #37,39

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Hometown Happenings 9-11-20

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.

Bradlee Dean at Crossfire Church

Sept. 15: On Tuesday September 15th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm Crossfire Church will be hosting Bradlee Dean, a nationally syndicated radio talk-show host of The Sons of Liberty Radio show. Crossfire Church is located off of Northland Drive at 330 Rockford Park Dr., Rockford, MI 49341 (in the old American Legion building.) This is a free event. A freewill offering will be taken. Please sign up if you plan to attend: https://crossfire-ministries.org/events. #37

Fall Rummage Sale

Sept. 17-19: Sand Lake United Methodist Women’s Fall Rummage Sale will be held on  September 17-19, weather permitting. Thursday 9-5, Friday 9-6 and Saturday 9-1. Sale will be outside in front of the Church at 95 W. Maple St. in Sand Lake (NW corner of the park). #34-38

Drive By Firefighter Appreciation

Sept. 19: We love our Firefighters! Residents of Sand Lake, Nelson Township, Ensley Township and Pierson Township, on Saturday, September 19th at 7 pm, drive down the Village of Sand Lake on Main Street to show appreciation of our Sand Lake Firefighters. Firefighters will be standing in front of Rosie’s Ice Cream. Make your banners, honk your horns and turn the lights on. #37, 38

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Hometown Happenings 9-3-2020

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.

Scout Ceremonies

Sept. 9: On September 9th at 6:30 pm, Scouts USA Troops 222B, 222G and Cub Scout Pack 3220 will conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony to demonstrate the proper disposal of unserviceable USA Flags. This will be followed by a Court of Honor where members of Troops 222B and 222G will be presented merit badges and rank advancements they have earned this year. As the concluding event, Cub Scout Pack 3220 will hold their traditional Cross Over Ceremony where the Cub Scouts are officially inducted into the Scout Troops. The ceremonies will be held at the south end of Morley Park parking lot. Those attending need to bring their own seating and plan to sit in family groups to maintain the required social distancing. Masks will need to be worn during the event. #36

Blood Drive at CS UMC

Sept. 15: A Michigan Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, September 15th at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located at 140 S Main Cedar Springs. The drive is will go from 12:30pm until 7pm. To schedule an appointment visit https://donate.michigan.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/108185 A patient could be forced to pass up a lifesaving organ, if compatible blood is not available to support the transplant. #36

Fall Rummage Sale

Sept. 17-19: The Sand Lake United Methodist Women’s Fall Rummage Sale will be held on Thurs, Fri, & Sat September 17,18,&19 weather permitting. We have moved our annual sale up from October to September so we can be outside. We will be accepting donations on Friday and Sat. Sept 11&12 from 9-Noon at the Church. #34-38

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Hometown Happenings 8-27-20

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.

Fall Programs at HCNC

Sept. 8: Introducing new fall programming at Howard Christensen Nature Center. STEM and Branch Programs give your student socially-distanced socializing while exploring exciting hands-on, student-centered, outdoor project-based learning. Let us help you reduce the stress of virtual or homeschool with this exciting new option in the woods. Email: info@howardchristensen.org. #34,35p

Fall Rummage Sale

Sept. 17-19: The Sand Lake United Methodist Women’s Fall Rummnage Sale will be held on Thurs, Fri, & Sat September 17,18,&19 weather permitting. We have moved our annual sale up from October to September so we can be outside. We will be accepting donations on Friday and Sat. Sept 11&12 from 9-Noon at the Church. #34-38

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Hometown Happenings 8/20/20

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 anad phone number for any questions we may have.

Fall Programs at HCNC

Sept. 8: Introducing new fall programming at Howard Christensen Nature Center. STEM and Branch Programs give your student socially-distanced socializing while exploring exciting hands-on, student-centered, outdoor project-based learning. Let us help you reduce the stress of virtual or homeschool with this exciting new option in the woods. Email: info@howardchristensen.org. #34,35p

Fall Rummage Sale

Sept. 17-19: The Sand Lake United Methodist Women’s Fall Rummnage Sale will be held on Thurs, Fri, & Sat September 17,18,&19 weather permitting. We have moved our annual sale up from October to September so we can be outside. We will be accepting donations on Friday and Sat. Sept 11&12 from 9-Noon at the Church. #34-38

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Hometown Happenings 8/13/20

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.

Concert at Solon Township’s Velzy Park

Aug. 13: A concert will be held at Solon Township’s Velzy Park on August 13 from 7pm-9pm. The Boyfriends Band will be holding a concert in the park at Solon Township. Bring a chair and enjoy some music! No restroom facilities available. For more information contact Annette at 616-696-1718. #32,33b

Keeler Brass Picnic Canceled

There will be no Keeler Brass Picnic this year. See you in 2021. #32,33p

 

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