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Hometown Happenings 5/12/22

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 Meals at The Springs Church

May 12,19,26: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Mobile Food Pantry

May 16: The Mobile Food Pantry will be in Cedar Springs on Monday, May 16th at the Cedar Springs Fire Station, 38 N. Second St. Drive Thru: Registration begins at 4:30. At 5 pm, cars will drive up by the tables and food boxes will be loaded in their vehicles. Free food and everyone is welcomed! #19

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

May 17,24,31: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Blood Drive at CS Library

May 17: The Cedar Springs Public Library will be hosting a blood drive in their Community Room next Tuesday, May 17th with appointments available from 12:30-7pm. To sign up for an appointment, please call 1-866-642-5663 or visit versiti.org/MI. Be the difference in your community and help save 3 lives in little as one hour! #19

Rummage Sale at Sand Lake UMC

May 12-14: Annual Spring Rummage Sale at Sand Lake United Methodist Church. Thursday & Friday, May 12 & 13 from 9-5, Saturday, May 15 from 9-2. Come find your treasures. All proceeds go to youth and community programing. Accepting donations on Thursday, May 5 from 5:30-7:00pm and Saturday, May 7 from 10-6pm. #18,19

CSHS 50+ Reunion

May 14: The Cedar Springs High School 50+ Class Reunion will be held Saturday, May 14th at 11 am in the Cedar Springs High School Cafeteria. It is open to anyone who graduated from CSHS 50 or more years ago (1972 or earlier). The cost is $19.00 and reservations are required. Please email Jan Wallace janwall50@yahoo.com. #18,19

Sand Lake Museum Open

May 24: The Sand Lake Salisbuy Park Museum will be open Tuesday, May 24th from noon to 7 pm. The museum is open the fourth Tuesday of every month. #19,20

Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet

June 11: The 130th Annual Sand Lake High School Alumni Banquet is Saturday, June 11th at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Sand Lake. Open to anyone who attended Sand Lake Schools. Social hour at 4 pm with dinner at 5 pm. The cost of the meal is $20.00. Please RSVP by June 4th. Call your reservation in to: Dave Groner, 616-557-3098. Please mail or bring in a written memory of growing up in Sand Lake School to Dave Groner, PO Box 67, Sand Lake MI 49343. #19-21

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Hometown Happenings 5/5/22

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 Meals at The Springs Church

May 5,12,19,26: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

May 10,17,24,31: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Rummage Sale at Sand Lake UMC

May 12-14: Annual Spring Rummage Sale at Sand Lake United Methodist Church. Thursday & Friday, May 12 & 13 from 9-5, Saturday, May 15 from 9-2. Come find your treasures. All proceeds go to youth and community programing. Accepting donations on Thursday, May 5 from 5:30-7:00pm and Saturday, May 7 from 10-6pm. #18,19

CSHS 50+ Reunion

May 14: The Cedar Springs High School 50+ Class Reunion will be held Saturday, May 14th at 11 am in the Cedar Springs High School Cafeteria. It is open to anyone who graduated from CSHS 50 or more years ago (1972 or earlier). The cost is $19.00 and reservations are required. Please email Jan Wallace janwall50@yahoo.com. #18,19

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Hometown Happenings 4-28-22

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 Meals at The Springs Church

Apr. 28,May5: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Bless This Mess Rummage Sale

Apr. 29: Bless this Mess Indoor Rummage Sale will be held only on Friday April 29th from 8 am to 7 pm. No pricetags! Name your own price. Cash Only. MQA Catholic Church, 1 W. Maple St. in Sand Lake. To benefit MQA Christian Service Fund for Community Support and Assistance. #16,17

Craft Show & Storytime at the Library

Apr. 30: Join the Cedar Springs Public Library this Saturday, April 30th for their Spring Craft Show and Children’s Storytime! The Craft Show is from 9am-1pm and will feature over 25 vendors all with unique, handcrafted items for sale. This is a great opportunity to get some early shopping done for Mother’s Day and help support local crafters and their hard-work. The Children’s Storytime will be offered at 9:30 am and 10:30 am and will consist of singing songs, reading stories, dancing and taking home a craft. As an added bonus, The Harvest of Hope Foundation and 4H Barn Stars will be outside next to the Library from 10 am-12 pm and will have a small petting zoom with baby farm animals! All ages are welcome and there is no entrance fee. #17

Tie Dye Music Festival Fundraiser

Apr. 30: There will be a fundraiser for the upcoming August Tie Dye Music Festival at Aiden’s Place, 42 Lake St. NE, Sand Lake on Saturday, April 30th starting at 4 pm. Featured are the bands “The Next” and “Swineharts with the musical, “Brian’s Suitcase experience”. #14-17

Morel Mushroom Hunt at HCNC

Apr. 30: After a presentation on the ins and outs of mushroom hunting, we’ll head out and see if you can find some tasty morsels to take home. Saturday, April 30th at 1 pm. Members $3.00/ Nonmembers $5.00. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #16,17

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

May 5,12,19,26: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

BUNCO 

May 6: Join us Friday, May 6th at 6:00 pm for the fun and friendship. Open to everyone so bring a friend and make some new ones. Refreshments at 6:00, Bunco starts at 6:30, $5.00 to play. Bring a snack to share if you wish. Prizes for most Buncos, most Babies, most wins and most losses, also door prizes and 50-50 drawing! Proceeds go to a charity of the month. Games will always be the first Friday of the month through the year. Sponsored by Rockford Chapter 215, Order of the Eastern Star. Meets at Rockford Masonic Lodge, 1430 Northland Drive (near 12 Mile Rd). #17

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Hometown Happenings 4-21-22

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Apr. 21,28: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Tri-County Eagles Membership Drive

Apr. 23: Looking for a place to get involved with your community? Join the Tri-County Eagles #4467 as a Aerie Eagle! Family friendly atmosphere with a variety of events. Stop in to see what we are all about. Saturday, April 23rd from noon to 4 pm. 32 E. Lake St., Sand Lake. Open to the public. “People helping people.” #14-16

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Apr. 26: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Sand Lake Museum Open

Apr. 26: The Sand Lake Salisbuy Park Museum will be open Tuesday, April 26th from noon to 7 pm. The museum is open the fourth Tuesday of every month. #15,16

Bless This Mess Rummage Sale

Apr. 29: Bless this Mess Indoor Rummage Sale will be held only on Friday April 29th from 8 am to 7 pm. No pricetags! Name your own price. Cash Only. MQA Catholic Church, 1 W. Maple St. in Sand Lake. To benefit MQA Christian Service Fund for Community Support and Assistance. #16,17

Tie Dye Music Festival Fundraiser

Apr. 30: There will be a fundraiser for the upcoming August Tie Dye Music Festival at Aiden’s Place, 42 Lake St. NE, Sand Lake on Saturday, April 30th starting at 4 pm. Featured are the bands “The Next” and “Swineharts with the musical, “Brian’s Suitcase experience”. #14-17

Morel Mushroom Hunt at HCNC

Apr. 30: After a presentation on the ins and outs of mushroom hunting, we’ll head out and see if you can find some tasty morsels to take home. Saturday, April 30th at 1 pm. Members $3.00/ Nonmembers $5.00. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #16,17

Programs for 55+ at the CS Library

May 6: Are you 55 or older? The Cedar Springs Public Library has programs just for you! Join the Library as they are offering Special Spring Programs designed for 55+. There is sure to be a program that would interest you! Around the World in 80 Days Party on Friday, May 6th. Adventure awaits! Pre-registration required. Limited space available. If you have any questions, please call 616-696-1910. For the full schedule http://cedarspringslibrary.org/news/55-special-senior-programs-check-them-out-and-sign-up-now/ #16

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Hometown Happenings 4-14-22

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Apr.14,21,28: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Good Friday Walk in Sand Lake

Apr. 15: Good Friday, April 15th from Noon to 2 pm. The Sand Lake Village Churches invite you to Walk to Remember. Hear the stories of nine of the people who were there when Jesus was crucified. We will start out a Resurrection Lutheran Church at Noon. Walk or drive to The Church of the Full Gospel and then on to the Sand Lake United Methodist Church. We will be broadcasting the stories on FM radio to your cars if you wish to be a drive-in participant. Take time to listen, learn, and remember our Lord’s sacrifice. #14,15

Easter Egg Hunt at HCNC

Apr. 16: Saturday, April 16th. Hunt starts promptly at 1 pm. Members free/ Nonmembers $1. All ages are welcome. Come early and purchase your holiday goodies at our bake sale. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #14,15

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Apr. 19,26: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Free Pickleball at Magnify Church

Apr. 19,26: There is free pickleball play on Tuesday nights from 7 pm to 9 pm at Magnify Church in Ensley Center. We have three courts. No experience? No Equipment? No Problem! Come and we will teach you. Ages high school to seniors welcome. Any questions, email dhamblin@magnifychurch.org. #14,15

Blood Drive at the CS Library

Apr. 19: The Cedar Springs Public Library will be hosting a blood drive in their Community Room next Tuesday, April 19, with appointments available from 12:30-7pm.  To sign up for an appointment, please call 1-866-642-5663 or visit versiti.org/MI. Be the difference in your community and help save 3 lives in little as one hour! #15

Tri-County Eagles Membership Drive

Apr. 23: Looking for a place to get involved with your community? Join the Tri-County Eagles #4467 as a Aerie Eagle! Family friendly atmosphere with a variety of events. Stop in to see what we are all about. Saturday, April 23rd from noon to 4 pm. 32 E. Lake St., Sand Lake. Open to the public. “People helping people.” #14-16

Sand Lake Museum Open

Apr. 26: The Sand Lake Salisbuy Park Museum will be open Tuesday, April 26th from noon to 7 pm. The museum is open the fourth Tuesday of every month. #15,16

Programs for 55+ at the CS Library

Apr. 26: Are you 55 or older? The Cedar Springs Public Library has programs just for you! Join the Library as they are offering Special Spring Programs designed for 55+. There is sure to be a program that would interest you! Game Day on Tuesday, April 26 from 11 am to 2 pm. Eat, drink and play – it’s game time. If you have any questions, please call 616-696-1910. For the full schedule http://cedarspringslibrary.org/news/55-special-senior-programs-check-them-out-and-sign-up-now/ #14

Tie Dye Music Festival Fundraiser

Apr. 30: There will be a fundraiser for the upcoming August Tie Dye Music Festival at Aiden’s Place, 42 Lake St. NE, Sand Lake on Saturday, April 30th starting at 4 pm. Featured are the bands “The Next” and “Swineharts with the musical, “Brian’s Suitcase experience”. #14-17

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Hometown Happenings 4.7.22

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.

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Apr.7,14,21,28: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Easter Celebration at CS Library

Apr. 9: The Cedar Springs Public Library and The Harvest of Hope Foundation are having an Easter Celebration on Saturday, April 9th from 9am-12pm. The event will be held at the Cedar Springs Public Library, located at 107 N. Main St. Cedar Springs. There will be a donation based Pancake Breakfast supporting the Harvest of Hope Foundation, pictures with the Easter Bunny (be sure to bring a camera), a Great Bunny Scavenger Hunt, and an Easter Storytime! Storytime will take place every 15 minutes between 10am-11:30am and is great for ages 0-5. Hop on down and join the fun! #14

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Apr. 12,19,26: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Free Pickleball at Magnify Church

Apr. 12,19,26: There is free pickleball play on Tuesday nights from 7 pm to 9 pm at Magnify Church in Ensley Center. We have three courts. No experience? No Equipment? No Problem! Come and we will teach you. Ages high school to seniors welcome. Any questions, email dhamblin@magnifychurch.com. #14,15

Good Friday Walk in Sand Lake

Apr. 15: Good Friday, April 15th from Noon to 2 pm. The Sand Lake Village Churches invite you to Walk to Remember. Hear the stories of nine of the people who were there when Jesus was crucified. We will start out a Resurrection Lutheran Church at Noon. Walk or drive to The Church of the Full Gospel and then on to the Sand Lake United Methodist Church. We will be broadcasting the stories on FM radio to your cars if you wish to be a drive-in participant. Take time to listen, learn, and remember our Lord’s sacrifice. #14,15

Easter Egg Hunt at HCNC

Apr. 16: Saturday, April 16th. Hunt starts promptly at 1 pm. Members free/ Nonmembers $1. All ages are welcome. Come early and purchase your holiday goodies at our bake sale. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #14,15

Auditions for Summer Play

Apr. 16,19: Auditions for the musical “The Wizard of Oz” (youth edition) will be held Saturday, April 16th from 9:30 to 11:30 am and Tuesday, April 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Cedar Springs Community Library, 107 N. Main Street, Cedar Springs.  Auditions are open to kids from ages 8 to 18. #14

Programs for 55+ at the CS Library

Apr. 22: Are you 55 or older? The Cedar Springs Public Library has programs just for you! Join the Library as they are offering Special Spring Programs designed for 55+. There is sure to be a program that would interest you! Comedy Readers Theater: Friday, April 22nd 6 pm to 8 pm. “Over Easy Diner”, written by the Seniors at Senior Neighbors. If you have any questions, please call 616-696-1910. For the full schedule http://cedarspringslibrary.org/news/55-special-senior-programs-check-them-out-and-sign-up-now/ #14

Tri-County Eagles Membership Drive

Apr. 23: Looking for a place to get involved with your community? Join the Tri-County Eagles #4467 as a Aerie Eagle! Family friendly atmosphere with a variety of events. Stop in to see what we are all about. Saturday, April 23rd from noon to 4 pm. 32 E. Lake St., Sand Lake. Open to the public. “People helping people.” #14-16

Tie Dye Music Festival Fundraiser

Apr. 30: There will be a fundraiser for the upcoming August Tie Dye Music Festival at Aiden’s Place, 42 Lake St. NE, Sand Lake on Saturday, April 30th starting at 4 pm. Featured are the bands “The Next” and “Swineharts with the musical, “Brian’s Suitcase experience”. #14-17

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Hometown Happenings 3/31/22

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.

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Mar. 31,Apr.7: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Apr. 5,12,19,26: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Book Sale at CS Library

Mar. 29-Apr. 2: The Cedar Springs Friends of the Library is having a used book sale March 29th through April 1st from 10 am to 6 pm and on April 2nd from 10 am to 2 pm. The sale is at the Cedar Springs Public Library Community Room. All proceeds benefit the library and library programs. #12,13

Programs for 55+ at the CS Library

Apr.11,14: Are you 55 or older? The Cedar Springs Public Library has programs just for you! Join the Library as they are offering Special Spring Programs designed for 55+. There is sure to be a program that would interest you! Fun & Fitness: Monday April 11th and Thursday, April 14th from11 am to 12:30 pm. Fun, fitness, food and friendfs. If you have any questions, please call 616-696-1910. For the full schedule http://cedarspringslibrary.org/news/55-special-senior-programs-check-them-out-and-sign-up-now/ #13

Spring Break Camp at HCNC

Apr. 4-8: A fun filled week of indoor and outdoor activities. Archery, archeology, Capture the Flag, and survival skills are just a few of the offerings. Bring your lunch and dress for the weather. April 4 – 8 from 10 am to 2 pm, $10 per day. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #12,13

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Hometown Happenings 3/24/22

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.

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Mar. 24,31: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Mar. 29, Apr. 5: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Book Sale at CS Library

Mar. 29-Apr. 2: The Cedar Springs Friends of the Library is having a used book sale March 29th through April 1st from 10 am to 6 pm and on April 2nd from 10 am to 2 pm. The sale is at the Cedar Springs Public Library Community Room. All proceeds benefit the library and library programs. #11,12

Programs for 55+ at the CS Library

Mar. 30, Apr. 5: Are you 55 or older? The Cedar Springs Public Library has programs just for you! Join the Library as they are offering Special Spring Programs designed for 55+. From tea tasting to fitness, there is sure to be a program that would interest you! Tea Tasting at Perry’s Place on Wednesday, March 30th from 9:30 – 10:30 am. Let’s sip, taste tea health and wellness together. Preregistration required. Limited space available. Coffee & Canvas on Thuesday, April 5th from 10:30 to 12 pm. Coffee, creamer and creativity – what else could you need to add some color to your day? Preregistration required. Limited space available. To register or if you have any questions, please call 616-696-1910. For the full scheduler http://cedarspringslibrary.org/news/55-special-senior-programs-check-them-out-and-sign-up-now/ #12

BUNCO!

Apr. 1: Bunco on the first Friday of the month. – April 1st. Sponsored by Rockford Order of the Eastern Star – Bring a friend, everyone welcome! Doors open and light refreshments at 6 pm, and play begins at 6:30. Rockford Masonic Lodge, 1430 Northland Drive NE (across from Bell Furniture). $5.00 donation to play. You may bring your own snack if you wish or one to share. Join us for lots of fun, fellowship, prizes and a 50/50 raffle each night. Questions? Call: Janet 616-784-5372. Proceeds planned for Hand to Hand meal program. Weather note – if schools are closed we won’t meet. #12

Spring Break Camp at HCNC

Apr. 4-8: A fun filled week of indoor and outdoor activities. Archery, archeology, Capture the Flag, and survival skills are just a few of the offerings. Bring your lunch and dress for the weather. April 4 – 8 from 10 am to 2 pm, $10 per day. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #12,13

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Hometown Happenings 3-17-22

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.

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Mar. 17,24: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Mar. 22,29: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Lucky Treasure Hunt at HCNC

Mar. 19: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Try you luck at finding hidden treasure! Follow the clues to find your pot of gold. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, on Saturday, March 19th at 1 pm. Members $3.00/Nonmembers $5.00. 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #10,11

Mobile Food Pantry in Cedar Springs

Mar. 21: The Mobile Food Pantry will be in Cedar Springs on Monday, March 21st. Free food and everyone is welcomed! Drive Thru: Registration begins at 4:30 pm. At 5:00 pm, cars will drive up by the tables and food boxes will be loaded in their vehicles. Permanent Location Change: Cedar Springs Fire Station, 38 N. Second St., Cedar Springs. The Mobile Food Pantry comes every third Monday of the month. #11

Sand Lake Museum Open

Mar. 22: The Sand Lake Salisbuy Park Museum will be open Tuesday, March 22nd from noon to 7 pm. The museum is open the fourth Tuesday of every month. #10,11

March Madness at the CS Library

Mar. 22: Be part of the action and come to the Cedar Springs Public Library to participate in March Madness on Tuesday, March 22nd starting at 5:30pm! There will be a Trick Shot Competition, Book Madness Bracket Tournament, film clips of the B1G on the big screen and local guest Author, K. Sanders, will premier her new book, “The DAB Letters” with Q/A & book signing (books available for purchase). Prizes, awards and pizza will be provided! No sign up is required and all ages are welcome to attend. #11

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Hometown Happenings 3-10-22

theTable Meals at The Springs Church

Mar. 10,17,24: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Mar. 15,22,29: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Blood Drive at the CS Library

Mar. 15: The Cedar Springs Public Library will be hosting a blood drive in their Community Room next Tuesday, March 15th with appointments available from 12:30-7pm. To sign up for an appointment, please call 1-866-642-5663 or visit versiti.org/MI. Be the difference in your community and help save 3 lives in little as one hour! #10

Women’s Club Scholarship

Mar. 15: “Applications for the $1000 Cedar Springs Women’s Club Scholarship are now available at Cedar Springs High School, New Beginnings High School, Creative Technologies Academy and the Cedar Springs Community Library. Applicants must live in the Cedar Springs School District and be considering any type of skill training or degree program. Applicants must mail five copies of the completed application and essay to the Cedar Springs Women’s Club and must be postmarked by March 15, 2022.” #10

Lucky Treasure Hunt at HCNC

Mar. 19: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Try you luck at finding hidden treasure! Follow the clues to find your pot of gold. Howard Christensen Nature Center, 16190 Red Pine Drive, Kent City, on Saturday, March 19th at 1 pm. Members $3.00/Nonmembers $5.00. 616-675-3158, www.HowardChristensen.org. #10,11

Sand Lake Museum Open

Mar. 22: The Sand Lake Salisbuy Park Museum will be open Tuesday, March 22nd from noon to 7 pm. The museum is open the fourth Tuesday of every month. #10,11

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Hometown Happenings 3.3.22

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 Meals at The Springs Church

Mar. 3,10,17: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

Festival of One-Act Plays

Mar. 4-6: The Cedar Springs Community Players have lined up 6 original one-act plays by local authors to be performed at the Kent Theatre. Each show has a comedic element that everyone will enjoy. In Why Does the Wolf Cry written by 11 year old Olivia Wilbur, a student tries to avoid things she doesn’t like at school. Back There by Maripat Allen explores the question, “What happens when you argue with yourself?” Xiernon from Glixtar also by Allen reveals a close encounter with a friendly alien. Always by Dana Hall is about a couple still in love in their twilight years. Beware the Ides of Mars by Erin Osgood questions what could go wrong exploring Mars? Hamlet & Eggs by Scott Phillips puts an Appalachian twist on Shakespeare. Show Dates: March 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., March 6 at 3 p.m.  Tickets: $10 in advance at the Cedar Springs Community Library or $12 at the door.  $6 for kids under 18 years old. #9

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Mar. 8,15,22: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

Seniors Back on Track

Mar. 10: All seniors and friends of seniors are invited to come to the Cedar Springs Library Community Room on Thursday March 10th from 10 am to 12 noon. Let’s celebrate and get back together! We are also seeking people willing to participate and help develop a governing body. #9

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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 Meals at The Springs Church

Feb. 24, Mar. 3: 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 free meal that is being shared with us! #tfn

God’s Kitchen in Cedar Springs

Mar. 1,8,15: Join us for dinner every Tuesday. God’s Kitchen – Cedar Springs welcomes families from Northern Kent County and the surrounding area to a Tuesday Evening Meal. No charge – no registration required!  Served from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the St. John Paul II Parish, 3110 – 17 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs. For more information, call the Church office at 616-696-3904. #51-20

BUNCO!

Mar. 4: Bunco on the first Friday of the month. – March 4. Sponsored by Rockford Order of the Eastern Star – Bring a friend, everyone welcome! Doors open and light refreshments at 6 pm, and play begins at 6:30. Rockford Masonic Lodge, 1430 Northland Drive NE (across from Bell Furniture). $5.00 donation to play. You may bring your own snack if you wish or one to share. Join us for lots of fun, fellowship, prizes and a 50/50 raffle each night. Questions? Call: Janet 616-784-5372. Proceeds planned for North Kent Connect this month. Weather note – if schools are closed we won’t meet. #8

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