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Holiday Pie Making

Holiday Pie Making

Howard Christian Nature Center invites the public to take part in a fun creative experience on Monday!

HCNC will provide everything needed to make the pies with your enjoyment of putting them together. Three different pies to bake or freeze will be yours to take home. Bring a cooler or tote to take home your creations.

Howard Christian Nature Center is located at 16190 Red Pine Dr. Kent City, Michigan 49330

Cost is $15 for members, $20 for non-members.

Call: (616)675-3158 or visit www.howardchristensen.org for ticket.

Kent Harvest Trails

Kent Harvest Trails

Fourteen farms are participating in this fun fall adventure for families to experience!

Each farm offers its unique experience from corn mazes, pumpkin patches, hayrides, harvested home-grown fruits & vegetables and so much more. Families won’t want to miss all the excitement of this colorful season!

Visit www.kentharvesttrails.org for the list of participating farms.

Dinner & Concert Tonight

Dinner & Concert Tonight

Roger’s Park explodes with musical entertainment and great eats, tonight, while relaxing under the stars!

The 50/60’s Sea Cruiser’s will light up Rogers Park beginning at 6:30pm and Peace Lutheran Church will be offering a Beef & Pork Dinner along with mashed potatoes & gravy, cowboy baked beans, green beans, roll & butter, beverages and ice cream sundaes. Cost is $10 for Adults, $5 for Kids 4-10 years of age.

Visit: www.spartachamber.com for a schedule and any last minute changes.

Brush Pick-up Returns

Brush Pick-up Returns

Monday, April 3, 2017, curbside brush pick-up started and will be available on the first week of each month through October 6

Village crews will pick up only brush 4” in diameter including branches, trees and limbs. Anything larger than four inches in diameter will be left curbside.

Brush Pick-Up Schedule: April 3-7, May 1-5, June 5-9, July 3-7, August 7-11, September 4-8, October 2-6.

Call: (616)886-8251 or (616)887-9303 www.spartami.org for more details.

Tally-Ho! Puppet Festival Returns!

Tally-Ho! Puppet Festival Returns!

For the third year, the Sparta Chamber invites all ages to check out this Puppet Festival fun!

Visit Sparta Civic Center located at 75 N Union Street on Saturday, March 11 from 10:30am – 2:00pm for creative storytelling in a unique way. The family can enjoy the “World of Puppets” by Professor Jason Yancey, Advertureland Puppets, History of Vocal Illusion by David Fowler and The Village Puppeteers in “Lost Storyland” plus puppet making activities between shows.

Cost is $5.00 per person or $15 per family. Puppets, ventriloquist figures, books and more will also be available for purchase.

Call: (616)887-2454 or visit www.spartachamber.com for more information.

Candlelight Snowshoeing on Valentines Day

Candlelight Snowshoeing on Valentines Day

Make plans to spend time with your significant other on Valentine’s Day!

Howard Christiansen Nature Center located at 16190 Red Pine Drive in Kent City is offering three Candlelight Snowshoe guided excursion through their scenic trails on Valentine’s Day. You can choose 6:30pm, 7:30pm or 9:00pm.

The excursion includes snowshoe and is a one mile hike through candle lit trails with the chance to warm up by the fire and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. It’s a romantic evening you won’t want to miss.

Member Cost: $8.00 per couple and Non-members are $15.00 per couple.

Call: (616)675-3158 for more information or visit www.howardchristiansen.org to book tickets.

Breast Cancer Fundraiser Event

Breast Cancer Fundraiser Event

*15% of all Pizza Sales and $2 of every shirt sold from Women Hunt Too will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness during this event.
*Dawn Freeland from Women Hunt Too will be there from 11am - 2pm for a meet and greet. 
*Italian Pizza Buffet 11am til 1pm
*Breast Cancer Awareness Tee Shirts an