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Here's your guide to East events for the week of Dec. 10-15:

High School: The Student Council Food Drive is Monday through Friday. Friday is the end of the marking period. And the student-directed play, “Jack the Ripper: Monster of Whitechapel," is in the Little Aud Friday and Saturday at 7pm.
Middle School: Monday is a 2 Day. There’s a Science Olympiad parents meeting Monday at 7pm in Room 8. And Wednesday is Bridges Day.
Breton Downs: The "Give Up to Give Back" Holiday Workshop is Thursday from 9-11am.
Lakeside: The Family Promise Food Drive is happening all week. And teachers are collecting donations for a gift card for Howard, the school crossing guard.
Wealthy: Registration is open for Girls on the Run. There are musical rehearsals Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm. 1st Grade Video Stars Rehearsal is Tuesday at 3:25pm. And the Holiday Concert is Thursday at 2pm.

Sports: The Team Boosters Tree Sale is on Gerken Plaza weeknights from 5-8pm, Saturday from 9am-6pm, and Sunday from noon-6pm. The Spirit Shop is open during the tree sale hours except on Sunday. Here's this week’s varsity schedule (check the high school athletics calendar for Freshman and JV):
Bowling: Mon. 3:30pm@Wayland
Boys Basketball: Tue. 7pm Home vs. Jenison (W 56-47), Fri. 7pm@Lowell
Boys Swimming: Tue. 6pm Home vs. GR Catholic Central, Sat. 10am@East Kentwood for West Michigan Relays
Girls Basketball: Fri. 7pm Home vs. Lowell
Ice Hockey: Mon. 6pm@Okemos at Munn Ice Arena in East Lansing (W 7-3), Fri. 8pm@Forest Hills Northern/Eastern at Patterson Ice Center, Sat. 3:30pm@Lowell/Caledonia at Kentwood Ice Arena
Wrestling: Wed. 6pm@Forest Hills Eastern and at 7pm vs. Zeeland East (double dual meet), Sat. 9am@Forest Hills Central for Kent County Classic Invite

Arts: It’s a busy week for holiday concerts, and Victorian-era serial killers. The High School Choir is in the PAC Monday at 7:30pm. The 7th and 8th Grade Band is in the PAC Tuesday at 6:30pm. The High School Band is in the PAC Tuesday at 8pm. The 6th Grade Band, Orchestra and Choir are in the middle school gym Wednesday at 7pm. And the 7th and 8th Grade and High School Orchestra are in the PAC Thursday at 7pm. Also, the student-directed play, “Jack the Ripper: Monster of Whitechapel," is in the High School Little Aud Friday and Saturday at 7pm.

City: The Parks and Recreation Committee meeting scheduled for Monday has been canceled. The Planning Commission will meet Tuesday at 5:30pm in the Commission Chamber. And Gaslight Village's Sip and Shop is Thursday from 6-9pm. 

Have a great week!
-The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation

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The Cheat Sheet lists a limited number of events that we think will be of interest to many people in our community. We don’t list everything that’s happening, and that’s kind of the point. For more information, you may want to consult the calendars on these other sites:

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