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Here’s your guide to what’s happening in East Grand Rapids the week of January 20-25, brought to you by the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation:

Schools: There’s no school for K-12 Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
High School: The Music Boosters Scholarship Concert, featuring pianist Ruslan Sirota, is Friday at 7pm in the PAC.
Middle School: Tuesday is a 2 Day. The Regional Spelling Bee is Wednesday at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons. Thursday is Bridges Day. And the Art Club meets Thursday at 3:30pm.
Breton Downs: 4th and 5th Grade Choir meets Thursday at 7:35am. And the Kindergarten Snow show is Friday at 2:30pm.
Lakeside: Box Tops can be turned in any day this week (well, not Monday).
Wealthy: The Spelling Bee is Friday at 11:24am, which seems a little p-u-n-c-t-i-l-i-o-u-s.

Sports: For complete sports schedules, visit Here’s the varsity schedule (results are in italics):
Bowling: Mon. 3:30pm Home vs. Zeeland at Clique Lanes, Wed. 3:30pm@Unity Christian at Hudsonville Lanes, Thu. 3:30pm@West Catholic at Clique Lanes
Boys Basketball: Tue. 7:45pm Home vs. GR Christian, Fri. 8pm@Wyoming
Boys Swimming: Tue. 6pm Home vs. Jenison, Sat. 12pm Home vs. multiple opponents for EGR Invite
Girls Basketball: Tue. 6pm Home vs. GR Christian, Fri. 6pm@Wyoming
Ice Hockey: Fri. 5:30pm@GR Christian at Eagles Ice Center
Skiing: Tue. 4:30pm vs. multiple opponents at Cannonsburg
Wrestling: Wed. 6pm vs. Wayland at Zeeland West, Wed. 7pm vs. Unity Christian at Zeeland West, Sat. 9am vs. multiple opponents at Northview Invite

Arts: The Music Boosters Scholarship Concert, featuring pianist Ruslan Sirota, is Friday at 7pm in the PAC.

City: The City Commission meets Tuesday at 6pm in the Community Center. And there’s a Waterfront Park Buckthorn Learning Service Day Saturday from 9am-noon in Waterfront Park.

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

Your support for the Foundation creates opportunity for our students. Want an example? Read this article about the Gone Boarding class at the high school.

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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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