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Community Events - Jan. 7, 2019


Free computer classes

Free computer classes are being offered at the Fremont Area District Library. Intro to Computers on will be on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. Word Basic will be offered on Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. The classes meet in the libraryís Upper Level Training Lab. To register, call the library at 928-0257.


Genealogy Discussion Group

The Genealogy Discussion Group will meet at the  Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. The group meets on the second Thursday of every month. The museum is at 12 Quarterline Road in downtown Newaygo.


Pro-life march

A Saturday, Jan. 18 pro-life march is scheduled to commemorate the legalization of abortion in the United States. The march will start at the American Decency Association building at Main and Darling. The short march through the downtown area will return to the ADA building for refreshments.


Menís breakfast to feature Coach Schugars

Veteran high school and college football coach Jack Schugars will speak at the Saturday, Jan. 11 Grant Menís Ministry  breakfast at Cronkís Oakridge Restaurant on the south side of Newaygo. Breakfast is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. and all men and boys are invited. GMM leader Calvin VanSingel describes Schugars as a legendary coach and a high-energy, ehthusiastic speaker.


Coffee club in Fremont

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. The coffee club is an informal gathering in which financial advisors provide updates on the stock market and the economy in a relaxed environment. To reserve a seat, call Branch Office Administrator Amanda Childers or Brenda Adsmond at 924-9600.


Fremont Rotary at Lakes 23

The Fremont Rotary Club will hold its January meetings at Lakes 23 Restaurant in Fremont. The club meets at lunchtime on Tuesdays.


Love INC annual meeting

The Love INC board of directors will hold its annual board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Love INC headquarters south of Newaygo. Coffee and refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to meet board members and learn more about the work of Love INC in Newaygo County.


Weight Watchers

Local Weight Watchers meetings are held in Fremont on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church at 721 Hillcrest Drive. Visitors are encouraged to attend a meeting for free this month. Information is also available online at www.weightwatchers.com



Snowbirds in Zephyrhills

Newaygo County residents wintering in the Zephyrhills, Florida area are invited to meet for lunch at The Golden Corral at 6855 Gall Blvd. in Zephyrhills on Friday, Feb. 21 at 11:30 a.m.


Fremont recycling hours change

The hours of operation for the Newaygo County Recycling Site in Fremont changed effective Monday, July 8. The recycling site on the south side of Fremont will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The recycling site is on 56th Street east of Warner.


Unique Recovery

Informal meetings designed to connect addicts in recovery with addicts seeking recovery will be held at the Hesperia Community Library at 80 S. Division on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and also in Fremont at the NCRESA building at 4747 48th Street on Fridays at 9 a.m. More information is available online at www.facebook.com/uniquerecoverygroup/.


Living On grief support group

The Living On grief support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at TrueNorth Community Services, 6308 S. Warner Ave. south of Fremont. The focus of the group is to express feelings and experiences related to loss in a supportive, caring and non-judgmental environment. For more information or to register, call Katie Gedraitis at 231-527-0913.


Fremont library e-newsletter

The Fremont Area District Library now offers an event e-newsletter. Subscription to the monthly newsletter is available online at www.fremontlibrary.net.


Narcotics Anonymous

The Narcotics Anonymous group New Life Group meets on Mondays at 6 p.m.  at the Al-Anon Club in Newaygo.


Book donations wanted

The Fremont Area District Library is asking local people to consider donating their used books, music and movies to the library. Donated materials add to the library’s collection and help with its used book sale fund-raising efforts. The library is at 104 E. Main St.


Labels for Grant library

The Grant Area District Library is participating in label collecting as a new fundraiser, seeking Spartan labels, Aunt Millie’s School Spirits and Campbell’s Labels for Education program. A complete list is available at the library. Labels may be dropped off at the library at 122 Elder St. in Grant. For more information, call the library at 834-5713. Information is also available online at  www.grantlibrary.net.