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Community Events - Nov. 14, 2018

       

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. 15 at 11:30 a.m.

 

Circles Big View meeting

The impact of substance use and drug testing policies on the workplace will be the subject of discussion at the next Circles Big View meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Newaygo United Church of Christ. To register for dinner, call Lindsey Slater at 924-5350 by Nov. 27.

 

Christian Men’s Breakfast

Northern Christian Men’s Breakfast will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 a.m. at The Church at White Cloud in the Leighton Mall north of White Cloud on M-37.  Jon Stellema will Focus on “The Stewardship of a Man’s Life.”

 

Goodfellows auction and bake sale

The 15th annual Goodfellows Auction-Bake Sale will be on Dec. 2, beginning at 2 p.m. at The Hightower Saloon at 5140 E. Loop Road in Hesperia. To donate auction and bake sale items, call the saloon at 854-2000.

 

Fremont Area Snowbirds

All Fremont-area residents are invited to the Fremont Area Snowbirds Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Duff’s at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41) in Bradenton, Florida.

 

Computer classes

The Fremont Area District Library will offer these computer classes: Intro to Computers on Thursday, Nov. 8, and Intro to Word on Tuesday, Nov. 13.  All classes are held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Upper Level Training Lab and are priced at $5 per person per class. Registration is required. Call 928-0257 to register.

 

Animal Shelter food drive

The White Cloud Eagles are collecting food items for the Newaygo County Animal Shelter. Donation box is at the Eagles club. For more information, contact the White Cloud Eagles at 231-689-2134.

 

Living On grief support group

Living On are ongoing groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express feelings and experiences related to the loss in a supportive, caring and non-judgmental environment. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at True North Community Services at 6308 S. Warner Ave. south of Fremont. To register, call Katie Gedraitis at 231-527-0913.

  

Narcotics Anonymous

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

 

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.

  

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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/.

 

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.

Health dept. offers flu shots

District Health Department 10 is offering flu shots by appointment from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. For informaiton or appointments, call the office at 689-7300. The DHD10 office is a 1049 E. Newell in White Cloud.