The River Country Community Choir
will present its annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at
the Grant Fine Arts Center. Donations will be accepted for the Love INC
The Genealogy Discussion Group at
the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center meets on the second
Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for
Dec. 12. The museum is at 12 Quarterline in downtown Newaygo.
The Michigan Association of Retired
School Personnel will hold its last meeting of the year on Tuesday, Dec.
10 at the White Cloud Methodist Church. The holiday program will be
presented by Brenda Huckins Bonter and the lady ukelele players. For
reservations, call Shirley Utrup at 652-7095. All retired school
personnel and their spouses are welcome.
Christian School bazaar
Grant Christian School will host its
annual Christmas Bazaar and vendor show on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. A total of 38 vendors are registered, and Two Hot Tamales will
Hope 101 Ministry will hold its
second annual Festival of the Wreaths on Friday, Dec. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m.
and on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Family of God
Community Church in Newaygo. A variety of wreaths and other items will
be available for raffle. The church is at 90 Quarterline in Newaygo.
Bazaar in Grant
Grant Christian School will host
itís annual Christmas Bazaar and Vendor show on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10
a.m. until 2 p.m. There are 38 vendors registered. Two Hot Tamales is
providing food. The school book fair is occurring simultaneously and
shopping will be open at both events.
Coffee club in
Local Edward Jones financial advisor
Scott Swinehart will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday,
Dec. 6 at 147 W. River Valley Dr. in Newaygo. The coffee club offers an
opportunity to learn from one another, as well as be informed about the
current market and economy. To reserve a seat, call Chris Christie at
Blood drive in
St. Joseph Catholic Church in White
Cloud will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 17
from noon to 5:45 p.m. at the church at 955 Newell.
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
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
Goodfellows Auction and
bake sale donations
Goodfellows will hold their 16th
annual auction and bake sale on Dec. 8 at the Hightower Saloon. To
donate items for the auction and bake sale call the Hightower Saloon at
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.
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/.
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.
The Fremont Area District Library now offers an event
e-newsletter. Subscription to the monthly newsletter is available online at www.fremontlibrary.net.
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 Millies School Spirits
and Campbells 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 librarys collection and help with its used book sale fund-raising efforts.
The library is at 104 E. Main St.