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Community Events - May 19, 2020


Newaygo weekend event postponed

Newaygo’s annual Memorial Day Weekend Celebration has been postponed to the July 4 weekend. Other River Country Chamber of Commerce events, including the Home, Health and Garden Show and a golf outing, have also been postponed.


Holton museum closed this year

The Holton Historical Society Museum will not be open this year due to the COVID19 pandemic. However, if the Holton Community Days celebration is held, the museum will be open on Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Thompson Square

The annual Ben Bradford Fraternal Order of Police country music show originally scheduled for Saturday evening, April 25 has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 24. The show, to be held in the Grant Fine Arts Center, is scheduled to feature the group Thompson Square.


No visitors at The Brook

The Brook Retirement Community in Newaygo has, since March 12, implemented a “no visitor” policy at the facility. Staff members are completing pre-shift questionnaires, screening for symptoms and monitoring their body temperatures.


TimesIndicator office info

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TimesIndicator’s office building will be closed to the public until further notice. Press releases and mail may be dropped through the mail slot in the front door or emailed to us at tinews@comcast.net. The office will receive phone calls at 924-4400 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.


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.


Goodwill response

Goodwill Industries of West Michigan announced that its local Goodwill stores will be closed until further notice. The stores’ e-commerce operations will remain open (www.shopgoodwill.com).


Spring pickup canceled

The Michigan Department of Transportation has cancelled its spring Adopt-A-Highway trash pickups previously scheduled for April 18 through 26 and May 9 through 17. The program is currently scheduled to resume with the statewide summer pickup, scheduled for July 18 through 26. More information is available online at www.Michigan.gov/AdoptAHighway.


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.


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.