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Community Events - March 19, 2019

         

 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.

 

Hallowell Family pancake benefit

Hesperia Presbyterian Church will host a benefit pancake supper for the Tom Hallowell Family on Friday, March 22 from 5  to 7 p.m. at the church at 82 Church Street. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, applesauce and drinks. Donations will be collected at the door for the Hallowell family.

 

Live @ the Library

Author Barbara Barton will present her Michigan Notable Book “Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan” on Saturday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the  Fremont Area District Library. The free program will be in the library’s  Community Room. 

 

Rock, Gem and Mineral Club

The White River Rock, Gem and Mineral Club will offer a children’s program on Saturday, March 23, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the White Lake Library in Whitehall. “Fossils and Shark’s Teeth” with Glen Gustafson will be the topic. Contact the library or the website www.whiteriverrockgemandmineral.org to reserve a seat.

 

Wreaths Across America

Whispering Pines and Prairie Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is part of the Wreaths Across America fundraising plan. For each wreath sponsored through the chapter, they receive $5. The majority of the wreaths go to the Grand Rapids Veteran’s Home for the annual placing in December.

 

Coffee club in Fremont

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Branch Office Administrator Brenda Adsmond or Amanda Otte at 924-9600.

 

Computer classes at Fremont library

The Fremont Area District Library is offering a couple of computer classes in March. The library will offer “Word Basic” on Thursday, March 14 and “Internet Searching and Email” on Tuesday, March 19. The classes meet in the library’s Upper Level Training Lab and are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. The class fee is $5 per person per class.To register, call the library at 928-0257.

 

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.

 

  

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.

 

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.

 

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.