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Community Events - Jan. 17, 2018


After-school movie

The White Cloud Community Library will present the film “Earth: One Amazing Day” as an after-school movie on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m.


Adult Winter Reading in WC

The Adult Winter Reading Program “Murder, Mystery and Magic at the Library” runs from Jan. 8 through March 30. The program offers bi-weekly drawings and a grand prize drawing of a Kindle Fire 8HD with Alexa and is open to anyone 18 years of age or older. For more information, call the White Cloud Community Library at 689-6631 or visit the library to sign-up at 1038 E Wilcox Ave. in White Cloud.


FFA Euchre Fun Night

The sixth annual Fremont FFA Alumni and Friends Euchre Fun Night Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fremont High School cafeteria. Registration is $15 for individuals or $25 for teams.  Registrations and sponsorships are now being accepted.  For more information, call the Fremont FFA Alumni and Friends at  616-634-5200 or email fremontffaalumni@yahoo.com. Registration is also available online at www.signmeup.com/123106.


Computer Classes

Fremont Area District Library staff members will offer an Intro to Computers class on Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. An Internet Searching and Email class will be offered on Thursday, Jan. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. The class fee is $5 per person per class. The classes will be held in the Upper Level Training Lab of the library. To register, call the library at 928-0257. Please note the dates have changed from those published in the article of the Jan. 3 issue of the TimesIndicator.


I’m Board

The White Cloud Community Library will host  I’m Board Games for youngsters on Friday, Jan. 19 at 12:30 p.m.


Blood drive in Newaygo

Newaygo High School will host a Michigan Blood Drive on Thursday, Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. at 200 East Street in Newaygo. The community is invited to donate.


Civilian response

A Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events presentation will be offered at the White Cloud United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. Fremont Police Chief Randy Wright will lead the presentation, which is open to everyone, including businesses, social clubs, churches and other organizations. The church is at 1125 E. Newell Street in White Cloud.




FAN Family Forum

The first local Families Against Narcotics Family Forum, on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Newaygo County Regional Education Services Agency in Fremont. It will be the first such forum hosted by the new Newaygo County FAN chapter. The forum will feature guest speaker Phil Pavona, founder of the Okemos Ingham County FAN chapter and leader of all 26 regional FAN chapters. The public is invited. Information is available online at www.familiesagainstnarcotics.org.


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.


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.


Wanted: books, movies, CD’s

The Fremont Area District Library is accepting donations of discarded books, music and movies. Donations help the community by enhancing the library’s collection of materials. Items that are not needed for the library’s collection are given to the Friends of the Library for the group’s annual Summer Book Sale, which benefits library programs and collections.

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. 16 at 11:30 a.m.


Snowbirds in Bradenton

All Fremont area residents are invited to the Fremont Snowbirds Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m. at Duff’s Restaurant at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41) in Bradenton, Florida.