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Community Events - Nov. 12, 2019


Library to welcome new director

The Fremont Area District Library will welcome new library director Jackilyn Roseberry with a public reception on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. Entertainment will be provided for youngsters in the Children’s Department.


Computer classes at the library

The Fremont Area District Library will offer two computer classes in November. Intro to Computers will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14 and Internet Searching and Email will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Computer classes are held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Upper Level Computer Lab. The class fee is $5 per person per class. To register, call 928-0257.


Genealogy Discussion Group

The Genealogy Discussion Group will meet at the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The museum is at 12 Quarterline Road in downtown Newaygo. The group meets on the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.


Northern Christian Men’s breakfast  

The Northern Christian Men’s monthly breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 a.m. at the Church in White Cloud will feature Jeff Murchison speaking on “The renewing of your mind in Christ.” The church is in the Leighton Mall north of White Cloud on M-37.


Senior Lunch

Pine Grove Senior Café will serve a turkey lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at noon at the church’s Family Life Center at the intersection of Beech and M-82 east of Newaygo. All senior café friends age 60 and older are invited to attend. The meal will include beef roast, mashed potatoes and pumpkin dessert.


Blood drive in White Cloud

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at White Cloud High School at 555 E. Wilcox.


MARSP meeting

The November meeting of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will be on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at noon at the White Cloud United Methodist Church on Newell St. This month’s program will focus on the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center, presented by Steve Radtke and Scott Looman. Donations will be collected for the Voluntary Defense Fund. For reservations, call Shirley Utrup at 652-7095. All retired school personnel and their spouses are welcome.


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. 21 at 11:30 a.m.


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 854-2000.




Fremont 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.


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/.


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.


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.


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