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Community Events - Nov. 14, 2017

                  

Michigan Grown Arts

Author, adventurer and Great Lakes speaker Loreen Niewenhuis is scheduled to speak at the Newaygo Area District Library on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation. The library is at 44 N. State Road in Newaygo.

 

Thanksgiving crafts

The White Cloud Community Library will host a children’s Thanksgiving craft activity on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 3:30 p.m. The library is at 1038 E Wilcox Ave.

 

Crafts and Little Bits

The Fremont Area District Library will hold a Thanksgiving craft program in the Children’s Department on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The LittleBits: Beginning Coding program will also be there on Nov. 18.  LittleBits is a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Children in first through fifth graders are invited to come from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Youngsters in sixth grades and up are invited from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Senior lunch

Pine Grove Senior Cafe will hold its final senior lunch of the year on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Pine Grove Community Church on the corner of M-82 and Beech east of Newaygo. Lunch is offered to people age 60 and older.

 

Christian Men’s Breakfast

The next Northern Christian Men’s Breakfast will be  Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 a.m. at The Church at White Cloud (in the Leighton Mall), 3/4 of a mile north of White Cloud on M-37. Speaker Mike Barner will talk about “Marriage: Pulling in the Same Direction.” All men are invited.

 

Gospel jamboree

Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a gospel music jamboree featuring the Northwood Brothers on Saturday, Nov. 25, beginning with a potluck at 6:30 p.m. followed by music at 7 p.m. The church is at the intersection of M-37 and Woodland Park Road north of Brohman. For more information, call Pastor Lucky Fulton at 231-745-2270.

 

FiveCAP board meeting

The FiveCAP Board of Directors November meeting will be on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. at 302 N. Main Street in Scottville. No December board meeting is scheduled.

 

Circles Big View meeting

The community is invited to join a discussion about affordable childcare at the next Circles Newaygo County Big View meeting on November 30 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Fremont United Methodist Church. Dinner will be included. For more information and to register for the meeting and dinner, call Michelle Marciniak at 924-0641 extension 220.

 

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.

 

Goodfellows Auction and
Bake Sale

The 14th Annual Goodfellows Auction and Bake Sale will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at The Hightower Saloon at 5140 E. Loop Road, Hesperia. To donate to the auction, call Denise Cunningham at 854-9105.

 

 

 

  

MARSP meeting

The November meeting of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at noon in White Cloud at the White Cloud United Methodist Church. This month’s program will be an explanation of the new Newaygo County Area Promise Zone program, presented by Becky Tuuk. For reservations, call Linda Juliano at 924-2227. All retired school personnel and their spouses are welcome.

 

Conservation district meeting

The Newaygo Conservation District will hold its 2017 annual meeting on Tuesday, Dec 5 at 7 p.m.

 

Community Choir rehearsals

Monday, Oct. 2 marked the beginning of the Newaygo County Community Choir season. All rehearsals will be at 7 p.m. in the choir room of the Fremont United Methodist Church. The concert is scheduled for Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. at the Dogwood Center.

 

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.

 

Storytime at Fremont library

At the Fremont Area District Library, fall storytimes are scheduled to run from Sept. 26 through Dec. 14.  Toddler Storytime, for babies and toddlers up to age three, will be held on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and will feature stories, lapsits, fingerplays, music and movement activities. Preschool Storytime for children ages three to five will be held on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., and will feature stories, movies, songs and crafts.

 

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.

  

Blood drive in Grant

The Grant Township Hall will host a Michigan Blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the township hall at 1617 E. 120th Street east of Grant.

 

Michigan Grown Arts

Author, adventurer and Great Lakes speaker Loreen Niewenhuis is scheduled to speak at the Newaygo Area District Library on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation. The library is at 44 N. State Road in Newaygo.

 

Youth events at the
White Cloud Library

The White Cloud Library will host a children’s Thanksgiving storytime and craft on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 21 a Thanksgiving craft activity at 3:30 p.m. The library is located at 1038 E Wilcox Ave.

 

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.