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Community Events - Jan. 2019


Computer classes at Fremont library

The Fremont Area District Library will offer the classes “Intro to Computers” on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. and “Internet Searching and Email” on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. The class fee is $5 per person per sesssion. Classes are held in the library’s Upper Level Computer Lab. Call the library at 928-0257 to register.


Book sale at Fremont library

The Friends of the Fremont Area District Library will host a winter book sale in the library’s Community Room on Friday, Jan. 25, from 1 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Blood drive in Newaygo

Newaygo High School will host a blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the gym. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donors can visit the site miblood.org to make appointments.


Coffee club in Fremont

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Branch Office Administrator Brenda Adsmond at 924-9600.


Coach Schugars to speak at GMM

This month’s Grant Mens Ministries breakfast, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7 a.m. at Cronk’s Oakridge Restaurant on the south side of Newaygo, will feature legendary high school and college football coach Jack Schugars. He will tell men life is not about “Rings, Awards or Halls of Fame.” Schugars, who coached the Oakridge High School team for more than 40 years, is a member of four halls of fame.


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. 15 at 11:30 a.m.


Fremont Area Snowbirds

All Fremont-area residents are invited to the Fremont Area Snowbirds Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Duff’s at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41) in Bradenton, Florida.


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.




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.


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.