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Community Events - May 22, 2018

                 

FAN forum

The Wednesday, May 30 Families Against Narcotics forum will feature a panel of experts fielding questions related to addiction and recovery in Newaygo County.The forum, scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at NCRESA headquarters in Fremont, will feature representatives from law enforcement, the courts, mental health agencies and local schools, plus recovery experts and parents. The public is invited.

 

Senior lunch to honor veterans

Pine Grove Senior Café invites people age 60 and over to celebrate veterans with a meal and memories on Wednesday, May 30 at noon in the Family Life Center on the northwest corner of M-82 and Beech, east of Newaygo. Guests who are veterans are asked to wear their colors. Guests are also invited to display memorabilia.

 

Blood Drive in White Cloud

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at St. Joseph Catholic Church in White Cloud on Tuesday, June 5 from noon to 5:45 p.m. The church is located at 955 Newell St.

 

Flat and Sassy

The local AMVET Riders Chapter 4250 will host its first Flat and Sassy poker run on Saturday, June 30, with the ride starting at 11 a.m. at AMVETS Post 4250 in Newaygo. The event will include 50/50 drawings and a silent auction. The registration fee is $10 per person or $15 with dinner. Proceeds will benefit Beautiful You, a nonprofit organization that provides complimentary salon and spa services to women and children with cancer. Registration is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m.

 

WC Eagles  re-opening dinner

The public is invited to a steak dinner, the first dinner since the reopening of the White Cloud Eagles aerie, on Saturday, June 2 from 4 until 7 p.m. The dinner will feature mashed potatoes and gravy, corn or green beans. The hall is on M-37 just north of the White Cloud Airport.

 

Community scavenger hunt

Young and old alike are invited and encouraged to participate in a community-wide scavenger hunt on Wednesday, May 23 at the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce. Stop in between noon and 4:30 p.m. to get the first small treasure and clue to the next stop and the next treasure. People who successfully complete the hunt will be entered in a grand prize drawing. The scavenger hunt is not a timed event, and is expected to take approximately two hours to complete.

 

 

 

Native Plant Sale

The Newaygo Conservation District will be holding a Native Plant sale on Friday, June 8 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the the Kropscott Farm, 6253 West Basleline Road in Fremont.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

Daytime Book Group

The Daytime Book Group at the Fremont Area District Library is welcoming new members. This month the group will discuss “One Mountain Away” by Emilie Richards. Copies of the book will be available to checkout at the Circulation Desk before the meeting date of Thursday, May 24 at 11:30 a.m. For more information about joining this book group, call Susan Herrick at 928-0257.