Parish Festival & Chicken BBQ
St. Michael Church’s Annual Parish
Festival and Chicken Barbeque will be on Sunday, Aug. 4 from noon to 3
p.m. Meals are offered for $9 for adults, $5 for children age 12 and
younger, free for children younger than three. Dining will be available
indoors with air conditioning or outdoors in the picnic area. Take-out
meals will also be available. The festival will also include a raffle,
country store and children’s games. The church is at 6382 S. Maple
Senior Lunch, for anyone age 60 and
older, will be held at Pine Grove Community Church’s Senior Café on
Wednesday, July 31 at noon. The café is on the northwest corner of M-82
and Beech Ave. east of Fremont.
Coffee club in
Local Edward Jones financial advisor
Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7
at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. The coffee club is an informal gathering
at which Edward Jones financial advisors provide updates on the stock
market and the economy in a relaxed environment.To reserve a seat, call
Branch Office Administrator Brenda Adsmond or Amanda Otte at 924-9600.
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.
The Holton Historical Museum at 6511
E. Holton Whitehall Road in Holton will be open from June 13 through
September. Hours open will be from 10 a.m. to noon on the second
Thursday of each month and from 1 to 3 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of
each month. Extended hours will be from 9 am. to 5 p.m. on Saturday,
July 26 during Holton Days. This year’s theme is “Holidays.”
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.
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/.
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.
The Fremont Area District Library now offers an event
e-newsletter. Subscription to the monthly newsletter is available online at www.fremontlibrary.net.
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 Millies School Spirits
and Campbells 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 librarys collection and help with its used book sale fund-raising efforts.
The library is at 104 E. Main St.