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Community Events - Sept. 19, 2017

                

Harvest Supper

St. Joseph Catholic Church will hold a Harvest Supper on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church Hall at 965 Newell in White Cloud. Donations of $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12 will be appreciated. Dinner will include roast pork, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, squash, cole slaw, rolls, and desserts. The supper is sponsored by the families of St. Joseph Parish.

 

Flu clinics

District Health Department 10 will hold walk-in flu clinics on Monday, Oct. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Grant Township Hall at 1617 E. 120th and on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church at 714 Hillcrest Ave. in Fremont.

 

Pancakes for hurricane relief

On Tuesday, Oct. 17 Grant Christian School will host a pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Donations will go to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief. The first and second grade classes are also working to collect backpacks to send to the school children in the hurricane ravaged areas. Donations can also be dropped at the school office during normal school hours. The funds will be sent to the Red Cross and Christian Schools International Hurricane fund.

 

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.

 

Gospel jamboree

Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a gospel music jamboree featuring the western gospel music of Riding for the Brand on Saturday, Sept. 30, 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.

 

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.

 

Pizza and Pages

The Newaygo Area District Library’s Pizza and Pages group is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Youngsters ages 7 to 12 meet to talk about books, eat pizza and do activities. New members are always invited.

 

Live @ Library event cancelled

The Sept. 19 installment of the Fremont Area District Library’s Live @ the Library event, scheduled to feature author Tom Stanton, has been cancelled.

 

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.

 

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.

  

                 

Women’s Cancer Support Group

The Newaygo County Women’s Cancer Support Group continues to meet on the third Thursday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Vera’s House at 18 Justice St. in Newaygo. Women affected by cancer, past or present, are invited to attend the next meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21. For more information, call Mary Henry at 616-780-4435.

 

Coffee Break Bible Study

Women who are interested in an indepth Bible study are invited to a nondenominational women’s Coffee Break Bible Study that will start on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 9:45 a.m. on the second floor of The Stream in Newaygo. There is no nursery or story hour for children. A fee of $20 will be charged for the Bible study material. For more information, call Gail Graeser at 652-1012.

 

Men’s breakfast

A men’s breakfast will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. at Faith Bible Church at 113 S. State Street in White Cloud. Register by Sept. 20 by calling 231-923-8244 or 689-6051.

 

Tea with Downton Abbey

The Newaygo Area District Library will  host its monthly Downton Abbey Tea on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. The event offers tea and an episode of the television series.

 

Pizza and Pages

The Newaygo Area District Library’s Pizza and Pages group is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Youngsters ages seven to 12 meet to talk about books, eat pizza and do activities. New members are always invited.

 

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.

  

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Newaygo Area District Library. The weekly program offers stories and craft projects.

 

Casino Trip

The annual casino bus trip benefiting the White Cloud Friends of the Library is scheduled to leave from the White Cloud Legion Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. sharp and return at 5:30 p.m. To register, call Flo Cosby at 689-6631.

 

Coffee Break Bible Study

Women who are interested in an indepth Bible study are invited to a nondenominational women’s Coffee Break Bible Study that will start on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 9:45 a.m. on the second floor of The Stream in Newaygo. There is no nursery or story hour for children. A fee of $20 will be charged for the Bible study material. For more information, call Gail Graeser at 652-1012.

 

Men’s breakfast

A men’s breakfast will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. at Faith Bible Church at 113 S. State Street in White Cloud. Register by Sept. 20 by calling 231-923-8244 or 689-6051.

 

Teen Writers

The Newaygo Area District Library’s Teen Writers Club is scheduled to meet on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. The club is open to all teen writers representing all genres. The goals of the club are to exercise imagination, improve writing quality, share writing with others, and to have fun with other young writers.

 

Tea with Downton Abbey

The Newaygo Area District Library will  host its monthly Downton Abbey Tea on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. The event offers tea and an episode of the television series.