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Community Events - Nov. 17, 2020


Property tax appeal program

Michigan State University Extension will offer ďA Property Ownerís Guide to the Local Board of Review and the Michigan Tax Tribunal,Ē an online Zoom meeting, on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration and additional information is available online at https://events.anr.msu.edu/propertyvalue2020/.


All about property taxes

Michigan State University Extension will offer an online program about the Michigan property tax process on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration and additional information is available online at https://events.anr.msu.edu/taxbill2020/.


Conservation District open house

  The Newaygo Conservation District will hold an open house and annual meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, call the conservation district office at (231)225-3072.


Blood drive in Fremont

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 24 from noon to 4:45 p.m. at the Fremont Community Recreation Center at 201 E. Maple Street.


Northern Christian Menís breakfast  

The Northern Christian menís monthly breakfast will be on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 a.m. at The Church at White Cloud. Speaker Lonnie Rodriguez will focus on the value of time. The church is in the Leighton Mall north of White Cloud on M-37.


Fremont library to forgive fines

The Fremont Area District Library announced that if patrons return their overdue and billed items to the library before the end of this year, the fines on those items will not be added to their accounts.


Newaygo library to close for Thanksgiving

The Newaygo Area District Library is scheduled to be closed on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will be open on Saturday Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Winter reading starts in Newaygo

The Newaygo Area District Libraryís adult and teen winter reading program is scheduled to begin on Dec. 14. For ever book they read, participants receive tickets for a prize drawing that includes Kindle Fire 8 e-readers.


Menís meeting to feature Denbraber

Grant Menís Ministries will welcome Dave Denbraber to the monthly coffee and donut session on Saturday morning, Nov. 14 at 7 a.m. at 12054 S. Spruce east of Grant. Participants are reminded to dress warmly. Coffee and donuts will be provided.


Goodfellows seek donations

This yearís 17th annual Goodfellows auction and bake sale, scheduled for Dec. 6, has been cancelled because of the COVID19 pandemic. However, the Goodfellows still plan to provide Christmas gifts for children and are asking supporters to consider donating to the effort through the local organization at 913 S. Oceana in Shelby, 49455.  For information, call Denise Cunningham at 854-9105. 



Flu shots

District Health Department 10 will host a flu shot clinic at the VFW post in Newaygo on Nov. 20. The clinic is scheduled to run from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on each date. The VFW post is at 9075 S. Mason Drive in Newaygo.


Hazardous waste collection canceled

The Newaygo County Board of Public Works has cancelled this yearís Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31. The event was cancelled because of safety concerns association with the COVID19 pandemic.


Holiday pocket planners

The Newaygo Area District Library will host a craft event in which participants will make holiday pocket planners to help them organize their holiday shopping. The sessions are scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. or on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Each session is limited to four participants. Register at the library, online at the library website or by calling 652-6723. Supplies will be provided.


Fremont library

The Fremont Area District Library has been open since late June. Guidelines are in place to allow for social distancing. More information is available online at www.fremontlibrary.net.


GriefShare Seminar

A special Surviving the Holidays seminar will be held at Grant Community Church on Wednesday Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is at 115 West State Road in Grant.  The seminar is free, but registration is encouraged.  To register, call 834-5476.


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.

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.


TimesIndicator office info

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TimesIndicatorís office building will remain closed to the public until further notice. Press releases and mail may be dropped through the mail slot in the front door or emailed to us at tinews@comcast.net. The office will receive phone calls at 924-4400 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.