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Community Events - August 22, 2018

        

Holton Museum “Holton Days” hours

The Holton Historical Society Museum will be open the second Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon and the fourth Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. of each month through September.

 

Children’s movie

The Fremont Area District Library will show a free children’s movie on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. The G-rated movie is about a rock camp for gifted teens. The movie title and other details are available online at www.fremontlibrary.net/kids-teens.

 

Saturday Storytime

On Saturday, Aug. 25 at 11 a.m., the Fremont Area District Library will host a free Saturday Storytime for children up to age 5 in the Children’s Department.

 

Newaygo Coffee Break Bible Study

The Newaygo Coffee Break Bible Study is scheduled to start on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 9:45 a.m. on the second floor of The Stream in Newaygo. No nursery care is available. For more information, call Gail Graeser at 652-1012.

 

Blood drive in Fremont

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 12 to 5:45 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church at 510 Iroquois.

 

Blood drive in Bitely

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 12 to 5:45 p.m. at the Merrill Township Hall at 1585 W. 11 Mile Road.

 

Coffee club in Fremont

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 46 W. Sheridan in downtown Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Branch Office Administrator Brenda Adsmond or Amanda Otte at 924-9600.

 

Garfield School Reunion

The Garfield School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. at the Garfield Township Hall. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Beverages will be furnished. For more information, call Joyce Johnson at 652-1013.

 

Newaygo Public Schools retirees

The Newaygo Public Schools retirees will hold their annual first day of school breakfast on Monday, Aug. 27 at 8:30 a.m. at Cronk’s Oakridge Restaurant.

 

Friends and Family Day

The Church of God Ministry Center in White Cloud will hold a Friends and Family Day on Sunday, Aug. 26. The morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. will feature special guests Justin and Tara Sharpe. A pig and corn roast with games will be held after the service. A southern gospel concert is scheduled for 4 p.m. with singer Ivan Parker. The church is at 1621 S. Evergreen Drive in White Cloud.

 

Senior Lunch

Pine Grove Senior Café will present A Taste of Italia on  Wednesday, Aug. 29 at noon at the church at the intersection of Beech and M-37 east of Newaygo. Lunch will include Italian meatballs over rice, orange-cranberry muffins, vegetable and dessert.

 

 

   

 

Water Testing

The Newaygo Conservation District will offer free nitrate water testing on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call the conservation district at  (231) 225-3072.

 

Ice cream social at NMCF

The Newaygo Medical Care Facility will host a free ice cream social on Friday, Aug. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will feature Senior Sing Along and opportunities to meet the facility’s new executive director.

 

Grief Share

Those who are grieving the death of a spouse are invited to receive help at a Loss of a Spouse seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Grant Community Church at 115 W. State Road. To register, call the church at 834-5626.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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/.