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Community Events - Sept. 17, 2019


Northern Christian Men’s breakfast

The Northern Christian Men’s Breakfast will meet on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 a.m. at The Church at White Cloud (in the Leighton Mall) north of White Cloud on M-37.


Indoor Yard Sale

St. Michael Catholic Church will hold its annual indoor yard sale on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church at 6382 Maple Island Road west of Fremont.


Harvest Health Fair

Green Acres of Fremont will host a free Harvest Health Fair on Friday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Green Acres 801 E Main St. This event is open to the community and will offer infromation about health, hearing, insurance, government services, Medicare and Medicaid and hospice care, along with free health screenings.


Families Against Narcotics

The next meeting of the Newaygo County chapter of Families Against Narcotics will feature speaker Nate Johnson of the Fresh Coast Alliance. Johnson’s organization offers a collaborative approach to recovery and reentry, helping to provide transformation and healing for people affected by incarceration and addiction. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 25 ata 7 p.m. at the Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency building at 4747 W. 48th Street in Fremont. The public is invited.


Native American Gathering

The fourth annual Native American Gathering “We Are Still Here” will be on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brooks Park in downtown Newaygo. The free family-friendly event will share culture, history, traditions, music, food and art.


United Way Day of Caring

United Way of the Lakeshore plans to involve hundreds of volunteers across Muskegon, Oceana and Newaygo counties for this year’s Day of Caring. In Newaygo County, the Day of Caring will be on Friday, Oct. 4. More information is available online at www.unitedwaylakeshore.org/DOC.


Coffee club in Fremont

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. The coffee club is an informal gathering in which 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.


Computer classes

The Fremont Area District Library is offering computer classes: “Intro to Computers” will be on Thursday, Sept. 19 and “Internet Searching and Email” will be on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Classes will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Upper Level Computer Lab. The fee is $5 per person per class. To register, call the library at 231-928-0257.




Casino Bus Trip

The Friends of the  White Cloud Community Library will host a casino bus trip on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Tickets are priced at $30. For more information or to reserve a seat, call the library at 689-6631.


Fremont 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.


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/.


Living On 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.


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.


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