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Community Events - July 23, 2019


St. Michael’s 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 Island Road.


Senior Lunch

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 Fremont

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.


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.


Holton Museum hours

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.”


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.



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.