Community Events- November 11, 2015

Community Choir rehearsals

The Newaygo County Community Choir  has begun rehearsing  for the choir’s Dec. 6 Christmas concert. Rehearsals start at 7 p.m. in the choir room at the Fremont United Methodist Church. Singers of high school age and older are invited. This year’s concert will feature members of the West Michigan Winds and Michele Mines Flute group. The concert is scheduled for Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, call Director Joseph Jennings at (231) 519-2127 or email

Fremont Snowbirds

All Fremont-area residents are invited to the Fremont Snowbirds Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Duff’s at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41) in Bradenton, Florida.

Picnic in Florida

The Fremont-Newaygo County Area Picnic is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Corral in Zephyrhills, Florida.

Photo contest

Tuesday, Dec. 8 is the entry deadline for the NCCA Artsplace Winter Community Photography Contest. The contest theme is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside!” Participants may submit as many as two entries apiece, each one an eight-inch by 10-inch unframed print. Winners will be announced on Dec. 11.

“Surviving the Holidays”

The Alzheimers Association plans to host two “Surviving the Holidays” programs for caregivers. The program will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 19 at Grant Family Medical at 11 N. Maple and on Wednesday, Dec. 2 in the White Cloud Family Medical Second Floor Boardroom at 1035 E. Wilcox. The hour-long programs will start at 1 p.m. and will discuss ways to improve the holidays for both dementia caregivers and people with memory loss.

Children’s programs

The Fremont Area District Library is inviting children to make fun and festive harvest crafts on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the library. The Children’s Department will also show a new movie after school on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 3:30 p.m.

Bridgeton Meal Deal Nov. 13

The Friday, Nov. 13 Meal Deal at the Bridgeton Township Hall will feature soups, salads, rolls, drinks and pumpkin desserts. Meals will be served starting at 5 p.m. and continue until the  food is gone. A donation of $5 per meal is suggested. Proceeds will support the development of the new Bridgeton park.

Fall bazaar

Fremont Christian Church (DOC) will hold its annual fall bazaar on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 12 and 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The bazaar will offer crafts, needlework, Christmas items and gently-used items. Lunch will also be available. Fremont Christian Church is on the corner of Division and Elm Streets in Fremont.

Improv and open mic night

Stage Door Players will present “Stage Right,” an improvisation and open mic night on Friday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Stage Door Theatre in downtown White Cloud. The evening will include improv exercises, open mic, skits, poetry, readings, “Steal the Scene” and more. The fee of $3 includes refreshments. For more information contact Beverly Guikema at 231-689-1850.

Computer classes

The Fremont Area District Library will offer computer classes in November. “Internet Searching and Email” and “Excel” will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. “Word Basic” and “Powerpoint” classes will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. The class fee is $5 per person for each class. Classes are held in the Upper Level Training Lab. Call the library at 928-0257 for more information or to register.

Euchre Fun Night

The Fremont FFA Alumni and Friends will hold their fourth annual Euchre Fun night on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Fremont High School cafeteria beginning at 5:30 p.m. The evening will include dinner, door prizes, snacks and euchre.  All proceeds will go to the Fremont FFA Alumni and Friends. This group supports the Fremont FFA Chapter and its members. For more information, call Loretta Towne at 616-634-5200 or e-mail