Bible League to offer
Bible League volunteers will serve $5 meals on Thursday, July
21, beginning at 10 a.m., during the National Food Festival. Proceeds will benefit the
Bibles for Africa project. The meal will include barbeque sandwiches, chips, drinks and
cookies at the intersection of Main and Merchant in downtown Fremont. The first 25
children will receive free balloons.
Disc golf tournament
The eighth annual Throw for the Hungry Disc Golf Tournament will
be held at Branstrom Park in Fremont on Sunday, July 24. Registration is scheduled to
begin at 12:30 p.m. and tee-off will be at 1:30 p.m. Players will be asked to contribute
five items of non-perishable food to the
TrueNorth Community Services food pantry.
The Newaygo Area District Library will hold Preschool Storytime
on Tuesday, July 26 at 11 a.m., featuring the story P.J. Funnybunny Camps Out
by Marilyn Sadler.
John Ball Zoo to visit
Animals from the John Ball Zoo will be at the Fremont Area
District Library on Tuesday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Senior picnic at Pine
Pine Grove Community Church will host a senior lunch picnic for
people age 60 and older on Wednesday, July 27 at noon. The picnic will feature chuck roast
parbeque, fruit salad and slaw. The church is at the intersection of M-82 and Beech Ave.
east of Newaygo.
FiveCAP board meeting
The FiveCAP Board of Directors meeting regularly scheduled for
July 28 has been cancelled. The August 25 meeting was rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 11 at
4 p.m. at the FiveCAP Main Office at 302 N. Main Sreet in Scottville.
The next monthly Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group
meeting will on Thursday, July 28 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tamarac at 1401 E. Main in
Fremont. Meetings will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month thereafter.
Holton yard sale
The third annual Holton Community Center Yard Sale will be held
on Thursday, July 28 from 9 to 5; on Friday, July 29 from 9 to 3; and on Saturday, July 30
from 8 to 2. The sale will be at 8485 Holton Road between Craigs Holton Hardware and
The Feed/Pizza Mill.
Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a gospel music jamboree
featuring the Wasepi Blue Grass on Saturday, July 30, beginning with a potluck at 6:30
p.m. followed by music at 7 p.m. The church is at M-37 and Woodland Park Road north of
Brohman. For more information, call Pastor Lucky Fulton at 231-745-2270.
The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly will host a Natural
Shoreline Workshop on Monday, Aug. 1, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bridgeton Township
Hall at 11830 Warner Ave. The workshop will provide property owners with information about
healthy lakeshore ecosystems and why natural shorelines are important.
Ice Cream Social
The Friends of the Grant Area District Library will hold their
fifth annual Ice Cream Social at the library on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ice cream will be served
from 5 to 7 p.m. Ryzebol Dairy has offered to donate the ice cream. Entertainment will be
provided by Joel Comstock. For more information, call the library at 834-5713.
Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a
coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 3, at 46 West Sheridan Street 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 Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.
The Fremont Area District Library will host its most popular
program during the National Baby Food Festival. The 4H Petting Zoo will be on the lawn
south of the library on Wednesday, July 20 from 10 to 11 a.m. Children are invited to
interact with horses, goats, rabbits and other animals from the farm.
Michaels annual Parish Festival and Chicken barbeque is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 7
from noon to 4 p.m. Dinner tickets are priced at $9 for adults, $5 for children age 12 and
young, and free for children under 3.The church is at 6382 S. Maple Island Road, southwest
Walker School Reunion
The 71st Walker School Reunion will be on Sunday, July 31 at
Fremont Lake Park at 1 p.m. Bring your own table service, beverage, lawn chair, memories
to share and a dish to pass.
The Parkinsons Support Group meets on the third Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at
the Tamarac at 1401 W. Main Street in Fremont. For more information, call 924-3073.
Labels for Grant library
The Grant Area District Library is participating in label
collecting as a new fundraiser, seeking Spartan labels, Aunt Millies School Spirits
and Campbells 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 Club in a Bag
The Grant Area District Library is offering Book Club in a Bag.
Each bag has at least 10 books and questions for the book along with information from the
author. For a list of titles or other information, call the library at 834-5713.
Information is also available online at www.grantlibrary.net. The library is at 122 Elder
St. in Grant.
The Newaygo Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired
School Personnel meets on the second Tuesday of each month, from May through December, in
Fremont and White Cloud locations. All former public school personnel are eligible to
join. Call Linda Juliano at 924-2227 for meeting information and reservations.
Book donations wanted
People who have unwanted books, videos, CDs or audiobooks
are asked to consider donating them to the Friends of the Fremont Area District Library
for their annual book sale in July. All proceeds are given to the library to support
various programs and collections.
The Friends of the Fremont Area District Library will hold their
annual summer book sale at the library during the National Baby Food Festival on
Wednesday, July 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. for Friends members only. Memberships may be purchased
for $10 at the door. The public sale is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. and Friday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Holton thrift store hours
The Holton Community Center Thrift Stores summer hours
will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. The store is at 8485 Holton Road next to
the Feed Mill Restaurant. Most clothing is priced at $1.98 or less.
Monthly Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meetings will
on Thursday, July 28 and will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month thereafter,
from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tamarac at 1401 E. Main in Fremont.