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Holton museum

The Holton Historical Society Museum will have new hours this year, and will be open from June through September on the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon and on the fourth Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Extended hours will be offered during Holton Days on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This year’s theme will be “Wedding Gowns and Attire; Past and Present.” To make an appointment, call Marian Drake at 821-2659.

Fishing contest

Parsley’s Sport Shop will host a Kids Summer Fun Fishing Contest from June 16 to August 17. First and second places will be awarded for each fish (pike, bass, bluegills) in two age groups. Scoring is done by adding weight plus length plus girth for a total. No registration is required. Bring legal size fish to Parsley’s Sport Shop to enter. A random drawing for gift certificates will be held for everyone who enters fish.

Brainy Day 5K

The eighth annual Brainy Day 5K Run and Walk will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8:30 a.m. in Nunica. The race is organized by Fremont High School alumna Veronica (Smith) Constantine.  The race was started after she was diagnosed with hydrocephalus in 2007 and wanted to do something to give back and raise awareness. Proceeds from the event will go to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital neurological programs. More information is available online at www.brainyday5k.com.

St. Michael’s Chicken Dinner

St. Michael Catholic Church will hold its annual chicken dinner on Sunday, Aug. 3 from noon to 4 p.m. Dinner tickets are $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under, and free for children under three. Air-Conditioned dining, outside picnic area and take-outs will be available. The event will also feature a money raffle, bingo, country store, kid’s games, and adult card games. The church is located at 6382 S. Maple Island Rd., (M-120) south-west of Fremont.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original Gospel Jamboree

The next monthly Original Gospel Jamboree will be on Saturday, July 26 at Amazing Grace Acres Church at the corner of M-37 and Woodland Park Dr. north of Brohman. A potluck meal will begin at 6:30 p.m., with music beginning at 7 p.m., featuring Nate and Friends, the Faith Gospel Team and host Lucky Fulton. The public is invited.

Tyndall School Reunion

The Tyndall School Reunion Potluck will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, beginning at 1 p.m. at Branstrom Park. For more information, contact Barb Rose at 854-2141.

Car Showat THS

Transitional Health Services of Fremont and Portside Model A Club will join again for the second annual car show on Thursday, July 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. This club’s focus is Old Folks and Old Cars with A primary mission to educate the public about a vital part of American history, the Ford Model A. This event is open to all who would like to join us at no charge.

Big Dutch Tractor Tour

The eighth annual “Big Dutch Tractor Tour” will be held on Aug. 2, starting at First Christian Reformed Church, 721 Hillcrest in Fremont. Coffee, fellowship, pictures, and line-up will begin at 8 a.m. with the tour leaving promptly at 9 a.m. All proceeds will go toward the Foods Resource Bank.

Transcendental Meditation

Mike Hummel will present a free introductory lecture on the Transcendental Meditation Program on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at Tamarac, the Center for Health and Wellbeing at 1401 W. Main St. in Fremont. The public is invited.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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