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Community Events - June 29, 2016

 

Donate Blood

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer. An opportunity to donate will be on Monday, July 11 from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church at 150 W. Church Street in Twin Lake.

 

Morning coffee club

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a morning coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call either Branch Office Administrator Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.

 

Fremont library book sale

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.

   

Free pizza and a float

Newaygo County Right to Life will hold a teen night with free pizza on Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in Newaygo. Teens will be invited to help design and build a float for Fremont’s National Baby Food Festival Parade.

 

Evening coffee club

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host an evening coffee club at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14 at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont downtown Fremont. To reserve a seat, call either Branch Office Administrator Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.

 

Holton thrift store hours

The Holton Community Center Thrift Store’s 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.

 

Alzheimer’s support

Monthly Alzheimer’s 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.

 

 

 

  

Senior Lunch

Pine Grove Community Church will host its Senior Lunch for anyone at least 60 years of age or older on Wednesday, June 29 at noon at the church at M-82 and Beech east of Newaygo.

   

Parkinson’s Support Group

The Parkinson’s 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 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 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.

 

MARSP meetings

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, CD’s 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.