for Newaygo Countys 2nd annual Recycling Fair will be held Sunday, June 5, beginning
at noon at Fremont Lake Park.
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.
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.
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.
Holton Museum seeks old toys
The Holton Historical Society Museum at 6511 Holton-Whitehall
Road in the townhall building is looking for old toys (20 years or older) to borrow for a
special theme display: Toys through the Decades. To loan a toy for the
exhibit, call Cookie Evanauski at 821-0130 before May 28.
AmeriGas Propane will hold Customer Appreciation Day at 5857 S.
Warner Ave. south of Fremont on Friday, June 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free
hotdogs, chips and drinks.
Native Plant Sale
The Newaygo Conservation District is conducting a Native Plant
Sale to help support the diversity of butterflies, moths and other insects. The plants are
grown from local seed collections and are said to have no risk of becoming invasive. For
more information, call Newaygo Conservation District Executive Director Gail Warnement at
(231) 225-3071. The deadline to place orders is June 10.
Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a Gospel Jamboree featuring
the Sacred Harmonies on Saturday, May 28,
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
Memorial trail ride
The annual Adam Scott Memorial Ride, a 15-mile horseback trail
ride, will be on Saturday, May 28, starting at 10 a.m. at Cowboys and Clowns Western Shop
at 1343 E. 40th Street south of White Cloud. The $10 fee includes lunch at the halfway
point. Wagon seats are also available for the ride. Call 689-0772 for wagon reservations
or more information. The weekend also offers rustic camping and a Sunday afternoon speed
and fun show in the rodeo arena on Sunday.
Baker College graduation
The 2016 commencement ceremony for Baker College of Muskegon,
Baker College of Fremont and the Culinary Institute of Michigan will be held on Friday,
June 10, at 7 p.m. at L.C. Walker Arena and Event Center at 955 Fourth St. in Muskegon.
First Congregational Church in Fremont will host a car hop event
on Wednesday, May 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church on Hillcrest Drive. The public is
invited to enjoy burgers and dogs as they sit in your vehicles and listen to music from
the 1950s. Brownie sundaes will be offered for dessert. The church youth group will
The public is invited to join in the celebration of Quest
Educational Programs graduates on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. at the Dogwood Center for the