drive in Hesperia
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Thursday, May 21, from noon to 4:45 p.m. at
Christ the King Catholic Church at 263 S. Elm Street.
City alumni banquet
Howard City Alumni Assocation will hold a banquet on Saturday, May 23 at Heritage United
Methodist Church at 19931 W. Kendalville Road in Pierson. The reunion will start with a
punch bowl at 6 p.m. and the catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. The fee is $20 per person. RSVP
by May 16 by calling Don Bauman at (231) 937-5648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
sale in Newaygo
Newaygo Area District Library will hold a book sale during the Memorial Day weekend on
Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 24 from 11
a.m. to 2 p.m.
gardener Kathy Alford will presentA Gardeners Footprint on Wednesday,
May 20 at 4 p.m. at the Croton Township Library. Topics will include preparation and
planning a garden, soil health, dealing with natural pests, promoting good insects and
pollinators, and plant health.
for the Dogwood Summer Youth Theater will be on Friday, May 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the
Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts. This years production, Argonuts: Jason
and the Quest for the Golden Fleece, A Comedy of Tragic Proportions, has roles for
more than 25 youngsters.
and activist Rivera Sun will read from The Dandelion Insurrection, with a
discussion to follow, on Thursday, May 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hit The Road Joe Café in
and activist Rivera Sun will share strategies for change in an interactive workshop on
Saturday, May 23 at the Fremont Area District Library. The local Women in Black group will
host the event. The workshop fee is $30. Scholarships are available. For more information
or to register, e-mail email@example.com.
Grant Area District Library and the local Women in Black group will host a Social
Media for Social Change seminar on Friday, May 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Author
and activist Rivera Sun will talk about successful non-violence initiatives and social
media campaigns. The seminar fee is $10. Scholarships are available. For information or to
register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
sale to support library
Life Chapter 856 will hold a bake sale for the Newaygo Area District Library on Saturday,
May 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Brooks Park in downtown Newaygo.
public is invited to a chicken dinner on Friday, May 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Reformed
Church at 348 E. Main St. in Fremont. The dinner will include chicken tenders, potato
wedges, coleslaw, roll and dessert. The price will be $8.50 per person or $40 for a family
of five or more.
Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club on Wednesday, June 3 at 9
a.m. at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan St. in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call
Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.
Man Cave Sale will be held on Saturday, May 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the White Cloud
Church of God parking lot on M-37 south of White Cloud. The sale will feature tools,
fishing, camping, hunting and sporting gear.
drive in White Cloud
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, June 9, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at
St. Joseph Catholic Church at 955 Newell in White Cloud.