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Community Events - Sept. 28, 2016

     

Secretary of State food drive

Michigan Secretary of State offices will host the 26th annual Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive collection. Any nonperishable food items with valid expiration dates can be dropped off at any Secretary of State office in Michigan through Nov. 23.

 

Tobacco Quit Class

A free four-week Tobacco Quit class will be offered on Saturdays, from Oct. 1 through Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Tamarac in Fremont. To register, call Tamarac at 924-3073 to register.

 

Fremont Snowbirds

All Fremont-area residents are invited to the Fremont Snowbirds Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at Duff’s at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41) in Bradenton, Florida.

 

Community choir rehearsals to begin

Newaygo County Community Choir will begin rehearsals will begin Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. All rehearsals are held at the Fremont United Methodist Church on Butterfield St. Anyone high school age and older is welcome. The concert will be held on Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Dogwood Center.

 

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.

 

Weight Watchers

Local Weight Watchers meetings are held in Fremont on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church at 721 Hillcrest Drive. Visitors are encouraged to attend a meeting for free this month. Information is also available online at www.weightwatchers.com.

 

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.

 

       

Car Hop at Second CRC

A Car Hop will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Second Christian Reformed Church at 600 Apache Dr. in Fremont. The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and beverage, and ice cream sundaes. Entertainment will include music from the 1950’s and 60’s, Hula Hoop contests and other games. Proceeds will support youth group mission trips.

 

Looking for Crafters and Vendors
for upcoming Bazaar in Nov.

The Knights of Columbus Council 14206 and Ladies Auxiliary are planning a bazaar for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church at 599 W. Brooks in Newaygo. Tables are available for $15 and one donated item. For more information or to reserve a table, call Ellen Watkins at 924-3688.

  

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Coffee Club in Newaygo

Scott Swinehart, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Oct. 7, at 147 W River Valley Drive in Newaygo.

 

Morning Coffee Club

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club session at 9 a.m. on Tuesday Oct. 4, at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan Street in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.

 

Evening Coffee Club

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan Street in Fremont. The coffee club is an informal gathering at which 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.