Afterschool movie in
An afterschool movie about a boy and his dragon will be shown in
the Childrens Department of the Fremont Area District Library on Thursday, Jan. 19
at 3:30 p.m. Movie details are available online at www.fremontlibrary.net.
Blood drive in
The Newaygo Wesco will host an American Red Cross blood drive on
Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Community Home Health Care at 231 W. Pine Lake
Dr. in Newaygo, just east of Postma Monument.
Area Christian Mens Breakfast will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 a.m. at The Church at
White Cloud, just north of White Cloud on M-37 in the Leighton Mall.
Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a gospel music jamboree
featuring Restoration on Saturday, Jan. 28, beginning with a potluck at 6:30 p.m. followed
by music at 7 p.m. The church is at the intersection of M-37 and Woodland Park Road north
of Brohman. For more information, call Pastor Lucky Fulton at 231-745-2270.
Boys Basketball Camp
Fremont Community Recreation Center Boys Basketball Camp will be
held Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, and Feb. 4 at the Fremont Middle School as follows: Kindergarten
through 3rd grade from- 9 to 10:30 a.m.; 4th
through 6th grade from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $40 for resident and $45 for
non-resident: $45. For more information contact the Fremont Community Recreation Center at
Girls Basketball Camp
Fremont Community Recreation Center Girls Basketball Camp will
be held on Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4 and 11 at the Fremont Middle School, from 10 a.m. to
noon. Cost is $50 for resident; $55 for non-resident. Sign Up at Fremont Community
Recreation Center, www.fremontcra.com or call 924-3750.
Pizza and Pages
The next Pizza and Pages book club meeting will be on Thursday,
Jan. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in the Newaygo Area District Librarys conference room. Pizza
and Pages is a program for children ages seven to 12. The meeting will include pizza and a
discussion of recently read books, plus the creation of magic lanterns. New members are
invited to join. For more information, e-mail the library at email@example.com.
Fremont Snowbirds near
All Fremont-area residents are invited to the Fremont Snowbirds
Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at Duffs at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41)
in Bradenton, Florida.
Animation Club at the
A new Animation Club will hold its first meeting on Friday, Jan. 20 at 3:30 p.m. at
the Newaygo Area District Library. The meeting will feature a discussion of goals, formats
and supplies for the group. For more information, e-mail the library at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The FiveCAP Board of Directors meeting for December has been
cancelled due to the holidays. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 26, at 4
p.m. at the FiveCAP Main Office at 302 N. Main St. in Scottville.
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.
Coffee Club in Fremont
Lou Deleguardia, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, will
host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wed., Jan 4 at his office at 46 West Sheridan Street in
Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain, Branch Office
Administrators at 231-924-9600.
Blood drive in Twin Lake
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday, Jan. 9
from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church at 150 W. Church Street.
Teen Advisory Board
Teens are invited to join the Newaygo Area District
Librarys Teen Advisory Board. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 12 at
3:30 p.m. in the librarys conference room. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Teen writers are invited to join the Teen Writers Club on
Friday, Jan. 13 at 3:30 p.m. and on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Newaygo Area
District Library. The group is open to all teenage writers representing all genres. The
goals of the club are to exercise imagination, improve writing quality, share writing with
others, and to have fun with other young writers. For more information, e-mail the library
Story-time in Newaygo
Children and caregivers are invited to join the Newaygo Area
District Library staff for preschool story-time every Tuesday at 11 a.m., downstairs in
the Peggie L. Stone Childrens Library. Information is available online at
newaygo.llcoop.org or on Facebook or call the library staff at 231-652-6723.
The Parkinsons 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, 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.
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 Fremont FFA Alumni and Friends will host their fifth annual
Euchre Fun Night Fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Fremont High School Cafeteria.
Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. with a price of $15 for an individual or $25 for a
team. For more information, call alumni
leader Loretta Towne at 616-634-5200 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Fremont area Snowbirds
near Zephyrhills, Florida
Newaygo County residents wintering in the Zephyrhills, Florida
area are invited to meet for lunch at The Golden Corral at 6855 Gall Blvd. in Zephyrhills
on Friday, Feb. 17 at 11:30 a.m.