Holton Historical Society Museum will have new hours this year, and will be open from June
through September on the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon and on the
fourth Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Extended hours will be offered during
Holton Days on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This years theme will be
Wedding Gowns and Attire; Past and Present. To make an appointment, call
Marian Drake at 821-2659.
Sport Shop will host a Kids Summer Fun Fishing Contest from June 16 to August 17. First
and second places will be awarded for each fish (pike, bass, bluegills) in two age groups.
Scoring is done by adding weight plus length plus girth for a total. No registration is
required. Bring legal size fish to Parsleys Sport Shop to enter. A random drawing
for gift certificates will be held for everyone who enters fish.
eighth annual Brainy Day 5K Run and Walk will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8:30 a.m. in
Nunica. The race is organized by Fremont High School alumna Veronica (Smith) Constantine. The race was started after she was diagnosed with
hydrocephalus in 2007 and wanted to do something to give back and raise awareness.
Proceeds from the event will go to Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital neurological
programs. More information is available online at www.brainyday5k.com.
Michaels Chicken Dinner
Michael Catholic Church will hold its annual chicken dinner on Sunday, Aug. 3 from noon to
4 p.m. Dinner tickets are $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under, and free for children
under three. Air-Conditioned dining, outside picnic area and take-outs will be available.
The event will also feature a money raffle, bingo, country store, kids games, and
adult card games. The church is located at 6382 S. Maple Island Rd., (M-120) south-west of
next monthly Original Gospel Jamboree will be on Saturday, July 26 at Amazing Grace Acres
Church at the corner of M-37 and Woodland Park Dr. north of Brohman. A potluck meal will
begin at 6:30 p.m., with music beginning at 7 p.m., featuring Nate and Friends, the Faith
Gospel Team and host Lucky Fulton. The public is invited.
Tyndall School Reunion Potluck will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, beginning at 1 p.m. at
Branstrom Park. For more information, contact Barb Rose at 854-2141.
Health Services of Fremont and Portside Model A Club will join again for the second annual
car show on Thursday, July 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. This clubs focus is Old Folks and Old
Cars with A primary mission to educate the public about a vital part of American history,
the Ford Model A. This event is open to all who would like to join us at no charge.
Dutch Tractor Tour
eighth annual Big Dutch Tractor Tour will be held on Aug. 2, starting at First
Christian Reformed Church, 721 Hillcrest in Fremont. Coffee, fellowship, pictures, and
line-up will begin at 8 a.m. with the tour leaving promptly at 9 a.m. All proceeds will go
toward the Foods Resource Bank.
Hummel will present a free introductory lecture on the Transcendental Meditation Program
on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at Tamarac, the Center for Health and Wellbeing at 1401 W.
Main St. in Fremont. The public is invited.