Community Events- August 19, 2015

Holton museum

The Holton Historical Society Museum will be open from June through September this year on the second Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon and the fourth Saturday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. each month. Appointments may also be made by calling Marian Drake at 821-2659.

Garfield Center School reunion

The 15th annual Garfield Center School reunion will be on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Garfield Township Hall. Bring a dish to pass and table service. Beverages will be furnished. For more information,  call Joyce Johnson at 652-1013.

Blood drive in Fremont

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 27, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church at 510 Iroquois in Fremont.

Movie and lunch

On Wednesday, Aug. 19, the Grant Area District Library will present a movie about a Marine who travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. The library is at 122 Elder St. in Grant. For more information, call 834-5713. Information is also available online at 

Retired Newaygo school employees

Retired employees of Newaygo Public Schools are invited to meet for breakfast on the first day of school (Tuesday, Sept. 8) at 8:30 a.m. at Cronk’s Oakridge Restaurant in Newaygo.





Brainy Day 5K

The ninth annual Brainy Day 5K Trail Run will be on Saturday, Aug. 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. at 16489 124th Street in Nunica. The trail run will feature five-year age groups, chip timing and no roads. The event will benefit neurological progrms at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. For more information or to register, call (616) 837-6242. Information is also available online at

Diabetes workshop

A workshop designed specifically for adults age 60 and over with type 2 diabetes will meet once a week for six weeks, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Woodview Apartments community room at 782 W Brooks in Newaygo. The workshop is sponsored by the Newaygo County Commission on Aging in collaboration with MSU Extension. Funding is provided by the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan. For more information, or to register, call Theresa Lindsay at 689-2100.

Coffee club

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club session at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan Street in Fremont. Deleguardia will provide an update on the stock market and the economy in a relaxed environment. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 231-924-9600.

Scouting Expo

The Fremont Scouting Expo will be on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fremont United Methodist Church. The free event will offer information about Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. For more information, call Scott or Darlene Schubert at (616) 929-9881.