Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a gospel music jamboree
featuring The Shoreliners Quartet on Saturday, August 27, beginning with a potluck at 6:30
p.m. followed by music at 7 p.m. The church is at M-37 and Woodland Park Road north of
Brohman. For more information, call Pastor Lucky Fulton at 231-745-2270.
Fall Photo Competition
The entry deadline for the NCCA Artsplace Fall Photography
Competition in Tuesday, Sept. 20 by 5:30 p.m. The free competition is intended for
photographers of all ages and skill levels. Participants may submit one or two entries,
which must be eight-inch by 10-inch unframed photographs. Registration forms and other
information is available online at www.ncca-artsplace.org.
Holton thrift store hours
The Holton Community Center Thrift Stores 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.
Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a
coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan Street
in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.
People age 60 and older are invited to A Taste of Italia on Aug.
31 at Pine Grove Community Church east of Newaygo. The
lunch is leaning toward a meaty pasta with sauce and cheese, bread or rolls with garlic, a
vegetable and dessert. Senior Café Italia will open at noon in the Family Life Center on
the northwest corner of Beech and M-82.
Newaygo school retirees
Newaygo Public School Retirees will meet for breakfast on the
first day of school, Monday, August 29 at 8:30 a.m. at Cronks Oakridge Restaurant.
Breakfast booth at Trail
St. Josephs Knights of Columbus in White Cloud will have a
breakfast booth at the Trail Town Celebration on Sat., Sept. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Proceeds to benefit local groups and organizations.
Garfield School Reunion
Former students and their families are invited to attend the
Garfield School Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. at the Garfield Township Hall.
Bring a dish to pass and table service. Beverages will be furnished.
Blood drive in Fremont
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on August 25 from
12 to 5:45 p.m. at All Saint Catholic Church, 510 Iroquois in Fremont.
Spanish church service
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church at 599 W. Brooks in Newaygo has
begun offering a Saturday evening Mass service all in Spanish at 6 p.m.
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.
Coffee Club in Newaygo
Local Edward Jones financial advisor Scott Swinehart will host a
coffee club at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 2 at his branch office at 147 W. River Valley Dr.