Community Events- July 29, 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.

Breast Cancer Support Group

A new Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at Vera’s House on the first and third Thursday of every month from 5 to 6:30 p.m., beginning Aug. 6. Vera’s House is at 18 Justice St. in downtown Newaygo. For more information, call Mary Henry at 616-780-4435 or Karen Nottelmann at 231-652-1056.

Ice Cream Social

The Friends of the Grant Area District Library will hold the fourth annual Ice Cream Social at the library on Thursday, Aug. 4. Ice Cream will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Ryzebol Dairy has offered to donate the ice cream. Entertainment will feature an open microphone. Performers are asked to call the library for time slots. For more information, call the library at 834-5713.

St. Michael’s chicken dinner

St. Michael Catholic Church will hold its annual chicken dinner and parish festival on Sunday, Aug. 2 from noon to 4 p.m. Dinner tickets are priced at $9 for adults, $5 for children age 12 and under, and free for children under three. The event offers air-conditioned indoor dining, an outside picnic area and take-out meals. The event will also feature a money raffle, bingo, country store, children’s games and adult card games. The church is at 6382 S. Maple Island Road southwest of Fremont.

Mom2Mom Sale

The Grant Area District Library will hold a Mom2Mom Sale on Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with free admission for shoppers. Vendors are invited to rent spaces with tables for $10. For more information, call the library at 834-5713. The library is at 122 Elder St. in Grant.

Doud School Reunion

The Doud School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8 at noon at the Gateway Senior Apartments in Fremont.

Chicken barbeque

The Grant Community Church annual chicken barbeque will be held on Saturday, August 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. Donations of $9 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and under are suggested. Inside dining and take-out orders will be available. Grant Community Church is at 115 W. State Road in Grant.




Pro-life story hour

A pro-life story hour will be held at the Newaygo County Right to Life Booth at the Newaygo County Agricultural Fair in Fremont, Aug. 4 through 7. Stories for children from ages two to 10 will be read each afternoon at 2 p.m. in the booth. All are welcome.

Coffee club

Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan St. in Fremont. “The coffee club offers us an opportunity to learn from one another and receive market updates,” Deleguardia said. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.

Gently Used Sale

A Gently Used Sale will be held on Thursday, Aug 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church at 599 Brooks Road in Newaygo. The sale is sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus Council 14206.

Senior lunch

Seniors age 60 and older are invited to attend the Senior Lunch on Wednesday, July 29 at noon at Pine Grove Community Church on M-82 east of Newaygo.                     

THS to host Model A club

Transitional Health Services of Fremont will again welcome the Portside Model A Club for the afternoon on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 2 to 5 p.m. A primary mission of the club is to educate the public about a vital part of American history, the Ford Model A, which was produced from 1928 to 1931.

Farm Olympics

The public is invited to watch teams compete at the Newaygo County Fair Farm Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Show Barn. Participants are still needed. Farm experience is not necessary. Teams must be one male and one female who are both at least 18 years of age. Teams will be asked to report to the Show Barn at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5. For more information or to register, call Lori Vincent at 854-9821.

Echo Nation performance

The first Echo Nation camp will conclude with a free community showcase performance event on Friday, July 31 at 6 p.m. at the amphitheater in Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Fremont. Local campers entering grades six through eight will present the dancing, acting and singing pieces they have created with help from college-age members of the Echo Training Team and local teen members of PRIDE of Newaygo County. The camp is supported by a grant from the Fremont Area Community Foundation.