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Blood drive in Hesperia

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Thursday, May 21, from noon to 4:45 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church at 263 S. Elm Street.

Howard City alumni banquet

The Howard City Alumni Assocation will hold a banquet on Saturday, May 23 at Heritage United Methodist Church at 19931 W. Kendalville Road in Pierson. The reunion will start with a punch bowl at 6 p.m. and the catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. The fee is $20 per person. RSVP by May 16 by calling Don Bauman at (231) 937-5648 or email cjboezwinkle@aol.com.

Book sale in Newaygo

The Newaygo Area District Library will hold a book sale during the Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Gardener’s Footprint”

Master gardener Kathy Alford will present“A Gardener’s Footprint” on Wednesday, May 20 at 4 p.m. at the Croton Township Library. Topics will include preparation and planning a garden, soil health, dealing with natural pests, promoting good insects and pollinators, and plant health.

Youth Theater auditions

Auditions for the Dogwood Summer Youth Theater will be on Friday, May 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s production, “Argonuts: Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece, A Comedy of Tragic Proportions,” has roles for more than 25 youngsters.

“Dandelion Insurrection”

Author and activist Rivera Sun will read from “The Dandelion Insurrection,” with a discussion to follow, on Thursday, May 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hit The Road Joe Café in Croton.

 

 

 

 

Strategies for change

Author and activist Rivera Sun will share strategies for change in an interactive workshop on Saturday, May 23 at the Fremont Area District Library. The local Women in Black group will host the event. The workshop fee is $30. Scholarships are available. For more information or to register, e-mail michigandandelions@gmail.org.

Social media seminar

The Grant Area District Library and the local Women in Black group will host a “Social Media for Social Change” seminar on Friday, May 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Author and activist Rivera Sun will talk about successful non-violence initiatives and social media campaigns. The seminar fee is $10. Scholarships are available. For information or to register, e-mail michigandandelions@gmail.org.

Bake sale to support library

Woman’s Life Chapter 856 will hold a bake sale for the Newaygo Area District Library on Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Brooks Park in downtown Newaygo.

Chicken dinner

The public is invited to a chicken dinner on Friday, May 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Reformed Church at 348 E. Main St. in Fremont. The dinner will include chicken tenders, potato wedges, coleslaw, roll and dessert. The price will be $8.50 per person or $40 for a family of five or more.

Coffee club

Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club on Wednesday, June 3 at 9 a.m. at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan St. in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.

Man Cave Sale

A Man Cave Sale will be held on Saturday, May 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the White Cloud Church of God parking lot on M-37 south of White Cloud. The sale will feature tools, fishing, camping, hunting and sporting gear.

Blood drive in White Cloud

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, June 9, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 955 Newell in White Cloud.

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