Ballet coming to the Dogwood Center
Grand Rapids Ballet will present one of the most celebrated ballets of all time, Sleeping
Beauty, on the Main Stage at the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts on March 8
at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.dogwoodcenter.com, at the Dogwood Box
Office, or at NCCA Artsplace in downtown Fremont. Reserved seating tickets are priced at
$17.50 for adults and $10 for children.
Newaygo County Community Choir has begun rehearsing for its spring concert of John Rutters
Requiem. Rehearsals are held in the choir room at Fremont United Methodist
Church at 351 Butterfield St. every Monday evening at 7 p.m. until the concert on April 27
at The Dogwood Center. The choir is open to all high school age and older. For more
information, call director Joseph Jennings at 231-519-2127 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
library winter reading
Adult winter reading Wrap Up In a Good Bookprogram at the Croton Township
Library has been extended to March 28, with a wrap-up luncheon scheduled for Saturday,
March 29. The grand prize will be a Kindle Fire HD provided by the Friends of the Library.
Readers can still sign-up. Each completed bookmark will be entered in the drawing. For
more information, call the library at 652-1615.
potato lunch at COA
Newaygo County Commission on Aging will hold a St. Patricks Day Baked Potato Lunch
on Friday, March 14, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the community room at 93 S. Gibbs St.
in White Cloud. Tickets are priced at $5 in advance or $6 at the door. The lunch will
include baked potato with toppings, coleslaw, drink and dessert. Proceeds will go to COA
programs. For more information or to reserve tickets, call the Newaygo County Commission
on Aging at 689-2100.
Stroke Support Group of Spectrum Health Gerber will meet on Thursday, March 6, from 3:30
to 5 p.m. at Tamarac at 1401 W. Main St. in Fremont. Registered Nurse Brenda
Dulaney-Connell will discuss Communicating With Care. Refreshments will be provided. For
more information, call Gayle Daugherty at 924-3989. The group meets on the first Thursday
of each month.
blood Drive will be held on Friday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The MI Blood bus
will be in the circle drive between Gerber Memorial Hospital and the professional office
building. For an appointment, call Sandy Siegel at 924-1102.
discussion and computer classes
Fremont Area District Library has postponed the daytime book group discussion of Final
Note by Milne to Thursday, March 6 at 11:30. Computer training classes in March will
be on Tuesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 13. Classes are scheduled to run from 2 to 4
p.m. The class fee is $5. For more
information or to register, call the library at 928-0256 or visit the Reference Desk.
drive in Fremont
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, March 12, from 12 to 5:45 p.m. at
All Saints Catholic Church at 510 Iroquois in Fremont.
drive in Grant
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday, March 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15
p.m. at Grant High School at 331 E. State Street.
Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club on Wednesday, March 5 from
9 to 10 a.m. at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan St. in downtown Fremont. The coffee
club is an informal gathering in which Edward Jones financial advisors provide updates on
the stock market and the economy in a relaxed environment. To reserve a seat, call Laurene
Homsher at 924-9600.