drive in Holton
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, April 22, from 10:30 to 3:15 p.m.
at Holton High School at 6477 Syers Road.
drive in Hesperia
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, April 29, from noon to 4:45 p.m. at
Christ the King Catholic Church at 263 S. Elm St.
Big Rapids Antique Farm and Power Club will hold a swap meet on Saturday, May 24, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. at 15422 Old Mill Pond Road in Big Rapids. Free vendor lots are available
to sell anything. For more information, call Jim at (231) 598-9128 or (231) 250-2672 or
Gordon at (231) 408-2393.
and bake sale in Grant
Friends of the Grant Area District Library will host a May Flowers Book and Bake Sale on
Thursday, May 1 from 9:30 a.m.. to 7 p.m. and on Friday, May 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The event will offer a selection of books and audiovisual items for sale, along with a
variety of homemade goodies.
Holton Historical Society Museum will have new hours this year, and will be open from June
through September on the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon and on the
fourth Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. Extended hours will be offered during
Holton Days on Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This years theme will be
Wedding Gowns and Attire; Past and Present. To make an appointment, call
Marian Drake at 821-2659.
Fountain View will hold its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. for
children ages 12 and younger.
Egg Hunt in Hesperia
2014 Hesperia Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19 at 9 a.m. sharp
in Webster Park next to the Hesperia
Community Library. The hunt will be divided into three age groups with separate areas:
pre-kindergarten, kindergarten through second grade, and third through fifth grade. The
event is sponsored by Eds Orchard Market and Daniels Restaurant.
decorating at the library
Children of all ages are invited to decorate
Easter eggs with stickers on Thursday, April 17 at 3:45 p.m. at the White Cloud Community
Library. All children who attend will leave
with treats. Registration is required for the free event. To register, call the library at
689-6631. More information is available online at www.whitecloudlibrary.net. The library
is at 1038 E. Wilcox Ave. in White Cloud.
Into Spring salad luncheon
Community Church will hold a Fling Into Spring salad luncheon on Friday, April 25, from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. The luncheon will include homemade specialty breads and desserts. A
donation of $5 is suggested. Take-out service will also be
available. The church is at 115 W. State St. in Grant. Proceeds from the
luncheon will benefit Love INC.
Northwood Ladies Thursday morning Golf League will hold its organizational meeting on
Thursday, April 17 at 9 a.m. in the clubhouse. All former members and new ladies are
Matter of Balance
Newaygo County Commission on Aging is offering A Matter of Balance on Tuesdays and
Thursdays, beginning May 6 at the MSU Extension office community room in Fremont. People
who have concerns about falling, are interested in improving balance, flexibility and
strength or have fallen in the past are invited to participate. A donation of $5 per
person is suggested for the entire course of eight two-hour classes. Newaygo County
residents age 60 and older are eligible. Registration is required. Call 689-2100 to
free introductory lecture on the Transcendental Meditation Program will be held on
Wednesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. at the NC RESA Educational Service Center. The public is
invited to attend.
Parkinsons Disease Support Group of Spectrum Health Gerber will meet on Thursday,
April 17, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tamarac at 1401 W. Main St. in Fremont. The discussion
topic will be Deep Brain Stimulation and Other Surgical Options for PD.
Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call call Gayle Daugherty at
924-3989. The group meets on the third Thursday of each month.
community is invited to join the Transitional Health Services family for an Easter egg
hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. Children ages four and under will be in the Maple
Oak Patio, ages five to eight will be in the Hall Patio, and ages nine to 12 will be in
the Hall Patio. The Easter Bunny is expected to be there.
Fremont Area District Library is hosting computer training classes in April. The Excel
class will be on Thursday, April 17 and the Power Point class will be on Tuesday, April
22. Classes run from 2 to 4 p.m. and are priced at $5 per class. For more information,
call the library at 928-0256 or visit the Reference Desk.
drive in Twin Lake
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Monday, May 5, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St.
Mary of the Woods Catholic Church at 150 W. Church St. in Twin Lake.
drive in Hesperia
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, May 6, from 8:30 to 2:15 p.m. at
Hesperia High School at 96 Division St. in Hesperia.
drive in Fremont
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, May 7, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at
All Saints Catholic Church at 510 Iroquois in Fremont.
Co. Swine Board
Newaygo County Swine Board will be holding an informational meeting concerning P.E.D. to
be held at the MSU Extension Office in Fremont on Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. Anyone
planning on exhibiting pigs at the fair are encouraged to attend.