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Upcoming Community Events
Northwoods Bros. sing-along
Country Bible Church will host a gospel music concert and sing-along featuring the Northwoods Brothers on Sunday evening, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. The Northwoods Brothers have been singing together in Newaygo County for more than 40 years and will invite the audience to join them in singing on Sunday night. The music will be followed by dessert in the church fellowship hall. Country Bible Church, the church with the dome in the middle, is at 3145 W. 24th Street between Fremont and White Cloud.
Fremont Congregational Church invites youngsters ages eight and older to participate in a “circus arts” drama program for worship on Sunday, March 12. Weekly rehearsals will be on Mondays at 5 p.m., beginning Feb. 6. For more information, email Creative Ministry Facilitator Mat Emerick at email@example.com or call or text him at 231-923-2967
Lecture series returning
The January Series of Calvin University will again be offered via live streaming video at the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts. From Jan. 9 through 27, each of the lectures will be presented free at 12:30 p.m. The lecture schedule is available online at www.dogwoodcenter.com.
Language learning online
Newaygo Area District Library cardholders can learn foreign languages online with Transparent Language, a web-based learning tool. The link to the service is available online at www.newaygolibrary.org.
Amazing Grace Acres Church will host a gospel music jamboree featuring the Narrow Road on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The evening will include a potluck meal followed by music. The church is at the intersection of M-37 and Woodland Park Road north of Brohman. For more information, call Pastor Lucky Fulton at 231-745-2270 or Rev. Dale Merchant at 231-420-6571.
With help from a grant from The Gerber Foundation, the White Cloud Community Library will provide Sensory Mornings on Tuesdays, Jan. 24 and 31, from 10 a.m. to noon. The library’s meeting room will be dim with calming lights and activities for children.
Teen Takeover on Monday, Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. at the White Cloud Community Library will feature snacks, games and a movie for teens.
The Fremont Area District Library will host a special Snowman Saturday Storytime for children up to age 5 on Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. in the library’s Community Room. Snowman Saturday will be held in partnership with the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce’s Cabin Fever events.
COVID19 testing site
TrueNorth Community Services and District Health Department 10 have begun hosting a COVID19 testing clinic on Mondays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the TrueNorth building south of Fremont at 6308 S. Warner Ave.
Local people tackling their spring cleaning are invited to consider donating their used books, music and movies to the Fremont Area District Library at 104 E. Main St. The donations can benefit the community by adding materials to the library’s collection and to the Friends of the Library benefit book sales. Donation forms for tax deductions are available at the library’s front desk.
Old bundles of newspapers
The TimesIndicator has old bundles of newspapers available for free. Great for packaging material for moving or storage, animal bedding, craft and piñata projects, school or church crafts, and painting projects. Self-serve, you load them yourself, please call before you come, 231-924-4400.
Fremont library’s hours
The Fremont Area District Library is open on Sundays through May. The library’s current hours are: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.