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Upcoming Community Events
The annual Fremont Christmas Stroll parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9, starting at 6 p.m. Santa Claus and other attractions will be in Veterans Memorial Park and Fremont businesses will host holiday open houses.
Holiday Dinner for veterans
The White Cloud Lions Club will host a free holiday dinner for all veterans and their families on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 294 N. Charles St. in White Cloud. The dinner is sponsored by the Fremont VFW Post and Auxiliary 6898.
The local Pilots for Christ organization will host a storytime event with Santa Claus flying into the Fremont Airport on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. The free event will include games, gifts, cookies and beverages. The public is invited.
The Croton Township Library will hold a book sale on Thursday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 17. Hard cover books in excellent condition will be available along with daily surprise give-aways. The library is at 8260 S. Croton-Hardy Drive.
Book Tasting at the library
Book Tasting: Best of the Season Bistro will be at the Fremont Area District Library on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Participants are invited to enjoy cookies and cocoa in the Community Room of the library while they browse new fiction, new teen fiction, forthcoming books and a few seasonal favorite reads.
PFAS virtual summit meeting
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy is scheduled to host a virtual summit, open to the public, on Dec. 5, 6 and 7. Participants can register online at www.egle.idloom.events/2022-GL-PFAS-Summit. The summit is expected to include government officials, environmental consultants and vendors, academic researchers and students, industries managing PFAS contamination, and community organizations.
Men for “Pygmalion”
Stage Door Players are seeking male actors for its December production of “Pygmalion.” Actors are needed to portray characters with ages ranging from 40 to 70. Show dates are Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10 at the theatre in downtown White Cloud. For more information, call Bev Guikema at 231-414-8088.
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.