established 1878 • fremont, mi
Upcoming Community Events
White Cloud history
Copies of the new book “Images of America: White Cloud” are now available for purchase at the White Cloud Community Library.
TrueNorth Community Services has extended the application deadline for its Tools for School program. The new deadline is July 28. Information is available at the TrueNorth headquarters south of Fremont and online at www.truenorthservice.org/tools-for-school/. The annual Tools for School Expo is scheduled for Aug. 15.
Guitarist Neil Jacobs is scheduled to perform during the Newaygo Farmers Market on Friday, June 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Brooks Park in downtown Newaygo.
Snakes, lizards and turtles
The Newaygo Area District Library will present “Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, Oh My” on Thursday, June 15 at 11 a.m. at the library.
Summer Reading in Croton
The Croton Township Library’s Summer Reading Club is scheduled to begin with a party on Wednesday, June 14 from 1 to 5 p.m. The Friends of the Library will serve ice cream from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ron Rademacher will present “Nature Getaways” on Tuesday, June 13 at 7 p.m. at the Fremont Area District Library.
Michigan Works West Central will host a “Hiring Party” on Thursday, June 15 at its service center at 9075 S. Mason Drive on the south side of Newaygo. Along with a free lunch, the event will also feature more than 30 area employers who are looking for help. Information is available online at MWWC.org.
Stage Door auditions
Stage Door Players and director Patty Miesen-Bieber will hold auditions for their next production, “The Odd Couple (female version)” on July 10 and 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stage Door Theater at 1147 Wilcox in downtown White Cloud. The play focuses on Florence Unger and Olive Madison as they find their places in the world and workforce in 1980’s New York City.
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.
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.