By N3 Entertainment Team
Whether familiar with Elmer Elevator’s adventures or not your chance to shake off a little February funk with some family fun is arriving Sunday afternoon at 3pm when My Father’s Dragon the Newbery Honor book comes to life on the Dogwood Center stage.
The show is recommended for ages 4 and up so if you’ve young ‘uns about who could use a little time out of the house this is a show that will fit the bill for being both entertaining and engaging.
Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $5 for children 18 and under and are available through the Dogwood Center Box Office, NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont, or on-line at www.dogwoodcenter.com. For information, phone 231.924.8885. The Dogwood Center is located one mile east of downtown Fremont.
Looking to protect yourself? It’s all about preparedness these days and learning a few strategies to keep yourself safe. In that vein the Newaygo Police Department will be hosting a Self-Defense class for women on Wednesday February 28th in the council chambers of Newaygo City Hall.
Ages are 14 and up and provided free to those who live or work in the city.
contact Officer Dornbos @ 231-652-1655 ext. 242 to signup, and for any questions
It is indeed the Lenten season. Back when we lived in our Metro neighbor to the south you could barely fall down without hitting a fish fry during the pre-Easter Fridays.The west side alone served up a veritable ocean’s worth a week
Hereabouts there are two we are aware of. The Knights of Columbus serve it up at at St. Bart’s which is always a community event where folks rouse from their mid-winter cocooning to greet neighbors and eat fish. All Saints in Fremont also brings out the masses (people) for some collective communing (social) and culinary consumption.
Both are 5-7pm. On Fridays of course.
The goal of The Compassion Home is to provide compassionate, loving support to the terminally ill in a peaceful, comfortable home setting while caring for the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of our guests and their families.
This is a great grass roots undertaking that has gotten a lot of traction in a short period of time.
The first facility is set to open in White Cloud next month and this weekend you have a chance to take part in their Open House from 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. At 930 East Newell.
You can speak to Board Members, Staff and Volunteers to learn more about this wonderful addition to our human services community. Refreshments will be provided for visitors at St Joseph’s Catholic Church Community Hall located only a few steps away from CH.
Got a kid going to college? For any financial aid they need to have their FAFSA completed by March 1st. See our article “Financial Aid Deadline Looms’ in the Living Well section.
Denying the extent of our local opioid problem is no longer an option. We are being besieged by this issue and no one knows this more than local law enforcement.
Two choices here. Sit back and bemoan the tragedies associated with this huge problem or take a stab at being part of the solution.
Last month Families Against Narcotics (FAN)debuted in our area with their kickoff meeting that was well attended and produced some valuable info for folks.N3 was there and came away duly impressed at the number of people who came to share their experiences or just learn from others.
The monthly meetings continue on Wednesday February 28th at the NCRESA building in Fremont. The speaker will be Joel Abendroth of the Michigan State Police who will be discussing current drug trends, enforcement efforts, and what parents and families should be looking for.
Need more info? Go to their facebook page.
The Fremont Area District Library is welcoming Mitch Kachun who will present “African Americans and the Great Migration” on Tuesday February 27th at 7pm in the library’s community room.The professor of African American History at Western Michigan University, will discuss some of the important themes and historical contexts of this year’s Great Michigan Read; X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz, which covers the early life of Malcolm X in Michigan, Boston, and Harlem between the 1920s and 1940s.
On Thursday March 1st at 7pm. Michigan Storyteller, Lois Sprengnether Keel, will present World War I: “Hello Girl” at the Newaygo Area District Library.
World War I was won not only on the battlefield, but also at the phone switchboard. Hear how bilingual operators helped General Pershing “Over There”.
And for sports enthusiasts it doesn’t get any better than the tournament action played out on our local high school courts.
Monday District play begins at Fremont for the girls teams with the hosts taking on Belding at 6pm and Newaygo tangling with Tri County at 730. The winners move on to Wednesday's games when Sparta and Grant join in the fun.
If you’re a fan of the White Cloud team you will need to drive a bit further as they will be taking to the court in Scottville home of Mason County Central. The Indians will face the Pirates of Hart Monday with a 7pm tip off time.
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