OSCEOLA COUNTY — Now is the time for parents of young children to register their child in kindergarten, and both Evart and Pine River districts are welcoming families to see what their school of choice is all about.

Evart’s Kindergarten Roundup event is slated from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, at the elementary school building, located at 515 N. Cedar St.

The Pine River Kindergarten Roundup will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 24, at the elementary school, located at 408 W Gilbert St. The Pine River event is appointment-based only. To make an appointment, call (231) 768-4481.

To be eligible for kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year, children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. Parents should bring an original copy of the child’s birth certificate, an updated immunization record and a driver’s license or proof of residency to enroll the child in school.