OSCEOLA COUNTY -- The following is a list of community events happening in and around the area. If you have an event you would like posted on the calendar, or if any information is incorrect, contact cathie.crew@pioneergroup.com:

The Chestnut Street bridge over the Hersey River in Reed City is closed to traffic. Repairs to the bridge will take approximately two months. Drivers are asked to use an alternate route.

Due to the recent order put in place by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services all Evart City Offices will be closed until further notice. All city staff will remain available during regular office hours. Call (231) 734-2181 for questions or concerns, Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm. Call City Manager, Sarah Dvoracek anytime for non-emergency questions at (231) 580-6516.

Osceola County Courts are open by appointment only until further notice. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact the court as follows: 18th Probate Court District and 49th Circuit - Family Division: (231) 832-6124; 49th Circuit Court: (231) 592-0780; 77th District Court: (231) 832-6155.

The Osceola County Courthouse will be open by appointment only until further notice. Visitors should enter through the main entrance on Upton Street. Phone numbers for each department are listed in the Department Directory.

The Osceola County board of commissioners will meet virtually at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 5. An organizational meeting will start at 9:30, followed by the committee of the whole meeting. For information on how to access the meeting visit Osceola-county.org or call (231) 832-3261.

The Evart city council will meet virtually at 8 p.m., Jan. 4. For information on how to access the virtual meeting visit evart.org or call (231) 250-1432.

The Reed City planning commission will meet virtually at 7 p.m., Jan. 4. For information on how to acces the meeting visit reedcity.org or call (231) 832-2245.

The Reed City DPW will be collecting live Christmas trees from Jan. 11 through Jan. 14. Please place the undecorated tree on the curb for pick up. For more information call (231) 832-2245.

The Evart DPW will collect live Christmas trees each Monday through January. Trees must be placed on the curb and have decorations removed. For more information call (231) 734-2181.

The Reed City winter parking ban is in effect until April 1, 2021. Parking is prohibited on city streets between 2:30 and 6 a.m. A $30 fine will be issued for violations of the parking ban. For questions call (231) 832-2245.

The Evart winter parking ban is in effect until April 1, 2021. Parking is prohibited on city streets from 2 to 6 a.m. for snow removal. For questions call (231) 734-2181.