Osceola County community calendar

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 Reed City Area District Library will host story hour at 11:30 a.m., Oct 20. The theme is "falling leaves" and will include stories, games and more. Story hour is every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org or call 231-832-2131.

• The 2021 Reed City Glow Show Invitational will take place at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23, at Reed City High School stadium, 225 West Church Ave., Reed City. The show will feature performances by the Big Rapids, Clare, Mesick, Harrison, Chippewa Hills, Lake City and Reed City HS marching bands. Tickets are on sale now, $10 for adults and $8 for youth.

• The Reed City Area District Library is hosting a "guess the pumpkin weight" contest at the library. Visit the library between Oct. 18 and 28 to make your guess. The winner will get to take home the pumpkin. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org or call 231-832-2131.

• The Evart Downtown Development Authority will host the Michigan State University SBEI representatives for an informational meeting at 6 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Osceola County Fairgrounds, 101 Recreation Ave., Evart. MSU SBEI will present plans for improving sustainability in the downtown area. For more information call 231-734-0185.

• The Evart city council will meet at 8 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Depot, 200 S. Main St., Evart. A pre council meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome. For more information visit evart.org or call 231- 734-2181.

• The Reed City Chamber of Commerce will host "Halloween in the Park" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 30, at Westerburg Park, S. Roth Street, Reed City. There will be music, popcorn, hot chocolate, a photo booth, a petting zoo and trick-or-treating.

• The Evart Chamber of Commerce will host Evart's Haunted Park from 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 30 at Riverside Park East, 6152 6 Mile Rd., Evart. Enjoy a walk around the park as you encounter things you only see in your nightmares! Entry fee is $5. All proceeds go to the Class of 2022. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

• The city of Evart "trick-or-Treat" times are from 5 to 8 p.m., Oct. 31.

• The Reed City Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 7, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 831 S. Chestnut St., Reed City.

• The Reed City Senior Center at 219 E. Todd Ave., is now open. The following events will be offered weekly: Wednesdays at noon - Fun Bingo; Thursdays at noon- Euchre; Friday - doors open at 10:30 a.m., Early Bird at 11:30 a.m. and Regular Bingo at noon. The first Wednesday of each month there will be a potluck at 11:30 a.m. For further information regarding activities or volunteering call 231-832-1136.