Osceola County community events 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 is hosting December Story Hour at 11;30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, which will include stories and activities. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org.

•    The Crossroads Theatre Guild in Reed City will perform “A Crossroads Christmas” at 7 p.m., Dec. 10 and 11; and at 2 p.m., Dec. 12, at the Crossroads Theatre, 249 W. Upton Ave., Reed City. Call for reservations at 231-465-4044.

•    The Reed City Area District Library will host a showing of the movie “Prancer” from noon to 2 p.m., Dec. 11. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and a Reindeer Goodie Bag. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org.

•    The Reed City Area District Library is hosting a “Letters to Santa” event now through Dec. 17.  Visit the library to send a letter to Santa. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org.

•    The Reed City High School is hosting a community blood drive from 8:30 to 2:30, Thursday, Dec. 9. Healthy donors are encouraged to attend. Appointment s and walk-ins are welcome. Any student who is sixteen and wants to donate, please be sure to pick up a consent form in the school office. For an appointment call 1-866-642-5663 or visit versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/134143.

•    The Green Gold Diner in Evart is hosting a free community dinner beginning at 2 p.m., Dec. 18, at the Crossroads Community Church, 110 S. Main St., Evart. For more information follow The Green Gold Diner Facebook page.

•    The Evart city council will meet at 8 p.m., Dec. 20, at the Depot, 200 Main St., Evart. A work session will begin at 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome. For more information visit evart.org or call 231-734-2181.

•    The Reed City city council will meet at 7 p.m., Dec. 20, at the city hall, 227 East Lincoln Ave, Reed City. For more information visit reed city.org or call 231-832-2245.

•    The Osceola County board of commissioners will meet at 9:30 a.m., Dec. 21, at the Osceola County Courthouse, 301 Upton Ave., Reed City. For more information visit Osceola-county.org or call 231-832-3261.

•    The Hersey Township board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m., Dec. 21, at 108 S. Main St., Hersey. For more information call 231-465-4299.

•    The Richmond Township board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m., Dec. 21, at the township hall, 21717 Howard St., Reed City. For more information call 231-832-2880.

•    The Evart Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first annual Miracle on Main street Christmas celebration at 6 p.m., Dec. 11. Festivities will include a lighted parade on Main Street, tree lighting at the Depot, a Santa meet and greet and ice skating (weather permitting).

•    The Evart Area Chamber of Commerce will host the first annual Lighted Nitetime Christmas Parade at 6 p.m., Dec. 11. To include your float or vehicle in the parade contact Chris Emerick via text to 517-896-0784 or of Facebook messenger.

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

•    The Reed City Senior Center at 219 E. Todd Ave., hosts the following events 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.

•    The Reed City winter parking ban is in effect now until April 1. Parking is prohibited on any street in Reed City between 2:30 and 6 a.m.

•    The Evart winter parking ban is in effect now through April 1. Parking is prohibited on any street in the city between 2 and 6 a.m. this does not apply to the north side of 6th Street between Main and River streets.