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 Story Hour at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 20, which will include stories and activities. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org. or call 231-832-2131.

•    The Reed City Area District Library is having a book sale now through April 22. Hardcovers are $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents. On April 22 only, fill a bag for $5. Donations in good condition are being accepted. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org or call 231-832-2131.

•    Travelers bar in Leroy will host a paint party from 4 to 7 p.m., April 23. The cost is $30 in advance paid to Shirley Grahek via Venmo. Call 23-1 768-4471 to reserve a seat.

•    The Evart Public Library will host a fundraiser dinner party from 5 to 7 p.m., April 23, at the Evart Moose Lodge, 8400 U.S.-10, Evart. A chicken and meatball dinner with all the trimmings is $9 in advance and $10 at the door for adults ages 12 and up, $4 for ages 5-11 and free for children under 4. Advanced tickets can be purchased at the library.

•    Evart bagged leaf pick up will begin on April 25 and will be each Monday until next fall. Leaves must be in biodegradable bags. Brush pick-up will also begin on April 25 and will be conducted the last Monday of each month throughout the season. Leaf and brush pick-up must be ready by 7 a.m.

•    The Evart planning commission will meet at 5:3- p.m., April 25, at the Depot, 200 S. Main, Evart. For more information visit evart.org or call 231-734-2181.

•    The Reed City city council will host a public forum on opting in to marijuana sales and distribution at 6 p.m., April 26, at city hall, 227 E. Lincoln Ave., Reed City. For more information visit reedcity.org or call 231-832-2245.

•    The Remus Area Historical Society will host a community forum from 5:30 to 7 p.m., April 27 at the Wheatland Township Hall, 201 S. Sheridan Ave., Remus. The topic of the forum is Honoring Our Community. Portions of the Remus Elder Oral History film will be shown, and special guest speakers will lead discussions on various topics. Snacks will be provided. For more information email RemusMuseum@gmail.com.

•    The Evart Garden Club is looking for volunteers to help with planting and maintaining the bump out gardens in downtown. Workdays are Wednesday from 8 to 10 a.m. Email evartgardens@gmail.com for more information.

•    The Reed city Youth Sports cheer registration for 3rd through 8th grades is open now until June 19. For more information email reedcityyouthsports@gmail.com or message the Facebook page.

•    The Reed City Heritage Museum is open from 1-4 p.m. Friday through Tuesday at 138 W. Slosson Ave., Reed City. Admission is free. Groups are welcome.

•    The Crossroads Quilt Guild meets at 6:30 p.m., at the Church of the Nazarene, 5300 220th Ave., Reed City, on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Those interested are welcome to attend without being a member. Any level of quilter is encouraged to attend.

•    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. Clients may come once each month for 12 months.

•    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 Evart Farmers Market is scheduled for June 11 through October 8. Vendors or food trucks interested in being part of the farmers market email evartfarmmarket@gmail.com or call 231-250-8768.

•    The Reed City Community Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sundays, from June 26 to Aug 28. Vendors interested in setting up a booth may contact reedcityareachamber@gmail.com or call 231-832-5431.