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, June 1, which will include stories and activities. For more information visit reedcitylibrary.org. or call 231-832-2131.

•    Cedar Creek Band will perform a free concert from 7 to 9 p.m., the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Reed City Depot, Pere Marquette Trail, Reed City. Bring chairs.

•    The Reed City Heritage Museum is hosting a golf scramble fundraiser starting at 9 a.m., June 3, at Spring Valley Golf Course. Cost is $240 per team. The event will include flags, prizes, raffles and dinner. For more information or to sign up, call 231-388-2454.

•    The Barryton Lilac Festival is scheduled for June 3-5 in Central Park downtown Barryton. For a list of events, times and days, visit the Barryton Festival Facebook page.

•    A spiritual revival and morning worship events will take place during the Barryton Lilac Festival June 3-5: Chippewa Lake Community Church with Chippewa Lake Music Team, 6 p.m., June 3: Barryton Church of God with guest speaker Pastor Mark Robb and musical guest Alanna Story, at 6 p.m., June 4; Pastors Jerry and Veronica Rosely with the Church of God Choir, 10:30 a.m., June 5.

•    Art in the Park will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, starting Saturday June 4 at Rambadt Park in Reed City. It is open to all ages. All materials will be provided. For updates follow the City of Reed City Facebook page.

•    The Reed City planning commission will meet at 7 p.m., June 6 at city hall, 227 E. Lincoln Ave., Reed City. For more information visit reedcity.org or call 231-832-2245.

•    The Evart City Council will meet at 8 p.m., June 6, at the Depot, 200 S. Main St., Evart. For more information visit evart.org or call 231-734-2181.

•    The Osceola County board of commissioners will meet at 9:30 a.m., June 7 at the Osceola County Courthouse, 301 Upton Ave., Reed City. For more information visit osceola-county.org or call 231-8332-3261.

•    Reed City Community Education is hosting a “Shop around the track” summer craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 11 at the Reed City High School track, 225 W. Church St., Reed City. Over 75 crafters and vendors will be set up. They will be collecting food items for local food pantry during the event.

•    The Osceola County Tire Clean up will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 9-10, and from 8 a.m. to noon, June 11, on 15 Mile Road, near the corner of M-66 and M-115, behind the gas station. 10 cents per truck and car tire, 25 cents for semi tires. Will also take rims. Please have tires counted and correct change.

•    The Reed City Sons of Service will host the 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament with registration at noon and play start at 1 p.m., June 11 at the Reed City Moose Lodge 705, 200 N. Roth St., Reed City. Entry fee is a $20 donation for each two-person team. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded. Cash bar is open to the public. The event will include 50/50 raffles and a BBQ dinner available for purchase at 4:30 p.m. For more information call 231-349-9020 or 231-218-0200.

•    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.

•    Liberty Baptist Church of Reed City is hosting “Praise in the Park” at 6 p.m. Sunday evenings at the Bandshell at Rambadt Park from May 29 through September 4. Admission is free and will include a cookout/potluck meal.

•    The Big Rapids Downtown Development Association will host the “Pocket Park Music Series” from noon to 2 p.m., Fridays from June 3 through Sept. 2, at the Pocket Park in downtown Big Rapids next to Raven Brew and Barbeque. This is a free concert. For more information visit cityofbr.org.

•    The Osceola-La Toys for Tots is hosting a can drive from 11 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of each month. Drop off location is the Ebels parking lot on Chestnut Street in Reed City. For more information call 231-468-8409 or 231-250-3646.

•    The Reed City Chamber of Commerce 15th annual golf scramble will take place starting at 9 a.m., June 17 at Spring Valley Golf Course. Cost is $70 per player or $280 per team and will include 18 holes, cart, lunch at the turn and dinner, plus chances to win great prizes. For more information or to sign up contact Alanna McBee at 231-832-6431 or reedcityareachamber@gmail.com. 

•    The Reed City Robotics Team will host a golf scramble fundraiser starting at 9 a.m., June 18 at Intimidator Golf Course. Registration is $200 per team. Pre-register with Brad Smith at bsmith@reedcityschools.org or Josh Johnston at jjohnston@reedcityschools.org. All proceeds go to support the Reed City Robotics Team.

•    Crossroads Community Church, 110 S. Main St., Evart is hosting Celebrate Recovery meetings at 6:30 p.m., every Monday. Find answers with others that are on the same journey. For more information visit cccevart.org. or call 231-734-1100.

•    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 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.