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 Osceola County board of commissioners will meet at 9:30 a.m., Aug. 16, at the new Osceola County Administration Building, 602 W. Upton Ave., Reed City. For more information visit osceola-county.org or call 231-832-3261.

•    Registration for the Great American Crossroads Celebration 5K sponsored by the reed City Cross Country team is open now. Cost is $30 until July 31, and $35 after Aug. 1. Students in grades K-12 are $20 and $25. Kids dash is free. For more information contact Rich Saladin at 231-912-6879 or by email at gacc5kreedcity@gmail.com.

•    Saturdays at the Depot will host chainsaw carving artist Steve Haynes at 7 p.m., Aug. 13, at the Reed City Depot, 200 N. Chestnut Ave., Reed City. A showing of the movie “Homeward Bound” will begin at 8:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Osceola County Community Foundation as part of the Summer Fun at the Crossroads program.

•    The Morley Community Center will host a "Celebrating 100 Years Family Fun Day" from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Aug. 13, at the center, 151 E. 7th Street, Morley. There will be a garage sale/flea market, food, inflatables, face painting and other activities. Live music at 1 p.m. and an auction at 3:30 p.m. For more information call 231-598-1861.

•    The Reed City city council will meet at 6 p.m., Aug. 15, at the Reed City city hall, 227 E. Lincoln Ave., Reed City. For more information visit reedcity.org or call 231-832-2245.

•    The Village of Morley will host Rodeo on the Pond at 7 p.m., Aug. 20, 556 6th street, Morley. The event will include food vendors, raffles and drawings. Lawn chairs welcome. No alcohol.

•    Granny’s Crafts will host the Sizzling Summer Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at New Beginnings Church, 139 W. Church Street, Reed City, during the Great American Crossroads Celebration.

•    Voca Lyrica will host a citywide rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 20, in the Big Rapids City Hall parking lot, part of the Summerfest 2022 celebration in downtown Big Rapids.

•    The Evart Car Club will host the annual Eight Point Lake Cruise on Friday, Sept. 2.  Riders will assemble on N. Industrial Drive at the airport around 4:30 p.m. Cruise starts at 5 p.m.

•    The Evart Fire Department is sponsoring an Emergency Medical Responder Course from 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 8 through Nov. 12, with instructor Lowell Brown, BAS, CCEMT-P,I/C. Cost is $500. Deadline for registration is Aug. 19. For more information or to register, contact s.hemler@evartfd.com.

•    The Evart Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, now 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 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 through Sept. 2, at the Pocket Park in downtown Big Rapids next to Raven Brew and Barbeque. This is a free concert. From more information visit cityofbr.org.

•    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.