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 Evart Muskegon River Trash Bash Wrap Up celebration will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 1, at the Depot, 200 S. Main St., Evart. The event will include food trucks, live music and prize drawings for trash bash participants. For more information visit the city of Evart Facebook page.

Hersey’s House of Hope will host a three-day sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 2, 3 and 5, at 15719 US-10, Hersey.

The Oxford Farm corn maze and pumpkin patch will open for the fall season on Sept. 3, with a corn maze and kid corn maze for $5, free yard games, hay tower, picnic area and photo ops. For more information visit oxfordfarmcornmaze.com.

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

Jokers M/C Evart will host a Toys for Tots Fun Run on Sept. 3 to benefit Osceola and Lake County Toys for Tots. Registration is from 10:30 to 11:30, with kick stands up at noon. Each stop will include a game, a dart throw or other activity. Cost is $15 per player.

The Osceola County board of commissioners will meet at 9:30 a.m., Sept. 6, at the county administration building, 602 W. Upton Ave., Reed City. For more information visit osceola-county.org or call 231- 832-3261.

Mid Michigan Community Action will host a Feeding America food distribution from 11 .m. to noon, Sept. 7, at Resurrection Life Church, 14734 215th Ave., Big Rapids and from 2 to 3 p.m., Sept. 7 at God’s Helping Hand, 8944 50th Ave., Remus.

The Salvation Army of Big Rapids has opened a Fresh Start Baby Pantry open to families with children under age 5 in Mecosta, Osceola, Lake and Newaygo counties. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information visit sabigrapids.org or call 231-796-5597.

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.