Lake County community events calendar

LAKE 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

The Luther Lions Club will host a Feeding America food distribution at 3 p.m., Sept. 15. The food distribution is free to community members in need. Come early.

The Eden Township board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m., Sept. 15, at the township hall, 5837 West 10 ½ Mile Rd., Irons. For more information visit or call 231-266-8301.

The Baldwin Rotary Club will host its 40th annual golf outing on Sept. 16 at Marquette Trails Golf Club, 6404 W. 76th Ave., Baldwin. Registration is at 10 a.m., shotgun start at 11 a.m. Entry fee is $70 per player and includes golf, cart, lunch and dinner. Send registration and fee to Baldwin Rotary, PO Box 418, Baldwin, 49304.

The Luther Lions Club will host an all you can eat beef stroganoff dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Sept. 28, at the Lion’s Club Hall. Dinner will include mixed vegetables, salad, bread, dessert, coffee and lemonade. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for kids 6 to 12.

The Swiss Alpine Community Blood Drive will be held from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sept. 29 at the Community Rec Center, 10000 Alpine Dr., Reed City. Appointments preferred, but walk-ins welcome. To make an appointment call 1-866-642-5663 or visit

The CrossRoads Theatre Guild in Reed City will present “The Girls in 509” from Sept. 30 through Oct. 9, at the Performing Arts Center, 249 W. Upton Ave., Reed City. For show times and tickets call 231-465-4044.

The Barryton Conservation Club will host a gun and knife show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 1, at 3444 18 Mile Rd., Barryton. Admission is $5. Kids under 12 are free. For more information call 231-250-7257.

The Michigan State University Extension Service will host a Michigan Cottage Food Law training at 3 p.m., Oct. 11, via ZOOM. For more information visit

Oxford Farm corn maze and pumpkin patch, located at 1799 S. 155th Ave., Hersey, is open now through Oct. 16. Maze entry is $5. A farm store offers donuts and cider, popcorn, caramel apples, coffee, fall décor and more. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays.

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

The Luther Lions Club will host an all you can eat breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m., the first Sunday of every month. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12. Breakfast will include biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes, French toast, pancakes, orange juice and coffee.

The Duane E. Dewey AMVETS Post 1988 hosts Euchre at 1 p.m., every Monday, at the AMVETS hall, 1959 W. 24th St., Baldwin. For more information call 231- 745-2550.

The Grand Rapids Red Project is hosting a syringe exchange from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the corner of Maple and 9th streets in Baldwin. For more information call 231-563-6865.