Lake County community events calendar for 03/16/23

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five things.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five things.

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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 Reed City Area District Library will host a children's story hour at 11:30 a.m., each Wednesday at the library, 829 S. Chestnut St., Reed City. For more information visit

Luther Lion’s Club will host the Feed America truck at 3 p.m., March 16 at 1003 State St., Luther. This is free food for families. Items are unknown until day of event. Please line up in the parking lot on to the street.

St Ann’s Senior Center in Baldwin will host a Friday Fish Fry dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m., every Friday starting Feb. 24 through March 31 at 690 9th St., Baldwin. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for kids 5 to 11, and free for kids 4 and under. Dinner includes choice of baked or fried fish, French fries or baked potato, Cole slaw, mac and cheese, roll w/butter, non-alcoholic drinks and dessert.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5315 will host a Friday Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m., every Friday from Feb. 24 through April at 2225 S. M-37, Baldwin. Cost is $11. Dinner includes fried fish, French fries, Cole slaw and dessert. Shrimp and Chicken tenders will also be available. The public is welcome. For more information call 231-745-2134.

St. Ann’s Senior Center in Baldwin will host a CPR Class given by Vital Hands starting at 1 p.m., March 20 and 21. Learn the basics about CPR. Teens and seniors welcome. The class is free, but donations are appreciated. For more information call 231-266-8914.

The Mason-Lake Conservation District will host a birdhouse building workshop from 10:30 to 11:30, March 25, at the Pathfinder Community Library, 812 Michigan Ave., Baldwin. Participants will receive a Peterson’s Bluebird House to assemble and take home. The workshop is free and open to all ages, however anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adut. RSVP is required. To register call 231-757-3707 ext. 112 or email

The Luther Area Public Library is hosting a Dr. Seuss birthday celebration through the month of March. Weekly story hours will begin at 11 a.m., each Saturday with a story from Dr. Suess, snacks and crafts. For more information visit or call 231-797-8006.

The Fremont Area Beekeepers Club will host a beginner and advanced class on April 8 at the Reed City Depot, 200 N. Chestnut St., Reed City. Beginner Beekeeping will be from 10 a.m. to noon; Advanced Beekeeping will be from 1 to 3 p.m. cost is $5 per class. To register call 231-465-8012 or email

The Lake County Economic Development Alliance will host the Michigan High-Speed Internet listening tour from 5 to 7 p.m., April 12, at The River Community Center, 9731 M-37, Baldwin. Make your opinions known about how to best use the $1,6 billion in Broadband Equity Access and Development program funding. Visit to register.

The Hollister Senior Center will host the annual Sprig Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 15, at 1505 Michigan Ave., Baldwin. Vendors will be selling unique handmade items for your home or your friends. For more information follow the Hollister Senior Center Facebook page.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5315 located at 2225 S. M-37 will host a Karaoke/Fundraiser event to benefit the new Hospice Home, Meceola-Currie Comfort Home in Reed City on Saturday, April 22. Torrey Warren, local DJ and Entertainer, will provide Karaoke from 4-7 p.m.  Doors will open at 3 p.m.  Open to the public. Entry fee is a $10 donation.  Raffles, Games, Prizes!  Come, Join the Fun!  Help support MCCH, serving Mecosta, Osceola, Lake and surrounding communities.

The Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce will host Beer Fest 2023 from noon to 5 p.m., April 22 at Rambadt Memorial Park, 700 N. Park St., Reed City. For more information visit the Reed City Chamber Facebook page or

Evart Promise Plus is presenting the 1st Biannual Classy Country Gala, Boots and Pearls, at 5 p.m., April 22, at the Osceola Community Building, Osceola County Fairgrounds, 101 Recreation Ave., Evart. For more information visit

AMVETS Post 1988 in Baldwin will host the annual Lake County Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29, at 1959 W. 24th St., Baldwin. This is a free event to help seniors learn about services available in the community. Drawings will be held. For more information or to be a vendor, call231-846-1977 or email

Haymarsh Hunt Club is accepting registration for Archery Camp for ages 12 to 17 to be held June 22-25. To register visit

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5315 will host a community food auction beginning at 2 p.m., every third Saturday of the month, at 2225 S M-37, Baldwin. Public is welcome. This is a great opportunity to stock up on some great deals!  For more information call 231-745-2134.

God’s True Vine Church will host a Men of Purpose breakfast at 10 a.m., the 2nd Saturday of every month at 6437 S. Nelson Rd., Baldwin. For more information call 231-250-0981.

The River Community Center will host Fam-Jam from 1 to 5 p.m., the third Saturday of every month at 9731 M-37, Baldwin. Games, cards, pool, ping-pong and fellowship. For more information call 231-250-0981.

The River Community Center will host Seniors’ Coffee Hour from 1 to 3 p.m., the first Monday of every month at 9731 M-37, Baldwin. For more information call 231-250-0981.

The Free Methodist Church of Evart will host “Osceola Higher Ground” a fun, free activity for the entire family designed to offer encouragement, support and a chance to make new friends. Classes are at 5:30 p.m., Thursdays, at 6151 95th Ave., Evart, starting March 23. For more information call 231-779-1888.

The Reed City Area Ministerial Association Coat Pantry is open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., each Wednesday through the winter season at Reed City United Methodist Church, 503 S. Chestnut St., Reed City. For more information call 231-250-2790.

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 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.