Community Calendar

Thursdays

Mount Calvary Helping Hands Ministries

10 a.m. to noon

Mount Calvary Helping Hands Ministries hosts a community food pantry on Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Community members in need are encouraged to stop by 538 Ferry St., across from Mount Calvary Baptist Church, to access the Helping Hands Ministries services. Call (269) 683-3813 for more information.

 

Saturday, May 29

Judith Racht Gallery presents: The Masters (The Worlds and Mine!)

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Judith Racht Gallery, 13689 Prairie Road, Harbert, is hosting a new exhibit titled The Masters (The Worlds and Mine!). The exhibit will feature art from Niles native Judith Racht as well as other artists. For information, call (269) 469-1080.

 

Thursday, June 10
‘Loving Our Children’: Interrupting the School to Prison Pipeline Zoom mission

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The United Methodist Women of New Journey United Methodist Church, 302 Cedar St., Niles, is inviting everyone to attend the Zoom Mission evening “’Loving Our Children’ Interrupting the School to Prison Pipeline” on Thursday, June 10, in the church sanctuary. This presentation addresses what can be done to eliminate the consequences of our youth not having constructive direction in their lives and ending up in prison. Contact the church at (269) 683-7250 for more information.

 

Thursday, June 17

Cass County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel meeting

11 a.m.

The Cass County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel will hold a regular meeting at the Edward Lowe Center Council on Aging, 60525 Decatur Rd., Cassopolis. Please note the new meeting time.

The meeting is open to all active and retired school personnel and their families. For more information, please send an e-mail to cass-marsp@hotmail.com or call 269-782-4949.

 

Saturday, June 19

Papasan-Mamasan Korea Veterans Association meeting

1 p.m.

The Papasan-Mamasan Korea Veterans Association meeting will be at the Niles AMVETS Post #1978, 1117 E. Bertrand Road, at 1 p.m. June 19, 2021.

Organizers ask that those who plan to attend, call (269) 340-4111 prior, so that they can have a count.

 

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