Support groups


AA: Sunday, 9 a.m. (open, beginners); 6-8 p.m., closed; Monday, 6 a.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m., open; Tuesday, 6 a.m., open; noon, 6 p.m., closed (women’s); Wednesday, 6 a.m., open; noon, no meeting; 8 p.m., closed; Thursday, 6 a.m., open; noon, 8 p.m., closed; Friday, 6 a.m., noon, noon, no meeting; 6 p.m., 8 p.m., open; Saturday, noon, 6-8 p.m.; last Wednesday, 8 p.m., open, birthdays; 191 W. Main St., Hart; information 231-923-9370.

A Hand Up: Depressionsupport group, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. Chippewa Creek Community room; info, Linda Reeds, 231-301-8095.

Adult Caregivers Support Group: Oct. 18, 2 p.m., OCCOA, 621 E. Main St., Hart.

Diabetes Support Group: Oct. 18, 7 p.m., Type 1,  Memorial Medical Center conference room 1, Ludington, 843-5328.

Disability Awareness Center for Independent Living: Oct. 12, 11:15 a.m., Community Mental Health building, 105 Lincoln St., Hart; 873-2735, or 861-0088.

Farm Workers Legal Services: Mondays, Oceana CAAP office, 1:30-5 p.m. one per month; Legal Aid of Western Michigan, 861-5767.

Gamblers Anonymous: Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, 765 W. US-10, Ludington.

Hesperia Alcoholics Anonymous: Fridays, 8 p.m., Christ the King Catholic Church, Hesperia.

Hospice Grief Support Group: Oct. 19, 1:30-3 p.m., Hart United Methodist Church Library, 308 S. State St., Hart.; information, 861-8257. 

Narcotics Anonymous: Thursdays, 6 p.m., rear entry to Choices West Counseling Services, 36 N. State St., Hart, 231-873-4469.

Oceana County Veterans Affairs Office: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 314 S. State St., Hart, 873-6834.

Pentwater AA: Closed meetings Sundays, 7 p.m.; St. James Episcopal Church, 82 S. Wythe St., Pentwater, 873-4373.

Shelby Alcoholics Anonymous: Tuesdays, closed meetings; Thursdays, open meetings, 8 p.m., Fellowship Center, Shelby Congregational Church.

Shoreline Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Support Group: Oct. 19, 3:30 p.m., Mercy General Hospital, Muskegon, 231-798-4433. 

VA Without Walls: Oct. 19, noon-4 p.m.. Hart VFW Post, 802 S. State St., Hart; veterans who have not enrolled with the VA before need to bring a copy of their DD214 and last year’s financial information; information or questions, call (888) 214-1247, ext. 35303.

Veterans Trust Fund Committee: Oct. 18, 8 a.m., to noon, 314 S. State St., Hart; information, 231-873-6834.



Bingo: Mondays, 10:30 a.m., OCCOA, 621 E. Main, Hart, 231-873-4461.

Bingo: Fridays, 6:15 p.m., Pentwater VFW Post 6017, 8440 N. BR-31, Pentwater. 

Bingo: Saturdays, 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Washington Street, Hart.

Blood Pressure Clinic: Thursdays, 10:45-11:45 a.m., OCCOA, 621 E. Main, Hart, 231-873-4461.

Blood Pressure Clinic: Wednesdays,  9:15 a.m., Christ the King Church, Hesperia; 854-1154.

Businessmen’s Fellowship: Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Angelo’s & Riccardo’s, Hesperia. Reservations, 861-2626, 894-8590.

Euchre and Games:  Thursdays, 1 p.m., OCCOA, 621 E. Main, Hart, 231-873-4461.

Exercise: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9 a.m., Hesperia American Legion, Hesperia; 854-1154.

Friendship Ring Quilt Guild: Oct. 19, 7 p.m., New Era Reformed Church Fellowship Hall; information, 861-4780.

Hart Lions Club: Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m., Oceana County Council on Aging, Hart. 

Hart Long Rifles: Range closed Mondays and Tuesdays; will close for season Dec. 1; Oceana Drive and Jefferson Road, 873-2645.

Hart Rotary Club: Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. ,Hart United Methodist Church.

Hart Skate Park Committee: Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., Hart City Hall. 

Madhatters Quilt Guild: Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. Hart City Hall, Hart,; new members welcome; information, 861-5863 or 873-4880.

Marine Corps League: Oct. 19, 7 p.m. Pentwater VFW.

Melody Mates Square Dance Club: Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Shelby Congregational Church. Soft sole shoes. 

Mercy Health Partners Lakeshore Campus Guild: Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. potluck.

Mothers of Preschoolers: Oct. 13, 4-6 p.m., United Methodist Church, Mears; 873-1912.

Oceana Antique Tractors: Oct. 12, 7 p.m., Wm. Lathers Transportation Building, Mears.

Oceana County Historical and Genealogical Society: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., 114 Dryden St., Hart, 

Oceana Eagles Auxiliary: Oct. 12, 7 p.m. Eagles Hall north of Hart.

Oceana Eagles: Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Eagles Hall north of Hart.

Oceana Freedom Network: Oct. 19, 7 p.m., general meeting, Hart Community Hall, Hart.

Oceana Singers: Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Hart Methodist Church.

Pentwater Service Club: Thursdays, 11:15 a.m., followed by lunch; Pentwater School.

Pentwater VFW: Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., VFW Hall.

Playgroups: Thursdays, 10-11:15 a.m.; Storybook Village, Pentwater.

Playgroups: Fridays, 9-10:30 a.m., Diman-Wolf Early Childhood Center, 306 W.  Johnson St., Hart.

Playgroups: Fridays, 10-11:15 a.m., Shelby Early Childhood Center, Shelby; to register for this group only, please call 861-6629.

Playgroups: Fridays, 10-11:15 a.m., Walkerville Elementary School, Walkerville.

Shelby Rotary Club: Tuesdays, 12:10 p.m.; Shelby Congregational Church. 

Sing-a-long: Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m., Oceana County Medical Care Facility.

Suicide Survivors: Oct. 17,  7 p.m., Shelby United Methodist Church, 68 E. Third St., Shelby. 

Tops 252: Tuesdays, weigh-in 5:30 p.m.; meeting at 6 p.m.; Shelby Congregational Church. 

Tops 1526: Tuesdays, weigh-in 4:15-4:30 p.m.; meeting immediately follows; Hart Wesleyan Church. 

Tops 1745: Tuesdays, weigh-in 8:30 a.m., meeting 9 a.m., Mears Community Methodist Church. 

Weight Watchers: Thursdays, 6 p.m., Shelby Congregational Church, 51 E. Third St., Shelby.

West Michigan Hacklers: Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Crystal Township Hall; Dorothy Schramm, 869-5487.

WiFi: Available Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., OCCOA, 621 E. Main, Hart, 231-873-4461.

William Negake Post 1329 VFW of Hart: Oct. 12, 7 p.m., monthly meeting, post home. 

Woodcarvers: Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Norvell Boardwell residence,  Arthur Road, New Era. 

Woodcarver Club: Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., Montague Senior Center, Ferry Street, Montague; information 231-894-5310.

Zumba Gold: Thursdays, 10 a.m., Oceana County Medical Care Facility, East Main Street, Hart.