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.

COVE: (The Women’s Shelter) Oct. 25, 7 p.m., board of directors,  Red Cross Service Center, 5816 W. US-10, Ludington.

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.

Gastric By-Pass Support Group: Oct. 24, doors open 6:40 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Pentwater, Final meeting of the year will include end of year party; bring potluck dish and optional $10 gift for exchange; info, Caroline Denlar, 869-2561 or Janice Denby, 845-7126.

Grief Support Group: Oct. 23, noon, Hospice of Michigan, 5177 W. US-10, Suite 2; information, 231-845-3423 or 1-800-839-8185.

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.





ARC: Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Progressions Work Activity Center, Hart.

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.


Crystal Valley Care Fund: Oct. 23, 7 p.m., township hall, 1499 E. Hammett Rd., Crystal Valley; 873-4845 or 873-4518.

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.

Friends of Hart Area Public Library: Oct. 26, 6 p.m. 

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. 26, 6:30 p.m., Hart City Hall.

Hesperia Chamber of Commerce: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., Angelo’s and Riccardo’s.

Knights of Columbus: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., K of C Hall in Hart.

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

Mothers of Preschoolers: Oct. 27, 4-6 p.m., United Methodist Church, Mears; 873-1912.

Oceana Eagles Auxiliary: Oct. 26, 7 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.

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.

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

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

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.

West Side Gang Writers Group: Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m., Minty Writers Room at the Ludington Arts Center, Ludington.

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.