Thursday, August 22
RHS credit recovery program continues
RONAN — Ronan High School students may attend HS credit recovery summer school. The second session will run: Aug. 5-23. Sessions are from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday.
Friday, August 23
Enjoy Friday night movie
POLSON — On Friday, Aug. 23, from 6-8 p.m. at North Lake County Public Library, a family-friendly movie (PG or PG-13) will be shown. Check our website for movie titles. You must be in the library before 6 p.m. to attend, as the doors lock at 6 p.m. You are welcome to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Popcorn and water will be provided. This program is free and open to the public.
Join in ‘Flipster Fun Series’
POLSON — Come to the North Lake County Library on Friday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. to join in some “Flipster Fun: Brown Sugar and Lemon Scrub,” part of our Flipster Fun series. We found the recipe in the Summer 2019 Willow and Sage magazine using “Flipster,” - a portal to read and download some of your favorite magazines completely free with your library card. All supplies will be provided, so please let us know that you are coming by calling us at 406-883-8225 or RSVP on our Facebook event.
Ronan library closes for cleaning, inventory
RONAN — Ronan Library District will be closed for inventory and deep cleaning the week of Aug. 19-23. The doors will be open on Aug. 22 at noon for the public budget hearing.
Saturday, August 24
Celebrate swans at Ninepipes
CHARLO – Join us at Ninepipes Museum on Saturday, Aug. 24, for a day of celebrating Trumpeter Swans, and view the recent installation of a nesting pair in the diorama room. Dale Becker, the Wildlife Program Manager with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will provide a power point presentation at 2 p.m. in the Montana Room of Ninepipes Lodge that describes the swans’ reintroduction project that has been in effect since 1996. The seating capacity is limited in the Montana Room, so please call the museum at 406-644-3435 to reserve your seats. Following the power point presentation, there will be a brief ceremony to celebrate the new exhibit of swans created by Jan Kauffman. Light refreshments will be served, and there is free admission to the museum for the day.
Dixon School celebrates 100 years
DIXON — On Saturday, Aug. 24, Dixon School is celebrating 100 years. Centennial events include a car show and vendors from 7-10 a.m.; breakfast by the Dixon Fire Dept.; history talks with Joyce Decker-Wagner and Ross Middlemist at 10 a.m. and at 3 p.m.; a parade at noon; kids’ games at 2 p.m.; a bison dinner at the Dixon Senior Center from 5-6:30 p.m.; and a dance at the school gym at 7 p.m. For more information, call Shirley Christiansen at 406-644-2323.
Enjoy Shakespeare in Charlo
CHARLO — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV - Part I” on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Palmer Park. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early with chairs, blankets and picnics. For a complete tour schedule, visit the company’s website: www.shakespeareintheparks.org. Food and beverages can be purchased. This event is sponsored by Ninepipe Art Group.
Sunday, August 25
Enjoy Shakespeare performance
ST. IGNATIUS — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 6-8 p.m. at the Good Old Days Park. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early with chairs, blankets and picnics. For a complete tour schedule, visit: www.shakespeareintheparks.org. Food and beverages can be purchased.
This event is sponsored by the Ninepipe Arts Group.
Enter Glacier National Park for free
GLACIER PARK — Admission to Glacier National Park is free on this day in recognition of the National Park Service anniversary.
Monday, August 26
Arlee students return to school
ARLEE — The first day of school for Arlee Schools is Monday, Aug. 26.
Browse back-to-school sale at library
POLSON — Come in to North Lake County Public Library and brose their selection of tote bags, note cards, socks, jewelry and more. Know a book worm or wizard? They will love any of our items.
Tuesday, August 27
Learn what ‘Google’ can do
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library brings another computer basics class to you on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 2-3 p.m. Learn what Google can do: from calendars to job searches. This class is free and open to the public. Please call 406-883-8225 and reserve your spot.
Wednesday, August 28
Valley schools begin school year
RONAN, CHARLO, ST. IGNATIUS, POLSON — The first day of school for Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignatius and Polson schools is Wednesday, Aug. 28.
Thursday, August 29
Annual Sanders County Fair begins
PLAINS — The 2019 Sanders County Fair begins Thursday, Aug. 29, and goes through Sunday, Sept. 1. Exhibitions, carnival, amusement, and midway concessions will be available. For information visit: sanderscountyfair.com. Exhibition doors open at 10 a.m. No dogs are allowed in the fairway.
Friday, August 30
'Fifth Friday' dinner held
POLSON — Polson Community Church, 1814 First Street E, will hold their “Fifth Friday Night” dinner on Friday, Aug. 30, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner will consist of Parmesan chicken on noodles, a vegetables, salad and a wonderful array of desserts. No offering expected or accepted. Please come and join us for a wonderful night of food and friendship.
Saturday, August 31
Big Arm hosts barn dance
BIG ARM — The Big Arm Association will host their 13th annual barn dance on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 5:30-9 p.m. at our historic Big Arm School. We will be serving grilled hamburgers/cheeseburgers. We will provide picnic fixings-coleslaw, baked beans, and potato chips.
Everyone loves the delicious huckleberry ice cream from the Cove Deli we will serve for dessert. Th BAA does not charge for the meal, however donations will be gladly accepted and appreciated.
We will have a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. Ken’s Country Combo will provide live dancing music.
Shine up your dancing boots and join us for a fun-filled evening at the historic Big Arm School.
Sunday, September 1
Final day to enjoy Sanders County Fair
PLAINS — The 2019 Sanders County Fair continues through Sunday, Sept. 1. For information go to the fair website at: sanderscountyfair.com.
Check the schedule for demolition derby times. No dogs are allowed in the fairway.
Monday, September 2
Library closes for holiday
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will be closed for Labor Day.
Tuesday, September 3
RONAN — The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will hold their regular meeting and renew membership on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at 6:30 p.m. For anyone wishing to do the retreat in November, your fees need to be paid at this meeting. Also, be thinking about the collage class scheduled on Sept. 13 and 14 and don’t forget to bring your show and tell. Refreshments will be provided.
Everyone is welcome; please come and join the fun.
Thursday, September 5
Ronan Chamber meets at MMGC
RONAN — The Ronan Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly luncheon at the Mission Mountain Golf Club from noon-1 p.m. Join this monthly social networking and lecture series. There is a fee for lunch.