Friday, February 21
Learn to crochet through Feb. 25
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s popular “Needle Arts Series” is back. Crochet is back. The library is happy to provide four crochet sessions in February as part of our ongoing fiber arts series. Mark your calendars now with these dates: Feb.4, 11, 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. Please bring your crochet hook and yarn (cotton recommended). Hooks are also available for $5 in our gift shop. There will also be yarn on hand.
Friday, February 21
Adopt-A-Book at library
POLSON — Adopt-A-Book takes place in February at the North Lake County Public Library. It is also “I Love to Read” month. For a $15 donation, choose from our selection of new picture books and juvenile titles. You can then add a special message that we will place in the cover.
Tuesday, February 25
Learn to crochet
POLSON — The popular Needle Arts Series has returned to the North Lake County Public Library. Crochet is back. The library is happy to provide four crochet sessions in February 2020 as part of our ongoing fiber arts series. The final date is Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. Please bring your crochet hook and yarn (cotton recommended). A limited number of hooks are also available for $5. There will also be yarn on hand.
Ronan Woman’s Club to meet
RONAN — GFWC Ronan Woman’s Club will meet on Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ronan Senior Citizen Center. Guest speaker will be Betty Sieges, activities director at St. Luke Extended Care. A discussion of the Ronan Library status will also be on the agenda. Please come from 7-7:30 p.m. for conversation and snacks.
Start enjoying your tablet
POLSON — Technology Tuesday begins with “Tablets: from starting up to playing games,” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at the North Lake County Public Library. Are you stymied by what your tablet can do? Heather will show you the basics of playing games, reading electronic books and using applications. Start enjoying your tablet. You can bring your own or borrow one of ours.
Wednesday, February 26
‘Managing On-Farm Risks’ session offered
RONAN — The final in a series of seven workshops, “Managing On-Farm Risks,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26. For more information call 406-676-5912.
Learn about computers for free
RONAN — The Ronan Library District is offering a free program entitled, “Basic Computer Use Workshop” on Wednesday, Feb. 26, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Does basic computer use frustrate and baffle you? There is no need to be left behind. To sign up, call 406-676-3682 or stop by the library circulation desk, 203 Main Street SW. Sign up early; space is limited.
Thursday, February 27
Children’s story time discusses favorite things
RONAN — On Thursday, Feb. 27, beginning at 11 a.m., Ronan District Library’s “Children’s Story Time” will be about all favorite things: stuffed animals, blankets, rainy days and puddles. The program includes reading, activities and crafts for preschool and elementary school age children, but all ages are welcome. The library is located at 203 Main Street, SW.
Free business startup workshop offered
RONAN — Join “Lunch and learn: Free business startup workshop,” on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn how to assess your business idea at Lake County Community Development Corporation, 407 Main St. SW in Ronan. Register at lccdc.ecenterdirect.com/events or call 676-5914.
Friday, February 28
Daines’ rep to speak at Pachyderm meeting
POLSON — The Lake County Pachyderms invite the community to hear the northwest field representative for Steve Daines, Ron Catlett, speak on the Montana Water Rights Protection Act bill S-3019. On Friday, Feb. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. Catlett will share on behalf of the Senator’s office reasons why Daines introduced the bill and why he believes it is in the best interest of Montanans to see it passed in Congress. The meeting takes place at the Polson Rural Fire Station off Regatta Road in Polson.
Sunday, March 1
Classic country jam planned
POLSON — Listen and dance to great accordion music accompanied with other musical instruments at the Elks on Main Street from 1-4 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4
Free Microsoft Excel workshop offered
RONAN — Attend a Microsoft Excel Level I class on Wednesday, March 4 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Improve your Excel skills at this free workshop at the Lake County Community Development Corporation, 407 Main St. SW in Ronan. Register at lccdc.ecenterdirect. com/events or call 676-5914.
Polson Chamber meets for monthly luncheon
POLSON — The Polson Chamber’s monthly luncheon is noon March 4 at the KwaTaqNuk Resort.
Saturday, March 7
Free the Seeds!
Free the Seeds! 5th Annual Fair Join Free the Seeds! on March 7, 2020, 9 am-3:30 pm, at Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, Montana, for our 5th annual fair. This is a FREE community-powered event that encourages people to build a sustainable and resilient future through real seeds, real food, and real skills. The annual daylong fair features a giant seed swap, 40+ booths, 24 skill-building workshops, 4 panel discussions, and kids’ activities (ages 8+). Every aspect of the event emphasizes the importance of a strong local food system and each attendee’s role in it. Free the Seeds! is a program of Farm Hands - Nourish the Flathead, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information about the 5th annual fair, or to become a sponsor of Free the Seeds!, visit freetheseedsmontana.com.