Wednesday, May 24
Grief support for adults offered through May 31
RONAN — Adults grieving the death of a family member or loved one are invited to join a twelve-week grief support program at St. Luke Community Hospital, 107 Sixth Ave., every Wednesday from March 15-May 31, from 4-5:30 p.m. For more information call 406-528-5212 or 406-204- 1207.
Thursday, May 25
Enjoy a free night at the museum
POLSON — On Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Miracle of America Museum, a mixed media program titled “Guns, Guns, Guns” will take place. We will begin with a short historic tour and exhibition of firearms dating from the first type up through cartridge guns. There will also be a safety issues presentation, information on buying your first gun, holsters, and ammunition, and information on legal issues. Representatives from various shooting clubs, gunsmiths and related businesses have been invited. If you have questions or something to share, call 406-270-7895. Treats and donations are welcome.
Join the fifth celebration of birds, bears
PABLO — The 2017 Birds and Bears Festival will take place on May 25, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Salish Kootenai College. Join the fifth annual celebration of birds and bears in science, art, and Salish, Pend d’Oreille and Kootenai Tribal culture featuring our 15th annual third grade bird drawing contest winners.
Read ‘Dinosaur Dances!’
POLSON — North Lake County Library presents Story Time on Thursdays for 3-5 year olds at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The one-hour program includes reading, rhymes, and crafts. This week’s story theme is “Dinosaur Dances!’
Monday, May 29
Memorial Services planned at Jocko Cemetery
ARLEE/ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission Valley Honor Guard will have Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m. at the Arlee Jocko Cemetery, 11 a.m. at St. Ignatius Pleasant View Cemetery and at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery. For questions call 406-270-7198 or JC Courville at 406-210-4493.
Pioneer Museum opens in Polson
POLSON — The Polson Flathead Historical Museum, “The Pioneer Museum on Main Street” invites you to view amazing exhibits of daily life in the Mission Valley and Flathead Lake area in the late 1800s and early 1900s, such as the stagecoach, chuck wagon, fire trucks, Calamity Jane’s saddle and Flathead Lake’s ‘Nessie” (some say it was, some say it wasn’t, caught here) and much more. We open for the season on Memorial Day each year, and go until Friday, Sept. 15. The museum is located at 708 Main Street and operates Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Closed on Sundays) There is a visitor fee of $10 and children under 10 years old are admitted free with a paying adult. For more information, go to: www.flatheadmuseum.org.
Wednesday, May 31
Thursday, June 1
Charlo Schools end the school year
CHARLO — Last day of schools for Charlo School District is June 1.
Dayton announces last day for school
DAYTON — Last day of school for Dayton School is June 1.
Garden of the Rockies Museum opens
RONAN — The Garden of the Rockies Museum, located at 400 Round Butte Road, will open on Thursday, June 1. The museum features the Round Butte Gym, the fire escape from the old Ronan School, Sloan’s Flat Stage Stop, a one-room schoolhouse, an old log home with dovetailed construction, and a tool shed and a farm machinery building. Hours for the museum are Monday- Thursday from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Call 406-676-5454, for more information.
Learn what you can do about substance abuse
PABLO — A “Community Strong Drug Endangered Children” training will take place on June 1 from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Salish Kootenai College gym – the Mary McDonald room. Come and learn what you can do about the substance abuse in our area and how we can help our drug endangered children.
Ronan Chamber to meet
CHARLO — The Ronan Chamber of commerce will hold a general meeting on Thursday, June 1, at noon at Allentown Bar and Restaurant.
Friday, June 2
Participate in Men’s Health Fair
PABLO — The second annual Men’s Health Fair will take place at Salish Kootenai College Sherry McDonald reception room on Friday, June 2, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Lunch will be served. Join them for health screenings, healthy games, prizes and speakers. Transportation and childcare are available. Call SKC’s Tribal Health at 406-675-2700 ext. 1630 for more information.
Saturday, June 3
‘Save Our Sisters’ dresses on display
PABLO — Missing from Our Circle Art Show will take place at The People’s Center on Saturday, June 3, at 6 p.m. Missing from Our Circle is a three dimensional display of the “Save Our Sisters: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Awareness Project” dresses made by Marita Growing Thunder. The piece depicts the impact that the missing and murdered Indigenous women crisis has had on our communities, lives, and cultures. We will honor their lives, spirits, and journeys as we call for justice for the MMIW crisis. Be a witness to their silent honor dance.
Church rummage sale to benefit Relay for Life
ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission Valley United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale at the church located at the top of Post Creek Hill on Highway 93, on June 3 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Some items will be from an estate sale. All proceeds to benefit Relay for Life.
Flea market, crafts, yard sale on tap
RONAN — The Garden of the Rockies Museum will hold a Flea Market, Craft Fair, Yard Sale at their Round Butte Gym across from the VFW, the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Do you have yard sale items but not enough room to hold your own sale? Ten-foot spaces will be available inside and out for $10. All proceeds go to the operation of the Museum. Call 406-676-3261 as soon as possible to reserve your spot.
Join rock skipping contest
POLSON — The 2017 Flathead Lake Rock Skipping Championship will crown a new record holder on Saturday, June 3, at the Riverside Park Dock in Polson. The event showcases finesse, touch and fun. Bring Your Own Rocks (B.Y.O.R.) to this exciting event and bound on down to Polson for skipping and laughs. Registration begins Saturday, June 3, at 9 a.m. at the Cove Deli and Pizza. Registration costs $10 each or $40 for the whole family. There are two categories per gender: 12 and under, and 13 and up. The contest begins at 10 a.m. and finishes around at 11 a.m. when awards are given and the state record is bestowed. Then it’s up to the Cove Deli and Pizza where all participants receive free pizza. If you have any questions call 406-250-0393.
St. Joe’s holds charity golf tourney
POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Medical Center’s Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 3. Registration is at 8 a.m. and shotgun start is at 9 a.m. This will be an 18- hole/four-person scramble with an entry fee of $100 per team, which includes golf/golf cart/tees/prizes and lunch. For questions or team registration contact Cameron at Polson Bay Golf Course at 406-883- 8230 or go to: polsonbaygolfcourse@ gmail.com.