Saturday, May 25
Horsemen to meet
RONAN — The Tuesday, April 2, meeting of the Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will be held at the V.F.W. Hall located on Round Butte Road. The Horsemen meet the first Tuesday of every month: April 2, May 7, June 4, no meeting in July, and Aug. 6. For more information, call (406) 883-5876 or (406) 644-5001.
Saturday, May 25
Accordion jam dates set
POLSON — The Northwest Accordion Association’s regular jams will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. on April 7, May 5 and June 2, at the Elks in Polson.
Saturday, May 25
Pizza Cafe holds fundraiser to benefit the Ronan City Library
RONAN — For the second year in a row Pizza Café will hold a fundraiser ever Friday night in May. The Pizza Cafe will donate a portion of their pizza sales to the Friends of the Ronan City Library. You have five Friday nights to enjoy great pizza and support the library at the same time. All monies raised will be used to benefit the Ronan City Library.
We urge you to come down to Pizza Cafe and encourage all your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers and teachers to make Friday nights, Pizza Night for the Library.
This fundraiser starts Friday, May 3 and runs each Friday night in May at the Pizza Café, located at 62953 U.S. Highway 93 in Ronan.
Saturday, May 25
Polson Youth Soccer plans two sign-up dates
POLSON — Polson Youth Soccer Association will be hosting two sign-up events, May 23 and May 30; both from 5-7 p.m. Registration will take place at Kerr Dam Soccer Fields and cost $35, if registered by June 10, or $50 if registered after June 10. Players must be 5 years old by Aug. 1, 2013 to register. Season will run September 15-Oct. 13. If you cannot attend one of the sign-up events, you can download the 2013 fall registration form and send along with payment to: PYSA, P.O. Box 1337, Polson, MT 59860. Registrations will only be accepted at the sign-up events or if sent to the P.O. Box. Please do not turn into the schools. No late registrations will be accepted. PYSA is always in need of volunteers to coach, referee, and prepare fields, so please indicate on the registration form how you can help. Visit polsonyouthsoccer.org or email questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, May 28
Sitters needed to keep museum open
RONAN — The Garden of the Rockies Museum will open on May 28. Hours for the museum are Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., if there are sitters to keep it open. Sitters can sit all day or half days 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and may bring a friend with them if they like.
Call (406) 676-5454 or (406) 546-4270 for more information.
Saturday, June 1
Horse progress days, consignment auction on tap
ST. IGNATIUS — Bring your family for food and fun to the horse progress days and consignment auction Saturday, June 1. Demonstrations will start at 10 a.m. followed by an auction at 2 p.m. Pioneer Equipment representatives from Dalton, Ohio will demonstrate the homesteader, foot lift plow, forecart and more. There will be wagon rides and concessions. Coffee and doughnuts will be served in the morning. Early consignments for the auction are: a homesteader, forecart, buckboard wagon, horses, tack, and much more. View items at: http://www.pioneercoaches.com/progress-days-auction or call Marvin at (406) 745-6555 for questions and consignments.
Salish Institute holds logo contest
ST. IGNATIUS — The Salish Institute is looking for people to enter designs that represent their mission. “The mission of The Salish Institute is to improve the health, culture, education and environment of the Salish and Pend d’Oreille people. The Institute will leverage human and capital resources to initiate, coordinate and support activities and programs that promote cultural identity and strengthen tribal communities.”
For more information go to: the salishinistitute.org.
Email your design to: email@example.com by June 1.
Prizes include $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place winners.
Thursday, June 6
Benefit planned for Debbie Basler
POLSON — A benefit spaghetti feed and silent auction will be held for Debbie Basler at the Polson Elks Lodge on Thursday, June 6, from 5-8 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person or $20 for a family and they may be purchased at Port Polson Inn, Total Screen Design or at the door.
Debbie has been diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease, which has attacked every part of her body. Due to this debilitating disease, Debbie has been forced to leave her job and is on the verge of losing her home. She has no medical insurance and is finding it hard to qualify for financial assistance.
For more information, call Mark at (406) 885-2484, Jan or Crystal at (406) 883-9218 or Anne at (406) 883-5385.
Saturday, June 8
“Can Test” is coming
ST. IGNATIUS — What is a “Can Test” you ask? Well, it’s a great fundraiser for the food pantries in Ronan and St. Ignatius. It is a canned food contest.
Get your family and friends together and start collecting cans of food and then come up with a unique sculpture you can construct on site with your cans.
Bring your cans to the Mission Valley United Methodist church on June 8 to compete for prizes and have a lot of fun while also providing a needed service for our valley food pantries.
Last year we collected 1,000 cans of food. Let’s see if we can top that this year.
For more information, call (406) 644-0122 or (406) 274-5132.
Remember to mark your calendars for June 8.