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Music gang comes back on Fridays

POLSON — After a dormant year, I’m going to try to revive the “Pickin’ in the Park” gang at the “Boardwalk” in Boettcher Park. The boardwalk is is adjacent to the Port Polson Playhouse. If you sing or play any musical (electric or acoustic) instrument or just want to sit and listen, then join us each Friday at 3 p.m. starting June 16. A lawn chair and blanket may be advisable, and if you get hungry then stop and eat at the Boardwalk food booth. The music genres start in the 1950s, but any year is OK … join us.

Pioneer Museum opens in Polson through Sept. 15

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 goes 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.

Sandpiper opens new exhibit through June 25

POLSON — Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, Polson, presents “Montana West of the Mountains.” This exhibit will be the best images of everything we love about Montana and features member artists Antonia Wolf (photography), Sue Arneson (watercolor), Marie Stockhill (pottery), and guest artists Mike and Belinda Williams (photography) and jeweler Donna Miller. The exhibit continues until June 25. The Gallery is open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Montecahto Club seeks information - 5/20/15

POLSON — The Montecahto Club is seeking the names and addresses of current service men and women from Lake County in order to send them care packages. Please phone Myrna at 406-407-2352 or Kari at 406-370-1443, with this information.

 

 

 
 

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Celebrate Recovery ministers to anyone

POLSON — Celebrate Recovery Ministry takes place at Polson Foursquare on Sundays between 5-8 p.m.

All are welcome to join us each Sunday evening. CR is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery ministry for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. The evening starts off with dinner followed by a teaching and discussion groups with coffee/dessert. Childcare is available. Call (406) 883-9347 or go to: www.polsonfoursquare.org, for more information.

 
Join ‘Barefoot Church’ service

POLSON — Weekly Sunday “Barefoot Church” services are at 1 p.m. at the Montana Co-op. Come as you are. Bask in the Spirit, no judgment, just love and worship, forgiveness and healing.

 

NAMI meetings held

POLSON — NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soups On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.

 

Gather for prayers, readings, meal

POLSON -- Soul-food Saturday is a community gathering at the Co-op HUB to share prayers, readings and discussion on the topic of unity, followed by a light meal. Kids of all ages are welcome; supervision is provided.

 
 

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All classes welcome

RONAN — Ronan High School classes of 1958, 1959 and 1960 meet the first Thursday of each month at Pizza Cafe from 8:30-10 a.m. Enjoy a great breakfast buffet for $7.50. All other classes are welcome also. Share stories about the good old days and visit about what’s new. Please come. For more information call 406-212-6800, 406-676-2026 or 406-644-2259.

 

 Appointments needed for Law Center

POLSON — The Self-Help Law Center will be at North County Public Library the second Friday of each month. (Nov. 11 visit has been changed to Nov. 18.) Walk-inavailably has been discontinued; an appointment must be made. To schedule, please call the Self-Help Law Center at 406-758-2496 or 406-258- 3428.

 

New hours announced for MO

POLSON — Miracle of America’s hours are now 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 1:30-6 p.m. on Sundays. Some holidays may be shorter hours as well, so it is best to call 406-883-6804 first. Our free “Night at the Museum” is on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Donations or treats are always welcome. Schoolteachers are encouraged to give extra credit for a report from attending students.

 
Montecahto Club invites new members
 
POLSON — The Montecahto Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. We are a social and service organization and sponsor a scholarship for a graduating senior, cook and serve lunch at “Soup’s On,” collect for the Food Bank, send Care packages to the overseas troops and help out wherever we can. We welcome new members. Come to a meeting and get to know us. 
 
 
AA Women’s Wing and a Prayer Group meets
 
ST. IGNATIUS — AA Women’s Wing and a Prayer Group meets on Sundays at 4 p.m. at the Methodist Church on Post Creek Hill. Call 1-888-607-2000 or go to www.aa-montana.org, for more information.
 
 
Story Time held in Ronan
 
RONAN — Ronan Library hosts a weekly story time for young children and their caregivers each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Join us for stories, crafts and more. For more information, call 406-676-3682.
 

Area-wide AlAnon meetings available 

LAKE COUNTY — Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AlAnon can help. Area meetings are anonymous, non-smoking, 12-step recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. Come join us. There are no membership dues. Meetings are held: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church on Wall Street in Hot Springs; Wednesdays at noon in Polson at the Alano Club on Third Ave. W ; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the CMA Church on Third Ave. in St. Ignatius; Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Fourth Ave. E in Polson.


Join library’s story time 

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will host a one-hour kindergarten readiness program for children and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday during the school year at 10 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225.
 
 
Join St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch 
 
ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch chapter meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens’ Center on north Main Street.
 
 
'The Nest' offers activities
 
ST. IGNATIUS - The Nest offers a variety of free activities and parents with children prenatal to age 5 are invited to attend.
 
The Nest, located at 410 St. Mary's Drive in St. Ingatius, not only provides a residence and supportive services to pregnant and parenting young moms, but also offers classes, workshops and other activities for the greater Mission Valley community, as well. Please feel free to check out what we have to offer, and give us suggestions for future events. Just call 406-745-3757 and ask for Amy or Jen. You can also find our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thenestmontana or email: nestmontana@gmail.com to be placed on our activities mailing list.
 
 
Dance in Elks' air-conditioned ballroom
 
POLSON - The Elks Club holds a community dance in their air-conditioned ballroom, the first and third Wednesday of each month from 7-10 p.m.
 
 
Sexual assault support group meets Wednesdays
 
PABLO - An adult sexual assault support group meets at SKC's Agnes Vanderburg Building in room 101, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Gather on Wednesdays for support and healing. Call 406-745-3525 for more information.
 
 
Marines gather at VFW
 
POLSON - The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Polson. For more information call John Miller at 406-890-0964 or email: mclhellroaring1041mt@gmail.com.
 
 
Journey Be hosts NAMI meeting
 
POLSON - NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soup's On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.
 
 
Lions Club meets twice monthly
 
POLSON - The Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. each month on the first and third Mondays at the Lake Bar and Grill, 101 Main Street. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday, June 27

Jocko Library event planned

6/27/2017

ARLEE — Another Jocko Valley Library Summer Reading Program, “Build a Better World,” event is on Tuesday, June 27, from 9:30-11 a.m. Call 406-726-3572 for more information.

 

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Wednesday, June 28

Powwow begins Arlee

6/28/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration begins Wednesday, June 28, and ends Tuesday, July 4. All events are open to the public and free of charge. Arts, crafts, stick games, dance competitions, Indian and other ethnic foods will be available. Absolutely no alcohol, firearms, unleashed dogs or motorcycles are allowed in the camp area. This year dance competition will expand to 31 categories. There will be separate style categories for adults age 40-59. Women and men 60 years and over will be competition categories of all styles combined. The event takes place on Powwow grounds on Powwow Road in Arlee. Wednesday is “Camp Day. Visit the website: www.arleepowwow.com for more information. 

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Thursday, June 29

Powwow continues

6/29/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with a Memorial at 7 p.m. followed by a l stick game. Visit the website: arleepowwow.com, for more information. Registration for dance and singing contests opens at 8 p.m.

 

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Friday, June 30

Miss Salish-Pend d’Oreille crowned

6/30/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with registration for dance and singing contests at noon. The speaking and dance portion of the Miss Salish-Pend d’Oreille competition begins at 6:30 p.m. There is a Drum Roll Call at 6:45 p.m. Grand Entry begins at 7 p.m. with honorees and the crowning of Miss Salish-Pend d’Oreille 2017-18.  

 

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Saturday, July 1

Arlee Powwow continues

7/1/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with Drum Roll Call at 12:45 p.m. and Grand Entry at 1 p.m. and contests for juniors and teens. Adult singing competition at 7 p.m. At 11 p.m. original style vs. contemporary Jingle Dance for women 18 and over. The Men’s Grass Special takes place at this time also.

 

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Sunday, July 2

Indian Mass held in Arlee

7/2/2017 - 6/2/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with an Indian Mass at 11 a.m.; Drum Roll Call at 12:45 p.m.; Grand Entry at 1 p.m.

 

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Monday, July 3

Youth Day on tap

7/3/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with Youth Day.

 

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Tuesday, July 4

Eat all you can at pancake breakfast

7/4/2017

ARLEE — The Arlee Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the old Arlee Fire Hall. The cost is $5 per person and it’s all you can eat. For more information, call 406-210-4144.

 

Museum opens for summer

7/4/2017

ARLEE — The Arlee Jocko Valley Museum, run by the Arlee Historical Society, opens for the summer July 4 and will be open every other Saturday from 2-4 p.m. or by appointment, until Labor Day. 

The museum has many historical displays including many photographs of Native and homesteading families. There are hundreds of obituaries with genealogy information. There is also a military display commemorating those who have given their lives for this country. 

The Arlee Museum is located at corner of Bouch and Fyant (by the grade school). 

For more information or to arrange a viewing appointment, call 406-726-3167. 

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View Arlee Powwow Parade

7/4/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with a parade at 1 p.m. and the Snake Dance at 2 p.m. The Arlee Rodeo will be at 2 p.m. on Powwow Road in Arlee. For more information, call 406-726-3762 or visit the website: arleepowwow.com.

 

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