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Lutherans announce Lenten services through April 12

POLSON — “The Springtime of the Soul” is the theme for Lenten worship. Ash Wednesday and Lenten soup suppers and worship services led by Pastor David Rommeriem will be held each Wednesday, March 1-April 12, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 409 Fourth Ave. E. Suppers are at 5:30 p.m., followed by the worship services at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 406-883-5864 or visit the website:

Sandpiper Gallery begins new art show through April 7

POLSON — From Feb. 28 - April 7, the Sandpiper Gallery in Polson will exhibit work from artists Terry Droll (oil painter), Ray Miller (photography), Sheri Nagy (pallet knife oils), and Shane Hughes (woodwork), for their art show “Everything Happens for a Reason.”

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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:, 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, 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 or email: 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:
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, March 28

Give at Red Cross Blood Drive


POLSON — Donate blood to the Red Cross on March 28 from noon-5 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 409 Fourth Ave. E. Make an appointment to give blood by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. Donating is easier than ever with the free Blood Donor App and RapidPass where donors can schedule and manage donation appointments, access their donor card, track the impact of their donations and earn rewards. Donors can also save up to 15 minutes at the blood drive by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questions online at RapidPass before coming to their appointments.

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Tribe to discuss invasive species


POLSON — The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Natural Resources Department will hold public education meetings about protecting the watershed from Aquatic Invasive Species, such as quagga and zebra mussels, at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in the Alexander room on Tuesday, March 28, from 6-8 p.m.

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Wednesday, March 29

Learn the Art of Zen Meditation


POLSON — Special monthly Zen Meditation Classes are being offered at the YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main Street, on Wednesday, March 29 and May 3 at 7 p.m. Zen Priest Jerry Smyers will present the classes. There is no charge for the classes. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 406- 847-721-0665.

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Thursday, March 30

Learn about birds, wet habitats


POLSON — “Birds of the Wetlands, Marshes, Potholes, Creeks and Rivers of the Mission Valley” by Pat Jamieson will be Mission Mountain Audubon’s evening program on Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in the Polson Library meeting room. Everyone is welcome.

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Tuesday, April 4

MVCA holds open house


POLSON — Mission Valley Christian Academy will have their open house on Tuesday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. Come visit the teachers and classrooms, look at curriculum and listen to Mr. Bumgarner share the vision for next year. Dessert will be served. All are welcome. The school serves students in grades K-12th grade. Scholarships are available. MVCA is located two miles east on Hwy 35, 38907 Hwy 35. For more information, call 406-883-6858 or go to:

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Wednesday, April 5

Agency on Aging holds ‘Snack and Facts’ meeting


POLSON — The Western Montana Area VI Agency on Aging office invites “well-aged” citizens and those who care for them to attend “Snacks and Facts” from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at the North Lake County Library meeting room. The meeting includes good eats and some even better information about the many ways Area VI Agency on Aging serves our older population by providing information about and access to services available, nutritional support, Medicare help, financial assistance, and volunteer opportunities.

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Thursday, April 6

Read ‘On Bird Hill’


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 “On Bird Hill.”

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Saturday, April 8

Annual Hawaiian Luau on tap


POLSON — The annual Hawaiian Luau dinner will be at the First United Methodist Church, 301 Sixteenth Ave. E on Saturday, April 8. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6:30 p.m. The pork loin and chicken dinner is $15 per person, $25 per couple and children ten and under are $6 each. Entertainment and a homemade pie auction will follow dinner. Tickets can be purchased from a member of the First United Methodist Church, at the door or call 406-883-0099. Proceeds are used for local and church-wide Mission Outreach. Come join us for a night of fun and fellowship.

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Tuesday, April 18

Smart Driver Course taught in Polson


POLSON — A Northwest Montana AARP Smart Driver Course will be taught at the Polson Area Senior Center from 8:30-11:00 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Call 406-883-4735 for a reservation.

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Saturday, April 22

CASA Golf Scramble, barbecue, auction planned


POLSON — The 11th annual CASA Golf Scramble takes place at Polson Golf Course on April 22 with 9 a.m. registration and a 11 a.m. shotgun start. There will also be a Hole-In-One Event, a barbecue celebration and an auction following golf. Proceeds benefit CASA of Lake and Sanders Counties who train advocates for neglected and abused children. For more information, call 406-883-0158 or go to: or 406-883-8230.

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Thursday, April 27

View movie ‘Harry’s War’ at MOAM


POLSON — On April 27, at 6:30 p.m. Miracle of America’s Free Night at the Museum event will show the movie, “Harry’s War.” A postal worker quits his job to fight against the IRS who had unjustly treated his Aunt Beverly who owned a military surplus yard. Harry has to use a WWII halftrack (like the museum displays out front) to fight for justice. The museum displays some of the actual movie props. Come enjoy this “fourth Tuesday” event and enjoy a classic family movie with background discussion and a display tour of select items.

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