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Adult Formation classes taught through Lent

ARLEE — Fr. Hightower will lead an Adult Formation Lenten series at Sacred Heart in Arlee. The sessions will be on Thursdays evening from 6:30-8 p.m. We will cover Church history and then focus on scripture. Come as you are or invite your friends. Light refreshments will be provided.  

View variety of mediums at ‘Mixing It Up’ art show through April 6

POLSON — The Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery, 306 Main Street, welcomes you to “Mixing It Up,” Feb. 27-April 6. This is a non-juried art show, open to all artists. Artistic interpretation of the theme in any medium will be accepted. There is a small entry fee for non-Sandpiper member artists. Visit the website for more information. A reception for the show’s artists will be held on Friday, March 2, from 5-7 p.m. at the gallery.

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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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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.
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. Come and listen or dance. Snacks are at 8:30 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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Friday, March 23

Commissioner Barron to address Pachyderms about jail, courthouse


POLSON — County Commissioner Bill Barron will speak at the Pachyderm meeting March 23 about the possibility of a private party building the jail on private property to meet federal, state, county, and ACLU specifications. He will discuss expansion of courthouse on Westside and other possibilities according to cost estimates. Location Rural Fire Dept. Hall on Regatta Road in Polson. Please call Norm Johnson for more information at 406-249-5303.

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Sunday, March 25

Palm Sunday services planned


POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Week Palm Sunday service on March 25 at 10 a.m.

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Tuesday, March 27

Core Computer Classes taught


POLSON — This program of courses can provide you with computer and technology basics. North Lake County Public Library presents free twice monthly computer classes: On March 27, at 2 p.m. “Internet Basics 1” will be taught. All classes will be held in the library community room. Reserve your spot by contacting Heather or the Circulation Desk at 406-883-8225.

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Wednesday, March 28

Polson holds Kindergartren Round-up

3/28/2018 - 3/29/2018

POLSON — Polson school district will hold Kindergarten Round-up events on Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29, at Cherry Valley Elementary School, 107 Eighth Ave. W. Call 406-883-6333 to make an appointment to register your child for Kindergarten. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 10, 2018 to register.

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Thursday, March 29

Join Maundy Thursday service


POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Week Maundy Thursday service on March 29 at 5 p.m.

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Friday, March 30

St. Andrew’s holds Good Friday service


POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Week Good Friday service on March 30 at noon and Stations of the Cross and a 5 p.m. liturgy.

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Saturday, March 31

Celebrate Easter Vigil


POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Great Vigil of Easter on March 31 at 6 p.m.

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Sunday, April 1

Easter Services held


POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Sunday service on April 1 at 10 a.m.

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Tuesday, April 17

Signup for AARP Smart Driver Course


POLSON — AARP’s Smart Driver Course will be taught at the Polson Area Senior Center from 8:30- 11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17. Call 406-883-4735 for a reservation

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