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‘Stepping On’ class teaches seniors strength, balance through May 27

POLSON — St. Joseph Medical Center is holding “Stepping On,” a falls-prevention program. This class meets for two hours a week for seven weeks starting April 15. It aims to reduce the more than one-third of adults 65 or older who fall every year. By joining our “Stepping On” workshop, you will learn tips on strength and balance exercises, identification of safe footwear, medications' contribution to fall-risk, eliminating fall hazards in your home, and so much more. This course has been shown to reduce fall risk by up to 30 percent. Join and learn with people your own age how to step outside your home with confidence. To register or to get more information, call Stephanie at (406) 883-8453.

 

Free parenting course focuses on ‘Connecting with Your Kids’ through April 28

LAKE COUNTY — The Sunburst Community Service Foundation, is providing courses for parents. The courses are based on an early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

The eight-week course, “Connecting with Your Kids,” will take place in Polson. The course is free but registration is required. Childcare will be available. Students who complete the course will receive a Circle of Security Certificate. The course will begin on Friday, March 7, and run eight weeks. For more information or to register, call the Sunburst office at (406) 883-4060 or (406) 396-4577.

 

Good Shepherd schedules Holy Week Services through April 20

POLSON — Several worship services are scheduled at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Polson during Holy Week.

The Maundy Thursday service, commemorating the Last Supper, will include a study, hymns and Holy Communion. The service begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Good Friday service on April 18 also begins at 6:30 p.m. Lessons and hymns reflect on the events occurring after the Last Supper through the time of Christ’s crucifixion.

Easter Sunday begins bright and early April 20, with a 7 a.m. sunrise service. The youth group will serve a hearty breakfast at 8 a.m. There is no charge for the meal; however, donations will be gratefully accepted and go toward the 2014 service trip to Bethlehem. The Easter Day service begins at 9 a.m. Holy Communion will be served at both services. For more information, call (406) 883-5864, email: gslcpolsonmt@gmail.com or visit: www.gslcpolsonmt.com.

 

Hot Springs Artists Society holds 2014 Juried Art Show through June 30

HOT SPRINGS — Hot Springs Artists Society’s 2014 Juried Art Show will be in May and June with entry forms out by the end of February. It is open to everyone. Paintings, drawings, mixed media and sculpture, carving, metal sculpture, pottery and other original handmade works of art are accepted. 

Entry forms can be ordered by March 1 at the phone numbers above or by email at marla@western-art.com or at www.hotspringsartist.org -click on entry form. 

HSAS meets the first Wednesday of each month at The On the Wall Gallery at 7 p.m. at Wall St. Place.  

 

Sandpiper Gallery show through May 9

Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery presents ‘Cameras & Color’ a bright show that zooms in on invited artists Patrick Berry (watercolor), Lael Gray (various paint mediums), Kay Langlan (B&W photography printed on metal) and Sandpiper member Nancy Miller (floral paintings). The show will run from April 1st to May 9th, at the Gallery at 306 Main Street in Polson. For more information call 883-5956 or visit sandpiperartgallery.com.

Several services planned at MV United Methodist Church through April 20

ST. IGNATIUS — Mission Valley United Methodist Church’s Good Friday’s service of contemplation, reflection and music will take place on April 18 at 7 p.m. On Easter Sunday there will be a sunrise service at 7:30 a.m., with a breakfast served at 8:30 a.m., and a worship service at 10 a.m. MVUM Church is located at Highway 93 on top of Post Creek Hill. For more information, call Claris Wittinger at (406) 644-2733.

 

St. Andrew’s announces Easter Week services, April 13 - 20

POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Week services: Palm Sunday, April 13, at 10 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, April 17, at 5 p.m.; Good Friday, April 18, at 5 p.m.; Easter Vigil, April 19, at 6 p.m.; and Easter Sunday, April 20, at 10 a.m.

 

Stations of the Cross held during Lent through April 18

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius Mission Catholic Church holds Stations of the Cross every Friday evening during Lent at 7 p.m.

 
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Wednesday, October 23

Community dance on tap

10/23/2013

POLSON — On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Heart to Heart will play at the Elks from 7-10 p.m. They will also be playing for the fifth dance of the month, our Halloween celebration on Oct. 30. There will be a prize for the best costume so dress-up if you like. Treats are awesome and wonderful. Join us, for you will be missed if you don’t. 

 

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Thursday, October 24

Baptist Church to serve free sloppy Joes

10/24/2013

POLSON — Fellowship Baptist Church, 2 Seventh Ave. E., will serve a free community dinner of sloppy Joes, salads, and desserts on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. All are welcome.

 

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Lutheran Church prepares harvest dinner

10/24/2013

POLSON — The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will hold its annual Harvest Dinner of Swedish meatballs, potatoes, gravy, lefse, salad and dessert from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, in the church fellowship hall. The cost for the dinner is $9 per adult, $4 per child under 10 years. Fair trade coffee will also be available for purchase. Dinner proceeds will benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry.

 

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Swedish meatball dinner to benefit local groups

10/24/2013

POLSON — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be holding their annual Harvest Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4:30-7 p.m. with the proceeds to benefit the local Boys and Girls Club and Polson Loaves and Fish Food Pantry. They will serve Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, salads, lefse, rolls, dessert and a beverage for $9 for adults and $4 for children under 10. 

 

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Friday, October 25

Library holds annual book sale

10/25/2013 - 10/26/2013

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will hold their annual book sale on Friday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

 

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Spaghetti feed to benefit ‘Toys for Tots’

10/25/2013

POLSON — Please join us for a community spaghetti feed to benefit ‘Toys for Tots’ on Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Polson VFW. Price per person is a $5 donation or a new unwrapped toy.

 

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Saturday, October 26

Join the fun, festive walk

10/26/2013

POLSON — Come join us on Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. in Polson for a fun and festive 5K run/walk. Enjoy a scenic, flat course. Themed awards are given to winners in each age group; many drawing prizes are given away to participants; and all runners, spectators and volunteers are treated to a free spaghetti lunch. Brought to you by Polson Running, HealthCare Plus and Country Pasta, this event focuses on encouraging a healthy local environment. All proceeds from this year’s race will be donated to the Polson Youth Soccer Association. 

Registration is $15 prior to Oct. 3 and $20 after that and on race day. Race registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26 at HealthCare Plus, 1 Seventh Ave. E. Please contact Polson Running at (406) 260-1476 or (267) 261-2761, for more information. To register, go to www.polsonrunning.com. 

 

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Monday, October 28

Dr. Tyro to present program about Hudson Bay animals

10/28/2013

POLSON — “The Polar Bears of Hudson’s Bay” by Dr. Frank Tyro will be the next evening program of the Mission Mountain Audubon Society on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Polson Library meeting room. Frank’s program will focus on the bears and other animals that inhabit this area.  Everyone is welcome. 

 

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Wednesday, October 30

Properly dispose of prescription drugs during ‘take back’ program

10/30/2013

POLSON — In conjunction with “Red Ribbon Week,” Linderman Elementary is encouraging participation in a prescription drug "take back” on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Polson City Hall building. Properly dispose of your unused or expired prescription medications and have a conversation with your child about the affects of drugs and alcohol.

 

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Thursday, October 31

‘Counting’ on tap at library’s story time hour

10/31/2013

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library hosts a special one-hour story time for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers every Thursday at 10 a.m. and 1p.m. This week's theme is "counting." There will be stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. For more information, call (406) 883-8225 and ask for Martel, Youth Services Librarian.

 

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Free Halloween carnival held at PHS gymnasium

10/31/2013

POLSON — The Pumpkin Patch Bash will be at the Polson High School gymnasium on Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. This totally-free carnival is designed for families with children in sixth grade and under. There will be a free family dinner, games, candy and giveaways. Don’t miss this amazing annual event, which is sponsored by the New Life Christian Center. For more information, please call (406) 883-2447. 

 

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Spooky fun to help needy children

10/31/2013

POLSON — On Halloween night from 4-10 p.m., Rewind Dance Studio at 214 Main Street will hold a haunted-house, a bake sale, and a 50/50 raffle. The fee for children 11 years old and older is $5 and $3 for children 10 years old and younger. A portion of the proceeds will go to local children in need and the Make a Wish Montana Chapter. 

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Friday, November 1

‘The Uninvited’ continues over weekend

11/1/2013 - 11/3/2013

POLSON — The supernatural mystery "The Uninvited" by the Port Polson Players at the John Dowdall Theatre continues the weekend of Nov. 1-3. Curtain time is at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. for the matinee on Sunday. The Players promise a "haunting good time" featuring a classic ghost story. Tickets are $13 for adults and $12 for senior citizens and students. Call (406) 883-9212, for reservations or more information.

 

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Last day to purchase Griz/Cat raffle tickets

11/1/2013

POLSON — Lambros ERA is selling tickets for a Griz/Cat weekend getaway for the game on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Bozeman. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $20 and only available through Friday, Nov. 1. For more information, call Rachel at (406) 883-1372. 

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Saturday, November 2

Church sells apple pies

11/2/2013

POLSON — Apples pies will be for sale at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Nov. 2 starting at noon. There will be nine-inch pies for $10 each or six-inch pies for $5 each. For more information, call Cristina at (406) 250-5632 or Linda at (406) 490-4897.

 

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Mission Mountain Survivors hold benefit for Leni Trahan

11/2/2013

POLSON — A chili feed, silent auction, and 50/50 drawing will be held to benefit Leniece “Leni” Trahan. Leni is a 12-year-old seventh grade student at Ronan Middle School, who was diagnosed in June with osteosarcoma, on her left knee (a common bone cancer in children). She had surgery on Sept. 12 and will continue chemotherapy through Jan. 1, 2014. Please join the Mission Mountain Survivors M.C., a N.P.O., on Nov. 2 at the Polson VFW Post #2986, 423 Main St., in the upstairs banquet room. The silent auction begins at 12 p.m. and the chili feed starts at 2 p.m. and goes until the chili is all gone. Chili will be $5/bowl or $20 for a family of 5. All children 3 and under are free.  

 

 

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Mission Valley Christian Academy to take family photos, host bazaar

11/2/2013

POLSON — Give a gift of meaning this Christmas, while supporting the Mission Valley Christian Academy, by sending a lasting memory of the entire family. Jim Blow and Susan Clark will take family portraits at the school, located on Highway 35, on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For $50 you will receive your quality family portraits on a CD, to use as you wish, and all funds benefit the MVCA. Sitting times are limited, so call (406) 883-6858 to schedule yours now. That same day and location, get your Christmas shopping done early at the MVCA Holiday Market from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Quality crafts, unique items, great food and much, much more will be offered with a $6 luncheon served from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. You don’t want to miss this great shopping opportunity.

 

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Monsters needed for ‘Fun Run’

11/2/2013

POLSON —Goblins, witches and ghouls of all sorts are invited to the “Monster Mash Fun Run” on Nov. 2 at Linderman Elementary School. The one-mile run/walk begins at 10 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10:30 a.m. Costumes are advised. The fun run will celebrate the end of “Red Ribbon” week.   

 

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Vendors sought for MVCA holiday market

11/2/2013

POLSON — Reserve your vendor space at the Mission Valley Christian Academy Holiday Market fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will be at the school located on Highway 35. All table fees benefit the nonprofit MVCA. Call (406) 552-0944, for more details or to reserve your table.

 

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