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2019 Farmers Markets

Lake County vendors invited to Bigfork through Oct. 9

BIGFORK — The Bigfork Farmers’ Market Cooperative will take place each Wednesday until October 9. The market takes place between 3-6 p.m. on the lawn at The Bigfork VFW, 8098 Highway 35. New vendors from Flathead, Lake or Sanders counties are welcome to join us. For information call 406-249-4698 or e-mail: bffm@bigforkfarmersmarket. com.

Ronan Farmers Market through September 26

RONAN — The 2019 Ronan Farmers Market will open on Thursday, May 16, at the Ronan Visitors’ Center. Hours will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursdays throughout the spring and summer until Sept. 26 (except for July 4). For more information, call 406-676-5901 or go to cryse. They are seeking produce and prepared food vendors. The Ronan Farmers Market offers fresh produce, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods, and crafts from the Mission Valley.

Shop local at Polson's farmers market through Sept. 

POLSON — Starting on Friday, May 3, Polson Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday, rain or shine. The market is located at Third Ave. W. and will have homegrown produce and plants, coffee, jewelry, soaps, popsicles, baked goods, meats, eggs, cheese, preserved foods, fabric, photographic and handmade art, beauty products, wood working and much, much more. All products are by local producers. For more information call 406-675-0177.


Class offers help for caregivers through June 7

POLSON — Are you caring for a loved one? Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is hosting the Area VI Agency on Aging’s six-week series of classes designed to help caregivers with the many physical and emotional challenges they face. The classes begin May 3. For class times and more information visit: https://montana. or call the Area VI Agency on Aging at 406-883-7284.

Library begins monthly movie night

POLSON — Enjoy “Friday Night at the Library” on the fourth Friday of each month. North Lake County Library will show movies rated PG or PG-13 ( posted on our website) and make fresh popcorn. This program debuts Friday, Jan. 25. Be in the library before 6 p.m. to be included. Feel free to bring your own nonalcoholic beverage and snacks.

Move for better balance

RONAN — Tai Ji Quan is a moving-for-better-balance class and will be offered by a certified instructor at the MSU Lake County Extension on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. beginning May 13. This is an alternative exercise training program for improving balance and preventing falls. There is no cost. Please wear good shoes and clothes you can move in and bring water. Call 406- 676-4271 to sign-up.

Move for better balance through June

POLSON — The spring session of “Moving for Better Balance,” an adapted Tai Chi program, will begin on Tuesday, April 9. It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Polson Senior Center. The class will run until the end of June. Call Jane at the Agency on Aging to sign up 406-883-7284.

New exhibit begins at Sandpiper Art Gallery through June 14

POLSON — Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, Polson, presents until June 14, “As I Was Wandering.” This exhibit will be everything we love about Montanans and the Montana experience. This show will feature past and present member artists; Sue Arneson (Montana Watercolor Artist), Carolyn Ekland-Olson (World Wide Photography), Karla Martinson (3D Paintings & Publisher), Mary Kelley (Plein Aire and the Old Masters in Oil), Judith Wright (Mixed Media). Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.

Recovery support available

RONAN —Recovery support is available for those struggling with addiction at The Never Alone Recovery Hall (Hwy. 93, old Boys and Girls Club), every day of the week. The Never Alone Recovery Hall is a peer support dropin center. We are simply recovering people offering our experience, strength, and hope to our community members who are struggling with addiction issues. All groups and services are free. Please feel welcome to drop in and check us out.

On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays a noon meditation group is held and from 1-5 p.m. individual peer support is available.

Mondays a women’s support group takes place from 6-8 p.m.

Tuesdays there are recovery stories and videos heard from 6-8 p.m.

Wednesdays Narcotics Anonymous meets from 6-8 p.m.

Thursdays an early recovery skills groups meets from 6-8 p.m.

Fridays from 8-9 p.m. The Red Road to Recovery group meets.

Saturdays a co-dependent support group meets at 5 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. special events take place (events change).

Family movie night happens from 6-8 p.m. on Sundays.

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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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Wednesday, June 12

Learn about Brazil


POLSON — North Lake County Public Library’s Wednesday, June 12, Wiggle Worms program will learn about Brazil.

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Rural Fire District Board to hold monthly meeting


POLSON – The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will take place on Wednesday, June 12, at 6 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Station No. 1, 25-B Regatta Road. An agenda is available on the Monday prior to the meeting.

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Thursday, June 13

Hear about bringing frogs back to reservation


POLSON — “Bringing Back Leopard Frogs to the Flathead Reservation,” by Art Soukkala, will be Mission Mountain Audubon’s next educational program on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in the North Lake County Public Library meeting room. Everyone is welcome.

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School ends in Polson


POLSON — Final day of school for Polson students.

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Friday, June 14

Kiwanis Club hosts beer, wine fest


POLSON — The Kiwanis Club is hosting a local beer and wine fest from 6-9 p.m. at the KOA Campground, 200 Irvine Flats Road, on June 14. This fundraiser supports local Kiwanis community projects and local youth activities including scholarships, the Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts, Special Olympics and the Polson Middle School band. Call 406-883-3890 for more information.

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Polson Presbyterian Church serves free dinner


POLSON — The June Friendship Table Dinner is on Friday, June 14, from 5-6:15 p.m. Polson Presbyterian Church is located across from Linderman School. Come join us. This dinner is free and open to all.

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Sheriff Bell to address Pachyderm group


POLSON — Pachyderm speaker, Sheriff Don Bell will share updates on law enforcement issues in Lake County and the status of the drug epidemic impacting our community. All are invited to the Friday, June 14, meeting at the Polson Rural Fire Department from noon-1 p.m.

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Sunday, June 16

Free huckleberry pancakes served to Dads


POLSON — Polson Motorcoach and RV serves from 8-10:30 a.m. free huckleberry or regular pancakes to all Dads for free on Father’s Day.

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Golf on tap in Polson on Father’s Day


POLSON — The Father’s Day two-person scramble golf tournament takes place at Polson Golf Course. Call 406-883-8230 for more information.

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Monday, June 17

‘Magic Moment’ art exhibited through July 26

6/17/2019 - 7/26/2019

POLSON — A members only open show entitled “Magic Moment,” featuring Sandpiper Art Gallery member artists past and present will be exhibited from June 17-July 26. All submissions will be accepted in the artist’s interpretation of the theme. This is member magic at its best. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.

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Full summer agenda planned for Polson club through Aug. 6

6/17/2019 - 8/16/2019

POLSON — The Boys and Girls Club of Lake County and Flathead Reservation in Polson will operate a summer program Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. from June 17-Aug. 16 (closed July 4). The cost is $10 per week or $75 for the full summer. The summer session is nine weeks of fun - opportunities, discoeries, learning, and activities galore. Applications may be picked up onsite or at: www.

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Methodist Church offers vacation bible camp through June 20

6/17/2019 - 6/20/2019

POLSON — A vacation Bible camp is planned for Monday, June 17, thru Thursday, June 20, at the Polson United Methodist Church. Registration forms are available on the website: www. The theme for the week is “God created me to be ... kind, loving, generous and courageous.” We welcome kids ages 4-12 to attend. For more information call 406-883-6161 on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

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Summer reading program, book fair on tap at library


POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s summer reading program, “A Universe of Stories,” begins registration at 10 a.m. They will make full use of their ongoing NASA @My Library grant resources to provide high-quality programming. This program is open to readers of all ages; register online at: or at the library. Also on this date, the Usborne New Book Fair will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Books for infants to young adults are among the selections available. There will be no Makerspace program held on this day.

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Tuesday, June 18

Sign up for MV Jr. Golf Camp

6/18/2019 - 6/21/2019

POLSON — The Mission Valley Jr. Golf Camp is free and open to youth going into the first through the eighth grade at the Polson Bay Golf Course. Call 406-883-8230 for more information. The camp takes place from 7:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, and repeats on June 19, 20 and 21.

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Wednesday, June 19

Join dancing at the Elks


POLSON — Join us for the community dance in the Elks’ ballroom on Main St. on Wednesday, June 19, from 7-10 p.m. Music is by Ken’s Country Combo playing a variety of country and vintage rock and roll. Everyone is welcome. No Elks membership required. Cover charge is $5. If you are hungry and want a great burger you can come early and purchase one from the Elks. Come and check us out.

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Learn about Morocco


POLSON — North Lake County Public Library’s Wednesday, June 19, Wiggle Worms program will learn about Morocco.

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Thursday, June 20

Space activities included in library program


POLSON — Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. from June 20-Aug. 8, the North Lake County Library will have space-centered children’s programming. Crafts and activities will be included with each presentation. Martin Horejsi, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology and Science Education, Solar System Ambassador for NASA, and longtime meteorite hound, will run a youth-oriented program on the Moon, Mars and Meteorites on Thursday, June 20. This presentation will be followed by a hands-on activity suitable for school-aged kids. Martin Horejsi will follow up the youth program with a second program for adults: “Meteorites: An Inconvenient Science” at 1 p.m.

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SPLASH at Alpine Designs


POLSON — The 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, SPLASH meeting hosted by Payne West Insurance and Alpine Designs takes place at Alpine Designs, 111 Third Ave. E. There will be a $2 charge for everyone who attends a SPLASH event to help fund the Fourth of July fireworks.

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Friday, June 21

Free infant massage class offered


POLSON — Licensed massage therapist, Brianna Rowe, will provide a free class in infant massage at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 21, at the Lake County Public Health Dept., 802 Main Street For more information call 406-883-7288 or go to:

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Kiwanis Club hosts beer, wine fest


POLSON — The Kiwanis Club is hosting a local beer and wine fest from 6-9 p.m. at the KOA Campground, 200 Irvine Flats Road, on June 21. This fundraiser supports local Kiwanis community projects and local youth activities including scholarships, the Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts, Special Olympics and the Polson Middle School band. Call 406-883-3890 for more information. Saturday, June 22

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Reception held for artists


POLSON — The Sandpiper Art Gallery will hold a reception from 5-7 p.m. for their “Magic Moment” art show.

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Saturday, June 22

Pitch, putt or drive at Polson golf course


POLSON — The Polson Bay Golf Course will host the Pitch, Putt and Drive Contest, the culminating event of the junior camp week. The contest is from noon-5 p.m. and is followed by awards and a potluck barbecue.

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Monday, June 24

Summer school goes to Philipsburg


POLSON — For the week of June 24-27, a field trip to Philipsburg is planned for the Polson summer school program. Contact Mandie Steele, Polson School District #23 afterschool program director at 406-212-6784 or email:

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Tuesday, June 25

Learn to protect your privacy on Internet


POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will offer another class in their computer basics series titled “Internet Privacy,” on Tuesday, June 25, from 2–3 p.m. In this class Heather will show you how to be safe while using the internet and how to best protect your privacy on the web.

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Thursday, June 27

Summer reading program continues


POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library continues their “A Universe of Stories” program at 10:30 a.m. Jessie Herbert and the other staff of SpectrUM Discovery Area in Missoula will help us explore the universe within as they bring their “Science of Me” to our library for a fun, hands-on morning of activities suitable for kids of all ages.

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