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Recovery support available

RONAN —Recovery support is available for those struggling with addiction at The Never Alone Recovery Hall, at 309 B Main Street, 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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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.


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Sunday, July 1

Tour, taste at open house held at Flathead Cheese


POLSON — Flathead Lake Cheese, 208 First Ave. E, will hold an open house on Sunday, July 1, at 10 a.m., full of tours and tastings. Call 406-883-0343 or go to their website: flatheadlakecheese. com, for more information.

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Wednesday, July 4

Join Polson ‘Montana Roots’ parade


POLSON — Please join us for the July 4th parade in downtown Polson beginning at noon. The theme this year is “Montana Roots.” Parade entry forms are available at the Polson Chamber of Commerce. There is a $20 fee for 2018 parade participants. Please call the chamber office for more information at 406-883-5969.

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Thursday, July 5

Drop off quilts by July 5


POLSON — Share your quilts with us for All In Stitches’ annual quilt show, “Quilt Walk Around Polson,” which begins Tuesday, July 10. Please drop quilts off by Thursday, July 5, at All In Stitches in Polson.

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Learn about making music


POLSON — North Lake County Public Library is hosting a free Thursday morning program from 10–11 a.m. Children of all ages are welcome. Programs emphasize science, technology, engineering and math principles. Thanks to the Museum of the Rockies, a “Making Music” experience will take place at the July 5 program. Call 406-883-8225 for more information.

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Summer theatre opens with ‘After the Ball’ through July 22

7/5/2018 - 7/22/2018

POLSON —The Port Polson Players’ 2018 summer season, (their 43rd summer season), opens with the musical “After the Ball.” The show features music from the Gay ‘90s through the Roaring ‘20s, along with the title song, parlor tunes, ragtime, cowboy ballads, and Tin Pan Alley favorites. All summer theatre shows are presented at Polson’s beautiful theatre on the lake on the Polson golf course - U.S. Hwy. 93, Boettcher Park. This regional premier plays from July 5-22. Reservations can be made by calling the theatre box office at 406-883-9212 or visiting Tickets are $19 for adults, $18 for senior citizens and students.

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Monday, July 9

Little ones invited to ‘Brushing your teeth’ activities at library


POLSON — Join the Parents as Teacher Home Visitors as we partner with Youth Services Librarian Kendra during the North Lake County Public Library’s Mother Goose Story Hour at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 9, and for all the Mondays in July. The theme for July 9 will be brushing your teeth. We’ll have activities, treats, toothbrushes and, of course, Kendra will read us fun books on the topic. Pregnant moms and families with children under the age of 5 are welcome to attend the Parents as Teachers Community Connections. We’ll have a drawing for a door prize, and we often give out free books to the children in attendance. Call LCPH at 406-883- 7288 if you have questions about the event, or the Parents as Teachers Home Visiting program in general – it’s free and fun.

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Watch Mariners play Red Sox


POLSON — At 3 p.m. on Monday, July 9, watch the Mariners’ B team play the JV Bitteroot Red Sox.

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Tuesday, July 10

Annual Cherry Quilt Show held

7/10/2018 - 7/22/2018

POLSON — Join us for All In Stitches’ Annual Cherry Quilt Show July 10 – July 22 in celebration of the Flathead Cherry Festival. Quilts will hang in businesses on Main Street from Tuesday, July 10, through Sunday, July 22. Plan some time to pick up a ballot at All In Stitches and walk around Polson to vote on your favorite quilts by July 18. Ribbons will be hung July 19. Feel free to call 406- 883-3643 to talk with any of us if you have questions.

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Wednesday, July 11

Author to read, autograph new book


POLSON — Author Milana Marsenich will do a reading and book signing on Wednesday, July 11, at 7 p.m. at the North Lake County Library, 2 First Ave. E. The author of “Copper Sky,” she will share her latest publication: “The Swan Keeper”; a story of girlhood, nature and flight from a tyrant’s hand in post-frontier Montana.

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Polson Rural Fire Board to meet


POLSON — The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will take place on Wednesday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at the Big Arm Station No. 2 meeting room.

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Watch Mariners play Red Sox


POLSON — On Wednesday, July 11, at 2 p.m. watch the Mariners play the Varsity Bitterroot Red Sox in a conference game.

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Thursday, July 12

Blood drive planned in Polson


POLSON — The Fresh Life Church will sponsor a blood drive at Tribal Health in Polson on Thursday, July 12. It’s always a challenge to keep enough donations on hand during this time of year. Donators will check in on our website: to get an appointment so we can be sure to have enough nurses and volunteers to accommodate everyone between 11 a.m.-4 p.m. that day.

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Learn about water


POLSON — North Lake County Public Library is hosting a free Thursday morning program from 10–11 a.m. Children of all ages are welcome. Thanks to the Flathead Biological Station, an “Under Water, Over Rocks” experience will take place at the July 12 program. Call 406-883-8225 for more information.

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Share in P.E.O. picnic


POLSON — Members of Polson’s three P.E.O. chapters will hold their annual “Brown Bag Picnic” at the Pavilion in Boettcher Park on Thursday, July 12, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Dessert is provided. All visiting P.E.O. members are cordially invited to attend.

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Friday, July 13

Commissioner to speak on county budgetary process


POLSON — Lake County Commissioner Dave Stipe, will speak to the public at the meeting of Lake County Pachyderm Club on Friday, July 13, from noon-1 p.m. He will address questions the public may have on the county budgetary process. Projected changes to the future budget of Lake County may be possible given new property tax payments. The meeting will take place at Polson Rural Fire Hall at 25 Regatta Road. Call Norm Johnson at 406-249-5303 for more information.

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