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Ongoing Events

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.

Men’s Friday afternoon cancer club through May 24

POLSON — If you are a man with any cancer diagnosis this group is for you. Join others for six meetings to discuss the issues men with cancer are facing Friday afternoons from 5:15-6:30 p.m. at the Bickford Building (upstairs). This group is free of charge. Coy Theobalt has been facilitating groups for men with cancer for more than 18 years. Call 406-578- 8078 to reserve a seat.

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 Wednesday after-school library program explores the world

POLSON — “Wiggle Worms,” a new after-school program at North Lake County Library takes place on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Join us in the after-school hour for stories, activities, and crafts designed to boost a love of learning. While optimized for kids four and up, all ages are welcome to join us as we explore a new part of the world each week.

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.

Ronan Farmers Market through September

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 Farmers Market through September

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.


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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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