Events with the tag: Polson
Friday, September 14
Decker to speak to Republican committee
POLSON — The Lake County Republican Central committee is co-hosting a Get to Know Your Candidates series with the Lake County Pachyderms. On Friday, Sept. 14, from noon-1 p.m., Gale Decker will speak as a candidate for Lake County commissioner. Please come out to meet him and to ask any questions. The meeting takes place at the Polson Rural Fire Department.
Meet, greet, celebrate 50-year PHS reunion
POLSON — Polson High School’s class of 1968 is having their 50th class reunion in September and would like to invite other classmates and former teachers to join them at their “meet and greet” event on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Polson Senior Citizens’ Center, 504 Third Ave. E, from 4-7 p.m.
Saturday, September 15
Science Activity Fair held
POLSON — A Science Activity Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11a.m.-3 p.m at the North Lake County Public Library. The library’s amateur astronomy club is partnering with the Coalition for Public Understanding of Science, or COPUS, which brings together brilliant scientists and organizations dedicated to science from around the globe. This year they’re throwing a science fair at the library and will give you the chance to interact with internationally acclaimed scientists and experts as well as catch up on developments closer to home, such as the work being done through SciNation on the Flathead Reservation and the library’s NASA @ My Library grant. This event will feature a variety of hands-on displays and activities, as well as freebies and swag while supplies last. Want your picture taken on the surface of the Moon? Want to meet the library’s newest telescope, thanks to the Space Science Institute and other N@ML partners? Join us.
Watch Lake County High School Rodeo
POLSON — Lake County High School Rodeo will be held at Polson Fairgrounds Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at 9:30 a.m. Two rodeos will be run that day. Watch as the girls and boys participate in a wide range of rodeo activities: barrels, saddle broncs, goat tying, and breakaway and possibly there will be sports shooting. There will be a great concession stand complete with homegrown Montana beef direct from our valley. For more information, call Sheila Young at 406-824- 4095 or Rocky Knight at 406-544-8836.
Monday, September 17
Spend an evening with the Constitution
POLSON — You are invited to a free program at the Miracle of America Museum on Constitution Day, Monday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. in the evening. A short tour of Constitution-related exhibits will be given and free pocket constitutions will be available. This will be followed by an entertaining, yet profound feature length 2017 movie, “In Search of Liberty,” in which, a man from the past shows a typical American family using wit, magic, and logic, how our Constitution is under attack and what can be done to save it. Treats are always welcome. An RSVP is appreciated and can be made by calling 406-883-6804.
Wednesday, September 19
All welcomed at community dance
POLSON — Please join us for the Community Dance in the ballroom at the Elks on Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 7-10 p.m. Music is by Ken’s Country Combo playing a variety of vintage country and rock and roll tunes. Snacks during the break at 8:30 p.m. include cocktails and soft drinks for purchase in the bar. Fountain water is also available. On this night we will celebrate individuals who have had or will be having birthdays with a special cake provided. Everyone is welcome. No Elks membership is required. Cover charge for the evening is $5. Come and check us out.
Thursday, September 20
Hear about Mission Valley Has Talent Contest
POLSON — The Polson Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Tuesday each month at the KwaTaq-Nuk Resort downstairs in the Koostatah room from noon-1 p.m. Our speaker on September 20 will be Tillie Marshall who will talk about Helping Hands and the Mission Valley Has Talent contest. The MVHT is a fundraiser for Helping Hands that raised more than $6,000 this year for the fund, a nonprofit ministry supported by the Mission Valley Ministerial Association. For the 2019 MVHT they are seeking people of talent of all types between the ages of 5 to 95. In 2019 there will be age categories for the performers.
Tuesday, September 25
Learn about Facebook, Twitter
POLSON — The North Lake County Library will hold a computer class entitled, “Being Social,” about Facebook and Twitter from 2-3:30 p.m. This class is free and open to the public. Please call the library at 406-883-8225 to reserve your spot.
Wednesday, September 26
Listen to ‘Lady Long Rider’ adventures
POLSON — The “Lady Long Rider” author event will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the North Lake County Public Library. Bernice Ende, Lady Long Rider, is a Montana teacher who decided to spend her retirement traveling across the United States on horseback. She will be giving a slide show presentation about her adventures, then signing her new book “Lady Long Rider - Alone Across America on Horseback.” Join us for an unforgettable evening. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, September 27
View rare seashells, coral at MOAM
POLSON — Remember this coming Thursday, Sept. 27, is our fourth Thursday of the month and the free “Night at the Museum,” held at 6:30 p.m. at the Miracle of America Museum, in Polson. This program will start with viewing a recently donated rare seashell and coral collection of over 300 pieces. These were collected by a naval officer who served as chaplain aboard the USS Missouri and the USS New Jersey as he cruised around the world. Time permitting, we may show the documentary, “Smoke on the Waters,” the history of steam boating on Flathead Lake. Treats and donations are always welcome. If you have questions you can call 406-270-7895.
Friday, September 28
Republicans host ‘Get to Know Your Candidate Series’
POLSON — The Lake County Republican Central Committee will host the next “Get to Know Your Candidate Series” with speaker Kim Christopher. She has served as district judge for 18 years and will share her goals in running again as district judge for Lake and Sanders counties. All are invited to hear the judge speak on Sept. 28 from noon-1 p.m. at Rural Polson Fire Depart. off Regatta Road.
Saturday, September 29
Polson Shooters Association offers ‘Free Shoot Day’
POLSON — The Polson Shooters Association is holding their annual open house and public “Free Shoot Day” on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Join us to check out the range with the newly completed electric gate, to sight-in your rifle for elk/ deer season and for a free lunch of hot dogs and soft drinks. Bring a friend, a neighbor or a family member. Sign up or renew your membership for another year. Dues received now will subscribe or renew you through all of 2019. For more information, call Rob at 406-883-1110 or Mauri at 406-249-2250.
Wednesday, October 3
Dance at Elks Club in Polson
POLSON — Please join us for the community dance in the ballroom at the Elks Club on Main Street on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 7-10 p.m. We provide snacks during the 8:30 p.m. break. The music is provided by Ken’s Country Combo and plays a variety of vintage country and rock and roll tunes. Everyone is welcome. An Elks membership is not required. The cover charge is $5. Come and check us out.
Library invites fantasy author to speak
POLSON — The first National Endowment for the Arts’ ‘Big Read’ event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. at the North Lake County Library. Come meet Jess E. Owen, a Montana writer of “The Summer King Chronicles” fantasy series. She will discuss the influence of fantasy writing and the works of Ursula Le Guin on her authorship.
Zen meditation class offered
POLSON — An introductory Zen meditation class is being offered at the YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main Street, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m. The class will be presented by Zen Priest Zenku, Jerry Smyers. There is no charge for the class. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 847-721-0665.
Thursday, October 4
Learn about Taoism at the library
POLSON — On Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the North Lake County Library meet Carolyn Rutherford, founder of the Jwalan Muktika School for Illumination, as she presents, “Taoism and balance in A Wizard of Earthsea: A discussion on the ideas and themes of Taoism.”
Story Time session held at Polson library
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library is starting a new session of Story Time for 3- to 5-year-old children, their siblings and their caregivers. Please join us Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and from 4-5 p.m. There are different themes each week. Check our website for the list of topics. The library is located at 2 First Ave. E.
Sunday, October 7
Northwest Accordion Association invites all
POLSON — The Northwest Accordion Association will hold a musical jam and dance on Sunday, Oct. 7, in the ballroom at the Elks Club on Main Street. There will be a variety of music you can listen or dance to. You do not have to be a member of the Elks Club or the Accordion Association to attend, sing or play. If you sing or play you don’t pay. Admission is $2 for members, $3 for non-members, and $5 to become a member of the association. Everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, October 9
Learn to knit at Polson library through Oct. 30
POLSON — For four Tuesdays in October (9, 16, 23, and 30), North Lake County Public Library is offering four learn-to-knit sessions at 2 p.m. in the library atrium. Library volunteer and “Knitter-Extraordinaire,” Linda Kittle will be available to guide you and answer questions in the process as new knitters learn the beginning steps of casting on, garter and purl stitch, increasing and decreasing and binding off. Needles and yarn for practice will be available. The teapot will be on. Guys and gals, young and old, you can do this.
Rosendale meets, greets in Polson
POLSON — Matt Rosendale, the candidate for the U.S. Senate, will be in Polson on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 9 a.m. for a meet and greet at the Republican Headquarters, 212 Main Street. Please come out to meet Matt face to face; this is a great opportunity for people in Lake County to meet a congressional candidate.
Wednesday, October 10
Apply for vacancy on Flathead Basin Commission
POLSON — The Flathead Basin Commission will hold its next meeting on Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Kwataqnuk Resort. The morning portion of the meeting will focus on administrative business as well as discussion and potential decisions on action items. An overview of priority issues will be provided. There is currently a vacancy on the FBC for a governor-appointed position. Interested parties should fill out an application form and apply by emailing email@example.com. Nominations are also accepted. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The FBC was created in 1983 by the Montana Legislature to monitor and protect water quality and the natural resources in the Flathead Basin. All FBC meetings are open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 406-542-4282 or email: email@example.com.
Rural Fire District announces meeting
POLSON — The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. at the Big Arm Station No. 2 meeting room.
Thursday, October 11
‘Foggy, Foggy Forest’ read during Story Time
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library’s Story Time for 3-to 5-year-old children, their siblings and their caregivers will take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and from 4-5 p.m. This week’s book is “Foggy, Foggy Forest.” The library is located at 2 First Ave. E.
Join ‘Orange You Glad It’s Fall?’
POLSON — An Adult Coloring Program entitled, “Orange You Glad It’s Fall?” will take place at the North Lake County Library on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 2-4 p.m. in the meeting room.
Sharpen your pencils, coloring fans. Participants will briefly explore the dynamic color orange, followed by a time of relaxed coloring and fun conversation while knoshing on popcorn and drinking pumpkin spice coffee (or tea). All coloring supplies are provided. You may also bring your own. Time to break out the fall colors.
Take a photo tour of Botswana’s delta
POLSON — “Wildlife of Botswana’s Okavango Delta,” by Ron Hoff will be Mission Mountain Audubon’s next program on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Polson Library meeting room. Everyone is welcome. Ron’s photo tour will introduce you to the huge wetland swamp created by the Okavango River and many of its creatures. Ron Hoff earned his Master’s degree from U of M’s Flathead Lake Biological Station and is a retired biology teacher from Hellgate High School in Missoula.