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Guitars, bass, piano play country music in comedy through Aug. 6

POLSON — From July 20–Aug. 6 the Port Polson Players will offer the musical comedy “Pump Boys and Dinettes.” Set in contemporary Georgia, this refreshing story features selections like “Tips, Farmer Tan,” “Catfish” and “Mona Mona” in a country music-infused celebration. The ‘Pump Boys’ sell high octane on Highway 57, as the ‘Dinettes’ run the Double Cup diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country western songs on guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils.

Music gang comes back on Fridays

POLSON — After a dormant year, I’m going to try to revive the “Pickin’ in the Park” gang at the “Boardwalk” in Boettcher Park. The boardwalk is is adjacent to the Port Polson Playhouse. If you sing or play any musical (electric or acoustic) instrument or just want to sit and listen, then join us each Friday at 3 p.m. starting June 16. A lawn chair and blanket may be advisable, and if you get hungry then stop and eat at the Boardwalk food booth. The music genres start in the 1950s, but any year is OK … join us.

Pioneer Museum opens in Polson through Sept. 15

POLSON — The Polson Flathead Historical Museum, “The Pioneer Museum on Main Street” invites you to view amazing exhibits of daily life in the Mission Valley and Flathead Lake area in the late 1800s and early 1900s, such as the stagecoach, chuck wagon, fire trucks, Calamity Jane’s saddle and Flathead Lake’s ‘Nessie” (some say it was, some say it wasn’t, caught here) and much more. We open for the season on Memorial Day each year, and goes until Friday, Sept. 15. The museum is located at 708 Main Street and operates Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Closed on Sundays) There is a visitor fee of $10 and children under 10 years old are admitted free with a paying adult. For more information, go to:

Watch ‘Death by Golf ’ through Aug. 27

POLSON — From Aug. 10-27 the Port Polson Players production of Gregg Kreutz’s comedy-mystery “Death by Golf ” wraps up Polson’s Summer Theatre season. When an escaped convict, an anxious bride, a scheming new husband, and a suspicious attorney all convene at Grandpa’s house, it doesn’t take long for Grandpa to realize he has to reschedule his golf game. This show pays tribute to the Players’ location on the Old Nine of the Polson Golf Course. Reservations can be made by calling the theatre box office at 406-883-9212 or visiting

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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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All classes welcome

RONAN — Ronan High School classes of 1958, 1959 and 1960 meet the first Thursday of each month at Pizza Cafe from 8:30-10 a.m. Enjoy a great breakfast buffet for $7.50. All other classes are welcome also. Share stories about the good old days and visit about what’s new. Please come. For more information call 406-212-6800, 406-676-2026 or 406-644-2259.


 Appointments needed for Law Center

POLSON — The Self-Help Law Center will be at North County Public Library the second Friday of each month. (Nov. 11 visit has been changed to Nov. 18.) Walk-inavailably has been discontinued; an appointment must be made. To schedule, please call the Self-Help Law Center at 406-758-2496 or 406-258- 3428.


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.
'The Nest' offers activities
ST. IGNATIUS - The Nest offers a variety of free activities and parents with children prenatal to age 5 are invited to attend.
The Nest, located at 410 St. Mary's Drive in St. Ingatius, not only provides a residence and supportive services to pregnant and parenting young moms, but also offers classes, workshops and other activities for the greater Mission Valley community, as well. Please feel free to check out what we have to offer, and give us suggestions for future events. Just call 406-745-3757 and ask for Amy or Jen. You can also find our Facebook page at or email: to be placed on our activities mailing list.
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.
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.
Lions Club meets twice monthly
POLSON - The Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. each month on the first and third Mondays at the Lake Bar and Grill, 101 Main Street. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.


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Thursday, July 27

Sheep, goats judged


RONAN — The Lake County Fair judges’ orientation takes place at 8:30 a.m.; sheep showmanship at 9 a.m.; market sheep judging at 11 a.m. followed by market goat judging and goat showmanship; 2 p.m. dairy showmanship/judging; 2:30 p.m. poultry showmanship/ judging; 4 p.m. fashion revue; 5 p.m. small fry stock show; 5:30 p.m. buyer’s recognition dinner; 7 p.m. market livestock sale.

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Friday, July 28

Ambassador’s Dance closes the day


RONAN — The Lake County Fair judge’s orientation begins at 8:30 a.m.; beef breeding is at 9 a.m.; rabbit showmanship and judging is at 11:30 a.m.; project costume contest is at 2 p.m.; 4-H open class talent show is from 5-7 p.m.; beef showmanship is at 7:30 p.m. and the 4-H Ambassadors’ Dance is from 9-11 p.m.

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View beautiful quilts at K. William Harvey

7/28/2017 - 7/29/2017

RONAN — The annual Mission Mountain Quilt Guild Show takes place on Friday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. and on Saturday, July 29, from 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. at the K. William Harvey Elementary gymnasium. Deleen Winters will be the featured quilter. Raffle tickets for a bed quilt and for a basket of fat quarters will be available. Attendees may participate in the “people choice” voting for their favorite displayed quilt.

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Saturday, July 29

Exit 53 to perform in County Fair rodeo arena


RONAN — The Lake County Fair large animal round robin is at 10 a.m. and the small animal round robin is at 11:30 a.m. The Lake County Fair will hold an open ranch rodeo at 1 p.m. A ranch rodeo dinner and awards ceremony will take at 5 p.m. At 7 p.m. all exhibits may leave the grounds. In the ranch rodeo arena there will be a dance with music performed by “Exit 53” from 7:30-10 p.m.

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Sunday, July 30

Last day to sign up for Pioneer Days 3 on 3


RONAN — This is the last day to sign up for the 22nd annual Pioneer Days 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Call 406-261-1521 for more information.

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Stall cleaning on tap at fairgrounds


RONAN — 4-H stall cleaning will take place at the Lake County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Monday, July 31

Signup for Pioneer Days BB ends


RONAN — This is the last day to sign up for the 22nd annual Pioneer Days 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. Call 406-261-1521 for more information.

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Friday, August 4

Enjoy Ronan’s Pioneer Days

8/4/2017 - 8/6/2017

RONAN –– Pioneer Days celebration begins in Ronan on Friday, Aug. 4, and will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday Aug. 4-6. Ronan Pioneer Days is a community event with fun for the whole family. There will be plenty of good old-fashioned entertainment. There will be a fishing derby from 8 a.m.-noon and happy hour will take place with the Ronan Pioneer Days Company at 5 p.m. The Bulls and Broncs Rodeo is at 7:30 p.m. Scholarships will be given out at the rodeo and you must be present to win. A street dance is planned for 9 p.m. If you have questions or want more information, call at 406-675-0177.

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Saturday, August 5

3-on-3 bounces into Ronan


RONAN — The 22nd annual Ronan Pioneer Days 3-on-3 tournament will be held Aug. 5 at the Ronan High School parking lot. For more information, visit:, call 406-261-1521 or go to: The final day to signup for this tournament is July 31.

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Museum holds flea market


RONAN — The Garden of the Rockies Museum will hold a Flea Market, Craft Fair, Yard Sale at their Round Butte Gym across from the VFW, the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Do you have yard sale items but not enough room to hold your own sale? Ten-foot spaces will be available inside and out for $10. All proceeds go to the operation of the Museum. Call 406-676-3261 as soon as possible to reserve your spot.

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Pioneer Days offers more events


RONAN — The second day of Pioneer Days begins at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast at the Ronan VFW. The 36th annual Mission Mountain Classic Run, (5k and 10k), begins at 8 a.m. The Co-ed Softball Tournament is at 9 a.m. There will be a car show at 10 a.m. and a Kiddie Slicker Rodeo at noon. The open rodeo and Ring of Fire begins at 7:30 p.m. with scholarships again being given (must be present to win). Another street dance is planned for 9 p.m.

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Sunday, August 6

Pioneer Days ends with more fun


RONAN — Pioneer Days ends with a 9 a.m. volleyball tournament at the City Park; a parade with the theme “Candy Land” at 12:30 p.m. (registration is at 10 a.m. at Round Butte Mini Storage); an open rodeo and wild buffalo riding at 3 p.m. and a family karaoke night at the Valley Club at 6:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, August 9

VFW to hold meeting


RONAN — The Ronan VFW auxiliary 5652 is having their meeting on Aug. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall. For more information, call 406-676-3380.

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Tuesday, August 15

Ronan Library closes for staff work day


RONAN — Ronan Library will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 15, for a staff work day.

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Thursday, August 17

Turn in summer reading logs


RONAN — Aug. 17 is the last day to turn in Summer Reading Logs at Ronan Library.

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Friday, August 18

Watch movie at library


RONAN — Friday, Aug. 18, is movie night at the Ronan library. The movie starts at 5 p.m. and there will be snacks served.

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Saturday, August 19

Library picnic, prizes on tap at park


RONAN — On Saturday, Aug. 19, the grand prize drawing and picnic for the Ronan Library’s summer reading program takes place at Bockman Park. It will be held at noon at the big pavilion just off Eisenhower Street. You must be present to win.

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