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‘Stepping On’ class teaches seniors strength, balance through May 27

POLSON — St. Joseph Medical Center is holding “Stepping On,” a falls-prevention program. This class meets for two hours a week for seven weeks starting April 15. It aims to reduce the more than one-third of adults 65 or older who fall every year. By joining our “Stepping On” workshop, you will learn tips on strength and balance exercises, identification of safe footwear, medications' contribution to fall-risk, eliminating fall hazards in your home, and so much more. This course has been shown to reduce fall risk by up to 30 percent. Join and learn with people your own age how to step outside your home with confidence. To register or to get more information, call Stephanie at (406) 883-8453.

 

Free parenting course focuses on ‘Connecting with Your Kids’ through April 28

LAKE COUNTY — The Sunburst Community Service Foundation, is providing courses for parents. The courses are based on an early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

The eight-week course, “Connecting with Your Kids,” will take place in Polson. The course is free but registration is required. Childcare will be available. Students who complete the course will receive a Circle of Security Certificate. The course will begin on Friday, March 7, and run eight weeks. For more information or to register, call the Sunburst office at (406) 883-4060 or (406) 396-4577.

 

Good Shepherd schedules Holy Week Services through April 20

POLSON — Several worship services are scheduled at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Polson during Holy Week.

The Maundy Thursday service, commemorating the Last Supper, will include a study, hymns and Holy Communion. The service begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Good Friday service on April 18 also begins at 6:30 p.m. Lessons and hymns reflect on the events occurring after the Last Supper through the time of Christ’s crucifixion.

Easter Sunday begins bright and early April 20, with a 7 a.m. sunrise service. The youth group will serve a hearty breakfast at 8 a.m. There is no charge for the meal; however, donations will be gratefully accepted and go toward the 2014 service trip to Bethlehem. The Easter Day service begins at 9 a.m. Holy Communion will be served at both services. For more information, call (406) 883-5864, email: gslcpolsonmt@gmail.com or visit: www.gslcpolsonmt.com.

 

Hot Springs Artists Society holds 2014 Juried Art Show through June 30

HOT SPRINGS — Hot Springs Artists Society’s 2014 Juried Art Show will be in May and June with entry forms out by the end of February. It is open to everyone. Paintings, drawings, mixed media and sculpture, carving, metal sculpture, pottery and other original handmade works of art are accepted. 

Entry forms can be ordered by March 1 at the phone numbers above or by email at marla@western-art.com or at www.hotspringsartist.org -click on entry form. 

HSAS meets the first Wednesday of each month at The On the Wall Gallery at 7 p.m. at Wall St. Place.  

 

Sandpiper Gallery show through May 9

Sandpiper Art & Gift Gallery presents ‘Cameras & Color’ a bright show that zooms in on invited artists Patrick Berry (watercolor), Lael Gray (various paint mediums), Kay Langlan (B&W photography printed on metal) and Sandpiper member Nancy Miller (floral paintings). The show will run from April 1st to May 9th, at the Gallery at 306 Main Street in Polson. For more information call 883-5956 or visit sandpiperartgallery.com.

Several services planned at MV United Methodist Church through April 20

ST. IGNATIUS — Mission Valley United Methodist Church’s Good Friday’s service of contemplation, reflection and music will take place on April 18 at 7 p.m. On Easter Sunday there will be a sunrise service at 7:30 a.m., with a breakfast served at 8:30 a.m., and a worship service at 10 a.m. MVUM Church is located at Highway 93 on top of Post Creek Hill. For more information, call Claris Wittinger at (406) 644-2733.

 

St. Andrew’s announces Easter Week services, April 13 - 20

POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Week services: Palm Sunday, April 13, at 10 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, April 17, at 5 p.m.; Good Friday, April 18, at 5 p.m.; Easter Vigil, April 19, at 6 p.m.; and Easter Sunday, April 20, at 10 a.m.

 

Stations of the Cross held during Lent through April 18

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius Mission Catholic Church holds Stations of the Cross every Friday evening during Lent at 7 p.m.

 
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Thursday, September 26

Job Corps to host open house event

9/26/2013

RONAN — Kicking Horse Job Corps Center’s open house event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 26, between 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Sunday, September 29

Gold Star Mother's Day to be observed in Ronan

9/29/2013

RONAN – Please join us Sunday, Sept. 29, to observe Gold Star Mother's Day. This special day recognizes the families who have lost a loved one while serving in the armed forces. The event will take place at the city park in Ronan and begins at noon.

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Wednesday, October 2

Ronan walks, rolls

10/2/2013

RONAN — On Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 7:15-8:15 a.m. students can walk to school with Monte the UM Mascot and superintendent Andy Holmlund. The Ronan Parks Department and Safe Routes to School are organizing a walk to school with healthy breakfast snacks and fun giveaways for walkers and rollers. All students, grandparents and great-grandparents are invited. If you live too far from the school or ride the bus, have your parents drop you off at the City Park (across from the fire hall) and walk the rest of the way to school. For more information, call Jennifer at the Ronan Parks Dept. at (406) 676-4231.

 

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VFW to host discussion of PTSD challenges

10/2/2013

RONAN — AT VFW POST 5622, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 6:30 p.m., there will be a meeting to discuss the hidden wounds of posttraumatic stress disorder. Guest speakers will address the relationships of families and PTSD challenges. There will be an open forum and refreshments. Contact Bert Todd at (406) 644-2273, for more information.

 

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Saturday, October 5

Daines keynote speaker at Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

10/5/2013

RONAN — The public is invited to the annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner Oct. 5, sponsored by the Lake County Republican Central Committee, Lake County Republican Women and the Lake County Pachyderms. This Great Harvest Dinner honors the legacies of Presidents Lincoln and Reagan.  This event will be held at the Ronan Community Center with a social hour beginning at 6 p.m. with a cash bar and buffet dinner catered by Linda Vista to begin at 7 p.m. Keynote speaker is Montana Congressman Steve Daines. There will be a silent and live auction with many appealing items such as a Mossberg 12 gauge shotgun, a Ruger 30-30, a WWII 30-06 and Griz paraphernalia.  Tickets are $25/person. Contact Ron Tjaden for advance ticket purchase at (406) 844-2386.

 

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Tuesday, October 8

Legion meets second Tuesdays

10/8/2013

RONAN — The American Legion Post 138 of Ronan is meeting on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. (second Tuesdays) at the VFW Hall, 35981 Round Butte Rd. New members are welcome. For more information, call Jack Fay at (406) 676-3380.

 

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