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‘Driven to Abstraction’ begins now through Nov. 14

POLSON — On Oct. 5 Sandpiper Art Gallery starts a new month-long show in memory of John Davis entitled “Driven to Abstraction.”

This non-juried show is open to all artists. Artistic interpretation of the theme, in any medium, will be accepted. Miracle of America Museum have 4 or 5 metal sculptures there, one of which is very emotionally charged about drunk driving. The show runs from Oct. 5-Nov. 14.


Borrow child life jacket at St. Joe’s

POLSON — This year Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is continuing to help keep kids safe while on the water by participating in the Boat US Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program for Kids. Boaters may borrow a child’s life jacket for the day or the weekend at no charge. Visit the St. Joseph Medical Center Emergency Dept., 6 Thirteenth Ave. E. and sign out an infant, child or youth life jacket. For more information, call 406-883-8423.


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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.


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.


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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.


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Lions Club meets twice monthly














POLSON — The Lions Club meets each month every first and third Monday at the Driftwood Restaurant. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.


Marines to meet at Driftwood

POLSON — The Marine Corps League meets every second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Driftwood Family Restaurant in Polson. For more information, call John Miller at (406) 890-0964.

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 will host a special one-hour story time for children age 3-5 years and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225 or

Pick up Co-op orders on Main Street 
RONAN — You can pick up your Co-op orders in Ronan on Thursdays from noon-5 p.m. at 401 Main Street.

New choir meets Wednesdays
RONAN — The Mission Valley Children’s Choir, directed by Cathy Gillhouse and Pastor Seth Nelson, meets from 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Faith Lutheran Church, 406 Fifth Ave. SW.
The choir is learning show tunes, patriotic songs, multi-cultural songs, spirituals and American folk songs. All Mission Valley children in grades 3-7 are invited to participate. Call 406-207-3036 or email at, for more information. 

Events with the tag: Ronan

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Thursday, September 26

Job Corps to host open house event


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


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


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


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


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


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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