Wednesday, January 15
Fun movement to music planned at library
POLSON — “Movin’ to the Music” will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 5-6 p.m. at the North Lake County Public Library. The holidays are over, winter is truly here and you know you need to move your body … is there any way to make this fun? We here at the library think so. We invite you to join us premiering a new kind of program called “Movin’ to the Music.” Drawing inspiration from a variety of sources, this multi-generational family-friendly hour of movement will explore several ways of incorporating gentle movement and music. It’s colorful. It’s rhythmic. It’s what January needs. Wear comfy shoes.
Join the fun, come dance
POLSON — Please join us for the community dance at the Elks on Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 7-10 p.m. in the ballroom. Music is provided by Ken’s Country Combo playing a variety of country and vintage rock and roll. This is our birthday dance where we celebrate birthdays for this month complete with a birthday cake. No Elks membership is required. The cover charge is $5. Come and check us out.
LCCDC ‘Farm Strategic Planning’ session offered
RONAN — The first in a series of seven workshops, “Farm Strategic Planning,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15. For more information call 406-676-5912.
Learn food business
RONAN — LCCDC is offering a free workshop on taking your idea for a food business from concept to consumer on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the LCCDC office, 407 Main St., SW. Register online at: lccdc.ecenterdirect.com/events or call 406-676-5914.
Rural Fire District Board to meet - Date change
POLSON – The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the fairgrounds station No. 1, 25-B Regatta Rd. The agenda is available on the Monday prior to the meeting on the website: lakemt.gov/prfd.
Thursday, January 16
Barron to speak
POLSON — Lake County Commissioner Bill Barron will speak at the next Kiwanis Club meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the KwaTaqNuk. Barron will give an update on the current affairs in Lake County.
Chamber holds SPLASH
POLSON — The Polson Chamber January SPLASH sponsor is Clearwater Montana Properties. The SPLASH event is on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at Clearwater Montana Properties, 201 Main St. Cost is $2.
Support Ninepipes Museum
CHARLO — The annual Black Tie Dinner is held to support Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana. The event will be held on Jan. 16, 2020. Award winning author Bryce Andrews will be the guest speaker. A complimentary tour of the museum will take place from 5-6 p.m. A no-host social hour will take place from 6-7 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. Tickets are $60 and can be obtained by calling the Ninepipes Museum at 406-644-3435.
Friday, January 17
Ranching music shared
POLSON — Mission Valley Live brings The Ringling 5, singing ranchers and farmers, to perform at the Polson High School auditorium on Friday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. This group tells the story of the modern-day West through songs the whole family can enjoy. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in Ronan at R&R Health Care Plus and True Value Hardware and in Polson at 1st Interstate Bank and the Perfect Shot Tavern.
Saturday, January 18
Learn to drive safely
POLSON — NWAARP’s Smart Driver Course will be taught on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Polson Senior Center from 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Call 406-883-4735 to make a reservation.
Monday, January 20
Library observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will be closed on Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 10 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, January 21
Dennison to speak on Montana politics
POLSON — Humanities Montana Conversation: “Montana’s Changing Political Landscape,” with Mike Dennison, will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the North Lake County Public Library. Mike Dennison, chief political reporter for the Montana Television Network, has spent most of the past three decades reporting on politics and public policy in Montana, for newspapers, television and the wire services. This year he released a new book, “Inside Montana Politics: A Reporter’s View from the Trenches.” He will talk about the trends that have shaped the political landscape in Montana.
Fort Connah to hold membership meeting
ST. IGNATIUS — Fort Connah’s annual membership meeting on Jan. 21 will be held at the Post Creek 44 Bar Steak and Tap House located at 73124 U.S. Highway 93. There will be a no host dinner served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. This meeting is open to all.
MCT holds auditions
RONAN — Missoula Children’s Theater, Ronan School District, will hold auditions for the play, “Beauty Lou and The Country Beast,” on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 3:45 p.m. at K. William Harvey Elementary. A cast of 50-60 children, kindergarten-12th grade, will be chosen. Roles will be announced at the end of the audition. For more information, contact 406-676-3390, ext. 7340.
Wednesday, January 22
LCCDC ‘Researching Your Market’ session offered
RONAN — The second in a series of seven workshops, “Researching Your Market,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30- 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. For more information call 406-676-5912.
Mission seniors plan luau
ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Center is having a luau with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and bingo at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22. Come join the fun.
Friday, January 24
Barron to address Lake County Pachyderms
POLSON — The Lake County Pachyderms invite the community to hear Bill Barron, Lake County commissioner, share his thoughts about the Montana Water Rights Protection Act. He will discuss the long-term implications for Lake County from the perspective of his office: in terms of the budget from loss of property taxes, public right of ways, as well as ceding CSKT the National Bison range. The meeting will take place from noon to 1 p.m. at the Polson Rural Fire Station off Regatta Road. For more information call 406-676-2370.
FLIC begins three day event
POLSON — The first film of the 2020 film festival begins at 6 p.m. at the Showboat Cinema, 416 Main St. Go to: flicpolson.com for more information.
Tuesday, January 28
Kiwanis host ‘Pints for a Purpose’
POLSON — On Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 4:30-8 p.m. at Glacier Brewery, 6 Tenth Ave. E, the Kiwanis Club will host “Pints for a Purpose,” a family-friendly fundraiser to support Special Olympics. Hot dogs, chili, beer and non-alcoholic options will be available. Donations to Special Olympics are appreciated.