Thursday, January 17
Annual fundraiser dinner held
NINEPIPE — The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana will hold their annual Black Tie Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Patrick Matt Jr. is the featured speaker. Please call 406-644-3435 for tickets or if you have items to donate for our silent and live auctions.
New Aquatic Center director to address Kiwanis Club
POLSON — The Polson Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Thursdays of each month at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in the Koostatah room from noon-1 p.m. Please join us on Jan. 17 when our speaker will be Kris Sampson, the new director of the Mission Valley Aquatic Center. Kris will speak on the center’s 2019 plans to expand the pool and fitness room programs while improving the schedules and making more opportunities for community participation.
Friday, January 18
‘Wylie and The Wild West’ to perform
POLSON — On Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Polson High School Auditorium, “Wylie and the Wild West,” known internationally for their captivating presentation of original and traditional music of America will perform. Wylie is a gifted singer, songwriter, rancher, horseman, and world-famous yodeler. Tickets are $13 dollars advance purchase and $15 at the door. Youth 18 and under are free, college students with ID are $5. Tickets may be purchased at Ronan True Value, R&R Healthcare Solutions, First Interstate Bank, or Perfect Shot Tavern.
Fundraiser held for Mary Rensvold
POLSON — Join in a dinner and auction fundraiser for Mary Rensvold who is battling stage 2B breast cancer. The event takes place on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Polson Elks. A no-host bar begins at 6 p.m.; dinner will be served at 7 p.m. and a live auction will start at 8 p.m. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the Polson Elks Lodge, First Interstate Bank, Sweet Bliss, Flathead Coffee Company or by calling Lynn DuCharme at 406-270-2120 or Shelley Croft at 406-250-9060. Call Shelley or Lynn if you have donations for the auction. All proceeds raised will go towards Mary’s medical costs.
Ronan Schools announce adult ed deadline
RONAN — Ronan School District No. 30’s Adult Education Program is seeking instructors for the winter 2019 session. This is a perfect opportunity to share your hobbies or skills with the community. The session will run Monday-Thursday for nine weeks from Feb. 11-April 4. No classes will be held on select days due to the school calendar. Instructors will be compensated $25 per hour for time spent teaching. If you are interested in teaching a class, please contact Crystal Little Owl with your idea at 406-676-3390 ext.7565 or email: email@example.com by Friday, Jan. 18, or sooner. You may also contact Crystal with ideas for classes you would like to see us offer.
Monday, January 21
Library closes for King holiday
POLSON — The North Lake County Library will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
Thursday, January 24
PSA holds membership meeting, dinner
POLSON — The Polson Shooters Association will hold their annual membership meeting and dinner on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the Polson VFW.
Social time with a nohost bar begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti with green salad and garlic bread and red or white wine. Dinner is $5 per person or free with new membership or renewal of membership at the door.
Anyone interested in shooting sports and who is eligible to own a firearm, is invited join our group for a fun evening and to learn more about PSA.
For more information, contact Rob St. Clair at 406-883-1110 or John Miller at 406-890-0964 or visit our web site at: https://polsonshootersassociation. org
Friday, January 25
‘Cowboy Country and The Gold Dust Girls’ return to Elks
POLSON — The Cowboy Country and the Gold Dust Girls will again perform at the Elks ballroom in Polson on Friday, Jan. 25, from 6-9 p.m. This is the same seven-piece band that was very well received when they played here last summer. The cover charge will be $5 per person.
Library begins monthly movie night
POLSON — Enjoy “Friday Night at the Library” on the fourth Friday of each month. North Lake County Library will show movies rated PG or PG-13 ( posted on our website) and make fresh popcorn. This program debuts Friday, Jan. 25. Be in the library before 6 p.m. to be included. Feel free to bring your own nonalcoholic beverage and snacks.
Saturday, January 26
Book sale on tap at library
POLSON — The Friends of the Library will hold a book sale at the North Lake County Library on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Come and find some treasures.
Eat prime rib at great price
ARLEE — The Arlee Senior Center will a prime rib dinner on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m. for $7. Everyone is welcome.
Kids’ Winter Wonder Workshop held
BIGFORK — Montana State Parks and Flathead Lake State Park invite you to embrace the cold at the Flathead Lake State Park – Wayfarers Unit, 8600 Highway 35, Bigfork, (meet at the picnic shelter in the Harry Horn Day Use Area) on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 1-2:30 p.m. During this 1.5-hour Winter Wonder Workshop ranger-led program participants will explore winter ecology through a variety of hands-on activities and learn how to safely enjoy winter weather. All are welcome, but this program is intended for elementary-aged children. Participants should come prepared to be outside in cold weather for the duration of the program. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. Cost is $4 per participant or $10 per family. Advanced registration is encouraged. For more information and to register, call the Flathead Lake Ranger Station at 406-837-3041.
Lamb of God practices begin
IGNATIUS/MISSOULA — Lamb of God will hold their first choir and orchestra practice on Jan. 26. Choir practice will take place at the St. Ignatius Mission from 10 a.m.-noon. Orchestra practice will be from 4-6 p.m. at 3026 S Ave in Missoula. There will be six performances in April. All are welcome. Song books will be provided. Orchestra members please bring your own stands. For more information call: 406-370-6298, or 509-789-0235, or 406-890-4595.
Sunday, January 27
Arlee Post 113 recruits new veteran members
ARLEE — The American Legion George Ducharme Post 113 in Arlee will sponsor an evening of Bingo on Jan. 27, from 3-7 p.m. at the senior housing next to the Community Building in Arlee. A meal will be available for for $5 per person. For more information if you are a veteran and would like to join Post 113 or the Auxiliary call Ron Tonasket at 406- 531-9176.
Monday, January 28
PAT invites you to join family yoga
POLSON — The Parents as Teachers Home Visiting program invites you on Monday, Jan. 28 to Family yoga at 11 p.m. and at 4:30 p.m. Anyone with young children may participate in this free activity. The morning class is for the youngest ones, and the afternoon class is for all ages. Call 406-883-7288 for more information.
Tuesday, January 29
Computer basics class taught at library
POLSON — Trying to become more familiar with your computer? Bring your own device or borrow one of ours for our “Absolute Computer Basics” class on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 2-3 p.m. at the North Lake County Library. This class is open and free to the public. Stop by the circulation desk or call the library at 406-883-8225 to reserve your spot.