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.
Wednesday, January 29
‘Marketing and Promotion’ session offered
RONAN — The third in a series of seven workshops, “Marketing and Promotion,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30- 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29. For more information call 406-676-5912.
Choir rehearsals resume
RONAN — The Mission Valley Children’s Choir will resume its fifth year on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Faith Lutheran Church, 406 Fifth Ave. SW. The choir is open to children from the Mission Valley in grades two through six. The directors of the choir are Cathy Gillhouse and Pastor Seth Nelson. Robyn Carlson is the accompanist and Kim Detert is the assistant. The goal is to expose the children to many different styles of music throughout the year, including: multicultural, spirituals, folk, show, patriotic, sacred and seasonal. For more information call 406-207-3032.
Establish health with meditation
POLSON — A Zen meditation class is offered at the YogaHeart Studio on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. at 209 Ridgewater Drive. Please join us to get your new year, both mind and body, off to a great start. We are located within the Red Lion Inn with a private entrance to Yogaheart just south of the Red Lion’s main entrance. There is no charge for the class. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 847-721-0665.