Thursday, January 2
Colic discussed at horsemen meeting
RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will hold their next monthly meeting on Jan. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ronan VFW. Our program will be about colic and presented by Dr. Tyler. We hope to see you there.
Friday, January 3
Movie shown at Friday night library event
POLSON — On Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at 6 p.m. a family friendly movie (PG or PG-13) will be shown at the North Lake County Public Library. Movies are shown on the first Friday of each month. Check our website: www.northlakecountylibrary.org. You must be in the library before 6 p.m. to attend, as the doors lock at 6 p.m. You are welcome to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Popcorn will be provided. This program is free and open to the public.
Sunday, January 5
Join classic country jammin’
POLSON — Join classic country jammin’ at the Elks on Main Street for a great afternoon of music and fun on Sunday, Jan. 5, from 1-4 p.m. Bring your guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, autoharp, base, keyboard, drum, sax, etc., and come join us for a few hours of jamming and dancing on Sunday afternoon.
If you plan to play, you must bring your own instrument. This is a new jam that will be at the Elks every first Sunday of each month.
There is a cover charge of $5 for those coming to dance or listen. Dress is casual. For more information, call 406-883-3130 or 406-260-6590.
Tuesday, January 7
Join quilters in 2020
RONAN — The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Terrace Lake Community Church. Refreshments will be provided. Be sure to bring your show and tell items. The first class for the new year will be on Saturday, Jan. 18, for those of you that have signed up. Start a New Year’s resolution with a creative hobby and come be a part of the guild or just stop by and see what we have to offer and join the fun.
Thursday, January 9
Adult coloring program goes ‘South of the Border’
POLSON — On Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, from 2-3:30 p.m., the North Lake County Public library will offer an adult coloring program entitled, “South of the Border.” The holidays are over and everyone is ready to head south for some sunshine and warmer temperatures. Let’s make our own heat right here in the library and have some fun with an activity full of vibrant color, Latin rhythm and spicy snacks. We provide the coloring supplies or you may bring your own. Cha-cha-cha!
Free workshop offered to farmers, ranchers
RONAN — A free workshop regarding the USDA Rural Development Value Added Producer Grants will be held on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 9 a.m.-noon at the LCCDC office, 407 Main St SW. The USDA Value Added Producer Grant Program assists farmers and ranchers in the development of value-added products. Learn more about the program and how it can help you finance your value-added products. Grants and matching funds can be used for planning activities or expenses related to producing and marketing a value-added agricultural product. Space is limited so reserve your seat today.Register online at: lccdc. ecenterdirect.com/events/588. For more information contact Taylor Lyon at 406-676-5912 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Producer grants workshop held
Value-Added Producer Grants Workshop. This free workshop helps farmers and ranchers learn about this USDA program that can help them finance value-added ag products. 9 a.m.-noon at the LCCDC office in Ronan. Sponsored by the Lake County Community Development Corporation.
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.