Sunday, January 6
Join NW Accordion Association dance
POLSON —The Northwest Accordion Association Community Dance will be held on Jan. 6, 2019 from 2-5 p.m. at the Elks on Main St. There will be a variety of music you can listen or dance to. You do not have to be a member of the Elks or the Accordion Association. Remember, if you sing or play you don’t pay. Admission is $2 for members, $3 for non-members, and $5 to become a member of the association. Everyone is welcome, to play, sing, dance or just listen. Come and join us if you can.
Tuesday, January 8
Quilters gather for speaker, soup
RONAN — The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Terrace Lake Community Church in Ronan. Monique Kleinhans will be the guest speaker and the guild will provide soup and rolls. For those who have signed up, the first class of the year will be on Jan. 5. Don’t forget your show and tell on the 8th.
Wednesday, January 9
Auxiliary meets at VFW Hall
RONAN — The Ronan VFW Auxiliary 5652 will meet on Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall. For more information call 406-676-3380.
Rural Fire District Board to meet
POLSON – The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District board of trustees will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m.at the fairgrounds station number 1, 25B Regatta Rd. An agenda is available the Monday prior to meeting on the website: polsonruralfiredistrict.org.
Thursday, January 10
Staff development day held at library
POLSON — The North Lake County Library will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 10, for a staff development day.
Friday, January 11
Free dinner served
POLSON — The next community dinner will be served at the First Presbyterian Church, 304 Fourth Ave. E, on Friday, Jan. 11, from 5-6:15 p.m. This dinner is free and everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, January 16
Free dinner served in Arlee
ARLEE — The Food Sovereignty Committee is holding another community dinner on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 6-8 p.m. in the Arlee School cafeteria. A free dinner will be served and is open to everyone. Contact Makenzie at 406-493-2803 or Mary at 406-531-7975 for more information.
Join fun at community dance
POLSON — Join others at the community dance at the Elks on Main Street at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Dancing or watching goes on in the ballroom until 10 p.m. with snacks provided during an 8:30 p.m. break. Music is provided by Ken’s Combo and they play a variety of vintage country and rock and roll. Everyone is welcome. No Elks membership is required. The cover charge is $5. Come and check us out.
Lake County Democrats to discuss election
POLSON — Lake County Democrats will meet at the Polson Library on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. We will review, discuss and critique the 2018 election results. All precinct officers are encouraged to attend. Vacant precinct officer positions will be discussed. Other business will involve sharing ideas to encourage citizens to consider filing/ applying for local municipal races, school boards and miscellaneous boards and commissions throughout the county.
Title I advisory group to meet
ARLEE — Arlee Schools’ Title I community advisory group will meet on Jan. 16 from 5-6 p.m. in the Arlee High School library. Come and share your thoughts about our Title I program and where you’d like to see it go. Title I is the federal entitlement providing support for math and literacy instruction. Our Title I program can also include professional development for teachers and para-educators as well as academic-based enrichment programs. Call Anna Baldwin at 406-726-3216 x2315 with any questions.
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.