Wednesday, February 19
‘Adopt-A-Book’ in February
POLSON — “Adopt- A-Book" is back for its 10th consecutive year and February is “I Love to Read” month. For a $15 donation, choose from our selection of new picture books and juvenile titles. Then add a special message that will be placed in the cover.‘Adopt-A-Book’ in February POLSON — “Adopt- A-Book" is back for its 10th consecutive year and February is “I Love to Read” month. For a $15 donation, choose from our selection of new picture books and juvenile titles. Then add a special message that will be placed in the cover.
Wednesday, February 19
Learn to crochet through Feb. 25
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s popular “Needle Arts Series” is back. Crochet is back. The library is happy to provide four crochet sessions in February as part of our ongoing fiber arts series. Mark your calendars now with these dates: Feb.4, 11, 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. Please bring your crochet hook and yarn (cotton recommended). Hooks are also available for $5 in our gift shop. There will also be yarn on hand.
Wednesday, February 19
Adopt-A-Book at library
POLSON — Adopt-A-Book takes place in February at the North Lake County Public Library. It is also “I Love to Read” month. For a $15 donation, choose from our selection of new picture books and juvenile titles. You can then add a special message that we will place in the cover.
‘Financing Your Farm’ session offered
RONAN — The sixth in a series of seven workshops, “Financing Your Farm,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19. For more information call 406- 676-5912.
Board-game group starts
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will start a board-game group on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. Are you a board game enthusiast? Are you the only one in your family that wants to play? Join a new group to play games together. All ages are invited. We will also meet on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. on March 18, April 8 and May 20.
Play bingo in Mission
ST. IGNATIUS — Bingo will be played at the St. Ignatius Senior Center on Wednesday, Feb. 19. There will be a dinner at 5:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Cards are 25 cents each or 20 for $5. The blackout is worth $50.
Valentine dance held
POLSON —Please join us for the community dance in the ballroom at the Elks on Main St. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 7- 10 p.m. Music will be provided by Ken’s Country Combo. We will celebrate Valentine’s Day and February birthdays. Wear Valentine’s Day colors. There will be snacks and birthday cake provided at 8:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and no Elks membership is required. The cover charge is $5. Come and check us out.
Thursday, February 20
Locals share highlights of Machu Picchu trip
POLSON — The Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Thursday of each month at KwaTaqNuk Resort, Koostatah room from noon-1 p.m. Please join us on Thursday, Feb. 20, when we will have a Machu Picchu trip in review. Three local men, James Manley, Dennis DeVries and Brodie Moll will tell of their recent trip to the sacred site of Machu Picchu in the high Andean peaks of Peru. The speakers will also bring in some personal stories and humor to entertain us.
Network with like-minded businesswomen
RONAN — Join MVMBN, a group of businesswomen in Lake County, from execs to entrepreneurs interested in networking with like-minded ladies in the valley. The meeting is free and lunch is provided. Please RSVP to: debbievpol@ bishopinsurance. com.
SPLASH to be held at Polson Chamber office
POLSON —The Polson Chamber February Support Polson Late Afternoon Social Hour sponsor is the Polson Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20, from 5-7 p.m. at the Polson Chamber of Commerce office, 402 First St. E number 102. Cost of entry is $2, which directly supports the Polson Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Fund. This is an excellent opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas with chamber board members, connect with fellow chamber members, and learn about some of the exciting things the chamber is planning for 2020. We hope to see you there.
Story time, scavenger hunt for children held
RONAN — On Thursday, Feb. 20, beginning at 11 a.m., Ronan District Library’s “Children’s Story Time” will be about lost and found: hear lost and found adventures and participate in a group scavenger hunt. The program includes reading, activities and crafts for preschool and elementary school age children, but all ages are welcome. The library is located at 203 Main Street, SW.
Friday, February 21
Johnny B plays piano
POLSON — Watch and listen on Friday, Feb. 21, at Polson High School auditorium, at 7 p.m., as Johnny B, the “Piano Man,” goes beyond a musical performance, mixing music with storytelling and photography. It is sure to be an entertaining multi-media presentation as he depicts life on the beautiful Flathead Reservation and the influence the Flathead Lake plays in our lives.
Meeting, potluck on tap for Ronan Cooperative Brewery
RONAN — You are invited to attend on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Grey Leaf Gallery, 400 Main Street, The Ronan Cooperative Brewery’s annual membership meeting. Tours of the construction progress will be available. Dinner will be potluck style, (please bring a dish to pass), and you are encouraged to BYOB. Several home brews will be on hand and general merry making may ensue. Happy Hour begins at 5:30 p.m. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, February 25
Learn to crochet
POLSON — The popular Needle Arts Series has returned to the North Lake County Public Library. Crochet is back. The library is happy to provide four crochet sessions in February 2020 as part of our ongoing fiber arts series. The final date is Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. Please bring your crochet hook and yarn (cotton recommended). A limited number of hooks are also available for $5. There will also be yarn on hand.
Ronan Woman’s Club to meet
RONAN — GFWC Ronan Woman’s Club will meet on Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ronan Senior Citizen Center. Guest speaker will be Betty Sieges, activities director at St. Luke Extended Care. A discussion of the Ronan Library status will also be on the agenda. Please come from 7-7:30 p.m. for conversation and snacks.
Start enjoying your tablet
POLSON — Technology Tuesday begins with “Tablets: from starting up to playing games,” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at the North Lake County Public Library. Are you stymied by what your tablet can do? Heather will show you the basics of playing games, reading electronic books and using applications. Start enjoying your tablet. You can bring your own or borrow one of ours.
Wednesday, February 26
‘Managing On-Farm Risks’ session offered
RONAN — The final in a series of seven workshops, “Managing On-Farm Risks,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26. For more information call 406-676-5912.
Learn about computers for free
RONAN — The Ronan Library District is offering a free program entitled, “Basic Computer Use Workshop” on Wednesday, Feb. 26, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Does basic computer use frustrate and baffle you? There is no need to be left behind. To sign up, call 406-676-3682 or stop by the library circulation desk, 203 Main Street SW. Sign up early; space is limited.
Thursday, February 27
Children’s story time discusses favorite things
RONAN — On Thursday, Feb. 27, beginning at 11 a.m., Ronan District Library’s “Children’s Story Time” will be about all favorite things: stuffed animals, blankets, rainy days and puddles. The program includes reading, activities and crafts for preschool and elementary school age children, but all ages are welcome. The library is located at 203 Main Street, SW.
Free business startup workshop offered
RONAN — Join “Lunch and learn: Free business startup workshop,” on Thursday, Feb. 27 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Bring a brown bag lunch and learn how to assess your business idea at Lake County Community Development Corporation, 407 Main St. SW in Ronan. Register at lccdc.ecenterdirect.com/events or call 676-5914.
Friday, February 28
Daines’ rep to speak at Pachyderm meeting
POLSON — The Lake County Pachyderms invite the community to hear the northwest field representative for Steve Daines, Ron Catlett, speak on the Montana Water Rights Protection Act bill S-3019. On Friday, Feb. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. Catlett will share on behalf of the Senator’s office reasons why Daines introduced the bill and why he believes it is in the best interest of Montanans to see it passed in Congress. The meeting takes place at the Polson Rural Fire Station off Regatta Road in Polson.
Sunday, March 1
Jam at Elks
POLSON — Classic Country Jammin’ will be held on March 1 in the Elks’ ballroom on Main Street from 1– 4 p.m. The time change is to allow for winter conditions and early sunset. This event takes place every first Sunday of the month. Bring your guitar, banjo, mandolin, autoharp, fiddle, drum, bass, sax, keyboard, etc., and join us for a few hours of fun. Bring your own amp or you may play acoustic. Everyone is welcome to play, sing, dance or just listen. We will have coffee and snacks for you. You do not have to be an Elk member to utilize the bar next door. The cover charge is $5 and there is no charge for singers or players. For general information call 406-883-3130 or call 406-260-6590 regarding music.
Learn to knit through March 31
POLSON — More needle arts begin in March at the North Lake County Public Library. “Knitting Basics” returns with four sessions on March 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 2-3 p.m. in the library meeting room. Beginning knitters, this class is for you. Master knitters Linda Kittle and Julie Hille can answer any questions you have. They also have the flexibility to help you finish the heel of that sock. Bring your projects and any knitting supplies you have on hand (yarn and needles). We will provide instruction, inspiration and can fill in with donated supplies from area knitters. See you there.
Tuesday, March 3
Horsemen to discuss projects, more
RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will hold their next monthly meeting on March 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW on Round Butte Rd. We will discuss our upcoming work projects, trail rides, and our annual steak ride at the Meuli Ranch in Dayton on May 3, among other discussions. The public is invited and encouraged to attend our meeting. See you there.
Make placemat tote bags with quilters
RONAN — Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will meet on Tuesday, March 3, at Terrace Lake Community Church, 35663 Terrace Lake Road, at 4 p.m. Prior to the regular meeting, Robyn Schock will provide instruction for making placemat tote bags. Bring your machines and supplies (or $5). Enjoy refreshments and mingle time just before the meeting which starts at 6:30 p.m. Remember to bring fat quarters and show-n-tells. Come check out the education class schedules. Kay Krantz will present an educational/instructional technique at the meeting. Guests of all skill levels are welcome.