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Music gang comes back on Fridays

POLSON — After a dormant year, I’m going to try to revive the “Pickin’ in the Park” gang at the “Boardwalk” in Boettcher Park. The boardwalk is is adjacent to the Port Polson Playhouse. If you sing or play any musical (electric or acoustic) instrument or just want to sit and listen, then join us each Friday at 3 p.m. starting June 16. A lawn chair and blanket may be advisable, and if you get hungry then stop and eat at the Boardwalk food booth. The music genres start in the 1950s, but any year is OK … join us.

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Montecahto Club seeks information - 5/20/15

POLSON — The Montecahto Club is seeking the names and addresses of current service men and women from Lake County in order to send them care packages. Please phone Myrna at 406-407-2352 or Kari at 406-370-1443, with this information.

 

 

 
 

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Celebrate Recovery ministers to anyone

POLSON — Celebrate Recovery Ministry takes place at Polson Foursquare on Sundays between 5-8 p.m.

All are welcome to join us each Sunday evening. CR is a Christ-centered 12-step recovery ministry for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. The evening starts off with dinner followed by a teaching and discussion groups with coffee/dessert. Childcare is available. Call (406) 883-9347 or go to: www.polsonfoursquare.org, for more information.

 
Join ‘Barefoot Church’ service

POLSON — Weekly Sunday “Barefoot Church” services are at 1 p.m. at the Montana Co-op. Come as you are. Bask in the Spirit, no judgment, just love and worship, forgiveness and healing.

 

NAMI meetings held

POLSON — NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soups On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.

 

Gather for prayers, readings, meal

POLSON -- Soul-food Saturday is a community gathering at the Co-op HUB to share prayers, readings and discussion on the topic of unity, followed by a light meal. Kids of all ages are welcome; supervision is provided.

 
 

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All classes welcome

RONAN — Ronan High School classes of 1958, 1959 and 1960 meet the first Thursday of each month at Pizza Cafe from 8:30-10 a.m. Enjoy a great breakfast buffet for $7.50. All other classes are welcome also. Share stories about the good old days and visit about what’s new. Please come. For more information call 406-212-6800, 406-676-2026 or 406-644-2259.

 

 Appointments needed for Law Center

POLSON — The Self-Help Law Center will be at North County Public Library the second Friday of each month. (Nov. 11 visit has been changed to Nov. 18.) Walk-inavailably has been discontinued; an appointment must be made. To schedule, please call the Self-Help Law Center at 406-758-2496 or 406-258- 3428.

 

New hours announced for MO

POLSON — Miracle of America’s hours are now 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 1:30-6 p.m. on Sundays. Some holidays may be shorter hours as well, so it is best to call 406-883-6804 first. Our free “Night at the Museum” is on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Donations or treats are always welcome. Schoolteachers are encouraged to give extra credit for a report from attending students.

 
Montecahto Club invites new members
 
POLSON — The Montecahto Club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. We are a social and service organization and sponsor a scholarship for a graduating senior, cook and serve lunch at “Soup’s On,” collect for the Food Bank, send Care packages to the overseas troops and help out wherever we can. We welcome new members. Come to a meeting and get to know us. 
 
 
AA Women’s Wing and a Prayer Group meets
 
ST. IGNATIUS — AA Women’s Wing and a Prayer Group meets on Sundays at 4 p.m. at the Methodist Church on Post Creek Hill. Call 1-888-607-2000 or go to www.aa-montana.org, for more information.
 
 
Story Time held in Ronan
 
RONAN — Ronan Library hosts a weekly story time for young children and their caregivers each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Join us for stories, crafts and more. For more information, call 406-676-3682.
 

Area-wide AlAnon meetings available 

LAKE COUNTY — Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AlAnon can help. Area meetings are anonymous, non-smoking, 12-step recovery for family and friends of alcoholics. Come join us. There are no membership dues. Meetings are held: Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Lutheran Church on Wall Street in Hot Springs; Wednesdays at noon in Polson at the Alano Club on Third Ave. W ; Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the CMA Church on Third Ave. in St. Ignatius; Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church on Fourth Ave. E in Polson.


Join library’s story time 

POLSON — North Lake County Public Library will host a one-hour kindergarten readiness program for children and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday during the school year at 10 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225.
 
 
Join St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch 
 
ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch chapter meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens’ Center on north Main Street.
 
 
'The Nest' offers activities
 
ST. IGNATIUS - The Nest offers a variety of free activities and parents with children prenatal to age 5 are invited to attend.
 
The Nest, located at 410 St. Mary's Drive in St. Ingatius, not only provides a residence and supportive services to pregnant and parenting young moms, but also offers classes, workshops and other activities for the greater Mission Valley community, as well. Please feel free to check out what we have to offer, and give us suggestions for future events. Just call 406-745-3757 and ask for Amy or Jen. You can also find our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thenestmontana or email: nestmontana@gmail.com to be placed on our activities mailing list.
 
 
Dance in Elks' air-conditioned ballroom
 
POLSON - The Elks Club holds a community dance in their air-conditioned ballroom, the first and third Wednesday of each month from 7-10 p.m.
 
 
Sexual assault support group meets Wednesdays
 
PABLO - An adult sexual assault support group meets at SKC's Agnes Vanderburg Building in room 101, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Gather on Wednesdays for support and healing. Call 406-745-3525 for more information.
 
 
Marines gather at VFW
 
POLSON - The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Polson. For more information call John Miller at 406-890-0964 or email: mclhellroaring1041mt@gmail.com.
 
 
Journey Be hosts NAMI meeting
 
POLSON - NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soup's On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.
 
 
Lions Club meets twice monthly
 
POLSON - The Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. each month on the first and third Mondays at the Lake Bar and Grill, 101 Main Street. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday, February 21

Caregiver class taught through Feb. 28

2/1/2017 - 2/28/2017

POLSON — Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes are scheduled for six Tuesdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28. Time for the class is 10-11:30 a.m. The classes are sponsored by the Area VI Agency on Aging to help caregivers thrive in this most difficult life role. Please call Jane or Holly at 1-800- 266-4188 for more information or to sign up. Class size is limited.

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Tuesday, February 21

Free tax assistance offered

2/7/2017 - 2/21/2017

ST. IGNATIUS — The AARP Tax-Aide Program provides free help in preparing and electronically filing federal and state income tax returns for low to moderate- income taxpayers. This service is free to taxpayers of any age. Help will be available at the St. Ignatius Senior Center the first and third Tuesday of February by appointment only. Call 406-745-4462.

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Tuesday, February 21

'Quilt Walk Around Polson' quilt show Feb. 11 through 25

2/11/2017 - 2/25/2017

POLSON — The 16th Annual All In Stitches Quilt Walk Around Polson quilt show starts today. Everyone is invited to vote for their favorite quilts displayed in businesses on Main Street from Feb. 11-22. You can pick up your ballots at All In Stitches. Ribbons will be hung on the winning quilts on Feb. 23 and quilts will be on display through Feb. 25.

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Tuesday, February 21

Sign-up for girls’ recreational softball

2/14/2017 - 2/22/2017

RONAN-PABLO — The Ronan-Pablo Youth Softball Association will conduct girls’ softball signups in the Ronan Middle School front lobby on Feb. 14, 16 and 22, from 5-7 p.m. We are adding an 8 under division. If you are interested in coaching or volunteering or have any questions call 406- 203-2850, 406-274-0543 or 406-214-6911.

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Classes address diabetes, heart health

2/21/2017

POLSON — Providence St. Joseph Hospital’s Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention program is a lifestyle change program that starts at 5 p.m. on Feb. 21. It is open to anyone at risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A referral from your provider and a prescreening is required. For more information call 406-883-8454.

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Drivers’ safety course taught

2/21/2017

POLSON — AARP’s Smart Drivers’ Safety Course is scheduled to be taught from 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. at the Polson Senior Center. Please call 406-883-4735 for a reservation.

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Meet prospect employers, employees at Career Fair

2/21/2017

PABLO — The 2017 Salish Kootenai College Career Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Joe McDonald Health and Wellness Center (gym) in Pablo. This career fair is an effective and inexpensive way for employers to meet or interview prospective employees for current or future hiring needs. Students and potential employees can gain insight into what employment opportunities exist. SKC and the Lake County Job Service are sponsors of this career fair. For more information call 406-275-4826 or 406-275-4865.

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