Thursday, February 28
Give food for fines at city court
POLSON — Polson City Court, (106 First Street, E), will hold their annual “Food for Fines” drive from Feb. 4 -28, Mondays-Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Defendants with existing fines may reduce the amount owed by donating non-perishable, non-expired food.
Thursday, February 28
Talent show deadline extended through March 1
MISSION VALLEY — Procrastinators rejoice. Musicians, vocal and instrumental, thespians, comedians, and dancers have two more weeks to register for the Mission Valley Has Talent 2019 competition scheduled for Friday, March 15, at the PHS auditorium. Registration deadline is now March 1. Register and pay fees at the website: www. missionvalleyhastalent.org.
Library showcases digital services
POLSON — The North Lake County Library is inviting the public to drop in and see some of the digital services offered at the library on “Digital Learning Day.”
Saturday, March 2
Help RHS Close Up get to Washington, New York
RONAN — Ronan High School’s Close Up group will host a local yard sale/flea market in the gym at Ronan High School on Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m.– 2 p.m. RHS seniors are raising funds to go to Washington D.C. and New York to see first-hand how our government works. There will baked goods, furniture, and many products for sale. We would love to see you there.
Sunday, March 3
‘Love Lives Here’ founder to speak
POLSON — Rabbi Allen Secher, one of the founders of “Love Lives Here,” will speak on Sunday, March 3, at 11:15 a.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 409 Fourth Ave E. Rabbi Secher is a civil rights activist and one of the recipients of anti-Semitic action by a neo-Nazis group in 2016. He will discuss the reaction of communities to hate groups. All interested community members are welcome to attend.
Join Northwest Accordion Association jam/dance
POLSON — The Northwest Accordion Association’s community jam/dance will be held on March 3 from 2-5:00 p.m. at the Elks in Polson. There will be a variety of music, not just accordion music, to listen or dance to. You do not have to be an Elks or Accordion Association member to attend, sing or play. 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 join the fun.
Tuesday, March 5
Career fair held at SKC
PABLO — Th 2019 Salish Kootenai College Job and Internship Hiring Fair will take place on Tuesday, March 5, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center. This annual event offers an excellent opportunity for organizations recruiting for spring and summer internships, fellowships, and seasonal or part-time, and full-time jobs to connect with our amazing students and community members. Please join us. More information is available online at: careerservices.skc.edu/fair.
Hear legislative update
RONAN — The community will have an opportunity to hear a legislative update on March 5 at the Boys and Girls Club in Ronan at 7 p.m. Greg Hertz, Dan Salomon and Joe Read will present key updates and answer questions about upcoming bills. This event is a cooperative effort by the Lake County Republican Central Committee, Democratic Central Committee, Mission Valley Rises, Pachyderm and the Northwest Counties Farm Bureau. For questions, please call Sjaan Vincent at 406-396-0807. Free snacks, coffee and tea will be served.
Horsemen discuss Dutch oven cooking
RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will hold their next monthly meeting on March 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW on Round Butte Road. This month’s program will be on Dutch oven cooking presented by Connie Long. Mack and Connie Long live in Charlo and own Bob Marshall Wilderness Outfitters. Come and enjoy the camaraderie of this organization who enjoy all types of horse related activities. As always, the public is encouraged to attend and we hope to see you there.
Quilters meet, offer class
RONAN — The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will meet on Tuesday, March 5, at the Terrace Lake Community Church at 6:30 p.m. Prior to the meeting refreshments will be served. Also, before the meeting, a machine maintenance class will be presented from 4-6 p.m. Bring your machines, accessories, and tools, etc. See Kay’s supply list.
Wednesday, March 6
Ash Wednesday service planned
POLSON — Polson Community Church, 1814 First Street E, will have an Ash Wednesday service on March 6 at 5 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
POLSON — We are having to cancel our Wednesday, March 6, community dance due to the lack of musician availability and the extreme cold weather forecast. Sorry for the inconvenience of such short notice. If we don’t have your phone number and you would like to have phone contact when an event is cancelled, call 406-883-3130 and leave your name and number and I will be sure you are added to the notification chain. Again, we are sorry for the inconvenience and please be extra cautious on the roads.
Learn about France
POLSON — North Lake County Library’s 3 p.m. Wiggle Worms program will explore France.
Thursday, March 7
‘Family Math, Science Night’ returns to KWH
RONAN — On March 7 from 5-7 p.m. at K. William Harvey Elementary join us for Family Science/Math Night. Again this year there will be activities and fun for all ages. SpectrUM will join us again this year, along with many others. Make sure you check out the math games and get your free math game toolbox so you can play your math games at home. If you have any questions call 406-676-3390 ext. 7340 or email: email@example.com.
Join retirement celebration
POLSON — Susan Brown is retiring as manager after many years of being associated with All In Stitches. Susan’s talents and knowledge will be greatly missed and we wish her the best. Join us for a “retirement” party on Thursday, March 7, from 4-7 p.m. at the shop.
Lewings to discuss PPP history
POLSON — The Polson Kiwanis Club will meet on March 7 at noon downstairs at KwaTaq-Nuk Resort. Speakers will be our famous Neil and Karen Lewing from the Port Polson Players. The Lewings will discuss their three-decade plus history of putting on plays in the beautiful theater on Flathead Lake. In particular, they will talk about Port Polson’s contribution to the youth in the area. Many young people have grown up with the program and some of their children (and grandchildren) have also performed. The public is welcome to attend.
Friday, March 8
Enjoy free dinner
POLSON — Polson Presbyterian Church will host the March Friendship Table Dinner on Friday, March 8, from 5–6:15 p.m. Polson Presbyterian Church is located across from Linderman School. Come join us. This dinner is free and open to all.
Sassy dames perform folk music
POLSON — Mission Valley Live presents Rosie and the Riveters, a fiercely talented group of sassy dames from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, who perform uplifting folk music with a vintage 1940s flair. They will perform at Polson High School in the auditorium on Friday, March 8, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door, $13 in advance (available at First Interstate Bank and Perfect Shot Tavern in Polson and R & R Healthcare Solutions and Ronan True Value in Ronan). Youth 18 and under are free. College students with ID are $5.
Transitional kindergarten registration held
ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius School District is holding transitional kindergarten registration on Friday, March 8, from 8:15-11:45 a.m. and 1-2:15 p.m. You will need to make an appointment. Students must be 4 years old by Sept. 10, 2019. Please bring with you: the student, student’s birth certificate, student’s immunization record, proof of residency (copy of electric bill), Tribal enrollment information, and any applicable custody papers. Space is limited. The student will be given a short assessment test. Paperwork will need to be filled out by student’s legal guardian. If you have any questions, call 406-745-3811 X 3.
Saturday, March 9
Attend Woman’s Club’s annual arts and crafts fair
RONAN — The Ronan Woman’s Club would like to thank the community for their years of support at their annual arts and crafts fair. This year’s fair will be held at the Ronan Community Center on March 9 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Plan to make a day of it. Invite a friend, check out our vendors, the silent auction, and don’t forget about lunch … fry bread, Indian tacos, soup and sandwiches available for a small fee. For information on vendor booths or other questions contact Connie Romero at 406-676-0588.
Lamb of God rehearsals
ST. IGNATIUS — The Lamb of God performance choir will meet at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, March 9. Orchestra performers meet on all Saturdays until the performance in April in Missoula (3026 South Ave.) from 4-6 p.m. If you have questions call 406-370-6298 or 406-890- 4595.
Tuesday, March 12
Discuss human trafficking, learn self-defense
ST. IGNATIUS — The Flathead Valley Human Rights Coalition will hold a conversation on human trafficking and self-defense. The focus will be on women and girls but everyone is welcome. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Mission Valley United Methodist Church, (70715 Highway 93). The Lifeguard Group and Lowell Hochhalter will present. A self-defense class will be available immediately following the presentation so call to reserve your spot. For more information please call 406-745-4259.
Learn to crotchet
POLSON — The second in a series of four learn-to-crotchet sessions will take place from 2-3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in North Lake County Library’s small meeting room. The final sessions will take place on March 19 and 26 at the same time in the same location.
Wednesday, March 13
Auxiliary to meet
RONAN — The Ronan Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary’s next meeting will be on Wednesday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Ronan VFW Hall.
Club to make baskets for Special Olympics’ auction
FINLEY POINT – The Montecahto Club will meet at the Finley Point Grill on Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m.
In addition to their regular agenda, club members will be making wine-and-cheese baskets to donate to the Special Olympics fundraising auction. The Montecahto Club welcomes new members. Also, please keep the Montecahto Clubhouse in mind when planning weddings, reunions, and other events during the year.
For more information about renting the clubhouse, joining the club, or attending a meeting, call 406-250-3189.
People’s Center holds classes, activities
PABLO — The People’s Center will hold traditional arts classes and activities in March. On March 13 from 5:30–8 p.m. there will be a moccasin making class with a fee for the buckskin used. All classes and activities are open to everyone. A light meal will be provided. Call 406-675-0160 for more information.