Tuesday, February 4
‘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.
Chili cook off planned at horsemen meeting
RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will hold their next monthly meeting on Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW on Round Butte Rd. in Ronan. Something new has been added to the meeting ... it will be a chili cook off. Come and sample and vote for your choice and then stay for the meeting. Enjoy the camaraderie of this organization on the trails and around the campfire. Spring is right around the corner folks.
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 5
‘Managing Your Financials’ session offered
RONAN — The fourth in a series of seven workshops, “Managing Your Financials,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5. For more information call 406-676-5912.
‘Wave Like a Royal’ at the library
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library’s Wiggle Worms program begins at 3:30 p.m. with “Wave Like a Royal.”
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.
Ken’s Country Combo plays
POLSON — Join us for the community dance at the Elks on Main Street on Wednesday, Feb. 5, from 7-10 p.m. Music is provided by Ken’s Country Combo playing a variety of classic country and vintage rock and roll. Snacks are provided during the break at 8:30. No Elk membership is required. The cover charge is $5. Come early for a good hamburger as Elk members will be cooking 5-7 p.m. prior to our dance. Everyone is welcome.
POLSON —Welcome the University of Montana Griz football coaches and athletic department personnel on Feb. 5, at MacKenzie River Pizza starting at 2:30 p.m. Coaches should arrive around 3:30 p.m. Show our Mission Valley support for Grizzly athletics. For more information call Dick Gallagher at 406-360-7975.
Thursday, February 6
Kiwanis Club to meet
POLSON — The Polson Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Thursday each month at KwaTaqNuk Resort, Koostatah Room from noon to 1 pm. Join us Feb. 6 when speaker Montana Kiwanis Governor Jim Greene of Anaconda will have updates on Kiwanis programs and the variety of activities for our Montana youth.
Friday, February 7
Friday fun movie shown at library
POLSON — Friday fun begins at 3:45 p.m. at the North Lake County Public Library with a movie. Go to the website for movie title.
Missoula author to sign books
POLSON — Josh Quick, an award winning Missoula illustrator, has created a book giving the inside scoop on some of the remarkable places, people, history and things in Montana. Josh will be signing his “Montana Quick Facts” book at Handmade Montana, 212 Main St., from 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7.
Saturday, February 8
Annual quilt show begins
POLSON — Join us for All In Stitches’ annual quilt show “Quilt Walk Around Polson.” Quilts will hang in businesses on Main Street from Saturday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, Feb. 23. Pick up a ballot at All In Stitches, stroll down Main Street, then vote on your favorite quilts by Feb. 19. Ribbons will be hung on Feb. 20. Call 406-883-3643 for more information.
Author to sign new book
CHARLO — Author Grace Larson will be at the Ninepipes Lodge at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, to talk with fans and sign her new book, “Fay.” For more information call 406-644-2588
Film documents race relations in Charleston
The film "Emanuel", a documentary which powerfully weaves the history of race relations in Charleston, South Carolina in the aftermath of the shooting five years ago following a prater meeting at Mother Emanuel Church, will be shown at the North Lake County Library in Polson on Saturday, Feb 8 at 1:00pm. Featuring intimate interviews with survivors and family members, this film is a poignant story of justice and faith, love and hate, examining the healing power of forgiveness. "Views on Views" is a small group of Polson residents committed to sharing films, books and other resources in order to discuss how issues raised in these media apply to our community. For more information contact Heather@471-7249, Connie at 261-2389 or Melanie at 406 560-6371.
JourneyBe hosts Valentine’s bazaar
POLSON — JourneyBe, First Street and Seventh Ave. W, will host a Valentine’s Bazaar on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be gifts, treats and houseplants to choose from. For more information, call 406-832-9373.
NAG hosts annual Valentine Party
CHARLO — The Ninepipes Arts Group is holding its annual Valentine Party, “Art Takes Flight,” at Leon Hall, on Leon Road off Hwy. 93 south of Ronan, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. Enjoy a silent auction, gift baskets and desserts. KC and the Valley Cats will provide music. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 406-644-2311.
View, discuss film
POLSON — The film “Emanuel,” a documentary, which weaves together the history of race relations in Charleston, South Carolina, in the aftermath of the shooting following a prayer meeting at Mother Emanuel Church, five years ago. The film will be shown at the North Lake County Library in Polson on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m. This is a poignant story of justice and faith, love and hate, while examining the healing power of forgiveness. For more information call 406-471-7249.
Monday, February 10
Attend fire board meeting
POLSON — The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will take place Monday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Station No. 1, 25-B Regatta Rd.
Irrigation district to meet
RONAN — The Flathead Irrigation District’s monthly meeting is on Monday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. upstairs at LCCDC. We will be reviewing the 2017/18 State Audit.
Tuesday, February 11
Learn to crochet
POLSON — The Needle Arts Series has returned and crochet is back at the North Lake County Public Library on Feb. 11, 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. 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.
Wednesday, February 12
‘Financial Decision Making’ session offered
RONAN — The fifth in a series of seven workshops, “Financial Decision Making,” will be offered at the Lake County Community Development building from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12. For more information call 406-676-5912.
‘Love Like a Friend’
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library’s Wiggle Worms program begins at 3:30 p.m. with “Love Like a Friend.”
Thursday, February 13
Enjoy warm meal at Journey Be
POLSON — Polson Community Church will be serving lunch on Feb. 13 at Journey Be Christian Church, located at 101 Seventh Ave. W, at the SW corner of First St. W. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. and will consist of two homemade soups; one meat and one without, along with salad, homemade rolls, deserts and coffee. The lunch is provided to help feed those less fortunate and in need of a good, warm, home-cooked meal. All are welcome and please know that religion is not spoken of unless you might ask. It is a place for you to come, enjoy a good meal, be warm and enjoy yourselves. There is no charge for anyone. Those who would like to donate to help keep the kitchen open for those in need, are welcome to do so. Contributions are very much appreciated. For more information call 406-883-6160.
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 13, for staff development.
Friday, February 14
Barron to speak on Justice Center levy loss
POLSON — You are invited to the Lake County Pachyderm, on Friday, Feb. 14, from noon-1 p.m. to hear Bill Barron speak on the loss of the Justice Center levy and where Lake County government will go from here. The meeting will be held at the Polson Rural Fire Station off Regatta Road.
Dance at ‘50s sock-hop, celebrate Valentine’s Day
BIG ARM — The Big Arm Association invites you to a “Valentine’s Day ‘50s Sock-Hop” featuring Charles Lutz and the “Slickbacks.” There will be live music from the ‘50s including Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, and Ricky Nelson. Bring your favorite finger food, snack food or dessert to share and wear your ‘50s and ‘60s duds. Join us on Friday, Feb. 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Big Arm schoolhouse. Call Lee at 406-849-5522 for more information.
Purchase Valentine goodies in Mission
ST. IGNATIUS — Stop and purchase your honey some sweets at the St. Ignatius Senior Center on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. You can also buy a Valentine raffle ticket for a chance to win a nice basket of Valentine gifts. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.
Monday, February 17
Library observes President’s Day
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of Presidents Day.