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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Thursday, March 14
Enjoy detectives in RHS play
RONAN — Be prepared for lots of fun as the Ronan High School Drama Department presents a performance of the play, “A Lighter Shade of Noir.” General admission tickets only will be sold at the door the evening of the plays. Cost for adults will be $3 and $2 for students. This performance will be presented at the Ronan Performing Arts Center on Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15, at 7 p.m.
Library closes for staff development
POLSON — The North Lake County Library will be closed on Thursday, March 14, for a staff development day.
Saturday, March 16
Spay-ghetti, no-balls dinner on tap
POLSON — Join friends and neighbors for a fundraiser to help offset the cost of Mission Valley Animal Shelter’s annual spays and neuters. Enjoy a spaghetti dinner from 5-9 p.m. at the Elks, 512 Main Street, for $20 each. There will also be a silent auction.
Sunday, March 17
Dinner, dance to support library
LAKESIDE — A benefit for the West Shore Community Library will be held on St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17. West Shore Community Library is an all volunteer non-profit organization serving the communities of Lakeside, Somers, Rollins and Dayton. The event includes prizes, raffles, partying, dinner and a dance at Beargrass Bistro, (Lakeside Town Center, 306 Stoner Loop), for $75 per person and starts at 6 p.m.
Please make a reservation by March 10. Irish attire is encouraged.
You may register by going online at: http:// www.wsclibrary.org/uploads/ 4/4/1/3/44136023/ st_pats_invite.pdf
Participate in 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
RONAN — The 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held in Ronan on March 17 at 2 p.m. Be ready to show your true Irish toughness by participating this year in the rather inclement weather. Entrants should line up at 1:45 p.m. west of the hospital. TRIC (The Ronan Irish Community) appreciates all the past participation and is looking forward to another fun Irish celebration. Headquarters will be located again at the Second Chance Saloon following the parade. Get your Irish on and let’s have some fun.
Wednesday, March 20
Celebrate birthdays, dance
POLSON — Please join us on Wednesday, March 20, from 7-10 p.m. for the community dance at the Elks on Main Street. Music is by Ken’s Country Combo playing a variety of country and vintage rock and roll. We had an additional accordion and a base player join us last time. Snacks provided during break at 8:30 p.m. We will celebrate March birthdays with a special cake. Everyone is welcome. No Elks membership is required. The cover charge is $5.
Enjoy free community dinner
ARLEE — The Food Sovereignty Committee is having another community dinner on Wednesday, March 20, from 6-8 p.m. in the Arlee School Cafeteria. There will be free appetizers, dinner, desserts and a fun game table for the kids. This event is open to everyone. Call 406- 493-2803 or 406-531-7975 for more information.
Fish, Wildlife board to meet
KALISPELL — The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet on Wednesday, March 20, at the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 1 headquarters in Kalispell. Board chair, Pelah Hoyt, invites all interested persons to attend. The board is advisory to the state and tribes and is responsible for the development of cooperative management plans, which include fishing and bird hunting regulations. For more information, call 406-883-2888 or 406-751- 4564.
Lake County Democrats to meet
POLSON — Lake County Democrats will meet on Wednesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Polson library to discuss drug issues and enforcement activities in Lake County. The presentations will be given by the Lake County Sheriff ’s Office, the Flathead Tribal Police and the Polson Police Department. Refreshments will be provided.
Learn yoga with Parents as Teachers Program
RONAN — The Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program invites you to attend our group connection at the Ronan Library on Wednesday, March 20, at 11 a.m. Mary Ann Ewert will lead us all in family yoga. Anyone with young children may participate in this free activity. No experience is necessary and you will not need a yoga mat. Snacks will be provided and those who attend will receive a children’s yoga book, courtesy of Lake County Public Health. Call 406-883-7288 for more information.
Rural Fire District board gathers in Valley View
POLSON – The regular monthly meeting of the Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will take place on Wednesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. at the Valley View Clubhouse, 40762 Valley View Road. Note the date change. Agenda available Monday prior to meeting