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Borrow child life jacket at St. Joe’s

POLSON — This year Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is continuing to help keep kids safe while on the water by participating in the Boat US Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program for Kids. Boaters may borrow a child’s life jacket for the day or the weekend at no charge. Visit the St. Joseph Medical Center Emergency Dept., 6 Thirteenth Ave. E. and sign out an infant, child or youth life jacket. For more information, call 406-883-8423.

 

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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.

 

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.

 
 

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Archery fellowship held Sunday evenings

PABLO — An Archery Fellowship is held each Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Pablo Christian Church gymnasium. Minister Andy Larsson leads the co-ed events and provides assistance. Everyone is welcome. School-aged children are welcome, if supervised. Targets are provided; bring your own bow and arrows. Good family fun. For more information, call (406) 675-3252.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Drink coffee with Ronan Police Chief

RONAN — Please join Chief Weaver for “Coffee with the Chief” Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. at Dobson Creek Coffee Company, 319 Main Street. This is part of the City of Ronan’s ongoing commitment to openness, responsiveness to the community and our efforts to enhance citywide communication. “Coffee with the Chief” will be a reoccurring event that will take place every month at various locations in the City of Ronan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lions Club meets twice monthly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POLSON — The Lions Club meets each month every first and third Monday at the Driftwood Restaurant. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.

 

Marines to meet at Driftwood

POLSON — The Marine Corps League meets every second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Driftwood Family Restaurant in Polson. For more information, call John Miller at (406) 890-0964 or usmcfox21@gmail.com. 

 

Cancer group gives support

POLSON — A cancer support group for cancer patients, cancer survivors and caregivers meets twice a month on the second and fourth Mondays at the United Methodist Church, 301 Sixteenth Ave. E from noon-1 p.m. 

Participants can bring lunch or join members at a restaurant following the meeting. For more information about the support group, call Tammy at (406) 883-7284 or (406) 824-2868

 

Respite House arranges helpful meetings

PABLO — Rez Hope Talk Circle holds their weekly talk circle every Thursday night from 6-7 p.m. at the Respite House in Pablo.  

If you need a ride and/or more information, please feel free to call Jon Denton at (406) 499-2355.

 

Boosters team up second Tuesdays

POLSON — Polson Booster Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Meetings are at the high school in the conference room at 7 p.m. Come get involved in booster club. 

 

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.

 

Engraver offered in St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood watch is offering the use of an engraver for citizens to engrave valuable items, which could be stolen. The engraver, donated by Town Councilman Daren Incashola, is available for checkout through the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on 212 N Main. Neighborhood watch meets in the center each third Thursday at 7 p.m. In addition to interested citizens, law enforcement agencies have been represented at the meetings. 

 
Join library’s story time 
 
POLSON — North Lake County Public will host a special one-hour story time for children age 3-5 years and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, movement, crafts and more. This will be held every Thursday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call (406) 883-8225 or northlakecountylibrary.org.
 
Reserve a spot in free management training
 
POLSON – Every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Project Management Training will take place at the Montana Co-op. Take on any project with confidence through a four-phase system.  There is potential for paid work after training. Computer skills are required. The course is free and for people ages 16 and up.  Reserve your spot by calling Jason Moore at 406-285-1149.
 
 
Pickin’ in the Park returns
 
POLSON — Pickin’ in the Park takes place each Friday at 3 p.m. in Boettcher Park next to the Boardwalk Café. Everyone is invited to join in whether they play guitar or not. Bring a chair and a coat. For more information, call Wilfred Kenmille at 406-407-3514.
 
 
Pick up Co-op orders on Main Street 
 
RONAN — You can pick up your Co-op orders in Ronan on Thursdays from noon-5 p.m. at 401 Main Street.
 
 
Learn boxing at MT Co-op
 
POLSON – Every Monday from 5-7 p.m., Boys and Men Boxing will take place at the Montana Co-op activity center. This is a non-contact, conditioning and self-defense course taught by Ken Camel. The Co-op is located at 401 Main Street.  Contact Ken at 407-3474, for more information.
 
 
Aerial Arts taught
 
POLSON — Every Friday Aerial Arts classes will be taught to students ages 7 and under at noon; to students ages 8-17 at 1:30 p.m. at 1:30 p.m. and for those 18 years and older at 3 p.m. Contact Raven at 406-559-6011, for more details. 
 
 
Dance classes taught at MT Co-op
 
POLSON – Male NativeAmerican Dance classes taught by Kenny Camel are offered at the Montana Co-Op on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5 p.m. Call 406-407-3474, to confirm your space. Female Native American Dance Classes are offered at the Co-Op on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:15- 8:45 p.m. Donations only are requested for either class. Call Naomi to reserve your spot at 406-270-9439.
 
 
Free dance class offered
 
POLSON — Starting Monday, June 15, a Drama/Performance Class will be taught every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montana Co-Op.  The class is for children ages 8 and older and is free. Contact Mark Reichman from Star Gate Studios, for more information. The Co-op is located at 401 Main Street.
 
 
Music lessons given 
 
POLSON — On Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Co-op, voice, piano, guitar, and percussions lessons will be given. Contact Mark Reichman from Star Gate Studios at 406-552-8655, for a pre-screening and more information. The class is for students 8 years old and up.
 
 
Food as medicine
 
POLSON – On Thursdays from 7:15-8:30 p.m. a “Food is Our Medicine” class will be taught at the Montana Co-op, 401 Main Street. This is a donation only class. Call Jason Moore at 406-285-1149, for more details.
 
 
Breastfeeding classes offered at St. Joe’s
 
POLSON — August is National Breastfeeding month and the Nesting Place at Providence St Joseph Medical Center offers monthly Breast Feeding classes, Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m.  For more information, call 406-883-5680.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Farmers' Markets for 2015

Goods available at Ronan Farmers’ Market

RONAN — Beginning Thursday, May 7, Ronan’s Farmers’ Market will take place every Thursday until Aug. 27 on Main Street in front of Ronan Flower Mill. There will be fresh produce, baked goods and local artists with their works. For more information, call (406) 676-5323.

 

Arlee Farmers' Market opens 

ARLEE – The Arlee Farmers Market will take place on Fridays from 4-7 p.m. May 1-Sept. 25 at the Powwow Junction Shops, 34306 Pow Wow Road and Highway 93. Join us for the all-new Farmers Market. Enjoy fresh produce, pastries, hot food and locally handcrafted items. It’s the perfect stop to pickup items for your weekend at the lake. 

Contact market manager Roy Mills at (406) 241-1390, for more information.

 

Farmers' Market held every Friday in Polson

POLSON – Polson’s Farmers Market will be held every Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through the summer season. The market is held in downtown Polson on Third Ave. W, between Main Street and First Street W. For questions or more information, please call LouAnne Hoskinson at 406-675-0177 or go to Polson Farmers Market on Facebook for more updates.  

 

Thursday set as Co-op Farmer’s Market Day

POLSON — On Thursdays, Farmer’s Market at the Co-Op is open from 3-7 p.m. You can also pick up Co-op orders on Thursdays in Polson. 

 
 
 
 

Receive a gift bag for library card signup

RONAN — “Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card.” (Marc Brown, author of the Arthur books.) For the month of September, a gift bag will be given out to each person receiving a new library card or updating his or her contact information at the Ronan Library. Call 406-676-3682, for more information.

 

Sandpiper Gallery introduces "Fire Within Us", Aug. 24-Oct. 3

POLSON –– The Sandpiper Gallery presents the “Fire Within Us” from Aug. 24-Oct. 3. This exhibit features artists Susan Evans (mobiles and calligraphy), Joe Girsch (photography), Jane Goffe (photography), Brigitte Howard (mixed media textiles), Karla Martinsen (2D and 3D paintings), and Rachel Phelps (grass weaving).

 
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Saturday, April 19

Free parenting course focuses on ‘Connecting with Your Kids’ through April 28

4/1/2014 - 4/25/2014

LAKE COUNTY — The Sunburst Community Service Foundation, is providing courses for parents. The courses are based on an early intervention program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and children.

The eight-week course, “Connecting with Your Kids,” will take place in Polson. The course is free but registration is required. Childcare will be available. Students who complete the course will receive a Circle of Security Certificate. The course will begin on Friday, March 7, and run eight weeks. For more information or to register, call the Sunburst office at (406) 883-4060 or (406) 396-4577.

 

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Saturday, April 19

Good Shepherd schedules Holy Week Services through April 20

4/1/2014 - 4/20/2014

POLSON — Several worship services are scheduled at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Polson during Holy Week.

The Maundy Thursday service, commemorating the Last Supper, will include a study, hymns and Holy Communion. The service begins at 6:30 p.m.

The Good Friday service on April 18 also begins at 6:30 p.m. Lessons and hymns reflect on the events occurring after the Last Supper through the time of Christ’s crucifixion.

Easter Sunday begins bright and early April 20, with a 7 a.m. sunrise service. The youth group will serve a hearty breakfast at 8 a.m. There is no charge for the meal; however, donations will be gratefully accepted and go toward the 2014 service trip to Bethlehem. The Easter Day service begins at 9 a.m. Holy Communion will be served at both services. For more information, call (406) 883-5864, email: gslcpolsonmt@gmail.com or visit: www.gslcpolsonmt.com.

 

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Saturday, April 19

Several services planned at MV United Methodist Church through April 20

4/1/2014 - 4/20/2014

ST. IGNATIUS — Mission Valley United Methodist Church’s Good Friday’s service of contemplation, reflection and music will take place on April 18 at 7 p.m. On Easter Sunday there will be a sunrise service at 7:30 a.m., with a breakfast served at 8:30 a.m., and a worship service at 10 a.m. MVUM Church is located at Highway 93 on top of Post Creek Hill. For more information, call Claris Wittinger at (406) 644-2733.

 

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Saturday, April 19

St. Andrew’s announces Easter Week services, April 13 - 20

4/1/2014 - 4/20/2014

POLSON — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sixth Ave. E, welcomes all to their Easter Week services: Palm Sunday, April 13, at 10 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, April 17, at 5 p.m.; Good Friday, April 18, at 5 p.m.; Easter Vigil, April 19, at 6 p.m.; and Easter Sunday, April 20, at 10 a.m.

 

Celebrate National Park Week

4/19/2014 - 4/20/2014

GLACIER PARK — Entrance fees to Glacier National Park, as well as other units of the National Park Service, will be waived on April 19-20 in commemoration of the first weekend of National Park Week.

 

Children invited to Easter egg hunt

4/19/2014

POLSON — The Polson Community Easter Egg Hunt, brought to you by Alpha Upsilon chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, will take place at Boettcher Park on Saturday, April 19, at 9 a.m. sharp. Children will be grouped by age from babies up to the fourth grade.  

 

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Dayton celebrates Easter with annual egg hunt

4/19/2014

DAYTON — Dayton Proctor Park Association is having its ninth annual Easter Egg Hunt at Dayton Park at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19. Come enjoy games, a real egg hunt, great prizes and adult and children Easter bonnet contests. Come join the fun. There will be a senior seating area. For more information, call Bev at (406) 849-6789 or Pam at (406) 849-6025.

 

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Easter Bunny, Easter eggs found at football field

4/19/2014

 

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Chamber of Commerce will have an Easter egg hunt on April 19 at 10 a.m. on the football field. There will be prizes for each age group. Age groups are newborn to 3, 4 to 6, 7 to 9, and 10 to 12. Plan to come a little early so you can meet the Easter Bunny.

 

 

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Egg hunt in Big Arm

4/19/2014

BIG ARM — The Big Arm Association is sponsoring a children’s egg hunt at our historic school. Please join us on Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. for some fun. We hope to see you there. For more information, please call Nancy Foster at (406) 849-5064.

 

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Frisbees to fly at tournament

4/19/2014

POLSON — Mission Valley Christian Academy Ultimate Frisbee Invitational is on Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. at the school, 38907 Highway 35 in Polson. There will be concessions, hot dogs for lunch and a bake sale available. Come check out Ultimate Frisbee and support the concessions. Proceeds help the team go to Seattle for a tournament.

 

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MME invites everyone to annual Easter Egg Hunt

4/19/2014

RONAN — Mission Mountain Enterprises would like to invite everyone to the 20th annual Ronan Ronan Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 11 a.m. sharp. The event will be held at Bockman Park (Ronan City Park). The Easter Bunny is scheduled to appear and will be available for pictures before and immediately after the hunt. There will be five age groups: 0-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-7 years, 8-9 years and 10-12 years. A sack of goodies will be given to all egg hunters and some baskets for prize eggs.

 

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Nancy’s Kids sponsors Easter activities at Walmart

4/19/2014

POLSON — On Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nancy’s Kids will sponsor a free kids’ carnival, train rides, a DJ, a free photo of your child with the Easter Bunny and an all-day bake sale at the Polson Walmart. A BBQ will also be held with proceeds going to a local veteran. For more information, contact Nancy at (406) 871-9784 or (406) 885-5504.

 

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