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Sandpiper Gallery presents ‘Exceptionally Eclectic’ through Aug. 22

POLSON — Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, presents “Exceptionally Eclectic” an exhibit of artwork from member artists Alice Varnum (ink/watercolor), Cynthia Hoelscher (fabric art), Charlie Fudge (woodworking), Carole Daniels (encaustic/watercolor), Michael Stockhill (photography), and Gitti Miller (basketry) from Saturday, July 9-Monday, Aug. 22.

Sandpiper presents new show, May 28 through July 8

POLSON — Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, presents “Beauty and the Beast” a fun show featuring Sandpiper member artists Marge Christensen (sculpture/painting), Maer Rubley (impressionism), Suzie Berry (acrylics), Carole Carberry (watercolor/printmaker), Mary Kelly (oil painting), and jewelry artist Amber Nolan from Saturday, May 28-Friday, July 8.

 

Summer food programs through Aug. 29

Summertime breakfast, lunch served  through Aug. 5

POLSON — June 6 is the first day of the free breakfast and lunch Summer Food Service Program in Polson. Cherry Valley, 107 Eighth Ave. W, is the site for the program. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-9:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Monday-Friday. All children 18 years old and under eat for free. The program ends on Aug. 5.

 

Ronan summertime breakfast, lunch served through Aug. 19

RONAN — Ronan Middle School will serve kid friendly meals for lunch and breakfast Monday-Friday (excluding July 4th) from June 9-Aug. 19. Breakfast will be served from 8:15-10:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:55 p.m. There is no cost to all children 18 years old and younger. Adult meal prices are $2.50 for breakfast and $4 for lunch.

 

Food program begins in Pablo

PABLO — The first day of the free summer food program at Salish Kootenai College Joe McDonald Gymnasium begins June 13 and is open to kids ages 18 and under. Kids don’t have to be a part of Making Fitness Fun Program to eat. Breakfast is served from 8:30-10 a.m. and lunch is from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

 

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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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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.
 
 

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.
 

New choir meets Wednesdays
 
RONAN — The Mission Valley Children’s Choir, directed by Cathy Gillhouse and Pastor Seth Nelson, meets from 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Faith Lutheran Church, 406 Fifth Ave. SW.
The choir is learning show tunes, patriotic songs, multi-cultural songs, spirituals and American folk songs. All Mission Valley children in grades 3-7 are invited to participate. Call 406-207-3036 or email at gill4748@hotmail.com, for more information. 
 
 
Birthday Bash/Open Mic /Potluck on tap at HUB
 
POLSON — The first Saturday of each month from 6-9 p.m., a Birthday Bash/Open Mic Night/Potluck will take place at the Co-op HUB, 401 Main Street. Anyone who enjoys playing or listening to live music is welcome and we’re celebrating all birthdays in the month. Bring a cake or food to the potluck. Invite your friends and family for this fun and entertaining event.
 
 
Native Dance classes offered 
 
POLSON — Native American Dancing classes taught by Naomi Billedeaux (girls/women/boys/men) take place on Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. at the Co-op HUB, 401 Main Steet. Students ages 5+ are welcome and classes are free.  Contact Naomi for more details at 406-249-6024. 
 
 
Beekeepers come together at HUB
 
POLSON — The Northwest Montana Beekeepers group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at the HUB, 401 Main Street. There will be a potluck followed by a meet and greet. 
Come with your ideas and questions. Current and prospective beekeepers are welcome. 
Please RSVP to northwestmtbeekeepers@gmail.com.
 
 
 
Join breastfeeding support group
 
POLSON — The Baby Café, a breastfeeding support group is held the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. and the third Tuesday of each month at 7:15 p.m. at the HUB, 401 Main Street. Join other breastfeeding moms for support and fellowship with the guidance of Elizabeth Williams, a certified lactation counselor. 
For more information, call 406-202-3685. All moms and children are welcome.  
 
 
Free kids drama class offered 
 
POLSON — Krysti Reichman will offer a drama/performance class at the HUB, 401 Main Street. 
Contact Krysti at 406-309-0082, for more information on rehearsal times. Performances are coming up soon. Children ages 8 and up and of all abilities are welcome. This activity is free.
 
 
Buy, sell, trade at Co-op Market
 
POLSON — The Montana Co-op will hold a Farmers/Flea Market every Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at 401 Main Street. Buy, sell, trade, or give things away. You may rent a table for $10. Buy and support local merchandising. Reserve a table by calling 406-290-2070. Musicians are welcome; come play for tips. Food will be available for purchase.
 
 
Order/pick up Co-op food orders
 
POLSON – Order your local food before Monday at noon and your order will be ready on Thursday. Products may be purchased on website: www.montanacoop.com or ask to fill out a recurring order form for your staple food items. Pick up order in Polson every Thursday, year round, from 3-7 p.m. (Ronan pick up is at Dobson Creek Coffee on Main Street in Ronan from noon to 5 p.m.Thursdays) 
 
 
Gather for “Four Agreements” talk
 
POLSON — A third Wednesday of the month gathering at 7:30 p.m. is planned at the Co-op HUB to discuss the core principals of the “Four Agreements.” Living up to the principals helps build community and keeps people connected. These gatherings are free.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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