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Harm reduction saves lives

POLSON — Every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lake County Health Department, Open Aid Alliance is now providing syringe services, overdose awareness, testing and support. Call or text 406-304-7352 for more information or email: polsoninfo@openaidalliance.org. 

 

Horsemen to elect officers

RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will have their next monthly meeting on Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ronan VFW on Round Butte Rd. We will elect officers for 2020 and discussing our December Christmas party. Hope to see you there.

Hot Springs’ Organic Market offers nutritious food

HOT SPRINGS — Camas Organic Market is open Monday – Saturday from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. at 300 Main St in Hot Springs. Customers will be able to earn the Double SNAP Dollars coupons on every Tuesday and Thursday starting on July 2.

Library begins monthly movie night

POLSON — Enjoy “Friday Night at the Library” on the fourth Friday of each month. North Lake County Library will show movies rated PG or PG-13 ( posted on our website) and make fresh popcorn. This program debuts Friday, Jan. 25. Be in the library before 6 p.m. to be included. Feel free to bring your own nonalcoholic beverage and snacks.

PHS choral group to perform in Big Arm

BIG ARM — The Big Arm Association will host the Polson High School choral group at our annual Christmas program on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Big Arm Historic School House. Their performance will begin at 5:30 p.m. A snack/dessert time will begin at 5 p.m. so please bring a finger food or dessert to share and if possible, an unwrapped toy for the Marine Toys For Tots drive. Come and enjoy a great evening of holiday music and food. For more information, call Lee at 406-849-5522.

Recovery support available

RONAN —Recovery support is available for those struggling with addiction at The Never Alone Recovery Hall (Hwy. 93, old Boys and Girls Club), every day of the week. The Never Alone Recovery Hall is a peer support dropin center. We are simply recovering people offering our experience, strength, and hope to our community members who are struggling with addiction issues. All groups and services are free. Please feel welcome to drop in and check us out.

On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays a noon meditation group is held and from 1-5 p.m. individual peer support is available.

Mondays a women’s support group takes place from 6-8 p.m.

Tuesdays there are recovery stories and videos heard from 6-8 p.m.

Wednesdays Narcotics Anonymous meets from 6-8 p.m.

Thursdays an early recovery skills groups meets from 6-8 p.m.

Fridays from 8-9 p.m. The Red Road to Recovery group meets.

Saturdays a co-dependent support group meets at 5 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. special events take place (events change).

Family movie night happens from 6-8 p.m. on Sundays.

Rotary meets Tuesdays

POLSON — The Polson Rotary’s regular meeting are on Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the KwaTaqNuk.

 

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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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Friday, May 17

Class offers help for caregivers through June 7

5/1/2019 - 6/7/2019

POLSON — Are you caring for a loved one? Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is hosting the Area VI Agency on Aging’s six-week series of classes designed to help caregivers with the many physical and emotional challenges they face. The classes begin May 3. For class times and more information visit: https://montana. providence.org/events or call the Area VI Agency on Aging at 406-883-7284.

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Friday, May 17

Men’s Friday afternoon cancer club through May 24

5/1/2019 - 5/24/2019

POLSON — If you are a man with any cancer diagnosis this group is for you. Join others for six meetings to discuss the issues men with cancer are facing Friday afternoons from 5:15-6:30 p.m. at the Bickford Building (upstairs). This group is free of charge. Coy Theobalt has been facilitating groups for men with cancer for more than 18 years. Call 406-578- 8078 to reserve a seat.

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Friday, May 17

Move for better balance through June

5/1/2019 - 6/27/2019

POLSON — The spring session of “Moving for Better Balance,” an adapted Tai Chi program, will begin on Tuesday, April 9. It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Polson Senior Center. The class will run until the end of June. Call Jane at the Agency on Aging to sign up 406-883-7284.

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Theatre on haunt alert through May 26

5/17/2019 - 5/26/2019

POLSON — We aren’t kidding folks; Polson’s live theatre on the lake is on haunt alert. Come see for yourselves May 17-26. “The Phantom of Singing Hills” may attack at any minute. Desiree Alexander and Megan Stevens and the rest of the cast will perform this musical mystery laced with comedy and a down-home western flair. Call 406-883-9212 or go to: PortPolsonPlayers.com for more information … before it’s too late!

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Saturday, May 18

Cherry Blossom festival set for May 18

5/18/2019

YELLOW BAY - The 16th annual Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse on Highway 35 at mile-marker 18. The festival is free and open to the public. Shoppers will enjoy a large selection of locally produced and hand-crafted items offered by talented local artisans. Booth space is still available; for information and to reserve a spot, call Shari at 406-982-3437.

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Participate in ‘Family Pedal to Plate’ event

5/18/2019

RONAN — The Mission Mountain Family Pedal to Plate can help with free general bike maintenance and bikes to give-away while supplies last. Sponsored by MMAPP, this family bike event on Saturday, May 18, held behind the new Boys and Girls Club in Ronan, includes a family one-or three-mile bike ride, a free meal and informational kid-friendly booths on biking, recycling, and healthy foods. We are looking for volunteers and for used bikes to refurbish and give away. If you have a bike to donate call 406-544-8890 or drop off bikes at the Boys and Girls club May 4 from 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information, go to facebook.com/Pedal2Plate or contact Janet Sucha at 406-544-2613.

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Sunday, May 19

Pastor, Rabbi provide presentation

5/19/2019

POLSON — “ A Community’s Response to Hate,” a presentation by former pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church David Rommereim, and Rabbi Allen Secher of Whitefish where the Jewish Community experienced a cyber attack. The community is invited for the May 19 presentation at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 409 Fourth Ave. E. The event begins at 10:15 a.m. after regular services.

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Monday, May 20

RHS Art Club students hold show, raise funds

5/20/2019 - 5/21/2019

RONAN — The Ronan High School Art Show opening and art sale, the last show of the year, will take place in the high school art gallery on Monday and Tuesday, May 20 and 21, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Art Club students will also host a bake sale and be selling reproduction artwork to raise funds for a trip to Seattle to experience the big city art community.

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Tuesday, May 21

Learn embroidery

5/21/2019

POLSON — The North Lake County Library continues its popular Needle Arts Series with embroidery classes every Tuesday in May from 2- 3 p.m. On May 21 learn the art of crewel.

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Wednesday, May 22

Meet, greet at Polson Airport

5/22/2019

POLSON — The Wednesday, May 22, EAA Chapter 1122 meet and greet/“Burger Burn,” is open to all interested in airplanes, learning to fly, or participating in local aviation events or fly-outs. Come join us at our meet and greet meeting with burgers. We meet at the Polson airport FBO at 6 p.m. for burgers. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Whitefish Credit Union details ‘Shred Day’

5/22/2019

POLSON — The Polson Whitefish Credit Union, (110 Third Ave.), will hold their annual “Shred Day” on Wednesday, May 22, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Our Shred Day event is free to all Credit Union members and the public. Bring any unwanted paper documents, especially ones containing personal and confidential information, to one of our event locations to have your materials safely and securely destroyed on-site at no charge. Shredding is first come, first served. When the trucks are full, shredding will no longer be available. For more information go to our Facebook event page: https:// www.facebook.com/ events/305534380139863.

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Thursday, May 23

Color with adults

5/23/2019

POLSON — The North Lake County Library continues with adult coloring with “Travel Across America Color by Number,” Thursday, May 23, from 2-4 p.m.

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Go to W4W event

5/23/2019

PABLO — The 2019 Women 4 Wellness event will take place on Thursday, May 23, at SKC’s Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center. For more information call 406-275-4913.

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Montana Democratic chair, Lindeen, to speak

5/23/2019

RONAN — Lake County Democrats will hold their county convention at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, at the Ronan Senior Center on Main Street. Officers will be elected by the county committee and county precinct men and women for the two year period from June 2019 to May 2021. Monica Lindeen, chair of the Montana Democratic party, will discuss the recent 2019 Legislative session and plans for 2020 campaign cycle. Come early for a social at 6:30 p.m.

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View ‘A Day To Remember’

5/23/2019

RONAN — A free community screening of “A Day To Remember,” will take place at the Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County, 62579 US Highway 93, on Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. This project is produced by the students of the MAPS – Lake County film class. For more information call 406-381-7230 or go to:mapsmediainstitute.com.

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Friday, May 24

Family-friendly movie shown at library

5/24/2019

POLSON — Bring your own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks to the North Lake County Library on May 24. The library will provide popcorn while you enjoy a family-friendly movie at 6 p.m. Don’t be late as the doors get locked. Check the library’s website for movie specifics at: http:// www.northlakecountylibrary.org/. Also, the North Lake County Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday.

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Share a dish at Big Arm potluck

5/24/2019

BIG ARM — The Big Arm Association is hosting a potluck dinner at our historic Big Arm School on Friday, May 24, at 6 p.m. Please bring a dish to share with neighbors and friends. Our guest speaker will be Sheriff Don Bell.

Please come join us. For more information call 406- 849-5064.

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Monday, May 27

Library closes for holiday

5/27/2019

POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

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Memorial parade on tap

5/27/2019

POLSON — The Memorial Day Parade will assemble at the Elks Club on Main Street between 9-9:30 a.m. with step-off time at noon. The parade will go down Main Street and turn to end at First Citizens Bank. Polson Flathead Lake Museum on Main Street will offer free ice cream and a 20 percent discount on admission fees.

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To play basketball in Plains, register by May 27

5/27/2019

PLAINS — The Wildhorse Shootout will be held on June 1 at the Amundson Sports complex in Plains. The deadline for entries is May 27 and cost is $100 per team. Divisions include first grade through adult. Register online at: missionvalley3on3.com.

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Tuesday, May 28

Elders/youth activities planned

5/28/2019

BLUE BAY — Two Eagle River School begins three days of elder and youth activities on Tuesday, May 28, at Blue Bay from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be student awards, bingo, cribbage, chess, a scavenger hunt, fishing, canoe races, a pop race, and a pie eating contest. The events promote the belief, “We learn best at the feet of our elders.” For more information call 406-675-0292. Breakfast and lunch served. Everyone is welcome.

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Learn embroidery

5/28/2019

POLSON — The North Lake County Library continues its popular Needle Arts Series with embroidery classes every Tuesday in May from 2-3 p.m. On May 28 the odds ‘n ends of needle arts will be covered.

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Wednesday, May 29

Elder, youth Olympics on tap

5/29/2019

PABLO — From 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. elders and youth activities continue with cut and dry meat, social time, photo booth/interview, bingo, games, a fry bread contest at 9:30 p.m., a fun run/ walk at 11 a.m., elder/youth Olympics at 1:30 p.m. and a tepee race, all at Two Eagle River School. The events promote the belief, “We learn best at the feet of our elders.” For more information call 406-675-0292. Breakfast and lunch served. Everyone is welcome.

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Guatemala discussed during Wiggle Worms

5/29/2019

POLSON — Guatemala is the subject of the 3:30 p.m. Wiggle Worms program at the North Lake County Public library.

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Learn about the great, gray owl

5/29/2019

POLSON — “The Great Gray Owl.” by Denver Holt, will be Mission Mountain Audubon Society’s educational program on Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. in the North Lake County Public Library in the meeting room. Everyone is welcome. 

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Receive free lunch

5/29/2019

POLSON —There is such a thing as a free lunch … at Soup’s On, 101 Seventh Ave. W, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy a delicious midday meal every Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesday, May 29, the menu features Thai chicken noodle soup and chili, with the trimmings. See you there.

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Thursday, May 30

Discuss what’s on your mind

5/30/2019

POLSON — Come join our second monthly community discussion forum, “Polson Gather Round - Walk With the World,” on Thursday, May 30, from 4-5 p.m., at the Good Roasting Coffee Company, 201 Third Ave.-right behind Stutzman Furniture. We meet at the same location and time every last Thursday of the month. For more information call 406-214-2020. Come and discuss what’s on your mind and meet others to see what their concerns are.

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Social powwow completes elder, youth activities

5/30/2019

PABLO — Two Eagle River School continues with the third day of elder and youth activities including a stickgame at 3 p.m., dinner at 4:30 p.m., a silent auction from 3-7 p.m. and a social powwow starting at 6 p.m. First five drums registered for powwow are paid. The events promote the belief, “We learn best at the feet of our elders.” For more information call 406-675-0292. Dinner will be served; everyone is welcome.

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