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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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New hours announced for MO

POLSON — Miracle of America’s hours are now 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and 1:30-6 p.m. on Sundays. Some holidays may be shorter hours as well, so it is best to call 406-883-6804 first. Our free “Night at the Museum” is on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Donations or treats are always welcome. Schoolteachers are encouraged to give extra credit for a report from attending students.

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.
 
 
Dance in Elks' air-conditioned ballroom
 
POLSON - The Elks Club holds a community dance in their air-conditioned ballroom, the first and third Wednesday of each month from 7-10 p.m. Come and listen or dance. Snacks are at 8:30 p.m.
 
 
Sexual assault support group meets Wednesdays
 
PABLO - An adult sexual assault support group meets at SKC's Agnes Vanderburg Building in room 101, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Gather on Wednesdays for support and healing. Call 406-745-3525 for more information.
 
 
Marines gather at VFW
 
POLSON - The Marine Corps League Hellroaring Detachment #1041 meets every second Wednesday of each month (except December) at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Polson. For more information call John Miller at 406-890-0964 or email: mclhellroaring1041mt@gmail.com.
 
 
Journey Be hosts NAMI meeting
 
POLSON - NAMI Mission Valley/LAC meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Journey Be Church/Soup's On, 101 Seventh Ave., W. For more information, call 406-883-1086.
 
 
Lions Club meets twice monthly
 
POLSON - The Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. each month on the first and third Mondays at the Lake Bar and Grill, 101 Main Street. For more information, call Jan Phillips at 406-370-4714.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday, July 4

Arlee holds summer reading program

6/6/2017 - 8/1/2017

ARLEE — The Jocko Valley Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Build a Better World,” invites readers of all ages and abilities to enjoy the following themes: “explore” their five senses; “discover” the natural treasures of our area; and finally to investigate the final theme “transformation.” Each event will include a snack, craft activity or game and time for new books. The program runs from June 6-Aug. 1, with special events on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. Call 726-3572 for more information.

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Tuesday, July 4

Arlee summer food program begins

6/12/2017 - 8/4/2017

ARLEE — Arlee Schools’ Summer Food Program will start on June 12 and go until Aug. 4, Monday-Friday. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-10:30 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Tuesday, July 4

Boys and Girls Club starts in Ronan, Polson

6/12/2017 - 8/18/2017

LAKE COUNTY — The Flathead Reservation and Lake County Boys and Girls Club will operate a summer program at both their Polson and Ronan sites Monday-Friday (not July 4) from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The cost is $25 per month or $75 for the entire summer program, which runs June 12-Aug. 18. The summer program focuses on academics, good character and citizenship and developing healthy lifestyles. Applications may be picked up onsite or at: www.flatheadbgc. org.

Tags:  Polson   Ronan  

Tuesday, July 4

Cherry Valley serves breakfast, lunch

6/12/2017 - 8/4/2017

POLSON — Monday, June 12, 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. Lunches are available for adults for a fee. All kids can come enjoy food in a safe, fun, healthy environment. The program ends on Friday, Aug. 4.

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Tuesday, July 4

Fitness for kids’ program starts

6/12/2017 - 8/17/2017

PABLO — Salish Kootenai College's “Making Fitness Fun Program” (open to youth 7 years and older) begins Monday, June 12 and goes from 8:30 a.m.-noon, Monday through Thursday, until Aug. 17. The program will be held at the Salish Kootenai College Joe McDonald Gymnasium. Physical activities will be provided in-between breakfast and lunch. Activities include: swimming, kickball, football, basketball, dodge ball, Native games, volleyball, soccer, shinny, bike riding and gardening. Activities are intended to keep kids busy and active during the summer months. Transportation is provided Monday through Thursday to Ronan and Polson Boys and Girls Clubs daily at about noon. Contact Mike Tryon or Paul Phillips at Salish Kootenai College for more information at 406-275-4916 or 406-275-4917.

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Tuesday, July 4

RMS begins food program

6/12/2017 - 8/18/2017

RONAN — Ronan Middle School will serve kid friendly meals for lunch and breakfast Monday-Friday (excluding July 4th) from June 12-Aug. 18. Breakfast will be served from 8:15- 10:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. There is no cost to all children 18 years old and younger or for special needs children to age 21. Adult meal prices are $2.50 for breakfast and $4 for lunch. For more information, call 406-676-3390 x 7226.

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Tuesday, July 4

Native culture activities taught on Wednesdays through Aug. 9

6/21/2017 - 8/2/2017

POLSON — The Polson School Indian Education Committee is sponsoring Summer Native Culture activities available to all kids on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Kids will learn about Native plants, Tribal forests, Native art, crafts, traditional tools, and drumming. Participants will experience hands-on activities and take home their own handiwork. Activities begin June 21 at the Polson Middle School and run through August 9 – except July 5. Lunch is provided. For additional information, call the District Office at 406-883-6355.

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Championship game played

7/4/2017

POLSON — The Championship game for the Mariners’ Firecracker Tournament will be played at 3:30 p.m. Veterans will throw out the first pitch of the last game of the day.

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Eat all you can at pancake breakfast

7/4/2017

ARLEE — The Arlee Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at the old Arlee Fire Hall. The cost is $5 per person and it’s all you can eat. For more information, call 406-210-4144.

 

Fourth of July celebrated

7/4/2017

HOT SPRINGS — Barbecue and fireworks are on tap at Symes Hotel from 4-6 p.m.

Tags:  Hot Springs  

Horsemen cancel July meeting

7/4/2017

RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will not have a monthly meeting in July due to the 4th of July holiday. Monthly meetings will resume in August. Have a safe and great 4th of July holiday.

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Museum opens for summer

7/4/2017

ARLEE — The Arlee Jocko Valley Museum, run by the Arlee Historical Society, opens for the summer July 4 and will be open every other Saturday from 2-4 p.m. or by appointment, until Labor Day. 

The museum has many historical displays including many photographs of Native and homesteading families. There are hundreds of obituaries with genealogy information. There is also a military display commemorating those who have given their lives for this country. 

The Arlee Museum is located at corner of Bouch and Fyant (by the grade school). 

For more information or to arrange a viewing appointment, call 406-726-3167. 

Tags:  Arlee   Jocks Valley Museum  

Parade theme chosen

7/4/2017

POLSON — Please join us for the July 4th Parade in downtown Polson beginning at noon. The theme this year is “Small Town Independence.” Parade entry forms are available at the Chamber office. Entry forms must be returned to the Polson Chamber office by July 3. The parade will begin at Cherry Valley Elementary School, head down Main Street, turn at Third Ave. and end on the following block. Please call the Chamber office for more information, at 406-883-5969.

 

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View Arlee Powwow Parade

7/4/2017

ARLEE — The 119th annual Arlee Powwow celebration continues with a parade at 1 p.m. and the Snake Dance at 2 p.m. The Arlee Rodeo will be at 2 p.m. on Powwow Road in Arlee. For more information, call 406-726-3762 or visit the website: arleepowwow.com.

 

Tags:  Arlee   Powwow  

Watch the Charlo Parade

7/4/2017

CHARLO — Come out at noon to watch the Charlo 4th of July parade. The parade theme is, “The Way we Were.” Call 406-644-2279 for more information.

 

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Wednesday, July 5

Chamber meeting cancelled

7/5/2017

POLSON — Polson Chamber general meeting and luncheon is cancelled for the month of July to enjoy our family and friends for the holiday. For more information, call the Chamber office at 406- 883-5969.

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Comedy performed by Port Polson Players

7/5/2017 - 7/9/2017

POLSON —Port Polson Players offer the ever-popular Clark and Bobrick farce, “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s.” This perennial mid-life crisis comedy reunites cast members from the Players’ initial 1988 production. The trio plans five-year “reunion performances of the comedy until one of them croaks.” Variety tags the script with “Enough laugh lines, mirth-provoking situations and extravagant sight gags to outfit two rapid fire farces.” Reservations can be made by calling the theatre box office at 406-883-9212 or visiting portpolsonplayers.com.

 

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Dancers need at Elks

7/5/2017

POLSON — Dance to the music of Ken’s Country Combo at the Elks on Main St. on July 5 from 7- 10 p.m. Dancers are needed.

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Learn the art of Zen meditation

7/5/2017

POLSON —A Zen meditation class will be offered at the YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main St., on Wednesday, July 5, at 7 p.m. The class will be presented by Zen Priest Jerry Smyers. There is no charge for the class. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 847-721-0665.

Tags:  Polson  

Request application for Headstart placement

7/5/2017

MISSION VALLEY — Early Childhood Services is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Call 406-745-4509 to find out ways to receive an application. Selection will take place the week of July 17.

Tags:  Mission Valley  

Thursday, July 6

Audobon presentation given at library

7/6/2017

POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program’s “big event” on Thursday, July 6, at 10 a.m. is “Avian Architecture” with Allen Bone of Mission Mountain Audobon. Call 406-883-8225, for more information.

Tags:  Polson  

City Manager to address Kiwanis

7/6/2017

POLSON — The Polson Kiwanis meet the first and third Thursday of each month at the KwaTaqNuk Resort from noon-1 p.m. in the Koostatah room. Our speaker on July 6 will be Polson City Manager Mark Shrives. His three big topics will be the Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Strategic Plan for a public safety building and irrigation at the “Old Nine” Polson Golf Course. He can answer your specific questions on other matters as well. Feel free to join us.

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Ronan Chamber to meet

7/6/2017

CHARLO — The Ronan Chamber of Commerce will hold a general meeting on Thursday, July 6, at noon at Allentown Bar and Restaurant

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Friday, July 7

Shoot at ‘Chamber Blast’ at Big Sky Sporting Clays

7/7/2017

POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual “Chamber Blast” on Friday, July 7, at Big Sky Sporting Clays from 12:30-4 p.m. The event begins with a quick beginner’s shooting clinic, followed by a shooter’s safety briefing prior to the Sporting Clays Tournament. An awards ceremony is planned for 4:30 p.m. The cost is $110 per shooter or $330 per three-person team. Bring your shotgun, eye and ear protection. No experience is necessary. Registration deadline is June 30. Contact the Polson Chamber at 406-883- 5969 for more information.

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Saturday, July 8

Enjoy fry bread, family fun at outdoor arts fair

7/8/2017

CHARLO — Mark your calendars. The Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana will hold the second annual Cultural Arts Fair on the museum grounds from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, July 8. This fun, family-friendly outdoor arts fair will be an opportunity for Montana artists to exhibit and sell their work to visitors enjoying their summer vacations in the Mission Valley as well as to local friends and neighbors. Nancy Vaughan and crew will provide fry bread and Indian tacos. Call for complete details at 406- 644-3435.

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Go to Allison Road for Amish Quilt Auction

7/8/2017

ST. IGNATIUS — The 15th annual Amish Community Quilt and Consignment Auction will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 8. There will be 100-plus quilts, furniture, flowers, cabin kits and more. Lunch of barbecue chicken, potatoes, coleslaw and pies by local ladies will be available. Deadline to advertise consignment items is June 20. Call 406-218-4885 or 406-745-4395, for more information.

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Go to Legion yard sale

7/8/2017

ST. IGNATIUS — The American Legion Auxiliary Post 106 will have a yard sale on Saturday, July 8, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. across from the St. Ignatius Airport on Airport Rd. Most items will be for donation only and there will be a wide variety of items to chose from. For further information, call 406-210-0182 or 406- 745-3423.

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Sunday, July 9

Paddle the Flathead Lake

7/9/2017

FLATHEAD LAKE — The third annual Poker Paddle will be held on Sunday, July 9, in the Narrows on beautiful Flathead Lake starting at King’s Point with island stops to collect a playing card at each location. Prizes will be awarded for best and worst hands. There will be a silent auction, a catered picnic dinner and live entertainment by favorite local band, Highway 93. Proceeds benefit Flathead Lakers education programs and community work to prevent the spread of invasive mussels, promote clean water practices and inspire future watershed citizens. Call 406-883-1346 or email Hilary@flatheadlakers.org, for more information.

Tags:  Flathead Lake  

Monday, July 10

‘Underground Church’ theme for VBS

7/10/2017 - 7/13/2017

ST. IGNATIUS — “Paul and the Underground Church” is the theme for the Vacation Bible School being held at the United Methodist Church, (top of Post Creek Hill). The program is for children ages 4 and older and goes from 5-8 p.m. between July 10-13. This program is a collaboration between Faith Lutheran and the United Methodist Church.

Tags:  St. Ignatius  

Create a personal mandala

7/10/2017 - 7/12/2017

POLSON — Create your own personal mandala using your unique creative energy with instruction from multi-media artist and jeweler Margery Christensen, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 10, 11, and 12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery. Call 406-883-5956 for more information.

Tags:  Polson  

Listen to seminar at Flathead Biological Station

7/10/2017

YELLOW BAY — The Flathead Biological Station at Yellow Bay will host a “Data and Donuts Seminar” on Monday, July 10, from 10-11 a.m. These seminars are open to the public, and everyone is invited to attend. Stop by to have a donut and learn more about ecology, and current research in the Flathead. Call 406-982-3301 x 229 for more information.

Tags:  Yellow Bay  

Make wind chimes at Sandpiper

7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017

POLSON — Hand build ceramic wind chimes from clay with raku artist Heather Holmes at the Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, July 10, 12 and 14, from 1:30- 3:30 p.m. You will take home glazed and fired wind chimes hung from local driftwood. Call 406-883-5956, for more information.

Tags:  Polson  

Native American Tech Camp offered

7/10/2017 - 7/13/2017

PABLO — Flathead Tech 4Good Summer Camp for Native American high school students will be held Monday-Thursday, July 10-13, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Salish Kootenai College. The class is open to rising juniors, seniors and recent high school graduates. Students will learn new skills in game design, web development, hardware, programming and media design. Transportation and snacks will be provided. Registration is currently taking place. For more information, go to: tech4good.skc.edu or call 406-275-4741.

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Volleyball camp offered in Ronan

7/10/2017 - 7/12/2017

RONAN — Ronan School District #30 will offer a Volleyball Camp July 10-12. For more information, call 676-3390 x 7423.

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Tuesday, July 11

Earn, learn at extension office

7/11/2017

POLSON — Come learn and earn $20 worth of Double SNAP Dollars to spend on locally grown produce, seeds, meat, eggs, bread, and garden plants at the Polson Farmers Market, for those that qualify. Flathead Reservation Extension agent Rene Kittle will teach a canning basics class on Tuesday, July 11, from 1-3 p.m. at the extension office: 701 B First Street E. Come touch up on old skills or learn a new skill to become more self sufficient.

Tags:  Polson  

Reading programs plans event at Library

7/11/2017

ARLEE — Another Jocko Valley Library Summer Reading Program “Build a Better World” event is on Tuesday, July 11, from 9:30-11 a.m. Call 406-726-3572 for more information.

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Wednesday, July 12

Fire Board meeting time change

7/12/2017

POLSON — The Polson Rural Fire Board will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 12, at 6 p.m. at the Rural Fairgrounds Station number 1.

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Mission Valley Heritage welcomes all to meeting

7/12/2017

RONAN — The Mission Valley Heritage will hold its monthly meeting on July 12 at 2 p.m. at the Garden of the Rockies Muesum. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. We would also like to give a big thank you to Steve Larson for all that he does for us around the museum.

Tags:  Ronan  

Native culture activities offered

7/12/2017

POLSON — The Polson School Indian Education Committee is sponsoring Summer Native Culture activities available to all kids on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. For additional information, call the District Office at 406-883-6355.

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VFW Auxiliary to meet

7/12/2017

RONAN — The Ronan VFW Auxiliary 5652 are meeting on July 12 at at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall. For more information, call 406- 676-3380.

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Thursday, July 13

County Fair 4-H fees due

7/13/2017

RONAN — 4-H Lake County Fair entries fees are due by 4 p.m. in the Lake County Fair Office. No late entries will be accepted.

Tags:  Ronan  

Elmo Powwow begins

7/13/2017 - 7/16/2017

ELMO — The Kootenai Tribe, also known as the Ktunaxa Ksanka Band, welcome all nations and the general public to the 38th annual “Ksanka Standing Arrow Powwow” at the Elmo Powwow Grounds on Thursday, July 13-Sunday, July 16. It is a Native American gathering featuring drumming, dancing and traditional dress.

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NASA event on tap at library

7/13/2017

POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program’s “big event” on Thursday, July 13, at 10 a.m. is “Build a Better World … and Discover New Ones” with NASA. Call 406-883-8225, for more information.

Tags:  Polson  

Friday, July 14

Battle in the Bay held

7/14/2017 - 7/16/2017

BIGFORK — Mission Valley 3 on 3’s seventh annual Battle in the Bay will be held the second weekend of July at Bigfork High School and hosts 100 plus teams from third grade through adult. There will be 6-foot, 8-foot, and 9-foot dunk contests, 3-point contests and free throw contests held on Leonard Park Logging Inc. - center court. For more information, go to: missionvalley3on3.com or call 406-261-1521.

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Free dinner served at Presbyterian Church

7/14/2017

POLSON — The July Friendship Table Dinner is on July 14 from 5-6:30 p.m. Polson Presbyterian Church is located across from the Linderman School. Come join us. This dinner is free and open to all.

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Rummage sale proceeds benefit PEO scholarships

7/14/2017

RONAN — The Lower Mission Valley Chapter of PEO will hold their annual Rummage Sale on July 14, on the west side of Ronan Glacier Bank, across from the city park. It will be open from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Baked goods, clothing, household goods, accessories, books, games and miscellaneous items will be available for sale. All proceeds from the sale will be used for PEO sponsored scholarships for women.

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Saturday, July 15

‘Live History Days’ on tap

7/15/2017 - 7/16/2017

POLSON — Mark your calendars for a funfilled weekend called “Live History Days” at the Miracle of America Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, on July 15 and July 16. There will be historic movies Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. There will be ice cream and other concessions; rides on two trains; Army rigs; spinners and wood carvers; a sawmill in action; a jet trainer cockpit; a blacksmith shop; whirling flywheel engines; a tennis ball cannon; a one room schoolhouse, a flint knapper and educational gun exhibits. The “Country Combo” of fiddlers, pickers, singers and accordions will provide listening and dancing entertainment on Saturday. Join the fun, sell your wares and be a part of history. We welcome new exhibitors and volunteers. Vendors must have a direct link to things historical i.e.: soap making, broom making, pottery, beading, etc. For more information, contact Gil at 406-883-6264 or www.miracleofamericamuseum. org.

Tags:  Polson  

Many events planned for Cherry Festival

7/15/2017 - 7/16/2017

POLSON — Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival will be held Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Come enjoy the great selection of vendors, Flathead Cherries, homemade cherry pies, cherry quilts on display in store windows, unique arts and crafts, entertainment, sidewalk sales and specials all weekend long. Saturday’s schedule includes live music from 1-4 p.m.; a children’s cherry spitting contest in front of the Cove Deli at 2 p.m.; and an adult cherry spitting contest at 3 p.m. On Sunday there will be live music from 1-3:30 p.m.; a children’s pie eating contest takes place at 3 p.m. and the adult pie eating contest will be at 3:30 p.m. For more information, including vendor applications, go to: flatheadcherryfestival. com.

Tags:  Polson  

Mud Run supports Boys and Girls Club

7/15/2017

POLSON — The third annual Polson Mud Run will be held on Saturday, July 15, at the Polson Fairgrounds. This is a fund raising event for the Flathead Boys and Girls Club. Show up at the Polson Fairgrounds at 9:30 a.m. for the Mud Run of your life and one of the toughest courses combining a challenging mix of climbing, kayaking, and running. The cost is $40 per person, plus a $3 signup fee. For more information, call 406-676-5437or go to: flatheadbgc.org or the sign up account: https://runsignup.com/Race/MT/Polson/GetMuddyBGC.

 

Run at St. Luke’s annual Buffalo Run

7/15/2017

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Luke Community Healthcare’s 35th Annual Buffalo Run will be held July 15 and consists of a 1-mile, a 4-mile, and a 7-mile half marathon runs. The half marathon starts promptly at 7 a.m. with the other races starting at 8 a.m. The annual run begins in front of Gamble’s Hardware and the course is in and around the town of St. Ignatius and is mostly flat. Entry deadline is July 10. Entry forms are available for download at stlukehealthcare. org or by calling 406- 528-5321.

Tags:  St. Ignatius  

Shoot hoops in Plains

7/15/2017 - 7/16/2017

PLAINS — The Wild Horse Shoot Out takes place the third weekend of July at the Wildhorse Outdoor Sports Complex in Plains. There are divisions from third grade through adult. Go to: www.missionvalley3on3.com, or call 406-261-1521 for more information.

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Sign up Wildhorse BB Shootout

7/15/2017

PLAINS —The second annual Plains Wild Horse Shootout signups will be held July 15 to benefit the Wildhorse Sports Association, a local charity developing a new sports complex for Plains and Sanders County. For more information, visit missionvalley3on3. com.

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Sunday, July 16

Second day of cherry celebration continues

7/16/2017

POLSON — Polson Main Street Flathead Cherry Festival continues from 10 am.-4 pm.

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Monday, July 17

Bible School held

7/17/2017 - 7/21/2017

RONAN — Glacier View Adventist School will hold Vacation Bible School, SonSpark Labs, on July 17-21 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Glacier View School, 36332 Mud Creek Lane. Come have a blast discovering God’s plan for you. This program is for children ages 4-12. For additional information, call 406-544-7119.

Tags:  Ronan  

Listen to astronomy presentation

7/17/2017

POLSON — On July 17, at the North Lake County Library, the president of the Big Sky Astronomy Club will give a presentation on developments in astronomy, astrophysics, and citizen science. There will be plenty of interactables to follow. This event will prepare attendees for the upcoming total solar eclipse in August.

Tags:  Polson  

Request application for Headstart placement

7/17/2017

MISSION VALLEY — Early Childhood Services is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Call 406-745-4509 to find out ways to receive an application. Selection will take place the week of July 17.

Tags:  Mission Valley  

Yellow Bay sponsors morning seminar

7/17/2017

YELLOW BAY — The Flathead Biological Station at Yellow Bay will host a “Data and Donuts Seminar” on Monday, July 17, from 10-11 a.m. Dr. Anna Sala, University of Montana, will talk about “Why do plants store food? The role of starch for drought tolerance.” These seminars are open to the public, and everyone is invited to attend. Stop by to have a donut and learn more about ecology, and current research in the Flathead. Call 406-982-3301 x 229, for more information.

Tags:  Yellow Bay  

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