Saturday, August 17
RHS credit recovery program continues
RONAN — Ronan High School students may attend HS credit recovery summer school. The second session will run: Aug. 5-23. Sessions are from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday.
Small Town Girl Market sells, exhibits handmade creations
POLSON — “Small town girl market” is a juried craft event that will take place at Mission Valley Christian Academy, 38907 Highway 35, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Admission is $3 and children 12 and under are free. All items are handmade, homegrown, homemade, vintage or repurposed items - no imports or bulk retail sales. Call 406-885-2738 for more information.
Social powwow held at People’s Center
PABLO — The annual Social Powwow at the People’s Center on U.S. Highway 93 in Pablo is planned for Saturday, Aug. 17, from 1-5 p.m. and is open to all artists and vendors. This is a social gathering of native dancers, drums, stick games and singers celebrating their different native dance styles. Vendors of native arts and crafts and food will have their goods available. There will be no contest dancing. For more information call 406-675-0160.
Wednesday, August 21
School begins in Dixon
DIXON — The first day of school for Dixon Schools is Wednesday, Aug. 21.
Thursday, August 22
Library celebrates with ice cream social
POLSON — On Thursday, Aug. 22, from 10:30 a.m.-noon, the North Lake County Public Library will hold their summer reading program ice cream social to celebrate readers and learners of all ages. We will enjoy ice cream and draw the prize winners from the program tickets that participants have turned in.
Just a reminder, all reading logs are due to the library by closing on Friday, Aug.16, in order to ensure eligibility for incentives and prize tickets.
Friday, August 23
Enjoy Friday night movie
POLSON — On Friday, Aug. 23, from 6-8 p.m. at North Lake County Public Library, a family-friendly movie (PG or PG-13) will be shown. Check our website for movie titles. You must be in the library before 6 p.m. to attend, as the doors lock at 6 p.m. You are welcome to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Popcorn and water will be provided. This program is free and open to the public.
Join in ‘Flipster Fun Series’
POLSON — Come to the North Lake County Library on Friday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. to join in some “Flipster Fun: Brown Sugar and Lemon Scrub,” part of our Flipster Fun series. We found the recipe in the Summer 2019 Willow and Sage magazine using “Flipster,” – a portal to read and download some of your favorite magazines completely free with your library card. All supplies will be provided, so please let us know that you are coming by calling us at 406-883-8225 or RSVP on our Facebook event.
Saturday, August 24
Dixon School celebrates 100 years
DIXON — On Saturday, Aug. 24, Dixon School is celebrating 100 years. Centennial events include a car show and vendors from 7-10 a.m.; breakfast by the Dixon Fire Dept.; history talks with Joyce Decker-Wagner and Ross Middlemist at 10 a.m. and at 3 p.m.; a parade at noon; kids’ games at 2 p.m.; a bison dinner at the Dixon Senior Center from 5-6:30 p.m.; and a dance at the school gym at 7 p.m. For more information, call Shirley Christiansen at 406-644-2323.
Enjoy Shakespeare in Charlo
CHARLO — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV - Part I” on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Palmer Park. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early with chairs, blankets and picnics. For a complete tour schedule, visit the company’s website: www.shakespeareintheparks.org. Food and beverages can be purchased. This event is sponsored by Ninepipe Arts Group.
Sunday, August 25
Enter Glacier National Park for free
GLACIER PARK — Admission to Glacier National Park is free on this day in recognition of the National Park Service anniversary.
Monday, August 26
Arlee students return to school
ARLEE — The first day of school for Arlee Schools is Monday, Aug. 26.
Browse back-to-school sale at library
POLSON — Come in to North Lake County Public Library and brose their selection of tote bags, note cards, socks, jewelry and more. Know a book worm or wizard? They will love any of our items.
Tuesday, August 27
Learn what ‘Google’ can do
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library brings another computer basics class to you on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 2-3 p.m. Learn what Google can do: from calendars to job searches. This class is free and open to the public.
Please call 406-883-8225 and reserve your spot.
Wednesday, August 28
Valley schools begin school year
RONAN, CHARLO, ST. IGNATIUS, POLSON — The first day of school for Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignatius and Polson schools is Wednesday, Aug. 28.
Thursday, August 29
Annual Sanders County Fair begins
PLAINS — The 2019 Sanders County Fair begins Thursday, Aug. 29, and goes through Sunday, Sept. 1. Exhibitions, carnival, amusement, and midway concessions will be available. For information visit: sanderscountyfair.com. Doors open at 10 a.m. No dogs allowed.