Wednesday, May 23
Join ‘Moving for Better Balance’
POLSON — Moving for Better Balance, an evidence-based, adapted Tai Chi class, will be offered by the Area VI Agency on Aging on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. for 12 weeks, May 1-July 19. Classes will be held at the Polson Senior Center. The fee is $35 for senior center members, $50 for non-members (they get a membership included), but everything is on a slidingscale. Call 406-883-7284 for information or to sign up.
Thursday, May 24
Attend free night at the museum
POLSON – A free “Night at the Museum,” held the fourth Thursday of every month, is set for May 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Miracle of America Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, Polson. Lots of local history unfolds as we do a walking tour of a portion of the outside museum village. Learn more about early residents Jack and Elisabeth Welch’s sewing and saddle shops, Lewis’s and Uhde’s rival gas stations, Rolfson’s Queen Court, Gordon Fisher Optometry, the Trusler barn and more. Treats and donations are always welcome. For more information call Gil at 406- 270-7895.
Elders’ Week activities reach final day
PABLO — Two Eagle River School will host the final day for “Standing Tall and Proud with our Elders” activities from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. Activities include: a 1 p.m. Stickgame, luncheon/dinner at 3 p.m., a silent auction from 3-6 p.m. and a social pow wow beginning at 4 p.m. Stick game must have one TERS student. First five drums registered for pow wow paid. For more information call 406-675-0292.
Women 4 Wellness event held at SKC
PABLO — Women 4 Wellness strives to increase health awareness and healthy behaviors among women of the Flathead Indian Reservation and Lake County, by bringing together service providers and other organizations at a single location. The event is from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at SKC's Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center on Thursday, May 24. Go to prevention.skc.edu for more information.
Friday, May 25
Mussel infestation discussed at Pachyderm meeting
POLSON — On Friday, May 25, from noon-1 p.m. Pachyderms will host Tom McDonald, manager of Fish, Wildlife & Recreation and Conservation Department for the Salish & Kootenai Tribe. He will give an update on the efforts to control the mussel infestation in Montana lakes. He will raise awareness on how citizens or volunteers can play a part in protecting Flathead Lake. The group will meet at the Polson Rural Fire Station off Regatta Road.
Monday, May 28
Arlee CDC meeting cancelled
ARLEE — The Arlee CDC, which normally meets from 6-9 p.m. the last Monday of each month in the Arlee High School library, will not meet this month.
Meet candidates at Miracle of America Museum
POLSON — At 7 p.m. on Monday, May 28, a “Meet & Greet” for three key candidates for election will be held in the public meeting room of The Miracle of America Museum, 36904 Memory Lane. Please come and hear Al Olszewski candidate for U.S. Senate; David Coffman candidate for Lake County Sheriff; and Gale Decker candidate for Lake County Commissioner. The meeting is informal, refreshments will be served, and the candidates will answer questions after their presentations.
North Lake County Library closes for holiday
POLSON — The North Lake County Library will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.
Tuesday, May 29
Learn Internet Basics No. 3
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library presents free twice monthly computer classes. This program of courses can provide you with computer and technology basics. On May 29, at 2 p.m. learn Core Computer Classes: Internet Basics No.3. All classes will be held in the Library Community Room. Reserve your spot by calling 406-883-8225.
Wednesday, May 30
Advanced Studies students showcase work
POLSON — The students in Polson’s Gifted Program’s Advanced Studies classes (grades 6, 7/8, and 9-12) invite you to an evening of displays and presentations. You may come any time between 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. This event will take place in the library at Polson High School. If you have any questions, please contact Tamara Fisher at: email@example.com or 406-883- 6335 ext. 328. The students developed their own mini, semester- long, year-long, or multi-year projects or courses of study and would like to share with you all that they have learned.
Arlee Farmers’ Market season kicks off
ARLEE —The Arlee Farmers’ Market season will kick off on Wednesday, May 30. The Market, located in the south parking lot of the Hangin' Art Gallery and in front of the Merc on 93, will be open every Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. from May 30 -Sept. 26. The vendors will not be charged a booth fee. Items sold must be hand-baked, hand-crafted, and locally grown. Used items will not be allowed. No smoking is allowed on market premises.
Art Gallery opens new exhibit through June 15
POLSON — Sandpiper Art Gallery, 306 Main Street, Polson, presents until June 15, “Living in the Moment.” This exhibit will be everything we love about Montana and will feature member artists Kathy Calkins (acrylic painter), Marla Hall (photography), Mary K. LeProwse (fused glass), Joanne Simpson (batik watercolor and jewelry) and a guest artist to be announced. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.
Essiac Study Group meets
POLSON – The Essiac Study Group will meet at the large meeting room of the North Lake County Public Library from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on May 30 and June 13. Come join us for a cup of Essiac tea. For more information call Blue Moon Herbs at 406- 883-0110.
Thursday, May 31
Lake County Democrats host fundraiser
NORTH CROW – Jenny Eck, Montana House Minority Leader, and Jon Sesso, Montana Senate Minority Leader, will be the featured speakers at the Lake County Democrats annual fundraiser on Thursday, May 31, at the North Crow Clubhouse off of Old Highway 93 in Pablo. A delicious spaghetti dinner will be served for $25 per person. The fundraiser begins at 5:30 p.m. There will also be a live auction.
Friday, June 1
Last day of school announced
MISSION VALLEY — Three school districts, St. Ignatius, Dayton and Hot Springs, end school on Friday, June 1.
Saturday, June 2
Cheff, Davis exhibit artwork
NINEPIPE — Laurel Cheff ’s work will be on display at Ninepipes Museum on Saturday, June 2, along with multi-media artist, Kate Davis. Davis will display some of her latest photographs during her exhibit at the museum. Davis will be on hand from 2-4 p.m.
Graduation takes place in Mission
ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius High School graduation ceremony from 2-4 p.m.
Papa Bear Runs again
RONAN — The 8th annual Papa Bear Run will be held Saturday, June 2. The ride will begin at S & S Sports store in Ronan going to Plains, Hot Springs, and Somers and ending back at S&S in Ronan. Sign-up and start at 10 a.m. There is a $10 entry fee. Race ends and awards given at 5 p.m. This event benefits Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Indian Reservation.
People’s Center invites artists
PABLO — The annual Artists’ Market will be held at the People’s Center on Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. All artists are invited to promote their work at this event. Simply call and register at 406-675-0160.
Watch racing in Polson
POLSON — Saturday racing will have Mod $, Big Sky West Coast late models, and Thunderstocks. Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. Qualifying time trials are at 6 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m. General admission is $10; juniors ages 8-17 are $7. Kids 7 and under are free. Come have some fun. Bring the family. Mission Valley Raceway is at 1113 N Reservoir Road. No outside food, beverages or alcohol. For more information call 406-210-5400.
Yard sale proceeds go to Relay for Life
ST. IGNATIUS — A yard sale will take place from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Mission Valley United Methodist Church (top of Post Creek Hill). All proceeds will support Relay for Life.
Monday, June 4
Boys and Girls Club closed for the week
POLSON/RONAN — The Boys and Girl Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County, in both Ronan and Polson, will be closed from Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8.
Wednesday, June 6
Arlee Schools finish the year
ARLEE — The last day of school for Arlee School District. School is out at 12:30 p.m.
Auxiliary to meet at VFW
RONAN — The Ronan VFW Auxiliary 5652 is having the June meeting on Wednesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Ronan. For more information call 406- 676-3380.
Join Chamber luncheon
POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be held at the Kwa-TaqNuk Resort from noon- 1p.m. The featured speaker for this month is Webb Brown from the Montana Chamber of Commerce. Lunch is $11.
Thursday, June 7
Basketball Camp held in Ronan
RONAN — Warwick Workout Advanced Offensive Basketball Skills Girls Camp is designed for players at Ronan School District who are looking to enhance and expand their skill set. Workout trainers will work with players to excel at their respective positions through progression based teaching and repetition. The camp will focus on shooting skills, finishing drills and ball handling. The camp is from Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9. The cost is $40 and athletes receive a T-shirt. Call Steve Woll at 406-261-1521 or email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ronan Chamber meets
CHARLO — The Ronan Chamber of Commerce will hold a general meeting on Thursday, June 7, at noon at Allentown Restaurant.