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Recovery support available

RONAN —Recovery support is available for those struggling with addiction at The Never Alone Recovery Hall, at 309 B Main Street, 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.

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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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday, September 11

Sandpiper begins new exhibit

9/3/2018 - 10/12/2018

POLSON — The Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery, 306 Main Street, begins their new exhibit, “Where Were You Hiding?” This exhibit runs from Sept. 3-Oct. 12. This is a non-juried show, open to all artists. Artistic interpretation of the theme, in any medium, will be accepted. There is a small entry fee for non-Sandpiper member artists. Visit: sandpiperartgallery.com for submission information. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday.

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Tuesday, September 11

Free Zen Meditation class offered

9/5/2018 - 9/19/2018

POLSON — A free Zen Meditation class offered at the Yoga- Heart Studio, 314 Main Street, on Wednesdays in September will take place on Sept. 5, 12 and 19 at 6 p.m. The classes will be presented by Zen Priest Zenku, Jerry Smyers. There is no charge for the class. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 406- 847-721-0665.

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Quilters delay meeting by one week

9/11/2018

RONAN — The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept 11, one week later than normal. It will be held at the Terrace Lake Community Church in Ronan at 6:30 p.m. It’s yearly dues time. Invite a friend to come to the meeting and join in the fun and refreshments. Also, take advantage of the great classes put on by members of the guild during the year. Remember to bring your show-and-tell items; everyone is welcome.

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Wednesday, September 12

Best Beginnings meeting held in Pablo

9/12/2018

PABLO — Best Beginnings Children’s Partnership meeting will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with a light breakfast, coffee and networking. From 9-10:30 a.m. there will be presentations including Dr. Hall from St. Joseph entitled, “Prenatal Substance Exposure and Childhood Behavior: A closer look at prenatal substance exposure effects on early childhood behavior.” Brianna Ewert from LCCDC will talk about childcare co-ops. This meeting is in conjunction with Project Launch’s Child Wellness Council monthly meetings at Tribal Council Chambers in Pablo. For more information call 406- 883-7373.

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VFW Auxiliary to gather

9/12/2018

RONAN — The Ronan VFW Auxiliary will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall on Round Butte Road. For more information call 406-210-7437.

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Thursday, September 13

Girl Scout registration in St. Ignatius

9/13/2018

Girl Scout Registration Night! Sept.13th- St. Ignatius Elementary Cafeteria from 5:30-6:30pm. Come learn about what your daughter can experience through Girl Scouts! Parents can ask questions, sign up their daughter(s) and the girls will make masks to take home. Girl Scout cookies provided!

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Friday, September 14

Child screening held in Ronan

9/14/2018

RONAN — Mark your calendars for our annual fall Child Find event on Friday, Sept. 14. This free screening will be held at the K.W. Harvey Elementary School in the Special Needs Preschool classroom from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Children ages birth to five years old, who live in the Ronan/Pablo School District, will be screened. Make your appointments by calling Janet at 406-676-3390 ext. 7450.

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Decker to speak to Republican committee

9/14/2018

POLSON — The Lake County Republican Central committee is co-hosting a Get to Know Your Candidates series with the Lake County Pachyderms. On Friday, Sept. 14, from noon-1 p.m., Gale Decker will speak as a candidate for Lake County commissioner. Please come out to meet him and to ask any questions. The meeting takes place at the Polson Rural Fire Department.

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Dinner supports St. Luke Foundation projects

9/14/2018

RONAN — The 18th annual St. Luke Community Healthcare Foundation Dinner is on Friday, Sep. 14, at the Ronan Community Center. Join us for a spectacular evening featuring a no-host cocktail reception at 6 p.m. and gourmet dinner at 7 p.m., along with live and silent auctions. Your support will benefit charitable projects of the Foundation. Contact Foundation Director, Joe Bischof with any questions at: jbischof@stlukehealthcare.org.

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Join Missoula’s two-day Greek festival

9/14/2018 - 9/15/2018

MISSOULA — This year’s Greek Festival will be filled with all the Greek food, music, dance, and all around fun you can handle. Montana’s Greek Festival will return for its fifth year on Friday, Sept 14, from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 15, from noon-10 p.m. Greek food vendors, live Greek music, dance lessons, children’s activities, and much more will be on site. Admission is free. Check out our Facebook page or call 406-478-8722 for more information and to stay up to date.

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Meet, greet, celebrate 50-year PHS reunion

9/14/2018

POLSON — Polson High School’s class of 1968 is having their 50th class reunion in September and would like to invite other classmates and former teachers to join them at their “meet and greet” event on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Polson Senior Citizens’ Center, 504 Third Ave. E, from 4-7 p.m.

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Saturday, September 15

Enjoy Ronan Harvest Fest

9/15/2018

RONAN — The Ronan Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Harvest Fest and Dutch Oven Cook-off from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Ronan Visitors’ Center on Highway 93. The day includes food and craft vendors, the Trail of Bales voting, the Dutch Oven Cook-off, emergency services displays, a vintage tractor display and kids’ games. There will be lots of family fun. See you there. The dinner bell for the Dutch Oven Cook-off rings at noon. All proceeds go to the Ronan Beautification Committee. Call 406-676-5323 for more information.

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Parenting self-care day

9/15/2018

PARENTING SELF CARE DAY @ TWO EAGLE RIVER HIGH SCHOOL GYM 11:00 am to 3 pm First 40 parents to receive a special self care gift. Parent Care will include: Ledger Art, Yoga, Massage, Cosmetic lessons, Drumming, Door prizes, Arts and Crafts, Lunch from 12-1, Childcare Activities Provided

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Science Activity Fair held

9/15/2018

POLSON — A Science Activity Fair will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 11a.m.-3 p.m at the North Lake County Public Library. The library’s amateur astronomy club is partnering with the Coalition for Public Understanding of Science, or COPUS, which brings together brilliant scientists and organizations dedicated to science from around the globe. This year they’re throwing a science fair at the library and will give you the chance to interact with internationally acclaimed scientists and experts as well as catch up on developments closer to home, such as the work being done through SciNation on the Flathead Reservation and the library’s NASA @ My Library grant. This event will feature a variety of hands-on displays and activities, as well as freebies and swag while supplies last. Want your picture taken on the surface of the Moon? Want to meet the library’s newest telescope, thanks to the Space Science Institute and other N@ML partners? Join us.

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Watch Lake County High School Rodeo

9/15/2018

POLSON — Lake County High School Rodeo will be held at Polson Fairgrounds Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at 9:30 a.m. Two rodeos will be run that day. Watch as the girls and boys participate in a wide range of rodeo activities: barrels, saddle broncs, goat tying, and breakaway and possibly there will be sports shooting. There will be a great concession stand complete with homegrown Montana beef direct from our valley. For more information, call Sheila Young at 406-824- 4095 or Rocky Knight at 406-544-8836.

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Monday, September 17

Spend an evening with the Constitution

9/17/2018

POLSON — You are invited to a free program at the Miracle of America Museum on Constitution Day, Monday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. in the evening. A short tour of Constitution-related exhibits will be given and free pocket constitutions will be available. This will be followed by an entertaining, yet profound feature length 2017 movie, “In Search of Liberty,” in which, a man from the past shows a typical American family using wit, magic, and logic, how our Constitution is under attack and what can be done to save it. Treats are always welcome. An RSVP is appreciated and can be made by calling 406-883-6804.

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Wednesday, September 19

All welcomed at community dance

9/19/2018

POLSON — Please join us for the Community Dance in the ballroom at the Elks on Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 7-10 p.m. Music is by Ken’s Country Combo playing a variety of vintage country and rock and roll tunes. Snacks during the break at 8:30 p.m. include cocktails and soft drinks for purchase in the bar. Fountain water is also available. On this night we will celebrate individuals who have had or will be having birthdays with a special cake provided. Everyone is welcome. No Elks membership is required. Cover charge for the evening is $5. Come and check us out.

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Purchase used books at SKC

9/19/2018 - 9/20/2018

PABLO — The SKC Library’s “Used Book Sale” will take place on Sept. 19 and 20 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the SKC Library, (the second building south of Two Eagle River School in Pablo on Highway 93). All sorts of interesting titles will be available.

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Thursday, September 20

Hear about Mission Valley Has Talent Contest

9/20/2018

POLSON — The Polson Kiwanis Club meets the first and third Tuesday each month at the KwaTaq-Nuk Resort downstairs in the Koostatah room from noon-1 p.m. Our speaker on September 20 will be Tillie Marshall who will talk about Helping Hands and the Mission Valley Has Talent contest. The MVHT is a fundraiser for Helping Hands that raised more than $6,000 this year for the fund, a nonprofit ministry supported by the Mission Valley Ministerial Association. For the 2019 MVHT they are seeking people of talent of all types between the ages of 5 to 95. In 2019 there will be age categories for the performers.

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Saturday, September 22

Celebrate peace at potluck picnic

9/22/2018

ST. IGNATIUS — Please join us on Saturday, Sept. 22, to celebrate the “International Day of Peace” with a potluck picnic at Dale and Jeanie Morrow’s house, 312 First Ave. N, in St. Ignatius, from noon-3 p.m. We will offer music, discussion, and activities for all ages to promote peace in our hearts, our communities and our world. Everyone is most welcome. Please bring your family and friends. For more information please call 872-2222 (local Baha’i voice mail) or the Morrows at 745-4701. Sponsored by the Baha’is of the Flathead Indian Reservation.

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Cycle through the Mission Valley

9/22/2018

MISSION VALLEY — The Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate event is a 40-mile cycling event to show off farms and promote eco-tourism in the Mission Valley on Sept. 22. Cyclists will take off at 10:30 a.m. from the Ronan Fairgrounds. The entry fee is $50, which includes tasty locally-sourced food at four farm stops and a barbecue with vendors and live music at the end of the ride at the Ronan Fairgrounds. To sign up go to: www.bikereg. com/mission-mountainarea- pedal-to-plate or call 406-676-5913 or email: goldich@lakecountycdc.org.

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Tuesday, September 25

Learn about Facebook, Twitter

9/25/2018

POLSON — The North Lake County Library will hold a computer class entitled, “Being Social,” about Facebook and Twitter from 2-3:30 p.m. This class is free and open to the public. Please call the library at 406-883-8225 to reserve your spot.

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Wednesday, September 26

Kicking Horse Job Corps hosts Hiring Fair

9/26/2018

RONAN — The Kicking Horse Job Corps, 33091 Mollman Pass Trail, is hosting a hiring fair at the Kicking Horse Job Corps Center, on Sept. 26, from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Tour the campus, ask questions, and apply for position. Bring a valid driver’s license with you. Positions for hire include: career transition specialist, basic education teacher, career training instructor, career counselor, staff cook, prep cook, residential advisors and many more. Call 406-644- 2217 for more information.

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Listen to ‘Lady Long Rider’ adventures

9/26/2018

POLSON — The “Lady Long Rider” author event will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the North Lake County Public Library. Bernice Ende, Lady Long Rider, is a Montana teacher who decided to spend her retirement traveling across the United States on horseback. She will be giving a slide show presentation about her adventures, then signing her new book “Lady Long Rider - Alone Across America on Horseback.” Join us for an unforgettable evening. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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