Thursday, February 23
Story Time geared for kindergarten readiness
POLSON —Story Time begins at 9:15 a.m. on Thursdays at the North Lake County Public Library. Join us to read books, make crafts and play games with your little ones.
This program is geared for kindergarten readiness ages 3-5. It is important that all children attending have an opportunity for appropriate, safe play for their age.
Please be mindful of this when bringing younger children to Story Time.
Friday, February 24
Chinese dinner served
POLSON — A Chinese dinner will be served at 6 p.m. at the Mission Valley Elks Lodge, 512 Main Street, on Feb. 24. Tickets purchased through Feb. 20 are $15 and tickets are $17 after that. Tickets available at the Elks Lodge bar.
Dinner to include wonton soup, egg rolls, BBQ pork, pork chow mien, orange chicken and pork fried rice.
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest begins
POLSON — The Flathead Lake International Cinemafest has become a Destination Film Festival for filmmakers from across the country and globe. FLIC will be celebrating its 11th year of presenting a broad slate of domestic and international films. Whether you’re a filmmaker or a film lover, make plans to enter or attend this exciting winter event in picturesque Polson.
Many items for sale at library
POLSON — The North Lake County Public Library will hold a surplus sale on Friday, Feb. 24, from 2-6 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the library. Lots of items available including shelving, furniture, equipment, supplies etc.
Open Mic Night held at the Musicians Co-op
RONAN — The Western Montana Musicians Co-op holds an Open Mic Night every Friday from 7-9 p.m. at 1 Eisenhower St. SW (the old Red Poppy Building).
Saturday, February 25
Community Jam held at the Musicians Co-op
RONAN — The Western Montana Musicians Co-op holds a Community Jam every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at 1 Eisenhower St. SW (the old Red Poppy Building).
You are invited to help make a better world
RONAN — You are invited to the third gather of friends, neighbors and well-wishers of humanity to explore how we can work together for the betterment of the world starting with small efforts in our own neighborhoods.
Meet with us at the Boys and Girls Club in Ronan on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 2-4:40 p.m. The meeting will be followed by refreshments and cleanup. This is a potluck so please bring something to share. if possible.
This meeting is based on the concept of the oneness of humanity that we have the capacity to come together to create a better world for all.
We are living in a time of both turbulence and great promise.
Monday, February 27
Mother Goose provides fun, learning
POLSON —Mondays mean Mother Goose at the North Lake County Public Library. Join us at 9:15 a.m. Mother Goose is geared toward ages 0 to 3, but all are welcome.
We encourage parents and caregivers to participate with their children for this early learning time.
It is important that all children attending have an opportunity for appropriate, safe play for their age.
Wednesday, March 1
Chamber luncheon held
POLSON — The Polson Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly luncheon meeting at the KwaTaqNuk Resort at noon on Wednesday, March 1.
Free online meditation classes offered
ZOOM — Join the Mission Mountain Zen Center on Wednesday, Feb. 15, for an online meditation class from 6-7:30 p.m.
For more information and a Zoom link to the class call Zenku at 847-721-0665 or email at Jerry.Smyers@gmail.com.
Thursday, March 2
Tax assistance available
POLSON — The Polson Senior Citizen Center will provide tax assistance on Mondays and Thursdays by appointment until April 14. Call 4068834735 to make an appointment.
Friday, March 3
Annual Polson Booster Club fundraiser held
POLSON — On Friday, March 3, the annual Polson Booster fundraiser will be held at the Mission Valley Elks Lodge. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. At 7:30 p.m. the live auction, golden pint drawing, team basket auction, a dessert auction and a 50/50 drawing events will begin. Tickets are $35 or you can purchase a family ticket by contacting a Booster Club member, emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 406-250-3021.
Saturday, March 4
Freezin’ for a reason
POLSON — Join your local law enforcement officers, Special Olympic athletes and volunteers to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Montana. Register at: https://bit.ly/polson-plunge-reg Too chicken to plunge? You can still get in on the fun by signing up to help – go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040945ada82ca4f49-shiver#
Monday, March 6
Visit with local MT legislators
RONAN — Put March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Ronan Community Center on your calendar for a legislative update. It will be hosted by Northwest Counties Farm Bureau in conjunction with the Lake County Commissioners and the Lake County Democrat and Republican Central committees. Hoping everyone will come visit with our local Montana legislators.
Tuesday, March 7
Horsemen to meet
Mission Valley Backcountry Horsemen is having their next monthly meeting on March 7 at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Ronan.
There will be discussions about the recent Rally For Public Lands that took place in Helena at our Capitol building, and the upcoming celebration/convention about Back Country Horsemen celebrating 50 years of service at the Majestic Arena in Kalispell April 14-16. Raffle tickets can be bought during our meeting on March 7. For more information go to: https://bchmt.org/wp/flathead/50-years-of-service/ There will be something for everyone at this convention.
Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, March 8
Check out spring Job Fair
POLSON — The Lake County spring Job Fair will take place on Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red Lion Inn and Suites.
Leon Hall Community Potluck held
CHARLO — Leon Hall Community Potluck will be held on Wednesday, March 8, at Leon Hall, 35964 Leon Road. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and at 6 p.m. you can line up for pot luck supper. Open to those in the Mission Valley looking for a low key social evening.
Meditation class offered
ZOOM — Mission Mountain Zen is offering free online meditation classes on Wednesdays. from 6-7:30 p.m. For a Zoom link to the class call Zenku at 847-721-0665.