Saturday, April 1
Hunt for Easter eggs
RONAN — Mission Mountain Enterprises will host an Easter Egg hunt at the Ronan Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. Children will hunt for eggs in the following age groups: 0-3 years, 4-6 years, 7-9 years and 10-12 years. Come have some fun. If you have questions call Gayle at 406-676-2727 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. No dogs allowed.
Trail maintenance on horsemen meeting agenda
RONAN — Mission Valley Back Country Horsemen will have their next monthly meeting on April 4, at 7 p.m. at the VFW on Round Butte Rd. We will have a discussion with the Forest Service about trail maintenance projects for this year. We will also have a discussion about 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 April 4. For more information go to: https://bchmt.org/wp/flathead/50-years-of-service/
Two weekend end concerts planned
MISSION VALLEY — The Mission Valley Choral Society Palm Sunday weekend concerts are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at the Mission in St. Ignatius and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. A meal will be served in the church basement immediately following the Sunday concert. The 90-minute concerts are free and welcoming to all. Free-will offerings will be taken at each concert.
For information, contact 406-261-3304 or 406-370-2076.
Monday, April 3
Monday means 'Mother Goose’ at the library
POLSON — North Lake County Public Library’s Mother Goose program is geared toward ages 0 to 3, but all are welcome. We encourage parents to participate with their children for this early learning time. The doors will open at 9 a.m. Remember the library has moved to their temporary location: Polson United Methodist Church, 301 16th Ave. E.
Wednesday, April 5
Free ‘Food Formulation’ workshop held
RONAN — Mission West Community Development Partners, 407 Main St. SW, is offering a free workshop titled, “Food Formulation,” on Wednesday, April 5, from 9 a.m.- noon and afternoon sessions from 12:30-4:30 p.m. The afternoon sessions consist of one-on-one confidential meetings. Register for in-person or virtual attendance by going to missionwestcdp.org. Product development food scientists from Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center will provide this workshop concerning a diverse range of food product categories including sauces, beverages, bars, baked products, and more.
Free online meditation classes offered
ZOOM — Mission Mountain Zen is offering free online meditation classes. on Wednesdays, from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information and a Zoom link to the class call Zenku at 847-721-0665 or email him at: Jerry.Smyers@gmail.com.
Friday, April 7
Open Mic Jam held
RONAN — 7-9 p.m. Come on down to open mic for your chance to take the stage and share your talents. We’ll have an open jam once everyone has had a chance to take the stage. Open to the public, and listeners are welcome, too. Check out our talented members at the Red Poppy building at 1 Eisenhower St SW, Ronan. Check us out on our web page for announcements, events calendar and more at: www.mtmusic.org
Saturday, April 8
Community Jam held
RONAN — From 7-10 p.m. and hosted by Sid Seay and Keryl Lozar, Saturdays are jam night at the Western Montana Musicians Co-op! Stop by at the Red Poppy building at 1 Eisenhower St. SW. Everyone is welcome. The community jam is free.
Two Easter egg hunts planned in Mission
ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. on the Mission High School football field on Saturday, April1. Children will be grouped according to age with younger children going first. The second Easter egg hunt will take place between noon and 2 p.m. at the Christian Church.
Sunday, April 9
Four Easter morning events planned
ST. IGNATIUS — Four events for Easter Morning, April 9, are on the schedule for the Mission Valley United Methodist Church on the top of Post Creek Hill. For early risers, a Sunrise Easter Service will be held at Ninepipes Restaurant at 6:45 a.m. All are welcome to this event. Wear a warm jacket. At 8 a.m., worship will begin in the sanctuary of the United Methodist Church followed by an Easter Brunch in the Fellowship Hall at 9 a.m. All are invited.
The 10 a.m. service will be held following brunch. After the 10 a.m. service children from 0-12 years old hunt for Easter eggs.
Thursday, April 13
Dirt, mud, worms at library Story Time
POLSON — Stacey Hautanen from public health will be the special guest on Thursday, April 13, at North Lake County Public Library’s Story Time at 9:15 a.m. Remember the library is at a temporary location: Polson United Methodist Church, 301 16th Ave. E.
Free Excel Essential Training Part I workshop offered
RONAN — Mission West Community Development Partners, 407 Main St. SW, is offering a free workshop titled, “Excel Essential Training Part I,” on Thursday, April 13, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 406-676-5901 or go to: missionwestcdp.org/events/excel-essential-training-part-i-2/. The instructor is Allison McCarthy.
Kindergarten Round Up held
RONAN — Ronan School District No.30 is conducting their annual Kindergarten Round Up pre-registration for Ronan and Pablo residents. Registration to pre-enroll for both elementary schools for the upcoming 2023/2024 school year, will be held at: K. Wm. Harvey Elementary School, Thursday, April 13, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Beginning March 29, you may call to make registration appointments by calling the Ronan School District No. 30 at 676-3390 ext. 7700 (Pablo Elementary); ext. 7300 (Ronan/KWH Elementary) or ext. 7450 (Special Services Department). To be eligible for kindergarten a student must be 5 years old, or 4 years old, on or before September 10, 2023. Enrollments for pre-registration of 4-year-olds are limited.
Masumola group to meet
POLSON — It’s time to dust off those camp trays, picnic baskets and the special bottle you’ve been saving for the Masumola meeting on Thursday, April 13, at 5:45 p.m. Hosts for the meeting are Dick and Kathy Walsh, Dick and Jeana Goldsmith and Irene Marchello who will be at the Masumola Clubhouse to greet all members and guests for a spring fling: Bring your partner or come on your own with your dish to pass. Suggested food distribution: A – H Hot Dish; I – O Dessert; P - Z Salad or Vegetable.
Register for Ronan Kindergarten Round Up
RONAN — Ronan School District No.30 is conducting their annual Kindergarten Round Up pre-registration for Ronan and Pablo residents. Registration to pre-enroll for both elementary schools for the upcoming 2023/2024 school year, will be held at: K. Wm. Harvey Elementary School, Thursday, April 13, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call to make registration appointments at 406-676-3390 ext. 7700 (Pablo Elementary); ext. 7300 (Ronan/KWH Elementary) or ext. 7450 (Special Services Department). To be eligible for kindergarten a student must be 5 years old, or 4 years old, on or before Sept. 10, 2023. Enrollments for pre-registration of 4-year-olds are limited. Parents are asked to bring their child’s county birth certificate, immunization record and Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) on day of registration. Children will be screened in hearing, speech, basic school readiness and motor skills. Your child’s immunization records can be verified by the school nurse, and immunizations may be available at the time of pre-registration. Registration and screening should be completed in approximately 30 minutes.
Friday, April 14
Open Mic Jam
RONAN — 7-9 p.m. and hosted by The Wildflowers. Come on down to open mic for your chance to take the stage and share your talents! We’ll have an open jam once everyone has had a chance to take the stage. Open to the public, and listeners are welcome, too. Whether you’re a musician, performer, poet, comedian or just love live music, the Western Montana Musicians Cooperative is for you. Stop by at the Red Poppy building at 1 Eisenhower St SW, Ronan.