o get your item added to the community calendar email Brian James at brian@andersonbroadcasting.com at least 2 weeks in advance of your event

  • Monday December 2nd- Black Mountain Software is hosting a Red Cross Blood drive at the Red Lion in Polson from 12-4:15
  • Tuesday December 3rd- Bethany Lutheran Church in Bigfork is hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 11:30-5:30
  • Tuesday December 3rd- Learn to use social media for your business at a free workshop at Lake County Community Development in Ronan. You’ll learn digital marketing strategies, how to use Facebook and Instagram, website, and search engine optimization and how to build an email list. Workshop includes a free workbook to help you develop a social media strategy. To sign up call 676-5914
  • Wednesday December 4th- The Polson Chamber of Commerce General meeting luncheon will be held at the Red Lion Inn from 12-1pm. Mackenzie River Pizza will be serving lunch and cost is $13. For more info, call 883-5969 or visit polsonchamber.com
  • Wednesday December 4th- Kalispell Elks Lodge will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 10:30-4:30
  • Thursday December 5th- Seasonal Sing along takes place at the library meeting room at the North Lake County Public library in Polson from 5-6:30pm. Song sheets and live accompaniment are provided as well as hot apple cider. Stop in and join in the fun sing a long
  • Friday December 6th- Cold Stone and First Interstate Bank will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive at Homewood Suites from 11-4
  • Friday December 6th- The 2019 Polson Parade of lights happens at 6:30pm on Main street Polson. Join in the evening of fun with visits with Santa, food vendors, hot cocoa, fire pit with smores, glow bracelets and necklaces. For more info, visit the Polson Business Community on Facebook
  • Saturday December 7th- Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Polson is hosting their 3rd annual Christmas Bazaar and Cafe Fundraiser from 9am until 3pm. Cafe food sales include muffins, donuts, breakfast burritos, coffee/tea, soup, and drinks.
  • Saturday December 7th- An informational meeting is taking place for NW Montana Veterans Camp Ponderosa at the Swan Valley Community Hall located at 115 Swan River Rd in Bigfork. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting is for anyone wanting to know more about Camp Ponderosa and takes place from 3-5pm. For more info, call Cinnamon Davis at 756-7304
  • Saturday December 7th- Hearts and Hands of Montana is hosting a Rustic craft fair from 9am until 4pm at the North Valley Hospital Physical Therapy room located at 235 Nucleus Avenue in Columbia Falls. Come check out hand made goods as well as sweets for the Holidays. For more info, call Pam at 425-343-6034
  • Thursday December 12th- The North Lake County Public Library in Polson will be closed for a Staff Development day, reopening on Friday at 10am.
  • Friday December 13th- The Big Arm Association will be hosting the Polson High School Choral Group at their annual Christmas program beginning at 5:30 pm at the Big Arm Historic school house. A snack and dessert time will begin at 5pm, so please bring finger food or a dessert to share and if possible, an unwrapped toy for the Marine’s toys for tots toy drive. For more info, call Lee at 849-5522
  • Monday December 16th- Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson is hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 11-4:15pm. To make an appointment, call Rich at 883-8273 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter code STJOES

Ongoing Events

  • Everyone is welcome if you are hungry or in need of fellowship at Polson Church dinners from 5-7 pm at the following locations: 1st Friday of the month at the Catholic Church, 2nd Friday at the Presbyterian Church, 3rd Friday @ the United Methodist Church, 4th Friday at the Heritage of Faith Church (Journey B) and 5th Friday at Community Christian. Lunch is served every Saturday from 11:30-1:30 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
  • Every Monday at the North Lake County Public Library in Polson at 10:30am is Mother Goose, a half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers with nursery rhymes and stories galore. Makerspace takes place from 3:30-5pm for kids of all ages and their caregivers allowing kids to build, make, and play
  • The Second and Fourth Mondays of the Month- Cheerful Heart, a non profit organization benefiting people with Cancer, holds support group meetings at the First United Methodist Church at 301 16th Avenue East in Polson from 12-1pm. For more info, call 883-3070 or visit cheerfulheart.org
  • Every Wednesday- Wiggle Worms- story time for children and their caregivers along with activities and crafts designed to boost the love of learning will take place at 3:30pm at the North Lake County Public Library. For more information call 883-8225 or visit northlakecountylibrary.org
  • Every Thursday- Providence St. Joseph Medical Center offers their Maternal Support Group, the Baby Bunch from 10-11:30. Get your questions answered and learn from the experience of others. For more information or questions, call 883-8347
  • Every Saturday – Give yourself the gift of health and help the community out at the same time. Mission Fitness offers a Saturday morning fitness class with all proceeds going to charity. Cost is suggested donation for the class. Call or text ACE certified Instructor Laura @ 541-521-6630