To 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 October 28th- Kim Coontz, a national expert on childcare, will be giving a presentation on cooperative and employer assisted childcare options that could help put people to work here in the Mission Valley. Presentation takes place at the Grey Leaf Gallery at 400 Main Street in Ronan. For more info, call Jenifer at 883-7373
  • Tuesday October 29th- Marion Fire District will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 10:30-3:30
  • Tuesday October 29th- The North Lake County Public Library in Polson presents their computer basics class at 2pm, and this class covers Computer back ups and how to do them. Class is free and open to the public. For more info, call 883-8225
  • Tuesday October 29th through Friday November 1st- Lake County Community Development is offering free Microsoft Excel workshops to help you format worksheets, enter and edit data, create formulas, and more. Workshop will be held on the 29th in Thompson Falls, the 30th in Ronan, and November 1st in St. Regis. Call 676-5914 to reserve your spot.
  • Wednesday October 30th- The Mission Valley Senior Center located at 528 Main Street SW in Ronan hosts Arts and Crafts at 1pm. For more info, call 676-2371
  • Wednesday October 30th- Flathead Valley Community College will be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 9:30-4:30
  • Thursday October 31st- Polson Glacier Bank will be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 10-3
  • Friday November 1st- The annual Fall bazaar and luncheon is being held at the First United Methodist Church of Polson located at 301 16th Avenue from 10-2. Lunch is being served from 11-1 and menu consists of soup and sandwiches, topped off with an apple dumpling and ice cream. Art, homemade crafts, and baked goods will be up for sale. Proceeds support local and church wide mission outreach. For more info, call Sherrie at 249-6689
  • Friday November 1st and November 2nd- Friends of the North Lake County public library in Polson are holding a book sale from 10am until 3pm in the library’s large meeting room. Sale will include gently used books. Fill a bag for $5. For more info, call Barbara at 406-982-3064
  • Saturday November 2nd- Climate Smart Glacier Country presents The State of Flathead’s Plastic, diving into how and what we are doing to reduce, reuse, and recycle in Glacier Country. Event takes place from 10-4pm at Flathead Valley Community College’s Arts and Technology building
  • Saturday November 2nd- Welcome Home Inc, presents a benefit dinner for Veterans, their families, goldstar members, and friends takes place from 5-7pm at the Red Lion in Polson. Free food and beverages along with guest speakers. Please RSVP to Jeannie at 890-1405
  • Wednesday November 6th- The Polson Chamber of Commerce General monthly meeting luncheon takes place at the Red Lion Inn in Polson from 12-1pm. November’s guest speaker is Polson School Superintendent Rex Weltz. Lunch is provided by Mackenzie River Pizza and the cost is $13. For more info, call the chamber office at 883-5969 or visit polsonchamber.com
  • Thursday November 7th- The North Lake County Library presents their adult coloring program from 2-4pm. The theme is Downton Abbey. For more info, call 883-8225
  • Saturday November 9th- The 100th Anniversary of the Annual Lutefisk Dinner takes place at Bethany Lutheran Church located at 8559 MT Hwy 35 in Bigfork. Menu includes Alaskan Lutefisk, ham, swedish meatballs, potatoes, squash, coleslaw, and scandinavian cookies. Tickets are sold at the door and are $18 for adults, kids 10 and under are $7. For more info, call 837-4387
  • Thursday November 14th through Saturday November 16th-International Gift Festival takes place at Mountain View Mennonite Church at 795 Mennonite Church Road in Kalispell. Festival is 10-8 Thursday and Friday and 10-5 Saturday complete with kids activities both days. For more info, visit mountainviewmennonite.org
  • Friday November 22nd- Pablo Christian Church invites everyone to a FREE Thanksgiving dinner in the Church gymnasium from 5-8pm.

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
  • The Holidays will be here before we know it and the Ronan Chamber of commerce is in need of LED lights for their holiday lights on Main Street. Please consider donating money or lights, all donations can be made at the Ronan Flower Mill