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• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Polson High School.

• Kalispell Women’s Connection buffet lunch featuring musician Ken Ainsworth,11:30 a.m., meeting room of Victory Baptist Church, 1830 Montana 35. Cost $8 per person. Call Jan, 857-2467, or Rosainne, 257-8098 for lunch and free child care reservations. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

• NAMI/ LAC meeting, 1 p.m., Gateway Community Center.

• Cowboy Country & the Gold Dust Girls play at 2 p.m., Kalispell Senior Center, 40 11th St. W. Call Cathy 257-1598.

• Kila School Board meeting at 5:30 p.m.

• FVCC’s Art Department host a reception featuring photographs by Ed Gilliland 4-6 p.m. Free. Open to the public. Call David Regan at 756-3993.

• Coffee or Cone with a Cop, 5:30 p.m., McDonald’s, 1110 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Officer and K-9 handler Jason Parce introduces Cairo, the police department’s new drug detection canine. Public welcome.

• Smith Valley School board meets 6 p.m.

• Somers Rural Fire District board meets 6 p.m., Lakeside Fire Station, 125 Bills Road.

• Deer Park School board meets 6:30 p.m.

• FVCC Honors Symposium free lecture series featuring Jim Elser, director of Flathead Lake Biological Station, on the topic, “The Past, Present and Future of Flathead Lake – and Lakes Beyond” 7 p.m., Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Open to public. Call Relyea, 756-3946.

• West Valley Rural Fire District meeting, 7:30 p.m., West Valley Fire Station No. 1, 2412 Farm to Market Road.

Wednesday

• Evergreen Water and Sewer District Board of Directors monthly meeting, 7 a.m., District Office, 130 Nicholson Drive.

• Red Cross blood drive, 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., St. Joseph Medical Center.

• Women of the Moose monthly meal, 5-7 p.m., 230 W. 10th St., Whitefish.

• Evergreen School District No. 50 meeting, 5:15 p.m.

• Flathead Chapter of Montana Native Plant Society meets 7 p.m., North Valley Hospital Community Building, 235 Nucleus Ave., Columbia Falls. Program by Larry Evans on “Montana Mushrooms: From Morels to Remediation.” Public welcome.

• Artists and Craftsmen of the Flathead Valley meet at 7 p.m. Elks Lodge, 1820 U.S. 93. S., Kalispell. Call 881-4288.

• Lakeside QRU board meets 7 p.m., Lakeside Community Room. Call Lois Lauman, 253-2841.

Thursday

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m., 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Wave, Whitefish.

• Friends of the Library monthly meeting, noon, Kalispell library.

• Flathead City-County Board of Health meets 1 p.m., administration office, Earl Bennett Building, 1035 First Ave. E., Kalispell.

• Medicare 101 Class, 3 to 5 p.m., Agency on Aging, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Call 758-5730.

• Friendship Force of NW Montana social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with a meeting and dinner to follow at 6 p.m. Call Pat at 257-1932 or Pricilla at 756 9332 for reservations. Joyce Hrouda will talk on recent trip to Israel and Jordan. All interested in travel internationally or domestic are welcome.

• Evergreen Energizer, 5-6 p.m., The Living Room Store, 125 Bando Lane in Evergreen.

• Annual Loud at the Library Fundraiser, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., ImagineIF Library, 247 First Ave. E., Kalispell. Wine and beer, basket raffles. Live music by Old Sap. Tickets $50 ($35 tax deductible). All entered in door prize drawing. Call Charlotte Housel, 406314-4082.

• Coffee with the Chief, 5:30 p.m. Sykes’ Diner basement, 202 Second Ave. W. Kalispell. Officer and K-9 handler Jason Parce introuduces Cairo, the police department’s new drug detection canine. Public welcome.

• Glacier Institute 2016 Winter Lecture Series presents “If Rocks Could Talk...,” by Glacier Park geologist Teagan Tomlin,, Conrad Mansion, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Coffee, wine and desserts served at 6 p.m. Presentation 6:30-8 p.m. Cost $15 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• Plant-Wise Flathead potluck, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Northridge Lutheran Church, 323 Northridge Dr., Kalispell. Bring a whole food plant-based dish to serve six to eight people if possible. All welcome. RSVP to Diana, 406-253-0498.

Thought

“The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.” — President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).

• FVCC Honors Symposium free lecture series featuring Blake Weidenheft, Montana State University assistant professor, on the topic, “Bacteria, Their Viruses, and How They Taught Us to Perform Genome Surgery” 7 p.m., Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Open to public. Call Relyea, 756-3946.

Friday

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17 at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m., Sykes’ Diner, 202 Second Ave. W., Kalispell. Lunch may be purchased. Speakers are Calvin Beringer and Caroline Solomon of Act for America. Visitors welcome. Call Todd Bernhardt, 270-6908.

• St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 4 p.m. March 17, Main Street, Kalispell. To enter, contact the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce.

• American Association of University Women annual spring used book sale, March 17-19, Flathead County Fairgrounds. Book donations accepted; call Barb, 755-1082.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Improving Lives with Technology,” 2-3:30 p.m. March 17, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40

Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

Saturday

• Eastside Grange annual pancake supper and silent auction, 4-7 p.m., across from Creston School. Three types of pancakes, Denver omelets and more. Donations appreciated.

Sunday

• American Legion of Montana spring meeting, Veterans Halls, 423 Main Street. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The department program begins at 10 a.m. and a joint banquet will follow at noon. The Legion business meeting will begin at 1 p.m.

Monday

• Red Cross blood drives: 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 2-6:15 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church.

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m., Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Carla Wilton, 752-9624.

• Northwest Montana Posse of Westerners presents a program by author, professor and historian E.B. Eiselein titled, “Montana’s Indian Wars,” Red Lion Hotel Kalispell. Greeting time 5:30 p.m.; dinner 6:15 p.m. Cost $19 includes presentation. Program starts at 7 p.m., free for posse members and youth under 16; $5 for nondinner walk-in nonmembers. For dinner reservations, call 755-4479.

A look ahead

Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. March 21, Columbia Falls High School.

• Friendship Force of the Flathead Valley 40th anniversary celebration, 6 p.m. March 21, Sykes’ basement meeting room, Kalispell. Cultural food and fellowship. Call Priscilla French to reserve a place at 756-9332.

• Flathead Valley Trout Unlimited meeting, 7 p.m., March 21, public meeting room at Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks office, 490 N. Meridian Road. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded. Contact Chapter President Larry Timchak at 250-7473 for additional information.

• Creston Auction meeting for all interesting in volunteering, 7 p.m. March 21, Creston Fire Station, 4498 Montana 35, Kalispell.

• ImagineIF Libraries board meets at 9 a.m., meeting room, Kalispell. Call Kim Crowley, 758-5826.

• Red Cross blood drives March 22: 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Forest Services offices; noon to 5 pm. Meadow Lake Resort, Columbia Falls blood mobile.

• U.S. Navy Band Northwest performs with the Flathead Valley Community Band, 7:30 p.m. March 22, Flathead High School Auditorium; free will donations accepted.

• Wilderness Speaker Series presents wilderness author Peter Fromm on “The Names of the Stars, A Life in the Wilds” 7:30 p.m. March 22, Arts and Technology Building, Room 139, FVCC. Free. Public invited. Call Carol Treadwill, 387-3847.

• Red Cross blood drives March 23: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Edge Salon, blood mobile; 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Homewood Suites.

• Teen social for grades 6-12, 4-5:30 p.m. March 23, ImagineIF Library, Kalispell. Crafts is making bubble gum. Food, Wii gaming. Free.

• Lakside-Somers Chamber of Commerce Captain’s Award banquet, March 23, The Rack Shack, Somers. Cocktails 5:30 p.m.; dinner 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets $30 per person. RSVP to lakesidesomers@gmail.com Tickets $40 at door.

• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flathead County March Madness event, 5:30 p.m. March 23, Buffalo Wild Wings, Kalispell. Get some free wings, watch a basketball game, and learn about being a mentor.

• Annual Mully Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 23, Muldown Elementary School, 1300 E. Seventh St., Whitefish. Games, prizes, dinner, treats.

• FVCC Honors Symposium free lecture series featuring Marshall Bloom, Rocky Mountain Laboratories Intramural Research associate director on the topic, “Predicting Outbreaks and the Myth of Sisyphus” 7 p.m. March 23, Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Open to public. Call Relyea, 756-3946.

• Red Cross blood drives March 24: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. downtown Super 1, blood mobile.

• Montana 4-H Horse and Livestock Community Forum March 24-26, Red Lion Hotel, Kalispell. Introduction to lives and small animal care. Youth activities, forums. All welcome.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m. March 24, Sykes’ Diner, 202 Second Ave. W., Kalispell. Lunch may be purchased. Visitors welcome. Call Todd Bernhardt, 270-6908.

• Navy Band Northwest’s Brass Band will perform at 7 p.m., March 24, at Flathead High School. Mark Johnson leads a Skype update with Republican legislators. The performance is free and open to the public.

• Montana Wilderness Association free guided birding hike March 25. Three miles with 300 feet elevation gain. Meet at 9 a.m. at Kila Pub, 4220 U.S. 2. W., Kila. To register, call Brian Baxter, 406-291-2154.

• Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. March 25, Best Buy, blood mobile.

• Red Cross blood drive, 1:30-5:30 p.m. March 27, at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Winter Speaker series presentation by pilot Jim Bob Pierce of Two Bear Air on search and rescue procedures and missions, 7 p.m. March 27, Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Free. Public invited. Call Cheryl Klein, 270-4189.

• Flathead Conservation District business meeting, 7 p.m. March 27, 133 Interstate Lane, Kalispell, 752-4220.

• Red Cross blood drives March 28: noon to 5 p.m. Polson Good Shepherd Church; noon to 4:15 p.m. Kalispell Center Mall.

• Benefit Brew Night, 5-8 p.m. March 28, Kalispell Brewery. Portion of proceeds benefits Flathead Industries.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 29, Montana Academy.

• Zen priest Jerry Smyers presents a free Introduction to Zen Meditation class, 7 p.m. March 29, YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main St. Polson. All welcome. Call 847-721-0665.

• Marion Fire District board meets 7 p.m. March 30, Marion Community Center, 180 Gopher Lane. Public welcome.

• Red Cross blood drives March 31: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. LaKeviar Health Care.

• Annual Creston Auction and Country Fair, March 31-April 2, Creston, Montana 35, 12 miles east of Kalispell. Consignment Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 31, Auctions begin 9 a.m. April 1; 11 a.m. April 2.

• Child Find services, 8:30-10:30 a.m. April 4, Kila School, for Kila, Smith Valley, Marion and Pleasant Valley schools.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. April 4, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. April 10.

• Child Find services, 8:30-10:30 a.m. April 5, West Valley School, for West Valley and Bissell schools.

• Columbia Falls Teakettle Guild annual Quilt Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 8, Glacier Gateway Elementary School, 440 Fourth Ave. W., Columbia Falls. Boutique, vendors, quilt displays and for sale, raffle. Featured quilter is Peggy Aagenes. Free admission.

• Annual Cowboy Up benefit dinner and auction for Samaritan House, April 8, Gardner’s Auction, U.S. 93 south of Kalispell. Live music by Smart Alex. Live and silent auctions. Doors open 5 p.m.; dinner at 6p.m. Tickets $40 each or $240 for tables of eight, in advance.

• Child Find services, 9-10:30 a.m. April 10, Fortine School, for Fortine and Trego schools.

• Fundraiser to support equine therapy programs for trauma victims, 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 10, Bestow, 217 Main St., Kalispell. Beverages and snacks. RSVP to Natalie Norrell, 756-7638; www.medicinehorsemt.com

• Child Find services, 8:30-10:30 a.m. April 11, Cayuse Prairie School, for Cayuse Prairie, Creston, Fair-Mont-Egan and Deer Park schools.

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m. April 17, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Carla Wilton, 752-9624.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Planning Your Financial Health,” 2-3:30 p.m. April 21, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets 11:30 a.m. April 27, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Whitefish Community Garden opening day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29, behind Whitefish United Methodist Church, off Wisconsin Avenue and Glenwood Road.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. May 2, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• Zen priest Jerry Smyers presents a free Introduction to Zen Meditation class, 7 p.m. May 3, YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main St. Polson. All welcome. Call 847-721-0665.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. May 8.

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m. May 15, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Carla Wilton, 752-9624.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. May 18, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Strength and Balance,” 2-3:30 p.m. May 19, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. June 6, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. June 12.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. June 13, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Healthy Skin,” 2-3:30 p.m. June 16, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m. June 19, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Carla Wilton, 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. July 4, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Brain Fitness” 2-3:30 p.m. July 21, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 1, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Healthy Aging” 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 18, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 5, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “Medicare 101” 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 15, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 3, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Winter Ready” 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 7, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “ Managing Stress through the Holidays” 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 5, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan Schmidt, 871-1008.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a wellness presentation geared for seniors, “Festive Holiday Crafting” 2-3:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9624.

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