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• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Summit, Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 751-4500.

• Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Open house for new Whitefish City Hall, 3-5:30 p.m.. Ribbon cutting, time capsule placement, tours, cake. Public invited.

• NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family Support Group meets 6 p.m., Gateway Community Center, north conference room, Kalispell. Call 854-2323.

• Glacier Stamp Club meets 6:30-8 p.m., Buffalo Room, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Topic is “Using tools for stamp identification - Part 2.” All welcome; glacierstampclubmt@gmail.com

Tuesday

• A few Flathead Electric Cooperative members may experience brief interruptions in service as a house is relocated today from U.S. 93 to Swan River Road. Kinniburgh Construction is handling the move.

• Creston School board meets 7:30 a.m.

• Flathead Audubon field trip to Lubec-Coonsa Creek area on U.S. 2, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at 7 a.m. at Columbia Heights Park and Ride. Limited to 15 participants. Call Steve, 892-7406, to sign up.

• Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5:30 p.m. Bigfork Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

• Pleasant Valley School board meets 4:15 p.m.

• Backslope Brewing Community Benefit Night, 5-8 p.m., 1107 Ninth St. W. (U.S. 2), Columbia Falls. $1 of each beer sold benefits Northwest Montana Forest Fire Lookout Association.

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

• Act for America presents a program by Egyptian-American activist Nonie Darwish, founder of Arabs for Israel, 7-8:30 p.m., FairBridge Inn & Suites-Outlaw Convention Center, 1701 U.S. 93. S., Kalispell. Tickets are $15 at www.eventbrite.com

Wednesday

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Whitefish Credit Union, Kalispell.

• Free Falun Dafa Qigong instruction easy-to-learn exercise instruction for all ages, 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays in June, Kalispell Senior Center, 40 11th St. W. Call Katherine, 257-9798.

• Polson Chamber of Commerce meets noon to 1 p.m., KwaTaqNuk Resort. Lake County Commissioner Gale Decker gives a Lake County update. Lunch available for $11. Call 883-5969.

• Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Unwind, 5-6:30 p.m. Montana Equestrian Events/Rebecca Farm, 1385 Farm to Market Road, Kalispell. Giveaways. All welcome. Call 758-2803.

• USMC Happy Hour for Marines and Navy who served with Marines, 5-7 p.m., Kalispell VFW, 330 First Ave. W. Cash bar. Spouses welcome. Call 406-249-2448.

Thursday

• Rocky Mountain Rollers Good Sam RV Chapter campout, today through June 10, Rocky Mountain Hi Campgrounds, 825 Helena Flats Road, Kalispell. For reservations, call 755-9573. Guests welcome. RSVP to Bob or Lynn, 755-4942.

• Red Cross employee blood drive, noon to 5 p.m., Applied Materials.

• Agency on Aging Advisory Council meets at 2-3:30 p.m., Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Public invited. Call 758-5730.

• Re-entry Community Resource meeting to discuss creation of a re-entry advocacy group in the Flathead Valley, 5-6 p.m., ImagineIF Library downstairs meeting room, Kalispell. Presentations by specialists. Public comment requested. Call Melanie Mellgren-Sidmore, 406-261-6697.

Friday

• Fairview Cemetery’s annual meeting, 9 a.m., Fairview Cemetery Chapel, 1225 Fairview Cemetery Road, Columbia Falls.

• Glacier Park Mushroom BioBlitz, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apgar, St. Mary and North Fork. Free and open to all ages. Registration required. Call 888-7944.

• Red Cross blood drives: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Communities.

• FVCC Art Department Big Night Art Auction and dinner, 6 p.m., Arts and Technology building. Tickets $75 at www.fvcc.edu/big-night or call 756-3632.

• Angel’s Attic rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and June 10, St. Charles Catholic Church, 230 Baker Ave., Whitefish. Proceeds benefit church programs and Sparrow’s Nest of NW Montana. Call Debbie, 862-2113.

Thought

“A lie has no leg, but a scandal has wings.” — Thomas Fuller, English clergyman (1608-1661).

• Project Homeless Connect, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Gateway Community Center, 1203 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Community celebration ceremony 9:45 a.m.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m., Sykes’ Diner, 202 Second Ave. W., Kalispell. Mark Campbell, Flathead County Fairgrounds manager, gives an update. Lunch may be purchased. Visitors welcome. Call Todd Bernhardt, 270-6908.

• Big Arm community potluck, 6 p.m., Historic Big Arm School. Speaker is Hilary Devlin with Flathead Lakers. Call N. Foster, 849-5064.

A look ahead

• Angel’s Attic rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10, St. Charles Catholic Church, 230 Baker Ave., Whitefish. Proceeds benefit church programs and Sparrow’s Nest of Northwest Montana. Call Debbie, 862-2113.

• Community Action Partnership of Northwest Montana rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 10, Glacier Bank parking lot, 212 Main St., Kalispell. All proceeds go to homeless prevention programs.

• Nooks and Crannies Tour, 9 a.m. June 10, Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell, $28 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• Mission Mountain Winery Merlot Madness summer kick-off and free program to learn about food and wine pairings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10, 82420 U.S. 93 S., Dayton. All welcome.

• Retirement party for Flathead High School English teacher Sue Brown, 2-4 p.m. June 10, Flathead High School commons. Cookie reception and presentations by colleagues and students. All welcome.

• Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m. June 12, at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

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

• Swan River School board meets at 5:30 p.m. June 12.

• Flathead Conservation District 310 Stream Permit meeting 7 p.m. June 12, 133 Interstate Lane, in Evergreen. Call 752-4220.

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

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13, North Valley Professional Office Building, Whitefish $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 863-3627.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. June 13, Polson Area Senior Center. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 883-4735.

• Red Cross blood drives June 13: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chick-fil-A, Kalispell, blood mobile; noon to 4:15 p.m. Lakeside QRU.

• Flathead Area Secular Humanist Association hosts Kalispell Skeptics in the Pub, 5:30 p.m. June 13, Scotty’s Bar, 2205 U.S. 93 S., Kalispell. Open to everyone.

• 2017 Youth Competition Traditional Native Games for ages 8-18, June 14-16, Glacier Park Lodge, East Glacier. Registration $25 per youth. Register online by June 1, www.traditionalnativegames.org/registration.

• Red Cross blood drives June 14: 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. KALS Radio, blood mobile; noon to 5 p.m. Troy Baptist Church.

• Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 15, Libby VFW.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16, at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Agency on Aging Older Americans Picnic, June 16, Expo Building, Flathead County Fairgrounds, Kalispell. Seniors 60 and olde invite to free lunch. Door open 10 a.m.; lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Theme is “Hawaiian Luau.” Entertainment, door prizes. Call 758-5730.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m. June 16, Sykes’ Diner, 202 Second Ave. W., Kalispell. Speaker is Mark Flateau, Superintendent of School District 5. Lunch may be purchased. Visitors welcome. Call Todd Bernhardt, 270-6908.

• 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.

• Citizens for a Better Flathead Great Place Raffle, 6-8 p.m. June 16, Bonsai Brewing Company, Whitefish.

• Red Cross Leaders Save Lives blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17, Eureka High School.

• Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m. June 19, at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• 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.

• Sons of Norway board meets 9 a.m., June 20, Three Rivers Bank, 552 North Meridian Road. All members are welcome to attend.”

• Kalispell Women’s Connection buffet lunch and Christopher & Banks summer style show,11:30 a.m. June 20, meeting room of Victory Baptist Church, 1830 Montana 35. Cost $8 per person. Speaker is Rosainne Taylor. Call Jan, 857-2467, or Rosainne, 257-8098 for lunch and free child care reservations. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

• Coffee with the Chief, 5:30 p.m. June 20, Winchester Room, Sykes’ Diner, 202 Second Ave. W., Kalispell. Chief of Police Roger Nasset discusses community issues over free coffee. Public welcome.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m. June 23, Sykes’ Diner, 202 Second Ave. W., Kalispell. Mark Johnson gives annual Mayor’s Report. Lunch may be purchased. Visitors welcome. Call Todd Bernhardt, 270-6908.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24, Gateway Community Center Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 752-7266.

• Marion Fire Auxiliary flea market and barbecue, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 24, Marion Community Center, 180 Gopher Lane. Silent auction, raffle, kids’ fire engine rides.

• Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, June 25, downtown Somers. Performances at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Call 406-471-1531.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26, Libby Christian Church. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 283-7000.

• Flathead Conservation District business meeting, 7 p.m. June 26, 133 Interstate Lane, Kalispell, 752-4220.

• Medicare 101 class, 1-3 p.m.June 27, Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Representatives guide through health insurance basics. Call 758-5730

• Marion Fire District board meets 3 p.m. June 28, Marion Community Center, 180 Gopher Lane. Public welcome.

• 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.

• Glacier Symphony Summer “Pops Goes to the Movies” outdoor concerts, July 7-8, Rebecca Farm, Kalispell, rain or shine. Gates open 5:30 p.m. Concerts begin 7:30 p.m. Bring a picnic or buy food, beer and wine from on site vendors. For tickets, call 406-407-7000.

• Annual Climb Big Mountain fundraiser for Flathead Industries, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 8, Whitefish Mountain Resort. Register in stores or online at www.flatheadindustries.org/cmb, or at event. Free lunch, T-shirts, live music, silent auction. Call Sarah, 858-0897.

• Nooks and Crannies Tour, 9 a.m. July 8, Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell, $28 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• Lakeside Community Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8, Lakeside Elementary School, 255 Adams St., Lakeside. Theme is “Enchanted Garden.” Pancake breakfast, 7 a.m., Lakeside Chapel. Arts and crafts, food, attic treasures, booths, jewelry, vendors. Parade begins at 11 a.m. Kids’ activities; silent auction closes 2 p.m. Duck races at 4 p.m. at Tamarack Alehouse; www.lakesidesomerschamber.org.

• Mission Mountain Winery ice cream social and free program to learn about food and wine pairings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15, 82420 U.S. 93 S., Dayton. All welcome.

• Polson Main Street Cherry Festival, July 15-16. More than 125 vendor booths. Cherry baking, pit-spitting contests. Montana-made art and crafts, live music. Hours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; 406-883-3667; flatheadcherryfestival.com

• 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.

• Columbia Falls High School Class of 1977 40th reunion, July 28-30. Call 406-250-5275.

• 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.

• Nooks and Crannies Tour, 9 a.m. Aug. 12, Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell, $28 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• Mission Mountain Winery vertical tasting and free program to learn about food and wine pairings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 12, 82420 U.S. 93 S., Dayton. All welcome.

• Flathead Lake Aber Days Reunion Concert, 3-7 p.m. Aug. 12, Regatta Shoreline Amphitheater, Polson. Mission Mountain Wood Band, Sam Riddle, Andrea Harsell, Luna Roja. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Advance tickets $35; $40 at gate. Children 7-12, $15; under 6, free; www.aberdaykegger.com. Call Mick Holien, 406-544-2478.

• 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.

• Traveling half-scale replica of Vietnam Memorial Wall on display 24/7 in Kalispell Sept. 7-10. Opening ceremonies 10 a.m. Sept. 7. Closing ceremonies 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

• Nooks and Crannies Tour, 9 a.m. Sept. 9, Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell, $28 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• 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.

• Mission Mountain Winery Dayton Day free program to learn about food and wine pairings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 9, 82420 U.S. 93 S., Dayton. All welcome.

• 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.

• Mission Mountain Winery vertical tasting and free program to learn about food and wine pairings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7, 82420 U.S. 93 S., Dayton. All welcome

• Nooks and Crannies Tour, 9 a.m. Oct. 14, Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell, $28 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• 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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