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• Free guided Kids’ Meet a Tree hike on Whitefish Trail 10 a.m. to noon to learn about local native trees through interactive activities. Meet at Lion Mountain Trailhead. Call 862-3880.

• Bibler Home and Gardens Sweet Summer Days two-hour tours, at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. today and Aug. 3. Include opportunities to address questions to Bibler’s head gardener. Advance-only tickets $15 per adult and $5 per child. Call 756-3632.

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

• West Valley School Library open to families and community 4:30-6:30 p.m. today and every Tuesday during the summer.

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

Wednesday

• Friendship Force of the Flathead Valley meets for breakfast 9 a.m., Sykes, Kalispell. All interested in travel welcome. Call Carol, 270-9599.

• Red Cross Leaders Save Lives blood drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Polson Chamber of Commerce meets noon to 1 p.m., KwaTaqNuk Resort. Speaker is Paddy Fleming, director of the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center. Lunch available for $11. Public welcome. Call 883-5969.

• Flathead Lake Biological Station annual open house, 1-5 p.m., Yellow Bay, Montana 35. Tours, talks, presentation, kids’ activities, boat tours and more. Free. Public invited.

• 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.

• Little Bitterroot Lake Association annual meeting, 6 p.m., Marion Fire Hall Community Room. Potluck dinner; main course provided; little bitterrootlakeassoc.org.

Thursday

• Red Cross Applied Materials employee blood drive, 2-6 p.m. noon to 5 p.m.

Friday

• Red Cross blood drives: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Homewood Suites, Kalispell.

Saturday

• Evergreen Show ‘N’ Shine, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Conlin’s Furniture parking lot, Evergreen. No entry fees; trophies awarded. Free admission. Food vendors. Call 885-1212.

• Annual Bigfork Festival of the Arts, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Sunday, Electric Avenue. More than 160 artisans, food vendors and entertainers. Bus shuttles to/from Potoczny Field east of post office and Bethany Lutheran Church. Free admission. Call 837-5888.

• Rosewater Ski Community waterski event, 9 a.m. today and Aug. 6, Rose Crossing, Kalispell. Professional skiers demonstrate and teach community members to waterski. Open house, tours. Food for purchase.

• Somers Company Reunion 10 a.m., Somers Fire Hall, Leslie Avenue. Potluck lunch at noon. Open to public. Admission is a potluck dish; beverages provided. Dedication of Somers Company Town Museum at 2 p.m. with dessert served.

• Swan Valley Homestead Tour, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Self-guided, self-driving tour of eight original homesteads. Lunch special at Hungry Bear Steakhouse with refreshments, storytelling and open mic, 3-5 p.m. Tickets at swanvalleyhistoricalsociety.org. Call 406-754-2745.

• Annual Big Mountain Run, 10 a.m., Danny On Trailhead, Whitefish Mountain Resort. 3.8 mile course; hikers welcome. Register at runsignup.com Proceeds benefit Glacier Nordic Club.

• Great Bear Festival, 3-10 p.m. Aug. 5, Depot Park, Kalispell. Local and regional beers, wines, hard cider. Live music. Tickets for 21 and older, $25; festival only, $10; VIP $120. Fundraiser for Rotary Clubs of Kalispell.

thought

“Pride, like humility, is destroyed by one’s insistence that he possesses it.” — Kenneth Bancroft Clark, American educator and psychologist (1914-2005).

Sunday

• Annual Bigfork Festival of the Arts, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Electric Avenue. More than 160 artisans, food vendors and entertainers. Bus shuttles to/from Potoczny Field east of post office and Bethany Lutheran Church. Free admission. Call 837-5888.

• Rosewater Ski Community waterski event, Rose Crossing, Kalispell. Professional skiers demonstrate and teach community members to waterski. Open house, tours. Food for purchase.

Monday

• 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.

• Kila School board meets 5:30 p.m.

• Pleasant Valley School board budget meeting 5:30 p.m., followed by regular board meeting.

A look ahead

• Red Cross blood drive, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 8 at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Swan River School board meets 5:30 p.m., sixth grade classroom.

• Red Cross blood drives Aug. 9: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Whitefish Credit Union, Kalispell; noon to 6 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

Parkinson’s Support Group picnic 2-5 p.m. Aug. 9, Lone Pine State Park Pavilion near Kalispell. Hot dogs provided. Bring a drink and something to share. Call Lois, 871-3767; or Katie, 434-964-7558.

• Flathead Area Secular Humanist Association hosts Kalispell Skeptics in the Pub, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Scotty’s Bar, 2205 U.S. 93 S., Kalispell. Open to everyone.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Eureka High School. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 283-6344.

• Red Cross blood drives Aug. 10: 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Pleasant Valley Apiaries, Marion; 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Chick-fil-A, Kalispell.

• Senior Tour and Tea, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 10, Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Free admission for senior citizens. Coffee, tea and cookies served 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 755-5268.

• Red Cross blood drives Aug. 11: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Three Rivers Bank, Kalispell, blood mobile.

• Guitar instructor Steve Eckels leads a “Folk Rewind” group sing-along of music from the ‘50s and ‘60s, 7-9 p.m. Aug. 11, Kintla Camp event room, Montana House, Apgar Village, Glacier Park. $5 admission. For reservations, call 888-5393.

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

• Dr. Tom Pittaway and his staff host their annual free pancake breakfast, 9-11 a.m. Aug. 12, 124 First Ave. W., Kalispell. Complimentary pancakes, sausage, fruit, orange juice, milk and coffee served. All welcome.

• Blacktail Hill Climb mountain bike event, 9 a.m. Aug. 12. Ride 13.4 miles from Tamarack Brewing to summit of Blacktail. Award ceremony 1 p.m. at Volunteer Park with beer, barbecue, kids’ race. Register at lakesidecommunityclub.com

• Annual Swan Lake Huckleberry Festival, 9 a.m., Aug. 12, Swan Lake Day Park, mile marker 72, Montana 83. Pancake breakfast 8 a.m. Baking contest and sale 11 a.m. Arts and crafts fair, beer and wine garden. Live music by Ashley Creek Ramblers 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Kids’ activities, games, silent auction.

• 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.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 12, Rosauers, Kalispell, blood mobile.

• Glacier Children’s Museum Family Camp Out, Aug.12-13, 123 Greens Road, Coram. Arrive between 2-4 p.m. Saturday and stay as long as you like Sunday. Suggested donation $18 per person; 2 years and under, free. No pets or alcohol. To register, email glaciercm@gmail.com Proceeds go to starting a nonprofit children’s museum in Flathead Valley.

• 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.

• Jazz Night Out benefit concert for Abbie Shelter, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13, O’Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish. Performances by drummer Richie Barshay and sax and flute player Erica von Kleist. Doors open 7 p.m. Free admission; donation requested.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 14, Troy United Methodist Church. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 293-0100.

• Fair-Mont-Egan School board meets 5 p.m. Aug. 14.

• Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m. Aug. 14 at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Flathead Conservation District 310 Stream Permit meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 14, 133 Interstate Lane, in Evergreen. Call 752-4220

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

• Free admission for women and children Aug. 16, to Hockaday Museum of Art, Kalispell. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Whitefish.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17, Bigfork Senior Center. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 837-4157.

• 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.

• Celtic acoustic musicians Willson & McKee in concert 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19, Kintla Camp event room, Montana House, Apgar Village, Glacier Park. $5 admission. For reservations, call 888-5393.

• Flathead Lake 5K, 10 a.m. Aug. 19, Volunteer Park, Lakeside. Proceeds benefit Flathead Lakers. Register at runsignup.com

• Doggie Dayz of Summer and Puppy Pool Party event, 2-7 p.m. Aug. 20, Woodland Park, Kalispell. Dog/human relay race, photo boot, vendors, food trucks, peanut butter licking pet tricks and cutest dog contests; $5 each. Free admission. Pool opens to dogs at 4:30 p.m. $5 per dog and one human, $2 each additional people.

• Look, Listen, Learn speaker series presents plein air painter Nicholas Oberling who gives a painting demonstration and answers audience questions, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 20, Kintla Camp Room, Montana House, Apgar Village, Glacier Park. Reception follows. Free; reservations required. Call 888-5393.

• North Lake County Public Library in Polson Solar Eclipse Block Party, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 21. Protective glasses available. $5 hot dog lunch, children’s crafts, educational displays, photo booth and more. Book sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21, Libby Christian Church. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 283-7000.

• Open house for Wisconsin Avenue Corridor Plan, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 23, Whitefish City Hall council chambers.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. Aug. 24, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Look, Listen, Learn speaker series presents a presentation by Steven Thompson, chairman of Climate Smart Glacier Country, titled “Climate Change in the Crown of the Continent,” 7 p.m. Aug. 24, Kintla Camp Room, Montana House, Apgar Village, Glacier Park. Reception follows. Free; reservations required. Call 888-5393.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 26, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 752-7266.

• Free admission for women and children Aug. 26, to Hockaday Museum of Art, Kalispell. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Whitefish.

• Rubber Duck Regatta fundraiser for the Flathead Food Bank, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 27, Lawrence Park, Kalispell. Buy rubber ducks to race down Stillwater River. Children’s, families, individual and business races and prizes. Winners need not be present. Mobile duck “adoption” centers will be parked at area groceries. Community celebration with food vendors, live music, kids’ activities and more.

• Flathead Conservation District business meeting, 7 p.m. Aug. 28, 133 Interstate Lane, Kalispell, 752-4220.

• Medicare 101 class, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 29, Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Representatives guide through health insurance basics. Call 758-5730.

• 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.

• Whitefish Community Foundation Great Fish Community Challenge community celebration and Great Fish 5K Color Run, Sept. 9, Depot Park, Whitefish. Call 863-1781.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. Sept. 21, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Big Ski Chair Affair, 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Craggy Range Bar & Grill, Whitefish. Auction of 10 decorated vintage quad lift chairs. Fundraiser for SNOW Bus.

• 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.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• 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.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:30 a.m. Nov. 16, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• 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.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. Dec. 21, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets 11:30 a.m. Jan. 18, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets 11:30 a.m. April 19, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. May 17, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 9 a.m. June 14, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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