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Daybook

Sunday

• Whitefish Winter Carnival Skijoring Competition, noon, Whitefish Airport.

• John White Lecture Series presents Ross Holter of Flathead Electric on “Rural Electrification”, 2:30 p.m., Museum at Central School, 124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Tickets $6 for museum members; $9 for nonmembers. Limited tickets at door. Call 756-8381.


Monday

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

• Anime Club for teens in grades six to 12 meets 4-5:30 p.m., ImagineIF Library, Kalispell. Showing this month, “One Piece.”


Tuesday

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

• Rodent Pest Control Training workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, Hampton Inn, North Fork Room, 1140 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Check-in 8:30 a.m. Free. Registration appreciated. Call Pay McGlynn, 758-5553 or Kima Cadell, 257-9015.

• North Valley Music School Glee Club begins a new six-week session for ages 8-12, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Classes to be held at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Central Avenue and Third Street, Whitefish. Free. Call 862-8074.

• Somers School District policy committee meets 4:30 p.m., Lakeside Elementary School.

• Fundraiser for Flathead High School’s boys and girls basketball teams, 5-7 p.m. Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Kalispell. Fifteen percent of proceeds benefit sports programs.


Wednesday

• Free Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application assistance, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Columbia Falls High School Career Center; and 6-8 p.m. school library. Call Linda Kaps, 892-6500.

• Free Falun Dafa Qigong instruction easy-to-learn exercise instruction for all ages, 11:45 a.m., Kalispell Senior Center, 403 Second Ave. W. Call Katherine, 257-9798.

• Polson Chamber of Commerce meets noon to 1 p.m., KwaTukNuk Resort. Speaker is Racene Friede, director of Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission. Lunch $14. Open to public. Call 883-5969.

• 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.

• Kalispell Public Schools Facility Planning Committee meets 6 p.m., Flathead High School.


Thursday

• Cholesterol screening and education, 7-10 a.m., and first Thursday of every month, The Summit, Kalispell. Includes triglycerides, glucose, cholesterol, HDL and LDL. Walk-in clinic; no preregistration required. Fast 8-12 hours prior and drink plenty of water. Cost $30; $27 for seniors. Call Kathy Prim, 751-4500.

• Kalispell Public Schools Curriculum Committee meets 3 p.m., district office, 233 First Ave. E.

• Columbia Falls School board insurance committee meets at 4 p.m., administration offices boardroom, 501 Sixth Ave. W.

• Love the Mansion fundraiser, 5-7 p.m., Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, live music, silent auction. Free admission; donations accepted. Call 755-2166.


Friday

• Kalispell Public Schools Finance Committee meets 7:30 a.m. Feb. 5, district office, 233 First Ave. E.

• Kalispell Chocolat Affair, 5-7:30 p.m. Feb. 5, downtown Kalispell. Businesses offer chocolate treats to shoppers. Door prizes. Free.

• Whitefish Winter Carnival Gala Party, 6 p.m. Feb. 5, Whitefish Lake Golf Club Restaurant.

• Whitefish Theatre Company Father-Daughter Winter Ball, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Feb. 5, O’Shaughnessy Center. Dessert, DJ, dancing, photo booth and rose. Tickets $20 per couple, $7 per additional daughter. Call 862-5371.


Saturday

• Risen Christ Catholic Church fourth annual rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parish Hall, 65 W. Evergreen Drive. Donations may be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 5. Call 752-4219.

• Bigfork/Ferndale Community Garden workshop, 10 a.m., St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, Montana 209, across from Ferndale Fire Department at blinking light. MonaRae Tuhy will talk about ordering seeds from catalogs. Enter through big red doors. Children welcome. Call Michelle, 871-3509.

• Whitefish Winter Carnival events: Penguin Plunge, 11 a.m.; St. Charles Pie Social, 12:30 p.m.; Grand Parade, 3 p.m. downtown.

• Sons of Norway meets 7 p.m., Buffalo Hill Terrace meeting room, 40 Claremont Ave., Kalispell. Call Terry, 752-2357.


A look ahead

• Whitefish Winter Carnival Rotary pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 7, Moose Lodge, 230 W. 10th St.

• Pleasant Valley School board meets 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

• Flathead Audubon meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 8, in the United Way conference room, Gateway Community Center, U.S. 2 West, Kalispell. Janene Lichtenberg of Salish Kootenai College and Amy Seaman of Montana Audubon give a program on “The Mission Valley: Charismatic Curlews, Citizen Encounters and Conservation Collaboration.” Enter from west side of building. Free. All welcome.

• The Flathead Conservation District meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 8, 133 Interstate Lane, in Evergreen. Call 752-4220.

• AARP Smart Driver Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9, North Valley Hospital, Whitefish. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 863-3627.

• Kalispell Public Schools district board meets 6 p.m. Feb. 9, Kalispell Middle School Library.

• KRMC Cancer Support Community Moving On program on life after breast cancer, 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 10, The Summit, Kalispell. Discussion on nutrition, weight loss, activity. Registration required; Call Bass Breast Center at 751-6488.

• Montana SOARS hosts a screening of the educational documentary, “Paper Tigers,” 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Arts and Technology Building FVCC. The film highlights an alternative high school that radically changes its discipline approach to students resulting in dramatic behavioral improvement. Free. Public invited.

• KRMC Cancer Support Community Yarn Therapy, 11 a.m. to noon, Feb. 11, Camas Creek Cottage, 338 Main St., Kalispell. Space limited; sign up with Jennifer Young, 752-0130.

• Anti-Valentine’s Day teen social for grades 6-12, 4-5:30 p.m. Feb. 11, ImagineIF Library, Kalispell. Free chocolate.

• Screening of David Attenborough’s award-winning BBC documentary, “Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life,” 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11, room 208 of Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Free. Public invited. Call Richard Wackrow with Flathead Area Secular Humanist Association, 862-7828.

• CASA for Kids, volunteer recruiting meeting, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11, community room of Natural Grocers on U.S. 93. Call Jamie Campbell, 755-7208.

• North Flathead Love INC, dinner and auction, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Christ Lutheran Church, Whitefish. Tickets $15. Call 892-2117.

• Special Introduction to Zen Meditation Class with Zen priest Jerry Smyers , 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main St., Polson. Free. Public invited. For details, call 847-721-0665

• Lake County Pachyderm Club meets at noon Feb. 12, Polson Rural Fire Department meeting room. Sheriff Bell is guest speaker. Call Norm Johnson, 883-0398.

• FVCC art department hosts reception for ceramic artist Troy Case, 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 12, lower level of Arts and Technology Department. Call David Regan, 756-3993.

• Puppy Love fundraiser for Paws to Play proposed dog park, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13, Walk Your Dog Club, Kalispell. Ten-minute photoshoot with your dog, $30; saved to a disc. First come, first serve. Call Alison, 253-4004.

• Valentine Tea fundraiser, 1 p.m. Feb. 13, Kalispell Senior Citizens Center, 403 Second Ave. W. Cost $5 includes sandwiches, desserts and tea. All welcome.

• Kalispell Parks and Recreation’s annual Valentine’s Dance, 7-9 p.m.  Feb. 13, Linderman Education Center, 124 Third Ave. E., Kalispell. Music, snacks, refreshments, prizes. Cost $5 per person; $15 per family at the door.

• John White Lecture Series presents Chere Jiusto, executive director of Montana Preservation on “Historic Montana Barns,” 2:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Museum at Central School, 124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Tickets $6 for museum members; $9 for nonmembers. Limited tickets at door. Call 756-8381.

• CASA for Kids fundraiser and showing of the movie “Tootsie,” 7 p.m. Feb. 14, Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. Special guest is the film’s Oscar award-winning producer Jerry Molen. Advance tickets are $25 per couple; $15 per person. Tickets $35 and $25 at door, respectively. Call 755-7208.

• Kalispell Compline Choir presents “Nightcap for the Soul,” 9-9:45 p.m. Feb. 14, Christ Church Episcopal, 215 Third Ave. E., Kalispell. Medieval chant, a cappella choral music, meditative readings by candlelight. All welcome.

• Women of the Moose Sweetheart dinner, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 17, 230 10th St., Whitefish. Menu includes meatloaf, baked potatoes, vegetables, salad, rolls and desserts. Call Carol Ott, 260-8493.

• Kalispell Public Schools Policy Committee meets 8:30 a.m. Feb. 18, district office, 233 First Ave. E.

• AARP Smart Driver Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18, Bigfork Senior Center; $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 837-4157.

• USDA Farm Service agency and MSU Extension, NAP informational meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Feb. 17, Glacier 1 Room, Hilton Garden Inn, 1840 U.S. 93 S. RSVP by Feb. 9 to Jennifer Cole, 406-587-6786.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:15 a.m. Feb. 18, former Linderman School building, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Glacier Institute 2016 Winter Lecture Series presents anthropologist Sally Thompson on “People Before the Park,” Feb. 18, Conrad Mansion, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Wine and desserts served at 6 p.m. Presentation begins 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• Sally Thompson presents a free, brown bag lecture, “A Jesuit Window into Western Montana Life in the 1840s and ’50s,” noon, Feb. 19, Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Reserve a table by calling 755-5267.

• Whitefish Wolverines hockey team takes on Southern Oregon Spartans, 7 p.m. Feb. 19, Stumptown Ice Den, Whitefish. 50/50 raffle benefits Sparrow’s Nest of Northwest Montana.

Pinochle tournament, 10 a.m. Feb. 20, Kalispell Senior Citizen Center, 403 Second Ave. W. Cash prizes. Cost $5. To sign up, call Dee, 756-0050.

• Glacier National Park Associates Winter Speaker series presents Glacier Park biologist Lisa Bate on “Harlequin Ducks: The White Water Specialists of GNP,” 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Free. Public invited. Call 756-8992.

• AARP Smart Driver Course, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23, Libby Christian Church, Libby; $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 751-4500.

• Kalispell Public Schools district board work session 6 p.m. Feb. 23, Kalispell Middle School Library.

• Kalispell Public Schools Technology Committee meets 8:30 a.m. Feb. 26, district office, 233 First Ave. E.

• Lake County Pachyderm Club meets at noon Feb. 26, Polson Rural Fire Department meeting room. Congressman Ryan Zinke is guest speaker. Call Norm Johnson, 883-0398.

• Sparrow’s Nest of Whitefish open house, 4-6 p.m. Feb. 26, 200 Colorado Ave.

• Kalispell Mini Maker Faire, Feb. 27, Flathead Valley Community College. Tech enthusiasts, hobbyists, engineers create and exhibit their unique work. Call Jill Seigmund, 756-3834.

• Benefit for Thelma Mae Briney, a toddler diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, 5 p.m. Feb. 27, West Valley School. Spaghetti dinner by donation, live and silent auctions, pie auction.

• John White Lecture Series presents Mary Jane Bradbury with a living history presentation on Jeanette Rankin, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Museum at Central School, 124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Tickets $6 for museum members; $9 for nonmembers. Limited tickets at door. Call 756-8381.

• Kalispell Compline Choir presents “Nightcap for the Soul,” 9-9:45 p.m. March 13, Christ Church Episcopal, 215 Third Ave. E., Kalispell. Medieval chant, a cappella choral music, meditative readings by candlelight. All welcome.

• Glacier Institute 2016 Winter Lecture Series presents nocturnal photographer John Ashley on “Glacier Park After Dark,” March 17, Conrad Mansion, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Wine and desserts served at 6 p.m. Presentation begins 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 per person. Reservations required. Call 755-2166.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:15 a.m. March 24, former Linderman School building, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Glacier National Park Associates Winter Speaker series presents wildlife photographer Sumio Harada on “Mountain Goats in Glacier National Park, 7 p.m. March 28, Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Free. Public invited. Call 756-8992.

• Kalispell Compline Choir presents “Nightcap for the Soul,” 9-9:45 p.m. April 10, Christ Church Episcopal, 215 Third Ave. E., Kalispell. Medieval chant, a cappella choral music, meditative readings by candlelight. All welcome.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets 11:15 a.m. April 28, former Linderman School building, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Kalispell Compline Choir presents “Nightcap for the Soul,” 9-9:45 p.m. May 8, Christ Church Episcopal, 215 Third Ave. E., Kalispell. Medieval chant, a cappella choral music, meditative readings by candlelight. All welcome.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:15 a.m. May 26, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:15 a.m. June 9, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• National Park Service Birthday Weekend, Aug. 25-28. Fees waived at Glacier Park.

Fee Free Day, Nov. 11, Glacier Park, in honor of Veterans Day.

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