Daybook | Jan. 14, 2018

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• John White Lecture Series presents Ellen Baumler on “The Chinese in Montana: Our Forgotten Pioneers,” 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

• Evergreen Disposal will be running its normal routes today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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

• 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 Laura Normandy, 752-9612, ext. 1351.

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

• The Nate Chute Foundation, in partnership with Montana SOARS, offers a course by Stacy York, licensed clinical social worker, titled “Trauma Informed Tools for Suicide Prevention,” 5:30 to 8 p.m., North Valley Hospital Professional Office Building. Free and open to the public. Light dinner and refreshments provided. Register at www.natechutefoundation.org/events.

• Flathead Democratic Party annual Martin Luther King Day dinner, 5:30 p.m., Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Guest speakers are Allen Secher and Ina Albert. Tickets, $15 at door.

• Coram-West Glacier Volunteer Fire Department final public meeting regarding its plans for a new fire station in Coram, 6 p.m., West Glacier Fire Hall, 100 REA Road, West Glacier.

• Marion School board meets 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday

• Kalispell Women’s Connection buffet lunch, 11:30 a.m., meeting room of Victory Baptist Church, 1830 Montana 35. Dick Reedquist talks about “Joining and Volunteering in Your Community.” Inspirational speaker is Heather Oberholtzer. Donations for Flathead Food Bank accepted. Cost $8 per person. Call Jan, 857-2467, or Rosainne, 257-8098 for lunch and free child care reservations. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

• Kalispell Chamber of Commerce luncheon, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Red Lion Hotel, Kalispell. Register by Sept. 12 at 758-2803.

• Backslope Brewing Benefit Night, 5-8 p.m., 1107 Ninth St. W., Columbia Falls. Portion of pint sales benefits Flathead Land Trust projects.

• Flathead Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited meets 7 p.m., Fish, Wildlife and Parks building, 490 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell. Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists Matt Boyer and Sam Bourret discuss 10-year effort to restore native westslope cutthroat to the South Fork Flathead river system. Refreshments. Door prize. Public welcome. Call Larry Timchak, 250-7473.

• Flathead County Democratic Party meets 7 p.m., Kalispell VFW Post 2252 meeting room. 330 First Ave. W. Bring a donation for veterans food pantry. Call Lynne Stanley, 471-8317.

Wednesday

• Flathead County Trail Plan Update meeting, 8:30-10:30a.m. 40 11th St. W., Kalispell.

• Red Cross blood drive, 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., U.S. Forest Service.

• Columbia Falls Women’s Connection luncheon, 11:30 a.m., North Valley Hospital Community Room, 235 Nucleus Ave., Columbia Falls. Speaker is Hilary Shaw, executive director of the Abbie Shelter. Inspirational speaker is Heather Oberholtzer. Cost $8 per person. Free child care by reservation. Call Candy, 387-4119; or Janet, 892-3621. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

• Betty Jo Malone instructs a quilting club and workshop 1-4 p.m. beginning and meeting every other Wednesday through March, Museum at Central School, 124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Free. Fabric swatches and some tools provided. Call Malone, 755-6323.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a community presentation geared for seniors, “Living with Purpose and Inspiration in 2018” by Bethlehem Lutheran Church Pastor Scott Thompson, 2-3:30 p.m., Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9625.

• Whitefish Women of the Moose monthly meal, 5-7 p.m., Moose Lodge 230 W. 10th St. Sausage stir-fry. Call Carol, 260-8493.

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

Thursday

• Kalispell Public Schools Policy Committee meets 10 a.m., superintendent’s office.

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

Thought

“If you limit your actions in life to things that nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much.” — Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (“Lewis Carroll”), English author (1832-1898).

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets at noon, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Friends of the Library meet at noon, ImagineIF Library meeting room, Kalispell. All welcome.

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

• Teen social for grades 6-12, 4-5:30 p.m., ImagineIF Library, Kalispell. Food, Wii gaming. Craft is Mardi Gras art. Free.

Friday

• Red Cross blood drives: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Glacier High School; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Annual New Year, New Me event, today and Jan. 20 Village at Sunburst, Community Service Foundation, 2282 U.S. 93 S., Kalispell. Class Day is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Free interview, job seeking and financial skills training. Those attending are eligible for a free makeover Jan. 20, including hair cuts, nail painting and more. To sign up, call Josh or Shyanne at 756-8721.

• Flathead Chapter of National Active and Retired Federal Employees meets at noon, Perkins Restaurant, Kalispell. Social time, 11:30 a.m. Speaker is Joe Unterreiner, Kalispell Chamber of Commerce president. Call Doris Warrant, 752-8026.

• Annual Montana Pond Hockey Classic, today through Jan. 21, Foy’s Lake, near Kalispell. Up to 80 teams compete on several ice rinks. Concessions.

A look ahead

• Annual Montana Pond Hockey Classic, Jan. 20-21, Foy’s Lake, near Kalispell. Up to 80 teams compete on several ice rinks. Concessions.

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

• Flathead Audubon Winter Trails Day program, 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 20, Owen Sowerwine Natural Area, south Kalispell. Naturalist Denny Olson leads a birding hike. Bring snowshoes if snow is deep. Binoculars and field guides available. To register, call Olson at 249-3987. Free. Open to public.

• Foys to Blacktail Trails celebrates Winter Trails Day with a guided snowshoe trek, 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 20, Blacktail Mountain Cross Country Ski Trails. To reserve free snowshoe rentals, call 837-7600 by Jan. 19. Cross-country skis also welcome.

• Whitefish Women of the Moose breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 21, Whitefish Moose Lodge, 230 W. 10th St. Ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, biscuits and gravy, potatoes, pancakes. Public welcome. Call Carol, 260-8493.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 22, Libby Christian Church, Libby. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 406-283-7000.

• Red Cross blood drive, 2-6 p.m. Jan. 22 at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Human Trafficking and Internet Safety seminar, 5:30-8 p.m. Jan. 22, Flathead High School auditorium. Learn about modern-day slavery, sex trafficking, internet child predators and more. Speakers include Det. Guy Baker, Missoula Police Department; Det. Jeanne Parker, Flathead County Sheriff’s Office; school resource officers. Grace Machala will give an abuse debriefing. Free. Public invited. Call 800-765-1747.

• Flathead Conservation District business meeting, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, 133 Interstate Lane, Kalispell, 752-4220.

• Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Winter Speaker series, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Ranger Teagan Tomlin presents “If Rocks Could Talk” on the geologic history of the park. Free. Public invited.

• Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 23, Polson Methodist Church.

• Medicare 101 Class, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 23, Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Agency on Aging representatives discuss Medicare basics to help with health insurance decisions. Open to public. Call 758-5730.

• Kalispell Public Schools district special board meeting and work session 6 p.m. Jan. 23, Kalispell Middle School Library.

• Red Cross blood drive, noon to 5 p.m. Jan. 24, Meadow Lake Resort, Columbia Falls, in the blood mobile.

• Red Cross blood drives Jan. 25: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bigfork High School; 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. First Interstate Bank and Cold Stone parking lot, in the blood mobile.

• Kalispell Public Schools Technology Committee meets 8:30 a.m. Jan. 25, superintendent’s office.

• Winter Warm Up event, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 25, Gateway Community Center, 1203 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Free winter clothing, blankets, health, housing, veterans and job services, hair cuts, tax preparation, mammograms, and ID replacement. Free hot meals, children’s activities, educational sessions and more. Eagle Transit provides free bus service from regular stops. All welcome. Call 752-7266.

• Fundraiser for Commumity Actio Partership of Northwest Montana, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Panda Express, Kalispell. Twenty percent of day’s sales go toward local homeless prevention efforts. Mention fundraiser when checking out.

• Marion Fire District board meets at 5 p.m. Jan. 25, Marion Community Center, 180 Gopher Lane. Public welcome.

• Free Night at the Museum, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Miracle of American Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, Polson. Author Charles B. Lutz reads from his historical fiction work,

“Eyes in the Sky.” Treats and donations welcome. Call 883-6804.

• West Shore community dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 26, the Gathering Place 238 Adams St., Lakeside. Free of charge to anyone. Families welcome.

• Forester and wildlife researcher Brian Baxter leads a free animal and sign interpretation class, Jan. 27. Slide presentation “The Essence of Animal Tracking” 9 a.m. Snappy Sport Senter, 1400 U.S. 2 E., Kalispell, followed by field session. To register call Snappy’s, 257-7525.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Jan. 27, Rosauers, Kalispell, in the blood mobile.

• John White Lecture Series “Home, Home on the Ranch” performance by folk musician Bill Rossiter, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 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.

• Flathead Democratic Women “Golden Notable Women” fundraiser luncheon, noon, Jan. 29, Village Greens Community Center, Village greens Golf Club, West Nicklaus, Evergreen. Cots $10. RSVP to Ramona, 752-0227.

• Red Cross blood drives Jan. 29: 2-6 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cabinet Peaks Medical Center, Libby.

• Red Cross blood drives Jan. 30: 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Flathead Electric; 1-5:15 p.m. Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 31, Kalispell Elks Lodge.

• Flathead County Transportation Advisory Committee meets 8:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 1, South Campus Building, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Vote on the County Transportation Plan. Public welcome. Call 758-5728.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 5, The Summit, Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 751-4500.

• Wilderness Speaker Series presents a program titled “Wild & Scenic Rivers: The 50th Anniversary,” 7-8:15 p.m. Feb. 7, Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Free. Open to public. Call Carol Treadwell, 387-3847.

• Senior Tour and Tea, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 8, Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Free admission for seniors 60 and older. Docent tour 10:30 a.m. Call 755-5268.

• Annual Cabin Fever Days, Feb. 9-11, Coram, Martin City, Hungry Horse. Barstool ski races, arm wrestling, mountain man competitions, pool tournament, snowshoe softball and more. Kids’ event at Martin City Fire Hall.

• Cancer Support Community Mardi Gras Gala, Feb. 10, Red Lion Hotel ballroom, Kalispell. Zydeco music and dancing, dinner, games, silent auction. Tickets $100 each, $150 per couple, $750 per table; www.csckalispell.org

• John White Lecture Series presents Glacier Park biologist Lisa Bate on harlequin ducks titled “What is a Sea Duck Doing in Glacier,” 2:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Museum at Central School, 124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Tickets $6 for museum members; $9 for nonmembers. Limited tickets at door. Call 756-8381.

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

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon. Feb. 15, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Opening reception for “Beyond Craft: The Art of Ceramics – Various Artists” 5-7 p.m. Feb. 15, Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Admission free for members; $5 nonmembers. Public welcome. Call 755-5268.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 17, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 752-7266.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Feb. 20, Polson Senior Center. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 883-4735.

• John White Lecture Series live history presentation by Mary Jane Bradbury titled “Martha and Me: Reflections of Dora DuFran about the Real Life of Calamity Jane,” 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Museum at Central School, 124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Tickets $6 for museum members; $9 for nonmembers. Limited tickets at door. Call 756-8381.

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

• Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Winter Speaker series, 7 p.m. Feb. 26, Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Diane Boyd with Fish, Wildlife and Parks presents “The Journey Home for Montana’s Wolves” about wolf recovery in Montana. Free. Public invited. Call Cheryl Klein, 270-4189.

• Opening reception for “Opening Reception: New Artists 2018 – High School Student Art Exhibition” 5-7 p.m. March 1, Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Public welcome. Call 755-5268.

• Special Olympics Montana-Glacier Area hosts Regional Winter Games, March 5, Whitefish Mountain Resort. Call Aaron Gleason, outreach director, 509-993-6841.

• Wilderness Speaker Series presents “The Untrammeled Observatory: Lessons from Wilderness Fire,” 7-8:15 p.m. March 7, Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Free. Open to public. Call Carol Treadwell, 387-3847.

• Mission Valley Has Talent competition, 7 p.m. March 9, Polson High School auditorium. Musicians, artists, dancers, gymnasts and more. Cash prizes for winners. Fundraiser for the Helping Hands Fund. Call Jason 883-2447 or Valerie 883-4160.

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

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. March 13, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon March 15, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Winter Speaker series, 7 p.m. March 26, Museum at Central School, Kalispell. Park wildlife program manager John Waller presents “The Furtive Felids of the Forest” about wildcats. Free. Public invited. Call Cheryl Klein, 270-4189.

• Wilderness Speaker Series presents “The Recovery of Grizzly Bears in Montana,” 7-8:15 p.m. April 4, Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Free. Open to public. Call Carol Treadwell, 387-3847.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. April 9.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. April 10, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Management board and Executive Council meets at noon April 19, 15 Meridian Court, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. May 14

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

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. June 11.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. June 12, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

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

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. July 10, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.?• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 14, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 11, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 9, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 13, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

• Suicide Support Group, Surviving Our Loss after Suicide, (SOLAS) meets 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 11, The Summit, Kalispell. Call Joan, 871-1008.

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