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• Red Cross blood drives: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glacier Bank Bigfork; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Flathead City-County Health Department.

• Evergreen Chamber of Commerce luncheon, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Flathead Sheriff’s Posse Building, 155 Shady Lane, Kalispell. Call 885-1212.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m., Sykes, Kalispell. Speaker is Flathead County Attorney Travis Ahner; www.gcpachy.org

• Lake View Care Center annual Haunted House, 6-9 p.m. today, Saturday, 1050 Grand Drive, Bigfork. Adults, $5; kids, $1.

SATURDAY

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

• Columbia Falls Women’s Connection annual fall fundraiser 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Valley Hospital Community Room, Columbia Falls. Crafts, baked goods, jams. Soup lunch available.

• Kalispell Elks annual pumpkin carving event, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1820 U.S. 93 S., Kalispell. All welcome. Call 257-6474.

• Red Cross blood drive, 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Rosauers, Kalispell; blood mobile.

SUNDAY

• Free Halloween Carnival, 5-6:30 p.m. for kids of all ages, First Presbyterian Church, 540 S. Main St., Kalispell. Games, candy, pizza, crafts.

MONDAY

• Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Montana Department of Transportation seeks public comment on proposal to improve Woodland Avenue and Second Street East/Conrad intersection, 4-6:30 p.m., Kalispell City Hall Council Chambers, 201 First Ave. E.

• TedX speaker, Collin Kartchner, will hold a parent night addressing the connection between social media, anxiety, and depression among teens, 6-8 p.m., Flathead High auditorium.

• Flathead Paddlers Club season-closing potluck and photo show, 6:30 p.m., Lone Pine State Park, Kalispell. Ham provided. Side dishes welcome. All interested invited. Call Anne Clark, 270-4221.

• Flathead Conservation District business meeting 7 p.m., 133 Interstate Lane, in Evergreen. Call 752-4220.

• Whitefish City Council candidates forum, 7-9 p.m., Whitefish City Hall. Public invited.

• American Legion Post No. 137 meets 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 351 Fourth Ave. EN, Kalispell. Nonmembers welcome.Call Bob Lehman, 755-4942; Ron Boespflug, 541-999-7790.

TUESDAY

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Marion Fire District.

• Medicare 101 class, 1-3 p.m., Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Representatives guide through health insurance basics. $10; 758-5730.

• Lakeside-Somers Chamber of Commerce BASH, 4-5 p.m. Glacier Bank, 7100 U.S. 93, Lakeside. Free for chamber members; $5 nonmembers.

• TedX speaker, Collin Kartchner, hold a parent night addressing the connection between social media, anxiety, and depression among teens, 7 p.m., Whitefish Performing Arts Center.

• West Valley Rural Fire District trustees meet at 7:30 p.m., West Valley Fire Station, 2412 Farm to Market Road.

WEDNESDAY

• Red Cross blood drives: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. FVCC; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board meets 10 a.m. Oct. 30, National Bison Range, Moies, Open to public.

• Salvation Army Harvest-fest Carnival, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30, 110 Bountiful Drive, Kalispell. Carnival games, prizes, hot dog snack bar and more. Adults must accompany youth.

THOUGHT

Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret.” — Mary McCarthy, American author and critic (born in 1912, died this day in 1989).

THURSDAY

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Glacier Bank, Polson.

• Natural Grocers nutritionist Erik Buck teaches a free course on diabetes management, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Flathead Food Bank, 1203 U.S. 2 W.,Kalispell. Learn food prep tips and tricks. Snacks provided. All welcome.

• Whitefish Parks and Recreation Department Trick or Treat Trail for ages up to 5, 2 to 4 p.m., Bakke Nature Reserve, 611 W. Seventh St.

• Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s Montana Children’s pediatric facility hosts the Whitefish annual Trick or Treat Street, 3-5 p.m., downtown.

• Lakeside Community Chapel Trunk or Treat 4-6 p.m., church parking lot across Adams Street from the Lakeside Elementary School. Games, hot cocoa. Costumes welcome.

• Marion Fire District board meets 5 p.m. Oct. 31, Marion Community Center, 180 Gopher Lane, Marion.

• Flathead County Sheriff’s Posse hosts a community Halloween party, 5-9 p.m., Posse Headquarters, at old Boys and Girls Club skating rink,155 Shady Lane, Evergreen. Haunted House, trick or treating, games, prizes. Parking will be at K-Mart, with shuttle buses to event. Free admission.

• Flathead Valley Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter and Interclub Council host Trunk or Treat, 5 to 7 p.m., west-facing parking lot on campus. Free and open to public.

A LOOK AHEAD

• Friends of the North Lake County Public Library District annual book sale, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 1-2, library’s large meeting room, 2 First Ave. E., Polson. Large variety of gently used books in all categories. Fill a bag for $5.

• Epworth United Methodist Women’s Annual Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2, 329 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Local artisans, toys, hand-knitted items, vendors. Coffee and sweet rolls 9-10:30 a.m. Soup luncheon 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Women of First Presbyterian Church annual fall and holiday bazaar, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 2, 540 S. Main St., Kalispell. Crafts, homebaked goods, books, holiday and next-to-new items. Homemade soups lunch,11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds go to local charities. Call 752-7488.

• Climate Smart Glacier Country hosts an event examining plastic use and recycling in Northwest Montana, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2, Arts and Technology Building, FVCC. Activities, booths, brainstorming sessions. Free. Public invited.

• Cecily McNeil presents a slideshow and talk about Father DeSmet, founder of St. Mary’s and St. Ignatius missions in Montana, 1 p.m. Nov. 2, Whitefish Community Library. Limited seating.

• Somers Volunteer Fire Department annual Harvest Dinner, 4-8 p.m. Nov. 2, Somers Fire Hall, 27, Lesley Ave., Somers. Turkey with all trimmings. Adults $13; children $7; under age 10, free. Call 406-270-1343.

• Flathead Democrats Harvest Dinner, 4:30-9 p.m. Nov. 2, Hilton Garden Inn, Kalispell. Speaker is Jorge Quintana, Montana Democratic Party’s National Committeeman on the DNC. For tickets, call Terri at 406-730-2741.

• Polson Chamber of Commerce meets noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 6, Red Lion Ridgewater Inn. Speaker is Polson School Superintendent Rex Weltz. Lunch available for $11. Public welcome. Call 883-5969.

• Kalispell Public Schools Personnel Committee meets 3 p.m. Nov. 6, district office basement meeting room.

• Glacier Children’s Museum fall social, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Firebrand Hotel, downtown Whitefish. Music, food, beverages. All interested welcome.

• Flathead Food Bank hosts a donor and community “Giving Gratitude” thank-you event, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 7, The Gathering Place, Gateway Community Center, 1203 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Free music, food and drinks. Open to public.

• Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation’s 13th annual Voices of the Wilderness celebration and fundraiser, 6 p.m., Nov. 7, The Lodge at Whitefish Lake. Keynote speaker is author/historian Frederick Swanson. Music by Moonshine Mountain Band. Auction, raffle. Tickets $25 at www.bmwf.org/events or at door. Space is limited.

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

• Flathead Marines 2019 Marine Corps Ball and dinner, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Hilton Garden Inn, Kalispell. Music by Comatose Posse. Tickets $45 each due by Nov. 4; www.flatheadsmarines.com

• Braveheart Chaplain Ministry dinner and auction fundraiser, 6 p.m. Nov. 9, Canvas Church, 255 Summit Ridge,Kalispell. Live music. Tickets $60 per person, or $100 for couple; www.braveheartministry.com.

• Rails to Trails of Northwest Montana annual harvest dance and pie auction, 7 p.m. Nov. 9, Smith Valley Grange, U.S. 2 West, Kalispell. Admission one homemade pie or $5. Kids half price. Music by Grin and Bear It String Clan.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 11, Troy United Methodist Church; $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 293-0100.

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

• Swan River School annual Veterans Day Assembly, 8:30 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11, Swan River School gymnasium. Veterans Day dinner, 5-7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Turkey, potatoes, vegetables, salad, dessert. All veterans and community members welcome.

• Lakeside Elementary School Veterans Day Program 2 p.m. Nov. 11. All veterans and community members welcome.

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

• Flathead Audubon presents Charles van Rees, naturalist/conservation biologist at Flathead Lake Biological Station on “Saving ‘Alae ‘Ula, Hawaii’s Endangered Swamp Chicken,” 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Gateway Community Center Meeting Room, 1203 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Free. Public invited.

• Kalispell Public Schools Personnel Committee meets 3 p.m. Nov. 13, district office basement meeting room.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Nov. 14, Eureka High School. Call 283-6444.

• International Gift Festival at Mountain View Mennonite Church. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 16. Fair trade gifts and products, international flavors in the village café, children’s activities 3:30-5:30 pm. Documentary, “This is my Story,” 7 pm Thursday; Crown of the Continent Choir performs at 7 p.m. Friday.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16, The Summit, Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 751-4500.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Nov. 19, Polson Area Senior Center. Call 883-4735.

• Creston Fire Department offers a first-aid course, 6 p.m. Nov. 19, Creston Fire Station, 4498 Montana 35, Kalispell. $50 donation. Call 250-4655 to reserve a space.

• Lakeside QRU board meets 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Lakeside Community Room. Call Lois Lauman, 253-2841.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon Nov. 21, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Kila Country Church annual Christmas craft and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 150 Cottage Lane, Kila. Lunch available 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Medicare 101 class, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 26, Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Representatives guide through health insurance basics. Cost is $10. Call 758-5730.

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

• Medicare 101 class, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 17, Flathead County South Campus, 40 11th St. W., Kalispell. Representatives guide through health insurance basics. Cost is $10. Call 758-5730.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon Dec. 19, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. Jan. 13.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon Jan. 23, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon Feb. 20, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon March 19, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m. April 13.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon April 16, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets at noon May 21, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

Whitefish Wood Weekend June 26-28, The Lodge at Whitefish Lake.

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