Daybook

Print Article

TODay

• Friendship Force meets for breakfast 9 a.m., Sykes Restaurant, Kalispell. All interested in travel welcome. Call Priscilla, 756-9332.

• Red Cross blood drive, 11:30 am. to 5 p.m., St. John Paul II Catholic Church, Bigfork. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus.

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

• Deer Park School board Negotiation Team meets at 3:45 p.m.

• 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. Marine Corps Ball tickets for sale. Call 406-249-2448.

• Whitefish Shines volunteers begin preparing city decorations for holiday season, 6-8 p.m., Roy Duff Armory. New volunteers welcome. Call Chris Schustrom, 406-260-1198.

• Zen priest Jerry Smyers presents a free Introduction to Zen Meditation class, 6 p.m., YogaHeart Studio, 314 Main St., Polson. All welcome. Call 847-721-0665.

• Whitefish Education Foundation Family Involvement Team hosts first Parent Education Series of school year,”What’s Happening in our Schools?,” 6:30 p.m., Whitefish Performing Arts lobby. Volunteer opportunities, events. Refreshments.

Thursday

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

• Children’s reading hour with country music artist and author Buck Buchanan and his book “Denni-Jo and Pinto,” 4-5 p.m., Lone Pine State Park, Kalispell. Free. Register on Eventbrite or Facebook. Call 755-2706.

• 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 is required. Fast 8-12 hours prior and drink plenty of water. Cost is $35; or $31.50 for seniors. Call Kathy Prim, 751-4500.

• Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center Park brown bag seminar, noon to 1 p.m., West Glacier Community Building, Glacier Park. Citizen science coordinators Jami Belt and Pete Mumford discuss “Plots, Scopes and Goats: Citizen Science in Glacier National Park.” Free. Open to public. Call 888-5827.

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

• Anime Club for teens in grades six to 12 meets 4-5:30 p.m. ImagineIF Library, Kalispell.

• Columbia Falls School board Insurance Committee meets at 4 p.m.

• Annual Great Northwest Oktoberfest, today through Saturday, Depot Park Whitefish. Hours 5 to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 6 is “Senior’s Day.” Those over 60 years old get in free until 5 p.m. General admission $5; kids under 12, free.

Friday

• Kalispell Public Schools Finance and Operations Committee meets 7 a.m., district office basement meeting room.

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

• Neighbors in Need homemade chili and pie lunch, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Northridge Lutheran Church, Kalispell. Sit down or order for delivery by Oct. 3. Call United Way, 752-7266. Proceeds benefit local homeless families.

• Glacier Pachyderm Club meets noon to 1 p.m., Red Lion Hotel Kalispell. Dave Galt presents his case against I-186; www.gcpachy.org

• Retro Film Festival, Oct. 5-7, Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. Ten film classics screened beginning 6 p.m. Guest speakers are Bill Butler and Peter Ford. VIP passes and per movie tickets available. Limited seating; www.bigforkfilmfestival.com, 837-2008.

• Book signing for Miantae Metcalf McConnel’s book “Deliverance,” 4-7 p.m., The Bookshelf, Main St., Kalispell.

• Annual Great Northwest Oktoberfest, today and Saturday, Depot Park Whitefish. Hours 5 to 11 p.m. today; and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday. Oct. 6 is “Senior’s Day.” Those over 60 years old get in free until 5 p.m. General admission $5; kids under 12, free.

Thought

“The worst disease in the world is the plague of vengeance.” — Dr. Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist (1893-1990).

• Bigfork Community Methodist Church annual bazaar and lunch, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 750 Electric Ave., Bigfork. Handcrafted jewelry, art, pottery, wood, Homemade berry pies and jams. Soups for lunch. Call 837-4547.

• Annual Great Northwest Oktoberfest, noon to 11 p.m., Depot Park Whitefish. Today is “Senior’s Day.” Those over 60 years old get in free until 5 p.m. General admission $5; kids under 12, free.

• Sons of Norway meet 1 p.m., upstairs at Museum at Central School, 124 2nd Ave. E., Kalispell. Call 253-1702.

• Independent wildlife consultant Brian Peck gives an update on status of grizzly bear recovery, 4 p.m., Montana House, Apgar Village, Glacier Park. Free. Reservations recommended. Call 888-5393.

• Flathead Land Trust hosts a West Valley Wetlands Conservation Project grand opening and ribbon cutting, 5-7:30 p.m., bird view area off West Valley Drive, Kalispell. Public invited to watch sandhill cranes fly in to roost. Call Laura Katzman, 752-8293.

• Eagles Harvest Dinner, 5-7 p.m., 37 First St. E., Kalispell. Turkey with all the trimmings. Cost $12 adults, $6 for kids under 12. Everyone welcome.

• Flathead Libertarians meets 5:30p.m. Scotty’s Bar, backroom, 2205 U.S. 93 S., Kalispell. Watch debates for U.S House and Senate with Libertarian candidates Rick Breckenridge and, possibly Elinor Swanson.

• Big Sky Astronomy Club hosts a Star Party, 7-9:30 p.m., Lone Pine State Park, Kalispell. Presentation at Visitor Center followed by telescope viewing of night sky. Bring chairs and dress warmly. Registration required on Eventbrite or Facebook. Call 755-2706, ext 2.

Sunday

• Annual Libby Stand Down, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Asa Wood Grade School, 700 Idaho St., Libby. Free for veterans and families. Bring a DD214 or other military ID. Call 756-7304.

Monday

• Glacier Rail Park grand opening 10 a.m., 801 Whitefish Stage, Kalispell. Enter from Flathead Drive. Ribbon cutting, tours, refreshments. RSVP to Dorothy Meyer, 257-7711.

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

• Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group game night, 6-8 p.m, The Summit, Kalispell. Survivors, family, friends are welcome. Refreshments. Call Jennifer, 756-4725 or 253-3336.

• Flathead Audubon meets at 7 p.m., United Way conference room, Gateway Community Center, U.S. 2 West, Kalispell. Jake Bramante gives strategies for increasing backyard birds. Enter from west side of building. Free. All welcome.

Tuesday

• ImagineIF libraries board retreat 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Museum at Central School,124 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Call Connie Behe, 758-5824.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Easthaven Baptist Church, Kalispell.

• West Valley School board meets 5 p.m.

• Kalispell Chamber of Commerce Unwind, 5-6:30 p.m. U.S. Optics, 235 United Drive, Kalispell. Giveaways. All welcome. Call 758-2803.

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

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

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

• Helena Flats School board meets at 7 p.m.

A look ahead

• Creston School board meets 7 a.m.

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

• Parkinson’s disease support group meets 3-4:30 p.m. Oct 10, Gateway Community Center, north conference room, Kalispell. Music by Kris Boggs and the Craigslist Garage Sale Band. Lynnell Finley, Rock Steady boxing coach presents “Fun and Games while living with Parkinson’s.” All welcome. Call Lois, 871-3767.

• Bigfork Water and Sewer District meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 10, district office, 108 Harbor Heights Blvd.

• Red Cross blood drive, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Flathead High School, Kalispell.

• Opening reception for Heidi Wagner’s photo exhibit “The Passions Project” and launch of Immanuel Foundation,” 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Buffalo Hill Terrace lobby, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Cocktails, appetizers, Free. Open to public. RSVP to 752-9243.

• Lone Pine State Park in Kalispell presents a program on “Nocturnal Animals en Espanol,” 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 for Spanish speakers and those learning the language. Call 755-2706, ext. 4.

• Mission Mountain Audubon meets 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Polson City Library meeting room. Ron Huff presents “Wildlife of Botswana’s Okavango Delta.” Free. All welcome.

• Kalispell Public Schools Board Governance Committee meets 10 a.m. Oct. 12, superintendent’s office.

• Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12, at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• Smith Valley School Fall Festival, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 12, 290 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Games and food. Public invited.

• FVCC’s Music Department’s fall concert series with faculty 7 p.m. Oct. 12, room 139, Arts and Technology Building. Free. Public invited. Call 756-4813.

• Columbia Falls United Methodist Church fall bazaar and silent auction, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct.13, 117 Second St. W. Crafts, fair trade products, books, bake sale, attic treasures. Light breakfast and soup lunch available.

• Outdoor educator Brian Baxter leads a wetland ecology field trip to Owen Sowerwine Natural Area, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13. 2.5 mile, moderate hike. No dogs allowed. Bring lunch, water, binoculars. Free. Meet at Montessori School, 349 Willow Glen Drive, Kalispell. Call 406-291-2154.

• Glacier Park hosts a Mount Brown Hawk Watch Program noon to 4 p.m. Oct.13, near Lake McDonald Lodge. Park biologists will teach volunteers how to identify and count migrating raptors. Meet at Golden Eagle interpretive sign near Jammer Joe’s parking lot; snacks and hot beverages provided. Volunteers can also hike to an observation point just below Mount Brown Lookout. Call 888-7986.

• “Lights, Camera, Auction” fundraiser for Trinity Lutheran School, Oct. 13, Flathead County Fairgrounds, Kalispell. No host bar 5 p.m. Buffet dinner 6 p.m. Silent, live auctions, games. Tickets $25, available at the school, 495 First Ave. WN. Call 257-6716.

• Annual North Valley Community Crop Walk to raise hunger awareness, Oct. 14, Marantette Park, Columbia Falls. Registration 1 p.m.; 1K or 5K walk 1:30 p.m. Hot dogs served afterward.

• Red Cross blood drive, 1-6 p.m. Oct. 15, at the center, 126 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 15, North Valley Senior Center, Columbia Falls. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 892-4087.

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Billiards Room, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Laura Normandy, 752-9612, ext. 1351.

• Kalispell Women’s Connection buffet lunch and annual fundraising auction, 11:30 a.m. Oct 16, meeting room of Victory Baptist Church, 1830 Montana 35. Speaker is Charisse Bruner of Columbia Falls. Cost $8 per person. Call Jan, 857-2467, or Rosainne, 257-8098 for lunch and free child care reservations. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

• Kalispell Public Schools Curriculum and Instruction Committee meets 3 p.m. Oct. 16, assistant superintendent’s office.

• Creston Fire Department’s annual Soup for Supper fundraiser, 3:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Creston Fire Station, 4498 Montana 35, Kalispell. Twenty soups and chowders, salad, rolls, desserts. Dine in or take out. Donations appreciated. Call Gloria Graves, 250-4655.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a community presentation geared for seniors, “Local Political Climate — Issues and Candidates” 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9625.

• Sobbacycle in Whitefish sponsors a spin class to raise money for A21, a nonprofit combating human trafficking, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17. $20 per person. Limited to 20. Call 406-730-8744.

• Kalispell Public Schools Finance and Operations Committee meets 7 a.m. Oct. 19, district office basement meeting room.

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

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

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-2:30p.m. Oct. 23, Polson Senior Center. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 883-4735.

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

Refresh Leadership Simulcast with guest speaker Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 24, Red Lion Hotel Kalispell. Registration 8-9 a.m. Cost $15; continental breakfast. Call 257-2255.

• Teen social for grades 6-12, 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 25, ImagineIF Library, Kalispell. Food, Wii gaming. Learn how to use a 3D printer and pen. Free.

• Kalispell Public Schools Policy Committee meets 8:30 a.m. Oct. 25, IT office.

• Kalispell Public Schools Policy and Communications Committee meets 10 a.m. Oct. 25, superintendent’s office.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. Oct. 25, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Marion Fire District Board meets 5 p.m. Oct. 25, at the Marion Community Center, 180 Gopher Lane.

• Free Night at the Museum, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Miracle of American Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, Polson. Film “The Devil Horse” will be shown. Treats and donations welcome. Call Gil, 883-6804 or 270-7895.

• AARP Driver Safety Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27, Gateway Community Center, Kalispell. $20 fee ($15 for AARP card-holding members.) Call 752-7266 for a reservation.

Kalispell Elks Lodge annual pumpkin carving contest, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27, 1820 U.S 93 S., Kalispell. All welcome. Call David Barnes, 249-0535.

• Flathead Valley Community College Veterans’ Association hosts Trunk or Treat, 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, west-facing parking. Free. Open to public.

• Flathead County Sheriff’s Posse hosts a Trick or Treat community event, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 31, 155 Shady Lane, Kalispell (former Boys and Girls Club Roller Rink). Games, candy, prizes. Tables by first responders and local businesses. Free admission.

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

• Creston Fire Department offers an adult, infant and child CPR/obstructed airway course, 6 p.m. Nov. 13, at the fire department, 4498 Montana 35, Kalispell. $40 minimum donation. Reserve by Nov. 6. Call 250-4655.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. Nov. 15, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Smith Valley School ‘50s-Themed Happy Days Pie Bingo, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 16, 2901 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell. Public invited.

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Billiards Room, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Laura Normandy, 752-9612, ext. 1351.

• Immanuel Lutheran Communities hosts a community presentation geared for seniors, “Fall Prevention and Winter Safety Tips,” 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Free. Call 752-9625.

• Free Night at the Museum, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 22, Miracle of American Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, Polson. Film “Kelly’s Heroes” will be shown. Bring Thanksgiving leftovers to share; donations welcome. Call Gil, 883-6804 or 270-7895.

• Smith Valley School Holiday Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1, 2901 U.S. 2 W., Kalispell.

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

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

• Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group meets 3-4:30 p.m. Dec. 17, Billiards Room, Buffalo Hill Terrace, 40 Claremont St., Kalispell. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Call Laura Normandy, 752-9612, ext. 1351.

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. Dec. 20, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

• Free Night at the Museum, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 27, Miracle of American Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, Polson. “Heading Home for the Holidays” filmed in Glacier Park and Browning with Amy Grant and Jimmy Stewart’s “Mr. Krueger’s Christmas” will be shown. Treats and donations welcome. Call Gil, 883-6804 or 270-7895.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. Jan. 17, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. Feb. 14, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. March 21, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. April 18, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

• Flathead Special Education Cooperative Executive Council meets 11:45 a.m. May 16, Gateway Community Center, United Way Conference Room, Kalispell. Call 257-1857.

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

Print Article

Read More Daybook

Daybook Dec. 13

December 13, 2018 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Today • Creston School board meets 7 a.m. Salvation Army annual bell ringing competition, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Lakeside, Columbia Falls, Evergreen and Whitefish. • Flathead Special Educ...

Comments

Read More

Daybook

December 12, 2018 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake today • Red Cross blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., Flathead Electric, Kalispell. • Columbia Falls Women’s Connection’s Christmas Tea and program 11:30 a.m., North Valley Hospital Communit...

Comments

Read More

Daybook

December 11, 2018 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Today • Kalispell Women’s Connection holiday tea party, 11:30 a.m., meeting room of Victory Baptist Church, 1830 Montana 35. Speaker is Susan Stapley. Cost $8 per person. Call Jan, 857-2467, or R...

Comments

Read More

Daybook Dec. 10

December 10, 2018 at 5:00 am | Daily Inter Lake tODAY • Daughters of the American Revolution, Chief Ignace Chapter Christmas meeting and potluck, noon to 3 p.m., home of Carol White, Kalispell. Call 755-6781 for directions. Bring nonperishable...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 755-7000
727 East Idaho
Kalispell, MT 59901

©2018 Daily Inter Lake Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X