To get your item added to the community calendar email Brian James at brian@andersonbroadcasting.com at least 2 weeks in advance of your event

  • Monday January 6th- The Church at Creston will be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 12-5:30
  • Tuesday January 7th- The Bigfork Playhouse Children’s Theater invites children in grades 2-6 to audition for their upcoming play, “The Wild, Wild, Wildest West” Auditions will be held at the Bigfork Playhouse Children’s Theatre after school Center on (on 833 Grand) from 4:30-5:30 PM for 2nd and 3rd grades, and 5:30-7:30 PM for 4th through 6th grades. (Performances January 30 and Feb 1, 7, & 8 at 7:30 and February 9 at 2:00)
  • Tuesday January 7th- Whitefish High School is hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 8am until 1pm.
  • Wednesday January 8th- Montana Academy will be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 10-3:30
  • Wednesday January 8th- The Polson Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon takes place at the Red Lion in Polson from 12-1pm. Featured speaker this month will be the Lake County Commissioners. For more info, call the Chamber at 883-5969 or visit polsonchamber.com
  • Thursday January 9th- Adult coloring program, titled this month, “South of the Border” takes place from 2-3:30pm. Coloring supplies are provided as well as snacks. For more info, call the library at 883-8225
  • Thursday January 9th- Lake County Community Development is offering a free workshop on value added grants. These grants offered by the USDA helps farmers and ranchers finance the production of value added ag products. Find out more info during this workshop from 9am until Noon at the LCCDC office at 407 Main Street in Ronan. Space is limited, so reserve your seat by calling 676-5912
  • Friday January 10th- Parkside Credit Union in Whitefish will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 10-3:15
  • Monday January 13th- Family Life Church will be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 12-5
  • Wednesday January 15th through Friday January 17th- Do you have an idea for a food based business? Lake County Community Development Corporation is offering a free workshop that will help you take your idea from concept to consumer. Class takes place the 15th in Ronan, 16th in Superior, and 17th in Thompson Falls. To register or for more info, call Lake County Community Development at 676-5914
  • Wednesday January 15th- Seven weekly workshops on helping farmers develop and manage a profitable agri-business begin at Lake County Community Development in Ronan. Cost for the full 7 week series is $100 or $20 per individual workshops. For more info or to register call 676-5912
  • Wednesday January 15th- Movin’ to the music- a new program from the North Lake County Public Library takes place from 5-6pm. This hour of movement will explore ways of incorporating gentle movement and music. Wear comfortable shoes. For more info, call 883-8225
  • Thursday January 16th- The Whitefish Community at the Wave will be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive from 11-5:30
  • Saturday January 18th- Polson Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet takes place at the Polson Elks Club with social beginning at 6pm, dinner at 7pm. To get tickets, call 883-5969 or stop by the chamber office at 402 1st Street East Suite 102 in Polson
  • Tuesday January 21st- Fort Connah Annual Membership Meeting will take place at the Post Creek 44 Bar Steak and Tap House located at 73124 HWY 93 St. Ignatius. No host dinner is at 6pm with the meeting at 7pm, meeting is open to everyone.
  • Friday January 24th through Sunday January 26th- The 8th Annual Flathead Lake International Cinemafest winter film festival takes place at the Showboat Cinema in Polson. Show kicks off with an informal gathering from 4-6pm at Perfect Shot Tavern Friday. Film showings on two screens begin at 6pm at the Showboat. Awards and dessert reception will take place on Sunday from 5:30-6:30pm. Visit FLICPolson.com for schedule and more info.

Ongoing Events

  • Everyone is welcome if you are hungry or in need of fellowship at Polson Church dinners from 5-7 pm at the following locations: 1st Friday of the month at the Catholic Church, 2nd Friday at the Presbyterian Church, 3rd Friday @ the United Methodist Church, 4th Friday at the Heritage of Faith Church (Journey B) and 5th Friday at Community Christian. Lunch is served every Saturday from 11:30-1:30 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
  • Every Monday at the North Lake County Public Library in Polson at 10:30am is Mother Goose, a half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers with nursery rhymes and stories galore. Makerspace takes place from 3:30-5pm for kids of all ages and their caregivers allowing kids to build, make, and play
  • The Second and Fourth Mondays of the Month- Cheerful Heart, a non profit organization benefiting people with Cancer, holds support group meetings at the First United Methodist Church at 301 16th Avenue East in Polson from 12-1pm. For more info, call 883-3070 or visit cheerfulheart.org
  • Every Wednesday- Wiggle Worms- story time for children and their caregivers along with activities and crafts designed to boost the love of learning will take place at 3:30pm at the North Lake County Public Library. For more information call 883-8225 or visit northlakecountylibrary.org
  • Every Thursday- Providence St. Joseph Medical Center offers their Maternal Support Group, the Baby Bunch from 10-11:30. Get your questions answered and learn from the experience of others. For more information or questions, call 883-8347
  • Every Saturday- Give yourself the gift of health and help the community out at the same time. Mission Fitness offers a Saturday morning fitness class with all proceeds going to charity. Cost is suggested donation for the class. Call or text ACE certified Instructor Laura @ 541-521-6630