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

  • Tuesday November 5th- Columbia Falls High School is hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 9-2
  • Wednesday November 6th- The Church at Creston will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 12-5:30 and Proof Research will have the Bloodmobile from 1-6
  • Wednesday November 6th- The Mission Valley Senior Center located at 528 Main Street SW in Ronan hosts Arts and Crafts at 1pm. For more info, call 676-2371
  • Wednesday November 6th- The Polson Chamber of Commerce General monthly meeting luncheon takes place at the Red Lion Inn in Polson from 12-1pm. November’s guest speaker is Polson School Superintendent Rex Weltz. Lunch is provided by Mackenzie River Pizza and the cost is $13. For more info, call the chamber office at 883-5969 or visit
  • Thursday November 7th- The North Lake County Library presents their adult coloring program from 2-4pm. The theme is Downtown Abbey. For more info, call 883-8225
  • Thursday November 7th- Columbia Falls Tea Kettle Room will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive from 11-5
  • Saturday November 9th- The 100th Anniversary of the Annual Lutefisk Dinner takes place at Bethany Lutheran Church located at 8559 MT Hwy 35 in Bigfork. Menu includes Alaskan Lutefisk, ham, Swedish meatballs, potatoes, squash, coleslaw, and Scandinavian cookies. Tickets are sold at the door and are $18 for adults, kids 10 and under are $7. For more info, call 837-4387
  • Monday November 11th- The Lake County Transfer station, landfill, and container sites, as well as the North Lake County Public library are all closed for Veteran’s Day
  • Thursday November 14th through Saturday November 16th- International Gift Festival takes place at Mountain View Mennonite Church at 795 Mennonite Church Road in Kalispell. Festival is 10-8 Thursday and Friday and 10-5 Saturday complete with kids activities both days. For more info, visit
  • Saturday November 16th- The West Shore Community Church is hosting it’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner from 11am until 1pm at the Big Arm Fire House. There is no charge, but canned food items and donations will be accepted for the Polson Food Bank. Everyone is welcome. For info, call Lee at 849-5522
  • Friday November 22nd- Pablo Christian Church invites everyone to a FREE Thanksgiving dinner in the Church gymnasium from 5-8pm.

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Holidays will be here before we know it and the Ronan Chamber of commerce is in need of LED lights for their holiday lights on Main Street. Please consider donating money or lights, all donations can be made at the Ronan Flower Mill