RONAN HIGH SCHOOL IS HOSTING A JAZZ BAND DINNER FRIDAY MAY 7TH BEGINNING AT 6:30PM ON THE SOUTH LAWN OF K WILLIAM HARVEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. TICKETS ARE $15 EACH AND CAN BE PURCHASED AT RONAN.K12.EDU. DINNER INCLUDES SMOKED PORK TENDERLOIN, SALAD, POTATOES AND DESSERT. FOR MORE INFO OR TO PURCHASE TICKETS OVER THE PHONE, CALL DEEDEE AT 528-7501

AMERICAN LEGION BIG SKY RIDERS CHAPTER ARE HOSTING THEIR POKER RUN SATURDAY MAY 15TH- REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9AM AT 105 THIRD AVENUE EAST IN POLSON AND IS $25. RIDE LEAVES AT 11AM, ARRIVE BACK AROUND 5-6PM FOLLOWED BY DINNER AT 6PM AT 710 FIRST STREET EAST. PULLED PORK DINNER IS $12 AND INCLUDES PULLED PORK SANDWICH, SALAD AND A DRINK

HERE’S A LIST OF UPCOMING BLOOD DRIVES. FOR MORE INFO, VISIT REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG 

MAY 3RD- THE BLOOD DRIVE DONATION CENTER AT 126 NORTH MERIDIAN IN KALISPELL IS HOSTING A RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1-6PM 

MAY 4TH- THE KWATAQNUK RESORT IN POLSON IS HOSTING A RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE FROM 12-5

MAY 5TH- THE DONATION CENTER AT 126 NORTH MERIDIAN IN KALISPELL IS HOLDING A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10-3

MAY 6TH- THE ROTARY CLUB IS SPONSORING A BLOOD DRIVE IN COLUMBIA FALLS AT THE CEDAR PALACE FROM 10-5 AND THE LIBBY VFW IS HOLDING A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 12-5

MAY 7TH- RED CROSS IS HOLDING  A BLOOD DRIVE AT THE KALISPELL DONATION CENTER AT 126 NORTH MERIDIAN CENTER FROM 10-3, AND CABINET PEAKS IS ALSO HOSTING A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 10-3

MAY 8TH- RICHWINE’S BURGERVILLE IN POLSON IS SPONSORING A BLOOD DRIVE AT THE RED LION INN POLSON FROM 11-5

EVERY FRIDAY IN MAY- Mission Valley Aquatics is offering free open swim to all school age children from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. For safety and social distancing purposes, numbers are limited each hour and a guardian must sign a waiver. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to sign up, please call Mission Valley Aquatics at 883-4567

HELPING HANDS OFFICE IN POLSON IS OPEN FOR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, AND FRIDAYS. NO WALK INS DUE TO LIMITED SPACE IN WAITING AREA. HELPING HANDS CONTINUES TO HELP WITH EMERGENT NEEDS SUCH AS TRANSPORTATION VOUCHERS AND GROCERY VOUCHERS, PERSONAL CARE ITEMS, CLOTHING/THRIFT STORE VOUCHERS, COMMUNITY CRADLES. FOR ASSISTANCE, CALL JENNIFER AT 883-8256 OR VISIT HELPING HANDS OF MISSION VALLEY ON FACEBOOK

THE POLSON LOAVES AND FISH FOOD PANTRY THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR GENEROSITY DURING THIS TIME. DONATIONS OF FOOD SUCH AS CEREAL, BREAD, PEANUT BUTTER, JELLY, LUNCH MEATS, ETC, CAN BE DROPPED OFF BETWEEN 8:30-11AM MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS AT 904 1ST STREET EAST IN POLSON. THEY CONTINUE TO BE OPEN TUESDAYS FROM 2-6PM AND FRIDAYS FROM 10AM UNTIL 2PM. PEOPLE ARE ASKED TO REMAIN IN CARS AND VOLUNTEERS WILL BRING FOOD TO YOU. FOR MORE INFO, EMAIL POLSONPANTRY@POLSON.NET

RONAN LIBRARY HAS SWITCHED TO CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY. FOR MORE INFO, VISIT RONANLIBARY.ORG OR CALL 676-3682

THE FLATHEAD FOOD BANK KALISPELL PANTRY IS CLOSED FOR CUSTOMER SHOPPING, HOWEVER THEY WILL BE DISTRIBUTING PRE PACKAGED BAGS OF FOOD FROM THEIR OFFICE DOOR. THEY ASK YOU TO STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE. PICK UP TIMES FOR SENIORS ARE TUESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 9AM UNTIL 12PM. THOSE 60 AND UNDER PICK UP TIMES ARE 1-4PM. CUSTOMERS WILL RECEIVE 1 VISIT PER WEEK REGARDLESS OF AGE. FOR MORE INFO, CALL 752-3663

THE NORTH LAKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IN POLSON HAS NEW REGULAR YEAR ROUND HOURS. THEY ARE NOW OPEN 9AM UNTIL 6PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AND 9AM UNTIL 4PM SATURDAYS. THEY RESERVE 9-10AM WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS FOR THOSE WHO ARE 65 AND OVER AND IMMUNOCOMPROMISED INDIVIDUALS. THE LIBRARY’S LARGE MEETING ROOM IS ONCE AGAIN AVAILABLE. RESTRICTIONS APPLY INCLUDING A MAX OF 15 PEOPLE AT A TIME, NO COMMUNAL FOOD OR BEVERAGE. TAX FORMS AND BOOKLETS ARE ALSO NOW AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY. THESE ARE AVAILABLE BOTH FOR CURBSIDE DELIVERY OR PICK UP IN THE LIBRARY. CHECK OUT THE LIBRARY’S FACEBOOK PAGE OR YOUTUBE BACK AT 9:15AM MONDAY MORNINGS. MOTHER GOOSE IS A SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR TODDLERS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS THAT INCLUDES NURSERY RHYMES AND STORIES. FOR MORE INFO VISIT NORTHLAKECOUNTYLIBRARY.ORG