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Valley Happenings
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
18th session in the 2016/2017 Solid Finances series
Working with Investment Professionals is the topic for the 18th session in the 2016/2017 Solid Finances series, Wed. March 29th at 12:05p.m. in the Community Room of the Courthouse. Participants will learn about several types of financial professionals, how to decipher their designations, how to determine whether they are qualified to meet specific needs, & expectations an advisor should meet. Participants will also increase their awareness of types of financial advisors, & regulators of financial advisors. Participants will increase their knowledge of how financial advisors are compensated & how to select a financial advisor. Participants will learn how to determine whether they need a financial advisor & determine whether a financial product meets their own goals & risk tolerance, either by clear explanations from their financial advisor or by their own knowledge if they are not using an advisor. This session will be taught by the University of Idaho’s Lyle Hansen.
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
Faith Lutheran Church Wednesday Lenten Services
Faith Lutheran Church will have Wednesday Lenten Services at 6:30p.m. each Wednesday through April 5th. Faith Lutheran Church is located at 909 8th Ave. North.
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
Street Sweeping
Street Sweeping today – 5th Street North, then potentially 6th & 7th Street North.
Thursday, March 30th 2017
Little Campers
Do you have dry cleaning? Quilts, comforters, wool hats, floor mats...Lettermen jackets, curtains, coats, leather totes...bring your items to Little Campers, your local drop for Havre Laundry & dry cleaning. At Little Campers, you will find a large selection of new & used quality children's clothing, friendly staff & fair prices. Stop & shop often for the best bargains at 531 2nd Ave. South in Glasgow.
Thursday, March 30th 2017
First Lutheran Church Lenten Services
First Lutheran Church will have a Soup Supper on Thursdays at 6p.m. served by the First Lutheran Youth, followed by Lenten Service at 7p.m. Thursday, April 13th will be the last Lenten service.
Friday, March 31st 2017
Soroptimist Thrift Store
The Soroptimist Thrift Store is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Saturdays from 10a.m. – 2p.m. They have tons of items on the floor – come check it all out. All sizes of softball/baseball shoes, pants, gloves are out as well. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds are used locally. For more info, call 228-8938.
Friday, March 31st 2017
Knights of Columbus Friday Fish Fry
Knights of Columbus will have their Friday Fish Fry running each Friday through April 7th, at St. Raphael’s Parish. Serving begins at 5p.m. & you can eat in or take it to go. Cost is $13 for ages 13 & up, $7 for ages 6 – 12 & kids 5 & under eat free. Everyone is welcome.
Friday, March 31st 2017
Pioneer Museum
The Pioneer Museum is open Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1-4p.m. Stop by & check out their selection of books from fiction, non-fiction, histories & local authors. For more information, call the Museum, 228-8692.
Friday, March 31st 2017
Master Gardener Classes
Master Gardener level one classes are being offered in Valley County beginning Mon. April 3rd at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center. The program is a series of 8, 2-hour classes every Monday night through May 22nd. The classes are designed to offer tips & guidance for successful gardening in Valley County’s climate & soils. Contact the MSU Extension office, 228-6241, for further information & to pre-register, or email smills@montana.edu.
Saturday, April 1st 2017
Council on Aging Flea Market
Valley County Council on Aging will have a Flea Market Sat. April 1st from 9a.m. – 2p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. They have many new vendors with white elephant items, blankets, jewelry & so much more. Tables are $5. For more information or to book a table call 228-9500. Donations are welcome.
Saturday, April 1st 2017
Valley County Health Department will expand oral health services
Beginning April 1st the Valley County Health Department will expand oral health services to provide fluoride varnish to children 6 months through age 5. In an effort to promote health & prevent disease, nurses will educate parents about dental health & hygiene. Why fluoride varnish? It can prevent tooth decay, also called dental caries. Fluoride varnish is safe & effective. Fluoride varnish can reverse early caries (white spots) & slow enamel destruction in active Early Childhood Caries. Fluoride varnish is one part of a comprehensive approach to a child's oral health. Fluoride varnish is recommended in the primary care setting every 3–6 months starting at tooth emergence for all children. One out of 10 two-year-olds already has one or more cavities. By age three, 28% of children have one or more cavities. By age five, nearly 50% of children have one or more cavities. Oral health is essential for overall health at any age. Call 228-6261 to make an appointment.
Sunday, April 2nd 2017
Nashua Senior Citizens
The Nashua Senior Citizens will have Fried Chicken with Fixins, Sun. April 2nd from 11a.m. – 2p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Free will offerings will be accepted & supplemented by Thrivent, with proceeds going toward the Nashua Senior Center.
Monday, April 3rd 2017
ServSafe Training
Foodservice professionals make a commitment to food safety every day as they prepare & serve foods to the public. ServSafe training is offered to help them to understand all of the food safety risks faced by their operation. Being aware of these risks helps managers make decisions in their operations to keep their staff & customers safe. ServSafe training is the most effective means of ensuring that each person in charge has this necessary knowledge & certification. The 8 hour Food Manager’s course is designed for anyone who is preparing food for others to consume. The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research & years of food sanitation training experience. Managers learn to implement essential food safety practices & create a culture of food safety. All content & materials are based on actual job tasks identified by foodservice industry experts. MSU Extension Agent Roubie Younkin will offer the 8 hour Food Handlers ServSafe Training Tues. April 11th, from 8a.m. – 5p.m. Preregistration is required by April 3rd so books may be ordered to accommodate all students. Please contact the Valley County Extension Office at 228-6241 for more information & to preregister for the class.
Monday, April 3rd 2017
Walleye's Unlimited Banquet
The Walleyes Unlimited State Banquet is scheduled for Sat. April 8th. Tickets are available at Glasgow Auto Safety Center, D&G, the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce or by calling Ricci - 263-0240, or Nick - 230-2098. The cost is $25 for Adults & $10 for kids 12 & under.
Tuesday, April 4th 2017
Valley County Comprehensive Child Find Screening
The Valley County Comprehensive Child Find Screening will be held April 4th & 5th, at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow from 9a.m. – 12noon & 1 – 3p.m. The screening is for all children from birth to school entry age. The purpose of this screening is to find children who may need special help & Irle School kindergarten registration. ALL children who will be entering kindergarten in the Glasgow School District this fall are required to attend this child find screening/registration. Screening assessments include the following areas: Hearing for children of all ages; Speech for children 3 years old & up; Gross/Fine Motor Development: Concept Development. The Valley County Health Department will be giving immunizations at the health department Tues. April 4th from 3:30-5:30p.m. & Wed. April 5th from 9a.m. - 5:30p.m. It is mandated that children entering kindergarten have these immunizations prior to the start of school. Please bring your child’s immunization record & insurance card to the health department. No one will be turned away due to the inability to pay. The Irle School is taking appointments for the Screening, please call 228-2419.
Tuesday, April 4th 2017
Northeastern Arts Network Concert
The 4th Concert for the 2016/2017 Big Sky Series from the Northeastern Arts Network will be Thomas Pandolfi, on Tuesday, April 4th at 7:00p.m. at the Glasgow High School Auditorium. Thomas Pandolfi is a charismatic & spellbinding pianist playing music of Beethoven, Gershwin, and many popular Broadway selections. Tickets are available at the door.
Friday, April 7th 2017
Glasgow Middle School presents Peter Pan
The Glasgow Middle School is proud to present Peter Pan, Fri. & Sat. April 7th & 8th at 7p.m. & Sun. April 9th at 3p.m. All performances will be in the GHS Auditorium. Come support local middle school artists & enjoy a night of great music & acting by our talented performers!
Wednesday, April 12th 2017
Montana Veterans Affairs
Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting the Glasgow VA Clinic Wed. April 12th from 1-4p.m. to meet with Veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. Please bring a copy of your discharge paperwork, DD214, with you.
Friday, April 14th 2017
20th Season for the Nashua Lions Talent Show “We’ve Got Talent”
The 20th Season for the Nashua Lions Talent Show “We’ve Got Talent” is Sun. April 23rd at 2p.m. at the Nashua School Gym. The entry deadline for this is Fri. April 14th with only 20 entries accepted. Call 406-746-3351 or email nashualionstalent@gmail.com to enter.
Saturday, April 15th 2017
Fort Peck Summer Theatre Tickets
A reminder that all Fort Peck Summer Theatre tickets are on sale on line. Go to www.fortpeckthreatre.org and follow the link to purchase tickets. Season, opening night passes and single performance tickets are available. Get yours early to get the best seat in the house. Tickets will still be available at the door and you will choose the best seat still available. If you have any questions call Jody at 228-9336.
Monday, April 17th 2017
Feda Scholarship for the Trades
High school seniors with plans to attend a trade school are encouraged to apply for the Feda Scholarship for the Trades. Applications will be accepted through April 17th. All applicants must be residents of Valley County. First-time applicants must be graduating from a Valley County high school this spring, receiving a home school certificate or a GED & pursuing a post-secondary education in the trades. In addition, students who have received a Feda Scholarship previously may apply for a 2nd scholarship, providing they have successfully completed one semester of study. Applicable course work includes, but is not limited to plumbing, electrical, drafting, mechanics, welding, carpentry, medical technology, computer technology or criminal justice. Gerry & Audrey Feda of Glasgow established the scholarship with the Valley County Community Foundation in 2007. Since that time, 11 scholarships have been awarded to students studying welding, agronomy, aviation mechanics, electrical & computer technology & diesel mechanics. All Valley County high schools have information on the scholarship requirements & applications. They are also available on the VCCF website: www.valleycountycf.net. VCCF will accept only paper copies of the applications & they must be postmarked by the deadline of April 17, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Sam Waters of Glasgow chairs the scholarship committee for the VCCF, you may contact him, 228-8231, for more information.
Tuesday, April 18th 2017
Valley Community Food Bank
The Valley Community Food Bank, serving only Valley County residents, located at 1020 1st Ave. No., is open the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12noon-4p.m. If this is your 1st time applying for assistance from the food bank, please bring a photo ID & proof of your physical residence. The mailing address is P.O. Box 63, Glasgow. For more information contact Nancy Bowman at 263-1253.
Friday, April 28th 2017
Glasgow DMV
The Glasgow DMV is open Mondays from 9a.m. – 4:30p.m. & Fridays from 8a.m. – 4p.m., closed from 12noon – 1p.m. Appointments are required & may be made by calling 1-866-450-8034 or go online to https://dojmt.gov/driving/appointments/.
Friday, April 28th 2017
Paths to Serenity
Paths to Serenity A.A. meetings are as follows; Mondays at 7p.m., Tuesdays at 7p.m., Wednesdays at 8p.m., Thursdays at 7p.m., Fridays at 5:30p.m., Saturdays at 10a.m. & 7p.m., Sundays at 10a.m. Ladies only A.A. meetings are Thursdays at 5:30p.m. N.A. meetings are Sundays at 7p.m. All meetings take place at 1222 Hwy #2 West. Big Book Study Group is Mondays at 8p.m. at St. Raphael’s. Alanon meetings are Mondays at 7p.m. at St. Raphael’s.
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