The library is back in business! While there is still a lot of work to do & children’s books are spread throughout the library, there has been lots of progress. The children’s area is painted & carpeted & construction of the new shelves is underway. They are not yet operating at 100%, but are open & have resumed all programs. They will have Tech Nite Tues. July 29th at 5p.m. Brian Gregory will be there to answer your “how do I?” to “what should I do when?” questions. The summer reading programs are also back up & running & it’s not too late to join. They still have lots of fun programs &, thanks to local businesses, lots of great prizes!
The Glasgow Chamber is looking for any/all vendors, crafters, youth groups, churches, home businesses, kids stuff or anyone that can help fill the streets for Crazy Days. They would like to close the street if there are participants & vendors willing to come out. The street in front of D&G will be closed both Friday & Saturday from 8a.m. – 4p.m. for Crazy Days.
Summer reading programs at the Glasgow City-County Library for this week are: Tues. July 29th “Einstein’s Megatronic Cosmic Cafe!” at 2p.m. for ages 8 & up; Thurs. July 31st is “In the Treetops!” at 10a.m. for ages 0-7; Fri. Aug. 1st is “Grossology!” at 2p.m. for ages 8 & up. It’s still not too late to join in the fun of the Library’s summer reading programs.
The Soroptimist Thrift Store, 229 4th Street South is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Sat. 10a.m. – 2p.m. They have swim suits for the whole family, a brand new Wedding Dress in size 10, a stroller in great condition, bar stools, & lots more. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds from the store are used locally.
The Pioneer Museum is open Monday – Saturday from 1-4p.m. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 228-8692.
The Glasgow Trap Range is open to the public Wednesday evenings from approx. 6p.m. to approx. 8p.m., weather permitting. New shooters are welcome. For more information contact Harold, 263-2120 or Mike, 263-1242.
Frazer School’s Summer Food Service Program runs through Aug. 22nd. Breakfast will be served from 8-11a.m.; lunch will be from 11:15a.m. – 1:30p.m. The Summer Food Service Program is a U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Nutrition Program that provides free, nutritious meals to children when school is not in session.
Attention 7th graders & any new incoming students in grades 8 – 12 at Glasgow High School. If you plan on participating in extra-curricular activities this school year, you must complete the mandatory concussion screening. Student/athletes will not be allowed to participate in practices until the screening is completed. Information on the concussion screening & the consent form can be found on the Glasgow Public Schools website, www.glasgow.k12.mt.us. Testing dates are Aug. 4th, 6th, 11th & 13th; testing times are 9a.m., 10:15a.m., 11:30a.m. & 1p.m. Please contact Chuck Barstad, 406-853-6689, to schedule a testing date & time; you will need to bring your signed consent form to your scheduled testing time.
Summer Days & Country Ways…the 64th Annual Daniels County Fair at the fairgrounds in Scobey through July 30th. The Fun Time Carnival runs through Wednesday; the NRA Rodeo & Wild Horse Race is Monday night, “Divas Through The Decades” Night Show is Tuesday and the Demolition Derby is Wednesday with lawnmower races during intermission.
The 14th Annual Women’s Walleye Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Glasgow/Fort Peck Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited, is scheduled for Sat. Aug. 2nd. Teams are 2 women & 1 boat driver; at least 1 team member must be 18 years of age & cost per team is $80. There will be cash payouts, prizes, & great fun. To get an application go to the Montana Walleyes Unlimited Website or to the Glasgow/Fort Peck Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited Facebook page. For more information call Jill at 263-7553.
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.
*“Life’s a ride at the Richland County Fair & Rodeo”, July 30th – Aug. 2nd in Sidney. There will be lots of vendors, exhibits & daily entertainment including North Star Amusements Carnival; Rodeo action Thurs. July 31st & Fri. Aug. 1st at 7:30p.m. each night; & Josh Turner, live in concert, Sat. Aug. 2nd at 7:30p.m. For tickets & more information call 406-433-2801, or go online to www.richlandcountyfairandrodeo.org.
There will be a Cowboy Funeral for Victor Forslund Thurs. July 31st at 6p.m. at the Nickels Ranch in Fort Peck. Everyone is welcome to attend.
There is a presentation with the Valley County Sanitarian Thurs. July 31st at 5:15p.m. for all food vendors at the Northeast Montana Fair. Please plan to have someone represent your organization, & bring a copy of your menu along with the information of booth chairperson contact information.
The Glasgow Trap Club is having a community “Fun Shoot” Sat. Aug. 2nd from 1-5p.m. This event is an adult shoot sponsored by your local Pizza Hut. Games include Annie Oakley’s, Follow the Leader, Quail Walks & similar games. Prizes will be given, including Pizza Hut tickets & gas cards. Everyone is welcome to come & join in on the fun. For additional information call Mike, 263-1242.
Council on Aging will have a Flea Market Sat. Aug. 2nd from 9a.m. – 2p.m. Please call 228-9500 to reserve a table or to make donations.
The Northeast Montana Fair begins Sat. Aug. 2nd. The Ranch Rodeo Calcutta is at 4p.m. with the Ranch Rodeo to follow. Wyllie Gustafson & the Wild West show is Saturday at 7p.m. The Funtime Carnival is Sunday – Tuesday; the Northern Prairie Auto RAM Rodeo/PRCA Rodeo & Wild Horse Race is Sun. & Mon. Aug. 3rd & 4th at 7p.m. both nights; the Demolition Derby is Tues. Aug. 5th, Calcutta at 6p.m. & derby to follow at 7p.m. For more events during the Northeast Montana Fair check out the website – www.northeastmontanafair.com.
There will be a Valley County Transportation Advisory Committee meeting Thurs. Aug. 7th at 3p.m. at the Glasgow Senior Citizen Center. Anyone interested in transportation in our county is invited.
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.
Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans
Affairs will be at the Glasgow VA Clinic from 1-4p.m. Wed. Aug. 20th, (new location/day/time), to meet with Veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. Please bring a copy of your discharge paperwork, DD214, with you.
The Glasgow Driver Examiner Office is open every Monday, from 9a.m. – 4p.m., Friday from 8:30a.m. – 4p.m. & every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of the month from 8:30a.m. – 4p.m., closed from 12noon – 1p.m. for lunch. Call 228-9599.