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Valley Happenings
Tuesday, May 3rd 2016
Fairground storage
All boats stored at the fairgrounds will be pulled out Tues. May 3rd & parked in the back parking lot so that the sidewalk construction can begin. Boat owners are urged to retrieve their boats from the back parking lot as soon as possible.
Thursday, May 5th 2016
Hi-Line Wool Pool
The Hi-Line Wool Pool will be collecting wool Sat. May 7th from 7 - 11:30a.m. at the Malta City Shop, located south of Malta. For questions about delivery or preparation requirements, contact Marko Manoukian, Phillips County Extension Agent at 406-654-2543 or Ben Hauptman, Blaine County Extension Agent at 406-357-3200 prior to May 5th. All new producers are welcome.
Thursday, May 5th 2016
Free Tree Day
Valley County Free Tree Day 2016 is Thurs. May 5th at 7:30a.m. sharp. First come, first served.
Thursday, May 5th 2016
Valley County Transportation meeting
There is a Valley County Transportation Advisory Committee meeting Thurs. May 5th at 3p.m. at the Valley County Senior Citizen Center. The general public & anyone interested in transportation in our county is invited.
Thursday, May 5th 2016
St. Raphael's Noon Mass
St. Raphael’s Church will not be having Noon Mass this week. Mass will begin again Sat. May 7th at 6p.m.
Friday, May 6th 2016
Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery
Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery is having a 15% off gallery-wide Mother's Day sale, & Netty McIntyre's jewelry is 25% off until Mother's Day. The Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery's Art Square Silent Auction has begun. 24 - 6"x6" art works are on display in various Glasgow businesses. Buyers can place a bid on any of the pieces by stopping by the Wheatgrass Gallery or by texting or calling 230-0148. The Silent Auction will culminate Fri. May 6th from 6-8p.m. at the Gallery; bids will close promptly at 8p.m. Admission is a free-will donation & proceeds will be shared with the Northeast Montana Veterans' Memorial.
Friday, May 6th 2016
Street Sweeping
Every Friday through fall the downtown area streets will be swept starting at 4a.m., barring no water breaks/emergency work that may come up. This includes 3rd Street South to FMDH, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Avenue south to 6th Street south, Klein Avenue & the underpass.
Friday, May 6th 2016
Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarship
Applications for the Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarship are now available at Glasgow, Frazer, Hinsdale, Lustre, Nashua & Opheim High Schools. See your guidance counselor for more information or to pick up at application, you may also contact Leah Arneson, 230-2973. Applications are due by May 6, 2016.
Saturday, May 7th 2016
Northeast Montana Women's Conference
The Northeast Montana Women’s Conference presents, “Confidence in Love”, a
Ladies conference, Sat. May 7th from 9a.m. - 4p.m. at the Glasgow Evangelical Church. The cost is $50 per person. Mary Southerland is the guest speaker, & the day includes brunch, worship & a catered lunch. Registration forms are available on Facebook at “Glasgow Evangelical Church” & also at the church office. For more information, call 228-2755.
Monday, May 9th 2016
MSU Gardening Classes
MSU Extension is holding a series of workshops in May on Successful Gardening in Valley County. The classes are free & open to anyone interested in learning to garden more successfully. Classes will be held at the Valley County Courthouse in the Courtroom from 7-9p.m. each Monday.
5/9 Growing vegetables & flowers
5/16 Trees, shrubs, & fruit trees
5/23 Lawn care & pest management
They are asking people to sign up by calling the Extension office to get a head count.
Monday, May 9th 2016
Northeast Montana Fair Board meeting
The Northeast Montana Fair Board is in the process of accepting bids for this year’s fair, to be held July 27th through July 30th. If your group is interested in putting in a bid for the beer gardens or motorsports events, or for more information, contact Tasha Mix, 263-8297. Bids are due at the May 9th Fair Board meeting.
Monday, May 9th 2016
Glasgow Irrigation
Glasgow Irrigation will be flushing irrigation ditches Mon. May 9th barring any more rain, & ask that all fences & debris be moved.
Tuesday, May 10th 2016
Mental Health Local Advisory Council meeting
There will be a Valley County Mental Health Local Advisory Council meeting Tues. May 10th from 12 - 1p.m. at the FMDH South Conference Room. Anyone concerned about mental health in Glasgow is welcome to attend.
Tuesday, May 10th 2016
Little Campers
Before you put those winter coats, comforters & wool caps away, drop them by Little Campers for a thorough cleaning. They send out laundry, dry cleaning, mending & more to Havre Laundry every Tuesday. While in the store, check out the special occasion wear by Rugged & Ruffle Butts, including dresses, driver’s caps, ties & more. Little Campers is expanding their selection of new inventory, while maintaining a great supply of gently-used children's items. Stop & shop often for the best bargains at Little Campers, 531 2nd Avenue South in Glasgow.
Sunday, May 15th 2016
Senior's Pinochle
The Glasgow Senior Center will have pinochle every 1st & 3rd Sunday at 2p.m. Everyone is invited to attend.
Sunday, May 15th 2016
Pioneer Museum
The Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9a.m.-5p.m. The new displays are finished & ready for visitors. A new wildlife exhibit includes donated mounts from Joe Bergtoll & the Don Baker Estate. The animals are featured in a natural habitat environment. You can also take a peek at the progress of the construction in the new building, replicating 1915 Valley County businesses. In addition, they have an assortment of new books for both children & adults in the book store.
Monday, May 16th 2016
Soroptimist Thrift Store
The Soroptimist Thrift Store has lots play pens, baseball cleats, baseball pants, golf shoes, & swimming suits & lots of clothes. The store is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Sat. 10a.m. – 2p.m. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds from the store are used locally. For more information, call 228-8938.
Monday, May 16th 2016
Wackadoo Zoo at the Hinsdale School
Hinsdale School presents the Wackadoo Zoo, a Musical Production, Mon. May 16th at 7p.m. in the Hinsdale School gym. All are invited to this free performance.
Tuesday, May 17th 2016
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.
Tuesday, May 17th 2016
Valley View Health Screening
Valley View’s Health Screening event is Tues. May 17th from 6-10a.m. Fasting is recommended for 12 hours - Diabetics should not fast; Take all prescribed medications; Drink water; wear loose sleeved clothing. Breakfast will be available for $5, which includes a Breakfast Burrito, drink & fruit. Cost for tests run from $15 to $90, depending on what you have done. Blood screening tests available are: HealthScreen; Cardio IQ + HealthScreen; CBC – Complete Blood Count; PSA – Prostate Specific Antigen; Hemoglobin A1c; hsCardio CPR; Vitamin D; Vitamin B12 & Folate; Gluten Intolerance Screening; Testosterone, Male; Testosterone, Female; Insure Fit Colon Kit. For more information, call Teresa, 228-2461.
Wednesday, May 18th 2016
Montana Veterans Affairs
Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, Service Officers for the Montana Veterans
Affairs will be visiting the Glasgow VA Clinic Wed. May 18th 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.
Thursday, May 19th 2016
FWP Hunter Education Course
Montana FWP Hunter Education course dates have been set for the Glasgow area. There will be a regular classroom course May 20th – 22nd, & an adult field course May 28th. This is the last hunter education course that will be held before the June 1st deadline for deer, elk, & antelope. To be eligible to hunt & be fully certified during the 2016 season, hunters must be 12-years old by Jan. 16, 2017. Students aged 10 & 11 can take the course & hunt as an apprentice, but will not be fully certified until the year they turn 12. All registrants for this event must be 10 years of age by May 20, 2016. For the field course, adults must pass the online hunter education course & receive a Field Day Qualifier Certificate. This Field Day Qualifier Certificate & a picture ID are necessary to obtain entrance into the field course. The hunter education class will be held in the Quonset building at the FWP headquarters in Glasgow. Classes will run from 5-8:30p.m. Friday, from 8a.m.-4:30 Saturday, & from 8-11:30a.m. Sunday. The adult field course will be held from 9a.m.-1p.m. Sat. May 28th. The adult field course will be held either in the Quonset or another building depending upon numbers. To register & learn more about the hunter education classes offered, go to the FWP website, www.fwp.mt.gov & look under the “Education” tab. Please make sure to print out all required files, & sign all necessary forms. Parents, please have students pick up the Hunter Education Manual from the FWP office in Glasgow. Students are to read each chapter & complete all review sections before class Fri. May 20th. If workbooks are not complete, students will not be able to take the course. If there are any questions, please call the Glasgow FWP office, 228-3700.
Friday, May 20th 2016
Grizzly Scholarship Association BBQ
The Glasgow Chapter of the Grizzly Scholarship Association invites everyone to the GSA barbeque Tues. May 24th at the Glasgow Elks Lodge. Social will start at 5:30p.m. & barbeque at 6p.m. A Taco Bar will be served for $10 per plate. Call Pete Helland, 228-9331 days or 228-2008 evenings, by May 20th to RSVP for the dinner. Everyone is welcome to come hear the coaches & GSA members talk about the upcoming Grizzly sports season even if you choose not to eat.
Monday, May 30th 2016
Glasgow DMV
The Glasgow DMV is open Mondays from 9a.m. – 4:30p.m. & Fridays from 8a.m. – 4:30p.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/.
Monday, May 30th 2016
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.
Monday, May 30th 2016
Grobel Scholarships
The Grobel Scholarship Trust will award 2 scholarships, each in the amount of $2000, for the 2016-2017 school year. These scholarships are available to graduates of Valley County high schools who have completed at least 1 full year of post-secondary education in nursing or other medical related fields. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 4p.m. July 18th. For an application or more information please contact Jessica Pehlke at the First Community Bank in Glasgow, 228-8231.
Monday, June 6th 2016
Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarship
The Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarship committee announces the availability of five $1000 scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. These scholarships are available to any student who has completed at least one year of study at an accredited college, university, business or vocational school. The applicant must be a graduate of Hinsdale High School. Scholarships will be awarded on an objective basis without regard to sex, age, race, religion or physical disability. Awards are made on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, participation in community & school activities, educational goals as written by the applicants in their application for scholarships. Applicants must complete an application & submit it along with a transcript & letters of recommendation to Linda Lacock at First Community Bank, PO Box 127, Hinsdale MT by June 6, 2016. Applications are available at the Hinsdale High School guidance counselor’s office or First Community Bank of Hinsdale or may be emailed upon request. Please call 406-364-2223 for more information.
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