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Valley Happenings
Sunday, February 19th 2017
Pinochle at the Glasgow Senior Center
Pinochle will be played at the Glasgow Senior Center at 2p.m. every 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month. Bring your partner & come enjoy an afternoon of cards.
Sunday, February 19th 2017
Nashua Lions Roller Skating
The Nashua Lions is sponsoring Roller Skating at the Nashua Civic Center. Roller skating will be every Sunday from 1-3p.m., running through March 12th.
Sunday, February 19th 2017
Fort Peck Summer Theatre Auditions
Fort Peck Summer Theatre is pleased to offer many opportunities for youth & adult performers. The 2017 Auditions will be Sun. Feb. 19th at the GHS Auditorium from 11a.m. – 2p.m. Come prepared with a 1-minute monologue & 1-minute song. For more information on age requirements & plays call 228-9216, email fptheatre@nemont.net or check the website, www.FortPeckTheatre.org.
Sunday, February 19th 2017
FPST Sorry Wrong Number
Fort Peck Summer Theatre Company Members will recreate Sorry Wrong Number, Lucille Fletcher’s classic mystery radio play on Saturday, Feb. 18th at the Cottonwood Inn at 7:30p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19th at 6:00p.m. at Soma Dis Deli. Tickets for the Cottonwood Inn show are $25.00 and include appetizers and desserts with a cash bar available. Soma Dis tickets are $15.00 for the show only and Soma Dis will be open for purchases. Tickets are available at the door or at the theatre office on second avenue south. For further information call 228-9216.
Sunday, February 19th 2017
Nashua Senior Citizens Valentines Party
The Nashua Senior Citizens will have a Valentines Party Sun. Feb. 19th at 1p.m. Cards & games will be played; bring a small wrapped treat, like candy, to put in Valentine bags that will be provided. Any questions call Virginia - 785-4271 or Rita - 746-3415.
Monday, February 20th 2017
Fumigant Training Workshop Offered
There is a Fumigant Training workshop offered in Malta Tues. Feb. 21st at the Great Northern Hotel beginning at 8:30a.m. & going until 4p.m. The class is designed for licensed applicators wishing to use fumigants for structural or grain bin storage, & rodent control. The class is worth 6 private applicator credits & some commercial applicator credits are supported. Registration is required by logging into the MSU pesticide Education website http://www.pesticides.montana.edu/pat/education/index.html or by calling Amy Bowser at 406-994-5178.

Monday, February 20th 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.
Tuesday, February 21st 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.
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Fort Peck Rural Water District
Fort Peck Rural Water District will be fixing a water line on Poverty Ridge Road Tues. Feb. 21st. Water will be shut off from 9a.m. – 2p.m.
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Valley County Mental Health Local Advisory Council meeting
There will be a Valley County Mental Health Local Advisory Council meeting Tues. Feb. 21st from 12 - 1p.m. at the FMDH South Conference Room. Anyone concerned about mental health in Glasgow is encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Glasgow Downtown Association meeting
There is a Glasgow Downtown Association meeting Tues. Feb. 21st at 5:45p.m. at the Busted Knuckle Brewery.
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Valley County Commissioners' Community meetings
The Valley County Commissioners will be having Community meetings to discuss Valley County concerns at the locations, dates & times.
Tues. 2/21 Frazer School 4p.m.
Nashua School 6:30p.m.
Mon. 2/27 Fort Peck Town Hall 5p.m.
Hinsdale School 7p.m.
Mon. 3/6 St. Marie Town Hall 3p.m.
Opheim Town Hall 6p.m.
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Fort Peck Senior Citizens
The Fort Peck Senior Citizens will have their monthly potluck Tues. Feb. 21st at 12noon at the Fish Hatchery. The agenda will include welcome sign presentation & discussion, finalize plans for Slam the Dam 3, & 2017 dues can be paid. Hope to see you all there.
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Join CG Ag Consulting
Join CG Ag Consulting at the Cottonwood Inn Mon. Feb. 27th, to learn more about nitrogen management, choosing the correct inoculant for your pulses, & the extensive uses of humic & fulvic acid in Montana crops. Be there at 11:30a.m. for registration. A FREE lunch is included if you RSVP to CG Ag, 873-2778, by Feb. 21st.
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
Red Cross Blood Drive
Blood donations are urgently needed now & throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. To make an appointment for the Red Cross Blood Drive, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). All those who come to donate through Feb. 26th, are eligible to receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email for making blood & platelet donation a priority this winter. Upcoming blood donation opportunities for our area are as follows: Tues. Feb. 21st at the Glasgow VFW from 11a.m. – 6p.m. & at the Opheim First Aid Building from 1-6p.m.; Wed. Feb. 22nd at FMDH from 9a.m. – 2p.m. & at the Glasgow High School from 9a.m. - 2:30p.m.
Wednesday, February 22nd 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.
Friday, February 24th 2017
Soroptimist Thrift Store
The Soroptimist Thrift Store is open Mon. – Fri. 10a.m. – 4p.m. & Saturdays from 10a.m. – 2p.m. They have lots of merchandise out on the floor so come take a look. As always, new items are added daily; donations are always welcome. Proceeds are used locally. For more info, call 228-8938.
Sunday, February 26th 2017
Ice Fishing Day at Home Run Pond
Ice Fishing Day at Home Run Pond, which is open to all ages, is Sun. Feb. 26th from 12-3p.m. This is sponsored by the Glasgow/Fort Peck Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited, FWP, D&G, & the City of Glasgow. Fishing poles, tackle & bait will be provided at no cost. Hot dogs & chips will also be provided, so come hungry.
Sunday, February 26th 2017
Alice Eide Birthday Celebration
All friends and family are welcome to a 90th birthday open house honoring Alice Eide on her 90th birthday on Sunday, February 26th from 2:00-4:00p.m. at Prairie Ridge.
Tuesday, February 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/.
Tuesday, February 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.
Wednesday, March 1st 2017
JSEC offering scholarships
The Glasgow Job Service Employers’ Committee (JSEC) is offering scholarships to Valley County school seniors who wish to further their education after graduation. Funding is provided by Valley County employers who share the JSEC desire to educate future workers. Applications may be picked up from any of the County’s 5 high school counselors, the City of Glasgow, 319 3rd Street South, Glasgow Job Service Office, 74 4th Street North, or online at www.golasgowjobs.mt.gov under Local News & Announcements. Applications are due in the City of Glasgow Office by 5p.m. Wed. March 1st. Award amounts vary depending on donations received, but typically are about $500. For more information, contact Stacey at 228-2476, ext. 1.
Wednesday, March 1st 2017
Valley County MSU Extension offering workshops
MSU Extension in Valley County is offering a number of workshops in the month of March. The 3 part winter series for livestock production begins Wed. March 1st from 2 – 4p.m. with Dr. Emily Glunk MSU Extension Forage Specialist presenting information regarding forage quality - dealing with molds & toxins. The importance of forage testing & how to interpret the results will also be discussed. The winter series continues with a workshop Fri. March 17th from 10a.m. - 12noon. Dr. George Haynes & Dr. Kate Fuller will present information on Farm & Ranch Financial Management & Cash Leases or Shares. Finally, Mon. March 27th, from 4 - 6p.m., Dr. Jane Mangold will present information about rangeland weed management. All of these workshops will be at the Cottonwood Inn & are free of charge. Call the Valley County MSU Extension office, 228-6241, for more information or email smills@montana.edu.
Wednesday, March 1st 2017
Montana FWP’s Bowhunter Education course
Montana FWP’s Bowhunter Education course in Glasgow is set for March 3rd – 5th for a regular youth classroom course & an adult online “field day” course is March 5th. The adult field course will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sun. March5th. The youth classes will run from 5:30 - 8:30p.m. Friday, 8a.m. - 5p.m. Saturday, & 8 - 11a.m. Sunday. Both adult & youth courses will be held in the Quonset building at the FWP headquarters in Glasgow. To register & learn more about the bowhunter education classes offered, go to the FWP website, www.fwp.mt.gov & look under the “Education” tab. If there are any questions, call the Glasgow FWP office, 228-3700.
Friday, March 3rd 2017
Montana FWP’s 1st Hunter Education course
Montana FWP’s 1st Hunter Education course is set for March 6th – 11th with an adult online “field day” course March 11th. Additional classes will be held in June & August. The adult field course will be held from 8a.m.-12 p.m. Sat. March 11th. The youth classes will run from 5:30p.m.-8:30p.m. Monday - Friday, & 7:30-10:30a.m. Sat. March 11th. Both adult & youth courses will be held in the Quonset building at the FWP headquarters in Glasgow. To register & learn more about the hunter education classes offered, go to the FWP website, www.fwp.mt.gov & look under the “Education” tab. If there are any questions, call the Glasgow FWP office, 228-3700.
Friday, March 10th 2017
Introduction to Beekeeping workshop
MSU Extension is offering an Introduction to Beekeeping workshop Sat. March 11th from 9a.m. - 3:30p.m. at the Fort Peck Interpretive center. The biology of bees, beekeeping equipment, an event calendar, as well as the apiary program, honey bee health, & plants & planting for foraging bees are the topics of the program. Registration for the class is requested, contact the MSU Extension office, 228-6241, for more information.
Monday, March 13th 2017
Valley County Community Foundation will award its annual grants
The Valley County Community Foundation will award its annual grants this spring. VCCF provides grants to local organizations with the charitable 501(c) 3 IRS designation & local government projects. Specifically, VCCF awards grants in these areas: arts & culture, basic human needs, economic development, education, & natural resources & conservation. Projects in all parts of Valley County have received grants, & over the years, competition for grant dollars has increased. Application forms & guidelines are available at the VCCF website, www.valleycountycf.net, & at First Community Bank in Glasgow. Hard copy applications are required & they must be postmarked by March 13, 2017. Only applications that are complete & received by the due date will be considered. Funding for the grants comes from earnings on the VCCF endowment. It is invested with the Montana Community Foundation, a statewide organization that helps local communities & non-profit organizations raise & administer charitable gifts. VCCF is also caretaker for 2 annual scholarships. The Feda Scholarship for the Trades will be awarded in May & the Charlotte & Clarence Fuhrman Memorial Scholarship will be awarded this summer. Check the VCCF website for application requirements & due dates.
Friday, March 17th 2017
Scholarship applications from the Montana Community Foundation
Scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year are now available from the Montana Community Foundation. More than $400,000 was awarded last year to 161 deserving Montana students; both traditional & nontraditional Montana students are encouraged to apply. Scholarship awards generally range between $500 - $5000, some of which are renewable for multiple years. Qualifications vary widely resulting in scholarship eligibility for a diverse range of students. Students can apply online with a submission deadline for most applications of March 17, 2017. To apply or for detailed information on eligibility, deadlines & awards for specific scholarships, visit www.mtcf.org/applications or contact Database & Scholarship Manager Jenny Lou Stark, 406-443-8313 or jstark@mtcf.org.
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.
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