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Valley Happenings
Monday, August 21st 2017
Montana State University Beef Specialist Workshop
On Monday, August 21st at 6:00p.m., two Montana State University Beef Specialists will be in Glasgow at the Cottonwood Inn to discuss options during drought. Dr. Van Emon will discuss early weaning strategies, including cow reproduction and calf growth performance impacts. She will also describe various supplementation strategies with an overview of general supplement types that are available and how they can impact animal performance and forage conditions. Dr. Endecott will focus on water quality and harvested forage issues, including information on how to interpret water and forage nutrient analyses. She will also discuss impacts of high sulfate water and blue-green algae poisoning and give an overview of nitrate toxicity in forages. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tuesday, August 22nd 2017
“Back to School” Extravaganza at the Library
The Glasgow City/County Library is having a “Back to School” Extravaganza Tues. Aug. 22nd at 2p.m. at the Library. There will be Face Painting, Shaving Cream Competitions, Seed-spitting contests, a Scavenger Hunt, & Photo Booth, plus prizes – kids age 6 & up can partake in all activities.
Wednesday, August 23rd 2017
Student Immunization Clinic
There will be a Student Immunization Clinic Wed. Aug. 23rd from 8a.m. – 7p.m. at the Valley County Health Department. Students entering Kindergarten, 7th grade & college have mandatory vaccine requirements. The MT TEEN VAX challenge is underway. All students 11 – 17 years of age who are current with their vaccines can win a $50 Amazon Card.
Wednesday, August 23rd 2017
GMS & GHS Orientation
Glasgow Middle School will host an orientation for all incoming 6th & all new 7th & 8th grade students Wed. Aug. 23rd beginning at 8a.m. Glasgow High School will hold an orientation for all new students & incoming Freshman Thurs. Aug. 24th, students will meet in the cafeteria at 8a.m.
Thursday, August 24th 2017
Red Cross Blood Draw in Opheim
There will be a Red Cross Blood Draw in Opheim Thurs. Aug. 24th from 1:30 – 6:30p.m. at the First Aid Building, 75 Main. The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. Appointments can be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). To help reduce wait times, donors are encouraged to make appointments & complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at redcrossblood.org/RapidPass.
Thursday, August 24th 2017
Montana FWP’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program
Montana FWP’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is sponsoring 2 beginning kayaking classes, Sat. & Sun. Aug. 26th & 27th, at the First Dredge swim beach just north of the Fort Peck Fish Hatchery. One class will be offered each day from 1 -5p.m. both days, participants will choose their preferred day. Participants will learn from experienced instructors about different types of recreational kayaks & equipment, fishing from a kayak, safety, & where to go. Much of the time will be spent in kayaks, including getting in & out safely, so participants need to be prepared to get wet. Kayaks, paddles, & life jackets will be available for use, but participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment if they have it available. Please note that both women that are brand new to kayaking & women who have already purchased a kayak but want to learn more about safety & tips are encouraged to attend. This class is designed for women - girls aged 13-17 can attend, but will need to be accompanied by a participating adult. Class size is limited, so please get your applications in by August 24th. Snacks & drinks will be provided, & there will be a $10 fee to offset costs. The registration forms will be available on the FWP website, fwp.mt.gov; click "Becoming an Outdoors Woman" under the Education tab. Forms can also be picked up at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center, at the FWP Region 6 Headquarters in Glasgow, or by emailing Lawana Grewe at lgrewe@mt.gov. Call the R6 FWP headquarters at 406-228-3700 with any questions.
Sunday, August 27th 2017
St. Marie Women's Club Ice Cream Social
St. Marie Women’s Club will have their annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday, August 27th from 2:00-4:00p.m. at the Town Hall. Free will donations will be accepted.

Monday, August 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/.
Monday, August 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, August 30th 2017
Pioneer Museum
The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday - Saturday, 9a.m. – 5p.m. Special features include a new display by the members of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority depicting the history & special memorabilia of the organization. Other features include the caboose which, after being completely refurbished, one can go inside to imagine what life was like as a conductor or a brakeman. The Niederinghaus Center, although still under construction, is open to viewing the street scene & individual businesses. The Quast House, a farm house from Glentana, is all furnished & set up for visitors. A collection of wooden shoes catches ones’ attention in the entrance display case. New books have been added to the book store, & many school tours & also family reunion tours. For further information or to schedule a special event, call the Museum, 228-8692.
Tuesday, September 5th 2017
Montana FWP’s Hunter Education
The date of the last course for Montana FWP’s Hunter Education is Sept. 6th – 10th in Glasgow. The adult online “field day” course is Sun. Sept. 10th from 4 – 8p.m. in the FWP Quonset building. 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 youth classes will be Wed. & Thurs. Aug. 6th & 7th from 5:30 – 9p.m. each day & Sun. Aug. 10th from 8a.m. – 3:30p.m. in the FWP Quonset building. For youth, to be eligible to hunt & be fully certified during the 2017 season, hunters must be 12-years old by Jan. 16, 2018. 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 Sept. 6th. Classroom students need to pick up the Hunter Education Manual from the FWP office in Glasgow. Before students can pick up a manual, however, they must be registered & have printed & signed all necessary forms. Students are to read each chapter & complete all review sections before class on Wed. Sept. 6th. To register & learn more about the hunter education classes offered, please go to the FWP website at www.fwp.mt.gov, look under the “Education” tab. For questions, call the Glasgow FWP office, 228-3700.
Tuesday, September 19th 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.
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