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Sunday, June 25th 2017
Bethel Lutheran Church of Grain celebrating 100-year Anniversary
Bethel Lutheran Church of Grain is celebrating their 100-year anniversary Sun. June 25th. Celebration will begin with a worship service at 10:30a.m., a lunch at 12noon, which will be followed by a short program at 1p.m. To assist with catering numbers, please RSVP to Corinne at 785-4151; or if you have questions or if you need directions.
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Vacation Bible School at First Lutheran Church
It’s time to get ready for summer vacation bible school at First Lutheran Church. Get your kids registered before classes fill up. Kids age 3 – Kindergarten are invited to sign up for a VBS Day Camp led by First Lutheran Church’s Youth Leader, Michelle Fuhrman. This will be held June 26th – 28th from 9 - 11:30a.m. & the theme is going to be ”Getting S’more of Jesus”.
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Opheim Rodeo
The Opheim Rodeo, always held the last Sunday in June, will be Sun. June 25th. Barrel racing & team roping slack will be held Sunday morning. If you’d like to take part, you do need to be registered by 9:30a.m. for the 10a.m. competition. The parade will be held at noon with the Opheim Rodeo starting at 1p.m. Breakfast & lunch will be available at the rodeo grounds. Call the Mint Bar with any questions, 762-3299.
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Bernice Barrett's 90th Birthday Celebration
Please help celebrate Bernice Barrett's 90th birthday Sun. June 25th from 1-3p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center in Glasgow.
Sunday, June 25th 2017
Final Service at First Congregational Church
All invited to the final Worship Service at the First Congregational Church, 640 2nd Ave. North. Service will be at 10a.m. with refreshments & fellowship to follow at 11a.m. The 1st service at this church was in 1910!
Monday, June 26th 2017
Summer Reading Program at the Library
For the 2nd week of summer reading at the Library, Mon. June 26th, you may pick up your new activity sheet & reading log; Tues. June 27th, is “Animal Gross Out” at 2p.m. for ages 7-12 - come join us for ‘slime time’; Thurs. June 29th, is “Oh, Give Me a Home” at 10a.m. for ages 0-6. If you haven’t registered yet, you can still do so online at www.glasgowlibrary.org or at the Glasgow City-County Library.
Monday, June 26th 2017
Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery
Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery has a new artist. Katie Busch of CK Preparations in Fort Peck is displaying her raku fired pottery. The pottery designs are created with organic material such as feathers & horse hair & then embellished with beads & peacock feathers. Katie also has acrylic abstracts & wildlife paintings. Netty McIntyre creations are 25% off through the month of June.
Wednesday, June 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/.
Wednesday, June 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, June 28th 2017
New Stars in the Western Skies Talent Show
New Stars in the Western Skies will have a Talent Show during the NE Montana Fair on Aug. 4th. They are looking for 15 acts, individuals or groups, of music & performing arts. Registration forms need to be turned in by July 24th. For registration forms & more information, contact Dave Pippin – 263-7171, or Cindy Taylor – 228-2584. All proceeds from this event will be used to fund a scholarship program for Valley County college students that are enrolled with majors or minors in Music & the Arts.
Wednesday, June 28th 2017
Gov. Cup Volunteers Needed
The Chamber of Commerce is looking for experienced patrol boat operators and other volunteers for the Gov. Cup. Call the chamber at 228-2222 if you can help out.
Friday, June 30th 2017
First Lutheran Preschool enrollment applications & scholarship applications
Just a reminder, The First Lutheran Preschool is now accepting enrollment applications & scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarship applications must be turned in by July 1st to be considered, & are available to those that qualify. Please call 228-4862, email firstlutheran@nemont.net, or stop by the First Lutheran Church for more information.
Friday, June 30th 2017
2017 Relay for Life Registration
The 2017 Relay for Life is set for Aug. 12th from 4:30 - 11p.m. at the Valley County Fairgrounds. Teams & participants need to register online at www.relayforlife.org/northeastmontanamt. Please register by July 14th to ensure you receive your RFL T-Shirt. Call Darla Larson, 406-724-7334, with any registration questions. Visit us on Facebook at Northeast Montana Relay For Life to see upcoming activities. Luminaria's & Care Giver Flowers can be purchased by calling Jamie Seyfert, 230-0137, or by contacting any RFL team member.
Friday, June 30th 2017
Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarship
The Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarship committee announces the availability of 5 - $1000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. These scholarships are available to any student who has completed at least 1 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 30, 2017. Applications are available at the Hinsdale High School guidance counselor’s office or First Community Bank of Hinsdale & may be emailed upon request. Please call 406-364-2223 for more information.
Friday, June 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.
Saturday, July 1st 2017
Glasgow High School Educational Trust Scholarship
Attention Glasgow High School graduates attending college or trade school. You may be eligible for financial aid from the Glasgow High School Educational Trust. Log on to www.ghsedutrust.org now for the application & other relevant information. The application deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year is July 1, 2017.
Saturday, July 1st 2017
Memorial Service for Mary Jo Eaton
There will be a Memorial Service for Mary Jo Eaton Sat. July 1st at 11a.m. at Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale. A luncheon will follow at the Legion Hall.
Thursday, July 6th 2017
30th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup
The 30th Annual Montana Governor’s Cup is July 6th, 7th & 8th at Fort Peck Lake. Registration begins Thursday at 3p.m., followed by a Mandatory Rules meeting at 5p.m. & Calcutta at 6p.m., all at Kiwanis Park. The Fish Fry is Friday at Kiwanis Park, beginning at 5p.m. with Calcutta at 6p.m. For more details contact the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce & Ag, 228-2222.
Saturday, July 8th 2017
Bridal Shower for Darby Borgen
There will be a Bridal Shower for Darby Borgen Sat. July 8th at 10a.m. at Sunnyside Golf Course.
Saturday, July 8th 2017
Montana Governor’s Cup Youth Fishing Tournament
The Montana Governor’s Cup Youth Fishing Tournament is Sat. July 8th at the Kiwanis Park Fishing Ponds. Registration & FWP’s kids casting clinic is from 7:45 – 8:30a.m., fishing from 8:30 – 11:30a.m., lunch, provided by Thrivent Financial, Shelly George is 11:30a.m. – 12noon with awards to follow.
Thursday, July 13th 2017
Blood Draw at FMDH
Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, with the American Red Cross, will be hosting a blood drive Thurs. July 13th, from 9a.m. - 3p.m. in the large conference room. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org (sponsor code fmdh) or call 406-406-0956.
Friday, July 14th 2017
Last Bowhunter Education Course for Glasgow
The last course for Montana FWP’s Bowhunter Education in Glasgow is July 14th – 16th for the regular youth classroom course, & an adult online “field day” course July 16th. Starting in 2017, the purchase of a Montana bow & arrow license is required prior to applying for any archery-only permit. To purchase a bow & arrow license, an individual must meet one of the following requirements: show completion of a bowhunter education course; show proof of purchase of a previous year’s bow & arrow license from Montana or another state; sign an affidavit that they have previously purchased a bow & arrow license in Montana or another state. First time archers need to plan ahead so that they have the prerequisite bowhunter education certificate in order to apply for 2018 archery-only drawings. The first drawing deadline is March 15th each year. For the adult online field course, adults must pass the online bowhunter 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 adult field course will be held from 1-5p.m. Sun. July 16th, beginning at the Quonset building at the FWP Headquarters in Glasgow. The youth classroom course will also be held in the Quonset building with classes running from 5:30 - 8:30p.m. Friday, 8a.m. - 4p.m. Saturday, & 9-11a.m. Sunday. All registrants for the classroom course must be 11 years of age by July 14th. To hunt during the archery only season, youth need to be at least 12-years old by January 16, 2018. Classroom students need to pick up the “Today’s Bowhunter” manual from the FWP office in Glasgow. Before students can pick up a manual, please register & have printed & signed all necessary forms. For prospective students that reside out of the Glasgow area, FWP staff could mail the manuals as well. Students are to read each chapter & complete all chapter review exercises before class Fri. July 14th. 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, or course coordinator Marc Kloker, 406-480-9234.
Tuesday, July 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.
Tuesday, July 18th 2017
Ice Curling Meeting
Interested in Ice Curling? There will be an informational meeting at the Busted Knuckle Brewery Tues. July 18th at 6p.m. League play will begin this Fall at the Valley Event Center.
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