POLSON - Mission Valley Has Talent is seeking musicians of all stripes, stand-up comedians and spoken word artists, dancers, gymnasts, any talent from those between the ages 5 and 95. Jan. 31 is the deadline to register for the competition. Click here for more information.
HELENA - The Montana Department of Revenue announces new options for taxpayers during the 2018 state income tax filing season. Taxpayers can access these filing options by visiting the department’s website. The new site launches on January 16.
MISSOULA - Buried in Treasures is a new group forming in Missoula to help those address hoarding behavior. Sessions begin at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. Call (406) 666-9326 for more information.
KALISPELL - The Dementia and Alzheimer’s Support Group for caregivers sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Communities will meet on Jan. 15 from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Buffalo Hill Terrace in Kalispell. Come share information, experiences and understanding. For more information or to register call (406) 752-9612 ext. 1351.
FRENCHTOWN - The sixth-annual kids ice fishing clinic will be held at Frenchtown Pond on January 20. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Boys and girls are invited to attend. Contact Montana Fish, Wildlife in Parks at (406) 542.5500 for more information.
MISSOULA - Community Medical Center and the Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to provide health screenings on Jan. 20 at CMC's cancer center. A general health screen will be $20. Lipid and glucose, as well as vitamin D screenings, will also be available.
KALISPELL - The Flathead Community of Resource Educators is celebrating Winter Trails Day on Jan. 20 with several free outdoor activities. It's a great way to enjoy the outdoors in winter and discover the fitness and social benefits of snowshoeing and winter hiking in Northwest Montana. Click here for more information.
HAMILTON - The Golden Age Club in Hamilton will have a snack and chat party on Jan. 21 including live music, card games, and a potluck meal so be sure to bring your favorite dish. The event is free and open to the public. Call (406) 363-5167 for more information.
RONAN - Your Life Matters Project is presenting a free breakfast for local active military, veterans and their families. Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ronan Tribal Senior Citizens Center. If you would like to volunteer to help serve please call Sarah at (406) 360-9182.
MISSOULA - Love your heart? Love your sweetie? Love to run in red outfits? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then you need to be at the Heart Throb 5K on Feb. 10. Race registration is only $15 for Run Wild Missoula members, or $17 for non-members, through race day, and is available online.
HAMILTON - The Bitter Root Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc has announced its February first-time home-buyers class. The Feb 17 class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bitterroot Valley Board of REALTORS™ building at the corner of 4th and Cherry streets in Hamilton. Call (517) 285-5973 for more information.
PABLO - ChickTech: Missoula is hosting a 1-day workshop on April 14 at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo to encourage high-school girls to enter computing and technical fields.Participants will choose to work on web and mobile app projects and are mentored by industry and academic professionals from high-tech fields. The event is free for the girls who have been nominated by their teacher or community advocate. Click here for more information.