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Event Notice: Spring Herb Walk with Swan Valley Herbs, May 12, 2017

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Ripening Hawthorn Berries (C. Haug photo)

by Catherine Haug, April 24, 2017  (Photo by C. Haug)

  • What: Spring Herb Walk with Tom Tracey
  • When: Friday, May 12, 2017, 10 AM; NOTE: In case of rain, the walk will be cancelled.
  • Where: Meet at at Wayfarer’s Park (8600 Mt. Hwy 35, Bigfork, MT 59911).
  • Who: No charge, adults welcome. No reservation needed.
  • These herb walks are very popular and there’s lots to learn from Tom, who is an herbalist, dietitian and nutritionist, and is very knowledgeable about native edible plants and healing herbs.

For More Information:

Contact Swan Valley Herbs in Bigfork, (406) 837-5747 or at the store: Swan Valley Herbs (429 Grand Dr, Bigfork, MT 59911)

Event: 3 Flathead Showings of documentary “Tapped”, Mar 23, 24 & 26, 2017

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

By Catherine Haug, March 19, 2o1y (Photo, right, from Water For Flathead’s Future website (2))

The following is from the Daily Inter Lake, Sunday, March 19, 2017 and Flathead Events (4):

The grassroots group Water for Flathead’s Future (who oppose the proposed bottling plant in Creston) is sponsoring three benefit screenings of the award-winning documentary “Tapped” this week in locations across the valley:

  • Bigfork showing is Sunday, March 26, 2017, 2 PM at Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts; Tickets are $10 at the door;
  • Whitefish: Thursday March 23, 2017, 7 PM at The O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT 59937;  tickets are $10 at the door;
  • Kalispell: Friday, March 24, 2017, 7 PM at FVCC, Arts & Technologies Building, 777 Grandview Drive Kalispel; admission is free.
  • Donations to Water for Flathead’s Future are gratefully accepted.

Read on for more about the events, the film, and to view a trailer for the film. (more…)

Event Notice: Backyard Herbalism Classes at Two Frog Home, Summer 2016

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

By Catherine Haug, April 1, 2016; updated July 31, 2016 to add information about August and September classes

The following is from Kathie Lapcevic, one of ESP’s presenters. Her “spring classes at FVCC have completely sold out. There will be summer classes, however; so stay tuned for that catalog coming in the mail soon.”

Additionally, she offers several sustainability-related classes at her home in C Falls. This summer’s topic is “Herbal Cookery & Backyard Medicine.” These classes  will focus on common herbs; how to use them in your kitchen and in your medicine cabinet. According to Kathie, “We’ll get creative, have lots of fun, get hands-on, sample finished products, and much more.”

Each class will have two different sessions in hopes that at least one of the dates will work with your schedule: (more…)

“Fleeced,” documentary film, financial scams against seniors, June 15, 2016

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

By Catherine Haug, June 9, 2016

  • What: Documentary, Fleeced, followed by panel discussion, Q and A session
  • When: Wednesday June 15, 2016, 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Where:FVCC Arts and Technology Building, 777 Grandview Dr., Kalispell MT
  • Who: Older adults, their families and caregivers are invited to attend
  • For more information: Call 758-2471; see also below for more detail.

The following is from the Flathead County Agency on Aging: (more…)

Event Notice: Spring Herb Walk with Swan Valley Herbs, May 13, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016
Ripening Hawthorn Berries (C. Haug photo)

Ripening Hawthorn Berries (C. Haug photo)

by Catherine Haug, May 7, 2016; updated 5/8 for the day of the week (correction in red).

  • What: Spring Herb Walk with Tom Tracey
  • When: Friday, May 13, 2016, 10 AM; NOTE: In case of rain, the walk will be cancelled
  • Where: Meet at Swan Valley Herbs (429 Grand Dr, Bigfork, MT 59911) or if you are running late, at Wayfarer’s Park* (8600 Mt. Hwy 35, Bigfork, MT 59911)
  • Who: No charge, adults welcome. No reservation needed.

For More Information: 

Contact Swan Valley Herbs in Bigfork, (406) 837-5747

Film Showing: “This Changes Everything” April 21, 2016

Friday, April 15th, 2016

By Catherine Haug, April 15, 2016

The following is from Montana Environmental Information Center (MEIC)

This film will be shown one evening only. It is about confronting the climate crisis to build a better world, and re-imagining the vast challenge of climate change. .

  • When: April 21.2016. Doors open at 6:30 PM, film starts at 7 PM, with a Q&A after the film.
  • Where: Casey’s 9bar), 101 Central Ave, Whitefish MT
  • Cost: $10 to benefit MEIC and the Whitefish Review. Tickets for sale at the door, only.
  • For more information: contact MEIC at (406) 443-2520. See also This Changes Everything: The Film. Or view the trailer on YouTube:

(link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpuSt_ST4_U)