NFLA Calendar

2019 North Fork Activities Calendar

PLEASE NOTE: The North Fork Landowners Association meetings are the 2nd SUNDAY of each month with a speaker at 7pm, meeting at 8pm.

RECURRING EVENTS

  • CHURCH SERVICES: Non-denominational services will be held at Sondreson Hall each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. led by Don Sullivan. Services begin on June 2nd and run through August 25, followed by coffee and social time-bring a snack to share.
  • RAFT TRIPS:Every 2nd & 4th Thursday beginning July 11th thru September 12th; see Bulletin Boards at the Merc, Home Ranch Bottoms, and Sondreson Hall for put-ins. For more info contact the Ulrichsens, or the Leighs dickleigh30@hotmail.com.
  • WERNICK’S GARDEN SALE: The Wernicks will be making their produce available for sale every other Wednesday at NOON starting June 5th thru September 25th at their place on East Red Meadow Rd. They sell out fast – don’t arrive late!
  • COUNTRY, WESTERN AND SQUARE DANCING: Paul Morotz has volunteered to lead Saturday Night Country, Western & Square Dancing. He is hoping to get a record player and use the Sondreson Hall collection of records, which sounds like an incredible experience! Paul will provide water and juice, so feel free to bring snacks to share if you would like.

BULLETIN BOARDS: All new information and/or changes to the calendar will be posted on Bulletin Boards in three locations: between the Polebridge Mercantile and the Northern Lights Saloon, at the entrance to Home Ranch Bottoms, and one outside Sondreson Hall. They will be kept updated with current information. Don’t miss out, keep informed!

May 18-Sat Sondreson Hall Cleanup 10:00am Inside volunteers please bring cleaning supplies, outside workers appropriate tools for fence repair. Volunteers needed! Light lunch provided. Alan & Rachel Peura, hosts
May 22-Wed Gardener’s Roundtable 10:00 am Wernick’s Gazebo at the bottom of East Red Meadow Rd. Share ideas and knowledge with other North Fork gardeners. Wernicks will have plants for sale; anyone who has starts, plants, or bulbs to share or sell can bring them. Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts.
May 31-Fri 1st Aid/CPR/AED Class 9:00 am Sondreson Hall. Bob Lee is providing training with certification. Class will last most of the day. Please bring your lunch and drinks. Cost is $50, and is limited to 10 individuals. Contact Bill Walker 406-407-2764 or wkwalker@nvdi.com to reserve a spot.
June 2-Sun Church Services 10:30am Sondreson Hall weekly thru August 25. Bring a snack to share.Don Sullivan, host
June 3-11

Mon & all wk

Ford Schoolhouse Stabilization USFS Historic Preservation Team will be removing the additions. Contact Lois Walker lewalker@nvdi.com or Meghan Mulholland mmulholland@fs.fed.us if you want to help & for more info.
June 5-Wed Wernick’s Garden Market – Noon. Beginning today & continuing every other Wednesday thru Sept 25th. Go to the bottom of East Red Meadow Rd, go thru log arch/gate on right. This 1st Market will feature mainly starts from the Wernicks; feel free to bring plants you would like to sell. Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
June 9-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall . Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
June 9-Sun NFLA General Meeting Sondreson Hall. 7pm Presentation “Mountain Lions” by Jim Williams & “North Fork Bears” by Tim Manley, MT Fish,Wildlife & Parks. General meeting 8pm. Bring snack to share Larry Wilson, host.
June 12-Wed History Tour:Fisher/Mahoney Homesteads 4 PM 525 Moose Cr Rd. Hear the story behind the death of Frank Fisher, walk portions of the original Moose Creek Rd, and explore old homestead remains. Bring your snack and water, and MOSQUITO SPRAY. Tour will take 1-2 hrs. Vernon and Karina Pettey, hosts
June 16-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall . Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
June 19-Wed Wernick’s Garden Market at Noon bottom of East Red Meadow Rd. Purchase fresh produce, flowers, and plants from their gardens. Feel free to bring plants or produce to sell. Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts.
June 21-Fri Tom Sluiter Memorial 1pm Sondreson Hall Come share stories, pictures, and memories of our friend, Tom Sluiter. Main dish will be provided, bring a salad, snack, or dessert to share. Sluiter Family, hosts
June 21-Fri Summer Solstice Hike to Cyclone Lookout 7:30pm Meet at the junction of NF Rd and Hay Creek Rd to carpool. The hike is a little over 2 miles one-way. Bring flashlight, bear spray, water & snack. We will watch the sun set and hike back down before dark. Debo Powers, host
June 23-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall . Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
June 24-Mon Game Night 7pm Sondreson Hall. Games for ALL ages, bring a snack to share! Karen & Gary McDonough, hosts
June 26-Wed Basic Fire Training 9:30am-3pm Sondreson Hall . Join career firefighters Rick Trembath & Gary Mahugh for introductory training for wildland fire for private citizens. Presentations will focus on what you can do to suppress fires on your property & your neighbor’s, focusing on safety considerations. Some basic fire fighting tools & products will be available to view & purchase. Potluck lunch at noon – entrée provided, please bring a side dish to share. Dick Leigh & Allen Chrisman, North Fork Fire Mitigation Committee, hosts
June 28-Fri Tree Farm Field Day 9:30am Sondreson Hall . Join Allen Chrisman & Mark Boardman, Stoltze Land & Lumber to view recent harvesting on the Chrisman/Wiley Family Forest. See a PowerPoint presentation of the Project & an overview of management considerations & treatment options at the Hall; then travel to Chrisman/ Wiley property at 1532 Monahan Homestead Road. Tour harvest units, discuss stand treatments, management objectives, outcomes & future needs. Potluck lunch onsite, hamburgers & brats provided, BYOB and folding chairs. RSVP to achrisman52@gmail.com or 406-249-6130 by Friday, June 21. Allen Chrisman, host.
June 30-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall . Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
July 3-Wed Wernick’s Garden Market at Noon. Bottom of East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce, flowers, and plants picked only hours earlier! Feel free to bring any plants or produce to sell. Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
 

July 4-Thur

Annual 4th of July Parade Noon, Main Street in Polebridge, followed by food, music & fun!

Jacobson Community Picnic, 3 pm, 61 Moose Creek, 1st driveway on the right, corner of Moose Creek Rd & NF Road. Bring dish to share, your drinks, & lawn chairs. Everyone is invited! Dawn & Dan Jacobson, hosts

July 7-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
July 10-Wed Firewise Day 9:30am Sondreson Hall. Featuring the “Era of Mega Fires” video by Dr. Paul Hessburg. Updates on the 2019 fire season, the Community WildFire Protection Plan, and Grants available for fuel reduction. Allen Chrisman, Molly Shepherd, hosts. Summer Interlocal at 1pm featuring speakers from the County Road Dept, Glacier Park Service, Forest Service, MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks, US Fish & Wildlife, Dept of State Lands, Border Patrol, & NF Trails Assn. Lunch will be served at noon by the NF Road Coalition, please bring a side dish to share. Larry Wilson, host
July 11-Thur 1st Float Trip Time & place to be posted on the Bulletin Boards, or contact a Host listed above:RAFT TRIPS
July 13-Sat Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social & Square Dance at Sondreson Hall 7pm. Bring a pie and churn away to make homemade ice cream. Then burn those calories at the Square Dance with Debo doing the calling-this event is for the entire family so beginners to experts are welcome! Linda Pittman and Debo Powers, hosts.
July 14-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host

Sue Sullivan Memorial, 2pm Sondreson Hall. Come share stories, pictures, and memories of our friend, Sue Sullivan. Bring a salad, snack, or dessert to share. Sullivan Family, hosts

NFLA General Meeting Sondreson Hall. 7pm Presentation by Pat Walsh & Jack McFarland “North Fork In-holders in Glacier Park.” General Meeting at 8pm, Kevin Ulrichsen family, hosts

July 17-Wed Wernick’s Market, Noon. East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce & flowers for sale! Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
July 20-Sat Country, Western & Square Dancing 7:30pm at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share. Paul Morotz, host
July 21-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
July 24-Wed Duke Hoiland’s Kootenai Indian Trail Presentation and Walk. 10am Meet at the Hoilands on Trail Creek Rd. This is limited to 12 people; please contact Irv Heitz at 626-3583 to reserve. Hot dogs will be supplied, please bring a side dish to share. This is dependent on weather and Duke’s health. Hoiland Family, hosts
July 25-Thur Float Trip Time & place to be posted on the Bulletin Boards, or contact a Host listed above:RAFT TRIPS
July 27-Sat North Fork Preservation Association Annual Meeting Sondreson Hall. Pot Luck dinner at 5:30pm, business meeting at 6:45pm, and guest speaker at 7:30pm. Debo Powers, host
July 28-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
July 31-Wed Wernick’s Market, Noon. East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce & flowers for sale! Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
Aug 3-Sat CRAZY HAT Social & Dance Sondreson Hall. Come at 7 with SNACKS & HATS, Hat Parade & Judging at 7:30. Square Dancing at 8 until ??? No talent required, just join the fun! Carole Bartram, Carol Groebe, hosts.
Aug 4-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
Aug 5-Mon Game Night 7pm Sondreson Hall. Games for ALL ages, bring a snack to share! Karen & Gary McDonough,hosts
Aug 8-Thur Float Trip Time & place to be posted on the Bulletin Boards, or contact a Host listed above:RAFT TRIPS
Aug 11-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host

NFLA Meeting Sondreson Hall. 7pm Presentation by Dr Rachel Malison “Stoneflies in the NF Aquifer” ELECTION & Gen Meeting at 8pm. Bring a snack to share & elect your neighbors! Bill Walker, host

Aug 14-Wed Wernick’s Market, Noon. East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce & flowers for sale! Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
Aug 18-Sun Church Services 10:30am at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share after the service. Don Sullivan, host
Aug 10-Sat Country, Western & Square Dancing 7:30pm at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share. Paul Morotz, host
Aug 17-Sat Country, Western & Square Dancing 7:30pm at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share. Paul Morotz, host
Aug 22-Thur Float Trip Time & place to be posted on the Bulletin Boards, or contact a Host listed above:RAFT TRIPS
Aug 24-Sat Country, Western & Square Dancing 7:30pm at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share. Paul Morotz, host
Aug 28-Wed Wernick’s Market, Noon. East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce & flowers for sale! Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
Aug 31-Sat Country, Western & Square Dancing 7:30pm at Sondreson Hall. Bring a snack to share. Paul Morotz, host
*Sept 8-Sun

Date may change

NFLA General Meeting Sondreson Hall. 7pm Presentation Mark Schmildt “Conservation Easements” General meeting 8pm. Bring a snack to share, and meet your neighbors! Lynn Ogle, host.
Sept 11-Wed Wernick’s Market, Noon. East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce & flowers for sale! Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
Sept 25-Wed Wernick’s Market, Noon. East Red Meadow Rd. Fresh produce & flowers for sale! Jerry & Linda Wernick, hosts
*Oct 13-Sun

Date may change

NFLA General Meeting Sondreson Hall. 7pm by John Fraley “Early NF Homesteading.” General meeting 8pm. Bring a snack to share. Irv Heitz, host. Annual Food Drive collection for local Food Banks.
Nov 28-Thurs Annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner at Sondreson Hall. Doors open for Social Hour at 3pm and Potluck Dinner served at 4pm. Turkey and Ham provided. Please bring a side dish and your own table setting. Hosted by Dick and Janet Leigh.
Dec 25-Wed Annual Christmas Potluck Dinner at Sondreson Hall. Doors open for Social Hour at 3pm and Potluck Dinner served at 4pm. Turkey and Ham provided. Please bring a side dish and your own table setting.
Hosts: Mark & Margaret Heaphy and Alice & Jan Caldwell.