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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Browning session offers ideas on indigenous ways, beliefs

BROWNING - A symposium titled "The Choice is Yours" will be held Aug. 14-16 in Browning at the Blue Butterfly Gathering Place. The gathering is for people interested in returning to a way of life that emphasizes indigenous traditions and beliefs. Foods indigenous to the Americas will be offered each day starting at 6 p.m. Space is limited and early registration is suggested. The fee is $25. For more information contact Long Standing Bear Chief, P.O. Box 430, Browning, MT 59417; (406) 338-2882;

Polson flea market today at First Methodist Church

POLSON - A community flea market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at the First United Methodist Church, located at 301 16th Ave. E. Hot rolls, coffee and lunch will be served. Local vendors will offer antiques and collectables, log furniture, jewelry, artwork, photographs and more. Proceeds from this event fund church outreach and mission projects.

Open Door Baptist Church to host picnic Sunday

Open Door Baptist Church, 135 Knowles St.,will have an oldfashioned picnic Sunday following the 11 a.m. service at approximately 12:30 p.m. The church will provide barbecued hamburgers and hot dogs with accompanying salads and desserts. Attendance is not required at the service. Activities will include volleyball, horseshoe throwing, croquet, whiffle ball, basketball, and children's activities. For more information or transportation call 728-5562.

Vacation Bible School starts Monday in Potomac

POTOMAC - Blackfoot Church in Potomac welcomes all children in grades K-5 to Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the Potomac Community Center, across the street from church. The theme is "Travelin' in Time to the Days of Jesus." For more information, contact Sharon Weller, 251-2413, or Donna Wilson, 543-9348.

Nonviolent communication training at Christ the King

The Western Montana Spiritual Development Council is sponsoring a training June 28 in methods of nonviolent communication at Christ the King Church, 1400 Gerald Ave. The workshop, led by Mary Kay Reinemann, is for anyone who wants to increase understanding and reduce conflict in families, friendships, work relationships or even religious congregations. The cost is $15 for individuals or couples, $10 for those "living lightly." Preregistration is requested: download "NVC Brochure" at or call 721-5558.

Concert planned July 1 by Ever Stays Red in Lolo

The Christian rock band Ever Stays Red will perform Tuesday, July 1, at Cornerstone Ministries in Lolo as part of its Clean Socks Tour. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring new socks to donate to local homeless shelters. Opening acts will be This Great Escape and Hellwrecker.

The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door or $3.50 with the donation of new socks. The church is located at 11625 Highway 93 S. Call 546-3456 for more information.


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