Thursday, May 19, 2022

Community notes: Family fun at Ronan fairgrounds

by Lake County Leader
| May 10, 2022 6:00 AM

Family fun at Ronan fairgrounds

A Family Fun Day-Spring Fling is coming to the Lake County Fairgrounds on Friday, May 13. Free and open to all, the afternoon activities offer a time to play with family and friends. Stations and special themed locations will be available for participants. From 2 to 3:30 p.m. the focus will be on children ages 0-5 and their families. At 3:30 p.m. an additional set of activities will be up for youth of all ages and their families. Dinner will be served starting at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 240-0640 or 531-1342.

Take a walk through the wildflowers

Join a ranger for a guided hike to view the wildflowers present at the Flathead State Park Big Arm unit on Saturday, May 14. Discussion will cover identification basics and how to best care for nature’s beauties and spend plenty of time admiring their loveliness. The hike is open to people of all ages and interest levels. The hike begins at 9 a.m. Bring sturdy hiking shoes and adequate clothing for the weather. Attendance costs $4, and reservations are required. Call the ranger station at 406-837-3041 ext. 0 to reserve a spot.

KOA Fun Run Saturday

The Polson/Flathead Lake KOA 5K and 1-mile Fun Run will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14 at 200 Irvine Flats Road. The course is gravel and trails in a 1-mile repeating loop through KOA and open area. Entry costs $25 for adults or $10 for kids and includes a raffle ticket. Raffle prizes include a free night of camping at KOA, mini golf and pool passes, and store items. There will be a party with snacks and refreshments after the race, and the Super Gyro food truck will be on site. To register, contact Larry at 406-540-3312 or

Mission West seeking co-working input

Mission West Community Development Partners is conducting a pair of surveys to better understand the needs of small businesses and workers in the region. The surveys are part of a feasibility study being completed through a grant from the USDA-Rural Business Development Grant Program to determine whether establishing a co-working space and co-working program is feasible. No registration is required, and all surveys are anonymous. Answering the survey should take you 10-15 minutes. Visit for more information.