April 22 Briefly
Kindergarten roundup coming to Libby May 4
Libby Public Schools is kicking off the 2009-10 school year with a kindergarten roundup for all children who will be age 5 on or before Sept. 10.
Registration is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-noon on Monday, May 4, at the Plummer Center’s far east entrance.
Parents or legal guardians, who are required to attend, are asked to bring the child, birth certificate, child’s social security number, proof of immunizations and emergency contact information.
The school will provide Brigance Kindergarten Screening at the time of registration for children that have not already been screened.
For more information, call Asa Wood School at 293-8881.
Prenatal to Five Fair scheduled for April 25
Families In Partnership Early Head Start announced the Prenatal to Five Fair Family Circus on Saturday, April 25, at Asa Wood School. The event will run from 10 a.m.-
For information, call 293-6242.
Troy church group hosting ladies luncheon
The Troy United Methodist Women’s Group is hosting a donations-accepted ladies luncheon on Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m.
The theme this year is “laughter is a gift from God.” Organizers said seating is limited so reservations are requested.
The Troy United Methodist Church is located on Third Street and Kalispell Avenue.
For information or to reserve seats, call Donna Tunison at 295-4584.
Family Birth Services’ to hold ‘Tea and Talk’
Family Birth Services’ invites the public to its monthly “Tea and Talk” from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29.
The topic will be involve choices in natural childbirth and essential oils with guest speaker Viola Moss of Remnant Remedy.
Family Birth Services also announced it will hold its annual picnic on May 27.
For more information, call Joyce Vogel at 293-4253 or 291-3292.
Mountain lion program coming to Troy library
Jerry Brown, of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will present a free program on mountain lion management on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m. at the Troy Public Library.
Brown’s discussion will include the characteristics of this non-migratory animal who lives in Montana year round and how it differs from other felines of the family, including a question-and-answer session to help the public better understand mountain lions.
For more information, call Judy Williams, librarian, at 295-4040.
Nurses’ afternoon tea event set for April 25
The Parish Nurses at Christ Lutheran Church in Libby are hosting an Afternoon Tea for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified medical assistants on Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m.
The church hopes the event will be held each year as a place for nurses to relax and network with one another. Gwenn Hensler will provide harp music and Les Nelson will speak. The church is located at 200 W. Larch St.
Organizers ask that attendees RSVP by April 21 by calling Mitzi Smart at 293-4095. She can also be reached by e-mail at SmartMitzi@yahoo.com .
Program allows Libby Dam to loan life jackets to children
Libby Dam’s Visitor Center announced last week that it is participating in the Boat U.S. Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program for Kids.
The program, made possible by the Boat U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, allows boaters to borrow a child’s life jacket for the day or the weekend at no charge.
To borrow a jacket, stop by the Visitor Center between 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. after May 23. To borrow a jacket prior to that date, call 293-5577 for more information.
The Visitor Center received a grant from the Boat U.S. Foundation and was awarded a kit of 12 life jackets.
On the Net: To learn more about the national effort to put kids in life jackets, go online to www.boatus.com/foundation .