The Columbia Falls Community Market is 5 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at the Coop. Featured music will be The Mac Band. Sponsor is Three Rivers Bank of Montana with Kalispell Brewing Company and Montgomery Distillery.
The Columbia Falls Lions Club concert series July 12 features Montana Midnite at 7:30 p.m. at Marantette Park. The trio plays pop, rock, and jazz on nylon string guitars along with percussion, vocals, and concertina. Admission is $3 per adult or $5 per family.
A free concert featuring Soul Simple is at The Coop from 6 to 9 p.m. July 20 to raise money for the Columbia Falls Boys soccer program. There will be a 50-50 raffle, a climbing wall, free kids games, food vendors, a silent auction and a beer garden.
A blood drive in honor of Columbia Falls High School student Kimberly Peacock, who is battling leukemia, will be held Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the North Valley Hospital Conference Room at 235 Nucleus Ave., Columbia Falls. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 897-2104.
Columbia Falls Women’s Connection will have a luncheon Wednesday, July 18 at 11:30 a.m. at the North Valley Hospital Community Room in Columbia Falls. Sonny King, a local country western singer, will perform old time favorites. Paula Abbott, a cowgirl from Texas, will share her story how she traded her pain for peace. Cost is $8 and all women are welcome to attend. For reservations call Candy at 387-4119 or Janet at 892-3621 by 5 p.m. Monday, July 16. Affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.
Eckels in Park
Musician Steve Eckels will perform “Folk Rewind” at the Montana House from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Kintla Room July 13. Cost is $8 a person - payment for musician only. Reservations required: 406-888-5393 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A faith-based panel on gender equality entitled “#MeToo Now What?” is 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 12 at the Columbia Falls United Methodist Church. Panelists include Judge Kristi Curtis, Pastors Lloyd Pierson and Dawn Skeritt, Hilary Shaw of the Abbie Shelter and host Nicky Ouellet of Montana Public Radio. Event is open to the public.