Two Halloween events to be held in Wilsall

Jean Skillman

The Wilsall Fire Department is planning a Halloween party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the fire hall. Hot dogs, hamburgers, brats  and more will be served. There will be games and goodies galore. Stop for some Halloween family fun. There is no charge for this event, but your donations would be greatly appreciated and will benefit the Wilsall Fire Department’s Emergency Relief Fund, which helps our neighbors in need of assistance after a fire or other emergency.
The Shields Valley kindergarten through sixth grade Halloween costume parade is at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Wilsall school gym.

• Glenn’s Shopping Center in Clyde Park has added a coffee and juice machine with drinks to go and hot soup of the day and chili.
• Shields Valley High School will be having dessert theatre on Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Wilsall Gymnasium. The drama department, BPA (Business Professionals of America), and the high school art department are all working together to put together this community event. Dessert will be served at 6:30 p.m., and the play, “Sleeping Beauty and the Beast”, will begin at 7 p.m. There is no reserved seating, so be sure to arrive a few minutes early. Tickets are $12. Please contact Lacey Arthun, Lori Sarrazin, or any student participating in the play, BPA, or call the high school at 686-4621 to purchase your tickets.

Shields Valley Star Students for October are: kindergarten-Desirae Herron; first grade-Addison Lookhart; second grade-Andrew Long and Kasa Petersen; third grade-Kaii Sarrazin-Jarvis and Gaige Taylor; fourth grade-Bridger Block and Teah Vennes; fifth grade-Jace Page and Kassidie Rock; and sixth grade-Reagan Long and Josie Vermillion.

Club notes
• The Brackett Creek Women’s Club met Oct. 18 at the home of Wilma Bogar with 10 members present. Food for the Bridger Canyon Fire Department dinner was ready to deliver and three members ready to set up and serve at the fire hall that evening. Dues were collected. They discussed their Christmas family. Officers elected are Kay Hayes, president; D’Neal Parker, vice president; Doe Stafford, secretary/treasurer; Sonja  Loesser, reminder caller; and Judy Watson, e-mail reminder. It was announced that the book, “Barley is Better,” by Walt and Rosemary Newman is available on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble. They talked about donating to the Bozeman Food Bank as part of the Bobcat-Grizzley competition there.
Refreshments were served. Tess Jones won the Christmas ornament door prize. The next meeting is Nov. 15.
• The Clyde Park Women’s Club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Judy Crafton. They welcomed new member Billie Ripple. They are working on getting a new community birthday calendar printed. Anyone wanting their information on the calendar or an ad in the calendar may call Becky at 686-4938 or Judy at 686-9128. The next meeting is Nov. 21 at the home of Judy Crafton.
Those who won door prizes at the Shields Valley Senior Citizens Flea Market were Marge Briggs, Audrey Wagner, Pam Lucas, Chuck  Burdette, Jean Landers, and Betty Burdette. Jean Skillman guessed the closest on the weight of the pumpkins at the booth of Pam Lucas and won a pumpkin tealight centerpiece.

100 years
St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Clyde Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 29. Most Reverend Michael W. Warfel, Bishop, of Great  Falls will be celebrating mass at 11 a.m. A reception luncheon will follow at noon.

• The Clyde Park Bridge Club met Oct. 18 at Clyde Park Tavern and Cafe. with Sharon Jones as hostess. Prize winners were Penny Arnold, high; and  Shirley Depuy, bingo.
• The Cottonwood Pinochle Club met Oct. 18 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church Hall. It was hosted by Bill and Sarah Leyde and Don and Karon Forkus. Skip McIlhattan won men’s high prize and Tom Sarrazin, men’s low. Joyce Sarrazin won women’s high prize and Joyce Keyes, women’s low. The door prize went home with Nancy McIlhattan.
• Wilsall Women’s Pinochle Club met Monday afternoon at the Shields Valley Senior Center. Prize winners were Mary Sarver, high; Dorothy Lucas, low; and Betty Burdette, traveling.
• Winners of the Oct. 24 Senior Citizens card party were Georgia Hogenson, first; Dorothy Lucas, second; and Marge Briggs, low.

School Schedule
• Oct. 24-28: The National FFA Convention is in Indianapolis.
• Oct. 26-27: The District Volleyball Tournament is at Manhattan Christian    Oct. 28: The First Round Football Playoffs match Shields Valley with West Yellowstone at 1 p.m. in West Yellowstone.
• Oct. 31 The Halloween costume parade is at 3 p.m. in the Wilsall gym.