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News and Events

We offer classes on a variety of topics, including nutrition, food preparation and preservation, art workshops, community meetings and more. We also host a special gatherings to showcase local artists with new displays in our art gallery.  

Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

Sign up today for our free cooking classes on April 23, 30 and May 7 from 2 to 4 PM at the Arlee Indian Senior Center. Residents of the Arlee School District are welcome to attend these classes taught by Chef Addie Steele. Space in these classes is limited to eight participants, so call or email today to reserve your spot: 406-726-5550 or Sponsored by the Arlee CDC and No Child Hungry Share our Strength. 

Community Dinner

Community Dinner


Join us for a delicious meal and conversation as our cooking class participants show off their new skills at our next Community Dinner on Monday, May 8, 6 to 8 PM at the Arlee Indian Senior Center. These dinners are a great way to enjoy good food and reconnect with family, friends and neighbors. 

Buttercup Run

Buttercup Run Open House

We’re hosting an open house on Saturday, April 15 from 1 to 3 PM with a new gallery display of work by local artists, curated by the Killdeer Artisans Guild. The open house is being held in conjunction with the Buttercup Run, an annual event with a range of walks and runs to raise money for Arlee schools. The Buttercup Run is a great event for everyone, whether you’re a competitive runner or if you just want a fun walk with your family. The proceeds provide Arlee high school seniors with college scholarships, and help teachers purchase supplies for their classrooms.


We'll be raffling off a special item celebrating the Buttercup Run’s history. Every year the Run has a different t-shirt designed by a local artist. We’re excited to raffle off a quilt made from the Run’s t-shirt designs throughout the years. Other raffle prizes include gift baskets and gift certificates from local merchants. All proceeds will benefit Arlee schools.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the art display, snacks, beverages, and a chance to win the Buttercup Run quilt and gift baskets and gift certificates. Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and are available our office. Tickets can also be purchased and participants can register for the Run’s events online at

Nate's Natve Classes

Nate's Native Cooking Classes

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We have a series of cooking classes coming up focusing on traditional native and indigenous ingredients. Learn to prepare dishes made with salmon, trout, bison, wild rice, mushrooms, zucchini, berries and more, all with recipes created by Native American chefs. Instructor Nathaniel Plant is Blackfeet and Salish, grew up on the Flathead Reservation, and enjoys cooking dishes that are tied to his cultural roots. Classes will be held weekly on Mondays, April 3 through May 1, from 4 to 6 PM at the Arlee Indian Senior Center. Space in these classes is limited to eight participants, so call 726-5550 or email to reserve your spot. Sponsored by the Arlee CDC and No Child Hungry Share our Strength.

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