2013-04-26T00:00:00Z TGIF FILE Montana Standard
April 26, 2013 12:00 am

‘Pink Floyd’ tonight at the Mother Lode

Montana’s premiere Pink Floyd Tribute Band, “Pinky and the Floyd,” gears up for a statewide tour which will stop in Butte at the Mother Lode Theatre on Friday, April 26. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Living up to the grandeur and theatrics of an authentic “Pink Floyd Experience,” this will be the second performance at Butte’s historic Mother Lode Theatre, perfect for including an extensive light show, live visual mixing, guest artists, and more.

Tickets for this all-ages show are $20 each in advance and $22 at the door available at The Mother Lode box office, (406) 723-3602 or online at:

For information log onto www.Pinkyand

Fossil Forest topic of photo exhibition

CLANCY — An exhibit of contemporary and historic photographs prepared by Lee Silliman, titled Yellowstone’s Fossil Forests, will be on display at the Jefferson County Museum in Clancy starting Saturday, May 4.

This exhibit focuses upon the petrified trees of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone backcountry photographer Lee Silliman has sought out these fossilized remnants to record them in black and white with his 8 x 10 inch view camera.

During the gallery opening event on May 4 from 5 to 8 p.m., Silliman will present an illustrated slide program on Yellowstone’s fossil trees beginning at 6 p.m. and conclude with a gallery walk/talk.

The Jefferson County Museum’s hours are 1:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Poetry event in Virginia City

VIRGINIA CITY — The Elling House Arts & Humanities Center will celebrate National Poetry Month with its second “Famous Friends & Their Favorite Poems” program on Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m.

Featured will be Jack Albrecht, Lucy Ennis, Bob Erdall, Bill Koch, Erin Leonard, Karl Marcus, Marilyn Ross, Carma Sinerius, Abby Thomas and Jack Waller reading their favorite poems.

Last year’s program was a mix of humorous, touching, and thought-provoking poetry.

The Elling House is located at the upper end of East Idaho Street, up the hill from the Virginia City Fire Department. Admission is by donation.

Day of the Child Saturday at mall

The annual Day of the Child event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Butte Plaza Mall, next to Herberger’s. Theme of the free event is Disney.

Prizes, including a bike and gift certificates, will be given away. Other activities include performance by the Fine Line Dancers; magic show by Shane Cox; Dopey (from the Seven Dwarfs) will lead the kids in a bubble parade; and the Montana Tech Chemistry Club will demonstrate experiments.

Arts and crafts projects also are planned, and United Way will have a cupcake walk.

Salvage sale on Saturday

Butte Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization will hold a sale of its salvaged materials on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Items are stored at three locations: 419 N. Excelsior (trim, doors, door hardware, windows, picture rail, bathroom fixtures, and beadboard); 107 E. Broadway (better windows); and 20 W. Broadway alley (porch columns, doors and beadboard).

This is the group’s first sale of the season and includes new items salvaged since last fall.

Turkey dinner Sunday in Anaconda

The annual turkey dinner fundraiser for the Anaconda-Deer Lodge County 4-H Council will be held Sunday, April 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Hope Lutheran Church, Washoe Park, Anaconda.

Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Take out dinners also are available. Call a 4-H leader, the church or 560-3003 for details. Included are all the trimmings of a traditional turkey dinner.

Rummage, bake sale set May 3-4

The United Methodist Women of the Mountain View/Trinity United Methodist Churches will hold a rummage and bake sale on Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mountain View UMC, Montana and Quartz.

Doors open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, for anyone who wants to donate articles for the sale. The group cannot accept refrigeration units, computers or broken electronics. Limited pickup service is available. Call 565-5245 and leave message. Proceeds are for various missions including local nonprofit groups.

Fundraising garage sale Saturday

The Butte Spay Neuter Task Force is planning a garage sale for Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 to 1 p.m. at East Ridge Laundry, 26 E. Silver St.

Proceeds go to the no cost-low cost spay-neuter clinics and our certificate program. To donate items for the sale, call 782-5110.

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