Animal control lists impound
The following animal was recently picked up by Butte Animal Control. If you think it's yours, call the Chelsea Bailey Animal Shelter, 699 Centennial, at 782-8450 or stop by 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday:
Shorthair tiger cat, neutered male, 1-3 years, picked up Saturday on the 2100 block of Elm Street.
Also, to report loose animals, call Animal Control at 782-4467.
Library reading program Thursday
Deno O'Dell will sing and dance at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library's final summer reading program at 2 p.m. Thursday.
Awards will be presented as well. Youngsters who have turned in their reading logs by Wednesday are invited. For details, call
Baseball champs raising money
Fundraising plans by the Butte Mile High Junior Baseball All Stars have changed.
The boys, who are raising money to go to the Aug. 3-10 Western Regional Tournament in Laguna Niguel, Calif., will be on Harrison Avenue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday near the Butte Plaza Mall and Silver Bow Pizza.
Certification set for lifeguards
The Butte Y will offer lifeguard certification Saturday and Sunday at the Butte Y on Washoe Street.
The class starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, with a cardiopulmonary resuscitation class available at that time. It can be taken on its own for $45. The first aid class starts at noon Saturday and can also be taken separately for $45.
The entire lifeguard certification is $160 for non-Y members, $125 for those with an adult or youth membership and $100 for anyone on a
family membership. Call 782-1266 for details.
Museum adds summer camps
The World Museum of Mining has added two camps to its schedule:
n Monday, Aug. 2, 9 a.m. to noon, Junior Curator Camp. This camp, for ages 10 and up, will explore the behind-the-scenes cataloging, care and display of rare museum artifacts.
n Wednesday, Aug. 11, 9 a.m. to noon, Mining Science Camp. This camp, for ages 5-9, will explore geology and gold panning, and study minerals used in everyday life.
Each camp is $20 per child. For details, call Jeanette at 723-7211 or email@example.com.
Child discipline focus of program
DILLON - The Community Support Center in Dillon sponsors a discussion concerning the discipline of children ages 1-5 at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church.
Parents or caregivers are invited. Although child care is not directly provided, a play room is available for toddlers. Call Jan at 683-6106 for details.
Antarctica focus of Rotary talk
DILLON - Bill Fraser, president of the Polar Oceans Research Group in Sheridan, will discuss Antarctica at the Dillon Rotary Club meeting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Episcopal Guild Hall.
The talk is titled "Weather, Climate and Ecosystem Response: A Global Message From Antarctica."
Whitehall readers get pool party
WHITEHALL - Youngsters who participated in the Whitehall Library's summer reading program are invited to attend a pool party at the Whitehall Community Pool at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bring your summer reading logs and Ducky Dollars so you can enter in the final prize drawing. Admittance is free.
‘Alive at the Y' event Friday
Alive at the Y runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Y on Washoe Street.
People are invited to bring a picnic dinner - the barbecue will be available - and dance the night away with friends and family.
Cost for non-members is $1 at the gate. Details, call 282-1266.
Archaeological site focus of field trip
TWIN BRIDGES - The Rotary Club of Twin Bridges is hosting a field trip to the archaeological site at Barton Gulch, near the Ruby Reservoir, on Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Club and community members will meet at the Alder Community Center parking area at 5:30 p.m. and caravan to the site. Jason Strahl, archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management, will give the program.
The Barton Gulch Alder Complex was discovered in 1972 and excavated through the 1990s. This site has provided information concerning the culture of Paleo-Indian activity in this area.
The club hosts a potluck at the Ruby Reservoir following the program; the club will provide an entree. People planning to attend are asked to contact Rand Bradley at 684-5259, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior living hosts program
Big Sky Senior Living Community, 3701 Elizabeth Warren, is hosting a free, public educational seminar series. The schedule follows:
Thursday, July 29, at 2 p.m., pre-planning funeral arrangements
Tuesday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m., estate planning Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. investments and interest rates.
For details, call 494-4900.
Standard wants hunting stories
Do you have a compelling big game hunting story you want to share?
The Montana Standard is compiling a hunting guide 2010 and would like to feature some hunting tales, both bow and rifle, and photos.
Contact Editor Gerry O'Brien at 496-5513.