BARC to host women's march anniversary, chili feed
The Butte Area Rising Coalition, or BARC, is celebrating the first anniversary of the 2017 Women's March with a chili feed at its January meeting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at at the Carpenters Union Hall, 156 W. Granite St. All are welcome.
The suggested donation for the "Nasty Women United-Chili Feed" is $5 per person. Donations of winter clothing for Crow Tribal Relief Services will also be accepted. The event will provide an opportunity to socialize and celebrate the achievements of 2017 and include a line-up of local guest speakers covering a variety of topics to consider for 2018.
Speakers begin at 7 p.m. and include Angie Dansie, Wolf-PAC; Donovan Hawk, progressive movement and Native American issues; Rick LaBreche, labor issues; Paula McGarvey, affordable healthcare; and Noor Parwana, women's issues.
Details: Geoff Gallus at 406-490-3499.
Toastmasters list winners
This week's Top O' The Mornin' Toastmasters winners were Diana Jensen, best speaker; Mike Gribben, best evaluator; and Billie Holmlund, best topic respondent.
The next meeting will be at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Perkins. Guests are always welcome.
Book club to meet Jan. 19
The Butte-Silver Bow Public Library Book Club will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, on the third floor at 226 W. Broadway St.
This month's reading is "The Sound of Gravel" by Ruth Wariner. Copies are available for checkout from the circulation desk on the first floor. Please come for a lively conversation about this interesting book.
Details: Shari Curtis at 406-723-3361 (ext. 6302) or firstname.lastname@example.org. All programs are free.
Post office closed for MLK Day
On Monday, Jan. 15, the U.S. Postal Service will observe the federal holiday Martin Luther King Day, marking the birthday of the civil rights leader. All post offices in Montana will be closed, and there will be no mail delivery or retail service on this day.
However, customers are encouraged to still drop mail that is ready for delivery (stamped or metered) in blue street collection boxes so they can be processed the next day.
Post offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 16, with full mail delivery and retail service.
Library features 'The Big Sleep'
ANACONDA — A free screening of the 1946 film "The Big Sleep", starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Hearst Free Public Library.
Directed by Howard Hawks, the movie is based on the 1939 Raymond Chandler novel of the same name. In 1997, the classic film was added to the National Film Registry.