Pint night benefits derby queens
Copper City Queens Pint Night is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Muddy Creek Brewery, 2 E. Galena St., Uptown Butte. A portion of each pint sold goes to support Copper City Queens roller derby.
In addition, tickets to the Queens' season opener in Butte Sept. 16 will be available at a discounted price of $10. The Queens kick off their 2017–18 season at the Butte Civic Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.; bout starts at 7. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the event. Kids 12 and under get in free with the donation of a school supply item.
Dems host picnic and hike Sunday
The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Democratic Party is sponsoring a picnic and hike to celebrate public lands at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Echo Lake picnic area, west of Anaconda near the Discovery Ski Area. A lunch will be provided. Bring your own beverages. The public is invited. Details: Bill Johnson at 406-563-6925.
Mass to honor retiring Butte nuns
Sisters Paula Tweet and Joy Duff, after many years dedicated to the children of Butte, are retiring and moving to the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Mother House in Kansas.
Sister Paula served as a longtime teacher at Butte Central Elementary, and Sister Joy worked in the pastoral care department at St. James Healthcare.
There will be a Mass of Farewell and Gratitude in their honor at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Immaculate Conception Church. Immediately after the Mass will be a reception of coffee, fruit, and breakfast pastries.