Ballad of Lefty Brown

Bill Pullman, the star of "The Ballad of Lefty Brown," and the film's director, Jared Moshe, will be in Whitehall's Star Theatre on Friday, Jan. 26, for the film's screening and a reception.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 23

LEARN TO SKATE

A free learn-to-skate program starts at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 22 at the U.S. High Altitude Skating Center oval. Come learn the basics of skating. Skates will be available. Details: Tina at 406-490-5764, Dave at 406-723-4839, or Facebook at Butte High altitude skating center.

LINE DANCING

The Fine Line Dancers will have beginner and beginner-plus classes at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 224 W Park St. New student registration will remain open until Feb. 6. Classes are $4 per session. Call 406-560-1934 for more information.

TECH TALK

Joel E. Henry Ph.D. will give an "Introduction to Intellectual Property" from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Engineering Laboratory Classroom Building on the Montana Tech campus. Intellectual property encompasses a wide range of inventions, ideas, processes, marks, images, slogans, tag lines, and much more.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 24

SKI LESSONS

The Mile-High Nordic Ski Club will host free family learn-to-ski classes at 4 and 5 p.m. at the Stodden Park municipal golf course. Meet at the pro shop. Club members will help beginning skiers learn the basics or intermediate skiers up their game. Help will focus on either classic diagonal stride or skate skiing. Ski rentals are available at Bob Ward's, Bad Beaver Bikes, or Homestake Lodge. Details: Joe at 406-560-6060.

TECH TALK

David Hutchins of Montana Tech will talk about "Public Participation in the Remediation and Restoration Process" from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Chemistry/Biology Building, room 102, on the Montana Tech campus.

'ON GOLDEN POND'

The Montana Repertory Theatre will present "On Golden Pond" at 8 p.m. at the Mother Lode Theatre. Considered an American classic, the play has endured because it deals with a family in crisis in a humane, poetic, and often very funny way. Tickets are currently on sale at the box office or by calling 406-723-3602.

'THE BIG SLEEP'

A free screening of the 1946 film "The Big Sleep", starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, will be at 6 p.m. at the Hearst Free Public Library in Anaconda. In 1997, the classic film was added to the National Film Registry.

LINE DANCING

Line dancing is offered at the Butte YMCA, 2975 Washoe St., from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, with instructor Colleen Klobucar. Cost is $5 for non members of the Y.

THURSDAY, JAN. 25

LEARN TO SKATE

A free learn-to-skate program starts at 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 22 at the U.S. High Altitude Skating Center oval. Come learn the basics of skating. Skates will be available. Details: Tina at 406-490-5764, Dave at 406-723-4839, or Facebook at Butte High altitude skating center.

TECH TALK

Dan Trudnowski, Montana Tech's 2017 Lifetime Distinguished Researcher, will give a talk titled "Electric Power Grid Reliability & Stability: Challenges & Solutions" at 4 p.m. in ELC-202 on the Montana Tech campus.

LINE DANCING

Line dancing is offered at the Butte YMCA, 2975 Washoe St., from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, with instructor Colleen Klobucar. Cost is $5 for non members of the Y.

FRIDAY, JAN. 26

MOVIE EVENT

Bill Pullman, the star of "The Ballad of Lefty Brown," and the film's director, Jared Moshe, will be in Whitehall's Star Theatre for the film's screening and a reception. Tickets are $50, and proceeds go to the Jefferson Valley Museum. The movie was filmed at Bannack State Park, Harrison, Virginia City, and Nevada City. It also features actors Peter Fonda and Kathy Baker. Tickets includes access to three events: a meet-and-greet with the film's star and its director at 5:30 p.m., the film's premiere at 6 p.m., and a reception in the Whitehall Community Center at 8 p.m.

BULL BASH

The Butte Bull Bash runs Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center, 1340 Harrison Ave. Doors open at 6. Premier reserved tickets are $25, or $45 for the two-day event. Reserved tickets are $20, or $35 for two days. General admission tickets are $15, and children six to 14 pay $10. Tickets are on sale at the Civic Center box office.

PRE-SUPER BOWL PARTY

The Jim Peltomaa Pre-Super Bowl Party, hosted by Mining City Little Guy Football, will be at the McQueen Athletic Club. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25, and proceeds directly benefit Little Guy Football. A silent auction and appetizers are planned, and $20 bottomless memorial glasses will be sold. Supporters are invited to buy a $20 square on the 100-square board, with the proceeds to be split 50-50 by the winner and the football program. Also, people will have a chance to win a 50-inch TV. For details or to purchase a square, call Craig Tippett at 406-491-0494.

SATURDAY, JAN. 27

STONE SOUP

Volunteers are needed for a community bounty sharing event called Stone Soup, organized by the United Way of Butte and Anaconda. Each volunteer will be asked to contribute an ingredient and participate in making soup. The soup will be packaged to give to the Butte Emergency Food Bank. Signup or details: 406-782-1255 or www.uwbutteanaconda.org.

BULL BASH

The Butte Bull Bash continues at 7 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center, 1340 Harrison Ave. Doors open at 6. Premier reserved tickets are $25. Reserved tickets are $20. General admission tickets are $15, and children six to 14 pay $10. Tickets are on sale at the Civic Center box office.

BINGO FUNDRAISER

Mining City Dance Company will hold their annual bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 206 W. Galena St. The cost is $5 for 10 games of bingo, and special games will also be played. There will be cash prizes, 50/50 tickets, silent auction, door prizes, and concessions. Proceeds go towards dance students competition fees.

SCIENCE MINE

The Science Mine, 36 E. Granite St., will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit the incredible STEAM-Powered Kids project area with building projects including 3D-printing and robotics! Enjoy new exhibits — the pendulum wave — and good old favorites including Tesla coils, stream tables, laser mazes, and more. Non-member admission is $5 per person, $15 per family, or renew your membership for the season.

SUNDAY, JAN. 28

CHURCH BINGO

St. John's and St. Joseph's Catholic churches will sponsor bingo at 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, Park and Idaho. Details: 406-782-8349.

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

BUTTE

  • Duplicate bridge is played at 1 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at the Hawthorne Community Center, 3500 Whiteway (enter through the back). Other games include a Grand National Team game at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, and a regular game at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30.
  • Every Monday from 2 to 4 p.m., people with disabilities are invited to hang out with others for good conversation, games, and companionship at MILP, 3475 Monroe, suite 103.
  • A grief support group meets from 3 to 5 p.m. Mondays through April 2 in St. John's Episcopal Church, 15 N. Idaho St. Details: 406-498-0401.
  • Butte Mineral and Gem Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins.
  • Butte Exchange Club meets weekly on Tuesdays at noon at 16 E. Granite St. on the second floor. Details: Steve at 406-782-4253.
  • The Loosely Knit Club meets from 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday at the Butte Public Library to knit, crochet, or craft together in a welcoming and supportive environment. The group welcomes new members and drop-ins.
  • Open AA meetings start at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Congregational Church, 2945 Bayard St. Details: 406-560-7330.
  • Butte Sunrise Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins. Guest speaker will be Emmy Zemke, speech language pathologist.
  • Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Gold Hill Lutheran Church, 934 Placer St. Details: 406-533-5454.
  • Women's AA meetings are at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at The Springs, 300 Mount Highland Dr.
  • Kiwanis Club of Butte luncheon at noon Wednesday at Perkins. Guest speak will be Dave Stratton on the Highland Mountain Mining District- Highland City and Red Mountain. He will present a brief talk about the history of mining the town that grew overnight in the Highlands Mountains in the 1860s.
  • Bingo is held at the Elks Lodge, Montana and Galena streets, each Wednesday at 7 p.m. All are welcome. The more people in attendance, the larger the payout. Details: 406-494-6614 or 406-490-3329.
  • Marine Corps League meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marines’ building, “The Hooch,’’ 525 Garden Ave.
  • Visit the library's Nerd Herd for computer help from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Thursday of the month at the Belmont Senior Center, 615 E. Mercury St. Details: 406-723-3361 or www.buttepubliclibrary.info.
  • Rotary Club of Butte meets every Thursday at noon at the Butte Country Club.
  • Montana Independent Living Project hosts a group for women with disabilities from 2 to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday at 3475 Monroe Ave., suite 103. Women who have a disability are invited to come for sharing, support, and a sense of community.
  • A suicide loss support group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Butte public library, 226 W. Broadway St. Call before attending for the first time. Details: Beth at 406-490-1279 or Mary Alice at 406-533-9899.
  • Are you a square peg wanting to fit in a round hole? If so, come join the Big Butte Mile High Cribbage Club at East Side Athletic Club, playing at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Details: Phil at 406-494-2618.
  • An anxiety and depression support group meets at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 721 S. Utah St.
  • Bible Talks start at 4 p.m. Sundays at the Comfort Inn (Montana Room). The gathering is nondenominational. Details: 530-521-5671.
  • Al-Anon meetings: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Congregational Church; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Gold Hill Lutheran Church; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sharing and Caring, 2100 Farragut (rear entrance).
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