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Library spelled out

Thursday, Feb. 15


Butte Public Library’s new series, Adulting 101, begins at 6 p.m. at 226 W. Broadway. The series offers a different topic each month on the third Thursday and is free. Each class is self-contained and can be taken piecemeal. For a schedule or topics, please visit the library website or call the reference desk at 406-723-6661.


Join Rep. Amanda Curtis and Evan Barrett for a barnstorming event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Finlen Hotel, 100 E. Broadway St. Come hear John Heenan make the case for himself and how you can get involved in the Democrats’ grassroots campaign.


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.


University of Montana Western assistant English professor Francis Davis will read from his new short story collection "West of Love" as a part of the "Dances with Words" free series at 7:30 p.m. in The Cup, Montana Western's coffeehouse below the library. "Dances with Words" is produced by English professor Alan Weltzien.


The Mile High Innovation Network will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Thornton Building (second floor conference room), 65 E. Broadway St. This month's guest speaker is Joseph J. Adams, who teaches at Montana Tech and recently purchased the historic Finlen Hotel in an effort to enhance Butte's vibrant uptown.


The March Diabetes Learning Opportunity will start today at St. James Healthcare. The classes continue Feb. 22 and March 1. Insurance can be billed for the classes, which are 9 to 11 a.m. Call Ida Reighard RN, CDE to register at 406-723-2960.


St. James Healthcare is hosting a free community event at 5:30 p.m. in the hospital dining rooms. The annual Heart-to-Heart dinner is an empowering and enlightening event to educate and raise awareness about the risk factors of heart disease, America’s number one killer. A complimentary dinner will be served as attendees learn important heart information for both men and women. To make your reservation, call 406-723-2662.


George Grant Trout Unlimited is hosting a presentation by Mark Raisler, co-owner of Headhunters Fly Shop in Craig, Montana at 6 p.m. at the Butte Brewing Co., 465 E. Galena St. His topic will be “Short History of the Mighty Mo: Water, Anglers, and Trends.”



  • Rotary Club of Butte meets at noon at the Butte Country Club.
  • Chateau Quilt Guild meets at 7 p.m. at The Springs Community Center, 300 Mount Highland Drive. New members and guests, both experienced and beginning quilters, are welcome. Program will be Heart Blocks, led by Gayle Brooks. Details: Shari, 406-490-3344 or Rose, 406-491-2538.
  • Butte Democratic Central Committee will have a meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Carpenters Union Hall.
  • Montana Independent Living Project hosts a group for women with disabilities from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at 3475 Monroe Ave., suite 103. Come for sharing, support, and a sense of community.
  • A suicide loss support group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 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. Details: Phil at 406-494-2618.


  • Chapter T, P.E.O. will meet at 6 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church.

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