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Walkerville meeting Wednesday

The Walkerville Town Council will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, at the Town Hall, 40 W. Daly St.

The hearing is concerning the garbage pick-up for the town. The county would expand the pick-up and it would go on the taxes. 

Toastmasters list weekly winners

Top O’ the Mornin’ Toastmasters weekly winners included Bob Cerise, best speaker; Denise Kagie and Sherry Flammand, best topic respondents; and Tonette Hollingsworth, best evaluator.

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 22, at Perkins.

Programs planned at Lewis & Clark

WHITEHALL — Montana State Parks will host interpretive programs featuring geology, bats and ancient hunting tools Friday, Saturday and Monday, July 12, 13 and 15, at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, 25 Lewis & Clark Caverns Road, Whitehall.

Learn about “Layers in the Rock, Guides Through Time” with Zack Story at 8 p.m. Friday, July 12. Find out how to use stratigraphy to create a timeline of major geological events in the area, with the caverns as a reference point to give context. The presentation will take place in the campground amphitheater.

Enjoy a guided bat walk at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 13, and learn more about the often-misunderstood mammals that defend our skies from mosquitos and other pests. Come prepared with walking shoes, weather-appropriate clothing and water for this short (less than one mile) guided walk. Participants should meet at the Main (lower) Visitor Center.

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 15, experience the “Amazing Atlatl” with an activity that goes back to the early days of hunting. Find out what it was like when Native Americans used spears to bring down big game. Visitors can try their hands at this unusual spear throwing and see how they would have been able to feed themselves on the plains. This activity will be offered in the campground pavilion area. 

Details: 406-287-3541.

VA officials explain health program

Veterans Affairs officials Todd Dunlap and Duane Cunningham will do a presentation on options under the new Mission Act health care program and then help enroll veterans in the new program at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at the new American Legion Hall at 3201 Wynne Ave.

Dunlap and Cunningham work at the Fort Harrison VA center.

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