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NCAT offers gardening workshop

NCAT’s demonstration SIFT farm continues its annual summertime series of free gardening and small-farm workshops at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 3040 Continental Dr.

Gain the skills to select and source varieties of vegetables that grow well in our unique southwest Montana climate. Learn how to time your seeding to get more bountiful harvests within a short growing season and techniques for healthier stronger plants.

Also, there will be a taste test of different varieties of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and more. Details: 406-494-4572.

Car seat clinic set for Aug. 21

A children’s car seat clinic will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Uptown Fire Station, 120 S. Idaho.

Car seats will be checked for correct installation, making sure the seat matches your child’s weight and age, recall information, and more.

Details: Mary Jo Stosich at the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department, 406-497-5016.

Butte Animal Shelter lists stats

The following are statistics from the Butte Animal Shelter, 699 Centennial Ave., for the months of April, May and June. The information is provided by the shelter.

APRIL

DOGS:

• Turned in by owners: 1

• Turned in by citizens: 8

• Picked up by animal control officer: 20

• Adopted: 6

• Reclaimed by their owners: 21

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 2 (euthanized)

CATS:

• Turned in by owners: 3

• Turned in by citizens: 2

• Picked up by Animal Control officer: 14

• Adopted: 13

• Reclaimed by their owners: 6

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 1 (euthanized)

MAY

DOGS:

• Turned in by owners: 3

• Turned in by citizens: 6

• Picked up by animal control officer: 31

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• Adopted: 11

• Reclaimed by their owners: 30

• Sent to rescue: 2

• Died/euthanized: 2 (euthanized)

CATS:

• Turned in by owners: 2

• Turned in by citizens: 9

• Picked up by Animal Control officer: 31

• Adopted: 20

• Reclaimed by their owners: 14

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 1 (euthanized)

JUNE

DOGS:

• Turned in by owners: 7

• Turned in by citizens: 9

• Picked up by animal control officer: 28

• Adopted: 7

• Reclaimed by their owners: 35

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 0

CATS:

• Turned in by owners: 2

• Turned in by citizens: 2

• Picked up by Animal Control officer: 21

• Adopted: 23

• Reclaimed by their owners: 8

• Sent to rescue: 0

• Died/euthanized: 3 (2 died; 1 euthanized)

‘Back to School’ block party at Staples

Staples at 3636 Harrison Ave., will be hosting a “Back to School” block party from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.

Vendors and food trucks will be on hand. There will be face painting, raffles, prizes and more. In addition, it is Teachers’ Appreciation Days and free gifts to teachers will be handed out while supplies last.

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