TUESDAY, OCT. 17
AT THE LIBRARY
Story time at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St., starts at 6:30 p.m. in the children's room. The subject is pumpkins, and youngsters will listen to books, sing songs, and do an activity. All ages are welcome. Details: Cathy at 406-723-3361.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18
'WALKING OUT' PREMIER
The Rialto Community Theatre in Deer Lodge will host the southwest Montana screening of the Montana-made feature film "Walking Out" at 7 p.m. This special screening will be followed by a reception and question-and-answer session with writer/director Alex Smith and author David Quammen. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students 11 and under. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 95 minutes. The new feature by Missoula brothers Alex and Andrew J. Smith is based on the short story by Quammen. It's the story of an estranged father and son who are forced to rely on each other to survive an unforgiving wilderness.
The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department will hold a walk-in clinic for flu vaccines from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic is in the Health Department, 25 W. Front St. Insurance companies can be billed. Details: 406-497-5020.
The Hearst Free Library will hold its annual pumpkin painting event for children from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 401 Main St., Anaconda. Bring your own pumpkin or use one of ours. The Friends of the Library will provide snacks and painting supplies. Details: 406-563-6932.
THURSDAY, OCT. 19
Butte Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization will hold their last aalvage sale of the season from 4 to 6 p.m. in the alley behind the Piccadilly Museum, 20 W. Broadway. Items include ornate hot water and steam radiators that have been successfully pressure-tested, the old front porch posts taken from the Jacobs House, and a number of doors in addition to other items. Proceeds support Historic Improvement Program grants and go directly back into the community. Volunteers are welcome. Just drop in at the sale site. Bring a tape measure and work gloves. Donations? Email email@example.com.
A celebration of Youth Day will be held at 2 p.m. at East Middle School, 2600 Grand Ave. This carnival-inspired afternoon brings together several local groups that offer services and resources to local youth with a series of booths, games, contests, and chances to win great prizes. There will be food, drink, and fun all afternoon.
LION KING AT OGT
"Disney's The Lion King Experience Jr." continues on the Orphan Girl Theatre stage Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. The Orphan Girl Theatre is located at 316 W. Park St.; enter through the gate on Galena Street.
FRIDAY, OCT. 20
YMCA FAMILY FUN
Community Day is at the Butte YMCA, 2975 Washoe St. Families swim for $5; individuals for $2. Details: 406-782-1266.
"A Night in Black and White," hosted by the Friends of the Butte Archives, begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Clark Chateau, 321 W. Broadway St. All proceeds will benefit the preservation of the historic C. Owen Smithers Photograph Collection and make it publicly available. Tickets are $50 per individual or $80 per couple and can be purchased at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St., or at squareup.com/store/buttearchives.
AT THE LIBRARY
Story time at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St., starts at 6:30 p.m. in the children's room. Autumn is here, so the subject continues to be pumpkins, and youngsters will listen to books, sing songs, and do an activity. All ages are welcome. Details: Cathy at 406-723-3361.
The annual Hunters Feed, sponsored by the Ennis Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Main Street in Ennis from 3 to 5 p.m. Chefs of all abilities offer up their best and most creative wild game dishes for all to vote upon. Prizes are awarded for best chili, best non-chili, and most unusual with the coveted trophy going to the Judges' Choice entry. To register your wild game dish, call before 4 p.m. Thursday at 406-682-4388.
LION KING AT OGT
"Disney's The Lion King Experience Jr." continues on the Orphan Girl Theatre stage Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. The Orphan Girl Theatre is located at 316 W. Park St.; enter through the gate on Galena Street.
The Old Prison Museum's Haunted House in Deer Lodge is from 7 p.m. till midnight Friday and Saturday and again Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 26 through 28. Tickets are $10 per person (no one under 12). Details: 406-846-3111.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21
BUTTE SYMPHONY CONCERT
The Butte Symphony will be joined by virtuoso saxophonist Johan Eriksson for a concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Mother Lode Theatre, 316 W. Park St. The 68th season opening concert features Eriksson playing music by Gershwin, Bozza, Itturalde, and Milhaud. Also included in the program will be music by the French composer Bizet and Grofe's "Mississippi Suite." Single and season tickets are available at the Mother Lode box office at 723-3602. Tickets are also available online at buttesymphony.org. Tickets are $40 for the main floor, $30 for the balcony. Student tickets are only $15 for any available seat in the house. For details on Montana's original symphony and questions on accessibility, contact Mark at the Butte Symphony at 723-5590.
LION KING AT OGT
"Disney's The Lion King Experience Jr." continues on the Orphan Girl Theatre stage at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. The Orphan Girl Theatre is located at 316 W. Park St.; enter through the gate on Galena Street.
The annual Hillcrest Harvest Bazaar will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center. Admission is $1 for adults. The bazaar features art and craft vendors from all over the northwest.
ANNUAL PASTY SALE
Butte United Congregational Church will have its annual pasty sale from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Middle School, 2600 Grand Ave. Use the back kitchen door of the school. Advance orders are not needed. Cost is $4 per pasty. "They are good sized and delicious," a spokesperson said. This is the 45th year for this sale.
ZOMBIE TROT COLOR RUN
Interact Club is hosting its annual Halloween-themed Zombie Trot color run at Father Sheehan Park. The cost is $5 per person, and children 6 and under are free. Proceeds will go toward Adopt a Family at Christmas. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the first run starts at 2. There will be a 5K as well as a 1-mile fun run for the children or anyone who wants to do it. Details: 406-209-3741.
The Old Prison Museum's Haunted House in Deer Lodge is from 7 p.m. till midnight Saturday and again Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 26 through 28. Tickets are $10 per person (no one under 12). Details: 406-846-3111.
SUNDAY, OCT. 22
LION KING AT OGT
"Disney's The Lion King Experience Jr." has its final showing on the Orphan Girl Theatre stage at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. The Orphan Girl Theatre is located at 316 W. Park St.; enter through the gate on Galena Street.
Sacred Ground Dharma Group meets at 10 a.m. at the Yoga Center, 14 Dakota St., every Sunday. The meeting begins with 30 minutes of meditation followed by tea with discussion based on Buddhist teachings. Novices are welcome. Details or questions, call Marian Jensen at 406-498-4755 or visit Sacred Ground - Dharma Group on Facebook.
The third annual scarecrow contest is on Main Street, Deer Lodge. Participants can win up to $100. Details: Julie at 406-560-5006 or Amanda at 406-560-4613.
Grant Kohrs Ranch will host Pumpkin Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at 266 Warren Ln., Deer Lodge. Enjoy the fall season with themed activities for children and special programs and activities for visitors of all ages. There will be pumpkin painting, hay rides, crafts, and more.
PUNT, PASS, KICK
Digger Athletics and the Montana Tech Oredigger football team are hosting a punt, pass, and kick competition at Alumni Coliseum. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. with the competition getting underway at noon.
CLUBS AND MEETINGS
- 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).
- The next meeting of Uptown Toasters is at noon Tuesday at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. Details: 406-782-3280.
- Open AA meetings start at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Congregational Church, 2945 Bayard St. Details: 406-560-7330.
- The Diabetes support group will meet at noon Wednesday at Metals Sports Bar and Grill, 8 W. Park St. The topic this week is "How Can I Improve My Eating?" The group is free and open to the public. For questions, please call Ida at St. James Healthcare, 723-2960.
- Montana Independent Living Project is hosting a group for women with disabilities. This group meets at 2 p.m. every Wednesday at 3475 Monroe, suite 103. Women who have a disability are invited to come for sharing, support, and a sense of community with other like-minded women. This is an open, safe, accepting, and nonjudgmental group where all are honored and heard.
- Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the 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.
- Bingo is held at the Elks Lodge, Montana and Galena, 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.
- Butte Central and Butte High classes of 1952 will have a luncheon at noon Thursday at the Uptown Cafe, 47 E. Broadway. Call Georgia at 782-5772 or June at 723-6780.
- 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.
- Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1621 Thornton Ave.
- Adult Children of Alcoholics meets at 10 a.m. Saturdays in the Atherton Apartments community center room, 4500 Continental Dr. Details: 406-396-4112.
- An anxiety and depression support group meets at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 721 S. Utah St.
- Anaconda Sportsman's Club meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in AOH Hall. Nomination of officers will be held.
- The Dillon Kiwanis meet at noon Wednesday at the Beaverhead Brewery, 218 S. Montana St., in downtown Dillon.