TUESDAY, JUNE 25
Butte-Silver Bow Parks & Recreation is hosting Sports Day beginning at 11 a.m. at Stodden Park. Come play kickball and whiffle ball on the softball field, or learn badminton and enjoy the new playground. Details: 406-497-6535.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26
The Dynamic Dance & Tumbling will presents a company show titled “Survival” at 7 p.m. at the Mother Lode Theatre. Tickets are $20, main; $18, mezzanine; $15, loge; and $12, balcony. Tickets are available through the Mother Lode Theatre box office, or call 406-723-3602, for reserved tickets.
BROWN BAG LUNCH
The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives at 17 W. Quartz St., will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series at noon with a presentation and book signing by Brian James Leech. Leech is the author of “The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit,” an extensively researched account of the history of Butte and its dramatic relationship with the Berkeley Pit. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. Details: 406-782-3280.
The Butte Community Band will have it first performance of the summer at 7 p.m. at the Stodden Park Amphitheater. Selections will include patriotic tunes, marches, light concert and jazz pieces. Admission is free.
THURSDAY, JUNE 27
MUSIC ON MAIN
Andy Larson and Train Wreck will kick-off another season of Music on Main from 6 to 9 p.m. between Park and Broadway. Food and beverages start at 5 p.m. There will also be lazer tag, a bubble machine, and face painting.
The Carle Gallery will host the opening reception for local Butte photographer Michael Jorgensen’s work, titled “Vacancy/No Vacancy” at 6 p.m. at 226 W. Broadway St. For more details, call the Butte Public Library at 406-723-3361 or go towww.buttepubliclibrary.info.
John Wallace of NCAT will talk about irrigation at 6 p.m. in the Big Butte room at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
ALIVE AFTER 5
Alive After 5 takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday through Aug. 16 in Durston Park. It includes live music, food vendors, and arts & crafts. This year, laser tag and a jump house have been added as well.
GROWLING OLD MEN
The Growling Old Men will be in concert at 7 p.m. at the Elling House Arts & Humanities Center, 404 E. Idaho St., Virginia City. Ben Winship (mandolin and vocals) and John Lowell (guitar and vocals) have been performing and recording together since 1998. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door or reserved in advance by calling 406-843-5454.
“The Music Man” runs Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. on the Cutler Brother’s stage at 301 Main St., Deer Lodge. Tickets are $15 to $20 and reservations are recommended. Reservations may be made at cutlerbros.com or by calling the box office at 406-846-4096.
Whitehall welcomes the Culpepper & MerriweatherCircus at the Whitehall Rodeo Grounds, 330 Highway 2 East. Shows are at 5:30 and 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce. For ticket information, call 406-287-2260.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
DUST TO DAZZLE
Butte Citizens for Preservation & Revitalization’s annual Dust to Dazzle Historic Homes Tour will be from noon to 5 p.m.
The Science Mine, 36 E. Granite St., will be open 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday. What makes an airplane fly? Discover Bernoulli's principle and Newton's Laws of Motion with hands-on learning and sensory exploration of forces that defy gravity. Enjoy new exhibits - the wind tunnel - and old favorites including Tesla coils, wave pendulum, Jacob's Ladder, and more.
Whitehall’s community garage sale begins at 501 N. Whitehall. Shop for bargains and more bargains. Maps are available at The Corner Store, 201 W. Legion. Details: 406-287-2260.
The annual Fish Derby, sponsored by the Butte Police Protective Association, will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Homestake Lake. The event is for children 12 and under. Trophies and prizes will be awarded.
The Butte farmers market offers fresh produce, other foods, all kinds of plants and a variety of arts and crafts. Vendors line up every Saturday on both sides of West Park Street between Gamer’s Café and the Phoenix Building from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“The Music Man” runs at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. on the Cutler Brother’s stage at 301 Main St., Deer Lodge. Tickets are $15 to $20 and reservations are recommended. Reservations may be made at cutlerbros.com or by calling the box office at 406-846-4096.
The annual Fairy & Wizards Festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tizer Gardens, 38 Tizer Lake Road, Jefferson City. Family friendly, dress up in your finest fairy and wizard garb. Admission is $7, includes kid activities, music, food, and kids' parades. Details: 406-933-8789.
SUNDAY, JUNE 30
“The Music Man” concludes at 2 p.m. on the Cutler Brother’s stage at 301 Main St., Deer Lodge. Tickets are $15 to $20 and reservations are recommended. Reservations may be made at cutlerbros.com or by calling the box office at 406-846-4096.
CLUBS AND MEETINGS
Top O' The Mornin' Toastmasters will meet at 6:30 a.m. Monday at Perkins.
Duplicate bridge is played at 1 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at the Hawthorne Community Center, 3500 Whiteway (enter through the back).
Al-Anon meetings: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Congregational Church; 7 p.m. first Tuesdays, business meeting, Comfort Inn; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Gold Hill Lutheran Church; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sharing and Caring, 2100 Farragut (rear entrance).
Silver Bow Kiwanis Club meets at noon Tuesdays at Perkins for discussion of club projects and events, lunch, and a speaker.
Butte Exchange Club meets at noon Tuesdays at 16 E. Granite St. (second floor). Details: Steve 782-4253.
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.
Story Time takes place in the Butte Public Library's children's room every Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. Details: 406-723-3361.
Open AA meetings start at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the United Congregational Church, 2945 Bayard St. Details: 406-560-7330.
Lego Build is from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Butte Public Library’s Teen Zone.
Butte Sunrise Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m Wednesday at Perkins Restaurant.
Warped Weavers meet 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library, third floor, 226 W. Broadway St. Curious about weaving? Come watch; ask questions. There may be a loom for you to try. Details: 406-782-5784.
Butte Chess Club meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte Public Library (first floor).
Butte Kiwanis will meet at noon Wednesday at Perkins Family Restaurant.
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6 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 Drive.
Elks Lodge of Butte will host a bingo night at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Details: 406-299-2443 or 406-490-3329.
Living Word Prayer group meets at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the office building of St. John the Evangelist Church, 1500 Majors St. Details: 406-593-1218.
Line Dancing Class with Colleen Klobucar is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte YMCA.
Visit the library's Nerd Herd for computer help from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Thursday of every month at the Belmont Senior Center, 615 E. Mercury St. Details: 406-723-3361 or www.buttepubliclibrary.info.
Butte Threshold Singers meet at 9 a.m. every Thursday at the Big Sky Senior Living chapel. The group prepares to sing at the bedside of terminal patients. All singers are welcome. Call Highlands Hospice office at 406-533-0020 or Sue Walsh at 406-593-1218. Alternative practice times are available.
Wii games are played from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte Public Library’s Teen Zone.
Montana Independent Living Project hosts a group for women with disabilities from 2 p.m. to 3:30 every Thursday at 3475 Monroe Ave., suite 103. Come for sharing, support, and a sense of community.
Rotary Club of Butte meets at noon every Thursday at the Butte Country Club.
Line Dancing Class with Colleen Klobucar is from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the Butte YMCA. Members get in free; non-members pay $5.
Butte Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. This month’s theme is “Everything is Coming Up Roses.” Membership dues for new members are paid by the club for their first year. Details: Norman DeNeal, 406-723-6656 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
A suicide loss support group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Butte Public Library. Call before attending for the first time. Details: Beth at 406-490-1279 or Mary Alice at 406-533-9899.
The after-school Manga and Anime Club in the Teen Zone meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Butte Public Library’s Teen Zone.
Butte High Schools class of 1969 will have a reunion meeting at p.m. Thursday at the Butte Country Club.
Summer cribbage at 7 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 29 at the East Side Athletic Club (seven games). Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by Big Butte Mile High Cribbers. Details: Phil at 406-494-2618.
Books and Babies starts at 11 a.m. and Story Time follows at 11:15 in the Butte Public Library's children's room every Friday. Details: 406-723-3361.
Butte Public Library hosts Chess Club from 2 to 4:45 p.m. Fridays on the first floor. All ages and abilities are welcome. No experience necessary, just a desire to play.
An anxiety and depression support group meets at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 721 S. Montana.
Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step group, meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in the library of the Hearthstone Apartments, 400 Oak St. Details: 406-563-5402 or emotionsanonymous.org.
Dillon Kiwanis meet at noon Wednesdays at the Beaverhead Brewery, 218 S. Montana St., in downtown Dillon.