Montana Tech’s Restoration Seminar runs from 4 to 4:50 p.m. in CBB 102. Guest speaker is Missoula artist Monte Dolack, who will talk about “Art and Environmental Awareness.”


The Friends of the Hearst Free Library in Anaconda will show the Peter Sellers classic, “A Shot in the Dark” at 6 p.m. at 401 Main St., Anaconda. The movie is free, and so are the snacks. The 1964 comedy featuring Sellers as the inept Inspector Jacques Clouseau, is the second installment in the Pink Panther film series.


The Walkerville Town Council meeting is at 7 p.m. in the Walkerville Town Hall, 40 W. Daly St. Topics to be discussed include the expansion of the no-shooting area within Butte-Silver Bow and the Town of Walkerville.


The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series at noon with a presentation by Ellen Crain about how the historical collections in the Butte Archives inform on Butte’s past. The Archives receives some wonderful collections and they provide the researcher valuable information on the history of Butte-Silver Bow. A prime example would be the Lowry-Thorn Collection, which, according to Crain, gives us a wonderful and colorful view of the mid 1880’s in Butte City. Crain will discuss the Lowry Thorn Collection and share the details uncovered in this collection. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. Details: 406-782-3280.



A daytime class of the AARP driver's training will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Belmont, 615 E. Mercury St., with one hour for lunch. To register, call 406-723-7773.


“An Evening with Karen Herrin” will be held at 7 p.m. at the historic Rialto Community Theatre in Deer Lodge. The program is part of the 2018-19 “Live! At the Rialto” concert series and brings to the stage a local resident with an international resume. The music for this performance will include something for everyone, from gospel and movie songs to Broadway and classical, with a couple duets with young guest artist Marin Sewell.

Tickets for this family event are only $15 for adults and $5 for students up through high school, and are available at Valley Foods and Keystone Drug in Deer Lodge, Steele’s in Butte and Deer Lodge, at the Rialto, and online atwww.deerlodgerialto.com.  Details: 406-846-7900.



Cutler Brother’s St. Patrick’s Day “Comedy Night” will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Cutler Bros. Theatre, 301 Main St., Deer Lodge. This marks the 41st “Comedy Night” in the brothers’ history. The evening will include sketches based off of the holiday themes. Tickets are $12, and may be reserved at the theatre box office, 406-846-4096. Visit cutlerbros.com or call the box office for questions, directions, or for more details.



In Anaconda, St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated with a parade at 2 p.m. The annual event includes the Anaconda AOH Pipes & Drums, and will begin at the AOH Hall, 321 E. Commercial.


The annual Shillelagh Shindig, a benefit for the Butte-Silver Bow Democrats, is from 5 to 9 p.m. at Imagine Butte, 68 W. Park St. Potluck-style food will be served, so bring your favorite dish. The host for the evening will be Amanda Curtis, and guest speakers will be Kathleen Williams and John Heenan. Live music will be by Chad Ball and the Edmonton Bagpipers, too. Entry donation is $10. The evening includes speakers and music, including bagpipers.


The 111th annual Friendly Sons and Daughters of St. Patrick banquet and gathering is at the Front Street Station. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 7. The banquet is the longest consecutive event celebrating the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. The Friendly Sons and Daughters was founded in 1908 by Judge Jeremiah Lynch, Maurice English, and John H. O’Meara. Master of ceremonies is Wayne Harper, and guest speaker is Michael Harrington. Tickets are $25 and are available at Cavanaugh’s County Celtic, or contact Brendan McDonough at 406-498-3983, or Lori Maloney at 406-723-7771.


At the East Side Athletic Club, 3200 Dexter, Butte’s Finlanders will host a traditional St. Urho’s celebration beginning at 5 p.m. Dean Petersen will be crowned St. Urho, and Princess Urho will be Autumn Kielb. In addition, there will be bagpipers and FOG dance band.



The Butte America Foundation will again host Butte's St. Patrick's Day Parade, which begins at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Historic Uptown Butte. Parade assembly begins at 10 a.m. at the Lexington Gardens (off Arizona on East Granite) and will be staged east on Granite, south on Covert and east on Broadway.  All entries must be in place by noon. The parade route begins at the corner of Arizona and Granite, proceeding west on Granite to Montana, south on Montana to Park St., east on Park St. to Arizona where disassembly can begin.


YMCA and T.A.S.C will once again host a St. Patrick's Day Free Teen Party from 5:30 to 9 p.m. for grades 6 through 12 at the YMCA. Events include dodgeball, water volleyball, music, swimming, snacks, refreshments and pizza for kids and many other activities planned. Call 406-782-1266 for more details.


Dublin Gulch and the Tiernan Irish Dancers will help to celebrate the annual Handing Down the Heritage show at the Butte Civic Center, 1340 Harrison Ave. The event, which is from 5:30 to 10 p.m., is a great multi-generational St. Patrick's Day celebration the way Butte used to celebrate with food, beverage, music and dance. Admission fees are $14 for adults and $6 for students with children 13 and under free when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at Cavanaugh's County Celtic, the Civic Center and Tiernan Irish Dance families.


To honor St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, a special Mass will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 329. W. Mercury St. Traditional Irish music will be played and there will be a Hibernian procession, Irish music dedicated to St. Patrick and Our Lady of Knock, and an Irish-theme homily. Readers and ministers will be members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Ladies AOH.



  • 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).

  • Uptown Toasters meeting is at noon Tuesday at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. Details: 406-782-3280.

  • The Men’s Ancient Order of Hibernians will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Carpenter’s Union Hall. New members will be inducted and final St. Patrick’s Day preparations will be made. A meal of corned beef and cabbage and Irish music will follow the meeting.

  • 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.

  • The Gal-Us Red Hats will have cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:00 on Tuesday at the Rib and Chop House. For reservations, call 406-498-3387.

  • The Men’s Ancient Order of Hibernians will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Carpenter’s Union Hall. New members will be inducted and final St. Patrick’s Day preparations will be made. A meal of corned beef and cabbage and Irish music will follow the meeting.

  • 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.

  • Montana's Peer Network holds peer-run group sessions for mental health and addictions recovery every Tuesday at 6 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Butte Public Library in the Frank Little room. Details: 406-451-3087.

  • Fine Line Dancers have adult beginner and beginner+ line dance classes at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Classes are $4. Details: 406-560-1934.

  • 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.

  • Girls Central Class of 1965 will hold its monthly luncheon at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Montana Club. Details: 406-723-5508. 

  • 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 will begin its prayer meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1500 Majors St. Details: Sue Walsh, 406-593-1218.

  • Butte Sunrise Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins. Guest speaker will be Sister Mary Jo McDonald. She will talk about the tailings cleanup in the corridor from Texas Avenue to the confluence by the Chamber, as well as Silver Lake water.

  • Line Dancing Class with Colleen Klobucar is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte YMCA.

  • United Veterans Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the American Legion Hall 3201 Wynne Ave.

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marine Corp Building, 525 Garden Ave.

  • The Montana Independent Living Project hosts a group for women with disabilities from 2 to 3:30 p.m. every Thursday at 3475 Monroe Ave., suite 103. Come for sharing, support, and a sense of community.

  • Chapter X of PEO meets at noon Thursday at Big Sky Senior Living.

  • Rotary Club of Butte meets at noon Thursday at the Butte Country Club.

  • Butte-Silver Bow Public Library at 226 W. Broadway St., will host a memoir writing class with instructor Carol Eaglefeathers from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays in the library’s Big Butte room. This informed writing group will meet to share stories and practice writing.

  • 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.

  • 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 2018-2019 season of ACC Cribbage, with the Big Butte Mile High Cribbers, takes place at East Side Athletic Club at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Play nine games against nine opponents. 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.

  • Retired Mine Workers will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Butte Country Club. A meeting will follow.

  • An anxiety and depression support group meets at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday at 721 S. Montana.

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