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MONDAY, NOV. 18

YOGA FUNDRAISER

The Rotary Club of Butte is holding its fourth annual yoga fundraiser at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1621 Thornton Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the class is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. While some yoga mats are available, it is recommended that you bring your own. Your $25 donation includes a one-hour yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christopher Borton and a chance to win a yoga package including a spot in Borton’s eight-week winter yoga session beginning in January.

GOODS SALE

St. James Auxiliary will host a “Collective Goods Sale” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. James Healthcare (in the hallway between the Regional Medical Arts Pavilion and the main hospital). The sale will feature new books for all ages and other Christmas gift items. Proceeds will fund future auxiliary medical scholarships and other patient comforting efforts.

TALK ON VAPING

Butte Pediatrician Cathy White will address the Butte School Board at 5 p.m. at Margaret Leary Elementary on the epidemic of vaping and e-cigarette use among youths in Montana. White will also share public health information regarding the recent national outbreak of lung illnesses and deaths related to vaping. In Montana, health officials have confirmed seven cases of lung injury, including the death of a teenager.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

TURKEY DINNER

The Butte Central Catholic High School student body, administration, faculty and staff will sponsor the annual Laverne Combo Thanksgiving Dinner for the elderly and home-bound of Butte at 5 p.m. in the Butte Central High School gymnasium. Delivery is available for those unable to attend. Call the high school office at 406-782-6761 for reservations to attend or for deliveries. The last day for delivery reservations is by 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. There is no cost for delivery or to attend the dinner in person.

GOODS SALE

St. James Auxiliary will host a “Collective Goods Sale” from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. James Healthcare (in the hallway between the Regional Medical Arts Pavilion and the main hospital). The sale will feature new books for all ages and other Christmas gift items. Proceeds will fund future auxiliary medical scholarships and other patient comforting efforts.

CTEC MEETING

Citizens Technical Environmental Committee will have a public meeting at 6 p.m. at the Butte-Silver Bow Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. Up for discussion will be the Warm Springs ponds. CTEC has invited four speakers, including Allie Archer, EPA project manager, history and overview of the ponds; Joe Griffin, Department of Environmental Quality (retired), Silver Bow Creek and the ponds; Gary Swant, GoBirdMontana, the ponds as a bird sanctuary; and Nathan Cook, fish biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the fishery.

TRANSGENDER WEEK

Transgender Week of Recognition kicks off with a workshop on "The Link between Tolerance and Self Compassion" at Hearst Free Library, 401 Main St., Anaconda. The workshop is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and is sponsored by the Anaconda Coalition for Tolerance Education.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

CAR SEAT CLINIC

A children’s car seat clinic will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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.

TECH LECTURES

Michaela Bell, Montana Tech Chemistry & Geochemistry undergraduate student, will be speaking at noon at Montana Tech in the Chemistry/Biology Building, Room 102 about “Investigation of synergistic antimicrobial and antibiofilm activities of beer mash polyphenols in combination with conventional antimicrobials against Candida albicans.” All are welcome to attend.

Nora Saks, host of the Richest Hill and a reporter with Montana Public Radio, will be the guest speaker at Montana Tech’s Restoration Seminar at 4 p.m. at Montana Tech in the Chemistry/Biology Building, Room 102. Her presentation is titled “Richest Hill: Reporting on the Past, Present, and Future of Superfund in Butte.” All are welcome to attend.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

BLOOD DRIVE

Silver Bow Post No. 1 will be having a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their new hall located at 3201 Wynne Ave. (near the Legion Oasis). To make an appointment, call Dean or Alice at 406-299-2796 or Steve at 406-494-4492. If a person donated blood after Sept. 26, 2019, they will not be able to donate at this time.

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

SKI BALL

The Mile High Nordic Education Ski Foundation will have their annual ski ball at 6 p.m. at the Silver Bow Center, 125 W. Granite St. There will be great food and drinks as well as a fantastic silent auction. Details: 406-565-2277.

FESTIVAL OF TREES

Dillon will holds is annual Festival of Trees at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Montana-Western’s Keltz Arena. Proceeds this year will go to Dillon Friends of Music and Montana Territory Alliance.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR

The Barrett Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual Holiday Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Barrett Hospital and HealthCare in Dillon. It will feature a variety of vendors and crafts. Light refreshments will be served.

TRANSGENDER WEEK

Transgender Week of Recognition continues with "Croissants and Conversation" is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Copper Village Arts Center meeting room, 401 E. Commercial Ave., Anaconda. The event offers an opportunity for conversation with the transgender participants and members of the sponsoring organization, ACTE. Finger foods will be provided.

TECH LECTURE

Allison Kelly, Montana Tech Chemistry & Geochemistry undergraduate student, will be speaking at noon in CBB 102 about “Determination of Lytic Phage Supplemented with Iron-Doped Nanoparticles to Effectively Infect Pseudomonas aeruginosa.” All are welcome to attend.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

WINTER BAZAAR

The Winter Bazaar will be at the Butte Civic Center. The event showcases over 90 vendor booths for your holiday shopping all under one roof.  Local businesses, crafters, bakers, artists and much more will be on hand. Saturday’s hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

OPEN HOUSE

A Butte-iful Christmas will be held Saturday-Sunday at the Hodgens Ryan Mansion. The Christmas open house will showcase Copper King Christmas, Ode to Ms. MacLane and much more.

FALL INTO CRAFTS

Fall into Crafts will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Madison County Fair & Rodeo, 2 Fairgrounds Loop, Twin Bridges. There will be hand-crafted items by numerous vendors. Homemade soups for lunch is $5, adult, $3 youth and $15 family. In addition, 50/50 tickets will be sold and there will be a raffle.

SCIENCE MINE

The Science Mine, 36 E. Granite St., will be open 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday. What makes a rocket fly stable and straight? Build and fly your own paper rocket in the STEAM-Powered Kids project area! Enjoy new exhibits – the wind tunnel – and good old favorites including Tesla coils, stream tables, wave pendulum, and more. Non-member admission is $5 per person; $15 per family, or renew your membership for the season.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

Transgender Week of Recognition concludes with with a memorial service at 6 p.m. in the gallery section at Copper Village. Featured speakers will keep with the theme, "Climb Ev'ry Mountain, Till You Find Your Dream." A reception with light refreshments will follow the memorial service.  

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

WINTER BAZAAR

The Winter Bazaar will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center. The event showcases over 90 vendor booths for your holiday shopping all under one roof.  Local businesses, crafters, bakers, artists and much more will be on hand.

OPEN HOUSE

A Butte-iful Christmas will be held Saturday-Sunday at the Hodgens Ryan Mansion. The Christmas open house will showcase Copper King Christmas, Ode to Ms. MacLane and much more.

CLUBS AND MEETINGS

BUTTE

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 meet at noon Tuesday at the Butte Archives, 17 W. Quartz St. Details: 406-782-3280.

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.

Advantage Butte meets at noon Tuesday in the Hops meeting room at the Best Western.

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. 

DUI Task Force will be meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Emergency Operations Center, 3619 Wynne Ave. The meeting is open to the public. 

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. Guest speaker will be Kim from Suzie Q's Sewing.

Butte Central and Butte High classes of 1952 will have a luncheon at noon Wednesday at Pizza Ranch. Reservations, call Georgia at 406-782-5772 or June, 406-723-6780.

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

Butte Chess Club meets from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte Public Library (first floor).

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.

Wii games are played from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Butte Public Library's Teen Zone.

Butte Kiwanis will meet at noon Wednesday at Perkins. This week’s speaker will be Peter Young, author of “The Blue Team.”

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.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins.

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 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.

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.

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.

A memoir writing group meets 1:30 to 3:30 Thursdays at Butte Public Library. For details, contact the library at 723-3361 or buttepubliclibrary.info.

Play ACC Cribbage with the Big Butte Mile High Cribbers at East Side Athletic Club, playing at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday. Play 9 games against 9 opponents. Details: Phil at 406-494-2618.

Butte-Silver Bow Public Library hosts the Butte Astronomy Club at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday. This club is opening to all ages and families are welcome. Joe Witherspoon from Cottontail Observatory leads this group in the study of the stars.

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. 

ANACONDA

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.

Anaconda Sportsmen's Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the AOH Hall. Caleb Urling, Fish Wildlife & Park's newly assigned fish biologist for the Upper Clark Fork area will be introduced. Possible Stumptown addition to the Garrity Mountain WMA will be discussed, as will the ongoing hunting season. Final nominations and an election of officers will be held. 

Anaconda High School class of 1970 will be having a planning meeting for the 50th class reunion at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Haufbrau. All classmates are encouraged to attend.

Marine Corps League detachment 1380 in Anaconda will have an S.O.S. breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Classic Cafe, 728 E. Park Ave. Details: Woodrow Morgan at 406-563-3084.

DILLON

Beaverhead Chapter of Joining Community Forces will meet at noon Tuesday at 1003 S. Washington in Dillon. Lunch is provided. Topics include the results of the fourth annual spaghetti dinner and the direction for future meetings. We welcome community members who are interested in learning more about JCF. Details: Jodie Jolly at 406-925-3563.

 

 

 

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