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TUESDAY, OCT. 22

BINGO NIGHT

St. James Auxiliary Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. at St Ann’s Parish Hall. There will be all-cash prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Refreshments will be available. All proceeds go to the St. James Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

EYERIES TOPIC

The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives at 17 W. Quartz St., will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series at noon Wednesday, Oct. 23, with a presentation by Mike Dwyer. Dwyer’s grandfather, Johnny Dwyer, three of his brothers and two sisters, emigrated from Eyeries, West Cork, Beara Peninsula, to make a life in Butte. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. Details: 406-782-3280.

PUMPKIN PAINTING

Pumpkin Painting at the Hearst Free Public Library. Bring a pumpkin if you have one, or a pumpkin will be provided. There are two sessions: 5 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

TECH TALK

The Montana Tech Chemistry & Geochemistry Department Seminar Series will host Jesse Peach, PhD Candidate in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Montana State University at noon on the campus of Montana Tech in the Chemistry/Biology Building Room 102. The presentation is titled “Linking Environmental Variables to Microbial Populations in Thermoalkaline Environments.” 

UMW TALK

Author and educator Michael K. Johnson will visit the University of Montana Western campus at 7:30 p.m. to read from his latest book as a guest author in the “Dances with Words” series. The event will be held in the Lewis and Clark Room, and is free and open to the public.

DEMOS MEET

Jerry Calvert, retired Montana State University professor of political science, will address the Butte Burros Club at noon at the Butte Country Club. Calvert’s presentation is titled, "Why Not Impeachment? The Law, Process, and 2020 Election." Optional lunch is available for $15.

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology is celebrating 100 years and will be hosting an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Natural Resource Building on the Montana Tech campus. Meet MBMG geologists, hydrogeologists and scientists, and tour the analytical and rock-crushing labs. Guests can view historical and mineral displays and have rocks identified by "Dr. Rock." In addition, MBMG's resident seismologist will talk about earthquakes. The event is free. School tours available by arrangement. 

‘CREEPSHOW’

The Cutler Brother’s “Creepshow” at the Cutler Brother’s Theatre in Deer Lodge will run from 7 p.m. to closing. The theme for the 2019 “Creepshow” is “Zombie Apocalypse” and was written by Matthew Cutler.  Tours run about 20 to 25 minutes long and they take audience members through an interactive storyline that adheres to the theme. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the box office next to the Broken Arrow Steakhouse on Main Street.  Tours consist of 5 to 20 people and average wait time is half an hour. Visit cutlerbros.com or Cutler Bros. Facebook page for more details.

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

VETERANS FUNDRAISER

A fundraiser for the Anaconda Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial will be at the Copper Crown, 221 E. Park Ave., Anaconda. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music by Pickles and Company starting at 7. The event is free, but donations will be accepted. There will also be a silent auction and 50/50 tickets will be sold.

TECH LECTURE

Montana Tech Public Lecture Series presents Manish Kumar from the University of Texas, Austin. The presentation is about Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes and will take place at 4 p.m. on the Montana Tech campus in the Science & Engineering Building Room 113. Membranes are the fastest growing platform for water purification, wastewater reuse, and desalination. They are also emerging in importance for carbon capture, hydrocarbon separations, and are candidates for catalysis and sensing.

‘CREEPSHOW’

The Cutler Brother’s “Creepshow” at the Cutler Brother’s Theatre in Deer Lodge will run from 7 p.m. to closing. The theme for the 2019 “Creepshow” is “Zombie Apocalypse” and was written by Matthew Cutler.  Tours run about 20 to 25 minutes long and they take audience members through an interactive storyline that adheres to the theme. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the box office next to the Broken Arrow Steakhouse on Main Street.  Tours consist of 5 to 20 people and average wait time is half an hour. Visit cutlerbros.com or Cutler Bros. Facebook page for more details.

HUNTERS FEED

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce's Ennis Hunters Feed will be held 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 right here on Main Street. Prizes are awarded for Best Chili, Best Non-Chili, Most Unique and People's Choice! Trophies will be given to all category winners! You may also purchase a Hunters Feed T-shirts, merchandise, or a 50/50 raffle ticket to help support this free Chamber event. 

AT THE LIBRARY

Halloween story time at the Butte Public Library, 226 W. Broadway St., starts at 11 a.m. for “Books and Babies” and at 11:15 for our story hour in the children's room. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.  The subject is Bats, and youngsters will listen to bat stories, and do a bat craft. All ages are welcome. Details: Cathy, 406-723-3361.

PUMPKIN SWIM

Do pumpkins float? Find out for yourself at our annual pumpkin swim from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Butte YMCA, 2975 Washoe St. Activities include swimming pumpkins in the pool, pumpkin decorations, plenty of photo ops with your pumpkins, yummy Halloween treats and carnival games and prizes! The cost is $5 each child — limit one pumpkin. Spots are limited per wave. Reserve your spot today online at www.butteymca.org or call 406-782-1266.

ZOMBIES AT MUSEUM

Zombies are returning to the World Museum of Mining and Orphan Girl Mine. Underground Haunted Tours start at 4 p.m. Tours start every 10 minutes with 8-10 brave souls. The last tour departs at 8 p.m. Close-toed shoes are required and a light jacket is recommended. Zombies have created some mud so be sure to wear shoes fit for the dirt. Guests are required to wear hard hats that the museum will provide, no exceptions. Must be over the age of 6 to take the tour. The nature of the underground itself leads to fear. Brave souls can arrive anytime from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available online athttps://www.facebook.com/events/184539525576757/. The proceeds from the Haunted Underground go to the World Museum of Mining and Montana Tech Mining Department Student Clubs to assist with travel and competition fees.

SCREAMS COME TRUE

Come to the haunted house event of the year, Screams Come True in Whitehall. Times are from 6 to 10 p.m. Children's activities for those 6 and under will be held onsite, at a less scary location. Outdoor waiting line, indoor attraction is $10 per ticket - Purchase tickets ahead of time to avoid the ticket line and go straight to the hay maze.

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WALK OF TERROR

Pintler Pets “Walk of Terror” at Washoe Park (behind the duck pond) is $5 per person, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. is for younger children (less scary), and 7 to 9 p.m. is for older children and adults (lots of surprises). The cost is $5 per person. Children 5 and under get in free. All proceeds benefit the animals. Details: 406-560-0815.

GHOST WALKS

Montana State Parks will host Ghost Walks at Bannack State Park. Presented by the Bannack Association, beware of things that go bump in the night at Bannack! The ghosts of Bannack come alive for two special performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years old and under, and must be purchased in advance, no refunds. The shows are not recommended for children under 6 years old, and pets are not allowed. Tours are limited to 100 people each to afford adequate protection against spirits, sprites, and things that go bump in the night.To reserve your spot or for more details, call 406-834-3413.

HAUNTED HOUSE

The Old Prison Museum’s Haunted House at 1106 Main St., Deer Lodge is from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday, and 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday. Tickets are $10 per person. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Details: 406-846-3111.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

BUTTE SYMPHONY

Montana's first and oldest symphony opens its 70th anniversary season at 7:30 p.m. at the Mother Lode Theatre with "An Evening of Cello, Fire and Dances", featuring cellist Adam Collins.Maestro Luis Millan conducts his 10th season with the Butte Symphony, one of the nation's only volunteer community orchestras. Ticket prices are $40, main floor; $35, mezzanine; $30, loge and balcony; and $15, students. To purchase tickets, stop by the Mother Lode box office, or call 406-723-5590. Details: go towww.buttesymphony.org.

ZOMBIES AT MUSEUM

Zombies are returning to the World Museum of Mining and Orphan Girl Mine. Underground Haunted Tours start at 4 p.m. Tours start every 10 minutes with 8-10 brave souls. The last tour departs at 8 p.m. Close-toed shoes are required and a light jacket is recommended. Zombies have created some mud so be sure to wear shoes fit for the dirt. Guests are required to wear hard hats that the museum will provide, no exceptions. Must be over the age of 6 to take the tour. The nature of the underground itself leads to fear. Brave souls can arrive anytime from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available online athttps://www.facebook.com/events/184539525576757/. The proceeds from the Haunted Underground go to the World Museum of Mining and Montana Tech Mining Department Student Clubs to assist with travel and competition fees.

ANACONDA PARTY

There’s a Halloween party at the Anaconda Elks. Kids’ haunted house is from 2 to 5 p.m., and the adult haunted house starts at 7 p.m. Costumes are encouraged and there will be door prizes.

HALLOWEEN EVENT

The North American Indian Alliance will have a Halloween party from 5 to 8 p.m. at 55 E. Galena Sr. There will be food, games and prizes.

‘CREEPSHOW’

The Cutler Brother’s “Creepshow” at the Cutler Brother’s Theatre in Deer Lodge will run from 7 p.m. to closing. The theme for the 2019 “Creepshow” is “Zombie Apocalypse” and was written by Matthew Cutler.  Tours run about 20 to 25 minutes long and they take audience members through an interactive storyline that adheres to the theme. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the box office next to the Broken Arrow Steakhouse on Main Street.  Tours consist of 5 to 20 people and average wait time is half an hour. Visit cutlerbros.com or Cutler Bros. Facebook page for more details.

SCREAMS COME TRUE

Come to the haunted house event of the year, Screams Come True in Whitehall. Times are from 6 to 10 p.m. Children's activities for those 6 and under will be held onsite, at a less scary location. Outdoor waiting line, indoor attraction is $10 per ticket. Purchase tickets ahead of time to avoid the ticket line and go straight to the hay maze.

WALK OF TERROR

Pintler Pets “Walk of Terror” at Washoe Park (behind the duck pond) is $5 per person, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. is for younger children (less scary), and 7 to 9 p.m. is for older children and adults (lots of surprises). The cost is $5 per person. Children 5 and under get in free. All proceeds benefit the animals. Details: 406-560-0815.

HAUNTED HOUSE

The Old Prison Museum’s Haunted House at 1106 Main St., Deer Lodge is from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets are $10 per person. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Details: 406-846-3111.

GHOST WALKS

Montana State Parks will host Ghost Walks at Bannack State Park. Presented by the Bannack Association, beware of things that go bump in the night at Bannack! The ghosts of Bannack come alive for two special performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years old and under, and must be purchased in advance, no refunds. The shows are not recommended for children under 6 years old, and pets are not allowed. Tours are limited to 100 people each to afford adequate protection against spirits, sprites, and things that go bump in the night.To reserve your spot or for more details, call 406-834-3413.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

HAUNTED HOUSE

The Old Prison Museum’s Haunted House at 1106 Main St., Deer Lodge is from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $10 per person. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Details: 406-846-3111.

FALL FESTIVAL

The annual Kids’ Fall Festival, hosted by Journey Church, is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center. The event is for children ages preschool through sixth grade. It includes food, miniature golf, carnival games, candy, and prizes.

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.
  • 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.
  • Fine Line Dancers will start line dance classes for beginners and beginners plus at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 224 W. Park St. The cost is $4, and the first class is free. Details: 406-498-3903.
  • 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 Robin Busch from the Mother Lode Theatre.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Chapter X of PEO meets at noon Thursday at Big Sky Senior Living.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marine Corps League (Detachment 1380) will be having an S.O.S. breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday at Fairmont Hot Springs. Details: 406-563-3084.

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