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Upcoming events with bear

Upcoming events with bear

MONDAY, SEPT. 23

TECH TALK

Montana Tech’s Geophysical Engineering Department will host the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ 2019 North America Honorary Lecturer, Heloise Lynn, at 4 p.m. at Montana Tech in the Engineering Laboratory Classroom Building, Room 202. Lynn’s presentation is titled, “Azimuthal P-P Seismic Measurements: Past, Present, and Future. All are welcome to attend.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25

BROWN BAG LUNCH

The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives will continue its Brown Bag Lunch series at noon with a presentation by Archives staff member Kim Murphy Kohn about Sanborn fire insurance maps. Fire insurance maps helped insurance companies assess the potential risks involved in underwriting policies. They depict features that affect the vulnerability of properties to disasters like fire, earthquake, and flood. Guests are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Coffee and water will be provided. Details: 406-782-3280.

CONFIRMATION CLASSES

The city-wide Catholic confirmation classes for Butte High and Butte Central students’ grade 9-12 will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration and the first session will be held in the Butte Central High School auditorium. At least one parent must attend with the student. Each Wednesday, classes are held from 6:30 to 7:30 at Butte Central High School. Cost of the program is $30. To pre-register, call 406-723-5407. If registering on Wednesday, come between 6 and 6:30 p.m.  For more details, call Seaneen at 406-723-5407.

CLEAN-UP DAY

Volunteers at Big Hole Battlefield will join hundreds of thousands of people across the nation in a volunteer effort for National Public Lands Day. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. Volunteers will help park staff in a trash pickup. Bring your family, friends, classmates, students, or coworkers to spend the day outdoors celebrating public lands. Volunteers do not need to register for this event, but are requested to arrive at 9 a.m. to ensure they can fill out volunteer agreements and hear project instructions and safety briefings. 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 26

BINGO FUNDRAISER

The Belmont Senior Center will have a bingo fundraiser from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 206 W. Galena St. You must be 21 or older. The evening includes food, raffle and prizes, with an optional dinner at 5. First game starts at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $5 for six cards or $10 for six cards plus blackout game. Extra cards are an additional 50 cents. The evening will conclude with a game of blackout, and there will be a grand prize. Details: 406-723-7773.

OPEN HOUSE

Montana State University’s Madison Jefferson Extension will host an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. at 103 West Legion St., Whitehall. This is an opportune time to meet the agents and staff, get information on the services provided, and get a tour of the office. Refreshments will be provided. Details: Madison Jefferson Extension office at 406-287-3282, or email madisonjefferson@montana.edu.

AT THE LIBRARY

The Butte Public Library’s “Speak Out Against Censorship” will be at 6 p.m. at 226 W. Broadway St. Do you love a book that someone has challenged or tried to censor? Library patrons are speaking out against censorship by reading from favorite books. Contact the library at 406-723-3361 if you would like to read from your favorite challenged book.

TECH TALK

Montana Tech’s Public Lecture Series will host Deborah Green, environmental and engineering geologist and the 2019 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer, at 4 p.m. in the Natural Resources Building Room 123 on the campus of Montana Tech.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

BREWERY FOLLIES

The Brewery Follies 2019 is coming to the Elks Lodge, 206 W. Galena St., at 8 p.m. Advance general admission tickets are $25, or $30 at the door. Tickets are available at the East Side Athletic Club, the Freeway, Headframe Spirits or the Butte Elks Lodge.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28

FARMERS MARKET

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 Gamers Café and the Phoenix Building from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SCIENCE MINE

Science Mine, 36 E. Granite St., will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Can you build the highest flyer? Learn about gravity and drag forces while building and testing flying objects in the wind tunnel! Explore old favorite exhibits 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.

BREWERY FOLLIES

The Brewery Follies 2019 is coming to the Elks Lodge, 206 W. Galena St., at 8 p.m. Advance general admission tickets are $25, or $30 at the door. Tickets are available at the East Side Athletic Club, the Freeway, Headframe Spirits or the Butte Elks Lodge.

BUTTE CPR WORKSHOP

Butte Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization will be running a hands-on workshop to introduce people to the repair and maintenance of historic brick from 9 a.m. to noon at the Quarry Brewery, 124 W. Broadway St. (in the alley between Broadway and Park). The cost for the workshop is $10, and it is free to Butte CPR members.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29

RELAY FOR LIFE

Butte-Silver Bow’s Relay for Life will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center.

ECUMENICAL MASS

The fifth annual Ecumenical Mass of Blessing for the new school year will be held at 7 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church. Montana Tech students, faculty and staff of all faiths are welcome. A reception will immediately follow after the Mass.

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DANCE AT ELKS

The John Fox Sound will play for a public dance from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Anaconda Elks Lodge. Dance to music from the Big Band era, polka, swing, Latin and waltzes. Admission is $10.

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).

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

Butte Sunrise Kiwanis Club meets 7 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins.

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.

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.

Marine Corps League will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Marine Corps building.

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

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.

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