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MONDAY, MAY 13

BUTTE MEETING

A “Vision Plan for Uptown Butte” meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Thornton Building (first floor ballroom), 65 E. Broadway St. All uptown business owners are encouraged to attend. In addition, Butte residents are invited to attend as well to share their ideas, concerns, visions and to help develop a plan of action for the uptown area.

TUESDAY, MAY 14

SALVAGE SALE

Butte Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization will hold a salvage sale from 4 to 6 p.m. in the alley behind the Piccadilly Museum on West Broadway Street. If you have something you would like to donate to the sale or otherwise help, contact Mike at groundhogan@msn.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

DANCE RECITAL

The Dynamic Dance & Tumbling Academy’s will be “Making Waves” at 7 p.m. at the Mother Lode Theatre. This will be a showcase for all recreational and company dancers from the troupe. Tickets are $15, mezzanine, $12, loge, and $10, balcony. They are available through the Mother Lode box office at 406-723-3602 or throughwww.buttearts.org.

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.

VETERANS HONORED

American Legion Auxiliary will be honoring Post #1 past commanders, past presidents and past auxiliary presidents in the American Legion hall. The names of those members will be read aloud in recognition of their service to our country.  A chicken dinner, salads and cake will be served. The hall will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30. Meetings will follow.

ETCHING CLASS

Imagine Butte Resource Center will have a class on plexiglass drypoint etching at 6 p.m. at 68 W. Park St. The image is made by physically scratching the plate with a steel needle. Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to create their plate, and learn inking and printing techniques specific to drypoint. This workshop is open to all ages 10+ and skill levels. Attendees should come with an idea in mind for a postcard-sized print. Suggested donation is $15-20. Details: 406-299-3389 or email: imaginebutte@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

SPRING CONCERT

Butte High will hold its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Featured are the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Strings, and State soloists. Admission is free. For more information, please call Jean Perusich at 533-2227.

POTTER CELEBRATION

Butte Public Library is celebrating Harry Potter with themed crafts and a screening of a documentary about the history of magic at 6 p.m. at 226 W. Broadway St. The public is invited to attend.

TECH LECTURE

Rob Semper of the San Francisco Exploratorium will be the guest speaker at Montana Tech’s public lecture series at 4 p.m. in the Engineering Laboratory Classroom Building (ELC) Room 202 on the Montana Tech campus. The public is invited to attend.

DANCE RECITAL

The Dynamic Dance & Tumbling Academy’s will be “Making Waves” at 7 p.m. at the Mother Lode Theatre. This will be a showcase for all recreational and company dancers from the troupe. Tickets are $15, mezzanine, $12, loge, and $10, balcony. They are available through the Mother Lode box office at 406-723-3602 or through www.buttearts.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

COVELLITE CONCERT

Annika Summers, a vocalist who loves singing the blues, will be performing at 7 p.m. at the Covellite Theatre, 215 W. Broadway. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. To purchase tickets, go towww.montanabooking.com.

CONSTITUTION DAY

The Daughters of Norway, Solheim Lodge No. 20, will be celebrating Norwegian Constitution Day. Norway was granted freedom from Denmark in 1905. From 10 a.m. to noon, the group will be serving baked goods and coffee in the rotunda of the Butte-Silver Bow Courthouse. Artifacts will also be on display. The public is invited to attend. At 11 a.m., Chief Executive Dave Palmer will raise the Norwegian flag as the group, led by Pete Godtland, sings the Norwegian National Anthem to honor the homeland of their ancestors.

DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

The Cutler Brother's of Deer Lodge will present "The Diary of Anne Frank"  at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to "The Diary of Anne Frank," or any show this season, may be reserved by calling the box office at 406-846-4096 or by visiting cutlerbros.com. Tickets range from $15-$20 and shows are generally on weekends.

HEALTH AND SAFETY FAIR

WHITEHALL — The Whitehall Health and Safety Fair will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Whitehall Community Center.  There will be interactive activities for all ages, including water safety, a smoke house from the Jefferson Valley Fire Department, noxious weed education trailer and many other informative booths. There will also be giveaways and door prizes. Details: 406-287-3282.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

SCIENCE MINE

The Science Mine, 36 E. Granite St., will be open 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday. What effect do plants have on water quality? Explore the erosive forces of water at the stream tables! Enjoy new exhibits - the telephone switch - and old favorites including Tesla coils, wave pendulum, Jacob's Ladder, and more.

DANCE AT ELKS

It’s Country Western Night from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Butte Elks Club, 206 W. Galena St. The evening of dance begins at 7 with line dancing lessons, led by Colleen Klobucar. At 8, dancers are invited to kick up their heels with music by Kick Start. The cost is $5. For more details, call 406-490-6935.

ROMANTIC MUSINGS

A classical music concert featuring wistful melodies and commentary takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 24 S. Pacific, Dillon. Carrie Krause and Julie Gosswiller perform “Romantic Musings,” an evening of chamber music for violin and piano. Admission at the door is $15 general/$5students suggested donation. Details: 406-599-3397 or go to info@baroquemusicmontana.com.

DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

The Cutler Brother's of Deer Lodge will present "The Diary of Anne Frank"  at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to "The Diary of Anne Frank," or any show this season, may be reserved by calling the box office at 406-846-4096 or by visiting cutlerbros.com. Tickets range from $15-$20 and shows are generally on weekends.

KIDS’ DAY

Kids’ Day on the Big Hole River is free and open to area youth ages 7-13.  Bring your children out to enjoy a day of fun and learning on the banks of the Big Hole River near Melrose. Registration forms and informational flyer can be found on the Big Hole River Foundation website atwww.bhrf.org.  Download the registration form or email us at bhrf@bhrf.org to request. Registration is open to the first 75 applicants and fills up quickly.

HOLISTIC FAIR

The Montana Mind, Body & Soul Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Montana Tech Student Union Building. The event showcases holistic and alternative wellness modalities and products. Keynote speaker is Danielle Egnew, who will be recording the first episode of her TV show "The Road Angel" in Butte. Admission is free. Details: Stephanne Cox, 406-491-4460.

MOVIE PREMIERE

“Zulu Summer – A True Story of Coming to America” will premiere at the Mother Lode Theatre, 316 W. Park St. What started as a series of hilarious Facebook messages between a sincere Zulu prince and a suspicious late-night DJ in Butte, has evolved and blossomed into a cross-cultural friendship and ongoing educational exchange between the United States and South Africa. This documentary is a love letter to Butte, who during the summer of 2017 opened her arms to strangers from the opposite side of the planet. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $15 the day of the show. They may be purchased at the Mother Lode box office or by calling 406-723-3602.

BREW FESTIVAL

Come rain or come shine, the 4th annual Tap into Ennis Festival will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Ennis at Lions Club Park. Tickets are $25 and includes a commemorative cup, endless tastings, and two full drinks of your choice. The event is free to enter if you are not drinking. There will be food, music, family fun, a silent auction and more. Contact the Ennis Chamber of Commerce for more details, 406-682-4388.

PINOCHLE TOURNEY

A “Finally Spring” pinochle tournament, hosted by Divide Grange #142, will be held at 1 p.m. at the Grange Hall in Divide. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be awarded. Cost is $10. Details: Linda at 406-498-3344.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

The Cutler Brother's of Deer Lodge will present "The Diary of Anne Frank"  at 2 p.m. Tickets to "The Diary of Anne Frank," or any show this season, may be reserved by calling the box office at 406-846-4096 or by visiting cutlerbros.com. Tickets range from $15-$20 and shows are generally on weekends.

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

  • Ancient Order of Hibernians will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Carpenters Union Hall.

  • Members of the Uptown Butte Artwalk will have an organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the IBRC Bldg, 68 W. Park St. The group will discuss how to improve the Artwalk for Butte and all artists. It is open to the public.

  • Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room at The Springs. Many important topics will be discussed. Following the meeting, there will be an ice cream social. 

  • 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. 

  • Butte Sunrise Kiwanis meet at 7 a.m. Wednesday at Perkins. Guest speaker will be Jackie Bergren from Child Bridge, a non-profit Christian Organization that provides extra support for families who are either fostering or have adopted.

  • Diabetes Support Group meets at noon Wednesday at Metal's Sports Bar and Grill, 8 W. Park St. Everyone is welcome. For questions, call Ida Reighard, RN, CDE at St. James Healthcare.

  • Warped Weavers meet 6-8 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.

  • National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11 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.

  • Butte Kiwanis will meet at noon Wednesday at Perkins.

  • 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.

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    Chateau Quilt Guild will have a business meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Springs (community center). There will be an election of officers. New members and the public are invited to attend. 

  • The May Diabetes Learning Opportunity will meets Thursday at St. James Healthcare, and continues May 23. Insurance can be billed for the classes, which are 9 to 11 a.m. Call Ida Reighard RN, CDE to register at 406-723-2960.

  • Southwestern Wildlands Chapter of the Montana Wilderness Association will hold its monthly meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Emma Park Neighborhood Center, 25 W. Silver St. The meeting is open to all current MWA members and anyone interested in joining.

  • Butte’s Threshold Singers meet every Thursday at 9 a.m. at Big Sky Senior Living in the Chapel. The group prepares to sing at the bedside of terminal patients. All singers are welcome. Alternative practice times are available. Details: 406-533-0020 or 593-1218.

  • 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.

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

  • Butte Astronomy Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Butte Public Library.  Joe Witherspoon from Cottontail Observatory leads the group in all things star related. All ages are welcome.

  • 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 after-school Manga and Anime Club in the Teen Zone meets Thursday afternoon on the second floor of the Butte Public Library.  If you love this genre and want to meet others who do too, come join. The group will read, watch, discuss, and sometimes draw this amazing art form.

  • 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.

  • 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 meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the AOH Hall. Sara Sylte from Bear Education and Outreach will give a presentation and a demonstration using bear spray. Bryon Lorango of the Montana Logging Association will speak, and Sean Steineback of the Anaconda Unit will join him in his presentation. Summer events will be discussed.

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