Thursday, July 11
Butte Central class of 1969 will host a Mass in remembrance of deceased members of the class at 4:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church. Concelebrants will be priests from the 1969 class.
MUSIC ON MAIN
Music on Main is from 6 to 9 p.m. between Park and Broadway. Food and beverages start at 5 p.m.
HIKE THROUGH HISTORY
The "Hike through History" series for adults begins at 8:30 a.m. Debbie Shea and Dan Kelly will share their knowledge on St. Mary's neighborhoods. Walkers are asked to meet at Wyoming St. and Copper St., near the Copperway Trail (beginner to moderate). Each walk is free, but a $5 donation is suggested with proceeds going to benefit the Local Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Fund, as well as the Friends of the Butte Archives. Snacks and water will be provided. No dogs allowed.
The Science Mine, 36 E. Granite St., will be open 3 to 7 p.m. Why does mixing light give different results than mixing paints? Explore absorption, reflection, and other properties of light with additive and subtractive color mixing!
Friends of Jaycee Park will partner with Southwest Montana Arts Council for the grand opening of Jaycee Park. The event will be in conjunction with Dinner in the Park. The celebration starts at 6 p.m., with Mexican cuisine, beverages and dessert. There will also be free crafts for kids. Musical guest is Christy Hays.
An AARP Driver's Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Belmont Mine Senior Center, 615 E. Mercury St. There will be one hour for lunch. To register, call 406-723-7773.
BERKELEY PIT Q&A
Members of the PITWATCH committee, Montana Resources and other parties familiar with the Berkeley Pit Superfund site will be at the Berkeley Pit Viewing Stand from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday to share information and answer questions from the public. Pit experts will also be available from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at the viewing stand. Handouts with pit information will be available, and posters, maps and some of the special optics and tools used for waterfowl protection will be on display. During the Friday time block visitors will have a chance to see Fairweather IT use its aerial drone to collect water samples from the pit. For details, call 406-565-0234 or visit https://www.facebook.com/berkeleypitinfo/ on Facebook.
CLUBS AND MEETINGS
- Butte Threshold Singers meet at 9 a.m. 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 to 3:30 p.m. at 3475 Monroe Ave., suite 103.
- Rotary Club of Butte meets at noon at the Butte Country Club.
- Line Dancing Class with Colleen Klobucar is from 7 to 9 p.m. 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. in the Butte Public Library. 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. at the Butte Public Library's Teen Zone.
- Summer cribbage at 7 p.m. through Aug. 29 at the East Side Athletic Club (seven games). Details: Phil at 406-494-2618.
- Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step group, meets at 7 p.m. in the library of the Hearthstone Apartments, 400 Oak St. Details: 406-563-5402 or emotionsanonymous.org.