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• Anaconda American Legion Post 21 will have a ceremony for disposal of unserviceable American flags at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, corner of Third and Cedar streets, Anaconda. If you have an unserviceable American flag bring them to the hall for proper disposal.

• Officers from Butte Elks Lodge 240 will hold the annual Flag Day ceremony at 7 p.m. at 206 W. Galena St. The Civil Air Patrol will present the flags from the beginning to the present flag as the history of the flags is read. There will also be a patriotic address. The event is open to the public.

• American Legion Post No. 20 will hold a flag disposal ceremony at noon at the Montana National Guard Armory parking lot, 1070 MTHighway 41, Dillon. The public is invited to attend the program and witness the proper disposal of unusable American, State, and POW/MIA Flags. The Post has invited the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Montana Youth Challenge Academy Cadets to participate in the ceremony.


Alive After 5 takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday from June 14 through Aug. 16 in Durston Park. It includes live music, food vendors, and arts & crafts. This year, laser tag and a jump house have been added as well.


At 8 p.m., go to the Lewis & Clark Caverns’ Campground Amphitheater to learn the answer to the question “What on Earth is Biomimicry?” with Jamie Dwyer. Discover how people are using biomimicry to identify design solutions, become more sustainable, and come up with new inventions.


“The Music Man” runs Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on the Cutler Brother’s stage at 301 Main St., Deer Lodge. Tickets are $15 to $20 and reservations are recommended. Reservations may be made at cutlerbros.com or by calling the box office at 406-846-4096.


Deer Lodge is celebrating Territorial Days. The two-day event includes the Tina Schowengerdt Memorial 4D Barrel race at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. It also features classic cars, parade, street dance and a Jaywalkers Jamboree on Main Street. In addition, the annual Father’s Day golf tournament at the Deer Park Golf Course, Deer Lodge. Details: 406-846-1625.


Mining City Haunted History Days will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Participants will explore “what goes bump in the night” and see where history and hauntings combine. Friday starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are $25. It is an all-day event Saturday, and the cost is $85. To make a reservation, call the Butte Chamber of Commerce at 406-723-3177.


“The Kidney,” a play written by Justin Stanchfield (with Matthew Stanchfield as consultant) and directed by Eddie Lou Stanchfield, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the Wise River Community Building. Admission is $9 for persons 12 and up, 6-11, $5, and under 6 get in free. In addition, the Wise River Volunteer Fire Company is hosting home-cooked dinners from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall. The cost for dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for 6-11 year-olds, and under 6 is free. The proceeds from the dinners benefit the volunteer fire company. Details: Eddie Lou Stanchfield, 406-832-3214.



  • Retired Mine Workers will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. at the Butte Country Club. A meeting will follow.
  • Books and Babies starts at 11 a.m. and Story Time follows at 11:15 in the Butte Public Library's children's room. Details: 406-723-3361.
  • Butte Public Library hosts Chess Club from 2 to 4:45 p.m. on the first floor. All ages and abilities are welcome. No experience necessary, just a desire to play.

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