OPPORTUNITY RESOURCES ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY SALE runs through Friday, May 12th from 8 am to 5 pm. Buy gifts for mom like wheel thrown pottery, paintings, outdoor furniture, custom wood products and more. Opportunity Resources is at 2821 South Russell Street in Missoula.
THE NORTH VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY invites you to join them for Mommy & Me Tea on Friday, May 12th from 3-4:30 pm. Bring your moms, grandmas or aunts for tea & cookies, bracelet making, do-it-yourself mom portrait drawings and board games. This event is appropriate for all ages.The North Valley Public Library is on Main Street, Stevensville. For more info call 777-5061.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA’S COMMENCEMENT exercises will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 13th in Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
No tickets or reservations are required for the main ceremony and there is no rehearsal. The stadium will open at 8 a.m. Families and guests should be seated by 9:30 a.m. For more: CLICK HERE or call 406-243-2995.
THE FIFTH ANNUAL YOUTH CONSERVATION AND EDUCATION EXPO happens at Teller Wildlife Refuge’s Slack Barn (1180 Chaffin Lane, Corvallis) on Saturday, May 13th from 10 am – 3 pm. About 50 local and national wildlife and conservation organizations will host (free-of-charge) educational booths, activities and give away prizes. Activities include: climbing wall, games, paintball, pellet, BB gun and archery ranges, fly casting clinics for ages 6-18. CLICK HERE for details.
WATSON CHILDREN’S SHELTER is hosting the 17th annual Bike for Shelter on Saturday, may 13th. Registration starts at 8 am and closes at 11 am. The 11 mile ride starts at 9:30 am. 2 mile ride starts at 10 am. Costumes are encouraged. To register CLICK HERE or call 549-0058.
There will be a barbecue lunch, cotton candy, snow cones, music on the lawn, a costume contest, carnival games. BBQ opens at 11 am. Brought to you locally by Lithia Toyota of Missoula.
THE POTOMAC SCHOOLS PTC will host their 14th Annual Bingo Night on Saturday, may 13th. Located at The Hilton Garden Inn, in Missoula. Doors open at 5 pm and the Bingo starts at 6 pm. Gift baskets, raffles, fun and food! They’re seeking prize donations, with everything benefiting the school. For details call 244-5581.
THE MISSOULA COMMUNITY THEATRE is performing the The Wizard of Oz at the MCT now through May 14th. To get your tickets CLICK HERE, call 728-7529 or visit the MCT Box Office, which is open Monday-Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.
Auditions for, Annabelle Broom, The Unhappy Witch at the STEVENSVILLE PLAYHOUSE happen on Monday, May 15th. Singing roles for 1 boy and 1 girl ages 10-17. Also, 5 singing witches (open age and gender). Scripts and song book available at North Valley Library. Call Laura Hunt for more information at 406-381-4435.
Friday, May 19th from 6 to 8 pm, THE RAVALLI COUNTY MUSEUM celebrates the opening of the exhibit, Nez Perce Trail: The Journey of the Resilient Nez Perce People. Observe a traditional Salish welcome to the Bitterroot Homeland. Sample traditional Nez Perce foods. For details, call the Ravalli County Museum at 406-363-3338.
The 6th Annual Babes N Bullets shooting event (for women only) is being held Saturday, May 20th at the DEER CREEK RANGE in Missoula. Proceeds benefit Tough Enough to Wear Pink of Montana. Registration is open now, online only! CLICK HERE for details. There’s a $125.00 registration fee.
The 2nd Annual Veteran Suicide Awareness Walk, Half-Marathon and Ruck Race happens on Saturday, may 20th. Located at Fort Missoula at 9 am. X-SPORTS 4 VETS host the event. the VSAP Walk is free, but donations are accepted. Cost for the Half-Marathon and Ruck Race is $45. To register CLICK HERE.
THE MISSOULA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS are looking to fill vacancies on the Bonner Mill Tax Increment Financing District Board, The Library Board, The Missoula Development Authority, The Parks & Trails Advisory Board, The Seeley Lake Cemetery Board and Weed Control Board. All applications are available online or in the Office, on West Pine Street. Deadline is May 31, 2017 by 5 pm. Call Sarah Bell with questions at 406-258-4230 or email: email@example.com
Having trouble finding work? THE JOB SERVICE- MISSOULA’S PATHWAYS PROGRAM can help. Offering paid training and supported employment programs. If you have a child (who’s a minor) in your home, you may be eligible. Stop by or call 329-1275.
Every eight minutes, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS brings help and hope to people in need. Thanks to the hard work of our volunteer heroes, The Red Cross is able to respond to disasters big and small, to support military families, to help ensure that blood is available when needed and to teach lifesaving skills like CPR and first aid. CLICK HERE or call 1-800-272-6668.
The largest elk ever taken in Montana will go on display for a few weeks at the ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION. This bull is a reflection of the importance of quality habitat, wildlife management and hunters conservation efforts. RMEF’s Elk Country Visitor Center is at 5705 Grant Creek Road in Missoula. They’re open 8 am to 6 pm, Monday-Friday and 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday.
THE HALLAM FAMILY SPAGHETTI FEED AND AUCTION happens on Friday June 2nd from 5:30 pm to 10 pm at The Lolo Community Center. All to benefit james, in his battle with Sarcoma. They’re accepting donations for raffle items and volunteers to help out with the event. You can find more information and donate online, just CLICK HERE.
THE LOLO SQUARE AND ROUND DANCE CENTER will host a Mountain Mixer on Saturday, June 3rd. There’s a potluck dinner at 6 pm to 7:30 pm, with dancing to follow. For details call 529-8633.
DOLCE CANTO presents a joint concert with the ULSAN METROPOLITAN CHORUS OF SOUTH KOREA on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:30 PM at the UM Music Recital Hall. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Tickets are available at Fact & Fiction, Rockin’ Rudy’s. Cost: $18 General Admission / $10 Students.