The International Choral Festival is fast approaching! July 17th – 20th. Presenting choirs from around the world. VisitChoralFestival.org for more info.
North Valley Public Library in Stevensville hosts the Art Quilt Traveling Trunk Show Friday, July 19th from 12:30-5 P.M. (SAQA) is an international nonprofit promoting the textile art of quilting. Each piece is 10×7 inches and,listed on the back is the artist’s location, artwork title, and information about techniques and materials. or more info, call 406-777-5061 or visit northvalleylibrary.org.
For the first time in Missoula, the Lard Butt 1K, Saturday July 20th at Silver Park! For the below average athlete and weekend warrior in all of us! Donut stops every 250 meters featuring Krispy Kreme donuts, a beer garden, kid’s dash, costumes encouraged and more! Register at www.lardbutt.com, helping out the Food Pantry Program at the University of Montana! Follow them on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2321660824594322/
The Shifters of Lolo are sponsoring The Grab A Gear Car Show & Swap Meet on Saturday July 20th a Car Show/Swap meet to raise funds for the Lolo Community Center. There will be raffles & silent auctions as well as games for the kiddos. 9 AM to 3 PM at the Lolo Community Center, Lolo. More info on The Shifters of Lolo Facebook page.
Pedal Through The Past, a bicycle tour, Expanding on the stories of other Unseen Missoula tours, PEDAL THROUGH THE PAST explores the Hellgate Canyon, University area, and Hip Strip, as well as Missoula’s historic downtown, by bike! Saturday, July 27th beginning at 4pm. Cost from $7 to $10. Buy tickets at https://www.missouladowntown.com/event/unseen-missoula-pedal-through-the-past/
24th Annual Flint Creek Valley Days Classic Car Show is coming up, Sunday July 28th, registration at 10 am, show starts at noon, awards are at 4 pm, and done at 5 pm. To preregister is $20, registration the day of is $25. Please call Heidi at 859-3388 for further details.
Splash Montana Adult Nights • Tuesdays, thru July 30th, ages 18+ Here’s your chance to play like a kid again! From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Splash Montana will be open only for ages 18 and up on Tuesdays in July. Regular admission fees apply. *Inclement weather may affect open hours. Call 542-WAVE for info.
Do you or someone you know need help paying for child care? Many families struggle to pay for child care because it is often the most expensive item in a family’s budget next to rent or mortgage. Contact Child Care Resources to see if you qualify for a scholarship at 406-728-6446 or go online to childcareresources.org.
The Missoula Valley Water Quality District has developed a Clean Suds Car Wash Kit that local groups can borrow when they hold car wash fundraisers. The kit prevents the water from car washes, which often contains detergents, motor oil, gasoline and other pollutants, from draining into the aquifer or into Area Rivers and streams. Local groups can borrow the kits for free by calling 406-258-4890.
The North Valley Public Library in Stevensville invites you to Learn about an array of Space Telescopes and Rockets at 5:30 pm, Thursday August 1st . Dean Spieth presents an overview of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), large launch vehicles (Saturn-Apollo moon rockets, Falcon), and space telescopes. For more info call 406-777-5061 or visit northvalleylibrary.org. All library programs are free and open to the public.
Missoula Folklore Society Contra Dances happen Wednesday August 10th. Skippin’ A Groove will provide music, Robyn Lauster will call, Hip Strip Ballroom, Missoula Senior Center 705 S Higgins, 7pm to10PM, $6 members, $9 nonmembers, under 18 free, all ages welcome, no partner necessary, all dances taught and called, more info at missoulafolk.org