Missoula Parks and Recreation, the Rose Park Neighborhood will join KaBOOM! on Saturday, August 17th to construct a playground in just six hours at Memorial Rose Garden Park. You can sign up to volunteer at roseparkplayground.eventbrite.com
Help Missoula Electric Cooperative “Pack the Lunchbox” ..Missoula Electric Cooperative is hosting a School Supply Drive through August 16th They will pack lunchboxes with school supplies and deliver to K-5 schools in Missoula, Bonner, Seeley Lake and more! Drop any unused supplies off to the MEC office (1700 W Broadway – on the corner of Broadway and Mullan) Items needed include; glue sticks, glue, washable markers, crayons, scissors, #2 yellow pencils, three-hole pocket folders, rulers, highlighters, boxes of tissue, spiral notebooks, erasers, water color paints, disinfectant wipes, etc.
10th annual Bitterroot Celtic Games and Gathering, Saturday August 17th 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM, and Sunday the 18th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, at the Daly Mansion in Hamilton. Highland games, dancers, music, pipe & drum bands, vendors, food, dog herding demos, hurling demonstrations, whisky, scotch & mead tastings, kid’s activities, and a concert Saturday night! Visit www.bcgg.org for ticket info. https://www.facebook.com/Bitterrootcelticsociety/
The 2nd annual MISSOULA UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Where KIDS DRIVE the BIG RIGS! Saturday August 17th from 10AM to4PM. At Fort Missoula Regional Park. Drive a forklift, operate a bulldozer & more. What’s it like to be an electrician? A plumber? A carpenter? Hands on activities, get a taste of the trades. Cost $5 per person for children & adults, at the Missoula Food Bank, online and at the door. For more info www.missoulafoodbank.org | 406.549.0543
ChildBridge of Montana will be hosting a Cornhole fundraising tournament on Sunday August 18th from 2pm to 5pm at Fort Missoula regional Park. Join the fun! Pre-registration and tickets are available by visiting childbridgecornhole.eventbrite.com
The 2019 Rumble in the Root Poker Cruise happens Saturday August 31st. Register from 8 to 9am, starting at KT’s Hayloft Saloon in Lolo. $15.00 each participant. Best poker hand prizes. 7 planned stops through the Bitterroot Valley. Cars, motorcycles, trucks, everyone welcome! All proceeds support local charities. Presented by the BitterRodders Car club. Call 406-961-3136 for info or on Facebook
Sanders County Council on Aging invites you to the Annual Senior Appreciation Picnic on Saturday, September 7th from 10am to 2 pm at Avista’s Pilgrim Creek Park in Noxon. It’s a “Sausage Festival, including, Tantalizing Toppings, Sensational Sides, Delightful Drinks, and Sweet Treats.” Live Music, A VFW Presentation, A Corn Hole Competition, Canine Agility and Dog Dancing, A Silent Auction, A 50/50 raffle, and more!” Picnic is free 60 and over and $10.00 under 60. For more info call 406-741-2343 Proceeds benefit Sanders County Senior Programs.
The 21st annual GASPing for Air 5K! September 28th. Check-in begins at 10:30am. The fun run starts at 11am at the practice field next to the rec center on the University of Montana campus, then run to McCormick Park, and loop back. All proceeds benefit Camp Huff ‘n’ Puff – a summer camp for Montana children with asthma. Link for registration: www.imathlete.com. The cost for early registration is $25 including a t-shirt or $15 without a t-shirt till 11:59 pm on September 8th. Find them on Facebook