Public Service Announcements

JUNE 2019

Missoula Folklore Society Pot Luck Dinner And Contra Dances will happen on Wednesday June 12th. Swing Away will provide music, Bev Young will call, Hip Strip Ballroom, Missoula Senior Center 705 S Higgins, Pot Luck at 6:PM, dance 7:00 – 10:00 pm, $6 members, $9 non-members, under 18 free,  all ages welcome, all dances taught and called, more info at

Join Bailey Zook from Montana Natural History Center on Wednesday, June 12th at 2:00 pm and help your child gain a deeper understanding of plants. Why do plants make seeds? This hands-on lesson will guide children to ask, imagine, plan, create, test, improve, and reflect on their creations. suitable for kids ages 5 & up. Register by calling the North Valley Public Library in Stevensville at 406-777-5061 or visit

The Montana Youth Challenge Academy invites you to attend their commencement ceremony on Saturday June 15th at 11:00 am at Straugh Gymnasium University of Montana-Western in Dillon for details call 1-877-367-6927

Bethel Community Church offers a Free Clothes Closet that is open to the public each Tuesday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, but on Tuesday, June 18th only they will be expanding their hours to 6:00 pm to allow even more people to take advantage of the free clothes offered Bethel Community Church is located one block west of Russell at 1601 S 6th St West, Missoula.  For more information call 721-2780.   

Soft Landing Missoula’s 3rd Annual World Refugee Day Cup Soccer Tournament and Community Celebration happens at Fort Missoula Regional Park on Sunday June 19th. The 7 on 7 tournament kicks off at 10:00 am with the final match at 4:00 pm and this is followed by a free community celebration with food, dancing, and music for all. Registration for the tournament is currently open but you do not have to play soccer to enjoy this event.

The Culpepper and Meriweather Circus Is in Stevensville on Tuesday, June 18th, with shows at 5 and 7:30pm. Advance tickets are on sale at various Bitterroot locations and the Stevensville Main Street Association office. Day of tickets cost more. Order online at

The 2nd annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Plane Pull, benefiting Montana Special Olympics. Happens June 22nd at Neptune Aviation. Six person teams can sign up and raise money to have their teams pull a plane across a hangar at Neptune Aviation. Fun for the whole family. Prizes!  Equipment displays, Life Flight, SWAT, K-9, and Forest Service. $500 Team entry includes lunch and an event t-shirt. For more info go to

North Valley Public Library in Stevensville invites you to join Salish and Kootenai tribal members on Friday, June 28th at 2 :00pm to enjoy traditional stories and songs. This event is suitable for kids of all ages and their families. Please register by calling the Library or stopping by their front desk. Call 406-777-5061 or visit All library programs are free and open to the public.  

The Blackfoot Rendezvous happens Saturday June 29th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Potomac school and community center. A day of fun including music, food, kids carnival, hay and pony rides, flea market and vendors. This event is a fundraiser for the Potomac School’s Friday Explorers program, providing STEM and hands on learning for K-8 students. Check it out on Facebook!

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