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June 2024

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Geraldine Library Book Club
5:00 pm
This book club, hosted by the Chouteau County Library – Geraldine Branch, is held the first Monday of every month at 5:00 p.m. The book club meets at Milk & Honey coffee shop (312 Main St., Geraldine, MT 59446).   To learn more about joining and participating, please contact the Geraldine Branch Libraria , ...
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June 2024 Grantmaking Informational Webinar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Humanities Montana staff for a one-hour informational session about our grantmaking process and opportunities. This meeting will provide an overview for applicants interested in our Mini-Grant, Community Project Grant, and Film + Video opportunities and the August 1, 2024 application deadline. Questions? Contact M , ...
Lewistown Mystery Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The LPL Book Clubs, hosted by the Lewistown Public Library, meet monthly at the library. The Mystery Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month and reads true crime, mysteries, and paranormal fiction and nonfiction. To learn more, contact Lewistown Public Library staff at (406) 538-5212 and visit the library’s , ...
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Birth of Public Lands – John Clayton
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Many people think of public lands as an American birthright. But not literally: the country didn’t have meaningful public lands in the early 1800s. Somehow this idea got invented. How? The founding of Yellowstone National Park in 1872 is part of the answer—but what about the national forests, national monuments, and Bu , ...
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Iron Dreams with Austin Haney
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
In the Spring of 1853 over 200 men stepped off from St. Paul Minnesota, bound for the heart of the Northwest. The Stevens Expedition was just one of five survey parties sent into the American West that year, but it was by far the largest and most ambitious of them all. Tasked with finding and mapping the best route for , ...
What Ever Happened to the News? – Dennis Swibold
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
In person or Via Zoom with Dennis Swibold. Never has so much news been available. The trick is knowing how to find it—and how to judge its credibility. This program—presented by a veteran journalist, author and educator—takes listeners behind the curtain to reveal how the news is made and explain the revolutionary ch , ...
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Empowering Voices – Buck Hitswithastick
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In this presentation, Buck Hitswithastick tackles the urgent issue of missing and murdered Indigenous peoples in Montana and beyond. By delving into the systemic roots of this crisis, including the legacy of colonialism and ongoing discrimination, we aim to raise awareness and promote change. Through dynamic discussion , ...
Connecting to Land Through a Tribal Lens – Lailani Upham
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Indigenous stories offer a unique way to understand the power of the natural world and our human connections to it. Through discussion about indigenous peoples’ ways of life, value systems, tribal languages, and stories created long before Montana was established in 1889, participants learn about a personal, soulful re , ...
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Great Falls Book Club
10:00 am - 11:00 am
This book club, hosted at the Great Falls Public Library, is held the second Saturday of each month at 10:00am. The book club is themed around Montana, either Montana authors or books about Montana. To learn more about joining and participating, please contact Debbie Stewart at 406-453-0349. , ...
The Veteran’s Experience & Military Culture – Elizabeth Barrs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
One in 10 Montanans is a veteran, yet how much do we know about the veteran’s experience and military culture? Literature, history, movies, and other media often portray the veteran in stereotype—brave hero, troubled youth, skilled warrior, apathetic killer, or unflappable leader. In this talk, Elizabeth Barrs, an army , ...
Historical Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Through Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling, Philip Page educates audiences about Montana’s early rich history. It’s been said music is a bridge between emotions and actual thoughts and endless visions of the mind. For instance – Who were some of the first ones to come to the Montana Territory after the Lewis and C , ...
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Lewistown Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The LPL Book Clubs, hosted by the Lewistown Public Library, meet monthly at the library. The Science Fiction & Fantasy Club alternates between genres and meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6-7 PM in the upstairs meeting room. To learn more, contact Lewistown Public Library staff at (406) 538-5212 and visit , ...
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Me and Martha: Reflections of Dora DuFran about the Real Life of Calamity Jane – with Mary Jane Bradbury
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The name Calamity Jane brings to mind an iconic character of the American West. Accounts of Calamity—whose real name was Martha Canary—are legion and she has achieved mythical status in the lore of the frontier. She lived and traveled throughout Wyoming, Montana, and the Dakotas from 1867 to 1903, during some of the We , ...
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Historical Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Through Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling, Philip Page educates audiences about Montana’s early rich history. It’s been said music is a bridge between emotions and actual thoughts and endless visions of the mind. For instance – Who were some of the first ones to come to the Montana Territory after the Lewis and C , ...
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Glendive River City Readers Book Club
4:00 pm
Location: The Glendive Public Library, 200 S. Kendrick Ave, Glendive, MT 59330 Dates/times: Third Tuesday of the month. This book club has been active for over 30 years and meets at the Glendive Public Library on the third Tuesday of each month. To learn more about joining and participating, please contact Twylla McPhe , ...
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Plains Public Library Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Plains Public Library Book Club, hosted by the Plains Public Library, meets the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. from September to May at the Plains Public Library (108 W Railroad St, Plains, MT 59859). To learn more, contact Cindy Thomas at (406) 826-3101 or visit their Facebook page (https://m.facebook , ...
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Hot Springs Library – The Sorry I’m Late Book Club
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Sorry I’m Late Book Club, hosted by the Preston Hot Springs Town-County Library, meets on several occasions throughout the year at 3:00 p.m. at the library. 2024 dates include January 13, March 7, March 28, April 18, May 9, May 30, June 20, July 11, August 1, August 22, September 12, October 3, and October 24 , ...
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Legacy Reclaimed – Buck HitswithaStick
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This presentation celebrates the vibrant legacy and enduring spirit of Montana’s Indigenous peoples. Buck Hitswithastick will embark on a journey through the multifaceted history and culture of Montana’s Native communities, spanning from ancient times to the present. By highlighting pivotal figures and moments, he conf , ...
Thompson Falls Book Club 2024
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Thompson Falls Public Library Book Club meets at 4:00 p.m., on the third Friday of each month (except December). For more information contact Crystal Buchanan at (406) 827-3547. To learn more visit thompsonfallspubliclibrary.org. , ...
Finding Montana – Ednor Therriault
5:30 pm
It’s been said that Montana could be sliced up into at least half a dozen states. The diversity of cultures, economies, topography, history, and a hundred other factors tends to dictate what kind of Montanan you are, depending on where you live. Due to the vast distances between population centers in Big Sky Country, i , ...
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Writing Montana with Dave Caserio
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
An outdoor workshop for writers and non-writers based on close observation of the natural world and exploration of the historical, cultural, and geological background of the area. The goal is to push past boundaries and create work in any genre, including poetry, fiction, and personal reflection. Beginning with a bri , ...
Finding Montana – Ednor Therriault
1:00 pm
It’s been said that Montana could be sliced up into at least half a dozen states. The diversity of cultures, economies, topography, history, and a hundred other factors tends to dictate what kind of Montanan you are, depending on where you live. Due to the vast distances between population centers in Big Sky Country, i , ...
Me and Martha: Reflections of Dora DuFran about the Real Life of Calamity Jane
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The name Calamity Jane brings to mind an iconic character of the American West. Accounts of Calamity—whose real name was Martha Canary—are legion and she has achieved mythical status in the lore of the frontier. She lived and traveled throughout Wyoming, Montana, and the Dakotas from 1867 to 1903, during some of the We , ...
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Fort Benton Book Club
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Fort Benton Book Club, hosted by the Fort Benton Library, meets on the 4th Monday of each month at noon in the basement of the Fort Benton Library (1518 Main Street, Fort Benton, MT 59442). To learn more, contact Emily Wicks at (406) 622-5222 or fblibrary1915@gmail.com and visit their Facebook page (https://www.fac , ...
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Lewistown A-Z Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The LPL Book Clubs, hosted by the Lewistown Public Library, meet monthly at the library. The A-Z Club reads across a range of genres but is specifically marketed toward “newcomers to town and old souls” to encourage new residents to engage with their library and community. The A-Z Book Club meets every 4th , ...
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Bridging the Worlds – Buck Hitswithastick
11:00 am
The Selis Qlispe Culture Committee once stated that: “We seek to guard and protect the culture and language of our ancestors so that it will not end or be lost.” “Bridging the Worlds” addresses this concern as a knowledge-based discussion centered on Salish-Bitterroot history and experience, which focuses on Native war , ...
Summer Book Discussion at the Havre-Hill County Library
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The summer reading program at the Havre-Hill County Library will take place on May 30, June 27, July 25, and August 29 this year. The group meets at the Havre-Hill County Library Meeting Room at 6:00 p.m. and all are welcome to participate. For more information, contact Megan or Rachel at 406-265-2123 and visit their F , ...
Fifty Six Counties: A Montana Journey
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In 2014-5, Russell Rowland traveled to every county in Montana and interviewed people, getting their take on the state where they live and what it means to them. He also read dozens of books about the history of the state, and eventually compiled a book, “Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey”, that is a combination hi , ...
Historical Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling – Philip Page
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Through Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling, Philip Page educates audiences about Montana’s early rich history. It’s been said music is a bridge between emotions and actual thoughts and endless visions of the mind. For instance – Who were some of the first ones to come to the Montana Territory after the Lewis and C , ...
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Historical Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling – Philip Page
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Through Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling, Philip Page educates audiences about Montana’s early rich history. It’s been said music is a bridge between emotions and actual thoughts and endless visions of the mind. For instance – Who were some of the first ones to come to the Montana Territory after the Lewis and C , ...
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A Mother’s Journey: The Life of Lucy Meriwether Lewis Marks with Mary Jane Bradbury
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The story of Thomas Jefferson’s Corps of Discovery is engrained in the history of our nation and essential to our understanding of the past.  The story of Lucy Meriwether Lewis Marks—the mother of Meriwether Lewis—remains unknown, yet it offers critical insight into our understanding of the intrepid explorer.  A woman , ...
Historical Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling – Philip Page
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Through Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling, Philip Page educates audiences about Montana’s early rich history. It’s been said music is a bridge between emotions and actual thoughts and endless visions of the mind. For instance – Who were some of the first ones to come to the Montana Territory after the Lewis and C , ...
An Inconvenient Grizzly
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Humans have been on the North American scene for an estimated 30,000 to 15,000 years. Our arrival was preceded by the grizzly bear by perhaps 20,000 years – who would cross the same tenuous landscape bridge, arriving in North America some 50,000 to 60,000 years ago. It is estimated that by the time of the Lewis & C , ...
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Historical Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling – Philip Page
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Through Cowboy Music and Authentic Storytelling, Philip Page educates audiences about Montana’s early rich history. It’s been said music is a bridge between emotions and actual thoughts and endless visions of the mind. For instance – Who were some of the first ones to come to the Montana Territory after the Lewis and C , ...
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