Events – April & May 2016

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  • Elk River Arts & Lectures presents award-winning novelist Laura Pritchett elk-river-arts-lectures

    The Elk River Arts & Lectures spring series concludes with a free reading and book signing by

    Colorado author Laura Pritchett on Thursday, May 12, at Elk River Books.

    Pritchett’s novels and environmental writing have received numerous awards including the High

    Plains Book Award for Stars Go Blue, called “a brilliant novel, filled with heartache and humor”

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  • 5 classes starting in May adult-community-education

    Chainsaws in Action

    1 Sunday, 3-6 pm, May 1, $15

    This will be hands on chainsaw instruction for all skill levels. The instructor will cover personal protective equipment, safe starting procedures, and safe operation of the chainsaw when bucking and felling. We will cover bucking and under bucking, cutting logs under tension and compression, and properly taking ... Read More/Share

  • Looking for a fun employment opportunity this summer? lcac

    Teaching Opportunity:
    The Livingston Center for Art and Culture is seeking a Summer Art Camp Teacher to teach week-long classes for children ages 3-12. A qualified applicant will have experience working with children, a strong art background, and the ability to plan engaging, age-appropriate art activities. The applicant must be able to provide ... Read More/Share

  • Register NOW for these Classes lcac

    In celebration of National Poetry Month, Reading THIS Friday at the Center! Doors open at 6pm.
    Upcoming Classes for April and May
    Call the Center today to register:

    Introduction to PAINTING
    Instructor: Jennifer Clausen, 2015 LCAC Artist Grant Recipient
    Saturday, April 16th, 1pm to 4pm

    Cost of class: $25 ($20 for members) Ages: ... Read More/Share

  • Workshop with Lisa Hughes Canceled/Kundalini Core Series and Healing your Stress starts Sunday yoga3

    Lisa Hughes’ workshop Canceled

    I am sorry to say but we are going to have to cancel this weekend workshop with Lisa Hughes due to low attendance. There is a lot going on in the spring around here so we will plan on having Lisa back in the fall. Once we set the ... Read More/Share

  • Get dressed up and come to dance, eat, drink and… rotary_logoWEB

    Get dressed up and come to dance, eat, drink and buy a bathroom!

    The Livingston Rotary and Global Midwife Education Foundation will be hosting the event. Proceeds from the night will go towards buying sinks and toilets for Bolivian families that live without them.

    You can learn more about this part of the Foundation’s work ... Read More/Share

  • Call For Art! lcac

    Call For Entries: Livingston HealthCare Hospice Garden

    Entry Deadline: April 30, 2016

    View Site Details Garden Section, Garden Overview Plan, Detailed Garden Plan

    Prospectus #1: To commission a freestanding water feature/sculpture to be installed in the Hospice Garden adjacent to the new medical facility.

    Prospectus #2: ... Read More/Share

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month tricounty

    Every April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, is observed to bring to light an issue that affects our community in a staggering way. This year’s campaign focuses on ways that individuals, communities, and the private sector can help prevent sexual violence. Nearly one in five women and one in 71 men are victims of sexual assault, ... Read More/Share

  • Fun filled April at the Breathing Room yoga3

    reathing Room Yoga

    Events in April
    Lisa Hughes/Randa Chehab/Ayurveda Series/Six Week Kundalini Series /Yoga for Runners Series

    We have a busy month ahead at the studio so plan ahead and reserve your spots for these great yoga opportunities.

    Lisa Hughes Bennett, who opened Breathing Room Yoga with her business partner, Jen Tanner, 10 years ago this June, will ... Read More/Share


    JULY 2, 3 & 4

    The Livingston Depot Center’s Festival of the Arts will be held in the Depot Rotary Park, adjacent to the Depot Center, in downtown Livingston, Montana, Saturday through Monday, July 2, 3, and 4, from 10 to 6 each day.

    This popular ... Read More/Share

  • 11 Great Classes that cover a LOT of Ground adult-community-education

    Cize Live

    6 Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm, Mar 30 – May 4, $40

    CIZE LIVE is professional dance for everyday people. Created by Shaun T, world-famous choreographer and fitness trainer, this class breaks down professionally choreographed dance routines, step-by-step, so that anyone can dance! It’s so fun, so thrilling, you’ll forget you’re actually working out! Please come equipped ... Read More/Share

  • Farewell Gathering on April 1 lacclogowithname

    After 12 1/2 years of service, the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce wishes a fond farewell and best wishes to Lou Ann Nelson as their executive director. Lou Ann came to the chamber in the fall of 2003 during its building renovation and was on hand for its grand reopening and truck raffle ... Read More/Share

  • KGLT Fund Drive 2016: Sunday, March 27 – Saturday, April 9 index1

    KGLT, Southwest Montana’s alternative public radio station, celebrates 48 years of great music with their annual fund drive starting Sunday, March 27th.

    KGLT 91.9 and 97.1 fm in Bozeman is non-commercial and largely listener-supported, making their annual fund drive a major source of operating revenue. And every year, KGLT’s staff of over 80 volunteer DJs take ... Read More/Share

  • Yoga Mala to Welcome Spring YogaWEB

    Yoga Mala to welcome in Spring/
    Another 6 week Ayurvedic Session on Saturdays

    Ayurvedic Six Week Session starting Saturday, April 9 from 3:30-5:00 pm

    Did you know that when and how you eat is as important than what you eat for maintaining strong digestion, balanced energy, and a healthy weight?

    Ayurveda, the healing science of yoga, can ... Read More/Share

  • Looking for Poetry! lcac

    April is National Poetry Month!

    The Livingston Center for Art and Culture, in collaboration with the Park County/Livingston Public Library, will celebrate by sponsoring Poetry in the Windows. Poems by local authors will be displayed in the windows of downtown businesses through the month of April. Community members can pick up a map in ... Read More/Share

  • Art on Tap & Other Events Print

    Art on Tap: As part of Craft Beer Week, Wheatgrass Saloon will host a finger painting class with

    Livingston artist Parks Reece combined with craft beer and heavy appetizers.

    The event will take place Friday, April 8th from 6-8 pm at Wheatgrass Saloon, 120 North

    Main Street, Livingston, Montana. Cost is $45 and includes a ... Read More/Share

  • Essentrics March Schedule essentricsweb

    Mondays 4:15-5:15: Renew (438 E Mendenhall Suite 2, Bozeman)
    Wednesdays 5:30-6:30: Renew

    Private Classes Available

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  • Park County Youth Film Festival popcornWEB


    Information Meeting- February 29, 2016

     Work Days March 3rd and 8th- 3:45 – 5:00

     Film Festival March 16th at the Shane Center – 6:30pm

     Park County winner will be eligible for State Competition

    o Sleeping Giant Middle School Computer Lab B106

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  • Classes for Kiddos coming up 3/28 to 4/1! lcac

    During Spring Break, March 28th to April 1 MAKE IT AN “ART-CATION!”
    Collaborative Drawing & Painting

    Dates:3/30 thru 4/1 ... Read More/Share

  • Yoga for Runners/Ashtanga One day Workshop yoga3

    Join Alyssa for a six week Yoga for Runners series

    Starting Thursday, March 3rd, join Alyssa at the studio at 6 pm for Yoga for Runners. This is a six week series that focus on areas of the body that are most afflicted with running such as hamstrings, hips and lower back. Each week ... Read More/Share

  • Park County Days – NPS Cent. Week Planning lacclogowithname

    Dear “Park County Days” 2016 NPS Centennial Celebration Partners,
    Thank you for attending last week’s meeting. It was great to have so many of you there. Remember we need plenty of town folk to pull this large event off…please bring a friend, coworker, neighbor or a stranger… we need plenty of helpers!
    As ... Read More/Share

  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Park County Sat FEB 27 Bowl For Kids Sake bbbs-logo

    BBBS of Park County needs your help in their efforts to mentor our Community’s Youth! From pairing “Bigs and Littles” together, to lunchtime buddies, to involvement with after-school program LINKS for learning, BBBS programs have a positive, lasting, and deeply meaningful impact on our children and our town. So, please consider making a ... Read More/Share

  • Paul Zarzyski opens spring lecture series elkriver

    Cowboy poet, recording artist and former bareback rider Paul Zarzyski will bring his wild words

    to Livingston for a free reading on Thursday, March 17 as the kick-off of Elk River Arts &

    Lectures’ spring 2016 lecture series.

    The 2005 recipient of the Montana Governor’s Arts Award for Literature, Zarzyski has

    performed at the annual National ... Read More/Share

  • 2016-2017 Park County Map spring press logo (main)

    Spring Hill Press will be calling businesses

    Once again the Livingston Area Chamber has partnered with Spring Hill Press to publish our 2016-17 Park County map. We are delighted to promote our communities and local businesses through this highly effective and quality publication. During the week of February 22, Spring Hill Press staff will be ... Read More/Share

  • Toastmasters FREE Event for Business Professionals toastmasters-logo@2x

    Tuesday, Feb 23 Vince Grant Hall 6-7:30pm
    “Productive Leadership: Unmangle Your Meetings” by James Waldby
    “Courage! Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking” by Mike Moore
    “Living Your Truth” by Vicky Ouellette
    There will be refreshments & impromptu table topics as well.
    Take advantage of this great opportunity to reach your full potential!

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  • HRDC Volunteer Income Tax Assistance index

    January 25th – April 14 on Tues, Wed, Thurs
    11am to 3pm by Appointment only
    call 333-2537 or email vita@thehrdc.org

    Do you need assistance preparing your Federal Tax Return? VITA services are free to those who make under $54K annually. Volunteers are trained and equipment to handle your needs.

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  • Two classes just for Women and Six for Everyone adult-community-education

    Yoga with Christy on Tuesdays

    6 Tuesdays, 6:15-7:30 pm, Feb 16 – Mar 22, $40

    This is an active yoga series for multi-level participants. Beginners are welcome! We will focus on connecting with our breath and body, combining movement with longer holds to increase strength, while throwing in some joint and heart openers for flexibility. Each class ... Read More/Share


    In the last stretch before its popular cards night, the Livingston Depot Foundation has announced the prizes for the coming winners at bridge, pinochle, and cribbage. These inviting prizes include dinners for two from the Stockman, the Sport, Clyde Park Tavern and Café, Glenn’s, and Fiesta en Jalisco, and additional delicious offerings from the ... Read More/Share

  • Upcoming Presentations and Adult Classes lcac

    We still have openings available in the following classes.
    Register by calling 222-5222 or email: kathy@livingstoncenter.org

    FROM 6 TO 8PM
    Private pilot and amateur photographer Austin Timm will share a collection of stories and personal photographs highlighting the beauty of ... Read More/Share

  • Couple’s yoga class for Valentine’s Day yoga3

    Join Karen and Amy for a two hour couple’s yoga class next Sunday, February 14th from 4-6 pm. You will learn some new and different poses with your partner and will find how the strength and ease of another person’s body can help you enjoy a particular pose even more. A sweet treat ... Read More/Share

  • Communication and Adult Ed Survey education-clip-art-WEB2


    The Gardiner School Board is seeking input into how the school communicates with parents and community members. In addition, we would like feedback about Adult Education. Your input is highly valued and greatly appreciated. Please click on the link below to take a 5-minute survey.


    The survey will be available through February 11.

    Bob Fuhrmann
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  • Don’t give up now! yoga3

    Keep a good thing going

    What a great month it has been at the studio, so nice to see all the new students and continuing students filling up our beautiful room at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts. Thank you for taking advantage of our special and trying to come to yoga ... Read More/Share

  • New Essentrics Schedule essentricsweb

    Starting in February there will be a few changes. I have most of the updates now and will send an updatedschedule when other classes are ready to be offered.

    I’ve attached the February schedule, please take a look as there are different times, days and locations.

    Punchcard methods are also shifting starting next Monday.
    They ... Read More/Share

  • Livingston Depot Cards Night Livingston-Depot

    The Livingston Depot Center will hold its Bridge, Pinochle, and Cribbage Night at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2016.

    Dessert will be served at 7 p.m. Bridge, pinochle, and cribbage will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for Depot members and $7 for non-members, with proceeds to benefit the Livingston Depot ... Read More/Share

  • CALL FOR ART: 17th Annual LCAC Community Art Show lcac

    We are looking for works of original art from all members of the Park County Community, all media. For example: painting, drawing, glass, ceramics, crocheting, silkscreen, multi-media. Please submit no more than three pieces so that everyone can participate. You do not need to be a professional artist to show, but if you are ... Read More/Share

  • Nine classes that are filling fast adult-community-education

    Tai Chi Chih: Part 2

    5 Wednesdays, 9-10 am, Jan 27 – Feb 24, $30

    This class offers 10 more easy to learn movements that increase flexibility, reduce tension, enhance creativity, and lighten one’s mood! This class is for folks who have already taken the first class and learned the first 10 movements. Practitioners range in age ... Read More/Share

  • Richard Fernau presents his improvisational architecture elkriver

    California and Montana-based architect Richard Fernau will present his architectural projects

    based on theories of improvisation in a free event at Elk River Books on Tuesday, February 9,


    His new book, Improvisations on the Land, details the philosophy and artistry of his firm, Fernau

    + Hartman. Starting with principles of sustainability and “respect for the ... Read More/Share

  • Join Karen next Wednesday, January 13 from 4:00-5:30 pm for a Beginner’s Series yoga3

    Join Karen Stenseth, ND, RYT for this six week series. This class will be an opportunity to immerse yourself in the foundations of yoga so that you become familiar with basic poses and philosophy. There will be individual attention given so that the practice becomes your own- inviting in safety and growth. Participants will complete ... Read More/Share

  • Nine New Classes for the New Year, and that’s Just in January, Feb is Full of Favorites adult-community-education

    Wheel Pottery

    7 Mondays, 6-9 pm, Jan 4 – Feb 15, $135

    This class offers a hands-on introduction to techniques for throwing pottery on the wheel. Students will work independently with guided practice from the instructor. Beginning and intermediate students are welcome. Students will learn to fire and glaze their pottery as well. A $20 materials fee ... Read More/Share

  • Gift Certificates/January Special YogaWEB

    Give the gift of health and wellness, purchase a gift certificate from the Breathing Room in any amount and send it to your loved one this holiday season.

    Remember you can buy a VERY discounted pass for January now. For $45 you can take as many classes as possible throughout the month of January. ... Read More/Share

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    Livingston Public Library – Preschool Story Time

    Fridays, 10:30am
    Children love a fun and engaging story time. Get your kids interested in reading by bringing them for the Friday morning story time.

    Contact the Library at (406) 222-0862 or visit their website at livingstonpubliclibrary.org

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Live Music and Theatre – April & May 2016

  • Neptune’s Brewery neptuneweb

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    119 N L St, Livingston, MT 59047
    (406) 222-7837

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  • Katabatic Brewery katabaticweb

    4/2 – Heather Lingle

    4/4 – Bluegrass Jam

    4/6 – Danny B

    4/9 – Tap Into MT Brew Fest with Laney Lou & The Bird Dogs, AND Tom Catmull Radio Static.

    4/11 – Bluegrass Jam

    4/13 – Paul Lee Kupfer

    4/16 – GT Hurley

    4/18 – Bluegrass Jam

    4/20 – J-Bird

    4/22 – Tom Catmull

    4/25 – Bluegrass Jam

    4/27 – John Dendy

    4/30 – Cottonwood Line

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  • Live Music at the Music Ranch musicranch

    No Events at this time.

    For more information, call 406-222-2255 or visit musicranchmontana.net

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  • Live Music at Follow Yer Nose BBQ wildflour

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    4 Overlook Road, Emigrant MT.

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  • Live Theatre at the Blue Slipper BlueSlipperLogoWEB

    “Rumors” by Neil Simon, directed by Gary Fish – Performances April 1 through 24: Sat & Sun 8pm; Sun Matinees 3pm

    Location: 113 E Callender St, Livingston, MT. Call 406-222-7720 or visit bluslipper.com

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  • Live Theatre at the Shane Center shanecenter

    Apr 8-9 – Snow White
    Apr 13 – A Place at the Table
    Apr 16 – The Mystery of the Cuttyrainbrown
    Apr 19 – Livingtson Film Festival
    Apr 29 & 30 – 9 to 5 The Musical

    Location: 415 E. Lewis St, Livingston Mt. Call 406-222-1420

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  • Live Music at the Buckhorn Theatre BuckhornWEB

    Monday April 4th – Tap into Montana Brewfest @ The Buckhorn. 9 Montana Beers on tap. Free Movie…STRANGE BREW at 7PM

    Friday April 8th – The second show in this series…. Songwriters in the Round Dinner show – $29 Show & Dinner Reservations Needed/ $10 Show Only 406-222-9600 .. Sean Devine, Shelly Besler, Tom Catmull.

    Saturday ... Read More/Share

  • Live Music at the Murray Bar murraybar

    Songwriter’s Night
    Thursday, April 7

    Paul Lee Kupfer
    Friday, April 8

    Saturday, April 9

    Ticket Sauce
    Sunday, April 10
    Jay’s Lounge

    Monday, April 11
    Dan Dubuque

    Thursday, April 14
    Paul Lee Kupfer

    Friday, April 15
    Wartime Blues

    Saturday, April 16
    Someday Miss Pray

    Sunday, April 17
    Jay’s Lounge

    Monday, April ... Read More/Share

  • Live Music at Chico Hot Springs chicohotspringslogo

    Apr 7 & 8 – Blackwater
    Apr 15 & 16 – The Max
    Apr 22 & 23 – Justin Case Band
    Apr 29 & 30 – Western Electric

    Location: Paradise Valley. Call 333-4933.

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Park County and Livingston Yearly Events

  • Park County and Livingston Yearly Events

    July 4th Week: Livingston Round Up, Parade and Art Fair
    July Third Week: Livingston Summer Fest
    July 26: Livingston Classic PBR

    August: Park County Fair www.parkcounty.org
    August: Bark in The Park
    August: Old Settlers Day in Clyde Park

    Early December: Livingston Holiday Stroll
    Chrismas Day: Free Community Dinner at The Civic Center

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Farmer’s Markets

  • Farmers Markets

    Livingston Farmers Market at Miles Park Bandshell in Livingston

    June 3-Sept 24
    Every Wednesday 4:30 to 7:30 PM

    marketwebFood, vendors, produce, arts & crafts, baked goods, special events, live music until 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 4:30 to 7:30, through Sept. 26, banks of Yellowstone, Miles Park. Call 222-0730.

    Emigrant People’s Market

    Resumes in the spring
    Summer Saturdays, 10 AM to 2 PM

    emigrant-peoples-marketVendors, produce, barbecue, Crocket tourney, kite flying, other events, lunch time music by Denny Earnest & Friends on Wildflour Bakery porch, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2 ish, St. John’s Green (across from Post Office), Emigrant.

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