Events – July and August 2014
Stand up Paddle Board Class
Join us at the Lagoon, Tuesday, August 5th at 6 pm for a FREE SUP and yoga class. Libby Frederickson and Amy will be going over the basics of paddle boarding and then we will do a yoga class on our boards. Borrow a board or contact Rubber Ducky at 223-3746 to rent one. Please also bring an empty gallon milk jug with some rope attached to it so we can use it as an anchor. It will be a blast!!!
Yoga and Oils Class
Join Lisa Machac and Susie Walby as they present an oils and yoga class at the studio for Free, Thursday, August 7th from 10:30- noon. Find out how oils can help your body and mind and your yoga practice.
Last Best Fest Juried Art Exhibition
Reminder! The first Last Best Fest Juried Art Exhibition & Sale, in conjunction with the Last Best Fest, will be held on September 5-7, 2014. It is a regional juried art show and sale event which will be mounted at three locations in town, the Livingston Center for Art and Culture, the Lincoln School, and The Frame Garden Gallery. The call for art is being made to include Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota, Utah and Colorado. Submit work online at Submittable https://lastbestfest.submittable.com/submit/30311 (you will need to create an account).Submissions are due July 25! Unfortunately, the link was inactive last week. Please let us know if you have any trouble submitting.
Year of the Horse Exhibit
Stephanie Revennaugh, Audrey Hall, Betsey Hurd, Lyn StClair, and Joe Wayne have filled our gallery with their tributes to the “Year of the Horse,” a new exhibit to be featured during the July Art Walk on Friday, July 25 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.
The exhibit will be displayed from July 15 through August 8. Images from the exhibit can be found at www.livingstoncenter.org. The Livingston Center for Art and Culture is located at 119 S. Main St., and can be reached at 222-5222.
Livingston Classic PBR
The Livingston Classic PBR is the premier sporting event in Livingston, MT. With a sell out crowd each year to witness the best bulls and bull riders in the world, this is the event you don’t want to miss! This year will be no less with the top 35 bull riders in the world, 60,000 pounds of bucking bulls and world class entertainer, Flint Rasmussen.
Livingston Fly Fishing Fair
The International Federation of Fly Fishers presents its ANNUAL FLY FISHING FAIR August 7th thru the 9th at Park High. From 9 to 5 daily, experience seminars and workshops, book signings, and films. See the latest products, fly tying and casting demonstrations by some of the country’s best.
The Other Side: Conceptual Emerging Experimental
Celebrating 40 years of showcasing art of all mediums, Livingston’s Danforth Gallery will open the second summer show of the season during the Livingston Art Walk on Friday, July 25th from 5:30-8:30pm. The Other Side: Conceptual Emerging Experimental brings together artists that are exploring and pushing their work beyond contemporary conceptions of medium, dialogue, academia and reality. Henry Real Bird, poet laureate from Kasic’s film Enter the Wind, will read a poem during the opening reception from 5:30 -8:30 pm on Friday, July 25th at the Danforth gallery The show will be up until August
Nice Cream Social Vegan Potluck
Hope you can join us this Sunday, July 13th, at 4:30pm at the Livingston Public Library, 228 West Callendar Street for our monthly potluck! The (always optional) theme is a NICE Cream Social, featuring yummy Coconut Bliss, Purely Decadent, and So Delicious! (all available locally at Town and Country Foods! )Pick out your favorite flavor and bring it to the potluck!
LCAC July Events
Save the Date: PLEIN AIR ON THE YELLOWSTONE
Preschool Mini camps (ages 3-6)
Session I: June 17-19
Cost $50 members, $55 non-members
Elementary Art Camps (ages 6-10)
Session I: June 16-20
Cost: $115 members, $125 non-members
Art Camp Intensives (5th-8th Grade)
Session I: June 23-27
Cost: $115 members, $125 non-members
We still have room in all camps but the July 14-18 Elementary Art Camp, which is full. The July 28 – Aug 1 Art Camp Intensive, taught by Traci Isaly and Lucie Forstenzer, has been opened to ages 8 and up! Call to register!
Festival of the Arts
Summer doesn’t get any better than admiring fine art and crafts work while enjoying a choice slice of pie at the Livingston Depot Center’s 27th annual Festival of the Arts. The upcoming Fourth of July week event will take place Wednesday, July 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday July 4, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Yellowstone has Teeth – Reading
Journalist Marjane Ambler will share excerpts from her memoir, Yellowstone Has Teeth, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5 at Elk River Books, 120 N. Main St. in Livingston. Ambler and her husband worked for the National Park Service and lived on Yellowstone Lake for nearly ten years. She has turned that experience into a wide-ranging book about the challenges of that life and the community of people who depend on each other for survival. Her book delves into the history of winter life for park employees—and women in particular. Ambler is a former associate editor of High Country News, and author of Breaking the Iron Bonds: Indian Control of Energy Development. Her reading is free and open to the public. A book signing and reception will follow the reading. For more information, call 333-2330.
Tri-County Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence is looking for Super Heroes of All Ages to join us to Stand Against Violence in the July 2nd Parade.
Capes, Masks, and Shields will be provided! You may dress in a Super Hero costume, but we will ask that you wear our purple cape and mask as well.
Call 222-5902 for more information or to register.
Formaldehyde to Fine Art Display
Formaldehyde to Fine Art, works by Shirl Ireland and John Stacy, will be shown at the Livingston Center for Art and Culture from June 17, 2014 through July 12, 2014. Seven years in the making, the first public exhibition of this body of work, tells the inspired journey of an artist along with the history of Yellowstone. Included are pencil drawings, plein air studies, clay models, oil paintings and bronze sculptures.
Summer Reading Program events are in full swing! Don’t miss the last few weeks of activities! Tuesday July 15th there’s a combined program for K-5th grades: “Rhythm Drumming” at 1:30-3pm. Thursday July 17th the Teens will begin their “Amazing Race Livingston” at 6:30pm, and conclude it the following week on July 24th. (That will be the finale for the teen events this summer, so be sure to come!) Tuesday July 22nd is another great combined program for K-5th grades: “Mr. E Magic Show” at 1:30-3pm. Then the kid’s finale will be July 29th and 30th with Museum of the Rockies bringing an exciting program on Old Faithful and other geysers! Plan to attend these fun events! Before you know it, summer will be
Put some Drama into your July: LACE July Classes
Summer Scene Study
6 Mondays & Tuesdays, 6-8pm, July21-Aug5, $60
Always wanted to act? Love theater? Want to hone your talent or dust off some old skills? Join us for a summer scene study class! For six sessions over three weeks we will dive into scenes taken from stage plays and explore the art of acting on our feet in a low stress, high fun environment.
Taught by Kristin Hammargren
River Rafting for Women
Learn to read whitewater through this detailed hands-on orientation into the world of rafts and rivers, on the Yellowstone River. Here your seasoned river guide will teach you about river gear, boating equipment, rowing techniques, and river features while everyone gets the opportunity to maneuver the raft and have fun on the Yellowstone River. No previous experience is needed. You will learn all that you need to know to begin safely enjoying the rivers while rafting. Spaces limited to 4 women. Let me know if you’re interested.
Taught by Randi O’Brien
Come join in the fun and educational activities occurring at your Library!
Deadrock Writers – usually meets once per month on Saturday afternoon
Christopher Paolini’s Young Writers’ Workshop – tentatively planned every two weeks
Carnegie Readers (book discussion group) – first Thursday of the month at 5pm
Game Club (board games) – once per month on a Wednesday evening
Cheap Date Night (movie & popcorn) – once per month on a Friday evening
Books & Babies Story Time – Wednesday & Thursday mornings at 10:30am
Pre-School Story Time – Friday mornings at 10:30am
Family Read Night – monthly at various times
After School Club – monthly (during the school year) on early release days
Livingston Public Library – Preschool Story Time
Contact the Library at (406) 222-0862 or visit their website at livingstonpubliclibrary.org
Live Music at the Music Ranch
July 26th – Paulette Carlson, Baillie and the Boys, Alyssa Bonagura
For more information, call 406-222-2255 or visit musicranchmontana.net
Live Theatre at the Blue Slipper
No events at this time
Location: 113 E Callender St, Livingston, MT. Call 406-222-7720 or visit bluslipper.com
Live Theatre at the Shane Center
Wednesday & Thursday, July 2-23 – Catch & Release
Location: 415 E. Lewis St, Livingston Mt. Call 406-222-1420
Live Music at the Buckhorn Theatre
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Location: 5237 Hwy 89 South #4 Livingston, MT, call 406-222-9600 or visit buckhorntheatre.com
Live Music at the Murray Bar
July 8 – Livingston Food Pantry Benefit: Scott Kirby & Guests
Location: Downtown Livingston. Call 222-9463 or visit their website at TheMurrayBar.com
Live Music at Pine Creek Cafe
July 12 – Modern Sons and Panther Car – Progressive Alt Rock
Location: Pine Creek, Paradise Valley. Call 222-3628.
Live Music at Chico Hot Springs
July 11 & 12- Down Time
Location: Paradise Valley. Call 333-4933.
Park County and Livingston Yearly Events
July 4th Week: Livingston Round Up, Parade and Art Fair
August: Park County Fair www.parkcounty.org
Early December: Livingston Holiday Stroll
Livingston Farmers Market at Sacajawea Park in Livingston
Resumes in the spring
Food, 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
Vendors, 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.