3 Air Fryer Give-Aways / Free Cooking Classes & Book Signings with cookbook author JL Fields

*JL's coming BACK to Montana!*
JL Fields, author of the new cookbook The Vegan Air Fryer: The Healthier Way to Enjoy Deep-Fried Flavors,
is coming to Montana, to teach us how to use an air fryer as part of her cooking class / book signing tour!

Each class will feature two ways to simplify healthy cooking: air frying and pressure cooking.
TWO lucky winners will take home the air fryers and pressure cookers used at the end of every class!

JL is now offering a small discount on her cookbooks for ADVANCE ORDERS!
Here are three options:

The Vegan Air Fryer (save $2)

Vegan Pressure Cooking (save $2)

BOTH The Vegan Air Fryer + Vegan Pressure Cooking (save $8)

JL can accept advance orders through August 10.
(She will have a small number of both books available for $20 each for those who might decide to purchase after the classes.)

Air fryers, popular in Europe for years, have taken the U.S. by storm, and JL's book is the first air-frying cookbook for plant-based diets.
The Vegan Air Fryer includes more than 80 recipes that are fun to make and bursting with deep-fried flavor.
It will empower home cooks at any skill level to make delicious, healthy vegan recipes the whole family will love.

If you’re a new vegan looking for cooking shortcuts or a long-time vegan in a dietary rut,
it’s the air fryer and pressure cooker to the rescue!
JL will demonstrate simple ways to add flavor and texture to plant-based foods that cook up in minutes!
No pressure cooker or air fryer?
No problem!
JL will share some of her favorite ways to make delicious plant-based meals quickly and with lots of flavor without those devices.

*JL's Montana Tour Dates*

Saturday, August 12, 6:00-8:00pm
The Bozeman Public Library 626 East Main, Bozeman

Sunday, August 13, 4:30-7:00pm
Live and Let Livingston Potluck
Park County Senior Center 206 South Main, Livingston

Wednesday, August 16, 6:00-8:00pm
Phoenix Rising Animal Sanctuary
6941 North Montana, Helena
These classes are free but donations to the Phoenix Rising Animal Sancutary in Helena are welcome.

* Who's JL?*

At the age of 45, JL Fields became vegan, learned how to cook, and started the blog JLgoesVegan.com.
Two years later she walked away from her 25-plus-year career in nonprofit and higher education administration to live her passion.

JL is the founder and culinary director of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy.
She is a vegan lifestyle coach & educator, Food for Life instructor, and a chef instructor in the culinary program at the University of New Mexico-Taos.
JL is the author of The Vegan Air Fryer: The Healthier Way to Enjoy Deep-Fried Flavors
and Vegan Pressure Cooking: Delicious Beans, Grains, and One-Pot Meals in Minutes.
She is the co-author of Vegan for Her: The Woman's Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet.

JL produces and hosts the awesome weekly radio program Easy Vegan and writes the monthly vegan dining review for the Colorado Springs Gazette.
She writes and broadcasts from Colorado Springs where she lives with her husband Dave and their rescued cat Oliver.

For more information, visit: JLgoesVegan.com

*Join JL on Facebook*
Vegan Air Frying Enthusiasts
JL Fields - Vegan Cook, Coach, and Consultant

You don’t want to miss the fair this year!

Park County Fair
July 26th - 30th
4H, FFA and much more.
Call 406-222-4185

Park County Days at the Park County Fair

July 27-29th 11am - 8pm
Thursday July 27th 11-8pm
Ranch & Farm Day
Bring the family and try your hand at cow milking, visit the baby goat petting zoo, take pictures with the biggest Felton angus bull, wagon rides and much more.
Friday July 28th
1st Annual BBQ Cook off 12-7pm Judging at 6pm
Come down and try some of the best BBQ in Park County while they compete for the first annual title.
Sign up today if you think you have the best BBQ and come pick up your trophy!
Brisket, Ribs & Pork!
Saturday July 29th
Battle of the Bands 2-6pm
Looking to have 10-12 Bands in the Main Arena for a playoff of talent. $20.00 for entry and all voting funds are for a nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Park County Days at the Park County Fair
will be an addition to the Fair's regular schedule this year with a Beer Garden, Movies in the Sale Barn, additional food vendors, museums in the main building from other county communities, a dunk tank for fundraising charity and the list goes on. We are trying to get as many local Park County businesses to be a part of the fair by setting up a sale booth or arts n crafts as well as any game or informational booth to show the public and travelers what Park County is about.
Please be a part of this year’s fair by calling us at 222-0850 and sign up today. You only need to commit to participating Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11-8pm
The cost is $10.00 to help with our fees.

Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce
Convention & Visitors Bureau
303 East Park Street
Livingston, MT 59047

Roundhouse Roundup at the Depot: Fun, Food, and Good Folk Inbox x

The Livingston Depot Foundation plans to welcome up to 200 local residents and tourists to its

annual summer fundraising event: Roundhouse Roundup at the Depot, on Thursday July 20, 2017. The

event features a full chuck wagon dinner provided by the Beanery Café. Dancing to the music of local

artists Ric Steinke & Linda Hausler and their western swing group Open Range. Dinner and dancing will

take place in the unique and historical outdoor setting of the Depot with its majestic rounded colonnade

and ornate architectural detail. The Depot museum will also be open for the enjoyment of guests at the

event – featuring popular exhibits such as “Rails Across the Rockies” and “The Livingston Depot in

History and Architecture,” as well as a special exhibit “A Railroad Runs Through It” showcasing local

artists and their works celebrating our community’s unique and colorful relationship with the railroad.

Roundhouse Roundup at the Depot is a fun summer’s evening event intended to introduce and

re-introduce the community and visitors alike to the magnificent Livingston Depot – a true monument to

Livingston’s heritage right in the heart of the community. Proceeds from the event help fund ongoing

restoration and preservation of the historical Depot buildings as well as operation of the museum,

educational programs and community events at the Depot.

The evening is scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and ticket prices are $45 per person ($50 at the

door) with reserved table opportunities for groups of eight or more. Sponsorship opportunities are also

available. Tickets can be reserved by calling the Depot at 406 -222-2300.

The Livingston Depot was originally built in 1902. It has been restored and is operated by the

non-profit Livingston Depot Foundation. The Livingston Depot serves as a community cultural center

promoting the visual and performing arts, culture and history of the Yellowstone Region through its

museum, educational programs and events, for the benefit of Park County residents and visitors from

around the world.

The Depot Museum exhibits are open seven days a week, Monday through Saturday from 10 to

5, and Sunday from 1 to 5 with a modest admission. Group tours are also welcome, and more

information is available through the Depot office at (406) 222-2300 or its website,



Face Yoga/How to take years off of your face

Fumiko Takatsu, has been studying for the last 15 years the most common signs of facial aging. She focuses on seven major unconscious, ordinary behaviors that cause premature facial aging. Fumiko, a student of ours who visits the studio in the summer, will be teaching part of the gentle yoga class this Monday, July 10 at 9 am. She will show us some yoga movements for the face that will help with the aging process. You can attend this class as a drop in student for $13 or use your pass. I am very excited to have her with us, many of us have been interested in her technique so I feel fortunate she is giving us a glimpse into it... Join us this Monday!

Exhibit on display from Thurs., July 6th – Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Livingston Center for Art and Culture presents:

6 artists: Joel Kiser, Coral Lambert, Suz Marshak, Karin Neff, Carla Pagliaro, Laura Poinsette, and Kelley Sullivan. July 6 through August 3rd. Reception/Art Walk: Friday, July 28th, 5:30 – 8pm.

"Treasured States" came about in a discovery of travel, looking at objects and amazing landscapes that took our breath away and made us stop, look and feel. The idea that a work of art resonates such that our minds and souls give it immense visual value to the experience. Holding works of art and places in high regard as a visual treasure.

Precious. Stunning. Special.

A Mural Arts Competition Dangerous:
Phone (406) 333-2330
Livingston, MT 59047
120 N. Main St.
Entry Deadline: August 1, 2017
Green Door Gallery

“There is nothing more dangerous than someone
who wants to make the world a better place.” ~ Banksy

A Banksy-Inspired Mural Arts Competition: Everything is political. If you love Livingston, this is the exhibition for you. Art that resonates with a politically driven Banksy-esque statement is welcome. Art that wakes us up, increases our awareness of the world we live in…our sharing of the land, the water, the air; our care and protection of bison, grizzly, wolves, our elders, our children, our speech, what are the issues for you… art that demonstrates concern and celebration of the town and the land where we live.
The exhibition will be juried by a panel of locals. All art must be ready to hang and sized at one of the following: 42H x 32W; 21Hx16W; 21Hx21W; 21Hx36W. The gallery utilizes a wire hanging system.
First prize is $1,500 and will be awarded at the reception September 22, 2017.
The winning piece will be painted by the artist onto the side of the building that houses the Green Door Gallery. An additional $500 will be awarded after the mural is completed.
Entry fee is $35 (for 1-2 pieces)

Artwork may be dropped off from July 1 – August 1, 2017
Green Door Gallery
Attn: Lisa Snow Beaudin
120 N. Main St. Livingston, MT 59047
Phone (406) 333-2330
Opening Reception: September 22, 2017
Artists juried into the show will be notified after the panel has made its decisions.
The exhibition will run September 22 – October 20, 2017

Songwriters Dinner Show with Corey Leone Johnson & Matt Strachan

Showcase Writers & Musicians Guild presents Matt Strachan & Corey Leone Johnson for an incredible evening of original songs and the stories behind them. You will not want to miss this intimate evening with these two very talented artists.
Dinner by chef Melissa O'Hair of MT PL8 catering & Feedlot 49!
A great evening to get out on the town!
RESERVATIONS NEEDED: Call OR Text (406)222-9600
Dinner & Show - $29
Show only $10
The Buckhorn "It's Just Good Fun!"

Free Professional Development Opportunity – Friday, June 23

ou’re invited to a presentation by Jessica Pettitt on “Conversation that Matters.” It is Friday, June 23 at the Shane Center. There will be two sessions of the same presentation. One from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and another from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. This presentation is free and is sponsored by the City of Livingston, Livingston School District, Park County, Livingston Healthcare, and Park County Rural Fire.

Please share this invitation with others. RSVP with Emily Post at 222-4106 or epost@parkcounty.org.

Spaces available for all sessions, register online for the next two session through Wednesday.

MONDAY, JUNE 26TH (ages 9-12) AT 9AM.

This year's summer art camps:
Traveling Through Space & Time are generously supported by:

The Town Pump Foundation, K.M.A.,INC. Kirk Michels Architect, Livingston ACE Hardware and The Environmental Adventure Company AND long-standing members like YOU =)

Thank you!

Limited space available in next weeks session, please call the Center to confirm availability. All other sessions are available for registration online.

All sessions run Monday-Friday at the Center from 9am to Noon
Week One Themes and Activities:
Day 1- Europe – Prerecorded history.
Project – Prehistoric Cave Drawing
Concept – Lines
Day 2 – Middle East – 7th – 13th Century
Project – Mosaics
Concept – Warm and Cool Colors
Day 3 – Italian Renaissance –
Project – Painting with egg and chalk.
Concept – Color Value
Day 4 – Early American Frontier -1800’s
Project – Weaving
2nd Project – Soap Carving
Day 5 – Modern Art – Abstract Expressionism – 1940’s
Field trip to see a local modern art
Project – Jackson Pollock Drip Painting

Week Two Themes and Activities:

Day 1 – Africa – Prerecorded history and more
Project – African Mask
Concept/Skill – Music as an art form (African music specifically)
Day 2 – Italy – Renaissance
Project – Gold Foil Reliefs
Concept/Skill – TBD
Day 3 – Russia – Late 1800’s
Project – Making Matryoshka Dolls (Nesting Dolls)
Concept/Skill/Second Project – Making Peter and the Wolf Finger Puppets
Day 4 – USA – Mid 20th Century
Project – Picasso – One Color Painting
2nd Project – Fractured Faces
Day 5 – Space – In the Future
Project – (Littles – Create your own space alien and invent your own planet or galaxy)
(Bigs – Acrylic Painting of Galaxies and or real planets: pour painting)
Skill/Concept – How to draw cones and cylinders and such 3d by drawing a rocket.
Session will run Monday-Friday at the Center from 9am to Noon, every day.


Week Three Themes and Activities:

Day 1 – Ancient Egypt
Project 1 – Clay Tablets
Project 2 – Drawing Profiles in Egyptian style. (older kids)
– Make an Egyptian necklace/crown (little kids)
Day 2 – Easter Island 1000 AD – 1500 AD/ Stonehenge 4000 years ago/ Native American
Project – Totem Poles – using clay.
Day 3 – Historic China
Project 1 – Origami
Project 2 – Ink Cherry Blossom Trees (little kids)
– The Great Wave of Kanagawa (older kids)
Day 4 – Ireland – 1800’s
Project 1 – Stained Glass (all day, all levels) (FIELD TRIP!!!)
Day 5 – USA – Today
Project 1 – Encaustics
Project 2 – Tile Art

Please Download Registration Form for Camp: SummerCampRegForm 2017 via our website: http://www.livingstoncenter.organd return to the Center via email, snail mail or in person to hold your place.

Pour Painting AGAIN! taught by Grey Wilson

Date: Saturday, JULY 22

Time: NOON to 2pm
Cost: $45 per student ($40 for LCAC members)

In this THIRD offering, Wilson will demonstrate the basics of creating paintings that use gravity as your paint brush. Use of specific materials will be explained, how to use them and effects that can be achieved when combining them.

Students will be able to do more than one painting in the class. They may have to pick up their art the following Tuesday, as it only takes overnight to dry. Completed paintings also move slightly, so it is better to let them set. Drawing skills are not necessary. If you can put ketchup on a hamburger, you can do this. It's lots of fun and you will be surprised how creative you will become.

All materials included.

Location: 119 south Main Street, Downtown Ltown

To register: (406) 222-5222 or Kathy@livingstoncenter.org OR


TUES, JUNE 6 –SAT, JULY 1, 2017

Friday, June 23
5:30 - 8pm

Shalene Valenzuela, Betsey Hurd, Jeff Purcell, Alissa Mittl AND
Hannah Cameron

5 artists utilizing ceramics to express concepts of Surrealism, juxtapositions in nature, humor and irony, anthropomorphism and incongruity countered with simplicity.

LCAC 119 South Main, visit us at: www.livingstoncenter.org

For more information,
call the Center at (406) 222-5222.

See you at the Center!



Gallery Hours:
Tues - Fri 11AM to 5PM
Sat Noon to 5PM