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MWF NEWS and CALENDAR August 18, 2019
August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Montana Women For would like to invite you to become a member. Member dues help us with everything we do: co-sponsoring the Women’s March in Bozeman, organizing film series and speakers, hosting the Livingston Progressive Festival, holding legislative forums during the Montana legislative session, registering voters, chartering buses to marches and other events in other Montana towns, and producing our newsletter.
We have regular meetings on the first Monday of each month in the Teen Room of the Livingston-Park County Library at 6:30 pm. We hope you will come, share your ideas and become involved.
Montana Women For annual dues can be paid either by check or online. Dues are still $25 a year (or $10 for those living lightly). You can always add a donation with your dues to increase your support.
Checks should be made out to Montana Women For with “membership” written in the memo line and mailed to Montana Women For, PO Box 2196, Livingston, MT 59047.
Online, you can go to https://montanawomenfor.org/wp/join-us/ and click on the tab that says Join MWF. PLEASE fill out the membership form before scrolling down to pay.
Thank you for your support.
Monday, August 19
Bear Creek Council's Local Food Challenge Potluck in the Park in Gardiner
5 pm to 7 pm
Arch Park in Gardiner
Bear Creek Council is celebrating Montana's abundant local food and incredible producers through a social at Arch Park. Join us for a potluck dinner and dialogue with successful food producers and local food entrepreneurs.
The celebration is open to all. If you come, bring a side dish, beverage, or dessert featuring Montana-made ingredient(s). Take the statewide challenge by visiting https://mtlocalfoodchallenge.org/ .
To RSVP, call or email Makenna at 406-248-1154 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pints For a Purpose Fundraiser for Greater Yellowstone Coalition in Bozeman
5 pm to 8 pm
Bridger Brewing (1609 S. 11th Ave in Bozeman)
Every Monday, Bridger Brewing supports local non-profits by donating $1 of every pint sold. Join us Monday, August 19, and support GYC. Stop by our table and learn more about the Montana Headwaters Security Act and how you can help secure more Wild & Scenic Rivers!
Drink local brew, support GYC!
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/418698112078650/
Tuesday, August 20
Real Recovery For The Grizzlies - Sierra Club Event in Bozeman
6 pm to 7:30 pm
Yellowstone Wild Gallery (424 E. Main St. in Bozeman)
Join us to hear wildlife photographer Chris Thomas Hoff speak about his experiences photographing the iconic wildlife of Montana and Wyoming. Also hear updates from the Sierra Club on the work being done to protect the grizzlies in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies and what you can do to help!
There will be free beer and snacks!
Wednesday, August 21
Bozeman BPW August Luncheon: "Civil Rights and Social Justice in Montana - Introduction to the Work of ACLU of Montana" with Caitlin Borgmann
11:30 am to 1 pm
Riverside Country Club (2500 Springhill Road in Bozeman)
Tickets $20 for BPW members, $30 for non-members available online
Join us for our August 21st Luncheon “Civil Rights and Social Justice in Montana: Introduction to the Work of the ACLU of Montana” with Caitlin Borgmann!
Caitlin Borgmann, Executive Director of the ACLU of Montana will discuss the landscape of civil rights and liberties in Montana and explore the work of ACLU of Montana, including:
Indigenous justice and educational equity
Criminal justice reform and ending the criminalization of poverty
LGBT, reproductive, and immigrant rights
There will be room for questions and Caitlin will offer various ways that people can get involved in this important work.
Caitlin Borgmann is the Executive Director of the ACLU of Montana, where she leads the organization’s legal, policy, communications, fundraising, and administrative operations and programs. Caitlin grew up in Missoula, Montana, and graduated from Hellgate High School in 1983. She was a law professor at CUNY School of Law from 2004-2015 and a Senior Fellow at the Columbia University Center for Gender & Sexuality Law from 2012-2013. She was the State Strategies Coordinator at the Reproductive Freedom Project of the ACLU for six years, where she was responsible for providing ACLU affiliates nationwide with legislative, legal, and communications advice and support. She also litigated reproductive rights cases. Her scholarship has focused on the respective roles and authority of the courts and the legislatures in protecting constitutional rights, and on the role and judicial treatment of fact-finding in constitutional rights cases. She has also written extensively about reproductive rights.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/794478350954399/
Montana Outdoor Heritage Project's Community Conversation in Bozeman
6 pm to 8 pm
Bozeman Public Library
The Montana Outdoor Heritage Project is a statewide conversation about protecting our outdoor way of life and public land heritage. MOHP is about listening and learning from Montanans about what we all love about living here, what changes and challenges our outdoors are facing, and ultimately exploring the possibilities to improve, enhance, and maintain our lands, water and wildlife.
Please join MOHP Ambassador Shane Doyle as your host for a community conversation that has been scheduled in Bozeman. The hope is to gather a diverse group of community members and hear your thoughts and ideas.
The event will take place at The Bozeman Public Library in the Large Community Room on Wednesday, August 21st at 6pm. Join other community members to learn more about MOHP and help shape the future of our outdoor way of life.
For more information or to RSVP please contact Karrie Kahle at email@example.com
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/356818951656150/
Thursday, August 22
ASPEN's Lunch and Learn Series in Livingston: "Coaching Boys Into Men"
12 noon to 1 pm
Livingston Food Resource Center (202 S. 2nd St. in Livingston)
Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) is an evidence-based program that engages young athletes in building healthy relationships. It teaches boys that violence never equals strength, and gives coaches the tools they need to engage boys and men.
Learn how Park High coaches will be involved in this effort.
The lunch is free but registration is required and can be done by following the link below:
ASPEN Presents a Film Screening in Livingston: "Roll, Red, Roll"
7 pm to 9 pm
Shane Lalani Center for the Arts (415 E. Lewis in Livingston)
Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America.
ASPEN will facilitate a discussion after the film screening to engage the audience in finding solutions and preventative measures to address this issue and end the perpetuation of rape culture in our community.
This film may not be suitable for young children. Childcare will be available at the event.
Staff will be present if anyone is triggered by the events in the film and needs support.
This event is FREE to the community!
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2407625029456664/
Park County Cares August Loaves and Fishes Dinner in Livingston
3 pm to 7 pm
Loaves and Fishes of Livingston (301 S. Main St. in Livingston)
Each month, volunteers from Montana Women For and the Park County Dems cook and serve a dinner at our local soup kitchen. This month the dinner is being coordinated by Priscilla Dysart. If you would like to volunteer to bring food, cook, serve, and/or clean up, please contact Priscilla at 222-6937 or 224-0827 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Streamline BBQ in Bozeman
12 noon to 1:30 pm
32 S. Tracy in Bozeman
You are invited to the 3rd annual Streamline BBQ lunch, catered by Fork & Spoon! Enjoy delicious food, win some swag, and help us celebrate 13 years of fare-free bus service!
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2383461131974061/
Friday, August 23
Fresh Air Fridays at Lindley Park in Bozeman
10 am to 3 pm
Lindley Park Pavillion in Bozeman
Ages 14 - 24
Hosted by Youth Development of HDRC
HDRC’s youth department is hosting another Fresh Air Friday’s youth event on August 23rd from 10-3 at the Lindley Park Pavilion. Join us for an awesome day of food and activities including yard games, art and journaling, sports, Henna tattoos, and the opportunity to win a new bike or longboard! Anyone ages 14-24 are welcome, we can’t wait to hang out with you and your friends!
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2132683027039351/
Sunday, August 25
Suds and Science Series in Bozeman
4 pm to 6 pm
Buckhorn Brewery (1216 W. Lincoln St. in Bozeman)
Bozeman 500 Women Scientists Present Suds and Science Series. Enjoy a pint while listening to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun. All you need is a thirst for knowledge!
This is the first in a series of three (last Sunday of June, July, and August) evenings where we have scientists (usually female) present their research to the community in an approachable way.
Open to the public and all ages.
Upcoming Events - Details in Future Newsletters
August 27 - MTREP Bozeman Book Club: Kindred info
August 27 - Prime Awards: 24 over 64 in Bozeman info
August 29 - 8th Annual Gallatin River Clean up info
August 30 through September 1 - Roam Home Exposition in Bozeman info
September 4 - Free Gently Used Back-to-School Clothing Event in Bozeman info
September 4 - Wanderlust Fall Reception info
September 8 - PCEC Annual Rendezvous and Member Meeting info
September 12 - "The Birth of Public Lands" - John Clayton Author Talk in Bozeman info
September 14 - LGBTQ Leadership Summit in Missoula info
September 15 - Violence Prevention Workshop at MSU info
September 19 - ASPEN's Lunch and Learn Series
September 20 - Gallatin Valley Climate Strike, March, and Rally info
September 21 & 22 - Forward Montana's Montana Youth Organizing Summit in Bozeman info
September 24 - MTREP Bozeman Book Club: Stamped from the Beginning info
September 26 - Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Gardiner info
September 27 - Harvest Celebration in Livingston info
September 28 - An Evening with ACLU and Broad Comedy in Bozeman info
September 29 - Gallatin Wilderness Hike near Big Sky info
October 5 - Bridger Raptor Festival info
October 10 - Montana Conservation Voters 20th Anniversary Gala in Livingston info
October 26 & 27 - MTREP's Annual Race, Equity, and Justice Conference in Bozeman info
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