October events: Bike audit, movie watch party and a Save the Date for the PCEC Rendezvous
October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Save the date for October PCEC and Community events!
For the first time since March, we are sharing an events email with our members. While we recognize that we are still in the midst of the pandemic, we still want to engage with our members and share many of the great online and socially distant events that are happening.
Save The Date: Virtual PCEC Rendezvous
Wednesday, November 18, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. - online
PCEC will be virtually hosting its annual member meeting, the PCEC Rendezvous, on Wednesday, November 18, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This online webinar will help celebrate our 30th anniversary featuring community speakers, including Keynote speaker Dr. Shane Doyle, who will share their love of this place. We will share our annual awards and kick off an end-of-the-year fundraising drive.
Monday, October 12, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Park County Fairgrounds/online
Candidates for county office are scheduled from 6 p.m.-7:15 p.m. and House Districts 59 and 60 candidates from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The number of in-person attendees will be limited to 50 people, and masks and social distancing will be required. The event will also be live-streamed, recorded and available for viewing at bit.ly/3kJcR02.
Join PCEC for a discussion of the film Public Trust, sponsored by Patagonia. Prior to the film, PCEC will host a virtual watch party of the film. You can watch the film from 5 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13, until 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 15. Please let us know if you plan to attend by filling out this form.
Thursday, October 15, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Meet outside Lincoln School
Please join PCEC and the Livingston Bike Club for a group bike audit (slow roll cycle and discussion) that will inform the future locations of pedestrian-activated yield signs and making Park Street safer for more people in our community. Please RSVP, so we know how many people are coming. Kid-friendly event. If you cannot join us and have input you want to share, please send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Montana Votes! is a three-part lecture series put on by the Fort Missoula Museum discussing the history of MT Politics, Women's Suffrage, Voting 101, Native American Voting Rights, & much more. Join Brianna Lamb, a community organizer at All Nations Health Center, and Marci McLean, executive director of Western Native Voice, as we learn about the history and current trends of Montana's Indigenous People's rights to vote.
PCEC’s Community Conversations return! Join us for our first community conversation of the season, Thursday, Oct. 29, 1:30-3 pm.
Conservation easements will be the subject with help from Peter Brown, Stewardship Director from the Gallatin Valley Land Trust, and Jessie Wiese, Southwest Montana Manager for the Montana Land Reliance. Brown and Wiese will help us understand how easements work, and the pros and cons of using them as a land use planning tool.
Stay tuned for more information on how to participate. This event will be held via Zoom and we’ll provide more details, including an agenda, in the next couple of weeks.
You should be receiving your ballot any day now. Please take the time to return the ballot by mail as soon as possible. At the latest, try to mail it by October 20 (two weeks before the Nov. 3 deadline).
You can also return ballots in person to the Park County Clerk and Recorder's Office at 414 E. Callender Street until 8 p.m. on Nov. 3. On November 3, the county will also have drop-box locations at the Gardiner School, Emigrant Hall, St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Clyde Park and the Park County Fairgrounds. Election judges will monitor the drop boxes from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.