FREE – Youth Activities for Earth Day! WHEN & WHERE: Sunday, April 21 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at Caras Park (downtown Missoula). WHAT: Spread the word! MUD is hosting it’s seventh annual Earth Day celebration this Sunday from 12:00-5:00 PM in Caras Park. This year we have more youth activities than ever and
Montana Summer Institute 2013- Early Registration ends on April 30th! WHAT: The 11th annual Montana Summer Institute (MSI) on Positive Community Norms (PCN) will occur in Big Sky, MT on June 18th-21st, 2013 and is hosted by The Center for Health and Safety Culture /MOST of Us ® at Montana State University. This year’s theme
Here Comes the SUN: (S)aturdays in April: FREE writing workshops for kids ages 7-12 with Sheryl Noethe at #28, Officers’ Row, Fort Missoula, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, April 13, 20 and 27. (U)nusual and original: LISTEN to creative writing by Lewis and Clark Elementary School fourth and fifth graders on KUFM’s Pea Green
To access the most recent (i.e., April 16 – 30) events list, please click on the following link: FamiliesFirst_April16-30_Events
‘Civic Engagement 101: Women, Activists, Allies’ WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday, April 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the University Center (Room 326). WHAT: WORD is teaming up with NCBI and the UM Women’s Center to present a confidence-building workshop (i.e., to prepare participants to advocate effectively for themselves, for others and for the causes they
C.S. Porter Middle School to Host Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau Program WHAT: “Introducing Native American Literature” with Dorothea Susag. Dorothea Susag, of Fairfield, Mont., is a retired language arts and Heritage Project teacher, a 1992-93 Christa McAuliffe Fellowship recipient, and author of Roots and Branches: a Resource of Native American Literature Themes, Lessons, and Bibliographies,
Celebrating the Poetry Month of April WHAT: In recognition, the Collaborative is offering FREE writing workshops for kids (ages 7 to 12), taught by Sheryl Noethe, MWC Artistic Director and Montana’s Poet Laureate. WHEN: Saturdays – April 13,20, and 27 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. WHERE: Fort Missoula’s Officer’s Row, Building #28. Watch for signs. FOR DETAILS: Call 549-3348 or 360-5664 for information,
To access the most recent EatSmart newsletter, click on the following link: EatSmart_Apr2.
Kindergarten Registration – For Fall 2013 – Begins on Tuesday, April 9 The first day of school in the 2013-2014 school year is Wednesday, Aug. 28; some schools take a “staggered approach” to kindergarten beginning with half day classes for the first-time students and progressing to “full day” classes as the week concludes. To be
… A New Free Service at The Children’s Museum … The Parenting Center provides parent education while children play! If you have parenting questions, concerns, or want someone to hear how frustrating, challenging, mind-boggling and humbling parenting is, stop by and visit with Families First Parent Education Director, Dara Newman, M.A., Ph.D. The Parenting Center will be
Celebrating Three Decades of Excellence in Media & Conservation – International Wildlife Medica Center & Film Festival Matinees for school groups are available. To access details, please click on the following link: IWFF_Information
Get your students drawing, painting, sculpting, and making wonderful creations celebrating wildlife through art! WHAT: All students, individuals, families and community groups are invited to submit art. All artwork dropped off at the IWFF offices must be labeled with name, grade, school and teacher. Art will be displayed at various downtown Missoula locations up to
4th Annual Spring Soiree WHEN: Sunday, April 28 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Caffe Dolce, 500 Brooks Street. ADMISSION: Tickets are $55 each or two for $100. Proceeds will benefit The Missoula Writing Collaborative.
To access an events calendar for April, please click on the following link: MNHC_AprilNewsletter
To access the April 2013 newsletter, please click on the following link. FreeFairlyCheap.April
Mommy Market Indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2606 South Avenue West.
Protect Your Head! WHAT: Low-cost helmets for sale – adult and child sizes available: Skateboard ($10), Bike ($8), Ski/Snowboarding ($20) and Equestrian ($23). WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday, May 23 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the OLD Western Montana Clinic Building (515 W Front). MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Michelle Schaefer at 329-5660. Cash or checks only
WORDS WITH WINGS 2013 WHAT: A summer writing program for ages 8-14. Based at the beautiful University of Montana. 12 – 14 writers per workshop, grouped according to age. One-on-one direction and inspiration from professional writers who teach MWC creative writing residencies at local schools. Publication in the Words With Wings 2013 Anthology and the chance to share work
Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau – ‘Introducing Native American Literature’ with Dorothea Susag WHAT: This program will be hosted by Maeta Kaplan, a sixth grade teacher at C.S. Porter Middle School. Using a study guide, video, oral recording, supplementary books and poems, Dorothea Susag will lead a discussion on poetry of Montana Native American writers. She is a retired language
Hosted by the Center for Health and Safety Culture and MOST of Us WHEN AND WHERE: May 14 – 16, in Bozeman at the Best Western GranTree Inn. If you plan to stay at the hotel, please make your reservations by April 15th, to ensure you receive the group rate. WHAT: This 3-day training provides the best
To access a listing of events taking place between April 1 – 15, please click on the following link. FamiliesFirst_April1-12_Events