The Billings Outpost

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Thursday, October 16

The youth deer-only hunting season opens. The two-day season is open to properly licensed youngsters ages 12 to 15 who have passed a hunter safety course. Additionally, 11-year-olds who passed hunter safety may hunt if they'll be 12 by Jan. 16. Through Friday.

Building Success Workshops are offered this morning by Big Sky Economic Development. Industry experts talk about how to make your business more profitable and efficient. Second floor of Northern Hotel. Free. Register at www.bsedannualmeeting.com.

Three days of disaster training for college students, faculty and staff is offered in the Ready Campus” Disaster Institute by the Governor’s Office of Community Service, Montana Department of Emergency Services and the American Red Cross of Montana. The training is open to anyone interested in disaster response and includes basic disaster preparedness training; CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training; and American Red Cross basic disaster response training including sheltering. To register, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (406) 243-5177 and ask for the disaster institute program coordinator. Through Saturday.

The Northern International Livestock Exposition continues with the stock show and Western Expo. MetraPark. Through Saturday.

The School Break Camps, for ages 5 to 13, offer a chance to explore the outdoors. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $45 or $40 for Friends of the Center. After-care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an extra $6 per child. To register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 294-5099 or go to www.mtacec.org. Also Friday.

Volunteers of America and the Office of Veterans Affairs host the Homeless Veteran Stand Down. Veterans and their families are invited to attend. Veterans Administration staff and more than 30 veterans service providers are on hand offering services and assistance to veterans, including information about employment, housing assistance, legal services, VA benefits, social security and other programs. Medical staff also provide free flu shots. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shrine Auditorium.

David North speaks in “Designing Innovators,” a series of talks by Montanans who have won national acclaim for technical design and innovations in their respective fields. Mr. North formerly designed cars for General Motors. Noon, Western Heritage Center.

Harby Howell and buds play live music. 4 p.m., Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

A reception is held for two exhibitions at MSU Billings: “Bentley Spang on Fire” and “Lives Between the Lines: Crow and Gros Ventre Indian Ledger Drawings, 1879-1888.” The exhibition by Mr. Spang, an MSU Billings graduate and Northern Cheyenne tribal member, seeks out the story of fire from the perspective of trees with which he grew and which were damaged in the Ash Creek Fire in 2012. Spang visualizes the trees’ voices through video-documented, performative “rubbings” on paper of the now charred trees. The exhibition juxtaposes a performance video alongside the gestural “rubbings.” The exhibition is accompanied by a selection of 14 Crow and Gros Ventre Indian ledger drawings from the Barstow Collection at the MSU Billings Library was drawn by Crow and Gros Ventre people confined at Crow Agency from 1879 to 1897. Reception, 5-7 p.m.; artist talk, 6 p.m., Northcutt Steele Gallery in the Liberal Arts Building. Exhibition continues through Nov. 6.

Bring your instrument for the Thursday Night Jazz Jam. 6 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. Free.

An episode about the history of LEGOS is shown from the National Geographic Channel’s Ultimate Factories series. 6:30 p.m., Yellowstone Art Museum. Free with museum admission.

The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group encourages grandparents or relatives to attend who are the primary caregiver for their grandchildren. Feel free to bring a food dish. Jackie Rumph, a family and consumer sciences agent, discusses the importance of Vitamin D and talks about future meetings, and Juanita Hooper with the Center for Children and Families discusses transparenting. Childcare is available upon request. 6:30 p.m., Forever Families Office, 1411 Fourth Ave. N, Suite B.

The South Side Neighborhood Task Force meets. 7 p.m., Southside Senior Citizens Center, 901 S. 30th St.

WORDEN – The Belly Dance Fitness class is offered. 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars. For information, contact Amina at 698-2191 or amina'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Every Thursday.

Comedian Frank Caliendo, known for appearances on late night television and for segments on ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown, performs in Billings. “Even though I’m known for lots of sports impressions, my shows are for everyone,” he says. “There’s a little bit of everything — sports, political figures, celebrities, and maybe a little dancing segment,” says Frank. “My live shows are clean and family friendly.” 7:30 p.m., Alberta Bair Theater. $45, $35.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Friday, October 17

RED LODGE - The Alternative Energy Resource Organization marks its 40th anniversary at its annual meeting with speakers, farm and energy tours, food, a Cake-Off and birthday celebration. Carbon County Fairgrounds. To register, go to aeromt.org. Through Sunday.

American Indian artist Bently Spang teaches a two-day workshop on personal symbology. The Barstow ledger art collection, on display at MSU Billings, is used as an impetus for students to express the impact of college on their life journey. Canvas shoes, markers and other embellishments serve as the medium for the project. 1-4 p.m., Room 116 of Liberal Arts Building at MSU Billings. Sign up in the department of art office on the first floor of the Liberal Arts Building or call 657-2903. Also Oct. 24.

The Northern International Livestock Exposition continues with the stock show and Western Expo. The Horse Extravaganza also goes on. MetraPark. Through Saturday.

Tickets go on sale for a Nov. 22 concert by country artist Justin Moore at MetraPark. Mr. Moore is on his Off the Beaten Path Tour with guests Thomas Rhett and Jordan Rager. Mr. Moore’s hits include “Small Town USA,” “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away,” “Til My Last Day,” “Point at You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll." Mr. Rhett has had hits with “Round Here,” “1994,” “Parking Lot Party,” “It Goes Like This,” “Get Me Some of That,” “Beer with Jesus” and “Something to Do with My Hands.” Mr. Rager was on the second season of The Voice. MetraPark Box Office, Leslie’s Hallmark Store in Rimrock Mall, local Cellular Plus Stores, by phone at 256-2422, or at www.metrapark.com.

The School Break Camp, for ages 5 to 13, offer a chance to explore the outdoors. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $45 or $40 for Friends of the Center. After-care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an extra $6 per child. To register, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , call 294-5099 or go to www.mtacec.org.

Yoga for Stiff People is taught by Bess Lovec. 9 a.m., Yellowstone Naturopathic Clinic. $8. Every Friday.

The Midland Empire Pachyderm Club meets. Noon, Elks Club.

“Windtalkers,” starring Nicholas Cage and directed by John Woo, is shown during the Native Spirit Film Series. It’s a movie about Navaho Indians who used their language for radio code during World War II. 3 p.m., Billings Public Library.

Nature Night welcomes ages 4 through 12 for an evening of outdoor adventures with naturalists. 6-9 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $22 or $20 for Friends of the Center.

RED LODGE – Double EE plays live music. 6:30 p.m., Pollard Hotel.

RED LODGE – Casey Epps hosts open mike night. 7 p.m., Beartooth Elks Lodge.

“The Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical about six kids vying for a spelling bee championship. The Washington Post says, “This loony lollipop of a musical presents a divinely flakey nerd’s-eye view of life, with the thesis that a guy can catch cooties and still catch a break with the ladies.” Wendy Carlin directs. 7:30 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. Through Sunday and also Oct. 23-25.

The Funky Bunch, a high school improvisational troupe, does live comedy. 8 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

DJ MK plays music to dance by. Shooters.

Ripple Effect, Engage the Unseen and Where There’s Fire all play in concert. 9 p.m., Railyard.

Saturday, October 18

The Northern International Livestock Exposition continues with the stock show and Western Expo. During today’s Kids n’ Cowboys event, children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with cancer get to ride horses donated by The Laurel Saddle Club and Black Horse Patrol. They are also treated to a dinner before attending the NILE Pro Rodeo at no cost. The Horse Extravaganza also goes on. MetraPark.

Refresh the Rims is a project to clean up the Rims over a four-mile area. The event features garbage pickup, graffiti removal and glass vacuuming. 9-11:30 a.m. Registration is encouraged to guarantee a T-shirt by contacting Chris Waite at the Billings Parks and Recreation Department or MSU Billings (657-8308, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or visit www.billingsparks.org/refresh-rims/.

The Hitter’s Club Sports and Swing Lab opens with door prizes, giveaways and interactive swing instruction. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Peter Yegen Golf Course.

Zombie Makeup is a half-day workshop taught by Kelly Everitt as an Experience Art Adult Workshop. She teaches Hollywood makeup secrets that will turn you into the walking dead just in time for the Billings Zombie Crawl. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Visible Vault at Yellowstone Art Museum. $40 or $35 for YAM members, plus $25 supply fee for instructor. Call 256-6804, ext. 238, for information.

Rick Davis presents a Legacy Webinar on "Research-Recharge: Turning Old Clues into New Leads” at a meeting of the Montana Big Sky Genealogy Computer Group. Bring a sack lunch and stay for the workshop after the meeting to learn about the Family Search Catalog and ordering microfilm/fiche. Bring your Family Search password and ID. 10 a.m., Family History Center at Sixth Street West and Avenue D.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Montana and other local activists join in a Women Are Watching Day of Action in an effort to women’s rights, including rights to abortion and birth control. A free pizza party follows a session of knocking on doors to support pro-women candidates. Noon. Call Jen at 869-5016 for information.

The Pack the Mall in Pink event includes a silent auction raffle, mocktails, appetizers and the Breast Cancer Survivor Style Show. 1-3 p.m., Center Court at Rimrock Mall. $5, including a swag bag of goodies.

MILES CITY – Gerald R. Clark talks about his recent book Supplying Custer: The Powder River Supply Depot, 1876. The depot was at the confluence of the Powder and Yellowstone rivers west of Terry. Mr. Clark spent 30 years as an archaeologist and cultural resource specialist for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. 2 p.m., BLM offices at 111 Garryowen Drive.

Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher of New York City plays a Billings concert. The program includes Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring” and Prelude in C minor and Fugue in G minor; the traditional Shaker hymn “Simple Gifts”; four pieces by Grieg; “Fandango” by Rodrigo; and “Caprice No. 24” by Paganini, which he transcribed himself. Fanfare Magazine says, “Fletcher plays it all with a gracious virtuosity that makes for a very pleasing hour plus of unaffected musical poetry." 2 p.m., Billings Public Library. Free.

Whitewater Ramble brings its “high-octane Rocky Mountain DanceGrass” to Billings on its fall tour. The band’s sophomore release features an array of guests, such as Andy Hall on dobro (Infamous Stringdusters), Andy Thorn on banjo (Leftover Salmon), Grammy Award winner John Macy on pedal steel, Bill McKay (Leftover Salmon, Derek Trucks Band) on piano and Tim Carbone on electric guitar and vocals. 5:30 p.m., Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. $10.

The Menace Motorcycle Club presents the Blankets and Bears Ball, an evening of comedy and live music. 6 p.m., Red Door Lounge. $10.

“The Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical about six kids vying for a spelling bee championship. The Washington Post says, “This loony lollipop of a musical presents a divinely flakey nerd’s-eye view of life, with the thesis that a guy can catch cooties and still catch a break with the ladies.” Wendy Carlin directs. 7:30 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. Through Sunday and also Oct. 23-25.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Shuffle Buggy plays live rock. 9 p.m., Shooters.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Sunday, October 19

“Opening Yourself to Divine Love” is the topic of a worship service sponsored by ECKANKAR, Religion of the Light and Sound of God. 10:30 a.m., Elks Lodge, 934 Lewis Ave.

The Billings Association of Humanists meets for a Socrates Café discussion on Should the U.S. Be the World’s ‘Police Force’?” 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 310 N. 27th St.

The Weekend Wonders program is open to all ages. 2-3:30 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $2 or free for Friends of the Center. Every Sunday, with no registration required.

The Yellowstone Ballroom Dance Club holds a dance with recorded ballroom, Latin and country music. Dressy casual attire is encouraged. 2-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 2216 Grand Ave. $25, $10 or $15 for members. For information, call 259-5739 or go to www.YellowstoneBallroomDance.com.

RED LODGE – Honey’s Café holds an acoustic jam. 3 p.m., 209 S. Broadway.

Adam Rutt and the Vigilante 7 host an evening of open blues, rock and country jam. 6-11 p.m., Andy’s Lounge, 1815 First Ave. N. Free.

The Funeral + The Twilight out of Minneapolis play in concert with Tribe, Assnyne and Megagiant. 6:20 p.m., Heartstrings Gallery, 110 N. 29th St. $5.

Into It. Over It. plays in concert with Foxing. Into It. Over It. is a project by Evan Weiss that has released four albums, most recently Intersections. 7 p.m., Railyard. $12 or $10 in advance at JadePresents.com, at the Tickets300 box office (2911 Third Ave. N.), Ernie November or by calling 1-866-300-8300.

“The Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical about six kids vying for a spelling bee championship. The Washington Post says, “This loony lollipop of a musical presents a divinely flakey nerd’s-eye view of life, with the thesis that a guy can catch cooties and still catch a break with the ladies.” Wendy Carlin directs. 2 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. Also Thursday through Saturday.

Live jazz goes on most Sunday evenings at Walkers Grill.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Monday, October 20

Yellowstone Public Radio begins its fall fundraising campaign seeking to raise a minimum of $195,000 to support programming and operating costs. To pledge, call 657-2941 or 1-800-441-2941; go to http://ypradio.org/; or send mail to Friends of Public Radio, 1500 University Drive, Billings MT 59101. Through Oct. 26.

“Schoolhouse Rock Live!” enhances education with such hits as “Conjunction Junction,” “Just a Bill,” “Interplanet Janet” and “Three Is a Magic Number” in this school show. 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Alberta Bair Theater. $5.50.

The Billings Clinic Metabolic Surgery Support Group is for those who have had weight-loss surgery or who are considering it. 5:30 p.m., Billings Clinic Metabolism Center, 1045 N. 30th St.

U.S. Senate candidates Steve Daines and Amanda Curtis meet in a debate in Billings. Mr. Daines, a Republican, is Montana’s incumbent in the U.S. House. Ms. Curtis, a Democrat, is a state legislator. The debate will be aired on radio and television. 6 p.m., Petro Theater at MSU Billings.

The Women’s and Gender Studies program at MSU Billings hosts a fill screening and panel discussion of “Miss Representation, a 2011 documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film explores how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in influential positions by circulating limited and often marginalizing portrayals of women. The screening is followed by a panel featuring MSU Billings faculty members Emily Arendt, Melissa Boehm, Ana Diaz and Jennifer Scroggins. 6 p.m., Room 205 of Liberal Arts Building. Free.

West Coast swing dance lessons are offered every Monday for fun and practice. No partner required. Beginners, 7:15 p.m.; Beginners II, 8:30 p.m.; Social/Practice Party, 9:30 p.m.; Elysian School, 6416 Elysian Road. Free.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Tuesday, October 21

Bring out your instruments for Tunes 4 Tuesday. 5 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

Matt Redinger delivers a lecture titled Propaganda and World War I in a series of talks commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. 6:30 p.m., Room 148 of Liberal Arts Building. Free. For information, visit msubillings.edu/ww1 or call 657-1655. Tuesdays through Oct. 28, then again beginning Feb. 10.

The Dahl Funeral Chapel Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday. 7 p.m., 10 Yellowstone Ave. Call 248-8807 for information.

The West End Neighborhood Task Force meets. 7 p.m., Faith Evangelical Church, 32nd Street West and Sweetwater Drive.

Angela’s Piazza hosts a candlelight vigil to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The vigil, co-sponsored by the Zonta Club of Billings, is on the theme “Remembering the Victims, Honoring the Survivors.” Maria Martin is guest speaker. Light refreshments follow the vigil. 7 p.m., 420 Grand Ave.

SIDNEY – U.S. Senate candidates Steve Daines and Amanda Curtis meet in a debate sponsored by the Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, in conjunction with the Richland County Farm Bureau. Mr. Daines, a Republican, is Montana’s incumbent in the U.S. House. Ms. Curtis, a Democrat, is a state legislator. The debate will be aired on radio and television. Questions may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 7 p.m., Richland County Fair Event Center.

Ghost hunter Karen Stevens, author of Haunted Montana, More Haunted Montana and Glacier Ghosts, Legends and Mysteries, presents her program "Haunted Montana: Where the Ghosts Are!" Her program includes a visual presentation of haunted sites that all can visit, along with tales of her ghostly encounters. She also invites participants to share their stories. 7 p.m., Billings Public Library.

The Blue Man Group returns for two shows that were close to selling out at press time. The all-ages show surrounds audiences with comedy, music and technology. 7:30 p.m., Alberta Bair Theater. $59.50, $49.50, $30.50. Also Wednesday.

RED LODGE – Rob Owen hosts jam night. 8 p.m., Snow Creek Saloon.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Wednesday, October 22

The 2014 Great Montana ShakeOut is part of the world’s largest earthquake drill, which advocates that people “Drop, Cover and Hold On” to withstand earthquakes. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Montana is one of 16 states at high risk for seismic events of a magnitude 6 or higher. At 10:22 a.m., Montanans are advised to drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy desk or table, cover their heads and necks and hold on to the shelter until the shaking stops. Be prepared for aftershocks. To sign up, go to www.shakeout.org/montana/.

Tweens and teens are invited to make a milk jug ghost craft. No registration is required. 3 p.m., Billings Public Library.

Solseed, out of Eugene, Ore., plays reggae fusion. 5 p.m., Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

Open yoga classes welcome all levels, including beginners, to stretch, breathe and de-stress with yoga. 5:30-6:45 p.m., Room 3 at Billings Clinic. $7 or $45 for eight weeks. Call Kyle Neary at 255-8485 or 652-4955.

Disaster and Emergency Services in Yellowstone County tests its network of 24 outdoor sirens in Billings, Lockwood, Laurel, Broadview, Custer, Huntley, Shepherd and Worden. Sirens are activated for one minute as part of Winter Weather Awareness Week. In a real emergency, you would be directed to go inside and tune into local media or NOAA Weather Radio. 6 p.m.

RED LODGE – Singer and songwriter Tim Nordstrom performs. 6 p.m., Natali’s Front Bar.

The fifth Grand Slam poetry contest features local slam poets and the Billings' Favorite Poem Project. Community members read their favorite poems and briefly discuss why they chose to share that specific piece. Anna Paige, a Grand Slam champion, is emcee, Laura-Ashlee Twiford is host, James Dean Hickman is slam-master, and music is provided by DJ Exodus. 6:30 p.m., Yellowstone Art Museum.

Leila Farnum presents "Billings' Forgotten Epidemic, Polio” at the Wednesday Evening Community Lecture Series. She says that in 1945, Yellowstone County fined families if their children were not in a home and boys were not allowed to deliver the evening edition of The Billings Gazette. The county was under quarantine. 7 p.m., Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2032 Central Ave.

Opera 101: Backstage at the Opera paves the way for the Nov. 1 production of Verdi’s La Traviata here. The classes, presented by Terese Blanding, discuss the opera and the fascinating story that surrounds it. The classes include listening to CDs, meeting and hearing from the production team and guest artists, and a sneak preview at a dress rehearsal. 7 p.m., St. John's Mission Ridge Chapel, 3840 Rimrock Road. To register, call the NOVA Center for the Performing Arts at 591-9535 or Ms. Blanding at (971) 237-8418. Also Oct. 29.

The Blue Man Group returns for two shows that were close to selling out at press time. The all-ages show surrounds audiences with comedy, music and technology. 7:30 p.m., Alberta Bair Theater. $59.50, $49.50, $30.50.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Thursday, October 23

POWELL, Wyo. - “From Out of Space … A Warning! An Ultimatum!” These words shout out from the 1950s movie poster, The Day the Earth Stood Still, one of the featured items in a new exhibit, “Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears.” The exhibit showcases the fears faced by the world in the 1950s, whether real or imagined. Included in the exhibit, from the Forrest Ackerman Collection at the American Heritage Center, are posters and photos from ’50s movies contrasted with earlier and later science fiction classics such as King Kong. Homesteader Museum. Through Nov. 26 with a reception on Oct. 28.

Harby Howell and buds play live music. 4 p.m., Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

Poet and novelist Sherman Alexie gives a keynote address as part of Rocky Mountain College’s 2014 Common Read, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, a book whose use was challenged last year in School District 2. Mr. Alexie grew up in Wellpinit, Wash., on the Spokane Indian Reservation and now lives in Seattle. He wrote and co-produced the 1998 film Smoke Signals. A book signing follows the address. 6 p.m., Fortin Education Center Gymnasium at Rocky. Free, but floor seats are reserved for members of the Rocky community.

Bring your instrument for the Thursday Night Jazz Jam. 6 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. Free.

WORDEN – The Belly Dance Fitness class is offered. 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars. For information, contact Amina at 698-2191 or amina'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Every Thursday.

The Southwest Corridor Neighborhood Task Force meets. 7 p.m., 80 Hallowell Lane.

RED LODGE – Dick Forehand discusses techniques he has used in wildlands photography over the past 40 years. 7 p.m., Carbon County Historical Society and Museum. $2 or free to museum members.

“The Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical about six kids vying for a spelling bee championship. The Washington Post says, “This loony lollipop of a musical presents a divinely flakey nerd’s-eye view of life, with the thesis that a guy can catch cooties and still catch a break with the ladies.” Wendy Carlin directs. 7:30 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. Through Saturday.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra, formed nearly 80 years ago, performs in concert. Mr. Miller, the band’s founder, disappeared in an apparent airplane crash in 1944, but the band lives on, playing a range of hits like “Tuxedo Junction,” “In the Mood,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” “Moonlight Serenade” and “Chattanooga Choo Choo.” 7:30 p.m., Alberta Bair Theater. $34, $31, $20.

Laugh Jurassoff is an evening of open mike comedy. 8 p.m., Red Door Lounge.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Friday, October 24

The Midland Empire Pachyderm Club meets. Noon, Elks Club.

“The Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical about six kids vying for a spelling bee championship. The Washington Post says, “This loony lollipop of a musical presents a divinely flakey nerd’s-eye view of life, with the thesis that a guy can catch cooties and still catch a break with the ladies.” Wendy Carlin directs. 7:30 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. Through Saturday.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

A DJ plays music to dance by. Shooters.

Saturday, October 25

“The Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a musical about six kids vying for a spelling bee championship. The Washington Post says, “This loony lollipop of a musical presents a divinely flakey nerd’s-eye view of life, with the thesis that a guy can catch cooties and still catch a break with the ladies.” Wendy Carlin directs. 7:30 p.m., NOVA Center for the Performing Arts.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Sunday, October 26

The Weekend Wonders program is open to all ages. 2-3:30 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $2 or free for Friends of the Center. Every Sunday, with no registration required.

RED LODGE – Honey’s Café holds an acoustic jam. 3 p.m., 209 S. Broadway.

Adam Rutt and the Vigilante 7 host an evening of open blues, rock and country jam. 6-11 p.m., Andy’s Lounge, 1815 First Ave. N. Free.

Live jazz goes on most Sunday evenings at Walkers Grill.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Monday, October 27

West Coast swing dance lessons are offered every Monday for fun and practice. No partner required. Beginners, 7:15 p.m.; Beginners II, 8:30 p.m.; Social/Practice Party, 9:30 p.m.; Elysian School, 6416 Elysian Road. Free.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Tuesday, October 28

RED LODGE – Rob Owen hosts jam night. 8 p.m., Snow Creek Saloon.

Bring out your instruments for Tunes 4 Tuesday. 5 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

The Dahl Funeral Chapel Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday. 7 p.m., 10 Yellowstone Ave. Call 248-8807 for information.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Wednesday, October 29

Open yoga classes welcome all levels, including beginners, to stretch, breathe and de-stress with yoga. 5:30-6:45 p.m., Room 3 at Billings Clinic. $7 or $45 for eight weeks. Call Kyle Neary at 255-8485 or 652-4955.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Thursday, October 30

Bring your instrument for the Thursday Night Jazz Jam. 6 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. Free.

WORDEN – The Belly Dance Fitness class is offered. 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars. For information, contact Amina at 698-2191 or amina'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Every Thursday.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Friday, October 31

The Midland Empire Pachyderm Club meets. Noon, Elks Club.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

A DJ plays music to dance by. Shooters.

Saturday, November 1

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Sunday, November 2

The Weekend Wonders program is open to all ages. 2-3:30 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $2 or free for Friends of the Center. Every Sunday, with no registration required.

Adam Rutt and the Vigilante 7 host an evening of open blues, rock and country jam. 6-11 p.m., Andy’s Lounge, 1815 First Ave. N. Free.

Live jazz goes on most Sunday evenings at Walkers Grill.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Monday, November 3

West Coast swing dance lessons are offered every Monday for fun and practice. No partner required. Beginners, 7:15 p.m.; Beginners II, 8:30 p.m.; Social/Practice Party, 9:30 p.m.; Elysian School, 6416 Elysian Road. Free.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Tuesday, November 4

Bring out your instruments for Tunes 4 Tuesday. 5 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

The Dahl Funeral Chapel Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday. 7 p.m., 10 Yellowstone Ave. Call 248-8807 for information.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Wednesday, November 5

Open yoga classes welcome all levels, including beginners, to stretch, breathe and de-stress with yoga. 5:30-6:45 p.m., Room 3 at Billings Clinic. $7 or $45 for eight weeks. Call Kyle Neary at 255-8485 or 652-4955.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Thursday, November 6

Bring your instrument for the Thursday Night Jazz Jam. 6 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. Free.

WORDEN – The Belly Dance Fitness class is offered. 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars. For information, contact Amina at 698-2191 or amina'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Every Thursday.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Friday, November 7

The Midland Empire Pachyderm Club meets. Noon, Elks Club.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

A DJ plays music to dance by. Shooters.

Saturday, November 8

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Sunday, November 9

The Weekend Wonders program is open to all ages. 2-3:30 p.m., Audubon Conservation Education Center. $2 or free for Friends of the Center. Every Sunday, with no registration required.

Adam Rutt and the Vigilante 7 host an evening of open blues, rock and country jam. 6-11 p.m., Andy’s Lounge, 1815 First Ave. N. Free.

Live jazz goes on most Sunday evenings at Walkers Grill.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Monday, November 10

West Coast swing dance lessons are offered every Monday for fun and practice. No partner required. Beginners, 7:15 p.m.; Beginners II, 8:30 p.m.; Social/Practice Party, 9:30 p.m.; Elysian School, 6416 Elysian Road. Free.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Tuesday, November 11

Bring out your instruments for Tunes 4 Tuesday. 5 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.

LAUREL – Laurel Democrats hold their monthly meeting. 5:30 p.m., Owl Café.

School District 2 holds a listening session on plans for a new middle school. 6 p.m., Will James Middle School.

The Yellowstone County Republican Party Central Committee holds its meeting on every second Tuesday of the month. 6:30 p.m., Rimview Inn.

The Dahl Funeral Chapel Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday. 7 p.m., 10 Yellowstone Ave. Call 248-8807 for information.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Wednesday, November 12

Open yoga classes welcome all levels, including beginners, to stretch, breathe and de-stress with yoga. 5:30-6:45 p.m., Room 3 at Billings Clinic. $7 or $45 for eight weeks. Call Kyle Neary at 255-8485 or 652-4955.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Thursday, November 13

Bring your instrument for the Thursday Night Jazz Jam. 6 p.m., Garage Pub at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co. Free.

WORDEN – The Belly Dance Fitness class is offered. 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars. For information, contact Amina at 698-2191 or amina'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Every Thursday.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Friday, November 14

The Midland Empire Pachyderm Club meets. Noon, Elks Club.

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

A DJ plays music to dance by. Shooters.

Saturday, November 15

DJ Michael May and friends host KARAOKE NIGHTLY at 9 p.m., Crystal Lounge, 101 N. 28th St. 259-0010.

Karaoke goes on six nights a week at Hudson’s Bar and Grille, with live music on Thursdays. 2658 Grand Ave.

Tuesday, December 9

LAUREL – Laurel Democrats hold their monthly meeting. 5:30 p.m., Owl Café.

The Yellowstone County Republican Party Central Committee holds its meeting on every second Tuesday of the month. 6:30 p.m., Rimview Inn.

 

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