WEEKSTARTER GUIDE FEB. 12

Weather, Events and a Reminder in the coming days

WEATHER FORECAST
Monday: Temperatures will rise from around zero at dawn to a high of only about 16 degrees in the afternoon, as NE winds double in intensity to about 10 mph and the chance of snow remains negligible.
Monday Night: COLD ALERT! With the thermometer dropping to near zero and SSW winds blowing 9–197 mph, the wind chill factor temperature could plunge to minus 11 after midnight, as the chance of snow remains miniscule.

Tuesday; Temperatures will climb from a low near zero at dawn into the 30s in the afternoon, when SSW winds will pick up to around 12 mph and the chance of precipitation will remain low.
Tuesday Night; About a 30 percent chance of snow overnight, when temperatures will drop into the teens and SSW winds will blow 10-13 mph.

EVENTS
SD #10 super candidates Mon. and Tues.
Members of the public are invited to meet and even sit in on the interview sessions for the four top candidates to become Dillon Elementary School District #10’s next superintendent. On Monday, Feb. 12, a public meet & greet session for candidates Lynne Peterson and Thad Kaiser will take place in the SD #10 library, starting at 5;15 p.m. Peterson will then be formally interviewed by the SD #10 Board at 6 p.m. in the district conference room, with Kaiser’s interview to follow at 7:15 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Randy Shipman and Annette Hart will have a 5:15 p.m. public meet and greet in the SD #10 library. Hart will then be formally interviewed by the SD #10 Board at 6 p.m., followed by Shipman at 7:15 p.m. in the district conference room. For more information, call 683-4311.

Tree Board meets Mon.

The Dillon Tree Board will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, starting at 7 p.m. in the DNRC Building, 840 N. Montana St. in Dillon.

Blood Drive Tues.
A Dillon Community Blood Drive sponsored by the Presbyterian Church will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Dillon Elks Lodge, 27 E. Center St. in downtown Dillon. Appointments can be made by calling 683-3696, or at www.bloodhero.com (use the sponsor code “Dillon”). Blood donors must be at least 16 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health—and not have donated blood within the last eight weeks. Walk-ins are welcome, but asked to bring a photo ID.

Legos at Library Tuesdays
Kids aged newborn and up can have fun and build their brain power, along with some impressive miniature structures, at 2018’s first installment of the weekly Legos in the Library workshop 4–6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the basement of the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call the Library at 683-4544.

Pancake Supper Tues.
The Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will take place 5:30–7 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church Hall, 203 E. Glendale St. in Dillon, on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Attemdees can enjoy pancakes, eggs, ham, sausage, syrup, fruit, milk juice and coffee. Free-will donations will be accepted, with proceeds going to the Beaverhead Community Wood Bank. For more information, call Katie Bump at 683-6735.

Fly tying class Tuesdays
Taught by Cory Street of Tightline Adventures, a weekly class on Fly Tying will take place 6–8 p.m. on Tuesdays in February at the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. Attendees will be welcome to take home the flies they create during classes (but not the vices provided by the Big Hole River Foundation). To reserve a spot, call the Library at 683-4544.

Computer programming, Tuesdays
Anyone aged 10-and-over can learn the basics and more advanced skills of computer programming on Tuesdays at the Dillon Public Library 6–8 p.m. For more information, stop by the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon, or call the Library at 683-4544.

Zoning hearing Tues.
The City of Dillon’s Zoning Commission will host a 6 p.m. public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 13, in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. The topic of the hearing is the proposed change from medium density residential district (R-2 Zone) to community business district (C-2 Zone) for the property with the South Atlantic Street physical addresses of 705, 719, 735 and 739. For more information, call 683-4245.

Book Club meets Tues.
The local Nonfiction Book Club will next meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Aerial Wine & Brew, 24 E. Center St. in downtown Dillon, to discuss Endurance by Alfred Lansing, the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s early 20th-century expedition to Antartica and the great extents expedition members had to go to survive. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4544.

REMINDER
Library Birthday Party Wed.
The Dillon Public Library will celebrate the 115th anniversary of its founding with an Open House Birthday Party on Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop by the Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon and enjoy free refreshments, cake and cookies. Birthday gifts to the Library in the form of books will be welcomed and marked with a bookplate including the presenter’s name and the occasion of the gift. Anyone with a favorite title he or she wants to give to the Library should check with the Library to make sure it is not already included in the current collection. Suggestions are available at the Library front desk and can also be viewed at the Dillon Public Library website and Facebook page. Monetary gifts for designated uses will also be accepted. For more information, call 683-4544.