IN BRIEF

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Sr. lunch today

Ham and scalloped potatoes will be served as part of the weekly Senior Lunch, starting at 11:30 a.m., at the Senior Center, 126 S. Montana St. in downtown Dillon, where a game of bingo will follow lunch and then pinochle at 1 p.m.

DUI Task Force meets today

The Beaverhead County DUI Task Force will convene at noon today, Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the break room of the Beaverhead County Courthouse in Dillon. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, including options for those requiring special accommodations, call Kim Martinell at 406-596-1284.

Community group meets today

The Community Affairs Committee for the City of Dillon will meet at noon today, Wednesday, Oct. 13, in City Council Chambers, 125 N. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call Stacey at 683-4245.

No Rotary today

Dillon Rotary will not hold its weekly noon Wednesday lunch meeting this week. Rotary plans to return next week with a noon lunch meeting on Oct. 20, in the Guild Hall of St. James Episcopal Church, 203 E. Glendale St. For more information, email John O’Brien at john@ highpeaksfcu.com or Tina Giem at tgiem@barretthospital.org.

Graduation meeting today

A Senior Graduation Party Meeting will convene in the BW Lodge Seminar Room in Dillon today, Wednesday, Oct. 13, starting at 6 p.m. All parents of Beaverhead County High School seniors are invited to attend to help plan the event set for next May. For more information, call 683-2361.

VFW meets today

VFW Bill Carroll Post 9040 with get together today, Wednesday, Oct. 13, starting at 7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall, 437 E. Glendale St. in Dillon. For more information, call PJ at 683-3590.

Sr. Night celebrations Fri.

Beaverhead County High School will hold Senior Night Celebrations for its football, cheer and golf teams on Friday, Oct. 15 at Vigilante Stadium in Dillon, where the Beaver football team will take on East Helena at 7 p.m. For more information, call 683-2361.

BCHS x-country Sat.

The Beaverhead County High School Cross Country teams will host the Western A Classic at the Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon on Saturday, Oct. 16, starting at 2 p.m. For more information, call 683-2361.

Storytime Thurs.

The Dillon Public Library’s weekly Storytime sessions of early literacy training and fun for preschoolers and the parents/guardians who accompany them gets together 10–11 a.m. Thursdays, in the basement of the library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-4544.

School photos Thurs.

Beaverhead County High School in Dillon will hold its School Photos Day on Thursday, Oct. 14, all day in its Green Gymnasium. For more information, call 683-2361.

Concert canceled

The male vocal quintet Veritas concert scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 14, in Beier Auditorium on the campus of the University of Montana Western has been canceled. The concert has been rescheduled for April 2022.

Chamber Board meets Thursday

The Beaverhead Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture’s Board of Directors will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 4B’s restaurant, 670 N. Montana St. in Dillon. For more information, call 683-5511 or email info@ beaverheadchamber.org.

Parent conferences Mon.–Tues

Beaverhead County High School in Dillon will hold 5:30– 8:30 p.m. Parent-Teacher Conferences Monday–Tuesday, Oct 18–19. For more information, call 683-2361.

Health Fair Oct. 20

The 2021 Health & Wellness Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 20, in Keltz Arena on the University of Montana Western campus in Dillon. The event will feature a variety of booths offering health information and activities. For more information, call 683-7419.

Candidates forum Oct. 21

A Candidates Forum for elected positions in the City of Dillon in this fall’s election will be held at noon on Oct. 21 in the Den Steakhouse, 725 N. Montana St. in Dillon. For more information, contact event organizer the Beaverhead Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture by calling 683-5511 or emailing info@beaverheadchamber.org.

Film event Oct. 21

On Oct. 21, Dillon filmmaker Drew Xanthopoulos will host a Q&A session after the screening of Public Trust (for which he contributed the Montana scenes) at the local Patagonia outlet, 16 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call 683-2580.

Arts & Crafts Fair Oct. 23

The Dillon Garden Club will hold an Arts & Crafts Fair on Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Frontier Events Center, 102 E. Helena St. in downtown Dillon. Vendors interested in booth space can call Cathy at 406-925-1994.

BCHS volleyball Oct. 23

The Beaverhead County High School volleyball team will host its final home match of the season and Senior Day celebrations on Oct. 23 in the BW Lodge, where matches involving the frosh, JV and varsity BCHS squads against their counterparts from East Helena will start at 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, call 683-2361.

Murder Mystery Dinner Oct. 29

A Murder Mystery Dinner will a whodunit on Oct. 29 at the Frontier Events Center in downtown Dillon, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are available at event sponsor the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. For more information, call 683-4544.

UMW volleyball Oct. 29

The University of Montana Western volleyball team will host nationally ranked league leader University of Providence for a Frontier Conference match on Oct. 29, starting at 7 p.m. in Straugh Gymnasium on the UMW campus in Dillon, where the Bulldogs will host MSU-Northern and Senior Day celebrations in their final home match of the season, set to start at 2 p.m. For more information, call 683-7419.

Run the Boo Oct. 30

The Fourth Annual Run the Boo race will offer 10k, 5k and kids courses starting in downtown Dillon on Oct. 30. To sign up or get more information, go to montanarunningcompany. com or call 406-925-0940

Halloween fun Oct. 30

Dillon’s Halloween Party & Stroll will wind down on South Idaho Street, between Glendale and Center streets, in downtown Dillon 2–5 p.m. on Oct. 30, when vendors, games, treat dispensing and other activities will take place. A few blocks away, the Metlen Hotel will offer kids a Haunted Tour for Kids of a building featured on the national TV show Ghost Adventures. For more information, contact event host the Beaverhead Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture by calling 683-5511 or emailing info@beaverheadchamber.org.

Shakespeare play Nov. 2

Shakespeare in the Schools will stage the comedy Much Ado About Nothing at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 in the Beier Auditorium on the University of Montana Western campus in Dillon. For more information about this Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series event, call 683-7422.

BCHS concert Nov. 2

The Beaverhead County High School Fall Jazz Band & Choir will stage a concert in the BCHS Auditorium in Dillon on Nov. 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 683-2361.

FFA meeting Nov. 4

The local chapter of Future Farmers of Americcan (FFA) will meet at 6 p.m. on Nov. 4 in the Vo-Ag shop of Beaverhead County High School in Dillon. For more information, call 683- 2361.

BCHS Boosters meet Nov. 8

The Beaverhead County High School Booster Club will get together in the BW Lodge Seminar Room in Dillon on Nov. 8, starting at 6 p.m. All parents, are welcome to attend this meeting of the group that supports BCHS athletics and other extracurricular activities. For more information, call 683-2361.

Concert Nov. 9

Vieness Piano Duo will play a program of classical music on Nov. 9 in the Beier Auditorium on the campus of the University of Montana Western in Dillon.

Food pantries Wednesdays

The Beaverhead Community Food Pantry, 131 E. Helena in Dillon, distributes food on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to all community members requesting assistance. For more information, call 406-660-4500. The Twin Bridges Helping Hand Food Pantry, located upstairs above the Twin library at 206 S. Main St., will open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone in need for food is invited. For more information, go to https://www.loc8nearme. com/montana/dillon/food-pantry/2769155/ or email twinbridgesfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Games at Sr. Center

Pinochle will be played 1–4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at the Beaverhead Senior Center, 126 S. Montana St. in downtown Dillon, where a crafting session will happen every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information about bridge lessons and games, call 683-2663.

Assistance with assistance Wednesdays

The Resource Assistance Center at 205 E. Center St. in Dillon will be open Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding the lunch hour). For more information, call 406-988-0360.

Library hours

The Dillon Public Library maintains regular operating hours of Wednesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sundays closed; Mondays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call 683-4544.

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