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Friday, May 26

Art

Opening reception, "Object, Manner, Means," an exhibition of figurative art, 5-7 p.m., Radius Gallery, 114 E. Main St. Featuring 10 artists' whose work challenges notions of what representation in art can be, including Holly Andres, Chris Bivins, Victoria Brace, Hannah Lee Cameron, MyungJin Kim, Linda Leslie, Megan Moore, Ben Pease, Chris Riccardo and Shannon Troxler

Opening reception, 5-7 p.m., Bigfork Art & Cultural Center, 525 Electric Ave. Featuring "Artist's Choice," 27 of Montana's artists, painters, craftsmen and photographers. 406-837-6927, bigforkculture.org

Opening reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Collage Gallery of Fine Arts, 571 Electric Ave., Bigfork. Featuring "Interpretations of Water Media," watercolor paintings by Gorden Zuelke and landscapes in acrylic media by Lars Erik Pointer. 406-837-0866.

Kids' stuff

Elephant toothpaste, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Story time for kids ages 3 and up, 10:30 a.m.; Stay-and-play time follows, Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1670. 

Tiny tales for ages 3 and younger and preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m., large meeting room, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.  

Potpourri

MisCon, a four-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction and horror, Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, 200 S. Pattee St. Cost is $50 for a four-day pass per adult, or $25 for a four-day youth pass. Children 6 and under are free. Day passes also available. miscon.org

Live predator feeding, 4 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St.

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: Watercolor painting class open to adults 18 and older. Bring your own watercolor paper, paints, brushes and palette. Call 258-3867. Yarns @ the Library, noon; open hours in the MakerSpace, 2-6 p.m. 

Theater

"Marvelous Wonderettes,"  8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.
 
Port Polson Players present "Two by Two," 7:30 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. A fresh retelling of the story of Noah and the Ark. 406-883-9212, portpolsonplayers.com.

Saturday, May 27

Books, readings

Saturday Sidewalk Signing with Lorna Milne, "Evelyn Cameron: Photographer on the Western Prairie" and Colleen Clancy Hansen, "Stella and the Bubble Man," 10:30 a.m. Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. Call 406-721-2881 or visit factandfictionbooks.com

Kids' stuff

Story time, 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St.

Family story time for children ages 4 and older and their caregivers, 11 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 201 E. Main St.

Potpourri

41st annual Memorial Day Flea Market, daylight to dusk, St. Regis Community Park.  

Video presentation by Sumio Harada, "Mountain Goats: True Life in Glacier," 11 a.m., Montana House, Apgar Village, Glacier National Park. RSVP 406-888-5393. 

Open hours in the MakerSpace, 2-6 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 201 E. Main St.

MisCon, a four-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction and horror, Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, 200 S. Pattee St. Cost is $50 for four-day pass per adult, $25 for four-day youth pass. Children 6 and under free. Day passes also available. miscon.org

Missoula Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Circle Square, north end of Higgins Avenue. Fresh local produce, flowers, baked goods and more from over 100 vendors. 274-3042, missoulafarmersmarket.com. 

Missoula Peoples Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., West Pine Street, off Higgins Avenue. Over 80 local artisans and food vendors.

Clark Fork Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 225 S. Pattee St., Riverside parking lot, east of Caras Park, under Higgins Avenue Bridge. Locally produced fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, fresh baked bread, pastries, jams, plants, and more. Live music, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. clarkforkmarket.com.

Hamilton Farmers Market, Bedford Street, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 961-0004.

Theater

"Marvelous Wonderettes,"  8 p.m., Bigfork Summer Playhouse. 406-837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.
 
Port Polson Players present "Two by Two," 7:30 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. Fresh retelling of the story of Noah and the Ark. 406-883-9212, portpolsonplayers.com

Sunday, May 28

Potpourri

41st annual Memorial Day Flea Market, daylight to dusk, St. Regis Community Park.

"Leathernecks to France," 2 p.m., Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History, Building T-316, Fort Missoula. Commemorating the World War I Centennial of the 1917 U.S. Marines' departure for the Western Front. 549-5346.  

MisCon, a four-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction and horror, Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, 200 S. Pattee St. $50 for four-day pass per adult, $25 for four-day youth pass. Children 6 and under free. Day passes also available. miscon.org.

Theater

Port Polson Players present "Two by Two," 2 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, Polson. Fresh retelling of the story of Noah and the Art. 406-883-9212, portpolsonplayers.com

Monday, May 29

Potpourri 

41st annual Memorial Day Flea Market, daylight to dusk, St. Regis Community Park.  

MisCon, a four-day celebration of fantasy, science fiction and horror, Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown, 200 S. Pattee St. $50 for four-day pass per adult, $25 for four-day youth pass. Children 6 and under free. Day passes also available. miscon.org

97th annual Corvallis Memorial Day parade, 10 a.m., Main Street, Corvallis. Theme is "Remembering World War I Centennial." Grand Marshall is Diane Bowden Stoner. Breakfast served 7-9 a.m., Corvallis High School lunchroom. Food booths and games follow the parade at Corvallis High School. 546-4244. 

90th annual Memorial Day wreath laying ceremonies throughout Missoula starting at Caras Park overlook at 10 a.m. Then approximately 10:30 a.m., Missoula County Courthouse lawn; 11 a.m., Fort Missoula Military Cemetery; 11:30 a.m., Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery; noon, Sunset Memorial Cemetery; 1:30 p.m., Missoula City Cemetery; 1:45 p.m., St. Mary's Annex Cemetery; 2 p.m., St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery; 2:30 p.m., Rose Memorial Park; 3:30 p.m., University of Montana Afghanistan-Iraq Memorial. 719-661-4037.  

Tuesday, May 30

Dance

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. All levels and ages welcome; drop-in dancers welcome. $10 per class, $35 for four classes. 549-7933, tarn.ream@umontana.edu.

Kids' stuff

Tiny tales for ages 3 and under, 10:30 a.m., large meeting room; Frenchtown Branch LEGO Club, 4-6 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 

Preschool storytime, ImagineIF Kalispell, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Toddler time with stories, songs and movement for ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers, ImagineIF Columbia Falls, 11-11:30 a.m.

Mandarin Starters, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Potpourri

Coloring Club for Grown-ups, 10 a.m.; Socrates Cafe, 7 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1670. 

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: open hours in the MakerSpace, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Community creative writing workshop in the MakerSpace: Open, drop-in environment focusing on the creative writing workshop process, MakerSpace, 6-7:30 p.m.; System Check! Gamers Club for ages 19 and under, 6:30 p.m. 

Trivia, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 209, 245 W. Main St.

Trivia with ImagineIF Libraries, Kalispell Brewing Co., 6-8 p.m.

Trivia with ImagineIF Libraries, Backslope Brewing Co., Columbia Falls, 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 31

Dance

Flamenco Montana winter session, Adult Flamenco I, 1-2:30 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre, 2704 Brooks St. 542-9270, flamencomt.com.

Kids' stuff

Early childhood music hour, 11 a.m.-noon, Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Children, ages 18 months to 3 years, can come explore movement and rhythm, $15 for nonmembers, $10 for members.

Bobbing for bottlecaps, 11 a.m, Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org. 

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library. Babies through age 2 sing, dance and enjoy short stories every Wednesday morning. 363-1670. 

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Kalispell, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Bigfork, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Columbia Falls, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Potpourri

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: open hours in the MakerSpace, explore the resources of the MakerSpace, learn how to use the equipment, or to work on a project of their choice, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Excel computer class, registration required at 721-BOOK (2665), 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Middle School Writer's Group for grades 6-9, 3:30 p.m.

Trivia, 7 p.m., Broadway Bar, 1609 W. Broadway.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Silver Slipper Lounge, 4063 U.S. Highway 93.

Trivial Beersuit, 8:30 p.m., Press Box, 825 E. Broadway.

Thursday, June 1

Books, readings

Missoula-based author, educator and adventurer John Kratz reads from his new guide "Hiking Waterfalls in Montana," 7 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. Third St. W. 406-549-9010, shakespeareandco.com. 

Dance

African dance class with live drums, Oumar Keita and Djebe Bara, 6-7 p.m., the Barn Movement Studio, 2926 S. Third St. W., $5.

Kids' stuff

Young Artist After-School Program, "Printmaking for Youth," Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Thursdays starting March 9, 2:15-5 p.m. Ages 6 to 12 and is a chance to explore the wonderful world of printmaking. Learn how to screen, relief and monoprint using a variety of colors and surfaces. $95/85 for members.

MiniNaturalist pre-K program, 10 a.m., Missoula Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St. Free with admission to the Center. MontanaNaturalist.org

Taekwondo, 11 a.m., Families First Children's Museum, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Preschool story time, ImagineIF Columbia Falls for day cares, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Tiny tales for ages 3 and under, large meeting room, 10:30 a.m.; Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.

Potpourri

Downtown Tonight, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Caras Park. Music by Andrea Harsell & Luna Roja; activities by National Wildlife Federation. 543-4238, missouladowntown.com.

Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St.: Computer electronics in the MakerSpace, try Arduino and other electronics platforms, 3-6 p.m.; Frenchtown Branch Book Club discusses "Maytrees" by Annie Dillard, 5:45 p.m. 

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