Friday, May 15 

Art

Spring Art Walk, 5:30-9:30 p.m., downtown Kalispell. More than 60 artists and 40 businesses participate in an evening of art, music and libations. (406) 447-1535.

"Icons of the West," opening reception 6-8 p.m., Dana Gallery, 246 N. Higgins Ave. 721-3154. 

Books, readings

Nikki Manning reads from her new book "Historic Underground Missoula," 7 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. Third St. W. 549-9010, shakespeareandco.com.

Dance

BFA Dance Senior Show, "We Carry the Ocean Inside Us," 7 and 9 p.m., Downtown Dance Collective, 221 W. Main St. Original choreography by Emily Jay Vascimini performed by UM dancers. $5. (732) 610-2954.

Salsa and Latin dance night, 8:30 p.m., Kalispell Eagles, 37 First St. W. $5 includes beginner dance lesson.

Kids' stuff

Story time for kids ages 3-5 with Sally Blevins reading “M is for Moose,” 10:30-11:15 a.m., followed by "stay and play time," Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

Tiny Tales and family story time, Missoula Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Young Artist After-school Program, Fridays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $80 members, $90 nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Music

"The Power of the Cross" spring choral concert presented by the Christian Home School Choir of the Missoula area, 7 p.m., Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 100 Foss Court E. Directed by Joe Roby and Alisha Roby, accompanied by live brass and strings. 

Jazz Night with the Maestro and Friends, 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $20-$25. John Zoltek will share his love of jazz guitar with several prominent jazz musicians. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Potpourri

Community round dance, 7-10 p.m.,  Home Arts Building, Missoula County Fairgrounds. A community outreach promoting wellness and holistic approaches to cancer prevention through cultural activities, information tables, bring potluck dish, door prizes, singers welcome. 829-9515 Ext. 109.

Tana Bockman Memorial Golf for the Griz Tournament, 11 a.m., Mission Mountain Golf Course, Ronan. This is a four-person scramble; assemble teams or sign up with Brian at (406) 676-4653 to be put on a team. 

Picnic for Lone Pine Cemetery, 5-8 p.m., Swan River Community Hall, Highway 83 and Swan River Road, Bigfork. Tickets $15 adults, $5 children under age 10. The evening will include dinner, silent and live auctions and music. Arlene Wilson, (406) 837-2674, or Carol Beck-Edgar, (406) 837-2061.

Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m., Pow Wow Junction Shops, 34306 Pow Wow Road, Arlee. 241-1390.

Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Third Avenue West, Polson. 675-0177. 

Yarns at the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers, 3:30 p.m.; Cheap Date Night, free feature film, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Theater

Bigfork Summer Playhouse opens with “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” 8 p.m., Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, 526 Electric Ave. Tickets $17-$30. Other productions for the season, which ends Sept. 5, include “Man of La Mancha,” “The Addams Family,” “Annie” and “Footloose.” (406) 837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.

Sentinel High School Drama Department presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” based on Sholem Aleichem's stories by special permission of Arnold Perl, 7:30 p.m. (plus a 1:30 p.m. performance Saturday), Margaret Johnson Theatre  at Sentinel High School. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, poor dairyman Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Tickets $8. Call 728-2400 Ext. 7065. 

“The Platinum Review,” 7 p.m., Heron Community Center, 1260 Upper River Road. Tickets $20 (includes dinner). The Heron Players celebrate their 20th anniversary with a review of shows from the past two decades. 1-855-806-7328.

Port Polson Players present “Shillelagh,” 8 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, 32 Golf Course Road, Polson. Tickets $14-$15. Lives change forever as secrets are exposed at the wedding of an Irish lass to an American student of questionable character in the premiere of the musical comedy/drama by Neal Lewing. (406) 883-9212, portpolsonplayers.com.

“The Montana Monologs” by Wendy Woollett, 7 p.m., Stevensville Playhouse, 319 Main St. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door for adults; $8/$12 children. This production features “Epiphany,” the life of Lynn Wolfe of Burnt Fork Creek Ranch in Stevensville, performed by Deborah Goslin; and “7-Up,” the life of Pat Shepard, who was raised on the 7-Up Ranch in St Ignatius, performed by Gretchen Spiess. Both "monologs" reveal the most defining moments in the lives of ranch women in their 70s and 80s. The performances are enhanced with music by Paul Kelley of the Frederico Brothers. 777-2722, stevensvilleplayhouse.org.

Missoula Community Theatre's “Shrek: The Musical,” 7:30 p.m., MCT Center for the Performing Arts. “Shrek: The Musical” brings to life the story of an oversized, misunderstood, green ogre and a mixture of fractured fairy-tale characters. The story line follows closely that of the wildly-popular 2001 animated film.  Audiences will enjoy the same lovable characters, but with the added bonus of a music score filled with songs ranging from silly, to romantic, to rock and roll. Ticket available at mctinc.org, by calling 728-7529 or at the box office.

Saturday, May 16

Art

Pottery sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Saturday demonstration, 10 a.m.-noon, Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Free. John Thompson has been involved with the Carousel for Missoula for 25 years. Join him for a discussion and a demonstration of his artwork. A mix of Thompson’s work from his prints to his carvings will be shared in this intimate exhibition celebrating one of Missoula’s most versatile artists. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Spring Art Walk, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Bigfork. (406) 837-5429, bigforkevents.com.

Roy & Rose country juried art show reception, 6-8 p.m., Wall Street Place, Hot Springs. 

Dance

Golden Age Club dinner, 1 p.m.; dance 2-4 p.m. featuring music by The Jammers, 727 S. Fifth St., Hamilton. $6 per person. RSVP to 363-0142. 

Kids' stuff

Family storytime, 11 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St., 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Kids' Vibrations, 11 a.m., Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. Featuring Andrew Hunt and Matthew Nord of the Salamanders and student artist Kade Wickman, age 9, on piano. $3-$10 suggested donation. 396-3352, tangledtones.com

Music

"The Power of the Cross" spring choral concert presented by the Christian Home School Choir of the Missoula area, 4 p.m., Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 100 Foss Court E. Directed by Joe Roby anhd Alisha Roby, accompanied by live brass and strings. 

Jazz Night with the Maestro and Friends, 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $20-$25. John Zoltek share his love of jazz guitar with several prominent jazz musicians. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish with special guests the Interrupters, 8 p.m., Wilma Theatre. Tickets $23, available at Rockin’ Rudy’s, 866-468-7624, ticketweb.com or knittingfactory.com.

“The Love of Nature and the Nature of Love,” 6-10 p.m., O'Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Free admission, donations accepted. The Crown of the Continent Choir and Headwaters Ensemble present their season finale with special guests Jack Gladstone and Kate McLaughlin. (406) 261-9163, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Potpourri

Annual MAPS Media Festival, noon (doors open 11:30 a.m.), Pharaohplex, Hamilton. Family friendly; no charge. Productions include design class portfolios, music class videos, the film class's major movie and two Emmy-nominated short documentaries, "Darby Logger Days" and "Darby Rodeo." 

Spirit at Play's third annual "Know Your Farmer" fundraiser, noon-3 p.m., 621 Stephens Ave. Live animals, local musicians, farm games, activities, good and drink. $10 per adult suggested donation; children free. 

Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., First Interstate Center, Ravalli County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. 381-7597, bitterrootgms.org.

Psychic fair at Between the Worlds, 205 W. Main St., Hamilton. 363-2969, hamiltonpsychicfair.com.

Eagle Valley Amish auction, 9 a.m., Meadowlark Log Homes, 50 Meadowlark Lane, Libby. Items for bid will include Amish handcrafted log homes, cabins, pavilions, furniture, quilts and rugs. Amish baked goods, charcoal-roasted barbecue, homemade pies, ice cream and more will be available. 800-850-8554.

Spring weekend at the Bibler Gardens, 18 Treasure Lane, Kalispell. $15 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Visit the home and gardens at 11 a.m. for a two-hour stroll including time to explore the gardens on your own. Or enjoy a special 1:30 p.m. stroll that also includes a viewing of the Persian tribal rug collection on the lower level of the home for $20 per person (not recommended for children). Tickets must be purchased in advance. Flathead Valley Community College Foundation, (406) 756-3632.

Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse on Montana Highway 35, mile marker 18. Free. Festival includes items for sale by local artisans and crafters, door prizes, raffles, bake sale, music and lunch for purchase. Barbara Hammons, (406) 982-3064, montanacherries.com.

Serious Motorcycle Enthusiasts Group (SMEG) fifth annual motorcycle show, noon-7 p.m., Flathead County Fairgrounds Expo Building, 265 N. Meridian Road, Kalispell. Admission $10. Featuring new retail dealers, aftermarket parts and service vendors, apparel, artisan booths, custom bike show, vintage bikes, live music, food and beverage vendors, rider games and more. (406) 758-5810.

Missoula Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., north end of Higgins Avenue, missoulafarmersmarket.com. 

Clark Fork Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Riverside parking lot, just east of Caras Park. Live music, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Hamilton Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bedford Street. Shop for locally grown produce, fruit, locally baked goods and sandwiches, and handmade art and crafts. 961-0004, hamiltonfarmersmarket.webs.com.

Theater

Bigfork Summer Playhouse opens with “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” 8 p.m., Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, 526 Electric Ave. Tickets $17-$30. Other productions for the season, which ends Sept. 5, include “Man of La Mancha,” “The Addams Family,” “Annie” and “Footloose.” (406) 837-4886, bigforksummerplayhouse.com.

Port Polson Players present “Shillelagh,” 8 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, 32 Golf Course Road, Polson. Tickets $14-$15. Lives change forever as secrets are exposed at the wedding of an Irish lass to an American student of questionable character in the premiere of the musical comedy/drama by Neal Lewing. (406) 883-9212, portpolsonplayers.com.

“The Platinum Review,” 7 p.m., Heron Community Center, 1260 Upper River Road. Tickets $20 (includes dinner). The Heron Players celebrate their 20th anniversary with a review of shows from the past two decades. 1-855-806-7328.

Missoula Community Theatre's “Shrek: The Musical,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., MCT Center for the Performing Arts. “Shrek: The Musical” brings to life the story of an oversized, misunderstood, green ogre and a mixture of fractured fairy-tale characters. The story line follows closely that of the wildly popular 2001 animated film. Audiences will enjoy the same lovable characters, but with the added bonus of a music score filled with songs ranging from silly, to romantic, to rock and roll. Ticket available at mctinc.org, by calling 728-7529 or at the box office.

Sentinel High School Drama Department presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” based on Sholem Aleichem's stories by special permission of Arnold Perl, 7:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m., Margaret Johnson Theatre at Sentinel High School. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, poor dairyman Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, "Fiddler on the Roof's" universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. Tickets $8. Call 728-2400 Ext. 7065. 

“The Montana Monologs” by Wendy Woollett, 7 p.m., Stevensville Playhouse, 319 Main St. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door for adults; $8/$12 children. This production features “Epiphany,” the life of Lynn Wolfe of Burnt Fork Creek Ranch in Stevensville, performed by Deborah Goslin; and “7-Up,” the life of Pat Shepard who was raised on the 7-Up Ranch in St Ignatius, performed by Gretchen Spiess. Both "monologs" reveal the most defining moments in the lives of ranch women in their 70s and 80s. The performances are enhanced with music by Paul Kelley of the Frederico Brothers. 777-2722, stevensvilleplayhouse.org.

Sunday, May 17

Kids' stuff

Family Storytime  2 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org. 

Music

Violin-Viola recital by Rachel Maria Petite, 4 p.m., University Congregational Church, 410 University Ave. Joined by Barbara Blegen, piano; Aneta Panusz, harpsichord and Donald Harmsworth, cello. Works by Debussy, Satie, Leclaire, Landowski and others. $10 suggested donation for adults; children, seniors, students and graduates free.

Acoustic jam session, 2-4 p.m., Sapphire Lutheran Homes, corner of 10th and River streets, Hamilton. Bring your play guitar, mandolin, harmonica, fiddle, bass, banjo, Dobro or similar acoustic instrument or just come to listen. 381-2483.

Potpourri

Spring weekend at the Bibler Gardens, 18 Treasure Lane, Kalispell. $15 adults, $5 children 12 and under. Visit the home and gardens at 11 a.m. for a two-hour stroll including time to explore the gardens on your own. Or enjoy a special 1:30 p.m. stroll that also includes a viewing of the Persian tribal rug collection on the lower level of the home for $20 per person (not recommended for children). Tickets must be purchased in advance. Flathead Valley Community College Foundation, (406) 756-3632.

Big Sky Documentary Film Series, "Southern Rites," 8 p.m., Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. This 2015 film visits Montgomery County, Alabama, after a school recently the community's first integrated prom and the alleged murder of an elderly white woman by a young black man threatens to open old wounds. No charge, all ages. 

Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, First Interstate Center, Ravalli County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. 381-7597, bitterrootgms.org.

Psychic fair at Between the Worlds, 205 W. Main St., Hamilton. 363-2969, hamiltonpsychicfair.com.

Brewery tour, noon-5 p.m., Flathead Lake Brewing Co., 116 Holt Drive, Bigfork.

Theater

Missoula Community Theatre's “Shrek: The Musical,” 2 and 6:30 p.m., MCT Center for the Performing Arts. “Shrek: The Musical” brings to life the story of an oversized, misunderstood, green ogre and a mixture of fractured fairy-tale characters. The story line follows closely that of the wildly popular 2001 animated film. Audiences will enjoy the same lovable characters, but with the added bonus of a music score filled with songs ranging from silly, to romantic, to rock and roll. Ticket available at mctinc.org, 728-7529 or at the box office.

“The Montana Monologs” by Wendy Woollett, 2 p.m., Stevensville Playhouse, 319 Main St. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door for adults; $8/$12 children. This production features “Epiphany,” the life of Lynn Wolfe of Burnt Fork Creek Ranch in Stevensville, performed by Deborah Goslin; and “7-Up,” the life of Pat Shepard who was raised on the 7-Up Ranch in St Ignatius, performed by Gretchen Spiess. Both "monologs" reveal the most defining moments in the lives of ranch women in their 70s and 80s. The performances are enhanced with music by Paul Kelley of the Frederico Brothers. 777-2722, stevensvilleplayhouse.org.

Port Polson Players present “Shillelagh,” 2 p.m., Theatre on the Lake, 32 Golf Course Road, Polson. Tickets $14-$15. Lives change forever as secrets are exposed at the wedding of an Irish lass to an American student of questionable character in the premiere of the musical comedy/drama by Neal Lewing. (406) 883-9212, portpolsonplayers.com.

Monday, May  18

Art

Young Artist After-school Program, Mondays 3:30-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $10 per day for members, $12 for nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Books, readings

Kate Shanley, a professor of Native American studies, discusses and signs an anthology she co-edited, "Mapping Indigenous Presence," 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com.

Dance

"Rhythmic Motion," an evening-length dance concert exploring the body as an instrument in movement by Arina Hunter, 7:30 p.m., Headwaters Dance Co. Studio, 1042 Monroe St. $5. (503)713-7961. Headwatersdance.net.

Potpourri

Bee pollinator workshops, 4:30-6:30 p.m. for homeschoolers and 4-H and 7-9 p.m., for adults, Lee Metcalf Center. Call 642-3601.

Super Trivia Freakout, 8:30 p.m., the Badlander, 208 Ryman St. Free.

Magic by Evan Disney, 6-8 p.m., Mackenzie River Pizza, Front Street.  

MakerSpace electronics exploration, 3-5 p.m.; Scrabble, 6 p.m.; “Intro to Email,” 6 p.m., registration required, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Tuesday, May 19

Art

Open figure drawing, uninstructed, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $7/$5. This ongoing session provides artists an opportunity to draw from a live model. Some supplies available for use, and participants must be 18 years or older. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org

Books, readings

Bitterroot author Mike Hoyt reads from his fantasy adventure novel "Ranger," 6 p.m., Chapter One Book Store, 252 Main St., Hamilton. 

Dance

Flamenco A ongoing class in technique and castanets with Flamenco Montana/Victoria Lenihan Dance, 6:30-8 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet School. 542-9270, flamencomt.com.

"Rhythmic Motion," an evening-length dance concert exploring the body as an instrument in movement by Arina Hunter, 7:30 p.m., Headwaters Dance Co. Studio, 1042 Monroe St. $5. (503)713-7961. Headwatersdance.net

Kids' stuff

Salt painting, 11 a.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and younger, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St., 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Story time, 10 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St. 

Music

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, 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.

Potpourri

Open computer lab, 10 a.m.; Socrates Café, 7-9 p.m.; Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

Tea party, 2-3 p.m. Sapphire Lutheran Homes, 501 N. 10th St., Hamilton. Bitterroot Public Library, 363-1670.

Farmers Market, 4:30-7 p.m., Third Avenue West, Polson. 675-0177.

Young Adult volunteer orientation, 3:30-5 p.m.; System Check! 6:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Communication class, Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., 210 N. Higgins Ave. Suite 207. $65 for one, $120 for two. This class is based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg and the Center for Nonviolent Communication. To register, call 443-3439, email info@patrickmarsolek.com go to innerworkingsresources.com/communicationmissoula.

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

Trivia night, 6:30 p.m., East Shore Smokehouse, Highway 35, Polson.

Wednesday, May 20

Art

Creative Connections for Cancer Survivors: “Rewording: Writing as a Process for Exploring What We Feel, Think and Know” with Naomi Kimbell, noon-1:30 p.m., Living Art studio, 725 W. Alder Suite 17. For anyone who has or has had cancer. 549-5329, livingartofmontana.org

Coil pot hand-building,  6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $25 for nonmembers, free for members. Make some adult coil pots with swirls, shape, dimension and character. This is not your grade school coil pot class. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Warhol and Cinema at the Roxy Theater, 7 p.m. In conjunction with the exhibition "Andy Warhol Collection: Museum of Art, WSU," the Missoula Art Museum, and the Roxy Theater are presenting a retrospective of a few gems from Andy Warhol’s experimental film cache. Visit missoulaartmuseum.org for a full list of films, dates and costs. 

Young Artist After-school Program, Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $10 per day for members, $12 for nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Books, readings

Amy Pennington gives a cooking demo and signs "Fresh Pantry," 11:45 a.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com.

Dance

Dance, 7-10 p.m., Polson Elks Club, Main Street. $5 at the door, bring snacks.

Kids' stuff

Story time, 11 a.m., Seeley Lake Branch Library, 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Family yoga, 11 a.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

Story time, 10:30 a.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville, northvalleylibrary.org. 

Music

Country singer/songwriter Robbie Fulks, 7:30 p.m., Rex Theatre, Thompson Falls. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Proceeds go to Cancer Network of Sanders County. Tickets available at D&D Liquor or (406) 827-4810.

Sentinel High School Bands, 7:30 p.m., Sentinel High School Margaret Johnson Theater. Potluck awards banquet precedes the event at 6 p.m. 728-2403 Ext. 7041. 

Potpourri

NAMI Missoula hosts a free screening and discussion of the award-winning film "Call Me Crazy," 6:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 

"Windows 8 Basics, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Middle School Writers, 3:30 p.m.; "Intro to Email," 6 p.m., registration required, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Community Night for Bigfork soccer, The Raven, Woods Bay, Bigfork. 

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

Trivia, 8 p.m., Flathead Lake Brewing Co., 424 N. Higgins Ave.

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

Trivia, 7-9 p.m., Village Roost Bar and Grill, Bigfork.

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

Thursday, May 21

Art

Volunteer Appreciation Party, “Art and Play,” 5-7 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. MAM would like to thank its hardworking volunteers by hosting a night of celebration, art, and "play." Volunteers are invited to relax, mingle, and create with their fellow volunteers and MAM staff. For more information or to become a volunteer, contact Alison Dillon at 728-0447.

Young Artist After-school Program, Thursdays 2:30-5 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $10 per day for members, $12 for nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Art Start, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $5 members, $6 nonmembers. Developing an artistic eye, mind, and skill is critical to a child’s development.Work at your own pace with comprehensible directions. All young artists ages 2 and up are welcome. No preregistration necessary. 549-7555, zootownarts.org. 

Dance 

Country two-step, beginning/intermediate level, 7 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand Ave.

Kids' stuff

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

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and under, 10:30 a.m., READ Dogs, 3 p.m.; Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

Austin, Texas, rock group Spoon with opening act Sweet Spirit, 8 p.m., Wilma Theatre. Tickets $23.50 in advance, $25 day of show, available at Rockin’ Rudy’s, 866-468-7624, ticketweb.com or knittingfactory.com

Potpourri

Trivia, 7 p.m., Brooks and Browns Bar, 200 S. Pattee St.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Lucky Strike Casino, 1515 Dearborn Ave.

Call for art

Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery will hold the Flathead Lake Festival of Art, a two-day juried, fine art festival in Sacajawea Park, in conjunction with fifth annual Blues Festival on Aug. 15 -16. To download an application or for more information, visit sandpiperartgallery.com or flatheadlakebluesfestival.com.

The Missoula Downtown Association is seeking fine art artists for the Juried Art Show at the 10th annual River City Roots Festival, slated for Aug. 28-29 in downtown Missoula. Artists can apply online at missouladowntownassociation.submittable.com/submit/28948, and the deadline is Friday, May 22. Booth fees are $125 for the two-day art show on Main Street. River City Roots Fest serves as a "welcome home" bash for University of Montana students, faculty and staff. The admission-free festival features 10 acts on a Main Street stage, the art show, a four-mile run, stand-up paddleboard races, a family fun festival, plus local food and beverages. 

Bitterroot Accidental Theater is looking for an actor to play the role of Spike in the Montana premiere of Christopher Durang's Tony-award winning play "Vanya and Sonia and Mosha and Spike." Age range is 20 to 30 years old. The production runs  Oct. 9-Oct 24. Light rehearsal schedule starts in early June. Some compensation may be available. Call 370-6119 for an audition.

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