Briefs Jan. 24

• At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, Shane Center Director Russell Lewis will hold open auditions for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “EVITA,” in the ballroom at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts in Livingston. Roles are available for ages 13 and up. No prepared audition material is required. Rehearsals for the production will take place weekday evenings Jan. 30 through March 9. “EVITA” runs weekends from March 10 through April 2. For more information, contact Lewis at 222-1420 or russ@theshanecenter.org.
• There will be a meeting of the City of Livingston Skate Park Committee at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the Food Pantry on the corner on Second and Lewis streets.

• The Livingston Tree Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the East room of the City/County Complex. For more information, call Mike at 222-5361.

• The Sons and Daughters of the Gallatin County Pioneers invite all eligible Sons and Daughters of Park County pioneers to attend their annual banquet and meeting at noon, Saturday Feb. 18 at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman. To be eligible, your pioneer must have arrived in your county on or before 1868. Proof of lineage is required. For application forms, send your request to: Carolyn Manley, 3032 Candy Lane, Bozeman, MT 59715. This year’s meeting will feature the history of the Alexander Weaver family, “Montana through the Mail,” by Ken Hamlin and music by Alice Hanks, Dennis Downing and Phil Schladweiler. Preregistration for the luncheon is required.

• The Carnegie Readers will meet Thursday, Feb. 2 to talk about “The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead. The book group, which welcomes new participants, will gather at 5 p.m. in the Teen Room of the Livingston Park County Public Library. This novel brilliantly recreates the unique terrors for black people in the pre-Civil War era. Multiple copies of the book are available to be checked out at the library. For additional details, call the library at 222-0862.