Tuesday, Feb. 2

LINKS for Learning will hold a fundraiser Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Livingston Pizza Hut, from the business’ opening to closing. Twenty percent of all sales will be donated to the LINKS program to cover the costs of student scholarships. Coupons, which must be redeemed at the time of purchase, may be picked up from LINKS staff or at Pizza Hut counter. The LINKS for Learning program is an after-school and summer program that offers academic support, positive social interactions and enrichment activities for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. For more information, call Terri Hartly at 223-5288 or Julie Hancock at 223-2166.

AARP Tax Aid is offering free tax preparation for seniors and others with low to moderate incomes on Thursdays starting Feb. 4 at the Park County Senior Center. For an appointment, call Betsey Kiley at 222-0435.

• Livingston HealthCare and United Blood Services are sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new hospital. All blood types are needed. There is plenty of parking in the visitor parking lot. Enter the front door and go straight toward the cafeteria. The first hall on your left is where the blood drive will be held. There will be volunteers to assist. Reservations may be made by calling Bob Frisbey at 222-0099 or e-mailing him at cstlnwnd@msn.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

The Livingston School District Calendar Committee will meet at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 in the East Side School Conference Room, 401 View Vista Dr. For more information, contact Jenny Stringer at 222-0861.

• The Livingston-Park County Public Library will host the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program “Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials” with zoologist Joan Bird at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 at the library. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 222-0862. 

• Entrepreneur Fwd. Business Series will present Healthcare & Financial Planning Options for Small Businesses at The Shane Center from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9. Registration is $20 and includes a light breakfast and workshop materials. Register by Friday, Feb. 5 at park@montana.edu or by calling 222-4156. For more information, contact the Montana State University-Park County Extension Office at 222-4156.

Livingston Adult Community Education classes beginning in February include: Trance Dance starting Feb. 6; Grant Writing 101 starting Feb. 22; Beading: Free-Hand Weaving with Glass Seed Beads Mondays through Feb. 8; Essentrics, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Feb. 25; and Photoshop beginning Feb. 18. For more information and course costs, call John Gregory at 220-2083 or visit www.LivingstonACE.org. 

The Livingston Depot Center will hold its Bridge, Pinochle, and Cribbage Night starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at the depot. Dessert will be served at 7 p.m. followed by bridge, pinochle and cribbage at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for Depot members and $7 for non-members, with proceeds benefitting the Depot Center. Plan to attend with a partner or call 222-2300 to reserve a table. 

• Mountain-Pacific Quality Health will host a series of free diabetes classes Feb. 23 through March 2. Classes will be Tuesday, Feb. 23, Monday, Feb. 25, Friday, Feb. 29 and Tuesday, March 2 at the Park County Senior Center. For more information, contact Teresa at (406) 548-7511.