BRIEFS

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

• A “Rise for the Climate Livingston” protest will gather at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 near the Livingston high school and walk to Park Street and 5th Street for a noon demonstration in the park. The event is hosted by MOMS Clean Air Force, Montana Women For, and Upper Yellowstone Indivisible in conjunction with the national Rise for the Climate global day of action. All are welcome to join. An optional RSVP can be made at riseforclimate.org.

The Gardiner Big Bear Stampede Trail run is set for Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Eagle Creek Campground. The 9k run begins at 9 a.m. and it costs $30 to register. The 5k run and the 5k walk begin at 9:30 a.m. and it costs $25 to register. The kids run behind at 10:15 a.m., and it’s free.

• Livingston HealthCare will host a 12-week Bereavement Support Group. Classes start at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13. For more information or to register, please contact Sara Bandstra at 406-823-6430.

• The Park County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Park County Senior Center. The guest speaker will be Dr. Kristin Orr on “The Geological History of Paradise Valley.” For more information, call Secretary Bev George at 222-2284.

The Livingston Quilt Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 in the Main Building of the Park County Fairgrounds. The event is hosted by Peace by Piece Quilt Guild, and admission costs $5. For more information, visit www.peacebpieceguild.com.

• The Yellowstone Gateway Museum is launching a free speakers series titled “History that Matters: Anniversaries of 2018.” The first program will be Wednesday, Sept. 26 with Edward E. Saunders, author of “Knapsacks and Roses: Montana’s Women Veterans of World War I.” All programs are at 7 p.m. at Park Photo, located at 115 S. Main St., Livingston. The programs are free, open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 406-222-4184 or visit www.yellowstonegatewaymuseum.org.