It’s Make it Missoula Monday. Each week, Trail 103.3 DJ, Craig Johnson shares his picks of the week for Missoula happenings. You can hear him discuss them on-air each Monday at 9:00 am. Here’s what’s happening this week:
The Purity Myth (FILM) at the Rocky Theater
Description: The Institute of Health & Humanities presents a free screening of The Purity Myth on June 13 at 7 pm at the Roxy Theater. The film will be followed by a panel and audience discussion. For more information about the film, please visit the website
718 S Higgins Ave.
Ribbon Cutting for New Trail in West Riverside (COMMUNITY) Tamarack Road and Highway 210
Description: The Bonner-Milltown Community Council will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, June 13 at 6:15pm, at the intersection of Highway 210 and Tamarack Road in Pine Grove. The ceremony will celebrate the completion of the first phase of the West Riverside bicycle/pedestrian trail. Local residents are encouraged to join in on the celebration and take an inaugural walk or bike down the trail. Cookies and lemonade will be served. The event will end at 6:45pm so that the community can join the regular monthly meeting of the Bonner-Milltown Community Council at 7pm at the Bonner School Library.
Tamarack Road and Highway 210
The Lego Movie (FILM) at the Roxy Theater
Description: In this Kids’ Stuff Matinee at the Roxy Theater, an ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.
718 S Higgins Ave.
Pianist Michael Coonrod (CLASSICAL) at the University Congregational Church
Description: “A celebration of the indomitable spirit” will be presented by pianist Michael Coonrod to benefit friend and patron of the arts, Blaise Wrenn. Michael lost a finger in an accident a year ago, Blaise is recovering from bi-lateral hip replacement, both are testaments to the strength of the human spirit. Join the celebration with Dr. Coonrod’s solo recital of Bach, Scriabin, Moszkowski, Chopin, Blumenfeld, Beethoven and Schubert. More details can be seen on our website.
405 University Ave.
The White Buffalo (ACOUSTIC) at the Top Hat Lounge
Description: Top Hat Entertainment presents singer-songwriter and guitarist The White Buffalo at the Top hat Lounge on June 14, 2016. Tickets available at the Top Hat, online or by phone at 877-987-6487. All tickets are general admission standing room only with limited bench seating available on a first come first served basis.
134 W Front St.
Comedy Open Mic Night (COMEDY) at Stage 112
112 N Pattee St.
Summer Storyteller -Tom Schenarts (EDUCATION/DISCUSSION) at Travelers’ Rest State Park
Description: Hear tales about the Women of the Corps of Discovery, as told by Travelers’ Rest volunteer Tom Schenarts.
6717 Highway 12 W
Out-to-Lunch at Caras Park – Downtown Missoula
Description: Out to Lunch is a weekly concert series at Caras Park on the Clark Fork River, featuring musicians and over 20 varied food vendors. Enjoy Montana’s longest running festival every Wednesday in June, July and August from 11am – 2pm. 6/15: Kids Day w/ the Salamanders & the Retro Tones
All Ages / FREE
Dead Horse Trauma & Chrysalis (ROCK) at Stage 112
Tickets: $5 – 18 year olds; $3 for 21+
112 N Pattee St.
Mudslide Charley (BLUES) at the Top Hat Lounge
134 W Front St.
Big Sky Brewing 21 Anniversary (COMMUNITY EVENT) at Caras Park
1 Caras Dr. Downtown Missoula
Relay For Life of Missoula (COMMUNITY EVENT) at Big Sky High School
Description: Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and community members will unite for the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Missoula to help save lives from cancer. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community, with four million participants in 6,000 events worldwide in 2015. Dollars raised help the American Cancer Society save lives by funding groundbreaking cancer research, providing free information and critical services for people with cancer, and supporting education and prevention programs.
Big Sky High School Track
Ice Cream, Trash and How to Escape (THEATRE) at the Crystal Theater, in theSilkRoad
Description: Find Your Light Theatre is pleased to present the original play, Ice Cream, Trash & How to Escape, written by Missoula natives Izzy Milch and Morgan Solonar as its debut performance. Find Your Light Theatre is a young theatre organization who’s goal is to create relatable, low budget theatre that helps each person find their own light. The play follows aspiring children’s author Delaney; her best friend, a sweet misguided college dropout named Sam, and Violet, her shy environmentalist roommate as they try to carve a space for themselves in San Francisco and in the huge and confusing world. Their story revolves around love, sickness, ice cream, and other messy things as they are each forced to make difficult decisions in pursuit of some sense of belonging. There will be a matinee on June 18th at 3:00 PM. Tickets will be a suggested $5 donation at the door.