Upcoming Uptown Events  

January

through January -- Writers' Group will continue on Thursdays, at the IBRC at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm. If interested in joining the group or excited to have a night to get some feedback on your writing, email Writers' Group organizer, Colin Cote at colin.j.cote@gmail.com 

through January -- The Arts & Culture Survey: Your Voice (Really, Really) Matters Here, We want to hear your thoughts on arts and culture happenings in Butte. Please take a few moments to fill out this survey. Your response is exceptionally important. (Share the survey link with your networks: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1MQxtsheesBLJEfO_H6R-ZJ_LDws3fVNq2JugTmKd3Is/viewform)

through March 9 -- Butte Community Celebrations is now accepting entry forms for the St.Patrick's Day Parade on March 17 and grand marshal nomination forms are available, too.

Email Linda Redfern, Butte Community Celebrations, at lredfern1731@yahoo.com or pick them up at Park Street Liquor, Cavanaugh’s County Celtic, Butte Weekly, Montana Standard, BS Café, Chamber of Commerce or the Civic Center.

Deadline for grand marshal forms is 5 p.m. Feb. 28. Deadline for parade entries is 5 p.m. March 9. Late entries will be placed at the end of parade, and pay a $25 late fee. Volunteers to help Butte Community Celebrations are welcome. Call Redfern, 406-565-7689.

January 20 -- Free tickets available at the Main Uptown Library"CHECK OUT THE PERFORMING ARTS" @ YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY. BSBPL has upcoming FREE adult and student (K-College) ticket availability for the Mother Lode Theatre's "Jekyll & Hyde" on January 27 at 8 pm. The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this all new production. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over. Program Rules:

Library card and account must be in good standing; One ticket per library card;Tickets are available at the Main Uptown Library ONLY; Tickets must be picked up in person and on a first-come, first-served basis; No ticket holds allowed; You may check out tickets on behalf of another person if you have their library card in-hand; Students may be asked to display a student ID

For more information,call 723-3361 x 6100 to ensure that tickets are still available before arriving.

January 23 -- The Butte Arts Symposium returns at 6:30 pm at the IBRC at 68 W. Park Street. Since 2012, The Butte Arts Symposium has been dedicated to "uniting Butte's creatives to survey and support ongoing projects while celebrating the exchange of new ideas". Each year, this celebration has featured a program of speakers bringing fresh projects to the forefront. The event has allowed Butte's art community an annual conference to reflect and plan new pathways for progress in the coming year. For details and to join the event on facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1578122219088368/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

January 27 -- Jekyll & Hyde at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

January 30 -- Paint, Drink and Be Merry. Social Painting Society night at the IBRC at 68 W. Park Street from 8 pm to Midnight. Admission is $8 which covers paint, panel surfaces, and refreshments. All of these dollars support future arts programming at the IBRC. (The Social Painting Society loves well curated music. Interested in being a featured DJ? Call 782-5217 or email imaginebutte@gmail.com.

February

February 3 -- The Great Gatsby at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

February 17 -- Memphis at the Mother Lode Theatre at 316 W. Park Street. For more information, call 723-3602 or visit www.buttearts.org.

February 21 -- The Imagine Butte Resource Center Becomes One. Join the IBRC at 68 W. Park Street to help celebrate their first anniversary.

March

March 17-- St. Patricks's Day Parade. For details, contact Linda with Butte Community Celebrations at lredfern1731@yahoo.com or call 565-7689.