Upcoming Uptown Events  

March

through March 9 -- Butte Community Celebrations is still accepting entry forms for the St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 17. 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 parade entries is 5 pm 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 Linda Redfern, 406-565-7689.

March 6 -- First Friday Art Openings at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W.Park Street from 6 pm to 9 pm. The Foreground Gallery (in Park Street level) will feature the work of Carly Smith Here/There. Featured in the Eye/Land Institute at 14 S. Dakota Street level is the work of Eben Goff: Batholith Etchings. Admission is free but donations to support programming are accepted and appreciated. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.

March 7 -- The Butte-Silver Bow Public Library at 226 W. Broadway is screening two FREE films for children. Kids can bring a pillow or sleeping bag to sit on - popcorn will be provided! Big Hero 6 will be screened at 1:00 pm and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day will be screened at 3:00 pm. For more information,call 723-3361 x 6302 or email programming.bsbpl@gmail.com.

March 7 -- The Butte Silver Bow Arts Foundation (BSBAF) will host their 18th Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction event at the Masonic Temple Ballroom at 314 W. Park Street at 7pm. All proceeds help the foundation to accomplish its mission – To bring art, culture, history, and education to the community of Butte and Southwest Montana. The foundation is asking businesses within the community for donations to help put on this event and to support the mission of the BSBAF. Donations can be either silent auction items or cash to help finance the event. For details, call 723-1150 or stop by the Venus Rising Espresso House at 128 W. Granite Street.

March 13 -- Social Painting Society at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm with cohost Butte High Art Club (for ages 13-18). Cost ios $8 (includes all materials). No prior painting experience is necessary. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.

March 14-17-- The Pipe and Drum Band of the Edmonton Police Service returns to Butte to help celebrate St. Patrick's Day with performances at several venues around town.

March 16 -- St. Urho's Day Celebration.

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

March 28 -- Phoenix Block Reading at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm. This installment of the 2015 Phoenix Block Reading Series features Melissa Kwasny & Brian DiSalvatore. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.

April

April 25 -- Phoenix Block Reading at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm. This installment of the 2015 Phoenix Block Reading Series features Henrietta Goodman & David Abrams. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.

May

May 1 -- Uptown Art Walk. For details as they develop, call 782-5217 or visit facebook.com/uptownbutteartwalk.

May 23 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

May 30 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

June

June 6 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 13 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 20 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 27 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

June 27 -- Phoenix Block Reading at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm. This installment of the 2015 Phoenix Block Reading Series features Robert Stubblefield. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.

July

July 1-4 -- Butte Freedom Festival. For information, contact Butte Community Celebrations at lredfern1731@yahoo.com or call 565-7689.

July 3 -- Fireworks on the Big M at dusk, sponsored by the Kenneally Family and Town Pump Foundation.

July 4 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

July 10-12 -- Montana Folk Festival. For details as they develop,visit montanafolkfestival.com or www.facebook.com/mtfolkfest.

July 11 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

July 18 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

Ju;y 18 -- Phoenix Block Reading at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm. This installment of the 2015 Phoenix Block Reading Series features Caroline Patterson and FredHaefele. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.

July 23-25 -- Evel Knievel Days. For details, visit www.evelknieveldays.org.

July 25 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

August

August 1-- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 8 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 14-16 -- Montana Irish Festival at the Original Mineyard. For details as they develop, visit mtgaelic.org/an-ri-ra-montana-irish-festival/

August 15 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 22 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 29 -- Butte Farmers' Market from 8:30 am until 1 pm on West Park Street between Gamer's Cafe and the Imagine Butte Resource Center. For details as they develop, visit facebook.com/ButteFM.

August 29 -- Phoenix Block Reading at the Imagine Butte Resource Center at 68 W. Park Street at 7 pm. This installment of the 2015 Phoenix Block Reading Series features Karin Schalm and Naomi Kimbell. For more information, call 782-5217 or visit www.facebook.com/ibrc.me.