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Friday, March 27

is the last day to:

•See “4AM,” the senior exhibition of English and art major Jamie LaRie Winter, who is honored with a closing reception today. The series of narrative paintings explores the thoughts behind the anonymous quote, “And if you are awake at 4AM, you are either in love or lonely, and I don’t know which one is worse.” 5-7 p.m., Student Gallery on first floor of Liberal Arts Building at MSU Billings.

•Register at a discounted rate for a Billings Chamber of Commerce business and leisure tour of Tyrol-Innsbruck Austria and Germany from Oct. 1-9. Participants do not have to be members of the Chamber. $3,149, including hotel, meals, day trips and airfare, then $3,249 after today. To book a trip, contact Jennifer Reiser at 245-4111 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

•Make a dinner reservation for the April 1 meeting of Town and Gown. The speaker is Danny Choriki, who discusses “The Science Behind the Politics of Fear.” The talk includes a review of cognitive and cultural processes and ends by speculating on the impacts of the politics of fear on the politics of Montana both past and current. Reception, 6 p.m.; dinner, 6:45 p.m.; program, 7:30 p.m., Prescott Hall at Rocky Mountain College. $20 for dinner. RSVP by noon to 294-4230 or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Monday, March 30

is the last day to:

•Enter dance sports stage competition in the Big Sky State Games. Competition will be held April 18 in Billings. Register at www.bigskygames.org.

•Enroll in the state-sponsored Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters, a voluntary incentive offering aimed at further conserving productive game bird habitat enrolled in the federal Conservation Reserve Program. The $5 per acre incentive is available to private landowners with existing CRP who have a minimum of three years left on their federal contract. Visit fwp.mt.gov and then click “Open Fields Application.” For details, contact Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks at (406) 444-2612, or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Tuesday, March 31

is the last day to:

•Postmark applications for Billings Clinic Foundation Health Career Scholarships, which are open to high school seniors or students currently enrolled in an accredited technical school, college or university in Montana or Wyoming. Applicants must be residents of Montana or Wyoming and have plans to, or have graduated from, an accredited high school in Billings Clinic’s service area. Applicants must be pursuing a course of study that leads to a career in health care. Scholarships vary from $500 to $1,000 per year. Today also is the last day to postmark applications for Billings Clinic Work Commitment Scholarships, which are only open to students who are within one to two years of their degree. Geographic location of the school is not a consideration. Applications are at www.billingsclinic.com/foundation/scholarships. For information, students may also contact high school guidance counselors, college financial aid offices or program directors or Billings Clinic Foundation at 657-4670.

•Submit nominations for the 2015 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. Nominees can be men, women, ranches, stage coach lines, animals, hotels, etc. — anyone or anything that has made a notable contribution or serves as a notable example of Montana’s western heritage. Go to www.montanacowboyfame.org for information. If you would like to make a nomination, you must contact the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (406) 932-5444 prior to the submission deadline to express your intent to nominate.

•Volunteer to help implement Let’s Control It, the Montana Department of Revenue’s training program for responsible alcohol sales and service. The volunteers will provide training to Montana liquor license holders on the state’s requirements for selling and serving alcohol. Go online at AlcoholServerTraining.mt.gov under the “Become a State Trainer” tab or call (406) 444-4307. Mail applications to Department of Revenue, Liquor Control Division, Education Unit, P.O. Box 1712, Helena, MT 59624, email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to (406) 444-0718.

•Submit student posters for display at the 2015 Harvesting Clean Energy Conference, which will be held Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. Go to www.harvestingcleanenergy.org or contact Cathy Svejkovsky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Wednesday, April 1

is the last day to:

•See “Kaleidoscope: 2015 Juried Student Exhibition,” an all-student show at Rocky Mountain College. The exhibit features current RMC students’ artwork, including photography, paintings, drawings, pottery, metal working and jewelry. The exhibit also features a collaborative project by three classes that will spell out the word “ART.” Art Professor Mark Moak says, “I think the group project is a great idea. It makes you have to plan and play well with others. If I were a student I would have enjoyed working with my peers and one of my professors toward a singular art project.” Ryniker-Morrison Gallery in Tech Hall.

•Postmark applications for a $1,000 Educational Heritage Scholarship offered by the Montana Stockgrowers Association’s Research and Education Endowment Foundation. Students must be enrolled in college and have completed at least one semester of coursework, be a member of Montana Stockgrowers Association, and demonstrate a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0. Complete the application form at mtbeef.org/educational-heritage-scholarship, include a copy of a current transcript, write a 500-word essay discussing educational pursuits and what you hope to do with your education and include two letters of recommendation. For information, email Jesse Gill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thursday, April 2

is the last day to:

•See Zemer Peled’s “Sky Island,” a group of large and small-scale sculptures and installations constructed from thousands of ceramic shards, opens with a reception. The term sky island refers to isolated mountainous regions surrounded by radically different lowland environments. Ms. Peled was born and raised on a Kibbutz in northern Israel and has a master of arts degree from the Royal College of Art in London. She is a second-year, long-term resident at the Archie Bray foundation in Helena. Northcutt Steele Gallery at MSU Billings.

Friday, April 3

is the last day to:

•Register to compete in figure skating at the Big Sky State Games. The event will be held April 24-26. Enter at www.bigskygames.org or in the Big Sky State Games office, 490 N. 31st St. Suite 200). For information, call 254-7426.

Saturday, April 4

is the last day to:

Have your child’s picture taken with the Easter Bunny at Rimrock Mall. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 31

is the last day to:

Apply for one of four $50,000 grants offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana through its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families initiative. The initiative aims to improve the health and wellness of Montanans with a specific focus on children and families through sustainable, measurable programs. The emphasis is on nutrition, physical activity, disease prevention and management, supporting safe environments and suicide prevention. Applicants must hold a 501(c)(3) tax status and primarily target individuals in Montana. To apply, go to bcbsmt.com and click on the “About Us Home” link in the left-side navigation bar. For information, contact John Doran at (406) 437-6195 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

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