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Friday, June 26

is the last day to:

•Register at a discounted rate of $20 off for New Faces Core Camp 2, a two-week camp for students in fifth grade through high school that begins July 20. Students explore the world of theater through script work, improv and more. One year of Summer Theater School experience or equivalent is required. Go to NOVAbillings.org.

•Apply to serve on the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council, which provides a public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the public to discuss federal tax administration issues. The council has up to 35 members who are appointed to three-year terms. Members include representation from tax attorneys, certified public accountants, enrolled agents, academia and the business community. Applications are www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals. Questions may be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Monday, June 29

is the last day to:

•Comment on several proposals before the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission: a work plan for the use of about $20,000 from the state’s nongame tax check-off; an agreement with a ranch in the Snowy Mountains to trade hunter access for an either-sex elk permit; changes in quotas for wild turkeys; added wild turkey permits in certain hunting districts; and changes in trapping regulations for bobcats and lynx. Comment by 5 p.m. at fwp.mt.gov by clicking on “Submit Public Comments,” then on “Hunting & Trapping.; or write to: FWP – Wildlife Division, Attn: Public Comment, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701. For information, call (406) 444-2612, or visit fwp.mt.gov.

•Help Special Olympics Montana receive a $2,000 donation from City Motor Co. in Great Falls through a Facebook contest for not-for-profit organizations. If Special Olympics Montana receives the prize money, the funds will be used to send seven Montana athletes to the World Games in Los Angeles in July. Sign in to your Facebook account and go to https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.966191730079238.107374185

  8.152648154766937&type=3 . “Like” the picture of Special Olympics Montana on the City Motor Co. page.

Tuesday, June 30

is the last day to:

•Meet the late registration deadline for the Big Sky State Games Adult Basketball and Scholastic Basketball on July 17-19 in Billings. The adult division includes men’s and women’s open and elite divisions as well as men’s masters. The Scholastic tournament features teams of girls and boys going into grades five through 12 as of September 2015. Go to www.bigskygames.org or call 254-7426.

•See exhibitions by Phyllis Waltman and members of the Billings Arts Association. Ms. Waltman’s exhibition, “Exquisite Equestrian,” shows wild mustangs in their natural setting as well as the domestic horse doing jobs such as rodeo, jumping and polo. The Arts Association, which has more than 100 members and has been around for more than 50 years, is showing its members’ works in the North Gallery. Carbon County Arts Guild, 11 W. Eighth St. Free.

•File Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, or FBAR, if you have a bank or financial account outside the United States. The form, which must be filed with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, is at http://bsaefiling.fincen.treas.gov/main.html.

•Apply for the Montana Environmental Stewardship Award, presented by the Montana Stockgrowers Association. The award honors Montana ranches that exemplify environmental stewardship and demonstrate commitment toward improved sustainability within their communities. Ranches must be members of the Montana Stockgrowers Association to qualify. Go to mtbeef.org or contact the MSGA office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (406) 442-3420.

•Submit a proposal to give a talk or performance at TEDxMSUBillings on Oct. 3 at MSU Billings. TEDxMSUBillings, licensed by TED Talks, is looking for creative, engaging and exciting speakers and performers who are leaders in their industries and fields. Tickets, which go on sale June 29 at MSU Billings Extended Campus, cost $85 for general admission and $40 for students. To apply to speak, visit www.tedxmsubillings.com/.

Wednesday, July 1

is the last day to:

•Enter the July 4th Parade in Laurel and sign up for the Chief Joseph Run. Go to the Laurel Chamber of Commerce, 108 E. Main St.

•Enroll in MSU Bozeman’s online bachelor’s degree completion program. The program, which culminates in a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies, is designed for students who have at least 60 college credits or an associate’s degree and would like to earn a four-year degree online. Visit www.montana.edu/finish or contact Sarah Hendrikx at (406) 994-7441 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thursday, July 2

is the last day to:

•Comment on the proposed classification of two exotic species as either controlled or prohibited in Montana. The Pacific white shrimp, a 9-inch long saltwater prawn caught and farmed for food, is being proposed to be added to the controlled species list. The African soft-furred, or natal, rat, newly popular in the pet trade, is being proposed to be added to the prohibited species list. A permit is required to possess, sell, purchase, breed, or exchange species classified as controlled. Prohibited species may not be possessed in Montana. Send comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks; Fisheries Division–Exotics; P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701.

•Comment on several proposals before the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission: changes in antlerless elk licenses and antelope quotas in certain hunting districts; and unlimited hunting licenses for a chronically diseased herd of Tendoy bighorn sheep. Comment by 5 p.m. at fwp.mt.gov by clicking on “Submit Public Comments,” then on “Hunting & Trapping.; or write to: FWP – Wildlife Division, Attn: Public Comment, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701. For information, call (406) 444-2612, or visit fwp.mt.gov.

•Purchase a $5 chance for a SuperTag that allows eight hunters in Montana a chance to hunt a moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat, elk, deer, antelope, mountain lion and bison in any legal district open for that species next fall. Go to a Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks office or license provider or visit fwp.mt.gov and click “SuperTag.”

•File for City Council primary elections in Billings, Broadview and Laurel. For information, go to www.co.yellowstone/mt.gov/elections.

Friday, July 3

is the last day to:

•Apply to attend the 2015 Montana Youth Range Camp from July 27-31 at Frank Brattin Middle School in Colstrip. The camp is open to all youth ages 12-18. Outdoor classes cover four major subjects: water and riparian areas; soils and geology; rangeland monitoring; and wildlife and livestock grazing management. Students receive instruction in plant identification and anatomy, and work in teams to solve a natural resource or range management problem, presenting their solutions to a panel of judges at the end of the week. $175, including meals and lodging. The application form is at http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/cardd/camps/montana-youth-range-camp. For information, contact Scott Kaiser, Department of Natural Resources Conservation program specialist, at (406) 232-6359 or Bobbi Vannattan with the Rosebud Conservation District at (406) 346-7333, ext. 101.

 

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