February 7 How Do I Love Thee: A Love Poems Workshop 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway Use   the   power   of   poetry   to   share   your   heartfelt   sentiments.   In   this   workshop,   Ashley Warren    and    Anna    Paige    of    the    Billings    Area    Literary    Arts    will    guide    you    through techniques   used   in   classic   and   modern   poetry   to   help   you   craft   a   love   poem.   Open   to writers of all experience levels. Seats    are    limited    for    this    writing    workshop.    Please    register    in    advance    by    emailing billingsliteraryarts@gmail.com. Hosted by the Billings Area Literary Arts and the Big Sky Writing Workshops. Sponsored by This House of Books. Cost: $30 February 8 Randi O'Brien Exhibition Reception & Artist Talk 5.00 - 8.00 pm Northcutt Steele Gallery 1500 University Dr Randi O'Brien’s exhibition "Orangery" remains on view through February 8 at the Northcutt Steele Gallery on the 1st floor of the Liberal Arts Building on MSUB campus. On Thursday, February 8 a public reception for the artist will be held at the gallery beginning at 5pm. The exhibition, reception, and talk are all FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. "Orangery" offers a collection of functional pottery, figurative ceramic sculptures, and a clay-animation digital video exploring O'Brien's ongoing interest in fables. According to the artist: "The narrative intention of a fable is the moral fiber of my work. I cherish the cycles of yearning and atonement which reveal a character’s personal discovery. It is within this cycle that an audience can see a character’s ability to navigate her internal struggles. 'Orangery' is about cultivating essentia; gardening, harvesting, and protecting the essence of oneself." The gallery's regular hours are M-F, 8am-4pm, and by appointment. The gallery is closed during university holidays. Parking on MSUB campus is free after 5pm. 7.00 - 8.30 pm February Native American Race Relations and Healing Lecture Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway For our February lecture, two candidates for state legislature will talk about their decision to run and the work that they've been doing in the community. Please come and hear Jade Bahr, candidate for the Montana State legislature for House District 50, and Amelia Marquez, who is running in House District 52. Game Night 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway A   shared   experience   involving   tabletop   games,   a   chance   to   enjoy   some   tea   or   hot   chocolate,   an   activity   with   face-to-face   contact   with real people, not screens! No cover charge. February 9 My Furry Valentine (YVAS Fundraiser) featuring The Vigilantes 7.30 - 10.00 pm The Pub Station 2502 1st Ave North All Ages/General Admission 6:30PM Doors/7:00PM Show Tickets available at: • http://ticketf.ly/2D45sxe • www.thepubstation.com • Pub Station Box Office…2502 First Avenue North(on the 25th Street side of the building)…Billings, MT (Mon-Fri 9AM to 5PM) • Pub Station…2502 First Avenue North…Billings, MT (Mon-Sat 4PM to close) • 1-877-987-6487 ********************* Featuring a 50/50 raffle, games and prizes. Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter is committed to the humane treatment of animals. We are considered an “open door” shelter. This means that we will turn no animal away that is from the city of Billings regardless of health, temperament or age. Because we understand that all animals come to us under the care and compassion of someone, we also are committed to the people involved in the care and welfare of these animals. The Vigilantes A Billings, MT based electric blues band. Groovy, funky, and old school rockin! Jazz at Thirsty Street 8.00 - 10.00 pm Thirsty Street Brewing Company 3008 1st Ave N Come on down to your favorite brewery to sip on a sour and hear live jazz by: Erik Olson (keys) Keller Paulson (Drums) Phillip Griffin (Bass) No cover. Ember Cooking Event with Chef Cody Ringo 6.00 - 9.00 pm Terakedis Fine Art 112 N. Broadway Visit Terakedis Fine Art and spend time with Chef Cody Ringo. Cody returned from years in the NYC food scene and is excited to share the talent that he brought back home to Montana. Enjoy this experiential food event where you can see the food being prepared, ask questions about local food procurement and enjoy other foodies who are discovering the Billings food scene. Tickets are $90. Contact zack@terakedisfineart.com to sign up today. Spaces are limited and we are already half full. Friday Night Fun: Introduction to Mahjong 6.30 - 8.00 pm Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway Mahjong originated in China centuries ago; when it was introduced to the West in the early 20th Century, it sparked a craze for the game that almost eclipsed bridge. Curious to learn more? Join us at the Library for a fun introduction this ancient tile game. St. Vincent de Paul Grand Opening Celebration 9.00 am - 7.00 pm St. Vincent de Paul Billings 3005 1st Avenue South Grand opening of our new store at our NEW location! We will have a drawing of 3 different baskets, prizes and refreshments. Join us for a week long celebration of a new era for St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. February 10 International Guitar Night 7.30 - 10.00 pm Alberta Bair Theater 2801 3rd Ave N Germany's Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt returns as the show's host and will be joined by Calum Graham, the young Canadian contemporary sensation; Marek Pasieczny, Poland's innovative classical composer/performer; and award-winning American guitarist Michael Chapdelaine. Lulo has built on grand-uncle Django Reinhardt's repertoire by introducing Latin rhythms. Calum has a two-handed style that has attracted millions of YouTube viewers. Marek has performed and written for a variety of orchestras around the world, and Michael has won both the Guitar Foundation of America Classical Guitar Competition and the National Fingerstyle Championship for steel string guitar. Orser Outstanding Performances Series Sponsored by Lake Hills Golf February 11 Romance In The Rain 1.00 - 3.00 pm Thirsty Street Brewing Company 3008 1st Ave N Come spend your Sunday with us painting and drinking mimosas at Thirsty Street! *$25.00 per person (CASH or CHECK ONLY) and your first mimosa is free! If you don’t like mimosas you can have a beer of course. *You Must message us to reserve your spot! February 12 Track and Field Practice Starts at 7.00 pm Billings Sports Plex 5000 Southgate D Billings Adults: Track and Field practice will start on Feb 5 at the Sports Plex at 7:00 pm. Please wear sweats and shorts and bring a water bottle. No Jeans for Practice! February 13 Tea Cozy Book Club Meeting | The Weight of an Infinite Sky 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway Welcome to This House of Books inaugural book club! We are calling it the Tea Cozy Book Club since that reflects out two great passions. At our first TCBC meeting, we will discuss Carrie La Seur's book, The Weight of an Infinite Sky, a discussion that the author herself will lead. Here’s how this book club works: Copies of the month’s selection will be available in-store for purchase. Read the book, making notes for yourself in the margins or wherever you prefer to notate your reading. Come to the store and enjoy and take part in the discussion on the scheduled evening. That’s it! Local bookvana unlocked! More information—http://www.thishouseofbooks.com/tea-cozy-book-club
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  Must visit Billings February 7 to 13
Events
Tradition
February 7 How      Do      I      Love Thee: A   Love   Poems Workshop 5.30 - 7.00 pm This        House        of Books 224 N. Broadway Use     the     power     of poetry    to    share    your heartfelt     sentiments. In       this       workshop, Ashley   Warren   and   Anna   Paige   of   the   Billings   Area   Literary   Arts will   guide   you   through   techniques   used   in   classic   and   modern poetry    to    help    you    craft    a    love    poem.    Open    to    writers    of    all experience levels. Seats   are   limited   for   this   writing   workshop.   Please   register   in advance by emailing billingsliteraryarts@gmail.com. Hosted   by   the   Billings   Area   Literary   Arts   and   the   Big   Sky   Writing Workshops. Sponsored by This House of Books. Cost: $30 February 8 Randi O'Brien Exhibition Reception & Artist Talk 5.00 - 8.00 pm Northcutt Steele Gallery 1500 University Dr Randi O'Brien’s exhibition "Orangery" remains on view through February 8 at the Northcutt Steele Gallery on the 1st floor of the Liberal Arts Building on MSUB campus. On Thursday, February 8 a public reception for the artist will be held at the gallery beginning at 5pm. The exhibition, reception, and talk are all FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. "Orangery" offers a collection of functional pottery, figurative ceramic sculptures, and a clay-animation digital video exploring O'Brien's ongoing interest in fables. According to the artist: "The narrative intention of a fable is the moral fiber of my work. I cherish the cycles of yearning and atonement which reveal a character’s personal discovery. It is within this cycle that an audience can see a character’s ability to navigate her internal struggles. 'Orangery' is about cultivating essentia; gardening, harvesting, and protecting the essence of oneself." The gallery's regular hours are M-F, 8am-4pm, and by appointment. The gallery is closed during university holidays. Parking on MSUB campus is free after 5pm. 7.00 - 8.30 pm February Native American Race Relations and Healing Lecture Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway For our February lecture, two candidates for state legislature will talk about their decision to run and the work that they've been doing in the community. Please come and hear Jade Bahr, candidate for the Montana State legislature for House District 50, and Amelia Marquez, who is running in House District 52. Game Night 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway A   shared   experience   involving   tabletop   games,   a   chance   to   enjoy some   tea   or   hot   chocolate,   an   activity   with   face-to-face   contact with real people, not screens! No cover charge. February 9 My Furry Valentine (YVAS Fundraiser) featuring The Vigilantes 7.30 - 10.00 pm The Pub Station 2502 1st Ave North All Ages/General Admission 6:30PM Doors/7:00PM Show Tickets available at: • http://ticketf.ly/2D45sxe • www.thepubstation.com • Pub Station Box Office…2502 First Avenue North(on the 25th Street side of the building)…Billings, MT (Mon-Fri 9AM to 5PM) • Pub Station…2502 First Avenue North…Billings, MT (Mon-Sat 4PM to close) • 1-877-987-6487 ********************* Featuring a 50/50 raffle, games and prizes. Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter is committed to the humane treatment of animals. We are considered an “open door” shelter. This means that we will turn no animal away that is from the city of Billings regardless of health, temperament or age. Because we understand that all animals come to us under the care and compassion of someone, we also are committed to the people involved in the care and welfare of these animals. The Vigilantes A Billings, MT based electric blues band. Groovy, funky, and old school rockin! Jazz at Thirsty Street 8.00 - 10.00 pm Thirsty Street Brewing Company 3008 1st Ave N Come on down to your favorite brewery to sip on a sour and hear live jazz by: Erik Olson (keys) Keller Paulson (Drums) Phillip Griffin (Bass) No cover. Ember Cooking Event with Chef Cody Ringo 6.00 - 9.00 pm Terakedis Fine Art 112 N. Broadway Visit Terakedis Fine Art and spend time with Chef Cody Ringo. Cody returned from years in the NYC food scene and is excited to share the talent that he brought back home to Montana. Enjoy this experiential food event where you can see the food being prepared, ask questions about local food procurement and enjoy other foodies who are discovering the Billings food scene. Tickets are $90. Contact zack@terakedisfineart.com to sign up today. Spaces are limited and we are already half full. Friday Night Fun: Introduction to Mahjong 6.30 - 8.00 pm Billings Public Library 510 N Broadway Mahjong originated in China centuries ago; when it was introduced to the West in the early 20th Century, it sparked a craze for the game that almost eclipsed bridge. Curious to learn more? Join us at the Library for a fun introduction this ancient tile game. St. Vincent de Paul Grand Opening Celebration 9.00 am - 7.00 pm St. Vincent de Paul Billings 3005 1st Avenue South Grand opening of our new store at our NEW location! We will have a drawing of 3 different baskets, prizes and refreshments. Join us for a week long celebration of a new era for St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. February 10 International Guitar Night 7.30 - 10.00 pm Alberta Bair Theater 2801 3rd Ave N Germany's Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt returns as the show's host and will be joined by Calum Graham, the young Canadian contemporary sensation; Marek Pasieczny, Poland's innovative classical composer/performer; and award-winning American guitarist Michael Chapdelaine. Lulo has built on grand-uncle Django Reinhardt's repertoire by introducing Latin rhythms. Calum has a two-handed style that has attracted millions of YouTube viewers. Marek has performed and written for a variety of orchestras around the world, and Michael has won both the Guitar Foundation of America Classical Guitar Competition and the National Fingerstyle Championship for steel string guitar. Orser Outstanding Performances Series Sponsored by Lake Hills Golf February 11 Romance In The Rain 1.00 - 3.00 pm Thirsty Street Brewing Company 3008 1st Ave N Come spend your Sunday with us painting and drinking mimosas at Thirsty Street! *$25.00 per person (CASH or CHECK ONLY) and your first mimosa is free! If you don’t like mimosas you can have a beer of course. *You Must message us to reserve your spot! February 12 Track and Field Practice Starts at 7.00 pm Billings Sports Plex 5000 Southgate D Billings Adults: Track and Field practice will start on Feb 5 at the Sports Plex at 7:00 pm. Please wear sweats and shorts and bring a water bottle. No Jeans for Practice! February 13 Tea Cozy Book Club Meeting | The Weight of an Infinite Sky 5.30 - 7.00 pm This House of Books 224 N. Broadway Welcome to This House of Books inaugural book club! We are calling it the Tea Cozy Book Club since that reflects out two great passions. At our first TCBC meeting, we will discuss Carrie La Seur's book, The Weight of an Infinite Sky, a discussion that the author herself will lead.
Johnson’s Billings News
Events
Hosted by Johnson Computing
They are read.  We are Quoted!!!
  Must visit Billings February 7 to 13