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Upcoming Western Montana events

MISSOULA – Children ages 4 and up are invited to Currents Aquatics Center annual Springtime Underwater Egg Hunt on April 20 at 10 a.m. Ages 6 and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult. Kids can collect plastic eggs in the pool and trading them in for prizes. Regular Currents admission fees apply, plus $1 Egg Hunt registration. Call (406) 721-7275 for more information.

MISSOULA – The 27th annual Run for The Trees is April 20 at 10 a.m. at Silver Park. Enter the one-mile run, 5k run/walk or the 10k race. Proceeds help plant new trees in parks, boulevards and schools. Registration is $25 if registered by April 18 at 12 p.m. Race day registration is $30. Click here to register online.

COLUMBIA FALLS – The Glacier Institute is hosting a “Drive by Fundraiser” event on April 25 from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. at 320 Nucleus Avenue in Columbia Falls. The Glacier Institute has recently purchased the former Whitefish Credit Union building and is inviting one and all to their innovative twist on buying a former credit union building as their new headquarters. Call (406) 755-1211 for more info.

KALISPELL – The Kalispell Salvation Army will be hosting their annual “Spring Swing Fling Thing” on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. This free, family-friendly, event is offered as a gift to the community as a thank you for the support they have received throughout the year.

MISSOULA – Worldwide Fly Fishing Adventures will be premiered at the 2019 International Fly Fishing Film Festival on April 27 at the Wilma Theater. Tickets are $12 in advance and can be purchased at the Top Hat or logjampresents.com.

KALISPELL – The 26th annual Lakers Golf Scramble will be held at Village Greens on  April 27. The shotgun start is at 10 a.m. The cost is $300 per team or $75 per individual. The costs include 18 holes, cart, lunch, gift bag and Laker caddy. The tournament is limited to the first 128 paid participants.  Click here for more information.

MISSOULA – Missoula Gives is the Missoula Community Foundation’s annual Giving Day and Missoula’s largest community-wide fundraiser. The event benefits over 150 nonprofits in the greater Missoula area and Ravalli County. This online giving runs from May 2 at 5 p.m. until May 3 at 8 p.m. Click here for information.

MISSOULA – The 27th annual Garden City BrewFest, Montana’s oldest and largest beer festival, will take place on May 4 in Caras Park. The event will take place from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. and will feature live music from three Missoula-based bands. Click here for more information.

MISSOULA – Mountain Home and Runner’s Edge will host “Run Like a Mother – Missoula” — an all women’s 5K Fun Run on May 12 in front of the Boone and Crockett Club. Click here for more information.

Mark Thorsell

Mark Thorsell

Mark Thorsell is a digital content producer and editor at KPAX and KAJ. He is originally from Connecticut and moved to Montana over a dozen years ago. Mark has worked as a journalist for 25 years.
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