WEEKSTARTER GUIDE FEB. 5–6

Weather, events and reminders for the coming days

WEATHER FORECAST
Monday: Temperatures will rise from around freezing at dawn to near 40 degrees in the afternoon, when there will be a 15 percent chance of precipitation and winds will continue to blow from the southwest 10–20 mph.
Monday Night: The chance of precipitation will climb from just above zero at dusk to about 15 percent in the hours around midnight, when temperatures will drop below 30 to a low in the mid-20s by dawn and SW winds will rise just above 10 mph.

Tuesday: About a 15 percent chance of precipitation in the late morning and early afternoon, when temperatures will peak in the high 30s and SW winds will shift to from the west and increase to 12–20 mph.
Tuesday Night: The chance of precipitation will remain near zero throughout the night, when SSW winds will blow 8–12 mph and temperatures will remain in the mid-20s.

EVENTS
County Commissioners meet Mon.
The Beaverhead County will hold their next meeting Monday, Feb. 5, starting at 9 .a.m. in the Commissioners Room of the County Courthouse. For more information, see the meeting agenda posted at the Courthouse.

Legos at Library Tues.

Kids aged newborn and up can have fun and build their brain power, along with some impressive miniature structures, at 2018’s first installment of the weekly Legos in the Library workshop 4–6 p.m. on Tuesdays in the basement of the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. For more information, call the Library at 683-4544.

JC Park Renovation event Tues.
The Jaycee Park Renovation Project will hold a Fundraising Gala in the Lewis & Clark Room on the University of Montana Western campus on Tuesday, Feb. 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served a half hour later. Chase Reynolds will deliver a keynote address. Tickets cost $35 per single, $65 for a couple and $250 for a table of eight, with RSVPs due by Jan. 19 to the Jaycee Park Committee at kbarba@headwaterscd.org or 406-925-2810.

Fly tying class Tuesdays
Taught by Cory Street of Tightline Adventures, a weekly class on Fly Tying will take place 6–8 p.m. on Tuesdays in February at the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon. Materials will be provided, with attendees welcome to take home the flies they tie during classes, if not the vices provided by the Big Hole River Foundation. To reserve a spot, call the Library at 683-4544.

Computer programming, games at Library Tues.
Anyone aged 10-and-over can learn the basics and more advanced skills of computer programming on Tuesdays at the Dillon Public Library 6–8 p.m. For more information, stop by the Dillon Public Library, 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon, or call the Library at 683-4544.

REMINDERS
Free online classes
Universal Class offers more than 500 courses online on a variety of topics, from computers to personal finance to music, free to Dillon Public Library cardholders. For information on how to sign up, call 683-4544 or stop by the Library at 121 S. Idaho St. in downtown Dillon.

Cancer fundraiser Fri
Hosted by the Barrett Hospital Foundation and the Dillon Jaycees Auxiliary, a Pink Zone Wine Tasting on behalf of the fight against breast cancer will take place Friday, Feb. 9, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Beaverhead Golf Course clubhouse. Tickets to the event cost $25 each, and can be bought in advance in Dillon at The Booksore, The Bank of Commerce, Farmers Union Insurance or the Barrett Hospital Foundation office. For more information, call Carlee Hale at 406-925-1594 or Brooke Erb at 683-6737.

10k run Sat.
The annual Cupid Shuffle will offer 10k and 5k race courses through inspiring scenery on Saturday, Feb.10, starting at 10 a.m. at Straugh Gymnasium on the University of Montana Western campus in Dillon. Registration costs $25, with early registrants guaranteed a complimentary t-shirt, though race-day registration will be available 8–9:30 a.m. To sign-up in advance online, go to www.active.com.