AARP GALLATIN/PARK CHAPTER will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday April 15th, at the Bozeman senior Center. We meet at noon for lunch and have our business meeting afterwards. Everyone is welcome!

THE BADMINTON CLUB OF BOZEMAN meets every Monday from 9-11 a.m. and 7-9 p.m., at the Story Mill Recreation Center, 600 Bridger Drive, and every Thursday from 9-11 a.m., at the Hope Lutheran Church, 2152 Graf, for co-ed, casual, drop-in badminton. All equipment is provided; there is a $5 play fee. Contact Tom Carne at 624-6746 for more information.

THE BIG SKY RETIRED EDUCATORS will meet on Friday, April 19th, 2019 at 11:30 at the Holiday Inn on Baxter Lane in Bozeman. Our program will be presented by Nancy Hopkins. Her topic will be Social Media. Please remember donations of peanut butter, children’s books, and/or hygiene products.

BIG SKY TOASTMASTERS meet every Tuesday at 6:45 a.m., Hope Lutheran Church, Bozeman. For more information visit bigsky.toastmastersclubs.org, or call (406) 579-0082.

THE BOZEMAN GOLD TOASTMASTERS meets Fridays at noon. Starting January 4, we’ll meet at First Security Bank, 208 E. Main, downstairs. Gain confidence in a fun, supportive environment.

BOZEMAN KIWANIS meet most Mondays at the Holiday Inn, 5 Baxter Lane just off N. Seventh, from noon to 1 p.m. If you’re interested in joining our club dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time please join us as our guest for lunch and a local speaker. For more information visit Bozemankiwanis.com.

BOZEMAN LIONS CLUB meets the first and third Tuesday of the month, for locations call Tyler Cottrell at 406-579-2899 or clubhouse.org/sites/bozemanmt. Guests welcome.

BOZEMAN MASTERS SWIMMING CLUB is a fitness swimming group for adults. For details; Bozemanmasters.org or Janelle at 808-554-6815 for practice times.

BOZEMAN NOON ROTARY Bozeman Noon Rotary meets at 11:45 on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn on Baxter Lane. {span}This week’s program will be presented by Anna Edwards, Family Schools Services Coordinator about Homeless Teens. {/span}Fellow Rotarians and guests are welcome. Lunch is $15. For more information visit: http://bozemannoonrotary.org

THE BOZEMAN ROTARACT CLUB meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Locations and programs change monthly depending on the speaker or social event. Meeting locations and upcoming service opportunities are listed at www.bozemanrotaract.org.

BOZEMAN SUNRISE ROTARY meets Friday mornings. For time, directions, speakers and up and coming events go to www.bozemansunriserotary.org.

THE BOZEMAN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP meets the 3rd Friday of the month, Bozeman Senior Center at 1:00 p.m. Open to the public. For more information contact 600-2042 or Mary at 539-7751.

BWAGs have changed meeting hours to 9. Groups usually meet at the Museum of the Rockies by the horse, special outings may meet at other times and /or places. Monday hiking contact Jeanette at jhall59715@gmail.com; Tuesday hiking, contact Patti at psteinmul@msn.com or 406/219-2315. Newcomers are always welcome. Visit our website www.bwags.org for more information.

CAREGIVER CHAT Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m., at the Bozeman Senior Center. People are invited to participate in this new support group, share stories, resources and referrals. Find answers to your questions in a safe environment. For information 600-2042.

CHICKS WITH STICKS Annual membership drive happens once per year, the Chicks open membership to all women over age 21 who have an interest in drumming. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to have fun! The fall membership drive “meet and greet” event will take place in Bozeman on September 5th at 6:30pm. If you are interested, send an invitation request to the Chicks via email to get details about the meet and greet event. The deadline to request a membership invitation is July 25th. The email address for Chicks with Sticks is: chickswithsticks406@gmail.com.

CHORD RUSTLERS men’s a cappella (barbershop) singing chorus meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Hope Lutheran Church, 2152 W. Graf, Bozeman. Men and boys who love to sing are welcome! 406-548-1391 www.chordrustlers.org.

FORGETTERS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS Support group for those coping with memory loss for Dementia. Meets the second Wednesday at 1:00 p.m., at the Bozeman Senior Center. Book discussion this month on Jolene Brackey’s book, “Creating Moments of Joy.” For more information call 600-2042.

FOUR CORNERZ TOASTMASTERS CLUB meets Tuesdays, 12:05 p.m. at Zoot Enterprises Inc., 555 Zoot Enterprises Lane, Bozeman. For information regarding our meetings, email club at officers-590590@toastmastersclub.org.

GALLATIN COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING meets the second Monday of the month at 2:00 p.m., at the Frontier Home Health Conference Room. Open to all seniors. For more information contact 587-5100.

GALLATIN COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMITTEE will be holding their county party elections Tuesday, April 16th at 6 p.m. at JC Billion Buick.

GALLATIN EMPIRE LIONS CLUB is involved in many local projects that serve the community. GELC meets every Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m., in the basement of 106 E. Babcock, formally the Big Sky Western Bank downtown Bozeman. Guests and new members are always welcome. For more info, gallatinempirelions.org

GALLATIN PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP PROGRAMS AND SHARING meets Thursday, April 18, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the E-Free Church, West Wing. 1701 South 19th Avenue, Bozeman. Michael Steele, a board-certified Neurologic Music Therapist, will demonstrate the use of music to address physical limitations and speech deficits that occur with Parkinson’s. He will discuss musical interventions and relevant neuroscience research. Michael has a Masters in music therapy. Free. All are welcome. Questions? Contact: Lesley at (406) 599-2622 or Mary Ann at (406) 223-1970

THE GALLATIN VALLEY NEWCOMERS CLUB is a social and charitable organization. We are holding our monthly Welcome Coffee on Tuesday, April 16th at 10 am. Everybody is welcome, whether you are new to the area or not, and there is no charge. Join us for light food and new friends. No reservations are required. For information on the location and directions, call Barbara at 406-404-1170 or Nancy at 408-499-1446, or send an e-mail to coffee@gvncmt.org.

GALLATIN VALLEY TOASTMASTERS meet from 12:10 — 1:10 p.m. each Thursday at BioScience Laboratories, conference room, 1765 South 19th Ave., Bozeman. Guests are always welcome! Follow us on Facebook.com/toastmasters4880 or contact us at www.4880.toastmastersclubs.org or (406) 579-8697.

LIBERTY TOASTMASTERS, 212 Discovery Dr. Suite 1, Bozeman, 6 — 7:30 p.m., free. Liberty Toastmasters, the only evening Toastmasters International club in Gallatin County, invites you to join us to sharpen your speaking and leadership skills. We meet the first and third Wednesdays from 6 — 7:30 p.m. Join us for fun, fellowship and free speech.

MOMS CLUB OF BOZEMAN/BELGRADE: Weekly play groups include Fireflies at 10 a.m. on Mondays, Tater Tots at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, Junior Jumpers at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays, Wobblers at 10 a.m. on Thursdays; Babies Playgroup at 9:30 a.m. and Little Explorers at 11 a.m. on Fridays. Visit www.bozemanmomsclub.com or call 219-1299 for more information or to sign up.

MOUNT HYALITE CHAPTER DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION will meet Saturday April 20th at 10 a.m. at the Hope Lutheran Church on S. 19th and Graff St. Chapter members will be sharing their American Heritage arts and craft pieces. Interested in becoming a member of DAR? Go to DAR.org. or mounthyalitedar.org.

NEW HORIZONS FRIENDS: activities for those age 60 and older. They will meet Tuesday, April 16, for lunch at the Bozeman Senior Center at 11:45 a.m. Make reservations. They meet Wednesday, April 17 for Dinner Out at Outback, 5:30 p.m. Call Lois by Tuesday, April 16 for reservations. They meet Saturday, April 20, for breakfast at Feed Cafe, 8:30 a.m. Call Lois for more information 582-1758 or email lswatland59718@msn.com.

THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF BOZEMAN meets every Thursday at the Holiday Inn at noon. For more information call Amy at 599-3535 and/or visit our website https://www.optimistclubofbozeman.org/

THE ORCHID CLUB is a non-profit organization supporting families raising young kids with special needs. Contact Amy Hogen at 406-813-0585 or go to Orchidclubmt.org for more information.

THE SACAJAWEA ORCHID SOCIETY announces its seventeenth annual orchid show, April 26-April 28, 2019. The show will take place in the Macy’s courtyard at the Gallatin Valley Mall, located at 2825 W. Main St., in Bozeman. Show hours are 12:00PM – 8:00PM on Friday, April 26; 10:00AM – 7:00PM on Saturday, April 27; and 11:00AM – 4:00PM on Sunday, April 28.

SINGING SOULS SENIOR CHORUS meets every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Bozeman Senior Center. A group of seniors that enjoy the friendship and community that comes from singing together; accompanied on guitar by Kate Bryan. Words provided. No memorization. Welcome new Members $5/week (if Able).

SONS OF NORWAY, FJELLDAL LODGE Friday April 19th at 6:30 pm Potluck at the Bozeman Senior Center. We will watch the movie, “The 12th Man”. Norway, 1943 resistance fighter finds himself on the runfrom the Gestapo. “

VFW POST #12112 will meet the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m., at the Mint Café and Bar, 27 E. Main St., Belgrade. All combat veterans who are interested in becoming members are welcome. Call 406-209-2739 for inquiries.