2nd-October 9th - All Things Bertoia - art exhibition
Opening reception Friday 5-7 pm Sept. 12. Harry Bertoia, a Midcentury Modern metal worker, designed iconic wire grid chairs, handcrafted silver jewelry, constructed monumental public sculptures, tooled monographics and created sounding sculptures. Come see the exhibition sponsored by the MSU Department of Architecture featuring samplings of all of Bertoia’s work from bushes to tonals. If the name does not sound familiar, it will; you have seen the chairs in magazines. Bertoia worked with Charles Eames, Eero Saarinen, and IM Pei. His daughter, Celia Bertoia, has made Bozeman her home. While she spends much time traveling and lecturing on Bertoia all over the country, MSU invited her to do so in her hometown and she is thrilled. email@example.com
16th - Women's Leadership Series in Bozeman
Heartmanity and Jennifer Williams hosts this monthly women's leadership series on the third Tuesday of each month at The Heartmanity Center in Bozeman.
This gourmet lunch 'n learn leadership event is not a networking event, but rather a place for women in business to learn strategies and skills to grow their businesses and their business relationships.
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. See our website, and look for the Classes tab for more information.
18th - Movie Night: Watch “What Plants Talk About”
Watch “What Plants Talk About,” Thursday, September 18th at 7:00 PM in the large meeting room of the Bozeman Public Library. In this hour film, solid science is beautifully integrated with a more subjective look at how plants behave, “revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, plant ecologist J.C. Cahill and a variety of other experts in plant communication take us on a journey into the ‘secret world of plants’ . . . Come along for the ride and discover that plants are a lot less passive and a lot more intelligent than you think!”
The movie will be preceded by a presentation about energy work on plants, specifically BodyTallk for Plants and followed by a short film on Mother Trees.
Movie Night features health and science-related films and is hosted by Jenna Caplette of Bozeman BodyTalk & Energetic Healthcare (www.bozemanbodytalk.com). Monday, October 20th watch Childhood Brain Development. This event is free and open to the public.
22nd - Bozeman Reads...Banned Books
The MSU Library, Bozeman Public Library, and the Country Bookshelf will present the program "Bozeman Reads...Banned Books" on Monday, Sept. 22 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the community room at Bozeman Public Library. This event, part of the community's celebration of Banned Books Week, will feature local authors and Bozeman leaders sharing selections from books that have been banned or challenged.
Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events. The national 2014 celebration is highighting banned and challenged comics and graphic novels. "Bozeman Reads...Banned Books" will feature excerpts from graphic novels as well as traditional novels and children's books.
Light refreshments will be provided. This event is free of charge and open to the public.
Celebrate your freedom to read!
23rd - Basic Digital Photography
Get the basics on the what, when and why of digital camera settings and get comfortable with the geek-speak of digital photography. Learn about essential accessories that make your life easier and your pictures shine. Protect your pictures and your investment by learning the right way to care for memory cards and batteries.
Whether you're a confused or new owner of either a “point and shoot” camera or a camera that accepts interchangeable lenses, this two hour class is designed to clarify that transition.
The class meets from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Tuesday, September 23rd at F-11 Photographic Supplies in downtown Bozeman. Enrollment is $49.99 and pre-registration is required. Sign up for “Basic” and “Intermediate” at the same time and pay just $129.99 for both sessions. For more information, or to sign up, stop by F-11 at 16 East Main in downtown Bozeman, call 406-586-3281, or visit online.
24th-25th - Intermediate Digital Photography
Get familiar with resolution, ISO, zoom, exposure, focus, composition, exposure modes, basic and advanced white balance, metadata and histograms and learn how these techniques apply to real picture taking situations. This intermediate class is designed to strengthen your confidence and competence in digital imaging.
This class is open to owners of cameras that accept interchangeable lenses rather than point and shoot users. It doesn't matter what brand of camera you use. Take this vital next step in your creative journey Wednesday and Thursday, September 24th and 25th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
Beginning students, please complete Basic Digital Photography before taking this one.By the way way, when you sign up for “Basic” and “Intermediate” at the same time, you save $20, paying just $129.99 for both classes. On its own, the Intermediate class is $99.99. Pre-registration is required. For more information, or to sign up, stop by F-11 at 16 East Main in downtown Bozeman, call 406-586-3281, or visit online.
24th-25th - Restore your Body to Balance
Learn “Cortices,” a simple do-it-yourself technique that practiced daily can change your life by balancing your brain. An essential part of the BodyTalk system of health-care, Cortices is simple to learn and fast to implement. You’ll be able to use it for yourself, your family members, and your pets. Learn basic concepts and some of the science supporting the idea of “energy medicine.” Watch a BodyTalk demonstration session with one lucky class member. There will be plenty of time to ask questions. Instructed by Jenna Caplette of Bozeman BodyTalk & Integrative Healthcare. The class meets Wednesday and Thursday, September 24th & 25th from 6 to 9 PM and costs $16. You must pre-register through Bozeman Community Education at 522-6012 in order to enroll.
25th - Profit from Safety // MT Bureau of Safety & Health
Profiting from Safety
Free Safety Writer Workshop
A Service Provided by Bozeman Job Service
~ September 25th ~ Noon to 2:00 p.m. ~
Montana worker’s compensation costs are among some of the nation’s highest, but millions can be saved if more businesses improved their safety.
Learn specific steps necessary to contain work comp costs and pass OSHA inspections.
Includes a review of group-rated plans and offers tips for further reductions in work comp premiums!
Learn about the free online safety plan and return to work plan and start preparing yours in class with hands-on assistance!
Having a written safety plan will help reduce workplace injuries, improve productivity, and grow the bottom line.
Fred Miller, Safety Specialist for Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Safety & Health Bureau, has over 12 years of experience and has specialized in workers’ compensation as a commercial insurance agent earning the Associate of Risk Management and Associate of Underwriting designations from the Insurance Institute of America.
Thursday, September 25, 2014; 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM
Call 406.582.9223 to reserve a spot.
26th-27th - Autumn Color Photography Worikshop & Shoot
Learn to see nature and autumn colors in a fresh, new way. Join F-11 Photographic Supplies and Jullian Bell from Tamron USA for a 2 hour class. With fall in the air, Bell will show you dynamic landscape compositions and how the use of lines changes the image. Learn tricks the pros use to capture fall color, nature and wildlife; learn to look closer to discover the picture within the picture.
Go one step further with Jillian and learn how to create works of art on a smaller scale using macro and close up photography techniques. Get great insight on lens selection, filters and helpful accessories that will accelerate your learning process.
Saturday morning go out in the field to develop your technical skills and hone your vision. Shoot through the morning as guests of Rocky Creek Farm with free loaner lenses from Tamron. Break for lunch on your own and feel free to take some time at the farm. Then, return to F-11 Photo for a group slideshow and critique. Share your favorites along with any images you may have questions about. The morning shoot is rain or shine, so come prepared for whatever Mother Nature dishes out.
As a Technical Representative with Tamron USA, Jullian Bell she has travelled the country leading workshops, teaching seminars and providing technical training; she is a versatile photographer, skilled with any camera or subject. Jillian’s goal is to inspire others in the creative realm of photography, and to build her student’s photographic knowledge visually and technically.
The Friday classroom session with Bell begins at 5:30 p.m. September 26th in the classroom at F-11 Photographic Supplies, 16 E. Main St., Downtown Bozeman. The Saturday 27th field session begins at 8 a.m. on location at Rocky Creek Farm. After the shoot, be downtown at F-11 Photo no later than 1 p.m. for critique—class will conclude by 3 p.m. Pre-registratioin is required. Call F-11 Photo at 586-3281 or visit f11photo.com and save your seat. The cost of the class is just $69.99. Have fun while you learn by doing at F-11 Photo.
27th-28th - Alpaca Open House Community Event
Alpacas of Montana is once again having their annual open house and welcoming the public September 27th and 28th. In celebration of National Alpacas Days, everyone is invited to meet the 120+ alpacas at the farm, learn about these unique camelid creatures and see all the different items created out of their fleece. Our farm is located at 8255 Cottonwood Road, Bozeman, MT and hours are 11-3 Saturday and Sunday.
Our farm is located at 8255 Cottonwood Road, Bozeman, MT, 3 miles south of JC Billion from Huffine Lane. Open from 11AM to 3 PM Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th. www.AlpacasOfMontana.com.
30th-October 1st - Get to know Your iPad
Love your iPad? Love it even more when F-11 iPad Guru Briana Bell walks you through useful features, settings and helpful hints that are available on and for your iPad. Whether you already have an iPad or are still thinking about getting one, take advantage of this fun and informative session to get better acquainted with what you and your iPad can achieve together.
The class meets Tuesday and Wednesday, September 30th and October 1st from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Registration is $69.99 and pre-registration is required. For more information, or to sign up, stop by F-11 at 16 East Main in downtown Bozeman, call 406-586-3281, or visit f11photo.com.