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Tuesday, August 18, 2009


Yellowstone Historic Preservation Board: 8 a.m. Fourth floor, large conference room, Parmly Billings Library.

Billings Urban Fire Service Area: 1:30 p.m. Room 201, County Courthouse.

Big Timber Farmers' Market: 4-7 p.m. City Park, McLeod Street, Big Timber. Tuesdays through Sept. 30. 406-932-4306,

Walk N Talk with the Doc: 5:30 p.m. Start from Fortin Lobby, St. Vincent Healthcare. Free.

Program "Sign Talking: The Sign Language of the Plains Indian." 7 p.m. Third floor, Parmly Billings Library. Free.


Rams Rummage Sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 29. St. Thomas Catholic Church parking lot, 2055 Woody Drive. Benefits Billings Central High football. To donate items, call 690-9955.


Road work: St. Johns Avenue closed from 24th Street West to Santa Fe Drive for installation of a new water main from 7 a.m. today to 5 p.m. Aug. 26. Access maintained for West High parking lot and Santa Fe Drive residents.

Road work: North Broadway will be reduced to single-lane traffic between Eighth Avenue North and Ninth Avenue North beginning at 7 a.m. today. Northbound traffic will continue on North 28th Street while southbound traffic will be detoured around the construction zone.

Support groups

*Note: Closed meetings are for those seeking help only. At open meetings, those seeking help may bring support people or the public may come for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous groups:

At 6:30 a.m.: Open That Group at Elks Club, 934 Lewis; Brown Baggers Open at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 13th St. W. and Crawford.

At noon: Closed at 2439 Grand; Brown Baggers Closed at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 13th St. W. and Crawford; Closed 204 Group and Open Downtowners at 17 N. 31st; Closed at 848 Main, Suite 8; Closed at 1801 Broadwater.

At 5:30 p.m.: Sunlight of the Spirit at First Christian Church, 522 N. 29th; Closed Brown Baggers Women's at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 13th St. W. and Crawford.

At 7 p.m.: Closed Traditions Group at Friendship House, 3123 Eighth Ave. S.; Open at Irma House, 421 S. 33rd; Closed Women's Unit at Main Square Plaza, 2225 Main St.; HOW Group Talking Circle at St. Patrick's Co-Cathedral, northside, 215 N. 31st.

At 8 p.m.: Closed at 2439 Grand; Closed at 510 Cook; Closed 204 Group and Open Downtowners at 17 N. 31st; Closed Recovery Group at 1002 10th St. W., Suite 4.

Al-Anon groups:

At 5:45 p.m.: Newcomers at First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N. 31st.

At 8 p.m.: Recovery Group at 1002 10th St. W., Suite 4; Recovery Al-Ateen at 1002 10th St. W., Suite 4.

Narcotics Anonymous groups:

At 6 p.m.: New Freedom Group at 2757 Phyllis Circle.

At 8 p.m.: Solution Seekers at 17 N. 31st, rear entrance.

Other support groups:

At 11:30 a.m.: Grief Group at First Baptist Church library, 218 N. 34th.

At noon: Overeaters Anonymous at Peace Lutheran Church, 1301 Avenue D; Getting Through Grief at Billings Clinic conference center.

At 1:30 p.m.: Care Giver at RiverStone Health-Hospice, 711 Central.

At 2 p.m.: Bereavement at Rocky Mountain Hospice Bereavement Center, 2110 Overland Ave.

At 5:30 p.m.: Caretime (for those caring for seniors) at Yellowstone County Council on Aging, 1505 Avenue D.

At 6 p.m.: Parents Learning And Nurturing Together at Family Tree Center, 2520 Fifth Ave. S.; Breaking Through the Silence: Women Abused as Children at YWCA, 909 Wyoming.

At 6:15 p.m.: TOPS No. MT 485 at Heights Baptist Church, Hilltop and Garnet.

At 6:30 p.m.: TOPS MT503 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at Casa Village main clubhouse, 443 24th St. W.; Hurting Men and Women at Hope Alliance Church, 645 Howard;; Anorexics and Bulimics at Rimrock Foundation, 1231 N. 29th St., Room 106 (use north door).

At 7 p.m.: Open Gamblers Anonymous at Western View Apartments, 2604 Phyllis; Domestic Violence at Angela's Piazza, 420 Grand; AFSP Survivors of Suicide at 1004 Division, Room 306; Bereavement at Rocky Mountain Hospice Bereavement Center, 2110 Overland Ave.; Childhood Diabetes (Type 1) at Madison/Jefferson Room, Marillac Hall, St. Vincent Healthcare; Brain Injury Association of Montana at Montana Center on Disabilities, MSU Billings Education Building.


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