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Local events • Billings School Board 5:30 p.m., board room, Lincoln Education Center, 415 N. 30th St.

• Free program on successful aging "Navigating the Emotional Rollercoaster of Caregiving" 7 p.m., Deaconess Conference Center, to register, call 255-8440

• Free Lunch and Learn program on breast cancer noon to 1 p.m., Mansfield Health Conference Center, 2900 12th Ave. N., reservation required, call 256-7156

Senior standout gives recital Andrea Padgett, a graduating senior from Senior High, will perform a free French horn recital at 7 p.m. Wednesday at All About Pianos, 1116 Grand Ave.

The program begins with the "Two Horn Concerto" by J. Michael Haydn followed by a set of three Gliere pieces, the Malcolm Arnold "Fantasy" for solo horn, and ending with two horn duets titled "Bipperies" by Lowell Shaw.

Padgett has received a full-ride scholarship to attend the Interlochen Arts Camp this summer, and will be attending the University of Dayton in the fall of 2003 on a music scholarship.

State prisons special airing History Channel "The Big House - Montana State Prison past and present" will air on the History Channel at 7 p.m. Wednesday at 7 p.m. and at 9 p.m. June 25.

The documentary, produced by Greystone Communications, tells of inhumane conditions and brutality in original Old Montana Territorial Prison built in 1871.

Originally the prison was one building constructed to provide "swift and terrible retribution" for up to 14 criminals from the Montana Territory's mining towns.

Pops concert coincides with art show BIG TIMBER - Music students of Sweet Grass County High School will present their annual Pops Concert in conjunction with the SGHS Art Show on Thursday in the Big Timber Civic Center.

The 7:30 p.m. concert will feature the Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band and Pop Choir in an interwoven music and visual-art theme of "Popular Music of Radio and Television."

Specially featured music will include television theme songs, advertising jingles, Motown hits and some of the old-time big band hits of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Les Brown and Benny Goodman. The audience will be invited to participate in naming short segments of old television themes and advertising jingles throughout the concert.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the concert and art-show viewing. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for students.

Camp planned for cancer patients BOZEMAN - For One Another Cancer Family Network sponsors summer camps for all Montana families who have been coping with a cancer diagnosis.

Camp dates are July 19-24 and July 26-31 in Bozeman.

Activities include floating the Madison River, a day at Chico Hot Springs, Family Olympics, Christmas in July and crafts.

The group also provides seminars for caregivers, survivors, men, women, young adults and children. For information, call 587-8080, visit or e-mail