October 2020

Community Caring 

Billings Clinic Heartsaver Adult, Infant & Child CPR classes. Check dates/times online or call 657.4228 to register.

Blood Donations Needed. To make a lifesaving appointment, contact Vitalant at 877.258.4825 or go to www.bloodhero.com.

Virtual Parent Connect Group. 11am-12pm. TH. The Family Tree Center Zoom gathering. Virtual meetings with other parents/caregivers to debrief about the struggles of these unprecedented times. More info: info@familytreecenterbillings.org, Register: https://dphhs.mt.gov/childrenstrustfund/resources. Details to join are sent following registration.


Afternoon Swim Lessons (4-week session). Begins Oct 13. Granite Health & Fitness. Spots limited. Various times and levels are available. https://granitebillings.com/pages/swimlessons

Active Kids 

Granite P.E. Classes grades K-8. Granite Health & Fitness. Starting for the 2020-’21 school year, these classes are age and skill appropriate and focus on developing fundamental motor skills and helping kids develop a love of being active. Group sizes are limited, early registration is recommended. https://granitebillings.com/pages/granite-pe-classes.

Granite Little Hoopsters program. 10:30 am. Begins Oct 16. Granite Health & Fitness, Sport location. Ages 3-6. Developmental sports programs designed to give kids a jump-start on basic techniques and fundamental sports skills. Spots limited. https://granitebillings.com/pages/soccer-kids

Granite Tiny Tutus Ballet Class. 10:30 am. Begins Oct 19. Granite Health & Fitness. Class offers beautiful early childhood dance lessons taught by Mrs. Brittanie Bravo. The little ballerinas get the chance to dance freely, gain flexibility, enjoy ballet movies, and meet new friends. Tiny Tutus is built on the belief that dance encourages confidence, confidence inspires dreams, and dreams can change the world! Spots limited: https://granitebillings.com/pages/tiny-tutus

Special Interest  

YMCA Halloween Carnival. Oct 30. Billings Family YMCA. For members only, please call 406.248.1685 for membership information for activities that now require membership due to COVID, to help limit the number of participants.

Pumpkin Painting Contest. Submissions due: Oct 8 at the Downtown Billings Alliance Office, 9 am-4 pm | Voting/Public Viewing: Oct 9-15. Participate in this free community event for a chance to win a Downtown Billings Gift Card. https://downtownbillings.com/event/downtown-pumpkin-painting-contest.

Granite “Date Night.” Oct 3, 5–8 pm. Granite Health & Fitness, Sport Location. Give yourself a night off and let Granite watch your little ones. Kiddos enjoy active play, themed crafts and games, dinner, and a movie. Spots are limited; register early: https://granitebillings.com/pages/datenight

Originally printed in the October 2020 issue of Simply Local Magazine

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