Spring on the Farm. Fridays and Saturdays, April 28-May 6. The Maize at Grandpa's Farm farmstead, 56th and Grand Ave. Space is limited, tickets available online only: https://www.themaizeatgrandpasfarm.com/. Come meet some of the animals born recently in our area. We will also take you on a train ride out through the fields to see where this year's maze, pumpkins, and sunflowers will be planted. Photo ops, some of our attractions, kettle corn, mini doughnuts, and other concessions will be available.
Billing Public Library’s Community Cabinet. The Billings Public Library is accepting donations for their new Community Cabinet! The cabinet will be open to the public in 2023 and will be stocked with hygiene products, warm socks, and other comfort items that will be available for anyone. Donations for unused and unopened items including various hygiene products, socks, gloves, and hand warmers are being accepted at the Billings Public Library. Please bring donations to the first-floor help desk.
Billings Public Library’s annual Family Reading Program. Runs Jan 23-Feb 25. Family Reading encourages families to develop the habit of reading aloud together. During the program, families will read together for 20 minutes a day for 20 days. Families completing the program will receive a book, coupons from IHOP and Dairy Queen (as supplies last), and an entry into a drawing for a special grand prize. Family Reading is sponsored by ZooMontana, IHOP and Dairy Queen.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Billings Public Library. A national initiative to increase early childhood literacy. The purpose behind this program is to foster the love of reading at an early age and encourage parent and child bonding through reading. Get started today by downloading the ReadSquared app and recording the books you and your child read together. Earn prizes and prepare your child to learn to read and write! www.billingspubliclibrary.org/1000books.
Adventures in Story Time at Billings Public Library introduces young children to books, rhymes, crafts, and other fun interactive activities. Each session is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting. These skills build the foundational knowledge to prepare children to learn to read.
St. Vincent Healthcare Virtual Tour of Labor & Delivery. SVH has a recorded tour of Labor & Delivery that can be found on the Midwifery and Women’s Center Facebook page, a closed group. Requests are approved as quickly as possible.
Billings Clinic offers Live Virtual & Recorded Childbirth Education Classes to fit your schedule. https://simplylocalbillings.com/billings-clinic-childbirth-education-to-fit-your-schedule.
Bright by Text | United Way of Yellowstone County. Access expert content and messages about free and low-cost events and resources specific to the Billings area. Sign up (parents/caregivers with children under age 5): text 406Parents to 274448. http://www.unitedwayyellowstone.org/bright-text
Travel immunizations are available by appointment only via RiverStone Health. Call 406.247.3382 to schedule an appointment.
Respite openings at The Family Tree Center. 9am-12pm. For ages 0-5 years. No income requirements. Call 252.9799 or email email@example.com for more information.