Community briefs: Student news; ice cream social planned; water sustainability, conservation discussion

Ice cream social planned at Senior Center

The Senior Advisory of the Helena Senior Center will present an ice cream social on Saturday, June 25, at the Helena Senior Center, 200 S. Cruse Ave., from 1-4 p.m. Build your own ice cream and enjoy.

The cost of the social is $5 per person. Ice cream flavors include vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry, with toppings of fudge, caramel, huckleberry, and sprinkles.

To register for the social,  contact Bill Pena, Senior Center Program Coordinator with the Helena Senior Center, at 406-447-1680, or visit

Water sustainability, conservation topic of meeting

Water sustainability and conservation in the face of drought is the topic of the next meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Helena Area, noon, Tuesday, June 21, at the Lewis & Clark Library large meeting room, 120 S. Last Chance Gulch.

Speakers are – Sarah Meloy, Regional Water Planner at DNRC; Ben Rigby, Helena Water Production Superintendent; and Ryan Leland, Helena Public Works Director.

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The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome.

For information, email

Hawthorne to offer Learn-To-Ride Program

Hawthorne Elementary School received a complete Learn-To-Ride Program, including Strider® Learn-To-Ride Bikes, helmets,

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