Community briefs: ‘The Bear’ featured in NEA Big Read; pavilion to be dedicated; and more

‘The Bear’ featured in NEA Big Read

This year “The Bear” by Andrew Krivak will be featured in the NEA Big Read, which runs Sept. 15 to Oct. 28.

Free copies are available at all Lewis and Clark Library branches while supplies last.

The kickoff is 5-7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the library and will feature the Magpie Drummers & Singers. There will be crafts and a Lewis & Clark Library Foundation sponsored reception of Helena photographer Lea Frye’s wildlife photography exhibit.

Krivak will appear in Helena at 7 p.m. Oct. 26, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 512 Logan St.

This free event is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Lewis & Clark Library.

The Lewis & Clark Library is one of 62 communities nationwide to receive a NEA Big Read Grant, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

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Camp Rimini Pavilion to be dedicated

The Montana Military Museum invites the public to attend the Sept. 16 dedication of the Camp Rimini Pavilion, west of Helena.

The event is noon to 2 p.m. at Camp Rimini, 9 miles

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