Books and Blues

A benefit for Linda Lassabe, Friends of the Library Secretary, will be held June 3rd, 2016, at the Coyote Club beginning at 5 p.m.IMG_2409

A no-host cocktail hour will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a potluck BBQ at 6 p.m. There will be a live and silent auction, raffle sales, and entertainment. All free-will donations will go toward medical expenses.

For further inquiries call 460-0150 or 424-8345.

Sponsored by GaSco and the Toole County Friends of the Library.

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Africa Calling

Montana nature photographer, Douglass Dye, fulfilled a longtime dream in 2015 by traveling to Africa with a group of six photographers from the Flathead Valley. His journey took him to Johannesburg, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.

Dye had the pleasure of experiencing “the big five” of African wildlife: lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceroses, and cape buffalo. In addition to those he was also able to photograph giraffes, warthogs, wildebeests, hippopotamus, nyala, waterbuck, crocodiles, and many species of birds. The highlight of his trip was a showdown between lions and crocodiles fighting over the carcass of a water buffalo. Dye said, “It would be a two-day photo shoot that ended with some of my most enduring images.”

Dye will be here in Shelby ¬†for one night giving a video presentation at St. Luke’s Parish Hall on May 16th at 7 p.m. If you have ever longed to see the wildlife of Africa, then mark your calendars for this event!