Community-Building Events!

Join Forward Montana at fun community events across the state! Browse the list below or enter your zip code.


Queer Skillshare: Open Craft Night Community Building July 25, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Imagine Nation Brewing Co., 1151 W Broadway St, Missoula, MT 59802 Bring your own crafts to Imagine Nation Brewing on July 25th from 6-7pm to work on! Beer and soda will be available for purchase at Imagine Nation, and food will be provided by Forward Montana! RSVP Required, email if you have any diet restrictions!

Stitch and Bitch Community Building July 30, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Headframe Spirits, 21 S Montana St, Butte, MT 59701 You asked and we listened! Butte is introducing a monthly Stitch and Bitch, held at a different location each month! Bring your most recent knitting, crocheting, needlework, fiber art, or any project in between, and hang out with friends. Drinks and snacks will be provided! July 30, Headframe Spirits 6-8pm August 28, TBD, 6-8pm September 18, TBD, 6-8pm October 22, TBD. 6-8pm

Our Words Are Powerful Community Picnic Community Building August 1, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kiwanis Park, Missoula, MT 59802 We are so excited to invite you to Our Words Are Powerful community picnic!! Join us Thursday August 1st from 6-8pm at Kiwanis Park for food, fun, & community building. Whether it is verbal, written, and artistic expression, YOUR perspective on how the city budget is allocated this year MATTERS!

Queer Skillshare: Bike Maintenance and Ride Community Building August 7, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Join us for a queer skillshare all about bike maintenance! We'll go through some basics on caring for your bike, and then we'll set off on a quick ride around Billings. Wear comfortable clothes for biking and bring water (along with any bike maintenance questions you may have). Space is limited, so sign up now!

Queer Skillshare: Birding Community Building August 11, 2024 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Maclay Flats, Forest Rd 19155, Missoula, MT 59804 Queer Skill Share: Join wildlife biologists and Bio Babes podcast hosts Libby and Kelsey for a morning of birding at Maclay Flats! Bring water, binoculars, and wear sunscreen! We will meet in the parking lot at the sign for trail rules and maps. If you need binoculars or a ride, contact

104 Years of Voting: 19th Amendment Trivia Community Building August 20, 2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Homestake Pub, 1107 Utah Ave, Butte, MT 59701 You are cordially invited to celebrate 104 years of the ratification of the 19th Amendment - granting [white] women the right to vote in county, state, and national elections - at Homestake Pub on August 20, 7pm with a game of trivia! Did you know that it was only required for 36 states to ratify the 19th Amendment to add it to the constitution? Who was the president that ratified the 19th Amendment? Sharpen up your niche women’s suffrage history knowledge with a drink and hang out with us!

Pint Night at Beaverhead Brewing Community Building August 22, 2024 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Beaverhead Brewing Company, 218 S Montana St, Dillon, MT 59725 C'mon down to Beaverhead Brewing in Dillon for a pint night with Forward Montana!

Float and Vote Community Building August 24, 2024 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM University of Montana UC Parking Lot, 32 Campus Dr, Missoula, MT 59812 Forward Montana’s student group is hosting a welcoming event for incoming and returning students! Bring your swimsuits and passion for voting and join us on the river for the first ever Float and Vote!