Author Event | Reggie Watts: Great Falls, MT

Reggie Watts visits the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater in support of his new memoir, Great Falls, MT: Fast Times, Post-Punk Weirdos, and a Tale of Coming Home Again. Reggie Watts will be available for a book signing following the event. Books can be pre-ordered through Booksweet. This event requires advance registration to attend. The registration link will be available on this page starting September 26.

Living With Our Wild Neighbors

Whether you love them or merely tolerate them, the wild animals that share our community are here to stay. So, how can we coexist peacefully with our wild neighbors? Join representatives from the Humane Society of Huron Valley to discuss humane solutions to human-animal conflict, what to do about orphaned baby wildlife, and dispelling some common myths. The program will conclude with a Q&A session with Eric Wright, Supervisor of HSHV’s Cruelty and Rescue team.

Make A Stress Ball for Less Stress

Stress balls are a great way for kids and teens to relieve stress and calm down. They can also serve as a fun distraction when you are feeling stressed. Join us for a fun session to learn more about stress. Win a prize as we play an interactive game of bingo to learn new ways to cope with stress. Leave the workshop with your own DIY stress ball that you can use whenever you need it. 

Glidden Pottery: Unique Stoneware for the Mid-Century Table

Glidden Pottery is a unique stoneware-bodied dinnerware and Artware that was produced in Alfred, New York from 1940 to 1957. This presentation by Margaret Carney will highlight the rich history and inspirational Glidden Pottery designs, glazes, and decorations. Part of the the IMoDD Unforgettable Dinnerware lecture series.

This event is in partnership with the International Museum of Dinnerware Design.

DJ Workshop

Are you interested in the art of DJing but don't know where to start? Come join us for an exciting event where you will learn the fundamentals of DJing!

This event is perfect for beginners who are interested in getting started with DJing or for those who just want to learn some new skills. At the DJ Workshop event you'll get hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment and learn the basics of mixing and beat-matching.

Whether you're interested in pursuing a career in DJing or just want to learn a new hobby, this event is the perfect place to get started.


Poetry Reading | Russell Brakefield and Katie Hartsock: Blurry Radiant Landscapes

In his late twenties, poet Russell Brakefield was diagnosed with keratoconus, a degenerative eye condition causing progressive loss of sight. His new collection, My Modest Blindness, traverses this blurry landscape, connecting art, literature, natural history, and pop culture. In her late twenties, poet Katie Hartsock was diagnosed with late-onset Type 1 diabetes. Her new collection, Wolf Trees, meditates on this chronic illness and its daily demands alongside motherhood, mythology, and Midwestern woods.

Mental Fitness Workout & Workshop: Unlocking Your Full Potential

Are you constantly experiencing stress, burnout, anxiety, beating yourself up for mistakes, fixated on what might happen if you fail? More than likely, your Saboteurs (Mental Stoppers) are running the show and your Mental Fitness is running weak. Mental fitness is your way of experiencing and creating your life.In this workshop, we will unlock new self-discoveries that will increase your inner power, connection, and inner peace.