Events

Upcoming Events

Past events

Saturday, February 17th

Flathead Futures Zine Release

Join us in Kalispell at Bias Brewing on February 17th from 5:30-8 p.m. for the release of “Flathead Futures”, our new zine all about climate and housing in the Flathead.

Location: Kalispell, Bias Brewing

Thursday, February 1st

Missoula Screen-Printing Night

Come hang out with us in Missoula at Imagine Nation Brewing on Thursday, February 1st from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Meet the new folks on our Missoula team, and screen print some sweet shirts with us. Local artist Natalie Stockmann will be showing us how to screen print, so swing on by!

Location: Missoula, Imagination Brewing, Community Room

Tuesday, January 30th

Envision 2024 Craft Night

Join us at the Bozeman Office as we celebrate our community and craft vision boards for 2024. We will look into the new year and manifest goals through creativity and conversation. Meet the new Bozeman staff organizers and learn about FMTs important work surrounding Housing and Reproductive Rights for Montanans!

Location: Bozeman Office, 125 W Mendenhall St

November 4th & 5th

Weekend of Action 2

Join us for a weekend of canvassing, fun, and community connection! We need your support to help get our community engaged in the upcoming election. Can we count on you to help out? Sign up for your community below.

Location: Billings, Bozeman, Missoula, The Flathead

October 28th & 29th

Weekend of Action 1

Join us for a weekend of canvassing, fun, and community connection! We need your support to help get our community engaged in the upcoming election. Can we count on you to help out? Sign up for your community below.

Location: Billings, Bozeman, Missoula, The Flathead

Tuesday October 17th

Columbia falls candidate forum

Join us for a fun evening and learn more about the candidates for city council and their stances on important issues! Come with some questions as we will have time for audience Q&A. The candidates running for city council include Darin V. Fisher, Kathryn Price, John H. Piper, and  Kelly Hamilton.

Location: Columbia Falls, Glacier Lanes 5-6:30pm

Saturday October 14th

Bozeman Postcard Writing Party

Join us in Bozeman to write postcards to young voters encouraging them to vote in November’s municipal elections! There will be food, drinks and plenty of time to connect with other FMT members in Bozeman.

Location: Bozeman, FMT Office 12-2pm

Thursday October 12th

Kalispell Postcard Writing Party

Join us in Kalispell at Bias Brewing to write postcards to young voters encouraging them to vote in November’s municipal elections!

Location: Kalispell, Bias Brewing, 5:30-7pm

Tuesday October 10th

Billings Postcard Writing Party

Join us in Billings as we write postcards to young voters encouraging them to vote in November’s municipal elections! There will be food, drinks and plenty of time to enjoy the fall weather in an FMT member’s backyard! Please RSVP to get the address!

Location: Billings,
RSVP for the address
5-7pm

Tuesday October 10th

Local Government Trivia and Get Out the Vote Kickoff!

Join Forward Montana at Imagine Nation Brewing as we kick off Get Out the Vote for the 2023 Municipal Elections through local government trivia and postcard writing! Come learn about WTF the people in our local government actually do, win some cool trivia prizes, and write postcards to young people to encourage them to vote in the Municipal Elections, and more!

Location: Missoula, Imagine Nation Brewing Co. 6-8 pm

Sunday October 8th

Billings Municipal Candidate Forum Day 2

Join Forward Montana, the League of Women Voters and Billings Kiwanis for our Municipal Candidate Forums in local parks across Billings!  We’ll ask candidates about their vision for our community, play some fun candidate games, and we’ll have plenty of time for audience questions.  Please bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket to sit on! We’ll have a limited number of chairs available for folks who may need them!

Veterans Park @ 1 p.m. Ward 4

Centennial Park @ 4 p.m. Ward 5

Location: Parks across Billings!

Saturday October 7th

Billings Municipal Candidate Forum Day 1

Join Forward Montana, the League of Women Voters and Billings Kiwanis for our Municipal Candidate Forums in local parks across Billings!  We’ll ask candidates about their vision for our community, play some fun candidate games, and we’ll have plenty of time for audience questions.  Please bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket to sit on! We’ll have a limited number of chairs available for folks who may need them!

Pioneer Park @ 10 a.m. Ward 1

Central Park @ 1 p.m. Ward 3

Castle Rock Park @4 p.m. Ward 2

Location: Parks across billings!

Thursday October 5th

Bozeman Municipal Candidate Forum

Join us for the Bozeman Municipal Candidate forum! We will have mayoral and commission candidates present to answer YOUR burning questions about our community. 

Location: Bozeman, Wild Joe’s on Main Street
5-7pm

Wednesday Sept. 21st

Missoula Pint Night

Say hi to local FMT team members, update your voter registration, pick up some swag! Enjoy a bev that benefits Forward Montana’ year-round work!

Location: Missoula, Imagine Nation, 1151 W. Broadway St. 5:30-8 p.m.

Wednesday Sept. 10th

Bozeman Pint Night

Say hi to local FMT team members, update your voter registration, pick up some swag! Enjoy a bev that benefits Forward Montana’ year-round work!

Location: Bozeman Brewing, 504 N. Broadway Ave. 2-8 p.m.

Wednesday Sept. 6th

Butte Pint Night

Say hi to local FMT team members, update your voter registration, pick up some swag! Enjoy a bev that benefits Forward Montana’ year-round work!

Location: Butte, Slainte 8 S. Montana st. 5-8 p.m.

Friday & Saturday august 25-26

Alpenglow Voter Registration

Come join us at Bozeman’s country music festival and register local voters with us! We have some free tickets available to folks who come volunteer with us. Come hang out with us, listen to music, and support our local community!

Friday Sign Up

Saturday Sign Up

Location: Bozeman, Ponderosa Social Club,
515 W Aspen St

Thursday august 24th

2023 Missoula Mayoral Candidate Forum

In anticipation for the 2023 Missoula Municipal Primary Elections on September 12th, join Forward Montana for our Mayoral Candidate Forum Event! Join us as we ask candidates about their visions for Missoula, play a fun candidate game, and talk about how the Mayor can affect change in our community! The first 30 participants to RSVP /sign in will receive a drink on us.

RSVP Here

Location: Missoula, The Unions Bar & Grill

Saturday august 8th

montana pride (Helena)

Montana Pride will celebrate its 30th anniversary from July 30th – August 6th in Helena. We will be walking in the parade and present at the street party on August 8th. More details soon!

Location: helena, multiple locations

Tuesday July 25th

Trivia in the Park

Do you love trivia? Are you looking for something to do after you hit the farmers market? Come join Forward Montana and friends for a night of voting rights themed trivia. Bring your friends, make a team, and try and have the best (or funniest!) trivia answers for some fun prizes. Game starts at 6:30pm in Story Mill park, we’ll be grilling and hanging out from 5:30-6:30pm so make sure to get there early for some free food and drink!

More Details Here

Location: Bozeman, Story Mill Park, @ 5:30pm-7:30pm

Saturday July 8th

lincoln county pride festival

Lincoln County is celebrating Pride and we can’t wait to be in Libby on July 8th! More details to come, but you can expect live performances, family friendly games, food vendors, and more!

More Details Here

Location: libby, fred brown pavilion @ 11am-7pm

Saturday July 1st

butte pride

Join us at Butte Pride! We’ll have a tent and table with swag and zines, and look forward to live music, delicious food, and a dance party.

More Details Here

Location: Butte, stodden park @ 5-9pm