Grand Opening of Story Mill Community Park


When

July 20, 2019
9:00am - 8:30pm

Where

600 Bridger Dr, Bozeman

The Trust for Public Land and Bozeman Parks and Recreation Department invite the Bozeman community to the park's grand opening on Saturday, July 20 for free, family-friendly activities:

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:00 – 10:00 am
Fun Run at the Grand Lawn with Big Sky Wind Drinkers, presented by Billion Auto Group (all ages)

9:30 – 10:30 am
Nordic Pole Walking for Seniors at The Trust for Public Land Plaza
Fly Casting Clinic with Fins & Feathers of Bozeman on the Grand Lawn presented by Langlas & Associates (all ages)

10:00 – 11:00 am
“Water & Wildlife in the Park” Walking Tour with Sacajawea Audubon Society at The Trust for Public Land Plaza (ages 12+)
Yoga on the Grand Lawn with Terra Grace Yoga presented by Bozeman Health (ages 12+)
Kid’s Climbing Clinic with Spire Climbing Center at Norm’s Boulder (ages 5 - 15)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fun for Pups at the WEST PAW Dog Park (all ages pups and people!)
Kids Face Painting at the Davis Pavilion

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
“Designing Your Park” Walking Tour at The Trust for Public Land Plaza (ages 12+)
Sing Along Dance Party with Music Kate at the Reunion Pavilion (all ages)

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Picnic on the Grand Lawn presented by Montana Party Rentals
Bring your own lunch or visit food vendors ($) and enjoy a picnic in the park.

1:00 – 2:00 pm
“History in the Park” Walking Tour with The Extreme History Project at The Trust for Public Land Plaza (ages 12+)
Climb with Conrad Anker at Norm’s Boulder presented by the LARK (ages 12+)
Animal Discovery with Montana Outdoor Science School at the Davis Pavilion (ages 3 – 18)
Fiddle Concert with Tom Robison & Friends at the Reunion Pavilion (all ages)

2:00 – 3:00 pm
“Art in the Park” Walking Tour with Mountain Time Arts at The Trust for Public Land Plaza (ages 12+)
Tour of the Wells Fargo Learning Garden & Food Forest with the Gallatin Valley Food Bank and Broken Ground (all ages)
Music with the Boomerangs at the Reunion Pavilion (all ages)

2:00 – 4:00 pm
“Nature in a Nutshell” Kids Activity with Learning By Nature at the Davis Pavilion (ages 4 - 10)

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Tykes on Bikes at the Mysun Playground Tyke Track (ages 2 – 5)
Concert by Montana Manouche at the Reunion Pavilion (all ages)

6:00 – 8:30 pm
Park Dedication and Concert on the Lawn featuring Nashville singer-songwriter Holly Williams, presented by Wells Fargo (all ages)

Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chair and join us for the official dedication of Story Mill Community Park, followed by a free concert with Nashville singer-songwriter Holly Williams supported by Jason Wickens. Libation garden and food for purchase will be available from local vendors. Please no large shade structures, outside alcohol, pets, glass, weapons, fireworks, or drones.

Visit https://support.tpl.org/storymill for more info and stay tuned for updates to the grand opening schedule of events!

GETTING TO THE PARK

We encourage you to leave your car behind to walk, bike, or ride to the Grand Opening of Story Mill Community Park!
- Ride Streamline/GALAVAN Transportation to Story Mill Community Park from the downtown transfer station to the new bus stop at the park. Visit https://streamlinebus.com for more info on routes and bus schedules
- Check your bike at the free bike valet hosted by the The Gear Wizard at the Story Mill Community Center
- Use a ride share service, like Lyft. The Trust for Public Land is a proud partner of Lyft’s “Round Up & Donate” program. Signup here: https://www.lyft.com/round-up/causes/tpl

Thank you to our grand opening event sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: Wells Fargo

Platinum Sponsors: Bozeman Health and Billion Auto Group

Gold Sponsors: The LARK Bozeman, Montana Party Rentals, and Langlas & Associates

Friends of the Park: Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Cardinal Distributing, Daily Coffee & Eatery, Gallatin Valley Botanical, Genuine Ice Cream Co., Heyday Bozeman, Treeline Coffee Roasters, Wildrye Distilling, and Yellowstone Grassfed Beef