UPDATED: Friday afternoon and Saturday cancellations and closures

MISSOULA, Mont. - Missoula County Public Schools have cancelled all activities for the night of Friday, February 28, 2014 and all activities on Saturday, March 1, 2014 are cancelled. Schools will attempt to reschedule weekend events, please check school websites for updated event information. All Missoula County Public Schools buildings are closed for the duration of the weekend.

Here's an update on the University of Montana campus service and event closures:

  • The Harlem Globetrotters event at the Adams Center will still go on.
  • All other evening events, including the President's Lecture Series, are canceled.
  • The UC will close at 2 p.m. today.
  • The Food Zoo will remain open for its normal hours.
  • ASUM bus service is canceled for the remainder of the day.

Missoula Public Library will close early today, Friday, February 28, 2014, at 2 p.m. due to the weather. The early closure will allow staff and patrons to travel home safely during daylight hours.

If patrons have items due today or shortly, they may call the Library at 721-2665 and staff will gladly renew library materials for a few extra days.

Parks and Recreation and Currents Aquatics Center announce the following schedule changes.  Please check local media, the City of Missoula website, or Facebook for updates.

The Southgate Mall will close at 6 p.m. Friday.

Corvallis after school activities are all canceled.

Beethoven Piano Recital, featuring Lisa Smirnova, has been CANCELED for tonight, and isrescheduled for Tuesday March 4th, 7:30 pm at the Music Recital Hall, U of M. or 721-3194 for more info.

The University Branch of Missoula Federal Credit Union is closed today, Friday, February 28. All other branches of Missoula Federal Credit Union will close at 3 today, Friday, February 28. Due to the severe weather, the Russell Street Branch of Missoula Federal Credit Union will be closed on Saturday, March 1st. The Reserve Street Branch will be open as usual from 9 – 1 on Saturday.

Gateway Community Credit Union also closed its branches at 3 p.m. Friday. The main branch will open on Saturday for regular hours.

The following Businesses are also closed Friday:

  • The Missoula Carousel is also closed.
  • Rocky Mountain Research Station Lab in Missoula.
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation offices
  • Glacier National Park offices

Both the Northside and Southside taprooms for the Kettlehouse Brewing Company will be closed today.

Winter Storytelling at Travelers' Rest State Park is canceled for Saturday, March 1st. The Holt Museum and Visitors Center will be closed on Friday, February 28th. Park staff will work to clear the Park's driveway and trails as soon as weather allows.

Christ the King Parish's Mardi Gras Celebration is postponed due to the weather. Details on rescheduling will be available later this weekend.

The Butler Creek Boogie fun run benefiting DeSmet School's native garden and outdoor classroom is moved back 1 week due to brutal wind chill during the run time. It will now start next Saturday at 10 am.

The Missoula County Elections, Recording, Treasurer/Motor Vehicle Departments, and County Attorney's office have closed their doors at noon today (2/28/2014) due to weather for the safety of staff and the public. Normal hours resume on Monday, March 3rd, 2014.

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