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Community Dialogue, Art Show tonight, CWC student recitals, Lander Ski Swap this weekend, and more

Community Dialogue, Art Show tonight, CWC student recitals, Lander Ski Swap this weekend, and more

There's plenty to do, see and experience this weekend around Fremont County, and the events begin tonight. See the list below: Thursday, Nov. 19 RIVERTON - Community Dialogue, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. , Central Wyoming College Inter-Tribal Cultural Center, Room #125 2660 Peck Avenue Riverton. Dialogue Purpose: To foster a safe & inclusive community that respects and values the diversity of all members. “Bridge the Divide” RIVERTON – The Wonder Cabinet: A Collection of Art and Artifacts will open today, Nov. 19 through Jan. 11 at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Art Center gallery. The Wonder Cabinet exhibit also known as cabinets of curiosities is a precursor to the museums we know today. These cabinets existed in the dens of prominent medieval Europeans and our modern collection integrates nature and art from Wyoming. Imagine a cozy home library displaying found artifacts and nature-inspired art. Artists include Anne Austin, Shayla Babits, Melissa Scheer-Bender, Holly Burns, Bruce Cook, Willy Cunningham, Dannine Donaho, Susan Grinels, Lorre Hoffman, Robert Martinez and Melissa Strickler. This exhibit is a collaboration between The Lander Art Center, Wyoming Game and Fish, Promoting Arts in Lander Schools, Lander Arts and Science and through a grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund. RIVERTON - Infant CPR Class - Fremont County Pediatric Clinic provides an Infant CPR class for parents FREE of charge. This class is taught at our Riverton clinic, located at 511 North 12th 6:00 till 7:00 p.m.Parents who are interested in taking an infant CPR class, need to sign up in advance by calling Laurie Ellis at (307)331-4256. Friday and Saturday RIVERTON – CWC Fall Student Recital: The Central Wyoming College Visual and Performing Arts Department presents their “Fall Music Showcase” on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 pm, and “Jazz Night” on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7 pm. Admission for both concerts is free to the public. The Fall Music Showcase features the Handbell choir, under the direction of Sharon Dalton, the Collegiate Chorale, led by Dr. Adam Kluck, and the Community Concert Band, led by Jason Ogg. The groups will combine for a stylistically varied evening of music both old and new. Both concerts will be in the CWC Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater, and all are invited to attend. Please note the time change, as all CWC music performances will be at 7 pm this year to appeal to younger audience members. Friday, Nov. 20 LANDER - The Salvation Army KETTLE KICKOFF will be Friday, November 20 at 10 am in front of the Lander City Hall. Mayor McOmie and other community leaders and volunteers will participate. Tuesday, Dec. 1 ST. STEPHENS – A clothing and food giveaway will be held at Keel Gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (33 St Stephens Road). Items are free to those in need. If interested, please plan to attend. We prefer not to place “holds” on items. First come first served. Limit of two items each unless multiple family members are present. Items available include winter coats, socks, boots, gloves, hats, scarves and limited pacakges of processed elk meat. RIVERTON - The Riverton Branch Library hosts Nashville producer and published author Gabriel Farago presenting a life-changing seminar based on his revealing book, Secrets to Success in Country Music. Created in response to the success of Idol, The Voice and America’s Got Talent, Father Gabriel’s 35 years of ‘hands on’ experience offers an eye-opening “what it takes” to become a star! The program applies to all styles of music. 7pm Saturday, Nov. 21 JEFFREY CITY - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites interested public to ‘Coffee with a Warden’ to share thoughts, ideas or questions you may have on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8:00 a.m. at the Split Rock Cafe, 2297 Hwy 789, Jeffrey City. Teal Joseph, West Rawlins game warden, will be available that morning to host the open platform. This program provides the public with a forum where there are no agendas, topics or expectations, just an opportunity to talk about anything that comes up. It’s as much about getting to know the game warden and the game warden getting to know you, as it is dealing with wildlife management and law enforcement issues. RIVERTON – Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Events: 10:15 AM Meet at Central Wyoming College Student Center; 10:30AM Wind River Transportation bus ride from College to Riverton City Parkl 11-12 PM Welcome and awareness walk from Riverton City Park to Central Wyoming College; 12 PM Lunch: Provided at CWC; 12:30 PM Viewing of "Family Journeys: Healing a Hope after a Suicide" LANDER - The Annual Lander Ski and Gear Swap hosted by the LVHS Ski Team from 9 -11am at the Lander Valley High School Commons. If you are dropping off items to sell, please do so at 8:30am Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 8:30 - 10am: $5 per adult, $3 children 10 and under. Purchase from ski team member or at the door. Sell your old outdoor equipment and shop for great deals on used gear. LVHS Ski Team will be available to hot wax your skis for $10/pair. 30% of all consignment sales will be donated to Lander Youth Skiing DUBOIS - Whiskey, Wine, & Craft Beer tasting at the Nostalgia Bistro, Marlow's Fly Shop, & Ramshorn Inn. Shannon of Nostalgia Bistro will provide appetizers from 3 pm to 5 pm with live music, must be 21, at the corner of Ramshorn Street & First Street, (202 East Ramshorn Street) In the upper dining room. $5 admission. Calls 307-455-2444 Tuesday, Nov. 24th FORT WASHAKIE - Diabetes Awareness Health Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Frank B. Wise Building. There will be screening booths, prize draw ins, a fun walk and lunch. For more information contact Eastern Shoshone Tribal Health at 332-6805. Thursday, Nov. 26th PAVILLION - The Pavillion Community United Methodist Church will be hosting a free community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at Noon at the church fellowship hall. The meal is open to the public and there is no charge. Everyone is invited to attend. For Information: 856-3460 Thursday, Dec. 3 LANDER – Light Up Lander at Mr. D’s Food Center will be Saturday, December 5, 3-5 pm, on South 7th Street, between Mr. D’s and Wyoming Community Bank (between Main Street and Garfield Street). Bring the kids and have fun with Santa, games and hay rides. There will also be a collection of food for the community Christmas baskets. Bring a can of food and get one ticket for a chance to win a bike: 1 can = 1 ticket, 2 cans = 2 tickets, 3 cans = 3 tickets, etc. No limit. Sunday, Dec. 6th DUBOIS – The Piatigorsky Foundation presents pianist Richard Dowling at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, 4 p.m. Free. Facilitated by the Wyoming Arts Council. For the thirteenth consecutive year, The Muriel & Seymour Thickman Family Charitable Trust is funding The Piatigorsky Foundation’s tour of Wyoming Reoccurring: LANDER – Around Town: A Native American Art Show is now on at the Lander Art Center, Middle Fork Cafe and Fremont County Library – Lander. The only show of its kind, this show gives important visibility to Native American artists in Wyoming. Around Town features traditional and contemporary work from over 30 artists in multiple disciplines including film, mixed media, photography, sculpture, beadwork and paint. LANDER – Narcotics Anonymous. 7 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 860 South 3rd Street, Lander (meets every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.) RIVERTON – On Monday each week: Gambler’s Anonymous. Many thousands of people throughout the world who have created problems due to excessive gambling have found the strength to quit by joining Gamblers Anonymous. If gambling is destroying you or someone you care about, you are welcome to attend: 6 p.m., Church of Christ, 39 Gas Hills Road, Riverton. #county10 #news Feature Photo: The Wonder Cabinet, CWC / Pitchengine Communities