Free Community Dinner in Pavillion tomorrow; Weekend Jam Session; Hamlet run begins

Bored with the snowfall keepying you inside? Here are community events coming up for the next week around the Wind River Country. Thursday, Nov. 26th RIVERTON –* CANCELLED* Due to the weather forecast for 5-8 inches of snow and wind chill factors of -15, the annual Thanksgiving Day 5k Turkey Trot has been canceled this year. 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 Saturday, Nov. 28th LANDER – Jam Session at the Lander Bake Shop, 12-2. All acoustic instruments, all kinds of music, all ages, all abilities. Come! Play! Sing! Listen! Everyone is welcome! Monday, Nov. 30th RIVERTON – Central Wyoming College production of Hamlet at the CWC Arts Center Theatre. Monday 30th through Friday Dec. 4th 7:30 p.m. curtain; Saturday Dec. 5th 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6th 7:30 p.m. 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. LANDER - The Fremont County Parkinson's Support Group will be holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Lander Senior Center at 2 p.m. Ronda Hatfield, Frontier Home Health, will talk with us about “Caring for Caregivers.” How can caregivers protect their own health and reduce stress, and what can Parkinson’s people do to help their caregivers? Parkinson's people are encouraged to bring family members and friends. 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 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. DUBOIS – 5:30 to 7 p.m. - Pearl Harbor Talk: Join us at the Dubois Branch Library as Harris Bonnell, local Pearl Harbor historian, shares his knowledge. He will lead us through the entire attack, with the who, what, where and why. 202 N 1st St, Dubois, RIVERTON – 11TH Annual Festival of Trees, Fremont Center at the Fairgrounds; Family Night, $10 per family. Friday, Dec. 4 RIVERTON – 11TH Annual Festival of Trees Gala, Fremont Center at the Fairgrounds. $50 per individual, $75 for a couple. For information, 856-5576. DUBOIS – High Country Christmas Extravanganza, Headwaters Center, 5-8 p.m. Appearance by Santa. Chili meal while it lasts from Boys and Girls Club, Live music. Saturday Dec. 5 LANDER – Annual Christmas Craft Sale at Lander Senior Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. RIVERTON – Christmas Craft Festival, St. Margaret’s Gym. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. RIVERTON - The Riverton Elks Lodge No. 1693 presents the 2015-2016 Hoop Shoot Contest will be held at the Riverton High School Gym starting at 10:00 am. Registration starts at 8 am and ends at 9:45 am. No one will be registered after 9:45 am. This is free to students from ages 8 to 13. Winners will advance to the SouthWest Regional Hoop Shoot January 16, 2016 at Central Wyoming College. Questions? Call Barbette Hernandez at 397-851-9646 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. Feature Photo: The turkeys are prepared to go into the oven for the annual Riverton High School Club's Thanksgiving Dinner, over 500 meals are cooked up with all the fixins and delivered to folks around town by Key Clubers and community volunteers. Pitchengine Communities photo. #county10 #news