#Whatshappening: Painting, Programs, Trout and a food drive on tap this weekend

Friday and Saturday, March 11 & 12 LANDER - Addison Romans Memorial Fund painting fundraiser for senior dance student scholarships, support of Tiger Tots Preschool and a kindergarten class with technology. Friday 6:30 p.m., Adult night $35; Saturday at 3:30 Teens, $35 and Saturday 6:30 adults, $35. All activities at the Lander Elks Club, 5th and Lincoln Streets. Saturday, March 12th through Saturday, March 19th LANDER - Scouting for food is March 12th through the 19th. Cub Scouts from Pack 17 and Boy Scouts from Troop 52, both in Lander, will be making their way around neighborhoods going door to door to collect food donations for the Lander Care and Share Food Bank during this time. Keep an eye out for the Scouts and help make a difference to people in need! Thank you in advance from all of the Scouts of Pack 17 and Troop 52. Saturday, March 12th RIVERTON - Fremont County Republican Party Convention, 9 a.m., Heritage Hall, Fairgrounds. RIVERTON - Little League Baseball signup event No. 2 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Big Kmart on North Federal. RIVERTON - The Riverton Museum will host a Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program on March 12th at 3:00 pm by Eugene Ridgley and Stephan Fasthorse titled, "The Northern Arapaho Tribe and Language and its Importance in the World Today". All ages are welcome and this event is free to the public. 3 p.m. 700 East Park. LANDER - 26th Annual POPO AGIE ANGLERS FUNDRAISER & BANQUET! March 12th ast the Lander Community Center. Tickets can be purchased at the following locations: Wind River Outdoor Company, The Good Place, and the Trout Unlimited Office at 409 Lincoln Street. Limited Ticket Sales at the Door $35 Adults Includes Dinner (Meal Choice); $20 Kids under 12 5:30 Happy Hour, 6:30 Dinner 7:30 Auction & Raffles 9:00 Dance to Low Water String Band RIVERTON - Saint Margaret's School Dinner Dance fund raiser with a theme of a 50's Sock Hop Sunday, March 13th LANDER - Lander Valley CattleWomen will celebrate Nat'l Ag Week showing the movie "Farmland" in the Carnegie Rm at the Lander Library March 17 from 5:30 to 8:00. The CattleWomen will be serving roast beef sandwiches and refreshments before the film with discussion and questions with local farmers and ranchers after the film. Everyone interested in understanding how our food and fiber products are produced is invited. Monday, March 14th LANDER - ATLAS for Lander Arts and Sciences invites interested artists to provide design and fabrication services relating to the creation of educational, interactive exhibit displays — combining the arts and sciences — focused on Greater sage-grouse and the intersection of human activities within their habitat. Artists are invited to to attend a 2-hour Concept Session from 6-8 pm @ Lander Library Conference Room A/B. The session will introduce interested artists and scientists to the ATLAS exhibit model, provide a short briefing on Greater sage-grouse, and include small group discussion to brainstorm exhibit displays according to art medium. Monday, March 14 LANDER - Wyoming Veterans: A Wyoming State Veterans Service Officer, Lori Crump, will be in Lander on Monday, March 14th and Monday, March 28th from10:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. at the Lander City Hall. For more information –or to schedule an appointment –please call (307) 438-2101. Let Us Help You With: Health Care, Wyoming and Federal Benefits, VA Disability /Pension Claim. Tuesday, March 15 WORLAND - The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau Of Reclamation in Mills, Wyoming, has scheduled a Boysen Reservoir Water Information Meeting in Worland, according to Carlie Ronca, Wyoming Area Manager. The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 15, at the Elks Lodge at 604 Coburn Avenue in Worland, Wyoming. Topics of discussion will be current water supply conditions, the 2016 snowmelt runoff forecast, and 2016 projected reservoir operations. Upcoming. To register, email: Wednesday, March 16 RIVERTON - Wyoming Veterans: A Wyoming State Veterans Service Officer, Lori Crump, will be available: Wednesday, March 16th and Wednesday, March 23rd at the Riverton VA Medical Clinic 10:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. For more information -or to schedule an appointment -please call (307) 438-2101. Let Us Help You With: Health Care, Wyoming and Federal Benefits, VA Disability /Pension Claim. Thursday, March 17th ARAPAHOE - City of Riverton, City of Lander, and Wind River Indian Reservation Request your participation in the Fourth of a four (4) part Discussion and Community Dialogue from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Arapahoe School/Fremont County School District #38, 445 Little Wind River Bottom Road (Brick Bldg on right side of entrance). Friday, March 18 THERMOPOLIS – As a part the travel management process, the Shoshone National Forest will hold a government cooperator meeting at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank in Thermopolis, Wyo., on March 18, 2016 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm. The public is invited to attend and observe the meeting. Saturday, March 19 LANDER - Fremont Symphony's annual Spring Concert program: "Folktales and Myths," as reflected in musical works depicting folklore and mythology. The 7 p.m. Saturday concert is in the Lander Valley High School Concert Hall. Concert tickets ($ 10.00 / person; $ 20.00 / family) are available at the door. A reception follows the concert. The program includes works by 19th and 20th century American and European composers. It features Serge Prokofiev's musical adaptation and John Walker's narration of the Russian folktale, "Peter and the Wolf." The concert also includes the title waltz from Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" composed for a 1957 live network television broadcast; an Alan Menken orchestral suite from Disney's 1991 movie "Beauty and the Beast"; and the "Danse Bacchanale" from Camille Saint-Saëns' 1877 opera, "Samson and Delilah." Two 19th-century compositions round out the concert playlist: the "Polacca" from Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" (1890) and the overture to the Offenbach opera "Blue Beard" (1866). The Imperial Orchestra, a string orchestra educational group composed of younger players and older students, will also perform music from the Engelbert Humperdinck opera, "Hansel and Gretel" and Soon He Newbold's "Odyssey – Journey of Odysseus. Wednesday, March 23 LANDER - The Northern Arapaho Suicide Prevention Program will be hosting a safeTALK training on March 23rd at the Lander Library from 1 to 5 p.m. safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers can recognize these invitations and take action by connecting them with life-saving intervention resources, such as caregivers trained in ASIST. DUBOIS - Full Moon Ski, March 23 – Join WWA and Dubois Area Recreation and Trails (DART) on a full-moon ski on Deception Trail. Learn about efforts to keep this trail groomed and why the Winter Travel Plan affects the places you play. Please contact Sarah Walker to sign up or for more information at or 307-455-2246. Skis and snowshoes are available for rent at Wind River Gear. Thursday, March 25th THERMOPOLIS - Through the travel management process, the Shoshone National Forest has formed a working group to focus on ways to improve compliance on its motorized system. The first meeting of this group will occur at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank in Thermopolis, on March 25, 2016, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The public is invited to attend and observe the meeting. Sunday, March 27th RIVERTON - The VFW annual Easter Egg Hunt March 27 at 1 pm at Sunset park in Riverton. Prizes and Refreshments will be available. All children are welcome ages 2 to 12. Co- sponsored by First Interstate Bank Now through March 28 CODY - The Shoshone National Forest Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is seeking project proposals and will be accepting applications now through March 28, 2016. Approximately $180,000 will be available to invest on projects that would benefit the resources of the Shoshone National Forest. Project submittal forms and instructions are available here. Thursday, March 31 to Saturday, April 2 RIVERTON - Workshops for Master Gardeners, home gardeners and small scale and specialty crop producers in Wyoming and Rocky Mountain region are part of the Wyoming Master Gardener and Wyoming Farmers Market Association state conference in Riverton on Thursday, March 31, to Saturday, April 2, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. The workshops are open to the public. The conference theme is “Gardeners Rendezvous,” said Chris Hilgert, state Master Gardener coordinator with the University of Wyoming Extension. Thursday, March 31st DUBOIS - The Dubois Museum hosts a Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program by Senior Archaeologist Dan Eakin from the Wyoming State Archaeologist Office on March 31 at 7 pm at the Headwaters Center in Dubois Wyoming. The program will focus on the research done on the Nez Perce National Historic Trail this part of Wyoming. Tuesday, April 5th (and April 8-9) LANDER - Kindergarten Registration and Screening for Fremont County School Dist # 1 will be held on April 5 from 5:30-6:30 for families of 2016-2017 kindergarten students at Gannett Peak Elementary. Kindergarten Registration and Screening by appointment April 8 - 4:00-6:00 p.m. and April 9 - 9:00 a.m.--3:00 p.m. Call Lisa at Gannett Peak for more information 307-332-6690. To enroll your child in Fremont County School District # 1 the following is required at the time of registration: Certified, state-issued Birth Certificate or Passport, Immunization Record, Legal paperwork if applicable (court issued custodial document), Proof of Residency (utility bill, lease etc. in your name showing physical address). A child must be 5 years old on or before September 15 in order to be eligible to attend kindergarten. (Wyoming State Statute 21-4-302) *We screen all incoming kindergarten students and take a photo for a school ID Here is a list of Reoccuring local events: LANDER - The Fremont County Parkinson Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month (after the Parkinson's Exercise Group, which meets from 1-2 p.m.) at the Lander Senior Citizens Center. Parkinson's people and caregivers are encouraged to attend. Call the Senior Center at 332-2746 if you have questions. HUDSON - The Fremont County Democrats meet on the third Sunday of each month at the Hudson Town Hall beginning with a carry-in dinner at 4 p.m. All are welcome. LANDER & RIVERTON Survivor of Suicide Loss Support Groups - First Tuesday of each month at Riverton Branch Library, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (1330 West Park) and Third Tuesday of each month at Lander Library, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. (451 North 2nd). Join with a community of suicide Loss survivors as we share stories of healing and hope. Please contact Sue Rector at (307) 840-0311 or Tauna GroomSmith at (307) 349-4495 for additional details. 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 #whatshappening