*Thursday, March 17th* SHOSHONI - To celebrate the success of Shoshoni School receiving accreditation as one of the top schools in the state, a big party is planned for St. Patrick's Day. The Sham-ROCKED Accreditation Celebration will be from 5-7 p.m. on March 17 at Shoshoni School. (Parent / teacher conferences are 4-6 p.m.) There will be a free BBQ dinner, bounce houses, a dunk tank, face painting, crafts, karaoke, dodge ball, bingo, prizes and more. RIVERTON - The Riverton Splash Pad Group and Bar 10 are hosing a St. Patrick's Day 5k and 10k Run. Registration starts at 5 p.m. at Bar 10, the run begins at 6 p.m. All proceeds will go towards the building costs of Fremont County's first public splash pad. Green Beer following the race. 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
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 starting at 9
a.m. The public is invited to attend and observe the meeting.
LANDER - Full Blown Mosey, the melodic hard rock band out of Wyoming, will
be playing at the Maverick Lounge this Friday, March 18th starting at
8:30pm. 8th and Main.
*Saturday, March 19*
RIVERTON - The Riverton Kiwanis Club presents its Stars of Tomorrow 21st
Annual Talent Show at 6 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre at
Central Wyoming College. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.
RIVERTON - "Not Everything that Glitters is Gold" Dinner and Dance to
support Child Development Services of Fremont County will be held at the
Holiday Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner and dance at 6 p.m. Cost $50
per ticket donation to CDS. Call CDS at 856-4331 or 332-5508 for
LANDER - Fremont Symphony's annual Spring Concert program: "Folktales and
Myths," as reflected in musical works depicting folklore and mythology. The
7 p.m. Saturday concert is in the Lander Valley High School Concert Hall.
Concert tickets ($ 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.
*Monday, March 21st*
LANDER - The National Weather Service Riverton Office will be conducting a
severe weather spotter training class in Lander at 6 p.m. at the Lander
Library to increase the number of weather spotters in the area. The course
describes how various severe weather phenomena develop, outlines
appropriate safety actions, and details procedures for identifying and
severe weather to the NWS. Free.
*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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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