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#Whatshappening: Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday across the county

#Whatshappening: Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday across the county

*Feature Photo: Easter Eggs hunts abound in the Wind River Country this weekend:* *Wednesday, March 23* FORT WASHAKIE - Culture Night Event: Shoshone Language Bingo; Prizes-Food-FuN; 5-8 pm; Fort Washakie School 90 Ethete Rd. Fort Washakie Wy 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. We plan to start at 8:30pm. The 2.7 mile trail will be freshly groomed and moonlit. Please contact Sarah for more info or to sign up. Please contact Sarah Walker to sign up or for more information at swalker@wildwyo.org or 307-455-2246. Skis and snowshoes are available for rent at Wind River Gear. *Thursday, March 24th* 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 9:00 am to 3:00pm. The public is invited to attend and observe the meeting. *Saturday, March 26th* LANDER: - Attention Kids! You are invited to the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26, 9:30 am at Lander City Park. Prizes for all! Bring your own Easter basket. Age groups: 2-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-12 years. The Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by Lander Parks and Recreation, BPOE Elks and Does, and County 10 News. DUBOIS - VFW Annual Easter Egg Hunt FROM 10am – 11am at the Dubois Town Park. Come join us for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. PAVILLION - Community Easter Egg Hunt at the Wind River Recreation Center at noon for ages 0-11. RIVERTON - The VFW annual Easter Egg Hunt March 26 from 2-4 pm at Sunset park in Riverton. Prizes and Refreshments will be available. All children are welcome ages 1 to 12. Bring you own basket. Co- sponsored by First Interstate Bank. Look for the special golden County10.com egg for a special prize. *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. *Wednesday, March 30* RIVERTON - The members of VFW Post 3628, American Legion Post 19, 40 & 8 and the DAV Chapter 8 invite all to our "Welcome Home" March 30, 2016, at 611 East Main Street Riverton Wy from 4pm to 6pm. We will have soup sandwiches, chips and drinks. *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 * RIVERTON - Central Wyoming College and Department of Workforce Services are hosting the Fremont County Employment Expo on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. Our goal is to connect employers with those seeking employment. With our current high unemployment rate in Fremont County, this is a great opportunity to find a job. New this year - we are hosting free workshops to the public at 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, and 1:00 PM on resumes, mock interviews, and Wyoming at Work. We are still accepting registrations for employers. This event is free and open to the public. *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 *Thursday, April 7* LANDER - Lander Pioneer Museum. Beginning April 7th at 7:00 pm in the Western Gallery, the Pioneer Museum hosts another Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program by Kent Stockton titled, "Cowboy Poetry by Kent Stockton. Kent Stockton has been writing cowboy poetry since the 1970s, and has been featured at many cowboy poetry gatherings around the west. The program will feature heart-warming tales about cowboys, horses, kids and the wide open landscape they live in. The program will last about an hour. The poetry program is also part of the "One County/Many Voices" series. All ages are welcome and the program is free to the public. *Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10* LANDER - The Grounds of the Lander Pioneer Museum will sprout canvas tents, muskets and U.S. Flags with 35 stars Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10. The Riverton-based Living History group "C Company 6thU.S. Infantry" will stage a historically accurate Civil War soldiers camp at the museum. Kids, families and the general public are welcome to come see demonstrations of camp life, musketry, camp cooking and chat with the soldiers about their life. The camp will be active from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, and from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday. The event is free. The camp is this year's first McDonalds Children's Exploration Series program; a program series dedicated to activities and events for young people and families to learn about Lander and Wyoming history. The next kids and families event at the Lander museum will be Sheep Shearing Day April 23. *Monday, April 18* RIVERTON - The Wyoming Humanities Council Book Discussion Group is happening now with a new series entitled “Journey Stories”. The final book discussion, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood will be held on Monday, April 18th at 7:00 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library. This dystopian novel is a woman’s story of being enslaved in a world completely controlled by men. Pick your book up at the library and join in on the discussion! For more information, call the library at 856-3556 or Perry Kaufman at 857-5914. *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