*Feature Photo: A young bull rider comes out of the chutes at last year's Rope Your Dreams, Ready to Ride Rodeo at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center. This year's rodeo is Sunday (Pitchengine Communities) * *Saturday, April 2* DUBOIS - Dubois 3rd Annual Fire Department Community Dance at the Headwaters Center. Dancing, free pizza, cash bar. Live music: Jessica O'Neil. Laugh out loud at the hilarious Fireman Tricycle Races! 5:30pm-7:30pm. 307-840-2391, 20 Stalnaker St. email@example.com RIVERTON - Spring Fling Home Business Baxaar at Riverton United Presbyterian Church, 1101 North Broadway. 10 am - 2 pm -Hosted by the RUPC Youth Group-There will be several independent home businesses with a variety of goods, plus home-baked refreshments for a goodwill donation to the Youth Group. Let's kick off Spring! See you there! *Sunday, April 3* RIVERTON -- Riverton Ready to Ride Workshops & Jackpot Rodeo. After 2 days of training, watch a free rodeo starting on Sunday, 11am-1pm, with over 40 riders participating for awards and buckles. Attend a cowboy church service on Sunday morning. CWC Equine Center. North 8th and Gasser Rd. 307-851-5811, facebook.com/readytorideropeyourdreams *Monday, April 4* LANDER - Lander Community Concerts Association presents: Deeply Rooted Dance Theater: Chicago’s dance company will perform choreography infused with ballet, modern, and African dance. Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. 7pm, Tickets $20 adult/$10 student. 307-332-2509, 307-332-6824,firstname.lastname@example.org, http://landerconcerts.org *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. 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. RIVERTON - It’s that time of year again when bears are waking up and people are preparing to enjoy the great outdoors. As spring arrives, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds outdoor enthusiasts to be “bear aware" and take the necessary precautions to avoid conflicts with large carnivores. A workshop on how to avoid conflicts with bears is in Riverton on April 7th at Central Wyoming College from 6 to 8 p.m. *Friday, April 8* LANDER - April 8-May 28; Lander Art Center Member’s Show: an eclectic mix of local talent. Artist reception is on April 8, 6pm-8pm. Free. Tues. - Thurs. 10pm-6pm, Fri. & Sat. 10am-4pm. Show runs through May 28. 224 Main St. 307-332-5772, email@example.com, landerartcenter.com *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. *Thursday, April 14* DUBOIS - Dubois Museum & Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series: Teton Archaeological Project by Matt Stirn and Rebecca Sgouros—findings from their research. 7pm-8pm. Headwaters Center, 20 Stalnaker St. 307-455-2284, fremontcountymuseums.com/events
RIVERTON - CWC’s Theater Showcase, short theater pieces from students,
including one-act plays, comic sketches, musical and dance performances.
Thursday-Saturday 7:30pm, and Sunday 2:30pm. Peck Arts Center, 2660 Peck
Ave.307-855-2002, 307-855-2217, firstname.lastname@example.org, cwc.edu/what/artscenter
*Saturday, April 16th*
LANDER - 5th Annual Garden Expo! Enjoy a trade show, barnyard and backyard
workshops, food concessionaires, arts and crafts, and a kid’s corner.
Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. 9am-3pm, 307-332-3114,
LANDER - The Lander Pioneer Museum will host a Trek in conjunction with
Makers Space 307: Historic Walking Tour of Lander. See and hear about
historic Lander buildings. Meet at 3rd St. and Lincoln St. 307-332-3339,
RIVERTON - 4th Annual Trapper Jake Festival: A memorial birthday
celebration in honor of the late great mountain-man legend Jake Korrel.
Festivities and games from 10am-4pm. Free admission. 307-856-0706, Wind
River Heritage Center, 1075 S. Federal.
LANDER - Local Taste: featuring Mushrooms! Speakers will introduce the
tasty world of fungi! Mushroom hors d'oeuvres served. Sample tasting held
at the Middle Fork Restaurant, 351 Main St. 6:30pm-9pm. Cash bar. Tickets
$25,localfest.org, email@example.com, facebook.com/wyominglocalfest
RIVERTON - The Riverton Museum hosts a Speakers Series by Robert Martinez
titled, “Historical Imagery, Myths and Stories of the West and Arapaho
Culture.” 3pm-4pm, 700 East Park, 307-856-2665,
*Wednesday, April 20*
LANDER - Lander Community Concerts Association Presents Illusionist Jason
Bishop. Magic includes close-up sleight of hand projected on big screens.
Lander Valley High School, 350 Baldwin Creek Rd. 7pm, Tickets $20 adult/$10
student.307-332-2509, 307-332-6824, landerconcerts.org
*Thursday, April 21*
SHOSHONI - The 4th Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering featuring Western poets
Hub Whitt, Garland Kennington, Ron Bailey, Karl Brauneis and band, Jean
Haugen, Rick Pitt, John Brower, and Rodger Weitzel. 4pm-6pm. Community Hall
on the west side of the Shoshoni Fire Hall on East 2nd St and Hwy. 20.
RIVERTON - Central Wyoming College (CWC) presents their Spring Showcase
Concert of Handbell Choir Collegiate Chorale, and Concert band. 7pm.
307-855-2002, 307-855-2217, Peck Arts Center, 2660 Peck Ave. firstname.lastname@example.org
*Saturday, April 23*
LANDER - Children’s Museum: Up-Cycle Earth Day Celebrations with a Poetry
Event, live birds from Wind River Raptors—Nathan Barnes, and an Up-cycled
Arts & Craft Show! 10am-2pm. 465 Lincoln Ave. 307-332-1341,
LANDER - The Lander Pioneer Museum will host “Sheep Shearing Day.” Free day
to explore the history of the sheep industry. Kids can enjoy crafts, sheep
wagon tours and sheep shearing. Fun for children of all ages. 1pm-3pm, 1443
Main St., 307-332-3339, fremontcountymuseums.com/events
LANDER - Help for Health of Fremont County's annual *Hat's off for Hope
Gala* is on Saturday, April 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Inn at Lander.
LANDER - Hungarian Delight Dinner at Boeseke Hall, $25 adult, $10 kids
6-12, 5 and under free. Holy Rosary Church, 163 Leedy Dr. 7pm. For tickets:
*Thursday, April 28th*
SHOSHONI - Shoshoni School Kindergarten Round-Up, Thursday, April 28M 8:30
a.m. to Noon Shoshoni Elementary School Gymnasium, 112 West 3rd Street,
Shoshoni. Parents must bring their child’s: 1. State Certified Birth
Certificate (not the hospital certificate) 2. Record of immunizations. The
school nurse will be available to review immunization records to assure all
immunizations are up-to-date. Students will not be allowed to start school
until their immunizations are up-to-date. Students must be 5 years of age
on or before September 15 of this year to enroll in Kindergarten. Please
call Donna Kelsey to arrange an appointment for your child at 876-2563 or
856-7505. If you have questions or need more information, please call Donna
Kelsey or Drew Peregoy.
*Friday, April 29*
RIVERTON - Central Wyoming College (CWC) Jazz Nite! Featuring Chamber
Choir, Jazz Combo and the Time’s a Wastin’ Band. 7pm. Peck Arts Center,
2660 Peck Ave. 307-855-2002, 307-855-2217, email@example.com,
*Saturday, April 30*
RIVERTON - 1838 Rendezvous Ride-Spring Challenge. Back Country Horsemen
sponsored ride. Small groups of riders negotiate 15 obstacles. 2 hours of
fun. $25– $35, age 8 and up. Concessions and a “Poker Run. 8:30am. Limited
to 35 riders. Held at the 1838 Rendezvous Site, off E. Monroe and Smith Rd.
LANDER - Dancing with the Stars! Watch, laugh, cheer and vote for your
favorite dancers! Lander Community Center, 950 Buena Vista Dr. 6pm.
Tickets: Lander Chamber, 307-332-3892, 307-332-0454,
LANDER - UNPLUGGED – Acoustic Music concert. All skill levels of local
musical talent. Free. 6pm-8pm at the Lander Bake Shop, 259 Main St.,
*Here is a list of Reoccuring local events:*
LANDER - Through May 28; Lander Art Center Member’s Show: an eclectic mix
of local talent. Free. Tues. - Thurs. 10pm-6pm, Fri. & Sat. 10am-4pm. 224
Main St. -307-332-5772, firstname.lastname@example.org, landerartcenter.com
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.