#WhatsHappening: Garden Expo, a spaghetti dinner, trail work and more

There's so much going on this weekend and beyond that it's almost hard to comprehend. Here's a look at everything we know about coming up in the next couple weeks. *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 - Trail building at Johnny Behind the Rocks, hosted by the Lander Cycling Clug and BLM. Work starts at 9 a.m. Bring water, food, gloves, boots and bad weather gear. Contact Mark with any questions or to set up a carpool, 332- 9595. 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. RIVERTON - CWC Student Nurses Association Fundraising Spaghetti Dinner: Come enjoy all-you-can-eat spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and a dessert buffet from 6-9 p.m. at the CWC Student Center in the Fremont Room. $8 for adults; $5 for children or CWC Students with ID. 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,,, *Tuesday, April 19* HUDSON - "Archaeology in the land of fire and ice" - a presentation by Dr. Larry Todd on the Washakie Wilderness. The event will be at 7:15 p.m. at the Hudson Town Hall. *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, *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. 307-876-2777, 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, *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,, RIVERTON - The CWC Student Nurses Association is hosting a 5k run/walk at the Health and Sciences Building. Registration opens at 8, and the race is at 9 a.m. Cost is by donation at registration ($30 recommended. Proceeds will go the SNA class of 2017. 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, 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, 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,, *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. 307-857-0012, LANDER - SOLD OUT! A free live stream party will be held at the Coulter Loft. 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., 307-855-2190, *Here is a list of Reoccuring local events:* RIVERTON - Inside the Lines, Stress-free Coloring for Adults. Coloring books are not just for kids! The process of coloring has been shown to be stress-reducing, calm-inducing, and joy-producing - for people of all ages. The coloring resurgence has spread across the nation, with adults enjoying the creative and therapeutic benefits of coloring. Join facilitator Alejandra Silva for some much needed relaxation and rejuvenation. This is a wonderful opportunity to unplug from social media and electronic entertainment and practice mindfulness. The library will provide coloring books, pencils, gel pens, and crayons. Come and join us on the first and third Saturday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00pm in the library Community Room. For more information, call the library at 856-3556. You must be 18 or older to participate. 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,, 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. RIVERTON: Westword Writers, Fremont County, meets on 2nd Mondays of the month at 1:30 p.m. and 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the Riverton Public Library.Visitors are welcome as are all genres. For information, email Teri Wiblemo: *photo of Jake Korrel, whose festival is this weekend, h/t Erika Schultz.* #county10 #news