Happy Birthday U.S. Marine Corps today; Veterans Day activities planned tomorrow

It’s the 240th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps today and the Fremont County Marine Corps League Ball is tonight in Riverton. Semper Fi!

Veterans Day is tomorrow, Wednesday, and a whole host of events are on tap, including a morning breakfast, an evening catfish fry and school programs in between.

This weekend will provide lots of entertainment as well, Check out the calendar listings below:


RIVERTON – Marine Corps Ball, Riverton Country Club

Wednesday, Nov. 11

RIVERTON – Veteran’s Day pancake breakfast, all are invited, 7-10 a.m., Fremont Center at the Fairgrounds

ETHETE: – Veteran’s Day Honoring and Breakfast. All veterans are invited. Hosted by Wyoming Indian Middle and Elementary Schools students and staff. Elk Redman Memorial Complex, WIMS, 9:30 TO 11:30.

LANDER: – LVHS Veteran’s Day Celebration from 1-2 p.m. at the Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.

PAVILLION: – Wind River High School will be having a Veterans Day program, honoring all who served, on Wednesday, November 11 at 3:00 in the gymnasium. All Veterans and their Families are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

RIVERTON: – The Riverton Elks Lodge will be having a Veterans Day Catfish Fry with hush puppies and cole slaw from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (or until the catfish are gone). Cost of $10 for the general public and free to all veterans. Please bring some sort of documentation of your service.

Saturday, Nov. 14

RIVERTON –  Annual Fall Foliage Run for Hospice starts at Help for Health Hospice Home at 1240 College View Drive. Registration from 8 A.M Start time at 9 A.M. Registaration fees: $15.00 individual; $ 60.00 Family (up to 5); $100.00 Group (up to 8); $5.00 to walk your dog on a leash. For more information : Call 307-856-1206, Visit www.helpforhealthhospice.org

RIVERTON – Attend the Wind River Native Advocacy Center’s kick-off event on Saturday November 14th! It will be an all-day event (8:30 am to 5 pm) at the Central Wyoming College Student Center in The Little Theatre.  Lunch will be provided.  Have fun while learning and making a difference for our families and community. The agenda includes: Thanksgiving Appreciation for Elders; Plan for 2nd Annual Native Advocacy Days in Cheyenne; 2016 Every Native Vote Counts; Strategic Planning and Recycling on the WRR, Facilitated by Joe Coyne, Community Builders, Inc.; “638” Health Care, Presented by Glen Fowler; Shape Wyoming (Citizen Lobbyist Training), led by Bri Jones, Equality State Policy Center.

LANDER – A Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Don Stough Unit #33 is set for Saturday, 14 November 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lander Senior Citizens Center 205 South 10th Street. Raising money to support our Veterans! Bake sale. Venders include 31, Mary Kay, Paparazzi Accessories, Pampered Chef, Usborne Books. Tables available (rental fee $25). Information, contact Shareen Johnson at 332-4931.

LANDER – Harvest Dinner & Silent Auction at the Lander United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to attend the Lander United Methodist Church, 262 N. 3rd St., HARVEST DINNER & Silent Auction on Saturday, November 14, 11:30 am-1 pm. Enjoy either (or both if you’re really hungry!) a full turkey dinner for $12 each or chili with homemade pie for $8 each.

MISSOURI VALLEY – A spaghetti dinner at the Missouri Valley Fire Hall is a benefit fundraiser for Angela Weber who suffered a broken back in a horse accident. We are serving spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert at 5:30 p.m. If you would like to help, you could bring a homemade dessert that will be auctioned off after the dinner. Tickets are $10 Adults, $5 kids under 10 years. This family donates so much of their time to everyone else and we want to pay it forward with a dinner to help with medical costs from Angelas’s broken back.

RIVERTON – Fremont County’s 4H awards will be presented beginning at at 4 p.m. at county fairground’s Fremont Center.

LANDER – The Fremont Symphony Orchestra’s November 14th fall concert will feature Baltimore Symphony principal 2nd violinist Qing Li as soloist. The orchestra will accompany her performance of the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor. Li presented a concert in 2012 at Lander as a Piatigorsky Foundation artist. The concert at the Lander Valley High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Qing Li frequently performs solos with the Baltimore Symphony in addition to recitals, concerti and chamber music, in the United States and abroad. The concert includes soloists Emilee Sheridan and Rebecca Whiting in a performance with the orchestra of Vivaldi’s Concerto Grosso in a minor. The concert program also features Brahms’ “Academic Festival Overture,” Sibelius’ “Finlandia” and a Stokowski arrangement of Bach’s Adagio from his “Toccata and Fugue for Organ.” The Imperial (youth) orchestra will perform “Themes from the Moldau” (Smetana) and “Bahn Frei Polka” (Eduard Strauss) as part of the concert. Concert tickets available at $ 10.00 / person; $ 20.00 / family and are available at the door.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

HUDSON: Fremont County Archaeological Society program on Prehistoric Rock Art and Ruins in Utah and Colorado Presenter:  Larry Amundson, 7:15 p.m. Hudson Town Hall. Come join the Fremont County Archaeological Society as we explore prehistoric Utah and Colorado with Larry Amundson through rock art and ruin sites captured in photography.  A hike into the remote Maze District of Canyonlands National Park provided access to the Harvest Scene Pictograph Panel and to the ghostly figures in the Great Gallery of Barrier Canyon. Included will be photographs of Fremont Culture rock art sites near Vernal, Utah, Dinosaur National Monument and Mesa Verde in Colorado.  Free public program.  Students are also welcome.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

RIVERTON – Veterans Awards to Firefighters.

Thursday, Nov. 19

RIVERTON – The Wonder Cabinet: A Collection of Art and Artifacts will open Nov. 19  through Jan. 11 at the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Art Center gallery. The Wonder Cabinet exhibit also known as cabinets of curiosities is a precursor to the museums we know today. These cabinets existed in the dens of prominent medieval Europeans and our modern collection integrates nature and art from Wyoming. Imagine a cozy home library displaying found artifacts and nature-inspired art. Artists include Anne Austin, Shayla Babits, Melissa Scheer-Bender, Holly Burns, Bruce Cook, Willy Cunningham, Dannine Donaho, Susan Grinels, Lorre Hoffman, Robert Martinez and Melissa Strickler. This exhibit is a collaboration between The Lander Art Center, Wyoming Game and Fish, Promoting Arts in Lander Schools, Lander Arts and Science and through a grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund.


LANDER – Light Up Lander at Mr. D’s Food Center will be Saturday, December 5, 3-5 pm, on South 7th Street, between Mr. D’s and Wyoming Community Bank (between Main Street and Garfield Street). Bring the kids and have fun with Santa, games and hay rides. There will also be a collection of food for the community Christmas baskets. Bring a can of food and get one ticket for a chance to win a bike: 1 can = 1 ticket, 2 cans = 2 tickets, 3 cans = 3 tickets, etc. No limit.



LANDER – Around Town: A Native American Art Show is now on at the Lander Art Center, Middle Fork Cafe and Fremont County Library – Lander. The only show of its kind, this show gives important visibility to Native American artists in Wyoming. Around Town features traditional and contemporary work from over 30 artists in multiple disciplines including film, mixed media, photography, sculpture, beadwork and paint.

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.