Ask many non-Native students in Wyoming about Chief Washakie, and they have no idea who he was. Yet Washakie shaped Wyoming’s history. Now Wyoming PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) has developed a series of videos and matching lesson plans to teach to students around Wyoming about the state’s tribes, including the Wind River Reservation tribes, the Shoshone and Northern […]Read More »
Wyoming citizens participate in all forms of arts — and more than people do in most states. The National Endowment for the Arts has released new research that proves what Wyoming citizens have always known: We are as fond of our art as our outdoors. A new report, State‐Level Estimates of Arts Participation Patterns, shows a complete […]Read More »
Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold an open-house meeting in Thermopolis, March 21, in Big Horn Federal building, 6-8 p.m. to discuss 2017 hunting season proposals for game birds and big game. It is one of six meetings to be held in the Big Horn Basin. During the open houses, Game and Fish personnel will be […]Read More »
Classes in Introductory Fly-Fishing for ages 8 and up will be held Tuesdays, March 7-28, 6:30 p.m., at Hot Springs County Armory Building. Classes will be taught by Paul Collamer of Wind River Canyon Whitewater. The classes are sponsored by Hot Springs County Recreation District. For more information: 307-864-3767.Read More »
Now is the time to start thinking about your spring (and summer) garden. Red Dirt Master Gardeners will hold a monthly meeting, March 14, at 6 p.m., at Hot Springs County Library. If you are new to gardening, a Beginning Gardening Workshop will be held March 18, 10 a.m.-noon, at the Library. If you are interested […]Read More »
The first total solar eclipse in the continental United States in nearly 40 years takes place on Aug. 21, 2017. Thermopolis, Wyoming, is in the direct path. Beyond providing a brilliant sight in the daytime sky, total solar eclipses provide a rare chance for scientists to collect data only available during eclipses. NASA is funding […]Read More »
A photographic exhibit of Wyoming Grasslands will be open through March 15 at Hot Springs County Library. Photographers are Michael P. Berman and William S. Sutton. The exhibit is co-hosted by the Wyoming Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and Hot Springs County Library.Read More »
by Toddi Darlington The Second-Friday ArtStroll in downtown Thermopolis, March 10, 5-8 p.m. will feature the works of schoolchildren and adult artists. The event continues on Still Strolling Saturday, March 11, during regular business hours. This month’s Stroll invites all members of our community to show their stuff. “Creativity and learning are inherently tethered to […]Read More »
Kevin States, Superintendent of Hot Springs State Park and Legend Rock, will give a presentation on our local state parks, Saturday, March 11, at 2 p.m., at Hot Springs County Museum. The program is sponsored by Hot Springs County Historical Society.Read More »
We have more events added to the community calendar – you won’t want to miss these! May 10 – Jack Saunders, classical guitarist (who also makes stringed instruments), 7 p.m., Hot Springs County Library. Sponsored by the Piatigorsky Foundation with local support from Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation. www.sandersguitar.com. June 19 – Musical Theater: “The Fantasticks,” presented […]Read More »
Click here to see flyer for event: Ahlquist Bohren flier_full page F Thermopolis will be the site of the premiere performance of a musical piece composed by Janet Ahlquist, internationally recognized classical pianist, who grew up in Thermopolis and now lives in Pennsylvania. “Ode to Native Americans” will be performed by Ahlquist and Andre Bohren, […]Read More »
“Chasing Light,” an exhibit of photographs by Jeb Schenck, Thermopolis, will be on display at the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper through May 7. The exhibit includes a series of 60 color and black-and-white images taken during his travels around the world. Schenck is a former science educator and a mountain climber, who has climbed the […]Read More »
Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation 2017 Programs HSGLF is dedicated to life-long learning, with special emphasis on the arts, traditional folk arts/skills, humanities and natural sciences. Its major projects includes Arts in the Schools, Public Performance Programs, House Concert Series, Downtown ArtStrolls, Public Music Jams, Big Horn Basin Folk Festival, and Smoking Waters Art Guild. […]Read More »
The music jam welcomes friends, listeners, travelers and beginning players. The core group of musicians at the Music Jams are Thermopolis acoustic musicians. The Music Jams are twice a month, on the first and third Friday evenings, adjusting for calendar conflicts, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Southside Exxon, south of Thermopolis on Highway 120. They are always free and open […]Read More »
Wyoming’s great library services just got better — readers can download e-books from Total Boox for free using your Wyoming library card and PIN. Total Boox for Libraries is a recent addition to the e-content resources on GoWYLD.net. It offers more than 50,000 e-books — and more are added weekly. All books work on most mobile devices through […]Read More »
The house concert series is a subscription program that supports the Arts in Education programs. It includes an intimate setting, plus a hors d’oeuvre buffet and a close-up house concert by the featured performer(s). The new season begins with the calendar year. There are a very limited amount of seats, so be sure to sign up […]Read More »
through March 15 Photo Exhibit: Wyoming Grasslands, HS County Library.
7 Janet Ahlquist & Andre Bohren. Pennsylvania/New Orleans. Four-hand piano. Ahlquist is from Thermopolis. HS Co. School District Auditorium. Pay what you can afford – no tickets. Students free. Sponsored by Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation.
9 Dinner & a Movie at HS County Library, 6:00 p.m. Feature film: The Quiet Man Free. Sponsored by Library.
10-11 Second-Friday ArtStroll, 5-8 p.m. & Still Strolling Saturday, business hours, downtown Thermopolis.
11 Talk: Hot Springs State Park and Legend Rock with Kevin Skates, Parks Superintendent. 2 p.m., Hot Springs County Museum. Sponsored by Hot Springs Historical Society.
17 Music Jam, Southside Exxon, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
18 Beginning Gardening Workshop, 10 a.m.-noon. Hot Springs Co. Library. Sponsored by Red Dirt Master Gardeners.
1 Library Book Sale. Armory, 8 a.m.-noon.
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