The SHACK’s Survival Zombie Run in Greybull on HALLOWEEN DAY!

(Greybull, Wyo.) – On Halloween Day, October 31, at starting at 2 pm, The SHACK Community Youth Center in Greybull is putting on a Zombie Survival Run!

And no need to worry about the possibility of dicey Halloween temperatures: THIS EVENT WILL RUN IN RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE.

Participants will meet at 2 pm at the East Bridge Landing Park located just East of town.

Please pay attention to the weather forecast for that day and come dressed appropriately. Modest attire is always encouraged.

Live Gypsy Jazz this Friday night at NWC

(Powell, Wyo.) — Coming all the way from Boston, Massachusetts, the Rhythm Future Quartet will make one stop in Wyoming on its fall tour to perform in a 7 p.m. concert Friday, Oct. 23, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium.

Named after a Django Reinhardt tune, the Rhythm Future Quartet of jazz virtuosos performs dynamic and fiery arrangements of Gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

Jason Anick and Olli Soikkeli, the front men and lead soloists of the group, are considered rising stars in the world of jazz and Gypsy jazz.

Living in Libya: Presentation by Libyan student at NWC next Monday, Oct. 26

(Powell, Wyo.) — One Northwest College student this fall claims Libya as her home. She’ll share personal impressions and general information about her native country in a 7 p.m. program Monday, Oct. 26, in the Yellowstone Building Conference Center on campus.

Recognized since 2012 as the home of the Benghazi attack, Libya claims a long, rich history touched by Berbers, Phoenicians, Persians, the Spanish and Ottoman empires and an Italian occupation that ended during World War II.

The program features a multimedia presentation about the country’s culture and traditions and concludes with a sampling of Libyan pasta and meatballs.

Admission is free.

“Supaman” … MUST see hip hop artist & dancer coming to NWC Oct. 28 … Check out what you’re in for

(Powell, Wyo.) — Supaman, a hip hop artist and champion fancy dancer, returns to Powell for a free performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium.

A member of the Apsaalooke Nation, Supaman was given the name Christian Takes Gun Parrish on the Crow Reservation in Montana he calls home. But he’s in demand across America and abroad as Supaman, an artist known for powerful and inspirational lyrics, energetic dancing and a message of hope imparted from the crossroads of music and culture, tradition and change.

Local Cody band Rude Diary set to rock on Friday nights throughout the winter!

(Cody, Wyo.) – Cody-based band Rude Diary will be a regular act on the Friday night music scene in Cody throughout the winter, giving locals some tunes to enjoy long after the summer/fall rush has passed.

The band’s first gig will be this Friday, Oct. 23, at the Silver Dollar from 6-8 pm.

“We would love to share live music and good times with you!” said band member Diane Ballard.

Rude Diary is comprised five members from two families: Diane, Rusty and Jesse Ballard; and Rick and Jessica Marron.

The band will continue playing in Friday night spots at the Dollar throughout the winter:

“Park County Libraries: Past & Present,” presentation by Frances Clymer on Oct. 26 in Cody

(Cody, Wyo.) – Frances Clymer, Director of the Park County Library System, will present a history of Park County’s libraries on Monday, October 26, for the monthly meeting of the Pahaska Corral of Westerners at the Sunset House Restaurant in Cody. There is a no-host dinner starting at 6:00 pm followed by the presentation, which begins around 7:00 pm. Both the dinner and the presentation are open to the public.

Before assuming her position with the Park County Library System, Clymer worked for twenty years at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody – now the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. During her time at the Center, she was curatorial assistant for the Cody Firearms Museum and the Whitney Gallery of Western Art and then librarian in the McCracken Research Library.

Gallery: NWC Lady Trappers solidly defeat Sheridan Lady Generals 3-0 at home Friday night

(Powell, Wyo.) – As of this past weekend (Oct. 16-18), our Northwest College Lady Trappers Volleyball Team is 27-4 in their matches.

There are just 5 matches left, with the only home games scheduled for Oct 27. against the Rocky Mountain JV squad.  This will also be Sophomore night with those girls playing their last home match of their NWC careers.

“This is our last chance to see these wonderful young women play at home,” said Greg Wise, who was kind enough to share all the phenomenon photos of our Lady Trappers on the court.

Come join in crowning Park County’s own Miss Rodeo Wyoming on Saturday, Oct. 31!

(Cody, Wyo.) – For the first time in almost 40 years, Miss Rodeo Wyoming is from right here in Park County. We’re so proud of Nicki Seckman, Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2016! 

Come help crown our Miss Rodeo Wyoming  in Cody on Saturday, October 31! Together, let’s celebrate the Coronation of Nicki Seckman as Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2016.

Nicki will represent our sport of rodeo while traveling across the nation next year, and she will also compete for the crown of Miss Rodeo America at the NFR 2016.

Join 2-week NWC excursion to France & Spain happening next year

(Powell, Wyo.) ─ Alumni and friends of Northwest College are invited to join a European travel adventure to France and Spain a year from now.

Sponsored by the NWC Alumni Association, the France and Spain: History, Culture, and Wine trip is planned Oct. 12-25, 2016.

The tour will be led by retired Northwest College professors Richard Wilson and Harriet Bloom-Wilson, veteran world travelers who’ve led NWC field studies classes for more than 25 years throughout France, the U.K., Ireland and Czech Republic. They’ve personally visited most of the trip’s destinations on this itinerary and will be joined by expert guides from Gate 1/Discovery Tours, the company in charge of the tour operations.

“Hootin’ Howlin’ Halloween” Family Fun Day at Center of the West on Friday Oct. 30

(Cody, Wyo.) – The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, celebrates Halloween with its always-popular “Hootin’ Howlin’ Halloween” Family Fun Day on Friday, October 30 from 2 – 4:30 p.m. Now in its fifth year, the event blends trick or treating with educational activities, stories, and crafts.

Families can come in costume and take part in several activities as they trick or treat through the Center’s Draper Natural History Museum. They’ll meet Suli the turkey vulture and Teasdale the great horned owl, live birds from the Draper Museum Raptor Experience. Participants can also try their hand—or ears—at identifying “spooky” noises, and listen to Halloween-themed stories.

NWC Choral Sampler this Tuesday features performers from all around Bighorn Basin + NWC’s new music instructor

(Powell, Wyo.) – Northwest College’s annual Choral Sampler takes a fresh turn this year under the leadership of Brennan Baglio, NWC’s newest music instructor. The performance begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium. Admission is free.

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Brennan Baglio (h/t Daniel Baney/NWC)

The collaborative concert features the vocal talents of NWC’s Concert Choir and Studio Singers, directed by Baglio, and Cody High School’s Synergy, directed by Larry Munari. All three groups will showcase the material they’ll be polishing during the course of the semester.

“Law Night”: Free one-on-one legal consultation this Thursday night at Cody Library

(Cody, Wyo.) – In recognition of Pro Bono Week, Legal Aid of Wyoming, Inc. has announced it will host Law Night on Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Grizzly Hall at the Cody Public Library, which is located at 1500 Heart Mountain Street in Cody, Wyoming.

Law Night is a free legal clinic that will provide the public with brief, one-on-one, initial consultations on any civil (non-criminal) issue such as personal injury; landlord/tenant disputes; divorce or child custody; estate planning; and more.

Zombie Run at Worland’s Lungren Corn Maze this Saturday, put on by THE SHACK in Greybull … There will be prizes for zombies who collect the most lives

(Worland, Wyo.) – This Saturday afternoon, October 17, The SHACK Community Youth Center is putting on a Zombie Run … but this time it has a new twist:

This year, the Zombie run will be in Worland at the Lungren Girls Farm at the Corn Maze.

The run will begin at 2 pm, but registration begins at 1 pm.

All participants must sign a liability_release_form.

The cost to take part is $5 for zombies and $10 for runners.

And, remember … There will be prizes for the winners and the zombies who collect the most lives!

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‘Exquisite Corpse’ event tonight at Powell’s Gestalt Studios

(Powell, Wyo.) – Tonight from 6 pm to 9 pm, Powell’s Gestalt Studios is tonight kicking off what they hope will become a weekly event: Exquisite Corpse.

“The Exquisite Corpse was originally a parlor game played by the Surrealists in cafes to pass the time,” said Gestalt Art Studio Manager Rebecca Weed. “It can be played in either word or visual form. This evening’s event will be comprised of both. Bring your friends to find out how it goes!”

According to the Wikipedia page on Exquisite Corpse:

Schedule of Family-Oriented Cody Community Events for the rest of October!

(Cody, Wyo.) – Again, we extend a reverent tip of the hat to Lisa McDonald for preparing and sharing a full October calendar of great family-oriented events going on around the Cody area. We shared this at the beginning of October, but wanted to go ahead and share it again to remind you what FUN is still remaining this month!

Families, look no further for some of the best spots to take the kiddos for a good time 🙂

October Community Calendar of Event for Families

Fri. Oct. 16 – Park County Library – Lego Club for grades K-5, 2:15-3:15 p.m.

Enzi, Barrasso & Lummis representatives coming to Thermopolis tomorrow

(Thermopolis, Wyo.) – Tomorrow, field representatives from our two Wyoming senators and Wyoming Congressman will be in Thermopolis.

U.S. Senator Michael B. Enzi, U.S. Senator John Barrasso and Congressman Cynthia M. Lummis are announcing their respective Field Representatives, Reagen Green, Pam Buline and Sherlyn Kaiser will be available to visit with Thermopolis residents on an individual basis tomorrow at these times and locations:

Thermopolis Office Hours
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Thermopolis Hot Springs County Government Annex
117 North 4th Street

Area residents are encouraged to visit with the Representatives of the Wyoming delegation during this time on an individual basis to discuss matters regarding the federal government.

“Living one’s faith at Law” community presentation by Brad Bonner tomorrow, Thursday Oct. 15

(Cody, Wyo.) – This Fall, Christ Episcopal Church is conducting a series of presentations over a bowl of soup in the church parish hall. Each presentation will begin at 6 pm on the third Thursday of the month.

The presentations center on how members of the community live their faith as they work.

The inaugural program is this Thursday, October 15.

Brad Bonner will present ‘Living one’s faith at Law.’

About Bonner:

Brad Bonner is a born and raised Wyoming boy.  He grew up in Powell where he developed and nurtured his work ethic at the family business The Powell Tribune.  He is a graduate of Powell High School and the University of Wyoming.

“Seasons of Needlework” opens Thursday in Worland – opening includes yummy pies & live music!

(Worland, Wyo.) – This Thursday, Oct. 15 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center, “Seasons of Needlework” opens.

“Seasons of Needlework” is an eclectic collection of 50 quilts and over 100 examples of cross-stitching.

Come to the opening of the exhibition on Thursday to enjoy a tantalizing menu of sweet and savory mini pies, have a glass of wine and listen to the live music of Bryony Wilde in addition to seeing the work of local artisans.

Cottonwood Quilters Guild and Cross Stitchers Anonymous are the two groups represented at the exhibit.

Ghostly Rock Opera coming to Cody this Thursday night!

(Cody, Wyo.) – This week, special Halloween treat is coming early to Cody! Deep Love: A Ghostly Rock Opera will play Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 pm at Wynona Thompson Auditorium.

Tickets for the spooky musical are available at the door or in advance at the Cody and Powell Chambers of Commerce or on line a twww.parkcountyartscouncil.org. Prices are: Adults $15 and Senior/Students $12.

This show is sponsored by out Park County Arts Council, and we thank them for bringing such a cool act to our town!

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“Great Studio, great people!” at Gestalt’s Grand Opening, going on TODAY in Powell!

(Cody, Wyo.) – Today is October 10 – 10/10, and Gestalt Studios at the Polar Plant officially opened its doors in grand style for its GRAND OPENING at 10:10 am this morning.

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The Grand Opening event will continue today until 8:10 pm this evening, and will include workshops, door prizes and lots of other fun activities. Not to mention delicious coffee and fare from the Studio’s café.

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The morning at Gestalt began even before the official Grand Opening with its first-ever Art Class/Workshop: “Caffeine and Color Exploration” from 8 am to 10 am. We tip our hats to Lisa Holland-Gillem for these photos from this morning’s class.