The Park County Fair, Life in the 307, is July 24-28 at the Park County Fairgrounds in Powell, WY. Visit www.parkcountyfair.com for a full schedule of events.
Jim Bridger Days 2018 is July 20, 21, and 22 in Bridger, MT. The festivities include: a tractor pull and fireworks on Friday, a parade, a demo derby, and live music on Saturday, and a shooting competition on Sunday. There is also hourly gun raffle drawings on Saturday, raffle tickets are $20. Visit the Jim Bridger Days Facebook page for gun raffle details and a complete list of events.
The Pioneer Days Rodeo, the sixth event of the 2018 Big Horn Rodeo Circuit season, is Saturday, July 28, at 2 p.m. in Cowley, WY. Tickets are $10 for adults. Visit www.bighornrodeocircuit.com for more information.
The Big Horn County Fair is Monday, July 30, through Saturday, August 5, at the County Fairgrounds in Basin, WY. Visit www.bighornfair.com for a full schedule of events and fair entry information.
Free lunches for children age 17 and younger are distributed on weekdays in Powell, WY, through July 27, 2018, except for the Fourth of July. The Summer Food Service Program is provided by a partnership of: Powell valley Healthcare, the Wyoming Department of Education, Park County School District No. 1, and, Powell Rec. The free lunches will be served from noon to 1 p.m. at the baseball concession building in Homesteader Park.
There is a Survivors of Suicide Loss Support group meeting every third Thursday of the month in Cody. The free support group is for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. The next support group gathering is July 19 starting at 6:30 p.m. at 1701 Stampede Ave. in Cody. For more information call 307.250.8299.
The Wind River Hotel and Casino in Riverton, WY, will host the Wyoming State Poker Championship Friday and Saturday, July 27 and 28. The buy-in is $400 and the field is limited to 200 players. Registration is open for a chance to win a coveted winner’s bracelet and a lot of cash. Visit www.windriverhotelcasino.com for full details.
The Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program can help cowboy state smokers kick their habit. Free prescription medications and support to assist quitting tobacco can be obtained through the program. For more information or to talk to a trained quit coach call 800.QUIT.NOW (784.8669) or visit www.quitwyoming.org.
The Powell Chapter of TOPS, take off pounds sensibly, meets every Thursday at 5:30pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Powell. Call 800.932.8677 for more information.
The Lovell Branch Library located at 300 Oregon Ave hosts a children’s Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30am. Call 307.548.7228 for more information.
Staff from the Park County Treasurer’s Office will be at the County Annex Building in Powell on the third Monday and Tuesday of every month. The next Powell office days are July 16 and 17. The office hours on both days are from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Visitors will be able to access all services done regularly in Cody. Persons seeking to register a vehicle are asked to make sure all paperwork at the Park County Clerk’s office is completed before arriving at the Treasurer’s office in Powell. Call 307.527.8630 for more information.
The Lovell/Kane Area Museum is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm. at its new location, 324 Oregon Ave. in Lovell, just a half block north of the old location.
The Powell Valley Recycling Center located at 946 Road 10 in Powell is open for assisted recycling drop off on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 5pm. They accept: cardboard, aluminum, newspaper, steel cans, office paper, plastic grocery bags, and numbers 1 and 2 plastics. The center does not accept glass or styrofoam. Self help drop off bins are available during non business hours and days. Please break down all cardboard boxes to maximize storage space.
Cody Regional Health provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid class on the 3rd Wednesday of every odd numbered month at 6 p.m. The cost of the class is $40. Advance registration is required, as class size is limited. Participants that complete the class receive an AHA Heart Saver Card. Call 307.578.2568 for more information.