Upcoming events in the Northern Bighorn Basin.
The inaugural Cody Pride Fastpitch 5K/10K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, April 1, at the Cody Softball Complex. Race day registration is at 8am with a 9am start. Race proceeds benefit the Cody Pride girl’s fastpitch softball teams. The cost is $25 in advance and $30 on race day. Every participant receives a t-shirt and refreshments. Leashed dogs are welcome. Top finishers will receive awards. For more information or to register visit codypridesoftball.com.
The annual Multicultural Showcase at Northwest College in Powell will be held Saturday, March 25, from 1-3:30pm at the DeWitt Student Center. The Multicultural Showcase features food samples from around the world, live entertainment, art displays, and, a silent auction. For more information call 307.754.6424.
West Park Hospital in Cody provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR class on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. The next class is April 12. 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.
There will be a free presentation on the role of women in Plains Indian culture on Wednesday, March 29, from 6-8pm, at Northwest College’s Intercultural House, 565 College Dr. Hunter Old Elk of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West will discuss the gender roles and traditions of the Plains Indians. Ms. Old Elk, a graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s University, grew up on the Crow Reservation in Montana. Call 307.754.6424 for more information.
West Park Hospital in Cody provides an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid class on the 3rd Wednesday of every 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.
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.
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The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association hosts a free support group for caregivers in Cody on the second Tuesday of every month. The next support group gathering is April 11 from noon to 1pm at the Cody Library. The recently formed Wyoming Chapter provides support groups, community education and one-on-one counseling for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. All those that are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or any other dementia are invited to participate in the Caregiver Support Group. For more information call 307.272.0999.
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, and numbers 1 and 2 plastics. The center does not accept glass. Self help drop off bins are available during non business hours and days.
Area adult and high school musicians are needed for the Northwest Civic Orchestra’s April 29th concert in Powell. The orchestra rehearses on Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Nelson Performing Arts Center on the Northwest College Campus. For more information call 307.754.4875.