Upcoming events in the Northern Bighorn Basin.

West Park Hospital in Cody will host a Wound Care lunch and learn program on Wednesday, October 11, from noon to 1pm in the Pitchfork Room. Topics to be covered include: wounds in general and why some don’t heal well, treatments for slow healing wounds, and what a Wound Center does. A free lunch will be provided. Interested persons must RSVP by October 5 www.westparkhospital.org or by calling 307.578.2512.

 

The High Country Cowboys will perform at the Lovell Community Center on Saturday, September 30. Concert proceeds will benefit the Lovell Kane Area Museum. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance in Lovell at the Lovell Kane Area Museum or at Queen B Gardens. The event features a cowboy supper at 6pm, a cash bar, and a 50/50 raffle, with the music starting at 7pm. Call 307.548.2396 for more information.


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and West Park Hospital in Cody invites area women to Women’s Night Out: 50 Shades of Pink, on Thursday, October 5, from 5-7:30pm. The free event features: speakers on breast cancer, free massages, wine, dinner, and, chances to win free mammograms or part of $1,500 in prizes. This event is for women ages 18 and over only. Reservations must be made by Friday, September 29. For more information or to register visit www.westparkhospital.org or call Ashley Trudo at 307.578.2512.


There is a farmers market in Powell every Monday from 4:30-6:30pm on West Second Street just south of Washington Park. The Big Horn Basin Farmers Market in Cody is every Thursday from 4:30-6:30pm at the Park County Complex on Sheridan Avenue.

The Lovell Farmer’s Market is held every Friday from 4:30-6:00pm at Constitution Park in Lovell.


The National Park Service is conducting a lottery in September for non-commercial snowmobile permits that allow entry into Yellowstone National Park next winter. All non-commercially guided snowmobile groups must have a permit to operate in Yellowstone. The entry deadline for a chance to buy a $40 daily permit is September 30. For more information or to enter the Yellowstone non-commercial snowmobile permit lottery visit www.recreation.gov.


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.



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 October 11. 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.


West Park Hospital in Cody 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.


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 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 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.