Community Calendar

Callum Mackay and his parrot, Rudy, take full advantage of a rare sunny afternoon last weekend out at Mackay’s loft in Kelly. Rudy, a 45-year-old double yellow-headed Amazon, will likely see many more sunny days, given his life expectancy of up to 80 years.

Wednesday

Good Samaritan Mission meals: breakfast at 7 a.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m. daily. Lunch at noon on weekends only. Director Chuck Fidroeff. 733-3165. Free. GoodSamaritanMission.us.

Medicare assistance, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Senior Center of Jackson Hole. Questions answered by trained volunteers on a first-come, first-served basis. Free. SeniorCenterJH.org.

Bingo Night, 6 p.m. at Jackson Elks Lodge No. 1713. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start promptly at 7. $17 for standard game packet, $2 for bonus games. All money goes to local scholarships.

Foreign Policy Series: ‘The Rise of Populism in Europe,’ 6-7 p.m. at Teton County Library-Alta. Mass migration, and the problems associated with it, have abetted the rise of populist parties in Europe. Free. TCLib.org.

At the Senior Center, Yoga for Strength, 9 a.m.; Leslie’s Fitness, 9 and 10:30 a.m.; blood pressure check, 11:30 a.m.; contract bridge and bingo, 1 p.m. Fitness classes $4 for seniors, $7 for others. SeniorCenterJH.org.

Thursday

Tech-Positive Parenting, 6-7:30 p.m. at Teton County Library. Learn the latest tips, trends and tools for a balanced tech life for families. Presentations and conversation with representatives from Girls Actively Participating, the library and Growing Great Families. Relevant to parents of kids in fourth grade through high school. Free. TCLib.org.

Beers and Banter: “The early history of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort,” 7-8:30 p.m. at the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum. Bruce Morley, Pepi Stiegler and John Simms will talk about the early days of the ski area. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the event starts at 7. Free. JacksonHoleHistory.org/events/beers-banter.

At the Senior Center, Functional Movement fitness class, 9 a.m.; restorative yoga, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 10:30 a.m.; duplicate bridge, 12:30 p.m.; mahjong, 1 p.m.; tech tutor by appointment, 1 p.m. Fitness classes $4 for seniors, $7 for others. SeniorCenterJH.org.

Friday

At the Senior Center, Leslie’s Fitness, 9 and 10:30 a.m.; Friday Feast (free lunch on first Friday), noon-1 p.m. Fitness classes $4 for seniors, $7 for others. SeniorCenterJH.org.

Saturday

Storytelling workshop with The Moth, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Teton County Library. You will be introduced to storytelling tools and vocabulary developed by The Moth through its work with over 30,000 storytellers. Open to participants 16 years and older. Email Leah at adultevents@tclib.org to reserve your spot. Free; registration required. TCLib.org.

At the Rec Center, Open gym, noon-8 p.m. Cost varies. TetonParksAndRec.org.

Sunday

Teton Adaptive Sports sled hockey and skating, 2:15-3:15 p.m. at Snow King Sports and Events Center. Ice time begins at exactly 2:15 p.m. Come at least 30 minutes early to register and suit up. Sleds, sticks, pucks and helmets provided. RSVP for each session to Cherene Vanian at cherene@tetonadaptivesports.com. Free. TetonAdaptiveSports.com/sled-hockey-sundays.

Monday

Toddle Into Art, 10-10:45 a.m. at Art Association of Jackson Hole. Art stations allow your little one to explore and experiment with art. From watercolor wall painting to using nontoxic tempera paint, your child will build the skills needed to become a little artist. Drop in for $15 or sign up for the entire session and save. For ages 1 and 2 with a caregiver. Drop-in $15. ArtAssociation.org.

Chance Meeting: “Financing Your Venture: Options and Opportunities,” 5-7:50 p.m. at The Rose. Access to capital is often reported as the No. 1 challenge facing business owners. A panel of representatives from private and public funding organizations will discuss options and opportunities for raising capital. Free. SiliconCouloir.com.

307 Life Skills: Vintage Gaming, 5:30 p.m. at Teton County Library. Parlor games have been passed down through generations and have a rich history of providing interpersonal and intergenerational entertainment. Vintage gaming sessions will cover older games that seniors can teach the younger generation, including bridge, backgammon, cribbage and mahjong. All experience levels and ages are welcome. Sessions will be held March 11 and 18, too. Free; no sign-up required. TCLib.org.

Foreign Policy Discussions: “Decoding U.S.-China Trade,” 6-7 p.m. at Teton County Library. Though arguably the most advanced economy in the world, the United States still uses centuries-old numbers to measure trade. Bad numbers give rise to bad policies that ultimately kill U.S. jobs and cede market share to China. What other tools can the United States employ to counter China’s unfair trade practices? Free. TCLib.org.

At the Senior Center, Chair massage, 9 a.m.; Leslie’s Fitness, 9 a.m.; Leslie’s Fitness, 10:30 a.m.; coffee hour, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 12:45 p.m.; Power Up fitness class, 1 p.m.; Weights and More fitness class, 2:30 p.m.; duplicate bridge, 4 p.m. Fitness classes $4 for seniors, $7 for others. SeniorCenterJH.org.

Tuesday

Senior Book Club: “The Girl in the Red Coat,” 10:30 a.m.-noon at Teton County Library. Barbara Conitz will lead the discussion. New members are always welcome. Most books are provided by the Teton County Library Friends and Foundation. Contact Connie Owen at connie_owen@msn.com for information. Free. TCLib.org.

Contagious Tunes with Jim Gill, 5-7 p.m. at Center for the Arts. Eat pizza, starting at 5 p.m. Starting at 6, celebrate and rock to music at this family concert. Bring a blanket. Free but ticketed. Pick up your tickets at Teton County Library’s youth desk. TCLib.org.

”Peace of Cake” book reading, 5:30-7 p.m. at Jackson Hole Book Trader. Join local author and anti-inflammatory health coach Jenny Carr as she reads from her latest book, “Peace of Cake: the Secret to an Anti-Inflammatory Diet.” Her best-selling book, Peace of Cake, offers support and tips for living with an anti-inflammatory diet and includes over 40 anti-inflammatory food swap recipes. Light snacks, all delicious recipes from “Peace of Cake,” will be served. Free. JHBookTrader.com.

Geologists of Jackson Hole: “Fluid-Mineral Interactions in Shale,” 6-7:30 p.m. in Teton County Library auditorium. Where does petroleum come from, the gasoline in your auto’s tank? Today much of it is produced from shales via recent technological advances like horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. John Kaszuba of the University of Wyoming presents. Free. GeologistsOfJacksonHole.org.

Jackson Hole Quilt Guild meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Senior Center of Jackson Hole. Share projects and ideas with fellow quilters. Opportunity to fabric swap and participate in occasional educational demonstrations. Newcomers welcome. Free. SeniorCenterJH.org.

At the Senior Center, Pilates, 9 a.m.; yoga, 10:30 a.m.; 2nd Act Play Readings (first and third Tuesday) 10:30 a.m.; Wii bowling, 10:30 a.m.; pinochle, 12:45 p.m.; tech tutor by appointment, 1 p.m. Fitness classes $4 for seniors, $7 for others. SeniorCenterJH.org.

 

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