THIS WEEK: April 3 – 9

By on April 2, 2013


Wed 4.3
Astronomical photos
Join Mike Adler as he shares images of deep-sky objects. He will explain how photographers use composites of hundreds of separate images to create the final project.

Behind the Lens with Mike Adler, 6 p.m., Wednesday, at the Teton County Library Auditorium. Free. 733-2164;

Poetry month
Teton County Library staffer Marisa Schweber-Koren will kick-off national poetry month on KHOL by interviewing community members about their favorite poems.

From the Back of the Stacks, 4 p.m., Wednesday, on KHOL, 89.1 FM. 733-2164;

Thurs 4.4
Be bike ready
Fitzgerald’s Bicycles is offering a class on basic bike maintenance and tools, including fixing flat tires, removing and reinstalling wheels, chain repairs, and more.

Basic Bike Maintenance, 5:30 p.m., Thursday, at Teton County/Jackson Recreation Center. $26. 739-9025;

Last call for taxes
It’s crunch time for filiing taxes, and the Teton County Library and Latino Resource Center have teamed up to help with tax preparation and filing for qualified individuals.
Free Tax Prep, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the Teton County Library. Free. 733-2164;

Fri/Sat 4.5 and 4.6
Endless laughter
The Laff Staff is back for a weekend of improv comedy. Don’t forget some tissues to wipe away tears of laughter as the troupe sings, dances and brings the audience onto the stage.

The Laff Staff, 8 p.m., Friday, at the Black Box Theatre in the Center for the Arts. $5.

Coming of age
Bendíceme Ultima is a film set in New Mexico during World War II. It’s the story of a young man and an elderly medicine woman, who helps him contend with the battle between good and evil.

Bendíceme Ultima, 3 p.m., Saturday, at the Teton County Library Auditorium. Free. 734-2164;

Sunday 4.7
Sunday art and culture
The National Museum of Wildlife Art is opening its doors to area locals. Exhibitions include Greatest Photos of the American West, Sliverspot, Running Wild and more.

First Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Free to area locals. 733-5571;

Monday 4.8
Pressing global issues
Join John Hebberger Jr. and David Wendt for a discussion on China’s growing emphasis on political ties and natural resource extraction with African nations. A short video will follow.

Foreign Policy Series, Monday, at the Teton County Library. Free. 733-2164.

Prenatal support
Over the next seven Mondays Teton County Public Health Nursing has spearheaded a new prenatal group for women to meet and talk about pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Prenatal Group meeting, 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, at Teton County Public Health. Free. 733-6401.

Tues 4.9
All about the Benjis
Having trouble raising money for your organization? The Community Foundation of Jackson Hole is hosting a workshop covering approaches to fund development, concepts, tools and more.

Effective Development and Fundraising, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, at the CFJH $20, $10 for members. 739-1016;

Raptor basics
Become a Teton Raptor Center Ambassador by attending Raptor Basics. Ambassadors learn to handle resident raptors, care for the resident birds, and help with special events.

Raptor Basics, 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, at the Teton Raptor Center. Free. 203-2551.

Buy a book, save a tree
Culture Front and TreeFight announce the anticipated release of Albi and the Whitebark Pines, by Kelly Halpin. Books will be on sale and the author will sign copies with proceeds benefiting TreeFight.

Book signing celebration, 5 p.m., Tuesday, at The Rose. Free.


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