This Week: Calendar highlights

By on September 24, 2014

WEDNESDAY 9.24 & THURSDAY 9.25

Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah service will be led by Carl Levenson and Chazzan Judd Grossman. Prelude music begins at 6:10 p.m., childcare provided.

Rosh Hashanah Services, 6:30 p.m. Wed., 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Free. jhjewishcommunity.org.

THURSDAY 9.25

Walker and Ross

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Travis Walker continues his exploration of plein air landscape painting, as well as historical and surrealistic work, employing vibrant hues and robust imagery. Thom Ross updates Western history with abstract forms and a contemporary style, portraying iconic American people and events in a new light.

Travis Walker and Thom Ross Art Show Exhibition and Opening Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. at Altamira Fine Art. Free. altamiraart.com

FRIDAY 9.26 TO SATURDAY 11.29

Illuminating life

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Witness bioluminescence; a peculiar phenomenon that allows creatures, from the flickering fireflies to alien-like fish that illuminate the depths of the oceans, to produce light.

Glow: Living Lights, through Nov. 29 at The Museum of Idaho. $6-25. museumofidaho.org.

FRIDAY 9.26

So long summer

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Gather to share summer adventures, play horsehoes and frisbee golf, and enjoy free pizza at this end of the season get together hosted by Teton Adaptive Sports.

Yard Games & Pizza, 5:30 p.m. at Mike Yokel Park. Free. tetonadaptivesports.com

SATURDAY 9.27

Harvest hurrah

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Glean produce from the last harvest of the season, shop at the street fair, nibble on freshly prepared food and learn about healthy eating all while grooving out to The Minor Keys.

7th Annual Harvest Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Powderhorn Park. jacksonwholegrocer.com.

Land of the free

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A day to foster shared stewardship of public lands and increase awareness of the value of all public lands. To participate in projects locally, visit jhwildlife.org.

National Pubic Lands Day, Free entry on all public lands. jhwildlife.org.

Hockey skate swap

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Another season of hockey in Jackson is just around the corner. Come and sign up for Jackson Hole Youth Hockey and find new blades and other hockey equipment treasures.

Hockey Skate Swap, 8 a.m. to noon. at Snow King Event Center. Free. jyhockey.org.

SUNDAY 9.28

Pet prayers

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St John’s welcomes critters of all kinds and their humans to this special service. The service will recognize the importance of pets and that we are blessed by their presence.

Blessing of the Pets, 10 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Free. stjohnsjackson.org.


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