Preston Randolph & crew recorded the event. This fine film from Cactus Productions costs $12 & sales benefit the Libraries.
The Flash Fiction contest is open through Jan. 13, 2016. Prizes – $100 for senior (18 years and older) and $50 in the junior (under 18 years) division.
Flash fiction is original, previously unpublished fiction that is 250-500 words in length. Pick up the rules at the libraries or follow this link to the Winter Gathering Book Fair page.
Benjamin Gilmore is shown here reading his winning entry, ‘Scratch Scratch.’ Follow this link to read all the winning entries. The best story in each division will be read at Winter Gathering on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.
- 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, Powell library.
- 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, Meeteetse School.
- Sign up for a 1 p.m. Friday, Oct.16, a field trip from Meeteetse to the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center. The cost is $10 to ride the bus and admission for the 2 p.m. guided tour is $5 per person. Call the Meeteetse Recreation District to reserve a seat on the bus at 868-2603.
- 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, Cody library.
Sam Mihara’s wartime confinement at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center began when he was nine years old. Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation photo at left.
Following the 1942 attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Government sequestered 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast in California, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, and Arkansas.
At a free Memories of Heart Mountain program, Sam will tell the story of family and friends who lived with him in prison camp. Follow this link for More Info… .