Wednesday’s support meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 342 E. K ste. 352; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:09 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 342 E. K ste. 352; 7 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 7 p.m., 342 E. K ste. 352; 8 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 8:23 p.m., 719 3rd St. (Evansville). Casper info: 266-9578.
Al Anon: 7 p.m., 302 E. 2nd St., First Methodist Church.
Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 7 p.m., 15th and Melrose, at the church. Web site: http://www.urmrna.org.
TOPS #162, weight loss support, 8:30 a.m., 1868 S. Poplar.
Food pantry open in Glenrock
After several months without one, the town of Glenrock has a food bank again, thanks to a group of volunteers. The Glenrock Area Food Pantry, 506 W. Birch, Ste. 15, is open the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month (October 9 and 23), 1 to 3 p.m. ages 60 and over and disabled; 4 to 7 p.m. general public. Items include shelf-stable groceries, grocery-rescued fresh produce, meat and eggs.
Quilts of Valor every Wednesday
The Central Wyoming Chapter of the Quilts of Valor, “Crossroads Quilters,” meets at the Central Wyoming Senior Services Center, 1831 E. 4th Street, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. This is a nonprofit organization that awards “Quilts of Valor” to local military service members and veterans who have served the country and have been touched by war regardless of the conflict, declared war or otherwise in which they served. QOV’s are lifetime awards, stitched with love, prayers and healing thoughts. If you have served or know of someone who has served and has not received a QOV or if you have questions, please contact Linda Tackett at 253-0110 or 235-6535 or Jan Whitney at 237-7709.
After school at the library
The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun tissue paper painting program for students in grades K–6 at 4 p.m. Using a fun and unique painting technique, students will make their creations by bleeding colors from tissue paper. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.
Learn about ACS, Relay for Life
Have you, a loved one, a friend, co-worker or neighbor ever been diagnosed with cancer? Have you ever wondered what the American Cancer Society does for people here in Wyoming? Have you ever thought about checking to see what Relay for Life is about or perhaps attended one and have some ideas to share? Everyone is welcome to join us at 7 p.m., at the IBEW Building, 691 English Dr. to learn more about the ACS and Relay for Life and the volunteer opportunities to help cancer patients, caregivers and survivors. Please call Jennifer at 267-1684 with any questions.
Last day for garage sale donations
The Casper Humane Society will hold its Fall Super Garage Sale October 11 to 13 at 1743 E. Yellowstone Highway.
Donated items will be accepted from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 1743 E. Yellowstone Highway (across the street from the Alibi Bar). For more information, or to arrange a drop off outside of these hours, please call the Shelter at 265-5439.
No computers and/or monitors, keyboards, televisions, house paint, desks, video tapes or adult clothes, please. All other items will be gratefully accepted.
Sale hours are Friday, Oct. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m., ($5/person admission); Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (free admission); and Sunday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (free admission), with the final box sale (everything you can fit in one box for $5/box) from 2 to 4 p.m.
The building will be loaded with treasures and special finds. You won’t want to miss it.
All proceeds will benefit the Casper Humane Society, a no-kill shelter supported entirely by local contributions and charitable donations.
Fried chicken at the Elks
Wednesday Night Special at the Casper Elks Lodge is fried chicken with mashed potatoes, green beans and corn. All you can eat for $7, children 5 to 12 are $3, serving from 6 to 7 p.m. or until gone. Members, Significant other and Guest accompanied by a member. For more information, call 234-4839.
Biz workshop at library
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an important tool to include in your marketing plan. The algorithms Google uses to rank websites are constantly changing so don’t get complacent when it comes to your SEO strategy. Join the Wyoming Women’s Business Center for an open discussion and workshop, “Casper Business Workshop: 5 Steps to SEO Success,” to help your website grow in search result rankings from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Natrona County Library, downstairs in the Crawford Room. Presented by Jessi Sawdon & Kerstin Ellis of Hinge Studio Marketing & Communications, and in conjunction with the Natrona County Public Library.
The monthly meeting of the Casper Chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society is at 7 p.m. at the Agricultural Resource and Learning Center at 2011 Fairgrounds Road. The Agricultural building is on the south side of the Fairgrounds and north of Guadalajara’s Restaurant.
Following a brief business meeting, Alexander Craib, Ph.D. student at the University of Wyoming, will speak on Dalton Mobility in the Tennessee River Valley: An Assessment of Raw Material Use and Tool Curation. He received a B.A. in Archaeology from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. He has worked on numerous academic and CRM projects in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Oregon, Wyoming, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), and Pohnpei (Federated States of Micronesia).
Visitors and new members are welcome. Please contact Mavis Greer, Chapter President, at [email protected] if you have any questions.
Dance classes open to public
Line Dance Class every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Casper Elks Lodge. $2 donation, money earned is donated to a different charity and chosen by the class every month. A great way to exercise while having fun. Please bring clean/dry non-marking shoes. This is open to the public.
‘Children of Eden’ opens at CC
The Casper College Department of Theatre and Dance will look at “Mystery, Mayhem, and Madness,” during the 2019-2020 season.
The season will kick off with “Children of Eden.” Under the direction of Richard Burk, choreography by Jodi Youmans-Jones and musical direction by Johanna Swisher, the musical will run October 9-11 and 16-20 on the McMurry Mainstage.
Tickets for all productions are now available online at caspercollegearts.cc or by phone at 268-2500 or toll-free at 800-442-2963, ext. 2500. Tickets for each performance are $12 for adults and $10 for students aged 5 to 18.