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Friday support meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 328 E. A; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 1124 Elma, Imitate the Image Church; 5:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 8 p.m,. 328 E. A; 8 p.m., 328-1/2 E. A, closed; 8 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 10 p.m., 917 N. Beech. Douglas: 7:30 p.m., 628 E. Richards (upstairs in back). Unless otherwise noted, Casper info: 266-9578; Douglas info: (307) 351-1688.

Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 6 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 8:30 p.m., 302 E. 2nd St., Methodist Church. Web site:

Overeaters Anonymous: 10 a.m., 12-24 Club, 500 S. Wolcott. Info: Candace, 359-6225; Rebekah, 320-6779.

Al-Anon Family: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, Ste. 200, 12-24 Club, all ages welcome. Info: 377-7260 or 258-1444.

International Addictions Program: 7 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 1800 S. Conwell. Info: 266-5417.

LGTBQ AA/NA: 7 p.m., A 12-Step AA/NA Recovery Group for gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual and questioning persons meets at the United Church of Christ, located at the corner of 15th and Melrose. Info: 259-5026.

Free tax assistance has new location

The Natrona County VITA Program, a United Way of Natrona County initiative, runs Tuesday through Saturday through April 12, 2018. The hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The service is closed Sunday and Monday. The new location is 350 Big Horn in Casper, located off of Poplar Street close to I-25. This is a first come, first serve program, no appointments will be scheduled. Individuals must bring their social security card, photo identification and the appropriate paperwork with them. For a complete listing of required paperwork, please visit the website listed below. The initiative is supported by funding from the Wyoming Free Tax Service and United Way of Natrona County.

If you have any questions, please call (307) 337-7411 during hours of operation or visit the website, or on Facebook.

Habitat info session

If you’d like to know more about Habitat for Humanity’s home ownership program and application process, please attend an informal brown bag discussion at noon. The discussion will include information that is needed to apply with time for questions.

The free session will be held in the Market Square Building at 232 East 2nd Street, Suite 204 on the second floor. No advance registration is required. For more information call 234-1348 or e-mail Kelly Cooper at

Habitat for Humanity Heart of Wyoming is an equal opportunity lender.

School holds indoor sale event

Excel Academy Private School will be holding an indoor yard sale and benefit bake sale from 4 to 7 p.m., on Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday at 804 S. Wolcott St. All items must go.

Meat shoot at gun club

Rocky Mountain Gun Club will be having a meat shoot from 5 to 10 p.m. Cost is $5 a round. Bring your friends and family and have fun shooting clay targets and win some meat. Dress warm, you never know what the weather will be like. Ladies bring your friends and show off your shooting skills. We are open every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for practice. The club is seven miles north of I-25 on Cole Creek Road. See you there. 235-8067,

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery meets at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Highland Park Community Church, just south of Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital on East Second Street. A family meal starts the evening, followed by praise and worship. At 7 p.m. there’s either a lesson from Celebrate Recovery’s planned curriculum or a testimony by a person who has found recovery through Christ. Then, people go to gender-specific small groups until 8:30 p.m. when dessert and fellowship conclude the evening. Child care is available at no cost. For more information, contact Chris at 265-4073.

Shrek at Centennial

Centennial Junior High School will present “Shrek The Musical Junior,” at 6:30 p.m., on the main stage of Centennial Junior High in the commons/cafeteria. Over 40 Centennial Junior High students began rehearsing in December and have been busy learning dance numbers, songs and lines to bring this family friendly production to life. Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased from a cast/crew member, at the Centennial Junior High main office or at the door. This one-act musical runs approximately one hour and promises great entertainment for the entire family.

Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage spectacle, based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film and outrageous Broadway musical. Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical Jr., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.

Centennial Junior High is located at 1421 Waterford St. Call the main office with questions at (307) 253-2900.

Friday Night Feed at Elks

Friday Night Feed at the Casper Elks Lodge is $7 per person, 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. This menu is subject to change. All proceeds go to Elks Charities.

Live music at Charlie T’s

Mastermind of Monkey plays 7 to 10 p.m., on Friday at Charlie T’s Pizzeria, 112 E. 2nd St. They always packs the house. Come early to get a good seat and some good food.

Sportsman speaks to IW league

Jeff Muratore will speak about conservation and public lands from a hunter and fisherman’s view at 7 p.m. to the Izaak Walton League. He is a member of both Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and the Wyoming Sportsmen’s Alliance. The presentation will be at the Izaak Walton Lodge at the Fort Caspar Campground, 4205 Fort Caspar Rd. This is free and open to the public. There will be a pot luck at 6 p.m. or you may come at 7 p.m. for the presentation.

Friday Melrose music

Melrose Coffee House, 1511 S. Melrose, welcomes Dale and Cory from 7 to 9:30 p.m., on Friday for a smokey, blues coffee house vibe. Don’t forget to bring a tip for the band. Espresso drinks and desserts available with proceeds going to local non profit work and to keep the doors open to support all of the incredible music talent out there and new acts on the horizon.

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Community News Editor

Sally Ann Shurmur arrived at the Star-Tribune to cover sports two weeks after graduating from the University of Wyoming and now serves as community news editor. She was raised in Laramie and is a passionate fan of Cowboys football, food and family.

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