Tuesday 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; 7 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, closed; 7 p.m., 520 CY; 8 p.m., 328-1/2 E. A; 8 p.m., 328 E. A; 8 p.m., 917 N. Beech. Douglas: 7:30 p.m., 628 E. Richards (upstairs in back). Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are open. Casper info: 266-9578; Douglas info: (307) 351-1688.

Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 7 p.m., 15th and Melrose, at the church. Web site: http://www.urmrna.org.

How to check out eBooks

The Natrona County Library will offer a How to Check Out eBooks class from noon to 2 p.m. Learn how to use your library card to download books, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video for free. Call 577-READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Open house at Mount Hope

Mount Hope Lutheran School, 2300 Hickory St., invites the community to an open house from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Mount Hope staff would love to show classrooms and visit about classical education. Those interested in touring who are unable to attend on Nov. 14 may call 234-6865 to arrange another time. The school is located behind Smith’s and Johnny Appleseed, off CY Avenue on Casper’s west side.

Pathways parent teacher conferences

Pathways Innovation Center is hosting its Parent Teacher Conferences from 4 to 6:30 p.m., at the school, 3000 Independence Court. Watch for future information about community open houses for the general public to come and get a tour of the school.

Open house at Park

In an effort to ensure all parents and students are as informed as possible leading up to the Open Enrollment period for the 2018-19 school year, NCSD has announced the schools’ open house schedule. Tuesday, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Park Elementary. The 2018-19 Open Enrollment window is Jan. 3-17, 2018.

Please contact individual schools with any questions. The schedule (in English and Spanish) can also be found online here: http://natronaschools.org/open-house-schedule-2018-19-enrollment/.

Dem men meet

The Democratic Men’s Group meets for dinner at 5:30 p.m. at The Parkway Plaza in the Gourmet Room (enter by coffee shop). Attendees can order from the menu. Jon Huss, attorney, will present on “Immigration and DACA.” This will be an insightful evening. For more information, call Robert at 307-702-0546.

Parkinson’s support group

This support group is open to anyone with Parkinson’s or caring for some with Parkinson’s on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Rocky Mountain Therapy, 2546 E. 2nd St., Building #500. The guest speaker is Clayton Jensen, Casper Boxing Club. He will be discussing the benefits of boxing for Parkinson’s individuals. Exercise can ease the symptoms of PD, but boxing also tests both balance and coordination while giving suffers an outlet for frustration.

Never Too Old Book Club

A book discussion of young adult novel “Wink Poppy Midnight,” by April Genevieve Tucholke will be held at 6:30 p.m., at Crescent Moon Coffee Stop. The Never Too Old Book Club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, discusses young adult literature with adult appeal. The group is open to both teens and adults, with parent-teen pairs especially encouraged. Pick up your free copy of “Wink Poppy Midnight,” at the Natrona County Library’s second floor service desk. Call 577.READ x101 for more information.

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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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