A craft fair that benefits animals, an indoor flea market and the final weekend of a Stage III thriller are all on the Saturday agenda. Here is a summary, as provided to the Star-Tribune.

More than 80 homes of senior citizens will be safety-checked this Saturday by members of the Reveille Rotary Club, in cooperation with the Casper Fire Department and Blue Envelope. Seniors have previously signed up for the service this Saturday, but more dates will be available in the future. Seniors who are signed up are encouraged to welcome these reliable volunteers into their homes. Among services will be checking smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and other small odds and ends, such as changing hard to reach light bulbs. Watch for future dates to be announced.

The 7th annual food drive/fundraiser for the Casper Humane Society, the Crafters’ Guild annual craft fair, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parkway Plaza. Admission is $1 or a pet product. All door proceeds to benefit the Casper Humane Society. Come help the furry friends and meet some of the pets ready for adoption.

The Casper Antique & Collectors Club presents the Super Flea, Wyoming’s largest indoor flea market, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds Industrial Building. Admission is $2.50. There are bargains for every room of your home or business. Enjoy browsing indoors.

The First Saturday Study at Bethel Baptist Church, 3030 S. Poplar, at 9 a.m. will be on Adam and Eve — who were they and how did they effect the ministry of Jesus and the Apostle Paul? The adult Sunday school class is looking at the various Bible covenants. This is an interactive class that meets at 8:30 a.m. every Sunday. For more information, call the church office at 234-8812.

Casper Amateur Hockey Club invites all to come and watch some youth hockey this weekend at the Casper Ice Arena. Saturday has five games on the schedule: Squirt A vs. Cheyenne at 7:30 a.m., Bantam A vs. Gillette at 8:45 a.m., Squirt A vs. Gillette Purple at 3:15.p.m., Squirt B vs. Douglas at 4:30 p.m., and Pee Wee A vs. Douglas at 5:45 p.m.

The Casper Amateur Hockey Club is hosting a USA Try Hockey for Free on-ice session from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Casper Ice Arena for kids 8 and under. Pre-registration for this event is required at www.tryhockeyforfree.com. For more information regarding the equipment needed to participate, the event, or CAHC hockey, please contact Diane at club@casperhockey.com.

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program at 2 p.m. Readers can show how thankful they are for books by adding a little literature to their Thanksgiving celebration this year. Library staff will guide participants through the stages of transforming old books into an incredible turkey centerpiece. No experience necessary. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ x2 for more information.

Families interested in learning more about Casper Mountain Young Marines and the Young Marines program are welcome to attend an info night and open house at 6:30 p.m. at the Casper Elks Lodge, 108 E. 7th St. Meet current Young Marines and registered adult staff. There will be a presentation about what the unit will do locally, as well as the opportunities Young Marines have to get to know other Young Marines throughout the country.

Senior Dance 7 to 10 p.m., at Eagles Hall, 306 N. Durbin St. Entrance at north parking lot door, additional parking across the street and the entire corner of Durbin and A Street after hours parking lot. Dance to music by SwingSounds Band. Admission $5 per person with potluck snacks at 8 p.m., and door prize drawings at 9 p.m.

Stage III Community Theatre presents the final weekend of “An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe,” featuring four tales from the original master of horror. The tales include “The Telltale Heart,” “The Black Cat,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Raven.” Performances are Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors and are available in advance at The Cadillac Cowgirl, online at stageiiitheatre.org, and at the door starting one hour before each performance. Stage III is located at 904 N. Center in Casper.

Follow community news editor Sally Ann Shurmur on Twitter @WYOSAS


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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