Run a 5k, skate indoors and enjoy live music as the year winds down. Here is a summary, as provided to the Star-Tribune.
The Casper Windy City Striders present the 2017 annual Resolution Run. Registration begins at the Tate Pumphouse at 8 a.m., and the run starts at 9 a.m. Registration fee is $10 members, $15 non-members. Participants will estimate their finish time for this 5K distance. The person coming closest (without going over) to their estimation will win the premium award, a race medal holder donated by Double D Welding.
Members of the Central Wyoming Model Railroad Association are at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center for the final day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests can to view the variety of model railroad trains and try their hand at actual model train operation. As part of the CWMRA annual fundraising raffle, they will headline two HO Scale train sets, where you will be able to arrange the track on your own board. Also on display for the raffle will be an original watercolor painting by local artist Mandy Lynne Blevins.
The Casper Ice Arena will be hosting Skate All Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $6. Participants can come and go throughout the session.
The Cory McDaniel Duo with Jimmy Harper will be at Charlie T’s in downtown Casper from 7 to 10 p.m. Come for the pizza, stay for the music, Jacquie Anderson should be there too.
Senior Dance from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Eagles Hall, 306 N. Durbin St., includes music by SwingSounds Band, potluck snacks at 8 p.m., and door prize drawings at 9 p.m. It’s great fun dancing or listening to the music. Admission is $5, children are free.
Bring your family to the Casper Planetarium this holiday season. “Season of Light” is a holiday show that traces the history of many enduring holiday customs, from Yule logs to luminarias. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Showing at 7 p.m. “Black Holes” lurk in the universe like cosmic dragons. Recommended for 7th grade and up. Showing at 8 p.m.