Stammtisch in the summer

Sommer im Park mit Musik, please join the Stammtisch group for informal potluck picnics on July 18 at Washington Park at 6:30 p.m. near the lower playground. This is a nice opportunity to share food, recipes and conversation, even if you don't bring a dish to share. Conversations, in English and German, range from family histories to military service in Germany to favorite foods, books, movies and trip destinations.

Marine Corps League July 10

Marine Corps League will meet at 7 p.m. July 10 in the library of the Casper Elks Lodge. Questions: Gary 237-7864.

Elks poker run July 20

7th annual "Iron Elk" Motorcycle Poker Run is Saturday, July 20. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at the Casper Elks Lodge and get your first card. Cost is $30 per hand per person. Join your Elk friends for a fun day of riding and enjoyment. Details at the lodge, for more information and RSVP by email at Elkslodge1353@gmail.com, or call Casper Elks Lodge at 237-2432 or Joe Michalov at 262-0955.

Elks golf July 27

Elks Golf Tournament is Saturday, July 27, 1 p.m., Casper Municipal Golf Course. Format is two-person best ball scramble, $70 per person, $10 Mulligans for a 50/50 drawing. Dinner and prizes at the lodge afterwards for all participants. Must be present to win. For more information, email Greg Flesvig at gregfl@bresnan.net for our sponsorship information for those who wish to support our tourney. Member, significant other and guest accompanied by a member. For more information, call 234-4839.

Join Historical Society

If you are one who wants to know more about Wyoming, how the west was settled, why it was settled and all that has happened since, come join the Natrona County Historical Society on the fourth Thursday of the month. Members share a multitude of stories, films, power point presentations and hands-on exhibits about our 150 year history, much of it related to immediate ancestors only three generations past.

The Natrona County chapter is but one of 20 chapters in the state that comprise the Wyoming State Historical Society. Partnering with them, the American Heritage Center, the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources helps to share the fascinating story of Wyoming's past and preserve her rich historical resources.

For more information about membership and events, please call Larry Steensland at 333-3745 or Kem Nicolaysen at 262-3972.

Huge doll, collectible show set for Casper

The Casper Doll, Toy, Teddy Bear, and Miniature Show and Sale, a United Federation of Doll Clubs (UFDC) Region 6 event, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Ramkota Hotel. Admission is $5, kids free, free parking.

There will be a huge variety of items for sale such as antique, vintage, modern, artist, OOAK, collectible; Kestner, Ideal, Effanbee, Steiff, American Girl, BJD, Barbie, Gene and many more brand names, as well as clothing, furniture, accessories. Many handmade items. Vendors from all over the West.

Door prizes, helpers (raffle items), exhibits and free mini-seminars.

There will be two pre-show tours on Friday, August 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The Bishop Home, 818 E. 2nd St., will host dolls and toys and the Nicolaysen Art Museum, 400 E. Collins, will host doll houses. Cost is $10 for each.

For more information, see DollShowUSA.com and print a $1 off admission coupon.

Information and table reservations: Kay Schrader cell 406-360-7214 (no text), email schrader1501@blackfoot.net.

New address for Bosom Buddies

Bosom Buddies of Wyoming has relocated with Windblown Fibers to 504 S. Durbin Street. The volunteer knitting group continues in its mission to support breast cancer survivors by providing knitted bosoms that are soft, washable and lightweight at no charge to the recipient. Custom knitted chemo caps can also be requested to suit any age or gender. A rainbow of colors await! The group appreciates having a home with Windblown Fibers at their new location, and can be contacted there at 337-3900 or through the Facebook page, Bosom Buddies of Wyoming.

Vive La Joie seeks new members

Vive La Joie, a dinner/dance club, is seeking new members. The dinner/dance social club was founded in the 1940s to promote an evening out with your date to socialize, enjoy a nice dinner and dance to the sounds of local bands. Music ranges from swing, pop, country western to polkas, whatever the members request. A cocktail party precedes each of the four outings the club sponsors per year. Members gather at one of the host houses for drinks and appetizers, then proceed to the main venue. Current officers are president David and DeeAnne Simonson, secretary/treasurer Larry and Becky Steensland. Please call Larry at 307-333-3745 or Becky at 259-3350, for membership information.

New chess club forming

A new chess club is forming in Casper. For more information please call Rick at 248-330-8570.

Operating hours for model trains

The Central Wyoming Model Railroad Association, located at 1356 N. Center Street, reminds the public of its operating hours for train enthusiasts of any age.

Operating hours are Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Other days and times upon request. The aisles are ADA conforming. When the maroon doors are open and the exterior lights are on, there is someone inside.

For more information call Homer at 266-6439, Harry at 235-4950 or Nathan at 258-7869.

Toastmaster Clubs seeking members

Toastmasters is a step-by-step program designed to learn how to prepare and deliver presentations (both planned and impromptu) and improve communication and learn leadership skills. Students are welcome.

The new location for the Pathfinder Toastmaster Club in Casper is the Casper Family NERD YMCA. Guests and new members are welcome to attend any of the three clubs in Casper. It is a perfect time to check out Toastmasters as a new "Pathways" learning system has recently been launched by Toastmasters International with 10 communication "paths" to choose from. Toastmasters is a proven way to enrich your life and advance your career. The Casper Toastmaster Clubs in Casper are:

Morning Tour Toastmasters, 6:30 a.m. to 7:40 a.m. Mondays, Perkins Family Restaurant, 4710 E. 2nd St.

Pioneer Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Eggingtons Restaurant, 229 E. 2nd St.

Pathfinder Toastmasters, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Casper Family NERD YMCA conference room.

Stop by at any of the above meetings as a guest or new member. Learn more at http://www.Toastmasters.org. You may also email toastmasterclubs3@yahoo.com or call Jens at 267-6406 or Mary Ann at 234-0158.

Toastmasters is devoted to providing the opportunity for men and women to develop communication and leadership skills in a mutually supportive learning environment.

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