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Monday support meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 328 E. A St.; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m, 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 6 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, Ste. 200; 6 p.m., 456 S. Walnut; 7 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 8 p.m., 328 E. A. 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.

Al-Anon: Noon, 701 S. Wolcott, St. Mark’s Church.

Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 7 p.m., 302 E. 2nd, Methodist Church; 8 p.m., 4700 S. Poplar (church basement). Web site:

Nicotine Anonymous: 7 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club. Info: Pam M., 577-0518.

Teen Addiction Anonymous: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Boys & Girls Club Teen Center. Info: 258-7439.

Adult Children of Alcoholics: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 12-24 Club, 500 S. Wolcott St., Suite 200.

Food available to federal families

Poverty Resistance Food Pantry, 450 S. Wolcott, issues an open invitation to federal workers and others affected by the shutdown. As the government shutdown continues, volunteers expect to see an increase in families struggling with unexpected income loss. Poverty Resistance is delighted to help federal employees, contractors and others affected by this shutdown. This includes folks who don’t get their food stamps on time, folks whose tax returns are not processed on time, and others who may be indirectly affected by the shutdown. Poverty Resistance is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Sunday. For more information, PM Mary Ann Budenske on Facebook.

Free senior fun

Free to people 60 or older, if you like to dance, come join Joyce’s Stompers for easy clogging (a form of tap dancing) specially designed for seniors on Monday mornings only at 10:50 a.m. on the dance floor in the dining room at 1831 East 4th Street. First call Joyce at 237-4908, so you will not be sent somewhere else. It is moderate, easy clogging giving great exercise for helping flexibility, coordination, increasing endurance and strength and helps exercise the brain by learning different dance routines. If you cannot stand, you can exercise your legs tapping the steps to the music sitting on a chair. You are most welcome. Come make new friends.

Low vision support meets

The Casper Area Low Vision Support Group meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at the Casper Senior Citizen Center. The guest speaker will be Jennifer D’Allesandro from Vision Outreach giving information about services available to those with low vision.

Rotary hears about DSS

The Rotary Club of Casper is pleased to welcome Leah Reeb and Brandon Daigle from the David Street Station as its speakers at its noon luncheon meeting at the Casper Events Center. With the second phase of the David Street Station completed and the new ice area opening this winter, they will discuss the highlights of the facility and upcoming plans for the facility this summer. Rotary Club members and their guests are invited.

Tweens at library

Based on the popular book series “I Survived,” by Lauren Tarshis, the Natrona County Library will offer a series of STEAM activities connected to historic events, natural disasters, and other topics for children in grades 4 to 6 at 4 p.m. Make a boat out of aluminum foil and see if it floats at the “I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912” station. Construct buildings with Legos on a cookie sheet and then shake the pan to see what happens to the buildings at the “I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906” station. Make a tornado in a bottle at the “I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011” station, track sharks online at the “I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916” station, or create a hurricane at the “I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005” station. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Dance at Senior Center

The Casper Dance Club classes are held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday nights at the Senior Center ballroom, 1831 E. Fourth. Only $3. Beginners and experienced dancers of all ages are welcome. Two-step, waltz, cha-cha, East and West Coast, etc.

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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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