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Town Crier: This Just In
Town Crier: This Just In

Town Crier: This Just In


Preschool Picassos

Preschool Picassos at the Nicolaysen Art Museum helps enhance fine motor coordination, increase creative expression, and strengthen problem solving skills through different art materials for ages 2 to 5. Classes are 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., January 15 to February 19. Fees are $30 members and $55 non-members per child-adult duo for each six-class session. Explore art concepts together in this age-appropriate and theme-structured six-week art class. The Nic offers member families $10 off full-session fees per additional siblings.

Home School Art

Home school art at the Nicolaysen Art Museum offers the chance to learn about different art media in a fun and engaging environment.Grades K through third meets from 1 to 2 p.m., and grades 4 to 8 meet 2 to 3 p.m., January 15 to February 19. Fees are $40 member and $65 non-member per child for each six-class session. The multidisciplinary, curriculum-based classes offer an unending variety of art projects and promote problem solving skills, communication and collaboration. The Nic offers member families $10 off full-session fees per additional siblings.

Fun at the Wagon Wheel

70 years of fun and still rolling at the Wagon Wheel. Friday, 7 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8, $10 admission includes rollerblade or quad rental, $3 additional includes bounce inflate. Available for birthday parties, private parties, school field trips, church parties. Please call 259-2574, Beverly or Larry; and on Facebook.

Wreath retirement Saturday

The Wreaths Across America committee and Natrona County Republican Women thank the community for its wonderful support of the grave decorating at cemeteries in December. Now, help is needed at 10 a.m., on Saturday to retire (pick up) the wreaths that were laid in December at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery. Those who assist are invited to recycle or re-purpose the wreaths they pick up, or otherwise dispose of them.

Dance at the Eagles Saturday

Come dance to the music provided by DJ Bill Sheeley from 7 to 10 p.m., on Saturday at the Eagles Lodge. Admission is $6 for ages 15 and older. We may have potluck snacks served after 8 and door prize drawings after 9:15. Come have fun and it’s good exercise too.

Night to Shine Prom Feb. 7

Highland Park Community Church will serve as one of churches around the world registered to host Night to Shine 2020, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. The event will be hosted through local churches across the globe simultaneously on Friday, February 7. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. Highland Park is excited to be a part of this worldwide movement that is uniting churches of different denominations all over the world with the common goal of celebrating people with special needs.

Every guest of Night to Shine enters this complimentary event on a red carpet complete with a warm welcome from a friendly crowd and paparazzi. Once inside, guests receive the royal treatment, including hair and makeup stations, shoe shining areas, limousine rides, corsages and boutonnieres, a catered dinner, karaoke, prom favors, a dance floor, all leading up to the moment when each guest is crowned king or queen of the prom.

For additional information on the Night to Shine hosted by Highland Park in Casper, visit

For more information on the worldwide movement of Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, visit:

Taste of Trails Feb. 8

Casper Nordic Club is hosting its second annual Taste of Trails from 4 to 7 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 8. Scandinavian food will be served at three stops along the beautiful nordic trails. Snowshoers are welcome as well as cross country skiers. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $30 adults, $10 kids under 12; Nordic Club member tickets are $25. Purchase tickets at Mountain Sports, Zeelos, 42 Degrees North, Gear Up, The Nordic Trail Center, or by calling Tori at 259-9299.


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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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