Tuesday support meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 328 E. A; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 1124 Elma, Imitate the Image Church; 5:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 7 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, closed; 7 p.m., 520 CY; 8 p.m., 328-1/2 E. A; 8 p.m., 328 E. A; 8 p.m., 917 N. Beech. 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.

Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, 500 S. Wolcott, 12-24 Club; 7 p.m., 15th and Melrose, at the church. Web site: http://www.urmrna.org.

Sharing Meeting: 8 p.m., 328-1/2 E. A St. upstairs. Non-smoking. Featuring AA and Al Anon participation in the solution.

Final outdoor market at DSS

The final outdoor market of the season is 5 to 8 p.m. at David Street Station. Browse through local growers and vendors, drinks for all ages, music, kids activities like the splash pad and face painting and so much more. Indoor markets will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., beginning on Saturday, October 5, at the Good Food Hub, 421 W. 1st St.

Old Timers meet

Once again the time has come for Old Timers Night at the Casper Elks Lodge, when Old Timers get together and swap lies, tell true stories, enjoy a good meal and have a libation or two with friends. As always we will honor the oldest one in attendance, longest in years of membership and the one who resides and has traveled the longest to join us. Cocktail hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner to be served at 5:30 p.m. or thereabouts. Any local Elk members needing a ride may call the Lodge at 234-4839. We’ll make sure you get here and back safely.

GEO Wives Fall Brunch at country club

The Casper Geo Wives (Geologists Wives) will hold its Fall Brunch from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at The Casper Country Club. The cost of the brunch is $15. Yearly membership dues are $15. Please bring separate checks for the brunch and the dues made out to GEO Wives.

Membership qualifications have changed: Membership shall be comprised of a) paid women members of the Wyoming Geological Association (WGA) or b) wives of paid members of the WGA or c) women geoscientists, energy professionals or mining engineers or d) wives of geoscientists, energy professionals or mining engineers or e) widows of geoscientists, energy professionals or mining engineers or f) women family members of energy related professionals. Any active member who has met the above criteria and is subsequently divorced may continue as a member.

The group welcomes eligible new members. If you would like more information about membership, please call Joanie at 267-7431.

If you are already a member or would like to join, please call to make a reservation for the brunch with Kathy at 237-1964.

Dem men meet

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Become a Member

The Natrona County Democratic Men’s Group will begin its monthly dinner meetings at 5:30 p.m., at the Yellowstone Garage, 355 West Yellowstone Hwy. Attendees can order from the menu. The topic will be “Let’s Talk Precincts: Organizing and Planning for 2020.” Everyone is welcome to attend. For more info, call Robert, 307-702-0546.

Life After Loss support begins

Life After Loss is a support group for people who have lost a loved one to suicide. This is a 10-week program designed to help you navigate the troubled waters of this time. The class starts at 6 p.m., at the Highland Park Community Church, 5725 Highland Dr. at 6 p.m. in room 1327. There is a $12 fee for the book and materials, scholarships are available. Please contact Ardith at 267-3532 or The Healing Place at 265-3977.

Grief Share starts

Grief Share is a support group to support and encourage you during your grief journey. After the funeral, when the cards and flowers stop coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. But your grief continues and you feel alone.

Often, friends and family want to help you, but don’t know how. That’s the reason for Grief Share. The group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and have successfully rebuilt their lives. We understand how you feel because we’ve been in the same place. We will walk with your on the long path through grief toward healing and hope for the future.

The group meets weekly at 6:30 p.m., at Highland Park Community Church, 5725 Highland Dr., room 1335. There is a $15 fee for the book. For more information please call Vickie Obermueller at 262-8024 or The Healing Place at 265-3977.

Evening in the Word set

Evening in the Word Women’s Nondenominational Bible Study starts at 6:30 p.m., at Highland Park Church, room 1321. Cost is $30 for text and workbook. The class runs through October 29.

Two thousand years ago, Christians risked persecution and death for the sake of their faith. What would happen if 21st century believers followed their lead? Classes involve whole group videos and and small group discussion. Bring your bibles. Info: cassieandy@aol.com or call Gwen at 262-0719.

Ladies’ Bible Study

The Heart of Casper Ladies’ Bible Study Group would like you to join them for an incredible heart changing study called “Nehemiah: A Heart That Can Break,” by Kelly Minter. Join them every Tuesday night for seven weeks, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Hilltop Baptist Church, 2555 E. 2nd St. The cost of the book is $15 and will be available the first night of the study. Scholarships are available. Are you ready to let God break your heart for a hurting, lost world and move you in compassion to be the hands and feet of Jesus? Please call Julie at 267-1351 for more information.

Never Too Old Book Club

A discussion of the collection of young adult essays, “Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration” edited by Rose Brock, will be held at 6:30 p.m., at Metro Coffee Co. The Never Too Old Book Club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, discusses young adult literature with adult appeal. The group is open to both teens and adults, with parent-teen pairs especially encouraged. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy of this month’s book. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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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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