The annual family friendly 4H Carnival, a unique fundraiser for the city’s science museum and several ongoing activities are all on the slate for Saturday. Here is a summary, as provided to the Star-Tribune.
Catch a Wave to the 2019 4H Carnival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Industrial Building, Central Wyoming Fairgrounds. Pony rides, minnow races, unconventional farmer-themed games, food and face painters are just some of the fun activities planned. Free admission. Purchase tickets (10 for $1) for activities and games. For more info call Sue at 235-9400 or Carol at 259-2689.
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Preschool is hosting an open house for potential parents for the 2019-20 school year from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The preschool accepts children from the age of 2 through kindergarten. It is a full-day preschool program with half-day slots available as well. Bring your children so they can have some hands-on activities while you visit classrooms. There is a $25 enrollment fee discount to those who register on Saturday.
The grand opening of Joshua’s Crafty Corner is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Joshua’s new location inside the Atrium Plaza downtown. Joshua’s volunteers will be offering Casper made crafts including handmade quilts, blanket ladders, plastic bag novelties, baked goods, beaded jewelry, soaps and specialty cakes by D.J.
IRS certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals through April 12 at the United Way offices, 350 Big Horn Road, behind True Companies off Poplar St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wyoming Food for Thought Project hosts the 2019 Winter Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Good Food Hub, 420 West First Street downtown. Each market will feature locally produced food and handmade goods. Produce, eggs, baked goods and more will be available for purchase from the people who grow and create them.
A choral concert featuring both the Casper College Collegiate Chorale and the Laramie County Community College Cantorei will take place at 3 p.m. in Wheeler Concert Hall. Free and open to the public.
The Town of Mills is calling for Mills residents to let their voices be heard. The Town of Mills is hosting a survey event from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bob Goff Memorial Library with a food truck. The Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is also seeking public input on the Long Range Transportation Plan.
The 11th annual Elemental Evening fundraiser to benefit The Science Zone is 5 to 9 p.m. at the Hangar in Bar Nunn. The evening includes dinner and drinks, silent and live auctions, raffles and science demonstrations. Individual tickets are $90 and two tickets are $150. To buy tickets, visit thesciencezone.org/elemental-evening or call 473-9663.
Dance to the Min/Maximum band at the Eagles Lodge from 7 to 10 p.m. All ages are welcome. Fee is $6 for age 15 and over. Potluck snacks will be served after 8 and there may be a door prize drawing after 9.
Casper Theater Company has received a grant from the Wyoming Humanities Council to conduct discussions during its mini-series, “What Happened to Smith.” The discussions are free and open to the series ticket holders and the public. Coffee and dessert will be available during the discussions so please call Audrey at 333-1517 to attend if you do not have a series ticket. Dates are Saturday and Sunday, and March 23 and 24.