A statewide gathering of Wyomingites ages 18 to 35, an outdoor Hispanic fiesta and a nursing school anniversary celebration top Saturday’s events. Here is a summary, as provided to the Star-Tribune.

The Natrona County Master Gardeners Farmers’ Market will take place every Saturday to September 28 from 7:30 a.m. to noon (or until sold out) at the Agricultural Resource Learning Center, 2011 Fairgrounds Rd.

The First Saturday Study at Bethel Baptist Church, 3030 S. Poplar, will be on the subject of the Promised Land in the Bible, what was the Promised Land and does it exist today? This is an interactive study and is open to the general public. Refreshments are served and the class starts at 9 a.m. Phone the church office at 234-8812 for further information.

A coalition of young Wyomingites focused on shaping Wyoming’s future is scheduled to hold its second summit from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Yellowstone Garage in Casper. The event brings together the next generation of Wyoming citizens to learn, educate, network and engage on economic, civil and social topics critical to the Cowboy State. Interested Wyoming citizens of all ages are invited to attend. Individuals aged 18-35 are encouraged to participate in the summit, and those over 35 are asked to attend as observers. Different ticket types are available via the registration link below. For more information on ENGAGE or the Summit, please visit https://www.engagewyoming.org. To register, please visit https://engagesummit2019.eventbrite.com/.

A full-scale emergency training exercise is planned on the Casper College campus. It will begin at 9 a.m. and last until approximately 2 p.m. The exercise will take place in and around Liesinger Hall. Access to Liesinger Hall and the immediate area surrounding the building will not be possible during the training exercise. Please avoid this area while the training exercise is in progress.

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Casper Kid’s Fest for local kids 12 and under is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Casper Events Center. Free admission. It will be packed with games and activities, live performances, fascinating displays, physical fitness, health and safety information, great food and shopping.

The H.E. Stuckenhoff School of Nursing will be celebrating 50 years of nursing at Casper College with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. The open house is free and open to the public. The Saunders Health Science Center is located on the Casper College campus.

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center offers informal, free patio talks beginning at 1 p.m. Wyoming Women and Our State Flag, presented by Kylie McCormick. She explores the working relationship between Grace Raymond Hebard and Verna Keyes that resulted in the beautiful bison with its nose turned into the wind.

Learn to make a minimalist card wallet using the Natrona County Library’s leather working equipment at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/2YCLy8b. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of six participants. The Library’s Creation Station is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

A celebration of Hispanic music, food, and culture is 4 to 10 p.m. at Fiesta WYO at David Street Station. Don’t miss the cultural performances, food, vendors, and fun kids crafts. At 7 p.m. there is a jalapeno eating contest. Then at 8 p.m. Los Traviesos will take the stage and have you dancing with their Tejano tunes.

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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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