WOMEN'S HEALTH DAY
Space is limited and appointments are requested for "an easy access health clinic for women" from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today in McMurry Medical Arts Building, 419 S. Washington. Events include an American Cancer Society Cafe; blood chemistry draw from 8-10 a.m. (fast 12 hours before; CBC is $5, Chem 27 is $20 and TSH is $10); breast cancer risk information; blood pressures, pulse and oxygen saturation testing; heart health information; and activities with Tranquility Haven Spa, Well Being of Wyoming, Reiki Therapy, and therapist Pam Mills, PT-Therapist. Pap and pelvic exams will be $15; clinical breast exams are free; and same-day mammograms will be offered. Walk-ins will be accommodated. For appointments, call the Community Cancer Resource Center, 577-2971.
CREDIT RECOVERY CLASS
The Alternative Learning Center, located in Beverly Plaza, is offering an extended-day class for credit recovery. This is a new program funded through Wyoming Bridges. Students will be able to earn standard high-school credit, participate in required Common Assessments, take part in educational field trips and be part of a student-driven entrepreneurship. To register or for more information, call Mel Hamilton, 261-6143 or 261-6154.
LADIES OF THE PETROLEUM CLUB
Reservations are required for a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Program: Sandy DeFry will talk about his native country, Sri Lanka, and present a special dessert; and Chef Michael Purdy will offer Sri Lankan curried chicken. Info: 237-3808.
CASPER NORDIC CLUB DINNER & BUILDING DEDICATION
Reservations are required by Oct. 26 for the annual event at 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the new Casper Mountain Trails Center, at the Nordic ski trails. Tickets are $7 per person and are available at Mountain Sports, Backcountry Mountain Works and Windy City Physical Therapy. Info: Cheryl Keffeler, 472-9535.
Registration continues through October for Underdog Basketball for boys and girls in grades 4-6. Practices are from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Boys and Girls Club, 1701 E. K St. Traveling teams will practice from 6-8 p.m. these days. Junior-high boys and girls not currently affiliated with a traveling team are invited to try out. Participants are required to purchase an annual club membership for $10. Info: Mary Ann Budenske or Jesse Sothan, 232-8725.
KIWANIS CLUB OF CASPER 'COATS FOR KIDS' DRIVE
The 15th annual event continues through Nov. 12. Donations of new or good-quality, clean used coats of any size, infant to adult; new hats, mittens and snow boots will be appreciated. Items may be dropped off at Western Vista Credit Union or any Natrona County School District school. Alsco-American Linen will clean the items and return them for distribution. School nurses and WVCU personnel will collect the items. Distributions will take place Oct. 28-Dec. 11 in the basement of the Salvation Army Hope Center, 441 S. Center, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays (and Tuesday of Thanksgiving week) and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
CASPER RECREATION DIVISION
Rec Center, 1801 E. Fourth St. Hours: 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 1-7 p.m. Sunday. Lunch Hour Basketball continues from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Participants are asked to bring an extra pair of non-marking court shoes. Admission is a Rec Center pass or $2 daily admission fee. Info: 235-8383. Ice Arena: 235-8484.
*Youth interested in serving on the Rec Center's Teen Council are asked to call for more information.
*Registration continues for Water Exercise classes, scheduled from 7-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays through Dec. 16, in Natrona County High School Pool.
*International Folk Dancing is offered this fall at the Rec Center. American folk dances, Eastern European dances, meditative dances, English contras and Asian folk dances are highlighted. Classes are from 8-9 p.m. Mondays; cost is $2.50 per lesson. No dance experience is necessary. Attendees are asked to wear non-marking shoes.
*Team rosters and $85 per-team entry fee are due no later than Oct. 28 for the 19th annual Casper Open Volleyball Tournament, scheduled Nov. 6-7. Men's and women's teams from Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, Utah and Nebraska are expected. Other rules apply. Checks may be made payable to the Casper Recreational Leagues Association and may be mailed or delivered to the Rec Center.
*Oct. 29, 7-10 p.m. Seventh- through Ninth-Grade Ice Skating and Dance is adult-supervised. Ice-skating will be offered from 7-9 p.m.; dancing begins at 7:30 p.m. Music is provided by the Rocky Mountain Sound & Light Co. Admission is $6 per person; a portion of the proceeds benefit youth scholarships.
AT CASPER COLLEGE
125 College Drive. To register, call 268-2100 or toll-free (800) 442-2963.
*Free U.S. citizenship test preparation is offered through ABE/GED in three areas: American history and government, sentence dictation, and the N-400 form. To register or for more information, call tutor coordinator Lisa Mixer, 268-2453.
*Tate Geological Museum, at the south end of campus, is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Museum tours are available with advance notice. Reservations will be required to attend the monthly Tate Saturday Club; limited seating is available. Reservation fees are being accepted by mail or in person at the museum. Info: 268-2447 or toll-free (800) 472-2963, ext. 2447.
*Reservations are required for the annual Alumni and Friends banquet, scheduled today in the Parkway Plaza. Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 268-2218. This year's theme is the 1960s and '60's era dress is optional. No-host cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. Distinguished Alumnus honors will be given to former CC President LeRoy Strausner; Dick Means, a former counselor and director of testing, will receive the Commitment to Excellence Award.
*Oct. 27, 6-8 p.m., Werner Technical Center Room 121. Literacy Volunteers of Casper will host a free session on immigration laws, led by Casper immigration attorney Jon Huss. Individuals or agencies dealing with issues surrounding immigration are encouraged to attend.
*Continuing at 7 p.m. on various Thursdays throughout the fall semester, the sixth year of University of Wyoming/CC's free public lecture series on natural resources will take place in Wheeler Auditorium, Wold Physical Science Center. This year's topic: "Minerals and the Wyoming Decision-Maker: Making the Best of the Boom This Time Around." Upcoming lectures (participants are subject to change): Nov. 4, "Education: Meeting Demand," with Sen. Rae Lynn Job, retired educator and member of the Wyoming Senate revenue committee; Natrona County School Board member Ken Daraie, Continental Industries; Mike O'Donnell of the governor's office; attorney Pat Hacker; and moderator Rob Godby, University of Wyoming Department of Economics and Finance. Info: 268-2713.
*To be put on a waiting list for tickets to the 10th annual CC Madrigal Feast, call Deanna Dyer, 268-2606; toll-free (800) 442-2963, ext. 2606. The event is scheduled Dec. 7-11 in the Black Box Theatre, Gertrude Krampert Theatre Complex.
CENTRAL WYO MODEL RAILROAD ASSOCIATION
1356 N. Center St. Info: Harry Buhler, 235-4950; William Gezzi, 234-5318; or Scott Bergey, 473-1121.
*Bob Baden leads "Especially for Seniors" from 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, to introduce or reintroduce senior citizens to model railroading.
*Harry Buhler hosts "The N Scale Railroad that Grows" from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays, to introduce beginning model railroaders to the skills needed to plan and build an operating model railroad. The session emphasizes N scale, but skills are applicable to all scales.
*Friday Night Open House is 7-10 p.m. weekly.
*Ted Ferguson hosts "Running and Watching Trains" from noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, including watching model trains in operation and/or viewing a video on actual railroad operations.
*Tours at times other than normal operating hours are available for groups, including schools or Scout troops. Members will try to accomodate all special requests.
*Additional training sessions are in the works. Call about particular interests.
N.C. AMERICAN RED CROSS
Note new location: 1948 E. First St. Office hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pre-registration is required for all classes; fees charged. Scholarships may be available for those who qualify. Info: 237-8436.
*Oct. 27, Nov. 10 & December TBA, CPR/AED/First Aid Challenge Course.
*Nov. 13 & Dec. 4, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. CPR/AED/First Aid Full Course.
FORT CASPAR MUSEUM & HISTORIC SITE
4001 Fort Caspar Road. Museum hours through April 2005: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Fort buildings are closed for the season. Admission is $1 for adults, 50 cents for students and free to children 5 and under. Membership in the Fort Caspar Museum Association includes free admission for the season and a discount in the gift shop. Info: 235-8462.
NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAILS INTERPRETIVE CENTER
1501 N. Poplar. Through Oct. 30: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. The center will be closed on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Winter hours Nov. 2 through March 2005: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is $6 for adults; $4 for students ages 18 and older; $3 for youth ages 6-17; $1 for children ages 3-5; and free for infants under age 3. Federal recreation fee passports are honored. Info: 261-7700. For group tour information, call 261-7787.
NCHS ANGELS CRAFT FAIR
Natrona County High School Angels' Craft Fair is scheduled this weekend. The group, which was established three years ago, has helped NCHS students with the costs of senior pictures, cap and gown, utility bills, rent, glasses, haircuts, clothing, and other necessities. All gifts remain anonymous. Info: Melissa Henry, 472-3122.
CASPER HUMANE SOCIETY FALL SUPER GARAGE SALE & SILENT AUCTION
Today, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., old Buttrey building in Mountain Plaza Shopping Center, CY Avenue and Wyoming Boulevard. Early bird preview from 5-8 p.m. today is $5 per person. Free admission. From 2-4 p.m. Oct. 24, fill a box for $5 minimum. Info: 265-5439.
CONSIGNMENT & THRIFT SHOPS
*Joshua's Storehouse, 1700 W. First St. (behind NAPA Auto Parts), a volunteer, nonprofit distribution center, seeks volunteers as well as donations of canned goods, cereal, and other non-perishable food items for food boxes. Clothing, shoes, household goods, bedding and other items, and Bibles are given free to those in need. Financial donations are appreciated. Info: 265-0242.
*The Salvation Army Thrift Store is located at 1230 E. Yellowstone. Donations are accepted at this location; do not leave anything on the dock before or after hours of operation.
*Rescued Treasures, 330 N. Durbin St., an outreach ministry of the Central Wyoming Rescue Mission, is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Proceeds are used to help the poor and homeless. Info: 577-7793.
*The Methodist Thrift Shop, 221 W. First St., is open 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Saturday. All proceeds returned to area needy. Donations gratefully accepted. Info: 234-6611.
*Poverty Resistance Thrift Shop, 450 S. Wolcott, is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. The non-profit organization provides clothing, food and other items to low-income families. Info: 232-8725.
*St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 301 E. H St., is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Items include adult & children's clothing and small household goods. All proceeds benefit Interfaith, Seton House, Holy Cross Food Bank and St. Anthony's Northside Center. Info: 237-2607.
*Bargain Basement, 1511 S. Melrose, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Proceeds benefit Interfaith and Habitat for Humanity. Info: 265-4466.
GLENROCK PALEONTOLOGICAL MUSEUM
506 W. Birch, Glenrock. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday. Admission is free. Info: 436-2667.
WYOMING SCIENCE ADVENTURE CENTER
Third floor of the Nicolaysen Art Museum, 400 E. Collins. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission: $2 for adults and $1 for ages 12 and under. Members are admitted free. Info: 261-6130.
*After School Science Clubs will be offered for ages 3-6 and 7-11. Clubs will meet weekly through Dec. 8 from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays or Wednesdays. A new Teen Club for ages 12-15 will be offered from 3-5 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 9. Fee charged; members' discount is available. Pre-registration is requested and space is limited.
*Today, a new exhibit, "Weather or Not?" will be unveiled. Visitors will build their own barometers and view air flow patterns in the Wall of Wind and learn about meteorology and report the weather on the center's new mini television station. The show runs through January 2005.
NICOLAYSEN ART MUSEUM & DISCOVERY CENTER
400 E. Collins Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Discovery Center admission is free. Info: 235-5247.
*Through Nov. 28, Andy Warhol's "Dream America" is exhibited. Admission is $5 for nonmember adults and $3 for children, with $1 discount with a Campbell's Soup can. Members are admitted free.
NATRONA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
307 E. Second St. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday & Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Bob Goff Memorial/Mills Branch Library hours: 1-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 1-5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Mark J. Davis/Edgerton Branch Library hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday; 1-7 p.m. Wednesday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday. Info: 237-4935.
*Through October, "Cent$ible Nutrition @ Your Library" offers tips for sensible shopping, eating and exercising, in both English and Spanish. The display is presented by Cent$ible Nutrition, a University of Wyoming cooperative extension. Free classes are available, with free cookbooks to those with lower incomes. Info: Ruth Petersen, 235-9400, ext. 16.
*Oct. 26, 7 p.m. "Everybody Reads Mark Spragg" Movie.
*Note change of date: Oct. 26, 7 p.m., Metro Coffee Co. Teen Book Club.
*Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Crawford Room. "Everybody Reads Mark Spragg" Program: "If Barns Could Talk: Creating Eden in Wyoming's High Desert" with Mike and Marcia Hensley.
*Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m., Crawford Room. Spooky Storytime for children.
*Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m., Metro Coffee Co. Saturday Afternoon Book Club.
GLENROCK BRANCH LIBRARY
518 S. Fourth St., Glenrock. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday & Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. Info: (307) 436-2573.
FALL QUILT SHOW & LUNCHEON
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 1868 S. Poplar. Soup, sandwiches and cake will be served; homemade baked goods, craft items and soup mixes will be for sale. Tickets are available in advance or at the door: $7 for the quilt show and luncheon; and $1 or six for $5 for a drawing for two wall hangings. Proceeds benefit women's and children's programs in the Casper area. Info: 472-4678 or 237-8632.
CASPER ARTIST'S GUILD
Hours: Noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, West Wind Gallery, 1040 W. 15th St. Admission is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required for all workshops. Info: 265-2655 or 473-1736.
*Entry deadline is today for the Farm and Turkey Show, which runs through Nov. 24. Fee is $3 per entry. A reception is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 14.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CENTRAL WYO
The organization encompasses the Glenrock, Douglas, Shoshoni and Casper areas. Memberships are $10 per year. Membership fees are waived for military families.
*Greater Casper Branch, 1701 E. K St., Casper. Hours: 3-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Activities are held nightly, including a teen room, technology lab, art room, education center, game room, and gym. Free dinner is served at 6 p.m. and the menu varies. Art classes are held from 3:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Sign up weekly. Keystone Club is for ages 14-18 and focuses on service to club and community; character and leadership development; education and career exploration; unity; and free enterprise and social recreation. Teen Night, for grades 7-12, is held 8-11 p.m. Fridays; free food is served. Registration ends today for indoor soccer league, open to students in grades K-6. All participants must be members of BGCCW. Cost is $25. All games and practices are in the new building. League play begins Nov. 1-Dec. 9. Info: 235-5694.
*North Casper Club, 239 E. H St., Info: 235-9125.
*Glenrock Branch, 412 S. Fourth St. Info: 436-7588.
WAGON WHEEL ROLLER-SKATING RINK
305 Van Horn Ave., Mills. October is National Roller-Skating Month; various activities are planned. All sessions feature games, prizes, music, a light show, inflates, and a skate park. Info: 265-1214.
*Today and Oct. 24. "Skate on Your Can" for Joshua's Food Bank: Bring a regular-size or larger can of food and receive $1 off admission.
CENTRAL WYO HOSPICE BENEFIT
6-9 p.m., Parkway Plaza. "Wine and Watercolors," for ages 21 and older, features wine-tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auctions, door prizes, gift-basket raffles, and a chance to win a trip to the Napa Valley. Tickets are $25 per person; or $35 at the door if available. Info: 577-4832.
CASPER CHILDREN'S THEATRE
The theater is located in Commissary Mall, 138 S. Kimball. Info: 473-8470.
*Casper Recreation Division and CCT presents its 2004 Fall Season of Theatre by Youth, "Fall with Dahl: A Celebration of the Works of Roald Dahl." The first offering, at 7 p.m. today and 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 24, is "The Witches,"which will be performed by the Acting in the Afternoon class (ages 12 and older). The play is suitable for all ages. Tickets are $3 for children ages 21 and under and $5 for adults and are available in advance at T-Rose Stamps Etc. in Beverly Plaza Shopping Center; or at the door one hour before each performance.
904 N. Poplar St. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Admission is $2.50 per person per program, unless otherwise noted. Most programs are not suitable for children under age 6. Group rates are available: $25 for 25 or fewer and $1 per person for 26 or more; reservations are required. Info: 577-0310.
*Today, Nov. 13 & 20, 7 p.m. NASA's "RingWorld" features the Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and its stunning rings and moons.
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*Oct. 27 will be a total eclipse of the full moon, visible from Casper. The moon will rise shortly before 7 p.m., start to enter the earth's shadow at 7:14 p.m., and exit the earth's shadow at 10:54 p.m. Weather-permitting, Central Wyoming Astronomical Society will set up telescopes on the front lawn for a free public viewing of the eclipse from 7-10 p.m. Info: President Tony Boehm, 265-0205 (evenings).
CASPER HUMANE SOCIETY FUND-RAISER
*"It's a Dog Day Halloween" from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23 at 849 East E. St. Admission is $5 per person; pets are admitted free. Casper Rockies Baseball Club's mascot, Hobart, will make a special appearance. Special events and attractions include doggie cake, a cake raffle, musical chairs and other games; a costume contest for all ages and their pets; and prizes. Subs and punch will be served. Info: 577-1142 (leave a message).
VERN & RITA DAVIS
7-10 p.m., Central Wyoming Senior Center, 1831 E. Fourth St. Admission to the dance is $3 and includes tax. No smoking or alcohol.
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SELF HELP CENTER HOTLINE
The Self Help Center has a 24-hour confidential hotline, 262-9675, available to help educate potentially
abusive men and provide available resources. The Self Help office number is 235-2814.
STUCKENHOFF SPORT SHOOTERS' COMPLEX
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-dusk. Day fee is $4. Info: 265-2535.
9 a.m.-9 p.m., 136 W. Eighth St. Club is open to family and friends who are having trouble with alcohol and/or
drugs. Info: 237-8035.
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are open. Info: 266-9578.
*9:30 a.m., 136 W. Eighth St. Women's Group Big Book Study.
*10 a.m., 328 E. A St. Eastsiders.
*Noon, 136 W. Eighth St. Expect A Miracle.
*7 p.m., 136 W. Eighth St. See Why Serenity speaker meeting.
*8 p.m., 328-1/2 E. A St. One Day At A Time; 917 N. Beech.; 328 E. A St., Faith, Hope & Love.
EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP
10 a.m., 12-24 Club, 136 W. Eighth St. The EA support group is for families who have family members with emotional problems or issues. Open topics, discussions, open meetings and 12-Step program. Info: Randi, 266-9770.
*10 a.m., Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 4600 S. Poplar. New Starts. Non-smoking.
*11 a.m., 917 N. Beech. Serenity Group.
N.C. YOUTH DARTING ASSOCIATION
Noon, Dave's Darts, 601 E. Second. Blind draws will be held. Any youth interested in joining a team should
call 237-2807 or 234-5630.
Noon, 12-24 Club, 136 W. Eighth St. EA is a fellowship of those who want to solve their emotional problems
and discover a way to live at peace with unsolved problems, by using a 12-step program. Info: Suzanne or Elly, 266-3530.
Info: 266-7154. Wyoming hotline: (866) 315-1861; Web site: (http://womingna.org).
*Noon, open, 6 p.m., closed, 12-24 Club, 136 W. Eighth St. Non-smoking topic and discussion meetings.
*8 p.m., 904 N. Durbin. Open, smoking topic and discussion meeting.
*9 p.m., Thad's House, 309 N. McKinley. Open, non-smoking topic and discussion meeting.
N.C. ROCKHOUNDS WORKSHOP
1-4 p.m., 5211 Rambler, Mountain View Addition, Mills. Members and visitors welcome. Info: 237-8043.
'HANDS TO THE SANDS' SERVICEMEN'S AND SERVICEWOMEN'S FAMILY & FRIENDS
6-7 p.m., Highland Park Community Church (east entrance), 411 S. Walsh Drive. Info: Chris Kinner, 234-4746.
The support group will now meet at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at Paradise Valley Christian Church, 188 Valley Drive. Info: Roy, 235-9937 or 267-5374.
CASPER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMITTEES
500 N. Center St. Winter hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The office is closed on holidays. Reservations are required for all meetings/events by calling 234-5311.
*Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m., Cheese Barrel. Cultural Affairs.
*Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m., Petroleum Club. Beautification.
*Oct. 27, 7-9 p.m., City Council Chambers, City Hall, 200 N. David St. Government Affairs Forum. Reservations are required.
*Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m., Petroleum Club. Government Affairs. Speakers will be legislative candidates.
"Monday Noon Brown-Baggers" meets at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 701 S. Wolcott.
CASPER ROTARY CLUB
Unless otherwise noted, meetings are from noon-1:30 p.m. Mondays in the Parkway Plaza back ballroom.
*Oct. 25, Petroleum Club. "The County Courthouse Project" by Natrona County Commissioner Kathleen Dixon.
*Nov. 1, Casper Rotary's Mexico International Support Program.
CITIZEN'S TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m., downstairs meetingroom, City Hall, 200 N. David St..
Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Wyoming Medical Center services support building, 1200 E. Third St., Auditoriums A & B. Speaker: John Arross, WMC director of pharmacy. Info: 235-1470 or 237-2349.
CIVIL AIR PATROL CADETS
Meetings are 7-9 p.m. Mondays at Star Lane Center, west of Poplar on First Street. Boys and girls ages 12-18 participate in search and rescue activities, aerospace education, leadership training, and preparation for U.S. Air Force service as part of the mission of the Civil Air Patrol, the Air Force volunteer auxiliary. Those ages 18-21 may continue as cadets or may become senior CAP members. Web site: (www.manicaltitude.net/cap).
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
Oct. 26, noon, Armor's Silver Fox Lounge and Restaurant, CY and Energy Lane. Social meeting.
CASPER CHESS CLUB
Tuesdays, 6:30-10 p.m., St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 400 Country Club Road. Info: Dan Tanner, 234-3797.
CASPER GASTRIC BY-PASS SUPPORT GROUP CANCELLED
The monthly meeting scheduled at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Nov. 9. Info: Tom and Ardy Fritts, 234-3858.
CASPER CIVIC CHORALE & ORCHESTRA
Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 332 E. Second St. The 80-voice chorale and orchestra present "A Choral Collage," featuring a premier work by Colorado composer Franz Roehmann, "In Times Like These"; and a collection of unrelated pieces, ranging in style from early Renaissance selections to contemporary spirituals. Admission is free; contributions at the door will be enthusiastically accepted.
Oct. 28-31, 3-7 p.m., 450 S. Wolcott. Poverty Resistance hosts a Haunted House from 3-7 p.m. today through Sunday at 450 S. Wolcott. Admission is $1 or one non-perishable food item per person. Children are invited to come in costume. Face-painting and photographs with the monsters that inhabit the thrift shop will be available at a nominal cost. Proceeds benefit the Poverty Resistance food pantry.
BARIATRIC SURGERY INFORMATIONAL SESSION
Oct. 29, Georgia A. Rigg, LCSW, TEP, of the Bariatric Counseling of North Colorado Medical Center will present information about bariatric surgery at the Community Health Center of Central Wyoming, 1522 E. A St. Admission is free. Professionals will be addressed from 4-5 p.m.; and the general public from 6-8 p.m. All those who have had or are thinking of having the surgery are encouraged to attend.
MDA'S 'EASTRIDGE MALL WALK FOR ALL'
Oct. 30, Eastridge Mall. Registration for participating teams will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the walk at 9 a.m. throughout the mall. Mall merchant discounts and products, walk memorabilia and gift cards will be offered. All funds benefit families in Wyoming living with neuromuscular diseases. A Halloween Carnival will take place afterward in center court. Walkers are encouraged to wear costumes. Team captain packets are available at the mall office and K2TV. Info: Melissa Ortberg, 472-0755.
ARTCORE PRESENTS THE PLATTE RIVER DIXIELAND BAND
Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 318 E. Sixth St. Trombonist Roger Fenner, clarinetist Bob White, tuba players Melinda Sausedo and Rich Roberts, trumpeter George Armijo, drummer Ryan Collins, banjo player Mike Dudak and pianist Diane von Gunten perform Dixieland jazz. Tickets are $12 for adults, $11 for senior citizens ages 60 and older, $6 for students and schoolteachers, and $4 for ages 12 and under. They are available at the door, the Flower Gallery, Mojo's Espresso, Hill Music, Shade Tree, and Sonic Rainbow in Casper; and Mullinnix & Co. in Douglas. Multiple admission passes may be used by any number for any shows: buy a 10-admission pass and receive a $15 discount; buy a five-admission pass and receive a $5 discount. Info: 265-1564.
FAMILY FUN NIGHT
Oct. 31, 4-8 p.m., Central Wyoming Fairgrounds Industrial Building. Games, food and rides will be offered at the free, community-wide celebration for children of all ages. Costumes are optional. Sponsors are several area churches. Info: 234-2412 or 472-4673.
FORT CASPER CHAPTER, DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Nov. 1, 1 p.m., Central Wyoming Senior Center, 1831 E. Fourth St. Program: "Children of the Presidents, part 2" by Verna Summerford. Info: 265-8482.
CHAPTER AC, PEO SISTERHOOD
Info: Jacquie Tempest, 234-0855.
*Note change of location: Nov. 2, 6:45 p.m., home of Kelly Taubert, 4340 S. Oak St.
CHAPTER Y, PEO SISTERHOOD
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are at 12:45 p.m.
*Note change of location: Nov. 3, home of Janis Deuel, 1824 Lynwood Place.
CASPER EVENTS CENTER
For ticket information, call 577-3030 or toll-free (800) 442-2256.
*Tickets are on sale for Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year Toby Keith's "Big Throwdown Tour," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Opening act is country music star Terri Clark. Tickets are $49.75 plus fees and applicable service charges.
*Tickets are on sale for Tech N9ne - "The Hostile Takeover Tour" - at 8 p.m. Nov. 5. Advanced tickets are $12.50 for reserved seats in the stands and $15 for general admission on the floor. All seats are $15 day of show.