Food Pantry Donations
The True Vine Community Church assists many families that are homeless, low income and elderly. They are currently low on funds and the food pantry is bare. They are asking the community to assist in restocking the food pantry with non-perishable items. For more information, please contact the True Vine Community Church at (307)632-6496.
Adult Children of Alcoholics and people from dysfunctional families meet to share hope and healing, through a twelve step program, on Tuesday evenings, at 7:00pm, at 122 West Lincolnway. For more information, please visit www.adultchildren.org.
The Cheyenne Therapeutic Equestrian Center is in need of volunteers. You do not need any horse experience. All positions available from horse handling to working with special needs. For more information, please call (307)432-2585 or visit their Facebook page or website.
The Cheyenne Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting Friday, September 21, at 7:00pm, at Primrose Retirement Community, 1530 Dorothy Lane, in the pub on the second floor. The program for the evening will be on the Spizter Space Telescope. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information about the club, visit their website at http://www.killerrabbit.co.
Frontier United Methodist Church, 1888 East Four Mile Road, is looking for vendors to participate in a craft sale being held on Saturday, December 1, from 8:00am-2:00pm. Please call Linda at (307)221-3114 if you would like to be included in the sale.
Arc of Laramie County Oktoberfest
The Arc of Laramie County is hosting its annual Oktoberfest event at the Archer Complex at the Laramie County Fairgrounds, 3967 Archer Parkway, on Saturday, September 22, from noon-7:00pm. The German Festivities will include live music by Jim Ehrlich and the Polka Mates and Wyoming’s own Southern Fryed. There will be food, vendors, a brew-off between Danielmark’s and Freedom’s Edge, stein holding contests, a cornhole tournament and more. If you would like more information, please E-mail email@example.com or call (307)632-1209.
The 16th Annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival will be held Saturday, September 22, at the Atlas Theatre, 211 West Lincolnway, from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Enjoy 10 short films, plus door prizes and a raffle drawing. Tickets are $10 or $5 with a student ID. This event is sponsored by Powder River Basin Resource Council, Wyoming Outdoor Council and the University of Wyoming Environment and Natural Resources Club. For more information, please contact Powder River at (307)672-5809.
Car Seat Checkup Event
Learn how to install your child’s car seat or booster seat. Find out if it’s time for a change. Safe Kids Laramie County is hosting a car seat inspection event where nationally certified technicians can help you properly install your car seat on Saturday, September 22, 9:00am-12:00pm, in the Kohl’s Department Store parking lot, 5232 Rue Terre. Sponsored by Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Graco and AAA.
MDA Chili Cook-Off
The Cheyenne Firefighters are hosting a chili cook off to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday, October 13, in the Depot Plaza, 121 West 15th Street, from 11:00am until the chili runs out. Entry fee is $25 per team and you must register before September 28. For more information and to register please visit www2.mda.org/CheyenneChili2018.
There is always something happening in Cheyenne! Fine and performing arts, culture and science. For details and calendar of events, please visit them online at ArtsCheyenne.com.
Cheyenne Lady Newcomers Crafts
Cheyenne Lady Newcomers and Friends will meet for crafts on Wednesday, September 26, at 1:00pm, at Grace Methodist Church, 2950 Spruce Drive. The project is origami earrings. For more information, please call Janice at (307)638-0970.
People Impacted by Incarceration
Bethel Outreach will be meeting every Tuesday evening at 6:30pm in the Sage Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. If you have been recently released from prison, need help finding a job, getting to work, continuing your education, finding a place to live or if you have someone you love who has been recently incarcerated and don’t know what to do, this group is for you! For more information, please call (307)701-0944 or (307)509-9982.
Recycled Treasures Sale
The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church will hold their annual “Recycled Treasures Sale” on Saturday, September 29, from 8:00am-2:00pm, at Allison Hall, 18th Street and Warren Avenue. The sales from this huge, church-wide sale will benefit missions both locally and globally. For more information, please call (307)632-1410.
Watch for Traffic 5K Run/Walk
Cheyenne Hills Church, 7505 US Hwy 30, is hosting the Watch for Traffic 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 29, to bring awareness to Human Trafficking in Wyoming. For more information, please contact Julie Fogg at (307)778-6431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open House Picnic
St. Joseph’s Food Pantry, 206 Van Lennen Avenue, is hosting an open house picnic on Saturday, September 29, from 11:00am-2:00pm. They will barbeque and hold tours of the pantry. This event is free and open to the public.
The Grace Church Craft Fair is looking for vendors to participate on Saturday, November 17, 9:00am-3:00pm. Call Pam at (307)637-5193 for more information.
First Congregational Church will hold their Fall Festival on Saturday, September 29, from 3:00pm-7:00pm. Enjoy family friendly food and fun, hay rides, pumpkin and scarecrow decorating, apple bobbing, face painting, pie eating contests and so much more! This event is free and open to the public.
Healing Rooms of Cheyenne
The Healing Rooms of Cheyenne are open to anyone in need of prayer for healing and/or an encouraging word. They are open every Saturday, from 10:00am-noon, at the First Baptist Church, 1800 East Pershing Boulevard. For information, call (307)630-5710. Everyone is welcome.
Pine Bluffs Kite Festival
The 2nd Annual Pine Bluffs “End of the Trail” Kite Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, from 11:00am-4:00pm, in the Bluffs Recreation Area, 1200 South Beech in Pine Bluffs, WY. There will be Semi-Pro Kite Fliers from the American Kitefliers Association and the Rocky Mountain Kite Association, as well as, Stunt Kites, Sport Kites and Single Line Kite Flying. At 12:30pm there will be an All Fly for everyone, 1:30pm a kite flying contest for all amateur adults and kids with prizes awarded. There will also be vendors, concessions and a free raffle with prizes drawn every half hour. Seating is limited, bring your own outdoor chair! For more information, please contact Sonja Fornstrom at (307)245-3301 or E-mail at email@example.com.
Pull Tab Donations Benefit Shrine Club
The Cheyenne Shrine Club, in the Memory of Tom Tammen, is asking for donations of pull tabs from aluminum cans. After being recycled, the funds generated will go to the Cheyenne Shrine Club Travel Fund which is used solely to send Shrine Kids and parents to either Salt Lake City or to one of 21 other Shrine Hospitals that perform orthopedic, burn or cleft palate care. For information, contact Diane Tammen at (307)638-3341, or drop off your tabs at Underwood Flowers, 2121 Central Avenue.
Vendors and Sponsors Wanted
The Small Business Hub, a non-profit Cheyenne Business Organization, is seeking sponsors and vendors for the Chey-Fy Comic Expo at the Plains Hotel, 1600 Central Avenue. They want your one of a kind crafts, arts, etc! Visit firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited!
Aspiring Writers’ Meeting
An aspiring writers’ meeting to share and critique work will be held on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, 1:30pm, Laramie County Library, Windflower Room, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. Contact Roy at (307)274-7797 for more information.
Eagles Auxiliary #128 members meet at the Eagles Lodge, 1600 Thomes Avenue, 2nd and 4th Mondays, officers at 6:00pm, regular meeting 7:00pm.
Cheyenne Bonsai Society
Curious about Bonsai? Or just want to see some newer and older Bonsai? There will be a combined show of the Cheyenne and Laramie Peak Bonsai Societies on Saturday, September 29, from 11:00am-4:00pm, at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 South Lions Park Drive. They will showcase several varieties of bonsai trees. For more information, please contact Lorraine Salazar at (303)598-4296.
District Al-Anon Meeting Schedule
Al-Anon and Ala-Teen meetings are now being held. For times and locations visit www.wyomingal-anon.org. If you have questions please contact Margaret, (307) 632-9749, Shirley, (307)631-4877, Nancy, (307)638-0078 or Bill, (307)630-2350. Ala-Teens and newcomers are welcome to all the meetings.
Volunteers are needed to help run the model railroad layout at the Cheyenne Depot Museum. Please contact Lindsey at (307)632-3905 or E-mail email@example.com.
Haunted House Volunteers Needed
The Knights of Pythias Lodge, 312½ West 17th Street, is in need of volunteers, age 16 and older, to work any or all of the shows for their haunted house, which runs 7:00pm-11:00pm every weekend in October through Halloween. Volunteer forms can be picked up and turned in at Collectors Hub, 312 West 17th Street. Orientation will be held on Saturday, September 29, at 1:00pm. For more information, please call (307)630-0083.
Flu Shot Clinic
Cheyenne Laramie County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for ages six months and older. They currently offer egg free, preservative free, Fluzone and High Dose. FluMist will be available soon. Appointments and walk-ins welcome. Flu Clinic will be held, Thursday, October 4, from 7:00am-5:30pm, at 100 Central Avenue. For further questions, please call (307)633-4097.
Third Annual Bed Race
Big Brothers Big Sisters is hosting their third annual bed race in downtown Cheyenne on Saturday, October 13. They invite businesses to support their efforts to change lives for the better by participating as a sponsor for this year’s bed race event. This fun community event is back by popular demand. All funds raised through The Great Cheyenne Bed Race will go towards providing children in Cheyenne with strong and enduring one-to-one relationships through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you would like a sponsor packet or race information, please E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (307) 514-3383.
Historic Homes Trolley Tour
The Wyoming State Museum Volunteers will sponsor two Trolley tours of historic structures in the Rainsford District of Cheyenne, Saturday, October 6, at 9:00am and 11:00am, starting from the trolley station in Depot Square, across from the Albany on Capitol Avenue. The tours will be narrated by Brian Beadles, Historian with the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office. Space is limited, reservations are required to guarantee a seat and can be obtained by calling (307)634-5603 or (307)287-0352. Reserved seats are $20 payable at boarding, if room is available for either tour the cost for walk-ups will be $25.
Toys for Tots Kickoff Dinner
The Marine Corps Reserve Cheyenne Toys for Tots kickoff to benefit local Toys for Tots will be held Friday, October 5, at VFW Post 1881, 2816 East 7th Street, by Kia Motors of Cheyenne, at 6:00pm. This will be a fun-filled evening with chili dinner, live auction and raffles. Monetary donations and new unwrapped toys will be accepted. The event is sponsored by the Wyoming Fleet Reserve Association Branch and Unit 59. For additional information, please contact Wendi Henderson, Toys for Tots Coordinator, by phone at (678)215-7584 or E-mail Cheyennetoy4tots@aol.com.