Community Calendar

National Veteran’s Creative Art Festival
The National Veteran’s Creative Art Festival is being held Saturday, March 2, 1:00pm-6:00pm, at the American Legion Post 6. The festival is a celebration of art, creative writing, dance, drama and music. For any questions, call Zach at (307)778-7550 ext. 7419 or visit https://www.cheyenne.va.gov/news/index.asp.

36th Annual Glass Art Show Celebration
The 36th Annual Glass Art Show Celebration is on display at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Art Gallery throughout the month of March. Everyone is invited to visit the Gardens and enjoy the beautiful exhibit. Many pieces are available for purchase. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, 12:00pm-5:00pm.

Seeking Vendors
Do you sell food, merchandise, a service or just want to get the word out about a community organization or club? Become a vendor at the Laramie County Fair. The Fair hosts approximately 20,000 people over a 10 day period. Please complete a contract and submit with payment and required documentation to the Fair Office by the dates listed in the contract to be a vendor. For information, visit www.laramiecountyfair.com, contracts may be E-mailed to fairoffice@laramiecountyfair.com, or faxed to (307)634-4511.

Cheyenne Winter Farmers’ Market
The Cheyenne Winter Farmers’ Market will be held Saturday, March 2, from 10:00am-2:00pm, located inside the warm and cozy Cheyenne Depot, 121 West 15th Street. The market will feature local winter vegetables, local roasted coffee, preserves, pickles, relishes, fresh herbs, meat and eggs, honey and jellies, kimchi and Korean foods, bunwiches and lunch, natural body care, local handmade crafts, fiber crafts and live music. The market is a growers’ and producers’ market that promotes Wyoming and regional farm products. For more information, please contact Brandee Dahill at (307)640-2665.

DKG Used Book Sale
The 36th annual Delta Kappa Gamma Used Book Sale will be held in the former Pioneer Printing Building. The entrance is at 514 East 19th Street. Times are March 2-3, Saturday, from 8:00am-6:00pm and Sunday, 9:00am-3:00pm. Books that do not sell will be donated to organizations that send a representative on Sunday at 3:00pm to make selections. Call (307)634-6066 to sign up. For more information, contact (307)637-5347 or (307)369-2940.

Caregivers Support Group
The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce an additional support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The Caregiver Support Group will meet on the first and third Mondays of each month, at 6:30pm, at Primrose Retirement Center, 1530 Dorothy Lane. All those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia are invited to participate. For information, call (805)245-4352.

Tacos for Fat Tuesday
The women of St. Joseph’s CCW are preparing taco plates for pickup or delivery on Fat Tuesday, March 5. To help you celebrate Fat Tuesday at your office or gathering order by 8:00pm on Monday, March 4, at FatTuesdayTacos@outlook.com. The price per plate is $7.50 which includes two tacos, beans and rice. A single taco is $2.50. Pickup orders can be submitted by text or call (307)634-1338 or the above E-mail address. You can also enjoy the delicious tacos in the Parish Hall, 608 Evans, from 11:30am-6:30pm. Call Nancy Hall at (307)634-1338 for information.

7th Annual “Spirits of Mardi Gras”
Holy Trinity is hosting the “Spirits of Mardi Gras” tasting event on Saturday, March 2, at Little America, 2800 West Lincolnway. The event begins at 6:00pm with a special one hour tasting for VIP Admission guests, with general admission at beginning at 7:00pm. There will be a silent and live auction as well as live music by Whiskey’s Alibi and dancing. This event is open to the public and advanced purchase of tickets is recommended as the event has sold out in past years. Tickets are $60 for general admission or $75 for VIP. Non-drinking tickets are available for $30. For information or to purchase tickets visit www.holytrinitycheyenne.org or contact Holy Trinity at (307)632-5872. Funds raised will benefit two youth ministry programs at Holy Trinity.

Western Spirit Art Show & Sale
The 38th Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale at the CFD™ Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Avenue, opens on Saturday, March 2 and the exhibit runs through Sunday, April 14. The opening reception is the evening of Saturday, March 2, and will feature a Quick Draw art event, live entertainment, complimentary full bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The evening starts with a museum members only preview and buy-it-now at 5:00pm, followed by the public opening at 6:00pm. Tickets cost $45 for museum members, $55 for non-members and $65 at the door. 35% of each piece of artwork sold and the opening night reception ticket directly benefit the Museum. To purchase tickets, call (307)778-7290 or visit https://westernspiritartshow.org/.

The Snow Queen Theatre Production
The Missoula Children’s Theatre touring production will be presenting the Snow Queen on Saturday, March 2, at St. Mary’s Catholic School, 2200 O’Neil Avenue. For more information, call Katherine Fender at (307)275-4975.

Seeking Vendors and Entertainment
Cinco De Mayo Hispanos Unidos Committee is seeking vendors, entertainment, food and merchandise as well as car show participants for this year’s Cinco De Mayo celebration to be held Saturday, May 4, at the Outlaw Saloon, 312 South Greeley Hwy. Interested vendors please call Catrina, (307)286-5155. Car show information, please call Austin, (307)220-1828 and entertainment participants please call Danelle at (307)256-8823.

Shrove Tuesday Dinner
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1908 Central Avenue, will host a Shrove Tuesday Dinner, featuring pancakes and sausage, 5:30pm-7:00pm, on Tuesday, March 5, in the parish hall. Ash Wednesday services will be held on Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00am, 12:05pm and 7:00pm with music.

X-JWC Monthly Meeting
The X-JWC is looking for fun people who want to support their community while making friends and volunteering. The X-Junior Women’s Club (X-JWC), a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, meets monthly on the first Tuesday of every month at the Red Lion Hotel, 204 West Fox Farm Road, 11:30am-2:00pm. X-JWC is dedicated to community improvement through volunteer service. If you are interested in finding out more and/or attending a monthly meeting, please contact Kathleen at (307)421-4496 or Bev at (307)634-4483.

Free Pancake Supper
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 2602 Deming Boulevard, corner of Henderson and East Pershing, will be serving a free pancake supper on Tuesday, March 5, from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Everyone is welcome.

Cheyenne Camera Club
The Cheyenne Camera Club holds meetings on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, at Primrose Retirement Community, 1530 Dorothy Lane, at 6:00pm. The club offers lessons, open discussions and sponsors contests to help photographers enhance their skills. Meetings are open to the public. For more information visit http://cheyennecameraclub.org/ or call Judy at (307)634-0357.

Caregivers Support Group
The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce an additional support group for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The Caregiver Support Group will meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, at 3:00pm, in the meeting room at Synergy HomeCare, 1720 Logan Avenue. All those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia are invited to participate. For more information about Alzheimer’s Support Groups, please call (307)316-2892.

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 information, please call (307)701-0944 or (307)509-9982.

Race Relations in America
Cheyenne will talk about racism for two days in March. The discussions Gather 4 Dialogue 1 will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 6:30pm-9:00pm in the Willow Room on the first floor of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue and Gather 4 Dialogue 2 on Sunday, March 31, from 2:30pm-5:00pm in the Cottonwood Room. These discussions will be opportunities to share thoughts and ask questions about extremely sensitive and even volatile issues like police injustices, recent protests, racial profiling and white privilege. To understand better, they may also look at some ramifications of the historical founding of the United States and legacy of slavery. Older teens and young adults are especially welcomed to attend. Free admission. For further information, E-mail mariafreedomjonson@gmail.com.

Kiwanis Club Grant
The Cheyenne Kiwanis Club Foundation’s grant cycle is now open. Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organizations are invited to apply. The Foundation’s purposes are to support children’s programs in the broadest sense, followed by human services, to assist needy persons, particularly young people, to assist worthy youth in attaining vocational excellence and to aid handicapped persons in regaining useful lives. Additional details and application forms may be found by visiting www.cheyennekiwanis.org. The grant cycle ends Friday, March 15.

Book Fair
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is celebrating the release of local author Amanda Cabot’s new book, A Tender Hope, with a St. Patrick’s Day themed book fair at Barnes & Noble, 1851 Dell Range Boulevard, on Saturday, March 9, from 9:00am-9:00pm. Events will include storytime at 11:00am and special crafts throughout the day. A portion of all sales will benefit the Paul Smith Children’s Village so long as customers tell the cashier they want to support the book fair. Online sales from March 10-March 16 will also benefit the Children’s Village if customers enter ID #12492138 at checkout. For information, contact Tina Worthman at (307)637-6458.

All-City Children’s Chorus Concert
The All-City Children’s Chorus will be presenting its third concert of the 2018-2019 Timeless season. The concert is entitled “Tomorrow.” This concert will be on Saturday, March 9, at 4:00pm, at LCSD#1 Administration Building Auditorium, 2810 House Avenue. It is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ann Fritz, Executive Director, at maryafritz@aol.com or call (307)638-1435 and leave a message.

Autism Support Group
An Autism Support Group will meet on Wednesday, March 20, at 6:30pm-7:30pm, in the Windflower Room on the third floor of the Laramie County Library located at 2200 Pioneer Avenue. This group is for anyone who knows an autistic child who would like to give or receive support. For more information, please call Susan Brown at (307)275-2241.

Zonta’s Night Out
Tickets are still available for the 13th annual Zonta’s Night Out. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 8, at Little America, 2800 West Lincolnway. Doors will open at 4:00pm for shopping and socializing with dinner served at 6:30pm. The annual fundraiser allows Zonta to empower and assist with the education of women locally and internationally. Tickets may be purchased online at the Zonta Club of Cheyenne website. More information may be found at www.cheyennezonta.org, from members of Zonta or by calling (307)509-0473.

Unaccompanied Students Initiative
The Unaccompanied Students Initiative is looking for individuals willing to accompany and oversee students as weekend relief for the house parent(s): up to three weekends per month, from Friday at 4:00pm to Sunday at 4:00pm, and receive $50 per day before taxes. If interested E-mail questions to tlapples@yahoo.com and place in the subject line, Weekend Relief Interest.

Arts Cheyenne
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.

The Ultimate Car Raffle
You could win the grand prize, a 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Premium 2.0 or other great prizes with a 1 in 100 chance to win. For 1st prize: $5,000, 2nd prize: $2,500, 3rd prize: $1,000, 4th prize: $500. Ticket prices are $100 and are available for purchase at St. Vincent dePaul Thrift Store, 2112 Snyder Avenue. Only 500 tickets to be sold, drawing will be held Saturday, March 23, need not be present to win. All proceeds benefit St. Mary’s Catholic School.

Fair Ambassadors
Do you have a love and passion for the Laramie County Fair? Looking to gain or build skills that will benefit you in leadership, public speaking and establish yourself as a young adult in the community? Become a 2019 Laramie County Fair Ambassador. Fair Ambassadors will work to promote the events and activities at the 2019 Fair which will include: Television appearances, radio commercials, social media marketing and face to face interactions. For more information, contact Will Luna at (307)633-4672 or E-mail wluna@laramiecountyfair.com.

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