VFW 1881 Craft and Flea Market Show
VFW 1881, 2816 East 7th Street, is having a craft and flea market show that everyone is welcome to come and see on Saturday, April 24, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Lunch will also be served so come enjoy and support your local Veterans. Please call Suzie at (307)632-4053 if you have any questions.
Equestrian Volunteers Needed
The Cheyenne Therapeutic Equestrian Center is in need of volunteers for the riding season. All positions available and prior horse experience is not necessary. The only requirement is friendly smiles and a great attitude. If you are interested in working with horses, people with special needs and veterans then this is the opportunity for you! Call the office at (307)432-2585.
Donations Needed for Senior Center
The Laramie County Senior Center is in need of donations of wheelchairs in good condition and money for kitchen grade appliances for the Senior Center. Donations can be dropped off anytime at 2121 Thomes Avenue. For more information or questions, call (307)635-2435.
Learn to Play Cornhole
Learn to play Cornhole sponsored by the Noon Lions Club with help from the Cheyenne Cornhole League. This free event will take place on Saturdays, April 24, May 1 and 8, from noon to 2:00pm. They will meet in front of the Scout Lodge in Lions Park, 4427 Lions Club Drive. All ages are welcome. Never played before and want to try it out? Or just a beginner looking for some tips? This is the clinic for you! Call Barbara at (307)274-2741 or check out their website at cheyennenoonlionsclub.org. Walk ins are welcome but please register at their website so they know how many corn rows to bring!
22 Veterans die by suicide everyday, you can help change that. The 5th annual Operation Zero Fundraiser on Saturday, April 24, starts at 12:00pm, at AMVETS Post 10, 3839 East Lincolnway. Proceeds from the event go towards Veterans’ causes and local organizations devoted to Veterans’ suicide prevention, awareness and mental health. Hosted by Viet Nam Vets Legacy Vets MC, Hell on Wheels Chapter, Wyoming. For more information please contact Buddha at (307)286-4939 or any other VNVLV MC Member.
Raise the Roof Fundraiser for the Historic YMCA
A fund raising event to benefit the historic YMCA building in Sunrise, Wyoming, will be held on Saturday, May 15, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Chili and deserts will be served. Your tax deductible donation helps with preservation projects: New roof, electrical, HVAC and plumbing. If you cannot attend, you can still help: (307)575-0333, SHAPPS a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Visit Cheyenne is Looking for Trolley Drivers
With the 2021 summer trolley season almost upon us, Visit Cheyenne and the Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley System are looking for qualified drivers to join their team. Drivers operate the trolleys in a safe manner for a variety of tours including historic tours, ghost and holiday tours, shuttles and private charters, narrate tours and maintain a clean and safe trolley. For job description go to www.cheyenne.org/info/about-the-cvb. Email your resume and qualifications to [email protected]
Cheyenne Women Newcomers and Friends
Cheyenne Women Newcomers and Friends will meet for games and a no host lunch on Monday, April 26, at 11:00am, at the Applebee’s, 1401 Dell Range Boulevard. For more information, call Jean at (307)634-1483. As soon as they can do so safely and more locations are available, they will start more activities. They are still accepting applications for membership, so if interested, they invite everyone to join. They have reduced 2021 membership to $10. Send to PO Box 20494, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82003.
Big Brothers Needs Volunteers
Do you enjoy hunting, fishing and sports? Building things? Would you like a buddy to tag along with you? Big Brothers Big Sisters needs you! The organization is currently experiencing a lack of volunteers. Find a buddy to hang out with, mentor and build a friendship. Big Brothers Big Sisters offers a variety of options for involvement, flexibility to fit your schedule and freedom of choice in your activities. For additional details about volunteering, please call (307)514-3383 or check them out online at wyobbbs.org.
The Seed Library of Laramie County is Open
The Seed Library of Laramie County is open and ready to grow for the 2021 growing season. Community members are invited to check out up to 20 packets of seeds from the Seed Library at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. There are over 150 varieties of flowers, herbs and vegetables to choose from and every seed has been carefully chosen for its ability to thrive in Wyoming’s climate. The seeds are free to Laramie County residents and do not require a library card. To check out seeds, review the catalog and fill out an online order form go to https://lclsonline.org/seed-library-order-form/. The seeds may be picked up at the 3rd floor Ask Here Desk at Laramie County Library or by using the Library’s curb side pick up service. The Seed Library of Laramie County is a joint project between Laramie County Library System and Laramie County Master Gardeners. To learn more, visit https://lclsonline.org/seed-library.
Have you been affected by someone else’s drinking? Al-Anon can help. Call AA/A-Anon hotline at (307)632-7706 or go to www.wyomingal-anon.org for information and meetings.
Virtual Family Bingo at the Library
The Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, will host family bingo night on Wednesday, April 21, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Pick up your bingo cards until Wednesday, April 21, on the second floor of the library or utilize the curbside pickup service. RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/ to receive the Zoom link via email.
Third Annual Corgi Derby
Registrations are now being accepted for the third annual Corgi Derby, hosted by the Pine Bluffs Distilling and the Cheyenne Animal Shelter. Join them on the day of the Kentucky Derby, Saturday, May 1, for their very own races with Corgis, at Pine Bluffs Distilling, 322 North Beech Street in Pine Bluffs! The Corgi winner will receive a very special Corgi Trophy plus bragging rights forever! Reserve your spot now in “Millionaire’s Row” where you’ll enjoy a pre-show meet and greet of all the contenders from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. $1 from every drink purchased is donated to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter so come thirsty! Questions? Email BJ at [email protected]
DADS Program Accepting Applications
Applications are currently being accepted for the DADS program, where you can earn a Class A CDL, a certification in heavy equipment operation and life skills needed to better provide for your family. You can pick up an application at the Cheyenne Workforce Center, 5221 Yellowstone Road or call (307)777-3639 or (307)777-3454.
Registration for Youth Lacrosse and Pickleball
The City of Cheyenne’s Recreational Division is now accepting registration for its 2021 Youth Lacrosse Fundamentals Program as well as its 2021 Summer Pickleball classes. The Youth Lacrosse Program will begin on May 25 with registration closing April 29. Registration cost is $30 per child. This is meant to be an introduction program to the sport of Lacrosse, so there will not be any games, instead there will be practice twice a week for six weeks to get children familiar with the sport. Pickleball registration will close April 29 as well, with classes beginning June 1 with a limit of 12 participants. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 9:30am to 11:30am, at Martin Luther King Jr Park, Ames Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr Court. The cost is $50 per person and is open to all ages. Registration packets for both programs are available at Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive, from 7:30am to 4:30pm or online at www.Cheyennerec.org. If you have questions, contact Michael Edwards at (307)773-1039 or [email protected]
Superday Scheduled for Saturday, June 26
The City of Cheyenne and the Superday Presenting Sponsor, HollyFrontier Renewables, are excited to announce that 2021 Superday will be held Saturday, June 26, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, at the south end of Lions Park, 4603 Lions Park Drive. This event will be spread out around the park to continue being mindful of social distancing. Registration and applications for food vendors, community vendors, 5K Tour de Prairie, Chalk Art Festival and the Volleyball Tournament can be found at www.CheyenneRec.org/Superday.
If you have missed getting your child vaccinated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, don’t worry, the Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department can get you caught up on all of your vaccinations. Vaccines are one of the best ways parents can now protect their children from disease, and now more than ever, we need to make sure the community is safe from preventable diseases. Come visit the local public health nurse, walk-ins welcome, at Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department, 100 Central Avenue or call at (307)633-4000.
Citizen Science Month
Did you know that April is Citizen Science Month? What is citizen science? Citizen science is an invitation to everyone to participate in real science. Find many citizen science projects online, but the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, would like to celebrate citizen science the week of April 26-30, by providing take-home STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) projects. They will have projects available for children in grades Pre-K through six.
WANTED: A Few Good Men And Women
To all Marines (FMF Corpsmen and FMF Chaplains) with an honorable discharge, the Marine Corps League needs you. Help your community, have fun with other Marines, and enjoy all the benefits of being in the Marine Corps League. Benefits for joining include: Shooting at the range, Honor Guard, travel planner with 600,000 lodging options, MCL Auxiliary, US Marine Youth Foundation, Toys for Tots, Marine Corps Ball, Marine Corps Birthday Celebration, LCCC Scholarship Fund, additional benefits available. Call (307)631-4519 for additional information.
Meets each Thursday, from 6:00pm-7:00pm, at 507 West 28th Street. This is a nonprofit weight loss support group that discusses how to take off pounds sensibly. For more information or questions, please contact Marion Yoder at (307)514-3455.