Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet
The Southeast Wyoming Chapter #100 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will host a banquet this Friday, August 27, at the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway. Doors open at 5:00pm. Please contact Linda Camp at (307)638-4681 for more information or for tickets.
Free Community Hot Dog Feed
The CrossPoint Fellowship Church, 3501 Forest Drive, is reaching out to the community to simply say hello and to enjoy the outside this Saturday, August 28, from noon to 3:00pm. No catch, just bring an appetite. There will be games for the kids and fur kids are welcome, too! If you are able but not required, please bring a can of food, They are collecting for the local shelters and pantries, thank you.
The Cheyenne Camera Club Bi-Monthly Meetings
The Cheyenne Camera Club meets bi-monthly on the first and third Thursday, at 6:00pm, at the RE/MAX Capitol Properties office, 4000 Central Avenue. The first meeting is September 2, parking is available on 7th Avenue. The public is invited to attend and learn more about the club. For more information, you may call Judy at (307)634-0357.
Cheyenne Animal Shelter Pints and Pups
The public is invited to celebrate “Pints and Pups,” in memory of longtime Cheyenne Animal Shelter employee Rodney Mace. The event will be held on Saturday, August 28, 1:00pm-6:00pm, at Danielmark’s Brewery, 209 East 18th Street. There will be food, music, celebration and of course, beer. Entry is free. Dogs are welcome too! Mace worked at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter for the past 16 years and was the employee with the longest tenure. He washed dishes and did the many tubs of laundry each day. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter will be closed on Saturday, August 28, so that staff and the public can celebrate the life of Rodney. Donations to help the many animals in the care of the Cheyenne Animal Shelter will be accepted in Rodney’s memory.
McDonald’s Summer Cruise Nights 2021
Join Classic Chevys of Cheyenne for the last show this summer on Tuesday, September 7, at the Lincolnway McDonald’s west parking lot, 2535 East Lincolnway, Cheyenne, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, for a car show. Check out some very nice vintage automobiles or bring your own to show off.
Western Frontier Craft and Vendor Show
The Western Frontier Craft and Vendor show will take place on Saturday, November 13, from 9:00am to 2:00pm, in Burns, Wyoming. Applications can be obtained by emailing wftcraftshow.com or contact Toni by text at (307)630-5557 with your email address.
Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame Ceremony
The Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is Friday, September 24, at the Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center, 204 West Fox Farm Road, beginning at 5:00pm. They are excited to celebrate each inductee’s contribution to Cheyenne Frontier Days™ and listen to their stories and memories of CFD™. Tickets are $50 per person for museum members, $75 per person for non-museum members, $800 for a table of 8 and $1000 for a table of 10. Limited seating available. For tickets call (307)778-7243.
Buses and Transit Office Closed For Labor Day
In celebration of the efforts of working people everywhere the city Transit bus program will not be running and their office, 322 West Lincolnway, will be closed on September 6, for Labor Day.
Heirlooms and Blooms Harvest Market
The Market is hosted by the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, 710 South Lions Park Drive. Don’t wait for the chill of the holiday season to start shopping for your loved ones or yourself! Join them for an expanded indoor/outdoor market at the most bountiful and beautiful time of the year at the Gardens! This two-day event will have a variety of regionally made gifts from artists and craftsmen. Make it an outing for the whole family and enjoy some delicious food from their food vendors and activities for kids. Admission is free, so come and enjoy the lush surroundings of the Gardens as you get ahead of your fall decorating and holiday shopping. September 11, from 10:00am-5:00pm and September 12, from noon to 4:00pm. Additional parking available in Frontier Days Lot C! Visit their Facebook page for more details and vendor sneak peeks!
Legal Aid of Wyoming For Veterans
On September 13, Legal Aid of Wyoming will be offering free civil legal services to Veterans living in Laramie County, Wyoming. Legal Aid will be prepared to help you complete any, or all, of the following legal documents: Wills, Advance Directives, Power of Attorney (POA), at the AM Vets Post 10, 3839 East Lincolnway Highway, Cheyenne, WY 82007, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. For shorter waiting time, or if coming from out of town/state contact [email protected]
Laramie County Master Gardeners Fall Bulb Sale
Fall is the time to plant bulbs for a beautiful early spring garden. Want bulbs that perform well in Cheyenne and return every year? They have great selections! For an order form and ordering directions, go to lcmg.org and download, email [email protected] or call Kathy Shreve at (307)514-0268 to request. Order cutoff date is September 24.
Animal Control Transferring Departments
Effective September 1, the Animal Control Officer functions previously performed by the Cheyenne Animal Shelter will transfer to the Cheyenne Police Department and the Laramie County Sheriff’s Department. Citizens in need of the services of an animal control officer and who reside in the city should call the Cheyenne Police Department’s non-emergency number at (307)637-6524. County residents should call the Sheriff’s non-emergency number at (307)633-4700. Please do not call 911 unless there is a life threatening emergency. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter will continue to offer sheltering services for impounded and stray animals for the near future while the parties continue to work on contract terms. Until further notice, if your pet is lost, check the Shelter’s website at www.cheyenneanimalshelter.org and click on “lost pets” to see if your animal has been impounded. The Cheyenne Animal Shelter is located at 800 Southwest Drive, with hours of Tuesdays through Saturdays, from noon to 6:00pm and public kennel walk-through hours of 3:00pm to 5:30pm. Adoptions are by appointment only after an application has been completed and approved. The current fee structure for animal reclaims remains in place. Additionally the Shelter will continue to accept owner surrenders of animals and will continue the same community services it currently provides.
Storytime at the State Museum’s Family Day
The Laramie County Library is taking storytime to the museum! Head on over to the Wyoming State Museum, 2301 Central Avenue, on Saturday, September 4, 10:15am and 11:15am. Wyoming State Museum’s Family Day will include the Library’s early literacy storytime and other fun activities. This month’s Family Day theme is Archeology. For more information, please call the Library at (307)634-3561.
Youth Alternatives 50 for 50 Campaign
The Butler Family Foundation and Youth Alternatives are partnering to commemorate the office of Youth Alternatives 50th Anniversary by launching a 50 for 50 campaign. Effective through the end of the calender year. The goal is to raise $50,000 for Youth Alternatives’ 50 years of service. Proceeds from this campaign will be applied to The Friends of Youth Alternatives Endowment which aids with program related costs and provides sustainability of the much-needed services to youth and families at no charge. The Butler Family Foundation would like to challenge Cheyenne to donate to this worthy cause and will match donations up to $25,000. The Butler Family Foundation is confident that the community and local businesses will make the Friends of Youth Alternatives’ goal a reality and continue to support the Office of Youth Alternatives in building a stronger and healthier community through youth and families. Individuals or businesses wishing to contribute may do so through www.youthalternatives.net by clicking the donate tab located on the menu bar, contributions may also be sent to The Friends of Youth Alternatives, 1328 Talbot Court, Cheyenne, WY 82001.
The Day That Changed the World Poster Exhibit
This educational poster exhibition from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City recounts the events of September 11, 2001 through the personal stories of those who witnessed and survived the attacks. Told across 14 posters, this exhibition includes archival photographs and images of artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collection. The posters will be on display in Cheyenne by the Book Sale Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, September 1-30, during library hours. For more information, call (307)634-3561.
Holy Trinity Church Golden Harvest Bazaar
Holy Trinity Catholic Church is having a Golden Harvest Bazaar, November 1-2, Friday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am to 3:00pm, with a lunch from 11:00am-1:00pm. For more information please contact Kathy Page at (307)514-0794.
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 more information, contact Diane Tammen at (307)638-3341, or drop off your tabs at Underwood Flowers, 2121 Central Avenue.
Laramie County Library Meeting Rooms Open
Laramie County Library System’s meeting rooms are operating at full capacity. Community members are invited to book the Cottonwood Room, Willow Room, Windflower Room, or Sunflower Room for their meetings, events, presentations and more. With equipment such as projectors, microphones and pianos available for check out, the library’s meeting rooms are versatile enough to meet any organization’s needs. To reserve a meeting room and find a full list of available amenities please visit lclsonline.org/services/meetingrooms/.
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.
Airport Fountain Schedule Announced for 2021
The schedule for the Airport Fountain, located at the intersection of East 8th Avenue and Warren Avenue, has been set for the Summer of 2021. The Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board (CHPB) has been working to restore this beautiful historic structure and is hoping to begin the last phase of the restoration by the end of this year. Stop by and see the Fountain running at any of the times listed below. The Fountain will be turned on from 4:30pm to 6:00pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for the rest of the summer. If you have questions about the Airport Fountain, call (307)637-6307 or email [email protected]
Youth Co-Rec Volleyball Late Registration Open
Registration is open for the City of Cheyenne Youth Co-Rec Volleyball League. The league is designed to teach the fundamentals of volleyball to boys and girls, grades 4-6. Grades are based on the fall 2021 school year. All games will be played at the Youth Activity and Community Center, 1317 Parsley Boulevard. Late registration is now running from August 27 through September 9 where a $25 late fee will be added. After September 9 all registrations will be closed. The cost of the league is $60 per player. Registration forms and information can be found online at www.cheyennerec.org or in person at the Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive. If you have any questions contact David Mullen at (307)773-1039 or [email protected]