Issue for the week of May 20, 2016
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Weeks of May 20-May 26

The following articles are for the weeks of May 20-May 26, 2016. If you would like to be a part of this section, stop by Trader’s Shopper’s Guide at 2021 Warren Avenue, E-mail: or fax: (307)634-8530. Deadline is Tuesdays at 12 Noon. Any questions, please call (307)634-8895.

Taize Style Service

The next Taize-style service will be on Friday, May 20, at 7:00pm, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1908 Central Avenue. The doors will be open at 6:30pm for quiet meditation. The 45 minute service will begin at 7:00pm and will be followed by a reception in the parish hall.

Astronomical Society Meeting

The Cheyenne Astronomical Society will meet on Friday, May 20, at 7:00pm, at the Primrose Retirement Community, 1530 Dorothy Lane, on the second floor. For more information visit their website at

Burns EMS Benefit

Burns EMS will host a benefit on Saturday, May 21, from 11:00am-3:00pm, at the Burns Town Hall gymnasium, 102 South Main Street, Burns, WY. There will be a craft fair, sale and silent auction. For vendor information contact Jolene Matz at (307)640-3299.

Diabetes Education Program

Join the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program for a free class at the Foxcrest Senior Center, 4125 Cox Court, Saturday, May 21, at 1:00pm. Learn how to improve your quality of life and take charge of your diabetes. For questions, contact Ria Brownlow at (307)256-2162.

Antique Tractor Pull

There will be an antique tractor pull in Burns on Saturday, May 21, starting at 10:30am. Registration ends at 10:00am. 1959 or older tractors. They will also have a stock and modified pickup pull, $20 hook fee, no diesel pickups. For more information, call Ivan at (307)630-2288, Kim at (307)631-3903, Steve at (307)286-8446, Chris at (307)630-8618, Rebecca at (307)630-4300 or Justin at (307)770-1131.

Traditional 3D Shoot

Cheyenne Field Archers will host a traditional 3D shoot on Saturday, May 21, at 7415 Archies Road. Registration begins at 8:00am and the shoot is at 9:00am. There will be a BBQ at 12:00pm, and a yard sale and swap after the shoot. For more information contact (307)638-9951.

Vidalia Onions For Sale

The Shrine Club has Vidalia onions for sale at 224 East Iowa Street, on Wednesdays, from 7:30am-11:00am, and Fridays, from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Go North on Yellowstone, turn East on Riding Club Road, make a quick left turn to go North on East Service Road, and take a right onto Iowa Street.

Cancer Center To Host Open House

Cheyenne Regional’s Cancer Center is hosting an open house on Saturday, May 21, from 10:00am-12:00pm for community members to meet the center’s new radiation oncologist and cancer care team. For more information, please call the Cancer Center at (307)996-4673.

Recruiting Volunteers

Cheyenne VA Medical Center, 2360 East Pershing Boulevard, is recruiting volunteers for a program called No Veteran Dies Alone. Volunteers are needed for program coordination, clerical support, patient and family support. Extensive training will be provided. Contact the Voluntary Service Office at (307)778-7550 extension 7317.

Law Enforcement Memorial 5K Run

The Wyoming Law Enforcement Memorial Run will be held on Saturday, May 21, starting at 9:00am, at the Cheyenne Public Safety Center, 415 West 18th Street. Registration is available online at, in-store at Foot of the Rockies, 1740 Dell Range Boulevard, or on the day of the race at 7:00am. T-shirts and coins are also available for sale. Join them for the Law Enforcement Memorial, Friday, May 20, 6:00pm, at the Wyoming State Supreme Court, 2301 Capitol Avenue.

Elizabethan Music Class

The Cheyenne Music and Culture Institute is offering a class on Tuesday, May 24, from 1:00pm-3:30pm, at Niemann Music, 1609 Central Avenue. The class costs $30 to cover the cost of space and materials. To register, call (307)637-5222. For more information, call (307)221-1998.

Flapjack Fundraiser

The Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will host a flapjack fundraiser to benefit chapter programs and research on Saturday, May 21, from 8:00am-10:00am, at Applebee’s, 1401 Dell Range Boulevard. The cost is $7 for all you can eat pancakes, bacon, butter, syrup and a beverage. You can purchase tickets at the door, or by calling (307)316-2892.

Third Annual Caffeine Crawl

The third annual Caffeine Crawl will be held Saturday, May 21, through Wednesday, May 25. The crawl begins Saturday morning where festivities will take place during the normal business hours of vendors. Treats will be served at the Nagle Warren Mansion, 222 East 17th Street, from 9:00am-2:00pm. Participating vendors and shops include the Bread Basket, 1819 Maxwell Avenue, Coffee Depot, 500 West 15th Street #200, Chick-Fil-A, 4435 Windmill Road, Crema Coffee Wagon, 1764 Dell Range Boulevard, Eclectic Elephant, 112 West 18th Street, Infused Buttercream Cupcakery, 112 East 17th Street, Paramount Cafe, 1607 Capitol Avenue, Morts Bagels, 1815 Carey Avenue, and Ruby Juice, 113 East 17th Street. Each business will showcase its unique flavor and style along with a delicious caffeine treat. Caffeine Crawl passports are $35 and are available at Harmony Hearth and Home, 922 West Lincolnway. For more information, visit caffeinecrawl.

Armed Forces Day Hall Of Honor

The Armed Forces Day Hall of Honor will be located in Frontier Mall, 1400 Dell Range Boulevard, on Saturday, May 21, from 10:00am-4:00pm. There will be exhibits and displays for the public to enjoy. If you would like to donate memorabilia to add to the Hall of Honor or if you have questions, please contact Al Buss, MSGT USAF (Ret), at (307)287-9621, or Mike Archer, MCPO USN (Ret), at (307)778-7981. All items will be cared for with respect and dignity.

Senior Expo

The Cheyenne Family YMCA will host its 3rd Annual Senior Expo on Wednesday, May 25, at the YMCA, 1426 East Lincolnway, from 10:00am-1:00pm. The event is open to everyone, at no charge. There will be a wide variety of services available including free blood pressure tests and free hearing tests, snacks and a free healthy lunch. For more information, please call Maren at (307)634-9622 extension 19.

May Art Show

The Cheyenne Artists’ Guild’s show, “Anything Goes,” will be on display Monday, May 2 through Wednesday, May 25, at the Artists’ Guild, 1701 Morrie Avenue in Holliday Park. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 12:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm. For more information, please call (307)632-2263.

Pickleball League

Registration for a co-ed pickleball league is now available through the Cheyenne Leisure Services Division, programs are open to people 18 years and older. Open registration is held on weekdays, from 8:00am-5:00pm, at the Community Center, 610 West 7th Street, until Friday, May 27. For more information call the Cheyenne Leisure Services Division, at (307)637-6423.

Free Spring Concert

The Cheyenne Chamber Music Ensemble will present a free spring concert of mostly Baroque music, with works of many different musicians, on Saturday, May 28, at 3:30pm, in the Cottonwood Room of the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. For more information contact (307)634-3561.

Call For Artists

The Transportation Art Show at the Cheyenne Artists Guild is open to the public and accepting entries for any type of transportation. Entries may be brought to the Guild at 1701 Morrie Avenue, in Holliday Park, before Friday, May 27, ready to hang. There will be a reception and show on Saturday, June 11, from 12:00pm-3:00pm in the guild parking lot. For more information, please call the Guild at (307)632-2263, Tuesday-Friday, 12:00pm-5:00pm, and Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm.

Free GED, ESL and Childcare

Wyoming Family Literacy is accepting applications for their program. If you have a child under the age of 8 and are in need of your GED or English as a Second Language, they can help. Call the Cheyenne Center at (307)433-0393 for information.

Lions Club To Host Ride For Sight

Cyclists of all ages are invited to take part in the Ride For Sight on Sunday, May 29, beginning at 6:00am, starting at the Pine Bluffs City Park, follow Highway 30 over to Highway 213, up to the junction of Highway 216, and return to the park. Pre-registration will be held at the Pine Bluffs Community Center, 708 Lawson Street, on Friday, May 20, from 3:00pm-5:00pm, and again on Saturday, May 21, at Rock On Wheels, 900 East Lincolnway, starting at 3:00pm. Late registration will be held Sunday morning, May 29, from 5:00am-7:00am. For information regarding registration, call Gary Roadifer at (307)421-7257 or E-mail

Free T-shirt For Military Appreciation

Through Tuesday, May 31, all blood donors who donate blood at the local United Blood Services blood center, 112 East 8th Avenue, will receive a free T-shirt in honor of National Military Appreciation Month. For information or to schedule an appointment, visit, or call (877)827-4376.

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.

Trek The Trails In Platte County

Wyoming State Historical Society will hold its annual Trek, to be hosted this year by the Platte County chapter on the weekend of Friday, June 10, with Wheatland as the host city. There will many activities, presentations by historians, tours, and history of various landmarks. Registration closes on Wednesday, June 1. For information, contact Patsy Parkin at (307)322-9365, or go online to

Senior Housing

Affordable senior/disabled housing at Holy Trinity Manor, 2516 East 18th Street, Cheyenne, (307)778-8850 and Saint Anthony Manor, 211 East 6th Street, Casper, (307)237-0843. Please call Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm for more information. Equal Housing Opportunity.

Re-Ride Program

The DDA, Rock on Wheels and Richard Johnson have been working hard on a bike Re-Ride program. There is a need for more bikes. If you donate a bicycle, it will get a tune-up and fresh paint and a new life. Plus you have helped a program that brings with it some super benefits for tourists and residents alike in Cheyenne. If you have an old bike gathering dust, give it a new life. Take it to Rock on Wheels, located at 900 East Lincolnway, and tell them it’s for the Re-Ride program!

Food Truck Rally

United Way of Laramie County is presenting a food truck rally on Friday, June 3, from 11:00am-2:00pm, in the Depot Plaza, 121 West 15th Street. There will be a wide variety of food trucks and dining options. For more information, please contact Sara Weber or Shawndae Ogle, United Way organizers, at (307)638-8904.

Restoration Benefit

A benefit for the restoration of the 1862 Virginia Dale Overland Stage Station will be held Saturday, June 4, from 5:30pm-10:00pm, at the Fort Collins Hilton Hotel, 425 Prospect Road, Fort Collins, CO. There will be dinner, live music, cash bar and silent auctions. History of the Stage Station will be presented. The cost for this event is $75 per person and $750 for a corporate table of ten people. This event is sponsored by the Virginia Dale Community Club. You must RSVP by May 21. For information about the Stage Station, visit For ticket information, please call (970)493-6955.

Friendship Day And 5K

The Cheyenne Kiwanis Club, Cheyenne Parks and Recreation, and the Friendship Playground Fund will host a friendship day and 5K at Cahill Park, Dell Range Boulevard and Friendship Circle, on Sunday, June 5, from 11:00am-3:00pm. The 5K will begin at 10:00am with registration at 9:00am. The price for the 5K is $20 for adults, and $5 for children under 12, this includes a T-shirt, while supplies last. Registration forms can be picked up at Foot of the Rockies, 1740 Dell Range Boulevard, or on race day. For more information, contact Robin Grandpre at

Gospel Music Presentation

Yellowstone Baptist Church will present Homeward Bound Trio, a gospel music group on Sunday, June 26, at 11:00am, at 9204 Yellowstone Road. This trio has been singing for over 25 years, admission is free. For more information, contact (307)635-0352.

Western Dance And Pie Auction

Virginia Dale Community Club will host its annual Western Dance and Pie Auction on Friday, June 10, from 7:00pm-11:00pm, at the Historic Virginia Dale Overland Stage Station, 844 County Road 43F, Virginia Dale, CO. For more information, visit www.VirginiaDaleCommunity, or contact Sylvia, at (970)495-1828.

Vacation Bible School

Yellowstone Baptist Church will have their Vacation Bible School from Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10, for children ages three through sixth grade. Vacation Bible School registration begins at 5:30pm at Yellowstone Baptist Church, 9204 Yellowstone Road. For more information, please call (307)635-0352 or visit

Beard And Mustache Competition

The Hair of the Dog Beard and Mustache Competition will take place Saturday, June 11, from 5:00pm-10:00pm, at the Asher Building and Coffee Depot, 500 West 15th Street. Open registration begins at 4:00pm and competition entry is $10. All proceeds go to Dogs & Tags (501c3) nonprofit. There will be food, music, beer, the competition and live auction. For more information call Jon at (307)369-1836 or visit one of their sites on Facebook.

Superday Preparation Begins

The City of Cheyenne Parks & Recreation Department would like to announce that preparation for the HollyFrontier Corporation Superday 2016 has begun. The HollyFrontier Corporation Superday will be held on Saturday, June 25, at Lions Park, 4603 Lions Park Drive, from 10:00am-4:00pm. More information on the HollyFrontier Corporation Superday can be found at Anyone interested in contributing to or participating in any capacity to the HollyFrontier Corporation Superday 2016 should contact the City of Cheyenne Leisure Services Division at (307)637-6423 or at

Children’s Critter Camp

Registration is now open for the Cheyenne Animal Shelter’s annual Critter Camp, for students who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade. There are 4 weeks available for registration beginning Monday, June 13 through Monday, August 8. Registration is available online at or contact Niki Rose, at (307)278-6195.

Youth Tackle Football Registration

Registration has begun for the 2016 youth tackle football program for those entering into third-sixth grade in the fall of 2016. Participants can pickup registration forms at the Neighborhood Facility, 610 West 7th Street, between 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday before Friday, June 17. For information contact the City of Cheyenne Leisure Services at (307)637-6423.

Wyoming’s Top Significant Artifacts

The Wyoming State Historical Society, in partnership with the University of Wyoming Libraries, invites everyone to participate in selecting Wyoming’s top ten most significant artifacts for 2016. Submissions are received through many different organizations and have been reviewed and narrowed down to the top 25 selections. The public has the opportunity to vote on the top ten until Friday, July 15. Votes are submitted electronically by going to and selecting the “What’s New?” Tab, and then following the tab for 2016 voting. You can also E-mail Society Headquarters at, or call (307)322-3014 for details.

Seeking Scholarship Applicants

The Zonta Club of Cheyenne is seeking applicants for its Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship. This scholarship will provide financial support to women who are seeking to enter careers in business-related fields. A complete list of eligibility criteria and application requirements are available on the Zonta Club of Cheyenne website, www.cheyenne, applications should be downloaded and submitted to Zonta P.O. Box 2135, Cheyenne WY, 82003 or to no later than Friday, June 10.

Third Annual Pilgrimage

St. Joseph’s Church will host its 3rd Annual Pilgrimage, a 2-day walk, to our Lady of Peace in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. The walk will take place on Saturday-Sunday, June 11-12, helpers will need to arrive at 5:30am, registration is between 6:00am-6:30am, and the walk begins at 6:45am. You will need to bring a sleeping bag, comfortable clothing, a towel and bathroom necessities. Walkers will be staying overnight at Burns High School, 524 East 4th Street. Food and water will be provided, participants are responsible for their own children. Even if you cannot walk, you can still help. For information or to participate in the registration, call (307)634-4625.

The Longest Day

Wyoming residents can participate in The Longest Day, a team event to honor those facing the struggles of Alzheimer’s disease. Teams will participate in many different activities from sunrise to sunset on Monday, June 20, at many venues throughout Wyoming. Teams are encourages to create their own experience to help raise funds for this event. To start a team or join one, visit