Community Calendar: August 30, 2017

Defeating diabetes
TORRINGTON – Say ‘Yes’ to the foods you love with a free Defeating Diabetes workshop, set for 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the 21st and Main building in downtown Torrington.
Sponsored by HealthThyme, Vandel Drug, First State Bank, Pinnacle Bank, Goshen County Economic Development Corp, Wellness Health Fairs and others, the workshop claims to teach a method to “eliminate diabetes in 30 days,” according to a release. The flyer stipulates the program works only on Type II diabetes and that results
may vary.
Pre-registration is required due to limited space. Interested parties can register by calling (307) 338-0293 or online at

Betty Club meeting
GERING, Neb. – All the “Bettys” or “Bettes” or “Betties” of the area are invited to the quarterly meeting of The Western Plains Betty Club at Goonies Bar and Grill, 310 M Street, Gering, at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7. Those attending are asked to wear red white
or blue.
If you have questions, call (308) 635-7890 or (308)

Auditions announced
TORRINGTON – Auditions for the upcoming Goshen County Community Theater production of The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts Auditorium on West C Street in Torrington.
Calls for seven individuals, plus three, unskilled “gunslingers” who will have one line each are open. There is also need for a singer/narrator who’s able to play old cowboy songs on the guitar. Additional cast members will also be cast.
The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch follows the title character, a “no-good, drunken, brawling nuisance,” through the town of Gopher Gulch. There are few tears when Sneaky Fitch apparently dies, but when he rises from his coffin, the story changes.
For questions, call (307) 575-5983.

Portable Masterpieces performing in Casper
CASPER – It’s back to Radio Days at Wheeler Concert Hall on the Casper College campus when Portable Masterpieces takes the stage for one night, at 7:30 p.m. Friday,
Sept. 22.
Portable Masterpieces is a modern iteration of the small orchestras that would provide musical accompaniment to Vaudeville shows a century ago. They’ve performed in vintage opera houses and theaters around the western United States and they’re bringing their show to Casper, featuring ragtime, light classical and
radio tunes.
A second performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the WYO Theater in Sheridan. For more information, visit or, or contact the Casper College music department at (307) 268-2685 or WYO Theater box office at (307)

Free concert
TORRINGTON – North Hills and SONrise Church will host a free, back-to-school concert starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Pioneer Park on West D Street here.
Performing will be Lincoln, Neb.-based Christian rock band VOTA with special guests Foreverlin.
The concert is for all students in junior and senior high school and features free food and music.

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