Community in the Park event
LINGLE – The Lingle-Fort Laramie Lions Club will host its annual Community in the Park event from 6 p.m. till dark tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 9), at the Lingle City Park here.
The Community Band of Torrington, along with groups and bands from other communities around the area, will provide musical entertainment as the L-FL Lions serve ice cream cones. The Lingle Volunteer Fire Department will host a hamburger fry and the city pool will be open for free swimming for kids.
Ice cream will be provided by the Goshen County Sheriff’s Office. L-FL Lions request donation of non-perishable food items for the Goshen County Food Banks to benefit Care and Share and Land of Goshen Ministries. Good, used eyeglasses will also be accepted to benefit the Lions Eyeglasses program.
New student registration at EWC
TORRINGTON – Eastern Wyoming College will host a new student registration event on the main campus in Torrington on Aug. 11.
First-time students will have the opportunity to meet with an advisor and register for classes for the Fall 2017 semester. The college will also be offering ACCUPLACER placement exams, designed to ensure appropriate placement in English, reading and mathematics classes. Fee for the computerized examinations will be $20 and students should bring a calculator to complete the math portion of the tests.
During the testing, parents are invited to a program entitled “You and Your Student. Advisors will be available after the tests to assist with registration and staff from the college’s Financial Aid office will be available to discuss options, including preparation of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
To register in advance for the session, call (307) 532-8230 or online at ewc.wy.edu.
GERING, Neb. – The Oregon Trail Dance Club will host a Beach Party Dance at the IOOF Hall in Gering from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11, with Lucky calling. PLUS dancing will be from 6:30-7 p.m.
Smart Driver course to be offered
TORRINGTON – The Torrington Senior Friendship Center will host a Smart Driver course from the AARP on Aug. 14.
Times for the course will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Senior Center in Torrington. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members.
Contact Suzan at (307) 532-2796 for additional information.
TORRINGTON – Christ Reformed Presbyterian Church will host Eclipse Country Breakfasts, from 7 to 9:30 a.m., Aug. 18 – 21 at the church, 2141 West A Street in Torrington. Free will donations will
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.
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
Audition materials may be picked up from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the 21st and Main building in downtown Torrington. There will also be opportunities to practice for the auditions that evening.
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.
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