Community Calendar Nov. 6, 2019


Nov. 7
Training date changed
Eastern Wyoming College has announced a change of date for an upcoming certification class for first aid, CPR and basic life support training.
The Community Education and Workforce Development departments at the college will host CPR/First Aid/AED/BLS training from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in CTEC room 208 on the main campus in Torrington. Cost for the class is $60.

Fourth grade musical
Fourth graders at Trail Elementary in Torrington will present their annual musical.
Jazz! will take students and audience alike on a journey to learn about the unique musical style, tracing its evolution through the ages.
Performances are set for 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Torrington High School auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

Nov. 8
Holiday Fair returns
to LaGrange
The LaGrange Elementary School will host the annual Holiday Fair, celebrating 130 years of holidays in the community.
Fair hours will be 2 to 7 p.m., featuring new vendors, food, music, an historic fashion show and more. There will be chances to win with both raffles and door prizes.
The highlight of the day will be a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause.
For more information, contact Susan at (307) 834-2254.

Nov. 9
Holiday Fair returns
to LaGrange
The LaGrange Elementary School will host the annual Holiday Fair, celebrating 130 years of holidays in the community.
Fair hours will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., featuring new vendors, food, music, an historic fashion show and more. There will be chances to win with both raffles and door prizes.
The highlight of the day will be a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause.
For more information, contact Susan at (307) 834-2254.

Nov. 11
Ketogenic cooking
JoEllen Keigley will host Muffins, sweet and savory from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 111 of the Career and Technology Education Center on the Eastern Wyoming College campus in Torrington.
A versatile food, muffins fit in at breakfast, dessert, as a bread replacement or as a between-meals snack. Muffins, sweet and savory will focus on preparations following ketogenic guidelines.
Cost for the class is $30. To register, contact EWC Community Education, (307) 532-8323. Students are requested to bring a container to class to take home the muffins they’ll be making.

Nov. 18
Organic body care products
Eastern Wyoming College Community Education and instructor Catherine Redfern will off a four-session course on hand-made organic body care products.
Class dates are Monday, beginning Nov. 18, and running through Dec. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 111 in the Career and Technology Education Center on the campus in Torrington. The first session will cover general information and testing fragrance combinations. In the subsequent three sessions, students will learn to make their own lib balms, healing salves and gentle fragrances, using essential oils, shay or coconut oil and beeswax.
Cost for the class is $40 and includes all supplies. To register, contact EWC Community Education, (307) 532-8323.

Operation Christmas Child
Lifeway Church in Torrington is putting out the call again this year for people to pack gift shoeboxes for those less fortunate for Christmas.
Operation Christmas Child is an international charity effort of the group, Samaritans Purse. Each year, the group calls on individuals and families across the country to pack shoeboxes with gifts and other needed items for children in need around the world.
Lifeway Church is the designated drop-off point in this area again this year. Collection of the filled boxes is scheduled for Nov. 18-25 at the church, 1341 East M Street in Torrington.
Drop-off hours are:
Monday, Nov. 18, Friday, Nov. 22, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to noon
Sunday, Nov. 24, Noon to 3 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 25, 6 – 8 a.m.
For more information on Operation Christmas Child, visit samaritanspurse.org or locally call Sharon at 837-2996.

Nov. 21
Cooking with
Leslie Travers
Eastern Wyoming College President Dr. Leslie Travers returns with her popular cooking class.
This time around, she will demonstrate a hearty savory cassoulet, a traditional French casserole, featuring chicken or duck confit, pork bacon and sausage, making it a meal in itself. Traditionally cooked for hours in the oven, Travers will demonstrate both the traditional preparation as well as a “slow-cooker” method.
Students will learn hands-on, with the chance to sample the results with French bread and wine. Students are asked to bring a container with a lid to take home the leftovers.
Hearty Savory Cassoulet will be from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 111 of the Career and Technology Education Center on the campus in Torrington. Cost for the class is $30.
To register, contact EWC Community Education, (307) 532-8323.

Nov. 24
Turkey Trot registration open
Registration is now open for the 2019 Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk, hosted by Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington.
The 5K is scheduled to kick off at 2 p.m., followed by the kid’s fun-run at 3:30 p.m., with prizes for both runs awarded at 4 p.m. All events will be at the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) on the EWC Torrington campus, 3200 West C Street.
Registration forms are available at the EWC Fitness Center and Information Center as well as the Goshen County Chamber of Commerce offices, 2042 Main Street in Torrington. Participants may also register online at ewc.wy.edu.
Registration is $20 for students and $35 for non-students and adults. Children may participate in the Fun Run at no charge. Registrations will be accepted until the start of the race.
All participants will receive a free t-shirt and turkeys will be awarded to the winner of each age division.

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