Community Calendar: October 11, 2017

Basic Self-Defense for Women class

TORRINGTON – The Community Education Department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will host a Basic Self-Defense class for Women
next month.

This class will be from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday Oct. 12. Cost for the training will
be $20.

This class is designed to increase personal awareness of surrounding, reducing the chance of walking unawares into compromising situations at home, in a parking lot or while exercising. Basic defensive techniques will be demonstrated with opportunities to practice.

For individuals who’ve taken this or similar classes in the past, this provides an opportunity to either refresh or hone existing skills.

To register, contact the EWC Community Education office at (307) 532-8213 or (307) 532-8323 or stop by the new CTEC building, 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

Episcopal Church rummage sale

TORRINGTON – All Saint’s Episcopal Church will host its annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 – 14, at the church, 2601 Main St. in Torrington. 

Something for everyone

TORRINGTON – First Wyoming United Presbyterian Church in Torrington will host its fall rummage sale, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 – 14, at the church, located at 2972 Main Street.

Hours are 8 a.m. to noon on Friday and 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday. The event is hosted by the Presbyterian Women group at the church.

Meet the authors at historic fort

FORT LARAMIE NHS – The Fort Laramie National Historic Site will host a book signing event Saturday for two new pictographic histories here.

Vickie Zimmer and Stanley Talbott have compiled books in the Images of America series, featuring historic photographs of Goshen County and Fort Laramie. Published by Arcadia Publishing of South Carolina, the Images of America series is “an ambitious collection of chronicles that accurately capture the essence of what gives each American small town, neighborhood, and downtown its unique flavor,” according to the company website. “Each one is penned by a seasoned local expert and features hundreds of vintage images, local memories, personal stories, and unique points of view in regard to a variety of iconic events. At present, the series encompasses thousands of volumes
and counting.”

The book signing event is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Fort Laramie NHS, 965 Gray Rocks Rd., south of the town of Fort Laramie. Refreshments will
be served.

The event will be hosted by the Fort Laramie Historical Association.

Western History Center to offer summer recap

LINGLE – The Western History Center, located on U.S. Hwy. 26 five miles west of Lingle, will feature George Zeimens on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. Zeimens will offer a recap of WHC’s summer activities, including archaeology dig sites, the eclipse, the 100-year celebration of the Sunrise YMCA, youth programs and more. The public is invited
to attend.

‘Sneaky Fitch’ opens Oct. 26

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Community Theater production of The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch, takes to the stage at the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts Center for seven shows beginning Oct. 26 in

The play follows the fall and rise, in that order, of Sneaky Fitch, an “abrasive disgrace – a no-good, drunken, brawling nuisance,” according to a Dramatists Play Service synopsis of the play. The production features a diverse group of players from the local and EWC

Curtain times are 7 p.m. Oct. 26-28 and Nov. 1-2. Matinee performances will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 29 and Nov. 4.

Tickets are available in the Community Education office at EWC and will be available in the lobby one hour before curtain times. Cost is adults $9, students 12 and older and seniors $7 and EWC students $3.

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