Dec. 9, 2022 Community Calendar
TORRINGTON – The 13th Annual Festival of Trees will be held Nov. 26 to Dec. 12. Any business or individual who would like to contribute to this Gracie’s Promise fundraiser or needs more information, please call Mary Houser at 307-532-4459 or Stephanie Wise at 308-672-7482.
JAY EM – The Annual Jay Em Community Christmas Sing will take place Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. at the Jay Em Community Church. Everyone is invited. Come ready to sing the songs of the season. Please share a favorite poem, reading, CD song or special musical number. Also, please bring finger foods or cookies. Coffee, hot cider and punch will be provided. Come for an evening of music and fellowship.
YODER – The South Goshen Community Church, 200 East 3rd Avenue in Yoder, will be hosting a Live Nativity Scene on Dec. 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Christmas Carols at the Church by the Wyo Ring Handbell Choir will take place from 5-5:30 p.m. Free cookies, hot cocoa and apple cider will be available. Carriage rides around Yoder will be provided by DaBay Carriages of Veteran.
TORRINGTON – Santa’s Helpers and Santa are bringing a sleigh full of cheer to special children who need a special Christmas. New gifts, hats, gloves and goodies for children 0-15 years of age. The Christmas Party begins at 5 p.m. and Santa arrives at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Rendezvous Center of the Goshen County Fairgrounds. The event is sponsored by Fresh Foods, Land of Goshen Ministries, Department of Family Services and the 307 Grill.
LAGRANGE – There will be a free family karaoke and balloon drop at the LaGrange Community Building Dec. 30 from 6-10 p.m. Concessions are available and the balloon drop will take place at 9 p.m. The event is sponsored by the LaGrange/Hawk Springs Homemakers.
TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Library will be hosting story time on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. “Read a story. Do a craft. Make friends.”
TORRINGTON – The Knights of Columbus will be hosting Monday night bingo in the St. Rose social hall located at 22nd and F Street in Torrington. Games start at 6:30 p.m.
TORRINGTON – Lifeway Church in Torrington started “Connect,” a family night with a free meal, Bible studies and activities for all ages. Connect is every Wednesday night, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is invited, regardless of church affiliation.
TORRINGTON – Goshen County Right to Life meets the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at Lighthouse Ministries, 3802 Hot Springs Street in Torrington. Call Jan at 307-575-2069 for more information.
TORRINGTON – The American Legion, 2102 Main Street in Torrington, is holding a steak feed the first Friday of every month at 6 p.m. Bingo at the American Legion is every Saturday at 6:00 p.m.
TORRINGTON – Moose Lodge No. 664 meets every second and fourth Monday of the month. Steak feed and karaoke is on every third Friday of the month. The Women of the Moose No. 2009 meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.
TORRINGTON – Cornhole leagues are Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Torrington Elks Lodge. Drinks and food are available, and warm up begins at 6 p.m. Registration fee is $15 per person. Teams may register up to the day of the event or until full. Weekly brackets and open play to follow until 9 p.m., $2 a game. Register on the Wyoming Cornhole Facebook page or by calling 307-532-5257.
TORRINGTON – VFW Post 2918: The Vet’s Lounge is now open Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All veterans, and anyone related to a veteran, are invited to stop in and enjoy coffee and snacks. There is a good movie library, book library, and pool table. Stop in, take a look and hang out. If you have an immediate need, call the VA in Cheyenne 1-877-222-VETS (8387) or 1-800-827-1000. Torrington now has two chair lifts and is handicap accessible. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. All members of the VFW are invited to attend.
TORRINGTON – VFW Post 2918: Torrington now has two chair lifts and is handicap accessible. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. All members of the VFW are invited to attend.
TORRINGTON – The Veterans Affairs mobile medical clinic will be at the VFW on Mondays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
TORRINGTON – VFW Post 2918: Breakfast is served the first Sunday of each month from 7:30-10:30 a.m. for $8. Open to the public.
The Torrington Telegram welcomes submissions to the Community Calendar. If you or a group you represent has a special event, meeting or other gathering planned, please send details – including date, time, location and admission costs (if any), along with a brief description of the event to Logan Dailey at [email protected] Please keep details as brief as possible. There is no charge for this service to our community. Groups or individuals submitting Community Calendar events are responsible for keeping the Torrington Telegram updated on any changes or cancellations. For questions, call 307-532-2184.