Saturday calendar 4-10-21 | Features

Emilee Geist

Cheyenne and Laramie County 40th Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale – Now through April 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (daily). Free with $12 museum admission. This annual show features more than 300 original pieces of Western art by creators all over the country. Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, […]

Cheyenne and Laramie County

40th Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale

– Now through April 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (daily). Free with $12 museum admission. This annual show features more than 300 original pieces of Western art by creators all over the country. Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Ave. 307-778-7290

Free! A Poem a Day

– Now through April 30, daily library hours. It’s National Poetry Month! Anytime you visit the Burns Branch Library in April, use a prompt to write a poem and receive a free DVD rental certificate, or you can pick up a “poem in your pocket” to share with others. You can also check out one of the many poetry books you’ll find on display. Burns Branch Library, 112 Main St., Burns. 307-547-2249

Free! StoryWalk

– Now through April 30, daily library hours. Come experience the library’s first-ever StoryWalk at the Burns Branch Library! A StoryWalk is a different way to experience a book. Exercise your mind and your imagination as you read “Mae Among the Stars” by Roda Ahmed while walking through the library. This programs is best for families with children ages 3 to 5, but all are welcome. Burns Branch Library, 112 Main St., Burns. 307-547-2249

Free! Random Acts of Reading

– Now through April 30, daily library hours. Looking for a new book to read? Use the Pine Bluffs Branch Library’s randomizer to introduce you to your next text! Don’t forget to turn in a book review in exchange for a video rental to see how the movie compares. Pine Bluffs Branch Library, 110 E. Second St., Pine Bluffs. 307-245-3646

Cheyenne Arts Project Workshop: “Get Ready, Set Go!”

– April 10, 9 a.m.-noon. Free, but registration required. Local artists Terry Kreuzer and Georgia Rowswell will present this do-it-yourself art workshop, which will provide a guide and practical suggestions for artists and craftspeople wanting to begin building their portfolios for application to art shows and festivals. Subjects featured will be Product Photography 101, Portfolio Making, and Smartphone Image Taking and Post-production of Images, as well as List Sharing for local art and craft festivals. This workshop is part of the Cheyenne Arts Project, funded by the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund and LightsON! Cheyenne Artists Guild, 1701 Morrie Ave. 307-632-2263 or [email protected]

Craft Fair

– April 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. Enjoy a craft show/flea market, where attendees can shop a wide variety of unique handmade items, including jewelry, crocheted items and more. Lunch will be available. VFW Post 1881, 2816 E. Seventh St. 307-632-4053

High Spirit Holistic Show

– April 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5 or five nonperishable food items or personal hygiene items to be donated to The Salvation Army. Enjoy a day (or two, it runs through Sunday) of shopping, jewelry, reiki, readings and spiritual healing. Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center, 204 W. Fox Farm Road. [email protected]

Free! Money Smart Week

– April 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A penny saved is a penny earned, and it is never too early to start saving! Come and grab activities to help little ones learn how money works. These fun activity kits are available all week long (through April 17), or while supplies last. Pick yours up on the second floor or through the library’s curbside pick-up service. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Free! Virtual Kindermusik

– April 10, 10-10:30 a.m. Join Laura Sutton from Rhythm & You for a fun time with books, music and movement. Come to the second floor of the Laramie County Library to pick up your free rhythm kit, or request one utilizing the library’s curbside pick-up service to participate in all the fun! RSVP for this event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Stretch & Sip

– April 10, 11 a.m. $38. Start your weekend with a brunch-fitness combo. This event will kick off with an hour-long yoga class led by Theresa Hansen, with brunch and breakfast cocktails to follow. Registration includes class, one brunch item, and bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys or one beer. Participants will be required to maintain a 6-foot distance from one another and provide their own yoga mat. The Metropolitan Downtown, 1701 Carey Ave. 307-432-0022. www.themetdowntown.com

Free! Virtual Teen Dungeons & Dragons

– April 10, 1-3 p.m. This roleplaying adventure is just a click away. Join Laramie County Library’s Teen D&D online community and get started on creating a character today. Don’t have a Discord account yet? No problem! The library is now offering Discord Communities for teens to interact, chat and play online. You will receive the Discord invite link and information needed to create an account when you RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

”Monsters, Inc.” Screening

– April 10, 2:30 p.m. $5. Celebrate curiosity, creativity and imagination with the latest installment of this Pixar film series. Some of these animated favorites started as nothing more than sketches on a napkin at a lunch meeting in 1994 and have since made Pixar one of the world’s favorite storytellers. This week’s movie is the 2001 classic “Monsters, Inc.,” following monsters whose job is to scare children so they can turn the screams into energy to run their city. Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. www.cheyenneevents.org

Mule Deer Foundation Banquet – Curt Gowdy Chapter

– April 10, 5 p.m. $30-$800. Come celebrate mule deer, wildlife conservation, habitat improvement and Wyoming’s hunting heritage with the Mule Deer Foundation. The evening will feature raffles, games, and both a silent and a live auction. All proceeds will directly benefit mule deer conservation. Archer Event Center, 3967 Archer Parkway. 307-246-0246

Cheyenne Dance Club Big Band Dance

– April 10, 6-10 p.m. $15-$87 (depending on if you’re going as a couple or not, and if you’d like dinner and/or a lesson). The Cheyenne Dance Club is a nonprofit club dedicated to the preservation of big band music and ballroom dancing. Come join members for a fun-filled evening of dancing to the sound of the DEKette Orchestra. If you don’t know how to dance, take advantage of this month’s class, basic rumba, from 5-6 p.m. Little America Hotel and Resort, 2800 W. Lincolnway. 307-630-6093 or [email protected]

CLTP’s “The Brave Little Tailor”

– April 10, 7:30 p.m. $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and military, $16 for students (ages 13 and up), and $12 for children 12 and under. Cheyenne Little Theatre Players presents this family classic, which follows a young tailor who has been discounted his entire life because he is small. But when the tailor is brought before the cowardly king and his beautiful stepdaughter, he must find his own courage to battle a rampaging unicorn, two troublesome giants and a fierce dragon. Runs through April 18. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E. Pershing Blvd. www.cheyennelittletheatre.org

OTHERWISE Concert

– April 10, 8 p.m. $15. Enjoy this performance by Las Vegas-based alternative metal/rock band OTHERWISE, with special guests Heartsick Heroine of Denver. The Outlaw Saloon, 312 S. Greeley Highway. 307-635-7552

High Spirit Holistic Show

– April 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5 or five nonperishable food items or personal hygiene items to be donated to The Salvation Army. Enjoy a day of shopping, jewelry, reiki, readings and spiritual healing. Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center, 204 W. Fox Farm Road. [email protected]

CLTP’s “The Brave Little Tailor”

– April 11, 2 p.m. $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and military, $16 for students (ages 13 and up), and $12 for children 12 and under. Cheyenne Little Theatre Players presents this family classic, which follows a young tailor who has been discounted his entire life because he is small. But when the tailor is brought before the cowardly king and his beautiful stepdaughter, he must find his own courage to battle a rampaging unicorn, two troublesome giants and a fierce dragon. Runs through April 18. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E. Pershing Blvd. www.cheyennelittletheatre.org

Pot of Gold Fundraising Quarter Auction

– April 11, doors at 2 p.m., shopping/viewing at 2:30 p.m. Free admission. Come enjoy this “FUN”draising event supporting the Cheyenne Shriners. Bidding paddles will be $5 each or 3 for $10. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction featuring several gift baskets and certificates. Concessions will also be available during the event, benefiting the Shriners. Cheyenne Shrine Club, 224 E. Iowa St. www.simplicity307.com

Free! Virtual Pre-Recorded Early Literacy Class

– April 12, 10-10:30 a.m. (but can be watched on demand). Join Laramie County Library staff for a pre-recorded interactive early literacy class. Practice new skills incorporating books, songs, rhymes, movement and more! A new session is posted each Monday morning and will be available all week. https://lclsonline.org/early-literacy-programming/

Cowgirls of the West April Luncheon

– April 12, 11:30 a.m. $25 with reservation, $30 at the door. The Cowgirls of the West invite the public to the latest installment of its monthly luncheons. The speaker will be Charles Jake Johnson of Douglas, who will give a talk about his family history of ranching and homesteading. All proper social distancing will be observed. Little America Hotel & Resort, 2800 W. Lincolnway. 307-632-2814

Free! Art & Text: Artist as Storyteller

– April 12, 1-5 p.m. Enjoy visual stories and the written word created by K-12 students in Laramie County School District 1. Art is located throughout all three floors of the library. Runs through May 17. Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Ave. 307-634-3561

Free! Take It and Make It Mondays

– April 12, 1-5 p.m. Get crafty on Mondays! Visit the Burns Branch Library to pick up a craft packet to take home and create a folded paper bunny that can be used as a decoration or a magnet. Burns Branch Library, 112 Main St., Burns. 307-547-2249

Free! Virtual Tales Together

– April 13, 10-10:30 a.m. Join Laramie County Library staff for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive early literacy class, participants will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement and more! RSVP for this class at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Graphic Novel Club

– April 13, 6-7 p.m. Graphic Novel Club will meet twice during the month of April. Participants will review the first half of the graphic novel on April 13 and the second half on April 27. Participants can pick up their graphic novel to check out on the second floor of the Laramie County Library, or via the library’s curbside pick-up service. The graphic novel for the month is “Superman Smashes the Klan” by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru. RSVP for this event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Genealogy Wednesday: Genealogy Basics

– April 14, 3-4:30 p.m. Learn virtually how to begin your search for your ancestors using library resources such as the Ancestry Library Edition database and our genealogy books. RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Next Level: Gaming

– April 14, 5-6 p.m. Been itching for some Minecraft, Jackbox or Twitch Plays: Pokémon? Join this Next Level community and help decide what to play together next. Don’t have a Discord account yet? No problem! Laramie County Library is now offering Discord Communities for teens to interact, chat and play online. You will receive the Discord invite link and information needed to create an account when you RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Choose Your Own Adventure Readaloud Book Club

– April 14, 6-7 p.m. Calling all adventurers! This month, participants will be reading “By Balloon to the Sahara” by Douglas Terman. No need to read the book ahead of time; everyone will be reading and choosing the adventure together. Stop by the Ask Here desk on the second floor of the Laramie County Library to pick up your interactive club activity bag. RSVP for this event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Tales Together

– April 15, 10-10:30 a.m. Join Laramie County Library staff for a live virtual Tales Together via Zoom! During this interactive early literacy class, participants will practice new skills, incorporate books, songs, rhymes, movement and more! RSVP for this class at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual How to Spot a Scam

– April 15, 6-7 p.m. Did you know that 23% of the American public engages with scammers and loses money? Celebrate Money Smart Month by finding out how you can be one of the 77% that doesn’t lose money. Learn about common scams in Wyoming and how to be safe online. RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

CLTP’s “The Brave Little Tailor”

– April 15, 7:30 p.m. $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and military, $16 for students (ages 13 and up), and $12 for children 12 and under. Cheyenne Little Theatre Players presents this family classic, which follows a young tailor who has been discounted his entire life because he is small. But when the tailor is brought before the cowardly king and his beautiful stepdaughter, he must find his own courage to battle a rampaging unicorn, two troublesome giants and a fierce dragon. Runs through April 18. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E. Pershing Blvd. www.cheyennelittletheatre.org

Free! Virtual Classic Conversations

– April 16, noon-1 p.m. Join Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s Maestro William Intrilligator and piano soloist Michael Roll for an informal and entertaining discussion, including musical insights about the April 17 concert that will be livestreamed on the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s Facebook page. RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

CLTP’s “The Brave Little Tailor”

– April 16, 7:30 p.m. $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and military, $16 for students (ages 13 and up), and $12 for children 12 and under. Cheyenne Little Theatre Players presents this family classic, which follows a young tailor who has been discounted his entire life because he is small. But when the tailor is brought before the cowardly king and his beautiful stepdaughter, he must find his own courage to battle a rampaging unicorn, two troublesome giants and a fierce dragon. Runs through April 18. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E. Pershing Blvd. www.cheyennelittletheatre.org

Boogie Machine

– April 16, doors at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $18. Come sing along and dance to all your favorite ‘70s disco, rock and funk hits. There will be a limited menu available for food orders during the show, and bars will be open for the duration of the performance. This is a 21-and-older event. The Gallery at The Met, 1701 Carey Ave. 307-432-0022

Cheyenne Winter Farmers Market

– April 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission. Shop local at this indoor market. Vendors will be selling everything from locally sourced fruits and meats to artwork and body care products. Shoppers can also enjoy live music while they peruse the day’s offerings. Facial coverings are required for entry, hand sanitizer will be provided, and everyone is required to maintain a 6-foot distance from other groups. Cheyenne Depot Museum and Gift Shop, 121 W. 15th St. 307-222-9542

Heroes Spring Extravaganza 2021

– April 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. Enjoy a day of causes and crafts at this Cheyenne Shriners event. Browse more than 30 vendors, crafters and artists while helping to raise funds for local first responders. Cheyenne Shrine Club, 224 E. Iowa St. www.simplicity307.com

2021 Jackalope Jump

– April 17, registration at 10 a.m., jump starts at 10:45 a.m. Support Special Olympics Wyoming athletes at this annual event challenging brave residents to jump into chilly Sloans Lake. You can dunk, soak, dip or splash, as long as you’re in cold water. There will also be a Virtual Jackalope Jump for those still in quarantine/not able to physically participate. Lions Park. www.SOWY.org

Free! Virtual Pine Bluffs Book Club

– April 17, 11 a.m.-noon. Join library staff for virtual book club to discuss “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown and learn more about next month’s title. RSVP for this event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Choose Your Own Adventure Readaloud Book Club

– April 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Ready for adventure? Join in our book club meeting! This month, participants will be reading from “Terror on the Titanic” by Jim Wallace. You won’t need your own copy, because everyone will be reading and choosing the adventure together! Drop in at the Burns or Pine Bluffs branch to pick up your interactive club activity bag before meeting virtually. RSVP for this event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

Free! Virtual Teen Dungeons & Dragons

– April 17, 1-3 p.m. This roleplaying adventure is just a click away. Join Laramie County Library’s Teen D&D online community and get started on creating a character today. Don’t have a Discord account yet? No problem! The library is now offering Discord Communities for teens to interact, chat and play online. You will receive the Discord invite link and information needed to create an account when you RSVP for the event at https://lclsonline.org/calendar/.

CSO’s “Fantastic Finales” Concert

– April 17, 2 and 7:30 p.m. $12-$47. Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 season is ending on a high note with Beethoven’s “Emperor” piano concerto performed by Michael Roll. (Livestream tickets are also available for the 7:30 p.m. performance.) Cheyenne Civic Center, 510 W. 20th St. www.cheyennesymphony.org

CLTP’s “The Brave Little Tailor”

– April 17, 2 and 7:30 p.m. $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and military, $16 for students (ages 13 and up), and $12 for children 12 and under. Cheyenne Little Theatre Players presents this family classic, which follows a young tailor who has been discounted his entire life because he is small. But when the tailor is brought before the cowardly king and his beautiful stepdaughter, he must find his own courage to battle a rampaging unicorn, two troublesome giants and a fierce dragon. Runs through April 18. Mary Godfrey Playhouse, 2706 E. Pershing Blvd. www.cheyennelittletheatre.org

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