Community Calendar: May 9, 2017


Spring book sale set
TORRINGTON – Calling all bibliophiles. The Goshen County Library Foundation
wants you.
The group is hosting its regular spring used book sale through May 20 at the foundation building, 2017 East A Street, in Torrington. Regular sale hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. Saturdays.
Beginning May 15, all unsold books will be available at half price. The foundation will offer any remaining books in boxed-lot deals the final three days of the sale,
May 18-20.
For more information on the sale, contact the Goshen County Library in Torrington at (307) 532-3411.


EWC to host author C.J. Box
TORRINGTON – The Eastern Wyoming College Community Education department will host Wyoming Author C.J. Box for a meet and greet book-signing event from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 12 in the “Corner” in the Verl Petsch Jr. Activities Center. The corner is located near the cafeteria.
Box is a Wyoming native and is the bestselling author of 21 novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, two Barry Awards, and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Award for fiction.  
He was recently awarded the 2016 Western Heritage Award for Literature by the National Cowboy Museum as well as the Spur Award for Best Contemporary Novel by the Western Writers of America in 2017.
This event is free and open to the public.

Square dance set
GERING, Neb. – Oregon Trail Dance Club will have a Sadie Hawkins/Graduation Dance at the IOOF Hall in Gering from 7-9 p.m. with Lucky calling. We will have PLUS dancing from 6:30-7 p.m. Graduation of new dancers will be held with a special celebration.  
Family invited.

Master Gardeners host tree sale
TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Master Gardener Club will host its 2017 tree sale on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Goshen County Extension Office, Hwy. 26/85, just west of the Port of Entry.
Varieties include chokecherry, purple lilac, northern red oak, maidenhair tree (ginkgo), golden delicious apple, Italian plum, president plum, moorpark apricot, bur oak, silver linden and catalpa. All trees are zone four, except for some fruit varieties which are zone five varieties. Most trees are bare root, with some potted. All will need to be planted quickly. Variety descriptions and information on proper planting and care will also
be available.
Pre-ordered trees will be ready for pickup at the Extension Office beginning on May 10 between 8 a.m. and noon and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., or at the tree sale.
For more information, call Caleb Carter at the Goshen County Extension Office at (307)
532-2436.

Driver safety course set May 13
GUERNSEY – AARP of Wyoming will host a safety course for drivers next month.
The Driver Safety course is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, at the Guernsey Senior Center, 100 S Wyoming Ave., in Guernsey. Cost for the class is $15 for AARP members. Individuals who are not members of AARP may take the course for a
$20 charge.
For reservations, call (307) 836-2777.

Father/Daughter Spring Dance
TORRINGTON – Torrington Job’s Daughters Bethel #20 will be hosting a Father/Daughter dance Saturday, May 20th, from 6-8pm at the Torrington Masonic Lodge- 2801 Main Street. Fathers, grandfathers, and uncles are also invited. Dress in your favorite spring attire and join us for an evening of fun. Refreshments and games will be provided along with dancing opportunities. The cost is $5 per couple. For more information call Erin Jespersen at (307)
532-7332.


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