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Do You Have Your Tickets to Festival of Trees?

15 Nov

Tickets still available for Gala.

Tonight, Friday November 15, at 5Pm, The Depot Museum opens its doors for the Festival of Trees.  Bring your friends and family out for free cookies and hot cocoa, as you gaze at beautifully decorated Christmas trees.  Pick your favorite tree and return tomorrow night (Saturday November 16), where you will be able to bid on the trees and other donated items.

It goes to an amazing cause.

Proceeds from Saturday, go to Magic City Enterprise‘s employment program.  This program is dedicated to helping people with disabilities to obtain a job, furthering their independence.

Poll for the readers:

Festival of Trees Returns to Cheyenne Depot Museum

8 Nov

IMG_0101Festival of Trees is a two day event.

Starting on November 15, 21013, The Cheyenne Depot Museum will be holding their annual Festival of Trees.  At the festival, patrons, their friends, and their families will be able to participate in many events, while supporting less fortunate families and individuals with disabilities.  The festival is split into two days, with day one starting on Friday at 5 P.M..

Day 1 – Free Family day

Friday bodes an opportunity to get your family out of the house and enjoy a night together.  Participants of Fridays events at the festival will be able to bid on decorated trees, in which the proceeds go to Magic City Enterprise’s Employment Services.  Participants will also be able to take family photos with  Mr. and Mrs. Saint Nicholas (Santa and his wife).  There will be an opportunity to vote on your favorite decorated tree.  And, free hot chocolate, coffee and cookies will be given to all, not just to Santa.

Day 2 – Gala Night

Saturday, November 16, 2013, is Gala Night!  Celebrate the holiday season with your friends, by helping people with disabilities and enjoying a fancy meal prepared specifically for Festival of Trees.  There will be a Tree Auction, featuring professionally decorated and themed trees, in which the money from the sale will go to a needy family or organization of your choice!

Magic City Enterprises mystifies with it’s majesty

Magic City Enterprises is an organization, located here in Cheyenne, that work specifically with people with disabilities.  The organization helps to find ways for people with disabilities to better themselves.  Some of the ways Magic City Enterprises helps it’s clients is by:

  • Helping individuals with a disability to find employment.
  • Helping individuals with disability to find and participate in leisure activities.
  • Helping individuals to find ways to express themselves. (eg. Arts, Music, Crafts)

If you would like to know more about Magic City Enterprises and how you can help them, or know someone who could use their help, visit their website.

Swing Dance in Laramie

16 Sep

If you’re interested in learning to Swing Dance, now is the time to get involved!  Swingin’ Around Town has a lesson and dance the first and third Friday of every month, with the next lesson and dance happening this coming Friday.

Lesson and Dance

The night starts with a 30-minute lesson to get you started on the basics of Swing.  The lesson is followed by a dance that is sometimes accompanied with a live band.

No Partner, No Experience?

Don’t have a partner?  Don’t be shy – come anyway!  Attendees rotate throughout the lesson and dance, so everyone has a chance to dance and meet new people.

Beginning dancers are welcome.  This is a friendly environment and the lessons are geared towards people who have never tried Swing Dance before.  Experienced dancers won’t be bored though, as the lessons are a great opportunity to perfect your skills.

The Details

  • 1st and 3rd Fridays of Every Month
  • Next event: Friday, September 20, 2013
  • Lesson: 7:00-7:30  (Couples $8, Singles $5, Dance Included)
  • Dance:  7:30-9:30  (Couples $5, Singles $3)
  • *Note that $2 extra is changed on nights when there is a live band.  This Friday is a DJ dance so the extra charge does not apply.
  • Location:  Blossom Yoga located at 152 N. 2nd St. in Laramie, WY.

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Let me know if you are planning to go.  I would love to meet some fellow LCCC classmates!