Coming Events

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Fri., Oct. 24
Worland Schools Dismissed.
Fun Band, 10 a.m., Worland Senior Citizens’ Center.
Washakie Museum Gala Celebration, “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber,” 5:30 p.m., Washakie Museum.

Sat., Oct. 25
Friends of the Worland Library Book Sale, 9-11 a.m., Book Sale Rooms, Washakie County Library.
Beta Sigma Phi Holiday Gift Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Worland Community Center Complex.
Worland WReds Halloween Party, 11 a.m., Washakie County Extension Office.
Celebrate Recovery, 5 p.m., Conference Room, Worland Community Center Complex.
Washakie County Conservation District Banquet, 6 p.m., Green Hills Restaurant.
Big Horn Basin Community Concert, Paul McDermand, 7 p.m., Worland Middle School Auditorium.
The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber, 7 p.m., Washakie Museum.

Mon., Oct. 27
Van to Worland, 9 a.m., Leaves Ten Sleep Senior Citizens’ Center.
Adaptive Aerobics, 9 a.m., Worland Senior Citizens’ Center.
Bridge, 12:30 p.m., Thermopolis Senior Citizens’ Center.
Pinochle, 6:30 p.m., Thermopolis Senior Citizens’ Center.
Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Hake Realty (back door).
Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church basement.
Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Water Plant House, Thermopolis.

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DAILY NEWS photos by Christine Weber
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks visited Worland High School Thursday morning to perform Shakespeare’s beloved comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Following the performance the four actors conducted workshops with the students. Re-enacting a scene from the play at right are students Nichole Mortenson and Dane Bennett. Above, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks actors Sam Ashdown and Patrick Budde visit with Worland High School student Savannah Williams. This is the 20th year for the Bozeman, Montana based educational outreach program.

Montana Shakespeare in the Schools visits Worland High School

WORLAND — Montana Shakespeare in the Schools, based in Bozeman, Montana, visited Worland High School Thursday morning to perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies.
Following the performance, actors from the outreach program conducted workshops with students.
Montana Shakespeare in the Schools gave its first fall tour in 1993, according to its web site. In less than a decade the program has grown from a two-actor tour that performed scenes with very limited costumes and scenery to an eight-member professional company that performs a 75-minute production of a complete Shakespearean play complete with ornate costumes and scenery along with a Q&A session between the actors and students and a full complement of workshops following the performance.
This fall marks the 20th season for the outreach program.
Actors visiting Worland were Samuel Ashdown, Patrick Budde, Ty Fanning and Cassandra Quinn.
“We explore a variety of different Shakespeare topics,” said Quinn. “We do character building with the students and then allow them to re-enact a scene.”
Quinn graduated from Huntington University with a B.A. in theatre performance and sociology. She is the co-founder and teaching artist for Compass Creative Dramatics.
Ashdown holds a B.F.A. from Southern Oregon University and an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has performed at the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Chicago Shakespeare Theater to name a few.
Budde is a Chichago-based actor/musician and proud graduate of Northwestern University. He recently finished an acting internship at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre.
Fanning finished his BFA in acting from Oklahoma City University’s School of Theatre in December 2012. He now lives in Los Angeles, California.
The actors will be in Sheridan today performing.


New Books at Your Library

By Shelly Nitchman

“AVA GARDNER THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS” by Peter Evans & Ava Gardner (NF)
Ava’s life from her poor upbringing in North Carolina to her tumultuous marriages with Hollywood’s biggest stars. The more she drank, the more candid she became. This book had to wait until after her death to be published because of the content she revealed.

“IN THE KITCHEN WITH DAVID” by David Venable (NF)
Are you a QVC fan? Do you watch “In the Kitchen with David Venable”? This is his cookbook with recipes from the show. Learn how to make Apple Cider Doughnuts, Spinach Salad, or even Down-home Southern Fried Chicken. Enjoy the scrumptious looking photos.

“THE TIMES OF THEIR LIVES” by James & Patricia Deetz (NF)
Have you always imagined the pilgrims as stern? This book gives you a different look into the founding fathers of our country. Based on archaeology, cultural research and living history learn what the 17th century was really like beginning with the first Thanksgiving.

“GUEST OF HONOR” by Deborah Davis (NF)
It is 1901 and President Herbert Hoover sends shockwaves throughout the nation when he has a black man and former slave Booker T. Washington to the White House for dinner. A look into post-civil war history of America and its politics.

“THE FARMER IN ALL OF US” by Paul Harvey (NF)
This is more of a coffee table book filled with pictures from across America of farmland and farmers. Inspired by Paul Harvey’s “So God Made a Farmer” speech delivered decades ago and made into a super bowl commercial, ten photographers had three weeks to capture images portraying America’s heartland. Here it is.

“LOST IN BERMOODA” by Mike Litwin (J)
Bermooda is an island of talking cows and other animals. Chuck Porter is bored and goes exploring the boneyard. He finds a hu’man, which are thought to be extinct in this day and age. Chuck disguises Dakota as a cow so that the islanders will not hurt him. The two becomes friends. Continue the saga in “CROWN OF THE COWIBBEAN” book two in the new series.

New books available at the Ten Sleep Library:
“Flesh on the Bone”
by Karen Schutte
This Wyoming author writes about treasured family stories with extensive historical research. Children of immigrants, Jake and Raisa Kessel have two kids and a pile of debt. It’s the Roaring Twenties, and they pack up and head east to big city adventure and bright lights. It doesn’t take long to run headlong into the Great Depression and Jake has to make fast money to get his family back to Wyoming. “Flesh on the Bone” is the third in the trilogy written by Schutte.

“The Lost Key” by Catherine Coulter
In his first hour on the job in the New York field office, new FBI agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner Mike Caine are called to investigate a stabbing on Wall Street. Drummond and Caine must navigate their way through secrets dating back to a theft during World War I. They quickly learn that the victim John Pearce is more than the naval historian and antiquities dealer he appeared to be.

“The Perfect Witness” by Iris Johansen
When Teresa Casali was young, she discovered that she had a strange gift: the ability to read people’s memories. When her mob boss father uses her to gain the upper hand in his world of corruption and violence; she realizes that if she is to survive, she has to run. From perfect target to perfect witness, Allie Girard is ready to take on the past...even if it kills her.


 

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