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October 26, 2020

Whew,


It is NOT warm out this morning. Today's Breeze pairs well with a warm cup of Joe, hot cocoa, or tea. 

You want community articles? You got community articles. Check out the BLM horse gathering this past weekend, explore the new Native American exhibition at Scarlow's, and get your cold-weather tips. Kelly's Local Business Highlight is on The Science Zone. Don't forget to check out our refreshed weekly calendar.

The weather today is expected to glow up to 24°F thanks to the sun and will be accompanied by a 12 mph breeze.

@ the Sun and Mother Nature | Giphy

The Weekend Gust

Wild Horse Gathering continues over weekend


The Bureau of Land Management in Wyoming announced that 947 horses have been gathered so far in the Red Desert Complex. They are aiming to remove around 2,400 horses total from the complex.

If you'd like to see more cool photos, make sure you check out the link below.

Those interested in watching the gathering can do so by contacting the BLM at sbeckwith@blm.gov.
 
See Photos Here

Renown Native American artists liven up Scarlow's

Three Native American artists are currently featured at Scarlow's Art and Coffee through November. The best part is the difference in all of their different art styles!

Check Them Out

Make sure you stay (and travel) safe during winter storms

Casper Fire-EMS and the National Weather Service (NWS) created a handy checklist full of things to remember during winter storms.

Keep your family, home, and pets safe as we go into the colder months!

Check That List Here

Photos (in order) by BLM Wyoming, Facebook; Dan Cepeda; Shutterstock

Local Business Highlight:
The Science Zone

Kelly here! Brrrr it is so cold outside...


You'd think we'd be used to it by now but I was not ready for single digit degrees that we had over the weekend. Maybe thinking about some of our upcoming events this week will warm me up (it's worth trying, right?). 

Have you guys heard of the Science Zone? If anything, I'm sure you've heard of some of the events they put on. From what I've heard, Trick or Treat Trail is a pretty infamous event in Casper. You can look forward to that on Saturday but they are also exploding pumpkins on Tuesday. You can read more about that in the calendar.

Read on to learn more about this organization!

What is The Science Zone?


As taken from their Mission Statement: "The Science Zone exists to inspire the mind, to delight the senses and to ignite a passion for the technical arts and sciences."

As we all know, this year is not a normal one. With that being said, The Science Zone has embraced technology in order to give families and kids unique opportunities to experience science.

What kind of things do they have?


While the physical exhibits at The Science Zone may be temporarily closed, the organization is still very much involved and passionate about helping families learn more about science.

They host fun and educational events in the community, have science boxes for sale, host virtual field trips and labs, and post fun videos to their various social media platforms.
Watch this amusing video of one of their experts creating slime using their favorite recipe.

This place makes science addicting


With a lot more families homeschooling this year, this place is a must stop for resources and ideas for projects that will make your kids excited about science. Their take home kits and videos on their Facebook and TikTok pages give your families the optimal amount of hands on experience. To order a kit, go here.

As I mentioned earlier, they are hosting a Family Science Series: Pumpkin Explosion tomorrow starting at 6:00 p.m. I definitely recommend you take advantage of this cool opportunity to combine learning with fun explosions.

Photos courtesy of The Science Zone, Facebook

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What to do in the Oil City?

Upcoming Events and Activities


All cooped up? Looking for something to do? We have some fun events we want to highlight.

All Week


Bar Nunn Fire Annual Haunted House is happening all week! Hours are 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6:00 p.m. - midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. This fun and spooky haunted house is raising funds for the Bar Nunn Fire Department to help pay for equipment and training. Get your family together for an eerie night of laughs and frights.

Tuesday


Family Science Series: Pumpkin Explosion starts at 6:00 p.m. at The Science Zone! I don't know about you guys, but exploding pumpkins just sounds like such an entertaining way to spend your Tuesday. Each family can buy one pumpkin for $20 to carve and watch as it explodes! This cool event combines Halloween with chemistry (a combination I didn't realize could exist!).

Friday


Fright Night at Gaslight goes from 4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. down at the Gaslight Social. For those 21+, this is your party! There will be fun cash giveaways, drink specials, yummy food, and a costume contest with a wide variety of categories. Admission is only $5 and it will be well worth your money!

Saturday


Halloween Carnival is happening from noon - 3:00 p.m. down at David Street Station. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and bring your family for lots of fun games downtown. This family-friendly event is the perfect way to kick off your Halloween fun!

Saturday


Casper Zombie Crawl goes from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for those who are 21+. Enjoy a cold, hand-crafted local brew at two or more locations to get your passport stamped by your bartender or brewer. By doing this, you will be entered to win a cool gift pack featuring apparel, gift cards, and so much more! Make sure you travel responsibly.

Go here to see the list of breweries that are part of this.

Saturday


Trick or Treat Trail is a go this year at the Casper Events Center from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The first 45 minutes are reserved for those with special needs and the doors open to the general public starting at 3:00 p.m. Admission is FREE and there will be twenty-eight decorated booths handing out candy. Who says you can't social distance AND trick or treat?

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Kelly and Dalt
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