Everyone has a story to tell and you’ve probably said that you’ll write your story “someday.” Well, folks, “someday” is here! The Caprock Cultural Association is sponsoring creative writing classes for adults that will help you whether you want to get started writing or if you are already working on a writing project.
This fun, informal writing class is being offered at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., each Tuesday in February at The Heritage House. You choose the time that is best for you. To be sure participants receive the full benefit of the classes, registration is limited, so call today! The first class is February 1. Your total cost is $30 for four classes. To sign up or for more information, call 495-4148.
The community of Post is celebrating the birthday of its founder, cereal magnate C. W. Post, with a free concert Saturday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage House, 109 No. Avenue N. The Post Area Chamber of Commerce is also sponsoring a “Cereal Cook-off” as part of the event.
The house concert will featuring music by singer/songwriter Sydney Wright, formerly of Snyder.
Anyone wanting to participate in the cook-off competition should simply prepare a dish using some variety of Post cereal and bring it to the Heritage House (in a disposable dish) between 6 – 6:30 p.m. on October 26. Everyone who attends the concert will vote for their favorite dish. The winner will receive a $100 cash prize and an award.
The C. W. Post Birthday Celebration is made possible by the generous support of Xcel Energy. It is sponsored by the Caprock Cultural Association and the Post Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call the Heritage House, 806-495-4148 or the Chamber office, 806-495-3461.
The Caprock Cultural Association will host the C. W. Post Annual Birthday Celebration, October 26, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Heritage House.
The community is invited to enjoy refreshments and celebrate our heritage. A photography exhibit featuring the work of architect Louis Singleton Curtiss will be on display for the first time.
More information on the Garza Post website.
There are still some places available for the photography workshop taught by Wyman Meinzer in Post, August 4. The official State Photographer will return to Post August 4 for a Night Photography Workshop. Meinzer will teach participants how to paint with light and how to shoot in moonlight.
Sponsored by the Caprock Cultural Association of Post, the event will begin with a casual supper with Meinzer at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 4 followed by the night photography class. Participants will photograph locations near Post with instruction from Meinzer. To ensure personalized attention, the class is limited to 15.
More details at the Garza Post website.
A free workshop, “Your Family Finances” will be presented by Kathy Beach, CPA at the Heritage House, 109 No. Avenue N in Post, Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Caprock Cultural Association, the workshop will cover basic principles about budgets and savings.
More information on the workshop can be found on the Garza Post website.
Free Workshop Presented by Sarah Bellian
Curator of Scurry County Museum
The Heritage House
Tuesday, June 26, 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Caprock Cultural Association & Xcel Energy
Preserving your family photos is an important part of saving your family history. Bring some of your photos to this workshop and watch Sarah remove stains, restore fading and repair other problems. AND, learn how to do your own repair/restoration.
Lunch at the Heritage House
National Administrative Professionals Day (formerly known as Secretary’s Day) is Wednesday, April 25. The Heritage House will be serving a special lunch that day to help local businesses honor their staff.
Sponsored by the Caprock Cultural Association, the lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The meal will include smoked pork loan prepared by Dick Odom with “loaded” mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls and dessert. There will be door prizes and special gifts for the Administrative Professionals attending.
Details on the event can be found at the Garza Post website.
PHS art students honored
March is National Youth Art Month and art students of Post High School are being honored by the Caprock Cultural Association with an art exhibit at the Heritage House, March 30, 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to this free event. Continue reading
February 24 & 25 in Post
There are still some places available for the Photography Workshop in Post, February 24 and 25. Wyman Meinzer, the official State Photographer of Texas, will lead a Night Photography class Friday and Wes Underwood of South Plains College will hold the Saturday workshop.
Sponsored by the Caprock Cultural Association of Post, the event will begin with a casual supper with Wyman Meinzer at 6 p.m. Friday, February 24 followed by the Night Photography class. Participants will photograph locations in or near Post with instruction from Meinzer. To ensure personalized attention, the class is limited to 15.
More details can be found on the Garza Post website.
Xcel Energy Foundation board of directors recently awarded an Arts and Culture grant of $2,000 to the Caprock Cultural Association of Post.
This funding provides financial support for the Caprock Cultural Association, a 501 (c)3 non-profit, to offer broader art and cultural opportunities to the community. The purpose of the CCA, founded in 1986, is: “to promote, encourage, direct, sponsor and otherwise develop cultural activities.”
More information can be found on the Garza Post website.