The Natrona County Prevention Coalition (NCPC) will be presenting First Night Casper on Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 6-10 p.m. at the Lyric (former IRIS Movie Theater) in Casper, WY.

First Night is a substance free New Year’s Eve celebration which gives individuals, families and youth an opportunity to celebrate the coming year without the presence of alcohol and other drugs. This year’s event will feature hours of entertainment, activities, hot drinks and food vendors, all in one great location!

All proceeds from the event will benefit the NCPC. Admission lanyards are $10 each for ages 13+, $5 for ages 3-12 and free for ages 0-2. Lanyards may be purchased at the following locations, or at the door the night of the event:

Mercer Family Resource Center - 535 W. Yellowstone Hwy.
Big Brothers Big Sisters - 400 E. 1st St. #301
Java Jitters - 211 S. Montana Ave.
Wagner Outdoor Outfitters - 4900 CY Ave.
Foss Motors - 6280 E. 2nd St.

Entertainment will be provided by local artists who are donating their time. Currently scheduled presenters include: The Ethan Hopkins Project Band, Musician Diane Lynn, Magician Lazarus Benson, the Richens/Timm Academy Irish Dancers, Casper Children’s Theatre and The Science Zone.

Activities will include Karaoke, Photo Booth, Escape Room games, Scavenger Hunt, resolution activities, and more. All entertainment and activities are subject to change.

Founded in 2002, the mission of the Natrona County Prevention Coalition is to prevent substance abuse by promoting healthy and positive choices. NCPC is a collaboration of over 40 members made up from community agencies, businesses, and concerned citizens.

NCPC is responsible for conducting and holding multiple substance-free events for the community throughout the year. Mercer Family Resource Center is the lead agency for NCPC and acts as the Coalition’s fiscal agent.

For more information on First Night Casper, please contact Lisa Brown or Felicia Cummings, First Night Committee Chairs, at 307-265-7366 or

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