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May
30
Sat
Amsden Creek field trip with the Bighorn Native Plant Society @ Meet at Kmart parking lot and caravan to Amsden Creek area
May 30 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — Bob Giurgevich will lead a field trip to the Amsden Creek area on May 30 for the Bighorn Native Plant Society.

The Bighorn Mountains are renowned for their wildflower displays, and the trip will involve identifying spring flora in the Amsden Creek area.

The field trip is free and open to the public.

Those interested in attending should meet at 8 a.m. at the recycling bins located in the Kmart parking lot on North Main Street. Participants will then caravan to Amsden Creek.

Participants should bring a sack lunch or snacks and plenty of water.

The Bighorn Native Plant Society was established in 2000 as a nonprofit organization “dedicated to encouraging the appreciation and conservation of native flora and plant communities in the Bighorn Mountains and adjacent plains.”

For more information call Giurgevich at 672-5064.

‘The Art and Science of Grasslands’ symposium @ Ucross Foundation
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will host its Wyoming Grasslands Celebration on May 29-30.

On May 29, the WYO Theater will feature the Sheridan premiere of the film, “The Ucross Experiment: Cross Pollination of Arts and Sciences,” a documentary film that captures the explorations and adventures of four pairs of prominent artists and scientists from the University of Wyoming when they came together at the Ucross Foundation in summer 2014.

The film is by Ali Grossman and features UW professors including composer Anne Guzzo, geologist Ron Frost, dancer Rachael Shaw, physiological ecologist Michael Dillon, rangeland ecologist Ann Hild, poet Harvey Hix, sculptor Ashley Hope Carlisle, microbial ecologist Naomi Ward and project leader Jeff Lockwood.

The film will begin with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at the Mars Theater at the WYO Theater, located at 42 N. Main St. The film will be shown from 7-8:30 p.m. with a question and answer session to follow.

On May 30, there will be a day-long symposium at the Ucross Foundation about “The Art and Science of Grasslands.” The morning will include discussions on a variety of topics. The afternoon will include a photography workshop, a bird and plant walk, ranch mapping, a hydrology workshop and a naturalist hike for kids. Lunch will also be offered.

Participants in the symposium include writers Frank Goodyear and Laura Bell; photographers Michael Berman and William Sutton; Bighorn Audubon Society President Jackie Canterbury; Yale University representatives Charlie Bettigole, Arthur Middleton and Catherine Kuhn; Plank Stewardship Initiative representative John Heyneman; Rick Pallister and Trey Davis of The Nature Conservancy; Brian Mealor with the UW Extension Center and moderator Michelle Sullivan.

Morning discussions will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m., afternoon workshops will run from 1:30-4 p.m. and the closing reception will be held from 4-5 p.m.

A Science Kids program will also be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Both the documentary showing and the symposium are free and open to the public.

Call the Ucross Foundation at 737-2291 or email tkikut@ucross.org to RSVP by May 28 for the symposium or for more information.

Community Appreciation Weekend @ Sheridan County Museum
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will be hosting its annual Community Appreciation Weekend May 30-31 at the Sheridan County Museum.

During the two-day event admission to the museum will free for all visitors. There will also be a 10 percent discount on most items in the museum’s Mercantile shop and a discount on museum memberships.

Light refreshments will be provided.

The Sheridan County Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

“Community Appreciation Weekend is one way we thank everyone in Sheridan County for their support,” museum Director John Woodward said.

Over the spring, staff have worked on developing new exhibits for the museum. This year’s three seasonal exhibits are: “Digging for White Gold: Sugar Beets in Sheridan County,” “Over There: Military Animal Breeding Along the Bighorns” and “Ranger, Painter, Printer: Hans Kleiber’s Artistic World.”

The exhibits will on display at the Sheridan County Museum throughout the rest of the year.

Community Appreciation Weekend also marks the beginning of the Sheridan County Museum’s summer schedule. Beginning May 30, the museum will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until September.

For more information call Woodward at 675-1150 or email info@sheridancountyhistory.org.

Rhino Run @ Sheridan College
May 30 @ 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The nursing program at Sheridan College will host its second annual Rhino Run on Saturday to benefit Science Kids, Sheridan College nursing students, the food bank and The Food Group.

The run will be held at 2 p.m. May 30 at the college. Show up at noon to register and pick up a T-shirt.

Entry fee is $10 plus a canned food item.

Four Rhino “chases” will be offered: 5K Rhino Run, 2.5K Rhino Trot, 1K Rhino Chase and 50-Yard Diaper Dash.

Pick up and drop off registration forms at participating elementary schools, middle schools and day cares or register the day of the event.

The event is open to the public. Organizers request that no dogs be brought.

For more information call Morgan Holz at 231-4507 or email rhinorun2015@gmail.com.

May
31
Sun
Community Appreciation Weekend @ Sheridan County Museum
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will be hosting its annual Community Appreciation Weekend May 30-31 at the Sheridan County Museum.

During the two-day event admission to the museum will free for all visitors. There will also be a 10 percent discount on most items in the museum’s Mercantile shop and a discount on museum memberships.

Light refreshments will be provided.

The Sheridan County Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

“Community Appreciation Weekend is one way we thank everyone in Sheridan County for their support,” museum Director John Woodward said.

Over the spring, staff have worked on developing new exhibits for the museum. This year’s three seasonal exhibits are: “Digging for White Gold: Sugar Beets in Sheridan County,” “Over There: Military Animal Breeding Along the Bighorns” and “Ranger, Painter, Printer: Hans Kleiber’s Artistic World.”

The exhibits will on display at the Sheridan County Museum throughout the rest of the year.

Community Appreciation Weekend also marks the beginning of the Sheridan County Museum’s summer schedule. Beginning May 30, the museum will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until September.

For more information call Woodward at 675-1150 or email info@sheridancountyhistory.org.

Homecoming Sunday @ First Congregational United Church of Christ
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — First Congregational United Church of Christ will host a celebration on May 31 called Homecoming Sunday.

Church officials invite anyone who has been connected to the church at some time in their lives to join the celebration.

Rev. Marc Stewart, the conference minister of the Montana-Northern Wyoming Conference of the United Church of Christ, will be the guest speaker. Cathy Storm will be the guest organist.

Coffee and fellowship time will be held from 10:30-11 a.m., the worship service will be held from 11 a.m. to noon and a potluck lunch will be served following the service.

Meat will be provided, but attendees are asked to bring a salad or dessert.

RSVP for the event by calling the church office between 9:30-11:30 a.m. at 672-2668.

Jun
1
Mon
‘I believe in Conservation’ photography contest exhibit opens @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle
Jun 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Nature Conservancy in Wyoming has announced that winning entries in its sixth annual “I Believe in Conservation” high school photography contest will be on display at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Inner Circle from June 1-30.

“This contest is a wonderful opportunity to get students outside and encourage them to see the natural world in new and artistic ways,” Wyoming’s Director of Development Molly Hampton said. “We’re hopeful they make the connection to conservation through this creative process.”

Prizes were awarded in three categories including wild places, people and nature and wildlife. Community awards were also given in recognition of outstanding contributions from each participating school.

First place winners received $250 each, second place winners received $100 and third place and community award winners received $50 prizes.

Finalist and winning images from the 2014 contest have been on display around the state.

All Sheridan area high schools are encouraged to join the next contest.

For more information on the exhibit and the 2015 contest, call Sara Deur at 307-335-2137.

To view a slideshow of the winning images visit www.nature.org/Wyoming.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Jun
3
Wed
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 3 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

Jun
4
Thu
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 4 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

Juke Joint Jump concert with SheridanAires @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present ‘Juke Joint Jump’ on June 4 and 5 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

This choir concert will feature special guests Heidi Parker and Morgan Parker.

On June 4, the concert will begin at 1:30 p.m.

On June 5, the concert will include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:15 p.m.

Cost for dinner is a suggested $10 donation.

RSVP is requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

Jun
5
Fri
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 5 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

Juke Joint Jump concert with SheridanAires @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present ‘Juke Joint Jump’ on June 5 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

This choir concert will feature special guests Heidi Parker and Morgan Parker.

The concert will include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:15 p.m.

Cost for dinner is $10.

RSVP is requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

Jun
6
Sat
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 6 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

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