Calendar

Jul
15
Tue
Senior Center open mic night @ Senior Center
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a Bluegrass open mic night on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jul
16
Wed
Wyoming Wednesdays @ Visitor's Center
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event representatives from the Wyoming Fish Hatchery in Story will give us an overview of what happens at the hatchery. The events are free and open to everyone. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic lunches and stay and enjoy the Visitor’s Center before or after each program. The center is located off of Interstate 90 on the Fifth Street exit. For more information call 673-7120.

ParkFit 2014 @ Sheltered Acres Park
Jul 16 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be “Fun and functional circuits” by PurEnergy Wednesday at Sheltered Acres. A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org. All members of the community are invited to these free events.

Jul
17
Thu
ASIST @ Wyoming Simulation Center
Jul 17 @ 8:15 am – Jul 18 @ 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN— Registration is now open for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) class to be held on Thursday and Friday, July 17 and 18, from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Wyoming Simulation Center, 245 Broadway St. The two-day ASIST class is designed to supplement a caregiver’s abilities to assist an at risk person. This class is free, however, space is limited so please contact Sydney Rowe at 620-9995 or email srowe@pmowyo.org.

Youth Garden @ Sheridan College
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

From staff reports

SHERIDAN¬— The Sheridan College will hold their next Youth Garden activity Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children and their families are invited to check on the garden and learn how to care for the plants that are growing. Participants should wear sunblock, bring garden gloves, and plan on getting a little dirty. Space is limited so please RSVP to Ami Erickson at 674-6446 extension 3104.

Farmer’s Market
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market will be moved farther up Grinnell Street this Thursday, in front of The Sheridan Press, to celebrate the Third Thursday Street Festival. From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.

Flavor of the week @ Jouney's center of wellbeing
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — In celebration of their fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m. Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome. This week’s class will be essentials of pilates with Tessa on Thursday. For more information or to nominate a cause to promote contact Michele Fritz or Evelyn Ferrante at thekulaspace@gmail.com. The studio is located in Journeys Center of Wellbeing at 37 S. Main St.

Sheridan County School District 1 Board Meeting @ Sheridan County School District 1 Central Office
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday Board room, central office 1127 Dayton St., Ranchester AGENDA • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Mission statement • Roll call • Approval of agenda • FY 2015 budget hearing • Presentations/recognitions • Visitors • Student ambassador report • West Sheridan County Education Association Report • Administrators’ reports • Business Manager’s report • Superintendent’s report • Policy review (BDDE, BDDF, BDDG, BDDH, BDDH-R) • Consent Agenda 1. Approval of June 17, 2014 open and executive session meeting minutes 2. Approval of bills and salaries 3. Approval of classified resignations 4. Approval of Policy – 2nd reading (JLCD-A) 5. Approval of certified position 6. Approval of related service agreements • Old Business 1. Approval of school handbooks • New Business 1. Adoption of FY 2015 budget 2. Approval of Policies – 1st reading (EGAB, AFA, BEC, BDDB, BDDB-E) 3. Correspondence • Board Member reports/requests 1. Building visits • Board signatures • Executive session 1. Property 2. Personnel 3. Legal • Adjournment

Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council meeting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St., Dayton • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda: 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve July 7, 2014 minutes • Announcements/correspondence 1. Candidate forum July 31, 2014 at Tongue River Valley Community Center • Old business update 1. Discuss and act on Resolution #346 Optional One Cent Tax Resolution 2. Citizen communiqué 3. Council comments/requests for future agenda items

Jul
18
Fri
Shakespeare in the park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Montana Shakespeare in the Park company will make their annual visit to Sheridan on Friday. On July 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. the players will present “As You Like It” at Kendrick Park. Directed by Kevin Asselin and set in 1917 Montana, the play will be free and open to all members of the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. For more information see www.shakespeareintheparks.org, call 406-994-3901 or email info@shakespeareintheparks.org.

Jul
19
Sat
Antelope Butte Foundation summer festival @ Antelope Butte Ski Area
Jul 19 @ 8:00 am

From staff reports

SHERIDAN¬— The first annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will be held at Antelope Butte in the Big Horn Mountains on Saturday. The festival will feature 5K, 10K, 25K, and 50K trail runs, a duathalon run and bike, and short, medium, and bench mountain bike races. There will also be food, live music, and camping. Please log onto www.antelopebuttefoundation.org to pre-register.

Spear-o-Wigwam lecture @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

From staff reports

SHERIDAN¬— The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is having their second summer lecture Saturday from 1-3 p.m. The lecture will focus on edible plants of the Bighorn Mountains, presented by Bob Krumm, and Kent and Mark Andersen. You do not have to sign up to attend, but please come early and bring a lunch. For more information please call Julie Davidson at 674-6446 extension 8350.

@ Brinton Museum
Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Brinton Museum in Big Horn will have a guest speaker on Saturday to accompany their “Flora and Fauna” fine arts exhibit. Guest curator and former president of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Elaine O. Henry will give a gallery talk at 3 p.m. The Brinton Museum is located on 239 Brinton Rd., in Big Horn. Fior more information, please contact Ken Schuster at kschuster@thebrintonmuseum.org.

Jul
21
Mon
Kids’ art camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN­— The Sagebrush Community Art Center is hosting a kids summer art camp for ages 8-12 from July 21-24 from 1-5 p.m. each day. There will be an acrylic painting class, jewelry making, ceramic painting, watercolor painting, and a picture frame making class. Registration is due by July 16, and each class costs $35. For more information please call 674-1970 or email Sage3@questoffice.net

Jul
22
Tue
TIPS Training @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Police Department, the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health will present a free TIPS Training on July 22. From 8-10:30 a.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. beverage service training for concessions will be offered at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce. “Training for Intervention Procedures” is an internationally recognized alcohol awareness education program that includes subjects such as retail programs, college students and adult consumers. To register call the chamber at 672-2485. To schedule additional trainings call Chad Lobdell at 655-8263 or email clobdell@pmowyo.org. The chamber is located at 171 N. Main St. #D.

Jul
25
Fri
Casting for Recovery @ Absaroka Ranch
Jul 25 – Jul 27 all-day

Casting for Recovery, a two and a half day free retreat awarded to 14 women of Wyoming who are breast cancer survivors, will be held July 25-27. The fourth annual event includes fly-fishing instruction, breast cancer information and other tools for healing and socializing, including a psycho-social therapist, a health care professional and river helpers. The services are provided at no cost to the participants thanks to donations from individuals and businesses as well as grants from the Wyoming Community Foundation, Wyoming Affiliate of Susan G. Komen and the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. The organization is currently seeking residents to apply for the 2014 retreat, which will be held in Dubois at the Absaroka Ranch. For more information about the program or to apply see castingforrecovery.org or call 888-553-3500. The deadline for applications is May 16. Space is limited to 14 participants who will be chosen at random.