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‘Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country’ workshop @ Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan Regional Office
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Would you know how to react if you were hiking in the Bighorn Mountains and you suddenly came upon a mountain lion or if you were camping and a black bear wandered into your camp? How about if you suddenly encountered a wolf or grizzly bear while hiking in Yellowstone National Park?

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country” workshops at 7 p.m. March 30 at the Dayton Town Hall and at 7 p.m. March 31 at the WGFD Regional Office in Sheridan.

Information and tools will be provided to participants that they can use to avoid dangerous encounters and prevent future conflicts.

“There is potential for human interactions with black bears and mountain lions on the east side of the Bighorns,” Sheridan Wildlife Biologist Tim Thomas said. “The Game and Fish Department wants people to understand how to reduce the potential for conflicts ensuring the safety of both humans and the animals.”

Presentations will feature behavior and biology, safety and legal issues, and focus on what to do in an encounter situation. Demonstrations about the proper use of bear spray will be presented. Information will also be provided on how to reduce the likelihood of an unwanted encounter.

Seminars are free and open to people of all ages and skill levels.

For additional information, contact Bud Stewart at 672-7418.

Dayton Town Hall is located at 608 Broadway St. in Dayton.

The WGFD Regional Office is located at 700 Valley View in Sheridan.

Jazz Ambassadors concert @ The WYO Theater
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jazz Ambassadors — the official touring band of the U.S. Army — will perform at the WYO Theater at 7:30 p.m. March 31.

The free concert will feature the 19-member ensemble formed in 1969.

Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are designed to entertain all types of audiences. Custom compositions and arrangements will highlight the group’s talent and soloists.

The band’s repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals and patriotic selections.

To reserve your seats, call the WYO Theater box office at 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Juried photography show entries due @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a juried photography show May 4-28 and is currently seeking submissions for the show.

The cost to submit photographs is $30 for up to three entries that are due by April 1.

The Best of Show photographer will be awarded $500, while first- and second-place photographers will be given $200 apiece. Third place and People’s Choice winners will receive $100 each.

For more information about the show, see or contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Sheridan High School Symphony and Baroque orchestras concert @ Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Symphony and Baroque orchestras will perform April 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s Sue Henry Auditorium.

The Baroque Orchestra will perform pieces by Mozart and Brahms and the Symphony Orchestra will perform pieces by Weber, Elgar and Lalo. Jacob Jahiel will be featured as a soloist.

In addition, Pippin Robison will perform Stamitz’s violin concerto in G and Mariah Grant will perform a violin concerto in G by Haydn.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Westview Easter Egg Hunt @ Westview Health Care Center
Apr 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Westview Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, April 3, 2015
2:30 – 3:00 pm

Westview Health Care Center, 1990 W. Loucks

Easter egg hunt at Westview Health Care Center. Look for the special prize in each age group!

Ages 1-9. For more information, call Yvette Voogd at Westview, (307) 672-9789.

Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza @ Thorne-Rider Park on 14th Street in Sheridan
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am

Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza

Saturday, April 4, 2015
10:00 SHARP – 10:15 am
Three locations in Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 14th St.)

Ages 0-8. This will be a fast one! Be sure to be here before the 10:00 am start! Ages 0-3 will be on Redle Field; ages 4-5 will be on Barney Park; ages 6-8 will be in the playground area by the sand volleyball court. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures at the end of the hunt; be sure to bring your camera. Plenty of chocolate, candies and prizes for everyone! In case of rain, all of the hunts will be held at Sheridan High School. Co-sponsor is Sheridan Media. For more information, call the Sheridan Recreation District, (307) 674-6421.

Tongue River Valley Community Center Easter Egg Hunt @ Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

TRVCC Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015

10:00 – 11:00 am

Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton

Hoppy Easter! Get ready, get set, go find the Easter eggs in Scott Bicentennial Park. Get your picture taken with the Easter bunny too. Open to kids ages 1-10. For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community Center at (307) 655-9419.

Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch @ Dan Madia Field at Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 11th Street)
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch

Saturday, April 4, 2015
11:00 SHARP – 11:30 am
Dan Madia Field west of Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 11th St.)

This is one hunt that has definitely gone to the dogs! And another one that will go very fast. After the Sheridan Rec District Easter Egg Hunt at 10 am, plan on bringing your pooch to Madia Field (located just west of Thorne-Rider Park) for the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch event. Dog and owner will explore and locate eggs filled with dog treats, or discover tennis balls just the right size for fetching! Dogs will need to stay on a leash and, if the pooch has an accident, clean-up is your responsibility (doggie poop bags will be available). The Easter Egg Bunny will probably not show up, because bunnies generally get a little nervous around dogs. Co-sponsor is Sheridan Media. For more information, call the Sheridan Recreation District, (307) 674-6421.

Grace Anglican Church Easter Carnival @ Grace Anglican Church
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grace Anglican Church Easter Carnival

Saturday, April 4, 2015

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grace Anglican Church, 1992 W. 5th St. (formerly Sheridan Country Club)

This year we’re having an Easter Carnival! For kids age 12 and under. Carnival games, free lunch, bouncy house, obstacle course, and more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Fr. Kevin Jones at (307) 461-0237.

Walmart Easter Egg Hunt @ Back side of Walmart building
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Walmart Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Back side of Walmart building, 1695 Coffeen Ave.

Thousands of eggs, with special prizes to be found for each age group. Ages 0-3 start at 1:00 pm; ages 4-7 at 1:15 pm, ages 8-12 at 1:30 pm. For more information, call Deborah Johnson at (307) 674-6492.

Sheridan Manor Easter Egg Hunt @ Sheridan Manor
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Sheridan Manor Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 2015
10:00 – 10:30 am
Sheridan Manor, 1851 Big Horn Ave.

Easter egg hunt for 2,000 eggs, on the front lawn at Sheridan Manor. Prizes in three age groups! Ages 0-10. For more information, call Breann Brady at Sheridan Manor, (307) 673-2116.

Trinity Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am

Trinity Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Approximately 10:00 am
Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 Crescent Drive

Easter egg hunt on the church lawn, between church services. Ages 3 thru 5th grade. Bring your own basket! You’re also invited to attend the services, at either 8:30 am or 11:00 am. For more information, call (307) 672-2411.

Final day for Harry Jackson exhibit at Ucross @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will close its exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson today.

The show is the first of its kind since 1953.

Harry Jackson was born in Chicago in 1924 and first spent time in Wyoming in 1938, when he worked as a cowboy on the Pitchfork Ranch near Meeteetse. He enlisted in the Marines at age 18 and was wounded in combat in the Central Pacific battles of Tarawa in 1943 and Saipan in 1944.

At 20, he became an official Marine Corps Combat Artist, the youngest ever, while stationed in Los Angeles. Jackson also spent much time in Europe where he studied the Old Masters and had a studio in Italy.

“Well-Aimed Lightning: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson,” which will also include a video about Jackson’s life, is on view through April 10.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

For additional information, call Ucross Foundation at 737-2291.

Submission deadline for mini works of art @ Davis Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is soliciting donations from artists for its ninth annual Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth, to be exhibited and juried April 13-24 at Davis Gallery.

The WWA is asking local and regional artists and musicians to contribute miniature works of art (no larger than 6-by-8 inches) and “mini-concerts” (up to 90 minutes) in support of protecting some of the most special places in Wyoming.

Artists are asked to deliver finished and framed miniature art pieces to the Davis Gallery on or before April 10.

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded for work in the following categories: best earth landscape, best use of natural materials, best use of recycled materials and best of show.

All musicians will be recognized as well.

Details and donation forms are available at

A free Grand Finale Gala at Davis Gallery will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 24. The public is welcome to submit final bids and enjoy free music, food and beverages.

Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the WAA.

For additional information, contact Kate Seymour at 672-2751 and visit

Davis Gallery is located at 645 Broadway St.

Auction for one-night stay at Historic Sheridan Inn @ The Historic Sheridan Inn
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets are currently on sale for the unveiling of the Historic Sheridan Inn’s newly renovated rooms.

On April 18, the rooms at the Inn will be raffled or auctioned for a one-night stay on May 15, giving individuals the opportunity to be the first guests since 1965 to have the ability or option to stay the night.

The event on April 18 will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour including cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The evening will also include games, raffles and a silent auction. At 7 p.m., a live auction will begin during which phone bids will be accepted.

Seating at the event is limited.

Tickets are $500 for reserved sponsor tables (seats eight), $100 per couple or $50 for an individual.

For additional information or to purchase a ticket, contact Renee Obermueller at 751-2246 or email

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 N. Broadway St.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo scholarship deadline
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — Seniors graduating in 2015 can now apply for one of three $1,000 Sheridan WYO Rodeo scholarships.

Applicants must graduate from high school in Sheridan County in the spring of this year and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

The deadline to apply is April 30.

Requirements, instructions and applications are available at

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