The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The program is free and orderin dinner from the menu is available but not required.
Following dinner, around 7:15 p.m., archaeologist Kristin Hare will make a presentation examining recent site work conducted at Yellowstone Lake.
The university studied severa sites along Clear Creek revealing information about its active use in prehistory.
Hare is a graduate student of anthropology at the University of Montana in Missoula and works as a Cultural Resource Technician at SWCA Environmental Consultants in Sheridan.
For more information contact Scott Burgan at 673-5997.
Reservations are not required to attend
The Kalif Shrine will present their annual Christmas party Dec. 7.
All kids are welcome to enjoy free hot dogs and chips, soft drinks, gifts and a visit from Santa.
The party will start at 2 p.m. at 145 W. Loucks St.
The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids will host December’s Science Saturday on Dec. 7. Science Saturday offers free admission to the museum for the entire community. This month the museum is featuring Caesar the Allosaurus. You can meet the new addition to the museum from 10 a.m. to noon on the second floor of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Atrium. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. For more information please contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email email@example.com.
The 23rd annual Community Holiday Dinner will be held on Dec. 8 at the Holiday Inn.
Everyone is invited to come enjoy Santa, live music, gifts for the children and a hot meal from 4-7 p.m.
The free dinner is open to everyone in the community and has seen over 1,000 people attend in years past.
Though the dinner is free, tickets are required and are available now at the Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, the Department of Family Services, Sheridan Health Center, Holiday Inn, Holy Name Thrift Shop, Lunch Together Soup Kitchen, the Salvation Army, Sheridan Senior Center, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at the Red Door and Warehouse Market.
Free transportation to the dinner is available by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 674-9272.
The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.
Those wanting to make a contribution to the community event can contact Erin DeFries or Mark Demple for more information at 674-7600.
The Sheridan Police Department has received a $1500 “Local Community Contribution” grant from Wal-Mart which will be used toward the third annual “Cops for Kids” program. The program offers deserving children in the community a holiday shopping spree. More than 30 children identified by local social service professionals will be shopping Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. The Wal-Mart Subway will also be providing the children with breakfast. Officers from many local Sheridan Law Enforcement agencies will be assisting each child individually. The program hopes to offer positive interactions between the officers and children who may grow up with an innate fear of officers due to circumstances beyond their control. For more information contact the Sheridan Police Department at 672-2413.
Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns and Sheridan Stationery will host Santa on Dec. 14.
St. Nick himself will be reading the Christmas poem “The Night Before Christmas” and handing out treats, starting at 10 a.m.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheridan Stationery is located at 206 N. Main St.
The Wellness Council of Sheridan County and The Food Group are sponsoring a presentation by registered dietician Georgia Boley on how children can be both hungry and overweight simultaneously. Members of the community are invited to understand the effects of hunger and overweight on children and identify ways they can help address the problems. Boley will also discuss with students how hunger can strike any household and ways they can take action in their school and community to feed hungry children and families. The discussion will take place Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheridan College Science Center room 104. For more information contact SC at 674-6446.