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Mar
6
Fri
Reception for Aaron Wuerker @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An artist reception for Buffalo artist Aaron Wuerker will be held on Friday March 6 from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

Wuerker’s show, “Aaron Wuerker: Recent Landscapes,” will be on display through March 31 in the center’s Invitational Gallery.

Wuerker earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute in 1992 and a master’s in fine arts from Yale University in 1995. He and his wife, Jenny, also a renowned artist, own the Crazy Woman Fine Art Gallery in Buffalo.

“My work has continually returned to a realist vision of the landscape,” Wuerker said. “I’m usually drawn to compositions where mechanized forms either mimic or contrast with the natural forms in the land.”

For additional information, see the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s website at artinsheridan.com or call 674-1970.

The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Wild West Wine Fest @ Elks Lodge
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will host the 2015 Wild West Wine Fest on March 6.

The event to be held at the Elks Lodge will include tastings of more than 100 wines, beers and spirits with heavy hors d’oeuvres all evening.

General admission tickets cost $50 and include admission to the event from 6-9 p.m.

Tickets will be available online at downtownsheridan.org.

The event raises funds for the Downtown Sheridan Association.

For additional information, contact the DSA at 672-8881.

Mar
7
Sat
Science Saturday – ‘Mysteries of Invisible Life’ @ Sheridan College Science Center
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — This weekend’s edition of Science Saturday on March 7 will focus on “Mysteries of Invisible Life.”

The event, sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids, will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7, at the Sheridan College Science Center.

Attendees will have the chance to explore minute and miniscule living organisms and discover how the microscopic can have humongous impacts on our health and environment.

Science Saturdays are free and open to children of all ages.

For additional information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event will be held Saturday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The fundraiser will benefit children in Sheridan County who would otherwise go hungry over the weekends.

A taco dinner will be provided by Taco John’s and activities for the whole family will be featured.

The free event will be held in the atrium of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Donations to The Food Group will be accepted at the door.

For additional information, contact The Food Group Director Missy Hubert at 763-0850.

For more information on the nonprofit, see The Food Group’s Facebook page.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
10
Tue
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Improvisational acting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 10 and 12 — Improvisational acting

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

Nonprofit Tuesday for Senior Center, Keystone Awards @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next Nonprofit Tuesday at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will support the Sheridan Senior Center and the 2015 Keystone Awards.

On Tuesday, March 10, the brewery will donate $1 from every pint sold.

In addition, the 4-6 p.m. celebration will feature live music from Terry Garrison and the sale of raffle tickets for packages valued at more than $2,000. Winners of the raffle will be announced at the Keystone Awards on April 23.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Mar
11
Wed
Presentation on impact of railroads @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a free presentation for the community at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the impact of the Union Pacific and Chicago Burlington and Quincy railroads on the towns, settlement, economy and politics of Wyoming.

Big Horn native, historian, writer and filmmaker Greg Nickerson will give the free presentation.

The Senior Center will offer a spaghetti dinner prior to Nickerson’s presentation at 6 p.m. Dinner is $10 per person and advance sign-up for the dinner is required by calling 672-2240 or stopping by the Senior Center before Wednesday.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

“Vietnam underground” presentation @ Sheridan Junior High School Early Auditorium
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming World to Wyoming lecture series will feature Mark Jenkins at 7 p.m. March 11 at the Sheridan Junior High School Early Auditorium.

Jenkins, from National Geographic writer and UW, will present “Vietnam underground: The Viet Cong, spelunkers and the biggest cave on earth.”

Hidden deep in the jungles of central Vietnam, on the edge of the Truong Son Mountains, is a network of massive caves. Created by underground rivers cutting their way through limestone, most of these caves remain unexplored. In the past two decades, a highly accomplished team of British spelunkers have been penetrating ever deeper into these gigantic caverns.

Jenkins was invited on an expedition to descend into what would turn out to be the largest cave ever discovered, Hang Son Doong. Exploring this cave was so treacherous and difficult the team actually lived underground for days to complete the first descent.

In his presentation, Jenkins will take the audience across Vietnam — a vibrant country finally thriving after decades of war — and into the dark belly of the earth.

The event is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Manuela Hofer-McIntyre at 307-766-3415 or mhoferm1@uwyo.edu.

The SJHS is located at 500 Lewis St.

Mar
12
Thu
Salad luncheon @ First United Methodist Church
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women will host their annual salad luncheon on Thursday, March 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

An all-you-can-eat salad lunch will be served for $7 per person.

All proceeds of the luncheon will benefit the Methodist Women’s Missions locally and around the world.

The luncheon will be held at First United Methodist Church, located at 215 W. Works St.

Organizers ask that attendees use the entrance on Tschirgi Street or the handicap entrance from the parking lot.

‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Improvisational acting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 10 and 12 — Improvisational acting

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

‘Filling an Empty Bowl’ fundraiser for VOA @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Volunteers of America “Filling an Empty Bowl” fundraiser will be held Thursday, March 12, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA.

A wide variety of homemade soups will be served by community churches and other organizations.

The event will also include a silent auction, live music by Canary Joe, face painting and games for kids.

Attendees also get to take home their handcrafted bowls.

Organizers said the event is meant to help attendees emulate a meal one might have at a soup kitchen.

Tickets for the event are $25 for families, $10 for adults or $5 for children 6 and older. Kids 5 and younger are free.

For additional information, contact Skye Heeren at 672-0475.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Mar
14
Sat
4-H carnival and chili supper @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Mar 14 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County 4-H carnival and chili supper is set for March 14 from 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

The event will include family fun, classic carnival games and a chili dinner. Games will include cake walks, a dunk tank and rubber band target shooting.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from any 4-H member or at the Sheridan County Extension Office in the Watt Agricultural Center at 3401 Coffeen Ave. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Raffle tickets for drawings to be held at the event are $2 per ticket or $18 for a book of 10. Tickets for games will cost 25 cents per ticket.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan County Extension Office at 674-2980.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Mar
17
Tue
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Cooking @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

Mar
19
Thu
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Cooking @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

Apr
10
Fri
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 www.wildwyo.org.

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 www.wildwyo.org.

Davis Gallery is located at 645 Broadway St.

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