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May
30
Sat
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.

Jul
8
Wed
Wyoming Wednesday
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run through July.

Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90.

Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on culture, history and events.

The events are free and open to all.

The next event will feature Bill Mentock, an accomplished historian of mining communities such as Monarch, Kleeburn and Dietz, will bring his expertise about these colorful enterprises that thrived in the early 1900s.

Jul
10
Fri
Tongue Riverpalooza @ Connor State Park, Ranchester
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm

Are you one of those who want to get out of town during Rodeo Week? How about a family-friendly campout in Ranchester’s Connor Park on Friday night?

Bring your picnic dinner and camping gear for Tongue Riverpalooza. Organizers will provide a free outdoor movie, “A River Runs Through It” at about 9 p.m.

Then on Saturday, the festivities will head to a private put-in on Goose Creek around 9 a.m. for a two- to three-hour float trip and river cleanup.

Shuttle service will be provided, but bring your own boat (canoe, kayak, inflatable rowboat, etc.).

Don’t want to camp out Friday night? No problem. When you RSVP, you will be provided directions to the put-in so you can meet there on Saturday.

Lunch and festivities will be offered following the float trip and prizes will be awarded for the most trash collected, the most unique items and more.

RSVP to Claire at 673-4702 or claire@sheridanclt.org.

Jul
11
Sat
Tongue Riverpalooza Family Outing
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you one of those who want to get out of town during Rodeo Week? How about a family-friendly campout in Ranchester’s Connor Park on Friday night?

Bring your picnic dinner and camping gear for Tongue Riverpalooza. Organizers will provide a free outdoor movie, “A River Runs Through It” at about 9 p.m.

Then on Saturday, the festivities will head to a private put-in on Goose Creek around 9 a.m. for a two- to three-hour float trip and river cleanup.

Shuttle service will be provided, but bring your own boat (canoe, kayak, inflatable rowboat, etc.).

Don’t want to camp out Friday night? No problem. When you RSVP, you will be provided directions to the put-in so you can meet there on Saturday.

Lunch and festivities will be offered following the float trip and prizes will be awarded for the most trash collected, the most unique items and more.

RSVP to Claire at 673-4702 or claire@sheridanclt.org by Thursday.

Jul
15
Wed
Wyoming Wednesday @ Wyoming Welcome Center
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am

Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run through July. Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90. Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on culture, history and events. The events are free and open to all. The next event will feature Fred Patz, an educator and historian, as he reveals knowledge about Father DeSmet.

Jul
18
Sat
Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join instructor Jackie Canterbury of the Bighorn Audubon for “Birding at The Brinton” on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at The Brinton Museum. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and Bighorn Audubon. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information, call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Jul
19
Sun
Bluebirds of the Bighorn Mountains: Their ‘Secret Sex Life’ and Much More @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the next Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus 2015 Lecture Series presentation; it’s the topic you’ve all been waiting for. Dr. Scott Johnson of Towson University in Maryland will presents “Bluebirds of the Bighorn Mountains: Their ‘Secret Sex Life’ and Much More” on Sunday. This presentation is free and open to the public, and will run from 1-3 p.m. Johnson studies the reproductive biology and behavior of small songbirds. He does his research in the Bighorn Mountains of north-central Wyoming. His past studies have focused on a wide variety of topics including song, mating behavior, parental behavior and the effect of high-elevations on reproductive strategies. “The Mountain Lecture Series presents a great opportunity for community members to come up and experience the Mountain Campus at no cost,” said Trudy Munsick, NWCCD dean of the Mountain Campus. “We encourage folks to come early, tour the campus and bring a picnic lunch.” For more information, see www.sheridan.edu/site/spearowigwam/community-events. The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is located 28 miles from Sheridan in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains, on the southeast edge of Park Reservoir.

Jul
20
Mon
Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
21
Tue
Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Tidbit the Mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday. This week’s program looks back at Sheridan in 1888. Main Street in Sheridan has changed quite a bin in 127 years.Explore the changes and similarities with this journey. All Tidbit Tuesday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 but older children are welcome to attend. All our Tidbit programs include a story and a hands on activity. There is no cost, but reservations are requested. All children must be accompanied by an adult or responsible teenager. Call the museum at 675-1150 for reservations. Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
22
Wed
Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
23
Thu
Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
29
Wed
Kiwanis Club book giveaway @ Children’s Library inside the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Sheridan Kiwanis Club will again be giving away free children’s books at the library. Children of all ages are invited to visit the Children’s Library inside the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon to receive a free book. For more information, call Michelle Havenga at 674-8585 ext. 119. Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Wyoming Wednesday @ Wyoming Welcome Center
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am

The final Wyoming Wednesday program of the summer series will be presented Wednesday.

Activities will take place at 10 a.m. at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90.

Wyoming Wednesday has been offering informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming weekly. Emphasis has been placed on culture, history and events.

The event are free and open to all.

The next event will feature the Sheridan County Museum Director, John Woodward, as he presents on the importance of the buffalo in our area’s history.

Jul
30
Thu
Field Sketching for Children @ The Brinton Museum
Jul 30 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Brinton Museum, Sagebrush Community Art Center and Science Kids will present “Field Sketching for Children” on Thursday.

Local artist Joel Ostlind will host a field sketching workshop for children 8 to 12 years old on The Brinton Museum grounds.

Participants will meet at the Sagebrush Art Gallery located in the Historic Train Depot at 201 E. 5th Street at 8:30 a.m. and ride the Science Kids bus to The Brinton Museum.  The bus will return the participants to the Sagebrush Art Gallery at 1:30 p.m.

Art supplies will be provided; participants need to bring their own water, lunch and snack.

Cost is $35 per child.

Call Brinton Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 to register, or register online at thebrintonmuseum.org/event/field-sketching-for-children.

Aug
4
Tue
Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Tidbit the Mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. This week’s program will explore the role of horses in Sheridan County history. All Tidbit Tuesday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 but older children are welcome to attend. All Tidbit programs include a story and a hands-on activity. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are requested. All children must be accompanied by an adult or responsible teenager. Call the museum at 675-1150 for reservations. Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

The Story Behind the Pictures — Your Family’s History is Important @ Sheridan Senior Center
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Senior Center Lecture Series will return Tuesday with “The Story Behind the Pictures — Your Family’s History is Important.” As part of the Sheridan Senior Center’s “When I’m 64 or More” life planning series offered the first Tuesday of each month, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center dining room, Judy Slack from the Wyoming Room will present. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Lois Bell at 672-2240. The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Aug
8
Sat
Saturday U @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

A summer session of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s popular free one-day college education program, will come to Sheridan Aug. 8. The day begins with coffee and pastries at 8:30 a.m. at Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus located approximately 28 miles from Sheridan in the Bighorn Mountains on the northeast edge of Park Reservoir. For directions, see www.sheridan.edu/site/spearowigwam/location. Opening remarks will be offered at 8:50 a.m. Each Saturday U term features lectures from three outstanding UW professors or community college representatives. Following the lectures, all three professors will participate in a final roundtable discussion. Participants may attend one, two, three or all four sessions. No registration is required, and the event is free and open to the public. The roundtable discussion and luncheon will be held outdoors, weather permitting. The program topic descriptions and UW professors lecturing include: • “Early Paleoindian Lifeways in the High Rockies,” with Marcel Kornfeld, Department of Anthropology professor from 9-10 a.m. • “Arts Activity in Wyoming and Its Impact,” with Bruce Richardson, UW-Casper Department of English, senior lecturer, from 10:15-11:15 a.m. • “Bringing together wildlife science, wild lands management and the public since 1953: The UW-NPS Research Center in Grand Teton National Park,” with Harold Bergman, Department of Zoology and Physiology professor, and director of the UW-National Park Service Research Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information about the Sheridan program, see the Saturday U website at www.uwyo.edu/saturdayu.

Aug
10
Mon
Jr. High/High School Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Aug 10 – Aug 13 all-day

The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al will host their first ever Summer Art Camp for high school and junior high visual arts students August 10-13 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. A variety of classes will be available for individual registration, or students can partake in all four classes for a discount. The first class will be photography with Stephen Mullins, August 10-13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. The class will teach students the basics of photography and photo editing using their cell phone camera or personal cameras. The fee for the course is $50. The second course is “Express Yourself with Paint!” with instructor Sonja Caywood. This will be offered August 10-11 from 2-4 p.m. The two-day class is designed to challenge and inspire students who believe they’re not artistic to remember the joy of self expression through artistic and imaginative self portraits. The course fee is $40. The third class will be “WIPEOUT Painting” with Micah Trampe on August 12 from 2-5 p.m. For $30, students will learn to combine drawing and painting techniques to create a unique piece of artwork using only their hands as painting tools. The final class will be “Street Art” with Stephen Mullins on August 13 from 2-5 p.m. In this class, students will learn about the contemporary street art scene and it’s recent significance. Students will create a stencil that will be painted onto cardboard and cut out. “Street Art” is also $30. Students may register for all four courses for only $100. To reserve a spot or for more information, call 674-1970. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St. inside the historic train depot.

Aug
18
Tue
Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Tidbit the mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m.

This week’s program will explore the history of coal mining in Sheridan County.

All Tidbit Tuesday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 but older children are welcome to attend.

All Tidbit programs include a story and a hands-on activity.

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are requested.

All children must be accompanied by an adult or responsible teenager.

Call the museum at 675-1150 for reservations.

Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Aug
21
Fri
Family Movie in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm

Family Movie in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Friday.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church brings all members of the community a free surprise film at the band shell complete with pre-film music entertainment and popcorn and drinks.

Due to copyright rules, the name of the film cannot be advertised, but all movies are family friendly.

Music starts at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at dusk.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

For more information, call the church office at 672-0612.

Aug
23
Sun
“George Beck and Founding of Cody, Wyo.” @ Sheridan College Mountain Campus
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The next offering in Sheridan College’s monthly summer mountain lecture series will be offered Sunday with “George Beck and Founding of Cody, Wyo.” Presented by Jeremy Johnston, curator of the Buffalo Bill Museum and Western American History, the presentation is an opportunity for all members of the community to experience the Mountain Campus at no cost. There is no need to register for the event. Attendees re encouraged to bring a picnic lunch, come early and tour the campus. For more information, call Julie Davidson at 674-6446, ext. 8350 or see www.spearowigwam.com. The Mountain Campus is located 28 miles outside of Sheridan in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains at the southeast edge of Park Reservoir. Directions can be found on the website.

Aug
25
Tue
Interviewing with Confidence and Skill @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Room A
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Stacia Skretteberg of PeAk will host a presentation on 
“Interviewing with Confidence and Skill”
 on Tuesday in the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Room A.

Sponsored by the Big Horn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, the presentation will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. discussing behavioral-based interviewing.

Hiring the wrong person for your company is expensive and extremely time consuming. Choosing the most highly qualified person isn’t that difficult.

Behavioral-based interviewing is a technique that many companies are using in their interview process today that, if done correctly, can give you the concrete data you need to make a successful hiring decision and protect you legally.

The presentation is $10 for SHRM members and $13 for non-members, including lunch.

To attend, RSVP to Jennifer McArthur at jmcarthur@sheridan.edu no later than Friday.

Attendees are asked to enter the hospital from the back side.

The hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Aug
29
Sat
Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo will return to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. all members of the community are invited to watch the events for free. There will be a toughest youth rodeo competition awarding up to $67,000 in cash and prizes in 26 events attracting up to 1,000 entries daily from across the region. For more information, call the Sheridan Elks at 674-7297 or see www.sheridanelks.org. The Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Jake’s Youth Day @ Rocky Mountain Discount Sports
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan Area Gobblers will present “Jake’s Youth Day” Saturday at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all members of the community are invited to attend this free event. Information will be presented on archery, BB gun and air rifle, Joey’s Fly Fishing, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Furs/Antlers/Tracks program and more. Prizes will be given to children and lunch will be served. The Sheridan Police Department will also be giving away free guns locks. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Vaughn at 751-5349. Rocky Mountain Discount Sports is located at 440 Broadway St.

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