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Mar
26
Sat
DisABILITY Awareness Walk @ Sheridan Junior High School
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Sheridan’s participation in the statewide walk for DisABILITY Awareness Month! Registration and the walk itself will be at the Sheridan Junior High School outdoor track (enter the school campus from Clarendon Avenue). Free and open to all.

For more information, call Dawna Romeo at RENEW, (307) 672-7481.

In case of bad weather, the walk will be held in the gymnasium.

Mar
30
Wed
Chamber Coffee in Ranchester @ Ranchester Mercantile
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

RANCHESTER — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will present a Chamber Coffee on Wednesday, March 31 at 8 a.m. at the brand new Ranchester Mercantile in Ranchester.

“Our Chamber Coffees are a great opportunity to provide businesses and residents throughout the county an opportunity to get together and talk about issues that may be affecting their businesses and other things happening in the surrounding communities,” said Dixie Johnson, Chamber CEO.

The coffee is open to the public and will be held in the Ranchester Mercantile, located at 254 U.S. Highway 14, across the street from the Ranchester Information Center.

Everyone is invited to Ranchester to enjoy coffee, goodies, discussion and networking.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

Planning meeting for Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you a descendant of someone who lived and/or worked in the mining communities north of Sheridan?

If so, you are invited to a meeting to plan the Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic. The meeting will take place March 30 at 5 p.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The picnic used to be an annual event and plans are being made to reestablish it. The picnic is scheduled to be held on July 31 at Pine Island Campground in the Bighorn Mountains.

For additional information, check the group’s Facebook page “Monarch Picnic aka Underground Coal Miners Picnic.”

Apr
5
Tue
“We the People” chili supper, showcase @ Sheridan High School
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On April 5, from 6-8 p.m., the Sheridan High School We the People team will host a chili supper and showcase at the high school.

Attendees to the event can meet the team, enjoy cinnamon rolls and chili and bid on silent auction items. The cost to attend is a suggested donation of $5.

In addition, the team will give a short presentation showcasing their knowledge for its upcoming competition.

The team will travel to the University of Maryland April 22-26 for the national competition. This is the third consecutive year the SHS team has won the state competition and moved on to nationals.

Each year, students raise money to attend the contest. The cost to attend this year is estimated at $53,000.

For additional information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Apr
6
Wed
City meeting on water meter replacements @ Sheridan County YMCA
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — City staff will host a public meeting on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA youth room to discuss a water meter replacement project.

The project will begin this fall. Most water meters in Sheridan County are about 20 years old and in need of replacement.

Later this year the city of Sheridan and the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board will begin installing new water meters in approximately 9,000 locations across the county. Meter-reading infrastructure within the water service area also will be updated.

State grants will cover half of the project costs. The remaining cost of the project will be managed with a 20-year, zero-percent state loan.

According to city officials, installing meters all at once also allows for bulk purchasing, efficient use of city resources and convenient/consistent installation for citizens.

The next steps include the city hiring a vendor to design the infrastructure and to procure and install the meters.

City officials estimate that the project will begin by the end of this year. Customers will be notified when installations begin in their area so that they may schedule a convenient time for meter replacement.

To learn more, see www.sheridanwy.net or email Chad Lynn at clynn@ridgepointwyo.com.

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

May
8
Sun
WYO Theater to host comedy @ WYO Theater
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Popovich Pet Comedy Theater on May 8 at 4 p.m.

The show will include comedy and juggling skills and the extraordinary talents of performing pets.

The event is part of the theater’s Children’s Educational and Family Series.

Tickets to attend cost $16 for adults, $12 for seniors and military members and $10 for students.

Ticket may be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

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

May
11
Wed
Chamber lunch set for May 11 at Best Western @ Best Western Sheridan Center
May 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon May 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

The event includes a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The event is open to the public. The cost is $15 for the lunch.

For additional information, call 672-2485.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

May
22
Sun
UNPLUG event set for Sunday @ Red Grade Trail trailhead
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next UNPLUG event — a nature scavenger hunt — is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Red Grade Trail.

UNPLUG is a partnership between the Sheridan Community Land Trust and Science Kids.

For more information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org or SCLT at 673-4702 or info@sheridanclt.org.

The Red Grade Trail trailhead is located outside of Big Horn on the way up Red Grade Road.

May
25
Wed
Miners picnic planning meeting set for Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A planning meeting for the Monarch/Underground miners picnic will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Fulmer Room.

All interested parties are urged to attend.

The picnic will take place July 31 at Pine Island Campground in the Bighorn National Forest. It will be begin at 10 a.m. and continue to 5 p.m.

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

Jun
4
Sat
Children’s festival set for Saturday @ Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Greenwings outdoor children’s festival will take place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association.

The free event for children and young adults ages 6-17 will include duck calling, gun safety, target shooting, archery, fly casting and first aid activities with prizes available.

Lunch will be provided and parents are welcome. Those planning to attend are asked to register prior to the event.

Check-in is from 8-9 a.m. the day of the event, which is sponsored by Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Joey’s Fly Fishing, Wild Turkey Federation, Rocky Mountain Ambulance and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

For more information or to register, call Steve at 673-0705.

The Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association is located at 89 Keystone Road.

Jun
21
Tue
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Sheridan County Museum to host Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tidbit Tuesday presentations will continue on June 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan County Museum.

The topic for the event will be dandelions and native flowers in Sheridan County. The two-hour workshop will include a story and a fun hands-on activity that shares history with children. The program is for children 4-10 years old, but older children are welcome.

There is no cost to attend. An adult or responsible teenager must accompany all children.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call the Sheridan County Museum at 675-1150. The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Legion Auxiliary to meet Tues. @ Country Kitchen
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Country Kitchen for a no-host dinner.

Linda Orr will talk about finances and explore improvements to be made. All are welcome.

For more information contact Jean Arzy 672-3623.

Country Kitchen is located at 2617 N. Main St.

Jun
22
Wed
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Jun
23
Thu
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Jun
24
Fri
Vacation Bible School set for June 21-24 @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN— The annual Vacation Bible School “Counting on God” camp will be held June 21-24 at the Sheridan County YMCA.

Children in the 4-year-old age group will attend the camp from 9-11 a.m. and children ages 5-10 will attend the VBS camp from 9-11:45 a.m.

The theme is “Barnyard Roundup — Jesus Gathers us Together” and is filled with crafts, fun team-building games, Bible songs and stories and tasty treats.

Registration is available online at www.vbsmate.com/countingongodcamp or in the YMCA lobby.

Volunteers are needed for the camp. There will be drawing for daily prizes for youth 11-18 who volunteer.

For more information, call Gwen at 751-7930 or Billie Rae at 752-2783.

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

Jul
1
Fri
YMCA Theater Camp attendees to perform “The Artistocats, Jr.” @ WYO Theater
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA’s Theater Camp will preform Walt Disney’s “The Aristocats, Jr.” at the WYO Theater on Friday at 10 a.m.

The performance is free and open to all with general admission seating available.

For more information call the WYO Theater at 672-9084.

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

Jul
9
Sat
Groups to host Kids Fishing Day @ Porcupine Ranger Station
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Trout Unlimited will host Kids Fishing Day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Porcupine Ranger Station pond.

“This is an opportunity for kids to be involved in an outdoor activity and perhaps create a lifelong passion for fishing,” said Bighorn National Forest wildlife biologist Beth Bischoff.

Youth ages 13 and younger are invited to attend with a parent or guardian. Children age 13 years and younger who are Wyoming residents do not need a fishing license. Non-resident children 13 and younger must have an adult with a valid Wyoming fishing license on site. State regulations and creel limits apply.

This event is free.

Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide assistance or instructions on casting techniques, knot tying, angler ethics and fish conservation and ecology.

Participants should be prepared for fishing and mountain weather and are encouraged to bring their own fishing tackle, rain gear, layered clothing, snacks, coolers with ice for transporting fish, sunblock and insect repellent.

Fishing bait will be provided. Fishing rods will be available for use by children who do not have their own, but participants are asked to bring rods if possible.

Porcupine Ranger Station is located on Forest Service Road 13 off U.S. Highway 14A.

For directions to the fishing pond or other questions, please contact the Medicine Wheel Ranger District in Greybull at 765-4435.

Jul
13
Wed
Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Jul 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

A panel of speakers will give updates from county, city and municipal governments.

The event is open to the public. The lunch buffet costs $15 per person. No reservations are needed.

For more information call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Jul
18
Mon
Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field @ Homer Scott Field
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field.

The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m.

The camp will be taught by SHS football staff with an emphasis on drills, fundamentals and technique.

The cost for the camp is $15, which includes a Broncs shirt.

Registrations open at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and each player will need proof of insurance to participate.

Jul
19
Tue
Sheridan County Museum to host Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tidbit Tuesday presentations will continue on July 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan County Museum.

The topic for the event will be the game of polo in Sheridan County. The two-hour workshop will include a story and a fun hands-on activity that shares history with children.

The program is for children ages 4-10, but older children are welcome.

There is no cost to attend. An adult or responsible teenager must accompany all children. To reserve a spot or for more information call the Sheridan County Museum at 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field @ Homer Scott Field
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field.

The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m.

The camp will be taught by SHS football staff with an emphasis on drills, fundamentals and technique.

The cost for the camp is $15, which includes a Broncs shirt.

Registrations open at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and each player will need proof of insurance to participate.

Jul
20
Wed
Broncs hosting mini camp at Scott Field @ Homer Scott Field
Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs mini camp is coming up next week at Homer Scott Field.

The 10th annual football camp will run July 18-20 from 5-8 p.m. each day. Young Broncs up to eighth grade will participate in the camp from 5-6 p.m., with high school players taking the field from 6-8 p.m.

The camp will be taught by SHS football staff with an emphasis on drills, fundamentals and technique.

The cost for the camp is $15, which includes a Broncs shirt.

Registrations open at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and each player will need proof of insurance to participate.

Jul
22
Fri
Antelope Butte Summer Festival begins July 22 @ Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area
Jul 22 – Jul 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — The third annual Antelope Butte Summer Festival will include morning yoga, trail runs, mountain bike races, live music, vendors and kids activities.

The event will begin July 22 and goes through July 24. On-site camping is available.

Proceeds will go to the Antelope Butte Foundation, whose goal is to reopen and transform the dormant ski area into a four-season sustainable ski and recreation center.

For more information see www.antelopebuttesummerfestival.org or call Andrew Gast at 763-0203.

The Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area is located on U.S. Highway 14 between Burgess Junction and Greybull in the Bighorn Mountains.

Jul
27
Wed
Downtown Sheridan Association annual meeting set for Wednesday @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Jul 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will hold its annual meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, in the community room.

The meeting will introduce new board members, elect new officers, recap the past year’s activities and discuss future projects.

All are welcome to attend the meeting. For more information, see www.downtownsheridan.org or call 672-8881.

The Downtown Sheridan Association community room is located at 121 S. Main St.

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