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Mar
27
Fri
Fundraiser for Keystone Awards @ The Cozy Corner
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cozy Corner will host a fundraising party for the Senior Center’s Keystone Awards on March 27 from 3-7 p.m.

The event will include music, drinks and a chance to give back.

Admission is free, but tickets for the raffle packages to be awarded at the April 23 Keystone Awards will be available for sale.

For additional information, call Vanessa Larson or Brittany Hoblit at 672-2240.

The Cozy Corner is located at 112 Coffeen Ave.

The Josties in concert @ Bethesda Worship Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Josties will perform March 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda Worship Center.

The Christian concert by Dale and Lisa Jost and their family will include toe-tapping music with a message.

The concert is appropriate for all ages and is free and open to the public.

Donations will be accepted to help cover the family’s expenses.

For additional information about the Josts see josties.com.

For additional information about the event, call 655-3036.

The Bethesda Worship Center is located at 5135 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
28
Sat
Wyoming Women’s Business Networking expo @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Women’s Business Networking group will host an expo March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

The event will feature exhibitors, nonprofits and presentations throughout the day alongside various booths featuring food and goods.

Presentations will include information on local nonprofits, essential oils, Zumba, reflecting your youth, touching lives in a way that can be counted and information on the upcoming FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference set for April 17.

The event will benefit the Advocacy and Resource Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the local suicide prevention coalition.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall is located at 1753 Victoria St.

Health Insurance Navigators @ Sheridan College Griffith Memorial Building, room 10
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Health Insurance Navigators will be in Sheridan on March 28 at the Wyoming Free Tax Service provided in room 10 of the Griffith Memorial Building at Sheridan College from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes.

This special enrollment period will allow those individuals and families who were unaware or didn’t understand the implications of this new requirement to enroll in 2015 health insurance coverage through the FFM.

The special enrollment period began March 15 and ends at 9:59 p.m. on April 30. If a consumer enrolls in coverage before the 15th of the month, coverage will be effective on the first day of the following month.

This year’s tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked to provide basic information regarding their health coverage on their tax returns. Individuals who could not afford coverage or met other conditions may be eligible to receive an exemption for 2014. To help consumers who did not have insurance last year determine if they qualify for an exemption, CMS also launched a health coverage tax exemption tool today on HealthCare.gov and CuidadodeSalud.gov.

The navigators will be available to assist those having questions or wanting to enroll. People can walk-in or set up an appointment by calling 211.

For more information about Health Insurance Marketplaces, see healthcare.gov/marketplace.

Instrument petting zoo @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host an instrument petting zoo in the Inner Circle on March 28 at 10 a.m.

Instrument petting zoos have been offered for several years by orchestras and other entities around the country to introduce children and adults to instruments that may be otherwise inaccessible.

Some instruments can be delicate, expensive and complicated to use, which is intimidating to many would-be child and adult musicians. This event will allow participants to get up close with a variety of instruments to see, hear and touch them and learn how they work.

The program will be led by certified music therapist Michele Folster and musician Dr. Scott Flagg, who will bring several of their personal instruments to the event.

“We’ll be bringing and talking about some familiar instruments and some that you may have heard about but have never actually heard or seen like didgeridoos and Native American flutes,” Folster said. “It will be a fun time with fun instruments for all ages! Come make some noise with us!”

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Mar
31
Tue
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.

Apr
1
Wed
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.

Apr
2
Thu
Open house for new Forest Service District Ranger @ Tongue Ranger District office
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Employees at the U.S. Forest Service Tongue Ranger District will host an open house April 2 from 4-6 p.m. to welcome District Ranger Amy Ormseth.

The open house will be held at the Tongue Ranger District office located at 2013 Eastside Second St. in Sheridan.

Ormseth comes to Sheridan most recently as the District Ranger from the Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Cimarron/Comanche National Grasslands in Salida, Colorado. She began her work in Sheridan earlier this year.

The open house affords an opportunity for the public to meet Ormseth and district employees one-on-one and learn what the district has planned for the upcoming summer season.

For more information about this event, call 674-2600.

Land’s End concert @ First Baptist Church
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Arts Council in collaboration with the First Baptist Church will host a concert by Land’s End on April 2 at the church.

Land’s End is Canada’s premier classical chamber ensemble and will be joined by WYO Theater Executive Director Gerard Gibbs on oboe and Marcin Swoboda on viola.

A pre-concert talk will begin at 6 p.m. and the concert will start at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and military and $5 for students.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com, by phone at 672-9084 or at First Baptist Church.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

First Baptist Church is located at 3179 Big Horn Ave.

Apr
4
Sat
Sheridan College/Community Wind Ensemble concert @ Sheridan High School, Sue Henry Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College/Community Wind Ensemble will perform a concert, “Pneumatic Portal: ‘P’ Music,” April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

The ensemble will be playing “Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo” (Malcolm Arnold, 1963); “Pageant” (Vincent Persichetti, 1954); “Paper Cut” (Alex Shapiro, 2010); “Pathfinder of Panama” (John Philip Sousa, 1915); and “Paris Sketches” (Martin Ellerby, 2004).

The concert is free and open to the public.

For additional information, call director Dr. Brian Casey at 674-6446, Ext 3009.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Sheridan College/Community Wind Ensemble concert @ Sheridan High School, Sue Henry Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College/Community Wind Ensemble will perform a concert, “Pneumatic Portal: ‘P’ Music,” Saturday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

The ensemble will be playing “Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo” (Malcolm Arnold, 1963); “Pageant” (Vincent Persichetti, 1954); “Paper Cut” (Alex Shapiro, 2010); “Pathfinder of Panama” (John Philip Sousa, 1915); and “Paris Sketches” (Martin Ellerby, 2004).

The concert is free and open to the public.

For additional information, call director Dr. Brian Casey at 674-6446, Ext 3009.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Apr
7
Tue
Sheridan High School choir concert @ Sheridan High School, Sue Henry Auditorium
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School choirs will perform a concert for the community at 7 p.m. April 7 in the Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium.

The concert will feature the songs the four choirs will be taking to the upcoming Northeast District Festival to be held April 30 in Gillette.

The Honor Choir will sing a Mozart piece; Treblemakers, the all-girl choir, and Spectrum, a co-ed choir, will both sing several songs they performed at the jazz festival in Casper.

The SHS mixed choir will also perform, and the evening will also feature several small ensembles.

Choir teacher Ashley Lecholat said her choirs work all year to develop the needed techniques to master the mature pieces that will be featured at the concert.

The concert will last approximately one hour and is free and open to the public.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Apr
9
Thu
Citizen input on land use plans @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you curious about where and how Sheridan might grow in the future?  Do you have an opinion about what kind of land use you’d like to see surrounding city limits?  Do you want to see pathways extended from the city limits into the county?

Make your opinions heard at an open house next week regarding the future development of Sheridan and the land surrounding Sheridan.

The open house, open to all members of the public, will be held from 4-6 p.m. April 9 at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, located at 171 N. Main St.

The city of Sheridan, Sheridan County and planning consultants are updating the Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan, and the city is also completing its new Land Use Plan. The open house is a public outreach effort to obtain citizen input about the direction and design of future land use.

A map of the proposed future land uses in Sheridan will also be available for public review and comments.

For more information, call city Planning and Development Director Robert Briggs at 675-4225 or County Planner Mark Reid at 675-2420.

Apr
30
Thu
All Sheridan elementary schools choir concert @ Early Auditorium at Sheridan Junior High School
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — All the elementary schools in Sheridan County School District 2 will combine for a night of singing and fun on April 30.

The concert featuring choirs from each elementary school will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Early Auditorium at Sheridan Junior High School.

Sheridan Junior High School is located at 500 Lewis St.

May
1
Fri
Landon’s Greenhouse open house @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
May 1 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host its Spring Open House May 1-3.

The weekend will include treasure hunts, refreshments and sales.

Landon’s is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

There will also be a farmers market with fresh, local produce from 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Dr.

May
2
Sat
Landon’s Greenhouse open house @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host its Spring Open House May 1-3.

The weekend will include treasure hunts, refreshments and sales.

Landon’s is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

There will also be a farmers market with fresh, local produce from 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Dr.

May
3
Sun
Landon’s Greenhouse open house @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host its Spring Open House May 1-3.

The weekend will include treasure hunts, refreshments and sales.

Landon’s is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

There will also be a farmers market with fresh, local produce from 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Dr.

May
18
Mon
UNPLUG: Banana Slug String Band and Great Elk Tour @ Mars Black Box Theater at the WYO Theater
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Unplug Week will kick off May 18 with an offering that is new this year, an evening at the WYO Theater aimed at educating children in a fun way.

The Banana Slug String Band — musicians, songwriters and educators who blend music, theater, puppetry and audience participation to create a learning environment for kids — will perform a free concert from 6-8 p.m. May 18 in the Mars Black Box Theater.

Claire Hobbs, communications and development associate with the SCLT, said the group teaches many different science and environmentally focused lessons ranging from water cycles to recycling in a fun and interactive way.

Just prior, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s traveling “Great Elk Tour” conservation education exhibit will be open from 4-6 p.m. displaying world-class taxidermy as a way for children to better understand the habitat of the animals and how conserving them ensures our hunting heritage.

Baroque and Symphony orchestra concert @ Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium
May 18 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Baroque Orchestra and the Sheridan High School Symphony Orchestra will present their spring concert at 7 p.m. May 18 at the SHS Sue Henry Auditorium.

The Baroque Orchestra will perform Symphony No. 25 by Mozart.

The SHS Symphony Orchestra will perform selections from Carmen Suite No. 1 by Georges Bizet. Student Jacob Jahiel will perform Mozart’s Violin Concerto in G and Mackenzie Dougherty will perform Violin Concerto in B-flat by Pergolesi with the chamber orchestra.

Both the Baroque and symphony orchestras will combine to perform “Memory” from the musical “Cats” by Andrew Lloyd Weber and “Pirates of the Caribbean” by Klaus Badelt.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Dr.

May
19
Tue
DSA wine, food and music pairing event @ The Loft above the Cattle and Creek Restaurant
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will host an evening of wine, food and music pairing from 6-9 p.m. May 19 at The Loft, located above the Cattle and Creek Restaurant at 201 Broadway St.

The Instagators will provide live music.

Wine will be donated by Steve Reed of Northwest Vintage, and food will be donated by Killy’s Warehouse Market and Red Velvet Bakery.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Call 672-8881 to reserve a seat.

Big Horn High School band and choir concert @ Big Horn High School auditorium
May 19 @ 7:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School band and choir will present a Spring Concert at 7 p.m. May 19 in the BHHS auditorium.

Choir selections will include “Where Go The Boats,” with poetry by Robert Louis Stevenson and music by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, “Fly Away Medley” arranged by Mark Hayes, “Riversong” by Roger Emerson and “I Got A Name” arranged by Jay Althouse.

The band will present “Plaza de Toros” by Mark Williams, “Final Drive” by Doug Beach and George Shutack, “Caribbean Dance” by Victor Lopez, “Smack Dab In The Middle” arranged by Rick Stitzel and “Rockin’ The Boat” by Brad Ciechomski.

Music teacher Ariel Downing will direct the band and the choir. Wendy Mort will accompany the choir.

The event is free and open to the public.

Big Horn High School is located at 337 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Sheridan High School band ‘pops’ concert @ Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium
May 19 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will hold a “pops” concert featuring light, popular classical tunes at 7 p.m. May 19 at Sue Henry Auditorium at the high school.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
21
Thu
Sheridan Junior High School choir concert @ Sheridan Junior High School Early Auditorium
May 21 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School choir will hold its spring concert at 7 p.m. May 21 in the Early Auditorium at Sheridan Junior High School.

The event is free and open to the public.

Sheridan Junior High School is located at 500 Lewis St.

May
22
Fri
Story Elementary School concert @ Story School
May 22 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Students at Story Elementary School will give a spring musical performance at 6:30 p.m. May 22 at Story School.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Story School is located at 103 Fish Hatchery Road in Story.

May
30
Sat
‘The Art and Science of Grasslands’ symposium @ Ucross Foundation
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will host its Wyoming Grasslands Celebration on May 29-30.

On May 29, the WYO Theater will feature the Sheridan premiere of the film, “The Ucross Experiment: Cross Pollination of Arts and Sciences,” a documentary film that captures the explorations and adventures of four pairs of prominent artists and scientists from the University of Wyoming when they came together at the Ucross Foundation in summer 2014.

The film is by Ali Grossman and features UW professors including composer Anne Guzzo, geologist Ron Frost, dancer Rachael Shaw, physiological ecologist Michael Dillon, rangeland ecologist Ann Hild, poet Harvey Hix, sculptor Ashley Hope Carlisle, microbial ecologist Naomi Ward and project leader Jeff Lockwood.

The film will begin with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at the Mars Theater at the WYO Theater, located at 42 N. Main St. The film will be shown from 7-8:30 p.m. with a question and answer session to follow.

On May 30, there will be a day-long symposium at the Ucross Foundation about “The Art and Science of Grasslands.” The morning will include discussions on a variety of topics. The afternoon will include a photography workshop, a bird and plant walk, ranch mapping, a hydrology workshop and a naturalist hike for kids. Lunch will also be offered.

Participants in the symposium include writers Frank Goodyear and Laura Bell; photographers Michael Berman and William Sutton; Bighorn Audubon Society President Jackie Canterbury; Yale University representatives Charlie Bettigole, Arthur Middleton and Catherine Kuhn; Plank Stewardship Initiative representative John Heyneman; Rick Pallister and Trey Davis of The Nature Conservancy; Brian Mealor with the UW Extension Center and moderator Michelle Sullivan.

Morning discussions will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m., afternoon workshops will run from 1:30-4 p.m. and the closing reception will be held from 4-5 p.m.

A Science Kids program will also be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Both the documentary showing and the symposium are free and open to the public.

Call the Ucross Foundation at 737-2291 or email tkikut@ucross.org to RSVP by May 28 for the symposium or for more information.

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