Calendar

Feb
6
Thu
Wyoming Archaeological Society meeting @ Le Gourmet Room at the Sheridan Holiday Inn
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm

The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet Thursday.

Commencing at 6 p.m. in the Le Gourmet Room at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, the meeting is free and open to everyone.

Dinner can be order from the menu but is not required to attend.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Forest Service Archaeologist Pat Bower will give a presentation regarding his archaeological work on Easter Island.

Reservations are not required to attend.

For more information call Scott Burgan at 673-5997.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.

The Legacy of the First World War: The View From One Century Later @ Whitney Presentation Hall Sheridan College
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm

Sheridan College will present “The Legacy of the First World War: The View From One Century Later” on Feb. 6. Mike Walker will present a brief overview of World War I, the magnitude of the slaughter that attended the war and the consequences of it. The free presentation will commence at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Presentation Hall. A more in depth look at the First World War will be offered in a seminar class beginning Jan. 22. HIST2490 01, First World War, will be taught by Walker on Wed. evenings from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.sheridan.edu. For more information on the free presentation or the seminar class contact Walker at mwalker@sheridan.edu.

“Follow the Legislature” @ Fulmer Public Library
Feb 6 @ 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm

The Sheridan County Democrats are sponsoring a program on Thursday at the Fulmer Public Library. “Follow the Legislature” is a non-partisan, free event which is open to everyone.

The program will explain how to navigate the Wyoming Legislature’s website, with focus on bill tracking and advocacy.

There will also be discussions on a bill concerning Medicaid expansion, how to contact your legislatures and a few new skills that will keep you up-to-date on bills in Wyoming.

The program will run from 7:15-8:30 p.m. For more information call SCD President Hollis Hackman at 672-7585.

Feb
7
Fri
Get Acquainted Tea @ Inner Circle in Sheridan Fulmer Public Library
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Friendship Club of Sheridan (formerly the Sheridan Newcomers Club) will host a Get Acquainted Tea on Feb. 7.

From 10 a.m. to noon at the Inner Circle in Sheridan Fulmer Public Library women of all ages are welcome to enjoy punch or tea and cookies.

The tea is a chance to get to know the group, which meets for lunch the fourth Thursday of every month and offers subgroups including a book club, a Bunco group, a Pinochle group and the potential for future additions like a walking group.

For more information call Elaine Burke at 673-7321.

Feb
12
Wed
Conversation in History @ Senior Center conference room
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

The Sheridan Senior Center will host Helen Laumann of the Sheridan County Historical Society for the next “Conversation in History” on Wednesday.

This series of casual conversations surrounding specific portions of our Sheridan area history is free and open to the public.

The meeting will run from 10-11:15 a.m. in the Senior Center conference room.

The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

For more information contact Lois Bell or Jane Perkins at 672-2240.

Feb
15
Sat
Alzheimer’s Association rally @ Historic Plains Hotel
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The national Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a rally for its Wyoming volunteers and the general public on Feb. 15.

The event will take place at the Historic Plains Hotel at Central Avenue and Lincolnway in Cheyenne from 9 a.m. to noon.

Participants will be treated to a complimentary breakfast, lunch, give-aways and door prizes.

There will also be a support group offered during the event so caregivers, their loved ones, and volunteers from throughout the state are encouraged to attend.

Agenda topics will include the Alzheimer’s epidemic in Wyoming,, the latest research findings, services and support the association offers, public policy and special events in local communities and the association’s future plans for the state.

Attendees are asked to RSVP by Monday to Glenda Berry at gberry@alz.org or to Anne Aquin at 550-3618.

The disease affects 10,000 people in Wyoming and its impact extends to additional thousands of friends and family members.

Birding at the Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday.

This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at The Brinton Museum.

All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have them.

For more information see www.thebrintonmuseum.org. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery free workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three free public workshops on Saturday.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Sheridan’s African  Violet Society will inform participants on African violet growing techniques, do’s and don’ts and society membership.

The second workshop will be presented by Landon’s manager Keith Kershaw at 1 p.m. Kershaw will present information on ordering trees and shrubs for the spring.

Finally, at 3 p.m. Janelle Gray will house “It’s a jungle in here: Caring for houseplants.” Gray will offer information on light, watering, fertilizing and controlling pest problems.

All workshops are free but space is limited so pre-registration is required.

For more information see www.landonsgreenhouse.com, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Feb
19
Wed
Family and codependency: We are from where we came @ Sheridan College Main Street campus Center for Workforce and Community Education
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Sheridan College Main Street campus Center for Workforce and Community Education will present the next topic in the series of “Brown Bag Lunch Seminars” on  Feb. 19.

Lynn Gordon of Family and Personal Counseling Center will present topics on Wednesdays through the end of February including depression, fear, family and codependency and how to take control of these issues.

The seminars are free and open to everyone with no reservations required

“Family and codependency: We are from where we came” will be the topic on Wednesday from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

For more information call Gordon at 672-6789.

The campus is located at 171 N. Main St.

Enroll Wyoming @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host two events this week to provide assistance with the Health Insurance Marketplace.

On Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. in The Inner Circle “Enroll Wyoming” will be offered.

A new Health Insurance Marketplace is now open in Wyo., where consumers can find a variety of health plans which all cover prescriptions, hospital stays, doctor visits and more.

Those interested may qualify for financial help to afford these plans.

Trained navigators are available to help consumers understand the insurance plans available and assist in the enrollment process on healthcare.gov.

Wednesday night’s program will be a presentation and Thursday will offer drop-in assistance hours.

For more information call Kevin Knapp at 674-8585 extension 29.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Sheridan County Historical Society program @ Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheridan County Historical Society will host Veronica Hagemann on Wednesday. Hagemann will discuss the archival project at the Wyoming Girls School. The program is free and open to the general public. The event will commence at 7 p.m. and coffee and cookies will be served. The meeting will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room located at the corner of North Main Street and Coffeen Avenue.