Calendar

Feb
8
Sat
Saturday University: The Free One-Day College Education @ Sheridan College
Feb 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Sheridan College will present “Saturday University: The Free One-Day College Education” on Feb. 8.

Members of the community are invited to go back to college for a day — minus the tests and late-night study sessions — as three professors from the University of Wyoming present lectures from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The day begins with free coffee and pastries followed by opening remarks.

The first session, “The thinking animal: A look back at comparative psychology in the 21st century,” will begin at 9 a.m.

The second lecture, “Making it home: Landscape photographs in the 19th-century West,” will begin at 10:15 a.m.

The final class, “Biodiversity inside and out: A look at life’s richness from Wyoming’s perspective,” will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The day will conclude with a lunch and conversation with the professors.

All activities are free and no pre-registration is required.

Saturday University is a collaborative program connecting popular UW professors with Wyoming residents sponsored by UW, the UW Foundation and the Wyoming Humanities Council.

For more information contact Amy Albrecht at 674-6446 or aalbrecht@sheridan.eu.

Wyoming Weddings free bridal expo @ Holiday Inn Conference Center
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wyoming Weddings will present a free bridal expo on Saturday.

From noon to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, everyone is welcome to “Sheridan Bridal Expo.”

One couple will win a flat screen television. For more information see www.wyowedding.com or call 755-6896. To pre-register for the event see www. wyomingbridalexpo.com.

Brent Spink artist’s reception @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Local artist Brent Spink will present his art throughout February at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library beginning with an artist’s reception on Saturday.

The reception will be in The Inner Circle from 1-3 p.m.

Spink is originally from Missoula, Mont. and his primary medium is oil paintings.

He currently lives and works just north of Sheridan in the Wolf Teeth Mountains.

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

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Feb
13
Thu
Cowboy Country: Photographs by Mary and Arthur ‘Pete’ Dailey artist’s reception @ SAGE Exhibit Gallery inside Sheridan College Main Street
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al (SAGE) will host an artist’s reception and gallery talk on Thursday.

From 5:30-7 p.m. the public is welcome to visit the gallery and enjoy refreshments as SAGE presents “Cowboy Country: Photographs by Mary and Arthur ‘Pete’ Dailey” which is on display now.

The SAGE Exhibit Gallery is located inside Sheridan College Main Street at 171 N. Main St.

The exhibit will run through the end of the month.

For more information contact SAGE at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

Feb
15
Sat
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.

Moments of Seeing: The Art of Teresa Jordan and Chessney Sevier @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm
SHERIDAN — A new exhibit is opening at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Feb. 15 and an artist’s reception will be held.
“Moments of Seeing: The Art of Teresa Jordan and Chessney Sevier” will feature monotypes and hand-colored monotypes by Jordan and paintings and intaglio etchings by Sevier.
The reception will run from 3-5 p.m. and will include a special performance in the Barn Loft at 4 p.m. featuring music and stories by Jordan and her husband, Hal Cannon, the executive director of the Western Folklife Center and National Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev.
The event is free and open to the public.
The exhibit will be on display through May 9.
The gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane, Ucross.
For more information call 737-2291, emailinfo@ucross.org or see www.ucrossfoundation.org.
Feb
19
Wed
End-of-Life Care @ Sheridan College in the Whitney Presentation Hall
Feb 19 @ 7:45 pm – 5:00 pm

The Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) will host an educational workshop on “End-of-Life Care” on Feb. 19 and 21.

The agenda will be the same for each day and the cost to attend either series is $50 for adults or $35 for students but the fee will be waived for Sheridan College nursing students.

The workshops will be presented at Sheridan College in the Whitney Presentation Hall from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The sessions will feature Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care curriculum and breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included.

Speakers will include Brenda Mosher, Linda Stone-Soukup and Greg Marino.

To see a full itinerary or to register online see www.uwyo.edu/geriactrics.

Contact WyGEC for more information at 766-2829 or wygec@uwyo.edu.

Feb
21
Fri
End-of-Life Care @ Sheridan College in the Whitney Presentation Hall
Feb 21 @ 7:45 am – Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm

The Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) will host an educational workshop on “End-of-Life Care” on Feb. 19 and 21.

The agenda will be the same for each day and the cost to attend either series is $50 for adults or $35 for students but the fee will be waived for Sheridan College nursing students.

The workshops will be presented at Sheridan College in the Whitney Presentation Hall from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The sessions will feature Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care curriculum and breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included.

Speakers will include Brenda Mosher, Linda Stone-Soukup and Greg Marino.

To see a full itinerary or to register online see www.uwyo.edu/geriactrics.

Contact WyGEC for more information at 766-2829 or wygec@uwyo.edu.

Feb
22
Sat
Behind the Scenes Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan County Museum will present “Behind the Scenes Saturday” on Saturday. This free event is open to all with no reservations required. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a behind-the-scenes view at the museum’s operations. The public is invited to come and see what goes on at the museum when the galleries are closed. Attendees will see how employees take down old exhibits, care for the items entrusted to the museum and prepare new items and galleries for new exhibits. There will also be Tidbit activities for children and parents. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle, off of the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90. For more information call 675-1150.

Free zumba open house @ Zumba Fitness
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am

Zumba Fitness will host an open house with free zumba on Saturday. The open house is a celebration of their first year in the new location and their expansion in to nutritional support and health coaching. The occasion will be marked with a ribbon cutting, snacks, refreshments and a free Zumba class. The free event will commence at 10 a.m. and all are welcome to attend. Zumba Fitness is located at 118 W. Fifth St. For more information call Lorrie Anderson at 752-4207.

Feb
25
Tue
“Back to the Drawing Board” artist’s reception @ Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 25 @ 5:00 pm

A new art exhibit, “Back to the Drawing Board” by Christie American Horse, will open at the Martinsen Gallery on Tuesday, commencing with an artist’s reception. On Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. the public is invited to the free reception at Sheridan College. American Horse, who was born cross-eyed but overcame the condition, has worked in many mediums including oils, pastels, acrylics, watercolors, charcoal and graphite. The exhibit will focus on her drawings, which she states is her favorite part of the painting process. She is the daughter of fellow local artist Fred Goehring and a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho. The exhibit will run through April 8. The gallery is located in the Whitney building of SC located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
27
Thu
SCLT open house @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host their 2014 annual open house on Feb. 27.

From 5-8 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn, Polish appetizers and music will be offered in honor of the completion of the Black Diamond Historic Byway.

Mike Kuzara, a one-man polka band, will perform and attendees will have the opportunity to listen to the Byway audio tour.

The 2013 annual report and 2014 upcoming projects will also be presented.

Raffles winners will also be drawn.

For more information contact Claire Hobbs by phone at 673-4702 or email at claire@sheridanclt.org.

Mar
3
Mon
Forest service photos reception @ The Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Photographs taken in the Cloud Peak Wilderness area will be on display in The Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library during the month of March. Local representatives of the US Forest Service will be displaying the photographs as a part of their celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of The Wilderness Act. A reception will be held on Monday from 5-7 p.m. to mark the opening. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. For more information contact Kevin Knapp at 674-8585 extension 29. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Mar
4
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Jentel Artist Residency Program will host their March “Jentel Presents” on Tuesday. “Jentel Presents” is a free community outreach event open to everyone which features visual presentations and readings by artist in residency. The event will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center and refreshments will be served. This month’s presenters include playwright Barbara Lindsay, mixed media artist Laini Nemett, metal smith Lori Swartz and printmaker Junko Yamamoto. For more information see www.jentelarts.org or call 737-2311. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Mar
6
Thu
EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training @ Holiday Inn
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services with the Low-Income Weatherization Program and the Montana State University Extension Housing Program, is sponsoring an event to be held in Sheridan on Thursday.

“EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training” will be held at the Holiday Inn from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The eight hour course developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development will train attendees how to work safely in housing with lead-based paint and comply with EPA’s RRP rule, and HUD’s Lead Safe Home rule.

Attendees will be given a Certified Renovators photo ID which is valid for five years.

The course hold a value of $200 but is being offered in Sheridan for free thanks to the presenting sponsors.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

To register or for more information contact Mike Roberty by phone at 406-994-6386, by email at mroberty@montana.edu or by mail at Montana Weatherization Training Center, 705 Osterman Drive, Bozeman, MT 59715.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.

Mar
12
Wed
Fundraising: why and how @ Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room
Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm

The Sheridan Public Arts Committee and the Sheridan Artists’ Guild have partnered to offer a presentation and workshop on fundraising. Jack Miller of the Miller Group will lead “Fundraising: why and how” tomorrow at the Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room. Commencing at 1:30 p.m., Miller will give an overview of fundraising in America and discuss topics including how to organize for success, techniques for fundraising, steps for creating a multiple year campaign and keeping track of pledges and mailing lists. Miller is a nationally recognized strategist and lecturer with 45 years of experience as a management consultant in philanthropy. The workshop is free but donations will be accepted to help off-set the cost of the guest speaker. For more information or to register call Beth Holsinger at 752-1603. The Community Room is located at the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue.

Tom Randazzo artist’s reception @ Mezzanine of Sheridan Fulmer Public library
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm

A show of original paintings in a variety of media created by local artist Tom Randazzo will be presented on the mezzanine of Sheridan Fulmer Public library. “Balance and texture” will present a wide variety of mixed media including wax and motor oil. An artist’s reception will be held tomorrow from 5-7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this free event. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Mar
13
Thu
“Seven Years Plus” artist’s reception @ SAGE Exhibit Gallery @ Sheridan College Main Street
Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm

Throughout the month of March the SAGE Exhibit Gallery will feature life-long Sheridan area resident and colored pencil artist Dean States. “Seven Years Plus” will exhibit his drawings at the gallery located inside Sherian College Main Street. An artist’s reception and gallery talk will be held Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. The public is welcome to this free event and refreshments will be served. The gallery is located at 171 N. Main St. More of States’ work can be viewed at the Dean States Studio located at 637 W. Loucks St.

Mar
14
Fri
Jenny Wuerker artist’s reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s Invitational Gallery
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm

The Sagebrush Community Art Center’s Invitational Gallery will host Buffalo artist Jenny Wuerker’s exhibition “Painting the Expanse” today through April 12. The exhibit is an artistic view of the iconic American landscape of the west on large canvases. An artist’s reception and talk will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the gallery. The public is welcome to this free event and refreshments will be served. For more information call the gallery at 674-1970. The gallery is located in the Historic Train Depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Mar
19
Wed
Roller Derby meet and greet @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sheridan’s first local roller derby league, the Bomber Mountain Derby Devils, is hosting a recruitment meet and greet event on Wednesday for the newly formed women’s team. Commencing at 6 p.m. at the Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169 refreshments will be served and attendees will learn more about roller derby including participation requirements. The league, which is seeking non-profit status, hopes to offer men’s and youth teams in the future, offering new activities and family entertainment options as other area teams and their fans visit Sheridan for competitions. The women’s team is open to all Sheridan area women ages 18 or older of any ability level. For more information email bombermountaindd@gmail.com or call Alisa at 720-445-0925. The BHME is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Mar
20
Thu
Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show reception @ The Brinton Museum
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

The Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show at The Brinton Museum will open Thursday.

A reception will be held by the BHE Home and School Association on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

All members of the community are invited to this free event.

The show will run through March 30 with no admission charged.

For more information call the school at 672-3497 or the museum at 672-3173.

The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

Mar
22
Sat
“Behind the Scenes Saturday” and “Tidbit Saturday” @ Sheridan County Museum
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan County Museum will present “Behind the Scenes Saturday” and “Tidbit Saturday” this weekend.

This free event is open to all with no reservations required.

The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for a behind-the-scenes view at the museum’s operations.

The public is invited to come and see what goes on at the museum when the galleries are closed.

Attendees will see how employees take down old exhibits, care for the items entrusted to the museum and prepare new items and galleries for new exhibits.

There will also be Tidbit activities for children and parents.

Tidbit, the SCM Mouse, can be found in each exhibit at the museum and likes to share fun tales and treasures of Sheridan County’s history and children ages 5 to 10 are invited to attend with their parent or guardian for a variety of activities.

The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle, off of the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90.

For more information call 675-1150.

Jul
19
Sat
Landon’s Greenhouse self-guided tour @ Landon's Greenhouse
Jul 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN— This Saturday, Landon’s Greenhouse invites the public to attend a free self-guided garden tour from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Landon’s Greenhouse has chosen eight finalists from the 2014 entries and they are looking for votes for the ‘People’s Choice’ winners in each category.

You can vote one of three ways:  come into the store and let us know your choices, call them at 672-8340, or comment on their Facebook page with your vote.

More information can be found online, at www.landonsgreenhouse.com.

Spear-o-Wigwam lecture @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

From staff reports

SHERIDAN¬— The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is having their second summer lecture Saturday from 1-3 p.m. The lecture will focus on edible plants of the Bighorn Mountains, presented by Bob Krumm, and Kent and Mark Andersen. You do not have to sign up to attend, but please come early and bring a lunch. For more information please call Julie Davidson at 674-6446 extension 8350.

Jul
23
Wed
Wyoming Wednesdays @ Wyoming Welcome Center
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will host the next event in a series of events called “Wyoming Wednesdays.” Informative and interpretive programs about Sheridan are being offered at 10 a.m. most Wednesdays throughout July at the Wyoming Welcome Center. At this week’s event, John Woodward, director of the Sheridan County Museum, will share information about the historic mining towns north of Sheridan. The events are free and open to everyone. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic lunches and stay and enjoy the Visitor’s Center before or after each program. The center is located off of Interstate 90 on the Fifth Street exit. For more information call 673-7120.

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