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Mar
13
Thu
Wyoming Farmers Marketing Association and the Wyoming Master Gardeners 2014 joint horticultural conference
Mar 13 – Mar 15 all-day

The Wyoming Farmers Marketing Association and the Wyoming Master Gardeners will host a 2014 joint horticultural conference Thursday through Saturday. The conference is open to all and will offer a variety of activities including conference sessions, workshops, Market Manager and Master Gardener training and a two day seed swap along with dinners and awards. Certain activities require pre-registration and registration fees. The conference will be held at the Best Western Sheridan Center and Sheridan College. The seed swap will be held Friday and Saturday. Everyone is welcome to share their successful seeds via dated and labeled bags divided in manageable numbers and distributed in zip lock bags or other airtight containers with growing instructions included. For a full agenda and registration information see www.wyomingfarmersmarkets.org.

Mar
15
Sat
Landon’s Greenhouse workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Mar 15 all-day

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is hosting three free workshops on Saturday. At 10 a.m. “Easy Composting” will be presented by Phil Gilmore offering tips on composting, including samples available for viewing and storage method discussions. At 11 a.m. members of the city recycling program will talk about the many options for recycling in Sheridan County. At 1 p.m. Bob Krumm will present “Wild and Edible Small Fruits and Berries” an informative workshop. Space is limited so pre-registration is recommended. Call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse at 505 College Meadows Dr. to register. For more information call or see www.landonsgreenhouse.com.

2014 Home and Garden Show @ Holiday Inn
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm

The Big Horn Home Builders Association’s Spring 2014 Home and Garden Show starts today at the Holiday Inn. There is no admission charge for the event which will offer a variety of interactive booths and give-aways for all members of the community. The show will run from 5-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive. For more information call 751-5711 or email info@bhhba.org.

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

SHERIDAN — 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.

Run ‘Til You’re Green @ Kendrick Park
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am

The Sheridan Jaycees will host their annual St. Patrick’s Day fun run “Run ‘Til You’re Green” on March 15.

Pre-registration for the event ends March 13 and costs $25.

Day of registration begins at 9 a.m. and costs $30.

The run starts at 11 a.m. at Kendrick Park.

Lunch will be provided by Qdoba.

To register see www.itsyourrace.com.

Live from The Met: Massenet’s ‘Werther’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am

The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Massenet’s ‘Werther’” on Saturday at 11 a.m. The performance is part of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public. The program allows audiences to experience the production at the same time as the audience in New York. “Werther” stars two of opera’s biggest artists, Jonas Kaufmann and Elina Garanca, appearing for the first time together at the Met. It is directed and designed by the team behind “Carmen,” Richard Eyre and Rob Howell. Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wyotheater.com, on the phone at 672-9084 extension 100 or in person at the box office, which is located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St.

The Josties concert @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm

The Josties, a family from Southern Alberta, Canada, will perform three free concerts March 14, 15 and 16. Parents Dale and Lisa Jost along with their 11 children perform a mix of religious, acoustic country, folk and light contemporary music. The free concert is sponsored by the Pastors United in Christ but donations will be accepted. All members of the public are welcome to attend. The show March 14 commences at 6 p.m. at the Tongue River Valley Community Center. March 15 the show will be at the same location at 2 p.m. March 16 the Josties will perform at The Historic Sheridan Inn at 6 p.m. For more information call Sherm Weberg at 655-3036. The TRVCC is located at 1100 Highway 14, Dayton. The inn is located at 856 Broadway Street.

4-H Carnival @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheridan County 4-H club will host their annual carnival fundraiser on March 15. From 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall a chili supper, cake walk, dunk tank, duck darts, treasure hunt, and more food and activities will be offered. There is no cost to attend and all optional activities carry individual costs which will benefit the 4-H club. For more information contact the Sheridan County Extension Office at 674-2980. The hall is located at 1753 Victoria St.

Mar
16
Sun
Spring 2014 Home and Garden Show @ Holiday Inn
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Big Horn Home Builders Association’s Spring 2014 Home and Garden Show starts today at the Holiday Inn. There is no admission charge for the event which will offer a variety of interactive booths and give-aways for all members of the community. The show will run from 5-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive. For more information call 751-5711 or email info@bhhba.org.

Big Horn Mountain Polka Club dance @ Elks Lodge
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance on Sunday. From 1-5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, music will be provided by Rapid Creek. The dance is open to the public and attendees are encouraged to wear green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade @ Downtown Big Horn
Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm

Downtown Big Horn will host events St. Patrick’s Day weekend in support of Operation Homefront, benefitting soldiers and their families. On Saturday, Irish music performers Adam Agee and Jon Sousa will perform at the Big Horn Smokehouse and Saloon beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, the annual “World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade” will march through downtown Big Horn starting at around 3 p.m. Live music will continue Sunday and an Irish buffet including corned beef and cabbage will be served all day with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting the cause. The Smokehouse is located at 158 Johnson St.

The Josties concert @ The Historic Sheridan Inn
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm

The Josties, a family from Southern Alberta, Canada, will perform three free concerts March 14, 15 and 16. Parents Dale and Lisa Jost along with their 11 children perform a mix of religious, acoustic country, folk and light contemporary music. The free concert is sponsored by the Pastors United in Christ but donations will be accepted. All members of the public are welcome to attend. The show March 14 commences at 6 p.m. at the Tongue River Valley Community Center. March 15 the show will be at the same location at 2 p.m. March 16 the Josties will perform at The Historic Sheridan Inn at 6 p.m. For more information call Sherm Weberg at 655-3036. The TRVCC is located at 1100 Highway 14, Dayton. The inn is located at 856 Broadway Street.

Mar
17
Mon
My disability…an incredible journey @ Presentation Hall W136, Whitney Building, Sheridan College
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Sheridan College will host guest presenter Ben Anderson on Monday. Anderson, the author of “Breaking through,” “IQ of 63, so what!” and “Last one picked, so what!,” will present “My disability…an incredible journey.” The discussion will include dialogue relating to disabilities such as discrimination, getting an education and misdiagnosis. The discussion will be held in the Presentation Hall of the Whitney Building from 6-7:30 p.m. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. and the hall is room W136. For more information call SC at 674-6446 extension 2806.

Mar
18
Tue
COPE @ Holiday Inn
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm

Judy Olson, director of Counseling in Overcoming Painful Emotions, will start a nine-week program sponsored by Kane Funeral Home. COPE is an aftercare program designed to help deal with overcoming the loss of a loved one and gain support from others in the community experiencing the same type of grief. Free classes will be offered weekly on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. All members of the community are welcome to attend any or all sessions but reservations are requested. Classes will be held at the Holiday Inn located at 1809 Sugarland Dr. For more information or reservations contact Judy Olson at 672-3336.

Ranchester Planning Commission @ Ranchester Town Hall
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm

Ranchester Planning Commission Tuesday 5 p.m. Ranchester Town Hall 145 Coffeen St. • Final plat Stoneridge Meadows Subdivision • Annexation Highway 14

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting @ Room 211, Big Horn High School
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting Tuesday 6 p.m. Room 211, Big Horn High School 333 Highway 335, Big Horn • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Presentations and recognitions 1. Teacher of the month 2. Teton science presentations 3. Big Horn Middle School science fair presentations 4. WHSAA recognitions 5. Board member recognition • Visitors • Student Ambassador report • West Sheridan County Education Association report • Policy review • Administrators’ reports • Business manager’s report • Superintendent’s report 1. BYOD discussion • Consent agenda 1. Approval of Feb. 18 open and executive session meeting minutes 2. Approval of bills and salaries 3. Policy approval, second reading 4. Approval of related service agreements 5. Approval of certified position 6. Approval of certified resignation • Old business • New business 1. BOCHES discussion 2. Approval of owner’s rep. for new TRE building 3. Approval of fire alarm project at TRMS, DOC, and CO 4. Correspondence • Board member reports and requests • Board signatures • Executive session 1. Legal • Adjournment

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.

Cleanup and Remediation of Creosote Impacted Soils from a Railroad Tie Chipping Facility @ Sheridan College Mohns Center
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm

As part of the Sheridan College Science Museum Lecture Series, John Trumble will present “Cleanup and Remediation of Creosote Impacted Soils from a Railroad Tie Chipping Facility” on Wednesday. Trumble, the president of Cordilleran Environmental Consultants, Inc., will discuss the findings of a BNSF Railway Company sponsored research study conducted near Bovey, Minn. to investigate the use of phytoremediation to clean up an industrially-impacted soil containing polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons. The presentation is free and open to the public. The event will commence at 7 p.m. at the SC Mohns Center. For more information call 674-6446 extension 3500. SC is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approval of March 3 regular council meeting minutes • Announcements and correspondence • Old business update 1. Act on request from Crazy Woman Saloon for a band on Friday night of Dayton Days 2. Act on request from Crazy Woman Saloon for a catering permit for Friday night of Dayton Days 3. Citizen communiqué 4. Council comments and requests for future agenda items 5. Junior Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Mar
20
Thu
Prevention Management Organization open house @ main hall, First Christian Church
Mar 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming will host an open house Thursday to thank coalition members and the community for the hard work and dedication of Sheridan County.

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the main hall of First Christian Church appetizers will be served and the new Suicide Prevention Coalition Community Prevention Team will be present to meet attendees.

For more information or to RSVP email clobdell@pmowyo.org or call …

The church is located at 102 S. Connor St.

@ First Light Children’s Center
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

First Light Children’s Center will host a community open house on Thursday.

Celebrating their second anniversary, the public is invited to help them “March into Year 3” from 5:30-7 p.m.

Birthday cake will be served as well as samples of the healthy lunches the children at the center receive from Volunteers of America’s Catering for a Cause.

Activities will also include tours of the facility, a staff meet-and-greet and the opportunity to learn more about the Highscope Curriculum taught at the school.

First Light is located at 366 E. Brundage St.

For more information see www.firstlightsheridan.com.

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.

The Blue Dog Blues concert @ Powder River Community Center in Arvada
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

The Arvada Elementary students will host a concert tomorrow at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada. Commencing at 7 p.m. the students will present “The Blue Dog Blues.” the concert aligns with a “Blue Dog” project they have been working on in art class. The community center is located in the old school at 5 Upper Powder River Road. For more information call Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107.

What 15 years of rowing a boat has taught me about education @ room 153, Whitney Building, Sheridan College
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

As part of the Faculty Lecture Series at Sheridan College, Chuck Holloway will present “What 15 years of rowing a boat has taught me about education” on Thursday.

Beginning at 7 p.m. in room 153 of the Whitney Building, Holloway, a horticulture and agriculture faculty member will share what he has learned from “42 years of standing in a river waving a stick.”

Holloway has spent the past 15 years guiding fly fishermen all over the country including the Bighorn River in Mont. and says the success o the day depends on the lessons his job has taught him.

The program is free and open to all. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.

For more information call…

The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Forever Plaid @ WYO Theater
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

The WYO Theater and Sheridan Civic Theater Guild will present “Forever Plaid,” a play by Stuart Ross. Performances will be held at the WYO March 20-23 and 27-30. Thursday-Saturday nights performances commence at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays will be presented at 2 p.m. Comical musical “Forever Plaid” stars Ryan Koltiska, Philip Garber, AJ Longhurst and Michael Gonda as a young men’s singing group in the 50’s who are killed on the way to their first big performance and return to fulfill their dreams. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, students and active military. Tickets may be purchased at the box office located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St., online at www.wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.

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