Calendar

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.

Mar
21
Fri
Festival of Cultures @ Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome at Sheridan College
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan College will present “Festival of Cultures” on March 21 Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome, food and entertainment from the Pacific Islands will be presented. Tickets are on sale now through Friday at the Welcome Center in the Whitney Building or by calling 674-6446 extension 2401. Tickets are $20 and include all food and entertainment. For more information call SC, located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Sheridan Chapter AARP meeting @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm

The Sheridan Chapter of the AARP will hold a meeting Friday. Commencing at 5:30 p.m. the community is invited to a potluck and bingo night at the Sheridan Senior Center. The event is free and open to everyone. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share and their own place settings. The senior center is located at 211 Smith St.

Forever Plaid @ WYO Theater
Mar 21 @ 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.

Mar
22
Sat
Rainbow Bar 49th anniversary party @ Rainbow Bar
Mar 22 all-day

The Rainbow Bar will celebrate 49 years of business tomorrow with a free party. The entire community is invited to enjoy a free pig roast, giveaways throughout the day and door prizes starting at noon. The bar is located at 264 N. Main St. For more information call 674-7848.

“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.

Free fly tying class @ Sheridan Downtown Association community room
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a free fly tying class Saturday.

From 1-3 p.m. all members of the community are welcome to join a group of local professional tyers to learn basic skills for new tyers.

Attendees are encouraged to bring tools and a vice if they have them, however, 10 vices will be available for those who need it.

The event will be held at the Sheridan Downtown Association community room located on the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue.

For more information call the Flyshop of the Bighorns at 672-5866.

Sheridan College Interdisciplinary Art House presentation @ Whitney Atrium of Sheridan College
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, the Sheridan College Interdisciplinary Art House will be presenting a performance involving visual art, theater and music. Inspired by Shel Silverstein’s poem “Reflection,” this innovative show is the culmination of a cooperative workshop between college and high school students and staff. This free event is open to all community members and will be held in the Whitney Atrium on the main campus at 4:00pm. For more information email DannyLee Hodnett at hodnett@sheridan.edu. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Forever Plaid @ WYO Theater
Mar 22 @ 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.

Mar
23
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169 charity breakfast @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169 Ladies Auxiliary will host a breakfast on Sunday. From 8-10 a.m. sausage gravy and biscuits, ham, eggs, fruit and beverages will be served. Breakfast will cost $7 per plate and $3 for children under 5 and proceeds will benefit the Eagles charities. For more information call 763-3518. BHME is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Big Horn Historical Society potluck and program @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Historical Society will host a potluck and program Sunday.

The free meeting is open to all members of the community.

The potluck will begin at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse.

Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share.

At 1:50 p.m. Lois Hall will present a program on ranching on the Powder River and guests can arrive at this time if they choose not to participate in the potluck.

The clubhouse is located at 314 S. Second St., Big Horn.

Forever Plaid @ WYO Theater
Mar 23 @ 2:00 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 activite 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.

Mar
24
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 9 a.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

Healthy Back @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 24 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County YMCA will offer a free three-week class starting March 24.

“Healthy Back” is designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs.

Program participants will learn 15 simple exercises that can be done daily for back support.

The class is free to all members of the community. Class space is limited to 15 participants and interested individuals must sign up by calling the YMCA.

The program will run from March 24 through April 9 on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St. For more information or to register for the class call 674-7488.

Mar
25
Tue
COPE @ Holiday Inn
Mar 25 @ 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.

Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting Tuesday 5:30 p.m. 41 W. Whitney St. • Call to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the Feb. 25 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • JJJPB staff reports • Juvenile probation report • Truancy probation report • Diversion report • Milestones Youth Home • Administrator report • Old business 1. Funding, budget • New business 1. Drug court award letters 2. Additional city funding request

Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District work session @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District work session Tuesday 5:30 p.m. Downtown Sheridan Association 150 South Main St. • Call to order • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Discussion 1. Big Horn Community Center • Adjournment

Cloud Peak Backcountry Horsemen meeting @ Forest Service office
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm

The Cloud Peak Backcountry Horsemen will hold a meeting Tuesday. The meeting is open to all and will commence at 7 p.m. at the Forest Service office in Buffalo. Planning for the 2014 rendezvous will be discussed. For more information call Dwight French at 674-8239. The office is located at 1415 Fort St., Buffalo.

Mar
26
Wed
Healthy Back @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – Mar 26 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County YMCA will offer a free three-week class starting March 24.

“Healthy Back” is designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs.

Program participants will learn 15 simple exercises that can be done daily for back support.

The class is free to all members of the community. Class space is limited to 15 participants and interested individuals must sign up by calling the YMCA.

The program will run from March 24 through April 9 on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St. For more information or to register for the class call 674-7488.

Mar
27
Thu
Trail End State Historic Site volunteer docent training @ Trail End State Historic Site
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Trail End State Historic Site, also known as the Kendrick Mansion, will hold its annual volunteer docent training Thursday. This training is for anyone interested in giving guided tours of the historic home. Kendrick Mansion is the former home of U.S. Sen. John B. Kendrick and represents the time period of 1913-1933. The training will be offered from 9-11 a.m. at the mansion. As the majority of tours offered are for school groups, weekday availability of volunteers are appreciated. For more information or to reserve a spot call curator Sharie Prout at 674-4589. The Trail End State Historic Site is located at 400 Clarendon Ave.