Calendar

Mar
10
Tue
‘Love a Book’ program @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Every Tuesday, beginning March 10, the Sheridan Senior Center will host “Love a Book” at 10 a.m. in the center’s community room.

Jackie McMahon will read aloud to attendees. She will begin with some of John Erickson’s stories, such as “Hank the Cowdog.”

The new program is geared toward older adults who love books, but whose vision may be preventing them from reading.

For additional information, contact Jane Perkins of the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

‘Frozen’ musical production dinner @ Tongue River High School
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm

DAYTON — Tongue River High School students will perform an adaptation of the popular movie “Frozen” on March 10 and 11.

An optional dinner will also be served Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

The cost for dinner is $10 per person or $35 per family.

The meal will be served by cast members of the production.

The free show will begin at 7 p.m. each night, though donations will be accepted at the door to support the TRHS music and drama programs.

For additional information, call TRHS at 655-9541.

TRHS is located at 1150 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

‘Frozen’ musical production @ Tongue River High School
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm

DAYTON — Tongue River High School students will perform an adaptation of the popular movie “Frozen” on March 10 and 11.

An optional dinner will also be served Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

The cost for dinner is $10 per person or $35 per family.

The meal will be served by cast members of the production.

The free show will begin at 7 p.m. each night, though donations will be accepted at the door to support the TRHS music and drama programs.

For additional information, call TRHS at 655-9541.

TRHS is located at 1150 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Mar
11
Wed
‘Mary Poppins’ musical production @ Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical production of “Mary Poppins” Wednesday through Saturday.

Each night’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS.

Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from the school’s activities office.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
12
Thu
‘Hard Candy’ and ‘Drugs are Bad’ comedy plays @ Fort Mackenzie High School
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Fort Mackenzie High School drama department will present two short comedies Thursday and Friday, March 12-13, at 7 p.m. each night.

The plays, “Hard Candy” and “Drugs Are Bad,” will be performed at the Fort Mackenzie High School, currently located in the old Highland Park School.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets can be reserved by calling 673-8730 and will also be sold at the door.

Josh Hanson will direct the plays by acclaimed playwright Jonathan Brand.

Coffee and baked goods will be available during intermission for a donation that will support the FMHS drama program.

For additional information, contact FMHS at 673-8730.

FMHS is currently located at 1301 Avon St.

‘Mary Poppins’ musical production @ Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical production of “Mary Poppins” Wednesday through Saturday.

Each night’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS.

Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from the school’s activities office.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
13
Fri
Fort Mackenzie comedy productions @ Fort Mackenzie High School
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Fort Mackenzie High School drama department will present two short comedies March 13 at 7 p.m. each night.

The plays, “Hard Candy” and “Drugs Are Bad,” will be performed at the Fort Mackenzie High School, currently located in the old Highland Park School.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets can be reserved by calling 673-8730 and will also be sold at the door.

Josh Hanson will direct the plays by acclaimed playwright Jonathan Brand.

Coffee and baked goods will be available during intermission for a donation that will support the FMHS drama program.

For additional information, contact FMHS at 673-8730.

FMHS is currently located at 1301 Avon St.

‘Mary Poppins’ musical production @ Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical production of “Mary Poppins” Wednesday through Saturday.

Each night’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS.

Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from the school’s activities office.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
14
Sat
Live from The Met: ‘La Donna Del Lago’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Rossini’s ‘La Donna Del Lago’” on Saturday at 11 a.m.

The performance is one installation 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.

“La Donna Del Lago” is set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott. Joyce DiDonato is the “Lady of the Lake” of the title, and Juan Diego Florez is the king who relentlessly pursues her, their vocal fireworks embellishing the romantic plot.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students.

Tickets may be purchased on the phone at 672-9084 or in person at the box office, which is located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St.

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084.

‘Mary Poppins’ production @ Sheridan High School
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical production of “Mary Poppins” March 14 and 15.

The performance on March 14 will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS.

Tickets are $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from the school’s activities office.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
15
Sun
‘Mary Poppins’ production @ Sheridan High School
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical production of “Mary Poppins” on Sunday.

The performance will begin at 2 p.m. and will be held in the Sue Henry Auditorium at SHS.

Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from the school’s activities office.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Mar
16
Mon
Hydropower presentation @ Sheridan College/UW Watt Agricultural Building, room 132
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Extension Office will host a presentation and conversation highlighting the “Wyoming Small Hydropower Handbook” on Monday and Tuesday.

A formal presentation will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan College/UW Watt Agricultural Building in room 132. The facility is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

A luncheon roundtable will be held at Pistol Pete’s Café in Buffalo on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. The restaurant is located at 800 N. Main St.

For additional information, contact Scott Hininger at 674-2980 or Blaine Horn at 684-7522, or see renewables.uwyo.edu.

Mar
17
Tue
‘After Hours’ seminar on self care @ Downtown Sheridan Association building
Mar 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:10 pm

SHERIDAN — March’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on self care.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on self-esteem revisited.

The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program.

The seminars are free and open to the public with no reservations required. The seminars will be held Tuesday from 5:30-6:10 p.m. and Wednesday from 12:10-12:50 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association building.

For more information, contact Gordon at 672-6789.

The DSA is located at 150 S. Main St.

Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series began in January at Sheridan County libraries and will continue this month.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer the series “Nature, Animals, People and Their Interactions,” which will be moderated by Katie Curtiss.

The Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will offer the series “Remembrance of Things Past: Exploring the Ghosts and Dreams of Family Memories.” The series will be moderated by Norleen Healy.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion Series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins. She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband Samuel Yorks. She finished college and became a social worker in Portland. When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

The books are available for checkout at the front desk of each library. Patrons are welcome to attend one or more of the discussions at any of the libraries.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library

March 17: “Ordinary Wolves” at 6:30 p.m.

April 21: “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” at 6:30 p.m.

May 19: “The Light Between Oceans” at 6:30 p.m.

  • Story Branch Library

April 6: “Glass Castle” at 6:30 p.m.

May 4: “All Over But the Shoutin’” at 6:30 p.m.

  • Tongue River Branch Library

April 14: “This Boy’s Life” at 4:30 p.m.

Mar
18
Wed
‘Brown Bag’ seminar on self care @ Downtown Sheridan Association building
Mar 18 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

SHERIDAN — March’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on self care.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on self-esteem revisited.

The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program.

The seminars are free and open to the public with no reservations required. The seminars will be held Tuesdays from 5:30-6:10 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12:10-12:50 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association building.

For more information, contact Gordon at 672-6789.

The DSA is located at 150 S. Main St.

Mar
20
Fri
Easter Seals Players: ‘Even Super Heroes Need a Day Off’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Easter Seals Players will present two performances of “Even Superheroes Need A Day Off” on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Both performances will be held at the WYO Theater.

Admission to the shows are by donation at the door, with proceeds going to support the Easter Seals Wyoming programs.

Organizers said the play will be a lot of fun and include a lot of adlibbing.

For additional information, contact Brandy Nielsen or Stacy Vernon at 672-2816.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Easter Seals Players: ‘Even Super Heroes Need a Day Off’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Easter Seals Players will present two performances of “Even Superheroes Need A Day Off” on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Both performances will be held at the WYO Theater.

Admission to the shows are by donation at the door, with proceeds going to support the Easter Seals Wyoming programs.

Organizers said the play will be a lot of fun and include a lot of adlibbing.

For additional information, contact Brandy Nielsen or Stacy Vernon at 672-2816.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Apr
8
Wed
Casual Conversations in History @ Sheridan Senior Center
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The next “Casual Conversations in History” discussion will focus on the “History of Horse Racing to Fair Grounds and Flour Mills of Sheridan County.”

The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. April 8 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Historian Helen Laumann will lead the event.

“Casual Conversations in History” is sponsored by the Sheridan County Museum and the Sheridan Senior Center. Discussions are free and open to the public.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Apr
27
Mon
‘Philanthropy is…right next door’ community discussion @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center Atrium at Sheridan College
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, The Wyoming Community Foundation and Philanthropy Northwest are hosting an exploration of Wyoming philanthropy themed “Philanthropy is…right next door” on April 27 and 28.

The opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 27 in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center Atrium at Sheridan College. It will celebrate the ways residents make the Sheridan community a place they are proud to call home.

On April 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn, participants will explore the role of philanthropy in community prosperity, philanthropy trends in Sheridan County, potential areas of growth and stories of community collaboration. The day will end with an update about Give Sheridan, a local effort to allow Sheridan citizens to support causes they care about.

Invited speakers include Lynn Ziegenbiem with the Peter Kiewit Foundation, Jeff Clarke with Philanthropy Northwest, Mary Garland with the Ellbogen Foundation, Mickey Babcock with the Equipoise Fund, Jay McGinnis with the YMCA and Homer A. & Mildred S. Scott Foundation and Jody Shields with the Wyoming Nonprofit Network.

The event is open to any organization, collective or individual committed to advancing the practice of philanthropy in the region including nonprofits, policy makers, governmental entities and the business community.

Registration is $50 and can be completed online at scottfoundation.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Apr
28
Tue
‘Philanthropy is…right next door’ community discussion @ Historica Sheridan Inn
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, The Wyoming Community Foundation and Philanthropy Northwest are hosting an exploration of Wyoming philanthropy themed “Philanthropy is…right next door” on April 27 and 28.

The opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 27 in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center Atrium at Sheridan College. It will celebrate the ways residents make the Sheridan community a place they are proud to call home.

On April 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn, participants will explore the role of philanthropy in community prosperity, philanthropy trends in Sheridan County, potential areas of growth and stories of community collaboration. The day will end with an update about Give Sheridan, a local effort to allow Sheridan citizens to support causes they care about.

Invited speakers include Lynn Ziegenbiem with the Peter Kiewit Foundation, Jeff Clarke with Philanthropy Northwest, Mary Garland with the Ellbogen Foundation, Mickey Babcock with the Equipoise Fund, Jay McGinnis with the YMCA and Homer A. & Mildred S. Scott Foundation and Jody Shields with the Wyoming Nonprofit Network.

The event is open to any organization, collective or individual committed to advancing the practice of philanthropy in the region including nonprofits, policy makers, governmental entities and the business community.

Registration is $50 and can be completed online at scottfoundation.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Apr
30
Thu
‘Laughter – Always the Best Medicine?’ night of one-act plays @ Carriage House Theater
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theater Guild will present its final production of the 2014-2015 season next week.

“Laughter — Always the Best Medicine?” is a collection of seven hilarious one-act plays featuring 22 local men and women cast by director Pat Tomsovic. Many are veteran actors, but eight brand new thespians have tossed their hat into the acting ring.

The evening of one-acts will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 30 and May-1-2. A Sunday matinee will be offered at 2 p.m. May 3.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, military and students. They can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, located at 42 N. Main St., online at wyotheater.com or at the Carriage House Theater one hour prior to showtime.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

May
1
Fri
‘Laughter – Always the Best Medicine?’ night of one-act plays @ Carriage House Theater
May 1 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theater Guild will present its final production of the 2014-2015 season next week.

“Laughter — Always the Best Medicine?” is a collection of seven hilarious one-act plays featuring 22 local men and women cast by director Pat Tomsovic. Many are veteran actors, but eight brand new thespians have tossed their hat into the acting ring.

The evening of one-acts will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 30 and May-1-2. A Sunday matinee will be offered at 2 p.m. May 3.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, military and students. They can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, located at 42 N. Main St., online at wyotheater.com or at the Carriage House Theater one hour prior to showtime.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

May
2
Sat
‘Laughter – Always the Best Medicine?’ night of one-act plays @ Carriage House Theater
May 2 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theater Guild will present its final production of the 2014-2015 season next week.

“Laughter — Always the Best Medicine?” is a collection of seven hilarious one-act plays featuring 22 local men and women cast by director Pat Tomsovic. Many are veteran actors, but eight brand new thespians have tossed their hat into the acting ring.

The evening of one-acts will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 30 and May-1-2. A Sunday matinee will be offered at 2 p.m. May 3.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, military and students. They can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, located at 42 N. Main St., online at wyotheater.com or at the Carriage House Theater one hour prior to showtime.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

May
3
Sun
‘Laughter – Always the Best Medicine?’ night of one-act plays @ Carriage House Theater
May 3 @ 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theater Guild will present its final production of the 2014-2015 season next week.

“Laughter — Always the Best Medicine?” is a collection of seven hilarious one-act plays featuring 22 local men and women cast by director Pat Tomsovic. Many are veteran actors, but eight brand new thespians have tossed their hat into the acting ring.

A Sunday matinee will be offered at 2 p.m. May 3.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, military and students. They can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, located at 42 N. Main St., online at wyotheater.com or at the Carriage House Theater one hour prior to showtime.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Jul
8
Wed
Wyoming Wednesday
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wednesday programs will continue Wednesday and run through July.

Activities will take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday in June and July at the Wyoming Welcome Center located off the Fifth Street exit on Interstate 90.

Wyoming Wednesday offers informative, interpretive programs about the Sheridan area and Wyoming. Emphasis is placed on culture, history and events.

The events are free and open to all.

The next event will feature Bill Mentock, an accomplished historian of mining communities such as Monarch, Kleeburn and Dietz, will bring his expertise about these colorful enterprises that thrived in the early 1900s.

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