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SHERIDAN — The next Concert in the Park will be held Tuesday and will feature the Sheridan Concert Band. From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Kendrick Park Bandshell, the concert will be directed by Diane Knutson. The concert is free and open to all members of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the concert call David Kuzara at 751-7960.
SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014. Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks. The next session will be jogging and fitness by Steve Gage at Kendrick Park. A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org. All members of the community are invited to these free events.
SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will hold their next Youth Garden activity Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon.
Children and their families are invited to harvest their garden, and learn how to handle fresh vegetables.
Participants should wear sunblock, bring garden gloves, and plan on getting a little dirty.
Space is limited so please RSVP to Ami Erickson at 674-6446 extension 3104.
SHERIDAN — The next Sheridan Farmers Market will be held Thursday on Grinnell Plaza. From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. This week’s activities include an acoustic performance by Julie Szewc. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or visit sheridanfarmersmarket.org online.
SHERIDAN— The SAGE Exhibit Gallery proudly hosts an August art exhibition by members Edre Maier and Sally Labore titled, “This and That.” The show runs August 4-31, with an Artists’ Reception on August 14, 5:30-7 p.m. The public is welcome, and refreshments will be served. The SAGE Exhibit Gallery is located in what is now the Sheridan Chamber of Commerce on 171 Main St. For more information call 674-1970.
SHERIDAN — In celebration of its fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m. Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome. This week’s class will be yoga with Tracey. For more information or to nominate a cause to promote contact Michele Fritz or Evelyn Ferrante at firstname.lastname@example.org. The studio is located in Journeys Center of Wellbeing at 37 S. Main St.
SHERIDAN— Easter Seals, RENEW, and Eagle Ridge present “Superheroes in the Park” Friday at Kendrick Park. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. attendees are encouraged to come in a superhero costume, either a known superhero, or one of their own design, and enjoy games and a free lunch. There will also be inflatable slides, a superhero parade, and a photo booth. All programs provide for individuals with developmental disabilities or acquired brain injuries. For more information call Wendy Bruso at 672-2816.
SHERIDAN— The Trail End Guilds present ‘Wireless’, a live readers’ theater from the golden age of radio.
There will be five skits, including ‘The Bickersons’ and ‘Jack Armstrong, All American Boy’.
All proceeds benefit the Kendrick Mansion and the Trail End Guilds.
Performances are August 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and August 17 at 2 p.m.
Prices are $15 adults and $12 for kids 17 and under.
The performance will be at the Carriage House Theater, 419 Delphi Ave. For more information call 674-4589.
SHERIDAN— Join the Sheridan Wesleyan Church and Vertical Church for family movies in the park next Friday, August 15, at dusk in Kendrick Park. Each film is a surprise but is appropriate for all ages. For more information call 763-7320.
SHERIDAN—The Sheridan College Theater Department is proud to present a theatrical double feature of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and Gerry Hansen’s Commedia dell’Arte play “Ros & Guild”. At the new Mars Theater August 15-24. Shows are at 7 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. The second feature of the evening is Gerry Hansen’s new farce “Ros and Guild,” which places Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in the topsy-turvy world of Commedia. Both plays are directed by Hansen, whose nimble staging sets the iconic “Hamlet” up so that it can be punched squarely in the funny bone by “Ros and Guild.” Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office at 672-9084 or www.wyotheater.com. General Admission is $10. High school and college student admission is free with valid student ID. This event is rated PG. For more information about this double feature contact DannyLee Hodnett at email@example.com.
SHERIDAN— Join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at the Brinton” Saturday from 8-10 a.m. All ages and abilities welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah at 763-0976
SHERIDAN— CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy is having their third trimester volunteer training. Designed originally to serve children and adults with special needs with Therapeutic Riding, the CHAPS program has expanded to offer equine assisted activities and equine facilitated learning for Veterans from the Sheridan VA Medical Center and at-risk youth from Fort MacKenzie High School. The volunteer training will be on Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. It will be held at the CHAPS barn at 501 Highway 14 East. For more information call 673-6161.
SHERIDAN— Purenergy Fitness is holding their third annual Sibley Lake Triathlon on Saturday, August 16 at 9 a.m. All proceeds from this event benefit the Sheridan Area Search and Rescue. They have also added a duathlon to this year’s events. There will be prizes for men, women, and teams for both races as well as finisher’s mugs and swag bags. For more information, registration, and course map go to www.purenergygym.com
SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a free hike in Devil’s Canyon Roadless Area. On Saturday, retired DEQ ecologist Jack Smith will lead hikers along the rim of Devil’s Canyon into Bucking Mule Basin. For more information and to sign up for the hike, contact Chase at 672-2751 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
SHERIDAN — Local musician and music therapist Michele Folster will give a free public presentation on music therapy. Folster will be at the Sheridan Fulmer Library on Saturday, August 16 from 10-11:30 a.m. The presentation will include an explanation of what music therapy is, its history, and who it can help. For more information, please call the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 674-8585 ext. 29.
SHERIDAN— Senator Mike Enzi, and his wife Diana, are hosting ice cream socials in 21 communities over the next three weeks. The events are free and open to the public. Senator Enzi will be Sheridan Sunday, August 17. From 12-1 p.m. at the Monument Shelter in Kendrick Park, 820 Beaver St. “Ice cream socials have long been a part of our campaign tradition,” said Senator Enzi. “Diana and I look forward to serving up root beer floats and visiting with folks from every corner of our state over the next several weeks.” For more information contact the campaign at 307-514-6403.
SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet at the Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St., Sunday at 1 p.m. The Wyo Drifters will be playing polka, waltzs, two steps, and round dances. Free and open to the public. For questions call Jean Arzy at 672-3623.
SHERIDAN — The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is having their third summer lecture Saturday, August 17 from 1-3 p.m. The lecture will focus on Ernest Hemingway from Valerie Hemingway. 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.
SHERIDAN — The next and final offering of the “Tidbit Tuesday” educational program at the Sheridan County Museum will be held on Tuesday. The program gives children and their families an opportunity to explore history together from 10 a.m. to noon every other Tuesday throughout the summer. The events are free and open to all, but space is limited to 24 children so pre-registration is requested. For more information or to register call 675-1150. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.
SHERIDAN — The next and final Concert in the Park will be held Tuesday and will feature the Zac Hacker Band from Nashville. From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Kendrick Park Bandshell. The concert is free and open to all members of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the concert call David Kuzara at 751-7960.
SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014.
Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks.
The next session will be fitness by the YMCA at Washington Park.
A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org.
All members of the community are invited to these free events.
SHERIDAN— Sheridan County School District 1 is having a potluck picnic Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.
Those who wish to attend should bring a dish to share, a chair and something to drink to Scott Park in Dayton.
For more information call Myke at 307-672-9190.
SHERIDAN—Affective neuroscience researcher and educator Mary Helen Immordino-Yang present a talk at Sheridan College. Titled “Me, my “self” and you: Neurobiology of self and social emotion in learning”, the lecture will be on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m in the Whitney Presentation Hall. Immordino-Yang was named a “Rising Star” by the Association of Psychological Science in 2011 and was the inaugural recipient of the Award for Transforming Education through Neuroscience. This event has been made possible by a partnership between Sheridan College Insight Series, Sheridan School Districts #1 & #2, the Kibbee Foundation for Children, The Homer & Mildred Scott Foundation. For more information call Linda Lawrence at 674-6446.
SHERIDAN— Registration is now open for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) class to be held on Thursday and Friday, August 21 and 22, from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Northern Wyoming Mental Health offices, 1701 W. Fifth St.
The two-day ASIST class is designed to supplement a caregiver’s abilities to assist an at risk person. This class is free, however, space is limited so please contact Sydney Rowe at 620-9995 or email email@example.com.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market will be moved farther up Grinnell Street this Thursday, in front of The Sheridan Press, to celebrate the Third Thursday Street Festival.
From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted.
Rockin Jake will perform from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. on the Main Stage and Canary Joe will perform at the same time on Loucks and Main Street.
Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.