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Nov
19
Thu
Sheridan College’s production of ‘Boeing Boeing’ @ Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Theater Department will present “Boeing-Boeing” inside the Mars Theater, located downtown at the historic WYO Theater, Nov. 19-21.

The play, written by Marc Camoletti and translated from French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans and winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play Revival, will have showings at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21. A matinee at 2 p.m. will also be offered on Nov. 21.

In this 1960s farce, Bernard’s foolproof plan to mislead his three stewardess girlfriends comes to a speedy halt when faster jets bring them all to town at once. All of which is made worse by an equally scheming houseguest.

“I am thrilled and honored to be working with a group of such talented individuals in the Sheridan College Theater Department,” director Justin Stroup said. “This show has non-stop laughs that will surely delight the Sheridan audience.”

The all-student cast includes Sheridan College theater students Spencer Walters of Buffalo, Joy Gilbert of Buffalo, Ashley Gilmor of Cheyenne, Jake Babbe of Rapid City, South Dakota, Jessica Winner of Big Horn, Kali Smith of Worland and Dax Cooper of Rawlins.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at www.wyotheater.com. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military members and $5 for students.

The Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
20
Fri
Sheridan College’s production of ‘Boeing Boeing’ @ Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Theater Department will present “Boeing-Boeing” inside the Mars Theater, located downtown at the historic WYO Theater, Nov. 19-21.

The play, written by Marc Camoletti and translated from French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans and winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play Revival, will have showings at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21. A matinee at 2 p.m. will also be offered on Nov. 21.

In this 1960s farce, Bernard’s foolproof plan to mislead his three stewardess girlfriends comes to a speedy halt when faster jets bring them all to town at once. All of which is made worse by an equally scheming houseguest.

“I am thrilled and honored to be working with a group of such talented individuals in the Sheridan College Theater Department,” director Justin Stroup said. “This show has non-stop laughs that will surely delight the Sheridan audience.”

The all-student cast includes Sheridan College theater students Spencer Walters of Buffalo, Joy Gilbert of Buffalo, Ashley Gilmor of Cheyenne, Jake Babbe of Rapid City, South Dakota, Jessica Winner of Big Horn, Kali Smith of Worland and Dax Cooper of Rawlins.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at www.wyotheater.com. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military members and $5 for students.

The Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nov
21
Sat
Sheridan College’s production of ‘Boeing Boeing’ @ Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Theater Department will present “Boeing-Boeing” inside the Mars Theater, located downtown at the historic WYO Theater, Nov. 19-21.

The play, written by Marc Camoletti and translated from French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans and winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play Revival, will have showings at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21. A matinee at 2 p.m. will also be offered on Nov. 21.

In this 1960s farce, Bernard’s foolproof plan to mislead his three stewardess girlfriends comes to a speedy halt when faster jets bring them all to town at once. All of which is made worse by an equally scheming houseguest.

“I am thrilled and honored to be working with a group of such talented individuals in the Sheridan College Theater Department,” director Justin Stroup said. “This show has non-stop laughs that will surely delight the Sheridan audience.”

The all-student cast includes Sheridan College theater students Spencer Walters of Buffalo, Joy Gilbert of Buffalo, Ashley Gilmor of Cheyenne, Jake Babbe of Rapid City, South Dakota, Jessica Winner of Big Horn, Kali Smith of Worland and Dax Cooper of Rawlins.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at www.wyotheater.com. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military members and $5 for students.

The Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Sheridan College’s production of ‘Boeing Boeing’ @ Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater
Nov 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Theater Department will present “Boeing-Boeing” inside the Mars Theater, located downtown at the historic WYO Theater, Nov. 19-21.

The play, written by Marc Camoletti and translated from French by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans and winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play Revival, will have showings at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19-21. A matinee at 2 p.m. will also be offered on Nov. 21.

In this 1960s farce, Bernard’s foolproof plan to mislead his three stewardess girlfriends comes to a speedy halt when faster jets bring them all to town at once. All of which is made worse by an equally scheming houseguest.

“I am thrilled and honored to be working with a group of such talented individuals in the Sheridan College Theater Department,” director Justin Stroup said. “This show has non-stop laughs that will surely delight the Sheridan audience.”

The all-student cast includes Sheridan College theater students Spencer Walters of Buffalo, Joy Gilbert of Buffalo, Ashley Gilmor of Cheyenne, Jake Babbe of Rapid City, South Dakota, Jessica Winner of Big Horn, Kali Smith of Worland and Dax Cooper of Rawlins.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or at www.wyotheater.com. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and military members and $5 for students.

The Mars Theater inside the WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Dec
1
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include oil painter Lynette Lombard of Galesburg, Illinois; photographer Nancy Floyd of Atlanta, Georgia; short story writer Allison Alsup of New Orleans, Louisiana; author, filmmaker, producer and former journalist Melissa Burch of Cambridge, Massachusetts; sculptor Molly Sawyer of Asheville, North Carolina; and social practices artist Katerie Gladdys, Gainesville, Florida.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Dec
2
Wed
Holy Name School art exhibit reception @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An artists reception for the Holy Name Catholic School’s 17th annual all-school art show will take place Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The reception will take place in the library’s Inner Circle and will feature the art of students in preschool through eighth grade. There will also be a special exhibit featuring artwork created by the students that was inspired by the work of Claude Monet.

The show officially opens Thursday and will be on display through Jan. 30.

Both the reception and show are free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Christina Schmidt at 674-8585, ext. 129.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Dec
3
Thu
SHS orchestras concert @ Sheridan High School
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Symphony Orchestra and Baroque Orchestra will present a combined concert on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the school’s Sue Henry Auditorium.

The Baroque Orchestra will perform the “Overture to The Messiah” by Handel and Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto Number One” movements two and three.

The Symphony Orchestra will perform the “Prelude to Act One” from Verdi’s “La Traviata” opera, Bach’s “Fugue” in G minor and “Fantasia on Greensleeves” by Vaughan Williams.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For additional information, call SHS at 672-2495.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Dec
4
Fri
Parents night out @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center is organizing a night out for Sheridan area parents.

The nonprofit art center has partnered with the Open Range at the Sheridan Inn. Parents can drop kids — ages 3 and older — at the art center for a fun, art-filled evening while they enjoy a meal at the Open Range.

The art class is $20 per child. If your child participates in the class, the parents’ meal will include a free glass of champagne or a free dessert.

For additional information or to sign up, contact the art center at 674-1970.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

SheridanAires winter concert @ Sheridan Senior Center
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center’s SheridanAires will perform the group’s annual winter concert Thursday and Friday.

This year’s performances will be a tribute to Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.”

On Thursday, the performance will begin at 1:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. A contribution of $2 per person is suggested.

On Friday, a dinner featuring pork tenderloin will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed by the show at 7 p.m. The dinner cost is a suggested $10 per person. RSVPs are requested for dinner by Wednesday. There is no charge for only the show Friday.

For more information or to RSVP, call the center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Dec
5
Sat
High Mountain Holiday Bazaar @ Ranchester Town Hall
Dec 5 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

RANCHESTER — The High Mountain Holiday Bazaar will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Ranchester.

The craft bazaar and free chili lunch will occur in the Ranchester Town Hall multi-purpose room.

Breakfast items will also be served as a fundraiser for the Dayton Community Church youth group.

For additional information or to reserve table space, call Kathie Stevens or Teri Laya at 655-2283.

Ranchester Town Hall is located at 145 Coffeen St. in Ranchester.

Winter Wonderland Holiday Bazaar @ Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Winter Wonderland Holiday Bazaar will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School.

The bazaar will feature a wide variety of small businesses and crafters.

The event is sponsored by the elementary school’s parent-teacher organization.

For additional information or to reserve booth space, contact Crystal Terry at 620-2835.

Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School is located at 1053 S. Sheridan Ave.

Dec
10
Thu
PBS Christmas concert featuring Amy, Annie Smith @ Sheridan Inn
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — On Thursday at 5:30 p.m., the Historic Sheridan Inn will host an old-fashioned Christmas concert.

The concert will feature the soulful music of Wyoming natives Annie and Amy Smith.

Following the concert, hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

WyomingPBS will tape the concert and broadcast it as part of the “Wyoming Chronicle” series on Dec. 18 at 8 p.m., Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 24 at 8:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but organizers ask those planning to attend to pick up tickets at the Inn’s front desk before the event. Seating will be limited.

For additional information, contact Jennifer Amend, Wyoming PBS marketing and outreach director, at 855-2372.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Dec
11
Fri
SC Christmas concert @ WYO Theater
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College music, theater and dance departments will present “A Sheridan College Christmas 2015” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The performance will feature music from some of the newly formed musical groups at Sheridan College — Brass Ensemble, Chamber Strings and the Viol Consort. Other performers include the SC Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Collegiate Chorale, Chamber Choir and Dance Program.

Renditions of iconic holiday songs, such as “Sleigh Ride,” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” as well as classic Christmas favorites will highlight the evening.

The performance’s finale will include a sing-along for the entire audience featuring the songs “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” “O Christmas Tree,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and active military members, and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free, but will need a ticket.

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, at 672-9084, online at www.wyotheater.com or at the door.

For more information about the show, call Sheridan College faculty Dr. Eric Richards at 674-6446, ext 3009.

Dec
12
Sat
Kids jewelry-making party @ Thorne-Rider Campus Center at SC
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Center for Workforce and Community Education will host its annual Holiday Jewelry Making Party for kids Dec. 12.

The event, set to take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Thorne-Rider Campus Center, will allow kids to make a bracelet that they can keep for themselves or give as a gift.

In addition, the party will include prizes, snacks, activities, games and fun for kids. All children ages 5 and older are welcome to participate.

The cost is $20 per child.

To register, or for additional information, contact Sheridan College’s Registration Office at 674-6446, ext. 2200.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Live from The Met: Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” @ WYO Theater
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

“The Magic Flute” is the drama of a noble prince who is ordered by the mysterious Queen of the Night to rescue a beautiful princess who has been kidnapped.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office.

For more information, call the box office at 672-9084.

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

Feb
2
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Feb 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include acrylic painter Andrew Hladky of Dexter, Michigan;  mixed media artist Hedieh Ilchi of Rockville, Maryland; multi-disciplinary artist J. Myszka Lewis of Madison, Wisconsin; fiction writer Emma Törzs of Minneapolis, Minnesota; short story writer Devin Symons of Washington, D.C.; and artist Karen Mobley of Spokane, Washington.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Mar
2
Wed
VAMC veterans art exhibit @ Sheridan VAMC auditorium
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s annual Creative Arts Competition Exhibit will be on display Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. in the VAMC’s auditorium.

Throughout the country each year, veteran patients compete in the creative arts competition at the local VA medical centers. Any veteran registered with the hospital is eligible to submit work — art, creative writing, drama, dance, music or other forms.

The Wednesday event is open to the public to enjoy the artistic talents of local veterans.

For additional information, contact Jackie Van Mark at 675-3959.

The Sheridan VAMC is located at 1898 Fort Road.

Mar
14
Mon
Big game hunt area season setting @ Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional office
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are encouraging hunters who pursue big game in the hunt areas around Sheridan to attend a season setting open house Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the Game and Fish Regional Office.

“We are proposing some significant changes to the hunting season structure for deer and elk in some hunt areas, particularly those areas west of Sheridan,” WGFD wildlife biologist Tim Thomas said. “The open house on March 14 provides an opportunity for hunters and the public to learn about local wildlife populations, ask questions and visit with local Game and Fish biologists and game wardens about the proposed upcoming hunting seasons.  We really encourage sportsmen to take advantage of this open house to provide input.”

The following changes are being considered:

• Areas 24 deer: To reduce regulation complexity, WGFD proposes closing the general license deer season on Nov. 30 with no extension into December. Antlerless deer harvest in December will only be on Type 6 and Type 8 doe/fawn licenses.

• Area 25 deer: Consider options for changing the deer season, with potential changes starting in 2017.

• Area 27 deer: WGFD proposes changing the general license deer season during October from “any deer” to “antlered mule deer or any white-tailed deer.” WGFD also proposes closing the general license deer season Nov. 30 with no extension into December. Antlerless white-tailed deer harvest in December will only be on Type 8 licenses.

• Area 37 elk: WGFD proposes eliminating the Type 6 September early cow elk season on national forest north of Wolf Creek Trail. This season is no longer meeting objectives. Cow elk hunting would still be allowed off national forest in September. Additionally, WGFD proposes closing the Area 37 Elk Type 6 season Nov. 30.

• Implement an Area 37 Elk Type 7 cow/calf season Dec. 1–31 off national forest. This season is intended to address damage issues on private lands with a limited number of hunters. This license type and season structure will be closely monitored to see if it addresses our goals.

Area 38 elk: Due to high elk numbers observed this year, WGFD proposes the Area 38 Type 4 license be valid in the entire area during the whole season. WGFD will likely return to the traditional restriction on this license type in subsequent years.

If you are unable to attend the open house, written comments may also be mailed to:  Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Attn: Regulations, 3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604. Individuals may also provide comments by going online at: wgfd.wyo.gov and clicking on “Get Involved” and the “Public Meetings” tab. All written comments must be received by 5 p.m. March 25 and are provided to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission and field personnel for review.

Mar
15
Tue
ATV lodge connector meeting @ Tongue Ranger District Office
Mar 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Public meeting to provide an update on the proposed Lodge ATV Connector Trail project, to connect the lodges in the northern Bighorn Mountains.

District ranger Amy Ormseth will recount the history of the project, share input from the fall 2015 public comment period, and describe alternate routes the agency has considered for motorized recreation opportunities in the Burgess Junction area.

More information about the project is available online at www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project+45472. 

Mar
26
Sat
DisABILITY Awareness Walk @ Sheridan Junior High School
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Sheridan’s participation in the statewide walk for DisABILITY Awareness Month! Registration and the walk itself will be at the Sheridan Junior High School outdoor track (enter the school campus from Clarendon Avenue). Free and open to all.

For more information, call Dawna Romeo at RENEW, (307) 672-7481.

In case of bad weather, the walk will be held in the gymnasium.

Mar
30
Wed
Chamber Coffee in Ranchester @ Ranchester Mercantile
Mar 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

RANCHESTER — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will present a Chamber Coffee on Wednesday, March 31 at 8 a.m. at the brand new Ranchester Mercantile in Ranchester.

“Our Chamber Coffees are a great opportunity to provide businesses and residents throughout the county an opportunity to get together and talk about issues that may be affecting their businesses and other things happening in the surrounding communities,” said Dixie Johnson, Chamber CEO.

The coffee is open to the public and will be held in the Ranchester Mercantile, located at 254 U.S. Highway 14, across the street from the Ranchester Information Center.

Everyone is invited to Ranchester to enjoy coffee, goodies, discussion and networking.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

Planning meeting for Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you a descendant of someone who lived and/or worked in the mining communities north of Sheridan?

If so, you are invited to a meeting to plan the Monarch/Underground Miners Picnic. The meeting will take place March 30 at 5 p.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The picnic used to be an annual event and plans are being made to reestablish it. The picnic is scheduled to be held on July 31 at Pine Island Campground in the Bighorn Mountains.

For additional information, check the group’s Facebook page “Monarch Picnic aka Underground Coal Miners Picnic.”

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

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include photographer and printmaker Linda Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; writer Elizabeth (Zebbie) Watson of Athens, Georgia; sculptural installation artist John Kenneth Melvin of Seattle, Washington; artist Caitlin Strom of Mount Kisco, New York; writer and director of interdisciplinary theater Kevin Doyle, of New York City and Antwerp, Belgium; and artist Melissa (Missy) Suzanne Washington of Los Angeles.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center building is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Apr
6
Wed
City meeting on water meter replacements @ Sheridan County YMCA
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — City staff will host a public meeting on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA youth room to discuss a water meter replacement project.

The project will begin this fall. Most water meters in Sheridan County are about 20 years old and in need of replacement.

Later this year the city of Sheridan and the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board will begin installing new water meters in approximately 9,000 locations across the county. Meter-reading infrastructure within the water service area also will be updated.

State grants will cover half of the project costs. The remaining cost of the project will be managed with a 20-year, zero-percent state loan.

According to city officials, installing meters all at once also allows for bulk purchasing, efficient use of city resources and convenient/consistent installation for citizens.

The next steps include the city hiring a vendor to design the infrastructure and to procure and install the meters.

City officials estimate that the project will begin by the end of this year. Customers will be notified when installations begin in their area so that they may schedule a convenient time for meter replacement.

To learn more, see www.sheridanwy.net or email Chad Lynn at clynn@ridgepointwyo.com.

The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

May
3
Tue
SC to host student art sale Tuesday @ Sheridan College, Whitney Academic Center atrium
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host a student ceramics art sale Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium.

The event will include a display and sale of ceramic items and other artwork created by SC students.

For additional information, call Marcia McChesney at 461-3878.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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