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Aug
25
Thu
Big Brothers Big Sisters to host raffle, fundraiser @ Wendy’s
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sheridan will hold a raffle for a Dr. Seuss quilt donated by Ann Gardener of State Farm for the grand prize.

Additional prizes are a two-month supply of Nerium age defying skin cream and a doTERRA essential oils basket.

Tickets are $6 a piece or two for $10 and can be purchased at 307 Auto Glass and State Farm.

The drawing for the raffle will be Sept. 15.

The nonprofit will host a second fundraiser on Aug. 25 at Wendy’s from 5-8 p.m. during which a portion of the proceeds from food sales will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

For more information contact, Jennifer Dafoe at 763-1768 or Big Brothers Big Sisters at 461-9677.

Brinton to host music lecture, chuckwagon dinner @ Brinton Museum
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will host a two-part event Aug. 25 to celebrate the music of the American West.

Dr. Ariel Downing will present a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. about the history of popular cowboy songs and ballads from 1879 through the present. She will discuss their Mexican and Irish influences, too.

Following the lecture, at approximately 7:30 p.m., musical entertainment and a chuckwagon dinner will be featured. Tickets for the dinner cost $25 per person for nonmembers and $20 for members. Tickets for children ages 6-12 cost $15; children 5 and younger get in for free.

For additional information, contact The Brinton Museum at 672-3173. The event will take place in the pavilion.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Aug
27
Sat
Early bird registration for Rhino Run through Friday @ Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — This year’s Rhino Run hosted by the college’s nursing department will take place at Sheridan College at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 27.

Early registration for the event will take place through Saturday at a charge of $10 per person. Registration after that date will cost $12 per person. The registration will include a trophy for first-place finishers for both boys and girls, race T-shirts, water and a snack.

On Aug. 27, event registration will take place from 8-9 a.m. on the north side of the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.

The event will include 5K, 1-mile and 50-yard races.

For additional information, email nursingrhinorun@gmail.com or call 683-6293.

Wildlife, wine focus of upcoming event @ Weston Wineries
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wildlife Federation, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Bighorn Audubon Society have teamed up to offer the public a day in the field watching and learning about wildlife.

Meet the groups at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton, located at 1100 US Highway 14. They will tour Amsden Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area and Tongue River Canyon, near Dayton. WGFD and WWF experts will be on hand to discuss the species that inhabit the area as well as the importance of succulent forage for big game animals. A recent wildfire in the canyon will serve as the backdrop for the discussion.

Those planning to attend are encouraged to bring binoculars. Representatives of the Bighorn Audubon Society will provide attendees with some birding opportunities, including tips on what clues to look for, bird calls and species identification based on habitat type.

That evening, the group will gather in Sheridan to celebrate Wyoming’s wildlife at a special WWF Wine Event with speakers, music and a live auction at Western Wineries.

Weston Wineries has created a special vintage and wine label for this WWF fundraising event. The party starts at 5:30 p.m. at Weston Wineries, located at 201 Broadway St. in Sheridan.

For additional information, see wyomingwildlife.org.

PRBRC to host pig roast, celebration @ Barn in Big Horn
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will host a pig roast and celebration Aug. 27 from 3-8 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn.

The 11th annual harvest celebration will include a farmers market beginning at 3 p.m., followed by a homegrown dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the Pies for Guys Auction at 7 p.m.

The event will also feature a raffle for prizes and music from Too Wet to Plow and Friends.

Tickets to attend the event are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger.

For more information, or for tickets, contact Stephanie Avey at 672-5809.

The Barn in Big Horn is located at 228 Johnson Street.

Aug
30
Tue
Next fall book discussion set for Aug. 30 @ Sheridan Fulmer Library
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System will offer its annual fall book discussion series beginning in August.

The program at Sheridan Fulmer Library, “Immigration: On Becoming an American,” will feature books about the immigrant experience.

The discussion group meets at noon in the Fulmer Library Inner Circle and the program is free and open to the public. Because the discussions will be held over the lunch hour, a light lunch will be provided for participants. Katie Curtiss will lead the sessions.

Book discussions will also be offered this fall at the Story and Tongue River branch libraries. The theme at the branch libraries will be “Nature, Animals and People: Interacting.”

Both discussions will be led by Norleen Healy.

The Story Branch Library group will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the Tongue River Branch Library group will meet at 4:30 p.m.

Books are available now for checkout at the front desk of each participating library.

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

Sheridan Fulmer Library at noon:

“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” — Aug. 30

“The Namesake” — Sept. 27

“Native Speaker” — Oct. 25

“Children of Syria” (Frontline DVD video) — Nov. 29

Story Branch Library at 6:30 p.m.:

“The Light Between Oceans” — Sept. 6

“Two Old Women” — Oct. 4

“Refuge” — Nov. 1

“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” — Dec. 5

Tongue River Branch Library at 4:30 p.m.:

“Refuge” — Sept. 13

“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” — Oct. 11

“The Light Between Oceans” — Nov. 8

Sep
3
Sat
Speakers announced for Reagan Day Dinner @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Republican Party and HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation will host this year’s annual Sheridan County GOP Reagan Day Dinner. The event is also known as “In Honor of Our Heroes” and will be held Sept. 3 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The Reagan Day Dinner is the annual fundraiser for the Sheridan County Republican Party. Proceeds will also help to support the efforts of the HALO for Freedom Warrior Foundation.

Speakers for the event include U.S. Marine John “Tig” Tiegen; retired U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Dana Bowman; retired U.S. Army Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Don Jenkins; and U.S. Army veteran Margaret Tiegen.

For more information or to purchase tickets see www.SheridanCountyGOP.com.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.

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