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May
17
Tue
SHS Pops Concert set for May 17 @ Sheridan High School
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School choir will perform its “Pops” concert at 7 p.m. May 17 in the high school auditorium.

The last choir concert of the year will be composed of mixed choir, treblemakers, spectrum and honor choir students taking the stage, with a spotlight on the graduating seniors.

The choirs will perform contemporary songs attendees are sure to recognize.

The concert is free and open to the public.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
18
Wed
Leather crafter workshops to begin Monday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Leather crafter-related workshops will begin Monday as a lead up to the annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show.

The workshops are open to the public. Several dozen different workshops will cover a wide range of topics from antiquing and dyeing to belt pattern carving, unique filigree patterns and saddle design.

See www.leathercraftersjournal.com/sheridan2015workshops.html for a full list of workshops, times, cost and to register.

For more information, call 715-362-5393.

The workshops will take place at various locations in Sheridan.

SHS artwork to be displayed at library @ Fulmer Public Library Mezzanine
May 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The 48th annual Wyoming Art Symposium concluded at the Casper Events Center April 23, showcasing 4,518 pieces of artwork from around the state. The students of Sheridan High School submitted 79 pieces of artwork to represent their school.

Sixty-seven other schools in Wyoming also participated this year. The SHS student artwork included ceramics, collages, drawings, graphics, paintings and photographs that were created this year. All the students’ hard work and dedication paid off this year with 49 Blue Ribbons (best of show) and three First Lady of Wyoming Art Awards. The three pieces of artwork were chosen by the First Lady of Wyoming herself, Carol Mead, and will go on to Cheyenne to be displayed in the governor’s mansion for an entire year.

The Sheridan High School students’ artwork will be on display on the Fulmer Public Library Mezzanine through May 24. A public artists reception will take place May 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The following students earned awards at the Wyoming Art Symposium:

Blue Ribbon Winners

• Brooke Aksamit, Kain Bennage, Barak Broad, Kyra Campbell, Megan Culver, Hailey Dillon, Tea’ Fleenor, Alix Hegy, Alabama Ingram, Alyssa Lindberg, Emily Kelly, Molly Man, Gabbie Moore, Kayla Nelson, Katherine Nutt, Samara Ordahl, Sydnee Ordahl, Helen Patten, Gabby Reyes, Kylie Stedtnitz, Colleen Swan, Sara VonKrosigk, Kass Williamson

The First Lady of Wyoming Art Awards

• Kain Bennage, Gabbie Moore, Maddi Raymond

Sheridan College full-tuition scholarship

• Awarded to Colleen Swan

Best Western to host Business After Hours @ Best Western Sheridan Center
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is set for May 18 from 5-7 p.m.

The monthly social and networking event is held at a different member location each month. This month’s event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center, located at 612 N. Main St.

For additional information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

Open house set for North Sheridan Interchange @ Trails End Motel
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A public open house will take place May 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. regarding the North Sheridan Interchange project.

The meeting will take place at the Trails End Motel and will include display boards depicting the final design alignment and the proposed construction phasing.

Representatives from the project team will also be available to answer questions.

The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to have another meeting once the contractor is selected.

The project is set to begin this year and be completed by Oct. 31, 2019.

The Trails End Motel is located at 2125 N. Main St.

WYO Theater to host free concert on May 18 @ WYO Theater
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A free concert will take place at the WYO Theater on May 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the The Piatigorsky Foundation’s musical tour around the country.

The event will include professional violist Marcus Thompson and professional pianist Doris Stevenson. Thompson is a violist who has been heralded for “major mastery of his instrument” and called “the complete interpreter.” Stevenson has also earned praise from critics and the public alike.

The Piatigorsky Foundation has presented more than 3,775 performances, introducing the joy of live classical music in communities throughout the country.

For more information on The Piatigorsky Foundation, see http://piatigorskyfoundation.org.

For more information on the concert, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9083.

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

May
19
Thu
Leather crafter workshops to begin Monday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Leather crafter-related workshops will begin Monday as a lead up to the annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show.

The workshops are open to the public. Several dozen different workshops will cover a wide range of topics from antiquing and dyeing to belt pattern carving, unique filigree patterns and saddle design.

See www.leathercraftersjournal.com/sheridan2015workshops.html for a full list of workshops, times, cost and to register.

For more information, call 715-362-5393.

The workshops will take place at various locations in Sheridan.

Powder Horn to host art show Thursday, Friday @ Powder Horn
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn will host an art show Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show is open to the public and will be on display in the Cascade Room of the clubhouse.

A cocktail party is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit local artists.

Wyoming Office of Tourism to visit Sheridan @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Office of Tourism will pay a visit to Sheridan on Thursday for an educational event focused on tourism’s interactive marketing best practices and the state of the American traveler.

The group will provide useful information for anyone dependent on (or just plain interested in) tourism marketing in Wyoming.

The event will take place from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce office.

Topics to be covered include how the American traveler plans travel, how travel brands are responding to this transformative change, using a data-driven approach to marketing content and personalization of your marketing strategy.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

Okee Dokee Brothers to perform for UNPLUG kickoff @ WYO Theater
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host the Grammy Award winning Okee Dokee Brothers on May 19 at 6:30 p.m. as the kickoff for the Sheridan Community Land Trust’s UNPLUG season.

The brothers will share their passion for the outdoors with their Americana folk music. The Okee Dokee Brothers  — actually, friends Joe Maiander and Justin Lansing — record and perform family music with a goal to inspire children and their parents to get outside and get creative. They believe this can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities and themselves.

The event will also include special guest performer, Sarah Sample.

Tickets to attend cost $10 per person or $5 for children age 12 and younger.

Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.

For more information about other upcoming UNPLUG events, call the Sheridan Community Land Trust at 673-4702

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

May
20
Fri
Leather crafter workshops to begin Monday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Leather crafter-related workshops will begin Monday as a lead up to the annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show.

The workshops are open to the public. Several dozen different workshops will cover a wide range of topics from antiquing and dyeing to belt pattern carving, unique filigree patterns and saddle design.

See www.leathercraftersjournal.com/sheridan2015workshops.html for a full list of workshops, times, cost and to register.

For more information, call 715-362-5393.

The workshops will take place at various locations in Sheridan.

Powder Horn to host art show Thursday, Friday @ Powder Horn
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn will host an art show Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show is open to the public and will be on display in the Cascade Room of the clubhouse.

A cocktail party is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit local artists.

May
21
Sat
WWA to host event Saturday to explore Medicine Lodge @ Medicine Lodge State Park
May 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association will host an event Saturday for early morning birding and exploring the Medicine Lodge Wilderness Study Area.

WWA has reserved the group campsite at the Medicine Lodge State Park for Friday and Saturday night. The cost to camp is $6 per night.

Details will be sent to those who register for the event.

The hiking difficulty is rated as easy.

For more information or to register, call 672-2751 or email heidi@wildwyo.org.

Leather crafter workshops to begin Monday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Leather crafter-related workshops will begin Monday as a lead up to the annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show.

The workshops are open to the public. Several dozen different workshops will cover a wide range of topics from antiquing and dyeing to belt pattern carving, unique filigree patterns and saddle design.

See www.leathercraftersjournal.com/sheridan2015workshops.html for a full list of workshops, times, cost and to register.

For more information, call 715-362-5393.

The workshops will take place at various locations in Sheridan.

Ranchester to hold community yard sale @ Ranchester
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

RANCHESTER — Ranchester residents are gearing up for a community yard sale set for May 21.

Residents of the foothills community will participate in yard sales across town.

For more information about the event, call Ranchester Town Hall at 655-2283.

Wildflower hike set for Saturday at Amsden @ Amsden Creek Elk Winter Range - meet at Kmart
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Native Plant Society will kick off the 2016 spring wildflower season with a wildflower hike at the Amsden Creek Elk Winter Range led by Bob Giurgevich on Saturday.

All wildflower outings are free and open to the public.

The group will meet at the Sheridan Kmart at 9 a.m. From there the group will arrange carpools and provide directions to the site.

Those planning to attend should dress for seasonal, outdoor weather and bring water, snacks, sunblock and insect repellent.

For more information you can contact Bob Giurgevich at 672-5064 or bobgiurgevich@live.com.

WYO Theater to host J Shogren Shanghai’d @ WYO Theater
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will play host to J Shogren Shanghai’d on May 21 at 8 p.m. in the Mars Theater.

The duo of J Shogren from Centennial and Jascha Herdt from Dutch Creek will perform a mix of old style blues and folk music filtered through a contemporary dissonant transmitter. They call their sound catawampus American music.

The cost to attend is $12 per person for general admission seating.

For more information and to purchase tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com.

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

May
22
Sun
Leather crafter workshops to begin Monday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Leather crafter-related workshops will begin Monday as a lead up to the annual Rocky Mountain Leather Trade Show.

The workshops are open to the public. Several dozen different workshops will cover a wide range of topics from antiquing and dyeing to belt pattern carving, unique filigree patterns and saddle design.

See www.leathercraftersjournal.com/sheridan2015workshops.html for a full list of workshops, times, cost and to register.

For more information, call 715-362-5393.

The workshops will take place at various locations in Sheridan.

UNPLUG event set for Sunday @ Red Grade Trail trailhead
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next UNPLUG event — a nature scavenger hunt — is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at the Red Grade Trail.

UNPLUG is a partnership between the Sheridan Community Land Trust and Science Kids.

For more information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org or SCLT at 673-4702 or info@sheridanclt.org.

The Red Grade Trail trailhead is located outside of Big Horn on the way up Red Grade Road.

May
23
Mon
SHRM to discuss ethical dilemmas for human resources @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
May 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management will host a program Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Conference Room A.

The program will focus on ethical dilemmas for human resources and will be presented by Sue Belish. Today’s employees, as well as organizational leaders, are often confronted with workplace situations that require them to weigh the ethical options and take action. Having a framework to use in making such decisions can be helpful for employees and supervisors and can have a beneficial effect on the culture of a business or organizations. The program will explore ethical decision making by using the “think far, think wide, think high” framework developed by Beverly Kracher for the Business Ethics Alliance.

The cost to attend is $10 for SHRM members and $13 for nonmembers, including lunch.

Registration is required by Friday at noon.

To register call Nichole at 675-4220.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

May
24
Tue
VFW to celebrate Poppy Drive @ Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The VFW Roy Eaton #1560 members will hold a Buddy Poppy drive Tuesday and Saturday.

On Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon, Buddy Poppies will be available at the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. On Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, they will be available at Kmart and Wal-Mart.

The red Buddy Poppy symbolizes the lives lost in war.

Donations will be accepted for the poppies. All proceeds raised will benefit veterans and their families.

Buddy Poppies are assembled in VA hospitals by veterans.

Wal-Mart is located at 1695 Coffeen Ave. Kmart is located at 2571 N. Main St.

Back Country Horsemen to meet, clean up highway @ Buffalo Run Highway
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will meet and participate in a highway cleanup on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Cleanup will take place on Highway 14 about 9 miles east of Sheridan, near the Buffalo Jump area.

A potluck will follow the cleanup. Future trail projects and State Rendezvous at Turpin Meadows will be also discussed.

 For more information see the group’s website, wyobch.org.

May
25
Wed
SMH to host Chamber Coffee next week @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a community-focused roundtable discussion over breakfast coffee Wednesday from 8-9 a.m.

The event will take place at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. It is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

SMH is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Miners picnic planning meeting set for Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A planning meeting for the Monarch/Underground miners picnic will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Fulmer Room.

All interested parties are urged to attend.

The picnic will take place July 31 at Pine Island Campground in the Bighorn National Forest. It will be begin at 10 a.m. and continue to 5 p.m.

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

SHS symphony concert set for Wednesday @ Sheridan High School
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School symphony and baroque orchestras will perform in concert Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the high school’s auditorium.

The concert is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact the SHS activities office at 672-2495, ext. 1.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

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