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May
10
Tue
SC to host exiting student art show in Martinsen Gallery @ Martinsen Gallery, Sheridan College
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Martinsen Gallery will host an exhibit of exiting students’ art through Friday.

The show will feature the work of Micah Cornell, Tori Golab, Christina Harrelson, Brenna Powell and Jandey Shackelford.

The show opens Tuesday at the gallery and is available for public viewing daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free.

An opening reception will take place Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. and will include hors d’oeuvres.

For additional information, contact Linda Oetken at 674-6446, ext. 2830.

The Martinsen Gallery is located in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave.

May
14
Sat
Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament set for Saturday @ Thorne-Rider Park / YMCA
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The first annual Harold Johnson Pickleball Tournament is set for Saturday, and it’s not too late to register to play.

All donations from the tournament go to the YMCA’s Give Your Heart to a Child campaign under Johnson’s name.

Weather permitting, the tournament will be played on the courts at Thorne-Rider Park. Should poor weather force the event inside, games will be played at the indoor facility at Thorne-Rider Park as well as the YMCA.

You can sign up to play at the YMCA or contact Arlie Johnson at arliet.johnson@yahoo.com or 461-0994.

Methodist Men to host parking lot sale @ Sheridan Methodist
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Methodist Men will hold a semi-annual parking lot sale May 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at 215 W. Works St.

A lot of personal treasures, toys, kitchen wares, furniture and outdoor wares will be available. If you would like to donate items for the sale, contact the church office at 672-9779 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. If you would like to rent a table to sell your own goods, contact the church. Spaces and tables are available for the cost of $15 for one table or two tables for $20.

The men’s group will also sell cinnamon rolls and coffee in the morning and hamburgers with chips and soda in the afternoon. The sale is a fundraiser for local and state mission projects.

Food, supply drive to benefit Cat Rescue @ Sheridan Motors
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Girl Scout Troop 1266 will earn its bronze award by hosting a pet food and supply drive for the Second Chance Cat Rescue at Sheridan Motors from 9 a.m. to noon May 14.

The nonprofit organization is in need of dry cat food, moist cat food, cat litter, cat brushes, toys and treats, garbage bags, office supplies and cleaning supplies.

For more information on needed items, contact the Second Chance Cat Rescue at 461-9555.

Sheridan Motors is located at 1858 Coffeen Ave.

Holy Name School Mayfest set for May 14 @ Elks Lodge
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Holy Name Catholic School will host its annual Mayfest benefit fundraiser on May 14 from 6-10 p.m. at the Elks Lodge ballroom.

This year’s theme is “It Was 1980 Something.” Attire from the 1980s is encouraged.

The event will include live music from Side Track, a live auction, appetizers and cash bar.

Tickets to attend are $35 per person, available at the door. Advance reservations not needed.

For more information, call the school at 672-2021.

The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

May
18
Wed
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

May
19
Thu
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.

May
20
Fri
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
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.

May
27
Fri
Buffalo shop to feature Brooklyn potter’s work @ Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts will feature the work of Brooklyn potter Claire Weissberg this summer. The show will run from May 27 through Aug. 6, with a reception for the artist set for Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Weissberg’s porcelain pottery is all wheel-thrown and fired in an electric kiln at mid-range. The magazine Ceramics Monthly features a pitcher from the show in its May issue.

Weissberg has no employees. She throws, trims, glazes, fires, sells and packs and ships her own work from her studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Weissberg was born in New York City, studied pottery with Clary Illian in Iowa and Chiyoichi Shimizu in Japan. She received her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and has been a full-time potter in Brooklyn since 1989.

For questions or more information, please call Margo or Carey at 684-9406. Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts is located at 1 N. Main St. in Buffalo.

May
28
Sat
VFW to celebrate Poppy Drive @ Wal-Mart and Kmart
May 28 @ 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.

Jun
3
Fri
Fashion with Impact to benefit Bought Beautifully @ Barn in Big Horn
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Bought Beautifully is organizing a fashion show fundraising event for Friday from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn.

Fashion with Impact will provide attendees a way to use their purchasing power to positively impact the world.

The event will include fresh, trendy and high fashion looks, using pieces from both local and global vendors. Food, drinks and shopping will also be available.

Tickets to attend are $60 apiece or $100 for two.

Tickets may be purchased online at boughtbeautifully.org.

For more information, contact nonprofit director Emily Betzler at 752-8139.

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

Jun
5
Sun
Story Woman’s Club to serve breakfast, lunch during yard sales @ Story Woman’s Club
Jun 5 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

STORY — The public is invited to stop by the Story Woman’s Club for breakfast and lunch during the annual Story Yard Sale Day on June 5.

At breakfast, from 7-11 a.m. (or until it’s gone), the group will be serve biscuits and gravy for $7 and cinnamon rolls for $2.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until it’s gone) and will include pulled pork sandwiches for $7.

Proceeds from the meals will benefit the Story Woman’s Club building maintenance fund.

The Story Woman’s Club is located at 28 N. Piney Road in Story.

Brinton to open new exhibit, ‘Landscape & Beyond’ @ Brinton Museum
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will feature nationally-acclaimed American landscape painter Clyde Aspevig in a one-person exhibit, “Landscape & Beyond,” on display in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery from June 5 through July 31.

A reception to meet the artist is set for June 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for museum members.

Known by museums and world class collectors, Aspevig is highly regarded as an accomplished American painter who uses vibrant color to depict spectacular Western landscapes. Aspevig is the recipient of numerous awards going back to the 1980s, including more recently the 1997 Prix de West Invitational Award, National Cowboy Hall of Fame; the prestigious 2006 Autry National Center John J. Geraghty Award; and the 2013 Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape at the 102nd California Art Gold Medal Show, USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California.

As an artist who grew up on a ranch in Montana, his paintings evoke a sense of passion about the land that tugs at an emotional sensibility in all of us. The exhibit includes 28 paintings representing new work as well as a selection of oils dating back to 2013.

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

Jun
6
Mon
Submissions for juried photography show due June 15 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center has issued a call for submissions for the second annual juried photography show.

The show is open to all artists residing in the U.S., but works cannot exceed 3-foot-by-3-foot.

The works to be exhibited will be chosen by Adam Jahiel, a world-renowned photographer who lives in Sheridan County.

All entries must be submitted by June 15  to be considered. Details on how to submit photos can be found at artinsheridan.com.

The show will open at the art center July 6 and run through Aug. 23.

For additional information, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

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

Library kicks off June exhibit on mezzanine @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host the artwork of local student artists Rebekah Blommel, Nichole Wrigley and Maria Stacy on the mezzanine during the month of June.

A free public reception for the artists will be held on the mezzanine on Monday from 5-7 p.m.

Blommel grew up in Sheridan and is currently an art major at Sheridan College. She is trying out different mediums to better understand the materials used and to develop a style that speaks to her. She loves nature and enjoys snapping moments in time using of photography.

Nichole Wrigley grew up in Wright and is currently attending Sheridan College as an art major. She plans to move on and become an art educator. She tries to experiment with new techniques and processes in her work while exploring new mediums. She combines illustration and realism in her work.

Maria Stacy said her ultimate goal is to make something that will have a positive effect in someone’s life and art is going to be a part of that goal. She said she makes art not because she loves it, but because of the impact it has had on her life. She currently attends Sheridan College discovering what she wants to do with her love for art in the job field.

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

Jun
11
Sat
Walk for Life set for Saturday @ Pregnancy Center and Washington Park
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN— The Legacy Pregnancy Center will host its sixth annual family-friendly Walk for Life.

   On June 11, the walk will take place between the Pregnancy Center located at 846 Coffeen Ave. and Washington Park.

   Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. Walkers may pre-register at www.legacypregancy.org. There is no cost to participate but donations and pledges for the 2-mile walk are accepted.

   Funds raised will help support the Legacy Center, which embraces, encourages and empowers those facing unplanned pregnancy.

   Refreshments and an inflatable slide will be offered. For more information call the center at 673-4757.

Jun
15
Wed
Submissions for juried photography show due June 15 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center has issued a call for submissions for the second annual juried photography show.

The show is open to all artists residing in the U.S., but works cannot exceed 3-foot-by-3-foot.

The works to be exhibited will be chosen by Adam Jahiel, a world-renowned photographer who lives in Sheridan County.

All entries must be submitted by June 15  to be considered. Details on how to submit photos can be found at artinsheridan.com.

The show will open at the art center July 6 and run through Aug. 23.

For additional information, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

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

Jun
18
Sat
Shelter to host ‘Kitten Shower’ Saturday @ The Dog and Cat Shelter
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter will host its first “Kitten Shower” at the shelter on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The party is being held to raise awareness of the kittens coming to the shelter and to gather donations of supplies needed to care for the kittens.

Suggested donations include milk replacement, turkey or chicken Stage 1 baby food, gift cards that can be used for supplies, baby bottles, cans of Iams, Nutro or Sheba brand kitten Pate food and clay cat litter. In addition, shelter officials said they need small #357/303 batteries for the electronic “Snuggle Kitten” heart. These small devices replicate the sound of a mother cat’s heartbeat, which provide comfort to orphaned kittens that are being bottle-fed.

Attendees of the Saturday event will be able to visit with shelter staff members, meet shelter kittens and other resident animals and learn about fostering opportunities.

All ages are welcome. For more information call the shelter at 674-7694.

The Dog and Cat Shelter is located at 84 E. Ridge Road.

Jun
25
Sat
Story Community Fund races set for June 25 @ Story Community
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Story Community Fund will host a community run, walk and bike event celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Fort Phil Kearny.

The event will take place June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with check-in at 8 a.m.

Events will include a 1-mile fun walk, 5K run/walk, 8K run and a half marathon. Bike events will start at 11 a.m. with a 5-, 7-, 10- and 18-mile ride.

The entry fee is $45 and includes lunch at the Wagon Box and a race souvenir. Proceeds will go to the Story Community Fund’s Story Trails System project.

To register go online to www.wyorace.com or stop by The Sport Stop, Foot of the Bighorns, Sheridan Bicycle Company or the YMCA.

For more information, contact Patrick Morgan at 763-2440.

Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Monarch Miners Picnic fundraiser set for June 25 @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the Monarch /Underground Coal Miners picnic will host a fundraiser to help with expenses of having the group’s annual picnic. The fundraiser will take place June 25 at the Big Horn Mountain Eagles from 5-7 p.m.

The fundraising event will include a potluck, dance, raffle and optional box social.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a covered dish or a decorated box for the box social.

For more information, contact Nancy Herdt at 737-2388.

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Jun
26
Sun
Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Jun
28
Tue
‘Paint for a Cause’ set for Tuesday @ The Paint Post
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Paint Post will host “Paint for a Cause” to benefit Joey’s Foundation, whose programs uses fly-fishing to mentor children.

The cost to participate will be $40 per person and the event will take place on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.

For more information and to reserve a spot call Laura McColley at 752-8677.

The Paint Post is located at 117 N. Main St.

Antelope Butte Pint Night set for Tuesday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A “Pint Night” on Tuesday from 6-10 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit efforts to reopen the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.

For each pint sold, $1 will be donated to the project. The event will include live music by The Instagators, food from Pie in the Sky, merchandise for sale and a raffle.

For more information, call Andrew Gast at 763-0203. The brewery is located at 312 Broadway St.

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