Calendar

Sep
22
Tue
Community meeting in Big Horn @ Big Horn High School
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sheridan County is hosting a community meeting to discuss issues that may be of interest to residents living in and around the community of Big Horn.

These issues include street and road maintenance, storm drainage and flood plains and service and improvement districts. Sheridan County commissioners, County Attorney Matt Redle and county public works staff will be on hand to answer questions and discuss issues of interest to the residents of the area.

The meeting will be held in the Big Horn High School auditorium Tuesday from 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

For more information, or if you have something you would like addressed but won’t be able to attend the meeting, call the public works office at 674-2920 or the commissioners’ office at 674-2900. Big Horn High School is located at 333 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Kickoff for study circles on dementia @ Sheridan College
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm

The Center for a Vital Community is organizing study circles on dementia beginning with a kickoff Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to be part of the community conversation to create a dementia friendly community that will include education, resources and support for those living with dementia and their care partners.

A community that is informed, safe, respectful and supportive is a place where those living with dementia can continue to live meaningful lives, study circle organizers said.

The kickoff will be held at the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College on Tuesday.

The study circles will meet weekly for two hours from Sept. 28 through Oct. 31.

An action forum will then close out the effort on Nov. 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA.

For more information, contact the CVC at 674-6446, ext. 4203.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Oct
6
Tue
Tween Club — photography @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 6 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather to discuss photography Tuesday at 3:45 p.m.

The Tween Club meets every Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. Topics planned for the rest of the year include bats, urban legends, cooking, ducks, silent films and more.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

‘Downsizing your life’ workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host another installment of its “When I’m 64 or More” life planning series Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the center.

The topic is downsizing your life and will be presented by Amanda Lawson of Caring Transitions and Shelley Kinnison of Real Estate Rehab.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Oct
10
Sat
Biketoberfest @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is gearing up for its annual Biketoberfest event, set for Oct. 10 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature a four-mile fun run/walk, seven-mile trail run or 15-mile mountain bike race.

This year’s event will be a morning and afternoon event, with fun kids activities, Dominos pizza and beer from the Black Tooth Brewing Company to follow the races.

Fees are $30 for the four-mile race and $35 for either of the other two races until Oct. 3.

For additional information on the event or to see race course information, see sheridanclt.org.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Rosary crusade @ Main Street, Sheridan
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm

 A public square rosary crusade will take place at noon Saturday at the corner of Main and Burkitt streets.

Organizers encourage local residents to attend and pray the rosary. The purpose of the event is to ask for God’s blessings on the nation to help solve the country’s moral and financial problems.

An estimated 12,000 similar rallies will take place across the country on Saturday.

For additional information, contact Holy Name Catholic Church at 672-2848.

Oct
13
Tue
After Hour lecture @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on depression, anxiety and growth for the next month of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The presentations set for Tuesday and Wednesday will focus on anxiety and calming your “jitters.”

The After Hours lecture is on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation on Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Wednesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Oct
14
Wed
Conversations in History @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The next edition of “Conversations in History” will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m.

This month, Helen Laumann and the Sheridan County Historical Society will discuss flour mills in Sheridan County.

The event will be held at the Sheridan Senior Center, located at 211 Smith St.

For additional information, contact the center at 672-2240.

Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Oct 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

At the event, representatives from Cloud Peak Energy will discuss hurdles facing the energy industry. In addition, the graduates of the 2015 class of Leadership Sheridan County will be recognized.

The luncheon is open to the public. The cost is $15 per person for the lunch buffet.

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

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Brown Bag lecture @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on depression, anxiety and growth for the next month of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The presentations set for Tuesday and Wednesday will focus on anxiety and calming your “jitters.”

The After Hours lecture is on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation on Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Wednesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Oct
15
Thu
SHS pep rally to take place downtown Thursday @ Grinnell Plaza
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking for a way to show your Bronc spirit? Join fans for a Sheridan High School pep rally on Grinnell Plaza on Thursday.

From 7-8 p.m., the whole community is invited to join in the fun.

Attendees will get to meet the Bronc and Lady Bronc teams and watch the burning of the bronc head.

Activities and food vendors will be available as well.

For additional information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

Oct
20
Tue
American Legion Auxiliary meeting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The group will gather in the Inner Circle. Local students who participated in Girls State will share their experiences regarding last year’s event.

The event is open to the public.

For additional information, contact Jean Arzy at 672-3623.

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

Oct
31
Sat
Powder River Basin Resource Council meeting, dinner @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Oct 31 @ 3:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will conduct its annual meeting and dinner Oct. 31 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

At 3:45 p.m., Sheridan attorney Tom Toner will discuss land and mineral owners’ rights in the oil and gas bust.

A social hour, music, live and silent auctions and a 50/50 raffle will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature keynote speaker Andrew Nikiforuk. The award-winning Canadian journalist will present “Citizens’ Rights, Government Accountability and Big Oil.”

The cost to attend is $35 for PRBRC members and $45 for nonmembers.

Reservations should be made by Friday.

For additional information or to RSVP, call 672-5809 or see powderriverbasin.org.

Nov
1
Sun
Story Historical Society meeting @ Story Woman's Club
Nov 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

STORY — The Story Historical Society will meet Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Story Woman’s Club.

The meeting will feature a presentation about the Spring Creek Raid, in which cattlemen and sheepherders battled it out. Roy Scott will give the presentation.

Cookies and coffee will be offered. The event is open to the public.

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

For additional information, contact Patty Hoover at 683-2452.

Nov
2
Mon
Republican Women of Sheridan County @ Frackelton's
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will conduct the final meeting of 2015 on Monday.

At 11:30 a.m., the group will meet at Frackelton’s. The event is open to the public.

Outgoing President Carla Klopfenstein will present slides from the national convention and highlight her four years as president.

The election of officers for 2016-2017 will also be held.

The cost of the lunch is $18.

For additional information, contact Klopfenstein at 763-2672.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

Nov
3
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Nov 3 @ 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 Janet L. Pritchard of Mansfield Center, Connecticut; fiction writer Michelle Seaton of Natrick, Massachusetts; drawing artist Julia Randall of Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut; mixed media artist Deborah Farnault of Brooklyn, New York; photographer Stephen Takacs of Columbus, Ohio; and fiction writer Susan Steinberg of San Francisco, California.

“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.

Nov
4
Wed
Community action forum on dementia @ Sheridan County YMCA
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A community action forum regarding local efforts to create dementia-friendly communities will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.

The event will be held at the Sheridan County YMCA.

It is a culmination of five weeks of community study circles on creating dementia-friendly communities. The kickoff meeting was held in September.

The event Wednesday will focus on the action steps developed by the study circles.

For additional information, call the Center for a Vital Community at 674-6446, ext. 4203.

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

Nov
5
Thu
Financial intelligence workshop @ Sheridan College
Nov 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College Center for Workforce and Community Education has partnered with EMIT Technologies and the Sheridan College Foundation to bring Joe Knight, co-author of “Financial Intelligence” to conduct a day-long workshop on understanding what the numbers of your business really mean.

Knight is a world expert on teaching everyday managers (not just accountants) to understand the critical numbers that make their business profitable. He regularly works with Fortune 500 companies worldwide, such as GE, MetLife, NBC and others. This is an opportunity to be taught about business finance in an easy-to-understand, energetic and humorous way. It is absolutely the best, no-nonsense business finance training for all managers, business owners and executives.

This workshop is open to all. It will take place Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Edward A. Whitney Building at Sheridan College.

There is no cost, thanks to the sponsorship of EMIT Technologies, but because space is limited, registration is required. Lunch and breaks are included thanks to Sheridan College Foundation.

For additional information or to register, call 674-6446, ext. 2200.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Geologic evolution of the Bighorn Mountains lecture @ Room 008, Thorne-Rider Campus Center, Sheridan College
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — As part of the Sheridan College faculty lecture series, Tom Johannesmeyer will present at 7 p.m. Thursday on the geologic evolution of the Bighorn Mountains.

Johannesmeyer will focus on the single most important geologic event that shaped the landscape of this corner of Wyoming: the Laramide Orogeny.  This mountain building event, which began in the Cretaceous period and culminated in the Eocene epoch folded and faulted the bedrock units to form the Bighorn Mountains and the adjacent Bighorn and Powder River Basins.

The lecture will provide a detailed overview of the major fault and fold structures of the Bighorn Mountains and their relationship to the physical geography of the Bighorns, the sedimentary record and thermochronology studies which constrain the age of this mountain building event, and the global tectonic processes that caused the Laramide Orogeny.

The event will take place in Room 008 in the Thorne-Rider Campus Center at Sheridan College. It is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For additional information, contact Misty Bateman at 674-6446, ext. 2830.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Nov
10
Tue
e2e — Black Tooth Brewing Company @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Want to hear about how Black Tooth Brewing Company got started and how it advanced to where it is today? Join e2e Wyoming at the Best Western Sheridan Center at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tim Barnes will talk about the launching of the brewery as it approaches its fifth anniversary.

The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested.

For additional information or to register, contact John Dick at 675-1939 or jdick4@uwyo.edu.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Nov
12
Thu
Blueprint for global investing @ Sheridan Inn
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Representatives from Stifel Financial will give a presentation on a “Blueprint for Global Investing” Nov. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sheridan Inn.

Robert Hagstrom, senior portfolio manager and author of “The Warren Buffett Way,” and Michael Scherer, Stifel portfolio manager will lead the discussion.

The event will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 6 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested by Thursday.

For additional information or to RSVP, call Stifel Financial at 672-3434 or serslandb@stifel.com.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 N. Broadway St.

Dec
1
Tue
“Eat Your Homework” lecture @ Sheridan Senior Center
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host another edition of its “When I’m 64 or More…” lecture series Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The lecture, “Eat your homework,” will be presented by registered dietitian Georgia Boley. Boley will discuss making evening snacks with recipes you can repeat at home.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, contact Lois Bell at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

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.

Jan
22
Fri
‘We the People’ dress rehearsal @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School “We the People” team will perform a dress rehearsal for the state competition Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Inner Circle.

The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will feature 31 government students from SHS as they prepare for the Feb. 1 competition.

The group encourages members of the community to attend the practice. The team members will rehearse their answers to whatever questions are thrown their way about the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions, their long history and the documents’ application to present-day situations.

The rehearsal is a drop-in event, therefore members of the public are encouraged to attend anytime they can between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

For more information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

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

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