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Nov
15
Sat
Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

BIG HORN — Area residents are invited to join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at The Brinton” Saturday from 9-11 a.m.

All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners.

This event is free and open to the public.

The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976.

Mar
7
Sat
Science Saturday – ‘Mysteries of Invisible Life’ @ Sheridan College Science Center
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — This weekend’s edition of Science Saturday on March 7 will focus on “Mysteries of Invisible Life.”

The event, sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids, will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7, at the Sheridan College Science Center.

Attendees will have the chance to explore minute and miniscule living organisms and discover how the microscopic can have humongous impacts on our health and environment.

Science Saturdays are free and open to children of all ages.

For additional information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event will be held Saturday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The fundraiser will benefit children in Sheridan County who would otherwise go hungry over the weekends.

A taco dinner will be provided by Taco John’s and activities for the whole family will be featured.

The free event will be held in the atrium of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Donations to The Food Group will be accepted at the door.

For additional information, contact The Food Group Director Missy Hubert at 763-0850.

For more information on the nonprofit, see The Food Group’s Facebook page.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
10
Tue
‘Love a Book’ program @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Every Tuesday, beginning March 10, the Sheridan Senior Center will host “Love a Book” at 10 a.m. in the center’s community room.

Jackie McMahon will read aloud to attendees. She will begin with some of John Erickson’s stories, such as “Hank the Cowdog.”

The new program is geared toward older adults who love books, but whose vision may be preventing them from reading.

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

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Improvisational acting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 10 and 12 — Improvisational acting

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

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

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

Mar
12
Thu
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Improvisational acting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 10 and 12 — Improvisational acting

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

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

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

Mar
16
Mon
Hydropower presentation @ Sheridan College/UW Watt Agricultural Building, room 132
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Extension Office will host a presentation and conversation highlighting the “Wyoming Small Hydropower Handbook” on Monday and Tuesday.

A formal presentation will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the Sheridan College/UW Watt Agricultural Building in room 132. The facility is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

A luncheon roundtable will be held at Pistol Pete’s Café in Buffalo on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. The restaurant is located at 800 N. Main St.

For additional information, contact Scott Hininger at 674-2980 or Blaine Horn at 684-7522, or see renewables.uwyo.edu.

Mar
17
Tue
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Cooking @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

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

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

‘After Hours’ seminar on self care @ Downtown Sheridan Association building
Mar 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:10 pm

SHERIDAN — March’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on self care.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on self-esteem revisited.

The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program.

The seminars are free and open to the public with no reservations required. The seminars will be held Tuesday from 5:30-6:10 p.m. and Wednesday from 12:10-12:50 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association building.

For more information, contact Gordon at 672-6789.

The DSA is located at 150 S. Main St.

Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series began in January at Sheridan County libraries and will continue this month.

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer the series “Nature, Animals, People and Their Interactions,” which will be moderated by Katie Curtiss.

The Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will offer the series “Remembrance of Things Past: Exploring the Ghosts and Dreams of Family Memories.” The series will be moderated by Norleen Healy.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion Series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins. She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband Samuel Yorks. She finished college and became a social worker in Portland. When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

The books are available for checkout at the front desk of each library. Patrons are welcome to attend one or more of the discussions at any of the libraries.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library

March 17: “Ordinary Wolves” at 6:30 p.m.

April 21: “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” at 6:30 p.m.

May 19: “The Light Between Oceans” at 6:30 p.m.

  • Story Branch Library

April 6: “Glass Castle” at 6:30 p.m.

May 4: “All Over But the Shoutin’” at 6:30 p.m.

  • Tongue River Branch Library

April 14: “This Boy’s Life” at 4:30 p.m.

Mar
18
Wed
‘Brown Bag’ seminar on self care @ Downtown Sheridan Association building
Mar 18 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

SHERIDAN — March’s “After Hours” and “Brown Bag” seminars will focus on self care.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynn Gordon of the Family and Personal Counseling Center will lead the discussion on self-esteem revisited.

The seminars are sponsored by Sheridan College’s continuing education program.

The seminars are free and open to the public with no reservations required. The seminars will be held Tuesdays from 5:30-6:10 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12:10-12:50 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association building.

For more information, contact Gordon at 672-6789.

The DSA is located at 150 S. Main St.

Mar
19
Thu
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Cooking @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

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

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

Mar
21
Sat
Behind the scenes, Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The staff of the Sheridan County Museum has invited the public to get a special look behind the scenes at the museum Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attendees will get a peek at upcoming exhibits and programs when they drop by anytime during the four-hour period.

A Tidbit Saturday program will also be held at 10 a.m. for younger visitors.

The events are free and open to the public, but advance reservations are requested for those planning to participate in the Tidbit program.

For additional information, or to make a reservation, call 675-1150.

The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Mar
28
Sat
Easter Bunny Princess Pageant @ Sheridan Wesleyan Church
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — An Easter Bunny Princess Pageant will be held March 28 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Wesleyan Church.

The pageant is open to girls from birth to 15 years of age.

Contestants should sign up at the door and it is free to enter the competition. Contestants should bring a party dress and photo. Those ages 3-15 years of age should also bring casual wear.

Contestants are also encouraged to bring approximately 30 small “good luck” gifts to put in other contestants’ bags.

For those contestants wishing to participate in the talent competition, the cost is $15.

Admission for spectators is $10.

For additional information, contact Teri Mahaffy at 752-7956.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church is located at 404 W. Brundage Lane.

Apr
3
Fri
Westview Easter Egg Hunt @ Westview Health Care Center
Apr 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Westview Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, April 3, 2015
2:30 – 3:00 pm

Westview Health Care Center, 1990 W. Loucks

Easter egg hunt at Westview Health Care Center. Look for the special prize in each age group!

Ages 1-9. For more information, call Yvette Voogd at Westview, (307) 672-9789.

Apr
4
Sat
Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza @ Thorne-Rider Park on 14th Street in Sheridan
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am

Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza

Saturday, April 4, 2015
10:00 SHARP – 10:15 am
Three locations in Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 14th St.)

Ages 0-8. This will be a fast one! Be sure to be here before the 10:00 am start! Ages 0-3 will be on Redle Field; ages 4-5 will be on Barney Park; ages 6-8 will be in the playground area by the sand volleyball court. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures at the end of the hunt; be sure to bring your camera. Plenty of chocolate, candies and prizes for everyone! In case of rain, all of the hunts will be held at Sheridan High School. Co-sponsor is Sheridan Media. For more information, call the Sheridan Recreation District, (307) 674-6421.

Tongue River Valley Community Center Easter Egg Hunt @ Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

TRVCC Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015

10:00 – 11:00 am

Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton

Hoppy Easter! Get ready, get set, go find the Easter eggs in Scott Bicentennial Park. Get your picture taken with the Easter bunny too. Open to kids ages 1-10. For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community Center at (307) 655-9419.

Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch @ Dan Madia Field at Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 11th Street)
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch

Saturday, April 4, 2015
11:00 SHARP – 11:30 am
Dan Madia Field west of Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 11th St.)

This is one hunt that has definitely gone to the dogs! And another one that will go very fast. After the Sheridan Rec District Easter Egg Hunt at 10 am, plan on bringing your pooch to Madia Field (located just west of Thorne-Rider Park) for the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch event. Dog and owner will explore and locate eggs filled with dog treats, or discover tennis balls just the right size for fetching! Dogs will need to stay on a leash and, if the pooch has an accident, clean-up is your responsibility (doggie poop bags will be available). The Easter Egg Bunny will probably not show up, because bunnies generally get a little nervous around dogs. Co-sponsor is Sheridan Media. For more information, call the Sheridan Recreation District, (307) 674-6421.

Grace Anglican Church Easter Carnival @ Grace Anglican Church
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grace Anglican Church Easter Carnival

Saturday, April 4, 2015

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grace Anglican Church, 1992 W. 5th St. (formerly Sheridan Country Club)

This year we’re having an Easter Carnival! For kids age 12 and under. Carnival games, free lunch, bouncy house, obstacle course, and more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Fr. Kevin Jones at (307) 461-0237.

Walmart Easter Egg Hunt @ Back side of Walmart building
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Walmart Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Back side of Walmart building, 1695 Coffeen Ave.

Thousands of eggs, with special prizes to be found for each age group. Ages 0-3 start at 1:00 pm; ages 4-7 at 1:15 pm, ages 8-12 at 1:30 pm. For more information, call Deborah Johnson at (307) 674-6492.

Apr
5
Sun
Sheridan Manor Easter Egg Hunt @ Sheridan Manor
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Sheridan Manor Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 2015
10:00 – 10:30 am
Sheridan Manor, 1851 Big Horn Ave.

Easter egg hunt for 2,000 eggs, on the front lawn at Sheridan Manor. Prizes in three age groups! Ages 0-10. For more information, call Breann Brady at Sheridan Manor, (307) 673-2116.

Trinity Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am

Trinity Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Approximately 10:00 am
Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 Crescent Drive

Easter egg hunt on the church lawn, between church services. Ages 3 thru 5th grade. Bring your own basket! You’re also invited to attend the services, at either 8:30 am or 11:00 am. For more information, call (307) 672-2411.

Apr
8
Wed
Casual Conversations in History @ Sheridan Senior Center
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The next “Casual Conversations in History” discussion will focus on the “History of Horse Racing to Fair Grounds and Flour Mills of Sheridan County.”

The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. April 8 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Historian Helen Laumann will lead the event.

“Casual Conversations in History” is sponsored by the Sheridan County Museum and the Sheridan Senior Center. Discussions are free and open to the public.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Apr
11
Sat
Behind the Scenes and Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Join the staff at the Sheridan County Museum for a behind-the-scenes look at the museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11.

The Behind the Scenes Saturday program will examine upcoming exhibits and programs in 2015.

For younger visitors, there will be a Tidbit Saturday program at 10 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested for Tidbit Saturday participants.

For more information or to reserve a spot in Tidbit Saturday, call the museum at 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Science Saturday @ Sheridan College Science Center
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — This week’s Science Saturday, “Searching for Signs of Spring: A Walk in the Woods in Search of LIFE,” will feature a walk from the college to South Park to look for critters, bugs and birds.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 11. It is free and open to children of all ages.

Participants should meet at the Sheridan College Science Center. After the walk, children will look at bugs and critters collected with microscopes in the science labs.

Science Saturdays are sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

For more information, call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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