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Oct
21
Tue
After Hours and Brown Bag Lectures @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 22 @ 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN—For the next series of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures by Lynn Gordon, she will focus on fear.

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

There will be a repeat of the seminar on Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association.

For more information call 307-674-6446 ext. 2200. The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Oct
23
Thu
Local congressional office hours @ Sheridan YMCA
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Field representatives for Wyoming’s congressional delegation will host office hours Wednesday at the Sheridan County YMCA.
The office hours provide area residents an opportunity to discuss issues, views, questions and concerns with the field representatives. The comments and concerns will be relayed to Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Rep. Cynthia Lummis.
The office hours will be held from 11 a.m. to noon.
The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.
For more information, contact any of the three congressional offices:
• Enzi’s Gillette office: 682-6268;
• Barrasso’s Sheridan office: 672-6456;
• Lummis’ Sheridan office: 673-4608.

Story chili cook-off and Fall fest
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

STORY— Story is having their second annual chili cook-off Thursday as part of their Fall Festival at the Story School. Contestants are needed and entry forms are available at the Story school, Story store and the Story library. For more registration information call Stevie Phillips at 752-6140. The Fall Festival is from 5-7 p.m. and features the chili cook-off, family photos, cake walk and tons of activities and games.

Oct
25
Sat
Pet-O-Ween
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter has scheduled the 14th annual Pet-O-Ween Contest for Saturday at Kendrick Park.

Registration for the two-part event begins at 10 a.m. A pet-owner walk/run will start at 11 a.m. and cost to participate in the race is $5 per person. The first 50 entries will receive a free pet first-aid kit.

The costume contest will begin at noon and entry fees for that competition are also $5 per pet. Categories for the contest include best pet-owner costume, best dog costume, best cat costume and most unique costume.
A bucket raffle will also be featured.

Proceeds for the event will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

The event will also feature lunch by Killy’s Smokehouse Deli and soda will be provided by Coca Cola of Sheridan.

For more information, contact the shelter at 674-7694.

Oct
26
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Eagles Halloween party
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Eagles will host a children’s Halloween party from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday.

Children age 10 and younger are welcome to attend free of charge. The event will feature games, prizes and a costume contest.

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

For more information contact the Eagles office at 674-9010.

Nov
9
Sun
TRVCC to host fall carnival @ Tongue River Valley Community Center - Dayton
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Family Community Center in Dayton will host a family fall carnival Friday from 5-8 p.m.

The evening will include games, inflatables, Bingo, ring toss, cake walk and more.

The event will also include supper and raffle tickets for sale.

For more information, contact the TRVCC at 655-9419.

The TRVCC is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Nov
11
Tue
Big Horn High School choir concert @ Big Horn High School auditorium
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School choir will present a fall concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium.

Choir selections will include “A Tribute To the Armed Forces,” arranged by Lloyd Larson, “Ashokan Farewell,” arranged by Carole Stephens, “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Sing, Sing, Sing,” arranged by Tom Anderson, “Home,” arranged by Greg Gilpin, and “One Day More,” arranged by Mark Brymer.

As an added feature, a sneak peak of the BHHS Drama Club production will be included in the concert. The cast will present one scene of the play “Just A Little Crazy” by Renee Rebman. The full production of the play is set for 7 p.m. on Nov. 13-14 in the BHHS auditorium.

Nov
13
Thu
Plan Your Retirement on Your Own Terms @ The Powder Horn clubhouse
Nov 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A free retirement strategy presentation will be held Thursday at the Powder Horn Clubhouse.

The event, “Plan Your Retirement on Your Own Terms,” will include cocktails and conversation about retirement preparation and strategies to maximize Social Security benefits.

The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. The retirement presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by the end of today. To RSVP, call 674-6288.

The Powder Horn Clubhouse is located at 23 Country Club Lane.

BHHS students to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’ @ Big Horn High School
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The students of Big Horn High School will present “Just a Little Crazy,” their fall play, on Thursday and Friday.

At 7 p.m. daily the students will perform the tale of a girl and her parents who are in a big tizzy because they just moved into a turn of the century house, they are trying to remodel and the husband’s wacky sister comes to live with them. Misunderstandings, mixed feelings and hilarity ensue.

The play stars Kendall Meich, Trinity St. John, Joely Mueller, Karsyn Ulivarri, Colter Stanley and Makayla Morris and is directed by Monty and Carol Webb.

Tickets for adults are $2, students are $1 and BHHS students and children under 10 are free.

The performance will be held at the Big Horn Schools’ auditorium, located in the high school at 333 Highway 335, Big Horn.

WWI exhibit, presentation @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — To help mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and educate residents about Sheridan County’s contribution to the war, Sheridan Fulmer Library will host an exhibit through Nov. 30.

The exhibit will be on display in the Inner Circle and The Wyoming Room.

On Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Inner Circle, Michael Dykhorst, an assistant researcher in The Wyoming Room, will give a presentation about Sheridan County men and women who participated in the war. The presentation will include many photos of Sheridan events during the war and local historian Bob Wilson will present WWI military uniforms and weapons of the time.

The Inner Circle exhibit will include photos and information about Sheridan enlisted men and women who served as nurses, pencil sketches of war scenes by Sheridan resident George Ostrom — who was a soldier during the war —  and photos of bond drives held in Sheridan. Display cases in The Wyoming Room will feature WWI uniforms and other memorabilia.

The Children’s Library will also have a WWI display and various age-appropriate activities during the month.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St. For more information, call the library at 674-8585.

Nov
14
Fri
BHHS students to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’ @ Big Horn High School
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The students of Big Horn High School will present “Just a Little Crazy,” their fall play, on Thursday and Friday.

At 7 p.m. daily the students will perform the tale of a girl and her parents who are in a big tizzy because they just moved into a turn of the century house, they are trying to remodel and the husband’s wacky sister comes to live with them. Misunderstandings, mixed feelings and hilarity ensue.

The play stars Kendall Meich, Trinity St. John, Joely Mueller, Karsyn Ulivarri, Colter Stanley and Makayla Morris and is directed by Monty and Carol Webb.

Tickets for adults are $2, students are $1 and BHHS students and children under 10 are free.

The performance will be held at the Big Horn Schools’ auditorium, located in the high school at 333 Highway 335, Big Horn.

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.

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