Calendar

Jul
11
Sat
Sheridan WYO Rodeo slack @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Early elimination rounds for the evening’s performance events. No admission charge. For more information, call Rodeo Central at (307) 672-9715.

Tongue Riverpalooza Family Outing
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you one of those who want to get out of town during Rodeo Week? How about a family-friendly campout in Ranchester’s Connor Park on Friday night?

Bring your picnic dinner and camping gear for Tongue Riverpalooza. Organizers will provide a free outdoor movie, “A River Runs Through It” at about 9 p.m.

Then on Saturday, the festivities will head to a private put-in on Goose Creek around 9 a.m. for a two- to three-hour float trip and river cleanup.

Shuttle service will be provided, but bring your own boat (canoe, kayak, inflatable rowboat, etc.).

Don’t want to camp out Friday night? No problem. When you RSVP, you will be provided directions to the put-in so you can meet there on Saturday.

Lunch and festivities will be offered following the float trip and prizes will be awarded for the most trash collected, the most unique items and more.

RSVP to Claire at 673-4702 or claire@sheridanclt.org by Thursday.

Jul
15
Wed
Sheridan ParkFit @ Thorne-Rider Park
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with a game of capture the flag at Thorne-Rider Park. Each Wednesday through Aug. 26 free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend. This year, points will be given for each activity you attend and you can play as an individual or team. Awards for the most points will be given out at the last session on Aug. 26, at which time the winning team will determine the final activity. Each session begins at 12:10 p.m. For more information, contact the Sheridan Recreation District at 674-6421.

Jul
16
Thu
Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Sheridan Cowgirls Rodeo will come to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Thursday night. From 6-9p.m., members of the community are invited to watch the local rodeo competition for boys and girls under age 15 and women of all ages. The events of the evening will include barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, dummy roping, breakaway roping, steer stopping, girls team roping and mixed roping. The event is free. For more information or to sign up to compete, call Kim at 752-7337.

Jul
18
Sat
Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join instructor Jackie Canterbury of the Bighorn Audubon for “Birding at The Brinton” on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at The Brinton Museum. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and Bighorn Audubon. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information, call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Jul
20
Mon
Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
21
Tue
Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Tidbit the Mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday. This week’s program looks back at Sheridan in 1888. Main Street in Sheridan has changed quite a bin in 127 years.Explore the changes and similarities with this journey. All Tidbit Tuesday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 but older children are welcome to attend. All our Tidbit programs include a story and a hands on activity. There is no cost, but reservations are requested. All children must be accompanied by an adult or responsible teenager. Call the museum at 675-1150 for reservations. Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
22
Wed
Pickleball @ Thorne-Rider Park
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with pickleball at Thorne-Rider Park.

Each Wednesday through Aug. 26 free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend.

This year, points will be given for each activity you attend and you can play as an individual or team. Awards for the most points will be given out at the last session on Aug. 26, at which time the winning team will determine the final activity.

Each session begins at 12:10 p.m. For more information, contact the Sheridan Recreation District at 674-6421.

Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
23
Thu
Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Sagebrush Kids Summer Art Camp” Monday through Thursday. Classes will be offered throughout the week at a cost of $35 per person, per course.

Classes offered during the camp will include:

• jewelry making on Monday and Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Karen St. Clair and will teach the fundamentals for creating, stringing and finishing a bracelet or necklace.

• paint your imagination on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Sonja Caywood and will allow kids to use acrylic pains to transform random shapes into sill creatures.

• draw yourself on Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. This class will be taught by Alexandra Aisele and will lead kids on an exercise to draw themselves while learning the basic elements of design.

• waterfalls of color on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 p.m. This class will be taught by Tena Twite and will teach some playful painting techniques.

To register, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

For more information, see artinsheridan.com.

Jul
25
Sat
“Smackdown in Sheridan” roller derby bout @ Sheridan Junior High School
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm

The Wild West Wreckers roller derby team will host “Smackdown in Sheridan” this Saturday at Sheridan Junior High School.

Not only will this be the Wreckers’ only home bout of the year, it will be a historic event as the first ever women’s roller derby home bout in Sheridan.

The Wild West Wreckers will battle the Rapid City Revolution Saturday at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. at SJHS.

Presale tickets are available for $8 at sheridanrollerderby.org. Tickets will be $10 at the door, and kids 5 and younger are free. Anyone who brings a canned-food donation will receive $1 off day-of admission. Ten percent of ticket sales will benefit the Antelope Butte Foundation.

Jul
29
Wed
Kiwanis Club book giveaway @ Children’s Library inside the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Sheridan Kiwanis Club will again be giving away free children’s books at the library. Children of all ages are invited to visit the Children’s Library inside the Sheridan Fulmer Public Library on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon to receive a free book. For more information, call Michelle Havenga at 674-8585 ext. 119. Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

ParkFit – disc golf @ Sheltered Acres Park
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with disk golf at Sheltered Acres Park.

Each Wednesday through Aug. 26 free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend.

This year, points will be given for each activity you attend and you can play as an individual or team. Awards for the most points will be given out at the last session on Aug. 26, at which time the winning team will determine the final activity.

Each session begins at 12:10 p.m. For more information, contact the Sheridan Recreation District at 674-6421.

Jul
30
Thu
Field Sketching for Children @ The Brinton Museum
Jul 30 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Brinton Museum, Sagebrush Community Art Center and Science Kids will present “Field Sketching for Children” on Thursday.

Local artist Joel Ostlind will host a field sketching workshop for children 8 to 12 years old on The Brinton Museum grounds.

Participants will meet at the Sagebrush Art Gallery located in the Historic Train Depot at 201 E. 5th Street at 8:30 a.m. and ride the Science Kids bus to The Brinton Museum.  The bus will return the participants to the Sagebrush Art Gallery at 1:30 p.m.

Art supplies will be provided; participants need to bring their own water, lunch and snack.

Cost is $35 per child.

Call Brinton Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 to register, or register online at thebrintonmuseum.org/event/field-sketching-for-children.

Aug
4
Tue
Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Tidbit the Mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. This week’s program will explore the role of horses in Sheridan County history. All Tidbit Tuesday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 but older children are welcome to attend. All Tidbit programs include a story and a hands-on activity. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are requested. All children must be accompanied by an adult or responsible teenager. Call the museum at 675-1150 for reservations. Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Aug
5
Wed
ParkFit @ Whitney Park
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with soccer at Whitney Park. Each Wednesday through Aug. 26 free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend. This year, points will be given for each activity you attend and you can play as an individual or team. Awards for the most points will be given out at the last session on Aug. 26, at which time the winning team will determine the final activity. Each session begins at 12:10 p.m. For more information, contact the Sheridan Recreation District at 674-6421.

Aug
10
Mon
Jr. High/High School Summer Art Camp @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Aug 10 – Aug 13 all-day

The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al will host their first ever Summer Art Camp for high school and junior high visual arts students August 10-13 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. A variety of classes will be available for individual registration, or students can partake in all four classes for a discount. The first class will be photography with Stephen Mullins, August 10-13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. The class will teach students the basics of photography and photo editing using their cell phone camera or personal cameras. The fee for the course is $50. The second course is “Express Yourself with Paint!” with instructor Sonja Caywood. This will be offered August 10-11 from 2-4 p.m. The two-day class is designed to challenge and inspire students who believe they’re not artistic to remember the joy of self expression through artistic and imaginative self portraits. The course fee is $40. The third class will be “WIPEOUT Painting” with Micah Trampe on August 12 from 2-5 p.m. For $30, students will learn to combine drawing and painting techniques to create a unique piece of artwork using only their hands as painting tools. The final class will be “Street Art” with Stephen Mullins on August 13 from 2-5 p.m. In this class, students will learn about the contemporary street art scene and it’s recent significance. Students will create a stencil that will be painted onto cardboard and cut out. “Street Art” is also $30. Students may register for all four courses for only $100. To reserve a spot or for more information, call 674-1970. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St. inside the historic train depot.

Aug
18
Tue
Tidbit Tuesday @ Sheridan County Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join Tidbit the mouse and Curator of Education Sarah Ligocki for another Tidbit Tuesday at Sheridan County Museum on Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m.

This week’s program will explore the history of coal mining in Sheridan County.

All Tidbit Tuesday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 but older children are welcome to attend.

All Tidbit programs include a story and a hands-on activity.

There is no cost to attend, but reservations are requested.

All children must be accompanied by an adult or responsible teenager.

Call the museum at 675-1150 for reservations.

Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

ParkFit – kickball @ Kendrick Park
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm

The weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, Sheridan ParkFit, will continue Wednesday with kickball at Kendrick Park.

Each Wednesday through Aug. 26, free community workouts will be offered at a variety of parks. All members of the community are invited to attend.

This year, points will be given for each activity you attend and you can play as an individual or team. Awards for the most points will be given out at the last session on Aug. 26, at which time the winning team will determine the final activity.

Each session begins at 12:10 p.m. For more information, contact the Sheridan Recreation District at 674-6421.

Aug
21
Fri
Family Movie in the Park @ Kendrick Park
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm

Family Movie in the Park will return to Kendrick Park Friday.

Sheridan Wesleyan Church brings all members of the community a free surprise film at the band shell complete with pre-film music entertainment and popcorn and drinks.

Due to copyright rules, the name of the film cannot be advertised, but all movies are family friendly.

Music starts at 7:30 p.m. and the movie starts at dusk.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

For more information, call the church office at 672-0612.

Aug
26
Wed
ParkFit @ Thorne-Rider Park
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The final offering of ParkFit, the weekly afternoon outdoor fitness sessions, for the summer will be held Wednesday. All members of the community are invited to attend the free event. This year, points were given for each activity you attended and awards for the most points will be given out at this last session. The winning team will then determine the final activity. The session begins at 12:10 p.m. at Thorne-Rider Park. For more information, contact the Sheridan Recreation District at 674-6421.

Aug
29
Sat
Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Sheridan Elks Youth Rodeo will return to the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Saturday. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. all members of the community are invited to watch the events for free. There will be a toughest youth rodeo competition awarding up to $67,000 in cash and prizes in 26 events attracting up to 1,000 entries daily from across the region. For more information, call the Sheridan Elks at 674-7297 or see www.sheridanelks.org. The Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Jake’s Youth Day @ Rocky Mountain Discount Sports
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan Area Gobblers will present “Jake’s Youth Day” Saturday at Rocky Mountain Discount Sports. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., all members of the community are invited to attend this free event. Information will be presented on archery, BB gun and air rifle, Joey’s Fly Fishing, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Furs/Antlers/Tracks program and more. Prizes will be given to children and lunch will be served. The Sheridan Police Department will also be giving away free guns locks. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Vaughn at 751-5349. Rocky Mountain Discount Sports is located at 440 Broadway St.

Swing for Smiles @ Powder Horn Golf Club
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am

The 2nd annual “Swing for Smiles” golf tournament, to benefit the Give Kids The World Village, an annual project of the Perkins Family Restaurant chain, will be held at the Powder Horn Golf Club on Saturday. Dinner and a calcutta will be hosted Friday night preceding the tournament. On Saturday, shotgun start is at 10 a.m. with rounds going for approximately 4.5 hours. The derby will begin at 3 p.m. and awards will follow at 6 p.m. The tournament is a two person best ball. The cost to participate is $125 for club members and $200 for non-members. For more information and to register, call The Powder Horn pro shop at 673-4800. The deadline to register is Thursday. For more information about Give Kids The World Village, see www.gktw.org. The Powder Horn Golf Club is located at 23 Country Club Lane.

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