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Mar
21
Sat
Fly tying class with Little Big Horn Chapter of Trout Unlimited @ Fly Shop of the Big Horns
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Big Horn Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a beginner to intermediate-level fly tying class Saturday, March 21, from 1-4 p.m. at the Fly Shop of the Big Horns.

The free class will be instructed by local fly fishing professionals.

The event is geared toward adults and children ages 10 and older. Children should attend with an accompanying adult.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own materials if they have them.

For additional information, call 763-6837.

The Fly Shop of the Big Horns is located at 334 N. Main St.

Lacrosse games @ Scott Field at Sheridan High School
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Lacrosse is coming back to Sheridan this weekend.

After giving Sheridan a taste of the sport a year ago, four regional lacrosse teams are coming back to play at Scott Field. Starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, teams from West Billings, Black Hill-Rapid City Lacrosse and Laramie’s club lacrosse will play the sport that combines hockey, soccer and a little football on the soccer field at the high school.

“You can expect high energy, some contact and great athletes on the field,” Corridor Marketing Group’s Melanie Schwarz says of Saturday’s events.

World Down Syndrome Day meet and greet @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Saturday, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day and a meet and greet will be held to celebrate the occasion.

The day is held annually to raise awareness and advocate for the rights, inclusion and well-being of individuals with Down Syndrome.

From 1-4 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA, stop by to celebrate people with Down Syndrome.

For additional information, contact Jessica Layher at 751-1199.

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

Bowhunters of Wyoming dinner banquet, meeting @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bowhunters of Wyoming will hold an annual winter meeting and dinner banquet March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.

The event brings together new and existing members to review recent success and future opportunities.

The conference will begin at 6 p.m. Friday with the executive council and a Wyoming Game and Fish presentation at 7 p.m. Also on Friday evening, Terry Waugh and the Wild Night Outlaw Band will perform beginning at 8 p.m.

Activities on March 21 will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a poker run. Other activities will include a fly fishing workshop, an afternoon safety workshop and a membership meeting.

The banquet dinner March 21 will begin at 6 p.m. It will include a guest speaker and silent and live auctions. Tickets to the banquet are $35 for adults, or $7 for children 12 and younger.

Registration for the banquet must be purchased in advance and forms may be picked up at Vacutech, Xtreme Auto Body, Nationwide Sports and Big Horn Trading Company. Tickets for the banquet may also be purchased online at bowhuntersofwyoming.vcn.com.

For additional information, call George Rogers at 763-1003.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Bottoms up Bash @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A “Bottoms Up Bash” will benefit colon cancer awareness Saturday at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds.

The event will begin at 8 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to wear blue and dance to the music of Narrow Gauge, a country/rock band from Denver.

The event will also feature silent auction items and a photo booth. A full cash bar will be available.

The cost is $10 and you must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Doors open at 7 p.m.

For additional information, contact Dana Townsend at 461-0550.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Mar
22
Sun
Big Horn Historical Society meeting @ Big Horn Woman's Club Clubhouse
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm

BIG HORN — The March meeting of the Big Horn Historical Society will be held Sunday, March 22, at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club Clubhouse.

The meeting will feature a presentation by local historian Scott Burgan on General George Crook and the 1876 campaign of the Indian wars from the perspective of his scouts.

The meeting will begin with a potluck lunch, followed by the presentation.

The event is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Judy Slack at 674-6363 or jslack@wyoming.com.

The Big Horn Woman’s Club Clubhouse is located at 314 S. Third St. in Big Horn.

Mar
23
Mon
Deadline to purchase tickets for Festival of Cultures @ Sheridan College Business Office
Mar 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s annual Festival of Cultures will be March 27 from 5-7 p.m. inside the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.

The family-friendly event will feature a variety of worldly food and entertainment. Performers include the Fireants, Japanese Duo — Kat McDowell and Masaki, and Step Afrika.

The event will also feature 10 food stations representing cuisine from around the world.

“This is a great opportunity for the community to come to the college, listen and watch amazing musical performances while trying some delicious and unique food,” said Elizabeth DeGrandpre, SC coordinator of campus life. “The Festival of Cultures is a fun event for the whole family.”

Tickets are $20 and must be purchased before Monday at the SC Business Office or by calling 674-6446, ext. 2403. Tickets are non-refundable.

Dining for a Cause to benefit Sheridan Health Center @ Frackelton's
Mar 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The next Dining for a Cause, scheduled for Monday, March 23, will benefit the Sheridan Health Center. All sales from lunch and dinner will be donated to the nonprofit organization.

Sheridan Health Center (formerly the Free Clinic of Sheridan) opened in March 2005 to provide medical care to uninsured Sheridan County residents whose household income makes it difficult to obtain health care. The project’s goal is to empower patients to achieve a higher quality of life utilizing chronic disease management and long-term health and wellness planning. Building partnerships to enhance service to patients and engage the community has been its strength.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and 4-10 p.m. for dinner. Reservations for the event are encouraged and may be made by calling 675-6055.

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

Open house on 2015 hunting seasons @ Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan Regional office
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will present the proposed 2015 hunting seasons through a series of open houses and a final public information gathering meeting in northeast Wyoming.

There will be three open houses and one final public information gathering meeting held in the Sheridan Region March 23-26. During the open houses, WGFD personnel will be available to discuss the proposed 2015 hunting seasons for local hunt areas. This is an opportunity for sportsmen to share information, observations or ideas they think would be valuable in developing 2015 hunting season proposals.

The three open houses will be held at the following locations:

  • 4-7 p.m. March 23, WGFD Regional Office, 700 Valley View Drive, Sheridan
  • 4-7 p.m. March 24, Johnson County Library, 171 N. Adams Ave., Buffalo
  • 4-7 p.m., March 24, Campbell County Public Library, 2101 S. 4-J Road, Gillette

The final public information gathering meeting will be held on March 26 in Sheridan at the WGFD’s office, beginning at 7 p.m.

Written comments may be submitted at the meetings or by mail to Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Attn: Regulations, 3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604. Written comments must be received by 5 p.m. March 31.

Presentation on colorectal cancer screening program @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Room A
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital invites members of the community to build a healthier community together by attending a free presentation on colorectal cancer screening, education and resources.

The presentation will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, in SMH Conference Room A located next to the cafeteria.

Featured speakers are Wanda Webb, case manager with the Wyoming Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, and Dr. Sara Smith, chief of staff and general surgeon at SMH.

The presentation is hosted by Sheridan Memorial Hospital, The Foundation for Sheridan Memorial Hospital and the Welch Cancer Center.

For more information, call 673-2418.

Mar
24
Tue
Cloud Peak Backcountry Horsemen meeting @ Masonic Building in Buffalo
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next meeting of the Cloud Peak Backcountry Horsemen will be Tuesday, March 24, at the Masonic Building in Buffalo.

Projects and events for the coming year will be discussed.

The Masonic Building is located at 155 Cedar St. in Buffalo.

Mar
27
Fri
‘Preparing for the Resurrection’ workshop @ First Christian Church
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — First Christian Church and the Wyoming Association of Churches will host a biblically-grounded workshop, “Preparing for Resurrection,” on March 27.

The workshop, running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be led by author and coach Rev. Rebekah Simon-Peter.

The workshop will take a deep look at how participants can prepare for resurrection by re-writing and renewing their own life stories. Participants will look at the memories, relationships and feelings that are disempowering them instead of empowering them. They’ll turn negative self-talk to positive renewal and action. They’ll also take a look at how they can let go of the attitudes and beliefs that are holding their spirits down, and celebrate spiritual release.

The workshop is free, but advanced registration is recommended.

For additional information or to register call First Christian Church at 674-6795.

First Christian Church is located at 102 S. Connor St.

Fundraiser for Keystone Awards @ The Cozy Corner
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cozy Corner will host a fundraising party for the Senior Center’s Keystone Awards on March 27 from 3-7 p.m.

The event will include music, drinks and a chance to give back.

Admission is free, but tickets for the raffle packages to be awarded at the April 23 Keystone Awards will be available for sale.

For additional information, call Vanessa Larson or Brittany Hoblit at 672-2240.

The Cozy Corner is located at 112 Coffeen Ave.

Festival of Cultures @ Thorne-Rider Campus Center at Sheridan College
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s annual Festival of Cultures will be March 27 from 5-7 p.m. inside the Thorne-Rider Campus Center.

The family-friendly event will feature a variety of worldly food and entertainment. Performers include the Fireants, Japanese Duo — Kat McDowell and Masaki, and Step Afrika.

The event will also feature 10 food stations representing cuisine from around the world.

“This is a great opportunity for the community to come to the college, listen and watch amazing musical performances while trying some delicious and unique food,” said Elizabeth DeGrandpre, SC coordinator of campus life. “The Festival of Cultures is a fun event for the whole family.”

Tickets are $20 and must be purchased before March 23 at the SC Business Office or by calling 674-6446, ext. 2403. Tickets are non-refundable.

The Josties in concert @ Bethesda Worship Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Josties will perform March 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda Worship Center.

The Christian concert by Dale and Lisa Jost and their family will include toe-tapping music with a message.

The concert is appropriate for all ages and is free and open to the public.

Donations will be accepted to help cover the family’s expenses.

For additional information about the Josts see josties.com.

For additional information about the event, call 655-3036.

The Bethesda Worship Center is located at 5135 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
28
Sat
‘Celebrating Generations and Building Community’ presentation @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a series of presentations for the public regarding its campaign “Celebrating Generations and Building Community” about the trends driving changes for the center and its services.

Three presentations are scheduled and a fourth is planned. The scheduled presentations will be held March 28 at 9 a.m. All of the presentations will be held in the Senior Center’s dining room. The date and time of the fourth presentation will be announced at a later date.

Executive Director Carmen Rideout will share trends on the county’s population age 60 and older that are directing the center to invest, expand and transform programs and services for older adults, families and the community.

The presentations are open to the public.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

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.

Farmers market @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host its weekly farmers market from 9-11 a.m. March 28.

The farmers market features fresh produce and artisan crafts.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Wyoming Women’s Business Networking expo @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Women’s Business Networking group will host an expo March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

The event will feature exhibitors, nonprofits and presentations throughout the day alongside various booths featuring food and goods.

Presentations will include information on local nonprofits, essential oils, Zumba, reflecting your youth, touching lives in a way that can be counted and information on the upcoming FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference set for April 17.

The event will benefit the Advocacy and Resource Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the local suicide prevention coalition.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall is located at 1753 Victoria St.

DisABILITY Awareness Walk @ Sheridan Junior High School
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sheridan will join statewide supporters for the annual DisABILITY Awareness Walk on March 28.

Beginning at 10 a.m., the public is welcome to participate in the walk to be held at the Sheridan Junior High School track.

The event is held to raise awareness for DisABILITY Awareness Month.

Registration for the walk will be at the track the day of the event.

For additional information, contact Ace Young at 751-9874.

SJHS is located at 500 Lewis St.

Health Insurance Navigators @ Sheridan College Griffith Memorial Building, room 10
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Health Insurance Navigators will be in Sheridan on March 28 at the Wyoming Free Tax Service provided in room 10 of the Griffith Memorial Building at Sheridan College from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes.

This special enrollment period will allow those individuals and families who were unaware or didn’t understand the implications of this new requirement to enroll in 2015 health insurance coverage through the FFM.

The special enrollment period began March 15 and ends at 9:59 p.m. on April 30. If a consumer enrolls in coverage before the 15th of the month, coverage will be effective on the first day of the following month.

This year’s tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked to provide basic information regarding their health coverage on their tax returns. Individuals who could not afford coverage or met other conditions may be eligible to receive an exemption for 2014. To help consumers who did not have insurance last year determine if they qualify for an exemption, CMS also launched a health coverage tax exemption tool today on HealthCare.gov and CuidadodeSalud.gov.

The navigators will be available to assist those having questions or wanting to enroll. People can walk-in or set up an appointment by calling 211.

For more information about Health Insurance Marketplaces, see healthcare.gov/marketplace.

Instrument petting zoo @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host an instrument petting zoo in the Inner Circle on March 28 at 10 a.m.

Instrument petting zoos have been offered for several years by orchestras and other entities around the country to introduce children and adults to instruments that may be otherwise inaccessible.

Some instruments can be delicate, expensive and complicated to use, which is intimidating to many would-be child and adult musicians. This event will allow participants to get up close with a variety of instruments to see, hear and touch them and learn how they work.

The program will be led by certified music therapist Michele Folster and musician Dr. Scott Flagg, who will bring several of their personal instruments to the event.

“We’ll be bringing and talking about some familiar instruments and some that you may have heard about but have never actually heard or seen like didgeridoos and Native American flutes,” Folster said. “It will be a fun time with fun instruments for all ages! Come make some noise with us!”

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Pruning workshop @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a pruning workshop March 28 at 11 a.m.

Kelly Norris, an ISA certified arborist will share her expertise on the ins and outs of pruning trees and shrubs.

Organizers recommend attendees dress appropriately for the weather as parts of the workshop will be held outside and include hands-on demonstrations.

The workshop is free and open to the public.

A prize drawing will be held directly after the workshop for those who call and preregister. To register, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse.

In addition to the workshop, Landon’s will host its weekly farmers market from 9-11 a.m.

For more information about Landon’s spring workshops, see landonsgreenhouse.com.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Jackalope Jump @ Sheridan Junior High School
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — While the event was rescheduled after ice conditions at Lake DeSmet didn’t cooperate, the annual Jackalope Jump to support Special Olympics will be held at noon March 28 at Sheridan Junior High School.

The family friendly polar bear plunge will be done in a pool outside at the school.

Spectators are encouraged to attend and cheer on the polar bear plungers.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Special Olympics Wyoming programs.

For additional information, call Carrie Pilcher at 672-7841.

To register for the jump, see firstgiving.com/sowy.

Registration will also be available at the event beginning at noon. The jump will begin at 1 p.m.

Sheridan Junior High School is located at 500 Lewis St.

Comedy Night with John DeBoer @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Comedy Night featuring John DeBoer will begin at 6 p.m. March 28 at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

The evening of good, clean fun will benefit the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue.

Hors d’oeuvres and appetizers will be served at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7 p.m., followed by raffle drawings.

Tickets for the event are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling 461-9555, at the Best Western Sheridan Center or Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue or online at sheridancatrescue.org.

For additional information about the event, call 461-9555.

For additional information about DeBoer, see goodcomedian.com.

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

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