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Feb
27
Thu
Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus
Feb 27 – Feb 28 all-day

The Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus invites all community members to attend “Leap in to Leadership 2014” on Feb. 27 and 28 in Cheyenne. The caucus will feature national experts on women in politics, campaign planning and board governance workshops and a roundtable discussion of women in Wyoming politics. A dinner will be held on Feb. 27 featuring Kellyanne Conway and Celinda Lake discussing how a united women’s power base is changing the state of our nation more than two-sided politics. Registration before Feb. 10 for the two day event is $60 and for the dinner is $25. Registration after Feb. 10 for the event is $75 and for the dinner is $30. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information or to register see wyowlc.org.

Feb
28
Fri
Feb 28 – Mar 2 all-day

The Wyoming Artist Blacksmith Winter Forge-In will be held Feb. 28 through March 2.

Activities on Feb. 28  and March 1 will include a demonstration and lecture by Mark Constable from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 1-5 p.m. The itenarary for March 1 also includes the WAB nnual business meeting from 5-5:30 p.m. The weekend will conclude March 2 following the 9 a.m. to noon lecture.

Breakfast, lunch and dinners will be served daily and donations to cover the cost of food will be accepted at each individual meal as the cost of food is not included in the registration fee.

All participants will be required to wear eye protection at all times.

Attendees are asked to wear fire resistant clothing such as wool or cotton and not fleece or nylon.

Everyone attending blacksmithing classes, conferences, demonstration or entering a shop for any reason will be asked to sign a waver.

The cost to attend is $40 per person until Feb. 15 and $50 per person for persons registering after Feb. 15 or at the door.

For more information, to receive a full agenda, or to register all Duane or Dodie at 672-0959.

Pub Painting
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm

The Wyoming Water Color Association will present “Pub Painting” an Artists in Motion fundraiser. On Friday at 5 p.m. the artists of the association will paint and sell their works inside the corner pub at Fifth Street and Main Street. There is no cost to attend but attendees must be age 21 or older to enter the pub. The WWCA offers classes to educate people on the art and Artists in Motion is a grassroots movement to bring art to the masses. Attendees’ participation is welcome. For more information call Helen Campbell at 673-1710 or Paulette Kucera at 672-7369.

Mar
1
Sat
Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two free public workshops on Saturday.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Wayne Gray will present “Stop and smell the roses” an informative and fast-paced session that will cover the different types of roses, rose planting and care and rose pests and diseases and how to control them.

The second workshop will be presented by Landon’s manager Keith Kershaw at 1 p.m. Kershaw will present “Backyard orchard: All about fruit trees,” an informative workshop discussing how to grow fruit trees in Wyoming.

All workshops are free but space is limited so pre-registration is requested.

For more information see www.landonsgreenhouse.com, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Live from The Met: Borodin’s ‘Prince Igor’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Borodin’s ‘Prince Igor’” on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The performance is part of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public.

The program allows audiences to experience the production at the same time as the audience in New York.

“Prince Igor” is a Russian epic famous for its Polovtsian dances and hasn’t been to the Met in nearly 100 years. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the title role with Gianandrea Noseda conducting.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wyotheater.com, on the phone at 672-9084 extension 100 or in person at the box office, which is located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St.

Science Saturday H2O Olympics @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium of Sheridan College
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids will host March’s Science Saturday this weekend.

Science Saturday offers free admission to the museum for the entire community. This month the focus is “H2O Olympics” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium of Sheridan College.

Water may seem ordinary but it is a building block of life and the program will discuss why.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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

Mar
2
Sun
Sheridan College Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble concerts @ Big Horn High School auditorium
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheridan College Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will perform their third of four concerts this year on Sunday. Directed by Dr. Michal P. Flynn, the theme of the concert will be “Music from the James Bond franchise.” The concerts will be held at the Big Horn High School auditorium. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend. Dr. Flynn will be discussing the works to be presented prior to the performance. The discussion will commence at 6 p.m. and the concert at 7 p.m. Clips from the James Bond films will play while the wind ensemble performs and guest artists Tawni Shuler and Hannah Gilbert will create live art during the performance of “Le Champ de Bataille,” a piece written by Sheridan College faculty member Dr. Chris Erickson. For more information contact Dr. Flynn at Sherian College by phone at 674-6446 extension 3009. BHHS is located at 333 Highway 335, Big Horn.

Mar
3
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 3 @ 8:45 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 8:45 a.m. Second floor Commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Voucher review • Staff reports • Adjourn

Forest service photos reception @ The Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Photographs taken in the Cloud Peak Wilderness area will be on display in The Inner Circle at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library during the month of March. Local representatives of the US Forest Service will be displaying the photographs as a part of their celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of The Wilderness Act. A reception will be held on Monday from 5-7 p.m. to mark the opening. All members of the community are invited to attend this free event. For more information contact Kevin Knapp at 674-8585 extension 29. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees meeting @ Central Office Board Room
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees meeting Monday 6 p.m. Central Office Board Room • Call to order 1. Pledge of allegiance • Recognition 1. Pam Moore, Wyoming Music Education Association’s Northeast District Music Educator of the Year 2014 2. SHS Merit Scholars • Approval of agenda • Welcome, audience comments • Consent agenda items 1. Approval of minutes, Feb. 10 2. Approval of minutes, Feb. 24 3. Approval of bills for payment 4. Acceptance of out-of-state tuition request • Old business 1. Capital construction update 2. Bid award recommendation for Henry A. Coffeen (HAC) Elementary School fixtures, furniture, and equipment 3. Approval of policies • New business 1. Memorial fund scholarship recommendations for 2014-2015 2. Kindergarten registration update 3. Special education update • Reports and communication 1. Board of Trustees 2. PTO, parents, students and organizations 3. Site administration and staff • District reports 1. Superintendent 2. Board goal updates • Executive session 1. Personnel matters 2. Legal matters • Adjournment

Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council meeting Monday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St. • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve minutes of the Feb. 19 secondary council meeting • Reports 1. Utility Clerk, building permits 2. Fire Department 3. Law Enforcement 4. Engineering 5. Employees 6. Planning Committee 7. Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board 8. Council • Approve warrants • Old business update • Announcements and correspondence 1. Hear from Carrie Rogaczewski, Sheridan County Conservation District 2. Council to give an update on the WAM Winter Workshop 3. Citizen communiqué 4. Council comments and requests for future agenda items 5. Junior Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Mar
4
Tue
Border Wars @ Whitney Presentation Hall and the Agriculture and Natural Science Center at Sheridan College
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm

Sheridan College will host their 12th annual “Border Wars” on Tuesday and registrations to compete are due tomorrow. More than 100 high school students from Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota are expected to compete in one of two categories: agricultural sales or environmental and natural resources. Prizes will be awarded to the top team from each state in each contest. Scholarships and prizes will also be awarded to the top individuals in each contest. The events are similar to what the students will compete in during their respective state Future Farmers of America competitions later this spring so the local competition is a way for students to prepare. In the Ag Sales event, students will have to sell an agricultural product which they have brought with them to an official judge. Students will be judged on advertising campaigns, sales presentation, customer service and how well they solve team problems. SC instructor Chuck Holloway will direct this event and SC faculty and agriculture students will judge the competition. The Environmental and Natural resources competition will test students on their ability to identify wildlife, plants and use field sampling equipment while solving natural resource and environmental concerns in written and oral presentations as individuals or teams. SC instructor Keith Klement will head up this competition. The community is invited to attend the event from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Whitney Presentation Hall and the Agriculture and Natural Science Center at Sheridan College. For more information or to register by emailing entries to dostrowski@sheridan.edu or calling 674-6446 extension 3500. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Board of County Commissioners meeting @ Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday 9 a.m. Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and pledge • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from staff meeting, Feb. 18 2. Minutes from regular session, Feb. 18 3. Minutes from staff meeting, Feb. 24 4. Affirm letter to SLIB re: review of TRVJPB grant application 5. Ratify material supply agreement with Dustbusters, Inc. for the supply of liquid dust suppressant 6. Ratify letter of support for Easter Seals and Goodwill TANF grant application 7. General county vouchers, Feb. 8. General airport vouchers, Feb. • Consider agenda • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • Consider SLIB grant agreement for the fairgrounds water system upgrades • Consider fee waiver request for The Brinton Museum Water Treatment Plant • Consider EV-14-001: Francis utility, drainage, construction easement vacation • Consider CU-14-002: Wieser Cabinetry Shop CUP • Consider resolution 14-03-008 10 O’clock Liquor Rule • Consider resolution 14-03-009 district & precinct boundary changes for primary and general elections • Consider WYDOT reconnaissance report for Sheridan West Beltway project. • Consider award of CMAQ 2014 Project

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation board meeting @ Board room #220 Sheridan County Courthouse
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation board meeting Tuesday following BOCC meeting Board room #220 Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and Pledge • Officer election • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • New business • Adjournment

COPE @ Holiday Inn
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm

Judy Olson, director of Counseling in Overcoming Painful Emotions, will start a nine-week program sponsored by Kane Funeral Home. COPE is an aftercare program designed to help deal with overcoming the loss of a loved one and gain support from others in the community experiencing the same type of grief. Free classes will be offered weekly on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. All members of the community are welcome to attend any or all sessions but reservations are requested. Classes will be held at the Holiday Inn located at 1809 Sugarland Dr. For more information or reservations contact Judy Olson at 672-3336.

Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Jentel Artist Residency Program will host their March “Jentel Presents” on Tuesday. “Jentel Presents” is a free community outreach event open to everyone which features visual presentations and readings by artist in residency. The event will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center and refreshments will be served. This month’s presenters include playwright Barbara Lindsay, mixed media artist Laini Nemett, metal smith Lori Swartz and printmaker Junko Yamamoto. For more information see www.jentelarts.org or call 737-2311. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

A Dinner Theater Event: Tangled @ Tongue River High School auditorium
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm

The Tongue River High School theater department will present “A Dinner Theater Event: Tangled” tonight.

“Tangled,” the Disney story staring Rapunzel, will be adapted and performed by TRHS students in the school auditorium.

The play will be presented for free to the entire community at 7 p.m.

Prior to the performance a fundraiser spaghetti dinner will be served.

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and cots $15 per plate or $40 per family.

Tickets can be bought from the TRHS front office and dinner reservations can be made by calling 655-2236.

The school is located at 1150 Main St., Dayton.

Best of the West BBQ Fest Fat Tuesday fundraiser @ Black Tooth Brewery
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm

The Best of the West BBQ Fest committee will host a Fat Tuesday celebration to kick-off their fundraising season. On Tuesday at 6 p.m. complimentary appetizers and music by the Teka Brock Band will be provided at the Black Tooth Brewery. “Sundae cups” of coleslaw, baked beans and BBQ pork will be sold with all proceeds supporting the Best of the West BBQ Fest competition. The competition will be held Sept. 5 and 6 at Whitney Plaza. For more information about the competition or the Fat Tuesday party see www.bestofthewestbbqfest.com or call Tye Bach at 751-1600. The brewery is located at 312 Broadway St.

What’s happening at the Inn @ Designing Dinners
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm

Akcita Win will host a program on Tuesday.

Commencing at 6 p.m. Diana Johnson, volunteer coordinator for the Historic Sheridan Inn will present “What’s happening at the Inn?”

The meeting will be held at Designing Dinners and food may be ordered off the menu but is not required to attend.

All members of the community are welcome to attend. Members of the organization are invited to take part in the secret sister program and secret sister assignments will be made at this meeting.

For more information call Jean Harm at 672-2240. To take part in the secret sister program call Jeri Randel whose information can be found in the membership packet.

Designing Dinners is located at 615 Broadway St.

Mar
5
Wed
deadline to apply to be a Senate Page
Mar 5 all-day

March 5 is the deadline to apply to be a Senate Page for one of the two summer session in Washington, D.C. Page duties consist primarily of delivering correspondence and legislative material at the Capitol for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. Other duties include preparing Senate hamber for sessions and carrying bills and amendments to the appropriate people on the Senate floor. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year of high school, be ages 16 or 17 on or before the date of appointment and have a grade point average of at least 3.0. Pages live in Webster Hall and receive a stipend to cover the cost of residence as well as breakfast and dinner daily. The summer sessions run from June 9 through June 27 and July 7 through August 1. To apply or for more information see www.enzi.senate.gov, call Dianne Kirkbride at 772-2477 or email Dianne_kirkbride@enzi.senate.gov.

Steve Johnson presentation @ room 153 of the Whitney Building at Sheridan College
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Sheridan College art department will host visiting artist Steve Johnson Wednesday through Friday. Johnson is an assist professor of drawing at College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. On Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 153 of the Whitney Building he will provide a presentation of his work and his creative process. This event is free and open to the public. On Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. he will spend the day working on unfinished drawings in the art wing hallway. Interested students and members of the public are encouraged to observe the evolution of his work throughout the day. On Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. he will conduct an experimental drawing workshop. More examples of his work will be exhibited in the fine arts wing gallery starting tomorrow and remaining through March 15. For more information call Wendy Smith at 674-6446 or email at wsmith@sheridan.edu. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Grease @ Sue Henry Theater for the Performing Arts at Sheridan High School
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm

Sheridan High School students will present their spring musical, “Grease,” Wednesday through March 9. One of the most popular musicals of all time, the show will feature songs like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightning,” and “Beauty School Dropout complete with hand jives. The students, directed by Marva Craft, will offer five performances. Wednesday through March 8 performances will commence at 7:30 p.m. and March 9 will offer a matinee at 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Sue Henry Theater for the Performing Arts at Sheridan SHS. Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Tickets are available now at the SHS office. SHS is located at 1056 Long Dr.

Mar
6
Thu
EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training @ Holiday Inn
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services with the Low-Income Weatherization Program and the Montana State University Extension Housing Program, is sponsoring an event to be held in Sheridan on Thursday.

“EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training” will be held at the Holiday Inn from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The eight hour course developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development will train attendees how to work safely in housing with lead-based paint and comply with EPA’s RRP rule, and HUD’s Lead Safe Home rule.

Attendees will be given a Certified Renovators photo ID which is valid for five years.

The course hold a value of $200 but is being offered in Sheridan for free thanks to the presenting sponsors.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

To register or for more information contact Mike Roberty by phone at 406-994-6386, by email at mroberty@montana.edu or by mail at Montana Weatherization Training Center, 705 Osterman Drive, Bozeman, MT 59715.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.

Steve Johnson live art @ art wing hallway at Sheridan College
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Sheridan College art department will host visiting artist Steve Johnson Wednesday through Friday. Johnson is an assist professor of drawing at College of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. On Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 153 of the Whitney Building he will provide a presentation of his work and his creative process. This event is free and open to the public. On Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. he will spend the day working on unfinished drawings in the art wing hallway. Interested students and members of the public are encouraged to observe the evolution of his work throughout the day. On Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. he will conduct an experimental drawing workshop. More examples of his work will be exhibited in the fine arts wing gallery starting tomorrow and remaining through March 15. For more information call Wendy Smith at 674-6446 or email at wsmith@sheridan.edu. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

e2e Wyoming @ Blacktooth Brewery
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm

E2e Wyoming will host a presentation by Patrick Fleming on Thursday at Blacktooth Brewery. Fleming, the former Chief Executive Officer of Barclay Investments, a 77 year-old investment firm in New York, will discuss his journey from the Wyoming prairie to Wall Street and back. Fleming, a Cheyenne native, is currently a professor at the University of Wyoming College of Business. The presentation is free and open to the community and will commence at 5:30 p.m. For more information or to register for the event contact the UW Technology Business Center at 766-6395 or rsvp@uwyo.edu. 312 Broadway St.

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