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May
19
Tue
Tween Challenge Takeover — Clay sculpting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Next week’s “Tween Challenge Takeover” programs will focus on fiber art.

“Tween Challenge Takeover” is geared toward kids in fifth through seventh grades.

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

The programs are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Children’s Theater at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through May:

  • May 19 and 21 — Clay sculpting
  • May 26 and 28 — K’nex

For more information, call the library at 674-8585.

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

UNPLUG: Mud, Bugs and Fish! @ Connor Park
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On May 19, “Mud, Bugs and Fish!” will get children of all ages working hands on with the Wyoming Game and Fish stream trailer, an educational tool that demonstrates how the natural movement of streams and rivers works. Participants will do a water quality experiment with the Sheridan County Conservation District, and get up close and personal with water bugs. Event runs from 4-6 p.m. May 19 at Connor Park in Ranchester, accessed via Gillette Street.

DSA wine, food and music pairing event @ The Loft above the Cattle and Creek Restaurant
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will host an evening of wine, food and music pairing from 6-9 p.m. May 19 at The Loft, located above the Cattle and Creek Restaurant at 201 Broadway St.

The Instagators will provide live music.

Wine will be donated by Steve Reed of Northwest Vintage, and food will be donated by Killy’s Warehouse Market and Red Velvet Bakery.

Tickets are $40 per person.

Call 672-8881 to reserve a seat.

Big Horn High School band and choir concert @ Big Horn High School auditorium
May 19 @ 7:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School band and choir will present a Spring Concert at 7 p.m. May 19 in the BHHS auditorium.

Choir selections will include “Where Go The Boats,” with poetry by Robert Louis Stevenson and music by Mary Lynn Lightfoot, “Fly Away Medley” arranged by Mark Hayes, “Riversong” by Roger Emerson and “I Got A Name” arranged by Jay Althouse.

The band will present “Plaza de Toros” by Mark Williams, “Final Drive” by Doug Beach and George Shutack, “Caribbean Dance” by Victor Lopez, “Smack Dab In The Middle” arranged by Rick Stitzel and “Rockin’ The Boat” by Brad Ciechomski.

Music teacher Ariel Downing will direct the band and the choir. Wendy Mort will accompany the choir.

The event is free and open to the public.

Big Horn High School is located at 337 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Sheridan High School band ‘pops’ concert @ Sheridan High School Sue Henry Auditorium
May 19 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will hold a “pops” concert featuring light, popular classical tunes at 7 p.m. May 19 at Sue Henry Auditorium at the high school.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

May
20
Wed
Cyberprotection workshop @ Powder Horn Clubhouse
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Forward Sheridan and the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce have organized a training session on cyberprotection for local businesses.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation will bring in three experts to speak about their strategies for cyberprotection from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 20 at the Powder Horn Clubhouse.

Forward Sheridan and the Chamber of Commerce realize that costs for health care and cyberprotection insurances are escalating. Officials hope the workshop will address some of the issues that drive those costs.

The training session is free.

To register, call Forward Sheridan at 673-8004 or email denver.infragard@ic.fbi.gov.

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

VA2K Walk and Roll @ Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 20 at the Sheridan VAMC to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated food.

The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to veterans, members of the public and VA employees.

The Sheridan VA2K will be held on the parade grounds between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20.

Pre-registration is not required and those interested in participating can arrive and walk or roll any time during the event. There will be signs for alternate location if weather is poor.

The Sheridan event is just one of many VA2Ks taking place on Wednesday at VA facilities across the country.

In conjunction with the event, VA’s Volunteer Service Office will accept donations to be used for existing VA programs for homeless veterans. There will be a box to receive small household items that will be used to assist homeless veterans moving into their new homes, as well as canned food goods.

There is no requirement for a donation in order to participate.

The event is open to people of all fitness levels and can be done over a lunch break.

UNPLUG: Litte Birds, Big Birds @ South Park
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On May 20, “Little Birds, Big Birds” will give children ages 5 and older the chance to try birding. Two hikes will be offered — both starting from the South Park parking lot off of Brundage Lane — at 4 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. for all skill levels. Parents or guardians are required to attend. Kids will learn how to identify birds on a birding scavenger hunt.

May
21
Thu
Tween Challenge Takeover — Clay sculpting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Next week’s “Tween Challenge Takeover” programs will focus on fiber art.

“Tween Challenge Takeover” is geared toward kids in fifth through seventh grades.

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

The programs are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Children’s Theater at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through May:

  • May 19 and 21 — Clay sculpting
  • May 26 and 28 — K’nex

For more information, call the library at 674-8585.

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

UNPLUG: Picnic on the Pathway @ Washington Park
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Picnic on the Pathway is a self-guided event encouraging families to dedicate an evening to walking, biking or running on the pathways in Sheridan. SCLT will provide a safety briefing and maps starting at 4 p.m. at Washington Park and will provide dinner to the participating families between 5-6 p.m. at Washington Park, located on Coffeen Avenue.

Sheridan Junior High School choir concert @ Sheridan Junior High School Early Auditorium
May 21 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Junior High School choir will hold its spring concert at 7 p.m. May 21 in the Early Auditorium at Sheridan Junior High School.

The event is free and open to the public.

Sheridan Junior High School is located at 500 Lewis St.

May
22
Fri
A Wild and Wonderful Women’s Writing Retreat @ Box Cross Ranch
May 22 – May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local therapist and writing coach Loran Hills will hold “A Wild and Wonderful Women’s Writing Retreat” on May 22-23 at Box Cross Ranch in Sheridan.

The event will offer a safe place to write, to explore and to share the stories of their lives in order to refresh, reconnect and revive or begin a writing practice.

The cost for the retreat is $175, which includes room, board and a spa vegetarian menu.

For more information or to register, call Hills at 435-790-5597 or email loran.hills@gmail.com. The Wild and Wonderful Women’s Writing Retreat can also be found on Facebook.

UNPLUG: Grand finale camping trip @ Kendrick Park
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – May 23 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Unplug Finale event will offer an introduction to camping in a fun and safe environment by allowing families to camp for the night in Kendrick Park. A bluegrass jam session with local musicians as well as bonfires and s’mores will highlight the evening and free breakfast for campers will be offered the next morning.

Story Elementary School concert @ Story School
May 22 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Students at Story Elementary School will give a spring musical performance at 6:30 p.m. May 22 at Story School.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Story School is located at 103 Fish Hatchery Road in Story.

May
23
Sat
Hang gliders fly-in @ Sand Turn turnout of U.S. Highway 14 west of Dayton
May 23 all-day

DAYTON — Enjoy watching and photographing hang gliders soar above the valley from the Bighorn Mountains May 23-24. The gliders take off at the Sand Turn turnout off of U.S. Highway 14 just outside of Dayton. Gliders will be out all day if weather allows. Contact Johann Nield at 751-1138 or wyomingwings@wyoming.com.

Fort Mackenzie High School graduation @ Fort Mackenzie High School
May 23 @ 1:00 pm

The ceremony for Fort Mackenzie High School will be at 1 p.m. Saturday. Fort Mackenzie is located at 1301 Avon St.

May
24
Sun
Eatons’ horse drive @ West Fifth Street in Sheridan
May 24 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The annual horse drive through Sheridan features horses from the Eatons’ ranch being driven from winter pastures to their summer home at the ranch. The horses leave the Wyarno area at about 7 a.m. May 24 and make their way west on Fifth Street between 9-9:30 a.m. Pick your best viewing place and be ready by 9 a.m. For additional information, contact Eatons’ Ranch at 655-9285.

Sheridan High School graduation @ Sheridan High School
May 24 @ 1:00 pm

Sheridan High School’s ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at the high school, located at 1056 Long Drive.

Arvada-Clearmont High School graduation @ Arvada-Clearmont High School
May 24 @ 2:00 pm

Arvada-Clearmont High School will hold its graduation at 2 p.m. Sunday at the school, 1601 Meade Ave. in Clearmont.

Big Horn High School graduation @ Big Horn High School
May 24 @ 3:00 pm

Big Horn High School’s graduation is at 3 p.m. Sunday at the school, 337 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Tongue River High School graduation @ Tongue River High School
May 24 @ 6:00 pm

Tongue River High School will hold its graduation at 6 p.m. Sunday at the school, located at 1150 Main St. in Dayton.

May
25
Mon
Memorial Day parade @ Main Street between Dow Street and County Courthouse
May 25 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sheridan’s Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. May 25. The parade starts at Main and Dow streets and heads south to the Sheridan County Courthouse, where a brief ceremony will be held.

May
26
Tue
Tween Challenge Takeover — K’nex @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Next week’s “Tween Challenge Takeover” programs will focus on fiber art.

“Tween Challenge Takeover” is geared toward kids in fifth through seventh grades.

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

The programs are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Children’s Theater at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through May:

  • May 26 and 28 — K’nex

For more information, call the library at 674-8585.

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

‘The Mask You Live In’ movie showing @ Centennial Theatre
May 26 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A free screening of this documentary film will be held at 7 p.m. May 26 at Centennial Theatre in Sheridan. The film follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while being pressured by media, their peer groups and adults in their lives to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friend- ships and resolve conflicts through violence. For tickets, call 672-2431, ext. 7008.

May
28
Thu
Tween Challenge Takeover — K’nex @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Next week’s “Tween Challenge Takeover” programs will focus on fiber art.

“Tween Challenge Takeover” is geared toward kids in fifth through seventh grades.

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

The programs are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Children’s Theater at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through May:

  • May 26 and 28 — K’nex

For more information, call the library at 674-8585.

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

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