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Dec
10
Thu
PBS Christmas concert featuring Amy, Annie Smith @ Sheridan Inn
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — On Thursday at 5:30 p.m., the Historic Sheridan Inn will host an old-fashioned Christmas concert.

The concert will feature the soulful music of Wyoming natives Annie and Amy Smith.

Following the concert, hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

WyomingPBS will tape the concert and broadcast it as part of the “Wyoming Chronicle” series on Dec. 18 at 8 p.m., Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 24 at 8:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but organizers ask those planning to attend to pick up tickets at the Inn’s front desk before the event. Seating will be limited.

For additional information, contact Jennifer Amend, Wyoming PBS marketing and outreach director, at 855-2372.

The Historic Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Dec
11
Fri
SC Christmas concert @ WYO Theater
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College music, theater and dance departments will present “A Sheridan College Christmas 2015” on Friday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

The performance will feature music from some of the newly formed musical groups at Sheridan College — Brass Ensemble, Chamber Strings and the Viol Consort. Other performers include the SC Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Collegiate Chorale, Chamber Choir and Dance Program.

Renditions of iconic holiday songs, such as “Sleigh Ride,” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” as well as classic Christmas favorites will highlight the evening.

The performance’s finale will include a sing-along for the entire audience featuring the songs “Deck the Halls,” “Jingle Bells,” “O Christmas Tree,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and active military members, and $5 for students. Children 12 and under are free, but will need a ticket.

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, at 672-9084, online at www.wyotheater.com or at the door.

For more information about the show, call Sheridan College faculty Dr. Eric Richards at 674-6446, ext 3009.

Dec
12
Sat
Kids jewelry-making party @ Thorne-Rider Campus Center at SC
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Center for Workforce and Community Education will host its annual Holiday Jewelry Making Party for kids Dec. 12.

The event, set to take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Thorne-Rider Campus Center, will allow kids to make a bracelet that they can keep for themselves or give as a gift.

In addition, the party will include prizes, snacks, activities, games and fun for kids. All children ages 5 and older are welcome to participate.

The cost is $20 per child.

To register, or for additional information, contact Sheridan College’s Registration Office at 674-6446, ext. 2200.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Science Saturday — hot air balloons @ Sheridan College
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next edition of Science Saturday will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan College Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome.

The event will allow attendees to make their own hot air balloons.

The event is free and open to children of all ages.

The event is hosted by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

For additional information, call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Live from The Met: Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” @ WYO Theater
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

“The Magic Flute” is the drama of a noble prince who is ordered by the mysterious Queen of the Night to rescue a beautiful princess who has been kidnapped.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office.

For more information, call the box office at 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

“A Seussified Christmas Carol” @ Carriage House Theater
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Looking for a taste of Christmas, with a Grinch and some Who’s, but with Scrooge and his ghosts —and Cratchit, too?

A whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story will be performed Dec. 5-6 and Dec. 12-13 by the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild.

This tale — “A Seussified Christmas Carol”— of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with — if he ever had his way with the story.

The show will be performed at 2 p.m. each day and is directed by Kim Detmer.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, active military members and students.

Tickets can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com. Remaining tickets will be available at the Carriage House Theater one hour before the performance.

For additional information, contact Detmer at 763-0091.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Dec
13
Sun
“A Seussified Christmas Carol” @ Carriage House Theater
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Looking for a taste of Christmas, with a Grinch and some Who’s, but with Scrooge and his ghosts —and Cratchit, too?

A whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story will be performed Dec. 5-6 and Dec. 12-13 by the Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild.

This tale — “A Seussified Christmas Carol”— of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with — if he ever had his way with the story.

The show will be performed at 2 p.m. each day and is directed by Kim Detmer.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, active military members and students.

Tickets can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at www.wyotheater.com. Remaining tickets will be available at the Carriage House Theater one hour before the performance.

For additional information, contact Detmer at 763-0091.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Dec
14
Mon
Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales @ WYO Theater
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Youth and Children’s Chorales will present the “Sounds of the Season” concert Monday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Sheridan County’s best third- through eighth-grade singers will perform. Special guests will include Sheridan High School’s Spectrum Show Choir and flutist Leslie Viren.

The chorales are under the direction of Stephanie Zukowski, Samantha Knesebeck and Tami Davis with JoAnn Lilley as accompanist.

Tickets to the show are $5 for adults, seniors and students. Tickets for children 12 and younger cost $3. Tickets are available at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

Dec
15
Tue
Tween Club — New Year’s party @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 15 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will gather for a New Year’s party Tuesday at 3:45 p.m.

This is the last Tween Club meeting for the year, but the weekly gatherings will return after the first of the year.

Topics for January include board games, stop motion animation, free play and a movie.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Dec
16
Wed
Star Wars release party @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is organizing a party to celebrate the release of the new Star Wars movie.

The event will take place at in the Inner Circle at the library beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The party will include Yoda soda, wookie cookies, sith sticks and other refreshments. A movie will be shown at 6 p.m. and organizers encourage attendees to wear their best Star Wars costumes.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform its winter concert Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the SHS auditorium.

For additional information, call Debbie Hanson at 672-2495, ext. 1.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Jan
12
Tue
Tween Club — stop motion animation @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 12 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will meet Tuesday.

The group gathers each Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to explore different topics.

The topic for this week is stop motion animation.

Others topics planned for January and February include free play, Web design and photography.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Jan
21
Thu
Stars of Tomorrow auditions @ WYO Theater
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the annual Stars of Tomorrow competition will host auditions for this year’s show Tuesday and Thursday.

The Tuesday auditions will be for those children in kindergarten through fifth grades. There are two divisions in that age group — kindergarten to second grade and third- through fifth-graders.

The Thursday auditions will be for those students in the junior high and high school divisions.

First-, second- and third-place winners from each division will receive a trophy and certificate. The overall winner of the show will also receive a scholarship toward attending the college of his/her choice. The overall will also have the opportunity to compete at the district level and potentially at the national level.

For additional information, contact Elaina Haile at 706-0025.

Auditions are free and open to the public, and they will take place at the WYO Theater.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jan
22
Fri
‘We the People’ dress rehearsal @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School “We the People” team will perform a dress rehearsal for the state competition Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library in the Inner Circle.

The event will begin at 9 a.m. and will feature 31 government students from SHS as they prepare for the Feb. 1 competition.

The group encourages members of the community to attend the practice. The team members will rehearse their answers to whatever questions are thrown their way about the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions, their long history and the documents’ application to present-day situations.

The rehearsal is a drop-in event, therefore members of the public are encouraged to attend anytime they can between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

For more information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

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

Feb
2
Tue
Tween Club — Web design @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 2 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will meet Tuesday.

The group gathers each Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to explore different topics.

The topic for this week is Web design. Others topics planned for February include free play and photography.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Feb 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include acrylic painter Andrew Hladky of Dexter, Michigan;  mixed media artist Hedieh Ilchi of Rockville, Maryland; multi-disciplinary artist J. Myszka Lewis of Madison, Wisconsin; fiction writer Emma Törzs of Minneapolis, Minnesota; short story writer Devin Symons of Washington, D.C.; and artist Karen Mobley of Spokane, Washington.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

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

Feb
9
Tue
Tween Club — photography @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 9 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will meet Tuesday.

The group gathers each Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to explore different topics.

The topic for this week is free play.

Others topics planned for February include photography and a movie.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Feb
16
Tue
Tween Club – photography @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 16 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will meet Tuesday.

The group gathers each Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to explore different topics.

The topic for this week is photography.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Feb
23
Tue
Tween Club — movie @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Feb 23 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

SHERIDAN —The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Tween Club will meet Tuesday.

The group gathers each Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. to explore different topics.

The topic for this week is a movie.

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

“Toying with Science” @ WYO Theater
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host “Toying with Science” Tuesday at 7 p.m.

“Toying with Science” is a stage show with Garry Krinsky exploring the scientific principles of gravity, leverage, fulcrums and simple machines.

Krinsky and his audience investigate basic scientific information and delve into the imaginations of scientists who have played important roles in the exploration and discovery of concepts that define our world.

Tickets to attend cost $14 for adults, $10 for seniors and military members and $8 for students.

Tickets can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office, by calling 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Feb
27
Sat
Behind the Scene Saturday at Sheridan County Museum @ Sheridan County Museum
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host a behind the scenes event Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Drop by anytime to take a peek at the museum and its upcoming 2016 exhibits.

From 10 a.m. to noon, younger visitors can participate in a Tidbit Saturday program led by Curator of Education Shawna Cullen.

At 1 p.m., Collections Assistant Peg Cullen will present “Collections Nuts and Bolts,” a look at how the museum catalogs and cares for historical objects.

At 3 p.m., Museum Director John Woodward will give a preview of upcoming exhibits and the process of developing and making museum exhibits.

All events throughout the day are free and open to the public.

For additional information, call Woodward at 675-1150 or email info@sheridancountyhistory.org.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Mar
2
Wed
VAMC veterans art exhibit @ Sheridan VAMC auditorium
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center’s annual Creative Arts Competition Exhibit will be on display Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. in the VAMC’s auditorium.

Throughout the country each year, veteran patients compete in the creative arts competition at the local VA medical centers. Any veteran registered with the hospital is eligible to submit work — art, creative writing, drama, dance, music or other forms.

The Wednesday event is open to the public to enjoy the artistic talents of local veterans.

For additional information, contact Jackie Van Mark at 675-3959.

The Sheridan VAMC is located at 1898 Fort Road.

Mar
25
Fri
Easter events scheduled — click to read full list @ Various locations
Mar 25 – Mar 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — A number of local organizations will host Easter activities next weekend to celebrate the holiday.

The following is a list of those events:

Friday, March 25

• 2:30-3 p.m., Westview Easter egg hunt for ages 1-9, 1990 W. Loucks St.

Saturday, March 26

• 9:30-10 a.m., Tongue River Valley Community Center Easter egg hunt, open to kids ages 1-10, Scott Bicentennial Park

• 10 a.m., Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza, open to ages 0 to 8. The Easter bunny will be available for photos at the end of the hunt. Please enter through the north entrance of Thorne-Rider Park.

• 11 a.m., Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch, bring your pooch to explore and locate eggs filled with dog treats or tennis balls perfect for fetching at Dan Madia Field.

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethesda’s Easter carnival and egg run, for those younger than 12, will include egg hunt, face painting, games and prizes, inflatable slides and bouncers, food, photos with the Easter bunny, small live animal zoo and steer roping dummies, Bethesda Worship Center, 5135 Coffeen Ave.

• Noon, Grace Anglican Church Easter carnival — Event geared toward kids ages 12 and younger. Will feature carnival games, free lunch, bouncy house, obstacle course and more. Grace Anglican Church, 1992 West Fifth St.

• 1 p.m., Walmart Easter egg hunt, thousands of eggs with special prizes for each age group.Egg hunt will take place on the back side of the Walmart building, located at 1695 Coffeen Ave.

Sunday, March 27

• 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church Easter egg hunt, for children ages 3 through fifth grade. Bring your own basket. 135 Crescent Drive

• 10:15 a.m., Sheridan Manor Easter egg hunt, 2,000 eggs on the front lawn for ages 0-10, 1851 Big Horn Ave.

Apr
5
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include photographer and printmaker Linda Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; writer Elizabeth (Zebbie) Watson of Athens, Georgia; sculptural installation artist John Kenneth Melvin of Seattle, Washington; artist Caitlin Strom of Mount Kisco, New York; writer and director of interdisciplinary theater Kevin Doyle, of New York City and Antwerp, Belgium; and artist Melissa (Missy) Suzanne Washington of Los Angeles.

“Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

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

“We the People” chili supper, showcase @ Sheridan High School
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — On April 5, from 6-8 p.m., the Sheridan High School We the People team will host a chili supper and showcase at the high school.

Attendees to the event can meet the team, enjoy cinnamon rolls and chili and bid on silent auction items. The cost to attend is a suggested donation of $5.

In addition, the team will give a short presentation showcasing their knowledge for its upcoming competition.

The team will travel to the University of Maryland April 22-26 for the national competition. This is the third consecutive year the SHS team has won the state competition and moved on to nationals.

Each year, students raise money to attend the contest. The cost to attend this year is estimated at $53,000.

For additional information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

SHS is located at 1056 Long Drive.

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