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Mar
21
Sat
Behind the scenes, Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The staff of the Sheridan County Museum has invited the public to get a special look behind the scenes at the museum Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attendees will get a peek at upcoming exhibits and programs when they drop by anytime during the four-hour period.

A Tidbit Saturday program will also be held at 10 a.m. for younger visitors.

The events are free and open to the public, but advance reservations are requested for those planning to participate in the Tidbit program.

For additional information, or to make a reservation, call 675-1150.

The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Mar
28
Sat
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.

Apr
1
Wed
Juried photography show entries due @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a juried photography show May 4-28 and is currently seeking submissions for the show.

The cost to submit photographs is $30 for up to three entries that are due by April 1.

The Best of Show photographer will be awarded $500, while first- and second-place photographers will be given $200 apiece. Third place and People’s Choice winners will receive $100 each.

For more information about the show, see artinsheridan.com or contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@questoffice.net.

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

Apr
3
Fri
Westview Easter Egg Hunt @ Westview Health Care Center
Apr 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Westview Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, April 3, 2015
2:30 – 3:00 pm

Westview Health Care Center, 1990 W. Loucks

Easter egg hunt at Westview Health Care Center. Look for the special prize in each age group!

Ages 1-9. For more information, call Yvette Voogd at Westview, (307) 672-9789.

Apr
4
Sat
Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza @ Thorne-Rider Park on 14th Street in Sheridan
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am

Sheridan Recreation District Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza

Saturday, April 4, 2015
10:00 SHARP – 10:15 am
Three locations in Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 14th St.)

Ages 0-8. This will be a fast one! Be sure to be here before the 10:00 am start! Ages 0-3 will be on Redle Field; ages 4-5 will be on Barney Park; ages 6-8 will be in the playground area by the sand volleyball court. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures at the end of the hunt; be sure to bring your camera. Plenty of chocolate, candies and prizes for everyone! In case of rain, all of the hunts will be held at Sheridan High School. Co-sponsor is Sheridan Media. For more information, call the Sheridan Recreation District, (307) 674-6421.

Tongue River Valley Community Center Easter Egg Hunt @ Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

TRVCC Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015

10:00 – 11:00 am

Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton

Hoppy Easter! Get ready, get set, go find the Easter eggs in Scott Bicentennial Park. Get your picture taken with the Easter bunny too. Open to kids ages 1-10. For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community Center at (307) 655-9419.

Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch @ Dan Madia Field at Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 11th Street)
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch

Saturday, April 4, 2015
11:00 SHARP – 11:30 am
Dan Madia Field west of Thorne-Rider Park (enter on 11th St.)

This is one hunt that has definitely gone to the dogs! And another one that will go very fast. After the Sheridan Rec District Easter Egg Hunt at 10 am, plan on bringing your pooch to Madia Field (located just west of Thorne-Rider Park) for the 3rd Annual Easter Egg Huntin’ with the Pooch event. Dog and owner will explore and locate eggs filled with dog treats, or discover tennis balls just the right size for fetching! Dogs will need to stay on a leash and, if the pooch has an accident, clean-up is your responsibility (doggie poop bags will be available). The Easter Egg Bunny will probably not show up, because bunnies generally get a little nervous around dogs. Co-sponsor is Sheridan Media. For more information, call the Sheridan Recreation District, (307) 674-6421.

Grace Anglican Church Easter Carnival @ Grace Anglican Church
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grace Anglican Church Easter Carnival

Saturday, April 4, 2015

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grace Anglican Church, 1992 W. 5th St. (formerly Sheridan Country Club)

This year we’re having an Easter Carnival! For kids age 12 and under. Carnival games, free lunch, bouncy house, obstacle course, and more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Fr. Kevin Jones at (307) 461-0237.

Walmart Easter Egg Hunt @ Back side of Walmart building
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Walmart Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Back side of Walmart building, 1695 Coffeen Ave.

Thousands of eggs, with special prizes to be found for each age group. Ages 0-3 start at 1:00 pm; ages 4-7 at 1:15 pm, ages 8-12 at 1:30 pm. For more information, call Deborah Johnson at (307) 674-6492.

Apr
5
Sun
Sheridan Manor Easter Egg Hunt @ Sheridan Manor
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Sheridan Manor Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 2015
10:00 – 10:30 am
Sheridan Manor, 1851 Big Horn Ave.

Easter egg hunt for 2,000 eggs, on the front lawn at Sheridan Manor. Prizes in three age groups! Ages 0-10. For more information, call Breann Brady at Sheridan Manor, (307) 673-2116.

Trinity Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am

Trinity Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt

Sunday, April 5, 2015
Approximately 10:00 am
Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 Crescent Drive

Easter egg hunt on the church lawn, between church services. Ages 3 thru 5th grade. Bring your own basket! You’re also invited to attend the services, at either 8:30 am or 11:00 am. For more information, call (307) 672-2411.

Apr
7
Tue
Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition opens @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 7 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.

The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.

An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

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

SHERIDAN — Jentel Artist Residency Program is pleased to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public.

“Jentel Presents” will take place April 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets.

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

Tuesday’s presenters will include painter and curator Melody Saraniti from Chicago, Illinois; photographer and frequent traveler Laurie Lambrecht from Bridgehampton, New York; Kiki Farish, a painter who is passionate about relationships from Raleigh, North Carolina; Justin Go, a novelist from Austin, Texas, who has been living out of his suitcase for five years; painter and New York Yankees fan Sean McDonough from Howard Beach, New York; and Peter Mattair, a poet from Santa Fe, New Mexico who was born in Niagra Falls.

“Jentel Presents” is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, please visit www.jentelarts.org or call 737-2311.

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

Apr
9
Thu
Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition art reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the Sheridan College Student Juried Exhibition April 7-29.

The show will feature works of art by Sheridan College students that were chosen to be in the show.

An artists’ reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 9. Refreshments will be served and the public is welcome to attend.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located in the historic train depot at 201 E. Fifth St.

Lecture with ceramic artist Kim Dickey @ The Brinton Museum reception gallery
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.

Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.

Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”

The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Gallery.

A one-day workshop will be held on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.

For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.

Apr
10
Fri
Final day for Harry Jackson exhibit at Ucross @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will close its exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson today.

The show is the first of its kind since 1953.

Harry Jackson was born in Chicago in 1924 and first spent time in Wyoming in 1938, when he worked as a cowboy on the Pitchfork Ranch near Meeteetse. He enlisted in the Marines at age 18 and was wounded in combat in the Central Pacific battles of Tarawa in 1943 and Saipan in 1944.

At 20, he became an official Marine Corps Combat Artist, the youngest ever, while stationed in Los Angeles. Jackson also spent much time in Europe where he studied the Old Masters and had a studio in Italy.

“Well-Aimed Lightning: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson,” which will also include a video about Jackson’s life, is on view through April 10.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

For additional information, call Ucross Foundation at 737-2291.

Submission deadline for mini works of art @ Davis Gallery
Apr 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is soliciting donations from artists for its ninth annual Miniature Art and Music Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth, to be exhibited and juried April 13-24 at Davis Gallery.

The WWA is asking local and regional artists and musicians to contribute miniature works of art (no larger than 6-by-8 inches) and “mini-concerts” (up to 90 minutes) in support of protecting some of the most special places in Wyoming.

Artists are asked to deliver finished and framed miniature art pieces to the Davis Gallery on or before April 10.

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded for work in the following categories: best earth landscape, best use of natural materials, best use of recycled materials and best of show.

All musicians will be recognized as well.

Details and donation forms are available at www.wildwyo.org.

A free Grand Finale Gala at Davis Gallery will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 24. The public is welcome to submit final bids and enjoy free music, food and beverages.

Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the WAA.

For additional information, contact Kate Seymour at 672-2751 and visit www.wildwyo.org.

Davis Gallery is located at 645 Broadway St.

Workshop with ceramic artist Kim Dickey @ Sheridan College Art Department
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum, in partnership with Sheridan College, will host ceramic artist Kim Dickey for an evening lecture and workshop demonstration on Thursday and Friday.

Dickey is an art professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is known for her large-scale, sculptural pieces.

Dickey received her master of fine arts in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited her work extensively throughout the United States and in group exhibitions in Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. She has received numerous awards and fellowships.

Dickey was also represented in The Brinton Museum’s 2014 summer show “Flora and Fauna.”

The lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in The Brinton Museum’s Reception Galley.

A one-day workshop will be held on Friday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the fine arts ceramics studio at the Sheridan College Art Department.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Dickey’s lecture and workshop are funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.

For more information, call The Brinton Museum at 672-3173 or visit thebrintonmuseum.org.

Apr
11
Sat
Behind the Scenes and Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Join the staff at the Sheridan County Museum for a behind-the-scenes look at the museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11.

The Behind the Scenes Saturday program will examine upcoming exhibits and programs in 2015.

For younger visitors, there will be a Tidbit Saturday program at 10 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is requested for Tidbit Saturday participants.

For more information or to reserve a spot in Tidbit Saturday, call the museum at 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Science Saturday @ Sheridan College Science Center
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — This week’s Science Saturday, “Searching for Signs of Spring: A Walk in the Woods in Search of LIFE,” will feature a walk from the college to South Park to look for critters, bugs and birds.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 11. It is free and open to children of all ages.

Participants should meet at the Sheridan College Science Center. After the walk, children will look at bugs and critters collected with microscopes in the science labs.

Science Saturdays are sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

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

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
12
Sun
“The Art of David Shannon!” artist reception @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.

“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.

A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.

Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.

David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.

A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.

More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.

To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Apr
16
Thu
“The Art of David Shannon!” gallery talk and book signing @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 16 @ 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum presents its 10th Illustrator Show featuring celebrated Caldecott Honor Book recipient and children’s storybook author and illustrator David Shannon.

“The Art of David Shannon!” opens in the Museum’s Reception Gallery on Thursday with an artist’s reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2-4 p.m.

A gallery talk and book signing are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 16.

Admission to the reception and gallery talk is free and open to the public.

David Shannon is perhaps best known for his popular children’s picture book, “No, David!” published by The Blue Sky Press and inspired by whimsical drawings made when he was a little boy.

A resident of Los Angeles, David grew up in Spokane, Washington, and has written and illustrated numerous books for children including the enchanting “Jangles: A Big Fish Story,” a tale about a boy and a fish, and “A Bad Case of Stripes!,” a story about a charming little girl who develops a bad case of stripes.

More than 60 of Shannon’s original children’s book illustrations are represented in The Brinton Museum’s 10th Illustrator Show. The exhibit is funded by a grant from the Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation.

“The Art of David Shannon!” will show through May 31.

To schedule a children’s or school tour — offered with free admission — or for more information, contact Museum Educator Barbara McNab at 672-3173 or email bmcnab@TheBrintonMuseum.org.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Apr
28
Tue
Tween Challenge Takeover – Biodiversity @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Apr 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:

  • April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity
  • May 5 and 7 — Chemistry
  • May 12 and 14 — Stop-motion animation
  • 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.

Apr
30
Thu
Tween Challenge Takeover — Biodiversity @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Apr 30 @ 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:

  • April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity
  • May 5 and 7 — Chemistry
  • May 12 and 14 — Stop-motion animation
  • 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.

May
1
Fri
‘Wyoming Grasslands’ photography exhibit opening reception @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation announces an upcoming exhibit called “Wyoming Grasslands” which will feature photographic work from William Sutton and Michael Berman.

The show is a collaboration between the artists, the Wyoming Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Draper Natural History Museum.

Berman and Sutton spent three years traversing Wyoming, logging many miles in an old pickup truck and on foot. Their travels took them to public and private lands, including several properties with conservation easements held by The Nature Conservancy and time in a residence at the Ucross Foundation to capture Wyoming’s vast and beautiful landscape.

The Ucross Foundation is the first venue that will present this traveling exhibit, which will tour to 14 libraries in the state as well as the Wyoming State Museum.

The traveling exhibition, which features 41 photographs, is a smaller version of a major exhibition that will open at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody in June.

There will be a gallery reception for the show from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 1 at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery. It will feature an artist talk by Sutton, and Rick Pallister with The Nature Conservancy will speak about grasslands conservation.

The exhibit will be on display through June 15.

A public symposium on grasslands will take place at the gallery on May 30.

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Clearmont.

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