Calendar

Aug
29
Sat
Swing for Smiles @ Powder Horn Golf Club
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am

The 2nd annual “Swing for Smiles” golf tournament, to benefit the Give Kids The World Village, an annual project of the Perkins Family Restaurant chain, will be held at the Powder Horn Golf Club on Saturday. Dinner and a calcutta will be hosted Friday night preceding the tournament. On Saturday, shotgun start is at 10 a.m. with rounds going for approximately 4.5 hours. The derby will begin at 3 p.m. and awards will follow at 6 p.m. The tournament is a two person best ball. The cost to participate is $125 for club members and $200 for non-members. For more information and to register, call The Powder Horn pro shop at 673-4800. The deadline to register is Thursday. For more information about Give Kids The World Village, see www.gktw.org. The Powder Horn Golf Club is located at 23 Country Club Lane.

Sep
21
Mon
UW’s outreach for presidential search
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Members of the University of Wyoming community and people around Wyoming have an opportunity to voice their desired qualifications and characteristics for a new UW president.

Presidential search listening sessions are scheduled on the Laramie campus and at UW-Casper with video-conferencing connections to many Wyoming communities, including Sheridan. Input gathered from the meetings will help guide the selection committee as they consider candidates.

A statewide outreach meeting, originating in Casper, will be broadcast through UW’s Outreach Video Network Monday from 5-6:30 p.m. Members of the community interested in participating can connect to the network at Sheridan College in the Watt Building, room 132.

Written comments are also currently being accepted via email at uw.presidential.search@uwyo.edu. For more information about the presidential search, see www.uwyo.edu/presidentsearch. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Sep
22
Tue
Mental health summit @ Elks Lodge
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

The Sheridan VA Medical Center has organized a mental health summit to bring together key stakeholders in the community with two goals: enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental health care needs of veterans and their family members residing in the Sheridan area. Led by mental health professionals.

SCHEDULE:
8:30-9:00 a.m. – registration
9-9:30 a.m. – welcome and description of the VA’s current services
9:30-10:30 a.m. – three breakout discussion sessions: 10 elements of recovery, mental health inpatient needs, homeless challenge
10:45-11:45 a.m. – three breakout discussions: caregiver/family support, Indian health services, homeless challenge
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – lunch on your own, poster sessions
1:15-1:30 p.m. – plenary session and housekeeping items
1:30-3 p.m. – summary of sessions, discussion
3-3:30 p.m. – closing remarks and future direction

Anyone interested in mental health issues in our community is invited to attend part or all of the summit sessions, at no cost. For more information, call Michael Berghofer at 672-3473.

American Legion Auxiliary to host public luncheon @ Country Kitchen
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm

The American Legion Auxiliary will host a public luncheon to introduce its new department president.

Rebecca Allred will serve as the Department of Wyoming American Legion Auxiliary president for the 2015-16 year.

Allred joined the auxiliary sponsored by her husband, Sherman Allred, a veteran of the Vietnam era. She has served as Marion Tanner Unit 29 president, two-time District 4 president and held the department offices of chaplain and vice president/membership chairman. In 2001, she received the American Legion Educator of the Year award for Wyoming.

The meet and greet luncheon will be held at the Country Kitchen at noon on Tuesday.

It is free to attend and lunch can be purchased off the menu. All members of the public are welcome.

For more information, see wylegionaux.org.

Community meeting in Big Horn @ Big Horn High School
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sheridan County is hosting a community meeting to discuss issues that may be of interest to residents living in and around the community of Big Horn.

These issues include street and road maintenance, storm drainage and flood plains and service and improvement districts. Sheridan County commissioners, County Attorney Matt Redle and county public works staff will be on hand to answer questions and discuss issues of interest to the residents of the area.

The meeting will be held in the Big Horn High School auditorium Tuesday from 5:30- 7:30 p.m.

For more information, or if you have something you would like addressed but won’t be able to attend the meeting, call the public works office at 674-2920 or the commissioners’ office at 674-2900. Big Horn High School is located at 333 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Kickoff for study circles on dementia @ Sheridan College
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm

The Center for a Vital Community is organizing study circles on dementia beginning with a kickoff Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to be part of the community conversation to create a dementia friendly community that will include education, resources and support for those living with dementia and their care partners.

A community that is informed, safe, respectful and supportive is a place where those living with dementia can continue to live meaningful lives, study circle organizers said.

The kickoff will be held at the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College on Tuesday.

The study circles will meet weekly for two hours from Sept. 28 through Oct. 31.

An action forum will then close out the effort on Nov. 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA.

For more information, contact the CVC at 674-6446, ext. 4203.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Sep
26
Sat
Tongue River Valley Community Center 5k Dayton Doggy Dash @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

DAYTON — The Tongue River Valley Community Center has organized a 5k Dayton Doggy Dash for 9 a.m. Saturday.

The race will take place on the streets of Dayton and will travel around the neighborhoods. Participants should bring their dogs, but remember the pets must be on a leash.

The cost to participate is $10 per person (dogs are free). A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

To register for the event, stop by one of the TRVCC offices in Dayton or Ranchester or call 655-9419. Day-of registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Participants should meet at the TRVCC in Dayton, located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Holy Name 80th annual carnival, chili supper @ Whitney Commons
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Holy Name Catholic School will host its 80th annual carnival and chili supper Saturday.

The event will run from 3-7 p.m. in Whitney Commons.

It will include games, booths, a country store, slides, a bouncy house, dunk tank, toys, a cake walk, obstacle course and more.

Burgers, hot dogs, cinnamon rolls and a chili supper will also be available.

Tickets to participate in games and purchase food will be on sale at the event.

The carnival and supper are open to the public.

For additional information, contact Holy Name Catholic School at 672-2021.

Whitney Commons is located just south of the library on Alger Street.

Oct
10
Sat
Biketoberfest @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is gearing up for its annual Biketoberfest event, set for Oct. 10 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature a four-mile fun run/walk, seven-mile trail run or 15-mile mountain bike race.

This year’s event will be a morning and afternoon event, with fun kids activities, Dominos pizza and beer from the Black Tooth Brewing Company to follow the races.

Fees are $30 for the four-mile race and $35 for either of the other two races until Oct. 3.

For additional information on the event or to see race course information, see sheridanclt.org.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Rosary crusade @ Main Street, Sheridan
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm

 A public square rosary crusade will take place at noon Saturday at the corner of Main and Burkitt streets.

Organizers encourage local residents to attend and pray the rosary. The purpose of the event is to ask for God’s blessings on the nation to help solve the country’s moral and financial problems.

An estimated 12,000 similar rallies will take place across the country on Saturday.

For additional information, contact Holy Name Catholic Church at 672-2848.

Oct
15
Thu
SHS pep rally to take place downtown Thursday @ Grinnell Plaza
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking for a way to show your Bronc spirit? Join fans for a Sheridan High School pep rally on Grinnell Plaza on Thursday.

From 7-8 p.m., the whole community is invited to join in the fun.

Attendees will get to meet the Bronc and Lady Bronc teams and watch the burning of the bronc head.

Activities and food vendors will be available as well.

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

Oct
20
Tue
American Legion Auxiliary meeting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The group will gather in the Inner Circle. Local students who participated in Girls State will share their experiences regarding last year’s event.

The event is open to the public.

For additional information, contact Jean Arzy at 672-3623.

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

Oct
29
Thu
Burkitt Street Tragedy Haunted House
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7-10 p.m., Burkitt Street Tragedy Haunted House, 359 E. Burkitt St., $4 in advance or $5 at the house; access to bonus room is $7 in advance or $10 at the house

Oct
30
Fri
Burkitt Street Tragedy Haunted House
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7-10 p.m., Burkitt Street Tragedy Haunted House, 359 E. Burkitt St., $4 in advance or $5 at the house; access to bonus room is $7 in advance or $10 at the house

Oct
31
Sat
Powder River Basin Resource Council meeting, dinner @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Oct 31 @ 3:45 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will conduct its annual meeting and dinner Oct. 31 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

At 3:45 p.m., Sheridan attorney Tom Toner will discuss land and mineral owners’ rights in the oil and gas bust.

A social hour, music, live and silent auctions and a 50/50 raffle will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature keynote speaker Andrew Nikiforuk. The award-winning Canadian journalist will present “Citizens’ Rights, Government Accountability and Big Oil.”

The cost to attend is $35 for PRBRC members and $45 for nonmembers.

Reservations should be made by Friday.

For additional information or to RSVP, call 672-5809 or see powderriverbasin.org.

Burkitt Street Tragedy Haunted House
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7-10 p.m., Burkitt Street Tragedy Haunted House, 359 E. Burkitt St., $4 in advance or $5 at the house; access to bonus room is $7 in advance or $10 at the house

Nov
2
Mon
Republican Women of Sheridan County @ Frackelton's
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — The Republican Women of Sheridan County will conduct the final meeting of 2015 on Monday.

At 11:30 a.m., the group will meet at Frackelton’s. The event is open to the public.

Outgoing President Carla Klopfenstein will present slides from the national convention and highlight her four years as president.

The election of officers for 2016-2017 will also be held.

The cost of the lunch is $18.

For additional information, contact Klopfenstein at 763-2672.

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

Nov
4
Wed
Community action forum on dementia @ Sheridan County YMCA
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A community action forum regarding local efforts to create dementia-friendly communities will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.

The event will be held at the Sheridan County YMCA.

It is a culmination of five weeks of community study circles on creating dementia-friendly communities. The kickoff meeting was held in September.

The event Wednesday will focus on the action steps developed by the study circles.

For additional information, call the Center for a Vital Community at 674-6446, ext. 4203.

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

Nov
9
Mon
Dining for a Cause @ Frackelton's
Nov 9 all-day

SHERIDAN — The next edition of Dining For A Cause will take place Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m. at Frackelton’s in downtown Sheridan.
During that time, 100 percent of sales will be donated to Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 675-6055.
Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

Nov
12
Thu
Stop That Villain @ Kalif Shrine
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shrine will host “Stop That Villain” comedy theater on Oct. 12-14.

The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct.12 and Oct. 13.

The Oct. 14 event will also include a dinner. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with the play following at 7 p.m.

The play follows Rip Roquefort, who barely makes a living by cheating other players at cards.

Tickets for the play are $10 per person while tickets for dinner and the play Saturday are $20 per person.

Tickets are available at the Kalif Shrine Center.

For additional information, call the Kalif Shrine at 674-4815.

The Kalif Shrine is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

Nov
13
Fri
Big Horn Mountain Eagles pie auction @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Eagles annual pie auction fundraiser will take place Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Enjoy a dinner of homemade chili and cornbread beginning at 5:30 p.m.

At 7 p.m., the pie auction will take place.

The cost of the dinner is $6 per person. Kids age 5 and younger will eat for free.

All of the proceeds will benefit the Big Horn Mountain Eagles.

For additional information, contact Lisa Hamby at 751-8157.

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Stop That Villain @ Kalif Shrine
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shrine will host “Stop That Villain” comedy theater on Oct. 12-14.

The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct.12 and Oct. 13.

The Oct. 14 event will also include a dinner. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with the play following at 7 p.m.

The play follows Rip Roquefort, who barely makes a living by cheating other players at cards.

Tickets for the play are $10 per person while tickets for dinner and the play Saturday are $20 per person.

Tickets are available at the Kalif Shrine Center.

For additional information, call the Kalif Shrine at 674-4815.

The Kalif Shrine is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

Dec
12
Sat
UMC cookie, candy sale @ Kalif Shrine Center
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The United Methodist Women’s annual “Gingerbread Cookie House” will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kalif Shrine Center.

The church ladies will do the baking and you’ll have the chance to do the shopping and eating. More than 5,000 homemade cookies and candies will be available, including gluten-free and sugar-free varieties.

The cost of the goodies will be $6 per pound.

For additional information, call the church office at 672-9779 or Zell Derryberry at 674-4686.

The fundraiser will help the church continue its building modernization project.

The Kalif Shrine Center is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

Jan
21
Thu
Fat bike keg pull street party @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A street party (on Alger Street outside of Black Tooth Brewing Company) with a Fat bike keg pulling starting at 6 p.m.

The event will also include  live music starting at 8 p.m.

Black Tooth is providing the keys, Sheridan Bicycle Company is providing the bikes and sleds, and you provide the muscle!

No cover charge.

For more information, call Jesse Woods at 675-2337.

Money raised from the event will go to the Bomber Mountain Bike Club.

Jan
22
Fri
Dueling Duo fundraiser for Rotary @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Rotary Club will host an all-request dueling piano duo for a fundraiser set for Jan. 22 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds exhibit hall.

The Dueling Duo will sing and play attendee requests throughout the evening. The event will also include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and door prizes.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Tickets are available at Sheridan County Title or by calling Sasha Johnston at 672-6478.

The event is sponsored by the Sheridan Rotary Club, and proceeds will benefit the John W. Patton Memorial Project — a pavilion to be located at Rotary Park.

For additional information, contact Johnston.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

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