Calendar

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

The Jentel Artist Residency Program will present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. This month’s presenters include Craig Wilkins, a creative non-fiction writer; Aliza Cohen, an oil painter; Donna Cooper-Hurt, a conceptual photographer; Cheryl Hochberg, a mixed media painter; Angie Chuang, a non-fiction writer; and Virginia Wagner, an oil painter. “Jentel Presents” is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency. There is no admission charge for “Jentel Presents” and light refreshments are available. For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St., inside the historic train depot.

Aug
6
Thu
5th annual Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al National Juried Show reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host the 5th annual Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al National Juried Show this August at the historic train depot in Sheridan. The show will be on display Wednesday through Aug. 31, with a reception and awards ceremony on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the community; refreshments will be served. Summer hours for the Sagebrush Art Center are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call Sagebrush Fine Art Gallery at 674-1970. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Aug
8
Sat
Saturday U @ Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

A summer session of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s popular free one-day college education program, will come to Sheridan Aug. 8. The day begins with coffee and pastries at 8:30 a.m. at Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus located approximately 28 miles from Sheridan in the Bighorn Mountains on the northeast edge of Park Reservoir. For directions, see www.sheridan.edu/site/spearowigwam/location. Opening remarks will be offered at 8:50 a.m. Each Saturday U term features lectures from three outstanding UW professors or community college representatives. Following the lectures, all three professors will participate in a final roundtable discussion. Participants may attend one, two, three or all four sessions. No registration is required, and the event is free and open to the public. The roundtable discussion and luncheon will be held outdoors, weather permitting. The program topic descriptions and UW professors lecturing include: • “Early Paleoindian Lifeways in the High Rockies,” with Marcel Kornfeld, Department of Anthropology professor from 9-10 a.m. • “Arts Activity in Wyoming and Its Impact,” with Bruce Richardson, UW-Casper Department of English, senior lecturer, from 10:15-11:15 a.m. • “Bringing together wildlife science, wild lands management and the public since 1953: The UW-NPS Research Center in Grand Teton National Park,” with Harold Bergman, Department of Zoology and Physiology professor, and director of the UW-National Park Service Research Center, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information about the Sheridan program, see the Saturday U website at www.uwyo.edu/saturdayu.

Sep
1
Tue
“It’s Not Paint, It’s Fabric: Landscapes & Abstracts” opening reception @ The Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College will presents “It’s Not Paint, It’s Fabric: Landscapes & Abstracts” a collection by Heidi Heuerman with an opening reception on Tuesday.

The show will run Tuesday through Oct. 8 and the reception will be held from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday.

The event is free and open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Heuerman started sewing when she was eight years old. While earning her degree in human resource sciences at Colorado State University, she took a painting class and loved it. Years later, while trying to find a way to combine her love of painted landscapes and sewing, she started creating fiber paintings.

Heuerman’s works have been   displayed in several galleries and collections across the United States. She took top honors at state and national awards for her fiber and quilted arts.

For more information, contact Sheridan College at 674-6446.

The Martinsen Gallery is located in the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave.

“Jentel Presents” @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at 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 poet Sandra Lim; landscape artists Roxanne Everett, Emilie Lee and Corliss Cavalieri; photographer Lindsay D’Addato and narrative nonfiction writer Mario Kaiser.

“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 501 E. Broadway St.

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.

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
24
Thu
Computer class — Internet and email @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer free computer classes each Thursday at 10 a.m. through Oct. 22.

Participants can bring their own laptops or use one of the library’s. Space is limited, so organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by calling 674-8585.

The remaining classes will cover the following topics:

• Sept. 24 — More on Internet and email

• Oct. 8 — Beginning Facebook and online accounts

• Oct. 15 — More on Facebook and online accounts

• Oct. 22 — Intermediate Facebook

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

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

QPR suicide prevention training @ St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Free QPR (question, persuade and refer) training will be offered this week to help local residents learn the warning signs of a suicide crisis.

The training will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall.

Space for the training is limited.

To sign up, contact St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 674-7655, Anne Quast at 406-853-2567, Wendy Bruso at 760-6272 or the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition office at 655-8263.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is located at 1 S. Tschirgi St.

Financial literacy class @ First United Methodist Church
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN —Michelle Pierce, University of Wyoming Community Development Educator, will host a financial literacy class on Thursday.

From 6-8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Pierce will help attendees increase financial knowledge so they can prevent money problems and meet goals.

All members of the community are invited to this free event, and free childcare will be provided at the church during the event.

Registration is required and can be done by calling 682-7281 or emailing mrp10@ccgov.net.

FUMC is located at 215 W. Works St.

Sep
26
Sat
QPR suicide prevention training @ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Free QPR (question, persuade and refer) training will be offered this week to help local residents learn the warning signs of a suicide crisis.

The training will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall.

Space for the training is limited.

To sign up, contact St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 674-7655, Anne Quast at 406-853-2567, Wendy Bruso at 760-6272 or the Sheridan County Suicide Prevention Coalition office at 655-8263.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is located at 1 S. Tschirgi St.

Landon’s Greenhouse Workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will offer two workshops Saturday.

At 10 a.m., guests from Sheridan’s African Violet Society will teach the ins and outs and secrets for success with one of the most popular blooming houseplants.

At 1 p.m., presenters will discuss different sprinkler systems and how to install them.

The workshops are free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested.

For additional information or to register, call 672-8340.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Oct
6
Tue
‘Downsizing your life’ workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host another installment of its “When I’m 64 or More” life planning series Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the center.

The topic is downsizing your life and will be presented by Amanda Lawson of Caring Transitions and Shelley Kinnison of Real Estate Rehab.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 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 poet Harry Moore of Decatur, Alabama; sculptor Debra Baxter of Santa Fe, New Mexico; non-fiction writer Rachel Monroe of Marfa, Texas; sculptor Cody VanderKaay of Oxford, Michigan; contemporary art advocate Julie Wills of Gunnison, Colorado; and Abel Macias of Brooklyn, New York, who seeks connection with nature in creative ways.

“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.

Oct
10
Sat
Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery medicinal herbs workshop @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am

Landon’s workshops to feature herbs, houseplants

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops Saturday.

The first workshop, beginning at 10 a.m., will feature Courtney Kaplan of Piney Creek Pottery and Magpie Potions. Kaplan will discuss medicinal herbs.

At 1 p.m., Donald Legerski will discuss how to grow and maintain lush houseplants.

Both workshops are free and open to the public, but advance reservations are requested.

Call 672-8340 for additional information or to sign up.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadow Drive.

Oct
14
Wed
Flu shot clinic @ Clearmont Elementary School
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Public Health will host a series of flu clinics in Sheridan and the surrounding communities in October.

The cost is $30 per vaccine. Organizers are reminding individuals to bring their insurance cards as Public Health will bill most insurance companies.

The following is a list of flu clinic times and locations.

• Wednesday, Oct. 14 — 3-5 p.m., Clearmont Elementary School, 1601 Meade Ave., Clearmont

• Wednesday, Oct. 21 — 2-4 p.m., Big Horn Woman’s Club, 314 S. Second St.

• Friday, Oct. 23 — 8-10 a.m., Story Woman’s Club, 28 N. Piney Road

• Friday, Oct. 30 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sheridan County Public Health, 297 S. Main St.

For additional information, contact Sheridan County Public Health at 672-5169.

Oct
15
Thu
Fulmer Public Library Free Computer Classes @ Fulmer Public Library
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer free computer classes each Thursday at 10 a.m. through Oct. 22.

Participants can bring their own laptops or use one of the library’s. Space is limited, so organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by calling 674-8585.

The remaining classes will cover the following topics:

• Oct. 15 — More on Facebook and online accounts

• Oct. 22 — Intermediate Facebook

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

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Hill to read at Third Thursday Poets @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 15 @ 12:30 pm

Rose Hill, Wyoming’s current poet laureate, will take part in a poetry reading presented by the Third Thursday Poets on Thursday.

The event will take place in the community room at the Sheridan Senior Center beginning at 12:30 p.m. in observance of Poetry Day.

Members of the Third Thursday Poets include Janet Ashear, Charles Gibson, Aaron Holst, Rae Marie McReynolds, Renee Meador, Abbie Taylor, Joyce Clemens and Tonya Howe.

The reading Thursday will serve as a tribute to Bruce Anderson, a longtime member of the group who died Aug. 27 at the age of 92.

Third Thursday Poets have met monthly on the third Thursday of each month since 2006.

Hill’s reading is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Hill at 674-4180 or Taylor at 752-0033.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 201 Smith St.

Oct
20
Tue
After Hours lecture on fear @ Downtown Sheridan Association office
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on depression, anxiety and growth for the October editions of the Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The presentations set for Tuesday and Wednesday will focus on fear as well as understanding and dealing with what scares you.

The After Hours lecture is on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation on Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Wednesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Oct
21
Wed
Brown Bag lecture on fear @ Downtown Sheridan Association office
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Lynn Gordon plans to focus on depression, anxiety and growth for the October editions of the Brown Bag and After Hours lectures.

The presentations set for Tuesday and Wednesday will focus on fear as well as understanding and dealing with what scares you.

The After Hours lecture is on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a repeat presentation on Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunches Wednesday.

Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association, located at 150 S. Main St.

For more information call 672-6789.

The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Oct
22
Thu
Fulmer Public Library Free Computer Classes @ Fulmer Public Library
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am

The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer free computer classes each Thursday at 10 a.m. through Oct. 22.

Participants can bring their own laptops or use one of the library’s. Space is limited, so organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by calling 674-8585.

The remaining classes will cover the following topics:

• Oct. 15 — More on Facebook and online accounts

• Oct. 22 — Intermediate Facebook

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

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Oct
30
Fri
“Navigating Facebook” workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

10-11 a.m., “Navigating Facebook” workshop, Sheridan Senior Center, 211 Smith 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.

Dec
1
Tue
Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Dec 1 @ 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 oil painter Lynette Lombard of Galesburg, Illinois; photographer Nancy Floyd of Atlanta, Georgia; short story writer Allison Alsup of New Orleans, Louisiana; author, filmmaker, producer and former journalist Melissa Burch of Cambridge, Massachusetts; sculptor Molly Sawyer of Asheville, North Carolina; and social practices artist Katerie Gladdys, Gainesville, Florida.

“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.

Dec
2
Wed
Holy Name School art exhibit reception @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An artists reception for the Holy Name Catholic School’s 17th annual all-school art show will take place Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The reception will take place in the library’s Inner Circle and will feature the art of students in preschool through eighth grade. There will also be a special exhibit featuring artwork created by the students that was inspired by the work of Claude Monet.

The show officially opens Thursday and will be on display through Jan. 30.

Both the reception and show are free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact Christina Schmidt at 674-8585, ext. 129.

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

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