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May
20
Fri
Powder Horn to host art show Thursday, Friday @ Powder Horn
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Powder Horn will host an art show Thursday from noon to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The show is open to the public and will be on display in the Cascade Room of the clubhouse.

A cocktail party is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit local artists.

May
25
Wed
SMH to host Chamber Coffee next week @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a community-focused roundtable discussion over breakfast coffee Wednesday from 8-9 a.m.

The event will take place at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. It is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

SMH is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

May
27
Fri
Buffalo shop to feature Brooklyn potter’s work @ Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts will feature the work of Brooklyn potter Claire Weissberg this summer. The show will run from May 27 through Aug. 6, with a reception for the artist set for Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Weissberg’s porcelain pottery is all wheel-thrown and fired in an electric kiln at mid-range. The magazine Ceramics Monthly features a pitcher from the show in its May issue.

Weissberg has no employees. She throws, trims, glazes, fires, sells and packs and ships her own work from her studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Weissberg was born in New York City, studied pottery with Clary Illian in Iowa and Chiyoichi Shimizu in Japan. She received her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the Rhode Island School of Design and has been a full-time potter in Brooklyn since 1989.

For questions or more information, please call Margo or Carey at 684-9406. Margo’s Pottery and Fine Crafts is located at 1 N. Main St. in Buffalo.

Jun
5
Sun
Brinton to open new exhibit, ‘Landscape & Beyond’ @ Brinton Museum
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will feature nationally-acclaimed American landscape painter Clyde Aspevig in a one-person exhibit, “Landscape & Beyond,” on display in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery from June 5 through July 31.

A reception to meet the artist is set for June 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for museum members.

Known by museums and world class collectors, Aspevig is highly regarded as an accomplished American painter who uses vibrant color to depict spectacular Western landscapes. Aspevig is the recipient of numerous awards going back to the 1980s, including more recently the 1997 Prix de West Invitational Award, National Cowboy Hall of Fame; the prestigious 2006 Autry National Center John J. Geraghty Award; and the 2013 Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape at the 102nd California Art Gold Medal Show, USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California.

As an artist who grew up on a ranch in Montana, his paintings evoke a sense of passion about the land that tugs at an emotional sensibility in all of us. The exhibit includes 28 paintings representing new work as well as a selection of oils dating back to 2013.

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

Jun
6
Mon
Submissions for juried photography show due June 15 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center has issued a call for submissions for the second annual juried photography show.

The show is open to all artists residing in the U.S., but works cannot exceed 3-foot-by-3-foot.

The works to be exhibited will be chosen by Adam Jahiel, a world-renowned photographer who lives in Sheridan County.

All entries must be submitted by June 15  to be considered. Details on how to submit photos can be found at artinsheridan.com.

The show will open at the art center July 6 and run through Aug. 23.

For additional information, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

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

Library kicks off June exhibit on mezzanine @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host the artwork of local student artists Rebekah Blommel, Nichole Wrigley and Maria Stacy on the mezzanine during the month of June.

A free public reception for the artists will be held on the mezzanine on Monday from 5-7 p.m.

Blommel grew up in Sheridan and is currently an art major at Sheridan College. She is trying out different mediums to better understand the materials used and to develop a style that speaks to her. She loves nature and enjoys snapping moments in time using of photography.

Nichole Wrigley grew up in Wright and is currently attending Sheridan College as an art major. She plans to move on and become an art educator. She tries to experiment with new techniques and processes in her work while exploring new mediums. She combines illustration and realism in her work.

Maria Stacy said her ultimate goal is to make something that will have a positive effect in someone’s life and art is going to be a part of that goal. She said she makes art not because she loves it, but because of the impact it has had on her life. She currently attends Sheridan College discovering what she wants to do with her love for art in the job field.

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

Jun
15
Wed
Submissions for juried photography show due June 15 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center has issued a call for submissions for the second annual juried photography show.

The show is open to all artists residing in the U.S., but works cannot exceed 3-foot-by-3-foot.

The works to be exhibited will be chosen by Adam Jahiel, a world-renowned photographer who lives in Sheridan County.

All entries must be submitted by June 15  to be considered. Details on how to submit photos can be found at artinsheridan.com.

The show will open at the art center July 6 and run through Aug. 23.

For additional information, contact Kate Harrington at 674-1970 or sage3@qwestoffice.net.

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

Jul
7
Thu
Library to feature multiple exhibits @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Fulmer Library will feature two art exhibits in the month of August.

A public artist reception will be held on the mezzanine on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. for local artist Daniel Granger whose work will include a mixture of photographs, paintings, drawings and wood sculptures on display on the mezzanine.

Wyoming State Museum’s traveling exhibit “Those Holes into the Earth: Centuries of Mining” will look at mining from prehistoric times to modern day Wyoming through photographs, illustrations, text and a handout “Booms and Busts.” It will be on display for the month of July in the Inner Circle.

In addition to the two exhibits, members of the local Monarch Underground Miners Picnic organization will display several antique mining items and artwork from former mining community residents in the Sheridan area.

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

Jul
14
Thu
Juried photography show reception set for Thursday @ Sagebrush Community Art Cente
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A reception and awards ceremony for the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s second annual Juried Photography Show will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

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

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

For more information, contact the gallery at 674-1970.

Jul
27
Wed
Medical Marijuana meeting set for Wednesday at library @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle room
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — An informational meeting on the voter initiative Peggy A. Kelly Act will take place at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle room on Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The act would allow medical cannabis and hemp production in Wyoming. Wyoming NORML will present and encourages attendees to bring questions. The group has been circulating a petition to put the issue on the ballot.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Aug
2
Tue
Jentel artists to present to public Tuesday @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency program will feature August residents in an event open to the public on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

   Presenters will include mixed media/letterpress artist Alexander Lee Landerman of Stevens Point, Wisconsin; printmaker Morgan Price of Bloomington, Illinois; novelist Susan Norman of Dallas, Texas; fiction writer Katherine Min of Asheville, North Carolina; and sculptor Jayne Struble of Columbus, Ohio.

   The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be available. For more information contact Lynn Reeves at 737-2311 or email at jentel@jentelarts.org.

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

Aug
8
Mon
Watercolor Wyoming national exhibition opening day @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Opening day for the 31st annual Watercolor Wyoming national exhibit will be Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The exhibit is a juried show and sale featuring watercolor art from local, regional and national artists. The art will be on display through Sept. 2.

The event is free and open to the public. An artists’ reception and awards ceremony will be held Aug. 16 from 5-7 p.m.

For more information, call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

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

Aug
17
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Kennon Sign Shop
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly social and networking event at Kennon Sign Shop from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information call the Chamber at 672-2485.

Kennon Sign Shop is located at 2071 N. Main St.

Aug
20
Sat
‘Birding at The Brinton’ set for Saturday @ The Brinton Museum
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum and Bighorn Audubon Society will host Birding at the Brinton on Saturday.
Dr. Jackie Canterbury of the Bighorn Audubon Society will lead the monthly bird walk. Organizers of the event say birds are moving, so it will be an interesting event.
Attendees are encouraged to meet in the parking lot at The Brinton to enjoy birding from 9-11 a.m.
For more information call Ariel Downing at 672-3173 or email bighornaudubon@gmail.com.
The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Aug
22
Mon
‘Teach-in’ to discuss roadless rules @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Council for the Bighorn Range has joined in the Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative as a wilderness/roadless representative. The group will host a “teach-in” on Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The discussion will include the history and effects of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule in the Bighorn National Forest and how the public can affect the recommendations on the remaining roadless areas on public lands across the Bighorn Mountains. The meeting is open to the public.

Since late 2012 when the Roadless Rule was affirmed, the Bighorn National Forest has been out of compliance with the rule. The collaborative is composed of members from industry, Wyoming State Forestry, agriculture, recreation, conservation, sportsmen and local government.

The collaborative will take comment from the public in forming its recommendations.

In the spring of 2017, the Bighorn Forest Roadless Collaborative will make recommendations to the governor for future management of these roadless areas.

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

Aug
30
Tue
Next fall book discussion set for Aug. 30 @ Sheridan Fulmer Library
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System will offer its annual fall book discussion series beginning in August.

The program at Sheridan Fulmer Library, “Immigration: On Becoming an American,” will feature books about the immigrant experience.

The discussion group meets at noon in the Fulmer Library Inner Circle and the program is free and open to the public. Because the discussions will be held over the lunch hour, a light lunch will be provided for participants. Katie Curtiss will lead the sessions.

Book discussions will also be offered this fall at the Story and Tongue River branch libraries. The theme at the branch libraries will be “Nature, Animals and People: Interacting.”

Both discussions will be led by Norleen Healy.

The Story Branch Library group will meet at 6:30 p.m. and the Tongue River Branch Library group will meet at 4:30 p.m.

Books are available now for checkout at the front desk of each participating library.

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

Sheridan Fulmer Library at noon:

“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” — Aug. 30

“The Namesake” — Sept. 27

“Native Speaker” — Oct. 25

“Children of Syria” (Frontline DVD video) — Nov. 29

Story Branch Library at 6:30 p.m.:

“The Light Between Oceans” — Sept. 6

“Two Old Women” — Oct. 4

“Refuge” — Nov. 1

“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” — Dec. 5

Tongue River Branch Library at 4:30 p.m.:

“Refuge” — Sept. 13

“We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” — Oct. 11

“The Light Between Oceans” — Nov. 8

Sep
6
Tue
‘Eat Your Water’ presentation set for Tuesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Dr. Erin Nitschke will present as part of the Senior Center’s “When I’m 64…or more” presentation Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

The presentation is free to the community and will focus on ways to stay hydrated. All ages are welcome to attend the event. Refreshments will be provided. No registration necessary.

For more information, contact Lois Bell at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Sep
13
Tue
Fraud Watch program set for Tuesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A Fraud Watch program will take place Tuesday at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The AARP will discuss smartphone safety.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. with a light dinner, followed by the program at 5:30 p.m.

All ages are welcome and the event and meal are free and open to the public. To RSVP for the dinner, call 674-8585, ext. 129.

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

Library to host shred fest @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System, AARP Wyoming and Secure Shred Wyoming will host a free shredding event and informational session on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The informational session will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and will focus on protecting your devices from viruses, hacking and other threats. AARP Wyoming Associate State Director Tim Lockwood will lead the session.

The shred fest will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the library parking lot. Residents may drop off up to two banker boxes of papers to be shredded for free. Additional boxes will be accepted for $10 apiece.

Those planning to participate in the shred fest are asked to remove all bindings and clips from the papers, though paper clips and staples are OK to leave. The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Sep
14
Wed
Have coffee with a cop Wednesday @ Andi’s Coffee House
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Join some of Sheridan’s police officers for a cup of coffee Wednesday between 4-7 p.m. at Andi’s Coffee House.

The event, part of “Coffee with a Cop,” is meant to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve.

The event does this by removing agendas and allowing opportunities to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

Andi’s Coffee House is located at 738 Broadway St.

For additional information, contact Jerry Rasmussen at jrasmussen@sheridanpolice.com or 672-2413

Sep
17
Sat
WWA to host stewardship day @ Sibley Lake
Sep 17 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association and the U.S. Forest Service will lead a stewardship outing at Sibley Lake on Saturday.

The group will spend the morning and early afternoon completing a trail project that was started at the beginning of the summer by clearing brush, doing tread work and repairing a board-walk.

The Wyoming Wilderness Association encourages individuals to get outside and help maintain the wild spaces and solitude that make Wyoming special.

For more information and to sign up for the outing, contact Heidi at 672-2751 or heidi@wildwyo.org.

CHAPS to conduct community outreach Saturday @ Tractor Supply
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Children, Horses and Adults in PartnerShip equine assisted therapy will conduct community outreach at Tractor Supply on Saturday from noon to 2:30 p.m.

Representatives from the organization will be on site to talk about what the program does to help the Sheridan community.

CHAPS is also seeking volunteers for the event.

Those interested in helping should contact Christina at 859-230-7088 or info@chapswyo.org.

Tractor Supply is located at 1140 East Brundage Lane.

Genealogical Society to gather Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The first meeting of the Sheridan County Genealogical Society will take place Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

All interested individuals are invited to attend to learn about exciting events and helpful programs planned for 2016-2017. Participants will learn ways to search for family members and find information on family heritage.

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

Sep
20
Tue
City to host meet, greet of city administrator candidates @ Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium.
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a meet and greet of candidates seeking the city administrator position on Tuesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center atrium.

Candidates will be available to meet area residents and discuss the role of the city administrator.

At a meeting earlier this month, Sheridan City Council members and attendees spoke via teleconference to John Hodgson, the senior consultant for The Prothman Group, regarding the role of the city’s administrator position.

The Prothman Group was hired by the city of Sheridan to lead job search efforts for the position that was approved last year.

During the discussion, Hodgson explained the process his company and the city plan to use to hire the administrator. Once the field is narrowed down to five applicants, there will be an opportunity for the community to meet the candidates in an informal setting — the purpose of Tuesday’s gathering.

At that time, city officials said, the group will provide a short biography of each of the candidates. This allows community members to provide feedback on each of the candidates.

The following day, the council, key community members, selected staff members and others will conduct interviews with the candidates. Later, council members will select the candidate to take the position.

No timeline was given for when the position is expected to be filled.

The city administrator’s salary is listed at $105,870 – $161,513 annually, plus benefits; the position was approved by the city last fall.

Sep
21
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Kennon Sign Shop
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly social and networking event at Alpine Climate Control from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485. ­­­

Kennon Sign Shop is located at 800 E. Burkitt St.

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