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Feb
27
Fri
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 27 – Apr 10 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Feb
28
Sat
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 28 – Apr 12 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Trinity Lutheran Church Quilting Bee @ Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Service Group ladies of Trinity Lutheran Church will host a quilting bee Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

No experience is necessary to attend and the event is open to all ages.

Children planning to attend should plan to be with parents or grandparents in attendance.

Those planning to attend can come for part or all of the bee.

Lunch will be served.

All aspects of the Lutheran World Relief Quilts will be set up including cutting, laying out, assembling fronts to back, machine stitching and tying.

In May, quilts created by the group will be sent to Lutheran World Relief headquarters in South St. Paul, Minnesota.

In 2013, 500,000 quilts were distributed through the group to disaster areas and displaced persons.

For additional information, call the church at 672-2411.

Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 135 Crescent Drive.

Landon’s Greenhouse workshop on indoor gardening @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host a free workshop Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. on the adventures of indoor gardening.

Houseplants add so many benefits to homes but sometimes can be a tad overwhelming.

The workshop will include discussion on the basics of growing houseplants including light, temperature, watering and pest issues.

Landon’s will also be hosting its weekly farmers market from 9-11 a.m.

A prize drawing will be held directly after the workshop for those who call and pre-register for Saturday’s workshop. Call 672-8340 to sign up, or stop by the greenhouse at 505 College Meadows Drive.

More information about Landon’s workshops can be found online, at www.landonsgreenhouse.com.

K-Life dodgeball event @ Sheridan High School gym
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan K-Life will host a day of dodgeball fun for all ages Saturday at the Sheridan High School gym.

The event will run from 2-9 p.m. It is open to anyone age 8 or older.

The cost is $15 per person, with the chance to purchase extra lives for $5.

Dodgeball teams should consist of six to eight players.

Pre-registered teams should plan to sign in between 2-2:45 p.m. Teams signing up Saturday should register at 2:45 p.m.

The Super K Tournament will begin at 3 p.m., followed by the junior high school tournament at 4 p.m., the high school tournament at 5:30 p.m. and the adult tournament at 7:30 p.m.

The event will benefit K-Life.

For additional information or to register, see sheridan.klife.com or call 655-8110.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Tongue River Child’s Place annual benefit dinner and dance @ Ranchester Town Hall
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm

RANCHESTER — The Tongue River Child’s Place annual benefit dinner and dance will be held Saturday at the Ranchester Town Hall.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

The event will include a beef dinner, silent auction, live music by The Craft Brothers, raffle baskets and kids activities.

Alcohol will also be served at the event.

Tickets to attend are $20 for individuals, $30 per couple and $7 for kids.

For additional information or to purchase tickets in advance, call 655-2226. Tickets will also be available at the door for an increased cost.

Ranchester Town Hall is located at 145 Coffeen St. in Ranchester.

Songwriters in the Round @ Carriage House Theater
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Groundloop Records will present Songwriters in the Round Saturday from 7-9 p.m. at the Carriage House Theater.

The event will feature Sarah Sample, Julie Szewc and Tris Munsick.

Tickets for the event are $12 apiece and are available through the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or by phone at 672-9084. Tickets will also be available at the door 60 minutes before the event.

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

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Mar
1
Sun
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 1 – Apr 13 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Registration deadline for ‘The Sound of Healing’ women’s retreat on April 10-12 @ The Ranch at Ucross
Mar 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — Registration is now open for the April 10-12 “The Sound of Healing” women’s retreat featuring yoga and music for transformation.

The all-inclusive weekend retreat includes shared accommodations at The Ranch at Ucross, five meals, a guided hike and classes appropriate for all levels of yoga and music experiences.

Classes will include healing with breath and mantra, balance and empowerment with the chakras, lyrics for healing, nature nurture sound and mantra movement meditation.

Teachers include Dawn Sopron and Kate Baum.

The retreat will run from 5 p.m. April 10 through noon on April 12.

The cost to attend is $325, with a $75 deposit due by March 1 and the full payment due by March 25.

Space is limited to 10 participants.

For additional information or to register, contact Sopron at 752-7016 or claypotcounseling@yahoo.com.

Auditions for “Laughter-Always the Best Medicine” @ Carriage House Theater
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Director Pat Tomsovic will be holding open auditions for “Laughter-Always the Best Medicine,” a selection of seven one-act plays to be performed April 23-26 and April 30-May 3 at the Carriage House Theater.

Auditions will be March 1 at 2 p.m. and March 2 at 7 p.m.

Those who wish to audition will be reading directly from the scripts, so no preparation beforehand is necessary.

The plays to be performed include:

• “Supreme Beings Create the World” by Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy

• “Post-its” by Paul Dooley

• “Wanda’s Visit” by Christopher Durang

• “The Flying Wolimskies Return” by David Smilow

• “Rosa’s Eulogy” by Richard Strand

• “Chocolate” by Frederick Stroppel

• “The Blueberry Hill Accord” by Daryl Watson

Tomsovic will be assisted by veteran CTG director Norleen Healy. All interested actors are encouraged to attend.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Mar
2
Mon
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 2 – Apr 14 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Auditions for “Laughter-Always the Best Medicine” @ Carriage House Theater
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Director Pat Tomsovic will be holding open auditions for “Laughter-Always the Best Medicine,” a selection of seven one-act plays to be performed April 23-26 and April 30-May 3 at the Carriage House Theater. 

Auditions will be March 1 at 2 p.m. and March 2 at 7 p.m. 

Those who wish to audition will be reading directly from the scripts, so no preparation beforehand is necessary. 

The plays to be performed include: 

• “Supreme Beings Create the World” by Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy 

• “Post-its” by Paul Dooley 

• “Wanda’s Visit” by Christopher Durang 

• “The Flying Wolimskies Return” by David Smilow 

• “Rosa’s Eulogy” by Richard Strand 

• “Chocolate” by Frederick Stroppel 

• “The Blueberry Hill Accord” by Daryl Watson

Tomsovic will be assisted by veteran CTG director Norleen Healy. All interested actors are encouraged to attend.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Mar
3
Tue
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 3 – Apr 15 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Sheridan College annual employee art exhibit opening reception @ Martinsen Gallery in the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center
Mar 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College annual employee art exhibit opens March 3 in the Martinsen Gallery at the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

The show features photography, painting, quilting, ceramics, metalwork, fash- ion and folk art.

Awards will be given for people’s choice and best in show.

An opening reception will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Hors d’oeu- vres will be served.

In addition, a raffle drawing will be held at 5 p.m. for a $100 gift certificate to Frackelton’s.

The exhibit will be on display through April 17.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Jentel Presents @ Sagebrush Community Art Center workshop
Mar 3 @ 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 March 3 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, on the corner of Fifth and Broadway streets.

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

Tuesday’s presenters include fiction writer Branden Boyer-White of Long Beach, California; painter and printmaker Mariana Escribano of Wichita, Kansas; acrylic and graphite painter Jennifer Day of Tucson, Arizona; narrative non-fiction writer Todd Weeks of Brooklyn, New Jersey; fiber artist Lisa Kriner of Berea, Kentucky; and sculptor Yong Soon Min of Los Angeles, California.

Mar
4
Wed
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 4 – Apr 16 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Ground breaking for new Whitney Rink at the M & M’s Center ice arena @ Sheridan Ice Rink
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The nonprofit Sheridan On Skates officials are inviting the public to the construction ground breaking for the new Whitney Rink at the M & M’s Center ice arena.

A brief ceremony will take place at noon March 4 at the current rink.

There will be a short program sharing project details and thanking donors. Refreshments, provided by Sheridan College, will follow.

Sheridan On Skates encourages everyone to join in the celebration of this project — a new covered ice rink for the community.

For additional information, call 674-2020 or see www.sheridanonskates.org.

The ice rink is located at 475 E. Brundage St.

“Satellites and weeds: Open-source tools for landscape management” science lecture @ Sheridan College Science Museum/Mohn's Center
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next installment of the spring 2015 lecture series at the Sheridan College Science Museum will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative Co- director Charlie Bettigole will present “Satellites and weeds: Open-source tools for landscape management.”

The talk will focus on mapping and analytical tools that Bettigole’s research group is develop- ing using free, publicly available data and user- friendly open source software.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact 674-6446 ext. 3500.

The Sheridan College Science Museum/Mohn’s Center is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
5
Thu
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 5 – Apr 17 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Mar
6
Fri
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 6 – Apr 18 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Downtown Sheridan Association 2015 Wild West Wine Fest @ Elks Lodge
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Downtown Sheridan Association will host the 2015 Wild West Wine Fest on March 6.

The event to be held at the Elks Lodge will include tastings of more than 100 wines, beers and spirits with heavy hors d’oeuvres all evening.

General admission tickets cost $50 and include admission to the event from 6-9 p.m.

Tickets will be available online at downtownsheridan.org.

The event raises funds for the Downtown Sheridan Association.

For additional information, contact the DSA at 672-8881.

Mar
7
Sat
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 7 – Apr 19 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Mar
8
Sun
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 8 – Apr 20 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Mar
9
Mon
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 9 – Apr 20 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

Mar
10
Tue
“Well-Aimed Lighting: The Abstract Art of Harry Jackson” exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Mar 10 – Apr 21 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will open a new exhibit featuring the abstract art of Harry Jackson.

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.

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