Calendar

Sep
28
Wed
‘UNPLUG: Mud, Bugs and Fish in Dayton’ set for Wednesday @ Scott Bicentennial Park
Sep 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Unplug, a creative outdoor program for families, will host a hands-on experience with the Wyoming Game and Fish stream trailer on Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The stream trailer is an educational tool that demonstrates how the natural movement of streams and rivers work.

Attendees will learn about fish with Trout Unlimited, do a cool water quality experiment with Sheridan County Conservation District and get personal with water bugs with a local entomologist.

For more information, contact the Sheridan Community Land Trust at 673-4702, sarah@science-kids.org at 763-0976 or katie@sheridanclt.org at 673-4702.

The event will take place at Scott Bicentennial Park in Dayton.

Community roundtable discussion at Sheridan College @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A community roundtable discussion will take place at the atrium of the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The event is to gather feedback regarding the future of higher education in Sheridan County.

For more information, call Wendy Smith at 674-6446, ext. 2801. The Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Oven fried chicken dinner, music event @ Heritage Towers
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — An oven fried chicken dinner and music event will take place Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Heritage Towers.

To sign up call 674-7283 ext.3 before Sept. 19.

The suggested contribution for people registered with the Sheridan Senior Center is $4.50 and $7.50 for unregistered diners. Pay at the door that evening.

For more information, call Jean Harm at 672-2240.

The Heritage Towers is located at 428 N. Jefferson St.

‘Building Brains’ activity set for Wednesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — “Building Brains!” is a fun, hands-on activity to learn about the science of early childhood that take place Wednesday from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development.

Topics for the event will include: what promotes brain development, what derails it and with what consequence for society.

The concepts set the stage for understanding the role of a community in helping kids achieve lifelong health.

Attendees will receive a light supper and STARS credits.

To RSVP for the event, see the following website: http://centerile.org/all-events.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Chamber Coffee in Dayton set for Sept. 28 @ Dayton Mercantile
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Chamber’s Business Reception and Expansion Committee will host a community-focused round table discussion over coffee on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Dayton Mercantile.

The discussion is for those who are interested in current issues and happenings in Dayton, Ranchester and Sheridan County.

The event is free and open to the public.

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

The Dayton Mercantile is located at 408 Main St. in Dayton.

Sep
29
Thu
Sagebrush ‘Growlers’ reception set for Sept. 29 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center,
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host an opening reception for “Growlers: On Beyond the Purity of Law” on Sept. 29 form 5-7 p.m.

Curators for this invitational show include Elaine Henry, Rod Dugal, Jason Lanka and Brittney Denham.

The event will include artistic interpretations of growlers (a jug-like vessel for holding and transporting beer) crafted by glass and ceramic artists both local and from across the U.S. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information on this show, or upcoming art classes for the community (leatherwork, woodcarving, Saturday life drawing open sessions, 2-hour and 3-hour painting workshops, etc), please contact the art center at 307-674-1970.

The reception and exhibition will take place at the Sagebrush Community Art Center, located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Oct
1
Sat
City to host free landfill day @ Sheridan City Landfill
Oct 1 @ 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a free landfill day for city and county residents on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Commercial customers will still be required to pay regular landfill fees.

In addition, there will be a charge for car batteries, tires and refrigeration units that have not been decommissioned by a certified technician.

Residential household hazardous waste will be accepted.

When bringing waste to the landfill, the city requires that all waste be secured or covered or in a closed container. Materials delivered that are not secured will be assessed a surcharge of $10 for cars and pickups and $50 for all other vehicles, including trailers.

For additional information, call 674-8461.

The landfill is located at 83 East Ridge Road.

Volunteers needed at Antelope Butte on Saturday @ Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area has rescheduled “Beaver Days” for Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to remove debris and dangerous trees form ski trails and service roads.

Attendees are encouraged to bring water, snacks and a lunch. Other materials requested are pruners, chainsaws and gloves.

The first 10 volunteers to arrive and check-in at the lodge will receive a free Antelope Butte water bottle.

For more information, email contact@antelopebuttefoundation.org.

Holy Name Carnival and Chili Supper set for Oct. 1 @ Holy Name Catholic School
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Holy Name Catholic School carnival and chili supper will take place Oct. 1 from 3-7 p.m. at 121 S. Connor St.

Everyone is welcome at the family-friendly celebration.

The event will include face painting, Sheridan’s own “Vanderbooth,” a dunk tank, a cake walk, fishing, a horse race, a lollipop tree, giant plinko and football toss games.

There will also be five large inflatables, including a large course and slide.

“We also have a few new games making their debut, such as frog fling, gutter boat float, hoop jam and Nerf shoot-out,” Aleta Ulery the carnival chairperson said.

The Country Store will be presented by the Council of Catholic Women, with many handmade crafts, baked goods and canned items.

“Every year, the carnival gives the Holy Name Catholic School community, and the public the chance to come together to have fun, get to know one another and take pride in knowing they are helping to contribute to a quality environment and education,” Ulery said.

Menu options will include homemade chili, cinnamon rolls, soda, hamburgers, chips and hot dogs for sale.

Tickets to play the games are one sheet of five for $1 or 10 sheets for $10. With a purchase of $20, attendees will be entered to win door prizes.

This event is for all ages, and is open to the public.

Oct
3
Mon
‘Dining for a Cause’ set for Oct. 3 at Frackelton’s to benefit SHS programs @ Frackelton’s
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Dining for a Cause will take place at Frackelton’s on Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m.

The event will support Sheridan High School’s We the People team and the new Computer Programming Club.

Frackelton’s will donate all sales for the day.

Attendees will get the chance to meet students and advisors from the clubs.

For more information, call Jacee VanDyke at 674-7405.

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

Welch Cancer Center open house set for Oct. 3 @ Welch Cancer Center
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sheridan Memorial Hospital will host a community open house at the Welch Cancer Center on Monday from 4-6 pm.

The event aims to educate and promote the importance of early breast cancer detection for better treatment options and outcomes.

“The Welch Cancer Center and services provided there are dedicated to each and every cancer patient, survivors and their many care givers. It is an honor to practice medicine at the Welch and to work with a professional, highly trained staff who make patient safety a priority,” said Dr. Greg Marino, hematology and oncology physician at the Welch Cancer Center. “We truly care for our patients and their caregivers and we want to show off the state-of-the-art facility to our community. We encourage everyone to come and take a look, meet the staff, talk with doctors and understand what a great facility we have right here in Sheridan for our patients.”

For more information, call Meredith Sopko at 673-2418 or see sheridanhospital.org.

The Welch Cancer Center is located at 1585 W. Fifth St.

Other events, including The Link — Partners in Pink set for Oct. 15 and a Dining for the Cause event at Frackelton’s, will be held throughout the month.

Auditions for ‘A Bright New Boise’ scheduled for Oct. 3-4 at Carriage House @ Carriage House Theater
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Auditions for “A Bright New Boise” by Samuel Hunter will take place Oct. 3-4 at 6 p.m. at the Carriage House Theater.

The play is an Obie Award-winning dark comedy, Will — a gentle and fractured man —has recently had his world forcibly turned upside-down.

Will looks to the white walls and florescent lighting of Boise’s Hobby Lobby to provide him with a new job and hopefully, a fresh start.

What starts off innocently with Will getting to know the goofy group of employees, begins to unravel as the truth about his past and his motivation for returning to Boise threatens to change all their lives.

This play will be rated R for adult language and themes.

Performance dates for the production will be Dec. 1-4 and 8-11.

The play will be directed by Dimitra Dugal.

Auditions will be for the following characters:

• Will — Late 30s, male. Trying to connect with his biological son

• Pauline — 30s-50s, female. Hobby Lobby store manager who takes her job seriously.

• Anna — Late 20s-30s, female. Chatty and a bit ditsy.

• Leroy — Early to mid-20s, male. College art student, enjoys provoking and confronting.

• Alex — 17, male. Insecure teen boy, has panic attacks.

• Two Hobby Lobby executives — 40s-50s, filmed roles

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Oct
4
Tue
Auditions for ‘A Bright New Boise’ scheduled for Oct. 3-4 at Carriage House @ Carriage House Theater
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Auditions for “A Bright New Boise” by Samuel Hunter will take place Oct. 3-4 at 6 p.m. at the Carriage House Theater.

The play is an Obie Award-winning dark comedy, Will — a gentle and fractured man —has recently had his world forcibly turned upside-down.

Will looks to the white walls and florescent lighting of Boise’s Hobby Lobby to provide him with a new job and hopefully, a fresh start.

What starts off innocently with Will getting to know the goofy group of employees, begins to unravel as the truth about his past and his motivation for returning to Boise threatens to change all their lives.

This play will be rated R for adult language and themes.

Performance dates for the production will be Dec. 1-4 and 8-11.

The play will be directed by Dimitra Dugal.

Auditions will be for the following characters:

• Will — Late 30s, male. Trying to connect with his biological son

• Pauline — 30s-50s, female. Hobby Lobby store manager who takes her job seriously.

• Anna — Late 20s-30s, female. Chatty and a bit ditsy.

• Leroy — Early to mid-20s, male. College art student, enjoys provoking and confronting.

• Alex — 17, male. Insecure teen boy, has panic attacks.

• Two Hobby Lobby executives — 40s-50s, filmed roles

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Oct
5
Wed
Sheridan County Public Health to host flu clinics @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Public Health will host a number of  flu clinics this fall.

For more information or if you are interested in setting a flu clinic for your business or setting up a voucher so your employees are encouraged to get flu shots, call 672-5169.

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

• Wednesday, Oct. 5 — 9 a.m. to noon, Sheridan Senior Center, 211 Smith St.

• Friday, Oct. 7 — 9 a.m. to noon., Story Woman’s Club, 28 N. Piney Road

• Wednesday, Oct. 12 — 1-3 p.m., Tongue River Valley Community Center, 411 Dayton St., Ranchester

• Friday, Oct. 14 — 2-4 p.m., Big Horn Woman’s Club, 314 S. Second St.

• Wednesday, Oct. 19 — 3-5 p.m., Clearmont Elementary School, 1601 Meade Ave., Clearmont

• Wednesday, Oct. 19 — 9 a.m. to noon., Sheridan YMCA, 417 N. Jefferson St.

• Friday, Oct. 21 — Children’s Development Center Preschool, 1881 S. Sheridan Ave.

• Tuesday, Oct. 25 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sheridan County Public Health, 297 S. Main St.

• Wednesday, Oct. 26 — 3-5 p.m., First Light Early Education Center, 366 E. Brundage St.

• Friday, Nov. 4 — 11 a.m. to q p.m., Sheridan College, Whitney Building

Oct
18
Tue
Registration for Chamber’s ‘Ignite’ conference now open @ Sheridan College.
Oct 18 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host “Ignite Your Business,” a professional development conference that will take place on Oct. 18 at Sheridan College.

The cost to attend is $150 for Chamber members and $100 for each addition person or $175 for non-members and $125 for each additional person. It will include lunch with Russ Cherry of Dream Big Consulting.

Attendees will pick four sessions and topics covered during the conference will include business growth, marketing, communications, technology, human resources and customer service.

To sign up, see www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org

Copyright © 2015 The Sheridan Press or Sheridan Newspapers, Inc..





  • Plan your adventure at DestinationSheridan.com! Visit Now