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Sep
30
Fri
Santosha to host yoga workshops @ Santosha Yoga
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day

SHERIDAN — Santosha Yoga will host “Yoga for your Back, Neck, Knees and More!” a weekend workshop with JJ Gormely Friday through Sunday.

Attendees will learn more about yoga therapy and how it helps with body issues such as low back, neck, shoulder, knee, hip pain and more.

The schedule of sessions includes:

Friday: 6-8:30 p.m. — Overview of yoga therapy

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — Focus on lower back

Saturday: 2-4:30 p.m. — Focus on hips and knees

Sunday: 9:30 to noon — Focus on Shoulders

Sunday: 2-4:30 p.m. — Focus on neck and upper back

The cost to attend a single session is $60; for three or more sessions the cost is $55; or all sessions will cost $250. In addition, teachers and therapist sessions will cost $50.

For more information, contact Teddy Araas at theyogaqueen@gmail.com, 763-0017 or 751-5540 .

Santosha Yoga is located at 1030 North Main 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.

Cemetery tours to take place in October @ Sheridan County Museum
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will host cemetery tours over the next two weekends.

Museum director John Woodward will lead the look back in time at the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery on Saturday and again on Oct. 8. Those who attend will learn a little about the area’s famous, infamous and in-between.

Two tours will be offered each day, one beginning at 10 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m.

Those who had tickets for the Sept. 24 tours may switch to the upcoming tours by contacting the museum. Or, they may contact the museum for a refund. Tickets to attend are $5 per person and can be purchased at the museum.

The tours will begin at the front gates of the cemetery on Ash Street.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle or may be contacted at 675-1150.

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
Library to host Fiber Arts Guild reception @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fiber Arts Guild will hold its annual show at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Oct. 1-31 on the mezzanine.

The show features a variety of fiber art mediums including quilting, felting, embroidery, cross stitch and knitting from local fiber artists.

A public artist reception will be held Oct. 4 from 5-7 p.m.

For more information, call Christina Schmidt at 674-8585, ext 29.

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

Next ‘Jentel Presents’ planned for Oct. 4 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel Foundation will present current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Oct. 4 from 5:30-7 p.m.

The artists will give presentations about their art. The event is free and open to the public.

Presenters for October include acrylic painter Sue Danielson, of Seattle Washington; creative non-fiction writer Caitlyn Luce Christensen, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; photographer David Janesko, of Houston, Texas; animated videographer Judith Robertson, of Miami Beach, Florida; nonfiction essayist Peter Barnes, of Point Reyes Station, California; and mixed media painter Robin Green, of Seattle, Washington.

For more information, call 737-2311. The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Akcita Win to gather Tuesday @ Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The October meeting for Akcita Win will be Tuesday 6 p.m. at Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House.

The hostesses will be Janice Nielsen and Mary Ann Fiedor with a program to be presented.

The meeting is open to the public, however reservations must be called into Connie Goodwin at 751-2550 prior to Tuesday. Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House is located at 927 Coffeen Ave.

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

Federal Reserve to present economic forum in Sheridan next week @ The Sheridan Inn
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will host an economic forum on Oct. 5 in Sheridan.

The event will include presentations on the Wyoming and regional economies by Alison Felix and Craig Hakkio.

The event is free and will include a reception and dinner for local business and community leaders at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Inn.

The program is part of the Federal Reserve’s efforts to help inform the public and business community about the role of the central bank for the United States and how policy decisions made by the Federal Reserve System affect your business and community.

Attendees are encouraged to register at www.frbkc.custhelp.com/ci/documents/detail/2/WY2016Reg.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

Food Expo will show ‘Story of Compost’ Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place Oct. 5-9.

The Expo supports and demonstrates the health and economic benefits of local foods by including educational sessions, workshops and networking for large and small scale producers, backyard gardeners and local food enthusiasts.

“Our goal is to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations to help put together a festive, educational event that is an incubator of ideas and a place for networking, partnership and future action around a statewide sustainable food economy in Wyoming,” Bonnie Gregory, committee organizer said.

“This is a growing and fundraising year for us and monies raised will go toward expenses, future expo events, workshops and youth outreach. We are excited to help support some of the youth organizations within our community that reinforce our vision, like 4-H, FFA and school garden initiatives. To have a successful producer culture in our state, we must first work on educating and supporting our children,” Gregory added.

To kick off the Expo, there will be a premier screening of the PBS Farm to Fork episode “Compost.”

The event will begin at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a question and answer session will immediately follow the film.

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

Oct
6
Thu
Food Expo will show ‘Story of Compost’ Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place Oct. 5-9.

The Expo supports and demonstrates the health and economic benefits of local foods by including educational sessions, workshops and networking for large and small scale producers, backyard gardeners and local food enthusiasts.

“Our goal is to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations to help put together a festive, educational event that is an incubator of ideas and a place for networking, partnership and future action around a statewide sustainable food economy in Wyoming,” Bonnie Gregory, committee organizer said.

“This is a growing and fundraising year for us and monies raised will go toward expenses, future expo events, workshops and youth outreach. We are excited to help support some of the youth organizations within our community that reinforce our vision, like 4-H, FFA and school garden initiatives. To have a successful producer culture in our state, we must first work on educating and supporting our children,” Gregory added.

To kick off the Expo, there will be a premier screening of the PBS Farm to Fork episode “Compost.”

The event will begin at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a question and answer session will immediately follow the film.

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

Oct
7
Fri
Food Expo will show ‘Story of Compost’ Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place Oct. 5-9.

The Expo supports and demonstrates the health and economic benefits of local foods by including educational sessions, workshops and networking for large and small scale producers, backyard gardeners and local food enthusiasts.

“Our goal is to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations to help put together a festive, educational event that is an incubator of ideas and a place for networking, partnership and future action around a statewide sustainable food economy in Wyoming,” Bonnie Gregory, committee organizer said.

“This is a growing and fundraising year for us and monies raised will go toward expenses, future expo events, workshops and youth outreach. We are excited to help support some of the youth organizations within our community that reinforce our vision, like 4-H, FFA and school garden initiatives. To have a successful producer culture in our state, we must first work on educating and supporting our children,” Gregory added.

To kick off the Expo, there will be a premier screening of the PBS Farm to Fork episode “Compost.”

The event will begin at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a question and answer session will immediately follow the film.

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

Dine ‘farm to plate’ at gala dinner @ The Barn in Big Horn
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The first Farm to Plate gala dinner will take place Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn.

The dinner will highlight regional ingredients and producers with a four course, seasonally inspired dinner prepared by chef Antonia Armenta-Miller. The meal will be paired with wines from Jackson Hole and Table Mountain Vineyards. Seating is limited.

Tickets are available online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/slf-farm-to-plate-gala-dinner-tickets-27391115564

Tickets cost $75 each.

The Barn in Big Horn is located at 288 Johnson St.

Oct
8
Sat
Biketoberfest 2016 set for Oct. 8 @ The Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Oct 8 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Biketoberfest 2016 will take place on Oct. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

Events include the traditional 15-mile mountain bike race, 7-mile trail run or 4-mile fun run/bike race.

Two new events have been added and will take place following the traditional races: a competitive Fat Bike relay (bike provided) with teams of four riding 1/2 mile loops around the racetrack for a total of 2 miles and the Lederhosen-500 costume relay, which is a fun, friendly and easy biking option.

The races will conclude with food trucks and Black Tooth Brewing Company beer for adults 21 or older.

For more information or to register, see https://biketoberfest.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=3276. Race registration prices vary based on chosen race course.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

Food Expo to include Farmers Market Fall Festival @ Sheridan College.
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market Fall Festival will take place Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The event will include an array of producers, artisans and informational booths. Music will be provided by Crook Mountain. There will be apple pressing, a pumpkin patch, exhibits and a pie baking contest. A discussion panel on Local Food in Sheridan, “Eating, Growing and Selling Sheridan” will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium.

For more information, call Clarke McClung at 751-7846.

Food Expo will show ‘Story of Compost’ Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place Oct. 5-9.

The Expo supports and demonstrates the health and economic benefits of local foods by including educational sessions, workshops and networking for large and small scale producers, backyard gardeners and local food enthusiasts.

“Our goal is to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations to help put together a festive, educational event that is an incubator of ideas and a place for networking, partnership and future action around a statewide sustainable food economy in Wyoming,” Bonnie Gregory, committee organizer said.

“This is a growing and fundraising year for us and monies raised will go toward expenses, future expo events, workshops and youth outreach. We are excited to help support some of the youth organizations within our community that reinforce our vision, like 4-H, FFA and school garden initiatives. To have a successful producer culture in our state, we must first work on educating and supporting our children,” Gregory added.

To kick off the Expo, there will be a premier screening of the PBS Farm to Fork episode “Compost.”

The event will begin at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a question and answer session will immediately follow the film.

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

Oct
9
Sun
Food Expo will show ‘Story of Compost’ Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual Sheridan Local Foods Expo will take place Oct. 5-9.

The Expo supports and demonstrates the health and economic benefits of local foods by including educational sessions, workshops and networking for large and small scale producers, backyard gardeners and local food enthusiasts.

“Our goal is to partner with individuals, businesses and organizations to help put together a festive, educational event that is an incubator of ideas and a place for networking, partnership and future action around a statewide sustainable food economy in Wyoming,” Bonnie Gregory, committee organizer said.

“This is a growing and fundraising year for us and monies raised will go toward expenses, future expo events, workshops and youth outreach. We are excited to help support some of the youth organizations within our community that reinforce our vision, like 4-H, FFA and school garden initiatives. To have a successful producer culture in our state, we must first work on educating and supporting our children,” Gregory added.

To kick off the Expo, there will be a premier screening of the PBS Farm to Fork episode “Compost.”

The event will begin at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 5:30 p.m. with a reception. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a question and answer session will immediately follow the film.

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

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

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