Calendar

Jun
25
Sat
Story Community Fund races set for June 25 @ Story Community
Jun 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Story Community Fund will host a community run, walk and bike event celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Fort Phil Kearny.

The event will take place June 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with check-in at 8 a.m.

Events will include a 1-mile fun walk, 5K run/walk, 8K run and a half marathon. Bike events will start at 11 a.m. with a 5-, 7-, 10- and 18-mile ride.

The entry fee is $45 and includes lunch at the Wagon Box and a race souvenir. Proceeds will go to the Story Community Fund’s Story Trails System project.

To register go online to www.wyorace.com or stop by The Sport Stop, Foot of the Bighorns, Sheridan Bicycle Company or the YMCA.

For more information, contact Patrick Morgan at 763-2440.

Bighorn Native Plant Society’s wildflower trip set for Saturday @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Native Plant Society will host a wildflower exploration Saturday. The event will start at the Tongue River Valley Community Center in Dayton at 8:30 a.m. Carpools will then drive to the Cutler Hill ski trails in the Bighorn Mountains.

The hike will be easy to moderate and will cross wet areas. Attendees are encouraged to bring a hiking pole, sturdy boots, food and water.

The event will conclude at 2 p.m. in Dayton.

For more information contact Bob Giurgevich at 672-5064.

‘Collage with Neltje’ workshop set for June 25 @ The Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Collage with Neltje” on June 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost to attend is $60 for a member and $70 for a non-member.

Supports and glue will be provided, including pictures from newspapers or

magazines and trinkets or earrings. Supplies will cover an area approximately 20 inches by 15 inches.

Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch or the class will go out to eat during the one-hour lunch break.

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

Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Kearny walk, run and bike races set for June 25 @ Fort Phil Kearny
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

 SHERIDAN — The Fort Phil Kearny race back through history run, walk and bike event celebrating the 150-year anniversary of Fort Phil Kearny will take place June 25.

The events will begin at 9 a.m. with a 1-mile fun walk, 5K run/walk, 8K run and a half marathon.

Bike events will begin at 11 a.m. with a 5-, 7-, 10- and 18-mile ride.

The entry fee is $45. To register go online to www.wyorace.com or stop by The Sport Stop, Foot of the Bighorns, Sheridan Bicycle Company or the YMCA in Sheridan.

Buffalo registration is available at The Sports Lure or YMCA. Story registration is available at Wagon Box, Tunnel Inn and Story Store.

Fort Phil Kearny is located at 528 Wagon Box Road in Banner.

Next volleyball tournament at Whitney Park set for June 25 @ Whitney Commons Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next community volleyball tournament will be June 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Whitney Commons Park.

The outdoor event will feature teams of men’s and women’s doubles from 12 years or older at $20 per person to raise money for the Cloud Peak Volleyball Club’s youth travel fees. T-shirts will be given to the first 20 teams registered and prizes awarded to the top three finishers.

For more information or to register visit www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com or contact Danette Brikerhoff at 248-0115 or email cloudpeakvolleyball@gmail.com.

Whitney Commons Park is located on Paul Street.

Parent, child volleyball tournament planned @ Whitney Commons Park
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An outdoor community volleyball tournament for parents and children will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Whitney Commons Park.

The outdoor tournament is open to everyone age 12 and older. The tournament will feature parent/child teams and the cost to register is $20 per adult or $15 per child. T-shirts will be provided for the first 20 teams to register and prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers.

Register online in advance at www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com.

The tournament will raise money for the Cloud Peak Volleyball Club’s travel fees.

Other community volleyball tournaments are scheduled for June 18, June 25 and July 4.

For more information, definitions and rules, see www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com or contact Danette Brinkerhoff at 307-248-0115 or email cloudpeakvolleyball@gmail.com.

Sheridan Stationery to host book signings @ Sheridan Stationery
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

   SHERIDAN — Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery will host two book signings June 25.

Author Michael Amundson will sign copies of his new book of photography “Wyoming Revisited” from 10 a.m. to noon.

From 1-3 p.m. Author Gwen Florio will sign copies of her new novel “Disgraced.”

The events are free and open to the public. For more information, call Robby Smith at 674-8080.

Sheridan Stationery is located at 206 N. Main St.

‘Picnic on the Pathway’ set for Sunday @ Washington Park
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Unplug, a creative outdoor education program for families, will host “Picnic on the Pathway” on Saturday from 5-7 p.m. in Washington Park to celebrate the local pathway system.

There is no cost to attend and food and drink will be provided.

All are welcome to attend the event.

Unplug is a partnership between the Sheridan Community Land Trust and Science Kids.

For more information, contact the Sheridan Community Land Trust at 673-401 or email at info@sheridanclt.org.

Monarch Miners Picnic fundraiser set for June 25 @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Organizers of the Monarch /Underground Coal Miners picnic will host a fundraiser to help with expenses of having the group’s annual picnic. The fundraiser will take place June 25 at the Big Horn Mountain Eagles from 5-7 p.m.

The fundraising event will include a potluck, dance, raffle and optional box social.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a covered dish or a decorated box for the box social.

For more information, contact Nancy Herdt at 737-2388.

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Miss Wyoming contest set for Saturday @ WYO Theater
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual preliminary competition for Miss America will be held at the WYO Theater on Saturday starting at 7 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased at the WYO Theater box office or online at wyotheater.com. This year, 10 young ladies from all over the state will compete for the Miss Wyoming 2016 title and crown. The winner will also head to Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September to compete for Miss America 2017.

The pageant will commence at 7 p.m. and will include special guest Olivia Boley, Miss Wyoming’s Outstanding Teen, from Sheridan and Miss Wyoming 2015 Mikaela Shaw. Shaw has traveled all over the state of Wyoming representing her platform “Make music matter” in education as well as raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and helping raise money for the scholarship program for Miss Wyoming.

The Miss Wyoming board hopes the community will attend the pageant to help support the program and young ladies, who are choosing to be in the program to earn scholarships for their college education and so they can finish their education debt free. Scholarships are the base of the program for Miss America and Miss Wyoming.

This year, contestants are:

• Miss Sheridan County Cheyenne Buyert

• Miss Goshen County Aubree Jones

• Miss Northeast Wyoming Nicole Patel

• Miss Rawlins Jordan Zamora

• Miss Laramie Angela Thomas

• Miss Southwest Wyoming Chelsea Price

• Miss Cheyenne Millikin “Milli” Dawson

• Miss South Central Jordyn Hall

• Miss Carbon County Ember “Stormy” Smith

• Miss Wind River Jaquelynn Dahlstedt

Jun
26
Sun
Event to raise money to fight cancer @ Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — H&R Block will sponsor an Amateur Trapshooting Association registered fundraiser Cancer Shootout on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsman Association Complex.

Trap Shooters from around the region are encouraged to compete in the event that begins at 9 a.m. each day, and members of the public are welcome to attend and watch.

In addition to the contest, there will be items for raffle to raise money to fight cancer.

Last year, the event raised $1,800 for the Welch Cancer Center.

For additional information, call Barbara Hodgson at 672-9787.

Jun
28
Tue
‘Paint for a Cause’ set for Tuesday @ The Paint Post
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Paint Post will host “Paint for a Cause” to benefit Joey’s Foundation, whose programs uses fly-fishing to mentor children.

The cost to participate will be $40 per person and the event will take place on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.

For more information and to reserve a spot call Laura McColley at 752-8677.

The Paint Post is located at 117 N. Main St.

Antelope Butte Pint Night set for Tuesday @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A “Pint Night” on Tuesday from 6-10 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit efforts to reopen the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area.

For each pint sold, $1 will be donated to the project. The event will include live music by The Instagators, food from Pie in the Sky, merchandise for sale and a raffle.

For more information, call Andrew Gast at 763-0203. The brewery is located at 312 Broadway St.

Concerts in the Park return Tuesday
Jun 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 16 in Kendrick Park.

This event is sponsored by the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council.

Performances for the season will include:

• June 28 — Chris Jones and the Southern Outlaws from Nashville Tennessee

• July 5 — Joey Leone Chop Shop Band from Vermont

• July 12 — Marshall Star Band

• July 19 — Community Concert Band Directed by Diane Knutson

• Jul 26 — Country Road 5 Band

• August 2 — The Hanson Family Band from Oregon

• August 9 — Community Concert Band directed by Diane Knutson

• August 16 — Community Concert Band directed by Pat Malone

Jul
2
Sat
‘Bikers Against Bruises’ poker run set for July 2 @ Advocacy and Resource Center
Jul 2 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The “Bikers Against Bruises” fundraiser motorcycle run for the Advocacy and Resource Center will take place July 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will raise funds and awareness to help victims of violent crimes in Sheridan County.

The poker run will cost $10 per hand. The event will start at the Advocacy and Resource Center parking lot at 11:30 a.m. and the ride will begin at noon.

Stops will include The A and R Center, The Ranch at Ucross, Cowboy Saloon, Wagon Box, Big Horn Smokehouse and The Cozy Corner at Coffeen Liquors for food, drinks, giveaways and to announce the winner of the poker run.

In case of inclement weather, the schedule will stay the same, but the event will be moved to July 3.

For more information call Yvonne Swanson at 672-7471.

The Advocacy and Resource Center is located at 136 Coffeen Ave.

‘The Power of Play’ opening set for July 2 @ The Ucross Foundation
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Ucross Foundation will host the opening of the new exhibit “The Power of Play: Cross-Pollination of Art and Science” on July 2 from 1-3:30 p.m.

The event will include music and dance performances.

All are welcome to attend the event at no charge and refreshments will be available.

Attendees will be able to meet and talk with 20 artists, writers, composers, musicians, singers and scientists.

For more information contact Tracey Kikut at 737-2291 or email at tkikut@ucross.org.

The Ucross Foundation is located at 30 Big Red Lane in Ucross.

Antelope Butte Brewfest set for July 2 @ Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Mountains Brewfest is set for July 2 from 1-5 p.m.

General admission is $15 per adult, which includes a commemorative sampling glass and three free beer tokens. People age 21 and younger get in for free.

The family friendly event will include music by Chad Lore, food from Pie in the Sky food truck, five different breweries to sample and a mountain bike ride.

For more information contact Andrew Gast at 763-0203 or see www.antelopebuttefoundation.org.

The Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area is located on US Highway 14 in the Bighorn Mountains at Granite Creek Cabin Road.

Jul
4
Mon
Parent, child volleyball tournament planned @ Whitney Commons Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — An outdoor community volleyball tournament for parents and children will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Whitney Commons Park.

The outdoor tournament is open to everyone age 12 and older. The tournament will feature parent/child teams and the cost to register is $20 per adult or $15 per child. T-shirts will be provided for the first 20 teams to register and prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers.

Register online in advance at www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com.

The tournament will raise money for the Cloud Peak Volleyball Club’s travel fees.

Other community volleyball tournaments are scheduled for June 18, June 25 and July 4.

For more information, definitions and rules, see www.cloudpeakvolleyball.com or contact Danette Brinkerhoff at 307-248-0115 or email cloudpeakvolleyball@gmail.com.

SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Jul
5
Tue
Concerts in the Park return Tuesday
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 16 in Kendrick Park.

This event is sponsored by the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council.

Performances for the season will include:

• June 28 — Chris Jones and the Southern Outlaws from Nashville Tennessee

• July 5 — Joey Leone Chop Shop Band from Vermont

• July 12 — Marshall Star Band

• July 19 — Community Concert Band Directed by Diane Knutson

• Jul 26 — Country Road 5 Band

• August 2 — The Hanson Family Band from Oregon

• August 9 — Community Concert Band directed by Diane Knutson

• August 16 — Community Concert Band directed by Pat Malone

Jul
12
Tue
Concerts in the Park return Tuesday
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 16 in Kendrick Park.

This event is sponsored by the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council.

Performances for the season will include:

• June 28 — Chris Jones and the Southern Outlaws from Nashville Tennessee

• July 5 — Joey Leone Chop Shop Band from Vermont

• July 12 — Marshall Star Band

• July 19 — Community Concert Band Directed by Diane Knutson

• Jul 26 — Country Road 5 Band

• August 2 — The Hanson Family Band from Oregon

• August 9 — Community Concert Band directed by Diane Knutson

• August 16 — Community Concert Band directed by Pat Malone

Jul
18
Mon
SMH offering free classes each month @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital will offer two free classes each month. While the classes are offered at no charge, those planning to attend are asked to register.

The classes are a prenatal class for expectant moms and dads and partners and a breastfeeding and newborn class.

The prenatal class will take place the first Monday of every month from 6-8 p.m. in Sheridan Memorial Hospital Conference Rooms A and B.

The breastfeeding and newborn class is meant for anyone interested in breastfeeding and newborn care and will be held the third Monday of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. A pediatrician also attends each class to talk a little about newborn care as well as a guest speaker who educates on car seat safety.

Register for either class by calling Sheridan Women’s Clinic at 672-2522 or Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health Services at 672-1110.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is located at 1401 W. Fifth St.

Jul
19
Tue
Concerts in the Park return Tuesday
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

 SHERIDAN — The Concerts in the Park series will return to Sheridan every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from June 28 to Aug. 16 in Kendrick Park.

This event is sponsored by the John and Dorthy Duncan Trust, First Interstate Bank, Sheridan Recreation District and contributions through the Sheridan Arts Council.

Performances for the season will include:

• June 28 — Chris Jones and the Southern Outlaws from Nashville Tennessee

• July 5 — Joey Leone Chop Shop Band from Vermont

• July 12 — Marshall Star Band

• July 19 — Community Concert Band Directed by Diane Knutson

• Jul 26 — Country Road 5 Band

• August 2 — The Hanson Family Band from Oregon

• August 9 — Community Concert Band directed by Diane Knutson

• August 16 — Community Concert Band directed by Pat Malone

Jul
25
Mon
Brucellosis presentation set for July 25 @ Watt Agricultural building
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Extension and the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory will host a meeting on the current status of Brucellosis in Wyoming in the Watt Agricultural Building, room 131, at the Sheridan College campus on July 25 at 6 p.m.

An overview of Brucellosis and the vaccines, quarantine and regulation for the disease will be given.

The event will conclude with an open discussion. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

For more information contact Barton Stam at 864-3421 or brstam@uwyo.edu.

Watt Agricultural building is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

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