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Jun
1
Wed
SAGE Juried Art Show opens June 1 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Opening day for the sixth annual SAGE National Juried Art Show will be June 1 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The show is an exhibit from artists all over the country, in any medium, on display through June 30. This year’s juror is Boston artist Vincent Crotty, who will also be giving an oil painting workshop June 17-19.

The awards ceremony and reception is June 16 from 5-7 p.m. Cash awards will be presented for best of show; first, second and third places; and honorable mention. Both the exhibit and the awards ceremony are free and open to the public.

For more information, call the art center at 674-1970. The host organization, SAGE, is the Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al.

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

Gentle yoga class set for Wednesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — The next Gentle Yoga Balance class is set for Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center with Cindy Baker from A Place of Wholeness Yoga Studio.

The class is designed to increase strength, balance, flexibility and to help people be more conscious of how they breathe. It will also incorporate mindful meditation practices. Standing or sitting in chairs, participants can adapt movements to their particular body and abilities as they learn gentle yoga practices.

For more information contact the Sheridan Senior Center 672-2240. The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jun
2
Thu
The Brinton to host Rolls-Royce debut @ Brinton Museum
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will light up the Wyoming countryside June 2 with the Mountain West debut of the Dawn supercar. The launch will take place at The Brinton Museum, and offer guests an opportunity to experience the twin-turbo, 6.6-liter, V12 juggernaut in a setting that is quintessentially Rolls-Royce.

The Mountain West debut of the Dawn coincides with a Society of American Travel Writers chapter conference being hosted in Sheridan June 2-5.

While in Sheridan, conference attendees will have an opportunity to explore Sheridan, the Bighorn Mountains, centuries-old guest ranches, our historic downtown, Indian battle sites, and beyond, and also test drive the new Dawn while visiting The Brinton Museum.

Sheridan Travel & Tourism is putting together programs with local businesses that showcase all that Sheridan has to offer, from starry night state park drives, downtown dine arounds, craft culture experiences, powwows and more.

For more information on the Mountain West debut of the Rolls-Royce Dawn, contact Sheridan Travel & Tourism at 673-7120 or see www.sheridanwyoming.org.

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

SheridanAires to perform at Senior Center @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will perform at the Sheridan Senior Center on June 2 at 1:30 p.m. and June 3 at 7:15 p.m.

A suggested donation of $2 per person is the cost for the June 2 show.

The June 3 event will have a dinner at 6 p.m. prior to the show. The suggested donation for dinner is $10. RSVPs are requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jun
3
Fri
YMCA to offer free entrance on Fridays @ Sheridan County YMCA
Jun 3 @ 5:00 am – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County YMCA will offer free entrance to the facility on Fridays in June, July and August.

Those interested in utilizing the offer can take a group exercise class, strengthen and tone in the weight room, shoot hoops in the gyms, swim in the pool and have fun in Playland.

You can also enter your name in a drawing for a free six-month membership.

For more information, call the YMCA at 674-7488. The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Chamber seeking RFPs for Ignite conference @ The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its second annual Ignite Your Business Conference, a one-day intensive training for businesses and employees to be held Oct. 18 at Sheridan College.

The Business Retention and Expansion committee is currently accepting proposals to be a trainer at the conference. All proposals are due at the Chamber by June 3. Topics can include human resources and customer service, marketing and communications, business growth and development and technology.

For more information, please contact Teresa Detimore or Ryan Koltiska at the Chamber of Commerce, 672-2485.

SheridanAires to perform at Senior Center @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will perform at the Sheridan Senior Center on June 2 at 1:30 p.m. and June 3 at 7:15 p.m.

A suggested donation of $2 per person is the cost for the June 2 show.

The June 3 event will have a dinner at 6 p.m. prior to the show. The suggested donation for dinner is $10. RSVPs are requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

The center is located at 211 Smith St.

Fashion with Impact to benefit Bought Beautifully @ Barn in Big Horn
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Bought Beautifully is organizing a fashion show fundraising event for Friday from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn.

Fashion with Impact will provide attendees a way to use their purchasing power to positively impact the world.

The event will include fresh, trendy and high fashion looks, using pieces from both local and global vendors. Food, drinks and shopping will also be available.

Tickets to attend are $60 apiece or $100 for two.

Tickets may be purchased online at boughtbeautifully.org.

For more information, contact nonprofit director Emily Betzler at 752-8139.

The Barn in Big Horn is located at 228 Johnson St. in Big Horn.

Jun
4
Sat
WWA to host two events June 4-5
Jun 4 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is encouraging area residents to get outside June 4 with a National Trails Day event.

Get out in the wild and make a difference on the stewardship outing with WWA, the U.S. Forest Service and Black Mountain Nordic Club. The event will focus on trail maintenance.

Check in with the WWA to register and for details.

The WWA can be reached at 672-2751 or heidi@wildwyo.org.

Spots still open for Hoop Jam 3-on-3 tourney @ Sheridan High School parking lot
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Friday is the last day to register for the Wyoming Rehab Hoop Jam 3-on-3 basketball tournament.

Hoop Jam was created in 2000 as a fundraising opportunity to provide an athletic training position to Sheridan County Schools. The tournament continues to support Sheridan High School activities and the new athletic training facility at the school.

The 2016 Hoop Jam tournament is scheduled for June 4 and 5. This year’s tournament has been moved to the SHS parking lot.

To sign up, visit hoopjamwyo.com.

Children’s festival set for Saturday @ Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Greenwings outdoor children’s festival will take place Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association.

The free event for children and young adults ages 6-17 will include duck calling, gun safety, target shooting, archery, fly casting and first aid activities with prizes available.

Lunch will be provided and parents are welcome. Those planning to attend are asked to register prior to the event.

Check-in is from 8-9 a.m. the day of the event, which is sponsored by Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, Joey’s Fly Fishing, Wild Turkey Federation, Rocky Mountain Ambulance and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

For more information or to register, call Steve at 673-0705.

The Sheridan County Sportsman’s Association is located at 89 Keystone Road.

Hoop Jam set for June 4-5 @ Sheridan High School
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Hoop Jam is set for June 4-5 at Sheridan High School.

The three-on-three street basketball tournament provides a wholesome and entertaining two-day event for the whole family.

Approximately 18 courts and 800 participants of all ages from all over the region will join the fun. A minimum of four basketball games for each team is guaranteed. A registration and welcome barbecue will take place June 3.

Hoop Jam is a fundraising event to help support athletic training programs and Wyoming Rehabilitation Clinic’s continued advancements in sports medicine.

For more information and to register your team, call Wyoming Rehab at 674-1632 or see www.hoopjamwyo.com.

Registration is due by May 27.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Free fishing day set for Saturday @ Bear River, Sinks Canyon and Medicine Lodge
Jun 4 @ 7:48 pm – 8:48 pm

SHERIDAN — In conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s “Free Fishing Day” set for Saturday, daily use fees will be waived at all Wyoming state parks, historic sites and recreation areas that provide angling.

State parks, historic sites and trails locations offering free entrance are Boysen, Buffalo Bill, Edness K. Wilkins, Fort Phil Kearny, Glendo, Guernsey, Keyhole, Seminoe and Hawk Springs. Visitors may want to take advantage of the free fishing day, as well as the Summer Outdoor Slam held on the same day at Curt Gowdy State Park.

There are also fishing opportunities at the following sites, which offer free entrance year-round: Bear River, Sinks Canyon and Medicine Lodge. Camping fees will not be waived.

Free Fishing Day is offered annually by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and involves lakes and reservoirs throughout the state.

For additional information, call 307-777-6323.

Jun
5
Sun
Story Woman’s Club to serve breakfast, lunch during yard sales @ Story Woman’s Club
Jun 5 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

STORY — The public is invited to stop by the Story Woman’s Club for breakfast and lunch during the annual Story Yard Sale Day on June 5.

At breakfast, from 7-11 a.m. (or until it’s gone), the group will be serve biscuits and gravy for $7 and cinnamon rolls for $2.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until it’s gone) and will include pulled pork sandwiches for $7.

Proceeds from the meals will benefit the Story Woman’s Club building maintenance fund.

The Story Woman’s Club is located at 28 N. Piney Road in Story.

Hoop Jam set for June 4-5 @ Sheridan High School
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Hoop Jam is set for June 4-5 at Sheridan High School.

The three-on-three street basketball tournament provides a wholesome and entertaining two-day event for the whole family.

Approximately 18 courts and 800 participants of all ages from all over the region will join the fun. A minimum of four basketball games for each team is guaranteed. A registration and welcome barbecue will take place June 3.

Hoop Jam is a fundraising event to help support athletic training programs and Wyoming Rehabilitation Clinic’s continued advancements in sports medicine.

For more information and to register your team, call Wyoming Rehab at 674-1632 or see www.hoopjamwyo.com.

Registration is due by May 27.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

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
7
Tue
Jentel Presents set for June 7 @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will host the next “Jentel Presents” on June 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center.

The program is free and open to all members of the community.

Light refreshments will be available at the event.

Presenters will include critical writer Andrew Glasgow, of Asheville, North Carolina; drawer Kathleen Thum, of Liberty, South Carolina; writer/filmmaker Salvatore (Max) Brown of Sheridan, Wyoming; novelist and artist Jonathan Santlofer, of New York City; artist Nathalie Miebach, of Brookline, Massachusetts; and collage/works on paper artist Barbara Kendrick, of Champaign, Illinois.

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

For more information, see www.jentelarts.org or call Jentel at 737-2311.

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

Jun
10
Fri
Mompreneurship conference, connection set for June 10 @ Sheridan College in Johnson County
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN — In an effort to help with the family finances, many stay-at-home moms and other individuals have created home-based businesses, small businesses and direct sales businesses. Recognizing the growth of these small businesses and with a desire to help these businesses be successful, Northern Wyoming Community College District Center for Workforce and Community Education will offer a Mompreneurship Conference and Connection.

The conference is scheduled for June 10 at the Sheridan College in Johnson County campus in Buffalo.

The day is set to help business owners re-energize themselves with their business. This one-day event is for individuals who want to discover the tools for success, make strategic business connections and leave feeling empowered and inspired to take action.

Topics will include productivity/time management, social media, accounting, business insurance, licenses and taxes. At the end of the day, a Connection Celebration will give participants an opportunity to network, learn from each other and win prizes.

The day will start at 9 a.m. on June 10 and run through approximately 4:30 p.m. The cost is $100 and includes snacks. Lunch is on your own.

If you register by May 15, you will receive a discount of $20.

To register, call 674-6446, ext. 2200. For questions, please contact 674-6446, ext. 4502 or email at kstclair@sheridan.edu.

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