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Aug
28
Fri
food drive @ Walmart
Aug 28 – Aug 29 all-day

The People Assistance Food Bank of Sheridan will host their annual food drive and fundraiser today and Saturday,

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, representatives will be at Walmart collecting donations.

Food, donations and volunteers are all needed.

Call the food bank at 674-1509 for more information.

Walmart is located at 1695 Coffeen Ave.

Story Days @ Story
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day

Story Days will return to Story Aug. 28-30 with a variety of activities for the community in “Wild About Story”. The Story Days Parade will be held Aug. 29 beginning at 11 a.m. A historical tour with guide George Lunbeck about the Sheridan Trolley will be offered Aug. 30. The Story Historical Society will also offer a trolley tour of Story just prior to the parade. Anyone interested in this tour should be at the Story Woman’s Club clubhouse located at 28 N. Piney Road, Story, Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. Vendors interested in selling wares, participating in the parade, entering the Dutch over chili cook off or seeking more information should contact storydayswyo@gmail.com. More information on the times and locations of specific events can be found at www.facebook.com/annualstorydays.

Aug
29
Sat
Bozeman Trail Days @ Fort Phil Kearny
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm

Wagon rides, living history exhibitions and special programs are all part of the Bozeman Trail Days events at Fort Phil Kearny all day Saturday, and until noon on Sunday. The site opens at 8 a.m. with a flag raising ceremony at 8:15 a.m. Saturday. At 9 a.m. the program features the uniforms, equipments and weapons of the Frontier Foot Soldiers from 1865 to 1876. At 10 a.m. the same program for the cavalry soldiers includes a model of a 6-mule army wagon used for transportation at the time. Included will be an artillery demonstration with canons, featuring the equipment, and the moving of the artillery on the plains. At 1 p.m., there will be a program on the Native American Culture, Shelter, Dress and Weapons. An Indian encampment will include two teepees, a liner, elk and buffalo hides, backrests with tripods, a warrior shirt with leggings and accouterments, shield, bow and arrow and spear. Also set up on-site will be a soldier’s camp with tents and accouterments, canons and horses for cavalry and Indian use demonstration plus for wagon rides around the land. Children’s games are available throughout the day. A barbecue dinner will be served at 6 p.m. at the Officers’ Gate Entrance at the Fort. An after dinner program recognizing the 150th Anniversary of the Connor Battle and Powder River Expedition will include Arapaho Tribe members as speakers. Most Saturday events will repeat from 8:30 to noon on Sunday. Gate fees for Bozeman Trail Days are $7 per carload or $3 per person with children free. Fort Phil Kearny is located off exit 44 from I-90 between Sheridan and Buffalo. For more information contact Fort Phil Kearny at 684-7629.

Sep
1
Tue
“It’s Not Paint, It’s Fabric: Landscapes & Abstracts” opening reception @ The Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Martinsen Gallery at Sheridan College will presents “It’s Not Paint, It’s Fabric: Landscapes & Abstracts” a collection by Heidi Heuerman with an opening reception on Tuesday.

The show will run Tuesday through Oct. 8 and the reception will be held from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday.

The event is free and open to the public. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Heuerman started sewing when she was eight years old. While earning her degree in human resource sciences at Colorado State University, she took a painting class and loved it. Years later, while trying to find a way to combine her love of painted landscapes and sewing, she started creating fiber paintings.

Heuerman’s works have been   displayed in several galleries and collections across the United States. She took top honors at state and national awards for her fiber and quilted arts.

For more information, contact Sheridan College at 674-6446.

The Martinsen Gallery is located in the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave.

“Jentel Presents” @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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

The program is free and open to all members of the community. Light refreshments will be available.

This month’s presenters include poet Sandra Lim; landscape artists Roxanne Everett, Emilie Lee and Corliss Cavalieri; photographer Lindsay D’Addato and narrative nonfiction writer Mario Kaiser.

“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 is located at 501 E. Broadway St.

“Sheridan – A Fine Place to Grow Old” @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The next offering of the Sheridan Senior Center’s “When I’m 64 or More” life planning series will be held Tuesday. “Sheridan – A Fine Place to Grow Old” will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Senior Center dining room.

Presented by Carmen Rideout, the presentation is free and open to all members of the community. Refreshments will also be provided.

For more information, call Lois Bell at 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Sep
3
Thu
“Airgroup: A Story About Creating Opportunity” @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm

Wyoming Technology Business Center’s e2e Wyoming entrepreneurial program will present “Airgroup: A Story About Creating Opportunity,” on Thursday.

Jack Morrison, an entrepreneur who started Airgroup in 1997 with $19,000 of capital provided by his UW college roommate, will share the story of launching and growing a successful airfreight and logistics business. Through a great deal of sales effort and numerous strategic decisions, Morrison has grown this business to over $12 million in annual revenue.

Appetizers and networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center, located at 612 N. Main St.

The presentation is free and open to all, but reservations are requested.

For more information and to register, contact John Dick at 675-1939 or email jdick4@uwyo.edu.

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