Calendar

Jan
18
Wed
Big Horn High School Key Club to host blood drive @ Big Horn High School
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School Key Club will host a blood drive on Wednesday in the gym at Big Horn High School.

The blood drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Community members age 16 and older are encouraged to participate. 

Contact Grant DeRocher at gderocher@sheridan.k12.wy.us to sign up for a time slot.

Walk-ins donors are also welcome. 

Students ages 16 and 17 will need to get a parent permission form from DeRocher and turn it signed in before they can give blood. 

Big Horn High School is located at 333 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Antarctica film screening, presentation set for Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host a presentation and film screening Jan. 18 at 6 p.m.

The film, “Antarctica — A year on ice,” will be shown and then Sheridan residents Lenny and Rhoda Bonneau will give a short program. 

The film is a stunning journey to the end of the world with the scientists, technicians and craftsmen who live there.

It captures storms, nature’s grandeur and everyday moments.

The Bonneaus spent 15 and 13 summers (Wyoming winters), respectively, living and working at McMurdo research station in Antarctica as support crew with the U.S. Antarctic Program. They will share photos and stories from their experience and answer questions about life on the ice.

All are welcome to attend.

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

Jan
20
Fri
Big Horn Woman’s Club to gather @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

BIG HORN — The January meeting for the Big Horn Woman’s Club will take place Friday at 1:30 p.m. 

The program will focus on the recycling program in Sheridan. 

The meeting is free and open to all women. 

For additional information, contact Joyce Coates at 307-389-2804. The Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse is located at 314 S. Second St. in Big Horn.

WYO Rodeo Royalty organizing fundraiser @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The 2017 Sheridan WYO Rodeo royalty would like to invite the public to attend their annual Coronation Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held Friday at the Best Western Sheridan Center.  

Tickets cost $20 apiece and can be purchased from any of the 2017 WYO Rodeo Royalty, at High Mountain Mercantile or at the door. The fundraiser will consist of cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing. 

Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The program will follow at 7 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Live music will begin at 8 p.m.

The program will consist of honoring the 2016 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty — Queen Bailey McLean, Princess Angel Richards and Junior Princess Mariah McFaul. Then, the coronation of the new 2017 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty will take place. They are Queen Karyn Rieger, Senior Princess Libby Jost, Princess Hannah Jost and Junior Princess Lainey Konetzki. 

Funds raised will go toward the expenses the 2017 royalty incur during their reign.

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty serve as ambassadors for Sheridan County and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo giving them opportunities to travel and be a part of local and statewide rodeos, community events and fundraisers. In addition, the Sheridan WYO Rodeo queen will attend multiple clinics to prepare herself for competition at the state level and will compete for Miss Rodeo Wyoming in August 2017 at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas. 

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Civic Theatre Guild to present ‘Bakersfield Mist’ @ Carriage House Theater
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will present the third show of its season beginning Jan. 20 at the Carriage House Theater.

“Bakersfield Mist” is a comedy written by Stephen Sachs and directed by Gene Davis.

The play was inspired by a true story that eventually was the subject of a documentary by 60 Minutes. Maude, an unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, buys a painting for $5 at a thrift store. The local art teacher sees it and thinks it could be a lost abstract masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. After careful research, eventually the International Foundation for Art Research gets involved and sends out its expert Lionel Percy to authenticate the painting. 

The result is a classic culture clash over who defines what art is and what determines its worth. 

The play stars CTG veterans Aaron Odom as Lionel and Erin Kranz as Maude.

Performance dates are Jan. 20-22, Jan. 27-29 and Feb. 2-4. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinées will begin at 2 p.m. 

 Tickets are available at WYO Theater box office, wyotheater.com or at the Carriage House Theater one hour before the performance. Tickets cost $15 per adult and $12 per senior, military member or student.

This play is rated MA for mature audiences due to adult language.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Jan
21
Sat
WYO Theater to host ‘Live from The Met’ @ WYO Theater
Jan 21 @ 10:55 am – 7:18 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliette” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office. For more information, call the box office at 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nordic club to host chili fest @ Willow Park Nordic Area.
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

BUFFALO — The Powder Pass Nordic Club will host a chili fest Saturday at 11 a.m.

The event will take place at the Willow Park  Nordic Area. 

Join the group for chili, camaraderie, skiing and snowshoeing.

For additional information on the event, contact powderpassnordic@gmail.com.

Jan
22
Sun
BHCHS to meet Sunday @ Big Horn Woman’s Club
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will gather Sunday at 1 p.m. for its monthly meeting.

The event will include a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. and the program to follow.

Kim Fuka will present this month’s program, which will focus on the life and experiences of Jim Bridger.

The event will take place at the Big Horn Woman’s Club, located at 314 S. Second St. in Big Horn.

WYO to host Western film series in January @ WYO Theater
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a Western film series each Sunday in January.

Each movie will begin at 2 p.m. Discount packages for tickets to the four shows are available for $39 for adults, $34 for students and military members and $32 for students.

Individual movie costs are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and military members and $9.50 for students.

The series will include showings of the following films:

• Jan. 8 — “Valdez is Coming”

• Jan. 15 — “Seven Men from Now”

• Jan. 22 — “Breakheart Pass”

• Jan. 29 — “My Name is Nobody”

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084 or see wyotheater.com. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jan
23
Mon
Library to host ‘Sketch Jam’ @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Cammry Lapka, a local freelance animation and comics artist, will lead a new program for young artists of all kinds in Sheridan called “Sketch Jam.” 

The program will allow aspiring artists, from cartoonists to fine artists, to come together and create. The program will offer a supportive environment to allow meetings between artists to share ideas, critiques, collaborations and more. It will also allow access to library resources and workshops to improve techniques.  

“Sketch Jam will be an open group aimed at youth and young adults to encourage and promote the exploration of self through artwork,” Lapka said. “Our main goal is to help those seeking materials, support, critiques and inspiration regardless of experience, age or background.”

The group will have its first meeting on Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Fulmer Meeting Room of Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The group is specifically encouraging junior high, high school and college-age artists with an interest in sketching, drawing, animation art, graphic novels and comic book art to participate, but the group is open to all ages and abilities.

The first meeting will include introductions, discussion of preferred styles and interests, discussion of times and days for future meetings and discussion of what participants are interested in learning.

The theme for the first meeting is “Winter.” Participants are encouraged to draw trees, bundled up people or other winter scenes. Participants are also welcome to bring in examples of their previous work for discussion.

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

Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Jan
24
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jan 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Jan
25
Wed
Sheridan student to speak at e2e @ Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming students who were named qualifiers in the recent Fisher Innovation Challenge will share their new companies at the next e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie. One student is from Sheridan.

Students from six companies will discuss their business stories Jan. 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, located at 222 S. 22nd St. in Laramie.

Those students scheduled to speak are:

• Torre Roasts founder Emily Beagle, of Sheridan, who is a second-year doctoral student in mechanical engineering.

• Aktzin Systems founder Dakota Roberson, of Rock Springs, a fourth-year doctoral student in electrical engineering.

• Ullr Performance Parts founder Kyle Kuhn, of Laramie, a first-year master’s student in mechanical engineering.

• Resono Pressure Systems founder Pourya Nikoueeyan, of Iran, a third-year doctoral student in mechanical engineering.

• Pralee Eggs and Hatchery founder Jaycee Lindsey, of Wright, a senior in animal science.

• Lev’sonic founder Levente Papa, of Budapest, Hungary, a third-year doctoral student in chemistry.

The FIC was launched in spring 2016 as a new entrepreneurship competition focused on technology and innovation. It was administered by the Wyoming Technology Business Center, which seeks to catalyze Wyoming technology startup businesses. The FIC identified and stimulated the creation of new independent businesses in the seed, startup and early-growth stages, and will provide the qualifying companies an opportunity to approach a $125,000 seed fund for working capital.

A $100,000 seed fund was made possible through the financial gift of Donne Fisher, and it was matched by the UW Office of Research and Economic Development. Additional funding for the first year of the innovation challenge also was provided by UW’s School of Energy Resources.

Though inclusive to all UW students, the FIC was conducted in partnership with the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and had a specific focus on business concepts with technical roots and innovation. More than 40 applications were received from UW student-led teams and, over the course of the past year, this field was narrowed to six qualifying teams.

E2e is an educational networking program with chapters in Laramie, Casper, Gillette and Sheridan. It is designed to improve the climate for the startup and growth of entrepreneurial companies. Each e2e chapter meets bimonthly for 45 minutes of networking, followed by a 45-minute program. The programs feature successful entrepreneurs telling their stories, panel discussion on relevant topics and advice from experts in specific businesses.

Administered by the UW Office of Research and Economic Development, the WTBC is a not-for-profit business incubator that provides entrepreneurs with the expertise, networks and tools necessary for success.

 
Jan
27
Fri
Tickets for Ullr Ball on sale @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area Ullr Ball are now on sale.

The event will take place Jan. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. It will feature live music, auctions and recognize a member of the community. 

This year, VIP passes will also be sold and will include complimentary drinks, hotel stay and breakfast in morning.

General admission tickets cost $35 per person or $65 for a couple. VIP tickets cost $150 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.mkt.com/antelopebutte.

For additional information, see antelopebutte.org.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

 
Jan
29
Sun
WYO to host Western film series in January @ WYO Theater
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a Western film series each Sunday in January.

Each movie will begin at 2 p.m. Discount packages for tickets to the four shows are available for $39 for adults, $34 for students and military members and $32 for students.

Individual movie costs are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and military members and $9.50 for students.

The series will include showings of the following films:

• Jan. 8 — “Valdez is Coming”

• Jan. 15 — “Seven Men from Now”

• Jan. 22 — “Breakheart Pass”

• Jan. 29 — “My Name is Nobody”

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084 or see wyotheater.com. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jan
30
Mon
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Story Branch Library:
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

Jan
31
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jan 31 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Feb
2
Thu
SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show.

Heather Plank will serve as the juror for the first show in the guild’s new space downtown.

Plank has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Oregon and established the residency program and gallery at the Ucross Foundation, among other accomplishments and training.

The show will open Feb. 2 and a reception and awards event will take place that day from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space at 21 W. Brundage St.

All submissions for art are due Jan. 10. To submit work, see artinsheridan.com for information.

 
Feb
6
Mon
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
7
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Feb 7 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Tongue River Branch Library
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

Feb
13
Mon
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
14
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Feb 14 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Fulmer Library
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

Jan
18
Wed
Big Horn High School Key Club to host blood drive @ Big Horn High School
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School Key Club will host a blood drive on Wednesday in the gym at Big Horn High School.

The blood drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Community members age 16 and older are encouraged to participate. 

Contact Grant DeRocher at gderocher@sheridan.k12.wy.us to sign up for a time slot.

Walk-ins donors are also welcome. 

Students ages 16 and 17 will need to get a parent permission form from DeRocher and turn it signed in before they can give blood. 

Big Horn High School is located at 333 Highway 335 in Big Horn.

Antarctica film screening, presentation set for Wednesday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will host a presentation and film screening Jan. 18 at 6 p.m.

The film, “Antarctica — A year on ice,” will be shown and then Sheridan residents Lenny and Rhoda Bonneau will give a short program. 

The film is a stunning journey to the end of the world with the scientists, technicians and craftsmen who live there.

It captures storms, nature’s grandeur and everyday moments.

The Bonneaus spent 15 and 13 summers (Wyoming winters), respectively, living and working at McMurdo research station in Antarctica as support crew with the U.S. Antarctic Program. They will share photos and stories from their experience and answer questions about life on the ice.

All are welcome to attend.

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

Jan
20
Fri
Big Horn Woman’s Club to gather @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

BIG HORN — The January meeting for the Big Horn Woman’s Club will take place Friday at 1:30 p.m. 

The program will focus on the recycling program in Sheridan. 

The meeting is free and open to all women. 

For additional information, contact Joyce Coates at 307-389-2804. The Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse is located at 314 S. Second St. in Big Horn.

WYO Rodeo Royalty organizing fundraiser @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The 2017 Sheridan WYO Rodeo royalty would like to invite the public to attend their annual Coronation Fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held Friday at the Best Western Sheridan Center.  

Tickets cost $20 apiece and can be purchased from any of the 2017 WYO Rodeo Royalty, at High Mountain Mercantile or at the door. The fundraiser will consist of cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing. 

Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The program will follow at 7 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Live music will begin at 8 p.m.

The program will consist of honoring the 2016 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty — Queen Bailey McLean, Princess Angel Richards and Junior Princess Mariah McFaul. Then, the coronation of the new 2017 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty will take place. They are Queen Karyn Rieger, Senior Princess Libby Jost, Princess Hannah Jost and Junior Princess Lainey Konetzki. 

Funds raised will go toward the expenses the 2017 royalty incur during their reign.

The Sheridan WYO Rodeo Royalty serve as ambassadors for Sheridan County and the Sheridan WYO Rodeo giving them opportunities to travel and be a part of local and statewide rodeos, community events and fundraisers. In addition, the Sheridan WYO Rodeo queen will attend multiple clinics to prepare herself for competition at the state level and will compete for Miss Rodeo Wyoming in August 2017 at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas. 

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Civic Theatre Guild to present ‘Bakersfield Mist’ @ Carriage House Theater
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will present the third show of its season beginning Jan. 20 at the Carriage House Theater.

“Bakersfield Mist” is a comedy written by Stephen Sachs and directed by Gene Davis.

The play was inspired by a true story that eventually was the subject of a documentary by 60 Minutes. Maude, an unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, buys a painting for $5 at a thrift store. The local art teacher sees it and thinks it could be a lost abstract masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. After careful research, eventually the International Foundation for Art Research gets involved and sends out its expert Lionel Percy to authenticate the painting. 

The result is a classic culture clash over who defines what art is and what determines its worth. 

The play stars CTG veterans Aaron Odom as Lionel and Erin Kranz as Maude.

Performance dates are Jan. 20-22, Jan. 27-29 and Feb. 2-4. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinées will begin at 2 p.m. 

 Tickets are available at WYO Theater box office, wyotheater.com or at the Carriage House Theater one hour before the performance. Tickets cost $15 per adult and $12 per senior, military member or student.

This play is rated MA for mature audiences due to adult language.

The Carriage House Theater is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Jan
21
Sat
WYO Theater to host ‘Live from The Met’ @ WYO Theater
Jan 21 @ 10:55 am – 7:18 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliette” as part of its The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High Definition series at 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

As part of its efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public, The Metropolitan Opera in New York launched the series of opera performances transmitted live to movie theaters and other venues around the world.

Tickets are $21 for adults and $11 for students. They are available at the WYO Theater box office. For more information, call the box office at 672-9084.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Nordic club to host chili fest @ Willow Park Nordic Area.
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

BUFFALO — The Powder Pass Nordic Club will host a chili fest Saturday at 11 a.m.

The event will take place at the Willow Park  Nordic Area. 

Join the group for chili, camaraderie, skiing and snowshoeing.

For additional information on the event, contact powderpassnordic@gmail.com.

Jan
22
Sun
BHCHS to meet Sunday @ Big Horn Woman’s Club
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will gather Sunday at 1 p.m. for its monthly meeting.

The event will include a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. and the program to follow.

Kim Fuka will present this month’s program, which will focus on the life and experiences of Jim Bridger.

The event will take place at the Big Horn Woman’s Club, located at 314 S. Second St. in Big Horn.

WYO to host Western film series in January @ WYO Theater
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a Western film series each Sunday in January.

Each movie will begin at 2 p.m. Discount packages for tickets to the four shows are available for $39 for adults, $34 for students and military members and $32 for students.

Individual movie costs are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and military members and $9.50 for students.

The series will include showings of the following films:

• Jan. 8 — “Valdez is Coming”

• Jan. 15 — “Seven Men from Now”

• Jan. 22 — “Breakheart Pass”

• Jan. 29 — “My Name is Nobody”

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084 or see wyotheater.com. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jan
23
Mon
Library to host ‘Sketch Jam’ @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Cammry Lapka, a local freelance animation and comics artist, will lead a new program for young artists of all kinds in Sheridan called “Sketch Jam.” 

The program will allow aspiring artists, from cartoonists to fine artists, to come together and create. The program will offer a supportive environment to allow meetings between artists to share ideas, critiques, collaborations and more. It will also allow access to library resources and workshops to improve techniques.  

“Sketch Jam will be an open group aimed at youth and young adults to encourage and promote the exploration of self through artwork,” Lapka said. “Our main goal is to help those seeking materials, support, critiques and inspiration regardless of experience, age or background.”

The group will have its first meeting on Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Fulmer Meeting Room of Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The group is specifically encouraging junior high, high school and college-age artists with an interest in sketching, drawing, animation art, graphic novels and comic book art to participate, but the group is open to all ages and abilities.

The first meeting will include introductions, discussion of preferred styles and interests, discussion of times and days for future meetings and discussion of what participants are interested in learning.

The theme for the first meeting is “Winter.” Participants are encouraged to draw trees, bundled up people or other winter scenes. Participants are also welcome to bring in examples of their previous work for discussion.

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

Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Jan
24
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jan 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Jan
25
Wed
Sheridan student to speak at e2e @ Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming students who were named qualifiers in the recent Fisher Innovation Challenge will share their new companies at the next e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie. One student is from Sheridan.

Students from six companies will discuss their business stories Jan. 25 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, located at 222 S. 22nd St. in Laramie.

Those students scheduled to speak are:

• Torre Roasts founder Emily Beagle, of Sheridan, who is a second-year doctoral student in mechanical engineering.

• Aktzin Systems founder Dakota Roberson, of Rock Springs, a fourth-year doctoral student in electrical engineering.

• Ullr Performance Parts founder Kyle Kuhn, of Laramie, a first-year master’s student in mechanical engineering.

• Resono Pressure Systems founder Pourya Nikoueeyan, of Iran, a third-year doctoral student in mechanical engineering.

• Pralee Eggs and Hatchery founder Jaycee Lindsey, of Wright, a senior in animal science.

• Lev’sonic founder Levente Papa, of Budapest, Hungary, a third-year doctoral student in chemistry.

The FIC was launched in spring 2016 as a new entrepreneurship competition focused on technology and innovation. It was administered by the Wyoming Technology Business Center, which seeks to catalyze Wyoming technology startup businesses. The FIC identified and stimulated the creation of new independent businesses in the seed, startup and early-growth stages, and will provide the qualifying companies an opportunity to approach a $125,000 seed fund for working capital.

A $100,000 seed fund was made possible through the financial gift of Donne Fisher, and it was matched by the UW Office of Research and Economic Development. Additional funding for the first year of the innovation challenge also was provided by UW’s School of Energy Resources.

Though inclusive to all UW students, the FIC was conducted in partnership with the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and had a specific focus on business concepts with technical roots and innovation. More than 40 applications were received from UW student-led teams and, over the course of the past year, this field was narrowed to six qualifying teams.

E2e is an educational networking program with chapters in Laramie, Casper, Gillette and Sheridan. It is designed to improve the climate for the startup and growth of entrepreneurial companies. Each e2e chapter meets bimonthly for 45 minutes of networking, followed by a 45-minute program. The programs feature successful entrepreneurs telling their stories, panel discussion on relevant topics and advice from experts in specific businesses.

Administered by the UW Office of Research and Economic Development, the WTBC is a not-for-profit business incubator that provides entrepreneurs with the expertise, networks and tools necessary for success.

 
Jan
27
Fri
Tickets for Ullr Ball on sale @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area Ullr Ball are now on sale.

The event will take place Jan. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. It will feature live music, auctions and recognize a member of the community. 

This year, VIP passes will also be sold and will include complimentary drinks, hotel stay and breakfast in morning.

General admission tickets cost $35 per person or $65 for a couple. VIP tickets cost $150 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.mkt.com/antelopebutte.

For additional information, see antelopebutte.org.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

 
Jan
29
Sun
WYO to host Western film series in January @ WYO Theater
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a Western film series each Sunday in January.

Each movie will begin at 2 p.m. Discount packages for tickets to the four shows are available for $39 for adults, $34 for students and military members and $32 for students.

Individual movie costs are $11.50 for adults, $10.50 for seniors and military members and $9.50 for students.

The series will include showings of the following films:

• Jan. 8 — “Valdez is Coming”

• Jan. 15 — “Seven Men from Now”

• Jan. 22 — “Breakheart Pass”

• Jan. 29 — “My Name is Nobody”

For additional information, contact the WYO Theater at 672-9084 or see wyotheater.com. The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Jan
30
Mon
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Story Branch Library:
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

Jan
31
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Jan 31 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Feb
2
Thu
SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show.

Heather Plank will serve as the juror for the first show in the guild’s new space downtown.

Plank has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Oregon and established the residency program and gallery at the Ucross Foundation, among other accomplishments and training.

The show will open Feb. 2 and a reception and awards event will take place that day from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space at 21 W. Brundage St.

All submissions for art are due Jan. 10. To submit work, see artinsheridan.com for information.

 
Feb
6
Mon
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
7
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Feb 7 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Tongue River Branch Library
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

Feb
13
Mon
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February.

The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture Building. The classes will take place Jan. 9, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20.

Those who attend will cook, try new recipes and learn to save money on food. If you attend the entire series of classes, you’ll receive a free cookbook.

To sign up or for more information, call 674-2980 or email skoltisk@uwyo.edu.

The Watt Agriculture Building is located at 3401 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
14
Tue
Lee to host four-week workshop on intentional living @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Feb 14 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Scott Lee, certified coach, speaker and trainer with the John Maxwell Team, will conduct a four-week workshop on the power of intentional living beginning Jan. 24.

The course will take place each Tuesday through Feb. 14 from 12:15-1 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce meeting room.

The cost to participate is $10 per session. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. 

For additional information, contact Lee at 763-7927.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is located at 171 N. Main St., Suite D.

 
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Fulmer Library
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

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