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Feb
6
Mon
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 6 – May 12 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.”

The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place April 22 from 4-6 p.m.

All 16 artists participating in the show are from Oregon and were artists in residence at Ucross between 2013-2016.

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

Mar
8
Wed
Tickets for FAB Women’s Conference now on sale @ The Sheridan Press
Mar 8 – Apr 28 all-day

HERIDAN — The fifth annual FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will take place April 28 at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The conference, which will begin with registration at noon, will include a keynote presentation from Shelli Johnson.

Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, consultant and Epic adventure guide who has coached more than 130 individual leaders from throughout the U.S. in the last five years.

She lives in Lander with her husband and their three sons.

Johnson was recently featured in Prevention magazine.

Other sessions for the conference will focus on how to have difficult conversations in the workplace, navigating career transitions, suicide prevention training, how to create your own herb garden, maintaining passion in your relationships and how to create travel plans for memorable adventures.

Tickets for the event are $40 for the conference, which includes lunch and snacks, $30 for the FAB Woman of the Year banquet and $65 for both.

Tickets can be purchased at The Sheridan Press, 144 Grinnell St., or online at thesheridanpress.com/fab.

Mar
15
Wed
Brinton to open two exhibits next week @ Brinton Museum
Mar 15 – Apr 30 all-day

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will open two new shows next week.

The 12th Illustrator Show — The Art of John Potter will be on display in the Mars Reception Gallery.

In the S.K. Johnston Jr. Family Gallery, an exhibit entitled “Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom” will be on display.

Both exhibits will be on display from March 15 through April 30.

In addition to the show openings, Ken Schuster will present a gallery talk on the  “Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom” exhibit April 27 at 7 p.m.

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

Apr
17
Mon
WWA’s Miniature Art Auction begins Monday @ Expressions Art Gallery & Framing, LLC
Apr 17 – Apr 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association invites members of the public to its 11th annual Miniature Art Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth.

Miniature artworks donated by talented, local artists will be open for viewing and bidding April 17–28 at Expressions Art Gallery & Framing, LLC, located at 645 Broadway St.

The Grand Finale Gala will be held April 28 at Expressions Gallery from 5-7 p.m. The gala will feature final bidding wars, prizes awarded by a panel of prestigious jurors, live music, food and beverages.

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded to artists in seven categories: Best Flat Art, Best Sculpture, Best in Open Category, Best Use of Natural Materials, Best Use of Recycled Materials, People’s Choice and Best in Show. The event is free and open to the public.

Proceeds from the auction support Wyoming Wilderness Association’s priority campaigns in the Red Desert, Bridger-Teton, Shoshone and Bighorn National Forests, as well as their work actively opposing the public lands transfer movement.

For more information, call 672-2751, email jenny@wildwyo.org or see www.wildwyo.org.

Apr
25
Tue
Gallery on Main to host art show @ Gallery on Main
Apr 25 – May 8 all-day

DAYTON — The Gallery on Main in Dayton will host an amateur and student art show from April 25 through May 8.

Those who stop in can vote on their favorites and support up-and-coming artists.

For additional information contact the gallery at 655-2221.

Gallery on Main is located at 110 W. Third Ave. in Dayton.

WWA raffle off cabin getaway @ Luminous Brewhouse
Apr 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is raffling off a weekend getaway at a cabin in the Bighorn Mountains.

The Muddy Guard cabin will be available to the winner of the raffle Aug. 3-5. It sleeps up to six people.

Raffle tickets are $10 apiece or three for $25. 

The winner of the raffle will be announced at the Banff Mountain Film Festival after-party at Luminous Brewhouse on April 25.

For more information or to purchase raffle tickets, www.wildwyo.org.

 
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Tongue River Branch Library
Apr 25 @ 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.

Tickets on sale now for Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour @ WYO Theater
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour are on sale now through the WYO Theater.

The event, which benefits the Wyoming Wilderness Association, will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 25 at the theater.

Tickets cost $19 apiece for adults, seniors and military members. The cost is $10 for students.

Tickets may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.

The film festival takes place each fall in Banff, Alberta, Canada, and then goes on a world tour in the following months. The film festival will bring audience favorites and special tour edits to Sheridan.

For additional information, see the WWA website, wildwyo.org.

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

 
Backcountry horsemen to gather Wed. @ ERA Carroll Realty office
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Backcountry Horsemen will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The meeting will take place at the ERA Carroll Realty office, located at 306 N. Main St.

For additional information, see wyobch.org.

Apr
26
Wed
Wuerker to host oil painting classes @ SAGE Community Arts
Apr 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local artist Jenny Wuerker will host a series of oil painting classes each Wednesday between March 15 and May 24.

The hands-on painting class will help attendees improve their skills, discover new techniques and learn to paint directly from observation.

All levels are welcome to attend the class, which costs $150 for SAGE Community Arts members and $175 for nonmembers.

To learn more about Wuerker and her art, see crazywomanfineart.com.

The classes will take place at SAGE Community Arts, located at 21 W. Brundage St.

To sign up, call 674-1970.

 
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Miner’s picnic meeting set for Wed. @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A planning meeting for a summer picnic will take place Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The picnic, geared toward the descendants of workers in the mining communities north of Sheridan that flourished in the first half of the 20th century, will take place July 30.

The first revival of the picnic took place in 2016.

See the group’s Facebook page Monarch/Underground Miners, call Nancy Herdt at 737-2388 or email nkwh.51@gmail.com.

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

Calmus to perform at SC @ Sheridan Collegeq
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present the Calmus Vocal Ensemble on April 26 at 7:30 p.m.

This renowned a cappella quintet presents “All the World’s a Stage,” a program of music inspired by the plays and poetry of the immortal bard, William Shakespeare. You will hear songs — all in English — by composers from all over the world ranging across five centuries to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death that should please literary and music enthusiasts alike.

Excerpts from “Twelfth Night,” “Cymbeline,” “Othello” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be interspersed with settings of the sonnets. The concert will conclude with four distinct versions of the poem “Full Fathom Five” from “The Tempest.”

Composers covered will include 16th century Englishmen Orlando Gibbons and Henry Purcell to contemporary artists like Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Nancy Wertsch, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi and others.

The Calmus Ensemble’s five performers are from the renowned St. Thomas Church Choir School and combine a pure female soprano voice with four male voices ranging from bass to countertenor.

Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students. They are available through the WYO Theater or at the door. Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at www.whitneyarts.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
27
Thu
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

VOA fundraiser includes ‘Soup-er Heroes’ theme @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host its annual Filling an Empty Bowl fundraiser April 27.

The event, set to take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, will benefit the local homeless shelter.

The simple meal is meant to mirror a meal one might have in the shelter.

The cost is $25 per family, $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children 5 and younger eat for free.

Tickets are available at the door.

For additional information, contact VOA at 672-0475.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

The Brinton to present lecture on Gollings @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will present a gallery talk on artists Hans Kleiber and Bill Gollings on April 27 at 7 p.m.

Chief Curator Kenneth Schuster will give the lecture is in conjunction with the current exhibition “Gollings and Kleiber: In the Classroom.”

The presentation is free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

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

Apr
28
Fri
Tickets for FAB Women’s Conference now on sale @ Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.
Apr 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will take place April 28 at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The conference, which will begin with registration at noon, will include a keynote presentation from Shelli Johnson.

Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, consultant and Epic adventure guide who has coached more than 130 individual leaders from throughout the U.S. in the last five years.

She lives in Lander with her husband and their three sons. Johnson was recently featured in Prevention magazine.

Other sessions for the conference will focus on how to have difficult conversations in the workplace, navigating career transitions, suicide prevention training, how to create your own herb garden, maintaining passion in your relationships and how to create travel plans for memorable adventures.

Tickets for the event are $40 for the conference, which includes lunch and snacks, $30 for the FAB Woman of the Year banquet and $65 for both. Tickets can be purchased at The Sheridan Press, 144 Grinnell St., or online at thesheridanpress.com/fab.

During the cocktail hour prior to the banquet, nonprofits and businesses are welcome to set up tables to interact with FAB attendees. Nonprofits can participate at no charge, and businesses can participate for a fee of $25 per table. No items may be sold at the event. For additional information, contact Kristen Czaban at The Sheridan Press, 672-2431 or kristen.czaban@thesheridanpress.com.

Light of Hope Breakfast to honor Jones @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Apr 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Light of Hope Breakfast will honor Tracy Jones on April 28 beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Doors for the event will open at 7 a.m. The breakfast will celebrate the 2017 Champion for Children — Jones — and those who dedicate their lives to promoting children’s success.

While the breakfast is free, those planning to attend are invited to support the work of Compass Center for Families.

For more information, see www.compass4families.org or contact Tifany Resser at 675-2272 or assistant@compass4families.org.

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

Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

College to host showing of documentary film ‘13th’ @ Sheridan College
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Whitney Center for the Arts will host a screening of the documentary film “13th” on Friday at 7 p.m.

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.”

The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity.

This event is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
29
Sat
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

Apr
30
Sun
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Feb
6
Mon
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 6 – May 12 all-day

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.”

The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place April 22 from 4-6 p.m.

All 16 artists participating in the show are from Oregon and were artists in residence at Ucross between 2013-2016.

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

Mar
8
Wed
Tickets for FAB Women’s Conference now on sale @ The Sheridan Press
Mar 8 – Apr 28 all-day

HERIDAN — The fifth annual FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will take place April 28 at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The conference, which will begin with registration at noon, will include a keynote presentation from Shelli Johnson.

Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, consultant and Epic adventure guide who has coached more than 130 individual leaders from throughout the U.S. in the last five years.

She lives in Lander with her husband and their three sons.

Johnson was recently featured in Prevention magazine.

Other sessions for the conference will focus on how to have difficult conversations in the workplace, navigating career transitions, suicide prevention training, how to create your own herb garden, maintaining passion in your relationships and how to create travel plans for memorable adventures.

Tickets for the event are $40 for the conference, which includes lunch and snacks, $30 for the FAB Woman of the Year banquet and $65 for both.

Tickets can be purchased at The Sheridan Press, 144 Grinnell St., or online at thesheridanpress.com/fab.

Mar
15
Wed
Brinton to open two exhibits next week @ Brinton Museum
Mar 15 – Apr 30 all-day

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will open two new shows next week.

The 12th Illustrator Show — The Art of John Potter will be on display in the Mars Reception Gallery.

In the S.K. Johnston Jr. Family Gallery, an exhibit entitled “Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom” will be on display.

Both exhibits will be on display from March 15 through April 30.

In addition to the show openings, Ken Schuster will present a gallery talk on the  “Gollings & Kleiber: In the Classroom” exhibit April 27 at 7 p.m.

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

Apr
17
Mon
WWA’s Miniature Art Auction begins Monday @ Expressions Art Gallery & Framing, LLC
Apr 17 – Apr 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association invites members of the public to its 11th annual Miniature Art Auction: Celebrating our Wild Earth.

Miniature artworks donated by talented, local artists will be open for viewing and bidding April 17–28 at Expressions Art Gallery & Framing, LLC, located at 645 Broadway St.

The Grand Finale Gala will be held April 28 at Expressions Gallery from 5-7 p.m. The gala will feature final bidding wars, prizes awarded by a panel of prestigious jurors, live music, food and beverages.

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded to artists in seven categories: Best Flat Art, Best Sculpture, Best in Open Category, Best Use of Natural Materials, Best Use of Recycled Materials, People’s Choice and Best in Show. The event is free and open to the public.

Proceeds from the auction support Wyoming Wilderness Association’s priority campaigns in the Red Desert, Bridger-Teton, Shoshone and Bighorn National Forests, as well as their work actively opposing the public lands transfer movement.

For more information, call 672-2751, email jenny@wildwyo.org or see www.wildwyo.org.

Apr
25
Tue
Gallery on Main to host art show @ Gallery on Main
Apr 25 – May 8 all-day

DAYTON — The Gallery on Main in Dayton will host an amateur and student art show from April 25 through May 8.

Those who stop in can vote on their favorites and support up-and-coming artists.

For additional information contact the gallery at 655-2221.

Gallery on Main is located at 110 W. Third Ave. in Dayton.

WWA raffle off cabin getaway @ Luminous Brewhouse
Apr 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Wilderness Association is raffling off a weekend getaway at a cabin in the Bighorn Mountains.

The Muddy Guard cabin will be available to the winner of the raffle Aug. 3-5. It sleeps up to six people.

Raffle tickets are $10 apiece or three for $25. 

The winner of the raffle will be announced at the Banff Mountain Film Festival after-party at Luminous Brewhouse on April 25.

For more information or to purchase raffle tickets, www.wildwyo.org.

 
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Tongue River Branch Library
Apr 25 @ 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.

Tickets on sale now for Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour @ WYO Theater
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tickets for the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour are on sale now through the WYO Theater.

The event, which benefits the Wyoming Wilderness Association, will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 25 at the theater.

Tickets cost $19 apiece for adults, seniors and military members. The cost is $10 for students.

Tickets may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.

The film festival takes place each fall in Banff, Alberta, Canada, and then goes on a world tour in the following months. The film festival will bring audience favorites and special tour edits to Sheridan.

For additional information, see the WWA website, wildwyo.org.

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

 
Backcountry horsemen to gather Wed. @ ERA Carroll Realty office
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Backcountry Horsemen will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The meeting will take place at the ERA Carroll Realty office, located at 306 N. Main St.

For additional information, see wyobch.org.

Apr
26
Wed
Wuerker to host oil painting classes @ SAGE Community Arts
Apr 26 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local artist Jenny Wuerker will host a series of oil painting classes each Wednesday between March 15 and May 24.

The hands-on painting class will help attendees improve their skills, discover new techniques and learn to paint directly from observation.

All levels are welcome to attend the class, which costs $150 for SAGE Community Arts members and $175 for nonmembers.

To learn more about Wuerker and her art, see crazywomanfineart.com.

The classes will take place at SAGE Community Arts, located at 21 W. Brundage St.

To sign up, call 674-1970.

 
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Miner’s picnic meeting set for Wed. @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A planning meeting for a summer picnic will take place Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

The picnic, geared toward the descendants of workers in the mining communities north of Sheridan that flourished in the first half of the 20th century, will take place July 30.

The first revival of the picnic took place in 2016.

See the group’s Facebook page Monarch/Underground Miners, call Nancy Herdt at 737-2388 or email nkwh.51@gmail.com.

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

Calmus to perform at SC @ Sheridan Collegeq
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present the Calmus Vocal Ensemble on April 26 at 7:30 p.m.

This renowned a cappella quintet presents “All the World’s a Stage,” a program of music inspired by the plays and poetry of the immortal bard, William Shakespeare. You will hear songs — all in English — by composers from all over the world ranging across five centuries to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death that should please literary and music enthusiasts alike.

Excerpts from “Twelfth Night,” “Cymbeline,” “Othello” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be interspersed with settings of the sonnets. The concert will conclude with four distinct versions of the poem “Full Fathom Five” from “The Tempest.”

Composers covered will include 16th century Englishmen Orlando Gibbons and Henry Purcell to contemporary artists like Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Nancy Wertsch, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi and others.

The Calmus Ensemble’s five performers are from the renowned St. Thomas Church Choir School and combine a pure female soprano voice with four male voices ranging from bass to countertenor.

Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students. They are available through the WYO Theater or at the door. Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at www.whitneyarts.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
27
Thu
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

VOA fundraiser includes ‘Soup-er Heroes’ theme @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host its annual Filling an Empty Bowl fundraiser April 27.

The event, set to take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, will benefit the local homeless shelter.

The simple meal is meant to mirror a meal one might have in the shelter.

The cost is $25 per family, $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children 5 and younger eat for free.

Tickets are available at the door.

For additional information, contact VOA at 672-0475.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

The Brinton to present lecture on Gollings @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will present a gallery talk on artists Hans Kleiber and Bill Gollings on April 27 at 7 p.m.

Chief Curator Kenneth Schuster will give the lecture is in conjunction with the current exhibition “Gollings and Kleiber: In the Classroom.”

The presentation is free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

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

Apr
28
Fri
Tickets for FAB Women’s Conference now on sale @ Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.
Apr 28 all-day

SHERIDAN — The fifth annual FAB (For. About. By.) Women’s Conference will take place April 28 at the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The conference, which will begin with registration at noon, will include a keynote presentation from Shelli Johnson.

Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, consultant and Epic adventure guide who has coached more than 130 individual leaders from throughout the U.S. in the last five years.

She lives in Lander with her husband and their three sons. Johnson was recently featured in Prevention magazine.

Other sessions for the conference will focus on how to have difficult conversations in the workplace, navigating career transitions, suicide prevention training, how to create your own herb garden, maintaining passion in your relationships and how to create travel plans for memorable adventures.

Tickets for the event are $40 for the conference, which includes lunch and snacks, $30 for the FAB Woman of the Year banquet and $65 for both. Tickets can be purchased at The Sheridan Press, 144 Grinnell St., or online at thesheridanpress.com/fab.

During the cocktail hour prior to the banquet, nonprofits and businesses are welcome to set up tables to interact with FAB attendees. Nonprofits can participate at no charge, and businesses can participate for a fee of $25 per table. No items may be sold at the event. For additional information, contact Kristen Czaban at The Sheridan Press, 672-2431 or kristen.czaban@thesheridanpress.com.

Light of Hope Breakfast to honor Jones @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Apr 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Light of Hope Breakfast will honor Tracy Jones on April 28 beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Doors for the event will open at 7 a.m. The breakfast will celebrate the 2017 Champion for Children — Jones — and those who dedicate their lives to promoting children’s success.

While the breakfast is free, those planning to attend are invited to support the work of Compass Center for Families.

For more information, see www.compass4families.org or contact Tifany Resser at 675-2272 or assistant@compass4families.org.

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

Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

College to host showing of documentary film ‘13th’ @ Sheridan College
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College’s Whitney Center for the Arts will host a screening of the documentary film “13th” on Friday at 7 p.m.

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.”

The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry is laid out by DuVernay with bracing lucidity.

This event is free and open to the public, and no tickets are required.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
29
Sat
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.

Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

Apr
30
Sun
Little Bighorn Battlefield begins spring hours @ Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument recently began its spring hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The spring hours will be in effect until summer hours begin May 30. 

The hours apply to the Custer National Cemetery, the Indian Memorial and Seventh Cavalry Monument and the visitor center and museum. 

The self-guiding Reno-Benteen Battlefield will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Entrance fees are $20 per private vehicle.

Entrance fees will be waived the week of April 16-24 to recognize National Park Week.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is located at 756 Battlefield Tour Road in Crow Agency, Montana.