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Apr
27
Thu
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
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.

Apr
29
Sat
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
Lions Club organizes concert @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lions Club has organized a fundraising concert for April 30 at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature the band Yesterdayze, a band that features music from the ‘60s.

The event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Tickets cost $10 apiece. For additional information or tickets, call 751-6800.

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

May
9
Tue
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Fulmer Library
May 9 @ 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.

May
13
Sat
Museum to host gala with former governors @ Sheridan Holiday Inn.
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum has started selling tickets for its annual gala fundraiser. 

The fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” will take place May 13 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. 

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freduenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive. 

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and will go on sale March 1 through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.

 
Apr
27
Thu
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
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.

Apr
29
Sat
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
Lions Club organizes concert @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lions Club has organized a fundraising concert for April 30 at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature the band Yesterdayze, a band that features music from the ‘60s.

The event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Tickets cost $10 apiece. For additional information or tickets, call 751-6800.

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

May
9
Tue
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Fulmer Library
May 9 @ 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.

May
13
Sat
Museum to host gala with former governors @ Sheridan Holiday Inn.
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum has started selling tickets for its annual gala fundraiser. 

The fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” will take place May 13 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. 

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freduenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive. 

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and will go on sale March 1 through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.