Calendar

Sep
21
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Kennon Sign Shop
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly social and networking event at Alpine Climate Control from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485. ­­­

Kennon Sign Shop is located at 800 E. Burkitt St.

Sep
28
Wed
Community roundtable discussion at Sheridan College @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A community roundtable discussion will take place at the atrium of the Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The event is to gather feedback regarding the future of higher education in Sheridan County.

For more information, call Wendy Smith at 674-6446, ext. 2801. The Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

‘Building Brains’ activity set for Wednesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — “Building Brains!” is a fun, hands-on activity to learn about the science of early childhood that take place Wednesday from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development.

Topics for the event will include: what promotes brain development, what derails it and with what consequence for society.

The concepts set the stage for understanding the role of a community in helping kids achieve lifelong health.

Attendees will receive a light supper and STARS credits.

To RSVP for the event, see the following website: http://centerile.org/all-events.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Chamber Coffee in Dayton set for Sept. 28 @ Dayton Mercantile
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Chamber’s Business Reception and Expansion Committee will host a community-focused round table discussion over coffee on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Dayton Mercantile.

The discussion is for those who are interested in current issues and happenings in Dayton, Ranchester and Sheridan County.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Sheridan County Chamber at 672-2485.

The Dayton Mercantile is located at 408 Main St. in Dayton.

Oct
4
Tue
Akcita Win to gather Tuesday @ Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The October meeting for Akcita Win will be Tuesday 6 p.m. at Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House.

The hostesses will be Janice Nielsen and Mary Ann Fiedor with a program to be presented.

The meeting is open to the public, however reservations must be called into Connie Goodwin at 751-2550 prior to Tuesday. Ole’s Pizza and Spaghetti House is located at 927 Coffeen Ave.

Oct
8
Sat
Food Expo to include Farmers Market Fall Festival @ Sheridan College.
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market Fall Festival will take place Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The event will include an array of producers, artisans and informational booths. Music will be provided by Crook Mountain. There will be apple pressing, a pumpkin patch, exhibits and a pie baking contest. A discussion panel on Local Food in Sheridan, “Eating, Growing and Selling Sheridan” will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium.

For more information, call Clarke McClung at 751-7846.

Library to host Indie Author Day Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 8 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Are you interested in self-publishing? Do you want to see works that other writers in the community have completed? Stop by the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate Indie Author Day and speak with authors who have taken the leap into self-publishing.

The event is designed to bring local writing communities together to participate in author panels, presentations and more. The program is free and open to the public and all ages are welcome. Writers of all levels are encouraged to participate.

Indie Author Day activities include:

• 11:30-11:55 a.m. — Brief introduction, light lunch and informal discussion

• Noon to 1 p.m. — A digital broadcasting of the live panel presentation featuring industry leaders Jon Fine, previously from Amazon; Robin Cutler of IngramSpark; Kiera Parrot of Library Journal; Library Journal 2012 Mover and Shaker Jim Blanton of Louisville Free Public Library; and the 2016 Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Ebook Award recipient L. Penelope.

• 1-2 p.m. — Panel discussion and Q&A with five local authors (Abbie Johnson Taylor, Joan Feagins, Susan K. Smith, Christine Valentine and Rose Hill) who will discuss their experiences with self-publishing including any challenges encountered.

• 2-2:30 p.m. – Authors may choose to stay to sign copies of their books.

For more information, contact Cameron Duff or see the Indie Author Day website at www.indieauthorday.com.

Oct
11
Tue
Senior Center to host candidate forum @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host a forum for candidates for Sheridan City Council and Sheridan mayor from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday. All forums will begin with a 30-minute time to mingle. Refreshments will include coffee and pie.

The time to mingle will be followed by an hour of questions for the candidates.

For more information, contact Heather Comstock at 752-9111.

Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
12
Wed
Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Oct 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend. No reservations are needed.

For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located just off the highway at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
15
Sat
Rosary Crusade set for Saturday @ corner of Main and Burkitt streets.
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A public square rosary crusade is gathering on Saturday at noon on the corner of Main and Burkitt streets.

The event is meant to bring people together to pray for America as a nation.

An estimated 15,000 similar rallies will occur throughout the U.S. on Saturday.

For more information, call Holy Name Catholic Church at 672-2848.

Oct
17
Mon
Dayton candidate forum Oct. 17 @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a Dayton candidate forum on Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The candidate forum will include members from the school board and town council.

Attendees are encouraged to come, learn and make an informed vote for election day Nov. 8.

For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community 655-9418. The Dayton location for the community center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Oct
24
Mon
American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Oct
25
Tue
American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Oct
26
Wed
Chamber Coffee in Story set for Wednesday @ Wagon Box Inn
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Reception and Expansion Committee will host a community-focused roundtable discussion over coffee on Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Wagon Box Inn.

The discussion is for those who are interested in current issues and happenings in the Story area and Sheridan County.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the Sheridan County Chamber at 672-2485.

The Wagon Box Inn is located at 103 North Piney Road in Story.

Free law clinic planned for Wednesday @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Bar Association will host a Law Night on Wednesday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center in honor of the National Celebrate Pro Bono Week.

Law Night is a free legal advice clinic that will provide the public with brief, one-on-one, initial consultations on any civil (non-criminal) issue such as personal injury, landlord/tenant disputes, divorce or child custody, estate planning and more.

Sheridan County Bar Association attorneys will donate their time to meet with clients to help with any legal need that they may have.

Appointments are necessary for the event. To schedule an appointment, attendees should call Equal Justice Wyoming at 777-8383.

“Attorneys, locally and all over Wyoming, commit to pro bono work because many of us believe it is not only an honor, but also one of our professional obligations,” said Christopher Sherwood, local attorney and President of the Sheridan County Bar Association. “It is opportunities like Pro Bono Night that allow local attorneys to come together in a forum that provides some insight and direction to our neighbors in the community on a wide range of legal matters.”

For more information, contact Christopher Sherwood at 674-7451 or Liz Hutchinson at 777-8383.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Oct
27
Thu
American Indian Storytellers featured at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host an American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling event during the week of Oct. 24-27.

Speakers will include Mardell Hogan Plainfeather and Vernon Whiteman of the Crow Nation and Linwood Tall Bull of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather will present an evening session open to the public at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. Museum members, children and American Indians with tribal identification are admitted free of charge; admission for non-members is $5. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the evening session.

Mardell Hogan Plainfeather is a respected Crow historian and artist, and recently retired as a Plains Indian Historian with the National Park Service at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. Plainfeather has also been a field director of the American Indian Tribal Histories Project at the Western Heritage Center in Billings, Montana.

Vernon Whiteman is a descendant of Apsaálooke holy men Medicine Crow and Little Nest. He resides in Lodge Grass, Montana.

Linwood Tall Bull is an instructor at Chief Dull Knife Tribal College in Lame Deer, Montana. He is a member of a venerated traditionalist Northern Cheyenne family and is a leader of the Dog Soldier society, one of the four Cheyenne sacred warrior societies.

The Brinton Museum holds and exhibits a significant collection of American Indian artifacts, many of which are of Crow and Cheyenne origin.

An important part of the museum’s mission as an educational institution preserving the art and history of the West is to share and promote knowledge about American Indian cultural heritage and history. The American Indian cultural sharing and storytelling programs are offered in response to a request by The Brinton Museum’s American Indian Advisory Council.

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

Nov
2
Wed
Eagles #186 to host candidate forum @ Eagles #186
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Eagles #186 will host a forum for candidates for city, county and state positions from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Each candidate will have five minutes to address the audience. A question and answer period will follow between the candidates and audience members.

For more information, contact Mona Hansen at 672- 9578 or 751-5626.

Eagles #186 is located at 850 N. Main St.

Nov
9
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Good Health Market and Harker Mellinger
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking event at Good Health Market and Harker Mellinger from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

The businesses are located at 1821  and 1811 S. Sheridan Ave. 

Nov
15
Tue
‘COPE’ program begins Nov. 15 @ Frackelton’s
Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — COPE, “Counseling in Overcoming Painful Emotions,” directed by Judy Olson will begin a nine-week program on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Frackelton’s.

COPE is an aftercare program designed to help participants deal with overcoming the loss of a loved one and gain support from others in the community experiencing the same type of grief. The event is sponsored by Kane Funeral Home.

For more information or reservations, contact Judy Olson at 672-3336.

Frackelton’s is located at 55 N. Main St.

Nov
16
Wed
Bighorn Forest Collaborative meeting on Wednesday @ Sheridan County Court House
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Forest Collaborative meeting will take place on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan County Court House in room 210.

The citizen-driven collaborative group was established to make recommendations to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on roadless area management on the Bighorn National Forest.

The purpose of the meeting is to resolve roadless area management issues on the Bighorn National Forest. The discussion will focus on how to maintain roadless areas and their associated benefits, while providing an appropriate level of management tools for wildlife, wildland-urban interface area and municipal watersheds.

For further information, please contact Keith Grant, 307-272-5511.

The Sheridan County Court House is located at 224 S. Main St.

Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Nov 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend.

No reservations are needed to attend the event.

For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located just off the highway at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Nov
19
Sat
Sheridan Range Writers to meet Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Range Writers will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Fulmer room at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Aaron Holst will present the program.

For more information, call Pat Jones at 673-1854.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

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