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Jan
30
Mon
We the People team to rehearse Monday @ Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School has qualified for the We the People state championship on Feb. 6 in Laramie following the district competition held in Casper. 

To prepare for the state competition, the Sheridan team has invited interested community members to mark their calendar and watch the state dress rehearsal from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. 

Eighteen teams competed at the district competition, and Sheridan will join teams from Cheyenne Central, Cheyenne East, Glenrock, Jackson and Laramie for the state competition. 

Students competing at the state championship will be asked two rounds of questions on their study of the U.S. Constitution. The questions include the philosophies underpinning our Constitution, political views of the founders and more. The winner of this competition will represent the state of Wyoming at the We the People national finals in Washington, D.C., on April 21-24. 

Sheridan High School has represented the state four times at the national finals and has won back-to-back-to-back championships heading into this year’s competition.  

For more information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

 
Feb
8
Wed
Chamber to celebrate business community at monthly luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Feb 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will recognize leaders in the local business community at its monthly luncheon Wednesday.

The lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center and will include awards for the Spirit of Sheridan, Strength of Sheridan and Businessperson of the Year, among others.

The cost for lunch is $17 per person. Or, those wishing to buy a punch card for 12 or 24 luncheons can do so at the previous price of $15 per lunch.

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

 
Feb
10
Fri
UW conducting town-hall meetings on educator preparation @ Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative invites Wyomingites to participate in a series of town-hall meetings to gather stakeholder perspectives on the UW College of Education and its educator preparation programs in service of Wyoming’s preschool through high school students.

Students, parents, guardians, teachers, principals, superintendents, elected officials (including school board members), the business community and all community members are encouraged to attend. 

Meetings are planned for Sheridan, Jackson, Casper, Gillette, Torrington, Riverton, Powell, Cheyenne, Rock Springs and Evanston.

The Sheridan meeting will take place Friday from 3-4:30 p.m. at Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153. Sheridan college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The TEI was established by the UW Board of Trustees in fall 2014 to “elevate the UW College of Education to national pre-eminent status in professional educator preparation, ultimately to improve and enhance K-12 education in Wyoming.”

The TEI Governing Board will receive recommendations from a TEI National Advisory Board and workgroups composed of Wyoming students, parents, educators, school leaders, state officials and university faculty.

For updates to the schedule of town-hall meetings, see www.uwyo.edu/trust_edu_init/town-hall-meetings.html.

For more information, call Rebecca Watts, TEI executive director, at 307-766-5461 or email rwatts3@uwyo.edu.

 
Brinton to display student art in February @ Brinton Museum
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will again partner with local elementary schools to present the second annual All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show, featuring original art by fifth-grade students from nine schools throughout Sheridan and Johnson counties. 

The student art show opens in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery on Thursday. A reception for the artists will take place Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. 

Admission to the student art exhibit through Feb. 17 is free for students and teachers.

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show offers fifth-graders the unique opportunity to showcase their artistic talents in a professional, museum setting and share their classroom art projects with the public. 

“We are happy to again highlight art by young students in a special show at The Brinton Museum,” Museum Director Kenneth Schuster said in a press release. “This event gives students the chance to experience first-hand how a fine art museum functions as a valuable resource to the community, and that museums are a great place to see great art!” 

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show is available to guests through Feb. 17.

More information about upcoming exhibits and educational events is found on the museum’s website at www.thebrintonmuseum.org.

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

Feb
11
Sat
Science Saturday to focus on space @ Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Science Saturday will take place this weekend and the activities will focus on space.

On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon, participants will engage in hands on learning about space at the Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.

The event is free and open to children of all ages.

It is sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

For information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Spelling Bee to test students skills @ WYO Theater
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sponsored by Century 21, the Sheridan County spelling bee will take place Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Watch local students compete in the contest to move on to higher level events. The spelling bee is connected to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The top three winners will advance to the state bee in March, which will be held in Rock Springs. Winners there will go onto the national event in National Harbor, Maryland, in May. 

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater, located at 42 N. Main St.

 
Feb
12
Sun
WYO Theater to host children’s show Sunday @ WYO Theater
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host children’s show “Beethoven’s Wig Live” at 4 p.m. Feb. 12.

Years ago, Richard Perlmutter toyed with the idea of writing lyrics to masterpieces of classical music. While humming Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, the words “Beethoven’s Wig is very big” popped into his head. With that spark of inspiration, “Beethoven’s Wig” was born. 

Music educators have adopted Beethoven’s Wig’s music as an effective teaching tool,  two illustrated piano/vocal songbooks have been released with collections of Beethoven’s Wig lyrics and music. 

The show is aimed at students in kindergarten through fourth grades.

The cost to attend is $17 for adults, $12.50 for seniors and military members and $10 for students.

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

Feb
16
Thu
Empower Wyoming to train kids on safety @ Bethesda Worship Center
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Empower Wyoming will host a meeting for Kids Ambassadors to teach the children of Sheridan County on Feb. 16 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Bethesda Worship Center.

The Kids Ambassadors are adult volunteers offering personal training safety on topics such as safety with strangers, safety with familiars, verbal boundary-setting and bully intervention skills.

Empower Wyoming seeks out adults who have a good heart, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, good communication skills and a willingness to work as part of the team.

For more information, call Francine at 620-1511 or email info@empowerwyoming.com. 

The Bethesda Worship Center is located at 5135 Coffeen Ave. 

Feb
26
Sun
WYO to host ‘Lights! Camera! Math!’ performance Sunday @ WYO Theater
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host “Lights! Camera! Math!” at the WYO Theater on Sunday beginning at 4 p.m.

The program integrates math, magic, theater and digital technology to help youth understand that math can be fun.

The show is suitable for children in grades three through six. 

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12.50 for seniors and military and $10 for students. 

For more information about the show, see www.mayoarts.org/event/lights-camera-math. 

For more information about the Sheridan performance and to get tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com. 

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

Mar
1
Wed
Signup for Science Kids summer programs starts Wed. @ science-kids.org.
Mar 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — Registration for the 2017 Science Kids summer programs will begin March 1.

Programs planned for the summer include:

9- to 12-year-olds

• June 12-15 — Pop! Pencils Owls and Paint

• June 19-21 — Explorer Series

• July 6 — Medicine Wheel Adventure

6- to 8-year-olds

• June 26-28 — Hands On Nature

• July 10-11 — Audubon Adventures

• July 17-20 — Creeks and Critters

• July 31 & Aug. 1 — Young Naturalists

Science Kids is a nonprofit that hosts educational science-based summer classes for kids in Wyoming.

For more information, see science-kids.org.

 
Mar
4
Sat
Science Saturday to focus on DNA @ Sheridan College
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Science Saturday will take place this weekend at the Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.

The topic for Saturday will be “DNA! You are unique.”

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon and is free and open to children of all ages.

Science Saturdays are sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

For more information, please contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
7
Tue
Akcita Win to gather March 7 @ Elephant King
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Akcita Win will meet March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Trails End Elephant King restaurant.

The program will include information on the North Main Improvement Association.

Akcita Win is a women’s sorority that meets monthly and is open to the public.

Reservation are required and should be called in to Connie Goodwin at 751-2550.

The Elephant King is located at 2125 N. Main St.

Mar
10
Fri
AARP to gather Friday @ Heritage Towers
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan chapter of the AARP will gather Friday at the Heritage Towers dining room.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner and the meeting will start at 5:50 p.m. 

The program will include a legislative update from Wayne Schatz, AARP legislative chair for Northeast Wyoming.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring $3 and a potluck dish to share.

Heritage Towers is located at 428 N. Jefferson St.

 
Mar
25
Sat
Sheridan County Republican Party to meet Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Republican Party will conduct a Central Committee meeting on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library for the purpose of electing officers.

All Republicans and precinct committee persons are asked to attend. Any precinct committee person wishing to utilize a proxy is asked to contact Chairman Ryan Mulholland at 461-9707 prior to the meeting date.

According to the county bylaws, a person residing in the same precinct as the duly elected committee person may carry a proxy if authorized in writing.

Light refreshments will be served.

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

 
Mar
29
Wed
Next Chamber Coffee set for Wednesday @ Lazy R Campground and Cabins
Mar 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

RANCHESTER — The next Chamber Coffee organized by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will take place Wednesday beginning at 8 a.m.

Lazy R Campground and Cabins in Ranchester will host the event, which is meant to provide a way to network and discuss important issues with the communities in Sheridan County.

Lazy R Campground and Cabins is located at 652 U.S. Highway 14 in Ranchester.

Apr
4
Tue
Akcita Win to gather Tuesday @ First Christian Church
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The April meeting for Akcita Win will be Tuesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. at the First Christian Church. 

Dinner will be catered and the cost is $10. The group plans to bring items to donate to Advocacy & Resource Center. 

Reservations need to be called to president Connie Goodwin at 751-2550. 

 Akcita Win is a women’s sorority that meets monthly and new members are always welcome.

First Christian Church is located at 102 S. Connor St.

Apr
5
Wed
Doubleday Sports Complex Committee to host public meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital office
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Doubleday Sports Complex Committee will host a public meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m.

The meeting will take place at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital office at 61 S. Gould St.

The meeting will focus on the preliminary plan for the sports complex and provide area residents with an opportunity to provide feedback and ideas on the design to fit the needs of local sports groups that will use the facility.

Apr
6
Thu
Archaeological Society meeting to focus on Bomber Mountain @ Holiday Inn
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will gather Thursday for its monthly meeting. This month’s focus will be Bomber Mountain. 

Sylvia Bruner of the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo will give the presentation.

Beginning as a part-time employee at Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site in 2000, Bruner quickly obtained a love of history and museums which developed even further with a five-year stint of Civil War and Indian Wars reenacting. She was hired as the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum’s registrar in 2003 and in May 2016 she became the director. 

Bruner’s presentation will focus on the events surrounding the crash of the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber that led to the naming of Bomber Mountain in the Bighorns.

Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the presentation following at about 7 p.m. The event will take place in the banquet room attached to the main dining room of the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Apr
8
Sat
Science Saturday to focus on bugs @ Sheridan College
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Science Saturdays, set for this weekend, will focus on bugs.

The event, planned for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, will allow children of all ages to explore the world of bugs at the Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.

The event is free.

For more information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
13
Thu
City to host meetings on electronic signs @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a series of public meetings to explore options regarding electronic sign regulation in the city.

The open houses will allow business owners and residents to learn more about the signage and provide feedback on possible options for new city regulations.

Meetings will take place:

• Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 S. Main St.

• April 18 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

• April 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Robert Briggs at the city of Sheridan, 675-4226.

Apr
14
Fri
No weekend plans? Check out these Easter events @ Sheridan, WY
Apr 14 – Apr 16 all-day

SHERIDAN — A number of local organizations will host Easter-related events this weekend, including carnivals and egg hunts.

Here’s a list of local Easter happenings:

Friday

• 2:30 p.m., East Egg Hunt, Westview Health Care Center, 1990 W. Loucks St.

Saturday

• 9:30 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Sheridan Inn, ages 0-8, 856 Broadway St.

• 9:30 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Scott Park, Dayton, kids ages 1-10

• 10-11 a.m., fun and games, Scott Park, Dayton, kids ages 1-10

• 10 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza, Thorne-Rider Park, ages 0-3 Redle field, ages 4-5 Barney Park, ages 6-8 volleyball area

• 11 a.m., fifth annual Hound Hunt, Dan Madia Field

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Easter Carnival and Egg Run, egg runs for four different age groups, carnival games, face painting, inflatable slides, small animal zoo, rock climbing wall and more, Bethesda Worship Center, 5135 Coffeen Ave.

• 1 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt, Walmart, ages 0-4 at 1 p.m., ages 5-9 at 1:10 p.m., ages 10-13 at 1:20 p.m., bring your own basket

• 2-3 p.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Sheridan Speedway, 69 Industrial Lane

Sunday

• 7-10 a.m., Sheridan York Rite Bodies Easter Breakfast, pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, $5 per person or $20 for families of four or more, Sheridan Masonic Building, 109 S. Gould St.

Apr
18
Tue
City to host meetings on electronic signs @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a series of public meetings to explore options regarding electronic sign regulation in the city.

The open houses will allow business owners and residents to learn more about the signage and provide feedback on possible options for new city regulations.

Meetings will take place:

• Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 S. Main St.

• April 18 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

• April 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Robert Briggs at the city of Sheridan, 675-4226.

Apr
20
Thu
City to host meetings on electronic signs @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a series of public meetings to explore options regarding electronic sign regulation in the city.

The open houses will allow business owners and residents to learn more about the signage and provide feedback on possible options for new city regulations.

Meetings will take place:

• Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 S. Main St.

• April 18 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

• April 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Robert Briggs at the city of Sheridan, 675-4226.

Real Resistance to gather Thursday @ Luminous Brewhouse
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Real Resistance Wyoming will host a public forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at which community members will discuss the impacts of President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.

Representatives from multiple agencies throughout Sheridan and the congressional delegation have been invited to speak about the proposed budget and its affect on local programs.

The event will take place at Luminous Brewhouse, located at 504 Broadway St.

For more information, contact Josh Hanson at bottomweavers@gmail.com.

Apr
22
Sat
Museum to host Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host Tidbit Saturday this weekend.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, attendees can join the museum staff and volunteers to celebrate Earth Day.

Tidbit Saturday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 and combine hands-on activities with history lessons.

The program is free, but those planning to attend are asked to reserve a spot by calling the museum at 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Jan
30
Mon
We the People team to rehearse Monday @ Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School has qualified for the We the People state championship on Feb. 6 in Laramie following the district competition held in Casper. 

To prepare for the state competition, the Sheridan team has invited interested community members to mark their calendar and watch the state dress rehearsal from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. 

Eighteen teams competed at the district competition, and Sheridan will join teams from Cheyenne Central, Cheyenne East, Glenrock, Jackson and Laramie for the state competition. 

Students competing at the state championship will be asked two rounds of questions on their study of the U.S. Constitution. The questions include the philosophies underpinning our Constitution, political views of the founders and more. The winner of this competition will represent the state of Wyoming at the We the People national finals in Washington, D.C., on April 21-24. 

Sheridan High School has represented the state four times at the national finals and has won back-to-back-to-back championships heading into this year’s competition.  

For more information, contact Tyson Emborg at 672-2495, ext. 3228.

 
Feb
8
Wed
Chamber to celebrate business community at monthly luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Feb 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will recognize leaders in the local business community at its monthly luncheon Wednesday.

The lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center and will include awards for the Spirit of Sheridan, Strength of Sheridan and Businessperson of the Year, among others.

The cost for lunch is $17 per person. Or, those wishing to buy a punch card for 12 or 24 luncheons can do so at the previous price of $15 per lunch.

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

 
Feb
10
Fri
UW conducting town-hall meetings on educator preparation @ Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative invites Wyomingites to participate in a series of town-hall meetings to gather stakeholder perspectives on the UW College of Education and its educator preparation programs in service of Wyoming’s preschool through high school students.

Students, parents, guardians, teachers, principals, superintendents, elected officials (including school board members), the business community and all community members are encouraged to attend. 

Meetings are planned for Sheridan, Jackson, Casper, Gillette, Torrington, Riverton, Powell, Cheyenne, Rock Springs and Evanston.

The Sheridan meeting will take place Friday from 3-4:30 p.m. at Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153. Sheridan college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The TEI was established by the UW Board of Trustees in fall 2014 to “elevate the UW College of Education to national pre-eminent status in professional educator preparation, ultimately to improve and enhance K-12 education in Wyoming.”

The TEI Governing Board will receive recommendations from a TEI National Advisory Board and workgroups composed of Wyoming students, parents, educators, school leaders, state officials and university faculty.

For updates to the schedule of town-hall meetings, see www.uwyo.edu/trust_edu_init/town-hall-meetings.html.

For more information, call Rebecca Watts, TEI executive director, at 307-766-5461 or email rwatts3@uwyo.edu.

 
Brinton to display student art in February @ Brinton Museum
Feb 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will again partner with local elementary schools to present the second annual All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show, featuring original art by fifth-grade students from nine schools throughout Sheridan and Johnson counties. 

The student art show opens in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery on Thursday. A reception for the artists will take place Friday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. 

Admission to the student art exhibit through Feb. 17 is free for students and teachers.

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show offers fifth-graders the unique opportunity to showcase their artistic talents in a professional, museum setting and share their classroom art projects with the public. 

“We are happy to again highlight art by young students in a special show at The Brinton Museum,” Museum Director Kenneth Schuster said in a press release. “This event gives students the chance to experience first-hand how a fine art museum functions as a valuable resource to the community, and that museums are a great place to see great art!” 

The All-Schools Fifth-Grade Student Art Show is available to guests through Feb. 17.

More information about upcoming exhibits and educational events is found on the museum’s website at www.thebrintonmuseum.org.

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

Feb
11
Sat
Science Saturday to focus on space @ Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Science Saturday will take place this weekend and the activities will focus on space.

On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon, participants will engage in hands on learning about space at the Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.

The event is free and open to children of all ages.

It is sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

For information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Spelling Bee to test students skills @ WYO Theater
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sponsored by Century 21, the Sheridan County spelling bee will take place Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Watch local students compete in the contest to move on to higher level events. The spelling bee is connected to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The top three winners will advance to the state bee in March, which will be held in Rock Springs. Winners there will go onto the national event in National Harbor, Maryland, in May. 

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater, located at 42 N. Main St.

 
Feb
12
Sun
WYO Theater to host children’s show Sunday @ WYO Theater
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host children’s show “Beethoven’s Wig Live” at 4 p.m. Feb. 12.

Years ago, Richard Perlmutter toyed with the idea of writing lyrics to masterpieces of classical music. While humming Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, the words “Beethoven’s Wig is very big” popped into his head. With that spark of inspiration, “Beethoven’s Wig” was born. 

Music educators have adopted Beethoven’s Wig’s music as an effective teaching tool,  two illustrated piano/vocal songbooks have been released with collections of Beethoven’s Wig lyrics and music. 

The show is aimed at students in kindergarten through fourth grades.

The cost to attend is $17 for adults, $12.50 for seniors and military members and $10 for students.

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

Feb
16
Thu
Empower Wyoming to train kids on safety @ Bethesda Worship Center
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Empower Wyoming will host a meeting for Kids Ambassadors to teach the children of Sheridan County on Feb. 16 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Bethesda Worship Center.

The Kids Ambassadors are adult volunteers offering personal training safety on topics such as safety with strangers, safety with familiars, verbal boundary-setting and bully intervention skills.

Empower Wyoming seeks out adults who have a good heart, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, good communication skills and a willingness to work as part of the team.

For more information, call Francine at 620-1511 or email info@empowerwyoming.com. 

The Bethesda Worship Center is located at 5135 Coffeen Ave. 

Feb
26
Sun
WYO to host ‘Lights! Camera! Math!’ performance Sunday @ WYO Theater
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host “Lights! Camera! Math!” at the WYO Theater on Sunday beginning at 4 p.m.

The program integrates math, magic, theater and digital technology to help youth understand that math can be fun.

The show is suitable for children in grades three through six. 

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12.50 for seniors and military and $10 for students. 

For more information about the show, see www.mayoarts.org/event/lights-camera-math. 

For more information about the Sheridan performance and to get tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see www.wyotheater.com. 

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

Mar
1
Wed
Signup for Science Kids summer programs starts Wed. @ science-kids.org.
Mar 1 all-day

SHERIDAN — Registration for the 2017 Science Kids summer programs will begin March 1.

Programs planned for the summer include:

9- to 12-year-olds

• June 12-15 — Pop! Pencils Owls and Paint

• June 19-21 — Explorer Series

• July 6 — Medicine Wheel Adventure

6- to 8-year-olds

• June 26-28 — Hands On Nature

• July 10-11 — Audubon Adventures

• July 17-20 — Creeks and Critters

• July 31 & Aug. 1 — Young Naturalists

Science Kids is a nonprofit that hosts educational science-based summer classes for kids in Wyoming.

For more information, see science-kids.org.

 
Mar
4
Sat
Science Saturday to focus on DNA @ Sheridan College
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Science Saturday will take place this weekend at the Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.

The topic for Saturday will be “DNA! You are unique.”

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon and is free and open to children of all ages.

Science Saturdays are sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids.

For more information, please contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or email sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
7
Tue
Akcita Win to gather March 7 @ Elephant King
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Akcita Win will meet March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Trails End Elephant King restaurant.

The program will include information on the North Main Improvement Association.

Akcita Win is a women’s sorority that meets monthly and is open to the public.

Reservation are required and should be called in to Connie Goodwin at 751-2550.

The Elephant King is located at 2125 N. Main St.

Mar
10
Fri
AARP to gather Friday @ Heritage Towers
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan chapter of the AARP will gather Friday at the Heritage Towers dining room.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner and the meeting will start at 5:50 p.m. 

The program will include a legislative update from Wayne Schatz, AARP legislative chair for Northeast Wyoming.

Those planning to attend are asked to bring $3 and a potluck dish to share.

Heritage Towers is located at 428 N. Jefferson St.

 
Mar
25
Sat
Sheridan County Republican Party to meet Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Republican Party will conduct a Central Committee meeting on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Inner Circle at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library for the purpose of electing officers.

All Republicans and precinct committee persons are asked to attend. Any precinct committee person wishing to utilize a proxy is asked to contact Chairman Ryan Mulholland at 461-9707 prior to the meeting date.

According to the county bylaws, a person residing in the same precinct as the duly elected committee person may carry a proxy if authorized in writing.

Light refreshments will be served.

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

 
Mar
29
Wed
Next Chamber Coffee set for Wednesday @ Lazy R Campground and Cabins
Mar 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

RANCHESTER — The next Chamber Coffee organized by the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will take place Wednesday beginning at 8 a.m.

Lazy R Campground and Cabins in Ranchester will host the event, which is meant to provide a way to network and discuss important issues with the communities in Sheridan County.

Lazy R Campground and Cabins is located at 652 U.S. Highway 14 in Ranchester.

Apr
4
Tue
Akcita Win to gather Tuesday @ First Christian Church
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The April meeting for Akcita Win will be Tuesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. at the First Christian Church. 

Dinner will be catered and the cost is $10. The group plans to bring items to donate to Advocacy & Resource Center. 

Reservations need to be called to president Connie Goodwin at 751-2550. 

 Akcita Win is a women’s sorority that meets monthly and new members are always welcome.

First Christian Church is located at 102 S. Connor St.

Apr
5
Wed
Doubleday Sports Complex Committee to host public meeting @ Sheridan Memorial Hospital office
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Doubleday Sports Complex Committee will host a public meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m.

The meeting will take place at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital office at 61 S. Gould St.

The meeting will focus on the preliminary plan for the sports complex and provide area residents with an opportunity to provide feedback and ideas on the design to fit the needs of local sports groups that will use the facility.

Apr
6
Thu
Archaeological Society meeting to focus on Bomber Mountain @ Holiday Inn
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will gather Thursday for its monthly meeting. This month’s focus will be Bomber Mountain. 

Sylvia Bruner of the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum in Buffalo will give the presentation.

Beginning as a part-time employee at Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site in 2000, Bruner quickly obtained a love of history and museums which developed even further with a five-year stint of Civil War and Indian Wars reenacting. She was hired as the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum’s registrar in 2003 and in May 2016 she became the director. 

Bruner’s presentation will focus on the events surrounding the crash of the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber that led to the naming of Bomber Mountain in the Bighorns.

Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the presentation following at about 7 p.m. The event will take place in the banquet room attached to the main dining room of the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Apr
8
Sat
Science Saturday to focus on bugs @ Sheridan College
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next round of Science Saturdays, set for this weekend, will focus on bugs.

The event, planned for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, will allow children of all ages to explore the world of bugs at the Sheridan College Science Center and Mohns Building.

The event is free.

For more information, contact Sarah Mentock at 763-0976 or sarah@science-kids.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
13
Thu
City to host meetings on electronic signs @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a series of public meetings to explore options regarding electronic sign regulation in the city.

The open houses will allow business owners and residents to learn more about the signage and provide feedback on possible options for new city regulations.

Meetings will take place:

• Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 S. Main St.

• April 18 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

• April 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Robert Briggs at the city of Sheridan, 675-4226.

Apr
14
Fri
No weekend plans? Check out these Easter events @ Sheridan, WY
Apr 14 – Apr 16 all-day

SHERIDAN — A number of local organizations will host Easter-related events this weekend, including carnivals and egg hunts.

Here’s a list of local Easter happenings:

Friday

• 2:30 p.m., East Egg Hunt, Westview Health Care Center, 1990 W. Loucks St.

Saturday

• 9:30 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Sheridan Inn, ages 0-8, 856 Broadway St.

• 9:30 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Scott Park, Dayton, kids ages 1-10

• 10-11 a.m., fun and games, Scott Park, Dayton, kids ages 1-10

• 10 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza, Thorne-Rider Park, ages 0-3 Redle field, ages 4-5 Barney Park, ages 6-8 volleyball area

• 11 a.m., fifth annual Hound Hunt, Dan Madia Field

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Easter Carnival and Egg Run, egg runs for four different age groups, carnival games, face painting, inflatable slides, small animal zoo, rock climbing wall and more, Bethesda Worship Center, 5135 Coffeen Ave.

• 1 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt, Walmart, ages 0-4 at 1 p.m., ages 5-9 at 1:10 p.m., ages 10-13 at 1:20 p.m., bring your own basket

• 2-3 p.m., Easter Egg Hunt, Sheridan Speedway, 69 Industrial Lane

Sunday

• 7-10 a.m., Sheridan York Rite Bodies Easter Breakfast, pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, coffee, $5 per person or $20 for families of four or more, Sheridan Masonic Building, 109 S. Gould St.

Apr
18
Tue
City to host meetings on electronic signs @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a series of public meetings to explore options regarding electronic sign regulation in the city.

The open houses will allow business owners and residents to learn more about the signage and provide feedback on possible options for new city regulations.

Meetings will take place:

• Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 S. Main St.

• April 18 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

• April 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Robert Briggs at the city of Sheridan, 675-4226.

Apr
20
Thu
City to host meetings on electronic signs @ Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The city of Sheridan will host a series of public meetings to explore options regarding electronic sign regulation in the city.

The open houses will allow business owners and residents to learn more about the signage and provide feedback on possible options for new city regulations.

Meetings will take place:

• Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at the Downtown Sheridan Association, 121 S. Main St.

• April 18 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

• April 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, 171 N. Main St.

For more information, contact Robert Briggs at the city of Sheridan, 675-4226.

Real Resistance to gather Thursday @ Luminous Brewhouse
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Real Resistance Wyoming will host a public forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at which community members will discuss the impacts of President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.

Representatives from multiple agencies throughout Sheridan and the congressional delegation have been invited to speak about the proposed budget and its affect on local programs.

The event will take place at Luminous Brewhouse, located at 504 Broadway St.

For more information, contact Josh Hanson at bottomweavers@gmail.com.

Apr
22
Sat
Museum to host Tidbit Saturday @ Sheridan County Museum
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Museum will host Tidbit Saturday this weekend.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, attendees can join the museum staff and volunteers to celebrate Earth Day.

Tidbit Saturday programs are geared toward children ages 4-10 and combine hands-on activities with history lessons.

The program is free, but those planning to attend are asked to reserve a spot by calling the museum at 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.