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Feb
15
Sat
Devils Tower National Monument free day @ Devils Tower National Monument
Feb 15 – Feb 18 all-day

Devils Tower National Monument will offer free park entrance in honor of President’s Day on Feb. 15, 16 and 17. All hiking trails will be open to explore for bald eagles, prairie dogs and turkeys, among other natural wonders. Devils Tower is located 33 miles northeast of Moorcroft, 27 miles northwest of Sundance and 9 miles south of Hulett via Wyoming 24. For more national park free days see www.nps.gov/feefreeparks.htm. To learn more about Devils Tower call 467-5283 or see www.nps.gov/deto.

Alzheimer’s Association rally @ Historic Plains Hotel
Feb 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The national Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a rally for its Wyoming volunteers and the general public on Feb. 15.

The event will take place at the Historic Plains Hotel at Central Avenue and Lincolnway in Cheyenne from 9 a.m. to noon.

Participants will be treated to a complimentary breakfast, lunch, give-aways and door prizes.

There will also be a support group offered during the event so caregivers, their loved ones, and volunteers from throughout the state are encouraged to attend.

Agenda topics will include the Alzheimer’s epidemic in Wyoming,, the latest research findings, services and support the association offers, public policy and special events in local communities and the association’s future plans for the state.

Attendees are asked to RSVP by Monday to Glenda Berry at gberry@alz.org or to Anne Aquin at 550-3618.

The disease affects 10,000 people in Wyoming and its impact extends to additional thousands of friends and family members.

Birding at the Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Feb 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Brinton Museum, Science Kids and the Big Horn Audubon will present the next monthly “Birding at the Brinton” on Saturday.

This free morning of bird watching will run from 9-11 a.m at The Brinton Museum.

All ages and abilities are welcome to join.

Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars if they have them.

For more information see www.thebrintonmuseum.org. The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery free workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host three free public workshops on Saturday.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Sheridan’s African  Violet Society will inform participants on African violet growing techniques, do’s and don’ts and society membership.

The second workshop will be presented by Landon’s manager Keith Kershaw at 1 p.m. Kershaw will present information on ordering trees and shrubs for the spring.

Finally, at 3 p.m. Janelle Gray will house “It’s a jungle in here: Caring for houseplants.” Gray will offer information on light, watering, fertilizing and controlling pest problems.

All workshops are free but space is limited so pre-registration is required.

For more information see www.landonsgreenhouse.com, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Moments of Seeing: The Art of Teresa Jordan and Chessney Sevier @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 15 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 16 @ 12:00 am
SHERIDAN — A new exhibit is opening at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery on Feb. 15 and an artist’s reception will be held.
“Moments of Seeing: The Art of Teresa Jordan and Chessney Sevier” will feature monotypes and hand-colored monotypes by Jordan and paintings and intaglio etchings by Sevier.
The reception will run from 3-5 p.m. and will include a special performance in the Barn Loft at 4 p.m. featuring music and stories by Jordan and her husband, Hal Cannon, the executive director of the Western Folklife Center and National Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev.
The event is free and open to the public.
The exhibit will be on display through May 9.
The gallery is located at 30 Big Red Lane, Ucross.
For more information call 737-2291, emailinfo@ucross.org or see www.ucrossfoundation.org.
Feb
16
Sun
Seventh annual Fireman’s Ball @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Feb 16 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 am

The seventh annual Fireman’s Ball will be held Feb. 15 at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

From 7-11 p.m. entertainment will be provided by the Teka Brock Band, appetizers will be served, a silent auction will be offered and a wine ladder and Harley will be raffled off.

A cash bar will be available.

For the Harley raffle, 250 raffle tickets will be sold prior to the ball for $100 each. Each purchase includes two free tickets to the event. The grand prize will be a “Firefighter Edition” Harley Davidson. Runner-up cash prizes will also be granted.

Professional photos of attendees in fire fighter outfits will be taken by FFF Photography and available for purchase.

Proceeds from the Harley raffle will benefit a scholarship for an area student. Proceeds from the event and photos will go toward the installation of a firefighters statue in front of the station.

Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at the station, Red Velvet Bakery, Sheridan Stationary and Twisted Hearts.

For more information call Greg Luhman at 751-8588 or email at gregluhman@hotmail.com.

The inn is located at 856 North Broaway.

Polka Club Dance @ Elks Lodge
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 12:00 am

The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will hold a dance at the Elks Lodge on Sunday. From 1-5 p.m. music will be provided by Mountain Rose. The dance is open to everyone. The lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

Feb
17
Mon
Fun at the Museum: Presidents Day Crafts and History @ community room at the Johnson County Library
Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum will host “Fun at the Museum: Presidents Day Crafts and History” on Monday in the community room at the Johnson County Library.

This free event is open to everyone and will run from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information call 684-9331.

The library is located at 171 North Adams Ave., Buffalo.

Feb
18
Tue
Board of County Commissioners meeting @ Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm

Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday 9 a.m. Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and pledge • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from staff meeting Feb. 3 2. Minutes from regular session Feb. 4 3. Minutes from staff meeting Feb. 10 4. Affirm C.A.S.T. legislative funding request letter 5. Findings of Fact for Q-13-007: Wolf Creek State Land Quarry • Consider agenda • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • Consider fee waiver request for the Brinton Museum water treatment plant • Consider written review of TRVJPB SLIB project • Consider MOU with Wyoming Dept. of Health, Public Health Division for Public Health Nursing Services • Consider resolution 14-02-006 Depositories of Public Funds • Consider resolution 14-02-007 Alteration of County Road #74, Soldier Creek Road • Consider amendment IV to agreement with Johnson County for termination and dissolution of LDCC • Consider change order #4 with Diamond Point Construction Inc. for Sheridan County Storage Building • Public hearing for election district boundary changes

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Tuesday immediately following board meeting Second floor commissioner’s library #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn