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Feb
26
Wed
Family and codependency: It is all in the family @ Sheridan College Main Street campus Center for Workforce and Community Education
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Sheridan College Main Street campus Center for Workforce and Community Education will present the final topic in the series of “Brown Bag Lunch Seminars” on Wednesday.

Lynn Gordon of Family and Personal Counseling Center will present the free seminar which is open to everyone with no reservations required.

“Family and codependency: It is all in the family” will be the topic from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

For more information call Gordon at 672-6789.

The campus is located at 171 N. Main St.

Feb
27
Thu
Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus
Feb 27 – Mar 1 all-day

The Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus invites all community members to attend “Leap in to Leadership 2014” on Feb. 27 and 28 in Cheyenne. The caucus will feature national experts on women in politics, campaign planning and board governance workshops and a roundtable discussion of women in Wyoming politics. A dinner will be held on Feb. 27 featuring Kellyanne Conway and Celinda Lake discussing how a united women’s power base is changing the state of our nation more than two-sided politics. Registration before Feb. 10 for the two day event is $60 and for the dinner is $25. Registration after Feb. 10 for the event is $75 and for the dinner is $30. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information or to register see wyowlc.org.

Free viewing of “The Invisible War” @ Sheridan College Whitney presentation hall
Feb 27 @ 1:30 am

A free viewing of “The Invisible War,” an Oscar nominated and Sundance Film Festival winning documentary, will be presented Wednesday. The show will commence at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheridan College Whitney presentation hall. A speech and discussion of the film will be led by Tammy Wonder. Everyone is welcome and the film is not rated but viewers are advised there will be strong content as the film investigates the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Feb
28
Fri
Feb 28 – Mar 3 all-day

The Wyoming Artist Blacksmith Winter Forge-In will be held Feb. 28 through March 2.

Activities on Feb. 28  and March 1 will include a demonstration and lecture by Mark Constable from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 1-5 p.m. The itenarary for March 1 also includes the WAB nnual business meeting from 5-5:30 p.m. The weekend will conclude March 2 following the 9 a.m. to noon lecture.

Breakfast, lunch and dinners will be served daily and donations to cover the cost of food will be accepted at each individual meal as the cost of food is not included in the registration fee.

All participants will be required to wear eye protection at all times.

Attendees are asked to wear fire resistant clothing such as wool or cotton and not fleece or nylon.

Everyone attending blacksmithing classes, conferences, demonstration or entering a shop for any reason will be asked to sign a waver.

The cost to attend is $40 per person until Feb. 15 and $50 per person for persons registering after Feb. 15 or at the door.

For more information, to receive a full agenda, or to register all Duane or Dodie at 672-0959.

SCLT open house @ Historic Sheridan Inn
Feb 28 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am

The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host their 2014 annual open house on Feb. 27.

From 5-8 p.m. at the Historic Sheridan Inn, Polish appetizers and music will be offered in honor of the completion of the Black Diamond Historic Byway.

Mike Kuzara, a one-man polka band, will perform and attendees will have the opportunity to listen to the Byway audio tour.

The 2013 annual report and 2014 upcoming projects will also be presented.

Raffles winners will also be drawn.

For more information contact Claire Hobbs by phone at 673-4702 or email at claire@sheridanclt.org.

Thankful Thursday benefitting Sheridan Foster Parents Exchange @ Warehouse 201
Feb 28 @ 12:30 am – 3:00 am

SHERIDAN — Warehouse 201 will host the next Thankful Thursday event on Thursday.

From 5:30-8 p.m. Sheridan Foster Parents Exchange will be honored with the fundraiser.

Admission is free, a silent and live auction will be held, live music will be played by Terry Garrison and all proceeds will benefit the organization.

Tickets will be sold at the door for $25 and will offer 10 percent off purchases made throughout the evening, a $250 cash give-away, door prizes and other surprises.

For more information call Carla Trier at 310-977-6101.

The restaurant is located at 201 Broadway St.

Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting @ W132 Boardroom Sheridan College
Feb 28 @ 2:00 am

Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting Thursday 7 p.m. • Call to order and roll call • Agenda additions and deletions • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from Jan. 16 • Financial reports • President’s report 1. Capital construction progress, Cheryl Heath • Gillette College Advisory Board report, Nathan McLeland, Mark Englert • Johnson County Advisory Board report, Jack Tarter • Organization reports 1. Administrative staff council, Jess Bank 2. Sheridan College student senate, Trapper Rieniets • Public comments • New business 1. 2015 – 2016 academic and holiday calendars, Cheryl Heath, information, action 2. Consideration of appointment of Dr. Susan Bigelow to the Center for a Vital Community Board, Dr. Young, information, action 3. Consideration of new appointments to the Gillette College Advisory Board, Mark Englert, information, action 4. Consideration of new appointments to the Johnson County Advisory Board, Mark Englert, information, action 5. Math initiatives presentation, Jay Araas, information 6. English presentation, Dr. Jane Wohl, information 7. National Legislative Summit report and ACCT Member Communication & Education Committee meeting report, Jerry Lekel and Walter Wragge, Mark Englert, Susan Bigelow, information 8. WACCT / WCCC, trustees Lekel and Wragge, Dr. Young, information • Adjourn

Mar
1
Sat
Pub Painting
Mar 1 @ 12:00 am

The Wyoming Water Color Association will present “Pub Painting” an Artists in Motion fundraiser. On Friday at 5 p.m. the artists of the association will paint and sell their works inside the corner pub at Fifth Street and Main Street. There is no cost to attend but attendees must be age 21 or older to enter the pub. The WWCA offers classes to educate people on the art and Artists in Motion is a grassroots movement to bring art to the masses. Attendees’ participation is welcome. For more information call Helen Campbell at 673-1710 or Paulette Kucera at 672-7369.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery workshops @ Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two free public workshops on Saturday.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Wayne Gray will present “Stop and smell the roses” an informative and fast-paced session that will cover the different types of roses, rose planting and care and rose pests and diseases and how to control them.

The second workshop will be presented by Landon’s manager Keith Kershaw at 1 p.m. Kershaw will present “Backyard orchard: All about fruit trees,” an informative workshop discussing how to grow fruit trees in Wyoming.

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

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

Live from The Met: Borodin’s ‘Prince Igor’ @ WYO Theater
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will present “Live from The Met: Borodin’s ‘Prince Igor’” on Saturday at 10 a.m.

The performance is part of the series “The Metropolitan Opera: Live in High-Definition” which transmits opera performances to movie theaters and other venues around the world as part of The Metropolitan Opera’s efforts to reinvigorate opera and reach out to a broader public.

The program allows audiences to experience the production at the same time as the audience in New York.

“Prince Igor” is a Russian epic famous for its Polovtsian dances and hasn’t been to the Met in nearly 100 years. Star bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov takes on the title role with Gianandrea Noseda conducting.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $9 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wyotheater.com, on the phone at 672-9084 extension 100 or in person at the box office, which is located inside the theater at 42 N. Main St.