Calendar

Oct
11
Sat
‘Science Saturday’ @ Sheridan College Science Center
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN— ‘Science Saturday’ continues next Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. until Noon. The subject will be “The Hip Bone’s Connected to the…” and will explore anatomy and physiology. The lecture will be at the Sheridan College Science Center, 3059 Coffeen Ave. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976.

Oct
15
Wed
‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ month at the library @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” throughout the month of October. There will be golden tickets hidden in library books. Those who find the tickets will receive a free Wonka chocolate bar. The library will also celebrate with Wonka Wednesdays and Fizzy Lifting Fridays.

On Wednesday, the library is having a free movie night at 6:30 p.m. with popcorn.

On Oct. 22, the library will host a book discussion in the Inner Circle at 6:30 p.m. Children’s librarian Michelle Havenga will discuss “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and its impact on generations of children.

A second movie night with popcorn is scheduled for Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The Story, Tongue River and Clearmont branches will also participate in Wonka-related events throughout the month. For more information call Christina Schmidt at 674-8585, ext. 29.

Oct
17
Fri
Big Horn Woman’s Club Meeting @ Big Horn Woman's Club
Oct 17 @ 1:30 pm

BIG HORN— The October meeting of the Big Horn Woman’s Club will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the clubhouse on 314 S. Second St. “Death at our Doorstep: The Fort Phil Kearny Saga” will be presented by Don Fisk. This meeting is free and open to all women. For more information call Kathy Hosford at 674-7656.

Sheridan AARP chapter meeting @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The local Sheridan AARP chapter will host its monthly meeting tonight at the Senior Center at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the pubic and attendees are encouraged to bring a covered dish to share. Dan Lick from the People Assistance Food Bank will address members of the meeting about the community’s needs and how the AARP can help. For more information call the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240. The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Oct
18
Sat
Birding at the Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at the Brinton” next Saturday from 9-11 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976.

AAUW 100th Anniversary Celebration @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Chapter of the AAUW is having their 100th anniversary on Saturday. The event is at the Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St. from Noon until 2 p.m. Open to everyone, there will be a lunch as well as a live auction. Tickets are $35 per person. Tickets are available at Sheridan Stationery or by emailing Jolene Olson at jubileew@fiberpipe.net or Val Burgess at vburgess@burgessdesigngroup.com. For more information, call Jolene at (307) 672-5932.

Oct
19
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Polka Club meeting @ Elks Lodge
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet Sunday at the Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St. From 1-5 p.m. there will be music by “Just Us Two”, a band from Billings. For more information call Jean Arzy at 672-3623.

Oct
23
Thu
Story chili cook-off and Fall fest
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

STORY— Story is having their second annual chili cook-off Thursday as part of their Fall Festival at the Story School. Contestants are needed and entry forms are available at the Story school, Story store and the Story library. For more registration information call Stevie Phillips at 752-6140. The Fall Festival is from 5-7 p.m. and features the chili cook-off, family photos, cake walk and tons of activities and games.

Sheridan County Historical Society @ Holy Name Parish
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan County Historical Society will hold their annual meeting Thursday at the Holy Name Parish Center at 260 E. Loucks St. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. with a short business meeting followed by a program presented by Warren Mischke. The event is free and open to the public. Mischke will have a presentation focusing on the history of elk in the Bighorn Mountains. Mischke is a retired Wyoming Game and Fish professional with 36 years of experience. His career began at the fish hatchery in Tensleep before moving throughout the state with postings in Star Valley, Rock River, and Sundance. He transferred to Sheridan as an Information Specialist. There will be light refreshments served following the presentation. For more information related to the meeting, contact John Woodward at the Sheridan County Museum (307) 675-1150.

Oct
25
Sat
Pet-O-Ween
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter has scheduled the 14th annual Pet-O-Ween Contest for Saturday at Kendrick Park.

Registration for the two-part event begins at 10 a.m. A pet-owner walk/run will start at 11 a.m. and cost to participate in the race is $5 per person. The first 50 entries will receive a free pet first-aid kit.

The costume contest will begin at noon and entry fees for that competition are also $5 per pet. Categories for the contest include best pet-owner costume, best dog costume, best cat costume and most unique costume.
A bucket raffle will also be featured.

Proceeds for the event will benefit the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter.

The event will also feature lunch by Killy’s Smokehouse Deli and soda will be provided by Coca Cola of Sheridan.

For more information, contact the shelter at 674-7694.

Oct
26
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Eagles Halloween party
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Eagles will host a children’s Halloween party from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday.

Children age 10 and younger are welcome to attend free of charge. The event will feature games, prizes and a costume contest.

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

For more information contact the Eagles office at 674-9010.

Nov
9
Sun
TRVCC to host fall carnival @ Tongue River Valley Community Center - Dayton
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Tongue River Family Community Center in Dayton will host a family fall carnival Friday from 5-8 p.m.

The evening will include games, inflatables, Bingo, ring toss, cake walk and more.

The event will also include supper and raffle tickets for sale.

For more information, contact the TRVCC at 655-9419.

The TRVCC is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Nov
11
Tue
Big Horn High School choir concert @ Big Horn High School auditorium
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn High School choir will present a fall concert on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the BHHS auditorium.

Choir selections will include “A Tribute To the Armed Forces,” arranged by Lloyd Larson, “Ashokan Farewell,” arranged by Carole Stephens, “It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Sing, Sing, Sing,” arranged by Tom Anderson, “Home,” arranged by Greg Gilpin, and “One Day More,” arranged by Mark Brymer.

As an added feature, a sneak peak of the BHHS Drama Club production will be included in the concert. The cast will present one scene of the play “Just A Little Crazy” by Renee Rebman. The full production of the play is set for 7 p.m. on Nov. 13-14 in the BHHS auditorium.

Nov
12
Wed
Wyoming Board of Agriculture to meet in Sheridan @ Holiday Inn
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

During the meeting, the board will receive updates from Wyoming Farm Bureau, the University of Wyoming, WDA Director Jason Fearneyhough, and review Applied Producer Research Grant Program applications. The board will also discuss a letter of support for the Sheep Experiment Station and address other business as necessary.

There will be a chance for public comment during the meeting.

The Board of Agriculture enforces the rules and regulations of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture. Seven board members are appointed by the governor for six-year terms to represent geographical areas of the state.

A full agenda with call in information for the meeting can be found at http://wyagric.state.wy.us/boa/agenda.

For more information, call the Wyoming Department of Agriculture at 777-7180.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Nov
13
Thu
Wyoming Farm Bureau meeting @ Sheridan College
Nov 13 – Nov 16 all-day

SHERIDAN — “Celebrating our Heritage…Pursuing our Future” is the theme for the 95th annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation.  The meeting will be Thursday through Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan.

Policy discussion is the main purpose of the meeting and guides the work of the organization. According to Ken Hamilton, WyFB Executive Vice President, the resolutions range from support for CDL driver’s license changes to groundwater control areas; and from trespass laws to Big Horn and Domestic Sheep issues.

The featured speaker from the American Farm Bureau Federation is John Anderson, deputy chief economist for AFBF.  Anderson will speak Friday at 2:15 p.m. about the importance of trade to agriculture and he will provide a cattle market outlook.

A screening of the film “Farmland” will be shown at 9:45 a.m. on Friday.

Young Farmer and Rancher events will also showcase some of the many opportunities available for our younger leaders in the agricultural community of Farm Bureau.

Sheridan College will host the YF&R collegiate discussion meet at 5 p.m. Thursday. Students from Sheridan College, Eastern Wyoming College, Northwest College and the University of Wyoming will compete.

Elections, awards, and a “Harvest for All” food drive round out the meeting events.

The meeting agenda is at www.wyfb.org.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive. Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

BHHS students to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’ @ Big Horn High School
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The students of Big Horn High School will present “Just a Little Crazy,” their fall play, on Thursday and Friday.

At 7 p.m. daily the students will perform the tale of a girl and her parents who are in a big tizzy because they just moved into a turn of the century house, they are trying to remodel and the husband’s wacky sister comes to live with them. Misunderstandings, mixed feelings and hilarity ensue.

The play stars Kendall Meich, Trinity St. John, Joely Mueller, Karsyn Ulivarri, Colter Stanley and Makayla Morris and is directed by Monty and Carol Webb.

Tickets for adults are $2, students are $1 and BHHS students and children under 10 are free.

The performance will be held at the Big Horn Schools’ auditorium, located in the high school at 333 Highway 335, Big Horn.

Nov
14
Fri
BHHS students to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’ @ Big Horn High School
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The students of Big Horn High School will present “Just a Little Crazy,” their fall play, on Thursday and Friday.

At 7 p.m. daily the students will perform the tale of a girl and her parents who are in a big tizzy because they just moved into a turn of the century house, they are trying to remodel and the husband’s wacky sister comes to live with them. Misunderstandings, mixed feelings and hilarity ensue.

The play stars Kendall Meich, Trinity St. John, Joely Mueller, Karsyn Ulivarri, Colter Stanley and Makayla Morris and is directed by Monty and Carol Webb.

Tickets for adults are $2, students are $1 and BHHS students and children under 10 are free.

The performance will be held at the Big Horn Schools’ auditorium, located in the high school at 333 Highway 335, Big Horn.

Nov
15
Sat
Birding at The Brinton @ The Brinton Museum
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

BIG HORN — Area residents are invited to join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at The Brinton” Saturday from 9-11 a.m.

All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners.

This event is free and open to the public.

The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976.

Feb
28
Sat
Trinity Lutheran Church Quilting Bee @ Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Service Group ladies of Trinity Lutheran Church will host a quilting bee Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

No experience is necessary to attend and the event is open to all ages.

Children planning to attend should plan to be with parents or grandparents in attendance.

Those planning to attend can come for part or all of the bee.

Lunch will be served.

All aspects of the Lutheran World Relief Quilts will be set up including cutting, laying out, assembling fronts to back, machine stitching and tying.

In May, quilts created by the group will be sent to Lutheran World Relief headquarters in South St. Paul, Minnesota.

In 2013, 500,000 quilts were distributed through the group to disaster areas and displaced persons.

For additional information, call the church at 672-2411.

Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 135 Crescent Drive.

Mar
7
Sat
Science Saturday – ‘Mysteries of Invisible Life’ @ Sheridan College Science Center
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — This weekend’s edition of Science Saturday on March 7 will focus on “Mysteries of Invisible Life.”

The event, sponsored by the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery and Science Kids, will run from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 7, at the Sheridan College Science Center.

Attendees will have the chance to explore minute and miniscule living organisms and discover how the microscopic can have humongous impacts on our health and environment.

Science Saturdays are free and open to children of all ages.

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

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event @ Edward A. Whitney Academic Center at Sheridan College
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Food Group Tacofest and Family Fun event will be held Saturday, March 7, at 5:30 p.m. at Sheridan College.

The fundraiser will benefit children in Sheridan County who would otherwise go hungry over the weekends.

A taco dinner will be provided by Taco John’s and activities for the whole family will be featured.

The free event will be held in the atrium of the Edward A. Whitney Academic Center.

Donations to The Food Group will be accepted at the door.

For additional information, contact The Food Group Director Missy Hubert at 763-0850.

For more information on the nonprofit, see The Food Group’s Facebook page.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Mar
10
Tue
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Improvisational acting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 10 and 12 — Improvisational acting

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

Mar
12
Thu
‘Tween Challenge Takeover’ – Improvisational acting @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Mar 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will continue to offer programming for “tweens” through April.

Organizers of the events said the programs were developed because many kids have outgrown children’s story time but aren’t quite ready for the teen section and are often overlooked.

The program, “Tween Challenge Takeover,” will include activities and experiments that will draw from the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and the “maker-space” movement.

The programs will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5 p.m. and are meant for kids in fifth through seventh grades.

The following is the schedule of activities planned through April.

March 10 and 12 — Improvisational acting

March 17 and 19 — Cooking

March 24 and 26 — Computer science

March 31 and April 2 — Pottery

April 7 and 9 — Scriptwriting

April 14 and 16 — DIY board game

April 21 and 23 — Fiber art

April 28 and 30 — Biodiversity

For additional information, contact the library at 674-8585.

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

Mar
13
Fri
Sheridan AARP meeting @ Sheridan Senior Center
Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan AARP members will meet at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center.

Wayne Schatz will present the “Wyoretired.com” website he built for a class sponsored by the National office of AARP. The session was called “Volunteer Leadership Institute” or VLI and was offered to current AARP volunteers who were interested in learning new leadership skills and tools. The VLI was held over the last six months through webinars, virtual/online classes, books, teleconference calls, PowerPoint presentations and in-person sessions.

Candidates were nominated by AARP state office personnel and selected by the national office staff. Each participant was asked to develop a project that would help in a learning track (advocacy, community outreach or external representation). Schatz chose to build a website designed to share information and resources with Wyoming retirees. He will share highlights of the VLI class and visit the website with our local Sheridan AARP chapter.

All members of the community are welcome to this free event.

The evening will begin with a potluck at 5:30 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring their own place settings and a covered dish to share.

The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Mar
15
Sun
Big Horn Woman’s Club meeting @ Big Horn Woman's Club
Mar 15 @ 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Woman’s Club will meet March 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse.

The annual “Guest Sunday” meeting will include a carry-in lunch. Members are encouraged to bring family and friends, as well as food to share, for an afternoon of good food and visiting.

Tom Ringley will also present at the meeting.

For additional information, contact Kathy Hosford at 674-7656.

The Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse is located at 314 S. Second St. in Big Horn.

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