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May
7
Sun
Kalif Shriners Carnival set for weekend @ Trails End Concert Park
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – May 8 @ 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Kalif Shriners’ Carnival will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Trails End Concert Park.

The event will include a full-blown carnival with rides, games, prizes and food.

Dreamland Carnival Company of Bridger, Montana, will bring the even to town to help kick start the summer.

Reduced price pre-sale all-day armbands will be available at the Kalif Temple or Trails End Motel front desk until Wednesday. Pre-sale armbands cost $20 and are good for the entire day for all rides.

Regular priced armbands will be available during the event and will cost $25 apiece.

The carnival will take place from 3 p.m. to at least 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to at least 10 p.m. Saturday and will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, with the closing time to be determined.

The Trails End Concert Park is located at 2125 N. Main St.

May
10
Wed
Outdoor Recreation Task Force to meet in Sheridan @ Sheridan Inn
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Members of Gov. Matt Mead’s Outdoor Recreation Task Force will meet May 10-12 at the Sheridan Inn.

During the meeting, the task force will evaluate recommendations and propose implementation.

The group is scheduled to meet from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. Public comment periods are scheduled for 8-8:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Public comment is also accepted at http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/ORTF.aspx?tab=0 on the Outdoor Recreation Task Force website.

Additionally, there will be a “Listening Session” with State Parks and Cultural Resources Director Darin Westby from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursday for an update on the task force and to chat about outdoor recreation. This meeting is also scheduled at the Sheridan Inn.

The Outdoor Recreation Task Force will develop policy recommendations for Governor Mead’s consideration. Recommendations may include principles to guide and identify the benefits of outdoor recreation, outline efforts to expand business opportunities and improve recreation infrastructure in the state’s second largest industry.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

May
11
Thu
Outdoor Recreation Task Force to meet in Sheridan @ Sheridan Inn
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Members of Gov. Matt Mead’s Outdoor Recreation Task Force will meet May 10-12 at the Sheridan Inn.

During the meeting, the task force will evaluate recommendations and propose implementation.

The group is scheduled to meet from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. Public comment periods are scheduled for 8-8:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Public comment is also accepted at http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/ORTF.aspx?tab=0 on the Outdoor Recreation Task Force website.

Additionally, there will be a “Listening Session” with State Parks and Cultural Resources Director Darin Westby from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursday for an update on the task force and to chat about outdoor recreation. This meeting is also scheduled at the Sheridan Inn.

The Outdoor Recreation Task Force will develop policy recommendations for Governor Mead’s consideration. Recommendations may include principles to guide and identify the benefits of outdoor recreation, outline efforts to expand business opportunities and improve recreation infrastructure in the state’s second largest industry.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

May
12
Fri
Outdoor Recreation Task Force to meet in Sheridan @ Sheridan Inn
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Members of Gov. Matt Mead’s Outdoor Recreation Task Force will meet May 10-12 at the Sheridan Inn.

During the meeting, the task force will evaluate recommendations and propose implementation.

The group is scheduled to meet from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. Public comment periods are scheduled for 8-8:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Public comment is also accepted at http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/ORTF.aspx?tab=0 on the Outdoor Recreation Task Force website.

Additionally, there will be a “Listening Session” with State Parks and Cultural Resources Director Darin Westby from 5:15-6:15 p.m. Thursday for an update on the task force and to chat about outdoor recreation. This meeting is also scheduled at the Sheridan Inn.

The Outdoor Recreation Task Force will develop policy recommendations for Governor Mead’s consideration. Recommendations may include principles to guide and identify the benefits of outdoor recreation, outline efforts to expand business opportunities and improve recreation infrastructure in the state’s second largest industry.

The Sheridan Inn is located at 856 Broadway St.

May
13
Sat
Gala with governors to benefit museum @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will host its annual gala fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” on Saturday at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freudenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive.

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and are on sale through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.

Museum to host gala with former governors @ Sheridan Holiday Inn.
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum has started selling tickets for its annual gala fundraiser. 

The fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” will take place May 13 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. 

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freduenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive. 

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and will go on sale March 1 through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.

 
May
17
Wed
SHS to perform Big Band Bash @ The Kalif Shrine
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School Spectrum and Jazz bands will perform in a Big Band Bash fundraiser on Wednesday at the Kalif Shrine auditorium.

The bands are under the direction of Ashley Lecholat and Diane Knutson and will be accompanied by Lisa Robertson.

The show will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The performance is a fundraiser for the bands and the cost to attend is $10 per person.

The Kalif Shrine is located at 145 W. Loucks St.

May
20
Sat
Trout Unlimited plans inaugural Spring Runoff, Mayfly Festival @ Kendrick Park.
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — On Saturday, Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited will host its first-ever Spring Runoff Half Marathon and 5k race alongside the Mayfly Festival in Kendrick Park.

“Everyone is invited to this family-friendly event,” LBHTU President Nick Haderlie said in a press release. “There will be activities for kids, runners, live music from the Craft Brothers and more.”

The Spring Runoff half marathon and 5k will be fully supported and timed running events, beginning and ending at the Kendrick Park bandshell. Same-day registration starts at 8 a.m. The half marathon will begin at 9 a.m. and the 5k run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. The event will also include a family-friendly walk/run around the loops in Kendrick Park beginning immediately after the 5k at 10 a.m.

In addition to the Spring Runoff races, the local Trout Unlimited chapter has planned a free Mayfly Festival in the park. The Mayfly Festival will include music, food, local brews, bouncy house and games for kids.

Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited will teach fly tying and casting, and several other local organizations will have booths, tables or tents with various activities. Smokey Bear and his friends from the U.S. Forest Service are expected to make an appearance, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be on hand with educational activities for kids.

Proceeds from this event will be used to support the city of Sheridan’s proposed North Park Pond reservoir project. For questions or more information, contact Little Big Horn Trout Unlimited at 307-215-9663, trout615@gmail.com or on Facebook.

Race registration is available at mayfly.itsyourrace.com.

American Legion Auxiliary to conduct Buddy Poppy drive @ Kmart and Walmart
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Members of the American Legion Auxiliary will conduct a Buddy Poppy drive Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The members will be at Kmart and Walmart during those times.

Proceeds from the drive support veterans.

Buddy Poppies are made by veterans, used as therapy and a fundraiser with the motto “Honor the dead by helping the living,” in mind.

Our Camp organizing bowl-a-thon @ Cloud Peak Lanes
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Our Camp, Inc., a summer camp for individuals with disabilities will hold its inaugural bowl-a-thon Saturday. Two bowling times are available: 11 a.m. to noon or noon to 1 p.m.

The event will be held at Cloud Peak Lanes in Sheridan. Participants can participate as individuals or teams of 2-5 bowlers and are being asked to secure donations for their participation.

All proceeds benefit Our Camp, Inc., a volunteer-run nonprofit summer camp serving individuals of all ages with disabilities. Founded in 1992 by the “Baker Sisters” of Sheridan, Our Camp has provided thousands of campers and volunteers the opportunity to build friendships and make memories through the camping experience. Camps occur each year in Story and Glendo, and serve campers from around the region.

Bowl-a-thon proceeds will fund scholarships for campers who may not otherwise be able to attend due to financial limitations.

For more information about the event, to sign up a team, request participant information and forms, or to make a donation, contact Sydnee Cardinal at 267-0843 or Evelyn Legerski at 751-3666. You can also find information at www.ourcampwy.org.

For information about attending or volunteering at Our Camp, contact Jessica Baxter at 247-6298.

Cloud Peak Lanes is located at 1520 Coffeen Ave.

May
23
Tue
WGFD meeting on wolf hunting, other issues @ WGFD regional office
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host a public meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Sheridan Regional Office.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather public input on proposed wolf hunting seasons, wildlife damage claims, mountain lion hunting seasons and aquatic invasive species regulations. This meeting is one of several being held across Wyoming to discuss these issues.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend. Written comments will be accepted at the public meeting or through 5 p.m. June 12 for mountain lion hunting seasons, damage claims and AIS regulation and through 5 p.m. June 19 for wolf hunting seasons through the online comment form or by mail to Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Regulations 3030 Energy Lane Casper, WY 82604.

The Sheridan Regional Office is located at 700 Valley View Drive.

May
24
Wed
Suicide prevention training with Cynthia Cloud @ Sheridan Senior Center
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Wyoming State Auditor Cynthia Cloud will give the keynote address at the Light in the Darkness suicide prevention presentation and training Wednesday.

Cloud lost her son to suicide in 2016.

Dinner will be provided at the event set for 6-8 p.m. at the Sheridan Senior Center.

For more information, contact Brooke Wattum at bjpoavs@yahoo.com.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Jun
4
Sun
Liquor Dealers Association golf tournament @ Kendrick Municipal Golf Course
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Sheridan County Liquor Dealers Association golf tournament will begin at 10 a.m. June 4 at Kendrick Municipal Golf Course.

Those planning to participate should choose their own four-person team. 

The cost is $85 per golfer and includes beverages and lunch.

The annual tournament is a fundraiser, with all proceeds going toward the SCLDA scholarship fund and Safe Ride.

Sign-ups are available at Kendrick Golf Course, OK Corral, Beaver Creek Saloon and Star Liquor.

For more information, call 674-7419.

Jun
7
Wed
Knights of Columbus blood drive @ Knights of Columbus
Jun 7 @ 1:15 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Knights of Columbus has organized a blood drive for Wednesday from 1:15-6 p.m.
The event will take place at the Knights of Columbus building located at 301 E. Brundage St.
To register for a time to give blood, see bloodhero.com and use sponsor code “knightsofcolumbus” to sign up.

Jun
9
Fri
Co-ed softball tournament
Jun 9 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host the second annual co-ed softball tournament June 9-11 at Sheridan College.

The event will raise money for the new softball fields planned for the Doubleday Sports Complex.

Games will begin Friday and go through Sunday morning, if needed.

The event will include a beer garden, home run derby, prizes and food.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Jun
10
Sat
Co-ed softball tournament
Jun 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host the second annual co-ed softball tournament June 9-11 at Sheridan College.

The event will raise money for the new softball fields planned for the Doubleday Sports Complex.

Games will begin Friday and go through Sunday morning, if needed.

The event will include a beer garden, home run derby, prizes and food.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Walk for Life @ Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Legacy Pregnancy Resource Center will host its annual Walk for Life on Saturday.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m.

The 2-mile walk along Sheridan’s pathways will start and end at the center next to Washington Park.

There is no entry fee, but many participants are sponsoring themselves or asking others to sponsor them to raise funds for the center.

Light refreshments will be served and a inflatable obstacle course will be available for kids.

All funds raised will support the center, a faith-based organization that serves families facing unexpected pregnancy.

For more information, call 673-4757.

The center is located at 847 Coffeen Ave.

Family FunFest @ Sheridan County YMCA soccer fields
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A Family FunFest will benefit The Food Group in Sheridan Saturday from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at the YMCA soccer fields on Jefferson Street.

The event will include bouncy houses, a climbing wall, burgers and hot dogs.

Donations will be accepted at the gates.

The Food Group works to keep the children of Sheridan County from being hungry.

For more information, contact Missi Hubert at thefoodgroupwy@gmail.com or see thefoodgroupwy.org.

Jun
11
Sun
Co-ed softball tournament
Jun 11 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Softball Association will host the second annual co-ed softball tournament June 9-11 at Sheridan College.

The event will raise money for the new softball fields planned for the Doubleday Sports Complex.

Games will begin Friday and go through Sunday morning, if needed.

The event will include a beer garden, home run derby, prizes and food.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Jun
14
Wed
Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Jun 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon June 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center.
The luncheon will include a presentation on local school districts and Sheridan College.
The cost of the buffet lunch is $17 per person. No reservation are needed.
The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

Jun
17
Sat
Spirits of America @ Spur Ranch
Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

SHERIDAN — Spirits of America, a tasting experience, will benefit Joey’s Foundation, which introduces children to fly fishing while fostering a lifelong passion and appreciation for the outdoors.

Spirits of America, set to begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Spur Ranch, will feature spirits from distilleries located across the country.

Tickets are $60 in advance or $75 at the door and are available at Tom Balding Bits and Spurs, Star Liquor, T and C Liquors and Joey’s Foundation.

For more information, contact Sheila Blackburn at 763-0897.

The Spur Ranch is located at 86 Peno Road.

Jun
20
Tue
Pint Night for Antelope Butte @ Black Tooth Brewing Company
Jun 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will host a pint night to benefit the Antelope Butte Mountain Recreation Area on June 20 from 5-10 p.m.

During that time, $1 from each pint will be donated to the nonprofit effort to reopen the ski area.

ABF board members and staff will be on hand to answer questions and tickets will be available for the nonprofit’s summer events.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Jun
22
Thu
Wyoming Board of Education meeting @ Sheridan County School District 2
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming State Board of Education will conduct a one-day meeting in Sheridan on June 22. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Sheridan County School District 2 central office, located at 201 N. Connor St. 

The SBE will hear reports from SBE coordinator Dr. Thomas Sachse, Wyoming Department of Education liaison Lisa Weigel and WDE staff about accreditation, an update on Every Student Succeeds Act, the Professional Judgment Panel and Advisory Committee, JEIC reports, alternative schedule and school performance ratings, and an update on Chapters 6, 10, and 31.

The board will also hear updates from SBE committees and will take action on recommendations.

All meetings are open to the public or you can join the meeting at https://zoom.us/j/4523548969, or dial, (646) 558-8656 using access code 452-354-8969.

Following the meeting, the WDE will conduct a community input meeting on Wyoming’s Social Studies Content and Performance Standards as they pertain to Wyoming’s new “American Indian education program” legislation. These meetings will inform the public of the standards review process and gather public input to be shared with the Social Studies Standards Review Committee for their consideration prior to their work.

A presentation will discuss House Enrolled Act 119 and the process to ensure the cultural heritage, history and contemporary contributions of American Indians are addressed in the review of the Social Studies Standards.

Participants will be asked to respond to two questions:

• Why is it important for everyone to learn about American Indians?

• What do you want the review committee to know about the cultural heritage, history, and contemporary contributions of American Indians as they review the Social Studies Standards?

The community input meeting will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the SCSD2 central office. 

Those unable to attend can also respond online through Sept. 8.

Jun
28
Wed
Brewery Bingo @ Black Tooth Brewing
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Brewery Bingo set for Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit the Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest.

The cost to play is $3 per card with a three-card maximum. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce to support the brewfest.

Tickets for the brewfest and raffle items will be available.

The Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest is scheduled for Aug. 26 from 2-7 p.m. at Whitney Commons.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Aug
18
Fri
Firefighters breakfast @ Sagewood North Cafe
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — Sagewood North Cafe will host the next Breakfast with Your Firefighters on Friday.

The event, which will take place beginning at 8 a.m., will allow attendees to visit with local firefighters, ask questions and get to know the crews of local fire departments.

Sagewood North Cafe is located at 615 Broadway St.