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Oct
12
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Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Oct 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend. No reservations are needed.

For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located just off the highway at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Chamber to host candidate forum @ Sheridan High School
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Oct. 11-12 from 7-8 p.m. at Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

Candidates for U.S. Congress, Sheridan City Council, Sheridan mayor, Sheridan County Commission and the Wyoming Legislature will participate Oct. 11. Candidates for school boards will participate Oct. 12. Each candidate will be give an introduction and outline initiatives, concerns or platforms. There will also be a question and answer section.

For more information, contact Karen Myers at 672-2485. Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Oct
15
Sat
Rosary Crusade set for Saturday @ corner of Main and Burkitt streets.
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A public square rosary crusade is gathering on Saturday at noon on the corner of Main and Burkitt streets.

The event is meant to bring people together to pray for America as a nation.

An estimated 15,000 similar rallies will occur throughout the U.S. on Saturday.

For more information, call Holy Name Catholic Church at 672-2848.

Oct
17
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Dayton candidate forum Oct. 17 @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Tongue River Valley Community Center will host a Dayton candidate forum on Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The candidate forum will include members from the school board and town council.

Attendees are encouraged to come, learn and make an informed vote for election day Nov. 8.

For more information, call the Tongue River Valley Community 655-9418. The Dayton location for the community center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Oct
25
Tue
Wright exhibit reception set for Tuesday @ Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A free reception for the opening of the William E. “Bill” Wright Exhibit will take place Tuesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

The exhibit will hang in the Martinsen Gallery in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College through Nov. 28.

The show contains 36 pieces showcasing Wright’s wide range of mediums: conte’ crayon, oil, watercolor, pastel and pen and ink that represent landscapes, portraits, abstracts and still life creations.

The Martinsen Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., free of charge.

It will be closed Nov. 23-25 for Thanksgiving break.

Nov
1
Tue
Artists to show off work at ‘Jentel Presents’ @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel Foundation will present current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m.

The artists will give presentations about their art.

The event is free and open to the public.

Presenters for November include novelist Allegra Hyde, of Peterborough, New Hampshire; printmaker Jennifer Basile, of Miami, Florida; fiber artist Carolyn Riman, of Santa Fe, New Mexico; painter Carol Griffith, of Orient, Ohio; mixed media artist Jennifer Murray, of Brooklyn, New York; and fiction writer Joseph Langdon, of Las Vegas, Nevada.

For more information, call 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Nov
2
Wed
Eagles #186 to host candidate forum @ Eagles #186
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Eagles #186 will host a forum for candidates for city, county and state positions from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Each candidate will have five minutes to address the audience. A question and answer period will follow between the candidates and audience members.

For more information, contact Mona Hansen at 672- 9578 or 751-5626.

Eagles #186 is located at 850 N. Main St.

Nov
9
Wed
Chamber’s Business After Hours set for Wednesday @ Good Health Market and Harker Mellinger
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking event at Good Health Market and Harker Mellinger from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

The businesses are located at 1821  and 1811 S. Sheridan Ave. 

Nov
16
Wed
Bighorn Forest Collaborative meeting on Wednesday @ Sheridan County Court House
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Bighorn Forest Collaborative meeting will take place on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheridan County Court House in room 210.

The citizen-driven collaborative group was established to make recommendations to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead on roadless area management on the Bighorn National Forest.

The purpose of the meeting is to resolve roadless area management issues on the Bighorn National Forest. The discussion will focus on how to maintain roadless areas and their associated benefits, while providing an appropriate level of management tools for wildlife, wildland-urban interface area and municipal watersheds.

For further information, please contact Keith Grant, 307-272-5511.

The Sheridan County Court House is located at 224 S. Main St.

Chamber Luncheon set for Wednesday @ Holiday Inn
Nov 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon will take place Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn.

The event will include a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The lunch buffet costs $15 per person, and all are welcome to attend.

No reservations are needed to attend the event.

For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 672-2485.

The Holiday Inn is located just off the highway at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Nov
17
Thu
Sagebrush Art Center to host Retrospective show, reception @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host a reception for its annual Retrospective Show on Nov. 17 from 5-7 p.m.

The show honors artists with long, productive careers in the Sheridan area.

The artists featured this year will be Nancie Furnish, Claire Leon and Connie Robinson.

Furnish is a second-generation glass artist. She moved to Cheyenne in 1971, where she opened her own studio and gallery. In 1992, she and her family moved to Sheridan. Her work has been mainly private and commercial work by commission.

Leon, a photographer, has lived in Story since 1959. Her serious interest in photography began with classes and Sheridan College in 1995. Leon is passionate about capturing the beauty of the landscape and flora in the Bighorn Mountain region.

Robinson is an oil painter and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1974. Initially, she produced artwork as a commercial illustrator. A painter of wildlife and the regional landscape, the great outdoors remains a dominating force in Robinson’s work.

The show will be on display through Dec. 30. The reception is open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Nov
19
Sat
Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar set for Saturday @ Tongue River Valley Community Center is located
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Dayton Art Loop and Bazaar will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will showcase artistic talent in the Tongue River Valley. Activities will include a tour of the studios of local artists and a bazaar.

The map of artist’s studios is available at the Community Center or at The Beauty Bar.

For more information about the table space at the bazaar, call the Community Center at 655-9419, or contact Gina Donnor at 655-2443 about the studio tours. Tongue River Valley Community Center is located at 1100 U.S. Highway 14 in Dayton.

Sheridan Range Writers to meet Saturday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Range Writers will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Fulmer room at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Aaron Holst will present the program.

For more information, call Pat Jones at 673-1854.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Nov
27
Sun
Holiday Show ‘Dimensions of Nature’ at The Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum will host its annual Holiday Show “Dimensions of Nature” on Nov. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The event, featuring paintings by wildlife artist Mark McKenna of Powell and sculptures in bronze and stone by Jeffrey Burnham Rudolph of Cody, will open in the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery.

For more information, call the museum at 672-3173.

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

Dec
6
Tue
Artists to show off work at ‘Jentel Presents’ @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jentel will present its current artists in residence at the Sagebrush Community Art Center on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m.

The artists will give presentations about the art on which they are working at Jentel.

The event is free and open to the public.

Presenters for November include mixed media artist Mary Bergs of Minneapolis, Minnesota; found materials artist Lisa Hochstein of Santa Cruz, California; encaustic painter, Mona Monroe of Alta, Wyoming; essayist Catherine Jagoe of Madison, Wisconsin; novelist Lisa Lee of Los Angeles, California; and sculptor Andrew Redington of Berlin, Wisconsin.

For more information, call 737-2311.

The Sagebrush Community Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St. 

 
Dec
8
Thu
VA to host community forum Thursday @ Sheridan VAHCS
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System will host a community forum Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. in the auditorium located at its the campus in Sheridan.

Organizers have invited all veterans and those who care for and advocate for veterans in Sheridan and Johnson counties to the event.

Warren Hill, the interim medical center director, will provide a brief update on the Sheridan VAHCS and take questions from those in attendance.

Representatives from the Veterans Benefits Administration, Suicide Prevention Program, Transitional Care Management Program, Patient Education, Enrollment/Eligibility Office, Patient Advocate, Human Resources and the VA Choice Program will also be available to answer questions from attendees.

For more information, email the public affairs office at shepublicaffairs@va.gov or call 675-3262.

The Sheridan VAHCS is located at 1898 Fort Road.

Dec
9
Fri
Local AARP to gather Friday @ Heritage Towers
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan chapter of the AARP will meet Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Heritage Towers dining room.

The event will include a potluck dinner and musical program from “Just Harmony.”

Heritage Towers is located at 428 N. Jefferson St.

For additional information, call Helen Mitchell at 672-5904.

Dec
14
Wed
Chamber to host luncheon Wednesday @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn.

The event features a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program. 

The event is open to the public. The cost for lunch is $15 per person. 

For additional information, call the Chamber at 672-2485. 

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Dec
15
Thu
SC to host reception for DeVuono art show Thursday @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College will host a reception for Lanny DeVuono’s new show on display in the Whitney Center for the Arts. The reception will take place Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

The exhibition, “Outer Space,” comes to Sheridan from the Denver Contemporary Art Museum.

DeVuono uses landscape imagery as a metaphor to examine both the physical environment in which we live, as well as the social and psychological environments of our expectations.

In this series at Sheridan College, she is interested in the current privatization of space research, historical parallels with past explorations as well as the fast changing environments of the earth.

DeVuono is an associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver and has taught at Eastern Washington University, New York University, William Paterson University, Rangsit University in Thailand and Trivandrum College of Fine Art in India.

She also writes on contemporary art under the name Frances DeVuono.  

DeVuono’s work will be on display through Jan. 22. 

The Whitney Center for the Arts is located on the Sheridan College campus at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Jan
11
Wed
Chamber to host monthly luncheon @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Jan 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Best Western Sheridan Center.

The event features a buffet lunch, followed by a brief business meeting and featured program.

The event is open to the public. The cost for lunch is $15 per person.

For additional information, call the Chamber at 672-2485.

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

Feb
2
Thu
SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show.

Heather Plank will serve as the juror for the first show in the guild’s new space downtown.

Plank has a bachelor’s degree in printmaking from the University of Oregon and established the residency program and gallery at the Ucross Foundation, among other accomplishments and training.

The show will open Feb. 2 and a reception and awards event will take place that day from 5-7 p.m. at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space at 21 W. Brundage St.

All submissions for art are due Jan. 10. To submit work, see artinsheridan.com for information.

 
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
16
Thu
SC to host father, daughter art exhibit, reception @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Feb 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Internationally-renowned artist Theodore Waddell, who has gifted the college his entire print collection, printing press and materials to Sheridan College, will give a presentation with his daughter, local artist Arin Waddell, on Feb. 16 from 5-7 p.m.  

Theodore Waddell most often paints freely-rendered range animals roaming the vast plains of eastern Montana. He is known for expressionist animal and landscape painting and sculpture. Waddell was born in Laurel, Montana, and studied at the Brooklyn Museum Art School; Eastern Montana College; and Wayne State University, Detroit (MFA, 1968). He taught at the University of Montana from 1968 to 1976 and has since been a full-time artist and rancher.  He has had more than 90 one-man exhibitions, including a major survey at the Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis. Waddell’s work has been singled out in reviews in the Washington Post and The New York Times, and was the subject of a Newsweek article. 

The Waddells will work with Sheridan area high school students on Feb. 15 and Sheridan College students on Feb. 16. 

On Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m., the Whitney Center for the Arts will host an opening artist reception for Theodore Waddell and Arin Waddell. Both of their works will be on display in their latest exhibition: Waddell + Waddell. This reception is free and open to the public. The public is welcome to attend, view the works and meet the artists. 

Waddell + Waddell is on display through March 10.

The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. 

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SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show 5:00 pm
SAGE to host 7th annual National Juried Art Show @ Sagebrush Community Art Center’s new space
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — Sheridan Artists Guild Et al will host its seventh annual National Juried Art Show in February and has put out a call for art to be featured in the show. Heather Plank will[...]
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Chamber to celebrate business community at monthly luncheon 11:30 am
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[...]
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UW conducting town-hall meetings on educator preparation 3:00 pm
UW conducting town-hall meetings on educator preparation @ Sheridan College in the Whitney Academic Center room 153
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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[...]
Brinton to display student art in February 5:30 pm
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. [...]
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SC to host father, daughter art exhibit, reception 5:00 pm
SC to host father, daughter art exhibit, reception @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
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SHERIDAN — Internationally-renowned artist Theodore Waddell, who has gifted the college his entire print collection, printing press and materials to Sheridan College, will give a presentation with his daughter, local artist Arin Waddell, on Feb.[...]
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