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Jul
19
Wed
Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer activities and welcome guests for preschool story time held each Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Activities will include stories, songs and fun.

The following is the schedule for the summer program.

• June 28 — guests from Rocky Mountain Ambulance • July 5 — come meet a therapy dog

• July 12 — guest police officer Annalisa Jones with her police car

• July 19 — guests from the Army National Guard, bring something big

• July 26 — A guest cowboy or cowgirl with a horse and trailer

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

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Aug
1
Tue
Antiracism series @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — A local group calling itself Real Resistance Wyoming has organized a series of summer programs meant to combat racism.

Each of the events is free and open to the public. The final event in the series is set for Tuesday and will focus on contemporary voices. The group will discuss “Letter to My Son” by Ta-Nahisi Coates and read selections from Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric.”

The discussion will take place at 6 p.m. in the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

For additional information, contact Josh Hanson at 307-461-1293. The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

Aug
7
Mon
Eclipse, full moon program
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System and Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site will host a series of programs on the upcoming solar eclipse and a viewing party for the full moon next week.

On Aug. 7, the program will begin at 3 p.m. at the Tongue River Branch Library in Ranchester. The program will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and at 7:30 p.m. at the Story Branch Library.

At 8:30 p.m., the state historic site will host a full moon and night sky viewing party.

The programs will be led by Samantha Ogden, program coordinator for the NASA Space Grant Consortium in Laramie. Her programs will focus on the science of eclipse and how to safely view them.

Those planning to attend the viewing party at the fort are asked to bring a chair or blanket, binoculars and bug spray.

Aug
29
Tue
Fall kick-off events
Aug 29 – Sep 7 all-day

SHERIDAN — KidsLife will host a series of fall family kick-off events in the next two weeks. 

Food and drinks will be provided at the events, to which families are encouraged to attend to learn what KidsLife has in store for the school year.

KidsLife offers weekly clubs, social activities, service projects, small group Bible studies and more for children in grades three through 12.

The nonprofit will host the following events:

• Aug. 29 — 6-8 p.m. at the Barn in Big Horn

• Aug. 30 — 6-8 p.m. at the Tongue River Valley Community Center

• Sept. 7 — 6-8 p.m. at the KidsLife House 

For additional information, see sheridankidslife.com or call 307-760-0133.

Sep
5
Tue
Jentel Presents @ SAGE Community Arts
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Jentel Artist Residency Program will present this month’s residents in an event open to the public Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at SAGE Community Arts.
Jentel Presents is a community outreach program that features visual presentations and readings by the visual artists and writers at the residency.
Presenters include figure drawer Bob Shay, of Lexington, Kentucky; fiction writer Chris Drangle, of Oakland, California; book artist Suze Woolf, of Seattle, Washington; collage artist Lani Asher, of San Francisco, California; novelist Adrienne Celt, of Tucson, Arizona; and painter Blanche Nettles Powers, of Savannah, Georgia.
The event is free and open to the public. SAGE Community Arts is located at 21 W. Brundage St.

 

Sep
7
Thu
Local foods discussion, tea @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — As part of the three-day Harvest Moon Festival celebrating family, food and community, Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Sheridan Local Foods will host a tea social and public discussion on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Inner Circle.

During the program, the group will screen short, inspiring TED Talks on local food and agricultural topics and follow the videos with discussion of how to implement the ideas in local communities.

The program will begin at 6 p.m. with homemade herbal teas and locally-sourced snacks. The video portion of the program will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by discussion led by Donald Legerski. This program is free and open to all members of the public.

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

Sep
12
Tue
Jane Wohl writing workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jane Wohl will lead a writing workshop Sept. 12-15 at the Sheridan Senior Center. The workshop will take place from 2-4 p.m. each day. 

Attendees will experiment with developing characters, creating scenes and dialogue and writing strong narratives. By the end of the workshop, participants should have gained confidence in writing their own stories, writing techniques and sharing those stories.

Wohl is an experienced writing teacher who has published three volumes of poetry along with short stories and essays. She has taught writers from kindergarten to graduate school.

The cost to participate in the four-day workshop is $50 for seniors registered with the Senior Center and $75 for others. Supplies are included in the cost. 

Those planning to participate are asked to sign up by Sept. 11 by calling 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Sep
13
Wed
Jane Wohl writing workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jane Wohl will lead a writing workshop Sept. 12-15 at the Sheridan Senior Center. The workshop will take place from 2-4 p.m. each day. 

Attendees will experiment with developing characters, creating scenes and dialogue and writing strong narratives. By the end of the workshop, participants should have gained confidence in writing their own stories, writing techniques and sharing those stories.

Wohl is an experienced writing teacher who has published three volumes of poetry along with short stories and essays. She has taught writers from kindergarten to graduate school.

The cost to participate in the four-day workshop is $50 for seniors registered with the Senior Center and $75 for others. Supplies are included in the cost. 

Those planning to participate are asked to sign up by Sept. 11 by calling 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Sep
14
Thu
Jane Wohl writing workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jane Wohl will lead a writing workshop Sept. 12-15 at the Sheridan Senior Center. The workshop will take place from 2-4 p.m. each day. 

Attendees will experiment with developing characters, creating scenes and dialogue and writing strong narratives. By the end of the workshop, participants should have gained confidence in writing their own stories, writing techniques and sharing those stories.

Wohl is an experienced writing teacher who has published three volumes of poetry along with short stories and essays. She has taught writers from kindergarten to graduate school.

The cost to participate in the four-day workshop is $50 for seniors registered with the Senior Center and $75 for others. Supplies are included in the cost. 

Those planning to participate are asked to sign up by Sept. 11 by calling 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Sep
15
Fri
Jane Wohl writing workshop @ Sheridan Senior Center
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Jane Wohl will lead a writing workshop Sept. 12-15 at the Sheridan Senior Center. The workshop will take place from 2-4 p.m. each day. 

Attendees will experiment with developing characters, creating scenes and dialogue and writing strong narratives. By the end of the workshop, participants should have gained confidence in writing their own stories, writing techniques and sharing those stories.

Wohl is an experienced writing teacher who has published three volumes of poetry along with short stories and essays. She has taught writers from kindergarten to graduate school.

The cost to participate in the four-day workshop is $50 for seniors registered with the Senior Center and $75 for others. Supplies are included in the cost. 

Those planning to participate are asked to sign up by Sept. 11 by calling 672-2240.

The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.