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May
20
Sat
The Brinton to host birding breakfast @ The Brinton Museum
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum and Bighorn Audubon Society has invited area residents to participate in a Birding at the Brinton breakfast Saturday from 9-10 a.m.

The breakfast will celebrate The Brinton’s newly designated status as an important bird area.

A light breakfast with pastries, fresh fruit, coffee and juice will be available on The Brinton lawn. In the event of rain, breakfast will take place in the lobby of the Forrest E. Mars Jr. Building.

Birding at The Brinton will follow from 10 a.m. to noon.

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

Veterans March on America set for Saturday @ Grinnell Plaza.
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — A Veterans March on America will take place in Sheridan beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Organizers said the march will not be politically partisan, violent, discriminating or divisive. It is meant to raise awareness of the many challenges veterans face each day.

The march will begin at Grinnell Plaza.

For more information, email contact@vetsmarchonamerica.com.

Safe Kids Sheridan County, hospital to host Safe Kids Day @ SMH’s downtown offices
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital and Safe Kids Sheridan County will celebrate Safe Kids Day Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Safe Kids Day celebrates kids and helps families take action to make every kid a safe kid. The day will include all kinds of activities and games with opportunities to win prizes. Sheridan Fire-Rescue will have a fire truck on site and other entities will have hands-on displays.

A variety of activities will also be set up to help families learn safety tips for bikes, water, pedestrians, car seats, medications and more.

The event will take place at SMH’s downtown offices, located at 61 S. Gould St.

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.

Museum to host Tidbit Saturday @ The Sheridan County Museum
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will host the next round of Tidbit Saturday events this weekend.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday with programs for Armed Forces Day at the museum. Tidbit programs are for children ages 4-10 and combine hands-on activities with historical lessons. Guests for this weekend’s event include the Wyoming Army National Guard and Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site.

The program is free, but sign-ups are requested by calling 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

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.

Sheridan Stationery to host book signing @ Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Penny Zeller will sign copies of her novella “Love from Afar” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery.

“Love from Afar” is Zeller’s fourth published historical romance.

Zeller is a home-school mother who spends time teaching home-school physical education and a variety of subjects at the local home-school co-op.

Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery is located at 206 N. Main St.

Arthritis Support Network to launch @ The Rock Church
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A new Arthritis Support Network will launch in Sheridan with an event Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. at The Rock Church.

The network will provide help and support to adults living with all types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. The group aims to offer connections, education and empowerment.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Tanya Evans at tanya@arthritisintrospective.org or see arthritisintrospective.org/local.

The Rock Church is located at 1100 Big Horn Ave.

May
21
Sun
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 21 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

DSA to transplant downtown flowers @ Sheridan College
May 21 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — On Sunday, the Downtown Sheridan Association board of directors, along with volunteers, will transplant more than 1,100 petunias into 225 pots for the annual Main Street flower baskets.

Anyone interested in lending a hand should call the DSA office at 672-8881 or email Beth Holsinger at dsaexecdir@downtownsheridan.org.

The group will meet at 7 a.m. at the greenhouses located on the Sheridan College campus.

DSA partners with the Sheridan College horticulture program, led by Chuck Holloway, to grow the petunias from seed each spring.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Eatons’ Horse Drive set for Sunday @ Fifth Street, Sheridan, Wy
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Eatons’ Horse Drive will take place Sunday at approximately 9 a.m. on Fifth Street.

The horses will leave Wyarno at approximately 7 a.m. and come through Sheridan past the visitor’s center, the Sheridan Inn, the hospital and fairgrounds before continuing on to Eatons’ Ranch.

All times are approximate and subject to good weather. For more information, contact Eatons’ Ranch at 655-9285 or 1-800-210-1049.

BHCHS to meet Sunday @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will meet Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse.

A potluck lunch will start at 1 p.m. with a program to follow.

This month’s program will focus on “Big Nose George: On the Cold Trail of an Outlaw.”

In 1878, a gang of outlaws from the Powder River country entered Carbon County, attempted a train robbery and subsequently perpetrated the murder of two law enforcement officers. Big Nose George Parott was a principal figure in the gang and successfully avoided justice for the crime until 1880 when he was arrested in Montana.

This program discusses the crime, events leading up to it and the aftermath.

Dr. Mark E. Miller, a retired Wyoming state archaeologist, will lead the program. His great-grandfather, Ike C. Miller, was Carbon County sheriff at the time Big Nose George was hanged in Rawlins by a group of angry citizens.

The Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse is located at 214 S. Second St.

Polka Club to gather Sunday @ Elks Lodge
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will have its monthly dance from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge.

Music will be provided by Up the Creek.

The event is open to the public.

The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

May
22
Mon
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 22 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
23
Tue
Chamber organizing Ignite Your Business conference @ Sheridan College Whitney Atrium
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2017 Ignite Your Business Conference, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s local professional development conference, is only one week away.

The conference will take place at Sheridan College on May 23 in the Whitney Atrium and is sponsored by the city of Sheridan. It is specifically designed for business owners, managers and employees and can be customized to fit your business needs.

Each person can attend four training sessions during the day, with 12 different trainings to choose from, including topics such as leadership, team development, human resources, marketing and pricing, strategic planning, mindfulness, and individual growth.

Plus, keynote speaker Emily Petrof, certified ONE Thing trainer, will present during lunch on the “3 Commitments to Extraordinary Leadership.” Learn to eliminate the blanket approach to leadership and team building and shift your team toward success.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Retention and Expansion Committee has developed this conference so Sheridan County residents and businesses can take advantage of top-notch training locally without the cost of going out of town. It’s geared toward anyone looking for personal growth, help for their business, or ways to be a better leader.

Registration is $150 per person for Chamber members, or $175 each for non-members. Additional attendees from the same business can attend for $100 each for members for $125 each for non-members.

To learn more about the trainers and to register, call the Chamber at 672-2485, or see www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Back country horsemen highway clean-up
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will gather Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The group will meet approximately 9 miles east of Interstate 90 on Highway 14 East for a highway clean-up.

A potluck will follow.

For additional information, find the group on Facebook.

Start-Up Challenge ‘Pitch Day’ to feature entrepreneurs @ WYO Theater
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Technology Business Center has organized a “Pitch Day” for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Five local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges with the top three teams receiving a $5,000 award, pro bono legal counsel from Davis & Cannon, and the opportunity to apply to a $50,000 seed fund for working capital.

Sponsored by the SEEDA Joint Powers Board, The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, First Interstate Bank, and Davis & Cannon, the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge is designed to encourage and stimulate more entrepreneurial activity in the Sheridan area.

Registration for the Start-Up Challenge opened on Feb. 13 and the WTBC received 68 submittals across 14 industries when registration eventually closed on March 8. All of the finalists have been working closely with WTBC staff to develop business models and the final pitch. The five finalists pitching on May 23 include:

• Ajayi Global Enterprises — Lekan Ajayi — a web-based platform that connects cancer patients with available drug trials.

• K-Driven — Justin Koltiska and Garrett Kron — a patented oil field tool that significantly improves efficiency and safety in the field.

• Oatware — Anne Gunn and Mark Thoney — a portfolio of three software as a service products focused on hyper-local markets.

• Old Army Records — Kevin O’Dell  and Jim Powers — an ancestry software focused on military history.

• RS Water Drill — Rick Shelton and Doug Madison — a patented water drill technology for thawing frozen pipes.

During the Pitch Day, each finalist will give a 15-minute presentation followed by questions from the judges. The judging panel includes Tim Barnes, co-founder of Black Tooth Brewing Company; Laura Lehan, founder of PeAk Consulting and chief development officer at Sheridan Memorial Hospital; Jesus Rios, chief operating officer of Ptolemy Data Systems; Jerad Stack, co-founder of Breakthrough 307; Travis Todd, co-founder of FullContact; PJ Treide, founder of Surf Wyoming and Bighorn Design; and Jon Benson, CEO of the WTBC.

Following the five pitches, the WTBC will host a reception at the WYO Theater where the top three qualifying teams will be announced.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform a pops concert Tuesday a 7 p.m.

The concert will be the last for the band of the 2016-2017 school year.

It will take place in the auditorium at Sheridan High School, located at 1056 Long Drive.

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
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Wuerker to host oil painting classes @ SAGE Community Arts
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local artist Jenny Wuerker will host a series of oil painting classes each Wednesday between March 15 and May 24.

The hands-on painting class will help attendees improve their skills, discover new techniques and learn to paint directly from observation.

All levels are welcome to attend the class, which costs $150 for SAGE Community Arts members and $175 for nonmembers.

To learn more about Wuerker and her art, see crazywomanfineart.com.

The classes will take place at SAGE Community Arts, located at 21 W. Brundage St.

To sign up, call 674-1970.

 
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.

‘Allegiance’ to show at the WYO @ WYO Theater
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a showing of “Allegiance” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The film is a version of a Broadway musical about a family living through the Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II.

Tickets are $11.75 apiece and are available at the WYO Theater box office or website, wyotheater.com. A daytime showing is also planned for junior high and high school students.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

May
25
Thu
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
20
Sat
The Brinton to host birding breakfast @ The Brinton Museum
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Brinton Museum and Bighorn Audubon Society has invited area residents to participate in a Birding at the Brinton breakfast Saturday from 9-10 a.m.

The breakfast will celebrate The Brinton’s newly designated status as an important bird area.

A light breakfast with pastries, fresh fruit, coffee and juice will be available on The Brinton lawn. In the event of rain, breakfast will take place in the lobby of the Forrest E. Mars Jr. Building.

Birding at The Brinton will follow from 10 a.m. to noon.

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

Veterans March on America set for Saturday @ Grinnell Plaza.
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

SHERIDAN — A Veterans March on America will take place in Sheridan beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Organizers said the march will not be politically partisan, violent, discriminating or divisive. It is meant to raise awareness of the many challenges veterans face each day.

The march will begin at Grinnell Plaza.

For more information, email contact@vetsmarchonamerica.com.

Safe Kids Sheridan County, hospital to host Safe Kids Day @ SMH’s downtown offices
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital and Safe Kids Sheridan County will celebrate Safe Kids Day Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Safe Kids Day celebrates kids and helps families take action to make every kid a safe kid. The day will include all kinds of activities and games with opportunities to win prizes. Sheridan Fire-Rescue will have a fire truck on site and other entities will have hands-on displays.

A variety of activities will also be set up to help families learn safety tips for bikes, water, pedestrians, car seats, medications and more.

The event will take place at SMH’s downtown offices, located at 61 S. Gould St.

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.

Museum to host Tidbit Saturday @ The Sheridan County Museum
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum will host the next round of Tidbit Saturday events this weekend.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday with programs for Armed Forces Day at the museum. Tidbit programs are for children ages 4-10 and combine hands-on activities with historical lessons. Guests for this weekend’s event include the Wyoming Army National Guard and Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site.

The program is free, but sign-ups are requested by calling 675-1150.

The Sheridan County Museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

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.

Sheridan Stationery to host book signing @ Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Penny Zeller will sign copies of her novella “Love from Afar” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery.

“Love from Afar” is Zeller’s fourth published historical romance.

Zeller is a home-school mother who spends time teaching home-school physical education and a variety of subjects at the local home-school co-op.

Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery is located at 206 N. Main St.

Arthritis Support Network to launch @ The Rock Church
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

SHERIDAN — A new Arthritis Support Network will launch in Sheridan with an event Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. at The Rock Church.

The network will provide help and support to adults living with all types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. The group aims to offer connections, education and empowerment.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Tanya Evans at tanya@arthritisintrospective.org or see arthritisintrospective.org/local.

The Rock Church is located at 1100 Big Horn Ave.

May
21
Sun
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 21 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

DSA to transplant downtown flowers @ Sheridan College
May 21 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — On Sunday, the Downtown Sheridan Association board of directors, along with volunteers, will transplant more than 1,100 petunias into 225 pots for the annual Main Street flower baskets.

Anyone interested in lending a hand should call the DSA office at 672-8881 or email Beth Holsinger at dsaexecdir@downtownsheridan.org.

The group will meet at 7 a.m. at the greenhouses located on the Sheridan College campus.

DSA partners with the Sheridan College horticulture program, led by Chuck Holloway, to grow the petunias from seed each spring.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Eatons’ Horse Drive set for Sunday @ Fifth Street, Sheridan, Wy
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — The annual Eatons’ Horse Drive will take place Sunday at approximately 9 a.m. on Fifth Street.

The horses will leave Wyarno at approximately 7 a.m. and come through Sheridan past the visitor’s center, the Sheridan Inn, the hospital and fairgrounds before continuing on to Eatons’ Ranch.

All times are approximate and subject to good weather. For more information, contact Eatons’ Ranch at 655-9285 or 1-800-210-1049.

BHCHS to meet Sunday @ Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will meet Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse.

A potluck lunch will start at 1 p.m. with a program to follow.

This month’s program will focus on “Big Nose George: On the Cold Trail of an Outlaw.”

In 1878, a gang of outlaws from the Powder River country entered Carbon County, attempted a train robbery and subsequently perpetrated the murder of two law enforcement officers. Big Nose George Parott was a principal figure in the gang and successfully avoided justice for the crime until 1880 when he was arrested in Montana.

This program discusses the crime, events leading up to it and the aftermath.

Dr. Mark E. Miller, a retired Wyoming state archaeologist, will lead the program. His great-grandfather, Ike C. Miller, was Carbon County sheriff at the time Big Nose George was hanged in Rawlins by a group of angry citizens.

The Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse is located at 214 S. Second St.

Polka Club to gather Sunday @ Elks Lodge
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will have its monthly dance from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge.

Music will be provided by Up the Creek.

The event is open to the public.

The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

May
22
Mon
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 22 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

May
23
Tue
Chamber organizing Ignite Your Business conference @ Sheridan College Whitney Atrium
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2017 Ignite Your Business Conference, the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s local professional development conference, is only one week away.

The conference will take place at Sheridan College on May 23 in the Whitney Atrium and is sponsored by the city of Sheridan. It is specifically designed for business owners, managers and employees and can be customized to fit your business needs.

Each person can attend four training sessions during the day, with 12 different trainings to choose from, including topics such as leadership, team development, human resources, marketing and pricing, strategic planning, mindfulness, and individual growth.

Plus, keynote speaker Emily Petrof, certified ONE Thing trainer, will present during lunch on the “3 Commitments to Extraordinary Leadership.” Learn to eliminate the blanket approach to leadership and team building and shift your team toward success.

The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Retention and Expansion Committee has developed this conference so Sheridan County residents and businesses can take advantage of top-notch training locally without the cost of going out of town. It’s geared toward anyone looking for personal growth, help for their business, or ways to be a better leader.

Registration is $150 per person for Chamber members, or $175 each for non-members. Additional attendees from the same business can attend for $100 each for members for $125 each for non-members.

To learn more about the trainers and to register, call the Chamber at 672-2485, or see www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org.

Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 23 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Back country horsemen highway clean-up
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Cloud Peak Back Country Horsemen will gather Tuesday at 4 p.m.

The group will meet approximately 9 miles east of Interstate 90 on Highway 14 East for a highway clean-up.

A potluck will follow.

For additional information, find the group on Facebook.

Start-Up Challenge ‘Pitch Day’ to feature entrepreneurs @ WYO Theater
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Technology Business Center has organized a “Pitch Day” for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the WYO Theater.

Five local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges with the top three teams receiving a $5,000 award, pro bono legal counsel from Davis & Cannon, and the opportunity to apply to a $50,000 seed fund for working capital.

Sponsored by the SEEDA Joint Powers Board, The Homer A. and Mildred S. Scott Foundation, First Interstate Bank, and Davis & Cannon, the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge is designed to encourage and stimulate more entrepreneurial activity in the Sheridan area.

Registration for the Start-Up Challenge opened on Feb. 13 and the WTBC received 68 submittals across 14 industries when registration eventually closed on March 8. All of the finalists have been working closely with WTBC staff to develop business models and the final pitch. The five finalists pitching on May 23 include:

• Ajayi Global Enterprises — Lekan Ajayi — a web-based platform that connects cancer patients with available drug trials.

• K-Driven — Justin Koltiska and Garrett Kron — a patented oil field tool that significantly improves efficiency and safety in the field.

• Oatware — Anne Gunn and Mark Thoney — a portfolio of three software as a service products focused on hyper-local markets.

• Old Army Records — Kevin O’Dell  and Jim Powers — an ancestry software focused on military history.

• RS Water Drill — Rick Shelton and Doug Madison — a patented water drill technology for thawing frozen pipes.

During the Pitch Day, each finalist will give a 15-minute presentation followed by questions from the judges. The judging panel includes Tim Barnes, co-founder of Black Tooth Brewing Company; Laura Lehan, founder of PeAk Consulting and chief development officer at Sheridan Memorial Hospital; Jesus Rios, chief operating officer of Ptolemy Data Systems; Jerad Stack, co-founder of Breakthrough 307; Travis Todd, co-founder of FullContact; PJ Treide, founder of Surf Wyoming and Bighorn Design; and Jon Benson, CEO of the WTBC.

Following the five pitches, the WTBC will host a reception at the WYO Theater where the top three qualifying teams will be announced.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

SHS band concert @ Sheridan High School
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School band will perform a pops concert Tuesday a 7 p.m.

The concert will be the last for the band of the 2016-2017 school year.

It will take place in the auditorium at Sheridan High School, located at 1056 Long Drive.

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
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.

Wuerker to host oil painting classes @ SAGE Community Arts
May 24 all-day

SHERIDAN — Local artist Jenny Wuerker will host a series of oil painting classes each Wednesday between March 15 and May 24.

The hands-on painting class will help attendees improve their skills, discover new techniques and learn to paint directly from observation.

All levels are welcome to attend the class, which costs $150 for SAGE Community Arts members and $175 for nonmembers.

To learn more about Wuerker and her art, see crazywomanfineart.com.

The classes will take place at SAGE Community Arts, located at 21 W. Brundage St.

To sign up, call 674-1970.

 
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.

‘Allegiance’ to show at the WYO @ WYO Theater
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a showing of “Allegiance” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The film is a version of a Broadway musical about a family living through the Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II.

Tickets are $11.75 apiece and are available at the WYO Theater box office or website, wyotheater.com. A daytime showing is also planned for junior high and high school students.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

May
25
Thu
Watercolor Society seeking entries for show @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
May 25 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Watercolor Society will host the Watercolor Wyoming 32nd annual National Exhibition in Sheridan Aug. 1-31 at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library.

Paintings in this show are also for sale. Members and non-members are encouraged to enter. Entries are due no later than June 1.

A prospectus can be found on the website, www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, or requested via email at wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com. Membership information is also available. Awards will be given for Best of Show, Best Wyoming Artist, first through third place, honorable mentions and the People’s Choice Award.

Iain Stewart from Opelika, Alabama, will be the juror for the show and will select the award winners. Stewart will also teach a five-day workshop Aug. 14-18 at the Sheridan County Sportsman Gun Club. Stewart is a watercolor artist/illustrator and a signature member of both the American and National Watercolor Societies. His work has received numerous awards in international competition and he is a sought after juror and workshop instructor. He is also an architectural illustrator with an international clientele.

For workshop information, see www.wyomingwatercolorsociety.com, email your question to wyomingwatercolorsociety2012@gmail.com, or call Karen Myers at 751-6411.