Calendar

Aug
16
Sat
WWA hosts hike in Devil’s Canyon
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a free hike in Devil’s Canyon Roadless Area. On Saturday, retired DEQ ecologist Jack Smith will lead hikers along the rim of Devil’s Canyon into Bucking Mule Basin. For more information and to sign up for the hike, contact Chase at 672-2751 or email at chase@wildwyo.org

Music Therapy at the Library @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

SHERIDAN — Local musician and music therapist Michele Folster will give a free public presentation on music therapy. Folster will be at the Sheridan Fulmer Library on Saturday, August 16 from 10-11:30 a.m. The presentation will include an explanation of what music therapy is, its history, and who it can help. For more information, please call the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library at 674-8585 ext. 29.

Aug
17
Sun
Senator Enzi will hold ice-cream social @ Kendrick Park
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN— Senator Mike Enzi, and his wife Diana, are hosting ice cream socials in 21 communities over the next three weeks. The events are free and open to the public. Senator Enzi will be Sheridan Sunday, August 17. From 12-1 p.m. at the Monument Shelter in Kendrick Park, 820 Beaver St. “Ice cream socials have long been a part of our campaign tradition,” said Senator Enzi. “Diana and I look forward to serving up root beer floats and visiting with folks from every corner of our state over the next several weeks.” For more information contact the campaign at 307-514-6403.

Big Horn Mountain Polka Club dance @ Elks Lodge
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet at the Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St., Sunday at 1 p.m. The Wyo Drifters will be playing polka, waltzs, two steps, and round dances. Free and open to the public. For questions call Jean Arzy at 672-3623.

Spear-O to host lecture on Hemingway
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus is having their third summer lecture Saturday, August 17 from 1-3 p.m. The lecture will focus on Ernest Hemingway from Valerie Hemingway. You do not have to sign up to attend, but please come early and bring a lunch. For more information please call Julie Davidson at 674-6446 extension 8350.

Aug
19
Tue
Final Tidbit Tuesdays August 19 @ Sheridan County Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next and final offering of the “Tidbit Tuesday” educational program at the Sheridan County Museum will be held on Tuesday. The program gives children and their families an opportunity to explore history together from 10 a.m. to noon every other Tuesday throughout the summer. The events are free and open to all, but space is limited to 24 children so pre-registration is requested. For more information or to register call 675-1150. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.

Final Concert in the park August 19 @ Kendrick Park
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The next and final Concert in the Park will be held Tuesday and will feature the Zac Hacker Band from Nashville. From 7:30-9 p.m. in the Kendrick Park Bandshell. The concert is free and open to all members of the community. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food concessions will be available. For more information on the concert call David Kuzara at 751-7960.

Aug
20
Wed
Fitness focus of Parkfit @ Washington Park
Aug 20 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014.

Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks.

The next session will be fitness by the YMCA at Washington Park.

A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org.

All members of the community are invited to these free events.

Sheridan County School District 1 picnic @ Scott Park
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN— Sheridan County School District 1 is having a potluck picnic Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.

Those who wish to attend should bring a dish to share, a chair and something to drink to Scott Park in Dayton.

For more information call Myke at 307-672-9190.

Neuroscience Educator lecture @ Whitney Presentation Hall/Sheridan College
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN—Affective neuroscience researcher and educator Mary Helen Immordino-Yang present a talk at Sheridan College. Titled “Me, my “self” and you: Neurobiology of self and social emotion in learning”, the lecture will be on Wednesday, August 20 at 7 p.m in the Whitney Presentation Hall. Immordino-Yang was named a “Rising Star” by the Association of Psychological Science in 2011 and was the inaugural recipient of the Award for Transforming Education through Neuroscience. This event has been made possible by a partnership between Sheridan College Insight Series, Sheridan School Districts #1 & #2, the Kibbee Foundation for Children, The Homer & Mildred Scott Foundation. For more information call Linda Lawrence at 674-6446.

Aug
21
Thu
ASIST classes return to Sheridan @ Wyoming Mental Health
Aug 21 @ 8:15 am – Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm

SHERIDAN— Registration is now open for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) class to be held on Thursday and Friday, August 21 and 22, from 8:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Northern Wyoming Mental Health offices, 1701 W. Fifth St.

The two-day ASIST class is designed to supplement a caregiver’s abilities to assist an at risk person. This class is free, however, space is limited so please contact Sydney Rowe at 620-9995 or email srowe@pmowyo.org.

Farmer’s Market and Third Thursday Street Fest @ Grinnell Street Plaza
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market will be moved farther up Grinnell Street this Thursday, in front of The Sheridan Press, to celebrate the Third Thursday Street Festival.

From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted.

Rockin Jake will perform from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. on the Main Stage and Canary Joe will perform at the same time on Loucks and Main Street.

Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.

Final Flavor of the Week Thursday @ Kula Space
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — In celebration of its fourth anniversary, the Kula Space will host “Flavor of the Week,” a weekly free class on Thursdays this summer at 5:30 p.m.

Some of the free classes will request optional donations to support a local cause and suggestions of local causes to support are welcome.

This week’s class will be the final one of the summer and will feature yoga with Tracey.

For more information or to nominate a cause to promote contact Michele Fritz or Evelyn Ferrante at thekulaspace@gmail.com. The studio is located in Journeys Center of Wellbeing at 37 S. Main St.

Aug
22
Fri
Story Days
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – Aug 24 @ 8:56 pm

STORY— The annual Story Days will be held August 22-24 and it’s theme is “Pastimes in the Pines”.

There will be live music both Friday and Saturday night, run/walk/bike races, cook-offs, parade, vendors, plus many other events.

To register for the cook-off call Debbie Woody at 763-7199. To register for the run/walk/bike race go to www.wyorace.com. To be a food vendor or have an arts & crafts booth, call Tina Collett at (307) 621-0925.

The Wyoming Drifters at the Senior Center @ Sheridan Senior Center
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN— The Wyoming Drifters will be playing Friday at the Sheridan Senior Center. Come dance to their music for free from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Classical Concert Series @ First Baptist Church
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Arts Council presents their first concert of their “Classical Concert Series”. The Werner Chamber Quartet will play at First Baptist Church Friday, August 22 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3179 Big Horn Ave. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior and military, and $5 for students. For more information call Elaine Burke at 673-7321.

Aug
23
Sat
Big Sky Dowser’s Convention @ Moose Lodge
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm

BILLINGS— The Big Sky Dowser will meet at its 37th annual convention from Aug. 23-24 at the Moose Lodge in Billings, Mont.

Dowsing is a type of divination employed in attempts to locate ground water, buried metals or ores, gemstones, oil and many other objects and materials without the use of scientific apparatus.

Come to the convention and learn about dowsing and see it demonstrated and learn the technique. The special presenter will be Big Sky Dowser Charter Member Vern Bandy who will demonstrate dowsing rods he personally designed.

For further information call Edris at 406-255-0928, Lois at 406-252-4215, or Gary at 406-670-0821.

Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter renovations @ Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am

SHERIDAN— Pedigree and GreaterGood have teamed up to give selected shelters across the nation a makeover.

The Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter has been selected to receive renovation, and needs volunteers to help finish the project.

The renovations will begin Aug. 23 and 24 at 9 a.m.

Volunteers can sign up online at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/sheridandogandcatshelter.

For more information call Katie Volney at 612-333-1723.

Aug
25
Mon
Sheridan Community Blood Drive @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Community Blood Drive will be on Monday from Noon – 6 p.m. and Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The blood drive will take place in the ballroom at the Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 Main St. There is an emergency need for the O negative and O positive blood types.

Appointments are strongly recommended, but are not necessary. To schedule, go to www.bloodhero.com, sponsor code: sheridan, or call United Blood Services at 1-800-365-4450.

All blood types are needed except for the AB blood types.

Aug
26
Tue
Math boot camp @ Room 203 Whitney Building Sheridan College
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan College math department will host its annual math “Boot Camp” workshop on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This workshop will be in room 203 in the Whitney Building and is free and open to Sheridan College students.

Additionally, Sheridan College offers academic support in the Tutoring Center and Math Center.

For more information about the math workshops, contact J. Araas at 674-6446, ext. 3103, or email at jaraas@sheridan.edu. To register for classes, call 674-6446, ext. 2000.

Final WWA hike up Bonneville Pass
Aug 26 @ 4:44 pm – 5:44 pm

SHERIDAN — For the next event in a series of outings celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 30th anniversary of the Wyoming Wilderness Act of 1984, the Wyoming Wilderness Association will host a picnic on the top of Bonneville Pass overlooking the DuNoir Recommended Wilderness area.

On Saturday, hikers will enjoy their lunch while overlooking volcanic cliffs and scenic meadow.s

Bring a picnic lunch and plan to spend time discussing the anniversary of wilderness areas. The hike will be approximately six miles roundtrip. For more information or to register call the WWA at 672-2751 or email carolyn@wildwyo.org.

Blacktooth Brewing non-profit night @ Blacktooth Brewing
Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN— Blacktooth Brewing will host a non-profit event on Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For every pint sold, one dollar is donated to the Matthew Perkins Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Matthew Perkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is money that helps to subsidize educational travel opportunities for Sheridan High School and Fort McKenzie High School students. 50/50 tickets will be sold and Thrivent Builds will provide free hotdogs. Music by Canary Joe. For more information call Blacktooth Brewing at 675-2337.

Backcountry Horsemen Meeting
Aug 26 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN— The Cloud Peak chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Dwight French. A steak fry and potluck will be served. Jim Pratt, the treasurer for the State Backcountry board will be there to answer questions. To be included in the head count or for directions contact Dwight French at 674-8239.

Aug
27
Wed
Professional Polo Announcer Gus Whitelaw will be at Brinton Barn @ Brinton Barn
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am

BIG HORN— Professional polo announcer and young horse trainer Gus Whitelaw will be at the Brinton Barn in Big Horn Wednesday.

At 10 a.m. Whitelaw will give a horse demonstration and talk about training a young horse, getting a polo horse used to “traffic,” the polo ball, field work and other horse-related topics.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 672-3173. The barn is located at #241, to the west of the Brinton Museum Entrance, 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Parkfit will feature circuits by A.J. Sare @ Thorne-Rider Park
Aug 27 @ 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm

SHERIDAN — EMIT Technologies, the Recreation District and the Wellness Council have partnered to present ParkFit 2014.

Every Wednesday throughout the summer from 12:10-12:50 p.m. a free fitness class will be offered at one of the local parks.

The next session will be circuit by the A.J. Sare at Thorne-Rider Park.

A full schedule of ParkFit events can be seen at www.wellnesscouncilsc.org. All members of the community are invited to these free events.

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Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 19 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 20 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 21 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 22 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 23 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 24 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Ucross opens new exhibit @ Ucross Foundation Art Gallery
Feb 25 all-day
UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation has opened a new show in its art gallery, “Views from Oregon: Sixteen artists.” The show opened Feb. 6 and will run through May 12. A reception will take place[...]
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1:00 pm Polka club to host monthly dance @ Elks Lodge
Polka club to host monthly dance @ Elks Lodge
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will host a dance Sunday at the Sheridan Elks Lodge #520. The dance will be from 1-5 p.m. with music by Country Vocal Band. All are welcome.[...]
5:00 pm Clearmont Community Church to host vision banquet @ Clearmont Community Church
Clearmont Community Church to host vision banquet @ Clearmont Community Church
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CLEARMONT — The Clearmont Community Church will host its 2017 Vision Banquet on Sunday at 5 p.m.  The event will include live music, food, drawings, fellowship and a discussion on what the church is looking[...]
11:00 am Dining for a Cause to benefit Habitat for Humanity @ Frackelton’s
Dining for a Cause to benefit Habitat for Humanity @ Frackelton’s
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The next round of Dining for a Cause will take place Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-10 p.m. at Frackelton’s. The event will benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern[...]
6:00 pm Group organizing Presidents’ Day event at WYO @ WYO Theater
Group organizing Presidents’ Day event at WYO @ WYO Theater
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHERIDAN — On Monday, from 6-8 p.m., the community is invited to an event in the lobby of the WYO Theater in honor of Presidents’ Day. The event “Stand Up to Your President/s” is free,[...]
6:00 pm Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Sheridan County Extension to offer free nutrition classes @ Watt Agriculture Building
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Extension Office will offer free nutrition classes through its Cent$ible Nutrition Program in January and February. The classes will be offered on Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Watt Agriculture[...]
5:00 pm McDonald’s to celebrate love for reading Tuesday @ McDonald’s
McDonald’s to celebrate love for reading Tuesday @ McDonald’s
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHERIDAN — The McDonald’s on North Main Street has invited the public to celebrate the love for reading on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Individuals are invited to read under the stars — in your pajamas if[...]
6:30 pm Legion Auxiliary to gather @ Country Kitchen
Legion Auxiliary to gather @ Country Kitchen
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SHERIDAN — The American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Country Kitchen. District President Linda Johnson will speak at the event. All are welcome to attend. The Country Kitchen is[...]
8:00 am Chamber Coffee planned for Big Horn next week @ Big Horn Smokehouse
Chamber Coffee planned for Big Horn next week @ Big Horn Smokehouse
Feb 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
BIG HORN — The next Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce coffee will take place Feb. 22 at 8 a.m. at the Big Horn Smokehouse and Saloon. The event is brought to the community by the[...]
6:00 pm WTBC to host mixer for Start-Up Challenge @ WYO Theater
WTBC to host mixer for Start-Up Challenge @ WYO Theater
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SHERIDAN — In an effort to improve the entrepreneurial climate in Sheridan, the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center is looking for individuals who are interested in starting a business.  The organization will host[...]
8:30 am SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
SC to host Saturday University Feb. 25 @ Sheridan College Whitney Academic Center
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:45 pm
SHERIDAN — Go back to college for a day — minus the tests, stress and homework. Join other attendees for three lectures, delivered by top-notch professors who will enlighten and entertain you as part of[...]
7:08 pm Special Olympics ‘Jackalope Jump’ set for Sat. @ Goose Valley Fire Department Station
Special Olympics ‘Jackalope Jump’ set for Sat. @ Goose Valley Fire Department Station
Feb 25 @ 7:08 pm – 8:08 pm
SHERIDAN — The annual Special Olympics Jackalope Jump will take place Saturday at the Goose Valley Fire Department parking lot. Registration for the event will begin at 11 a.m. with the jump starting at noon.[...]

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