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Dec
7
Wed
Holy Name student art on display @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 7 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 18th annual Holy Name Catholic School art show is currently on display.

The show will be available for public viewing at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through January.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

 
Sheridan Chamber of Commerce to host legislative forum @ Sheridan County Courthouse
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative forum on Dec. 7-8 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day in the county commissioners board room at the Sheridan County Courthouse.

The event will include two days of 15-minute and 30-miute presentations from more than 30 local businesses, organizations and individuals, in front of a panel of local Wyoming state legislators.

The forum will serve to bring information and issues to the legislators as they move toward the 2017 session of the Wyoming State Legislature, which will begin Jan. 10 in Cheyenne.

The event is free and open to the public to attend.

A schedule of presentations will be posted on the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce website at www.sheridanwyomingchamber.org before the event.

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

The Sheridan County Courthouse is located at 224 S. Main St.

Burgess to present ‘History Speaks’ at WYO @ WYO Theater
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Oral historian Val Burgess will present the program, “History Speaks — Are We Listening?” on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the WYO Theater. The program is free and open to the public.

With the loss of thousands of World War II veterans daily in the U.S., the personal stories from this worldwide conflict are quickly disappearing. In this presentation, Burgess sheds light on the reasons for war, and the human side of the largest war in world history.

Based on 23 years of research and hundreds of interviews with former prisoners of war, Allied Air Crew members held at Stalag Luft III, “The Great Escape” Camp and from Radio Tokyo Letters from families of prisoners that capitulated in the Pacific, Burgess will discuss their personal experiences and the circumstances under which these men fought and survived.

Burgess intertwines the reality of World War II history within the program. She also discusses the depth and complexity of the war’s effects on their lives, and the life lessons learned from these prisoners.

Additional programs will be presented at Fort Mackenzie, Big Horn, Sheridan and Tongue River high schools throughout the week.

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

Explore history of Clean Air Act at SC Wednesday @ Sheridan College
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College Museum of Discovery will host a lecture on “Clean Air — Then and Now: The Role of Catalysts and Computers” on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture will take a retrospective look at the reasons for the enactment of the 1970 Clean Air Act, which led to the use of catalytic converters as standard equipment on all American cars produced since 1974.

Today, exhaust emissions from our cars are 98 percent lower than they were in the early 1970s. Which would not have been possible without the co-development of catalyst and computer science. The lecture will include examples of how the automotive industry could match scientific advances in chemistry and electronics to accomplish what was thought impossible 40 years ago. Robert McDowell will present the lecture.

McDowell graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Villanova University while working in the research and development group of Johnson Matthey, the largest automotive catalyst company. He was part of the team that brought the first commercial three-way catalyst from concept into production and has manufactured emission control catalyst on four continents. He currently advises a diverse set of clients working in the R&D and prototyping areas, including lithium ion batteries, biofuels, precious metal recycling and emission control catalysts.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. 

SHS orchestra to perform Wednesday @ Sheridan High School
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan High School symphony and baroque orchestras will present a combined concert on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Sue Henry Auditorium at Sheridan High School.

The Baroque Orchestra will perform Concerto Grosso Opus 6 No. 7 by Handel and Folk Song by Mendelssohn.

The Symphony Orchestra will perform Praelude from “Holberg” suite by Greig, Elgie from Serenade for Strings by Tschaikowsky and “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin. 

Sidney Carroll will be the featured soloist with the chamber orchestra playing Dragoneti String Bass Concerto in G Major.

Sheridan High School is located at 1056 Long Drive.

Dec
8
Thu
Holy Name student art on display @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 8 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 18th annual Holy Name Catholic School art show is currently on display.

The show will be available for public viewing at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through January.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

 
Listening session at Sheridan College to host UW President Laurie Nichols @ Sheridan College
Dec 8 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

SHERIDAN — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Sheridan on Dec. 8 from 12:15-1:45 p.m. at Sheridan College to solicit statewide input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

The event will take place in the University of Wyoming Watt building in rooms 131 and 132. The listening session is free and open to the public.

“These sessions are for us to hear from the people of Wyoming about their land-grant university,” Nichols said. “Creating a strong five-year plan is so important as it sets priorities and indicates areas of focus. I want to be there personally to listen to people’s hopes and dreams for Wyoming’s university, as well as the obstacles to achieving those dreams and ideas on how those challenges can be overcome.”

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

TRHS to host piano concert @ Tongue River High School
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DAYTON — Tongue River High School students will show off their piano skills with a concert Thursday at 5 p.m. 

Lizzy Martin and Hannah Johnston will host the Christmas event at the school for Family Career and Community Leaders of America.

The event will feature music and treats.

Tongue River High School is located at 1150 Main St. in Dayton.

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.

‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Dec
9
Fri
Holy Name student art on display @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 9 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 18th annual Holy Name Catholic School art show is currently on display.

The show will be available for public viewing at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through January.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

 
Enroll Wyoming to host public, training sessions Friday @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Enroll Wyoming will conduct two sessions Friday regarding health coverage heading into the new year.

From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a free session will take place for community members seeking to enroll for 2016 health insurance coverage.

From 9:30-10:30 a.m., a free training will take place for social services staff.

Both sessions will be held in the Inner Circle Room at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, located at 335 W. Alger St.

‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

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.

Senior Center organizes ugly sweater contest @ Cozy Corner Bar at Coffeen Liquors
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Senior Center will host an ugly sweater contest on Dec. 9 from 6-11 p.m. at the Cozy Corner Bar.

The second annual event will support the Sheridan Senior Center and the Keystone Awards. It will include drink specials, prizes and raffles.

A prize for the best ugly sweater and a raffle to win four Denver Nuggets tickets for a game on Jan. 21 will be awarded.

The Cozy Corner Bar at Coffeen Liquors is located at 112 Coffeen Ave.

‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Sheridan College to present ‘Handel’s Messiah’ @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College symphony orchestra and festival chorus will present “Handel’s Messiah” on Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts.

Tickets for the performance are available through the WYO Theater box office, though a waiting list has been started.

For more information, see www.whitneyarts.org.

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

Dec
10
Sat
Holy Name student art on display @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 10 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 18th annual Holy Name Catholic School art show is currently on display.

The show will be available for public viewing at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through January.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

 
‘Cook up science’ Saturday with Science Kids @ Sheridan College
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Science Saturday this week will focus on “cooking up science” at the Sheridan College Science Center.

From 10 a.m. to noon, children of all ages are welcome to attend the free program that will discuss the science of nutrition, food and digestion.

Science Kids and the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery sponsor Science Saturday events.

Children are also welcome to explore the paleontology exhibits in the Mohn’s Science Museum.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave. 

 
CHAPS to host ‘Ugly Sweater’ 5K run @ Thorne-Rider Park
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Children, Horses and Adults in Partnership, or CHAPS, will host an ugly Christmas outfit 5K run on Dec. 10 at noon at Thorne-Rider Park.

Proceeds raised will benefit CHAPS Equine Assisted Therapy in Sheridan. The run will begin at Thorne-Rider park and take place eon the Sheridan running trail system.

The cost to participate is $30 for those who pre-register and $40 if you sign up the day of the race.

For more information about the event, see www.chapswyo.org or contact Kristen Marcus at info@chapswyo.org or 673-6161.

‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

Dec
11
Sun
Holy Name student art on display @ Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library
Dec 11 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 18th annual Holy Name Catholic School art show is currently on display.

The show will be available for public viewing at the Inner Circle of the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library through January.

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

 
‘A Bright New Boise’ to continue Thursday @ The Carriage House Theatre
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild will continue its production of “A Bright New Boise” on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The show, directed by Dimitra Dugal, centers around the lost souls employed at a Hobby Lobby as they confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern idealism. It’s an earnest comedy about the sometimes meager profits of modern faith.

Performances are set for Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. each night. A matinée show will take place Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $12 for seniors, students and military members.

The Carriage House Theatre is located at 419 Delphi Ave.

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