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Jun
28
Wed
Trap Shoot @ Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association
Jun 28 – Jul 2 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 102nd annual Wyoming State Trap Shoot will take place Wednesday through Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association.

Hundreds of shooters are expected to compete.

Each day of activities will begin at approximately 8 a.m.

For a full schedule, see wytrapshooting.com/wsta/state-shoot.

The Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association is located at 89 Keystone Road. For additional information, contact jerry Reed at jlreed@fiberpipe.net or call 672-8434.

Pizza with a Purpose @ Powder River Pizza and Pub
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Pizza with a Purpose hosted by Powder River Pizza and Pub on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. will benefit Reproductive Health Care of the Bighorns.

A percentage of sales will benefit the nonprofit. The restaurant is located at 803 N. Main St.

Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jun 28 @ 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.

Brewery Bingo @ Black Tooth Brewing
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Brewery Bingo set for Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit the Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest.

The cost to play is $3 per card with a three-card maximum. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce to support the brewfest.

Tickets for the brewfest and raffle items will be available.

The Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest is scheduled for Aug. 26 from 2-7 p.m. at Whitney Commons.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Jun
30
Fri
Fresh Air Friday @ 1579 Thorne-Rider Park
Jun 30 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District will host the second of its summer hikes Friday.

The hike will go to Little Goose Falls.

The cost to attend is $25 per trip, or sign up for all five of the remaining treks planned for the summer. The fee includes transportation, qualified supervision, a snack and water. You can register at the SRD office, located at 1579 Thorne-Rider Park, or by calling 674-6421.

The summer hikes are geared for children ages 10-13.

Jul
1
Sat
KARZ Rod Run
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual KARZ Rod Run will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan.

Approximately 150 hot rods, muscle, classic cars and trucks will be on display with vendors on Grinnell Plaza.

Awards in kids’, women’s and men’s categories will be presented on Grinnell Plaza at 3 p.m.

To register or for more information, see www.karzclub.org or contact Bob Gates at 672-2473 or bob@karzclub.org.

Band at Kendrick Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band from Colorado Springs, Colorado, will perform a free concert in Kendrick Park on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is free and is part of the group’s Independence Day Celebration Tour through South Dakota and Wyoming. The concert is open to the public.

The afternoon will feature a diverse repertoire that celebrates the patriotic spirit of the American people and the Air Force’s 70th birthday, and will pay special tribute to veterans.

The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band represents the Air Force Academy, the leading institution for educating, training and inspiring men and women to become officers of character. The Concert Band is composed of 55 active duty Air Force professionals and is one of nine Academy Band ensembles.

Jul
3
Mon
Get WYO’d @ Sheridan
Jul 3 all-day

SHERIDAN — While the Sheridan WYO Rodeo may still seem distant on the horizon, local businesses can gear up for the city’s biggest event by signing up for a window decorating contest. The contest is free to enter and encourages local businesses to decorate their windows in the theme “Star-Spangled Rodeo.”

To enter, call the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce by Friday. Then, decorate your windows by July 3.

Winners will be announced July 7. The grand prize includes four rodeo tickets, WYO Rodeo Whisky, two rodeo glasses, two rodeo caps, a rodeo poster and $100 in Chamber Bucks. The runner-up prize includes two rodeo tickets, WYO Rodeo Wine, a rodeo poster and $50 in Chamber Bucks.

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

Jul
5
Wed
Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jul 5 @ 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.

Jul
8
Sat
North American Indian portfolio @ The Brinton Museum
Jul 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will presents the exhibit “Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio: Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America,” featuring 25 original, first-issue, first-edition, hand-colored lithographed plates from George Catlin’s 19th century work, published in 1844.

Born in 1796 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Catlin was an accomplished American painter, author and explorer who is credited as being the first great artist to travel widely among the North American Plains Indians to document in art the life and culture of the Indian peoples.

Catlin’s impressive North American Indian portfolio includes 25 detailed, exquisitely lithographed images of hunting and sporting scenes as well as Indian dance ceremonies.

A reception to open the Catlin show will take place July 8 from 3-5 p.m. This exhibit is made possible by a loan from the Thompson Family and continues in the S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery through July 30.

“We are very grateful to the Thompson Family for their willingness to share this portfolio with The Brinton Museum and our patrons. They are truly a remarkably generous family,” museum director Kenneth L. Schuster said.

“This wonderful exhibition of George Catlin American Indian lithographs offers our visitors a rare opportunity to see the work of this truly great American artist,” he added.

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

Jul
12
Wed
Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jul 12 @ 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.

Jul
17
Mon
Children’s summer camps
Jul 17 – Jul 20 all-day

SHERIDAN — SAGE Community Arts will offer a number of children’s summer camps July 17-20 and July 24-27.

The camps are open to children ages 7-12 and scholarships are available. Each camp costs $35 per child.

Camps offered include:

• Picture perfect — Kids will have the experience of creating a framed portrait of themselves. Laura Lehan will lead the class, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon July 17-18.

• Rings, wings and pretty things — Spend the afternoon working with wire and colorful beads making wings, things that fly and other surprises. Karen St. Clair will lead the class set for July 18 from 1-4 p.m.

• Ink dip and paint — Kids will dip string into ink, trail it on a large piece of paper, identify shapes within the design and then paint the project. Jules Craft will teach the class set for July 19-20 from noon to 2 p.m.

• Art journals — Children will learn the basics of creating their own art journals. Molly Fraser will teach the class set for July 19-20 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

• Mosaic mania — Ashley Cleare will teach this class July 24-25 from noon to 2 p.m. Children will let their imaginations run wild when they create glassy, glittering, fun wall hangings for their rooms.

• Art in nature — Fraser will teach the class July 24-25 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. It will teach children how to make nature art with objects found in their very own backyards.

• Wild for watercolors — On July 26-27 from noon to 2 p.m., Ivy Harbour will apply watercolors to create funky and colorful interpretations of things seen in nature and all around.

• Paint your masterpiece, step by step — Heather Schmidt will walk children through their very own paintings in a step-by-step process. The class will take place July 26-27 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

A number of classes will also be offered for children ages 13-17. Classes include:

• Art unwrapped — This class will include painting, collaging, transfers and more. Ashley Cooper will teach the class Aug. 7-8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

• Wipeout painting — Micah Tempe will teach this $40 class Aug. 8 from 2-6 p.m. The class will allow attendees to learn to combine drawing and painting techniques using only your hands as painting tools.

• Exploring acrylics — On Aug. 9-10, Harbour will explore methods of applying acrylic paint on panel. The class is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

• Garden mosaic — Robin Murray will teach this class Aug. 9-10. Attendees will create their own piece of art to decorate their yards.

For more information or to sign up, see artinsheridan.com or call 674-1970.

Healthy Backs class @ YMCA
Jul 17 @ 12:15 pm – Jul 18 @ 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN — Back pain plagues many people, from simple muscle pangs and posture-related soreness to more serious discomfort from injury.

The YMCA will offer its Healthy Back program beginning July 17. The class will run through Aug. 2 from 12:15-1:15 each Monday and Wednesday. It will take place in the upstairs Mind/Body Center at the YMCA.

The program was designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs.

“The Healthy Back Class is preventative in nature, and consists of relaxation, stretching and gentle muscle strengthening exercises,” said Diane Ballek, instructor of the class. “Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 simple, but effective exercises that can be done daily at home.”

The Healthy Back class is free to all members of the community and the class is limited to 15 participants. Interested individuals must sign up by calling the YMCA at 674-7488.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

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.

Jun
28
Wed
Trap Shoot @ Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association
Jun 28 – Jul 2 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 102nd annual Wyoming State Trap Shoot will take place Wednesday through Sunday at the Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association.

Hundreds of shooters are expected to compete.

Each day of activities will begin at approximately 8 a.m.

For a full schedule, see wytrapshooting.com/wsta/state-shoot.

The Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association is located at 89 Keystone Road. For additional information, contact jerry Reed at jlreed@fiberpipe.net or call 672-8434.

Pizza with a Purpose @ Powder River Pizza and Pub
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Pizza with a Purpose hosted by Powder River Pizza and Pub on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. will benefit Reproductive Health Care of the Bighorns.

A percentage of sales will benefit the nonprofit. The restaurant is located at 803 N. Main St.

Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jun 28 @ 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.

Brewery Bingo @ Black Tooth Brewing
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Brewery Bingo set for Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Black Tooth Brewing Company will benefit the Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest.

The cost to play is $3 per card with a three-card maximum. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce to support the brewfest.

Tickets for the brewfest and raffle items will be available.

The Suds n’ Spurs Brewfest is scheduled for Aug. 26 from 2-7 p.m. at Whitney Commons.

The Black Tooth Brewing Company is located at 312 Broadway St.

Jun
30
Fri
Fresh Air Friday @ 1579 Thorne-Rider Park
Jun 30 all-day

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Recreation District will host the second of its summer hikes Friday.

The hike will go to Little Goose Falls.

The cost to attend is $25 per trip, or sign up for all five of the remaining treks planned for the summer. The fee includes transportation, qualified supervision, a snack and water. You can register at the SRD office, located at 1579 Thorne-Rider Park, or by calling 674-6421.

The summer hikes are geared for children ages 10-13.

Jul
1
Sat
KARZ Rod Run
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual KARZ Rod Run will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and Grinnell Plaza in downtown Sheridan.

Approximately 150 hot rods, muscle, classic cars and trucks will be on display with vendors on Grinnell Plaza.

Awards in kids’, women’s and men’s categories will be presented on Grinnell Plaza at 3 p.m.

To register or for more information, see www.karzclub.org or contact Bob Gates at 672-2473 or bob@karzclub.org.

Band at Kendrick Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band from Colorado Springs, Colorado, will perform a free concert in Kendrick Park on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is free and is part of the group’s Independence Day Celebration Tour through South Dakota and Wyoming. The concert is open to the public.

The afternoon will feature a diverse repertoire that celebrates the patriotic spirit of the American people and the Air Force’s 70th birthday, and will pay special tribute to veterans.

The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band represents the Air Force Academy, the leading institution for educating, training and inspiring men and women to become officers of character. The Concert Band is composed of 55 active duty Air Force professionals and is one of nine Academy Band ensembles.

Jul
3
Mon
Get WYO’d @ Sheridan
Jul 3 all-day

SHERIDAN — While the Sheridan WYO Rodeo may still seem distant on the horizon, local businesses can gear up for the city’s biggest event by signing up for a window decorating contest. The contest is free to enter and encourages local businesses to decorate their windows in the theme “Star-Spangled Rodeo.”

To enter, call the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce by Friday. Then, decorate your windows by July 3.

Winners will be announced July 7. The grand prize includes four rodeo tickets, WYO Rodeo Whisky, two rodeo glasses, two rodeo caps, a rodeo poster and $100 in Chamber Bucks. The runner-up prize includes two rodeo tickets, WYO Rodeo Wine, a rodeo poster and $50 in Chamber Bucks.

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

Jul
5
Wed
Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jul 5 @ 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.

Jul
8
Sat
North American Indian portfolio @ The Brinton Museum
Jul 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will presents the exhibit “Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio: Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America,” featuring 25 original, first-issue, first-edition, hand-colored lithographed plates from George Catlin’s 19th century work, published in 1844.

Born in 1796 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Catlin was an accomplished American painter, author and explorer who is credited as being the first great artist to travel widely among the North American Plains Indians to document in art the life and culture of the Indian peoples.

Catlin’s impressive North American Indian portfolio includes 25 detailed, exquisitely lithographed images of hunting and sporting scenes as well as Indian dance ceremonies.

A reception to open the Catlin show will take place July 8 from 3-5 p.m. This exhibit is made possible by a loan from the Thompson Family and continues in the S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery through July 30.

“We are very grateful to the Thompson Family for their willingness to share this portfolio with The Brinton Museum and our patrons. They are truly a remarkably generous family,” museum director Kenneth L. Schuster said.

“This wonderful exhibition of George Catlin American Indian lithographs offers our visitors a rare opportunity to see the work of this truly great American artist,” he added.

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

Jul
12
Wed
Preschool story time @ Sheridan County libraries
Jul 12 @ 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.

Jul
17
Mon
Children’s summer camps
Jul 17 – Jul 20 all-day

SHERIDAN — SAGE Community Arts will offer a number of children’s summer camps July 17-20 and July 24-27.

The camps are open to children ages 7-12 and scholarships are available. Each camp costs $35 per child.

Camps offered include:

• Picture perfect — Kids will have the experience of creating a framed portrait of themselves. Laura Lehan will lead the class, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon July 17-18.

• Rings, wings and pretty things — Spend the afternoon working with wire and colorful beads making wings, things that fly and other surprises. Karen St. Clair will lead the class set for July 18 from 1-4 p.m.

• Ink dip and paint — Kids will dip string into ink, trail it on a large piece of paper, identify shapes within the design and then paint the project. Jules Craft will teach the class set for July 19-20 from noon to 2 p.m.

• Art journals — Children will learn the basics of creating their own art journals. Molly Fraser will teach the class set for July 19-20 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

• Mosaic mania — Ashley Cleare will teach this class July 24-25 from noon to 2 p.m. Children will let their imaginations run wild when they create glassy, glittering, fun wall hangings for their rooms.

• Art in nature — Fraser will teach the class July 24-25 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. It will teach children how to make nature art with objects found in their very own backyards.

• Wild for watercolors — On July 26-27 from noon to 2 p.m., Ivy Harbour will apply watercolors to create funky and colorful interpretations of things seen in nature and all around.

• Paint your masterpiece, step by step — Heather Schmidt will walk children through their very own paintings in a step-by-step process. The class will take place July 26-27 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

A number of classes will also be offered for children ages 13-17. Classes include:

• Art unwrapped — This class will include painting, collaging, transfers and more. Ashley Cooper will teach the class Aug. 7-8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

• Wipeout painting — Micah Tempe will teach this $40 class Aug. 8 from 2-6 p.m. The class will allow attendees to learn to combine drawing and painting techniques using only your hands as painting tools.

• Exploring acrylics — On Aug. 9-10, Harbour will explore methods of applying acrylic paint on panel. The class is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

• Garden mosaic — Robin Murray will teach this class Aug. 9-10. Attendees will create their own piece of art to decorate their yards.

For more information or to sign up, see artinsheridan.com or call 674-1970.

Healthy Backs class @ YMCA
Jul 17 @ 12:15 pm – Jul 18 @ 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN — Back pain plagues many people, from simple muscle pangs and posture-related soreness to more serious discomfort from injury.

The YMCA will offer its Healthy Back program beginning July 17. The class will run through Aug. 2 from 12:15-1:15 each Monday and Wednesday. It will take place in the upstairs Mind/Body Center at the YMCA.

The program was designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs.

“The Healthy Back Class is preventative in nature, and consists of relaxation, stretching and gentle muscle strengthening exercises,” said Diane Ballek, instructor of the class. “Program participants will gradually learn a sequence of 15 simple, but effective exercises that can be done daily at home.”

The Healthy Back class is free to all members of the community and the class is limited to 15 participants. Interested individuals must sign up by calling the YMCA at 674-7488.

The YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

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.