Local briefs — Oct. 20, 2015

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Final computer class of month set for Thursday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library will offer its final free computer class of the month at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Participants can bring their own laptops or use one of the library’s. Space is limited, so organizers ask those planning to attend to RSVP by calling 674-8585.

The remaining class will cover “Intermediate Facebook.”

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

The library is located at 335 W. Alger St.

The Brinton, Science Kids team up for Halloween fun

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will play host to a Halloween extravaganza for children of all ages on Saturday.

“Things that Go Bump in the Night” will take place from 2-4 p.m., rain or shine.

Participants are encouraged to come dressed in costume to enjoy The Brinton’s annual Trick-Or-Treat Scavenger Hunt at 2:30 p.m. followed by creative activities in the museum’s original reception gallery and a Science Kids “creepy crawlies” exhibit.

Fun and easy art projects include making colorful “Mouse Socks,” “Spider Webs” and “Ghosts.”

Participants will go home with free Halloween treats and crafts. This special event is free and open to the public.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The event is hosted by The Brinton Museum in partnership with Science Kids, a nonprofit organization in Sheridan that offers educational programs for children.

For additional information, call 672-3173.

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

Various flu shot clinics scheduled throughout October

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County Public Health will host a series of flu clinics in Sheridan and the surrounding communities in October.

The cost is $30 per vaccine. Organizers are reminding individuals to bring their insurance cards as Public Health will bill most insurance companies.

The following is a list of scheduled flu clinic times and locations.

• Wednesday, Oct. 21 — 2-4 p.m., Big Horn Woman’s Club, 314 S. Second St.

• Friday, Oct. 23 — 8-10 a.m., Story Woman’s Club, 28 N. Piney Road

• Friday, Oct. 30 — 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sheridan County Public Health, 297 S. Main St.

For additional information, contact Sheridan County Public Health at 672-5169.

Story School to host fall festival, chili cook-off

SHERIDAN — Feel like a warm bowl of chili would really hit the spot this week? Head up to Story for a fall festival and chili cook-off Thursday.

From 5:30-7 p.m., family activities including a cakewalk and other games will be offered.

The chili cook-off, with a $25 entry fee, is a fundraiser for the school, but admission to the event is free.

For additional information or to get a cook-off entry form, call Story Elementary School at 683-2316.

The Story Elementary School is located at 103 Fish Hatchery Road in Story.

By |Oct. 20, 2015|

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