Fourth Annual Turkey Trot
Several area businesses are sponsoring the 4th annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1 mile runs on Thanksgiving morning Nov. 28. There will also be races for young children. At Huntington Elementary registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and races begin at 8:30 a.m. To pre-register, call 687-5533 or 687-2747. Lots of fun prizes and a turkey dinner to be given away to the largest participating family.
Schedule for Know Your Religion Lecture Series
150 South 500 East
Chairperson, Anthony Beals
Programs are on Thursdays and begin at 7:30 p.m.
|Nov. 14||Victor L. Ludlow||The Middle East: An LDS Scholar’s Perspective|
|Jan. 9||Susan Easton Black||Joseph Smith, A Prophet of God|
|Feb. 20||Jeffrey W. Marsh||Plain and Precious Truths Restored�Understanding and Using the Joseph Smith Translation|
|Mar. 13||Joseph F. McConkie||Temple Symbolism|
|Apr. 10||David E. Bokovoy||One Eternal Round: A Survey of God’s Plan of Happiness|
Registration codes for this series: 23659-03 adult season pass, 23659-04 student season pass
Huntington Stake Center
11 East 200 North
Programs are on Fridays and begin at 7:30 p.m.
|Nov. 15||Victor L. Ludlow||Finding Christ in the New Testament|
|Jan 10||Susan Easton Black||Nauvoo on the Eve of the Exodus|
|Feb. 21||Jeffrey W. Marsh||Parable of the Latter Days|
|Mar. 14||Joseph F. McConkie||The Three Pillars of Eternity|
|Apr. 11||David E. Bokovoy||Modern Revelation and the Ancient World|
Registration codes for this series: 23659-03 adult season pass, 23659-04 student season
John Swallow and Jim Hansen
Oct. 31 at Noon, John Swallow and Jim Hansen will be at Coyote Moon restaurant in Huntington to meet people and answer questions pertinent to Emery County.
Utah Arts Festival Seeks Composers
The Utah Arts Festival is accepting applications from Utah composers for the 12th annual orchestral Composer Commission. Those interested in applying for the 2003 Commission must submit a one-page biographical sheet, two bound copies of a score (preferably for full symphony orchestra) that represents the composer’s highest artistic accomplishments, and two quality recordings of the work. For more information contact Wolking at 801-581-7366.
A Tree for the Festival of Trees
A group of Emery County ladies are decorating a tree for the Festival of the Trees to be held the first week of December which benefits the Primary Childrens Medical Center. The group, under the direction of Sara Grindley, are planning “Sister to Sister” a tree dedicated to Toni Oliverson, an Orangeville cancer survivor. Anyone interested in helping or supporting, please contact Sara at 748-2940.
San Rafael Jr. High Parent/Teacher Conferences
San Rafael Jr. High Parent/Teacher conferences will be Oct. 29 and 30 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Parents can pick up their students report card at the office before visiting teachers. There will be school on Oct. 30. There will be no school on Nov. 1
Cleveland Elementary School
Oct. 29 and 30-parent teacher conferences, 4-7 p.m.
Pheasant Hunters Breakfast and Luncheon
The Lily of the Valley Elmo Camp of the D.U.P. is sponsoring a pheasant hunters breakfast and luncheon on Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 at 55 South 100 East in Elmo. Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. and lunch begins at 10 a.m. Drawing for a quilt and prizes.
U of U Mood Disorders Clinic
The University of Utah Mood Disorders Clinic is seeking participants for one of the largest studies ever to study medications used to treat schizophrenia. This study will evaluate the new class of atypical antipsychotic drugs. For more information call Erika at The U of U Mood Disorders Clinic 801-581-8806.
Cleveland Elementary Halloween Carnival
Cleveland Elementary PTO will hold its annual Halloween Carnival at the school on Oct. 31 from 6-8:30 p.m. Dinner will be available and lots of games, including a spook alley, candy and prizes. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the school office starting Oct. 28, also at the door Halloween night. Volunteers are needed to help in any way, call Jamie 653-2219 or Rushelle 653-2973 or the school 653-2235.
Utah Arts Council
The Utah Arts Council’s Arts Education (AE) is currently seeking professional artists from all disciplines to apply to the Arts Education Artist Roster. Applications are available online at www.arts.utah.gov/ae. Deadline is Nov. 1
St. George Art Museum
The Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition opens on Oct. 25 and continues through Jan. 4, 2003. This exhibition is open to all media and styles of expression, the objective is a fine art presentation reflecting the current pursuits of regional artists. For further information call 435-634-5942 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green River High School Play
Green River High School will be presenting their school play “Into The Woods” on Nov.67-8-9 at 7 p.m.
You Are The Magic!
Castle Dale Elementary PTA is hosting an evening with Brad Barton, honors graduate, former NCAA All-American, prevention specialist and master magician. Brad weaves research, magic, and personal stories throughout this engaging presentation. Count on an interesting, motivating and memorable experience Oct. 29 at Castle Dale Elementary at 6:30 p.m.
VFW Department Service Office
A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department Service Office, will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. The officer will be at Price Workforce Service Center from 9 -10:30 a.m. on Nov. 20.
Deadline for Next ACT Test
College bound high school students who want to take the ACT Assessment have two chances to register before the Dec. 14 test date. The postmark registration deadline in Nov. 8 and the late registration postmark deadline is Nov. 21 To learn more about the ACT Assessment, including registration forms and test locations, contact your high school counselor or go to the ACT website www.act.org which also offers useful tips, sample tests and the opportunity to order inexpensive test prep materials.
Ten Free Trees
Ten free trees, autumn classics, will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during Oct. The free trees are part of the nonprofit foundation’s Trees for America Campaign.
To receive the free trees, send a membership contribution to AUTUMN CLASSIC TREES, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, NE 68410, by Oct. 31.
Call for Nominations: Honoring Outstanding Women in Utah
The American Diabetes Association would like to honor amazing Utah women for outstanding efforts in the community, work place or home at a special awards luncheon. The nomination process is completely free and open to the public. Submissions must be received in writing by Jan. 15, 2003.
Call Julie at 1-888-DIABETES ext. 7071 for a nomination form or visit www.diabetes.org and type in your zip code to see nomination criteria.
Last Chance to Choose
A 30 minute presentation titled “Last Chance to Choose” will be broadcast on Channel 26 each Wed. evening at 7 p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m.until Nov. 2. This presentation will explain some of the reasons why a monument on the San Rafael Swell is being considered at this particular time.
Emery High Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences
Emery High School P/T/S/ conferences will be Oct. 28 and 29 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Parents can pick up their students report card at the office before visiting teachers. There will be no school on Nov. 1.
Scholarship Program Offers Award to Agricultural Students
Students pursuing careers in agriculture are eligible for scholarships sponsored by Agriliance, Land O’Lakes Feed and Croplan Genetics. Applications are available from local cooperatives or on the Agriliance web site, www.agriliance.com in the Careers section or the Land O’Lakes Feed web site, www.lolfeed.com. For more information or to request an application call 1-800-232-3639, ext. 4584.
Full Scholarships to Study in Germany
High school students throughout the southwestern states can study in Germany on a full scholarship during the 2003-2004 academic year. For more information call 1-800-727-4540, ext. 543, or visit www.ayusa.org.
Emery County Board of Commissioners
The Emery County Board of Commissioners will sponsor a monument informational meeting on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the commission chambers. A presentation will be made by Rob Heille and Sally Wisely, BLM, on special management approaches and trends. The guest speakers will entertain questions after their presentation.
American Heritage Education Foundation
Our American Heritage Education Foundation is launching a nationwide effort to place fact-based historical information on the Vietnam War era in high schools.
High school or college educators need only to provide their name, phone, details of their course including student load, as well as a physical mailing address to receive a free package of materials. Included are VHS tapes, DVD set, a CD-rom, and a bound Educator Guide. E-mail requests to email@example.com. To find out more, call Kate at 1-800-536-5920.
Southern Idaho Baseball Camp
Southern Idaho Baseball is offering its 22nd annual baseball camp Dec. 27-29 at the indoor Expo Center on the College of Souhern Idaho campus in Idaho Falls. For an application or more information check out www.csi.edu/athletics/baseball.html or contact Boomer at 208-733-2834.
Epilepsy Foundation Need for Awareness
Epilepsy is among the most common neurological conditions of childhood. Yet young people and their families often find that age-old stereotypes and misconceptions about it can be more difficult to cope with than the disorder itself. To provide support and information, the Foundation offers a toll free number, 1-800-338-1000 or visit the website at www.epilepsyfoundation.org.
Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover’s Soul
Do you have a heart-warming, insightful and powerfully moving story about horses? The authors of the New York Times bestselling “Chicken Soup” series are currently seeking stories to include in the “Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover’s Soul.”
If you have a story that you feel should be included, please visit www.horseloverssoul.com.
Eagle Scout Project
I am collecting hearing aids (broken or parts) for a doctor in Logan who will repair and take them to people in Ghana and Africa. Look for drop boxes in businesses to donate or contact Landon or LaNell at 381-5185 or Karen at 381-5445. The deadline is Nov. 5.
Christmas Festival, Nov. 1-2 in the Emery County Recreation Building at the Rodeo grounds in Castle Dale. Nov. 1 from 1-9 p.m. and Nov. 2 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Huntington Lions Club Halloween Party
Huntington Lion’s Club Community Halloween Trunk Party, Huntington City Park, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. Prizes, games and food and treats.
Come and decorate your trunk and join in the Halloween fun.
Huntington Elementary Book Fair
Oct. 29-8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Oct. 30-8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Oct. 31- 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Nov. 1-8:30-11:30 a.m.
This scholastic book fair has titles for preschoolers as well as elementary and teenagers. The holidays are coming and books make great gifts for children and grandchildren. Sponsored by the Huntington Elementary PTA.