Castle Valley FYI
Deadline for FYI - is Tuesday at noon. Submissions may be sent by regular mail, dropped off at the office at 845 East Main in Price or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items submitted after the deadline will run in the next week's FYI. All items are subject to editing.
Diabetes classes - Free two-hour educational sessions are scheduled May 10 and May 17 starting at 10 a.m. at Active Re-Entry. Classes will be taught by Ellen Serfustini, USU family and consumer science agent. Food samples and recipes will be available to attendees.
Food handlers classes - are scheduled May 16 and June 20 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the public health department in Price. Two-hour classes will also be taught May 17 and June 21 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health district in Castle Dale and May 15 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Green River City Hall. Test fees are required. For information, call Claron Bjork at 637-3671.
Civil Air Patrol - The Castle Valley Composite Squadron offers senior participation and co-ed programs for 11- to 18-year-old youth. CAP units provide emergency services, including air and ground search and rescue. Seniors and cadets participate in flying activities. For information, call the volunteer organization at 637-6303.
Carbon County Humane Society - offers clinics the second Tuesday of the month at 5 S. Carbon Avenue, Price. Contact the society at 637-0588 for appointments. Doghouses are needed and members will collect donations at local residences.
Immunization clinic hours - Clinics are scheduled at Southeastern Utah Health District Monday through Thursday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Castle Country Habitat for Humanity - is accepting applications. Donations may be sent to PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501. The office is located at 150 S. 700 E. Price, UT. For information, contact the organization at 637-9701.
Free legal clinics - Utah Legal Services has scheduled free clinics the second and fourth Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the district court complex, 149 E. 100 South, Price. Local residents should bring all pertinent papers to the clinics. For information, contact the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.
Price Main Street program - The board meets the first Wednesday of the month at noon in room 207 of Price City Hall. For information, contact Melanie Steele at 820-1290.
Women's cancer screening - Women 50 years of age or older may qualify for free breast and cervical exams and mammograms. For information, call the health district at 637-3671.
Carbon County RSVP - Residents who would like to volunteer or need assistance may contact the Price RSVP office at 637-9118 or call the East Carbon office.
Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - needs adult volunteers to feed orphaned animals and clean facilities. Donations are accepted. Call Debbie Pappas at 650-3441 for information.
Helper community development committee - The group meets Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Helper Civic Auditorium.
CASA volunteers needed - Court appointed special advocate volunteers are men and women who want to help abused and neglected children. Residents interested in volunteering to participate in the program may contact the CASA coordinator at (435) 381-5595.
Carbon Family Resource Center - Story time is Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. The free lending library open to the community. Library includes items for children, teens, parents and grandparents. CFRC is located at Castle Valley Center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price. For information, call the center for hours at 650-3830.
CEU Library - Beginning May 7, hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The library will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.
Rape crisis hot line - Rape or domestic violence victims in the Carbon-Emery County area may contact the local 24-hour crisis line toll-free at 1-866-894-8610.
Golden Rule Mission - Residents may donate tax-deductible garage/yard sale leftovers to Golden Rule Mission in Helper.
Carbon County Animal Shelter - AVID chip pet identification is available at the shelter. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday and holidays. Story time is Monday at 11 a.m. for toddlers, Tuesday at 5 p.m., Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. The library is accepting used paperback books. Residents interested in English as a second language or basic literacy classes Monday and Thursday at 6 p.m. may contact Paula Lewis at the library. For information, call the library at 636-3188.
Family Support & Children's Justice Center - offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old. Crisis nursery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Residents may use the nursery for respite, doctor and mental health appointments, court appearances, medical emergencies, family crisis, A/Narcotic Anonymous meetings, divorce classes and to escape domestic violence. Parenting classes are scheduled Thursday at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the center at 637-0281. The center is also collecting donations for displaced families. Furniture items will be accepted only if the center has families in need.
Helper library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, noon to 6 p.m.; Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library offers Internet accessible computers and will obtain books for patrons through the inter-facility loan program for patrons at no cost or fees. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.
CEU Prehistoric Museum - From April through September, the museum will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For additional information, contact the museum.
Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents may contact Heather Ogden at 636-0210.
Helper Idol - Residents interested in participating in the musical event may choose a song to practice by logging onto www.thisisyourband.
The competition is scheduled as part of the county fair and Helper Arts and Musical Festival.
Wellington junior rodeo - series is slated May 5 and May 19 at 10 a.m. at Wellington arena. Signups for three age groups start at 9:30 a.m.
For information, call Kathie Thayn in the evenings at 636-0158.
Huntington Heritage Days rodeo queen contest - is scheduled May 5. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by the contest art 9 a.m. at Huntington arena. Age groups include 9 years or younger, 10 to 14 and 15 years or older.
Helper Outlaw Car Show - The event is planned June 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Helper City Park. Vendor space is available. For information, contact Summer McBride at 630-6771.
Bookcliff Muzzleloaders Spring Shoot - is slated May 4 to May 6 at Buckhorn Draw. Camping is available for primitive and tin teepees. No ground fires permitted. Traders are welcome.
Trex to Buckhorn - is planned May 5 at 10 a.m. Emery County Historical Society will start the event at the corrals east of Castle Dale.Attendees should bring potluck dishes, drinks, dishes, chairs, bug spray, cameras and jackets.
NBHA races - are scheduled at Carbon County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. on May 8, May 29, June 26, July 3, Aug. 7, Aug. 28, Sept. 4 and Sept. 18.
Dress code applies.
Events slated at the Castle Dale arena include May 15, 7 p.m.; June 19, 7 p.m.; July 17, 7 p.m.; July 31, 7 p.m., dress code applies; Aug. 14, 7 p.m.; and Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Fees are required to participate in the racing events.
Recovery classes - are scheduled Monday to Friday at the Golden Rule Mission in Helper from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Classes include relapse prevention, Big Book, 12 steps, traditions, spirituality and life skills. AA is 6 p.m. daily.
Price Recovery group - meets Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the CEU computer building.
Reach to Recovery - The American Cancer Society program matches a diagnosed breast cancer patient with a trained survivor who can answer questions and address concerns. For information, contact Shanna Mezek at 637-3204.
MS support group- meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m at Southeastern Utah Health District in Price. For information, call the health department at 637-0712.
Grieving parent support group - For parents who have lost a child, the group meets the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Castleview classroom.
FUTURES - The Carbon County NAMI affiliate, a support group developed for families who have children with challenges, meets the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Scooter & Wheelchair Users ADA support group - meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the housing authority, 251 S. 1600 East, Price.
Domestic violence support groups - are scheduled weekly. For information, call the 24-hour crisis line at 637-6589.
Single mothers support group - meets Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center.
Grief support group - Open to all residents who have lost loved ones, the group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road. For information call Active Re-Entry at 637-4950
AA, Naranon and Al-Anon meetings - The schedule includes:
AA (open), daily, noon, Price Alano Club, 1267 Carbonville Road.
AA Coal Sober (open), Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Price Alano Club.
Al-Anon (for friends and relatives of alcoholics), Wednesday, 7 p.m. Methodist Church, 10 N. 200 East, Price.
AA (open), Monday, 6 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health.
Naranon (open, for friends and relatives of drug addicts), Monday, 7 p.m., Price Alano Club.
AA Stepsisters (closed), Tuesday, 4 p.m., Price Alano Club.
AA (open), Thursday, 8 p.m., Huntington senior center, 176 West 100 North.
AA (open), Tuesday and Friday, 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, 105 West Geneva Road.
AA (closed), Tuesday and Friday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.
AA closed), Sunday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.
AA, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.
NA (open) Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 8 p.m.; Friday (closed), 7 p.m.;
Saturday (open), 6:30 p.m., Price Alano Club.
NA, Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m., Helper mission.
NA (open), Sunday, 4 p.m., ABC learning center, 102 Grassy Trail.
Women's cancer support group - meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview's classroom. For information, contact Sherry King at 637-4800, extension 3510.
Caregivers support group - meets the last Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at 10 South Fairgrounds Road. Call Lisa Perla at 637-4950.
Life Line pregnancy assistance and support - provides alternatives to abortion for women with unplanned pregnancies. Services include testing, pregnancy verification, referrals to community resources and counseling. The 24-hour crisis line number is 636-0700.
Look Good, Feel Better - The American Cancer Society program helps women address the appearance related side effects of treatment. The group meets the first Monday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castleview Hospital. To register, call Debbie Prichard at 613-5302.
Cancer resource center - Volunteers are needed to staff the American Cancer Society information center at Castleview Hospital. Hours are flexible and training is free of charge. For information, contact Gail Harding at 613-1132.
Teen parenting class - is scheduled Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse.