Castle Valley FYI
AARP drivers safety class - Sessions for motorists ages 50 years and older are scheduled July 30-31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Southeastern Utah Health District. Call the health district at 637-3671.
Rape crisis hotline - 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.
Food handlers classes - Two hour sessions are slated Aug. 14 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health district in Price. Classes will be taught Aug. 15 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department in Castle Dale. Test fees required. Contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.
County history publication - Residents may purchase the Carbon County Historical Society's spring publication at the museums in Price and Helper.
Defensive driving class - is planned July 27 at the school bus garage in Price from 8 a.m. until noon. People who complete the four-hour course qualify for 50-point reductions on Utah driving records. Registration fees required. Call the Utah Safety Council toll-free at 800-933-5943.
CASA - Court appointed special advocates are trained community volunteers appointed by judges to speak for children appearing in court. Screenings are conducted on all volunteers. For information, call CASA coordinator Tarasina Compagni at 636-3431.
Carbon County RSVP - Volunteers ages 55 year and older are needed. Mileage reimbursement and liability insurance provided.
Lifeline pregnancy assistance, support center - The facility offers free confidential pregnancy testing, verification, counseling and baby supplies. Contact the center's 24-hour telephone line at 636-0700.
Cans for Care-A-Van - The service is conducting an aluminum can drive to help defray the costs of providing transportation to medical appointments for the elderly and people with disabilities. Bagged cans may be dropped off at Howa's. For pickup, call the office at 637-9488.
Carbon County Humane Society - The non-profit organization offers monthly spay and neuter clinics at 98 North Carbon Avenue in Price. The group needs old towels and blankets. Members will pick up good used items for the group's rummage sale. Call the humane society at 637-2908.
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.
AA, NA - Meetings are conducted at the following locations:
Daily - AA open meetings, noon, at 90 N. 100 East, Price.
Monday - NA at 3 and AA at 8 p.m., open, Four Corners Mental Health in Price; NA at 7:30 p.m., open, Four Corners in Castle Dale.
Tuesday - AA at 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, open; 8 p.m. Four Corners in Castle Dale, open.
Wednesday - AA at 8 p.m., 90 N. 100 East, Price , open.
Thursday - AA at 8 p.m., Huntington senior citizens center, open.
Friday - AA at 6:30 p.m., Union Gospel Mission in Helper, closed; 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, open; 8 p.m., old Reeves school, Price, open.
Saturday - AA at 8 p.m., 90 N. 100 East, Price, open.
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. No fees required.
Helper library - Hours are Monday through Wednesday from noon until 8 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. Call the library at 472-5601.
Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. The library is sponsoring free summer reading programs for preschool to third grade students and fourth to ninth graders. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Children Pet Pals activities are Tuesday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Call library at 636-3188.
CEU library -Hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The library is accepting Carbon High yearbook donations for its archives. Missing years are 1928, 1933, 1939, 1955, 1961, 1966. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.
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. Families may use the nursery for respite, family crisis, court, doctors appointments, medical emergencies, mental health appointments, escaping family violence, attending parenting classes/divorce classes and AA/Narcotic Anonymous meetings. Parenting classes are scheduled Thursday at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the center at 637-0281.
Helping Hands - Sponsored by Four Corners Mental Health, the community service youth group meets Monday at 1 p.m. at Washington Park. For information on joining, students ages 11 to 18 years old may call Caroline Barrington at 637-3710 or contact Sandi Auger.
Child Care Resource & Referral - offers information on becoming child care providers and referrals for parents, employees or employers needing related services. Contact the agency at 613-5619.
Women's cancer support group - meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview's classroom Located in room 104, the cancer library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call Sherry King at 637-4800, extension 3510.
Helper mining museum - From May 1 to Sept. 30, hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. From Oct. 1 to April 30, hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours may be scheduled. For information, contact Helen Tonc at 472-3009.
Prehistoric museum - From April 1 to Oct. 31, hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. From Nov. 1 to March 31, hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call the museum at 613-5060.
Habitat for Humanity - The group's work day is slated June 22 at 9 a.m. at the subdivision located at 315 orange Court in Castle Dale. Bring shovels and gloves. Volunteers and donations are welcome. For information, call the Habitat office at 636-3230 between 8 a.m. and noon.
Cancer screening - Southeastern Utah Health District in Price offers checks twice a month for women up to and including age 64. Clinics include breast, pelvic and pap exams at low or no cost. Call the health department at 637-3671 to schedule appointments.
Infant immunization clinics - The health district in Price offers the clinics Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ABC Learning Center - has books, computers and activities for adults and children. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For tutoring appointments, call the center at 888-2061.
Social Security - Located at the county courthouse in Price, the office is manned by representatives the second Wednesday of themonth from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. For information, Carbon residents may call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213.
Single mothers - Bringing Hope Foundation meets are Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center. Single mothers share experiences and learn about community resources. No fees required. Participants must enroll by contacting the foundation at 637-5542.
Caregivers support group - meets the last Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at in room 140 at Active Re-Entry in Price. For information, contact Lisa Perla at 637-4950.
Eating disorder support group - meets the first Thursday of the month at the Price hospital.Contact Sunni Olson at 636-8344.
Castle Valley Center accepting wheelchairs, walkers - The center will write donation receipts for tax record for residents providing used wheelchairs, walkers, etc., to assist students in the Carbon-Emery area. Donated equipment may be dropped off at the center, 755 N. Cedar Hills Drive, Price.
CHS Class of 1987 reunion - is scheduled July 19 and July 20.
CHS Class of 1952 reunion - is planned July 26 and July 27. For information, contact Ileen Potts Gibbons at 637-6126.
CHS Class of 1972 reunion - will be presented Aug. 17. For information, classmates may contact Henry Etzel at 637-5772.
CHS Class of 1992 reunion - is slated Aug. 31. For information, call David Staheli at 801-360-5545 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carbon High junior drill team camp -CHS Dino Dynamic will host the camp July 22 to July 24 starting at 9 a.m. Participants will perform with the high school drill teamduring the International Days parade July 27. Registration to participant in the camp will be July 22 at 9 a.m. at the old Carbon High School gym. Registration fees include a T-shirt.
Price Culture Connection -The schedule includes the following 7:30 p.m. presentations at the Price Peace Garden:
July 25, International Days opening ceremonies, featuring Mike Milovich, Sherrie Vlamakis, Brad King and Julia Johnson.
Aug. 1 - Contemporary Christian and country, featuring Tracy Sisneros.
Aug. 8 - Cowboys galore, featuring Julia Johnson and Joel Frandsen.
Aug. 15 - Singer, guitar player Charlie Simmons.
Aug. 22 - Friends making music, featuring Sherrie Vlamakis, Randee Shultz and Val Jenkins.
Aug. 29 - Jennifer Lopez and friends.
Sept. 11 - Salute to heroes patriotic program.
Carbon fair rodeo flag carriers - Residents interested in being grand entry flag carriers may contact Barbara West at 637-7819.
Play readings - Coal Country Players plans to sponsor play readings at the Geary Theatre throughout the summer. The readings are open to local residents, with no pressure of casting or performing. For information, contact Neil Warren at 637-3389.
Dancers, singers audition - is scheduled July 19 at 1 p.m for youth ages 8 to 20 years old at Four Corners, 575 E. 100 South, Price. For information, contact Liz Ferguson at 637-7200.
VFW field officer - will be at the Price workforce service center on Aug. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. to assist Carbon County veterans with VA matters.
Helper American Legion Auxiliary - meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. For information, contact Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.
VFW - Post hours are Monday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Games are on Sunday at 1 p.m. For information, contact Ginny Boren at 637-7424.
Slovenian Day picnic - The public event is planned Aug. 4 from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter in the Price city park.
Castle Country Quilt Guild - meets the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the senior citizens center. For information, call Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.
Gastric bypass support group - meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview. For information about the support group, contact Wilma Howa at 472-5048
Central Utah Stock Car Racing Association - meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., at Helper Civic Auditorium. For information, contact Reed Phillips at 613-8288.
League of Utah Writers - Price chapter meets the third Monday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. Call Margaret Christensen at 637-0772.
Masonic Lodges - Regularly scheduled activities include Carbon Lodge 16, F&AM, first Monday, 7:30 p.m.; Joppa Lodge 26, F&AM, first Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter 13, first Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Job's Daughters, Bethel 3, second and fourth Wednesday, 7 p.m.; and York Rite (chapter, council, commandery alternating), first Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Utah Eastern Shrine Club. For information, contact Norman Smith.
Castle Valley Archaeology Society - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact Jeanette Evans at 637-0044
Utah Friends of Paleontology - Castle Valley chapter meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact the museum at 613-5060.
Carbon County Model Railroaders - The group meets Thursday at 7 p.m. For information, call Terry Wheeler at 636-0681.
Carbon County Historical Society - meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the courthouse. For information, call Joanne Hyatt at 472-5062 or contact Kathy Hamaker.
Newborns in Need- Castle Valley citizens are encouraged to donate baby items for needy infants in the Carbon County area. For information on volunteering to assist with the local community service effort or to donate baby items to the group, Carbon County residents may contact Teresa Kilcrease at 637-5324.
MOPS - The mothers of preschoolers group meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Price Chapel. Adult crafts, child care and children's program included. ContactTami Campbell at 637-7542.
Castle Country OHV - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the upstairs room at city hall. A club ride is planned July 20 on Gentry Mountain. Meet at Plateau mine at 8 a.m. The group posts information on issues regarding land use and road closures on its website at ccohva.com. For information, contact Tony Koss at 637-5145.