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Scooter, wheelchair users - are encouraged to wear green and participate in the Saint Patrick’s Day parade on March 14.

Participants will meet at 10 a.m. the Subway parking lot. For information, contact the United Way office at 637-8911.


Free development screenings - will be offered for children four years of age and younger March 26 from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Southeastern Utah Health District in Price.

Tests for possible enrollment into available programs or preschools will include vision, hearing, speech/language and immunization checks. Residents should bring children’s birth certificates and immunization records to appointments.

Call the office at 637-9150 for appointments or information.


Eastern Star card party - will be presented March 28 starting at noon at the Masonic Temple. Lunch and homemade candy will be available for purchase.


Helper Easter Egg hunt - The event for youth ages one to 12 years old is slated April 11 starting at 9 a.m. The activity at the American Legion ball field will include prizes.


CHS Class of 1999 reunion - Organizers encourage classmates to contact JoLynn Westbrook. She may be reached at


Adult ballroom dance classes - will begin March 26 and continue for eight weeks. Classes for residents 14 years of age and older will start at 6 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center in Castle Dale. Fees are required and participants must register before March 23 at the center.


Freedom Community Outreach - Located at 550 East 100 South in Price, the organization offers free clothing for local families.

The center is open Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Donations of gently used clothes and household items are accepted.

For information, Carbon County residents may contact the office at 637-0141 or

Head Start - The free pre-school program is accepting applications for children 3 to 5 years of age. Breakfast, lunch or snacks are provided, with busing available in most areas. For information, Carbon County residents may contact the Head Start office at 637-4960.


Western Mining and Railroad Museum - Located at 296 South Main in Helper, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. For information, Castle Valley residents may contact the museum at 472-3009.


American Cancer Society Daffodil Days - Residents may order flowers through Feb. 27. For information, contact Mae Aguayo at 637-3671.


St. Patrick’s Day dance - will be presented March 13 from 7 until 9 p.m. at the senior citizens center in Price.

Open to residents of all ages, the event will feature Music of the Heart, refreshments and door prizes. Donations suggested.


Carbon County Triad - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Price public safety dispatch center.

Members focus on law enforcement and aging programs to assist the elderly.


Learn to speak, understand English - Small group sessions are scheduled Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. at the LDS Church located at 150 South 500 East in Price.


Gallery East - Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.


Immunization clinic hours - Clinics are scheduled at Southeastern Utah Health District Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. For information, contact the public health department at 637-3671.


Women’s cancer screening - Women 50 years of age or older may qualify for free breast and cervical cancer exams and mammograms.

Women ages 40 to 49 may qualify for a low-cost exam.

For information, call the public health district at 637-3671.


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 7th District Court complex, located at 149 East 100 South in Price.

Residents should bring all pertinent documents pertaining to legal questions.

For information and appointments, contact the agency toll-free at 1-800-662-1563.


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.


Food handlers classes - Two-hour sessions are scheduled March 17 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Southeastern Utah Health District in Price. Classes will also be taught March 18 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department in Castle Dale.

Test fees are required. For information, contact Claron Bjork or Tami Velasquez at the health district 637-3671.


Carbon County RSVP - Residents who would like to lend a helping hand or need the assistance of volunteers may contact the Price RSVP program at 637-9118 or call the East Carbon office.


Carbon County Family Support and Children’s Justice Center - offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old.

The 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, support 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.


Child care resource and referral - For information on reserving a spot at upcoming child care provider orientation classes, local residents may contact Avis Burrows at 636-2355.

Applications for startup grants are available at the agency’s office at CEU.


Cell phones for seniors - are available at Carbon County RSVP. The program provides cell phones that dial 911 in emergencies at no cost to participants.

For information, seniors may call the RSVP office at 637-9118.


Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday.

Story time is scheduled Monday at 11 a.m. for toddlers, Tuesday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m.

English as a second language classes are Monday and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Basic literacy classes are scheduled as needed.

For information, contact the library at 636-3188.


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 information, contact the library at 472-5601.


CEU Library - Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Saturday; and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Hours vary during holiday weekends, school breaks and summer semesters.

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.


Carbon County Humane Society - offers clinics the third Tuesday of the month at 5 S. Carbon Avenue, Price.

Contact the society at 637-0588 for appointments.


Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - is a non-profit group dedicated to the care of orphaned, injured or ill wildlife.

The group needs a volunteer to organize and carry out fundraising events.

Contact Debbie Pappas at 650-3441 for information.


Castle Country Habitat for Humanity - is accepting applications for homes from eligible candidates. The office is located at 150 South 700 East in Price.

Donations may be sent to PO Box 724, Price, UT 84501.

For information, contact the organization at 637-9701.


CEU Prehistoric Museum - is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For information, contact the museum.

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