Castle Valley FYI
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.
Helper 2003 animal licenses - may be purchased Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the city police department on Main Street.
Food handlers classes - Two-hour sessions are slated March 12 at the health department in Price at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Test fees required. Classes will be offered March 20 at the health district in Castle Dale at 4 and 7 p.m.
Helper spring cleanup - City crews will pick up branches, shrubs and yard/garden debris from April 1 to April 25 according to an established schedule. Crews will not backtrack. Branches must be cut in four-foot lengths, then stacked off the roadways and sidewalks. The schedule includes:
April 1 to April 4, Castle Gate subdivision, 1st through 5th Avenue, Martin, Orchard Street, 1st through 11th North and Bryner Street.
April 7 to April 11, west Helper.
April 14 to April 18, east Helper.
April 21 to April 25, Locust, Maple, Poplar and Main Street as well as south Highway 6.
Foster Care Foundation - Carbon-Emery residents interested in becoming foster parents may contact Greg Cowan at 636-0210.
Parenting for teens - The Family Support and Children's Justice Center in Price offers a free class dealing with the issues, problems and difficulties facing teen parents. Participants learn about available resources, assistance to return/remain in school, parenting/life skills, cooking and recreation opportunities. Contact Terry Willis at 637-0281.
CASA - Court appointed special advocates are trained volunteers appointed by judges to speak for children appearing in court. Volunteers are screened. Contact Tarasina Compagni at 636-3431.
Frontier project - The program needs youth mentors. For information, contact the project at 637-1497.
Carbon County Triad - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. at Price senior center. Members focus on law enforcement and aging programs to assist the elderly.
Lifeline pregnancy assistance, support center - The facility offers free confidential pregnancy testing, verification, counseling and baby supplies. Residents may contact the center by calling the 24-hour telephone line at 636-0700.
Carbon County Humane Society - The non-profit organization offers monthly spay and neuter clinics at 98 North Carbon Avenue in Price. For information, 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.
Foster parents - The local DCFS office needs foster parents willing to work with teens and provide emergency shelter care. For information, contact Cindy Saccomanno at 636-0219.
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. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.
Price library - Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Children Pet Pals activities are Tuesday at 5 p.m. For information, call library at 636-3188.
CEU library -Hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Hours vary on holidays and during breaks. 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.
Child Care Resource & Referral - offers information on becoming child care providers and referrals for parents, employees or employers needing related services. For information, contact the agency at 613-5619.
Helper mining museum - From Oct. 1 to April 30, hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From May 1 to Sept. 30, hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tours may be scheduled. For information, contact Helen Tonc at 472-3009.
Prehistoric museum - From Nov. 1 to March 31, hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. From April 1 to Oct. 31, hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call the museum at 613-5060.
Habitat for Humanity - For information about volunteering or applying for homes, 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. Women 50 to 64 may qualify for free mammogram vouchers. Call the health district at 637-3671 for 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 open the second Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. For information, call Social Security toll-free at 1-800-772-1213.
Castle Country's Promise - Adults interested in promoting the five promises for Carbon and Emery youth may contact the program at 613-5284.
Wellington Head Start spaghetti dinner - The fundraiser will be presented March 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the fairgrounds community center. For tickets, contact Head Start at 637-4960, extension 120.
Pinnacle Canyon Mardi Gras - The Roaring '20s fundraising event is scheduled March 8 at Price Elks Lodge. Dinner will be served from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by casino games and dancing. Fees required, with costumes optional. For tickets, call the academy at 613-8102 or contact parents of students.
CEU Ballet Repertory Ensemble - The schedule includes:
Spring concert, April 24-26, classical dance; April 25-28, Contemporary dance; 7:30 p.m., Geary Theater.
Farm Bureau banquet - is planned March 14 at CEU student center. Tickets are available from the Farm Bureau office or Intermountain Farmers.
Lincoln Day Dinner - Carbon County Republicans will host the dinner March 14 at Log Palace Restaurant. Keynote speaker will be Lt. Gov. Olene Walker.
Relay for Life memory wall - Residents wishing to have photos displayed during the event are encouraged to contact Mary Dickerson at 637-0964.
Price Culture Connection -The schedule includes the following presentations:
March 14 - 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, Cat Larsen's Silver City Pink.
March 20 to 22 and March 27 to 29 - 7:30 p.m., Mont Harmon, Castle Valley community and Mont Harmon theatre groups' production of "Bye-Bye Birdie." Admission fees.
April 3 - 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, Steve Lasslo and the Pickers.
April 3 to 8 - 7:30 p.m., Geary Theater, CEU production of "Crimes of the Heart." Admission fees.
April 12 - 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, Eastern Utah Wind Symphony.
April 15 - 7 p.m., Price auditorium, Utah Shakespearean Festival touring company's presentation of "Romeo and Juliet."
April 24 - 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, Dance Technica.
April 24 to 26 - Geary Theatre, CEU concert series, classical dance.
April 25 to 28 - Geary Theatre, CEU concert series, contemporary dance
May 2 to May 3 - 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, classical ballet showcase. Admission fees.
Castle Country Spring Festival - Vendors interested in participating at the festival March 28-29 should contact Gay Jeffs at (435) 381-2850.
Carbon County senior citizens centers - The schedule of activities includes the following:
March 7 - 11:30 a.m., music by Melody Five; noon, chicken noodle soup lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Price.
March 10 - 9 a.m., ceramics; 10:30 a.m., blood pressure services; 11:30 a.m., music by Ruben, Charlie and Louie; noon, chicken fried steak lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Price.
March 11 - 9 a.m., line dancing/ceramics; 10 a.m., crochet class; 11:30 a.m., music by Rene Simone; noon, baked ham lunch; 1 p.m., game day.
March 12 - 9 a.m., ceramics; 9:30 a.m., yoga; 11:30 a.m., music by Melody Five; noon, lasagna lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Helper.
March 13 - 9 a.m., line dancing; 11 a.m., ceramics; 11:30 a.m., music by Ray and Ray; noon, pigs in a blanket lunch; 7:30 p.m., square dancers
March 14 - 11:30 a.m., music by Melody Five; noon, cheesy vegetable soup lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Price
March 17 - 9 a.m., ceramics; 11:30 a.m., music by Ruben, Charlie and Louie; noon, Irish stew lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Price.
March 18 - 9 a.m., line dancing/ceramics; 10 a.m., crochet class; 11:30 a.m., music by Golden Girls; noon, enchilada casserole lunch; 1 p.m., game day.
March 19 - 9 a.m., ceramics; 9:30 a.m., yoga; 11:30 a.m., music by Melody Five; noon, roast pork birthday lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Helper.
March 20 - 9 a.m., line dancing; 11 a.m., ceramics; 11:30 a.m., music by Ray and Ray; noon, hamburger cabbage casserole lunch; 7:30 p.m., square dancers
March 21 - 11:30 a.m., music by Melody Five; noon, baked fish lunch; 1 p.m., bowling at Price.
VFW field officer - will be at the Price workforce office March 20 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. to assist veterans with VA matters.
Helper American Legion Auxiliary - meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. For information, call Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.
Photography club - meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at 680 E. 100 South, Price. Contact Greg Fausett at 637-8628.
Coal Country Squares - Dancers meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the seniors center in Price.
Castle Country Fiber Guild - meets the first the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Contact Michelle Goldsmith at 650-3290.
Gastric bypass support group - meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview. Call 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 Thursday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Margaret Christensen at 637-0772.
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.
Newborns in Need- Residents are encouraged to donate baby items for needy infants in Carbon County. Call 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.
Castle Country OHV - Meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the fairgrounds building. For information, contact Leslie Tolley at 637-6130 or visit the group's website at www.ccohva.com.
BACA - The group meets the third Sunday of the month at noon at Kraync Motor in Price.
Price Ladies of Elks -The group meets the first Wednesday of the month. For information, contact Susan Etzel at 637-5772.
Multiple sclerosis support group - meets the first Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., in the conference room at the health district in Price. For information, contact Danny or Tami Velasquez at 637-0712.
Overeaters Anonymous - meets Thursday at 8 p.m. in room 6 at 105 W. 100 North, 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. Child care available upon request. No fees required.
AA, NA - Meetings are conducted at the following locations:
Daily - noon, open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Sunday - 6:30 p.m., open, Helper mission.
Monday - 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Price.
Tuesday - 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Castle Dale.
Wednesday - 7 p.m., open, Gilley's in Ferron; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Thursday - 7:30 p.m., teen NA, closed, Four Corners in Price; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price; 8 p.m., open, Huntington senior citizens center.
Friday - 6:30 p.m., closed, Helper mission; 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Saturday - 6:30 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Price Alanon - The group meets Wednesday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in room 221 at 90 N. 100 East, Price.
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.
Bringing Hope Foundation - Single mothers meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Price Community Center. 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.