Castle Valley FYI
Free financial seminar - is scheduled June 21 at 10 a.m. at Price Holiday Inn.
Salinity, voluntary conservation programs - Applications from Carbon-Emery agriculture producers submitted to the FSA office in Castle Dale by June 30 will be ranked for 2003 funding allocations. Offers received at a later date will remain on file for future evaluation. For information, contact the NRCS office in Price at 637-0041, extension 19.
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 will be offered July 22 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health district in Price. Classes will be taught July 17 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the health department in Castle Dale. Test fees required. For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.
Carbon County Animal Services - Residents are encouraged to bring recycled newspapers and aluminum to the office at 3360 S. 225 West, Price. Donations will be used for homeless pets.
Carbon County Food Bank - Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For information on donating, volunteering or applying, contact the food bank at 637-9232.
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. For information, contact Terry Willis at 637-0281.
CASA - Special advocates are trained volunteers appointed by judges to speak for children appearing in court. Volunteers are screened. For information, 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 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 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Pet Pals activities are Tuesday at 5 p.m. A balloon animals summer reading class is planned June 26 at 5 p.m. for fourth to ninth graders who turn in a book review. For information, contact the 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 during breaks. 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. 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 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 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 on volunteering or applying for homes, call the Habitat office at 636-3230 .
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.; and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ABC Learning Center - features movies Fridays at 7 p.m. The facility has books, computers and activities for adults and children. Summer hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m. Winter hours are from 2 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 supporting Carbon and Emery youth may contact the program at 613-5284 or visit the groups' website at www.castlecountryspromise.org.
Carbon High diplomas - Senior graduates may pick up diplomas from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school office.
Summer lunch program - Child nutrition services will sponsor free lunches for youth ages 18 years and younger Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Wellington Elementary, Petersen Elementary, Helper Junior High and Castle Valley Center. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9 a.m. at Castle Valley Center. The program concludes Aug. 1 at all schools except Castle Valley Center, where breakfast and lunch will be served until Aug. 8. Adults may purchase meals for a nominal fee.
Carbon High Class of 1963 reunion - is scheduled Aug. 8 to Aug. 10 at Price Holiday Inn. Organizers are attempting to locate the following classmates: Jim Parry, Sharon Shaw Larsen, Phyllis Stout, Nelda Shaw, Austin Henry, Kristen Rachele, Bill Halamandaris, Linda Lovelace, Jim Hurdman, Skip Cunningham, Kathy Anderson, Georgia Jerant, Sally Arriola Dixon, Dick Pacheco, Gary Bean, Dennis Broadbent and Susan Pace Fullmer. Contact Louise Hamilton at 472-3859.
Sunnyside rodeo royalty contest - The competition is scheduled June 29 at 5 p.m. at Sunnyside arena. Categories include princess, 12 years or younger, and queen, age 13 or older. For information, contact Lisa Breitenstein at 637-4383.
Sunnyside rodeo - Performances will be presented July 11 and July 12 at 8 p.m. at Sunnyside arena. Junior barrels are slated at 7 p.m. prior to the rodeo for participants ages 8 years or younger, 9 to 13 and 14 to 18. Youth may pre-register by calling Lisa Breitenstein at 637-4383 or enter at the gate.
Price Culture Connection -The summer schedule includes the following presentations:
June 26 - Charlie Simmons, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
July 10 - Randee Schultz, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
July 17 - Eastern Utah Jazz with Rebecca Jensen, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
July 24 - Wellington Pioneer Days celebration.
July 31 - International Days opening ceremony, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Aug. 7 - Mekette Konakis, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Aug. 14 - Mike Milovich, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Aug. 21 - Hydrus classic rock, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Aug. 28 - Hillbilly Voodoo, 7:30 p.m., Price Peace Garden.
Heritage Days - The men's softball tourney is slated June 27-28. Activities planned July 3 and July 4 at Huntington park include kids pet and talent contests, a bike ride and fun run, games, booths and entertainment along with three on three basketball. The kids parade is July 4 at 10 a.m. The parade on Huntington Main Street will follow at 11:30 a.m. Fireworks will be ignited July 4 at dusk at Huntington arena.
Slovenian Day picnic - is planned Aug. 10 from noon to 5 p.m. at Price city park shelter. For information, contact Lorraine Babcock at 472-5604.
Marine Corps League - meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at China City. The association urges military veterans to join the group. For membership information, contact David Brewer at 472-8757.
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.
Adult bicycling club - Residents older than 50 years of age interested in joining the club may contact Richard Morley at 637-8363. The summer goal is to complete a 32-mile ride from Price to the top of Spring Canyon.
Castle Country Horse Show Association - Show dates are June 28 at Castle Dale, July 13 at Price, Aug. 10 at Price and Sept. 13 at Price. Shows start at 10 a.m. For information, contact Joyce Worley at 637-1772.
UP&L Retirees picnic - is slated June 26 at noon at the parkway in Helper. For reservations, call Pat Sloan at 472-5422.
Old Time Fiddlers - Castle Country chapter sponsors free acoustic jam sessions the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Price senior citizens center.
Photography club - meets the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at 680 E. 100 South, Price. For information, contact Greg Fausett at 637-8628.
Bowling league scores - League secretaries should report high scores weekly to Rose Fossat. For information, contact Fossat at 637-1488.
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. For information, contact Michelle Goldsmith at 650-3290.
Gastric bypass support group - meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview. For information, 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. For information, call Margaret Christensen at 637-0772.
Masonic Lodges - Regular activities include Carbon Lodge 16, F&AM, first Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Joppa Lodge 26, F&AM, first Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter 13, first Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.; Job's Daughters, Bethel 3, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m.; and York Rite (chapter, council, commandery alternating), first Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Utah Eastern Shrine Club. Contact Norman Smith for information.
Castle Valley Archaeology Society - meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact Bob or Margene Hackney at 637-0482.
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 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- Residents are encouraged to donate baby items for needy infants in Carbon County. For information on volunteering or donating items, 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. For information, call Tami Campbell at 637-7542.
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.org.
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 10 South Fairgrounds Road. For information, contact Lisa Perla at 637-4950.