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Free Nutrition Seminar - Attention Mothers-to-be...do you suffer from nausea, heartburn, constipation, gas, hemorrhoids, leg cramps, mood swings? You may find relief with simple exercise or nutrition tips. Join us for a free nutrition semiar on Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. Space is limited, call today for a reservation. Carbon Chiropractic Center, 39 North 600 East, 637-0450.

Helper City Spring Cleanup 2004 - Spring Cleanup for residents of Helper City will be in effect the last two weeks of April. City crews will pick up branches, shrubs, etc. only. No furniture or appliances, etc. Branches must be cut in 4' lengths and stacked off the road and sidewalk so they will not be in the way until pickup.

April 19-23: Castlegate Subdivision, 1st thru 5th Ave., Martin, Orchard Street, 1st North thru 11th North, Bryner Street and West Helper.

April 26-30: East Helper, Locust Street, Maple Street, Poplar Street, Main Street, South Highway 6.

Story and Craft Hour- C.E.U. Museum will be holding a children's Story and Craft Hour every first and third Friday of the month at 2:00 pm in the Museum's Discovery Room. Please call the Museum at 613-5754 if you have any questions.

Helper Library Board Meeting - The Helper Library Board will meet on Monday, February 23, 2004 at 6 p.m. in the Helper Library.

Free Movie Madness - Will be held Feb 20 at 6:00 pm at the United Way Office behind Zion's Bank on Carbon Ave. Small Children need to be accoumpanied by an adult. Treats will be available for purchase. Questions or concers please call 637-8911.

St. Patrick's Day Parade - The 20th annual St. Patricks Day Parade will run down Price Main Street at Noon on Saturday, March 13th. Senator Mike Dmitrich will be the 2004 Grand Marshall. Parade entries are fee and all groups and organizations are encouraged to submit an entry. To participate in the parade, contact Corky Nichols for additional information at 637-2646 or Nick Tatton, Price City Community Director at 636-3184. Presented by Price City and the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce.

Lenten Lunches - Start on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 25, and continue for 5 more weeks. They are sponsored by the United Methodist Women and are held at the United Methodist Church, 10 North 100 East, at noon with a speaker from 12:30-12:45 to allow lunch attendees who work to be back on time. A free offering will be used for a local charity. Everyone is invited. Please plan on attending. Speakers include: March 3, Fr. Ed Metzger, St. Anthony Catholic Church; March 10, Pastor Jim Wright, Freedom Christian Fellowship; March 17, Courtney Shucker, Ascension St. Matthew's; March 24, Pastor Dan Samuelson, Price Chapel; March 31, Pastor Andrew Lasslo, New Life Ministries.

Cans for CARE-A-VAN - Aluminum can drive to assist the elderly with transportation to medical appointments. Drop off at Howa's on Carbonville Road or call 637-9488 for pick up. Cans must be bagged.

Girl Scouts - Adults or girls ages 5 to 18 interested in Girl Scouts please call Patti Rigby at 637-1613 after 6 p.m.

Carbon High Class of 1994 - Is planning a 10 year reunion for August 7, 2004 and would like to make sure all class members are invited. Any '94 graduate who did not recieve a post card notice about the reunion in January should write to carbonhigh94@hotmail.com or Carbon High '94 Reunion, 19 A Street B49, Salt Lake City UT 84111 with updated address information. Check out the website at www.carbonhigh94.com for more information.

Singers Invited - Choir rehearsals for Russell Wilson's "Prelude to Glory" every Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. at the CEU Music Building.

Wellington & Price Head Start Programs - Head Start and Early Head Start is accepting applications for children for the upcoming year 2004-2005. For details call 637-4960

Square Dancing - Give it a whirl at the Karl Peterson Center locate at 107 S. Carbon Ave, in Price every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m. For information call 637-0136 or 637-1382.

Foster Grandparents - Volunteers of America-Utah needs grandparents to join the Foster Grandparent Program team. Foster Grandparents receive a modest non-taxable stipend of about $200 per month. Individuals who are at least 60 years old; love children; have a limited income, and extra time to share may qualify. FGP volunteers serve 20 hours per week in local schools, and receive a daily meal, a yearly physical, accident and liability insurance while on duty, and transportation to and from the school. Fill your extra time with love and purpose! For more information call 613-0987 or call toll-free 1-800-201-5572.

Food Handler's Classes - There will be Food Handler's Classes taught in Price Mar 24 at 9 a.m, 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District health Department. Classes will be taught in Castle Dale March 25 at 4 p.m and 7 p.m. at the Health Department located at 25 W. Main St. The Classes will be two hours in length and the cost is $10.00 to take the test. For information, please call Dr. Claron D Bjork, at the Southeastern Utah District Health Department, 637-3671 in Price, or Terri at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.

Frontier Project - Local Family Support Group. R.O.A.R. will be meeting every third Thursday in Carbon County. Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 10 North 200 East. Childcare will be provided and refreshments will be served. For more information call 637-1497. Everyone is invited to attend.

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.

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.

Golden Rule Mission - Donate your garage/yard sale leftovers to the Golden Rule Mission in Helper. We will pick up, call 472-2631. Tax deductible.

Carbon County RSVP - RSVP partners senior individuals (55 & older) with organizations in need of their time, talent, and life experiences. If you are interested in volunteering, or are in need of volunteers, please call 637-9118.

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 Kerrie at 435-381-5595 or 435-650-0654.

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.

JFK Display - The Helper City Library is honoring John Fitzgerald Kennedy with a special display during regular library hours.

Helper library - Hours are Monday through Wednesday from noon until 8 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., closed between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and closed Friday and Sunday. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.

Kingsmen Drag Strip Association - Meeting every Thursday night, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Castle View Hospital, main entrance, first left for conference room. Sponsored by Castle View Hospital and GCR Tire. For more information contact Mike Fercik at 637-7503, Dean Bradley Jr. at 636-0530 or Jeremiah Avery at 637-3865.

Women's Bible Study Group - Interdenominational, interactive. Mondays 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the lower fellowship hall of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Cost is $11 for book (partial/full scholarship for those in need). Supplies needed: a bible (a concordance would be helpful). Contact Leslie Caza 637-1162 or slcaza@sisna.com.

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.. Story hours are Wednesday, 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Barkin' Books presents Pet Pals on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. All children are welcome. For information, call the library at 636-3188.

CEU Library -Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m; Sunday 2 p.m. to 10 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. 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.

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.

Events

Pinnacle Canyon Mardi Gras Fundraiser - Saturday, March 6, 2004, 6 p.m.-Midnight at the Price Elks Club. Dinner and dancing, silent auction, raffles and more. Keele 'n Time will perform. Deluxe tickets (includes dinner, dancing and all events), $30; Standard tickets, $10.

St. Patrick's Card Party - The annual St. Patrick's Card Party luncheon will be Saturday, March 13, 2004, at 1 p.m. at the Helper Civic Auditorium. Sponsored by St. Anthony Altar Society, call Mary Bonacci, 472-5977 for more information.

Why the Cowboy Sings - The Emery County Historical Society presents "Why the Cowboy Sings" by folklorist Hal Cannon on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafel in Castle Dale. Everyone is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Parent Forum - Castle Heights Elementary School Community Council is hosting this forum on March 4 at 6:00 p.m. Parents are invited to discuss issues concerning education and progress in our school district. All school community councils and PTA members are invited to this forum. Please plan to attend this important event!

Castlegate Posse February Shoot - Saturday, February 28 at the 4 Mile Hill Gun Range. Shooters meeting 9 a.m. For a look at Cowboy Action Shooting, all interested shooters are welcome to come join the fun. For more information contact Cowboy Murderin' Maude, 637-8209.

Dr. Suess's 100th Birthday Party - March 2, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center at CEU. Come join the fun!

Price Culture Connection -The winter season includes the following presentations:

February 26-28, March 1-2, CEU Theater: Crimes of the Heart, Geary Theater, Tickets at the door, 7:30 p.m.

Advisory Board Meetings - The Family Support and Children's Justice Center of Carbon County will be holding Advisory Board Meetings on the following dates during 2004. February 12, April 8, June 10, August 12, October 14, and December 9, 2004. All meetings are held at 8:00 a.m. at the Price CJC, 108 N. 300 E. in Price. For more information call 637-0281.

Veterans

Marine Corps League - meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at China City. For membership information, contact David Brewer at 472-8757.

Price American Legion Post #3 - meets the first and third Thursday of each month at the post home - 27 N. 100 W.

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.

VFW Field Service Officer to Visit - A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Department Service Office, in Salt Lake City, will be in the Price area to assist all veterans, veteran's widows and dependents, in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. This service is free and veterans need not be members of the VFW to qualify for assistance. The VFW field service will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on March 11, 2004. Please bring the following documents so we may better serve you: DD form 214, marriage/divorce papers, birth/adoption/death certificates, children's social security numbers.

Clubnotes

Adult bicycling club - Residents older than 50 years of age interested in joining the club may contact Richard Morley at 637-8363.

Delta Kappa Gamma - This teaching society meets six times yearly and is always looking for dedicated members. Previous members are welcome to join without a reinstatement fee. Members can also receive relicensing points for membership and service. The next scheduled meeting will be on March 9. For more information, please contact Pat Frandsen, 637-5073, or Dorothy Fry, 637-2830.

Old Time Fiddlers - Free acoustic jam sessions the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Price senior citizens center.

Helper Gun Club - Winter night league, Fridays at 7 p.m.Contact Bill Curtice for more information, 435-637-1086.

Bowling league scores - League secretaries should report high scores weekly to Rose Fossat. For information, contact Fossat at 637-1488.

Castle Country King Crawlers - 4x4 club meets every 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 pm in Washington Park.

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.

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, commandary 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 Senior Citizens Center. For information, call Kathy Hamaker at 637-5456.

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.

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.

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