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Please Give Blood - with the American Red Cross on October 12 at the Helper Civic Auditorium, 19 South Main, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Autumn Fest Art Exhibit - The John Wesley Powell River History Museum Art Gallery, 885 East Main, Green River, is hosting the Autumn Fest Art Exhibit with works by prominent Utah artists. The exhibit runs from September 27 through December 31, 2004.

Workout For Your Health - Carbon Recreation offers low impact aerobic, weight and many other fitness techniques classes Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. $2.00 per class or passes available. Sandy Winn teaches Monday and Wednesday, Diane Truscott Tuesday and Thursday at Castle Heights Elementary.

Skate For Life & Fundraiser Dance - CHS & EHS volunteer teams are presenting these events on October 16 at the Terrace Hills Skate Park. Skate-for-Life is a free event that will run from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Fundraiser Dance will cost $2.00 and will run from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All individuals who are registered as United Way Volunteers will get in free. Skate-for-Life and the Fundraiser Dance are sponsored by United Way of Southeastern Utah. All proceeds will fund future CHS and EHS Volunteer projects.

Castleview Hospital Auxiliary - "Pink Ladies" are accepting applications for volunteers. Contact Sherline Riche at 472-5278 or Norma Baker at 637-0292.

Crafters Wanted - CEU is looking for crafters. The CEU Classified Staff is holding a Holiday Craft Fair Fundraiser on Nov. 19 & 20. If you are interested in having a booth contact Geniva Brooks at 613-5266 or Kelli Curtis at 613-5431. Deadline is Nov. 1.

Farmers Market - Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. through October. Main Street in Helper across from City Hall. The market is open to farmers, gardeners and all people that would like to buy or sell fresh fruit, veggies, plants and canned/bottled food. For questions about the market and to reserve a booth space please contact Stephanie 801-718-7799 or

Carbon High School Homecoming 2004 - October 4-8. Events: Oct. 6 Powder Puff Football, 6:00 p.m. at CHS Stadium; Oct. 7 Bonfire and Pep Ralley at 8:30 p.m., location TBA; Oct. 8 Grand Parade, Price City Main Street 1 p.m.; Alumni Open House, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. CHS Grand Canyon Hall; Homecoming Football Game, CHS vs. Ogden, kickoff 7:00 p.m.

Art Exhibit - at Museum of the San Rafael, 64 North 100 East in Castle Dale. The museum will be hosting Joseph S. Venus art exhibit, prehistoric, wildlife and western art of Utah from September to December 2004.

Food Handlers Classes - for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores or grocery deli's. Classes will be taught in Price on October 13, November 17 and December 8 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department, located at 28 South 100 East in Price, and in Castle Dale on October 7, November 18, and December 9 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Health Department located at 25 West Main St. The classes are two hours in length and the cost is $10.00 to take the test. For more 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.

Loving Touch - Rural Utah Child Development Early Head Start is pleased to announce that Brandi Larson, EHS Carbon County Specialist is also a certified infant massage instructor. Training will be offered through both public and private classes. We are excited to add Loving Touch to our program, where massaging your baby is a loving way to begin a lifelong relationship. For more information please call Brandi at 613-9492 ext. 101.

Singers Wanted - for Medieval Feaste. Must audition for Russ Wilson. Feaste is scheduled for December 8-11th. Please call 637-0434 to leave name and phone number on answering machine for audition callbacks.

C.A.R.E. Program - The Price area has been developing a C.A.R.E. Program with the Alzheimer's Association. The program needs caregivers who could use a break from the constant chores of taking care of a family member with memory loss. The program also needs volunteers to help provide companion services while the caregiver gets a much needed break for 1-3 hours. Volunteers will be reimbursed for mileage. The C.A.R.E. program for the Alzheimer's Association of Utah is in the Price R.S.V.P. office which is located in the Carbon County Senior Citizens building, 30 East 200 South in Price. Please contact us, we need your help! Call 637-8545.

Educational Opportunity Center - CEU has a new Educational Opportunity Center serving Carbon and Emery Counties. The program is designed to assist adults who would like to start into a college of their choice as well as assist students with a variety of services including financial aid application, college course selection and completing their GED if needed. The service is free and targets low income and first generation students. If you would like to start college in the fall, now is the time to get started. The Education Opportunity Center is located in the College Center Room 213. Feel free to walk in without an appointment or call Shawnee at 613-5243.

Helper City Community Development Committee - All interested parties are invited to attend the Community Development Committee Meeting of Helper City every Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the meeting room at the Helper Civic Auditorium or in the Library in the Auditorium. This committee has been formed by Volunteers to acquire a new Helper City Community Pool.

Clear Warrant Week - Do you have an outstanding warrant in the Carbon County, Helper City or Wellington City Justice Court? Take advantage of "Get Out of Jail Free Week", September 30-October 8. Stop at the Justice Court Booth at the Community Awareness Fair on October 7th at the Ascension St. Matthew Church at 522 N. Homestead Blvd in Price from 3-8 p.m. You will not be arrested and your late and warrant fees will be waived!!!

Free Legal Clinic - In cooperation with the Seventh District Court, Utah Legal Services is holding a Free Legal Clinic on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Seventh District Courthouse located at 149 East 100 South in Price. The clinic is from 11 am until 2 pm and you may call 800-622-1563 to set up an appointment or just show up and we will fit you in. Bring your questions and all the documents that you have pertaining to your case.

Humane Society Rummage Sale - Donations are being collected for the Carbon County Humane Society's Rummage Sale. If you wish to donate items please contact 637-2908 or 637-2208. All donations are tax exempt.

Dog Houses Needed - The Humane Society is in need of donated dog houses. Call 637-2208 or 650-0216

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.

Casa Volunteers Needed - Each year hundreds of children in Carbon and Emery counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and, consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA Coordinator, at (435) 381-5595.

Frontier Project - A local Family Support Group, Frontier Family F.U.T.U.R.E.S. meets every third Thursday in Carbon County. This is an organized parent education and support group. Anyone interested is invited to participate. Meetings begin at 7:00 at the Castle Valley Center, 755 North Cedar Hills Dr. in Price. Childcare and refreshments are available. The Frontier Project is also recruiting respite providers and mentors for youth and families. Do you have an hour a week to give to a child? For further information please contact Sylvia at 637-1497.

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.

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.

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.

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 - Fall and winter hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from noon to 8:00 p.m., Thursday from noon to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Closed daily from 2:30 until 3:00 p.m. Closed Friday and Saturday. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.

Price Library - Winter hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday 11:00 a.m to 3:45 p.m.Closed Sunday and Holidays. Story hours at the Library: Tuesday 5:00 p.m. (Barkin' Books), Wednesday 5:00 p.m., Thursday 1:00 p.m. This weeks Story Hour theme is "Columbus."

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.


CEU Ballet Repertory Ensemble - announces these concert dates: The Nutcracker and Grinch, Nov. 18-22 at the Geary Theatre, and Nov. 29 & 30 at the Rio Theatre in Helper. Salute to Broadway and Student Showcase, March 4 & 5 at the Rio Theatre in Helper. Spring Concert, April 20-23 at the Geary Theatre.

Columbus Day Dinner - Helper's Italian-American lodge, Stella D'America, has scheduled its annual Columbus Day dinner for October 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the Helper Civic Auditorium. Speakers on the program are Dr. David Armstrong, Superintendent of Schools, and Rev. Matthew Brozovic, visiting clergyman at St. Anthony's Parish. Entertainment will be provided by the Sally Mauro Singers under the direction of Sherry Vlamakis.

Fall Fair - October 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and October 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ascension St. Matthew's Church, 522 North Homestead Blvd., Price. Homemade soups and baked goods for sale. Come meet the artists and craftspersons at the 2nd annual Fall Fair.

Culture Connection Fall Season - Oct. 14: LDS Institute Show Choir, 7:30 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium; Oct. 19: Marine Band, 7:30 p.m. at BDAC; Nov. 4: Petar Jankovic, 7:30 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium; Nov. 4-6 & 8, and 11-13 & 15: CVCT's "Grease", 7:30 p.m. at Mont Harmon Theatre; Nov. 5: Sheree Fitzgerald & Friends, 7:00 p.m. at Jennifer Leavitt Center, CEU Alumni; Nov. 6: Eastern Utah Wind Symphony, 7:30 p.m. at Geary Theater, CEU; Nov. 15: U.S. Air Force Academy Brass Band, 7:30 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium; Dec. 5: Messiah, 5 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium; Dec. 8-11: CVCT's Medieval Feaste; Dec. 14: Freedom Fellowship's Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium.

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. October 14, and December 9. 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.

Castle Valley Barrel Races - will be having a Target Saddle Barrel Race on Oct. 9 at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. Times runs start at 4:30 p.m. and the Barrels will start at 5:00 p.m. Open to everyone. Sign up by Oct. 4 with Barbara West, 1170 W. 1500 N., Price, 637-7819.

Castle Country Events - Oct. 7, Community Awareness Preparedness Fair 3:00pm-8:00pm, @ Ascension St. Matthew's Church, 522 Homestead Blvd, more info, 613-7322. Oct. 6-8, Carbon High School Homecoming, Powder Puff Football, 6pm, CHS Stadium, Oct. 7, Bonfire & Pep Rally, 8:30pm Location TBA, Oct. 8, Grand Parade, 1:00pm

Price Mainstreet, Oct. 8, Game, 7:00pm CHS Stadium. Oct. 9, House Concert featuring "The Mitguards" and "Lance and Tamlyn Weaver"at Balance Rock Eatery, 7:00pm, $5.00 at the door inc. light refreshments. Oct. 12, Community Health Fair, 7:00am-7:00pm@CEU BDAC, 7:00-9:30am: Fasting lab work for cholesterol ($18) and glucose (no charge), 8:00am-10:00am & 2:00pm-4:00pm: Breast Exams, 1:00pm-6:00pm: Legs for Life 3:00-5:00pm: Skin Exams, Educational Seminars every hour, Luncheon 12noon, Jennifer Leavitt Rm, Cost: $4.50, RSVP for lunch by Oct. 4, Guest Speaker: Dale Evans, Ph.D., Cancer Survivor, More info call 637-4800-x3510. Oct. 13, Price City and Carbon Lumber Company presents "Free Power Conservation Workshop", at Price City Hall featuring tips on conservation methods, rates and more. Anyone interested in conserving energy should plan to attend 1:00pm-5:00pm, more info, call Nick Tatton, 636-3184 N/C.


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 6:00 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.

American Legion Auxiliary Meeting - Third Tuesday of the month. For info call Veloy Wilder 637-0290, Ruth Rich 637-3608, Lucie Cook 613-0927.

Disabled American Veterans - Carbon Chapter 16 of the DAV will meet next meet in December. Date and time to be announced.

VFW Field Service Officer Visit - On Oct. 14 a Field Service Officer from the VFW Department Service Office in Salt Lake City will be visiting Price to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to qualify for assistance. The officer will be working out of the Price Workforce Services Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please bring the following documents so that we may better serve you: DD form 214, marriage/divorce papers, birth/adoption/death certificates, children's social security numbers.


Price Ladies of Elks - meet on the first Wednesday in September through May. New members are welcome to join. For further information call Club President Becky Kloepfer at 472-0332.

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

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 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 Big Moe's Eatery & Bakery at 61 S. 700 E., Price. For information, contact Reed Phillips at 613-8288.

BACA - The group meets the third Sunday of the month at noon at Kraync Motor in Price.

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 1:30 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 6:00 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

Support groups

FUTURES - Support Group for Families of Children with disabilities would like to announce their "KIck Off" to the community. Saturday, October 2nd at 1:00p.m. at the Carbon County School Board Offices. The event will host a communtiy resource panel for open discussion as well as formal announcement of Mental Health Awareness Week Oct.3-9. This is open to all in the community. Contact Debbie Sartori 650-3763 or Amy Nicholson 637-4927for more information.

CASA Volunteers needed in Carbon - Court Appointed Special Advocates are needed to work with abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile court system at no fault of their own. Must be over the age of 21. Contact the CASA program at (435) 650-0654.

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.

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

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.

Social Club for People Interested in Recovery - 11 W. Main, Room 202, Price. (435) 637-7629.

AA - Sunday through Saturday (open) - noon, Nooner.

Wednesday & Saturday (open) - 8:00 p.m., Coal Sober.

Monday & Tuesday (closed) - 5:00 p.m., Women's Step Sister's Meeting

NA -

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday (open) - 8:00 p.m.

Friday (closed) - 7:00 p.m., Working Your Steps Meeting

Saturday (open) - 6:30 p.m., Book Study Meeting

Sunday (open) - 10:00 a.m., Spiritual Meeting

These meetings are held at the Price Alano Club.

Price Naranon - The group meets Monday at 8 p.m. at the Price Alano Club.

Area Recovery Meetings - Al-Anon - Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 p.m., 100 E. 100 N., Rm. 220, Price.

AA Meeting (open) - Monday, 8:00 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health.

AA Meeting (open) - Thursday, 8:00 p.m., Huntington Senior Center, 176 W. 100 N, (use back door entrance), Huntington, Utah.

AA Meeting (open) - Tuesday & Friday, 8:00 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, 105 W. Geneva Road (use back door entrance), East Carbon.

NA Meeting (open) - Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., 121 Berkeley, East Carbon.

AA Meeting (closed) - Tuesday & Friday, 6:30 p.m., Helper Mission.

AA Meeting (closed) - Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Helper Mission.

Note: Closed meetings: Alcoholics or Addicts Only! Open meetings: Anyone interested in recovery.

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.

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