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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.

No Parking - Helper City Police Department advises all residents that parking is not allowed November 1 to March 1 of each year from 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on any city street. Additional information is available at and click on city ordinances.

Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation - a non-profit group that helps injured and orphaned wildlife. Help is needed year-round for various projects. Cash donations are always needed and greatly appreciated. For information call Debbie Pappas at 637-7055 or Debbie Sartori at 637-1372.

Helper Gun Club Trapshooting League - will begin December 2 at 7:00 p.m. All interested shooters are asked to pre-register for the League in order to determine if there is enough interest to form another league. All shooters are welcome, bring your own team or be placed on a team. For more information contact Bill Curtice at 637-1086.

Workout For Your Health - Carbon Rec offers low impact aerobic, weight and many other fitness techniques classes from 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.

Helper City Christmas Festivities Calendar - is available online at

Volunteers Needed - Rocky Mountain Hospice and Faith in Action Volunteer program is looking for caring volunteers who would like to work with elderly people who do not qualify for Home Health or Hospice care but could use companionship, someone to call to see and check that they are all right, someone to run the errands they can no longer do. Volunteers will try to help these people live as independently as possible in their own homes. For more information on the Faith in Action program or to volunteer please call Margaret Colosimo at 637-8070. Training is provided.

1st Annual Kids Light Parade - Hosted by Helper Business Alliance on December 3 and 4 before the Helper Light Parade. All children under 10 invited to decorate their bikes, tricycles, wagons, battery cars, pets or self. No gasoline vehicles please. Line up at Senior Park, next to Post Office at 4:00 p.m. each night. To register come in or call Plum Country, 613-9043 after 5:00 p.m., or The Pin Cushion 472-0306.

9th Annual Pet Photos with Santa - Proceeds benefit Active Re-Enty's P.A.W.S. program. Photos will be taken on December 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road in Price. Cost is $7.00. For more information call 637-4950.

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

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 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 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.s.

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.

Santa Visits Helper - The Helper Lions Club will hold its annual Santa Claus visitation on November 26 at the Helper Civic Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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

Teen Karaoke Night - All teens are invited to join in the fun on November 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Price City Library. Phone 636-3188 or stop by the library to sign up.

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.

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.

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. No story time on Wednesday and Thursday this week due to the holiday. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.


CEU Ballet Repertory Ensemble - announces these concert dates: The Nutcracker and Grinch, Nov. 29 & 30 at the Rio Theatre in Helper.

Culture Connection Fall Season - Nov 29, 30: CEU Ballet Rep Company, Rio Theater, Tickets at the door. December 5th; CEU Choral Dept. "Messiah" Price Civic, 7:30 pm. Dec. 14th; A Christmas Celebration, by Freedom Fellowship Church Price Civic at 7:30 pm. Dec 16, 17, 18; Renaissance Feast, Russell Wilson and CVCT at 7 pm in CEU's Old Student Center Ballroom. Tickets available at Bill's Home Furnishings.

Advisory Board Meetings - The Family Support and Children's Justice Center of Carbon County will be holding an Advisory Board Meeting on December 9. 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 Travel Bureau Events - 11/19-12/10: CEU Gallery East Art Exhibit featuring: Blaine Atwood, Cliff Bergera, Brent Haddock, Anthony Lott, Kelly Pugh, Nathan Wilson. M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm. 11/26: Downtown Alive Holiday Spectacular, 2:00pm Santa Parade(between 100W & 100E), 2:00-6:00pm Pictures w/Santa @ JC Penney, 5:45-6:00pm Lights on at the Peace Garden, 2:00-8:00pm Carolers on the Streets in downtown Price, Savings Galore. 11/26: Lights on in Helper City, 7:00pm. Meet at the Rio Theatre. Local Entertainment in the park, Santa at Helper Auditorium. Mitten Trees: Donate Adult and Kids gloves, scarves, socks and mittens to the Mitten Tree, at any Helper Main Street Business now through 12/20/04.

Day of Reflection - On December 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Home Place in Orangeville there will be a Reflection Day on "The Best Gifts". Recognize the gifts you have to give for Christmas by a comtemplative search. Fore more information and reservations call Paula Wellnitz (435) 748-2230.

Downtown Alive Holiday Spectacular - November 28: Santa arrives at 1:00 p.m. on a fire engine; "Home Alone" Matinee at Price Theatre, sponsored by Kim Fashions, admission price: one can of food per person; Carolers on Main Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. December 11: Sounds of Christmas Choir Concert at 1:00 p.m., Cloyd's Floor Store, 22 East Main; Frosty the Snoman arrives on a fire engine at 1:00 p.m.; All Day: Christmas Tree Lane opens at Castle Valley Mall, and Silent Auction bids begin; Gingerbread Houses will be on display at Office Etc.; Memories of Christmas Coloring Contest on Display at Top Line Computers. Matinee at Price Theatre, sponsored by Murdock Motors, admission price: one can of food per person. December 18: Santa and his elves arrive on a fire engine.

Wilberg Mine Remembrance Memorial - December 19 at Emery High at 4:00 p.m. with speakers. Light meal served after the service followed by a trip to the monument at the junction of Hwy. 29 and Hwy. 57 (weather permitting) for a brief ceremony.


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 meet December 18, 3:00 p.m. at the Price Senior Citizen Center for a pot luck.

VFW Field Service Officer Visit - On December 2 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.

Club Notes

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Kingsmen Drag Strip Association- have regrouped for the non-profit association to build the NHRA drag strip themselves. Meet every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in Carbon County Commissioners Chambers. Contact Mike Fercik 650-0019 or Dean Bradley 637-3375.

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

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.

Support groups

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.

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

Grief Support Group - for parents who've lost a child. Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the classroom at Castleview Hospital, 300 North Hospital Dr. For more information contact 637-4800, Ext. #4018 or 820-0287.

Single mothers support group - meets Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center. Child care available upon request. No fees required.

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.

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

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

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

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.

Domestic violence support groups - are scheduled weekly. For information, call the 24-hour crisis line at 637-6589.

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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