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Castle Valley FYI


Canyon River Runners Art Show - Announcing showing in the John Wesley Powell River History Museum, 885 East Main, Green River, Starting June 1 through 30. For more information contact the Green River Information Center at 435-564-3427.

Summer Lunch Program - Carbon School District will serve summer lunch beginning Tuesday, June 1 and ending Friday, July 30. Meals are served at East Carbon High School, Wellington Elementary, Castle Valley Center and Sally Mauro Elementary between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. These meals are served free to anyone 18 years old and younger. Adults are $2.50. Carbon School District is an equal opportunity employer.

Local Workshop Offered - "Exploring Utah's Forests and Wetlands" is a Project Learning Tree and Project WET workshop being offered June 10 & 11 at Hunting Elementary School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It is open to all educators, pre-service educators, parents or local community leaders that would like to learn more about Utah's forest and wetland resources. Cost is $30 which includes WET and PLT materials. A Utah State University credit is available. For more information and to register contact Trish Hedrin at or 435-429-8730/530-598-6228.

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 Eduction Opportunity Center is located in the College Center Room 213. Feel free to walk in without an appointment or call Shawnee at 613-5243.

Summer Literacy Workshop Program - Volunteer Connections is hosting its 5th annaul Workshop Program in conjunction with Price City Library sponsored by United Way. Registration begins June 15 at Price City Library at 10:30 a.m. Childen ages 4-10 are eligible for this program. For more information contact KC Jo Jones at 637-8911. Summer literacy will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 15-17, June 22-24, June 29-30 and July 1, July 13-15, July 20-22, and July 27. A field trip to Huntington Reservoir will be held on July 28.

Helper City Community Development Committee - All interested parties are invited to attend the Community Development Committee Meeting of Helper City every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the meeting room at the Helper Civic Auditorium. This committee has been formed by Volunteers to support community development in Helper City and to work on ideas for the new Helper City Community Pool Project.

Free Legal Clinic - In cooperation with the Seventh District Court, Utah Legal Services is holding a Free Legal Clinic on the 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 service is provided on a "first come, first serve" basis. Clinic attendees may call (435) 636-3400 before attending to check for any scheduling changes.

Entries for Art Show Wanted - This is a call for entries for the Canyon River Runners Art Show, showing in the John Wesley Powell River History Museum, 885 E. Main in Green River starting June 1 through June 30. Theme: original paintings, all media, and sculptures of river runners, landscapes, wildlife, and outdoor activities related to canyon areas, historical and present time. Art must be brought to the Musuem May 21-25 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Awards will include ribbons, Mayor's Award and Best of Show. No entry fee, 10% commission on sale of art. Pick up dates are July 1-3 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

"Family Childcare - Is It For You?" - Child Care Resource and Referral will be teaching this course in Price on Wednesday, June 2 at 10:00 a.m. in Workforce Services. Learn about licensing standards, the USDA Food Program, Family Child Care Business Skills, and speak with a representative from Licensing and Child Care Resource and Referral. If you are interested, please pre-register by calling 435-636-2355.

Price City & Cliffview Cemetery Clean Up - Price City & Cliffview Cemeteries will begin Memorial Day decoration clean up on Tuesday, June 8 at 7:00 a.m. Anyone wishing to save their decorations or anything else should remove 'EVERYTHING' including artificial flowers, stands, shepherd hooks and wires prior to that date otherwise 'ALL' items will be discarded.

Carbon County Relay for Life - is being held on June18th and 19th at Carbon High School Track. We need you to sign up your team, please contact Nancy Boyle at 637-3320 for sign up and information about this event.

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.

1st Annual Carbon County Reunion - will be held on Labor Day, September 6, 2004 at Fairmont Park, 2361 S. 900 East in Salt Lake City from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information contact Fred Civish (Salt Lake) at 801-969-7467, or Elden Miller (Carbon/Emery) at 435-472-8253.

CCHST - Horse shows at Carbon County Fairgrounds. Registration at 9:00 a.m., show starts at 10:00 a.m. Adult & kids classes. Dates: May 1 & 22, June 19, July 11, August 15, and Sept. 19. For more information contact Dixie at 820-0825 or 637-6380, or Denise at 637-1160.

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 - Are you interested in working with children and/or helping families? Frontier Project is recruiting RESPITE and MENTOR PROVIDERS to assist families. Make a difference in the life of a child. Fore more information call Zena at 637-1497 or April at 613-3145.

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 receive a post card notice about the reunion in January should write to or Carbon High '94 Reunion, 19 A Street B49, Salt Lake City UT 84111 with updated address information. Check out the website at for more information.

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 May 19 and June 23 at 9 a.m, 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District health Department. Classes will be taught in Castle Dale May 20 and June 17 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 Castleview Hospital, main entrance, first left for conference room. Sponsored by Castleview 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

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. May 10-15 the library is having a Scholastic book sale, buy one get one free! This will be at the libary during regular hours. Sign your children up for the Summer reading program from May 10-21. The library will be closed from May 22-June 5 for inventory, with the annual book sale from May 24-June 4.

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.


Frank Dalpaiz American Cancer Society Golf Tournament - The tournament is Saturday June 26, 2004 and will begin at 8:00 a.m. Shotgun start. There is something new this year and that is the American Cancer Society Week of Golf. June 21-26 will be considered the ACS Week of Golf and for every 18 hole round with cart that you play during this week there will be a donation.

Stella D'America Memorial Day Services - Members of Helper's Italian-American Lodge, Stella D'America, are asked to gather at the lodge burial plot in the Helper cemetery Monday, Memorial Day, for a brief memorial service honoring lodge members buried in the cemetery. The service is planned immediately following the Catholic Mass at the cemetery. The first activity on the morning schedule at the cemetery is the American Legion program at 8:00 a.m. followed by the church service.

Price City Library Book Sale - May 24-June 4, excluding weekends or holidays, in the Peace Garden, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Costs run from 10¢ to $2.00. The Silent Auction is running at the same time.

Veteran's Breakfast - Saturday, May 29 the United States will dedicate the Naitonal World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. honoring the 16 million American servicemen and women who served, fought and died to secure democracy and preserve our freedom. To commemorate this dedication the Price American Legion Post #3 and the Price Elks Lodge 1550 is hosting a Veteran's Breakfast on this day from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Military veterans from all branches of service are invited to attend.

Helper American Legion Post 21 Memorial Day Services - will be held on Monday, May 31 at the Helper City Cemetery at 9:00 a.m.

Pleasant Valley Days - July 2 & 3 at Scofield. Crafters in the Park and Kids games on both days. On July 3 the following also takes place: 7:00 a.m. Breakfast, 11:00 a.m. Parade (line up 10:00), 2:00 p.m. Dedication of the Restored Jail, 3:00 p.m. Kiwanis Duck Race, 4:00 p.m. Auction, 5:00 p.m. Raffle Drawing, 9:00 p.m. Dance - Keele 'n Time Band, 10:15 p.m. Fireworks from the Island.

Veterans to be Honored - The American Legion Post #3 and the VFW Miner's Post 2379 and Price City Marine Corps League are joining together this Memorial Day to honor all veterans of all wars with a special service on May 31 at 11:00 a.m. at the Veteran's Memorial in the Price City cemetery. These organizations invite all veterans of all the military services to participate and pay tribute to all American servicemen and women, alive and dead, who dedicated part of themselves to service and allegience to their flad, their God and their country. The public is invited to attend this memorium. All veterans wishing to participate should be at the east side of the National Guard building no later than 10:30 a.m. Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms.

Sunnyside 54th Annual Rodeo - July 9th & 10th. Royalty contest June 27 at 5:00 p.m. in the Sunnyside Arena. Royalty consists of Queen, 1st & 2nd attendant ages 13 and up, 2 princesses ages 12 and under. No pre-registration. For more information call Linda Andrews at 888-9923. Rodeo Contestant call-ins for the rodeo will be through Clegg Championship Rodeos. Call-ins on July 5, 4:00-8:00 p.m.; Call-backs on July 6, 4:00-8:00 p.m. Call Georgia or Tiffany at 435-336-2563 for more information.

Golf Tournament Fund Raiser - Carbon School Foundation is hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for the children of Carbon schools. The tournament is scheduled for June 12 with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. This will be a 4 man scramble format with a minimum 45 combined team handicap. There will be prizes for the winning teams, hole prizes, a raffle and lunch provided.

Vacation Bible School - The First Baptist Church of Wellington will be holding an exciting week of Vacation Bible School June 14 - 18, at 1285 East Main in Wellington. This year's theme is "Racing to the Son" so all your little racers, preschool through 6th grade, come on out and have some fun. There will be Bible studies, crafts, games, snacks, and mission studies. Look for our preregistration event at the Wellington City Park on Saturday, June 5 from 1:30 -6:00 p.m. Come on out then and begin your race. For more information call Fran Darter at 472-5430 or Pastor Lyman at 472-3328

Swimming Alumni - Any past swimmers from the Price Blue Whales, Castle Valley Barracudas, or Carbon High Swimming or any other sport who would like to be involved in a banquet this fall honoring Stewart Foster, please contact Phyllis Oliveto Cox or Price City's Desert Wave Pool, 637-SWIM (7946) and leave your name to be added to a mailing list for further information.

John Wesley Powell Days - in Green River on June 18-19. Talent Show on June 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the theatre of the John Wesley Powell Museum. June 19 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast in the memorial park at the Museum. Shooting event at the shooting park. Special demonstrations. 4:30 p.m. showing of the NEW full length movie of the Powell Expedition. 6:00 p.m. Weiner Roast hosted by Green River City, Entertainment and music by "Out the Back Door" in the Museum Theatre.

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. April 8, June 10, August 12, 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.

Helper Arts Festival, Youth Art Show - Open to young artists grades K-12. Artwork will be judged, ribbons awarded and prizes given for specific categories. Deadline for submissions is May 14. Support the Castle Country art community by your participation. Call 472-6697 for information and applications.


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.

VFW Field Service Officer Visit - On June 3 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.


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

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

Castle Valley Quilt Guild - Meeting on May 20, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Front conference room at Senior Citizen Center in Price; Mystery Quilt Class by Della Armstrong. More information contact Leslie at 637-6857.

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

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.

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