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Castle Valley FYI


Carbon High Class of 1999 - Is planning their 5 year class reunion for July 31st. RSVP forms are due by June 30th. If you have not recieved a form or need a new one email JoLynn at or off the website at Hope to hear from you all soon.

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.

Sunnyside/East Carbon Community Daze - July 9 & 10 at the Sunnyside Park. Events include Breakfast in the Park, parade, booths, food, entertainment, RJ the Clown, prizes, horseshoe tournament, open air cinema, clilmbing wall, giant slide, bounce house, obstacle course, boxing or joust, dance after the rodeo and more. Come join the fun!

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.

Summer Literacy Workshop Program - Volunteer Connections is hosting its 5th annual 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.

Seminar - Learn how to sell your products and services to the goverment. June 24 from 10:00am-4:00pm at Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch and all materials. Space is limited. A free Dunn and Bradstreet number is required before completing CCR registration. Call now for details, 636-3295 by today, June 18.

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.

Carbon County Relay for Life - is being held on June 18th 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 Eldon 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: 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.

Early Head Start Summer Fun Pageant - July 16, registration is $10 per child and you must be registered by June 24 from 8:00-10:00am, and 3:00-6:00pm at Early Headstart Building, 745 E. 200 S. in Price. The pageant is for ages pre-natal to 12, age categories as follows: birth-36 mos., 3-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-12 years. Events for ages birth-18 mos. include cutest hair, prettiest eyes, biggest smiles and cutest giggle. Events for ages 19 mos.-12 years include beach wear, Sunday's best, talent (2 min. max), cutest PJs. There is also going to be a prize for cutest pregnant belly: be creative and do whatever to your belly. All fundraising proceeds will be donated to Price Early Headstart for Christmas and center supply needs. For more information call 888-7443 after 2 p.m.

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. RSVP forms are due by June 26th, and can be printed off the website at Please send any questions or updated information to

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 - Summer 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. Story hour on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. 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 - Summer hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Close Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Murphy's Dilema: come in and read one on one with a PAWS dog. You must be 6-12 years old and be registered ahead of time.

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.


Culture Connection Summer Season - June 17th: Easten Utah Jazz, June 24th: Randee Schultz. July 1st: Nonstop Dance Company, July 8th: Sherrie Vlamakis, July 15th: Easter Utah Jazz, July 22nd: Careshmeh Mele, July 29th: International Days Opening Ceremonies (6:00 p.m.). All events at Price Peace Gardens at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. No charge. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. In case of inclement weather, events will take place in the Price Civic Auditorium.

Soldier Summit Reunion - July 10, 2004 at Soldier Summit. Bring own food and camping facilities if desired.

Carbon Country Fair & Rodeo King & Queen Contest - June 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Carbon County Fairgrounds Main Arena. Pick up and return application plus $2.00 entry fee to Carbon County Animal Services, 3360 S. 225 W., Price. Age groups: 6 & under, 7-10, 11-13, 14 & older. Judging includes: interview, impromptu question, appearance, personality, and horsemenship. Western wear is required for all events. For more information call La Donna Segress at 637-6654 or 637-1609.

Wellington Mountaineer Royalty Contest - June 27 at the Wellington arena at 6:00 p.m. Cowgirls competing for Rodeo Queen will be between the ages of 13-18, Junior Queen 9-12, and Princess under 8. Parental approval is required. You may call Helene Majors at 637-3759 or Millie Anderson at 637-5521 for more information.

Greek Festival - July 9 & 10 at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 61 South 200 East in Price. Authentic Greek food and pastries, entertainment and activities. Public welcome.

Price City International Days 2004 - Thursday, July 29 through Saturday, July 31, 2004 at Pioneer and Washington Parks in Price. Many events scheduled, contact Price City for more details 637-6929. Vendors call Ann at 637-2788.

Community Worship Service - Sunday, June 20th at 10:30 a.m. in the tent located by Murdock Motors on South Carbon Avenue. Freedom Christian Fellowship, Price Community Methodist Church, Price Chapel and New Life Ministries are combining their worship services and meeting together in the tent provided by Heartbeat of Jesus Ministries. All the community is invited to join in this service.

Tent Revival - Heartbeat of Jesus Ministries presents a Tent Revival from June 13 through June 27 at 7 p.m. each evening at 1353 S. Carbon Ave. (next to Murdock Motors). Many special events are planned including Biker Sunday on June 13th at noon, 4 Church Community Service June 20th at 10:30 a.m., Youth Night for teens only on June 25th at 7:00 p.m., and Dick Williams Music Ministry on June 26th at 7:00 p.m. For more information call Andrew Lasslo 472-3995 or 472-5913.

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.

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.

Spring Canyon Days - August 14, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Helper Park. Everyone that lived in the mining camps are invited to bring a pot luck for lunch. Meat and rolls will be furnished. Bring your chairs and enjoy visiting and music with old friends. If you have something you would like to donate for the raffle drawing or any questions call Robert or Darlene Olson at 472-3436.

Star Gazing - June 18 at 8:30 p.m. or dark at the Energy Loop Huntington Canyon Scenic Byway, Huntington Reservoir near top of Canyon - watch for sign. Guest speaker is Professor Don Burge. No charge for this event. Bring your chair and jacket; binoculars or telescope helpful but not required. Sponsored by Castle Country Travel Region 637-3009 and Castle Country Regional Information Center (CCRIC) 637-5060.

Photo Class - Huntington/Eccles Scenic Byway, July 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. "Summer Flowers" will be taught by instructor Layne Miller. Cost is $25 per person and includes classroom instruction and canyon field trip. Reservations are required by June 25. Call Castle Country Travel Region 637-3009.

Triathlon/Biathlon - Swim-Bike-Run on July 17 at 6:30 a.m. Energy Loop Scenic Byway, Scofield State Park. $30 pre-registration, $35 postmarked 1 week before. Send fee to Utah Runner Triathlete, Box 58344, Salt Lake City, UT 84158. Call 801-467-4203 to register or online at

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.

Vacation Bible School - June 21st through June 25th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at First Baptist Church of Price, 200 North 300 East in Price. Theme is Rickshaw Ralley. Everything is free. Come and learn more about the Far East, join the race to the Son. Friday after the closing presentation there will be a luncheon for the children who have participated and their parents.

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.


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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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