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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.

CEU's Bread and Soup Nights - Begin Monday Oct 25th and continue Nov 1st, Nov 8th, Nov 15th and Nov 22nd in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Adults $4.00, Students $3.00, Children $2.00. All you can eat bread and soup. Proceeds go to the Carbon County Food Bank.

Replenish Food Banks - Happy Thanksgiving from the Carbon/Emery Board of Realtors. Please help us replenish the Carbon and Emery county food banks and win a Thanksgiving Turkey from Albertsons. Bring in canned goods to any of the Real Estate offices and put your name in once for each can you bring in. The more cans, the more chances you have to win the Thanksgiving Turkey. Help those less fortunate than you and you will be blessed!

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.

Christmas Tree Tags Available - for the Ferron/Price Ranger District, will be available to the public on November 22. The tags will be sold for $5 each on a first-come, first served basis. A family may only purchase permit in their name. Tags will not be available by mail. A tree may be cut anywhere on the Ferron/Price Ranger District except for Huntington Canyon, Straight Canyon, campgrounds, and timber sale areas. Trees may not be cut within 100 feet of roads. Many aspen stands are being replaced by conifers. To slow this process, conifer removal in aspen stands is encouraged. Any size tree may be cut. You can obtain your permits at the following offices: Ferron/Price Ranger District, 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron, (435) 384-2372 or Price Supervisors Office, 599 West Price River, Price, (435) 637-2817.

Castle Country Dance Competition - November 12 at 7:00 p.m. for ages 5-18. Solos, duets, small team competitions permitted. Sponsored by CEU Eagle Dancers. Contact Anjelena Cook at 637-3905 for more information.

Carbon High School Class of '76 - is looking for classmates to serve on the 30th Reunion. If interested contact Phill Howa, or call Leslie Tolley at 637-6130. First meeting is November 11.

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 Seniar 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.

Holiday Craft Fair - The CEU Classified Staff is holding a Holiday Craft Fair Fundraiser on Nov. 19 & 20. For more information about this event contact Geniva Brooks at 613-5266 or Kelli Curtis at 613-5431.

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 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 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.

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

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.

"Their Transformation and Ours" - Militant Labor Forum: Why the U.S. rulers are reorganizing the armed forces for more wars and why the unions remain at the Center of U.S. politics". Speaker, representative of the Socialist workers party. November 13, dinner 6:30 p.m., program 7:30 p.m. 11 West Main, Room 103. For more information 613-1091.

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.

Slovenian Home Luncheon - November 14 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Members and guests welcome.

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.

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.

Doghouses Needed - The Humane Society is in need of donated doghouses. 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.

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.

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 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 Heather Ogden 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 - 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 Sunday. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.

Books for Shut-ins - As a service to our community, the Helper Library is happy to deliver books to shut-ins. To take advantage of this service, call the library at 472-5601.

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 - 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. Children's Book Week is November 15-21, 2004. Here at the Library we will be doing a cereal box project and a Hunt for Treasure at your Library. If you have any questions please come in or call 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.


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.

St. Anthony's Annual Carnival - November 11, turkey dinner at Helper Civic Auditorium from 4:00-7:00 p.m., carnival starts at 5:00 p.m. Games, bingo, food, drinks & fun. November 12, carnival starts at 5:00 p.m. Games, bingo, food, drinks & fun, Big Bingo downstairs starts at 7:30 p.m. November 13, Mexican dinner at Helper Civic Auditorium from 4:00-7:00 p.m., carnival starts at 5:00 p.m. Games, bingo, food, drinks & fun, Big Bingo downstairs starts at 7:30 p.m. Door prizes every night, big raffle drawing and quilt raffle drawing November 13. Advance tickets available for dinners at Chuck's Pharmacy in Helper. For more information call Mike Halloran at 820-0401.

Culture Connection Fall Season - Nov. 11-13 & 15 and 18-20 & 22: 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 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.


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.

Honoring Veterans - The American Legion Price Post #3 and the VFW Miners Post 2379 and the Price Marine Corps League are joining together this Veterans Day to honor all Veterans of all wars with a special service on November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at the doughboy statue in the Peace garden. These organizations invite all veterans of all the military services to participate and pay tribute to American servicemen and women, alive and dead, who dedicated part of themselves to service and allegience to their country, their God, and their flag. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this memorium. All veterans wishing to participate should be at the Peace Garden no later than 10:30 a.m. Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms.


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.

Castle Country Quilters Guild - will meet on Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Price Senior Citizens Center. For more information call Leslie Hannay at 637-6857

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

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.

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

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.

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. Classroom, Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. For more information chontact 637-4800, Ext. #4018 or 820-0287.

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.

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.

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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