Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 10, 2014
Bulletin Board – April 10, 2014


All You Can Eat Spaghetti Feast

All You Can Eat Spaghetti Feast will be held at Saint Marguerite School, 15 S. 7th Street, Thursday, April 24, 5-8 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under. All are welcome.

Cornerstone Baptist Easter Egg Hunt

Community Easter Egg Hunt to be held Saturday, April 19, 2-3 p.m. for children through sixth grade. Located at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 276 E. 500 North.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Tooele

Summer Club, ages 6-12, begins June 9 and runs through Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $375 for summer ($125 due upon registration). Space is limited. Interested? Call 843-5719.

AARP Staying Sharp Event

Learn how staying sharp will improve brain fitness, Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tooele Senior Citizens Center, 59 E. Vine St. Brain fitness and brain diseases, memory loss, successful longevity and the brain, recognizing changes in a loved one.


Baby Animal Days

Springtime at the Farm! April 26 and May 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Clark Historic Farm (378 W.Clark St.). Baby animal petting zoo, agricultural demonstrations, pony and wagon rides, food, kids’ craft barn, farm and heritage tour (11 a.m. and 1 p.m.), seed/seedling exchange (2 p.m.), reptile exhibit (April 26 only), Kentucky Derby kids races (May 3 only), Fancy Hat Contest (3 p.m., May 3 only), and Maypole Dance (noon, May 3 only). Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for kids (age 2-12), and $12 for a family pass. Enjoy a fun spring activity for the whole family!

Historical Songs Concert

Historical Songs Concert will be held on April 10, 7 p.m. at the Old Grantsville Church. Tickets $10 adults, $6 students. Enjoy old time songs played on the banjo, guitar, harmonica and more. Guests Hal Cannon and Gary Eller will present pre-radio era music they have discovered, and encourage local people to search their family records for poetry or songs written by their ancestors. This project is part of an effort to preserve original, local music that will give a unique glimpse into Tooele Valley’s past.

Grantsville Irrigation

Grantsville Irrigation will be turning on the system Monday, April 14. Please make sure your valves are closed. Agricultural users have been issued two regular turns so far. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per “A” share. You are responsible to keep track of your meter readings. Contact the office at 884-3451 with any questions or concerns.

Heritage and Home Tour

The Grantsville Heritage and Home Tour will be held in conjunction with Memorial Day activities at the Clark Historic Farm. The tour will feature historic homes and businesses around town. Tickets are $5 and will be available beginning May 15 at Williams’ Video.

Family History Center

Greet your ancestors free at the Grantsville Family History Center, 117 E. Cherry St. All are welcome with consultants there to assist you. Open Mondays noon to 4 p.m., and Tuesday through Thursday noon to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.


GHS Centennial Yearbook

Grantsville High School is offering this year’s Centennial Yearbook to the community for $50. Call 435-884-4500 to order. Order quickly before they’re gone!

TJHS Community Council Meeting

The next Tooele Junior High School Community Council meeting will be held Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the TJHS Library. All TJHS parents are encouraged to attend.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Many generous businesses and individuals in our community sponsor scholarships for graduating seniors. Now is the time to apply for local scholarships. Information on specific scholarships is available from the GHS, SHS and THS scholarship coordinators. Additional information, including specific scholarship criteria, applications and deadlines can also be found on  your school’s scholarship website.

Mr. and Miss Amazing Pageant

This year is the fourth year of the Mr. and Miss Amazing Pageant, a pageant for those with disabilities. The contestants come from Tooele High School, Grantsville High School, Stansbury High School and the community. Age range is 14-28. Pageant will be held at THS on April 10.

Saint Marguerite Junior High Program

Knowledge is power. Choose Saint Marguerite Catholic School for our junior high where children can grow strong in spirit and knowledge. Please call 435-882-0081 for details.

Saint Marguerite Kindergarten Program

Every child yearns to learn. Choose Saint Marguerite Catholic School for our outstanding ALL DAY kindergarten program for the 2014-2015 school year. Please call 435-882-0081 for more details.

Dual Language Immersion Programs

Attention all Kindergarten parents in Tooele Valley! We are having our first parent/patron informational meeting about the Dual Language Immersion Programs that will begin next fall. Any interested parents/guardians that will have first graders in the district next year are invited to attend. The DLI programs for next year: Spanish at Middle Canyon, Mandarin Chinese at Northlake, French at Grantsville, Portuguese at Harris and German at West.

Excelsior Academy tours

Curious about charter schools? Want to know more about Excelsior Academy? Tours are held each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. School tours cover a range of topics such as the Excelsior Academy Philosophy and Vision, Direct Instruction, CHAMPS and the character development program. There is also an opportunity to observe the school’s unique group settings. Come and tour the building and have any questions answered. Everyone is welcome, 124 E. Erda Way, Erda. 882-3062.

Tooele Family Center

Story and craft hour

Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).

Preschool hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. the Tooele Family Center has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. This Ready, Set, School! preschool class is for all children up to 5 years of age. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more info, call 833-1978 ext. 2127 or ext. 2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St., Bldg. #11 (right behind Tooele High School).

Kindergarten Readiness

The Tooele Family Center is offering a free weekly workshop for both parents and children. The class is designed to give parents tips and ideas of how to make their child’s education years successful. Your child must be 4 years old and beginning Kindergarten in September 2014. The next session is April 2-April 30.

Fitness and Health

Free Triathlon Clinics

Tooele City and LiveFit Tooele County will be offering free triathlon clinics. The next workshop will be Wednesday, June 4 at Pratt Aquatic Center, 55 N. 200 West, Tooele, 6:30 p.m. If you would like more information about the free Triathlon Clinics, contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation, 435-843-2142 or

Live Fit Weight Loss Contest

Live Fit Tooele County is sponsoring a 12-week weight loss/wellness program/contest. The program begins April 14. For more details, go to

Historic Benson Grist Mill

Volunteers Needed

The Historic Benson Grist Mill is looking for volunteers to get ready for the 2014 season, opening May 1. If you can share some of your time, we are looking for those who could serve as tour guides, maintenance help, docents, and in other ways. We would love to host your Eagle projects and class projects. Contact Marilyn at 435-882-7137 or Lisa at 435-843-8030. Visit for more information on how you can volunteer, upcoming events and other gatherings.

Grist Mill Spring Clean-Up

Volunteers needed to ready the Mill so that i can open May 1. Come April 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. Everyone’s help is appreciated and needed. Lunch will be provided for volunteers. Please bring work gloves. It would be greatly appreciated if you can bring rakes, shovels, brooms, buckets, rags, hammers, weed trimmers, etc. Please label these with your name.


Pioneer Valley Chamber Ensemble Concert

Pioneer Valley Chamber Ensemble Concert is proud to announce the performance of Bach’s Magnificat in D. This Easter production will be performed Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at St. Barnabes Episcopal Church, 1784 N. Aaron Drive, Tooele, 7:30 p.m. The concert is free to the public.

Utah State University and 4H


Utah State University-Tooele graduation commencement will be April 19 at 2 p.m. This year’s ceremony will take place at Tooele High School’s auditorium, 301 W. Vine. This spring 140 people are graduating with associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from USU-Tooele.

Science and Technology Building Groundbreaking

USU-Tooele groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science and Technology Building will be May 15, 2 p.m.

Money Wi$e Finance Classes

Budget Basics, Credit 101 and Debt Elimination. Classes that teach these topics will be held Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., 151 N. Main, Tooele. Classes continue through April 22. The classes are free, but call 435-277-2406 or email Darlene at to register. Leave your name, phone number and which of the four classes you are registering for.

4H Mother-Daughter Sew-a-thon

Join us for this fun event. Each person will be making pillow cases and learning how to felt. It will be held Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 plus fabric to make pillow case and your own lunch. Prepay and register at 151 N. Main. Call Darlene Christensen at 435-277-2406 with any questions.

4H Decorate that Easter Egg!

Join us Thursday, April 10 6:30-7:30 p.m. and learn how to decorate eggs in new and fun ways. You will learn two or three techniques. Cost is $5. If a child is not yet a 4H member, please plan to pay $5 yearly 4H registration fee as well. Children need to be age 8 and in third grade or older. Parents are encouraged to come play, but children can come by themselves. Register at 151 N. Main.


CPR Certification

TATC offers a CPR course designed for responders required to have CPR certification or for those who simply want to help in an emergency. The course is based on the American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is offered every second Monday of the month from noon to 4 p.m. for $17.25. The book can be checked out in Student Services or purchased through the Campus Store.

Enrollment for New Programs

We are currently enrolling for our new programs, which include Industrial Maintenance, Heavy Duty Diesel Technician and Nail Technician programs. For detailed information about all programs, visit

ATV Round-up Scholarship Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for May 17.  Tooele Applied Technology College will be holding its third annual ATV Round-up Scholarship Fundraiser at Ophir Park.  For more information on registration or to become a sponsor, please contact Sarah Anderson at 435-248-1802.


Network meetings

Looking to obtain or improve your employment? Come join the Tooele Networking Group and learn job seeking techniques, how to market yourself, get support and actually search job leads. Every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Tooele LDS Employment Resource Center located next to Deseret Industries. Everyone is welcome.

Online courses

Online courses in Network+ and Security+ IT are designed for the IT professional seeking to upgrade their skills and knowledge of networking and security, and prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. Call the TATC at 248-1800 for more information or to enroll.

Adult education

Get your high school diploma this year. All classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation and English as a second language are available. Register now to graduate — just $50 per semester. Located at 211 Tooele Blvd., call 833-8750. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.


ESOL conversational classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for individualized study. Registration is $50 per semester. Call 833-8750 for more information.


Cub Scout Roundtable

What do you have planned for the first Thursday each month? Reserve this evening and join other Cub Scouters from Tooele County at Cub Scout Roundtable. Do you need help with a challenge? Do you have a success that you would like to share? Do you enjoy being with other Cub Scout leaders and learning how to make the Cub Scouting program better in your pack or den? Do you need information about upcoming training and Cub Scouting activities? Have you registered your Webelos for Webelos Outdoor Activity? Come meet Thursday, May 1, 7:30 p.m., Tooele Junior High School, 411 W. Vine, Tooele.

BALOO Training

Basic Adult Leader Outdoor Orientation is a great fun training event for those volunteering in Cub Scouting. It will be held Saturday, April 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch and training materials are provided. More info can be found at Cub Scout Roundtable and

District Cub Scout Pinewood Derby

Deseret Peak District invited all registered Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos to race in the 3rd Annual District Pinewood Derby. Race day is April 26. Check in and inspection starts at 4 p.m. and race starts at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required and can be done at 134 W. 400 South. Deadline to register is April 12.

Webelos Outdoor Activity

Webelos and their parents are invited to register for the annual Webelos Outdoor Activity, May 9-10. Check in starts that Friday at 5 p.m., and activity ends Saturday at 3:30 p.m. This activity requires the Webelos Scout’s parent for him to participate. The cost is $30. Pre-registration is required and can be done at McBeth’s Scout Shop, 134 W. 400 South. Deadline to register is April 22. Call Michelle or Roger at 435-882-9919 for more information.


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

To find a meeting house and time of worship for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, go to or contact 435-850-8211.

Berean Full Gospel Church

We invite you to discover how God’s Word can transform your life and provide you with the answers for questions and for problems you may be struggling to overcome. Come join us this Sunday morning for our 10 a.m. worship service where we will assemble in praise, share testimonies and explore worship in ways that strive to highlight the greatness of God. After our morning praise and worship time we enter into a one-hour Bible Study at 11 a.m. Attend with us Sunday mornings at 635 N. Main St., (Phil’s Glass), or call 435-578-8022 for more information.

First Baptist Church

Some churches seek to entertain, some seek to be politically correct. We seek to know Jesus Christ better, through understanding and applying His Word to our lives. If that is what you seek, then join us in worship of the Lord, and in serving Him by serving those around us. Sunday Bible study: 9:45 a.m., Worship is at 11 a.m., 882-2048.

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. Please check our website,, or call Tooele UMC’s office at 882-1349 or Pastor Debi’s cell at 801-651-2557 for more info. We are located at 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele.

Wednesday meal

Every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., we will serve a free dinner from Tooele United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to come and eat. Our goal is to provide a free, hot meal for everyone. We want to get the community involved and invite all people in order to forge relationships and build bridges between people of all economic backgrounds in Tooele. Although the meal is being served from TUMC, it is a non-denominational event and we invite and encourage all people to join us. We will need help and volunteers in various ways, such as helping to serve, cook and clean up, donate food and share talents. If you are interested in getting involved, e-mail Carissa Sanders at or call (785) 737-3467.

Church of Christ

Church of Christ meets at 430 W. Utah Ave. Bible class, Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday Bible class at 7 p.m. We seek to be the Lord’s church established about 33 AD. Jesus is our only head of the church, headquarters are heaven. Come and grow with us. Call 882-4642.

Cornerstone Baptist

Passion for God, compassion for people at 276 E. 500 North in Tooele, phone: 882-6263. Come as you are this Sunday, where you can hear a message from the Bible and meet new friends. Service times: Bible study (for all ages) 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m.; WiseGuys children’s program 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all services, and children’s church during morning worship. WiseGuys Program during evening worship.

Mountain of Faith Lutheran

We’re a healthy, growing congregation who welcomes newcomers and reaches out to those in need. Join us for worship Sunday mornings at 10 a.m., 560 S. Main, Tooele. We treat the word of God with respect without taking ourselves too seriously. Check us out on Facebook by searching for Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Please join us for meaningful worship that is also casual and relaxed. For more information, call 882-7291.

St. Barnabas’ Episcopal

Weekly service of word, prayer and sacrament followed by fellowship. Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, 1784 N. Aaron Drive, Tooele. Phone: 882-4721. Email: Web at You are God’s beloved child, beautifully created in God’s own image. Whatever your history, wherever you are in life’s journey, the Episcopal Church welcomes you.

Spanish services

La Iglesia Biblica Bautista de Tooele le invita a sus servicios en espanol Jueves 6 p.m., Domingos 2 p.m. We invite you to their Spanish services on Thursday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Come to know a church that focused in the word of God rather than the emotions. God loves you and he wants to reveal himself to you. Located at 276 E. 500 North, Tooele. Call 840-5036, rides provided.

St. Marguerite

St. Marguerite Catholic Community welcomes you to worship with us. Our liturgy schedule is as follows: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m., Sunday 7:45 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 9 a.m. Religious education for youth: Sunday 9 a.m. Confession 4 p.m. Saturday. Office hours Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 435-882-3860. St. Marguerite Catholic Elementary School can be reached at 435-882-0081. We are located on the corner of Seventh Street and Vine Street.

Brit-Ammi Kahal

Covenant People Assembly are teaching the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith. Visitors welcome on Saturdays at 1 p.m., 37 S. Main Street, Tooele. Call 843-5444 for more information.

Bible Baptist Church

The folks at Bible Baptist Church would like to invite you to some old fashioned church services with singing from the old fashioned hymns and messages from the old fashioned KJV Bible. Some things should never change. Sunday Service times: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; gospel hour, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening services, 6 p.m. Contact Pastor Jeff Sinner at 840-2152.

Mountain View Baptist Church

We would like to invite you to discover what God’s plan and purpose is for your life. The Bible contains all of the answers for life’s questions. Come and join us this Sunday for our adult Bible study and graded Sunday School which starts at 9:45 a.m. Our worship service begins at 11 a.m. We also have a Bible study time each Sunday at 6 p.m. We meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for prayer time. Bring your needs and let us pray together for God’s help. Mountain View Baptist Church meets at the Eastgate Plaza in Grantsville, Suite 2C. Join us.

Stansbury Park Baptist Church

Please join us each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for Worship Services and Bible Study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (next to the SP Swimming Pool). For details, please call us at 830-1868 or go to

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church at 349 N. Seventh St. would like to invite you to hear of God’s grace and the love of Christ who died to forgive you of your sins and attain salvation on your behalf every Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

New Life Christian Fellowship

We invite you to worship and serve Jesus with us. Our clothing closet and food pantry is open from noon to 3 p.m. every Tuesday to Thursday at 411 E. Utah Ave. Programs for kids, teens, women and men are also available every week. Sunday services are in the Stansbury High School café at 10 a.m. and at our Tooele building at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Come join us. Find out more by calling 843-7430 or visiting

Tooele Christian Fellowship

Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 11 a.m. Services are held at 40 N. Main, former Stowes Family Music building. For more information, call 435-224-3392 or Parking and entrance in back of building.


Food Bank Distribution

The Utah Food Bank will distribute food at New Life Christian Fellowship, 411 E. Utah Ave., Wednesday, April 16, 10-11 a.m. It will then distribute at New Life Christian Fellowship in Lake Point, 1533 Meadowlark Ln., Thursday, April 17, 10-11 a.m.

Tooele Children’s Justice Center

Tooele Children’s Justice Center is in need of CD-Rs, DVDs and soda. We appreciate all donations. For inquiries or drop-off call 435-843-3440. 25 S. 100 East, Tooele.

United Methodist Church

Tooele United Methodist church offers a free dinner every Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Food pantry

The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering an emergency food pantry to meet the needs of our community. The food pantry is available for emergency needs. Hours of operation are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. We are located at 580 S. Main Street. For information call 882-2048.


Larry Sagers Memorial Garden Dedication

Saturday, April 12, 2 p.m., Master Garden, USU Extension Offices, 151 N. Main, Tooele. There will be a commemoration of gardening community contributions by Larry Sagers, dedication of the garden, and installation of the remembrance plaque. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Patty Wheeler at, or call 435-277-2409.

Monthly Gardener’s Breakfast Get-Together

Saturday after next, April 19, 9-11 a.m., held at the Stockton Miners Café, 47 North Connor (the Main Street) in Stockton. Current gardening topics, challenges, successes, and collective advice will be shared. Admission is the price of whatever you order off the menu! This month, join us for a garden tour after breakfast of the Durtschi Residence — a world-class daffodil and bulb garden in Stockton! For more information, contact or call 435-830-1447.

Pesticide License and Applicator Class

Tuesday, April 22, 6-9 p.m. Complete this free class to obtain your license ($20 fee) that allows you to purchase and apply restricted materials for various pest and weed controls. For more information call Linden Greenhalgh, 435-277-2407, or Jerry Caldwell, Tooele County Weed Supervisor, at 435-830-7273.

Season Opening

New Horizons Garden Center, Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Located on the Southeast corner of state Route 36 and Bates Canyon Road. Classes on water-wise and adapted plants, garden planning assistance, spotlights on new offerings and legacy plants. For more information, contact Faye Millican at 435-840-0888, or

Moose Lodge

Meals at Lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5-9 p.m. Friday night dinners include Clam Chowder or Homemade Chili, and/or fish baskets (halibut, Shrimp, or chicken strips). Saturday night dinners include 16-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak w/choice of baked potato/fries, salad and roll; halibut or salmon steak w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll, or jumbo shrimp w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll. All meals are for a reasonable price. No orders taken after 8:45 p.m. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. For members and their guests.


Brent Fender’s Band will play Saturday, April 12 from 7-11 p.m. The Rockaholics will play Saturday, April 26 from 7-11 p.m. For members and their guests only.

Special Events

Kids Easter Party will be Saturday, April 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For members and their guests only.


Steak Night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. The special for Friday, April 11 is a 16-ounce ribeye steak for $14 with hosts Barbara and Kevin.

Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast will be served on April 13 from 9 a.m. to noon. The menu is great, eggs and meat, cooked to order, omelets, pancakes and French toast with meat and eggs, your choice, for $7 for adults and $3 for children 11 years of age and under. There is a $5 special each Sunday. Public is invited.

Children’s AIDS Awareness Charity DInner

Chairman Kathy and Richard Wamsley will serve a chicken fried steak dinner with all the trimmings upstairs at the Eagles Lodge on Saturday, April 12 from 5-8 p.m. The cost will be $9 a plate. There will be a raffle with an antique Eagles Decanter as the main prize and a 50/50. All proceeds will go to the Children’s AIDS Awareness Charity Fund. Members and guests invited.

Past President’s Dinner Meeting

PMP Barbara Denner will host the meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 7 p.m., Jim’s Restaurant. All PPs are invited to attend.

Auxiliary Meeting

The Auxiliary’s first meeting in April is April 14. Sisters, just a reminder, three weeks between meetings. Please come out and join in.

Disabled American Veterans


DAV meeting is scheduled Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m., Moose Lodge. The DAV holds meetings on the third Saturday of every month.

Volunteer Drivers Needed

The DAV is looking for three volunteer drivers. No DAV membership is required. Will need a VA physical. Call Jim Yale at 435-849-0521 or 882-7626. Or call Les Peterson at 435-830-7812.



Masons meeting second Friday at 7 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m., 22 Settlement Canyon, Tooele. Breakfast on the second Saturday, 9 a.m., Jim’s Cafe. For more information or a ride, call Jim at 435-850-9203.

Tooele County Historical Society

April Meeting

Our featured speaker for the Tooele County Historical Society meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m., will be Douglas Page from Cedar City. His presentation will be about the Charcoal Kilns in Tooele County, including Pine County, Stockton, Soldiers Canyon, Tooele City and Gold Hill. He is doing research with Professor Straka from Clemson University in South Carolina, about the kilns in Utah and their role with the mining and smelting industry. The meeting will be held at the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine, Tooele. Parking is in the rear of the building. Please enter through the back door and take the ramp down to the meeting room. Members and guests are welcome. If you would like to join our organization, our dues are $5 per year.

Historical Society Books

Tooele County Historical Society’s books will be available to purchase at our meeting. The History of Tooele County Volume II is $30, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $20, and we also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends.

Historical sign

The Tooele Co. Historical Society has recently made a loan agreement with the Utah State Historical Society to display an old Lincoln Highway sign that was on the border of Utah and Nevada. The unique sign is on display at the Pioneer Museum.

Seeking Historical Items

Tooele County Historical Society would like members of the community who have any family or personal histories, photographs, books, brochures, DVDs, VHS tapes, or newspaper articles that you would like to donate to our organization to please call us. We are also looking for books, newspaper articles, photos, brochures or any history that pertains to the Tooele County area. If you would like to donate them to our organization, or if you would let us make a copy for the Tooele County Historical Society, please call Alice Dale at 435-882-1612.

Groups and Events

Birch Family Pharmacy Diabetic Support Group

The Birch Family Pharmacy Support Group will meet on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. in room 280 of the Tooele County Health Department. Optional potluck will begin the meeting. You can come eat without bringing food! If you have questions, call Perky at 435-840-4831 or Eileen at 435-840-0299.

Utah Hunter Education

Courses take place April 15, 17, 22, 23 and 24 on 26th Range. All classes are from 6-9 p.m. State law requires students to attend all sessions of class. Classes held at Tooele County Health Building, 151 N. Main St. For more information call Gene at 882-4767 or Bryan at 882-6795. All students must purchase a Hunter Education voucher for $10 from a license agent/vender before attending a class. Bring the voucher to the first class and give to the instructor. The voucher includes all costs for the class and includes a small game license that is validated upon completion of the class.

Domestic Violence Awareness 5k/10k

Domestic Violence Awareness 5k/10k run/walk takes place Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. The cost is $25, which includes T-shirt with pre-registration. Deadline for pre-registration is April 21. Check-in/Registration is 8 a.m. at Elton Park. For more information contact Geneal Dart, 435-882-2036. Also visit

Stansbury Art and Literary Society

The Stansbury Art and Literary Society announces a semi-annual Open House, April 22. It is located in the lobby of the TATC, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., 7-9 p.m. The theme for this artistic show is “Crazy Blooms.” Artists will show their work, and information about the society will be available. For further information, contact Pat Jessie at

Brain Injury Support Group

Tooele County Brain Injury Support Group meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, TATC, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., 6:30-7:30 p.m. All survivors, family and friends are welcome. Please join us on Facebook at Tooele County Brain Injury Support Group. For more information, contact Michelle at

Tooele Valley Family History Center

Research your ancestors free with trained FamilySearch volunteers at the Tooele Valley Family History Center, 751 N. 520 East, Tooele. Phone 435-882-1396. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings by appointment only. Special classes offered regularly. Call the center for more information.

Family History Classes

Eight weeks of Family History classes, 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday nights through May 23. Please call the Family History Center to sign up, 435-882-1396.

15th Annual NWTF Banquet and Auction

Tooele County Strutters, the local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will hold their annual banquet and auction on Saturday, April 12, at Deseret Peak Complex. Doors open at 5 p.m. For tickets or more information, call or text Laurie Erickson, 435-830-9224, Jody Erickson, 435-849-1082, or Ty Anderson, 435-830-4660. Come join us for a night of fun, food and prizes for the entire family.

Recovery International

We have a very structured group that follows a format of four basic steps: report an upset, describe thoughts, impulses, feelings and sensations. If you can’t change a situation,  you can change your attitude toward it. Life can be distressing, but not dangerous. Recovery is helpful for handling addictions, fears, anxiety, anger, loneliness, worries and any challenge. Try it for six weeks. For more information, call MaryAnn 884-0215.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Do something good for yourself and your heart, and make a plan to lose that excess weight. TOPS can help you achieve your goals and support you in your journey of health and wellness. We provide accountability through weekly weigh-ins and support and encouragement in a non-judgmental environment. TOPS is open to all men, women, teens and preteens. There are now two TOPS chapters in Tooele to accommodate your schedule. UT 330 Tooele meets Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the old county courthouse. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150 for information. UT 365 Tooele meets Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Bit n Spur Clubhouse, 240 W. 500 North. Call Lisa at 882-1442 for information. Also see the TOPS website at

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., 7:30 p.m. Membership dues are only $10 per year if you would like to join, or just come visit. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. We are celebrating 50 years since the club was formed. Come have fun with us! Visit us on Facebook. Contact: 435-882-5752 or email

Live Fit Tooele County

Live Fit Tooele County sponsored indoor active play. For a detailed calendar, go to

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goals of the Sons of Utah Pioneers Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep alive our pioneer heritage. We do this through histories, stories, artifacts, monuments, museums, service and scholarships. Much of this labor of love is found in the Tooele Pioneer Museum at 47 E. Vine in Tooele, as well as various statues and monuments around the county. The Tooele Pioneer cemetery, at the mouth of Settlement Canyon, is another of our projects. We are always looking for artifacts and histories, including yearbooks, as a loan or gift to be displayed for everyone’s benefit at the Tooele Pioneer Museum. To learn more about this fascinating work, attend a potlcuk dinner the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizens Center next to the Tooele Pioneer Museum. A short educational program will follow dinner. To speak with someone about the museum, call Tim Booth at 882-1902. For more information about the Sons of Utah Pioneers, call Glen Stevens at 882-3168.

Mood disorder support group

Do you or someone you love have a mood disorder? NAMI-Tooele affiliation offers help, hope and healing. Please join us for support group sessions every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at the New Reflection Clubhouse on 900 South in Tooele. For more info, contact Kelly at 841-9903.


The Professional Family Child Care Association of Utah will be holding Chapter Meetings in Tooele the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. This support group/training meeting is open to all childcare providers in Stockton, Tooele, Erda, Stansbury, Grantsville and Lake Point. For more information, call Kathy Witt, 435-830-9614.

Family Support Center

The Family Support Center is a non-profit agency providing services in Salt Lake and Tooele County. Free 12-week in-home parenting skills program. Families with children birth to 17 will receive instruction during an 80-minute weekly visit to gain the tools they need to strengthen their family. Topics discussed include communication, conflict resolution, attachment and bonding, establishing rules and routines as well as managing stress. Please contact Rachel at (801) 955-9110 ext. 107 for more information. You can also visit

Tooele Family AI-Anon

Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at Alano Club (by White’s Trailer Court), 1120 Utah Ave., Sundays at 5 p.m. at Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Call Gesele with questions, 435-224-4015.


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