Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

April 22, 2014
Bulletin Board – April 22, 2014

Tooele

AARP Smart Driver

AARP Smart Driver class is an updated four-hour refresher course designed specifically for older drivers. The class will be held at Mountain West Medical Center, 2050 N. Main, Tooele, Friday, May 16, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch is included. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. All participants must sign up prior to the day of the class at 843-3690 or 843-3691.

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.

Grantsville

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!

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.

Tooele City Library

Regular Events

Tuesdays, 11 a.m., Wiggle Worms (interactive story time for 1- to 2-year-old children); Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 and 11:30 a.m., story time; Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m., teen time with gaming, movies and more; Fridays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., kids crafts; Select Tuesdays, 4 p.m., family movies.

Square Foot Gardening 101

Learn how to grow all the organic food you’ll need in just 20 percent of the space needed for a traditional garden. This 90-minute class takes place Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Healthy Family Pets

Dr. Gary Gowans from Countryside Animal Clinic will share tips to keep our pets healthy and happy, Tuesday, May 8, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Oh My Tech: Tech Tutors

Get tech savvy with a personal tech tutor, Tuesday, May 13, 6-7 p.m.

Babysitter Camp

Get ready to make some money this summer. You can learn to be the best babysitter on the block, Saturday, May 17, 11 a.m. to noon.

Take 25: Child Identification Kits

Get your child’s identification kit updated at no charge with Tooele City Police officers at this event, Saturday, May 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grantsville City Library

Programs

The Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., has started the fall/winter Story Time Program. Story Time will be held each Thursday at 4 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. The program is designed to create in young children a love of books through stories, puppets, games, music and crafts. For more information, call 435-884-1670.

Grantsville Library Celebration

To celebrate our first year anniversary since opening, the Grantsville City Library will be hosting an open house and book sale this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come by and say hello, have some complementary refreshments from Soelbergs and Southern Girl Sweets and enjoy the presentation from the LaForge Encore Theatre Company. Our sale will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and we’ll have hundreds of books for sale a great prices!

Schools

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!

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.

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.

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 terras@tooelecity.org.

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 www.bensonmill.org 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.

Music

Utah Wind Symphony/SHS Concert Band

The Utah Wind Symphony with the Stansbury High School Concert Band concert will be Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. in the SHS Auditorium.

Utah State University and 4H

Science and Technology Building Groundbreaking

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

TATC

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 www.tatc.edu.

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.

Education

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

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.

Scouting

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.

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.

Churches

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 http://mormon.org/meetinghouse 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, tooelecumc.org, 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 carissa.sanders2@gmail.com 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: info@stbarnabasepiscopal.org. Web at www.stbarnabasepiscopal.org. 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 www.stansburyparkbc.org.

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 www.NLOT.org.

Fundraiser Car Wash!

Come to New Life Christian Fellowship (411 E Utah Ave) starting at 10 a.m. this Saturday, April 26, and support our mission team that is going to Guatemala in October this year! Help them raise money to pay for food, wheelchairs, a new home and many more basic necessities to the people of Guatemala! Thank you for your support!

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 www.tooelechristianfellowship.org. Parking and entrance in back of building.

Charity

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.

Gardening

Monthly Gardener’s Breakfast Get-Together

This Saturday, April 19, 9-11 a.m., held at the Stockton Miners Café, 47 N. 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 jay@dirtfarmerjay.com 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 Extension Workshop

Wednesday, April 23, learn how high and mid tunnels, row covers, green houses and small scale methods can be used so you can plant earlier and grow your garden longer. Led by Britney Hunter, Associate Professor of Horticulture at USU. The class runs from 7-8 p.m., at the USU Tooele Extension, 151 N. Main. There is no charge. 435-830-1447.

Gardening Walk and Talk

Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m. to noon, the Fawson Residence, 187 Waterhole Way, Grantsville. This beautiful oasis of ponds, bridges, trails, pastures, vegetable garden and orchard, arbors, fences, outbuildings, flowers, shrubs and shade trees is a real treat! Join Gary Fawson and Jay Cooper as we stroll the grounds and chat about plants and approaches you see. There is no charge. For more information, call Jay at 435-830-1447.

Moose Lodge

Meals at the Lodge

Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5 p.m. to 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-oz 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 only.

Entertainment

The Rockaholics will be playing Saturday April 26th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Tony Medina Band Friday, 2 May from 7 p.m. to  11 p.m.

For members and their guests only.

Special Events

Mrs. Joellen Williams will have her beautiful silk flowers available for sale for Mother’s Day and Memorial Day on Friday and Saturday May 9 and 10, and May 16 and 17 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. both weekends.

Eagles Family Night

The Eagles will have their last family night until October on Saturday, May 3. Kathy Schultz and Dorothy Kindred will serve hot dogs with all the trimmings, baked beans, pasta salad and dessert at 6:30 p.m. with Bingo to follow. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 11 years and younger. Please come and bring the family for a fun evening. Public invited.

Eagles

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 25 is a 12-ounce sirloin for $11 with hosts Kathy and Richard.

Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast will be served on April 27 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.

Disabled American Veterans

Meeting

DAV meeting is scheduled Saturday, May 17 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

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

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.

Sports

Stallion Wrestling Golf Scramble

The Stallion Wrestling Golf Scramble is a four-person golf scramble on May 3 at the Links at Overlake, 416 W. 2000 North, Tooele. Starting time 8 a.m. shotgun start. $400 per group or $100 per person, which includes 18 holes with cart and lunch, prizes awarded for top two groups. We will be limiting to 18 groups so get your spot now. For more information, contact Tyson Linnell at 801-541-7509, tlinnell@tooeleschools.org, or contact Jake Phillips at 801-803-3195, Jake.Phillips@stallionwrestling.com. All proceeds go to the Stansbury Youth Wrestling Club.

Girls Soccer Jr. Stallion Skills Camp

May 3 and May 10 at Stansbury High School soccer field. Cost is $30 with T-shirt or $20 without T-shirt. Seventh and eighth graders from 8-9:30 a.m., fifth and sixth graders from 9:30-11 a.m., third and fourth graders from noon to 1:30 p.m., and kindergartners through second graders from 1:30-3 p.m.

Groups and Events

West Desert Back Country Horsemen

The March meeting of the West Desert Back Country Horseman of Utah will be held Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Tooele County Courthouse. We will be planning our May 3 ride around Vernon Resevoir! Horsemen interested in joining our group are always welcome! For more information contact Ron Powell, 435-830-4299, or Gary Bean, 801-541-7866. We hope to see you there!

Stansbury Riders

The Stansbury Riders are looking for new youth and adult members. The youth ages are 6 to 15 and will do sign ups for both adult and youth at 6 p.m. on Monday or Wednesday at the Grantsville arena located behind City Hall in Grantsville, UT. The adult ages are 15 and up. Youth practice will be begin Mondays and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Practice will also be held at the Grantsville arena. Must have own horse in order to participate. For more information please contact Chevelle Anderson 435-841-2851.

DUP Spring Convention

All Daughters of Utah Pioneers of Tooele County and Tooele Valley Companies are invited to attend the annual DUP Tooele District Spring Convention. An invitation is extended to everyone with pioneer heritage to join with us this day. Get luncheon tickets from Lynn Bevan for $10. The Spring Convention is April 26 with a general meeting at 10 a.m., after which luncheon will be served. Location is at TATC in the multipurpose room, 88 S. Tooele Blvd.

Spring Boutique

A fundraiser for Utah Dancers, Friday, April 25, 5-7:30 p.m., Excelsior Academy, 124 Erda Way. Vendors, bake sale and prize drawings.

Utah Hunter Education

Courses take place April 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 http://tooeledv5k10k.eventbrite.com.

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 mlgarbett@gmail.com.

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.

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 www.tops.org.

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 TooeleGemAndMineral@gmail.com.

Live Fit Tooele County

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

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.

PFCCA

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 familysupportcenter.org.

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.

Seniors

Medical equipment needed

Tooele and Grantsville Senior Centers are in need of donated medical equipment to be used for seniors in need. New or gently used items needed are wheelchairs, walkers, canes or other items that may be useful to our seniors. Contact Debbie Winn at the Tooele center, 435 843-4103, or Dan Lawrence, 435-843-4753, at the Grantsville center.

Grantsville Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. Activities have started. For info, call 884-3446. Exercise class twice a week, bunco, bingo, pinochle once a week. Jewelry, painting and ceramics once a week. Arts and Crafts on the second and fourth Monday at 10 a.m. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served daily. Suggested donation of $3.  The center also provides rides to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 843-4102. The April birthday dinner will be held April 25 at 4 p.m. Entertainment at the dinner will be the Grantsville High School Show Choir.

Tooele Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 55 and older. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, exercise program three times a week, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class, movies and health classes. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays for age 60 and above, suggested donation of $3, $5 for under age 60. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 435-843-2110 for more information.

Senior Circle

Senior Circle is for those ages 50 and better and costs just $15 a year per person or $27 for a couple. Call 843-3690 for more information or a membership application. Lots of great health benefits and fun activities.

 

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