Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 29, 2013
Bulletin Board – August 29, 2013


Class of ’83 Reunion

Tooele High School Class of ’83 reunion will be held Sept. 20-21. The reunion committee is trying to contact all class members to ensure everyone’s attendance. For information on events, to register or update your contact information, go to our website at If you do not have Internet access, contact Leigh Ann at 435-849-1077.

Tooele City 4-H Community Club

The Tooele City 4-H Community Club is for youth in the third grade and older. We will meet every Monday from 4-5:30 p.m. from Oct. 7 through Dec. 2 at the USU Extension Auditorium, 151 N. Main St. There is a $10 registration fee. If you have any questions, please contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at 435-843-2142 or

Free Family Dinner in the Park

Celebrate National Eat Dinner With Your Family Day by attending a FREE family Dinner in the Park on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Swimming Pool Park, 55 N. 200 West. Dinner is for families of all ages. Please note that this is a family activity. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. There will be FREE dinner while supplies last! Enjoy a night of dinner and learn the benefits of eating dinner as a family! Families will be given a coupon for $5 for the entire family to swim that evening at the Pratt Aquatic Center. Event is sponsored by USU Tooele County Extension, Valley Mental Health, Tooele County Housing Authority, Tooele Boys and Girls Club, Tooele City, Tooele County Health Department, Walmart Logistics and Tooele Communities that Care. For more information, contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at 435-843-2142 or at

Blackbeard the Pirate Auditions

Tooele children who are in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to audition for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Blackbeard the Pirate. Auditions will be held on Monday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m. at Copper Canyon Elementary, 1600 N. Broadway, Tooele. There is no cost to participate. There is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play. Children must be able to attend all the rehearsals and two performances on Saturday, Sept. 28. Production is sponsored by the Tooele City Arts Council. For more information, please contact the Tooele City Arts Council at 435-843-2142 or at

Blackbeard the Pirate Performances

Tooele City Arts Council would like to invite you to attend a Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Blackbeard the Pirate featuring local performers. The performances will be on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Copper Canyon Elementary, 1600 N. Broadway, Tooele. Tickets will be available at the door and the cost is $3 for adults, $2 for children and $10 for the family. Missoula Children’s Theatre in Tooele is sponsored by the Tooele City Arts Council as part of the Tooele City Parks, Arts and Recreation program. For more information, please contact the Tooele City Arts Council at 435-843-2142 or at

Class of ‘53 Reunion

Our 60-year Tooele High class reunion will be held Sept. 13 at the Eagles Nest at the Tooele Army Depot. Social hour is 5:30 p.m. Dinner is 6:30 p.m. We have some in our class we are unable to find. Please call JoAnn at 435-882-8137 for names we are unable to find. Maybe you can help.

Class of ‘58 Reunion

Our 55-year Tooele High School Class of ‘58 reunion will be the Friday after Labor Day, Sept. 6. We will have a luncheon at the Benson Grist Mill near Mill Pond at 10 a.m. Dinner will be at the Eagles Nest, at the Army Depot, at 6 p.m. For more information, call Michael Shuler at 602-826-9471 or email


Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market at Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark, Grantsville on Saturdays, now until Sept. 28, 8-11 a.m. Produce and handcrafted booths are free. Contact Tammy Wright, for more info.

Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival at Clark Historic Farm, Oct. 10-12. We are looking for vendors, demonstrators and musicians. Please contact Susan Johnsen, 884-3306.

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.

DUP Museum

The Grantsville DUP Museum at the Clark Historic Farm is now open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. through Aug. 31. For appointments or tours at other times, please call Ellen Yates at 884-0253 or Coralie Lougy at 884-3832.

Stansbury Park

Highland Dancing

Come learn Scottish Highland Highland Dancing! You don’t have to be Scottish to learn how to do the fling. Ages 4 and up. Call 224-4019 or email for more information.


Tooele City Library

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.

Grantsville Library

The Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., will begin the fall/winter Story Time Program on Thursday, Sept. 12. 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.


Flea Market

West Elementary School Flea Market will be held Sept. 21. Sign ups for vendors have started. Call 208-317-6216 to reserve your space. The cost is $20 for one vendor space or $35 for two spaces.

THS Community Council elections

Nominations are now being accepted for the Tooele High School Community Council. There are four vacant parent seats. Any parent or guardian of a current Tooele High School student is eligible to run. If you are interested in being nominated, please contact the office no later than Sept. 6 so that ballots can be prepared. Candidate names will be posted on Sept. 7 on the school’s website and at the office. The election will be held at Tooele High during business hours (7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.) on Sept. 9-11. If you have any questions about the council or the election, please contact Principal Bill Gochis at 435-833-1978.

East Elementary

East Elementary Schools has openings for parents and teachers to serve as chairman, vice chairman, secretary and committee members on the school community council for the 2013-2014 school year. If interested, fill out the volunteer sign-up form in the office from now until Saturday. Elections will be held Sept. 3-6 in the office.

Preschool program

The preschool program in Tooele County School District has openings in their tuition classrooms for 3 and 4 year olds. We also do monthly assessments if you have concerns about your child’s development. Call 833-1966.

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

This Tooele Family Center-PIRC is offering a free five-week workshop for both parent and child. Your child will participate in a preschool introducing skills that are needed for kindergarten while you participate in a class that will give you tips and ideas of how to make your child’s education years successful. Your child must be 4 years old and beginning kindergarten in September 2014. Next session is Wednesday, Sept. 4. Please call the center for more details and to sign-up at 833-1978 ext. *2127 or ext. *2010. We’re located at 301 W. Vine St. Bldg. 11 (right behind Tooele High School).

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.


Expanded Hours in Welding

TATC is happy to announce the welding program will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Whether you are training for a new career or want to know who to operate your own welder for home, ranch or yard art projects, TATC has a schedule for you. Stop in our new campus at 88 S. Tooele Blvd. or call 435-248-1800 for more information.

Utah State University

Boiling Water Canning Hands-on workshop

This workshop will be held Thursday, Sept. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 151 N Main. Cost is $20. Participants will take home three freshly canned jars of food, recipes and other resources. Please prepay and register at or USU Extension 151 N. Main, Tooele County Health Bldg, first office on right, Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Call or text Darlene Christensen at 435-840-4404 or call Dana Cooper at 882-4554.

Pressure Canning Hands-on workshop

This workshop will be held Thursday, Sept. 5 from 6-9 p.m. at 151 N. Main. Cost is $20. Participants will take home three freshly canned jars of food, recipes and other resources. Please prepay and register at or USU Extension 151 N. Main, Tooele County Health Bldg, first office on right Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Questions? Call or text Darlene Christensen at 435-840-4404 or call Dana Cooper at 882-4554.


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.

Gift and Craft Fair

The Annual Gift and Craft Fair at Tooele Methodist Church needs your unique items. Table space is now available but won’t last long. Sign up quickly to save your space. Call Glenice at 435-225-2603.

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. The Bible produces nondenominational Christians only. 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. at 560 S. Main Street, 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 about our family of faith, 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 Parish Community welcomes you to come worship with us. St. Marguerite Catholic Church’s weekly schedule: Celebration of the Eucharist: Saturdays at 5 p.m., Sundays at 10 a.m. and noon (Spanish), and Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. Reconciliation (confessions): Saturdays at 4 p.m. The church is located at 15 S. Seventh St. Contact us at 882-3860.


St. Marguerite will begin its Rites of Catholic Initiation of Adults classes on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Education Building, 15 S. Seventh St. Anyone interested in the Catholic faith, looking for baptism, finish receiving their sacraments, please feel free to attend. Contact Debbie at 435-843-5331 with any questions.

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 and Bible study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (located next to the swimming pool). Colossians and 2nd Timothy are the current teaching focus. For details, please call 830-1868 or go to

Women’s Bible Study

Stansbury Park Baptist Church invites you to study Beth Moore’s “Living Beyond Yourself, Exploring the Fruit of the Spirit” with women in the community for 11 weeks. This DVD-driven Bible study begins Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Millpond Spa in Stansbury Park. Call Bev Gearo at 435-830-1868 with any questions.

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. and every Sunday evening at 6 p.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


United Methodist Church

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

Soul Shoes

Soul Shoes is collecting new and slightly worn shoes for victims of domestic violence and the homeless in Tooele County. Contact Trisha at 843-1694 for drop off.

CASA volunteers

Lift up a child’s voice, a child’s life. Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom. Volunteers work until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. Volunteers are common citizens over 21 years old with a heart for vulnerable children. Apply at or call (801)574-1472.

Writing volunteers

Valley Mental Health in Tooele, a non-profit organization, is looking for several volunteers with grant writing experience and/or computer/typing skills to perform data entry at the Tooele office. Must pass a background check and be able to volunteer a few hours or more each week (can volunteer anytime Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Contact Alex C. Gonzalez or Adrienne Berrett at 843-3520.

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.

Rocky Mountain Hospice

While it can be difficult at times, volunteering can be a most rewarding and worthwhile experience. Rocky Mountain Hospice is looking for dedicated individuals who are willing to spend one to two hours per week volunteering. We ask for a time commitment of at least six months. We provide 12 hours of training, TB testing and a background check. Hospice volunteers assist end-of-life patients and their families with friendly visits and companionship, respite care for caregivers, light housekeeping, grocery shopping and end of life projects. Please contact Tina Rasmussen at (801)397-4904 or

Hospice volunteers

Hospice volunteers are needed for Harmony Hospice to give a wonderful gift: your time, companionship, yardwork and music. Become an 11th hour volunteer. Call Coy at 225-6586.

Volunteer opportunity

Rocky Mountain Care Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is looking for volunteers in Tooele. Our volunteers provide respite care, friendly visits, conversation, light household chores, and other needs to terminally ill patients who are on our hospice services. Please visit our website at Training, background check, and TB test required — all provided. Please contact Jill at (801)397-4904 for additional information.

Cat food needed

Local non-profit rescue group desperately needs cat food to feed the homeless cats in Tooele. Please drop off donations at 178 W. 700 North or the Tooele Veterinary Clinic at 1182 N. 80 East. Any questions please call 882-2667.

Tooele Animal Outreach

Tooele Animal Outreach is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization desperately seeking volunteers in our community who love animals like we do to help continue finding forever homes for abandoned and neglected animals. We need volunteers for various projects, i.e. posting animal pictures on the Internet, taking foster animals to vet appointments, organizing fundraising and adoption events, picking up donated food, blankets and medication for foster animals and fostering dogs. If you would like to find out more about our program, please contact Marci at 830-4049.


Golf Scramble

Santa for Soldiers Golf Scramble, Sept. 13. Deadline to register is Sept. 10. Call Dave McCall at 435-496-0458 or Chris Scott at 435-882-4220. Proceeds to deployed military families.

Moose Lodge

Meals at the lodge

Friday night dinners include clam chowder and/or fish baskets (halibut, shrimp or chicken strips). Costs are $10 for halibut or shrimp baskets w/cup of chowder, chicken strips w/cup of chowder $7. Bowl of chowder $4, and cup of chowder $2. Saturday night dinners include 16-ounce ribeye or T-bone steak w/choice of baked potato/fries, salad and roll for $15. Halibut or salmon steak w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll $15, or jumbo shrimp w/choice of baked or fries, salad and roll for $13. Members who purchase five dinners either Friday or Saturday nights at regular price will receive their next dinner free. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge at 11 a.m. For members and their guests.


Karaoke, Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. Family Bowling Day, Saturday, Sept. 14 at All Star Lanes Tooele at 2 p.m. Cost is $10 each and includes three games and shoes. For members and their guests.

Special Events

Patriots Golf Scramble Sunday, Sept. 8, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Life Line Health Screening, Sept. 9 starting at 8 a.m. Loyal Order of Moose 2013 is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Life Line Screening will host their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings on Sept. 9. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems. Register for a Wellness Package that includes four vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or


Steak Night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. Nothing this week because of the Labor Day holiday.

Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast will be served on Sunday, Sept. 8 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 will be a breakfast special on this day, also, for $5. “Bad” tomato juice is available. Please come out and bring the family for a wonderful breakfast.

Queen of Hearts night

The Eagles will have a fun game on Monday nights from 5 to 7 p.m. Come up, have a cool one, purchase a ticket and win the Queen of Hearts. Members only.



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.

Summer Luau

Come join us for a roasted pit pork and Hawaiian chicken dinner with Polynesian fire dancers for entertainment on Sept. 7 from 6-9:30 p.m. at Rocky Mountain Lodge No. 11, 22 Settlement Canyon Rd., Tooele. Cost for adults is $12, children $5. Proceeds to benefit the Children’s Justice Center.

Tooele County Historical Society

Historical books

Tooele Co. Historical Society books are available for purchase. The History of Tooele County Volume 11 is $25. The Mining, Smelting and Railroading in Tooele is $15, and we will also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends. Contact Alice Dale at 882-1612.

Seeking historical items

Tooele Co. 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 882-1612.

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.

Groups and Events

GHS Rodeo Team

The Grantsville High School rodeo team, which includes students from Grantsville, Tooele and Stansbury high schools, will be holding its annual high school rodeo Sept. 7 at Deseret Peak Complex. It starts at 9 a.m. and admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-12. Children under 5 enter for free. Come out and watch high school rodeo stars from all across Utah compete.

St. Marguerite Parish Fall Festival

Friday, Sept. 20, 5-11 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at 15 S. Seventh St. Featured food booths will be Indian Tacos, Mexican, German, Guam and American food. Other booths include Country Store and Bakery, Religious Goods booth and themed raffle baskets. Children’s carnival will include pony rides, games, bounce houses and art contest.  Live entertainment featuring The Old Man Garage Band and Bent Fender. For more information contact Debbie McManaman 435-840-1153.

Children’s Justice Center 5K

The Tooele County Children’s Justice Center 5K Fun Run will be held Sept. 14. Pre-register by Sept. 2. The cost is $15 for anyone age 11 and older, and $10 for children between 5-10. Registration forms are available at Albertson’s or Miller Motorsports Park. Call Christine at 435-224-4690 with any questions.

Tooele County Recovery Day

Tooele County Recovery Day one-mile fun run/walk is on Sept. 10 at 4:15 p.m. For more information, contact Kirsten Martin at 435-843-3520.


Come show off your dog’s best tricks on Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Skyline Park, 600 E. 450 South, Tooele. The entry fee is $6 per dog. Leashes required at all times.

St. Marguerite 5K

The St. Marguerite Catholic School’s annual 5K run will be held Nov. 2. Pre-register by calling 435-882-0081 or stop by the school at 15 S. Seventh St., Tooele. The cost is $25 for those 15 and older, and $20 for those 14 and younger. Price includes a T-shirt. The school is also planning a bake sale and craft fair that same day starting at 9 a.m. Space is available if you are interested in renting a table to sell your homemade crafts and goods. Table rental is $50. Money raised during the event goes to the St. Marguerite scholarship fund.

Diagnostic Clinic

It is that time of year again where the Master Gardeners are available to help solve gardening problems on Wednesdays. This will continue through September. Tooele County Master Gardeners conduct the Diagnostic Clinic for the benefit of all county residents. People can bring a sample of the plant with the proglem to the USU Extension library room at 151 N. Main St. Wednesday afternoons between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Volunteers will also be on hand to answer questions about growing plants in flowerbeds and vegetable gardens as well as planting and care of shrubs and trees.

Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine St. at 7:30 p.m. Membership dues are only $10 per year if you would like to join. Come learn about rocks and minerals, field trips for rock collecting, and our Big Gem Show the last weekend in September. Call 435-882-5752 with any questions.

Bereavement support group

Harmony Hospice offers a weekly bereavement support group for any person who has had a loved one who has died. You do not need to be affiliated with Harmony or have had services in order to come and participate. Everyone is welcome. The group meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Harmony Home Health and Hospice, 2356 N. 400 East, Bldg. B, Suite 206 in Tooele. Please contact Leonard Barber for any questions you might have at 843-9054.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

The goal of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep alive the history and tremendous contributions of our early Tooele County pioneers and others. If this is something that you may be interested in joining, please attend a pot luck dinner the first Thursday of each month in the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is followed by a short program. Park behind the building and enter the northwest doors.

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.

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


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. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served daily. Suggested donation of $2.50.  The center also provides rides to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 843-4102.

Tooele Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. New and exciting activities have started. For info, call 843-4110. These include bridge and pinochle, arthritic exercise program three times a week, line dancing, woodworking, Wii games, watercolor class and karaoke. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served, daily donation of $2.50. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas.

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.


Addiction recovery

The freedom from addiction group, RUSH, holds meetings on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at 23 S. Main Street, Suite 33, Tooele.

Recovery International

Recovery International is a structured self-help group that teaches skills to relieve symptoms caused by stress, anger, fear, anxiety, depression and confusion. Support and fellowship is extended among those who share these kinds of problems. We’re now meeting at the Grantsville City Library, 42 N. Bowery St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Call Mary Ann at 884-0215 for information. Please call the library at 884-1670 to make sure we are having the group before coming.

S.A. recovery group

S.A. men’s group meets every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. at the Green House in Tooele. Call 841-7783 with questions.


Is someone’s drinking affecting your life? You don’t have to be alone. Al-Anon meetings every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon at residence, 77 W. 400 North. For more information please contact Perky at 435-840-4831 or 801-599-2649 if no answer.

Food addicts

Food addicts in recovery aim to lose weight and keep it off. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Weekly meetings held at Tooele County Museum, 47 E. Vine Street, on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Come in the back door; meetings are held in the basement. Call 882-0805 for more information.

Take off pounds sensibly

Need help to lose those extra pounds? We can help. TOPS is a weight loss support group open to men, women, teens and pre-teens. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine Street. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150, Lisa at 882-1442 or see for more information.

Addiction recovery Tooele

LDS Family Services addiction recovery meeting every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the LDS chapel at 1030 S. 900 West, in the Relief Society room. Enter on the west side of the church. The handicap entrance is on the south side of the church. This meeting addresses all addictions or character weaknesses. No children, please.

Addiction recovery Grantsville

LDS Family Services addition recovery meeting every Thursday night from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the LDS chapel at 415 W. Apple Street in the Relief Society room. Enter on the north side of the church. The handicap entrance is also on the north side of the church. This meeting address all addictions or character weaknesses. No children, please.

LDS addiction family support

If you have a loved one who is struggling with addictions of any kind, find help and support Sunday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Erda Ward building at 323 E. Erda Way. Enter on the east side of the building and go to the Relief Society room.

LDS porn addiction program

An LDS pornography addiction recovery support group meeting will be held every Friday evening from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Stansbury Stake Center, 417 E. Benson Road. Enter on the southwest side of building. Separate men’s recovery (for men struggling with pornography addictions) and women’s support meetings (for women whose husbands or family members are struggling with pornography) are held at the same time.

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