Bart Davis, a transition assistance adviser, will be in Tooele on Aug. 17 to answer questions about veterans’ benefits and any other questions local veterans might have. The meeting with Bart Davis will take place at the Moose Lodge on Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. If you have questions before the meeting, call 435-830-7812.
We still need to locate 15 of our 220 classmates at Tooele High School from 1954 to 1958, class of ’58. They are Jolene Dalton, Carol Fulmer, Loretta Graham, Benny Hester, Linda Lancaster, Joan Milano, Donna Mondragon, Pat Moya, Irene Padilla, Joe Peterson, Arvin Winklecotter, Novella Roundy, Annie Saddler, Shirley Turner and Linda Waldron. If you know of them, or their brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, spouses, ex-husbands, ex-wives, cousins, friends, family, nieces or nephews, please call JoAnn at 435-882-8137.
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 email@example.com.
Family Chalk Art Contest
The Tooele City Arts Council and Tooele City Family Recreation will be hosting a Family Chalk Art Contest on Friday at the Swimming Pool Park, 55 N. 200 West. The event is free for families of all ages. The contest will begin at 6 p.m. Judging will take place at 8 p.m., and the awards will be given after the Fridays on Vine concert at 8:30 p.m. The Fridays on Vine concert begins at 7 p.m. and will feature Exit 99. No pre-registration is required. Just register the night of the event. Basic colors of sidewalk chalk will be provided. Contact Terra at 435-843-2142 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Lincoln Highway Centennial Barbecue
Lincoln Highway Centennial Barbecue and Concert at the Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark Street, Grantsville, on Aug. 15. Barbecue (5:30 pm) and preferred concert seating, $12; concert only (7 p.m.), $5. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., first come chairs, overflow on lawn. In case of bad weather, concert will be held at The Old Grantsville Church. Purchase tickets at Soelberg’s or Williams Video.
Back to School Movie Night
Back to school movie night on the lawn at the Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark, Grantsville, on Friday, Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m. Free admission, concessions available, no outside food. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, visit www.clarkhistoricfarm.blogspot.com.
Farmers’ Market at Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark, Grantsville on Saturdays, Aug. 24-Sept. 28, 8-11 a.m. Produce and handcrafted booths are free. Contact Tammy Wright, email@example.com for more info.
Harvest Festival at Clark Historic Farm, Oct. 10-12. We are looking for vendors, demonstrators and musicians. Please contact Susan Johnsen, 884-3306.
Grantsville Irrigation has issued another turn to agricultural users. There are now a total of four turns for the season. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per share. Please monitor your meters to avoid exceeding your allotment. If you notice any leaks or abuse please call 830-9261.
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.
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.
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.
The Grantsville Library Board is now recruiting members for a new Grantsville Friends of the Library organization. The cost for membership is $5 per year. The volunteer group will be organizing and running fundraising projects to earn money for building up the library collection and other needs. If you would like to join this vital group of Grantsville citizens, please contact John Ingersoll at 435-884-1670 at the new library Tuesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. We need you to help our community and our children.
Grantsville Elementary School will be hosting “Back-to-School” night on Monday, Aug. 19. There will be two repeat sessions at 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. There will be a 15-minute transition time between sessions. From 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., the students and parents will be able to meet with the teachers if there are more than two children in their family and the parents couldn’t attend both of the presentations.
New Beginnings Preschool
New Beginnings Preschool is now enrolling for the 2013-2014 school year. Instructors are Crystal Lawrence, Heather Lawrence and Brooke Castagno. Call now at 435-882-0209 to reserve your child’s place.
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 Aug. 7-31. Elections will be held Sept. 3-6 in the office.
THS 2013-14 registration
Registration for returning students and incoming ninth-grade students from our feeder schools will take place on Aug. 6 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 7 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Aug. 8 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pictures will also be taken during this time. This year registration will be done online. If you do not have access to a computer, one will be available for you to use at Tooele High School during the registration dates.
New Student Registration Information
Please note that there has been a change in freshman registration times. It will be Aug. 12 10 a.m. for sophomores, Aug. 12 at noon for freshman, and Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. for juniors. These meetings will be held in the THS library just as you enter the building. Seniors will be by appointment with their counselors. Please be aware that new students to Tooele High School must complete the registration process with the registrar before the Aug. 12 and 13 meetings with the counselors. You must have the following documents: birth certificate, immunizations, proof of residency and a copy of your previous year’s grades. These documents must be furnished before we can continue with the registration process.
Clarke N. Johnsen registration
Clarke N. Johnsen Jr. High registration will be on the following days: Aug. 6 from 2:30 to 7 p.m. and Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. New student registration will be by appointment only on Aug. 8 and Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The school district is sending home information for the online registration process. All students must register online this year. Please refer to the district letter. The state of Utah has mandated that all incoming seventh graders must be given the Tdap or whooping cough shot. All seventh-grade students must provide proof of immunizations before school begins on Aug. 20 or they will be excluded from school until proof of the immunizations is provided. If you have questions, please call 435-833-1939.
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).
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).
St. Marguerite Catholic Elementary
Choose St. Marguerite Catholic Elementary School for a great education with Christian values. Where children grow, pray and become strong in spirit. We offer a full-day kindergarten program as well as a 3- and 4-year-old preschool program. For any other questions please feel free to call us at 435-882-0081 or visit us at 15 S. Seventh St. in Tooele.
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 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.
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.
Tooele County’s first Nail Technician program is coming Aug. 26, 2013. Students will learn and perform manicures, pedicures and nail enhancements. In addition, students will learn to manage their career and professional image, infection control, nail and skin structure, and much more. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the Utah State Nail Technician licensure exam. Call 435-248-1800 to be placed on our waiting list.
Straight Iron Techniques
Learn proper straight iron techniques and how to keep your hair healthy through all the abuse. Wednesday, Aug. 21, noon to 1 p.m. at the Community Learning Center, 221 S. Tooele Blvd. The cost is free and includes pizza lunch. Please RSVP to 435-248-1800 for accurate lunch count.
United Methodist Church
Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. We are hosting vacation Bible school this week through Friday. There is no cost for VBS. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (785) 737-3467.
Kingdom Rock event
A summer kids’ event called Kingdom Rock will be hosted at Tooele United Methodist Church, 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. At Kingdom Rock, children participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience epic Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Kingdom Rock is for children K-6 from Aug. 6-8 and will run from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day. For more information, call Carissa at 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.
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.
Stansbury Park Vacation Bible School
Stansbury Park Baptist Church will be conducting Vacation Bible School’s Colossal Coaster World for the remainder of the week from 9 a.m. to noon at the Stansbury Clubhouse, 1 Country Club Lane. Children ages 4 through 12 (having completed sixth grade) are invited to come and learn about God’s love for them. Please call 435-830-1868 if there are any questions.
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: email@example.com. 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.
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 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.
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 www.stansburyparkbc.com.
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 www.NLOT.org.
We will be holding the next drop on Friday, Aug. 9 in the Miller Motor Sports complex, Parking Lot A. Signups will start at 7 a.m. and continue until 10 a.m. or until all food is distributed, whichever comes first. We keep a running tally of signups to make sure we have enough food to distribute, so please come early. Carpooling is encouraged, and ID is required for carpoolers to ensure they live at separate addresses. If you have any questions, please call Nancy at 841-4351.
Food Bank Truck
Utah Food Bank Truck will be making a drop at New Life Christian Fellowship, 411 E. Utah Ave., on Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
United Methodist Church
Tooele United Methodist church offers a free dinner every Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. All are welcome.
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.
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 www.utahcasa.org or call (801)574-1472.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 www.rockymountaincarefoundation.org. 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.
On Sunday, Aug 11 at Oquirrh Hills Golf Course we will be holding a four-person golf scramble. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Please signup in the Lodge Social Quarters.
Thursday, Aug 15 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Lodge Social Quarters we will be hosting Ladies Night. There will be light snacks, drink specials and free door prizes. Vendors include Maxi Skirts, Purses, Zimo, It Works, Scentsy and others will be added. We will be collecting school supplies for our school district. You will get a door prize entry for coming and for every five school supplies you bring.
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.
Flashback, live ’50s and ’60s Rock & Roll Band Saturday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. For members and their guests.
DAV Meeting, Saturday Aug 17 at 2 p.m. 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 visitwww.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.
Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. The special on Friday, Aug. 9 is a 14-ounce rib eye steak for $12.50 with hosts Kathy and Richard Wamsley.
On Sunday, Aug. 11 and Aug. 25, Kathy and Richard Wamsley will serve breakfast and “BAD” tomato juice at a price. The cost of the breakfast will be reasonable and the menu will change each Sunday. Come out and enjoy some great cooking.
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.
Tooele County Historical Society
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.
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
Tooele County Democratic Meeting
The next meeting of the Tooele County Democrats will be on Thursday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., at the Tooele County Chamber of Commerce building, 154 S. Main, Tooele City. Come and give your input on selecting candidates for the elections to be held in 2014. Don’t forget the Tooele County Democrats meet on the third Thursday of every month. Look for us on Facebook and the Web at www.tooeledemocrats.org.
Miss Tooele County
Applications to be in the Miss Tooele County Pageant are due Friday. The application is a Google document, so applicants can get the application by either emailing email@example.com or messaging Miss Tooele County on Facebook at www.facebook.com/misstooelecounty. The link for the Google document will then be sent to the applicants. Applicants then email the document back to the pageant to turn them in. The pageant will be held Aug. 16 at Grantsville High School at 7 p.m.
Overlake Homeowners Association
The next Overlake HOA Board Meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 1531 N. Main. All homeowners and interested residents are invited and encouraged to attend. HOA meetings are usually held the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.
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.
Tooele Valley View Stake Blood Drive
Friday, Aug. 9 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the LDS Stake Center on 333 E. 1000 North. It is best to have appointments. People can book on line at http://www.arupbloodservices.org/index.cfm?group=op&step=2&opid=4806 or call 801-584-5272.
Benson Gristmill Performing Arts Foundation will perform “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” Aug. 8, 9, 10 and 12 at Stansbury High School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children ages 12 and under and can be purchased at the door with cash or check only.
Grantsville Adult Religion Class
BYU Continuing Education, sponsored by the Grantsville, Utah LDS West Stake, is offering an adult religion class. The course of study is the New Testament (The Gospels) and will be taught by Mark Hutchins at the Grantsville Seminary Building, 113 E. Cherry St. in Grantsville. Class will be taught each Wednesday at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 14. Tuition for the entire course is $21 or $2.50 per lecture. Please make checks payable to BYU Adult Religion Classes. Register at the door the first day of class. Please come 15 minutes early to register. If you have questions, please call Jeff Hutchins at 435-884-3922.
Stockton Days Social on Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited. We will display town histories, person histories, town and school pictures, old newspapers (1904-1909), and town census (11870-1940). We will be presenting plaques to honor those past and present residents that have contributed community service to the Town of Stockton. Performance of the Old Time Fiddlers at 2 p.m. For more information, call Kaye Hollien at 435-882-2340.
Hunter Education Courses will be held Aug. 6, 8, 13, 14 and 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Tooele County Health building, 151 N. Main St. For more information, call Gene at 435-882-4767.
Next meeting will be Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Citizens Center, 59 E. Vine St. Open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dimentia. Learn about this memory loss condition. Get and share ideas with other family caregivers. For more information, call 277-2458.
Thomas Jefferson Center for Constitutional Studies presents The Healing of America Series. Learn about the Constitution and its timeless principles from the viewpoint of the Founding Fathers. If you love America, love the Founding Fathers, are concerned about our country, or would like to be part of the Healing of America, these seminars are for you. Seminars start Aug. 8 and cost $10 per class. For more information, contact Kae Olson at 435-843-1803.
Back-to-School Community Closet
The Back-to-School Community Closet will be held at Northlake Elementary, 268 Coleman St., Tooele, on Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Aug. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sandwiches are available Aug. 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There are donated supplies and services for going back to school, including free gently used clothing items while available, free school supplies for eligible children, free personal hygiene products for every child, and free haircuts limited by availability of volunteer stylists.
Stansbury Days Car Show
Stansbury Days Car Show will be held Aug. 17 in Stansbury Park. The event is for the purpose of raising money for the Guide Dogs of America. It costs more than $42,000 to raise and train the dogs. Pre-registration is $20 and $25 the day of the show. For more information, call Mike Wardle at 435-841-0713.
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, will suspend regular club meetings during the summer (June, July and August). We will resume our regular schedule Sept. 10 the second Tuesday of each month in the Tooele Senior Center, 59 East Vine St., at 7:30 p.m., in the back entrance. We will continue to have field trips for rock collecting and other events during the summer. Be sure to contact us. Our big Gem and Mineral show is Sept. 27-29. Also look for us in the near future to have a perminent display at TATC. Visit us on Facebook. Contact info: 435-882-5752. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 familysupportcenter.org.
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. Activities include bunco and arthritic exercise two days a week, and bingo, ceramics, pinochle and jewelry 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 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.