Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

February 17, 2005
Bulletin Board – February 17, 2005

Tooele

Would-be Fiddlers!

JoAnne Hinkle and Betta Nash are sponsoring a once-a-month Fiddling class each third Friday from 4-5 p.m. at the THS orchestra/chorus room for beginning and intermediate violinists. This month we are meeting Friday, Feb. 18. Call Betta Nash at 882-5107 to register for the class and to receive a book of transcriptions.

Horseback therapy available

Healing Horses Therapeutic Riding Center which provides weekly horseback riding therapy to children and youth with disabilities is looking for volunteers (must be at least 12 years old). The next volunteer orientation/training will be Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. or Wednesday, Feb. 23. at 3:30 p.m. at the Deseret Peak Complex Indoor Arena. Healing Horses is also currently accepting new clients. For more information regarding becoming a volunteer or therapy sessions, contact Brenda 843-1134.

Sale benefits tsunami victims

Local Thrivent Financial for Luterans chapter is having a garage sale benefit for tsunami victims on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the new St. Barnabas center on Aaron Drive in Overlake at 9 a.m. All proceeds and a matching grant for $1,600 will go to tsunami victims.

TEAD events

Questions? Call Colleen at 833-2861.

• Bowling — Don’t miss the experience of Monte Carlo bowling on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in TEAD’s bowling center. Cost is $15 per person. The grill will be open. Call 833-2849 after 6 p.m. for more information.

• Chicken wing night — The Eagle’s Nest has 25 Cent Chicken Wing Night every Thursday evening in February from 5-7 p.m.

• Basket night — TEAD’s Eagle’s Nest Basket Night is back on Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. Call 833-5555 for information.

Furry friends await

Your new Best Friend is waiting for you at the Grantsville City Animal Shelter! Visit www.petfinder. com, enter zip code 84029, and meet Betsy, Buckshot, Fonzie, Freckles, Jake, Casanova, Velvet, Cosmo and Kramer — the latter two are 8-week-old brothers. Several of these hounds are puppies, several are purebreds and all are in need of new, loving homes. If you don’t have Web access, please call 884-6881 or 884-4407 for more information or to arrange a face-to-face meeting with any or all of these wonderful, adoptable companions.

Celebrate Lincoln

Join the Tooele County Republican Party in its annual Lincoln Day event on Friday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Department, 151 N Main, Tooele. Congressman Rob Bishop will be the featured speaker. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free, but donations to the Party are encouraged. Call Ruth Ann at 843-1464 with any questions.

Genealogy services available

Tooele Valley Regional Family History Center, located at 751 North 520 East, Tooele, offers genealogists free use of Ancestry.com, microfiche and microfilm, photocopies and prints. Hours of operation are Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Thursdays 12:30-9:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With questions, please call 882-1396 or email UT_TooeleValley@ldsmail.net.

Family center opens

Utah Family Center, dedicated to helping families succeed, announces its opening at 66 W. Vine St., Suite B, Tooele (old district offices in back). We have hundreds of free resources on parenting, discipline, literacy, homework, learning disabilities, understanding children and health. We have resources for local PTAs and school educators and a variety of classes from Love and Logic and 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families. We would love to talk to PTA, church groups, etc. We are in need of volunteers. We can be reached at 833- 1960.

Wanted: Exchange students

Youth, ages 14-18 are needed for a summer exchange with Russian students. Russian language lessons will be held Wednesday evenings, 8:30-9:30 p.m. at the Tooele Seminary. Contact Gary and Karen Hunter for more information at 882-7851 or hunterhaven@hotmail.com

DWS changes hours

Tooele Employment Center of the Department of Workforce Services has changed its office hours to Monday- Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Elks scholarship

Tooele Ladies of Elks are sponsoring a $1,000 second year nursing scholarship to anyone interested. Deadline to pick up and return the application is March 15. Contact Margene Colledge, 435-830-2521 for information.

Buy Girl Scout cookies

Girl Scout cookies will be on sale March 11-20 all over the valley — Tooele, Stansbury Park, Grantsville — at Albertson’s, Blockbuster Video, Domino’s Pizza, Hollywood Video, Maverick Country Store, Soelberg’s, UPS Store and Wal-Mart. Which are your favorites? Samoas, Thin Mints, Double Dutch, Reduced Fat Lemon Coolers, Trefoils, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos?

For more information call Tooele Service Unit Cookie Manager Kim Maughan, 843-8174.

Meetings

County commission meets

The Tooele County Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. in room 310 of the Tooele County Courthouse, 47 S. Main, Tooele.

LEPC meeting slated

The LEPC meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the Tooele County Courthouse, EOC conference room.

Adjustment board meets

The Tooele County Board of Adjustment will hold a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the commission chambers on the third floor of the Tooele County Courthouse, 47 S. Main, Tooele.

Sports

Girls Fastpitch slated

Registration for Tooele Girls Fastpitch Recreational Softball will be held at the Little Theater inside Macey’s on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 6-9 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 26 and March 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee is $45 for all ages. No birth certificates are needed.

Season will start April 1 and runs through June. Practices are 1-2 times per week with games scheduled on two Saturdays: April 23 is opening day; June 4 is Super Saturday and picture day.

For more information or to help coach, call Judy at 843-0980, Diana at 833-0435, Curtis at 882-7800 or Earl at 882-7321.

Grantsville

G-Ville Neighborhood Watch

Grantsville Police will sponsor a Neighborhood Watch meeting Thursday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. The event will be held at City Hall, 429 E. Main St. All current members as well as anyone interested in participating in the police Neighborhood Watch program are invited.

Claim stolen items

Grantsville Police still have several Christmas items that were stolen from yards in November and December. Call 884-6881 to identify and pick up the decorations which include a mechanical Santa Claus.

Cowboy family night

Dinner! Fun family entertainment! and dancing!

Grantsville High School Cowboy Club is sponsoring the annual Cowboy Family Night on March 7. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. and the program will start at 7 p.m. Dinner will cost $4 per plate or $15 per family (up to six members) and includes the program and dancing. To attend the program only costs $2 or $1 for children 12 and under. Contributions go to Grantsville High’s Booster Club to support academics, arts and athletics. GHS memorabilia will be available for purchase.

G-ville Iraqi soldiers

Grantsville Old Folks Sociable

Committee is looking for all Grantsville soldiers who have served in the Mideast during the Iraqi conflict. The servicemen and women will be honored during the upcoming Sociable. If you or someone you know has served recently in the Mideast call: Deanna Hislop at 884- 6652 or Andrea Tate at 884-6532.

G’ville Children’s Sociable

The 2005 Grantsville Children’s Sociable dress rehearsal is set for Wednesday, March 16, and the actual event will be Thursday, March 17. For questions or concerns contact Ken or Ada Goodworth at 884-6944.

Stockton

Town meeting slated

The Stockton Town Council will hold a working meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Stockton Town Hall, 18 N. Johnson St., at 7 p.m.

Rush Valley

Town council meets

The Rush Valley Town Council will hold its regular meeting Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Rush Valley Town Hall, 53 S. Park Street.

Pine Canyon

Water meeting slated

Lincoln Culinary Water Corporation is having its annual water meeting Feb. 17 at the fire station at 7 p.m.

Churches

Baptist revival slated

The First Baptist Church of Grantsville will host its Spring Revival on March 6- 9 with Ed Chaney as their evangelist. Ed is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. He has been in the ministry since 1958, pastoring numerous churches, serving in various capacities and preaching over 400 revivals in his career.

The First Baptist Church is located at 235 West Main, Grantsville. Services begin at 11 a.m. Sunday morning, March 6. Evening services will be held Sunday through Wednesday starting at 7:30 p.m. For additional information, contact the church at 884-6025 or the pastor and his wife, Rush and Eve Kee, at 884-3737. The public is invited to attend.

LDS Spanish Branch

The Tooele Ninth Branch (Spanish speaking) is meeting every Sunday at 1000 North and Broadway. Services start at 1:30 p.m. with sacrament meeting. For more information, please contact President Gonzalez at 228-0024.

Cowboy Christian Fellowship

The Cowboy Christian Fellowship meets Sunday 11 a.m. at 500 N. 200 West. We are currently working on the “Purpose Driven Life.” Call 882-8673 or 435-224-3333 for information.

LDS singles luncheon

Come to an LDS singles luncheon with entertainment on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Tooele North Stake Center, 583 North 270 East, Tooele. All singles are invited.

Library

Share a story

The Tooele County Bookmobile Library, Grantsville, is participating in the 11th Annual National Young Writers and Illustrators Contest sponsored by KUED-Channel 7 and Emmy Awardwinning series Reading Rainbow.

Children in kindergarten through third grade may enter by telling original stories using their own words and pictures and could win a set of 10 Reading Rainbow episodes on DVD and related feature books. You may visit KUED’s web site (www.kued.org.rainbow) for contest information or visit the library to pick up contest rules and an entry form. Hurry! Contest ends Friday, April 1.

Bookmobile closed Feb. 21

The Tooele County Bookmobile Library, Grantsville, will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, for Presidents’ Day.

Books on sale

The Friends of the Library will have a half price book sale on Saturday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Donations of books are greatly appreciated. Leave your books in the Tooele Public Library by the Friends book store. All money generated by the sale of books is used to purchase books and books on CD or tape, which are given to the library for all to use. The book store is open to the public on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Fridays from 1-7 p.m. Please continue to support the library.

Scouts

Girl Scout Thinking Day

Thinking day will be held on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 7-9 p.m. at the Dow James Building. Cost is $1 for six samples. Come support your local girl scouts and enjoy samples of food from around the world.

Schools

THS announcements

• Conferences — Parent/Teacher conferences for Tooele High School are being held Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 4- 7 p.m. in the THS lunchroom. Teachers, counselors and administrators will all be on hand to meet with parents and students.

• Report cards — Mid-term reports will be passed out in the front hall. Those reports not picked up will be given out to students at school the following morning.

• SIS — Passwords and ID numbers are the same as last year. This information will allow parents to access their student’s grades and attendance records through the internet by going to the Tooele County School District web page.

Those who need assistance in accessing the web page can contact the THS attendance office for help. That number is 833-1087 during working hours.

• Questions — Call Tooele High School at 833-1978 or 833-1981 if you have any questions concerning the activities at Parent/Teacher conferences.

Kindergarten registration

Thursday-Friday, Feb. 24-25, register your kindergartner for September class — 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Requirements to register are:

• Be five years old by Sept. 1

• Have official state birth certificate (contact health department at 843-2310)

• Have health exam after March 1

• Have current immunizations

Preschool available

If your child has not attended a preschool program prior to kindergarten, he/she may be eligible for “Get Ready” pre-kindergarten program held June 6- 30 from 8-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday at East, Northlake or Willow Elementary Schools. The cost is $10, refundable at the end of the session if your child has missed less than two days. Pick up a registration form at your neighborhood school or call 833-1900 ext. 1152.

TJHS parent/teacher conf

Parent/teacher conferences will be held Thursday, Feb. 24, from 4-7 p.m. All parents are encouraged to attend.

Guiding Good Choices class

Are you a parent or caregiver of a fifth- or sixth-grade Tooele student? The Guiding Good Choices (GGC) program is designed to assist you in providing more protective factors to everyday risks faced by these students. The five-week course provides information and family activities to help your children resist issues like substance abuse and antisocial behavior. Participants can choose Tuesday or Thursday night classes, 7-9 p.m.

A $15 fee includes participation handbooks. Financial aid is available. Interested? Call Melissa at 843-0392.

GED preparation

Tooele Adult Education Center, 76 S. 1000 West, is offering a free evaluation for adults desiring to pass the GED (two hour test). If the evaluation shows weaknesses, the Center will prepare you for passing the GED. The $25 preparation class can be attended anytime the center is open. High school credit may be earned at the same time you prepare for the GED. Five credits can be added to your high school transcript once the GED is passed. The center is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. and Monday and Thursday nights, 4-8 p.m. Call 833-1994.

Computer classes starting

Tooele Adult Education Center is offering an advanced computer class in Microsoft Word XP, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows. The class will be held at the Tooele Adult Education Center, 76 S. 1000 West on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 6-9 p.m., for five weeks beginning Feb. 22. Adults currently enrolled at the education center will be charged $25. Fee for community participants is $50; seniors, 55 and over, pay $45. Fees must be paid in full before the first night of class. Call 833-1994 before Feb. 18 to register.

Seniors

Grandparents help kids

Volunteers of America, Utah, is offering the Foster Grandparent Program for limited income seniors in Tooele County. Seniors must be over 60 and willing to volunteer at least 15 hours a week with children in school settings. Eligible seniors may qualify for a monthly tax free stipend of approximately $200. Contact Jennifer at the Tooele Office at 882-3154 or 840-0462 to see if you qualify.

Grantsville senior citizens

Free coffee and pool in March — compliments of the Center board. The Grantsville Senior Center can be called at 884- 3446.

• Mondays 9 a.m. aerobics; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Tuesdays 10 a.m. ceramics; 1 p.m. Skipbo; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Wednesdays 8 a.m. aerobics; 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. breakfast; 1 p.m. Pinochle

• Thursdays 9 a.m. Pinochle; 10 a.m. line dancing; 12 p.m. blood pressure clinic; 1 p.m. Bingo; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Fridays 9 a.m. aerobics; lunch at noon, reservations by 8:30 a.m.

• Everyday quilting

• Feb. 19 — Old Time Fiddlers 1-3 p.m. Celebrate!

• Feb. 21 — Center closed for President’s Day

• Feb. 21 — Rainbow Casino overnight trip.

• Feb. 22 — Foot clinic; call 884-3446 for appointment.

• Feb. 25 — Valentine’s Day birthday dinner 5 p.m. with entertainment by the Sunshine Group.

• March 1 — Hearing clinic at 9 a.m. to Noon

• March 3 — Center board meeting at 7 p.m.

• March 6 — Laughlin- Mesquite trip

• March 9 — Blood sugar and blood pressure test at 9 a.m.

• March 25 — St. Patrick’s Day birthday dinner at 5 p.m. Entertainment by Shawnee Nash & Co.

• March 27 — Happy Easter

• March 29 — Foot clinic 1:30-3:30 p.m. Appointments are necessary.

Tooele seniors

• Mondays — Line dancing at 1 p.m.

• Tuesdays — Advanced line dancing at 1 p.m.

• Exercise classes 10:30-11:30 a.m. — Monday, Cardio Breeze (flowing cardio, balance and stretching; Wednesday, aerobics, basic step and strength training; Thursday, Pilates and Yoga; Friday, Tai Chi and Yoga.

• DJ Tony Busico will play from 12-1 p.m. during the month of February.

• Feb. 18 — Dave Faddis Band will play for dancing from 6-8 p.m.

• Feb. 25 — Michael Harris provides entertainment 5-6 p.m. and Ned Garcia will DJ for dancing from 6-8 p.m.

• March 4, 11, 18 — Delbert Long will DJ for dancing 6-8 p.m.

• March 25 — Ned Garcia will DJ for dancing 6-8 p.m. Senior Circle, MWMC Senior Circle costs just $15 per year. Call 843-3690 for a membership form and to RSVP for all activities except exercise and water aerobics.

• Body Instincts — Meets on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at the Pinnacle Therapy (29 S. Main). Free to members.

• Hinges and Twinges (water aerobics) — Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Pratt Aquatic Center, $2.50 for members, $3.50 for non-members.

• Feb. 22 — Birthday Bingo Night 5 p.m. in the MWMC cafeteria. Come celebrate February birthdays and play bingo for prizes. Pizza, cake and drinks will be served for $2.

• Feb. 25 — Day Trip to Park City/Olympic Winter Park Tour/ Outlet Malls for $20 plus lunch.

• May 19-21 — Spring Getaway to Moab. Cost is $194 for double occupancy and will include transportation, sightseeing, most meals, hotel accommodations for two nights, sound/ light cruise on Colorado River and a cowboy show at Bar M Chuckwagon.

Groups

Womenade dinner

A Womenade potluck dinner will be held Wednesday, Feb. 23, 7-9 p.m. at the Tooele County Children’s Justice Center, 25 S. 100 East, Tooele. Girls 10 and older are invited to join adult members of the group. Please remember to bring: a dish to share; children’s underwear, girls or boys, any size; diapers, any size; an item for the silent auction, if you want; and if you are able, a monetary donation The mission of Womenade is to use our collective power as women to help others in our community. Gardeners order trees Tooele Master Gardeners will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005 at the Tooele County Extension building, 151 N. Main. The business meeting will begin at 6:30 PM followed by the educational program at 7 PM. This month’s topic is specimen trees, and will presented by long time Master Gardener Joyce Tate and county horticulturist Jon Hogan. Mr. Hogan will be taking orders for trees, especially those that are not available in local nurseries but grow well in our county. Many sizes and varieties of trees will be available, and this is a great opportunity to get those that are hard to find. Please plan to pay for trees when ordered. The public is welcome to attend our educational program and take advantage of ordering trees. Order of Eastern Star The Order of Eastern Star will sponsor a bus to Wendover on Feb. 27 at 9 a.m. The cost is $15. Meet at Albertson’s parking lot. Please call 882-3976 or 882- 2564 for reservations.

Masons meet

Rocky Mountain Lodge No. 11, 22 Settlement Canyon Road, Tooele, will hold a special EA degree meeting on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Masonic Temple. Come out and support the candidates. All Masons are invited to attend. For more information, please call 882-1222.

AAUW meets

The Tooele Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet Thursday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at Van Shafer’s home, 246 N. First St., Tooele. Donna Johnson from the New Reflection House, a program of Valley Mental Health, will speak to us about the program. AAUW promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education and positive societal change. For more information call 882- 9002 or 882-0265 or visit aauwutah. org

Bereaved parents meet

A new service for parents who have lost a child thru miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy or infant death is coming to the county. The Bereaved Parent Support Group will be held every third Friday (Feb. 18) from 6:30- 8 p.m. at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse. For more information, contact Becky Chamberlain (435) 843-7195. No children, please.

Tooele Gun Club

The Round Robin is coming. Shoot it with us on March 6, 13 and 20. We need shooters of all skill levels as teams are made up of five different skill levels. We shoot 75 targets e ach Sunday (make-ups can be done on Saturdays) and teams are assigned specific times to shoot so your time isn’t spent idle waiting to shoot. We’re expecting 100 to 150 shooters so come join us for some shooting fun. We’re also offering a Benelli 12 gauge, 3 1/2” magnum to the winner of our raffle. For information, call John Miller at 882 2429.

Poetry society events

• Monthly meeting — The Utah State Poetry Society Oquirrh Chapter will meet on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. at Elaine Ipson’s house, 449 Country Club, Stansbury Park. The public is invited, and members are encouraged to bring their friends. Please RSVP to Marney Zambrano at 1- 435-843-1215. Come prepared to share an original poem with the group (6 copies). A video about a famous poet will be shown and discussed. Plans for the March and April chapter meetings will be finalized. Refreshments will be served.

Wildlife Fed. gathers

Attention Tooele County! The Tooele County Wildlife Federation will hold its annual elk dinner and banquet Saturday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. So what is all the hub-bub? We are inviting everybody out to come and enjoy a fun night and support Tooele County’s wildlife all in one. We will be having a fun raffle with lots of good prizes including a Knight muzzle loader and Hoyt bow. For more information call 833-9065, 882-4767 or 882- 6795.

Surgery support group

A monthly support group meeting is held for all weightloss surgery patients, their supporters and those interested in learning more about the surgical treatment of obesity. At each meeting a success habits topic is featured with handouts, participatory activities and challenges. Meetings are facilitated by support group leaders from Bariatric Support Centers International. Meetings are held every fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, radiology break room, 2055 N. Main, Tooele. Group leader Suzie Hansen can be reached at 882- 5202. For more information, contact Bariatric Support Centers International, 801-327-6500 or www.bariatricsupportcenter.com.

Elk events

• Corn beef/cabbage — The Tooele Ladies of Elks will serve their famous Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner Tuesday, March 8, at 6-7:30 p.m. at the Tooele Elks Lodge. The cost will be $7 per plate. Reservations must be made by March 4 (takeouts also). Please call 435-882-2103 or 435- 882-1514. All Elks, Ladies of Elks and their guests are welcome. Need not be a member for take outs!

• Meeting — The Tooele BPOE and Ladies of Elks regular meeting will start at 8 p.m. following dinner March 8.

Eagles events

• Steak — The Eagles will serve steak, shrimp, halibut and chicken dinners on Friday, Feb. 18, from 6:30-9 p.m. Bob and Cinda McCully will host.

• Family Night — Family night will be held Saturday, Feb. 26. The Aletha Wrathall family will host the evening. Sloppy Joes with the trimmings will be served at 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $4 for adults and $2 for kids 12 and under. Eaglo will follow.

• Easter basket auction — On Friday, March 4, the Auxiliary Sisters will make and donate Easter baskets for an auction, and a $100 Easter money tree will be raffled. All proceeds support Special Olympics Utah.

• Cancer fund dinner/dance — The cancer fund dinner/dance will be held March 19 featuring stuffed pork chops and live music. Chairman Byron and Corrie Anderson will raffle items including an electric organ. Moose crab crack The Moose annual crab crack will be March 5 at 7 p.m. for the annual crab crack. Cost is $18.50 for crab and $15 for steak. Prepaid reservations are required before March 2. Karaoke will be provided by Kickin Karaoke at 8 p.m.

Volunteers

Help violence victims Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy (DVSAVA) is looking for volunteer victim advocates to provide coverage for a countywide crisis line. Training starts March 15; call now. To learn more contact Betsy at 843-1203 or 241-0337.

General

Feeling trapped?

If someone’s drinking is affecting you and your family, Al-Anon can help. Call 435-882- 7756 for more information.

SLCC events

• Writer’s conference — SLCC and the Utah Arts Council present the Ninth annual Lake Effect Writers’ Conference Friday, Feb. 18, at the SLCC Jordan Campus. The public is welcome to attend an evening of reading for free at 7:00 pm, in the Jordan Campus Student Pavilion. The main focus of this event is to provide a forum where students can learn from accomplished writers.

• Discuss racial problems — A panel of community leaders will be at SLCC Feb. 24 to discuss racial problems unique to Utah and the negative impact this could have on future work environments. The panel discussion will be held from 12-2 p.m. in the Student Center Oak Room at the SLCC Redwood Road Campus, 4600 S. Redwood Road.

• Community orchestra performs — The SLCC Symphony Orchestra will perform with the Taylorsville Community Orchestra Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Taylorsville High School auditorium, 5225 S. Redwood Road. The concert is free and open to the public.

• Cirque Le Masque is coming — This new circus or “Cirque performance” features performers spinning on fabric defying the laws of gravity as they travel over water and fire with shooting lights flashing across the stage. And soon Utahans can see this modern circus in person. This spring Salt Lake Community College is bringing “theatrical circus” to Utah for the first time with a visit by Cirque Le Masque (the Mask) April 15-16.

The group will perform two separate evenings: Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are: $6 for SLCC students, $10 for SLCC faculty/ staff and $15 for the general public. Tickets are available by calling the Grand Theatre box office at 957-3322.

Enter photo contest

Utah Preservation magazine’s annual photo contest is seeking images of Utah’s most intriguing historic theaters. Winning photographs will be published in the Division of State History’s award-winning Utah Preservation magazine. Winners will also receive prizes, including custom digital enlargements from Borge Andersen & Associates, one of the contest sponsors. The contest deadline date is April 15, 2004 (postmarked). Submit entries to: Theater Photo Contest, 300 S. Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 .

Contest Rules: 1. Subjects must be historic Utah theaters (50 years or older); 2. Limit of three entries per contestant; 3. Photos may be slides or prints (color or blackand- white) or digital images (300 dpi or higher) taken by the contestant; 4. Entries should include the location of the structure and the name, address, and telephone number of the photographer/ contestant; 5. Entries will be judged foremost on photographic quality (originality, subject, composition, lighting, etc.), but location will also be taken into account in order to encourage photos from all parts of the state; 6. All photos will become part of the Division of State History’s permanent photo collection. Due to the large number of entries, we will not be able to return photos; 7. This year there will be a “Youth Category” for

photographers high-school age and younger. Youth entries should be so marked.

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