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January 21, 2014
Bulletin Board – January 21, 2014

Tooele

Family Valentine’s Dance

The Family Valentine’s Dance will be held on Friday, Feb. 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Dow James Building, 438 W. 400 North, Tooele. This event is free to everyone. There will be plenty of fun for all ages as you listen, dance, hop, skip and twist to the music. There will be lots of fun prizes. There will also be free family photographs. Call 435-843-2142 for more information.

Valentine and St. Patrick Craft Workshop

The Valentine and St. Patrick Craft Workshop will be held on Friday, Jan. 31 from 4-9 p.m. at the Arts and Craft Center at the Tooele Army Depot. The workshop is for adults only. If you would like to do a specific project, pre-register at Tooele City Hall, 90 N. Main St., by Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. If you do not pre-register, join us to choose from the projects that will be available. Full class schedule that lists projects and prices will be available at www.tooelecity.org. Call 435-843-2142 for more information.

Playtime! For Kids and Parents

Children 5 and under and parents are invited to attend Playtime! This free program is designed for parents and children to stay physically active together during the cold weather months. Be prepared to find your inner child with your child. Parents are required to stay and participate in the activities. Playtime will be held at the Dow James Building, 438 W. 400 North, from 11 a.m. to noon on Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 3, March 10 and March 17. No pre-registration is needed. Call 435-843-2142 for more information.

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 on Monday from 4-5:30 p.m. from Feb. 24 through April 14 at the USU Extension Auditorium, 151 N. Main St. There is a $10 registration fee. Be sure to attend the Registration Open House on Monday, Feb. 10 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the USU Extension. Call 435-843-2142 for more information.

Sweetheart Ball

The Sweetheart Ball takes place Valentine’s Day from 6:30-10 p.m., Community Learning Center, 211 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. Semi-formal attire for ages 16 and older. Tickets are $25 per person. Purchase by Feb. 8 on Eventbrite, http://bit.ly/1e5B6UG or call 435-841-9145.

Overlake Homeowners Association

The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 16 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.

Grantsville

Grantsville Relief Society Winter’s Morning

On Saturday, Jan. 18, the Grantsville and Grantsville West stakes will be holding their annual Winter’s Morning for all Relief Society sisters and Laurels. This year, the event will feature a special musical theater program called “Something Extraordinary: A Celebration of Great Women in Church History.” The program is written and performed by Carrie Maxwell Wrigley, a local actress, composer and award-winning playwright. Plan on joining us for this event, which will be held at 10 a.m. in the Grantsville West Stake Center, 115 E. Cherry. A luncheon will be provided after.

Grantsville Song Cycle

Expand your creativity this new year in a unique songwriting project called the “Grantsville Song Cycle!” Participants will take stories about Grantsville history, natural surroundings and people and turn them into music. Find out more on our blog, www.clarkhistoricfarm.blogspot.com or contact Laurie Hurst, 884-4409.

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.

Stansbury

Stansbury Art and Literary Society

The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd. , 7 p.m. The project for the meeting is to write a poem on subject matter of your choice then illustrate in a manner that best defines the subject that you have chosen for your poem. We would also like anyone interested in starting up a separate meeting date and time to gather together people interested in the literary side of our organization to come to this meeting.  Suggestions and ideas of those who would want to organize a separate meeting can be presented and plans made if enough interest is shown. All are welcome and refreshments will be served.

Tooele City Library

Regular Events

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

January Events

Family Movies, Jan. 28 at 4 p.m., animated new release. Teen Time on Thursday, Jan. 23, Internet Gaming and New Release Movie. Crafts for Kids, Friday, Jan. 24, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Polar Bear.

Grantsville City Library

Programs

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

Chinese New Year Story Time

Grantsville City Library is presenting a special Story-time to celebrate Chinese New Year, the year of the Horse, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 4 p.m. We will begin with stories related to Chinese culture and folklore. Later, there will be a special craft and a Chinese New Year treat. The public is invited, and there is no cost to participate. Come by and pick up your sheet for our Chinese New Year Coloring Contest, which is running through the end of the month.

Schools

East Elementary Community Council

East Elementary Community Council will have a meeting Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m.

Grantsville Elementary Community Council

Grantsville Elementary School will hold a Community Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 4 p.m. in the Media Center. Any interested parents are invited to attend.

Saint Marguerite Catholic School

Saint Marguerite Catholic School is having its annual Scholarship Benefit Dinner at 6 p.m. on Feb. 1. This event will be held at the Eagles Nest. The cost is $40 per person or $2,000 for a corporate sponsorship. Call 435-882-0081 to purchase tickets. Silent Auction, basket raffles, 50/50 raffle, photo booth. Buffet style dinner, guest speaker Rich Curran, music by Eric Erickson and the Old Man Garage Band.

Water Polo Coaches Needed

If you have any playing experience and are available after school hours and over the age of 18, call Kelly at 435-830-8364 to help with the Tooele High School Water Polo team.

Open Enrollment

Tooele County School District will be accepting applications from elementary and secondary students who are interested in enrolling in a school outside of their resident school boundary for the 2014-2015 school year. Application window goes through Feb. 21, 2014. Stansbury High School, Rose Springs Elementary and Stansbury Park Elementary are closed to open enrollment. For information, contact Rosalie Poloskey at 435-833-1900, ext. 1104.

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).

TATC

Mini-Classes

Tooele Applied Technology College will hold free mini-classes this year on the third Thursday of every month. Contact TATC for details.

Enrollment for New Programs

We are currently enrolling for our new programs, which include Industrial Maintenance, Heavy Duty Diesel Technician and Nail Technician programs.  Students can also start enrolling in our Certified Nursing Assistant program.  Our CNA classes begin Feb. 3 so call student services today to reserve your spot 435-248-1800.  For detailed information about all programs, visit www.tatc.edu.

ATV Round-up Scholarship Fundraiser

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

Utah State University

Free Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

Jan. 22, the topic is Building a World-Class Financial Services Business. The speaker is Jeffrey D. Clark, founder of JD Clark & Co., founder of Impact Investment Leaders. Jan. 29, the topic is Building a Worldwide Medial Information Company. The speaker is Amy Rees Anderson, founder of MediConnect Global, founder of Rees Capital.

Education

Network meetings

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

Online courses

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

Adult education

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

ESOL

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

Churches

Berean Full Gospel Church

We invite you to discover how God’s Word can transform your life and provide you with the answers for questions and for problems you may be struggling to overcome. Come join us this Sunday morning for our 10 a.m. worship service where we will assemble in praise, share testimonies and explore worship in ways that strive to highlight the greatness of God. After our morning praise and worship time we enter into a one-hour Bible Study at 11 a.m. where we study important Bible topics that can help Christians gain a better understanding of God’s plan for redemption, love, forgiveness, discipleship and the areas needed to live a victorious, Spirit filled life. At Berean Full Gospel Church we believe that Christ is the head of the Church and His teachings and writings are the only guide that we should follow without regard for the customs, traditions or celebrations added by men. We have Bible prophecy and advanced studies that are held in member homes during the week that discuss Israel and the Middle East along with issues affecting the body of Christ today. Attend with us Sunday mornings at 635 N. Main St., (Phil’s Glass), or call 435-578-8022 for more information.

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church, 580 S. Main St., Tooele. Everyone is welcome. Call 882-2048 for information.

United Methodist Church

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

Wednesday meal

Every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m., we will serve a free dinner from Tooele United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to come and eat. Our goal is to provide a free, hot meal for everyone. We want to get the community involved and invite all people in order to forge relationships and build bridges between people of all economic backgrounds in Tooele. Although the meal is being served from TUMC, it is a non-denominational event and we invite and encourage all people to join us. We will need help and volunteers in various ways, such as helping to serve, cook and clean up, donate food and share talents. If you are interested in getting involved, e-mail Carissa Sanders at carissa.sanders2@gmail.com or call (785) 737-3467.

Church of Christ

Church of Christ meets at 430 W. Utah Ave. Bible class, Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday Bible class at 7 p.m. We seek to be the Lord’s church established about 33 AD. 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: info@stbarnabasepiscopal.org. Web at www.stbarnabasepiscopal.org. You are God’s beloved child, beautifully created in God’s own image. Whatever your history, wherever you are in life’s journey, the Episcopal Church welcomes you.

Spanish services

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

St. Marguerite

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

Brit-Ammi Kahal

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

Bible Baptist Church

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

Mountain View Baptist Church

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

Stansbury Park Baptist Church

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

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.

Food Bank at New Life

The Utah Food Bank will deliver food at 10 a.m., 411 E. Utah Ave, on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The next day, Jan. 16, the new location will be at 1533 Meadowlark Ln., Lake Point at 10 a.m. Call 435-224-3315 with any questions.

Charity

Kicks for Kids

The Tooele Valley Resource Center is expanding its efforts to make sure children in need have a pair of shoes for the winter season. We are looking for individuals and businesses to sponsor the remaining 170 children who still need a pair of new shoes. Contact Michael Neil at 435-843-9955.

Tooele Children’s Justice Center

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

United Methodist Church

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

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 www.utahcasa.org 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 in various ways, including but not limited to, friendly visits, companionship, respite care for caregivers and light housekeeping, reading, etc. Please contact Jill Waldron at 801-397-4904 or jill.waldron@rmcare.com.

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 www.rockymountaincarefoundation.org. Training, background check, and TB test required — all provided. Please contact Jill at (801)397-4904 for additional information.

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.

Moose Lodge

Meals at Lodge

Change in Time: Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5-9 p.m. 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. No orders taken after 8:45 p.m. 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 from 11a.m. For members and their guests.

Entertainment

Super Bowl party, Feb. 2. Raffle prizes each quarter. Food provided. Sweetheart Dance, Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Live band. Bring your sweetheart and dance the night away. For members and their guests only.

Eagles

Steak Night

Remember the Eagles Auxiliary serves only the freshest steaks and the good fresh cut, home-cooked French fries. The special for Friday, Jan. 24 is a halibut dinner, two piece for $9 or three-piece for $11 with hosts Barbara and Kevin Denner.

Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast will be served on Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon. The menu is great, eggs and meat, cooked to order, omelets, pancakes and French toast with meat and eggs, your choice, for $7 for adults and $3 for children 11 years of age and under. There is a $5 special each Sunday. Public is invited.

Auxiliary Meetings

The Auxiliary will meet on Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Please come out and help us have a good year. See you there.

Auxiliary PPs Dinner

The Eagles Auxiliary PPs will have their monthly meeting at Sun Lok Yen on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. PMP Dianne Moore will host the evening. All PPs are invited to attend.

Super Bowl Playoff Party

The Tooele Eagles will hold a Super Bowl Playoff Party on Sunday, Jan. 19 from 1 p.m. until the games are over. Bring a potluck dish to go with the finger foods and socialize and watch the games. Fun time for all. Members and guests invited.

Masons

Meeting

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

Elks

Annual Crab Crack

The Annual Crab Crack will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. on the Lodge Floor. $35 crab, $25 prime rib, $45 crab and prime rib. Register and prepay at the Lodge by Monday, Feb. 3. Sweetheart Dance in the Social Quarters at 8 p.m.

Tooele County Historical Society

Historical Society Books

Tooele County Historical Society’s books will be available to purchase at our meeting. The History of Tooele County Volume II is $25, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $15, and we also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends.

Historical sign

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

Seeking Historical Items

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

Groups and Events

Diabetic Support Group

The Birch Family Pharmacy Diabetic Support Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Department, room 280. We will have a potluck meal.

Tooele County Master Gardeners

Learn how to become a backyard beekeeper. Mike Wells of Harvest Lane Honey Co. will show how to get started in beekeeping and give working knowledge about bees, honey, pollination and resources that can be found in the Tooele area. See sample equipment, hives and enjoy honey sampling on fresh, hot scones. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 7-8 p.m., USU Extension Building, 151 Main St., Tooele. For more information contact Jay Cooper at 435-830-1447 or jay@dirtfarmerjay.com.

Valley Behavioral Heath Parent Class

The parenting class is an eight-week course that helps parents better understand child development, strengthen the parent-child relationship, positive communication and refine non-abusive discipline methods. The class takes place through Feb. 25 on Tuesday evenings. The cost is $80, or Medicaid is accepted for full coverage of cost (for open clients).

Bereavement Support Group

Tooele Community is offering a bereavement support group for any person who has had a loved one who has died. Everyone is welcome. The group will meet Dec. 30 and every Monday in January at 6:30 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Department, 151 N. Main, Room 280. Call Cheryl at 830-6878 with any questions.

Live Fit Tooele County

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

Tooele Softball Skills Camps

Tooele High School will hold its annual all-skills softball camp for ages 8-14. The camp will be divided into four remaining sessions: Jan. 23 6-8 p.m., Jan. 29 7-8:30 p.m., and Feb. 4 6-8 p.m. at the Tooele High gym. Cost is $10 per session. If you pay up front, all five sessions will be $40. Please mail your completed and signed camp application with payment to THS Softball Camp, 301 W. Vine St., Tooele, UT 84704 or register at the THS finance office. You can also register 15 minutes before each session begins. For more information contact Coach Melanie Nelson 435-531-0846.

Gem and Mineral Society

Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. Membership dues are only $10 per year if you would like to join, or just come visit. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. We also have a permanent display at the TATC. In February, we will be celebrating 50 years since the club was formed! Come have fun with us! Visit us on Facebook. Contact information: 435-882-5752. Email creative43@hotmail.com.

Sons of Utah Pioneers

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

Mood disorder support group

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

PFCCA

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

Family Support Center

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

Seniors

Medical equipment needed

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

Grantsville Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all senior citizens 55 and older. Activities have started. For info, call 884-3446. Exercise class twice a week, bunco, bingo, pinochle once a week. Jewelry, painting and ceramics once a week. Arts and Crafts on the second and fourth Monday at 10 a.m. Meals on Wheels for homebound. Lunch served daily. Suggested donation of $2.50.  The center also provides rides to the store or doctor visits in Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 843-4102. Birthday dinner will be Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. Entertainment will be the Gary Butler family.

Tooele Senior Center

The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 55 and older. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, exercise program three times a week, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class, movies and health classes. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays for age 60 and above, suggested donation of $2.50, $4.50 for under age 60. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 435-843-2110 for more information.

Senior Circle

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

Recovery

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 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. 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.

Al-Anon

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.

Tooele Family AI-Anon

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

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Did you resolve to lose those extra pounds this year? TOPS can help you achieve your goals and support you in your journey of health and wellness. We provide accountability through weekly weigh-ins and support and encouragement in a non-judgmental environment. TOPS is open to all men, women, teens and preteens. There are now two TOPS chapters in Tooele to accommodate your schedule. UT 330 Tooele meets Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the old county courthouse. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150 for information. UT 365 Tooele meets Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Bit n Spur Clubhouse, 240 W. 500 North. Call Lisa at 882-1442 for information. Also see the TOPS website at www.tops.org.

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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