Historic Benson Gristmill
The Benson Gristmill will be open this year! We need volunteers and donations. Please contribute $1, or more, for each family member. The Indians, trappers, explorers, pioneers, farmers, ranchers and miners all camped, rested and got water at Twin Springs. Please bring donations to the boxes at the Benson Gristmill.
Benson Gristmill Fund
The Historic Benson Gristmill Restoration Committee is seeking donations from individuals, groups, and businesses to help with restoration efforts and the operation of the historic Gristmill site. Donations may be sent to Tooele County Benson Gristmill Fund, 47. S. Main Street, Tooele, Utah 84074. For more information contact Mike 602-826-9471.
Tooele Tri Kids Triathlon
Tooele City is excited to announce the second annual Tooele Tri Kids Triathlon. The Kids Triathlon will be held on Friday, June 27 2014 at 6 p.m. at Tooele City Swimming Pool park. The triathlon is for kids 12 and under. The cost is $10 for the first child and $5 for additional children in the same family. Online registration is available at www.tooelecity.org. You may also register in person at Tooele City Hall (90 N. Main St., Tooele) or at the Pratt Aquatic Center (55 N. 200 West, Tooele). For full race information please visit our website at www.tooelecity.org. For more information contact Tooele City Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plein Air Art Contest
The Tooele City Arts Council is excited to host the second annual Plein Air Art Contest on June 16-22 during the Tooele Arts Festival. Artists will make, show and sell their artwork. There will be three different categories to enter: Draw and Paint, Photography, and Found Objects. Artists can win cash prizes up to $500. Please go to www.tooelecity.org for registration information and details, or contact Chris Wilcox at 435-840-3838.
Miss Grantsville Pageant
The 2014 Miss Grantsville Scholarship Pageant will be held on July 3, 2014 at Grantsville High School. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the pageant begins at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Questions, please call Teri Critchlow at 830-8090 or Kristy Clark 884-3411. We hope to see all of you there.
Celebration Hall flea Market
Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until September on the corner of Church Street and Main in Grantsville. Anyone is invited to come sell whatever they want, provided they obtain a $5 business licesense from the city that is good for a month of Saturdays and pay a $10 fee to Celebration Hall, though the latter fee isn’t due until you sell something. For more information, please call 801-250-6602 and leave a message.
Grantsville Song Cycle project
The Grantsville Song Cycle concert will be June 21, 6 p.m. at Clark Historic Farm, 378 W. Clark. Come and hear original songs about Grantsville written by local songwriters. These songs tell a story about Grantsville’s history, natural surroundings, people and experience of living there, based on written and oral history. This project is sponsored by a grant from Utah Arts & Museums, with funding through the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts. Presented by Grantsville City. Free admission, bring a chair or blanket.
Little Miss Grantsville Pageant
The Little Miss Grantsville Pageant will be held July 1, at 7 p.m., at the GHS auditorium. Admission is free.
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.
Grantsville Irrigation has issued agricultural users an additional two regular turns for a total of four turns this season. Residential users have been allotted 250,000 gallons per “A” share. You are responsible to keep track of your meter readings. “Like” us on Facebook for updates on the system. Contact the office at 884-3451 with any questions or concerns.
Stansbury Days Car Show
The 6th-annual Stansbury Days Car Show benefiting the Guide Dogs of America will take place Aug. 16. Registrations starts at 8:30 a.m., the show starts at 10 a.m. and 33 awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Cost is $20 for pre-registration, $25 on the day of the show. The first 100 registered receive a T-shirt and dash plaque. For more information call 435-841-0713 or 801-245-0252, or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stockton Days 2014
Stockton Days will take place Aug. 9. Vendor booth applications are due Aug. 1. Prices are $30 per booth and $10 extra for a powered booth. Applications to print are available at www.stocktontown.org. Return by Aug. 1 in person to 18 North Johnson St, Stockton, by mail to PO Box 247, Stockton, UT 84071, via email to email@example.com or by fax to 435-833-9031. Verify with the office your application was received. We are not responsible for lost or delayed applications. Contact the office at 435-882-3877.
Tooele City Library
Tuesdays, 11 and 11:30 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, 1 p.m., Thingamajig Thursday; Thursdays, 4-6 p.m., teen time with gaming, movies and more; Fridays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., kids crafts; Select Tuesdays, 1 p.m., family movies and popcorn. More summer info available at the library.
Grantsville City Library
Summer reading program
Grantsville City Library is excited to present this year’s Summer Reading Program (SRP), entitled, “Fizz, Boom, READ!”. We encourage citizens of all ages to participate. This (6) week program starts June 12 – July 31, 2014, and it’s all about science. Come and enjoy, presentations, stories, games and crafts. Those who read or are read to may submit completed reading “coupons” to receive small incentives and a chance to win a larger prize at the end of the summer reading program. Registration began May 27. For further information about this event, please go to our event calendar at http://www.grantsvilleut.gov/Library/eventcalendar.html or call us at (435) 884-1670.
Summer children’s drama camp
Stansbury High School’s Stallion Drama is accepting Enrollment for their Summer Children’s Drama Camp. Dates are Aug. 4-15 with classes running Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All Children enrolled in the camp will be cast in the production of Willy Wonka Kids. Cost is $55 per child with a $5 discount for each additional child per family. Cost includes a T-shirt and daily snack. Performances will be Aug. 16 at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Classes are geared to students in 3rd through 8th grade. To register visit www.stalliondrama.org and click on the Chldren’s Workshop page or email Glen Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org. We must have all student enrolled by July 5 in order to run the workshop.
Chinese immersion at Northlake
Northlake Elementary is excited to offer Mandarin Chinese as part of the Dual Language Immersion Program. Currently we have openings on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to have your student speak a fluent second language. Research is clear on the benefits of speaking a second language. Please contact Bryce or Jen at 435-833-1940 or stop by the school for details.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Many generous businesses and individuals in our community sponsor scholarships for graduating seniors. Now is the time to apply for local scholarships. Information on specific scholarships is available from the GHS, SHS and THS scholarship coordinators. Additional information, including specific scholarship criteria, applications and deadlines can also be found on your school’s scholarship website.
Saint Marguerite school
New and improved: St. Marguerite Catholic School is implementing a renewed Middle School program for 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students. It is customized to meet the special emotional, social and intellectual needs of Christian adolescent youth. Includes first-rate academics, career-vocation oriented electives, Spanish, art and music. Enrolling now for the 2014-2015 School Year. Classes start August 11. (435)882-0081.
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).
Aquaculture and Hydroponics Workshop
Aquaculture and Hydroponics Workshop, Wednesday, June 25th, 7-8 p.m., at the USU Extension at 151 N. Main, Tooele. Presented by Terry and Sandy Stapley, who are growing all of their vegetables and strawberries using a symbiotic system of plants, water and fish. The Stapleys were recently featured on the Garden Tour, and enjoyed excellent reviews. Come and learn how to set up your own system. There is no charge for this event. For more information, contact Jay Cooper at 435-830-1447 or email@example.com.
USU and 4H
Shakespeare Plain and Simple
The USU Writing Center presents Shakespeare Plain and Simple: Comedy of Errors, Henry IV part one, Measure for Measure, and Twelfth Night. Performance attendances on July 17-18 at the Utah Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City. For details, contact the USU-Tooele front desk at 435-882-6611.
How to avoid falling for a jerk or jerkette
Come learn how to follow your heart without losing your mind. In just a few sessions this research based course can help you with healthy dating relationships and partner selection. Free for singles and dating couples ages 18 and older. Classes are Thursday, June 10, 17, and 24 from 6:30–8:45 p.m. Please plan on attending all three sessions. Must register- FREE dinner is provided! Space is limited! Class will be held at Tooele Health/USU Extension 151 N. Main St. Tooele, UT 84074. Register for this free class at HealthyRelationships Utah.org.
TATC offers free mini-classes on the third Thursday of every month. Our next Lunch n’ Learn mini-series will be Thursday, June 19. Learn new techniques in nail art. Spice up your home manicures and pedicures with easy to create nail art. RSVP early at 435-248-1800. Spots are limited.
Tooele Applied Technology College offers a CPR course designed for responders required to have CPR certification or for those who simply want to help in an emergency or be CPR certified. The course is based on the American Heart Association Guidelines or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and is offered every second Monday of the Month from noon to 4 p.m. for $17.25. The book can be checked out in Student Services or purchased through the Campus Store.
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.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
To find a meeting house and time of worship for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, go to http://mormon.org/meetinghouse or contact 435-850-8211.
Berean Full Gospel Church
We invite you to discover how God’s Word can transform your life and provide you with the answers for questions and for problems you may be struggling to overcome. Come join us this Sunday morning for our 10 a.m. worship service where we will assemble in praise, share testimonies and explore worship in ways that strive to highlight the greatness of God. After our morning praise and worship time we enter into a one-hour Bible Study at 11 a.m. Attend with us Sunday mornings at 635 N. Main St., (Phil’s Glass), or call 435-578-8022 for more information.
First Baptist Church
Some churches seek to entertain, some seek to be politically correct. We seek to know Jesus Christ better, through understanding and applying His Word to our lives. If that is what you seek, then join us in worship of the Lord, and in serving Him by serving those around us. Sunday Bible study: 9:45 a.m., Worship is at 11 a.m., 882-2048.
United Methodist Church
Tooele United Methodist Church services are held on Sundays at 11 a.m. Please check our website, tooelecumc.org, or call Tooele UMC’s office at 882-1349 or Pastor Debi’s cell at 801-651-2557 for more info. We are located at 78 E. Utah Ave. in Tooele.
Church of Christ
Church of Christ meets at 430 W. Utah Ave. Bible class, Sunday at 10 a.m. and worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday Bible class at 7 p.m. We seek to be the Lord’s church established about 33 AD. Jesus is our only head of the church, headquarters are heaven. Come and grow with us. Call 882-4642.
Passion for God, compassion for people at 276 E. 500 North in Tooele, phone: 882-6263. Come as you are this Sunday, where you can hear a message from the Bible and meet new friends. Service times: Bible study (for all ages) 9:45 a.m.; morning worship 11 a.m.; evening worship 6 p.m.; WiseGuys children’s program 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all services, and children’s church during morning worship. WiseGuys Program during evening worship.
Mountain of Faith Lutheran
We’re a healthy, growing congregation who welcomes newcomers and reaches out to those in need. Join us for worship Sunday mornings at 10 a.m., 560 S. Main, Tooele. We treat the word of God with respect without taking ourselves too seriously. Check us out on Facebook by searching for Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Please join us for meaningful worship that is also casual and relaxed. For more information, call 882-7291.
St. Barnabas’ Episcopal
Weekly service of word, prayer and sacrament followed by fellowship. Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church, 1784 N. Aaron Drive, Tooele. Phone: 882-4721. Email: firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 Catholic Community welcomes you to worship with us. Our liturgy schedule is as follows: Celebration of the Eucharist summer schedule: Saturday Vigil 5 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m. (Spanish), 10:30 a.m. Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. Office hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon-Fri. Closed Tues. (435) 882-3860. Elementary & Jr. High- (435) 882-0081. 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.
Covenant People Assembly are teaching the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith. Visitors welcome on Saturdays at 1 p.m., 37 S. Main Street, Tooele. Call 843-5444 for more information.
Bible Baptist Church
The folks at Bible Baptist Church would like to invite you to some old fashioned church services with singing from the old fashioned hymns and messages from the old fashioned KJV Bible. Some things should never change. Sunday Service times: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; gospel hour, 11 a.m.; Bible study, 12:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening services, 6 p.m. Contact Pastor Jeff Sinner at 840-2152.
Mountain View Baptist Church
We would like to invite you to discover what God’s plan and purpose is for your life. The Bible contains all of the answers for life’s questions. Come and join us this Sunday for our adult Bible study and graded Sunday School which starts at 9:45 a.m. Our worship service begins at 11 a.m. We also have a Bible study time each Sunday at 6 p.m. We meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for prayer time. Bring your needs and let us pray together for God’s help. Mountain View Baptist Church meets at the Eastgate Plaza in Grantsville, Suite 2C. Join us.
Stansbury Park Baptist Church
Please join us each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for Worship Services and Bible Study at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse (next to the SP Swimming Pool). For details, please call us at 830-1868 or go to www.stansburyparkbc.org.
First Lutheran Church
First Lutheran Church at 349 N. Seventh St. would like to invite you to hear of God’s grace and the love of Christ who died to forgive you of your sins and attain salvation on your behalf every Sunday morning at 10 a.m.
New Life Christian Fellowship
We invite you to worship and serve Jesus with us. Our clothing closet and food pantry is open from noon to 3 p.m. every Tuesday to Thursday at 411 E. Utah Ave. Programs for kids, teens, women and men are also available every week. Sunday services are in the Stansbury High School café at 10 a.m. and at our Tooele building at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Come join us. Find out more by calling 843-7430 or visiting www.NLOT.org.
Tooele Christian Fellowship
Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Service 11 a.m. Services are held at 40 N. Main, former Stowes Family Music building. For more information, call 435-224-3392 or www.tooelechristianfellowship.org. Parking and entrance in back of building.
Tooele Children’s Justice Center
Tooele Children’s Justice Center is in need of CD-Rs, DVDs and soda. We appreciate all donations. For inquiries or drop-off call 435-843-3440. 25 S. 100 East, Tooele.
United Methodist Church
Tooele United Methodist church offers a free dinner every Wednesday starting at 4 p.m. All are welcome.
The Tooele Valley Resource Center
The Tooele Valley Resource Center is currently in need of donations. Please consider donating items such as deodorant, chapstick, lotion, diapers, formula, toilet paper, shampoo, conditioner, combs and brushes. Cash is also welcomed. Those who receive services include individuals or families in crisis, the homeless and families at risk of becoming homeless. Located 23 S. Main Street, 843-9945.
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.
The Tooele Food Bank
The Tooele Food Bank is seeking donations to increase inventory. Summer is around the corner making it difficult for more families to provide healthy meals. Packaged meals like hamburger helper, mac and cheese, tuna, canned fruits and vegetables, flour, sugar, salt, ketchup, mustard, mayo, bottled water and juice boxes are accepted. Cash donations are also greatly appreciated. Located at 38 S. Main Street, 882-0355.
Past presidents’ monthly dinner meeting
The PPs will meet at the Sun Lok Yen at 7 p.m. for the monthly dinner meeting. PMP Dianne Moore will host the evening. All PPs are invited to attend.
Breakfast will be served the second and fourth Sunday each month. Kathy and Richard Wamsley are your hosts, cook and server. The regular menu is $7 for adults and $3 for kids 11 years and under. There is a special each Sunday for $5. Bad beer is available, too. Come out and support this great activity.
Meals at the lodge
Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5-9 p.m. Friday night dinners include clam chowder or homemade chili, and/or fish baskets (halibut, shrimp or chicken strips). Saturday night dinners include 16-oz ribeye or T-bone steak with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll; halibut or salmon steak with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll, or jumbo shrimp with choice of baked potato or fries, salad and roll. All meals are for a reasonable price. No orders taken after 8:45 p.m. Daily lunch specials are available at the lodge from 11 a.m. For members and their guests only. After buying 10 meals either Friday or Saturday night, you get a free one.
The band Flashback will play from 7-11 p.m. June 28. Karaoke by Ms. Cheryl Shoop is July 12.
International Moose Convention, June 20-24 in Las Vegas. Come see us in the Fourth of July parade.
Disabled American Veterans
Volunteer Drivers Needed
The DAV is looking for three volunteer drivers. No DAV membership is required. Will need a VA physical. Call Jim Yale at 435-849-0521 or 882-7626. Or call Les Peterson at 435-830-7812.
Masons meeting 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 Blair 801-554-0527.
Tooele County Historical Society
Historical Society Books
Tooele County Historical Society’s books will be available to purchase at our meeting. The History of Tooele County Volume II is $30, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $20, and we also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These will make great gifts for your family and friends.
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
We will be holding a fundraising yard sale Saturday, June 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 36 Canyon Road (the mouth of Settlement Canyon). Charities we support include Tooele Food Bank, Community Relief Services, Domestic Violence, Shriners Hospital, Scottish Right Learning Center, etc.
Stansbury Art and Literary Society
The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be 7 p.m. on June 24 at the TATC, 88 S. Tooele Blvd, Tooele. Laramie Dunn will present her illustrations for a new children’s book coming out this summer. She will show the actual illustration boards and go over the book’s storyline. This is an opportunity to see the composite process in creatin a children’s book using both art and prose. She will return in the fall to show the completed, printed book. The optional monthly project is to create artwork in the medium of your choice with the theme “hair.” the Creative Expressions exhibit is on display at the TATC building, 2nd floor during June during TATC class hours Monday through Friday.
Ophir Historical District
The Ophir Historical District will open Saturdays beginning May 31 through Sept. 20 (weather permitting). Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call (435)849-0254 or (435)830-2120.
Ophir Day 2014 will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Ophir Town Park. Now accepting applications for vendor space through July 15. Call Scott to request an application.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Tooele
Summer Club, ages 6-12, begins June 9 and runs through Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $375 for summer ($125 due upon registration). Space is limited. Interested? Call 843-5719.
The Stansbury Riders are looking for new youth and adult members. The youth ages are 6 to 15 and will do sign ups for both adult and youth at 6 p.m. on Monday or Wednesday at the Grantsville arena located behind City Hall in Grantsville, Utah. The adult ages are 15 and up. Youth practice will be begin Mondays and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Practice will also be held at the Grantsville arena. Must have own horse in order to participate. For more information please contact Chevelle Anderson 435-841-2851.
Tooele Valley Family History Center
Research your ancestors free with trained FamilySearch volunteers at the Tooele Valley Family History Center, 751 N. 520 East, Tooele. Phone 435-882-1396. Hours of operation: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7-9 p.m. Wednesday evenings by appointment only. Special classes offered regularly. Call the center for more information.
We have a very structured group that follows a format of four basic steps: report an upset, describe thoughts, impulses, feelings and sensations. If you can’t change a situation, you can change your attitude toward it. Life can be distressing, but not dangerous. Recovery is helpful for handling addictions, fears, anxiety, anger, loneliness, worries and any challenge. Try it for six weeks. For more information, call MaryAnn 884-0215.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Spring into action, and find yourself stepping lighter by summer! 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 Cornerstone Baptist Church, 276 E. 500 North. 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. This chapter will meet occasionally at a private residence, so call ahead for the exact location. Call Lisa at 882-1442 for information. Also see the TOPS website at www.tops.org.
Tooele Gem and Mineral Society
Tooele Gem and Mineral Society normally meets the second Tuesday of the month, however there is NOT a regular meeting in July. Our Steak Fry/Grab Bag Fill will be August 23 at 2 p.m., please call for location. Come learn about rocks, minerals and ways to craft with them and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership is $10 per year. Visit us on Facebook or www.tooelegem.com. Contact info: 435-882-5752 or email TooeleGemAndMineral@gmail.com.
Sons of Utah Pioneers
The goals of the Sons of Utah Pioneers Settlement Canyon Chapter is to keep our pioneer heritage alive. 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. If you are interested in the values of honoring past and future pioneers and in visiting their historical settings and learning more about those who settled and shaped Utah, attend our business and education meeting the first Thursday of each month. A pot-luck dinner followed by various presentations starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the Tooele Senior Citizens Center at 53 E. Vine. Call Gene White at 435-882-0805 for additional information.
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.
The Professional Family Child Care Association of Utah will be holding Chapter Meetings in Tooele the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. This support group/training meeting is open to all childcare providers in Stockton, Tooele, Erda, Stansbury, Grantsville and Lake Point. For more information, call Kathy Witt, 435-830-9614.
Family Support Center
The Family Support Center is a non-profit agency providing services in Salt Lake and Tooele County. Free 12-week in-home parenting skills program. Families with children birth to 17 will receive instruction during an 80-minute weekly visit to gain the tools they need to strengthen their family. Topics discussed include communication, conflict resolution, attachment and bonding, establishing rules and routines as well as managing stress. Please contact Rachel at (801) 955-9110 ext. 107 for more information. You can also visit familysupportcenter.org.
Tooele Family AI-Anon
Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at Alano Club (by White’s Trailer Court), 1120 Utah Ave., Sundays at 5 p.m. at Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church. Call Gesele with questions, 435-224-4015.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a program based on the 12 steps of AA. FA is a fellowship of individuals who through shared experiences and mutual support are recovering from the disease of food addiction. Meetings are held every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum, 47 East Vine Street, Tooele, Utah. Enter at back entrance on north side of building. For more information contact Millicent at 435-882-7094 or Carolyn at 435-882-0805.
Annual July 4 KIWANIS 5k Freedom Run 2014 registration: 5kfreedomrun.eventbrite.com. For questions about sponsorships, please contact race chair Mike Fields at (435)840-4604 or Sandy Critchlow at (435)830-6657.
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.
Tooele Senior Center
The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 55 and older. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, exercise program three times a week, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class, movies and health classes. Meals on Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays for age 60 and above, suggested donation of $3, $5 for under age 60. The center also provides transportation to the store or doctor visits for residents in the Tooele and Grantsville areas. Call 435-843-2110 for more information.
Senior Circle 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.
Grantsville Dutch oven
The Grantsville Senior Center will be hosting its annual Dutch oven dinner June 27 at 4 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Gary Butler family band. For more information, call the center at 884-3446.
The class of ‘54 reunion is scheduled for September 26 and 27, for the Tooele High School Homecoming date. We are looking for missing classmates: Joyce Olsen, Loretta Padgen, Kaye Roth, Helen Hendee, Norma Lou Russell, Veda Edwards, Helen Phelps, Shirley Drysdale, Eva Bates, Joe Hansen, Dorthey Begay, Phyllis Spradling, Carmen Montoya, Margaret Krolak, Geraldine Gardner, Geniel Bridges, Sharon Thomas, JoAnn Bevan, Marcia Sharp, Helen Hndee, Anadelle Schueter, Karen Nelson and Marybell Tonioli. Anyone having information about any of them is encouraged to contact Lila Duffin Atkin at (435) 830-0261, or email at email@example.com.
The Tooele High School Class of 1979 will hold its 35-year class reunnion Aug. 8-9. More information will be forthcoming. For more information, or to volunteer to help, contact Lisa Blakely Hardy at 882-1442.