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. Register by May 31, 2014 if you would like to also order an optional shirt for $5. 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 email@example.com.
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 435-830-3838.
Free Triathlon Clinic
Tooele City and Live Fit Tooele County will be hosting a FREE Triathlon Clinic on Wednesday, June 4, at the Pratt Aquatic Center (55 N. 200 West, Tooele). There will be a clinic at 6:30 p.m. for the Kids Triathlon and a clinic at 7:30 p.m. for the Sprint Triathlon. There is no pre-registration required. The clinic will cover how you can continue to train for a triathlon. The clinic will have an emphasis on race day. Come learn more about transitions, pacing, mistakes to avoid, and more. If you would like more information about this FREE clinic please contact Tooele Parks and Recreation at (435)843-2142 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of NRA Banquet
The Tooele County Friends of NRA will hold their annual Banquet and Auction on May 31, 2014, at the Deseret Peak Convention Center. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Pre-Event drawing tickets and gun Dinner packages are available! Enjoy Richard’s Roundup BBQ Brisket, Ribs and Chicken with all the trimmings! Drawings, Games, Silent and Live Auctions raise funds to support national, Utah State and Tooele County shooting sports and firearm safety programs. Lots of Guns, Ammo, Shooting Accessories and Collectible Merchandise will be Auctioned or Given Away as Prizes! Please contact David Gumucio (435) 830-3337; Shawn Kelly (801) 859-6701; Valerie Tanner (801) 706-8488; Stephanie Barlow (801) 200-8055; or Michael Harrison (801) 448-2549 for Ticket Purchase and Details. You may also purchase tickets on-line at www.friendsofnra.org. We encourage advanced ticket purchase as seating is limited. See you there!
Miss Tooele Pageant
Tooele City is excited to announce that the 2014 Miss Tooele City Scholarship Pageant will again be held as part of the City’s 4th of July festivities. This is for Tooele City residents, girls ages 16-24. There are $700-$1,000 scholarships and additional prizes available! There is no swimsuit or fitness competition! The Pageant will be held on June 30, 2014, but don’t delay, the Application Deadline is June 4, 2014. Contestant materials and additional information is available on our website. Please visit www.tooelecity.orgor contact Kami Perkins (435) 843-2105, email@example.com for more information!
Miss Grantsville Pageant
2014 Miss Grantsville Scholarship Pageant will be held July 3 at Grantsville High School. If you are interested in running for the pageant, paperwork is available at Grantsville City Hall. All possible contestants must attend a mandatory information meeting at Grantsville City Hall on one of the following dates: May 23 at 7 p.m., June 6 at 7p.m. or June 10 at 7 p.m. Contestants under age 18 must have a parent accompany them to the information meeting. Please call Teri Critchlow 830-8090 or Kristy Clark 884-3411 for questions.
Little Miss Grantsville Pageant
Little Miss Grantsville mandatory parent meeting will be held June 4, 7 p.m. at the Baird Residence, 200 E. Main. To be eligible, girls must have finished 1st grade through 6th grade, be a Grantsville resident, or attend a Grantsville school. For more information, contact Krista Sparks 435-841-9951 or Jan Baird 435-224-3288. The Little Miss Grantsville Pageant will be held July 1, at 7 p.m., at the GHS auditorium. Admission is free.
The Tooele Valley Company of the Daughters of Utah Pioneer Museum at 378 W. Clark Street in Grantsville and the Donner Reed Museum at the corner of Cooley and Clark Street, will be open every Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. after Memorial Day through Labor Day. On Memorial Day the museums will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For appointments at other times please call 435-884-0253 or 435-884-3832 for the DUP Museum and 435-884-3259 for the Donner Reed Museum.
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 two regular turns so far. 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 Park CERT
Stansbury Park CERT invites you to our Spring Skills Drill on June 7 at the Harvest Lane Park by Soelberg’s Market in Stansbury. All CERT trained people in Tooele County are invited and we encourage you to bring a friend. Anyone who has wanted to learn more about CERT or anyone who has wanted to take the CERT training, but just hasn’t had the time is also invited. Also anyone who is just interested in in learning some skills is invited. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. The drill will begin promptly at 9 a.m. and go till noon. Refreshments will be served afterward. It will be a fun drill and a great opportunity to refresh skills. Put it on your calendar and plan on coming to have fun with us. For questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Take 25: Child Identification Kits
Get your child’s identification kit updated at no charge with Tooele City Police officers at this event, Saturday, May 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grantsville City Library
Food for fines
Exchange canned goods and other food items for your library overdue fines. All items will be collected from May 27 – June 10, 2014 to support the Grantsville City Food Bank. Grantsville Library members will receive $1 in current overdue fines waived for each can or package of the following food items brought to the library circulation desk (change cannot be given) : Canned goods, Items in boxes or plastic bags and jars (No glass containers). For further information, please call the library at (435) 884-1670 or stop by and visit us.
GHS Centennial class of 2014
Congratulations to the GHS Centennial Class of 2014. Graduation will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Grantsville High School in the big gym. Seniors are expected to be at the high school at 5:15 p.m. GHS graduation is a formal affair. The doors will close promptly at 6 p.m., but the ceremony will be broadcast into the auditoriums so latecomers can still enjoy the ceremony. To show respect for graduates, please dress appropriately for a formal graduation.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in activities that focus on College and Career Readiness relating to programs offered at each of the educational institutions leading to certificates or degrees.
Grantsville Jr. High – 8th-Grade, May 28, 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wendover – 8th/9th Grade, May 28, 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Chinese Immersian 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 summer school
Saint Marguerite Catholic School is offering an academic summer learning program for pre-K (4-year-olds) through 6th-graders Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon beginning June 3 through July 30. Space is limited. Register by May 23. Registration fee is $15. Tuition is $300 for all eight weeks. (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).
Historic Benson Gristmill
Volunteers and Funding
The Benson Gristmill will be open this year! We need volunteers and donations. Please contribute $1, or more, for each familiy 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.
Spring Garden Tour
Saturday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $7 per adult, children 12 and under are free. Twelve locations across the Tooele Valley. Visit www.annualgardentour.info or contact Jay Cooper at email@example.com or 435-830-1447.
All about Tomatoes!
Offered by the Tooele County Master Gardeners. Attend this free workshop on Wednesday, May 28th, from 7 to 8 PM. Walt Barlow will give you insights on varieties, types, starting, planting, care, harvesting, pest and disease control. Bump up your “tomato game” by attending this informative session. USU Tooele Extension, 151 N. Main. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-830-1447.
Utah State University and 4H
4H Photography Camp
Hey kids! Come to 4-H Photography Camp May 20, 22 & 27, 4:30-5:30 pm at the 4-H office. If you are not already a 4H member, please plan to visit tooele4h.org and register. Annual registration cost is $5. The cost for photography camp is $2 for all 3 days. Register and pay at USU Extension at 151 N. Main (Tooele Health bldg) by May 14th. Office is open M-TH 7-6 p.m. If you have questions, please contact 435-277-2405. If you have your own camera, you can bring it. There are a few cameras available for use. You will be printing off your favorite picture and learning how to mount it.
USU and 4H
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 a CPR course designed for responders required to have CPR certification or for those who simply want to help in an emergency. The course is based on the American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation 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.
Enrollment for New Programs
We are currently enrolling for our new programs, which include Industrial Maintenance, Heavy Duty Diesel Technician and Nail Technician programs. For detailed information about all programs, visit www.tatc.edu.
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: email@example.com. Web at www.stbarnabasepiscopal.org. You are God’s beloved child, beautifully created in God’s own image. Whatever your history, wherever you are in life’s journey, the Episcopal Church welcomes you.
La Iglesia Biblica Bautista de Tooele le invita a sus servicios en espanol Jueves 6 p.m., Domingos 2 p.m. We invite you to their Spanish services on Thursday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Come to know a church that focused in the word of God rather than the emotions. God loves you and he wants to reveal himself to you. Located at 276 E. 500 North, Tooele. Call 840-5036, rides provided.
St. Marguerite 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.
Memorial Day Services
Memorial Day Services will be held 11 a.m. May 26 at Veterans Square in downtown Tooele. Guest Speaker: Colonel Roger L. McCreery, Commander, Tooele Army Depot. Everyone is invited to attend.
Sunday, 8 June, 8 a.m. start, Oquirrh Hills Golf Course, Tooele. Sign up at the Lodge, 61 N. Main. 882-2408.
Steaks will be served from 6:30-8:45 p.m. Friday, May 30. Barbara and Kevin will be serving and the special will be a two-piece halibut dinner for $9 or a three-piece halibut dinner for $11. Please come out and support the Aerie and Auxiliary. Members and guests invited.
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 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. Starting June 1, 2014, due to rising costs start after 10 meals you get a free one.
Dixon band Matte and Jane Saturday, June 14 from 7-11 p.m.
For members and their guests only.
Shred Day May 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your documents you want to shred ($5 for all you have)
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
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.
Cub Scout Leader Roundtable
Summer is here and we are on the move to our Summer home, Tooele Wigwam. Join us Thursday, June 5, 7:30 p.m., for Cub Scout Leader Roundtable — Find It, Cook It, Eat It. We will still have your regular break out sections where you will discuss the July theme and Core Value. If you have a smartphone with a GPS app you may find it helpful to bring or if you are old school and have a compass, you may want to bring it, however, neither will be required for you to have a great time and enjoy the fun that we are planning for you. Bring a Cub Scout leader friend that hasn’t been attending and you can enter to win a visit from a cotton candy machine or popcorn machine at your pack meeting. For more info go to www.deseretpeakcubscouting.com including directions to the wigwam. See you at the wigwam.
Stansbury Art and Literary Society
The next meeting of the Stansbury Art and Literary Society will be Tuesday, May 27, 7 p.m., at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. The project for the month, which is optional, will be to use the theme “Book Art.” Combine words with drawings or photos and present in some sort of book form. Be creative. Stansbury Art and Lit extends an invitation to all creative people living in Tooele County to attend our meetings.
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 meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Tooele Applied Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., 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 are celebrating 50 years since the club was formed. Come have fun with us! Visit us on Facebook. Contact: 435-882-5752 or email TooeleGemAndMineral@gmail.com.
Live Fit Tooele County
Live Fit Tooele County sponsored indoor active play. For a detailed calendar, go to livefittc.org.
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. 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.
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.
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 Grantsville Senior Citizen Center’s May birthday dinner will be held Friday, May 30, at 4 p.m. Jenean Christensen will provide entertainment.
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.
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.
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.