Utah Hunter Education Courses
The fifth set of Utah Hunter Education Courses will be held September 10, 11 and 12 for Range 14. Classes are held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Tooele County Health Building, 151 N. Main St., Tooele. Range times will be announced. State law requires students to attend all sessions of class. Before attending a class, all students must purchase a Hunter Education Voucher for $10 from a license agent or vender, bring the voucher to the class, and give it to the instructor. The voucher includes all costs for the class and includes a small game license that is validated upon completion of the class. For more information call Gene at 435-882-4767 or Bryan at 435-882-6795.
The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 60 and older. Center hours are Monday thru Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to Noon. New and exciting activities include bridge, pinochle, bingo, crafts, pickleball, Mexican train, tangled art, yoga, exercise program, line dancing, wood carving, Wii games, watercolor class movies and health classes. Meals-On-Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For 60 and above, suggested contribution is $3. For those under 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call (435) 843-4114. For more information about the Tooele center, call 435-843-4110.
Mobile Vet Center
To better serve veterans located in Tooele County, the Mobile Vet Center (MVC) will visit Tooele every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the eastern side of the Walmart parking lot, 99 W. 1280 North, Tooele. The MVC provides free, confidential counseling for theater veterans of all conflicts. For further information contact Dave Brown at 801-255-1499, call our 24/7 national call center 1-877-WARVETS or visit vetcenter.va.gov
Donate to library
Please remember the “Friends of the Tooele City Library” while doing home cleaning and donate your used books to the bookstore in the library. Money from book sales is used to support programs within the library. The library is located at 128 W. Vine St. For more information, call 435-882-2182 or go online to tooelecity.org. Thank you for your support.
Books for the Whole Family
Donated children’s books and paperbacks are for sale for 25 cents, and hard-covers are being sold for $1 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays, 5-8 p.m. on Mondays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Tooele City Library. All proceeds go back to the library for projects and programs.
Bingo is back
St. Marguerite Catholic Church has started its bingo games again on Fridays starting at 6:45 p.m. Come and have a good time. Food is available. Call 435-882-3860 with questions.
Grantsville Irrigation Company
Grantsville Irrigation has issued agricultural users two regular turns. Residents have been allotted 250,000 gallons per residential share. Those exceeding the allotment will have their service locked in addition to penalty fees. Contact the office at 435-884-3451 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Share the past
Share the past, submit a history, obituary, or a picture of a deceased relative. The Family History Center in Grantsville is assembling a record of Grantsville residents. Your submission may be made by emailing to email@example.com or by coming into the center at 115 E. Cherry St., or by mail to PO Box 744, Grantsville, Utah 84074. Come in and receive help from our trained consultants. For more information, call 435-884-5018 or 435-224-5010.
The senior center is for the enjoyment of all seniors 60 and older. Center hours are Monday thru Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to Noon. New and exciting activities include pinochle, bingo, crafts, bunko, therapeutic coloring, flint knapping, yoga, fly tying and exercise program, wood carving and health classes. Meals-On-Wheels available for homebound. Lunch served weekdays. For 60 and above, suggested contribution is $3. For those under 60, cost is $5. Transportation available to the store or doctor visits for residents in Tooele and Grantsville areas. For transportation information call 435-843-4114. For more information about the Grantsville center, call 435-884-3446.
Daughters of Utah Pioneers
The DUP is seeking any family histories, photographs, books, stories or vintage artifacts (before 1900) to display at the DUP Grantsville Museum, located at 378 W. Clark St. (in the basement of the J. Reuben Clark Farmhouse across from the Grantsville Cemetery). For more information, call Ellen Yates at 435-884-0253 or Coralie Lougey at 435-884-3832. Visit www.grantsvilledupmuseum.com or www.exploretooele.com.
Tooele High Athletic Wall of Fame
Tooele High School is accepting applications for the Annual Athletic Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony, to be held Friday, September 27. Applicants must have graduated from THS at least 10 years ago. Email Athletic Director Catham Beer at firstname.lastname@example.org, for an application or pick one up at Tooele High School (301 W. Vine St. Tooele, UT 84074). Application is due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13.
Story and Craft Hour
Join us every Monday at 10 a.m. at the Tooele Family Center-PIRC as we enjoy the adventures of books and make fun crafts. For more information, call 435-833-1934 ext. 1410. We are located at West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South, Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.
Free Preschool Hour
Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., the Tooele Family Center-PIRC has a fun activity hour of learning, singing and creating. The class is for all children up to 5 years old. Please come and enjoy the fun. For more information, call (435) 833-1934 ext. 1410. We are located at West Elementary School, 451 W. 300 South, Tooele. Please enter through the south side doors.
St. Marguerite Catholic School
Students of all faiths are welcome from preschool through 8th grade at Tooele County’s only faith-based school. Featuring all-day Kindergarten, all-day preschool, junior high grades 6-8, small class sizes, and an enhanced STEM curriculum. Give us a call at 435-882-0081 or visit www.stmargschool.org.
Tooele Jr. High School Community Council
Nominations are now being accepted for the Tooele Jr. High School Community Council. Any parent or guardian of a current Tooele Junior High School student is eligible to run. If you are interested in being nominated please contact the office no later than September 6 so that ballots can be prepared. Candidate names will be posted on September 9 on the school’s website and at the office. The election will be held at Tooele Junior High School, during business hours, 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., September 9 to September 11. If you have any questions about the Council or the election, please contact Principal Bill Gochis at 435-833-1921.
The next Grantsville Elementary Community Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the GES library. All parents are encouraged to attend. It will last one hour. There is lots of good information and we need your input. Hope to see you there.
Tooele Technical College
Programs with space available include the POST (Peace Officer Standards Training) program (Satellite Police Academy), Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program and Software Development. These programs and others are offered at Tooele Tech. Enroll today and begin training for a promising career. Visit tooeletech.edu or call student services at 435-248-1800 for more information.
Get your high school diploma this year at the Tooele Community Learning Center. 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 435-833-8750. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.
ESOL conversational classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Tooele Community Learning Center. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for individualized study. Registration is $50 per semester. Located at 211 Tooele Blvd. Call 435-833-8750 for more information.
Early Head Start
Do you have a child under age 3? Are you currently pregnant? VANTAGE Early Head Start is a free program for eligible families that offers quality early education for infants and toddlers in the home; parent education; comprehensive health services to women before, during and after pregnancy; nutrition education and family support services. Call 435-841-1380 or 801-268-0056 ext. 211 to apply or for free additional information.
Free developmental evaluation
DDI VANTAGE Early Intervention offers a variety of services to families with infants and toddlers from birth to age 3. Individualized services are available to enhance development in communication, motor development, cognition, social/emotional development, self-help skills and health concerns. Contact us for a free developmental evaluation at 435-833-0725.
Tooele Children’s Justice Center
Tooele Children’s Justice Center is in need of DVD-Rs, soda, bottled water and snacks. We appreciate all donations. For inquiries or drop-off, call 435-843-3440. 25 S.100 East, Tooele.
United Methodist Dinner
Tooele United Methodist Church offers a free dinner every Wednesday. Coffee and social hour starts at 4 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. All are welcome.
First Baptist Food Pantry
The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering an emergency food pantry to meet the needs of our community. Hours are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. First Baptist Church is located at 580 S. Main Street. For information, call 435-882-2048.
Baby blankets needed
Baby blankets are needed for the nursery at Mountain West Medical Center. Blankets should be new and in good condition. Homemade blankets are also accepted if new. Donations can be turned in to the volunteer desk at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main Street in Tooele. Call Diane at 435-843-3691 with any questions.
Clean out your closets. The Community Closet is accepting donations for gently used clothing. Donations are accepted at your neighborhood school. Contact Christy Johnson at 435-830-4706 with any questions.
Meals at the Lodge
Friday and Saturday night dinners will be served from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday night dinners change weekly or you can order from the menu items Saturday night. 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.
Breakfast will be served every Sunday meeting at 10:30 a.m. until gone. Please attend the men’s meeting at 9:30 a.m. and the women’s meeting at 11:30 a.m., and enjoy a great breakfast.
There will be two bands during our annual tri-lodge Camp Wapiti event. On Friday, September 20 Bent Fender will play from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Saturday, September 21, All about Betsy will play 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner
A Veterans appreciation dinner will be held on Thursday September 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Annual Tri-Lodge Outing
The annual Tri-Lodge outing will be held at Camp Wapiti on Friday, September 20 thru Sunday, September 22. All members of the Elks, Eagles and Moose with their guests are welcome to attend. Membership cards will be checked. Great food, music and fun for all family members.
Moose Association Annual Convention
The ID/UT Moose Association Annual Convention will be held at the Tooele Lodge from Thursday, September 26 thru Sunday, September 29. All members are welcome to attend.
Breakfasts will be served every Sunday morning this month from 9 to 11 a.m. Order from the menu or have the special for $5. Adults pay $7 from the menu and children 11 years and under are $3.50. Bad Beer is available. Public invited.
The Social Room will be open at Noon, 7 days a week beginning September 1.
The Auxiliary Meeting will be held September 23 at 7 p.m.
The aerie meeting will be held September 12 and 8:00 p.m.
Dutch Oven Cook-off
Dutch Oven Cook-off, fundraiser to benefit the Jimmy Durrante Children’s Fund Saturday September 14 at 2:00 p.m. Bring your pot to cook with judging at 5:00 p.m. Dinner and Raffle at 6:00 p.m.
The Planning Meeting will be held September 17 at 7 p.m.
Auxillary Past President’s Dinner
Auxillary Past President’s Dinner will be held September 18
State Horseshoe Tournament
September 22, TBA
Lodge floor meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. House committee meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of the month. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
We will be having a Potluck and Paint Night on September 27. Potluck from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with painting after dinner.
The “Jordan M. Byrd” Tooele County Chapter 20, for the Disabled American Veterans holds monthly general membership meetings at the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine Street (rear basement door entrance) in Tooele, every third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. We welcome and invite all veterans to come join us in the comradery with other veterans at our monthly meetings. Chapter 20 now has trained Chapter Service Officer’s (CSO’s) to answer questions concerning your VA benefits. Nations Service Officers (NSO’s) are available by appointment to help veterans and their families submit claims for compensation, obtain health and educational well-earned benefits. ALL DAV services are Free of Charge. For information, please join our monthly meetings. No monthly meetings are held in December. Call commander Penny Larson 801-359-8468 or Adjutant James Yale at 435-849-0521 or Senior Vice Dustee Thomas at 435-830-8487. Please leave messages if no contact.
Historical Society Meetings
Our September 10, 2019 meeting at 7:00 p.m. will feature Jim Nolen, a History teacher. His presentation will be about the Railroads in America and the Wizard of Oz connection. Please join us at the Pioneer Museum at 47 East Vine Street. Park in the rear of the building, enter at the back door and come to the basement meeting room.
Tooele County Historical Society’s books are available to purchase at meetings. The History of Tooele County Volume II is $35, The Mining, Smelting, and Railroading in Tooele is $25, and we also have eight note cards depicting four different pioneer buildings for $4. These make great gifts for family and friends. Please call Alice Dale at 435-882-1612 if you would like to purchase these books.
Seeking Historical Items
The 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 435-882-1612.
Groups and Events
Tooele County Arts Guild Annual Art Show
All artists from Tooele County age 13 and above are welcome to join the Tooele County Arts Guild for an evening, or for the year as a member. Benefits of membership include the opportunity to display your artwork for show and sale in various venues around Tooele County, as well as regular updates on events in our community. The best benefit is meeting other artist friends you wouldn’t meet otherwise! Call 435-228-8217 for more information.
The Tooele County Arts Guild invites local artists age 11 and older to share their talent in the Guild’s annual art show. Entries are due at the Tooele City Library September 20 and 21. The art show starts September 24 and runs through October 24. Artists can find details, including an online application and prospectus at www.tooelecountyartsguild.org.
Ladies Community Club of Tooele
To view upcoming events, learn more about our organization, or to become a member, please visit gfwctooele.org.
TOPS Weight Loss Support Group
The TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Weight Loss Support Group meets every Tuesday in the Cornerstone Baptist Church located at 276 E. 500 North, Tooele. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a meeting at 6 p.m. Men, women and children are invited to attend. Come and let us help you live a healthier lifestyle! For more information visit TOPS.org or contact Mary Lou Beck at 435-228-8202.
Museum volunteers needed
Tooele Valley Museum & Historical Park is seeking volunteers. Do you enjoy history or science? Volunteers at the museum can gain new skills or practice old ones. We are looking for people to help with organization, exhibit development, gardening and educational program development. Volunteer positions are seasonal and year round. Scheduling is flexible. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. To apply or request more information, send email to: email@example.com
Tooele Gem and Mineral Society
The Tooele Gem and Mineral Society meets the first Thursday of the month. Meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine St., Tooele. Come and learn about rocks, minerals, and ways to craft them, and enjoy field trips for rock collecting. Membership is $15 per year. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local author seeks photos
A local author and historian is seeking original photographs of Saltair, Black Rock, Garfield Beach and/or Lake Point, as well as any similar turn-of-the-century attractions and resorts for an upcoming book project. Those who wish to contribute information or photographs of these parks should contact Emma Penrod at email@example.com. Contributions will be printed with credit in a yet-to-be released pictorial history book. There is no such thing as too many photographs as the author needs a minimum of 160 photographs, and any help is greatly appreciated.
Tooele Valley Free Masons
Tooele Valley Free Masons meet the second Friday of each month for dinner and socializing. If you are interested or have questions, please join us at the Lodge, located at the corner of Settlement Canyon Road and state Route 36, or call at 435-277-0087.
Tooele Valley Family History Center
Research your ancestors free with trained Family Search 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.
Tooele Family Al-Anon
Al-Anon meetings are held Wednesdays at 11 a.m. in the Tooele Pioneer Museum’s basement at the back of the building. For questions or more information, please call Allene at 435-830-0465 or Elizabeth at 435-884-0825 or 435-241-9200.
Tooele Al-Anon Choices 4U
This group meets Sundays at 5 p.m. at the Mountain Faith Lutheran Church, 560 S. Main St., Tooele. For more information, contact Gesele at 435-224-4015 or Jo-Ann at 435-849-4180.
Meetings are held daily at noon and 8 p.m. at the Oasis Alano Club, 1120 W. Utah Ave. For more information, contact Lance at 435-496-3691 or Wendy at 801-694-2624.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are also held every Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., at St. Barnabus Church, 1784 Aaron Dr., Tooele.
Young People in Recovery
Young People in Recovery (YPR) hold all recovery meetings on Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the Grantsville City Library, and also on the first and third Friday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Remington Park Apartments’ Clubhouse, 495 W. Utah Ave., Tooele. Questions contact Adam at 480-695-6611, Audrey 435-255-9518 or Heidi at 435-255-9905.
Family support group
Get your loved one sober. The USARA Craft family support group is held Mondays at 6 p.m. in the large reading room at the Tooele City Library. Group books and materials provided. Craft is a free program for family members who have a loved one with a substance use disorder. For more information, call Heidi Warr at 435-255-9905.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Group
Join us the 2nd Monday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center in Tooele. The Tooele County Health Department’s Aging Services program is the sponsor for these Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups. The groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers. Questions call 435-277-2440.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free, 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food addiction. Meetings are held every Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Pioneer Museum, 47 E. Vine Street in Tooele. Enter at the north back entrance. For more information, call Millicent at 435-882-7094 or Colleen at 435-882-9019 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tooele County Aging
Tooele County Aging is looking for volunteers to help us meet the needs of seniors in the community. Many seniors require assistance and need rides to doctors or other professionals. Rides help seniors live more independent lives. Call 435-843-4114 for more information. The Grantsville and Tooele Senior Centers also are in need of volunteers. For more information about volunteering at the Grantsville Center call 435-884-3446. For volunteering at the Tooele Center call 435-843-4110.
Life’s Worth Living Foundation
Suicide support group meetings are held every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mountain West Medical Center, 2055 N. Main Street in Tooele, in the classroom by the cafeteria. If you struggle with suicidal thoughts or have lost a loved one to suicide, please plan on attending. Please go on Facebook and like our page to keep current with our latest news and events. Contact us on that page. Visit lifesworthlivingfoundation.com or call 435-248-LIVE.
Health Department and Aging Services hours
The Tooele County Health Department and Aging Services’ new hours of operation are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Check out our calendar on our main page for holiday hours and closures. For more information call 435-277-2301.
Parkinson’s disease Support Group
A diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can be overwhelming for the newly diagnosed. Tooele has a support group for persons with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers. You can learn how others are coping with PD and how to live well. We meet the third Friday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at Tooele Technology College, 88 S. Tooele Blvd., Tooele. For information, call Hal at 435-840-3683.
Tooele Naranon “Circle of Hope to Recovery”
Tooele Naranon meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at 134 W. 1180 North, Ste. 4 in Tooele (Bonneville Mental Health). Open to all those affected by someone else’s addiction. As a 12-step program, we offer help by sharing our experience, strength and hope. For more information, please contact Terri at 435-313-4851.
Military Items Wanted
When you no longer want your military items, do not take them to Deseret Industries or a thrift store. Bring them — hats, helmets, dress uniforms, boots, shoes, pants, jackets, backpacks, belts, canteens, pouches, old photos, etc. — to 775 S. Coleman Street. They will be displayed with honor and respect. Call Matthew or Tina at 435-882-8688.
Children’s Choir Auditions
Rising Voices Children’s Choir is an auditioned children’s choir for children 7-14 years of age. The talented Katelynd Blake, owner and director of Blake Music Studios, directs the choir. Blake has a degree in vocal performance and has taught at the collegiate level. If your child loves to sing and you are looking for an exceptional musical experience for them, this is it. For more information and to register for an audition, please visit blakemusicstudios.com or call 435-277-0755.
Rocky Mountain Hospice
Want to have more meaning in your life. Do you want to do something that is satisfying and of great service to your community? Then become a Rocky Mountain Hospice volunteer. No experience required. All training, background check and TB tests provided by Rocky Mountain. The only requirement is your desire to help someone in need. Please contact Diane Redman at Rocky Mountain Hospice at 801-397-4904.
The Next Chapter
The Next Chapter is a free social support and educational program to help widows and widowers adjust to the loss of their spouse through monthly activities. You are invited to join others who are on the same page as you, to begin a new chapter in your life story. Call Sarah with Tooele County Aging Services at 435-277-2456 for more details.
Sons of Utah Pioneers
Anyone interested in the history of Tooele City, Tooele County or Utah pioneers, we need you. Please come and join us for a potluck social dinner at the LDS church, 192 W. 200 South, Tooele. For more information, please contact Joe Brandon, 435-830-9783 or 435-830-9784. The local Sons of Utah Pioneers meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
TC Squares Dance Club
The TC Squares Dance Club has begun dancing again on Mondays at the Clarke Johnson Jr. High Cafetorium, 2152 N. 400 West, Tooele, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Please bring finger food to share. For more information, contact Woody at 435-850-2441, Roberta at 801-349-5992 or visit the club’s website at tcsquares.com.
Tooele County Homemakers
We would like to invite all ladies to our Homemakers club. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month with a luncheon and raffle, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., September through May. Located at 151 N Main, in the auditorium of the Health Department and USU Extension offices. Come out and enjoy some fun. $5 due per year. For more information, call Eileen 435-882-5009 or 435-849-0854, Dianne 435-224-4814, or Thiel 435-238-8245. Thank you and we hope to see you all this September.
Tooele County Quilters
All meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month in the Tooele County Health Dept. auditorium. Dues are $20 per year to be paid at the first meeting.
Women in the Outdoors
National Wild Turkey Federation. September 13, 14 and 15 at Camp Wapiti in beautiful Settlement Canyon Tooele, UT. A weekend full of fun classes, food, theme party, and fun in the outdoors. A few classes will include hand guns, shot gun, archery, crafts, fly fishing, Self Defense, Survival, etc. We have cabins to sleep in, showers and restrooms. Come join us for a fun filled weekend for only $100. This includes lodging, food, classes and supplies. Call Cleora at 435-830-7802 for information and an application.