Local Events Calendar
September 29 - October 1
**Join the Logan Library TONITE(Monday) for their Monday Movie which will be “Divergent”. The movie begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Jim Bridger Room. In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the Mysterious Four to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. (Rated PG-13). Admission and popcorn are free. For additional information please visit our web site http://library.loganutah.org or call the Logan Library at 435-716-9121
**It’s the “Rally Before Rivalry”! You’re invited to the Aggie Coaches Luncheon TODAY(Monday) at 12 noon at the Coppermill Restaurant (55 N Main, Logan). With Utah State head football coach Matt Wells previewing this weeks big match-up: Aggies at BYU on Friday night. Cost is $13 for Big Blue Scholarship Fund members/ $16 for non-members.
**Bear River Association of Governments and the City of Logan have teamed with community partners to extend financial workshops to area residents, beginning Tuesday night from 6:30pm - 8:00pm, at the Logan Library (255 N Main, Bonneville Room). A free dinner is being provided for participants. Participants may submit their specific questions prior to the meeting via email@example.com or at the meeting via index card. The event is free for all ages, life stages, and income ranges. Presenters and panel guests will be local financial experts from Cache Valley Bank, Credit Aid Today, Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing Corporation, and Celtic Bank Mortgage Lending. The primary topics include education about credit, budgeting, homeownership, and banking. Food and seating is limited - RSVPs are appreciated, but not required. To RSVP or get more information, residents can contact Laura Nyberg, BRAG via 435-752-7242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Logan Library Activities for Teens. Every Week the Logan Library has events specifically for patrons 11-18. • Teen Tuesday Sept 30: Anything Goes! This is the fifth Tuesday of the month where anything goes. Want to play video games? Board games? Make a craft? Or how about something completely different?? Come roll the dice of fate to decide what you will from 4-5 pm Most Teen Tuesdays in the Jim Bridger room. For more info, visit the Logan Library at 255 N Main, call 435-716-9123, or check the library’s http://library.loganutah.org/
**Logan Library presents Learning @the Library; classes showing how to get the most from your e-reader device, computer or tablet, using the free resources available at the library. Tablets & the Library will be presented Tuesday at 10:30 am. eAudiobooks & the Library will be offered Thursday at 10:30 am. Computer Basics will be taught Saturday at 10:30 am. All classes are held at the Logan Library. You can use the library’s devices or bring your own. Sign up in person at the Information desk or call 716-9120.
**Cache County School District is hosting a Parent Night for all parents of students K-12. This presentation will include information about substance abuse, internet safety tactics, promoting positive mental health, and bully prevention. Please attend to learn how to help your kids be healthy and happy! Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Sky View High School Team Room.
**Hispanic Heritage month is September 15th through October 15th and the Logan Library is celebrating! The Logan Library will be hosting activities throughout September and October to celebrate Hispanic Culture. Mark your calendar for the following great family activities: Wednesday from 3p.m. – 5p.m. – Teens and Tweens Piñata Decorating-the activity is free and open to kids ages 10 - 16; Friday, October 10th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Hispanic art and music at the Gallery Walk; Saturday October 11th from 10:00 – 12:00 El Chavo costume party for the whole family!
**Don’t miss an opportunity to hear form Logan’s Police Department – Wednesday evening at 530p.m. at the Coppermill Restaurant. Carmichael Financial and the police department are teaming up to help you prevent Identity Theft. There’s no cost involved for this one-hour presentation. Learn how to protect yourself. You must RSVP by calling Carmichael Financial at 435-787-2484.
**Utah State University choirs are going country this year for their annual fall concert. “Gone Country” will feature some of the most popular country music hits for all to enjoy on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Concert Hall on USU’s Logan campus. Cory Evans, director of the choral program and professor in the Caine College of the Arts says the night will also feature grand master fiddler champion Laura Waters, dancers from the USU Country Swing Club, a high-spirited Wild West show and “lots of folks wearing boots”. The audience will hear tunes from Johnny Cash, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Dixie Chicks, Lady Antebellum, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more. The USU Choirs will shed their traditional black tuxes and dresses for boots and jeans and a night of Wild West fun. Tickets for Gone Country are $10 adults, $8 seniors and youth, $5 USU faculty and staff and free for USU students with ID. For tickets or more information, visit the CCA Box Office in room 139-B of the Chase Fine Arts Center on USU’s Logan campus, call 435-797-8022 or see the college’s Production Services website.
**The Friends of the Logan Library Book Sale is still going strong, with new books to choose from arriving all of the time! The sale will continue until October 1st in the old Car Care Center location, 321 N Main in Logan. The book sale hours Monday-Saturday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. If you are interested in volunteering to help at the sale or to help move books to the sale - please contact Robert Shupe, Library Director at 716-9130
**The City of Logan is holding neighborhood meetings at 6 elementary schools and USU in the month of October and staff is encouraging residents to come “ask anything”. Department heads, staff and even Mayor Petersen will answer questions, to hear comments and field concerns. The meetings will be held: Wednesday at 530p.m. in the USU TSC Auditorium/ Thurs at 7p.m. at Adams Elementary/ Oct 8th at 7p.m. at Hillcrest Elementary/ Oct 14th at 7p.m. at Bridger Elementary/ Oct 22nd at 7p.m. at Wilson Elementary/ Oct 27th at 7p.m. at Ellis Elementary and Oct 28th at 7p.m. at Woodruff Elementary. Residents can get more information at nc.loganutah.org at City Hall (290 N 100 West) or call (435-716-9000).
**The Cache County Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome Awareness and fundraiser is
Saturday at the American West Heritage Center. 5K registration starts at 9:00 am
5K race starts at 9:30 am. Buddy Walk Registration starts at 9:00 am. Carnival games, bounce houses, rocket launching and face painting will be from 10:00 - 2:00. American West Heritage Center Fall Harvest activities, corn maze, train, pony rides, giant slide, ect.. will be all day. They will have lunch from Chick-fil-a and Buffalo Wild Wings at 11:30. They will also be having a Silent Auction and Raffle at 1:00. Money raised at this event will go towards Newborn baskets that they give to each new family welcoming a new baby with Down syndrome to their family. It is filled with great updated information and books to help them on this new journey. The Utah Down Syndrome Foundation Cache County Chapter also has activities though out the year for families who have a person with Down syndrome in their family. The activities are a great places for families to get the support they need and make life long friends....and have fun while they are doing it. There will be same day registration but you can pre register by calling Ashley Rosser (435)787-2611. The 5K is an Eagle Scout Project for Parker Berndhart (Registration includes a T-shirt and the race). Cost is 5K for an individual - $15 5K Family of 4 - $30 (Buddy Walk registration includes T-shirt, lunch, and all other activities)Buddy Walk individual - $10; Buddy Walk family of 4 - $30
** Logan Library presents “Introduction to Nature Journaling” with Jamie Wilde, Utah Master Naturalist It will begin Thursday from 1:30-2:30 and will continue every 1st Thursday of the month. This event is open to all ages and all abilities. Contact the Friends Group at email@example.com or visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/loganlibraryfriends for more information.
**A benefit Zumbathon will be held Friday night at 7p.m. at the Whittier Center (290 N 400 East)in Logan. Hosted by Tia Jeppesen, Zumba instructor and featuring Taylor Thredgold, Zumba jammer. All proceeds will go to Four Paws Rescue and Cache Humane Society. Dress Code: Animal Theme. For more info: email Tia at firstname.lastname@example.org
**WITCH'S BOOTIQUE-Friday 10:00-6:30 / Saturday- 9:00-2:00 @675 E. Main Hyrum. Everyone invited, FREE admission, door prizes. Local vendors selling Halloween and fall items. Please call 245-3570 for more information.
**Cache Valley Eagles Ladies Auxiliary presents: Singer-songwriter-musician & funny guy Kip Attaway(America’s premier Cowboy Comedian) – Friday night at the F.O.E. Lodge (170 W 900 North, Logan). Dinner: 7p.m./Show: 830p.m Dinner & show $20/ Show $15. Buy tickets in advance at the Logan Eagles Lodge or at the door. For more info: (435-752-8776). The event is a charity for the Wounded Warrior Project. Make a donation at www.woundedwarriorproject.org
**Kick off the Halloween season, get your adrenaline pumping and activate your sense of self-preservation at OPTIONS’ Zombie Walk/5K Run Saturday -October 4, registration beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the race at 11:00 a.m. The cost is $15/walk and $20/run, both prices include t-shirts. The race will be at Willow Park Pavilion, 450 W 700 S, Logan. Come in your favorite costume or get “zombified” at the event with enhancing makeup (gory, gross and terrifying) for $3. This is a family friendly even and will include treats, prized and t-shirts. For more information call Anna at (435)753-5353. To register go to https://optionszombiewalk.webconnex.com/2014.
**Join the flock and get your tickets for Stokes Nature Center's 17th Annual Auction Gala! Saturday at 6:00 pm at the Logan Country Club. The annual auction is a highlight of Cache Valley's social calendar, and brings together a fun and passionate group of outdoor enthusiasts. Start your evening by browsing a tempting array of silent auction items from local artisans, outdoor stores, and regional getaways, while enjoying delicious hors d'oeuvres from Elements Restaurant. Dinner is served in the grand banquet room, overlooking the Bear River Mountains and Logan Canyon. Choose from delectable meat and vegetarian entrees, dessert and full beverage service. Proceeds of SNC’s annual gala directly support year-round environmental education programming throughout Cache Valley and operations at our Logan Canyon interpretive center. Whether you're new to our circle of supporters or an old friend, we look forward to having you join us at this year's event. Cost: $55. Tickets available both online and at Caffe Ibis on Federal Avenue! For more information: (435-755-3239) or www.logannature.org
** A Fire Safety Event will be held Saturday in the Logan Home Depot parking lot from 9a.m. to 12 noon. They’ll be having Smokey Bear at the event along with firefighters! Featuring Fire demos, games & prizes and a Rock-climbing wall. Giveaways and drawings.
**Aggie Homecoming Weekend is Oct 6 – 11: Monday, Oct 6th- Mr.USU Pageant at Kent Concert Hall at 7p.m.(doors open at 630p.m.)/ Tuesday, Oct 7th – Street Painting from 6p.m. to 730p.m. on Aggie Bull-evard; Moonlight and Music Concert at 730p.m. on the TSC Patio/ Wed, Oct 8th- Powder Puff Football games- prelims 1145a.m. to 115p.m. on the Quad – Finals & Championship Game at 6p.m. at Romney Stadium /Thurs, Oct 9th – Hypnotist show with Chris Jones at 7p.m. TSC Ballroom/
**The American Red Cross Utah Region is accepting nominations for its prestigious annual Utah Red Cross Heroes Awards. Utahns of all ages who have demonstrated extraordinary courage, compassion and service during the preceding calendar year are eligible for nomination. Past awardees include a couple who performed CPR to save the life of a drowned child, a woman who took special care to supply much-needed meals and assistance to elderly neighbors, and a young man who traveled to India to help people in remote communities develop sanitation systems. The nomination process closes October 31, 2014. Awardees will be recognized at one of 4 Heroes Award Recognition Events taking place throughout the state in March which is also Red Cross Month. To submit a Utah Red Cross Heroes Awards nomination, visit http://www.redcross.org/news/article/utah/nominate-a-hero
**2014 Logan Community Recreation Center ‘Back-to-School Hours Volunteers’ are needed to trim Russian Sage and Fanfare Blanket Flower (Gaillardia) this fall. The project area is in the vicinity of the top end of the Long Dugway at the Boulevard. Hand trimmers and trash bags will be provided, but volunteers may bring their own. Trimmings to be placed in provided bags to be taken to City green waste by the Parks Division crew. Interested volunteers should contact Russ Akina (435-716-9240) email@example.com or Ed Stephens (435-716-9260) firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange time and date. For more information concerning this or other Logan Parks and Recreation Department programs or facilities contact us at 435-716-9250 or stop by 195 South 100 West, Logan or visit us at www.loganutah.org/PR.
**Thomas Edison Charter School South in Nibley now has openings in grades 5-8. If you are academically minded, need a challenge, or more individualized instruction and like would like a positive structured environment, you are invited you to contact them at 752-0123. Or, you may come visit at 1275 west 2350 south in Nibley. Space is limited so act today.
**The Logan Library is pleased to announce that they are now offering library service to the homebound. Checked out materials will be delivered through the mail, free of charge to patrons with a special homebound service library card. The materials will be returned in the same pouch using a pre-paid mailing voucher. No charge will be required of the patron. For more details, or to apply for a homebound library card, please call the Logan Library at (435-716-9120)