Local Events Calendar
August 20 - August 22
**The Box Elder County Fair continues thru Saturday at the Fairgrounds in Tremonton. Fair Parade TODAY(Wed) at 5p.m. 600 South Tremont to 600 North Tremont in Tremonton; Concessions open TONITE(Wed) at 6p.m….Bulls, Broncs & Barrels at 8p.m. Thursday: entertainment by Red Desert at 230p.m.; Jacob Hayden at 430p.m.; Rachelle Koyle @ 5p.m; Windy Hollow(formerly the Westernaires)@ 630p.m. Sage Junction @ 815p.m. Pre-rodeo performance: 4-H @ 645p.m.; Rodeo @ 8p.m.(Thurs- Sat); Friday: Bear River High School Jazz Band @ 2p.m.; Facing West @ 315p.m. Mariachi Zavala @ 5p.m.; Sun Shade and Rain @ 7p.m.; Mile Marker 6 @ 815p.m. Saturday: Box Elder High School Jazz Band @ 2p.m.; Miss Bear River Valley @ 315p.m; Musicality @ 330p.m.: Hot Apple Pie @ 415p.m.; Cold Mountain Men’s Chorus @ 5p.m.; Coyotee Moon @ 6p.m.; Rough Stock @ 815p.m. For more info: http://www.boxeldercounty.org/fair.htm
**The Bear Lake Rendezvous starts TODAY(Wed) @ 12 noon and continues thru Sunday. The purpose of the rendezvous is to celebrate the history of the Rocky Mountain fur trade era, 1825 to 1840 by establishing a re-creation of a Mountain Man Rendezvous. As in the early 19th century, they will provide a place for the Mountain Man and Woman to gather to trade and re-supply for the upcoming season. Compete in friendly contests using such weapons as the black powder rifle, the throwing knife and tomahawk, and long bow and arrow. Also a place for traders to sell their various articles and supplies. The event is located in the same area as the original 1827 and 1828 rendezvous. Directions: in Laketown on Highway 30 turn south at Dee’s service on Main Street and travel to 1st stop sign (0.5 miles)/Turn right (west) on Round Valley Dr and head east for 2.1 miles Watch for signs at property entrance gate. Turn right(north) and follow road and signs to parking and entrance. Gate fees for the public: FREE to those dressed in period correct clothing otherwise - $3 per person per day . Children under 12 – Free. For more information: www.bearlakerendezvous.com or call Kash Johnson @ 801-452-1518.
**The Commanders Jazz Ensemble, part of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis AFB, CA is swinging into Logan for a FREE concert at the Logan High School Auditorium on Thursday night at 7p.m. The concert is free, but tickets are required for admission. Pick-up your free tickets at the Cache Chamber of Commerce, 160 N Main St, Logan. Chamber hours are 9a.m. to 4p.m. For more info: (752-2161).
**Common Ground Outdoor Adventures is holding an End of Summer Social – Thursday night at 6pm at Willow Park - Rotary Pavillion. This summer has been full of adventurous activities and trips, so they want to commemorate this success with a carnival themed movie night Willow Park!! There will be a bouncy house, popcorn, pizza, and AGGIE ICE CREAM. The social will start at 6:00 PM and will go till the movie is over. And it’s all free! For more information: http://cgadventures.org/
**The first day of school is Thursday and that means school zones and crosswalks will be in full use again. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a crosswalk and school zone blitz on the first two days of school, Thursday and Friday of next week. Deputies will be highly visible at crosswalks at all Cache County School District schools, both in the morning and afternoon hours, and will conduct traffic stops to educate, warn, and cite individuals as deemed necessary. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind drivers to slow down, especially during times when school buses are dropping off or picking up students at bus stops, and when approaching and driving through all crosswalks and school zones. Please remember the speed limit in a school zone is reduced to 20 mph when the amber lights are flashing. For more information on crosswalk and school bus safety, visit www.cachesheriff.com
**Friends of the Logan Library and the Logan Library present a weekly Lunch ’n Learn event open to the public. Bring your lunch to the Library, and they’ll provide the learning. Herbs for Nutrition: What They are and How to Use Them! will be presented by Josh and Amy Choate, Owners of Natural Philosophy Organic Market & Yoga Studio on Thursday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Jim Bridger Room. Contact the Friends Group at email@example.com or visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/loganlibraryfriends for more information. For additional information please visit http://library.loganutah.org or contact Hilary Shughart, President of the Friends of the Logan Library at 435-213-3668 or firstname.lastname@example.org
**The Child & Family Support Center presents a FREE Parent’s Night Out beginning Friday at the Hyrum Civic Center (83 W Main). Dr Clifton Brady presents an Interactive Lecture Series featuring simple steps to start moving you into the life you desire. The first lecture is entitled Remove (Friday, Aug 22nd from 630p.m. to 730p.m.). This lecture will help you see that giving things up has to be the first step to receiving your new life. Free nursery for children 11 and younger at 10 N 600 East in Hyrum.
**Through a generous donation from Gene Needham, owner of the former store “Books of Yesterday,” the Friends of the Logan Library is hosting a large-scale Book Sale in the old Car Care Center at 321 N Main St, Logan. Hours for the first week (NOW thru Friday) are 9:00am-6:00 pm. The sale will continue into October. Over 30,000 books will be available for purchase, as well as some wooden tables and shelving units from the recently vacated store, all at extremely low “yard sale” type prices. For more information about hours, pricing or helping to volunteer checkout the Friends group Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/loganlibraryfriends or email email@example.com. For additional information please contact Hilary Shugart, President of the Friends of the Logan Library at 435-213-3668 or firstname.lastname@example.org
**A Trout and Berry Days “Concert in the Park” will be held Friday night at 8p.m. at the Old Paradise Park (behind the DUP Park). Featuring: Many Strings and Company- also performing Saddle Serenade. Tickets are $10/ person or $20/family. Tickets are available at the Paradise Town hall (9035 S 100 West). For more info: (435-245-6737).
**Nearly ninety one years ago, Old Ephraim the last reported grizzly bear to roam the mountains of Utah was shot dead in the Logan Canyon area. The Cache Valley Center for the Arts is hosting a storytelling of that fabled piece of local folklore by professional storyteller Daniel Bishop on the 91st anniversary of the death of Old Ephraim. Friday night at 7:00 PM in the Thatcher-Young Mansion the story of the great grizzly’s life and death will be told. Admission is $10 per person, tickets available at the Cache Valley Center for the Arts box office 43 S Main, 435.752.0026 or visit www.CacheArts.org The storytelling is appropriate for the family, but will include sequences that might be too intense for children under the age of 8.
** The 16th annual Cache Valley Century is Saturday. The bike ride starts in Richmond, Utah. There are 35, 60, or 100 mile options through Southern Idaho and Northern Utah with rest stops every 15 to 20 miles. Proceeds go to Common Ground Outdoor Adventures and its adaptive cycling program. Registration is $60. Call 435-713-0288 to register for the Cache Valley Century bike ride or register at CacheValleyCentury.com and find them on Facebook for updates about the ride.
**Troop 11 is holding their 100 Year Reunion, in conjunction with River Heights Apple Days on Saturday at Heber Olsen Park – River Heights Stake Center. Look for the booth at Apple Days and the Scout Pioneer Craft Display at the park. Current and former scouts and scouters are invited to march or ride in the Apple Days Parade at 330p.m. Campfire Program at the church at 8p.m. Come and meet your former scout buddies and scoutmasters. For more information: Troop 11 River Heights UT 100 Year Reunion on Facebook.
**AARP is offering their research-based Driver Safety class is during the month of August. The class is 4-hours long and meets the requirements for discounts in vehicle insurance for those 55 and older. The class is Saturday from 9a.m. to 1p.m. at the Cache County Sheriff’s Complex. Make your reservations early, as classes fill rapidly. Cost is $15 for AARP Members: $20 for non-members. For reservations call Susie Jackson at (435-753-2866).
**The Utah Safety Council is offering a 4-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Logan area. Another August course will take place on Saturday at the USU Education Building, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The four-hour course consists of classroom instruction and focuses on collision prevention, driving confidence, awareness of hazards and improving driving skills. Drivers may complete the course for a 50-point reduction from their Utah driving record, once every three years. Individuals 55 years of age and older, may qualify for insurance discounts after completing the course. This course also satisfies requirements for emergency vehicle violations, also known as the Slow Down, Move Over law. Registration is $40 per person, or $10 for those age 55 and over that are only seeking a reduction in their insurance rate. For more info or to register,call 800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.
**A Special Open House presentation will be held Sunday evening at 7p.m. at LDS Stake Center 1850 N 400 East in North Logan/ Open House from 8p.m. to 9p.m Come join artist Michael Bingham on an intriguing and inspiring journey into Carl Bloch’s iconic painting of the Sermon on the Mount. The public is welcome.
**Cache Singles is sponsoring a Fireside with Brady Jardine – Sunday night at 7p.m. at the Willow Park LDS Church (340 W 700 South)in Logan. Brady and his wife will be at the August fireside. Brady is a former Aggie Basketball player and is now a husband, father, businessman and spreader of inspiration. Refreshments will be served. For more information: www.cachesingles.org
**Cache Valley Public Shooting Range (2851 W 200 N) presents ‘Waterfowl Warm-Up’ – Sat, Aug 30th at 9a.m. Cost is $20 (cash or check only). 50 targets: 25 five stand & 25 skeet. Men’s Women’s & Youth Divisions. Lunch included – 2 prize tickets included in cost – door prizes – prize drawings(must be present to win). Proceeds will go to Cache Valley Youth Shooting team. For more information: (Shane 435-881-4589).
**Stokes Nature Center is sponsoring “Paddle boarding on Bear Lake” on Saturday, August 30th from 11:00 am- 4:00 pm. Meet at First Dam. No experience necessary and fun for the whole family! They'll carpool to Bear Lake and enjoy a day out on the open water, playing and exploring, while also discussing the history and ecology of Bear Lake. Bring a sack lunch and drinking water. Capability to swim is required. Cost: $15/*13. Registration is required so call (435-755-3239) or email email@example.com to reserve your spot!
**Sentimental Journey – In the Miller Mood Big Band Show(Dinner & Dance) will be held Sept 2nd thru 6th in the USU Ballroom. (Student Night is Wed Sept 3rd). Featuring Stardust Singers, Stardust Dancers and the Larry Smith Orchestra. Come celebrate 15 years of sensational Big Band entertainment. For more info: (435-554-7333)
**We Fight- Benefit Concert will be held Sept 6th from 7p.m. to 10p.m. in the USU Conference Center Auditorium 216 (5005 Old Main Hill) in Logan. With performances by Clay Summer, Faster Sally and John Allred. Tickets for $10 at the door or online. Proceeds will go to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/wefightbenefitconcert
**Logan City’s Environmental Department has begun Mosquito Prevention Treatment. Standing water is prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. To help fight mosquito populations - remove and/or report standing water in yards and neighborhoods. Common sources of standing water are bird baths, pet dishes, flower pot drip trays, ponds, tires, rain gutters, wheelbarrows, wading pools, puddles and ditches, and unused swimming pools. It is important to either change the water in these locations frequently or take measures to prevent them from collecting water in the first place. If you see mosquito larvae, empty the water or call to report standing water near you. For questions or to make a report of mosquitoes or larvae within Logan City Limits, please call Joe Archer, city forester,at (435-716-9749). Mosquitoes may carry West Nile Virus. Residents can protect themselves from West Nile Virus by taking the following precautions: Wear insect repellent containing DEET when outdoors at dawn and dusk; Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants when outdoors; Avoid mosquito infested areas and limit time out of doors during dawn and dusk.
** Find your swimming suit because the Logan Aquatic Center, 451 South 500 West is now open for the 2014 summer season and remain open 7 days a week through Labor Day. Hours: Monday 12 pm- 8 pm/Tuesday through Saturday 12 pm-7 pm Sunday 12 pm-6 pm (all hours subject to change due to inclement weather).Fees: 3 and Under Free/ 4-59 years old $5.00/60+ years old $3.25/Spectator $2.00/Military with ID $3.25. Also Disposable Diaper $1.00/Reusable Plastic Pants $3.50. Monday night is DISCOUNT NIGHT from 4-8 pm. Fee is $15 per family (immediate family only). Swim diapers and plastic pants are required and can be purchased from a cashier. 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 www.loganutah.org/PR.
**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)