Local Events Calendar
May 20 - May 22
-Logan Library will be showing ‘The Musketeer’ (PG-13) as the Monday Movie TONITE(Monday) at 630p.m. in the Jim Bridger room. In this movie, Dumas’ classic story is updated with an eastern influence as D’Artagnan attempts to join the king’s elite Musketeers and find the man who killed his parents. The event is free and open to the public. For an ongoing list of Monday Night Movies at the Logan Library visit http://library.loganutah.org/MovieNight/ . For more information call (435-716-9121).
-Mormons Bridges presents Community Conversations: the topic for May is – “How Can I Support my LGBT child while remaining connected to my faith?” Tuesday night at 7p.m. at Logan Library’s Bonneville Room. A moderator from Mormons Building Bridges will facilitate a conversation where all participants will have the opportunity to speak their truth. The evening will not be about trying to change anyone’s mind, but rather a chance to share how you approach the issue, and listen respectfully to the approaches of others. These meetings are grounded in the conviction that the human experience is complex and progress only comes when we listen, love, and seek to understand. Open to all. Civil discourse required.
-Classes at the Cache County Extension office: stuck in a rut? May’s Food $ense class will teach you about the health benefits of buckwheat and barley and how to throw them in the mix of your regular meals. The nighttime class will be held on Tuesday night from 7p.m. to 830p.m. and the daytime class will be held Thursday from 11a.m. to 1230p.m. Both classes will be held in the multi-purpose room next to the Cache County Extension Office (179 N Main-Suite 111) in downtown Logan. Call and reserve your spot today: (435-752-6263). Out of respect for the hearing-impaired, no children please.
-the City of Logan is soliciting comments and questions that residents would like to have covered in any of the six neighborhood meetings that will be hosted during the month of May. Starting immediately, capability will be in place for residents to submit this information off the city’s website homepage (www.loganutah.org) , by email, letter to City Hall, or by phone. The May Neighborhood meetings will take place at the corresponding elementary school from 7p.m. to 8p.m. The rest of the schedule is: Wednesday @ Hillcrest.
-the Cache Valley Library Association will hold an author’s talk and general meeting on Thursday at 4p.m. The event takes place on the Utah State University campus in the Edith Bowen Laboratory Schools’ Moore Library, and all are invited to attend. Jan Pinborough is the author of the new book, Miss Moore Thought Otherwise. She will speak about the book and its subject, Anne Carroll Moore, an important early advocate of children’s literature and the person after whom the Moore Library was named. Pinborough is the managing editor of the LDS children’s magazine, The Friend. For more information on this event and CVLA, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
-local author Cami Checketts will be at the Logan Library – Thursday evening at 7p..m. Come talk with Cami about her latest book, ‘Poison Me’ and her path to publication. Checketts is the author of several previously published books, including Running Home, Dead Running and Broken Path. Checketts’ writing is “full of action, suspense and a little romance” For more info: (435-716-9121) or http://library.loganutah.org
-the Logan River Walk Trail will be closed for tree trimming and concrete replacement through Friday. For more information concerning this or other Logan Parks and Recreation dept programs or facilities contact (435-716-9250)
-CVTD patrons: because of the Logan City School District Fun Run – Friday the route along 500 North and Adams Park will be altered between 9a.m. to 1230p.m.
-this year – the Cache Valley Gardner’s Market will be at Horseshoe Park in the Willow Park complex (500 West/ 500 South) in Logan. Same day/hours as in the past – Saturdays from 9a.m. to 1p.m. The market will be featuring lots of parking, great events, many of your favorite foods, produce, craft vendors, music and special events. Logan Parks and Recreation would like to remind the public that 500 West will be closed to all through traffic between 700 South and 800 South on Saturdays from 8a.m. to 1p.m. (through Oct 19th). Vehicle patrons are encouraged to use caution when driving their vehicles in the Willow Park Sports Complex parking lot. For more info: (435-716-9250).
-the Cache Community Food Pantry presents a Benefit Dance with the theme “First Night of Summer” – Saturday from 8p.m.to 11p.m. at the Elite Hall (83 W.Main Street) in Hyrum. For ages 14 – 18. (With adult chaperones). Cost is $5 or $3 plus a can of food. Featuring electronic/house music. For more information, search for the First Night of Summer page on Facebook.
-the ‘Shuffle for Shane’ Memorial 5k and 1 mile Fun Run will be held Saturday at Nibley Heritage Park (2456 S 800 West). The run begins at 830a.m. (pre-register until Thursday at Macey’s, Runners North or Al’s for $10/individual or $40 immediate family) Race day registration begins at 730a.m.at the park for $15/individual or $50/immediate family. Shane Alder passed away April 14th due to complications with blood clots in his brain. He was an avid runner and enjoyed participating in many local races. Come enjoy a fun run with all of your friends and help his family with their financial burden. 100% of your entry fee will go to Shane’s wife and kids. For questions, please text or call (435-232-3043)
-members of Logan Unit 7 and USU Unit 12, the American Legion Auxiliary are asking that everyone wear a Memorial Poppy. By wearing a poppy, all thoughtful citizens have an opportunity for a simple tribute to those who made the supreme sacrifice in behalf of our nation. Contributions made go entirely to aid living veterans of the wars and the widows and children of our war dead.
-That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Queen Contest will be held Friday, May 31st. it will begin at 1p.m. at the Robinson Building and Preston Rodeo Grounds. The event is free and open to the public. Young ladies ages 10 – 23 are invited to compete. For more information: Sheryl Coats (208-339-1777) or at Naylor Insurance (208-852-0810)
-entries are due by May 31st for the Lewiston 4th of July Rodeo Queen Contest to be held June 8th at 430p.m. at the Lewiston Rodeo Arena. Different age groups: 5 & younger, 6-8, 9-13, 14-23. All age group winners will receive a trophy belt buckle. Registration cost is $10 dollars. For more information: (Kristan Earl 435-770-5050) or email@example.com
-English Language Center Citizenship Preparation Class will be held June 1st thru July 27th (Saturdays from 830a.m. to 1130a.m.) at 1544 N 200 West in Logan. Cost is $25. For more info: (435-750-6534)
-Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in today’s global economy. Support JA by entering the 5K Challenge and Fun Run on June 1st at Rio Tinto Stadium. To register and join Real Salt Lake’s Leo the Lion in this family-friendly event OR to find out more about Junior Achievement and how you can get involved – visit ja-utah.org
-Cache Valley Transit District (CVTD) will begin a remodeling project of the main bus Transit Center at 500 North 150 East in Logan beginning Monday, June 3rd. These new improvements are designed to help CVTD better serve the residents of Cache Valley. For about one month, from June 3rd to July 5th, major construction will require bus operations to temporarily relocate into the middle of 500 North between 100 East and 200 East while major facility improvements are made. Bus riders will board and de-board buses in the middle of 500 North, which will be closed to vehicle traffic except buses, allowing construction workers to complete the needed improvements as fast as possible. For more information: (435-752-2877) or see the CVTD website at www.cvtdbus.org
-the Hyrum Star Spangled Rodeo Queen contest will be held June 3rd at the Hyrum Civic Center. Open to girls 8 to 20 years-old. The deadline to enter is May 30th. For more information: (Patti Andrae 435-232-7114)
-as part of the ‘Prepare Today – Survive Tomorrow’ series, there will be FREE Emergency Preparation Workshops held at the Hyrum Civic Center. The next dates and topics are: June 5th: Heat, Light, Water, Electricity and Clothing. All workshops are from 7p.m. to 9p.m. All adults (sorry – no children) are invited to learn the basics of preparing in advance for future emergencies. To register, sign-up at the Hyrum City Library (50 W. Main). Additional workshops to commence in the fall.
-a benefit evening of fun will be held Friday, June 7th at 7p.m. at Pop-N-Pins Lanes (411 S Hwy 91) in Preston. With Monte Carlo Bowling, Blackjack, Poker and Dice games to earn tickets for gift baskets and other prizes. The nights’ activities will benefit “SPARCAS” (Slumber Parties Actively Restoring Character and Spirit) which is a non-profit organization. Through assistance and projects, they strive to provide women with services that will build their family’s character, restore their spirits and empower their lives. For more information, please call Eleanor Talbot (208-760-0574) or to pre-register. ($20 /person if you register by May 31st or $25 at the door). For more information on Sparcas: www.sparcas.com
-celebrate exciting cultures this summer with CVCA’s Art Camp. Art camp is an engaging summer program offering a wide variety of unique themed hands-on activities from cooking to ceramics, music to dance, drumming and of course art every day…all for kids 5 – 11 years of age. Art Camp will be diving into the sights, sounds and feel of Polynesia, Latin America & Africa. There are three camps: Camp 1 is June 10 – 20; Camp 2 runs July 8 – 18 and Camp 3 runs July 29 – August 8th. Camps run Monday thru Thursday, the morning session runs from 9a.m. to 12 noon/ the afternoon session runs from 1p.m. to 4p.m. The cost is $90 per child/session and includes a 2013 Art Camp t-shirt with work by Brooke Anderson (age 6). Art Camp classes are held in the Bullen Center (43 S Main, Logan). Classes fill up fast so register early at the CVCA Ticket office (43 S Main, Logan) online at www.cachearts.org or by calling (435-752-0026).
-a fund drive for the Preston Community Food Pantry is going on now. The pantry recently completed construction of its facilities at 580 W. Oneida(an attachment to the Archery bldg). Operating funds are needed to cover the cost of transporting food from the Idaho Food Bank for utilities and insurance. The Preston pantry will soon be a partner with the Idaho Food Bank in Pocatello. Donation forms will be distributed in the Preston Citizen and the supplement to The Preston Citizen. They will also be distributed at or by local churches, businesses, and professional clubs. Donations can be mailed to The Pantry, P.O. Box 109, Preston, ID 83263 or taken to RKT,Inc at 160 S Main in Preston. The pantry is an all-volunteer organization that can use help in
gathering and distributing food. The Pantry will soon start distributing food on a weekly basis. The pantry can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (208-254-2009).
-Logan City Environment Dept would like to remind the public that mosquito control season is nearing. Details on a specific begin date will appear in a future public service announcement. In preparation for mosquito abatement season, any residents who would like to be personally contacted prior to us spraying in their neighborhood or be put on the “Do Not Spray” list should call Joe Archer, city forester, (435-716-9749) or via email at email@example.com. If you have previously registered please note that you must call or email each season to remain on the lists. Please check www.loganutah.org for updates within Logan City limits.
-the Logan City Environmental Dept is pleased to announce the beginning of the 2013 curbside green waste collection season. They remind residents that green curbside collection cans are designed for green waste materials only (including grass, leaves, hay, straw, garden produce and tree and shrub branches no longer than 4-feet in length) and no garbage is allowed. Please do not overfill your cans and keep in mind that green waste can always be taken to the Logan City Green Waste Facility for no charge. For questions, or to sign-up to have a green can at your home, please visit www.loganutah.org or call (435-716-9755)
-Local Boy Scouts from Cache Valley are planning a trip to the National Scout Jamboree, July 13th through July 28th. The Jamboree will include shooting sports, zip lining, patch trading, and more. The troop will also be touring the area with stops at Arlington National Cemetery, Gettysburg, and New York City. Boys must be at least 12 years old and be at least a First Class Scout. For more information call Mike Allred at 512-0278.
-the 2013 Pioneer Day Parade Planning Committee is soliciting community participation in the 2013 Pioneer Day Parade to be held Wed, July 24th. The parade will begin at 12 noon at 100 West and Center Street and end up at Willow Park for the community Pioneer Day Celebration. Commercial, community, civic and non-profit organizations are encouraged to participate as well as youth organizations, church groups and historical associations. Entry forms may be obtained by calling (435-716-9250) or by visiting the Logan Community Recreation Center (195 S 100 West). Or go to: http://www.loganutah.org/parks_and_rec/dept_information/pioneerday.cfm
-Logan City Environmental Department would like to remind residents that the following items should NOT be placed in your blue recycling can or dumpster: Glass, Plastic Bags, Garbage, Food Waste, Pizza Boxes, Clothing or Syringes/Needles. Contamination creates hazardous working conditions for the individuals who sort your recycling, complicates the recycling process, and can ruin some recyclable items. For more info( 435-716-9755) or check www.loganutah.org
-winter is over and Willow Park Zoo is open for the season. Admission is $2 adults/ $1 for kids ages 3 to 11, and FREE for kids under age 2. Zoo hours will be Monday thru Saturday 9a.m. to 8p.m. and is closed Sunday. Come see all of the cool animals and then check out the gift shop full of interesting and fun items on your way out. For more information concerning this or other Logan Parks and Recreation Dept programs or facilities visit (195 S 100 West)Logan or www.loganutah.org or call (435-716-9250).
-Logan City Environmental Department would like to remind Cache County residents that, as part of their waste reduction program, they operate a Landfill Mall at the Logan Landfill (1400 W 200 N)in Logan during regular landfill hours of 8a.m to 530p.m. Reusable items in good condition, including lumber and other building supplies, are sold at low costs. This operates with the Reuse Shed which offers free paint, cleaning products, and other items to individuals 18 years and older. For more info(716-9755)
-the Logan City Environmental Dept has opened a total of 8 glass recycling drop sites within Cache County: Logan: (City Hall 200 N Main, Fraternal Order of Eagles@900 N 200 W, K-Mart@1750 N Main, the Logan Landfill@ 200 N 1400 W); Hyrum: East Park@ 800 E. Main; Providence: Von’s Park@350 E Center; Richmond: south of the Post office & behind the Fire Station @ 3 South State; Smithfield: SW corner of Forrester Acres (near 100 S & 800 W)near the green waste containers. The glass drop sites will accept brown, green, blue and clear glass bottles and jars only. All colors can be placed into the same container, no sorting is necessary. Please DO NOT place ceramics, garbage, plastic bags, cardboard boxes, six-pack holders, plate glass, laminated glass, mirrors, oven safe glass (Pyrex), light bulbs, porcelain or windows into the glass recycling containers. For more info: www.loganutah.org or call (435-716-9751).
-if you’re an LDS mom(or friend) of a gay child, you are not alone. If you have questions but don’t know who to ask, we can help. We are a group of LDS women who have gay children and/or friends of those in the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgendered)community. We offer support, understanding and friendship. Send an email to ldsMOMSandFRIENDSofLGBT@gmail.com for information about when we meet. You can also remain nameless if you wish.
-if you have any questions about the 1000 West reconstruction project please call the project hotline at 888-427-8585 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Neighborhood Non-profit Housing continues to offer FREE foreclosure counseling to residents of Cache, Box Elder and Rich counties. The counseling is one-on-one, local and completely confidential. If you’re facing foreclosure, call them TODAY. Because the sooner you call, the more options you have. Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing in Logan…call (435-753-1112)