Local Events Calendar
October 27 - October 29
**Come see more than three dozen scenes created with hundreds of pumpkins and other vegetables at the 31st annual North Logan Pumpkin Walk. This favorite fall tradition continues TODAY(Monday) and Tuesday at Elk Ridge Park, 1050 E. 2500 North, in North Logan. Hours are 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Admission is free. This year's theme is "It's a Classic." Scenes slated to appear are The Sword in the Stone, Steamboat Willy, Mary Poppins, Nursery Rhymes, Superheroes, A Christmas Carol, Frozen, Wicked and Snoopy to name just a few. A free puppet show is also featured daily on every half hour from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturday from Noon to 9 p.m. The Pumpkin Walk is wheelchair accessible. Free shuttle bus service will be available from CVTD starting at 6:30 p.m. with the pickup stop at Greenville Elementary, 2500 N. 400 East. For more information visit www.Pumpkinwalk.com or facebook/north logan pumpkin walk
** Join the Logan Library TONITE(Monday) for this week’s Monday Movie which will be a double feature. “Toy Story” and “Toy Story of Terror”, a newly released short, will be shown. The movies begin at 6:30p.m. in the Jim Bridger Room. Admission and popcorn are free. For additional information please visit http://library.loganutah.org or call the Logan Library at 435-716-9121.
**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 next meetings will be held: TONITE (Monday) at 7p.m. at Ellis Elementary and Tuesday 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).
**Logan Library Activities for teens Every Week the Logan Library has event specifically for patrons 11-18. Come Check out • Teen Tuesday Oct 28: Lights, Camera, Anime! Kick back, relax, and enjoy a show of your choosing with your friends show time is 4:05 (right after deliberation time at 4) in the Jim Bridger room.For more information, visit the Logan Library at 255 N Main, call 435-716-9123, or check the library’s website at http://library.loganutah.org/
**Registration for Block 2 of Logan Library’s pre-school story time is now open. Pre-school story time is for children ages 3-5 and is held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:00 a.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Registration is required. Register by going to and clicking on the “children” tab. Or call 716-9121.
**The 4th annual Hyde Park Spook Alley will be held Tues., Wed., and Thurs from 7:00 - 9:30 pm. Admission is $3.00. It is for all ages. It is located at the Hyde Park City Office at 113 E Hyde Park Lane in HydePark, (just turn east at the Maverik.)
**A Cowgirl Concert will be held Tuesday night at the American West Heritage Center (4025 S Hwy 89-91) in Wellsville. Featuring award-winning artists: western musician Eli Barsi and western poet Doris Daley. The concert is at 7p.m. (doors open at 630p.m.). Cost: $15/adult, $10/student-senior. Tickets available at Macey’s in Providence, American West Heritage Center, Ridley’s in Hyrum and online at www.cachevalleycowboyrendezvous.com
** 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. Class Schedule for October 26 –November 1: Computer Basics will be presented Tuesday, October 28th at 10:30 am. Email & Internet Basics will be offered Thursday, October 30th at 10:30 am. Tablets & the Library will be taught Saturday, November 1st 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 at the Logan Library or call 716-9120. For additional information please visit http://library.loganutah.org or call Joseph Anderson, Adult Nonfiction and Reference Services Division Head at 435-716-9137.
**Blast from the Past Wednesday – the final Logan-area Car Cruise Night for the season will be held Wed evening at Quizno’s. Bring out your classic car, hot rod, specialty vehicle, etc and join the fun. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you don’t have a vehicle you are welcome to come and take a look. Time will be from 630 ‘til dark or whenever the last car leaves.
**Wednesday and Thursday nights at 7:30 PM- the State Street Ballet from Santa Barbara, CA will perform Beauty and the Beast at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. The classic tale of love and loss will be set to the moving music of famous Russian composer Tchaikovsky Tickets are available at the Box Office at 43 S Main, Logan, CacheArts.org or (435)752-0026. The Cache Valley Center for the Arts has arranged for a matinee performance that will be given to local elementary school children for FREE. The matinee program is made possible by the community sponsors and donors that financially support the education and outreach efforts of the CVCA. The matinee program will serve approximately 5,000 Cache Valley elementary school children over the 2014-15 season. Also, Master classes will be held in the Bullen Center Ballroom. Local dance students will have the opportunity to learn technique and tips from the professional artist from the State Street Ballet. Info about master classes can be found at www.cachearts.org/master-classes/
**OPTIONS Youth Group will be attending the Ballet at the Eccles Theatre on Thursday . Time and details to be announced. RSVP Jennie at 435-753-5353 or email email@example.com. There is no cost for this activity.
** Join the Logan Library for an old fashioned Halloween Carnival Thursday between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. Come dressed in your favorite costume for treats, a fishpond, a craft, and bubble wrap dancing. The library will also be taking pictures of those who would like to be featured on a possible READ poster for the Library. One photo will be chosen, but everyone can receive a digital copy of their photo by e-mail. For additional information please contact Becky Smith at 716-9135.
** Cache Community Wind Symphony opens Its 39th Season – Thursday night in conjunction with the CC Big Band. The concert begins promptly at 7:00 p.m.@ Mt. Logan Middle School Auditorium, 875 North 200 East, Logan. The program's theme will be "Latin Nights" -- consisting of musical selections from America and Europe with several Latin numbers interspersed to spice things up. Finally, a exceptional concert band arrangement of "Amazing Grace" will round out the evening. The CC Big Band also returns to the performing stage to open the evening with some classic Swing, Blues and Jazz songs written by Duke Ellington, Ray Henderson, Irving Berlin, and Henry Mancini. Free admission and family-friendly. Door prizes will be given away during the concert.
**Stokes Nature Center presents “Scary Stories on the Lawn”, Thursday, October 30th
from 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm at the Stokes Nature Center. Cost: $5 (individual)/$15 (family)
Are you afraid of the dark? It's Halloween's Eve and local folklorist Daniel Bishop will share haunting stories of Logan Canyon! Ever wonder about the Witch of the Wind Caves or what really happened at St. Anne's Retreat? You’ll sit around a warm fire as you listen, with hot chocolate provided to ward off the chill in our bones! Bring plenty of blankets to sit of wrap up in! Beware: This program's content may frighten or disturb young children. Please exercise your judgement and bring guests who will enjoy listening to local legends and lore. Registration is required so call 435-755-3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
**Aggie Volleyball & Men’s Basketball this week: Utah State Volleyball in the Wayne Estes Center – Thursday night vs. Air Force and Saturday night vs. New Mexico. Both at 7p.m. Friday night the Aggie Men’s Basketball team opens the season with an exhibition game vs Texas A&M International at 705p.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. For tickets: (435-797-0305) or www.utahstateaggies.com
** Get the children dressed-up as ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, and enjoy a fun celebration of trick-or-treating during the annual treat walk in Logan Downtown on Friday.Many establishments will open their doors and welcome costumed trick-or-treaters throughout the holiday. No rush for moms and dads; businesses will be open and treating between 10am and 4pm. Just look for the Halloween Treat Walk poster in their door or window. Plenty of FREE parking. Businesses participating are between 400 North and 300 South, and along Center Street and 100 North between 100 West and 100 East. For more info: 435.752.2161 or visit www.logandowntown.org
** Sleepy Hollow Trunk or Treat for CAPSA –Friday from 4 - 6 pm @Four seasons Event Center 140 East 2200 North. North Logan UT Includes Candy, Games and Face paint $3 ages 3+$1 for ages 2 and under. All proceeds go to CAPSA.
**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 31st, 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
**Stokes Nature Center presents a Knit Unique Workshop , Saturday and November 15th from 10:00 am- 12:00 pm at Knit Unique, 27 N. Main in Logan Cost: $24
Stay warm this winter with a new set of skills! Join SNC and Knit Unique for a 2-Saturday beginner's knitting workshop! On day 1, you'll learn the basics of knitting, how to cast on, and following a pattern. Begin your first project making trendy fingerless mittens! Receive expert advice on yarn selection, tools, tips and tricks, and what to do when things go awry. On day 2 you'll learn to cast off and how to seam the sides of your mittens. Participants will receive 15% of all yarn purchases during the workshop! This program is limited to 6 participants to ensure a fun and supportive environment with plenty of assistance. Registration is required so call 435-755-3239 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot!
**The Bear River Community Chorale presents: Liberty-A Musical Celebration of Freedom -Saturday at 7p.m. at the Garland Tabernacle. Featuring special guest and narrator J Spencer Kinard (veteran broadcaster and journalist. Former announcer for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and “Music and the Spoken Word”). Also the Bear River Community Chorale (under the direction of Carl Ashby).
**The Child & Family Support Center presents “Parenting Success” mini-sessions in November on every Tuesday night from 630p.m. to 830p.m. at their Hyrum location: 10 N 600 East. Topics include: healthy families, self-esteem, communication and discipline. Cost is $10 a participant or $15 a couple. Nursery available for children 0 – 11. Call to register: (435-752-8880)
**The HEAT (Home Energy Assistance Target) Program will begin November 3 and be open through April 30, 2015 or until federal funds are exhausted. It’s a federally funded assistance program designed to help low-income, elderly and disabled households with home energy costs. HEAT benefits are a one-time payment and will not cover your entire winter heating costs. Beginning TODAY(Monday) Cache County residents may call the BRAG HEAT Office at (435)713-1444 to schedule your appointment. Box Elder residents call 1-435-723-1116. Rich County residents call 1-877-772-7242. If you are elderly or disabled and unable to come into our office they have someone who will come to your home. Please mention this when you call to schedule your appointment. The Cache County HEAT office is located at the BRAG Office (Bear River Association of Governments) at 170 North Main, Logan. The State HEAT Policy has been changed and SHUTOFF NOTICES WILL NO LONGER receive priority service. PLEASE PLAN AHEAD and continue to pay your utility bills on time to avoid shutoff.
**The Cache County Cooks Association is holding their Pan Sale – Nov 6th & 7th from 2p.m. to 6p.m. at the Cache County School District (2063 N 1200 East) in North Logan. Featuring NEW Commercial-quality cookware: cookie sheets, cookie sheet covers, parchment paper, heat-resistant spatulas, French fry cutters, mixing bowls, food choppers and many other items. Cash or check only please.
**Global Village Gifts (69 E 100 North) presents ‘Nativity Night’ Friday, Nov 7th from 6p.m. to 9p.m. Begin your holiday season by shopping Fair Trade Nativities from around the world.(Fair Trade empowers women and minorities and helps abolish slavery and child labor, and ensures livable wages for artisans.) Give a gift this season that gives back.
**Stokes Nature Center presents Autumn Birding Expedition, Saturday, November 8th from 9:00 am- 12:00 pm. Cost: $8/$6 (SNC Members). Grab your binoculars! Which birds choose to stay north in the valley through the winter season? Bird expert Andrew Durso has planned a lecture and field outing to view northern Utah's fall and winter species. He'll also discuss how to attract a variety of birds to your own backyard throughout the season. Participants will take home a special bird seed mix, designed for winter species! Stokes will provide delicious Zollinger's cider to help us keep warm! Registration is required so call 435-755-3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot! Meet at USFS Ranger Station.
**The Cache Humane Society is collecting donations to help the shelter prepare for winter. Their target is $65-hundred dollars by Thanksgiving. All donations will be matched. That’s double the dollar! A total of $13-thousand dollars if they reach their target. Please donate today through www.cachehumane.org/help/donate mention “Winter Warmer” in comments. Every dollar helps.
**Bear River Regional Housing Authority is accepting applications for their monthly rental assistance program. The Housing Authority has preferences for families, people with disabilities and the elderly. For more info: (435-752-7242) or come into the BRAG office at 170 N Main in Logan.