Local Events Calendar
August 29 - September 2
**The Logan Library is sponsoring Database Day where you can come explore what you can access or download for free with only your library card…TODAY(Friday) from 10a.m. to 1p.m. There will be demonstrations, hands-on help and tutoring. Bring your own devices or use one of their devices to discover what the library has to offer. Database Day will be held in Logan Library’s Lake Bonneville Room. Come discover what you can access for FREE through the Logan Library. For more information please visit http://library.loganutah.org or call Joseph Anderson, Adult Nonfiction and Reference Services Division Head at (435-716-9137).
**A Huge Yard Sale will be held Saturday starting at 7a.m. at 24-51 S Hwy 89-91 in College Ward to assist a local family off-set their adoptions costs. Lots of families from Cache Valley and Salt Lake area have donated Kids Clothing, Adult clothing, toys, furniture, decorations and more!
**Cache Valley Public Shooting Range (2851 W 200 N) presents ‘Waterfowl Warm-Up’ – Saturday 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 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!
**The annual “Man vs Mud 5K Challenge” will be held Saturday at the American West Heritage Center(4025 South Highway 89-91)in Wellsville. This is the most fun you'll ever have running! You'll jump, slide, crawl, stomp, and muttle through lots of filthy fun obstacles. And bring the kids, it'll be their dream come true when they get to slip-n-slide in the KIDS vs MUD course!. The MAN vs MUD event helps support the American West Heritage Center, a non-profit organization devoted to celebrating and preserving the heritage of Cache Valley as well as the Child & Family Support Center. Register now by going to www.manvsmud.com !
**The Logan City Environmental Department would like Cache County residents to be aware of the Labor Day holiday operating schedule. Their offices and the landfill will be closed on Monday September 1, 2014 and residential garbage recycling, and green waste will not be collected. Monday and Tuesday’s routes will be collected on Tuesday September 2nd . Please remember to have all cans to the curb by 7 AM as normal driving routes may not be followed. Commercial garbage collection will be limited on Monday and there will be no commercial recycling collection on that day. For more information, please visit our website at www.loganutah.org or call 716-9755.
**Wellsville Founders Day activities: Monday, Sept 1st (Labor Day) - Founders Day 5K, 10K AND Kids-K(1mile) Fun Run on the east side of the Wellsville Tabernacle. All races begin at 7a.m. sharp (registration starts at 6a.m.). Pre-register online at wellsvillecity.com (by Friday, Aug 29th for only $10) Day of race registration is $20/ Kids K registration (no t-shirt) is a $3 flat fee. Great prizes will be given! For more info: (Juanita 435-245-7831)…..also Monday – Wellsville City and Sean Cudney will be unveiling a 15-foot sculpture of a rugged Mountain Man Monument during Wellsville Founders Day activities. If you’d like to donate to help with this amazing project being donated (mostly by Sean) please call Sean (435-754-9657) or go to seancudney.com
**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)
**Storytime is back up and running at the Logan Library beginning Tuesday September 2nd. Logan Library has several storytime options. Preschool storytime for children ages 3-5. Preschool Storytime is held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 11:00 and 1:00. Registration is required and happening now/ Toddler Storytime for children under 3 and their parents. Toddler storytime is held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings at 11:00. No registration is required for this storytime./Hora del cuento – (Spanish Storytime). Spanish story time is held once a week on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in the Lake Bonneville Room. Everyone is welcome and we welcome volunteers to help read stories or lead activities in Spanish. For parents and kids of any age. No registration required. Register by going to http://library.loganutah.org , and clicking on the“children” tab. Or call (435-716-9121).
**One in 7 men will be diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. If detected early, local and regional Prostate Cancer has a 100% survival rate. On Tuesday night at 7p.m. – Free Motion Fitness, ICON Sports Equipment and Altra Running will be hosting an evening 5K and an Effort Based Training Seminar to benefit “Miles 2 End Prostate Cancer” at the FreeMotion Facility (953 W 700 N, Logan). All proceeds will go to Miles 2 End Prostate Cancer.
**The Logan Library fall reading program for adults reminds you that the library is filled with a Cornucopia of Choices. Come into the library today. The Logan Library is brimming with new opportunities! You can pick up everything you need to get started in the adult reading program at the Information Desk starting Tuesday. For additional information please visit our website http://library.loganutah.org or call Jason Cornelius, Adult Fiction Division Head at (435-716-9143).
**OPTIONS for Independence will be having a Suicide Prevention and Survivors Support Group on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.at OPTIONS, 106 E 1120 N, Logan. Dennis Wildman will be there as a guest speaker to discuss Grief. This is an opportunity to be a part of a network of people who really care and understand the various aspects of suicide. Anyone desiring to attend for research or other purposes are asked NOT to attend due to confidentiality and the nature of the meetings. For more information contact Anna at (435)753-5353 ext. 10
**”Blast from the Past Wednesday” the Logan-area car cruise night will be held this Wednesday night at Chick-Fil-A from 630p.m.on…bring out your classic car, hot rod, specialty vehicle and join the fun. For more info: (994-1144).
**The Logan Library is hosting its first “Every Thursday Afternoon” after-school-activity for kids ages 6 and up. The USU Museum of Anthropology will be sharing a hands-on experience of African History and Culture, in the Lake Bonneville Room at the Logan Library on Thursday September 4th at 3:30 p.m. You’re invited to take a closer look at the diverse people and cultures of Africa. The event is free and open to the public.
**”Urban Forestry, or What’s a Nice Tree like You Doing in a Place Like This?” will be presented by Joe Archer, Logan City Forester at a Lunch 'n Learn program at the Logan Library. Bring your lunch! The talk will be held in the Jim Bridger room, Thursday, 12 noon - 1 p.m. Contact the Friends Group at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/loganlibraryfriends for more information. For additional information please visit our website
http://library.loganutah.org or contact Hilary Shughart, President of the Friends of the Logan Library at 435-213-3668 or email@example.com
**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
**The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, in partnership with Delta Waterfowl, is hosting a Waterfowl Basics Day to celebrate and educate local youth about hunting and hunting safety – Saturday, Sept 6th from 12 noon to 3p.m. Can you identify a duck from just a wing or a silhouette? Do you want to learn the proper set-up for decoys? Visit the Refuge and enjoy many interactive stations. Plus special events during the day. This event is for everyone! All activities are FREE and sponsored by Delta Waterfowl and the Friends of the Bear River Refuge. Don’t forget the Refuge is open for the Youth Waterfowl Hunt on Sept 20th. The Wildlife Education Center is located at 2155 W. Forest St, Brigham City, one block west of I-15 at exit 363. Hours are Mon- Friday 8a.m. to 5p.m. and Saturday from 10am to 4p.m. For more information: (435-723-5887) or visit www.fws.gov/bearriver/
**The seventh annual Cache Valley Historic Home Tour will be held Saturday, Sept. 6th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will spotlight several homes built by the Valley’s earliest settlers in Logan. The event is presented by the Cache Valley Historical Society and Cache Valley Visitors Bureau. Featured home owners and locations are: Kirk and Jennifer Weiler, 338 West 100 South; John and Annette Harder, 374 West 100 South; Pam Riley and Bryan Spykerman, 470 West Center; Gerald and Anita Hughes, 136 West 100 North and Tom and Alli Hale, 368 East 300 North. Additional locations are the Anniversary Inn, 169 East Center and the Whittier Community Center, 290 North 400 East. Tickets are $10 and are available at Macey’s Food & Drug in Logan and Providence, Lee's Marketplace in Logan and Smithfield and the Cache Valley Visitors Bureau, 199 North Main (cash or check only). Tickets will also be on sale at each of the participating homes on the day of the tour. Proceeds will fund scholarships for USU students studying local history, and provide transportation for school children to visit the American West Heritage Center. For further information, call the Visitors Bureau at 435-755-1890 or log on to www.explorelogan.com
**Stokes Nature Center presents “Backyard Harvest- Forcing Bulbs” Saturday, September 13th from 10:00 am- 11:00 am at Anderson Seed and Garden Store, 69 W Center St, Logan. Cost: $8 Join SNC and Mark Anderson of local gardeners' mecca, Anderson Seed & Garden, for a great workshop all about planting fall bulbs, and forcing bulbs to enjoy indoor winter blooms. This hour long workshop will introduce you to a great selection of bulb containers, and go home with easy to follow direction son how to watch your container bulbs sprout and bloom indoors through the cold of winter. Registration is required so call 435-755-3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
**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 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)