Local Events Calendar
September 19 - September 22
**It’s a “Beat Utah Blueout”! The USU Soccer will host Utah – TODAY(Friday) at 4p.m. Pack the hill at Chuck & Gloria Bell Field! For tickets:www.utahstateaggies.com or call (435-797-0305)
**The Trapper Trails Council/ Boy Scouts of America is holding their Merit Badge Rendezvous – TODAY (Friday) & Saturday at the American West Heritage Center. Register online or call camp desk: www.trappertrails.org or call (801-479-5460)
**The Cache Valley Morning Rotary Club invites the public to participate in “The Fall Finish”…an end of season golf tournament to benefit community and youth development programs at our local level as well as continuing efforts to eradicate polio world-wide. The event will be held TODAY(Friday) with registration scheduled for 8am and a shotgun start at 9am. The tournament will use the very popular Las Vegas 4 Man Scramble format. Cost per foursome is $400 or $100 per person wishing to combine with a partial group. Interested parties can reserve a spot by calling Logan River Golf Course at (435-750-0123).
**Thomas Edison Charter School is holding a Community Fall Festival – TONITE (Friday) from 5p.m. to 8p.m. at the school @ 1275 W 2350 South in Nibley. There will be lots of Fall Family Fun for everyone!
**The Ugandan Kids Choir (formally known as The Uganda Orphans Choir) is currently touring the western states and they will stop here in Logan for a brief stay in September. The First Presbyterian Church will host a FREE concert for all of Cache Valley to be held TONITE(Friday) at 7 p.m. at Mt. Logan Middle School, 875 N 200 E, Logan. The choir is comprised of 10 children, 5 boys and 5 girls from the ages of 9 - 12. They travel with their two Ugandan teachers and two tour leaders from Childcare Worldwide out of Bellingham, Washington. Please plan to attend this free concert with your family to benefit the children in Uganda. For more info: www.childcareworldwide.org/choir
**CAPSA is holding the 3rd annual “Cruising to Stop Abusing” Bike Ride – Saturday. With different mile options: 11, 46 or 67. The starting line is the big red church at 75 S 100 East in Wellsville at 10a.m. Fully-stocked aid stations and lunch will be provided. Pre-register at www.cruisingtostopabusing.com
** The Utah Safety Council is holding the “Alive at 25” course for young drivers between the ages of 15-24 in the Logan area. The course will take place Saturday at Utah State University, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The registration fee is $30. For additional information or to register, please contact the Utah Safety Council at 801.746.SAFE (7233) or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.
**The Junior Ambassadors for World Joy are hosting a Garage Sale this Saturday at 30 South Main St in Smithfield to raise money for their cause. They are a non-profit organization, comprised of youth from around the valley, whose purpose is to improve health and education in Ghana, thereby improving the lives of countless citizens. Have you ever wanted to donate and make a positive impact in the world? If yes, then please come and support World Joy at the garage sale at 30 South Main St, right next to 7/11 this weekend! The garage sale is going from 7a.m. -2 p.m.
**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: As part of Hispanic Heritage month, the Logan Library is sponsoring a kids craft and puppet activity, this Saturday from 11:00 -12:00 in the Lake Bonneville Room. Kids can make Guatemalan Worry dolls, Mexican papel picado flags, and puppets that they can then use to create their own puppet show on our puppet stage. Other events: Thursday September 25th at 7:00 p.m. - Family Salsa/Cumbia dancing –come and learn; Wednesday October 1 from 3-5 – Teens and Tweens Piñata Decorating; 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! For additional information please visit http://library.loganutah.org or call the Logan Library at 435-716-9121.
** Stokes Nature Center is holding a Boy Scouts Environmental Merit Badge Class, Saturday, September 20th from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm at the Stokes Nature Center. A full day of environmental science and hands-on experiments for Boy Scouts! This Scout Saturday fulfills all requirements for the Environmental Science Merit Badge. Activities are led by SNC's certifies scout counselor and include comparing species diversity of field sites, learning about endangered species, and conducting an experiment on impacts and response strategies for environmental emergencies. Pre-class work will be sent out via email to each scout beforehand. Registration is required so call 435-755-3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot! Cost: $25 per scout.
**The Cache County Traffic Safety Fair is Saturday from 12 noon to 4p.m. at Merlin Olsen Park in Logan. The fair will piggyback off of the Top of Utah Marathon. The Fair will feature 5 booths targeting: Drowsy Driving; Driving Under the Influence; Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety; Seatbelt Safety and Distracted Driving. At the fair: families of loved ones who have been killed in traffic fatalities will share their stories; information will be available regarding safe driving; a memorial wall will be displayed of those who have lost their lives to auto accidents; free giveaways (water bottles, slapbands, T-shirts, stickers, bubbles); a Driving simulator and a Bicycle Safety program. The Fair is sponsored by the Cache County Attorney’s office, Zero Facilities, AT&T, UDOT and the Logan City Police Department. For more info: (435-755-1860).
**Join the Logan Library -Monday for the 2002 release of The Count of Monte Cristo. The movie is about a young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," who escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge. It is rated PG-13. The movie begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Jim Bridger Room. Admission and popcorn are free. For additional information visit http://library.loganutah.org or call the Logan Library at 435-716-9121.
** The deadline to register for the Bear River Health- Red Ribbon Run is Monday, September 22nd at 6pm. Making time for families is what the Bear River Health Department hopes to accomplish by holding the 17th annual Red Ribbon Run on Saturday September 27, 2014 at Cedar Ridge Middle School. This year the Red Ribbon Run changed its slogan to “Making Time For Families”. According to ParentsEmpowered.org “Children who have a close relationship with their parents are less likely to use alcohol, tobacco and other illicit drugs.” By “Making Time For Families” this event focuses on preventing substance abuse within our local communities. This 5K/1-mile event starts at 9:00am. Race fees are $10 per person, including a t-shirt or $5 per person without a t-shirt. For more information or to register visit www.brhd.org , or call (435) 792-6510. Registration forms are also available at all schools throughout Box Elder and Cache Counties.
**The Child & Family Support Center has started classes for the entire family: I am Awesome Kids Social Skill Class (3 – 6 year-olds), Angry(and other emotions)Birds Class (for 7 – 9 year-olds), TNT Tweens Naturally Terrific (for 10 – 12 year-olds) and Keeping it Real in the World of Teenagers (ages 13 – 17). For more information and to see if the class still has room for your child: (435-752-8880).
**Logan Library Activities for Teens. Every Week the Logan Library has events specifically for patrons 11-18. • Teen Tuesday Sept 23: Lights, Camera, Anime! Kick back, relax, and enjoy a show with your friends - show time is 4:05 (right after deliberation time at 4) . • 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. Email & Internet Basics -Tuesday, Sept 23rd at 7:00 pm. E-readers & the Library -Thursday, Sept 25th at 7:00 pm. 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 more info please visit http://library.loganutah.org or call Joseph Anderson, 435-716-9137.
**Helicon West will showcase The League of Utah Writers Thursday night at 7:00 pm in the Jim Bridger Room at the Logan Library. Open-mic portion to begin around 8:00. Helicon West is an open-mic opportunity combined with featured speakers; a place for writers to share and learn alike. Creative writers are invited to read up to seven minutes of their original work. Arrive early to sign up. Readings are free, open to the public and uncensored. For additional information please visit:http://library.loganutah.org or contact Joseph Anderson, Adult Non-Fiction Librarian at (435-716-9137)
**Bridgerland Literacy wants YOU! presented by Alex Stoddard, Executive Director of Bridgerland Literacy. A Lunch 'n Learn program at the Logan Library. Bring your lunch and come learn with us! Jim Bridger room, Thursday, Sept. 25, noon - 1 p.m. Contact the Friends Group at email@example.com or visit their Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/loganlibraryfriends for more information.For additional information 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 2nd annual Utah Ukulele Festival will be held on September 27th at Willow Park in Logan. This family-friendly event will include vendors, concessions, and free main stage entertainment and educational workshops that run from 10am until 9pm. A limited amount of ukuleles will be provided for the children's lessons at 10am, 11am, and noon. Come early...seating is limited. Open Mic Competition at 4pm. Sign up at KSM Music on 400 N in Logan or on our website: www.utahukefest.com
** On September 27th is the 20th annual Northern Utah Teddy Bear Run. The run will start at Renegade Sports in Logan. Kicks stands up at 10:00am. They will be leaving Vesco's in Brigham City at 11:00 and Malad City between 12:30 -1:00 pm. Pre-registration is $25 for a couple and $20 for a single this includes their shirt pin and meal ticket. Pre-registration is open until September 26th. Day of registration is $35 for a couple and $30 for a single this includes the pin. For more information go to www.northernutahteddybearrun.com . Also call Kaytee Jensen at 801-686-2109.
** You’re invited to a FREE concert in the garden at Freckle Farm (formerly Tony's Grove) at 3915 N Hwy 91, Hyde Park. On SaturdaySeptember 27th at 4pm Joy & Eric will perform a family friendly acoustic set that will delight your senses and soothe your soul. Bring your chairs and enjoy a relaxing fall evening in the garden. The concert is free. 10% of your purchase the night of the concert goes to the Child & Family Support Center, our local nonprofit working to keep our children safe.
**”Fall Canoe Expedition on the Bear River” will be held Saturday, September 27th OR Sunday, September 28th from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm. Soak up the first hints of cooler weather and vibrant colors with Stokes Nature Center's first fall canoe trip! They’ll be canoeing the Bear from Valley View to Benson, looking for birds and critters along the way. Enjoy a peaceful day on the water, and picnicking along the banks of the river. Pack a portable lunch, plenty of liquids and a light jacket for whatever weather that may be encountered. Binoculars are recommended. Registration is required so call (435-755-3239) or email email@example.com to reserve your spot! Then meet at Caffe Ibis Parking Lot. Cost: $20/$18 (for SNC members).
**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 are changing to the following: 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 (to be sold) please contact Robert Shupe, Library Director at 716-9130
**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)