Local Events Calendar
October 24 - October 27
**Come help the Friends of the Logan Library celebrate National Friends of the Library Week by attending some of their special Events: • Backyard birds of Cache Valley TODAY (Friday) from 1-3 • Movie showing: “Cache Valley the Beautiful” TODAY(Friday) @ 4:00 pm in the Jim Bridger Room • Virtual Tour: Gardens of the World Saturday from 1-2:30 pm 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 (or visit the Friends of the Logan Library Facebook).
**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(Friday), Saturday and 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
**Richmond City Youth Council is hosting a haunted house! It will be held from 7:30-9 pm TODAY(Friday) and Saturday at Richmond City Hall: 6 W Main. Suggested donation is at least $2 per person ages 5 and up. There is a child-friendly
option. Concessions will be available.
**All are invited to view autumn’s night sky as the Utah State University Observatory opens its doors to the public TONITE(Friday) from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is free. They are planning to look at Mars, Uranus, the double star Albireo, the Dumbbell Nebula, the Double Cluster, the Hercules Cluster and the Andromeda Galaxy. Located on the roof of USU’s Science Engineering Research (SER) building, the observatory houses a 20-inch reflecting telescope on a computerized mount that yields clear, crisp images of faraway planets and deep space objects. All attendees are encouraged to visit www.physics.usu.edu/observatory before arriving on public night, as the gathering will be cancelled in the event of cloudy or inclement weather. An additional fall public viewing night is planned for Nov. 14. The observatory’s telescope is accessible by stairs only from the SER building’s roof. Parking for the event is available in surface lots near the Performance Hall at 1090 East 675 North on the USU campus. The SER building is southwest of the Performance Hall.
**CAPSA is holding a Stuff the Truck event on Saturday at Smith’s Marketplace. CAPSA is gathering needed supplies for their shelter, including nonperishable food, kitchen supplies, diapers, Christmas gifts, and more… Drop off supplies or buy them the day of at Smith’s Marketplace and help stuff the truck.
**American Mothers of Cache Valley presents their 25th annual Mothers Conference: Connect, Conquer, Celebrate! Saturday at the River Heights Stake Center (800 S 600 East). Schedule of events: Breakfast & displays at 830a.m./ Keynote Speaker Dr. Matt Townsend “Connect, Conquer, Celebrate!” at 915a.m./ Choice of 2 (of 3) workshops at 1030a.m.(til 12 noon): Becky Andrews “Creating Triumph In Our Lives”, Patricia Fjeldsted(Feld-stedd) “What 25 Years of Mothering Has Taught Me” and Steve & Roxey Neeley “It Begins with ‘We’re Expecting..But I Never expected this!’-Anticipating and celebrating the daily drama”. Women of all ages invited. Please arrive early. For more info: Diane Weese (435-881-0872).
**Come play Girls Lacrosse! Saturday from 1p.m. to 4p.m. at Forrester Acres (Center Street & 400 West in Smithfield). This is a great way to learn the game of girls lacrosse. For all girls in 6th thru 12th grades. For any girl, any school in the valley. Cache Valley, Sky View, Brighton and USU womens lacrosse coaches will be there. Bring a stick, eye gear and mouthguard if you can (they have some to borrow if you can’t). Cost $10 per girl.
**OPTIONS for Independence Youth Group will be going to Lagoon Frightmares on Saturday. Meet at Options at 10:15 a.m. to travel to Farmington. Cost is $35.00. RSVP Jennie at 435-753-5353 or email email@example.com.
** Join the Logan Library Monday night, October 27th, 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: 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).
**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.
**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
**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.)
** 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.
**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/
** 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, October 30, 2014 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.
** 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 Halloween Day.
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. Enjoy a safe and relaxing outing with the family in Logan Downtown. 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 Information: Gary Saxton, Logan Downtown Alliance (organizer) 435.752.2161 or visit www.logandowntown.org
** Sleepy Hollow Trunk or Treat for CAPSA -October 31st 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
**The Bear River Community Chorale presents: Liberty-A Musical Celebration of Freedom -Saturday, Nov 1st 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 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.
**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.