Taste of the West
On Feb. 22 the Community Theater will do a musical presentation entitled, "Taste of the West," along with cowboy stories and poetry as part of the Cultural Olympiad traveling exhibit of "Artists of the American West" and other special displays now showing at the Museum of the San Rafael daily from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Plan your visit to enjoy these local cultural experiences on or before March 9.
King Lear at CEU
Don't miss the classic production of Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Todd Olsen that will premier Feb. 21, and run through Feb. 27 (excluding Sunday) at the Geary Theatre at 7:30 p.m. A fundraising dinner and show will be Thursday at 6 p.m. in the College Center Ballroom. Call CEU for reservations 435-613-5256 and 435-613-5217.
Millsite Golf Course
Millsite Golf Course will reopen on March 1. Early bird specials for March golfers. Call 384-2887 for details.
A meeting will be held for UMWA Local 6363 at 10 a.m. on Feb. 20. District 22.
Now looking for 3 and 4-year-old children who may be eligible for the Head Start program. Openings now available in the Home Base Program. Also looking for children for the fall center program. For more information call Merilyn or Michele at 381-2693.
Turnquist Retreat in Elmo is looking for volunteers to entertain elderly residents with singing, dancing, playing instruments, visiting, and playing games. You will enjoy the company of the folks at Turnquist. Please call 435-653-2555 and ask for Tonya.
Emery County Community Services at 40 South Center Street in Castle Dale, is still accepting applications for the Home Energy Assistance Target Program, which assists eligible households with winter heating bills. Applications taken by appointment. Contact Sandy at 381-5410.
D.R.O.P.S Available to All
The Distribution and Redistribution of Produce Surplus, sponsored by Emery County Community Services, is available to everyone on a first come, first serve basis. The next DROPS Truck will be in the parking lot of the Desert Edge Christian Church (500 South Main in Huntington) on Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. DROPS is a drive through; no early birds. For questions, call 381-5410. You must be present to pick up a box.
Dog License Deadline
Cleveland residents are required to license their dogs by Feb. 28. All dogs must have proof of current rabies shots to be licensed. Persons failing to do so are subject to a $15 fine in addition to regular fees. This late fee will be enforced as of March 1.
Huntington Dog Licenses
Huntington 2002 dog licenses are now due; deadline March 1. Proof of current rabies vaccination must be presented before license can be issued. Rabies clinic Feb 23, at Fire Station, 9-noon, Brent Griggs DVM. Call 687-2436 for more information.
LDS Singles Activities
Multi Region Singles will have fun filled evening Feb. 23, 6 p.m. also at Huntington Stake Center. International cuisine and entertainment. LDS standards. For additional information call activity line 435-613-0935.
On Feb. 22, there will be a gospel concert at Rock Canyon Worship Center, 3410 North Canyon Road in Provo at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and will feature the Rock Canyon Choir, music teams and solists, and a special presentation by church drama team. For additional information, call 801-374-5725.
Dog Licenses Due
Orangeville dog licenses are due by Feb. 28. A rabies clinic will be held at the city fire station Feb. 23 from 9 a.m.-Noon. Citations will be issued on March 1, with additional fees assessed for late licensing.
Ceramic Art at CEU
Gallery East at the College of Eastern Utah (main building) presents Susan Harris, Ceramic Artist Exhibition through March 8, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Call 435-613-5225 for more information or group times.
Multicultural Services of Utah will present a one night, ninety minute performance on March 6, at 7 p.m. at the Emery High Auditorium. Tickets are affordable for individuals and families. More than 40 talented Utah college students in colorful native costumes put on a highly polished, fast paced, professional show. For more information call Ralph Worthen, 384-2317.
Now is the Time!
More stories from participants who have been in the Castle Valley Pageant in the past 25 years are needed for an upcoming Castle Valley Pageant Book. Whether your part was small or great, your story is important. Send to Montell Seely, P.O. Box 934, Castle Dale, Utah 84513.
AA and Narcotics Anonymous
Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous meetings now held in Emery County at the Four Corners building, 45 East 100 South, Castle Dale. Narcotics Anonymous is on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. and Alcoholics Anonymous is Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more information call 381-2432 or 687-9416.
Free Spruce Trees
Join the National Arbor Day Foundation and get 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees ready for planting between March 1 and May 31. Call 402-474-5655 for membership.
Winding It Up!
Do you have a cowboy poem written by you or a relative? An Emery County Cowboy Poetry Book is being put together at this time. Submit your poetry now. Deadline coming up soon. Also will be looking for local artists to help illustrate this book. Send your poem to P.O. Box 842, Ferron, UT 84523. For more information call Kathleen Truman at 435-381-2030.
American Masters Dance
Repertory Dance Theatre presents "American Masters" as part of the 2002 Olympic Arts Festival on Feb. 21. Call for times and tickets at 801-355-2787.
Rembrandt at SUU
Friends of the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery present Rembrandt: The Consummate Etcher and Other 17th Century Printmakers. The gallery is located on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, with hours from Noon - 7 p.m. weekdays; admission is free. This exhibit will run through March 22.
World of the Wild
Utah's Hogel Zoo's call for the "wild" is going out once again to all Utah artists with a 9th Annual Art Show taking place now until April 14. Catch this "World of the Wild" exhibit and see your favorite animals at the same time.
Veterans, Widows, Dependents
A field service officer of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be in Price at Workforce Service Center from 9-10:30 a.m. on Feb. 27. This service is free to all veterans. Understand and apply for rightful VA benefits; help with preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization, and other benefits. 801-524-5940.
Describe Your Town
Mayors want to know what young people think about their communities. 4th-7th graders can submit their views in the "Why I Like My Community" essay contest through their teacher at school or by calling 1-800-852-8528. Deadline is March 1.
10 Star All Star Basketball
This basketball camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls ages 10-19 are eligible to apply. Camp locations are all over the USA. For a free brochure, call 704-568-6801.
Music Composition Contest
Jackman Music of Orem is holding an original music contest featuring Choral (Mixes Chorus), Piano, and Instrumental categories. More information can be obtained by calling Deborah at 801-225-0859.