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Glee Club to perform

Huntington Heritage Days Glee Club Fireside on July 7 at 8 p.m. p.m. The Glee club will perform and the featured speaker will be Soren Cox, former Huntington resident, and the son of Huntington residents Frank and Ann Cox. This performance will be held at the Huntington Stake Center on Main Street.

Battle of Bands

Due to lack of response the Heritage Days "Battle of the Bands" has been canceled.

Huntington Heritage Days Pet Contest

The pet contest will be held on July 3 at 4 p.m. at the Huntington City Park. Bring your favorite pet to the show. A certificate, ribbon and treat will be presented to each contestant. Be sure to bring someone with you to help with your pet.

Swimming in Green River

Swimming is available at the United Campground in Green River on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The city provides a lifeguard for the swimmers.

Emery County Landfill

Business hours for the Emery County Landfill are Tues-Fri., 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and on Sat., 8 a.m to 4:15 p.m. Closed on Mondays and on July 4. For questions call 381-2719.

Huntington City

Huntington City secondary water schedule. There will be no watering from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Even numbered houses and lots will water Monday and Thursday. Odd numbered houses and lots will water Tuesday and Friday. Churches, schools, mobile home parks, cemetery, ball fields and city park will water Wednesday and Saturday. Absolutely no watering on Sunday. Anyone not following the water schedule or wasting water will be subjected to penalties. 1st offense-warning, 2nd offense-citation, 3rd offense-loss of secondary water for season.

Summer Swimming Pool Hours

Castle Dale City swimming pool summer schedule will go as follows.Aquasize: Mon., Wed., Fri. 5:30-6:30 a.m., Mon.-Fri. 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Laps: Mon., Wed., Fri. 6:30-7:30 a.m., Tues. and Thurs. 5:30- 7:30 a.m.; Family Night: Mon. 7-9 p.m.; Open Swim: Mon.-Sat. 12- 7 p.m. For more information call the pool at 381-5298. The pool will be closed on July 4 and 24.

Ferron Memory Afghan

Old Mill Camp is selling Ferron Memory Afghans. For a limited time, through July 4 they are available at a reduced rate. They are selling these afghans to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the settlement of Ferron. They contain historical images as well as current Ferron sites. These afghans make wonderful gifts. Call 384-2648 or 384-2902 for more information.

2002 Summer Story Time

The Summer Reading Program will be from 11-11:30 a.m. on the following times and story time subjects at the Castle Dale Library. July 9, friendship; July 16, different and alike; July 23, we're all winners; and July 30, awards ceremony.

Also, they will have a reading foot race. Each hour that you read or have been read too, put your name on a foot track. We'll make tracks all around the library by racing the boys by the girls.

Rabbit Show

There will be a Rabbit Show at the Southeastern Utah Jr. Livestock Show on July 12 at 5 p.m. For details contact Dan James 384-3367.

Utah Arts Council's Rio Gallery

Utah Arts Council's Rio Gallery opened an exhibit on June 10 of recent acquisitions to the Sate Fine Art Collection. The exhibit will run through July 12 and consists of mostly paintings and prints, many of which have never been viewed by the public before. The gallery is located at 310 South Rio Grande Street (455 West). For more information contact Laura Durham at (801) 533-3582.

Poultry Show

The Southeastern Livestock Show will be having a Poltury Show on July 11 at 5 p.m. For more information contact Cody Taylor at 381-5657.

Carnival at Emery County Fair

There will be a new carnival at the Emery County Fair this year. Advance tickets are available at Carbon Emery Insurance, Emery County Treasurer, Castle Dale City, Orangeville City, Ferron City and Country Corner Store. You will save on over the gate prices. The carnival will run from July 24-27 at Stewarts parking lot.

Fair Guides

The fair guide for this year are located in the libraries and city halls, the court house and the Chamber of Commerce. They are available today.

Utah Shakespearean Festival

The Utah Shakespearean Festival for the summer season of 2003 will be held on June 19- August 30 and the fall season from September 18- October 18. The summer season will include William Shakespeare's, "Measure for Measure, Much Ado about Nothing, and Richard III", also the historical musical 1776, Born Yesterday and The Servant of Two masters. The fall season will feature Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors," the musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, and the Oscar Wilde comedy, "The Importance of Being Earnest."

Car Seat Safety Check

There will be a car seat safety check on July 3 at Hometown Market in Huntington from 3-6 p.m. There will also be finger printing. For more information please contact Martin Wilson 381-2404 or Judy Lang 687-5349.

Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society will be holding their annual Relay For Life on July 12 -13 at the Emery High track. These are the following events and times; welcome, 6 p.m.; introduction of survivors, 6:15 p.m.; speakers, 6:30 p.m.; parade of teams, 7 p.m.; entertainment, 7:15 p.m.; luminary ceremony, 9:30 p.m. There will also be a walk under the stars, activities and food. For more information call Cathy (381-5647), Debbie (381-2886), Judi (653-2221) or Dana (748-2578).

Support Group

Bringing hope to single moms support group and self-reliance class now being offered in Castle Dale. Open to the public free of charge. It will be held on Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. There will be on site child care available with prior notice. The course offers self-reliance skills, resourses, skills on setting up a safety net and starting a new life plan. For more information call Jennifer at 381-2827 or Jackie at 637-5542.

Adopt a Cat

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are giving away founder and president Ingrid Newkirks book 250 Things You Can DO to Make Your Cat Adore You in recognition of "Adopt a Shelter Cat" Month. The first 100 people to submit a few brief sentences describing their lucky shelter cats to Helping will win this book. Visit for details.

Battling Cancer

If you or someone you love is battling cancer, a free informational tool can help. The booklet, "A Helping Hand: The Resource Guide for People with Cancer, " is available in its newest version by calling 1-800-813-HOPE or on CancerCare's website at The guide lists national and regional organizations that offer information; education and support services; programs that provide free medication; and commercial outlets for products. Local resource information can connect you with services such as transportation, financial aid, hospice and home care.

Clinic For Women

Southeastern Utah District Health Department is offering a clinic for women between the age 40-64. Get a private check-up by a female provider. Get a pap test and breast exam. Receive a free mammogram voucher. Women must meet age and income guideline to qualify for a free exam and mammogram. For more information call 381-2252.

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