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Annual Economic Development Planning Meeting

Annual Economic Develpment Planning Meeting will be held Nov. 28 at the County Building at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and dinner will be served.

Christmas Pottery Sale

The College of Eastern Utah's Christmas pottery sale will be held in the student center Nov. 29-30 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. The student center is located at 300 East 500 North in Price.

Tryouts for the Sound of Music

Emery High School and the Emery County Community Theatre are joining together to present the Sound of Music in 2008. Tryouts will be held in the Emery High chorus room on Nov. 27-28 at 7 p.m. Come prepared to sing a one minute song.

Orangeville Christmas in the Park, Chili/Soup Cook-off

The 2007 Christmas in the Park celebration in Orangeville will be held on Dec. 1. The chili/soup cook-off will be held that day with judging at 4 p.m. at the new fire station. To sign-up for the cook-off, go to city hall before Nov. 30. Bring a gallon of your entry to be served at the celebration.

Orangeville Christmas in the Park

Along with the chili-soup cook-off on Dec. 1, many activities are planned. Activities begin at 4 p.m. with Christmas ornaments for the children at city hall, chili/soup dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the new fire station, turning on the lights in the park at 6 p.m. a special visitor in the park at 6:30 p.m., and a bon fire with hot chocolate and doughnuts.

Ferron Elementary Book Fair

Ferron Elementary will hold a book fair Dec. 3-7 from 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. each day.

Christmas Extravaganza Fundraiser

Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center. Auction will be held at 5 p.m. and trees and wreaths will be available for purchase. Other activities include booths, food, Santa from noon-1 p.m., live entertainment and a silent gingerbread house auction. Proceeds will be donated to the Emery Scholarship Fund. Organized and sponsored by Emery High School FBLA, FCCLA and Sterling Scholars. For more information or if you would like to donate a tree, wreath, or obtain a booth call Shanae Butler or Aaron Ison at 381-2689.

Huntington City Community Christmas

Huntington City's community Christmas will be held on Dec. 7 at Huntington Elementary School. Dinner will be from 6-7 p.m. with games and a program from 7-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Know Before You Go

An ATV permit class will be held Nov. 29 at the old courthouse building beginning at 7 p.m. for ages 8-16 to be legal to drive on public lands. You must preregister at the Emery County Recreation Office, 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale before Nov. 27. For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 or Mark Williams at 381-2493.

Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees will be held Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at the South Towne Exposition Center in Salt Lake City from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. For more information contact Elizabeth Hansen at 801-641-1343.

Emery County Gun Club Schedule

The schedule for the Emery County Gun Club will be: Nov. 24 Thanksgiving shoot; Dec. 8; Dec. 22; Jan. 5, 2008 and Jan. 19, 2008. All shoots will start at dusk, just before dark. For more information contact Jeremy at 381-2057, Jason at 384-3279, or AJ at 384-3393.

Commodities Cooking Classes

Commodities cooking classes will be held in Emery County at the Emery County Courthouse, 75 East Main Street in Castle Dale, from 9 a.m.-noon on the following days: Nov. 21; Dec. 19; Jan. 16, 2008; Feb. 20, 2008; March 19, 2008, April 16, 2008, May 21, 2008; and June 18, 2008.

Manti-Lasal National Forest Christmas trees (435) 637-2817

Ferron/Price Ranger Districts: (435) 384-2372/ (435) 637-2817. Permits go on sale Nov. 19. Permits are $5, one permit per household, one tree only. Permits can be purchased at the Price Ranger District Office, 599 West Price River Drive, Price, and the Ferron Ranger District Office, 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. any species of tree may be cut, except Ponderosa Pine and Blue Spruce.

Building Resilience: Creating Hope in an Age of Consequences

The Quivira Coalition's seventh annual conference will be held Jan. 17-19, 2008 at the Marriot Pyramid in Albuquerque, NM. For full conference agenda and registration materials, log onto and click on annual conference.

Huntington City Turkey Trot

Huntington City's annual Turkey Trot will be held Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. It will begin at the Huntington City Park and has an entry fee of $1. There will be free T-shirts for participants, and feature a 5K run or walk and shorter races for children. For more information call Cathy at 687-2596 or Cheryl at 687-2403.

Website to Help Local Residents

A group of local residents have started a website dedicated to empowering the people of Emery and Carbon counties to articulate their points of view regarding the recent tragedies at Crandall, coal mining and coal mining culture, and the future of coal mining in this region. The website is:

Pi Kappa Alpha Game Ball Run

The members of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity invite you to support their 19th annual Keven B. Kennedy Game Ball Run. This fundraising event is held in conjuction with the U of U versus BYU football game. On Nov. 23 at 10 p.m. the "Pikes" will run a relay, carrying the rivalry game ball from Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake to Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo. All proceeds go to Camp Hobe, an annual summer cam for kids with cancer and their siblings. For more information contact 435-513-8377.

Festive Fridays Return for the Third Year

The third annual Festive Fridays will be held at the Old County Courthouse, upstairs at 12 noon on the following Fridays: Nov. 30; Dec. 7; and Dec; 14. Cost for each class is $2 and RSVP is requested. Call the Extension office at 381-2381.

Spinal Care Classes

Spinal Care Classes are being offered free to the public by Dr. Ronald B. Sanders at Castle Chiropractic. These classes will help identify things that people do wrong that injure the spine. We will also discuss exercises and remedies to help alleviate back and spinal problems. This class lasts one half hour, from 4-4:30 p.m., and are given every Tuesday at Dr. Sander's office at 46 East Main Street, Castle Dale.

Crafters and Entertainers Wanted

If you have product that you would like to sell, join us at Huntington Elementary on Nov. 24 for the Second Annual Holiday Shopping Expo. Call Lindsay at 687-2015 for booth and entertaining information.

Second Annual Holiday Shopping Exp

Come kick off the holiday shopping season on Nov. 24 at the Huntington Elementary from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Food Handler's Class

Food Handler's Class will be held on Dec. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the South Eastern Utah Health Department in Castle Dale. Call 381-2252 for more information.

Exhibit at the Museum of the San Rafael

The rephotography of George Edward Anderson's environmental portraits by Peter L. Goss will be on display at the Museum of the San Rafael until Nov. 30. For more information call Margaret at 381-5252.

Community Angel Tree

Do you need help with the upcoming holidays? Do you know of someone or a family in need? Applications taken through Nov. 30. Apply at the following locations: Workforce Services, Eastern Utah Community Credit Union, Early Head Start, Food Bank, United Way of Southeastern Utah. For more information call 435-637-8911.

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