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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Join Emery County Care and Rehab for their annual Easter egg hunt on March 21 at 3:30 p.m. Bring a basket or bag for all your goodies.

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter sunrise service will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington at 7 a.m. on March 23. Breakfast will be served following the service.

Easter Egg Hunt in Cleveland

The Cleveland Elmo Youth town council will sponsor this year's Easter egg hunt on March 15 at noon. All preschool and elementary age children are welcome to meet in front of the Cleveland Town Hall. Bring your baskets and don't miss the fun in Cleveland. It's fun and it's free and everybody gets a prize. Don't be late, it starts promptly at noon. For more information call town hall at 653-2310.

A Night at the Museum

A night at the Museum will be held at the Museum of the San Rafael on March 27 at 6 p.m. featuring the newest nodosaur Animantarx-ramaljonesi. A coloring contest will be announced that night, along with tours, an open house, and slide show. Unveiling of the dinosaur will be held at 6 p.m.

CEUtah/WETC Second Annual Safety Fest

March 25, 26 and 27, at the College of Eastern Utah's Western Energy Training Center, located at 847 North Hwy 191, Helper. Training will be offered at no charge. The training offerings will be expanded this year to include more mining and general industry safety courses. They will also be conducting training on our new board operators simulator which is state of the art. They will be working closely with industry on providing relevant safety training. Certificates of completion will be offered in the following areas, MSHA, OSHA, and American Red Cross. They will also be working with the Department of Workforce Services and Vocational Rehabilitation. They will also offer scholarships to people who are not currently working in the energy workforce as an effort to attract people into the industry and show them all the jobs that are available in the energy industry.

Castle Dale Independent Baptist Easter Services

The Castle Dale Independent Baptist church will hold Easter Services on March 23. At 9:30 a.m., a communion service will be held and regular services at 11 a.m. Services are held in the Castle Dale Senior Center.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Join Emery County Care and Rehab for their annual Easter egg hunt on March 21 at 3:30 p.m. Bring a basket or bag for all your goodies.

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter sunrise service will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington at 7 a.m. on March 23. Breakfast will be served following the service.

A Night at the Museum

A night at the Museum will be held at the Museum of the San Rafael on March 27 at 6 p.m. featuring the newest nodosaur Animantarx-ramaljonesi. A coloring contest will be announced that night, along with tours, an open house, and slide show. Unveiling of the dinosaur will be held at 6 p.m.

Emery County Cal Ripken Baseball Sign Ups

March 17 and 18 from 4-6 p.m. Cleveland and Elmo - New Cleveland Town Hall; Huntington - Huntington Elementary; Castle Dale - Rec Center; Orangeville - Cottonwood Elementary; Ferron - City Hall.

At Large Sign Up In Castle Dale At The Rec Center

Major (birthdates May 1, 1995 - April 30, 1997) and minor (birthdates May 1, 1997 - April 30, 1999) sign up cost - $35. Rookie (birthdates May 1, 1999 - April 30, 2001) sign up cost - $25. Play begins April 15.

CEU/Western Energy Training Center Second Annual Safety Fest

March 25, 26 and 27, at the College of Eastern Utah's Western Energy Training Center, located at 847 North Hwy 191, Helper. Training will be offered at no charge. The training offerings will be expanded this year to include more mining and general industry safety courses. They will offer scholarships to people that are not currently working in the energy workforce as an effort to attract people into the industry and show them all the jobs that are available in the energy industry. Hope to see you all at Safety Fest.

Hey Teens, Win A Free Fishing Trip

Junior high and high school students are welcome to enter an essay contest to win a free fishing trip to Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The trip includes an overnight stay and meals with conservation officers and Utah's top fishing pros. Winners will also receive a gift package of fishing tackle and one day of special instruction. To qualify, submit a 200-300 word essay on-line about what you would do to protect Utah's future fishing resources. Tell us why fishing is critical, special, and an important part of your life, and what you would do to protect its future. In May, one winner in each grade from 7 to 12 will be selected. The contest is sponsored by the Utah Conservation Officer's Association. For more information, visit: http://wildlife.utah.gov/essaycontest/.

Free Class On The Archaeology Of Utah

A free one-day class concerning the archaeology of Utah will be held on April 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Rio Grande Depot (300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City). The class, which is sponsored by State History's Antiquities Section and the Utah Statewide Archaeological Society, is free and open to the public. Young people in fourth grade and up may attend if accompanied by an adult. However, space is limited. Participants must pre-register by sending an e-mail to rrood@utah.gov with "April Class" in the subject line, or by calling Assistant State Archaeologist Ron Rood at 801/533-3564.

Girls Softball Sign-ups

Emery County girls softball sign-ups will be held March 12. Ferron- Ferron City Hall 5-7 p.m., contact Candi Hess 384-2199. Orangeville- Cottonwood Elementary 3-5 p.m., contact Marquita Cox 748-5362. Huntington- Old Town Hall 5-7:30 p.m., contact Stacy Huntington 687-2138. Elmo- Elmo City Hall 5-7 p.m., contact Cassi Lake 653-2423 or 749-0642. Cleveland- Old Town Hall 5-7 p.m., contact Karen Griffin 749-2691. Sign-ups for Castle DAle will be held March 17- Emery County Recreation Center 5-7 -p.m., contact Leslie Jensen 381-2251.

Ferron Elementary Book Fair

A book fair will be held at Ferron Elementary School on March 17-19 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Easter egg hunt in Cleveland

The Cleveland Elmo Youth town council will sponsor this year's Easter egg hunt on March 15 at noon. All preschool and elementary age children are welcome to meet in front of the Cleveland Town Hall. Bring your baskets and don't miss the fun in Cleveland. It's fun and it's free and everybody gets a prize. Don't be late, it starts promptly at noon. For more information call town hall at 653-2310.

Desert Edge Christian Chapel

March 16 Pastor Carl Sitterud will present a sermon entitled "How to Make Your Marriage Better". Services start at 10 a.m. at Desert Edge 500 South Main Huntington.

Horse Trainers Needed For Wyoming Mustang Challenge

Twenty-five talented Horse trainers are needed for the Wyoming Mustang Challenge to be held in conjunction with the Wyoming State Fair, Aug. 15-16, in Douglas, Wyo. The Wyoming Mustang Challenge pairs up 25 qualified horse trainers with wild horses provided by the Bureau of Land Management. The trainers then have 100 days to train the horses before competing for $10,000 in prize money. After the competition, the horses are available for adoption to qualified adopters, with a percentage of the adoption fees going to the trainers. The winning trainer will receive $5,000, second $2,500, third $1,000, fourth $750, and fifth $500. Trainers also receive $500 reimbursement for travel costs and a 20 percent commission if their horse is adopted for $200 or more The Mustang Challenge rules and regulations and the trainer application form can be found on the Mustang Heritage Foundation's website at www.mustangheritagefoundation.org/adoptions.php or by calling 512-355-3225. The deadline for applications is April 1. For additional information on the Mustang Challenge or BLM's wild horses, contact BLM Wild Horse Specialist Alan Shepherd at 307-775-6097.

Emery County 4-H Family Photos

Emery County 4-H family photos will be taken March 28-30 in court room B in the courthouse located at 75 East Main Street in Castle Dale. This is a great 4-H fund raiser so support the 4-H. Call the extenstion office at 381-2381 for an appointment. Also call for information to receive a free packet of family photos.

River Rats Academy for Teens

For teens who love the outdoors, the River Rats Academy is now registering participants for white water summer camp June 25-28. Space is limited and partial scholarships are available. For more information visit www.canyonlandsfieldinst.org.

They're Back...Festive Fridays That Is

Festive Fridays, sponsored by Utah State University Extension are back for the spring season. March 14-Hop On In, Easter ideas; April 18-Lotions and Potions; and May 2-Family Reunions and Picnics. All classes begin at noon upstairs in the courthouse on Main Street in Castle Dale. RSVP to the extension office at 381-2381. Each class will cost $2 for lunch and handouts. Some classes may have an added fee. Lots of ideas for spring and summer fun.

Basketball Camp

Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp is now taking applications to attend one of nine locations this summer. The camp is by invitation only and boys and girls ages 10-19 are eligible to apply. For a free brochure on these summer camps, please call 704-373-0873.

Huntington Lions Club

The Huntington Lions Club is having a Relay for Life yard sale April 26. We want everyone that's going to do spring-cleaning, that is if it will stop snowing long enough to have a yard sale, that means attic, basement, closets, sheds. Donate and help us with the upcoming Relay for Life. We will give you more information next month on the time and place it will be. For more information call, Judy Lang 687-5349 or Sally Walls 687-9307.

San Rafael Backcountry Horsemen

The San Rafael Backcountry Horsemen meet the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carbon County Fairgrounds/Events Center. For more information, click the "chapter" tab on the website http://www.bchu.com All riderswelcome.

Symantec Scholarships

The Symantec Software Solutions Scholarship program will award four $10,000 scholarships at each of Utah's four regional high school science fairs. For more information contact Justin Whittaker at 801-373-7888.

Community Representatives Needed

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for community representatives to assist in finding host families and work with the students and their families during the school year. Individuals must enjoy teenagers and have good communication skills. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3243 if you are interested in learning more about becoming a community representative.

The Department of Workforce Services,

in partnership with The College of Eastern Utah, Price City, Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, Carbon County School District, and Vocational Rehabilitation, are holding a Job Fair on March 13 from 10 a.m -2 p.m. at The College of Eastern Utah, Jennifer Leavitt Student Center, on the corner of 500 North 300 East, Price. This is a convenient way to recruit new employees, promote your company and products, and network with companies. The job fair is free to the public.

Emery County Gun Club

Draw for team league: Purse paid out each week. Participants name will be put on a playing card and then the cards will be shuffled and squads will be drawn at random. Must be present at 7 p.m. for drawing of teams. March 15 games at dark; March 21 draw league at 7 p.m.; March 29 games at dark.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be a Food Handler's class for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing home, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Class will be taught in Castle Dale on March 27 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Health Department located at 25 West Main in Castle Dale. The classes are two hours in length and the cost is $10 to take the test. For more information call Lori at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.

Vendors Wanted

The Emery County Fair is now accepting applications for food and general vendors for the Emery County Fair which will be held on July 30, 31, Aug 1 and 2. To be an exclusive food vendor, you must have your application into the Emery County Recreation office by March 21. Applications may be picked up at the Emery County Recreation office, 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or go to the website at www.emerycounty.com/fair/vendor. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

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: March 19, April 16, May 21; and June 18.

Drug Rehab Resource

Problems with a drug or alcohol addiction in a loved one? Don't know whom to turn to for help? Contact Drug Rehab Resource for a free confidential consultation to find the help you need. Call today 1-866-649-1594 or find out more at www.drugrehabresource.net.

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