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Chili Dinner and Trunk or Treat

A free chili dinner and trunk or treat will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel Oct. 31. The dinner is from 5-6 p.m. and the trunk or treat will be from 6-7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival

How far can you launch a pumpkin? Find out on Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. Build a pumpkin launcher as a group or individual to see who can chuck their pumpkin the farthest. Each launcher will have three attempts to chuck an 8-10 pound pumpkin. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team or participant. Devices must be portable. All participants must pre-register by Nov. 2. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest and other fun games, food and information. Contact the Emery County Recreation Office for rules and additional information at 381-2108.

Passing Through Photographs by Richard Menzies

Gallery East - College of Eastern Utah 451 East 400 North, Price through Nov. 6. Gallery East hours Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Friday, weekends and holidays.

Castle Dale City Fall Burn Window

Oct 3 - Nov. 1. The roll-off dumpsters will be in town during this time also. Take advantage of this free garbage service.

Castle Dale City Annual Pumpkin Festival

Oct. 24.-5 p.m. This fun festive event is for all ages. Costume contest, pumpkin carving, glowups and food. At the recreation center in Castle Dale.

Run Against Hunger

5k, 10k, kids 1K run and/or walk, Oct. 17 at 7 Food Ranch in Orangeville. For more information call Colton Leavitt - 749-6499. $15 entry fee / door prizes / drawings. Sponsored by the Emery High FBLA. Proceeds will go to feed families in need during the holidays.

The Cleveland Town Fall Burn Season

The burn window in Cleveland is from Oct. 3-Nov. 1. Permits are available at the Town Office, 100 West Main, Cleveland. Everyone must obtain a permit prior to burning. There are no fees for a burn permit. Allowable material: dry weeds, garden waste, tree limbs (under six inches in diameter) tree and shrub trimmings, scrap lumber (untreated). Any questions call the Town Office, 653-2310

2009 Ferron Scarecrow Contest

Participants must pre-register at City Hall. Display locations will be assigned at time of registration. The contest is open to individuals, businesses, organizations, and clubs. There is no fee to enter. Hand-deliver your entry form to the Ferron City Hall or use the night drop. Entries must be received by Oct.14. Scarecrows may go up anytime between Oct. 1-15. The scarecrow contest is family friendly. Scarecrows should be whimsical, humorous, or loveable and not frightening. Judging is Nov. 9-10. Winners will be announced Nov. 11. Ribbons will be awarded to the top three scarecrows in each category. Details call: 384-2350. Sponsored by The Ferron Beautification Committee.

Emery County Recreation Adult Men's Basketball League

Emery County Recreation is currently holding registration for a fall men's basketball league. The league is open to adult men 18 years and older. Registration deadline is Oct. 14. Registration fee is $350. For more information contact Emery County Recreation 435-381-2108 or Jesse Ward 435-749-0212.

Gov. Herbert coming to Emery County Republican Party Breakfast

$15 per plate, Castle Dale Senior Citizens Center, 8 a.m., Oct. 10. Everyone is welcome. Gov. Herbert will speak at the breakfast along with Sen. David Hinkins.

Memory Lane Cruise In Night at The Star Grill and Arcade

133 North Main in Huntington. 435-687-7827. Every Tuesday night 5-8 p.m. Bring your old model cars, park in the grill parking and come in for dinner. A great night of fun and prizes.

Emery Town Holiday Bazaar

Dec. 3, 4, and 5. Kids corner--paint their own ornament for $2. Also pictures with Santa on Saturday from 1-6 p.m., $5 per picture. Call now to reserve your booth. Barb 286-2215 or Tanya 286-2492 for more information.

Food Handler's Class

Oct. 21

Nov. 18

Dec. 9

4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

SEUDHD - 25 West Main Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252.

Community Nursing Services Influenza Vaccination Schedule

Flu shot clinics will be held at the Community Nursing Services Castle Dale.

Oct. 9

Oct. 23

Nov. 13.

A clinic will also be held at Hometown Market in Huntington from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 17.

The Museum of the San Rafael and The Pioneer Museum 40th Year Anniversary

The Pioneer Museum and The Museum of the San Rafael will be celebrating their 40 year Anniversary on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at The Museum of the San Rafael. They would like to honor all those who took part in starting and participating in making the museums what they are today. If you or anyone you know has had anything to do with the last 40 years of improving our museums, let us know. You can call the Museum of the San Rafael during business hours - 381-5252. They look forward to hearing your stories.

Huntington City Fall Open Burn

Oct. 3-Nov. 1-Burn permits are required and can be picked up at city hall.

Huntington City Fall Clean-up

Through Oct. 15. October 15 will be the last limb pick up until the spring clean-up. Dumpsters will be located behind the hill north of the ball complex. Do not place anything on the ground. The Emery County Landfill is requesting that these items not be placed in the dumpsters that are used for the spring and fall clean-ups; tires, batteries, oil, no liquid of any type such as paint, terpentine, etc., pesticides, cement, and refrigerators. A person can be fined up $12,000 from the State of Utah for mixing these appliances in with regular refuse because of the freon.

Yard Sale/Bake Sale at Castle Dale Senior Center

Oct. 24 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center - 150 East 100 North in Castle Dale will be the yard sale/bake sale fund raiser for the Emery County Senior Centers. Begay's Navajo tacos will be available for purchase this day.

Pennies By The Inch

Primary Children's Medical Center will be holding its annual Pennies by the Inch fundraising drive through Oct. 15. For more information contact: Marilee Salvesen, 1-800-762-7262. Contributions can be mailed to: Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation P.O. Box 58249 Salt Lake City, UT 84158, or online at

Lamb for sale

The Emery County 4-H Horse Council still has Seasoned Lamb left from the Lamb Fry, it is frozen and here at the Courthouse for $5.98 a pound, anyone interested, call Emery County Extension at 381-2381.

Boy needs help

Six year old Xander Archuleta is in need of a bone marrow transplant. Treatmen will take place at Primary Children's Medical Center. A donation account has been set up at Zion's Bank .the name of Xander Archuleta. You can donate at any Zion's Bank Branch by simply telling them Xander's name.

Farmers Market

High Desert Growers will be holding a farmers market from 3:30 - 6:30 every Wednesday beginning August 12 through the end of the growing season at the Emery County Recreation Building. Come out and support our local farmers. Farmers and their produce are needed.

Department of Workforce Services Free Workshops

Are you looking for employment?

Are you considering changing careers?

Do you want to know what skills employers are looking for?

Need help preparing a resume?

Do you want to practice your interview skills?

Then the Department of Workforce Services in Castle Dale is the place to come!

Free workshops are offered every Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m. beginning Aug. 12 that cover these and other topics critical to your job search and career advancement.

Call 435-381-6116 for more information

550 West Hwy 29, Castle Dale

Senior Center September Calendar

Emery Center:

Exercise - Mon.-Fri.

8-9:30 a.m.

Lunch - Every Wednesday

Bingo- 1st Wednesday

Shopping bus Sept. 9 - 2nd Wednesday

Blood Pressure- Sept. 16 -3rd Wednesday

Band - Sept. 23 - 4th Wednesday

Hearing Aid check Sept. 16 -3rd Wednesday.

Castle Dale Center:

Blood Pressure- Sept. 1 & 15 - 1st & 3rd Tuesday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Tuesday

LineDancing- Every Thursday-10 a.m.

1st/3rd/4th Monday-2 p.m.

Art Class - Every Tuesday - 3 p.m.

Phase 10 games - Every Thursday

Rook Club - Every Thursday -1:30 p.m.

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