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Jr. Jazz Sign Ups

Signs ups for grades 1 through twelve, girls and boys, Nov. 18 and 19. Huntington, Cleveland, Elmo and Lawrence sign up at Huntington Elementary from 5-7 p.m. Castle Dale, Orangeville, Ferron, Clawson, Moore and Emery sign up at the Emery County Recreation Building at the Castle Dale fairgrounds from 5-7 p.m. If anyone has jerseys that no longer fit their children and would like to donate them to this program we would appreciate your donations. For information call Kim 381-2976.

HOT NEWS!

Attention all students: We at the Star Theatre would like to encourage reading as well as watching movies. Go to your local library and read ten books before Nov. 15, when the new Harry Potter movie hits theaters. Have the librarian sign off each book that you read and once you've read ten, you will receive a coupon for 50 cents off any fountain drink that you purchase from the Star Theatre when you come to see Harry Potter.

Emery County Historical Society

Monthly meeting will be held Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael. Three artists will show their work: Gary Prazen, Danny Blanton and Joe Venus. Our guest speaker, Wilson Martin of the Utah Humanities Council, will speak on "Heritage Tourism". The Huntington Men's Glee Club will also be entertaining.

Christmas Tree Tags

Tags for the Ferron/Price Ranger District will be available for purchase on Nov. 25. They will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Only one tag per family. Tags will not be available by mail. You can obtain permits and maps of designated areas at these two locations: Ferron/Price Ranger District, 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron, 435-384-2372 or Price Supervisors Office, 599 West Price River Drive, Price, 435-637-2817.

D.R.O.P.S.

The D.R.O.P.S. truck will be in the parking lot of Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington on Nov. 19. Sign-up begins at 11 a.m. Pick up for holiday boxes is Nov. 20-22.

Hunters Safety

Registration for the upcoming hunters safety classes will be Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. upstairs at Food Ranch. Class begins on Nov. 22. The shooting test will be Dec 7 at the sheriff's range near the landfill. For more information call Steve at 748-2857 or Danny at 748-5163.

Riders for Santa

Motorcycles, 4 wheelers, vintage cars and trucks welcome or just drop off toys Nov. 23 at Stewarts in Castle Dale. Line up from 11 a.m.-noon. Parade starts at noon and will go to Orangeville. Free coffee, BBQ and turkey to ride participants. Bring toys, stuffed animals, and donations. Call Bill for more info, 286-2212.

Dream House Photo Contest

Utah Preservation magazine's annual photo contest is seeking images of Utah's most charming, most elegant and most intriguing historic homes: The homes you have always wanted to own and live in--a dream house. Entries must be postmarked by Dec. 30 and sent to Dream House Photo Contest, Utah State Historical Society, 300 Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. For more information contact Roger at rroper@utah.gov. or call 1-808-533-3561.

Photography Club

If you are interested in photography, we will be meeting on the first Wednesday of each month at 680 East 100 South, Price, beginning Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. We will be going over landscape, portraiture, digital, photoshop, etc. Bring your ideas to share. Contact Greg at 637-1181 until 5 p.m. or 637-8628 after 5 p.m.

Green River Fund Raiser

Amanda Clark of Green River has been selected to represent the United States at the Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Ireland in June of 2003. A fund raiser will be held to help the family with the expenses on Nov. 16 at Green River High School. Dinner, cowboy poetry and music. For more information call 435-564-8238 or 435-564-3563.

Earthwatch Education Fellowships

Earthwatch Institute is offering fellowships to fund K-12 educators and administrators to join scientific research expeditions around the world. For an application and more information contact, Earthwatch Institute: Education Awards@earthwatch.org, 800-776-0018 ext. 118, or www.earthwatch.org/ed/fellowships.html.

Orangeville City Park

Mark your calendars, reserve Dec. 7 for a special holiday event at the Orangeville City Park.

Single Moms Conference

Central Utah 2002 Single Moms' Conference in Ephraim on Dec. 14. The conference will begin in the Crane Theater at 7:30 a.m. Breakout sessions will last until 4 p.m. Registration forms available at USU Extension offices and the Department of Workforce Service. For more information call 435-283-7599 or e-mail mwatson@ext.usu.edu.

Huntington D.U.P.

The Huntington D.U.P. will meet Nov. 14 at the Senior citizens Center at 1 p.m.

Emery County Recreation

Emery County Recreation will be holding a public election for Emery County Youth Football president and officers on Nov. 14 at the Rec Center at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in being the new president, please contact the Emery County Recreation office at 381-2108.

Food Handler's Permit Classes

The Southeastern Utah District Health Department will be conducting two Food Handler's workshops on Nov. 21 at the Health Department in Castle Dale (25 West Main) at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information call Terri at 381-2252 in Castle Dale or Dr. Bjork at 637-3671 in Price.

Castle Dale Elementary Book Fair

Castle Dale Elementary PTA will sponsor their Reading Roundup Book Fair Nov. 19, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. and parents open house 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Nov. 21, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Nov. 22, 7:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Also Donuts with Dad again on Nov. 22 at 7:00 a.m.

Cleveland Town Council

The November meeting for the Cleveland town council has been changed from Nov. 14 to Nov. 21. The meeting will start promptly at 6 p.m.. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Gallery East

The College of Eastern Utah presents Balance Rock Artists Group, Nov. 4 - Dec. 13 with the opening reception slated for Nov. 14 from 7-9 p.m.. The exhibition is in Gallery East.

Ballet Repertory Ensemble

The schedule for the Ballet Repertory Ensemble is as follows: annual Christmas concerts, Nov. 21-23, Nutcracker: Nov. 22-25, Angels, Animals Christmas, and Grinch, CEU Geary Theater, 7:30 p.m.: Missoula Children's Theater, Dec. 9-14, auditions, Dec. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in the BDAC Dance studio; two performances Dec. 14 in the Geary Theater at CEU, 3 and 7 p.m., three workshops, TBA: BYU Ballroom Dance Co. , Feb. 8, 2003, CEU BDAC, 7:30 p.m.: PACY Children's Play, FEB. 21, 2003, place TBA at 7 p.m.: Tribute to Broadway, Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2003, CEU Geary Theater or Student Center at 7:30 p.m.: annual Spring concert, Apr. 24-26, 2003, classical dance forms, Apr. 25-28, 2003, contemporary dance forms, CEU Geary Theater at 7:30 p.m..

Fourth Annual Turkey Trot

Several area businesses are sponsoring the 4th annual Turkey Trot 5K and 1 mile runs on Thanksgiving morning Nov. 28. There will also be races for young children. At Huntington Elementary registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and races begin at 8:30 a.m. To pre-register, call 687-5533 or 687-2747. Lots of fun prizes and a turkey dinner to be given away to the largest participating family.

Schedule for Know your Religion Lecture Series

Price, 150 South 500 East
Chairperson, Anthony Beals, 435-637-4432.

Programs are on Thursdays and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Registration codes for this series: 23659-03adult season pass, 23659-04student season pass

Huntington
Huntington Stake Center, 11 East 200 North

Programs are on Fridays and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14, Victor L. LudlowThe Middle East: An LDS Scholar's Perspective

Registration codes for this series: 23659-03adult season pass, 23659-04student season pass.

Huntington,Huntington Stake Center, 11 East 200 North, Programs are on Fridays and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 15Victor L. LudlowFinding Christ in the New Testament
Jan 10Susan Easton BlackNauvoo on the Eve of the Exodus
Feb. 21Jeffrey W. MarshParable of the Latter Days
Mar. 14Joseph F. McConkieThe Three Pillars of Eternity
Apr. 11David E. BokovoyModern Revelation and the Ancient World

Registration codes for this series: 23659-03adult season pass,23659-04 student season

Utah Arts Festival Seeks Composers

The Utah Arts Festival is accepting applications from Utah composers for the 12th annual orchestral Composer Commission. Those interested in applying for the 2003 Commission must submit a one-page biographical sheet, two bound copies of a score (preferably for full symphony orchestra) that represents the composer's highest artistic accomplishments, and two quality recordings of the work. For more information contact Wolking at 801-581-7366.

A Tree for the Festival

A group of Emery County ladies are decorating a tree for the Festival of the Trees to be held the first week of December which benefits the Primary Childrens Medical Center. The group, under the direction of Sara Grindley, are planning "Sister to Sister" a tree dedicated to Toni Oliverson, an Orangeville cancer survivor. Anyone interested in helping or supporting, please contact Sara at 748-2940.

U of U Mood Disorders Clinic

The University of Utah Mood Disorders Clinic is seeking participants for one of the largest studies ever to study medications used to treat schizophrenia. This study will evaluate the new class of atypical antipsychotic drugs. For more information call Erika at The U of U Mood Disorders Clinic 801-581-8806.

Pain Management Clinic

A seminar, Pain Management: Solutions for Improving your Practice; will be held Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. George Resort and Spa, 1450 South Hilton Drive. For more information, contact AHEC at 1-888-89-RURAL.

St. George Art Museum

The Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition opens on Oct. 25 and continues through Jan. 4, 2003. This exhibition is open to all media and styles of expression, the objective is a fine art presentation reflecting the current pursuits of regional artists. For further information call 435-634-5942 or e-mail: museum@infowest.com.

VFW Department Service Office

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department Service Office, will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. The officer will be at Price Workforce Service Center from 9 -10:30 a.m. on Nov. 20.

Education Program developed by Joy Mining

Joy Mining Machinery has developed an award winning education program that is of benefit to students and teachers. The program informs students and teachers about the benefits of mining, and the important role minerals play in their everyday lives.For additional information or a brochure describing the free program that can be adapted for grades K-12, contact Michele at 724-873-4242 or e-mail at mschultz@joy.com

H.E.A.T. Program

Get in touch with H.E.A.T. You must meet certain income qualifications and will need to provide proof of income and expenses. Apply Nov. 1 to Mar. 29, 2003 at the Emery County Community Center, Call 381-5410 for an appointment.

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