The Castle Dale City Pumpkin Festival will be held on Oct. 27 at the Emery County Rec Center from 5-7 p.m. There will be free pumpkins to carve for children elementary age and under. Activities include a pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, and biggest pumpkin contest. There will also be stew, rolls and pumpkin pie.
A spook alley will be held on Oct. 23 at the Canyon View Junior High in Huntington from 6:30-8 p.m. The FCCLA will sponsor the spook alley which they use as a fund raiser for their activities. There is a charge for the spook alley and concessions will be available.
In the thank you ad recently run by the Southeastern Utah Junior Livestock Show organizers, a very important sponsor was inadvertantly left out. Our apologies go out to the Castle Dale Youth City Council who is a platinum sponsor. They have been very supportive sponsors and are very much appreciated.
A six day hunter safety class will be held Nov. 1 and 2 at the old courthouse and Nov. 5-8 at Emery County Recreation Center between 4-7 p.m. each day. There is no age or class limit. You must pre-register by Oct. 30. Participants will be required to obtain a voucher at a licensed vendor for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources prior to registering for the class.for the class. For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.
A bazaar and bake sale will be hosted by Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington with great Christmas gift items, many hand-made items; everything new. Choose from a nice variety of food and baked items. Free drinks while you shop. Fri., Oct. 26, 2-6 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Don't miss this happy event.
The annual Lily of the Valley, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers breakfast and lunch will be Nov. 3 at the Elmo Pioneer building, 55 South 100 East, Elmo. Breakfast will be 8-10:30 a.m. and lunch from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A drawing for a tied quilt and other items will be held at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The third annual Festive Fridays will be held at the Old County Courthouse, upstairs at 12 noon on the following Fridays: Oct. 26; Nov. 9; Nov. 16; Nov. 30; Dec. 7; and Dec; 14. Cost for each class is $2 and RSVP is requested. Call the Extension office at 381-2381.
Orangeville: Costume Parade at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 31 and Halloween Carnival that evening beginning at 5:30 p.m.; Castle Dale: Costume Parade at school at 2:15 p.m.; Ferron: Costume Parade at 1 p.m.; Huntington: Costume Parade at 10 a.m.; Cleveland: 10 a.m. Costume Parade. 5:30 p.m. Trunk or Treat at the school, 6 p.m. Carnival at the school.
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.
The Emery County Domestic Violence Coalition is sponsoring their ninth Annual "October Awareness Program" in conjunction with Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct. 24, at noon in the Old Court House, second floor, Castle Dale. This program and lunch are free to the public Guest speaker: Rita Mangum, LCSW. Rita is the Chief Program Officer at the Salt Lake City YWCA. She has extensive experience working with victims of domestic violence. Rita is an expert at identifying and treating stress and trauma. She will talk about the symptoms of stress and trauma and how it can affect us physically, emotionally, and mentally. Rita will offer strategies on how to cope with stress and trauma and how we can help others who are experiencing these adverse effects on our well being.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the Emerald Dream Team is pleased to announce a National Search for 12 women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and have a compelling story to tell. The women chosen will be whisked away, with a guest, to Las Vegas on Dec. 26, all expenses paid, for a week of absolute pampering and fun. Their week will end with a New Year's Eve Ball thrown in their honor which has been deemd the Emerald Dream Ball. The application process will run from Oct. 8 through Nov. 8. Those diagnosed are encouraged to visit ww.ememralddreamball.com to submit and application and for more information.
The National MS Society Utah State Chapter presents "Getting There: Staying Mobile with MS" to the MS community of Price and its surrounding communities on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 838 Westwood Blvd. in Price. Hope Jense, Physical Therapist with Cottonwood Hospital will present and be available for a question and answer session. A video will also be shown to discuss different aspects of mibility with MS. The program is free and 30 minute individual appointments are available. Call 800-344-4867 to schedule a time and for more information.
Sign-ups for Jr. Jazz will be held Oct. 25 from 4-7 p.m. at Cottonwood Elementary. For more information call Cindy Draper at 749-2235.
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 687-201 for booth and entertaing information.
Come kick off the holiday shopping season on Nov. 24 at the Huntington Elementary from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Southeastern Utah District Health Department (SEUDHD) will start giving flu shots Oct. 23 at the Castle Dale office. The vaccine will be offered 8:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. Shots will also be available after Oct. 23 during regular immunization hours. Vaccines are arriving on time and there are no limitations. The cost is $25 but SEUDHD can bill Medicare, Medicaid, PEHP, DMBA, Mailhandlers, CHIP, Molina and Altius. Individuals should present their insurance cards at the time of service.
Food Handler's Class will be held on Nov. 8th and 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.
The rephotography of George Edward Anderson's environmental portraits by Peter L. Goss will be on display at the Museum of the San Rafael from Oct. 24-Nov. 30. For more information call Margaret at 381-5252.
Do you need help with the upcoming holidays? Do you know of someone or a family in need? Applications begin Oct. 1 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.
American Legion Auxiliary #42 of Ferron is looking for addresses from people of Emery County that have loved ones proudly serving our country in a war zone such as Iraq or Afghanistan. We have a program started three years ago called Operation Home Support which we send packages to soldiers, but we need help from Emery County residents with the names and addresses of your loved ones that are serving. They need a package from Operation Home Support to let them know they aren't forgotten and that we care and support them. Contact us if you have a family member serving: Jan Hess at 384-2753 or Dixie Swasey at 384-3172. Leave a message and we will return your call.
Ferron City Youth Council will host a meet the candidate night for the residents of Ferron to meet those running for office and ask them questions. It will be held Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at Ferron City Hall.
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.