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Halloween Castle Dale Elementary, costume parade at 1 p.m. on Oct. 30. Ferron Elementary, costume parade at 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 24. There will also be a carnival at the school from 5-7 p.m. Cottonwood Elementary, costume parade on Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m. Cleveland Elementary, costume parade on Oct. 30 at 9:45 a.m.

Cleveland Elementary The Fall Festival at Cleveland Elementary will be on Oct. 24 from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $5 a person of $30/family, dinner and fun included. There will be a spook Alley, admission is $1. If you are interested in helping or have questions contact Haylee at 820-4220. Drug free week, Oct. 27-30, Oct. 27-Camo day, Oct. 28-Crazy hair day, Oct. 29-PJ day, Oct. 30-Costume day. Pumpkin decorating contest, Oct. 28-30. Decorated pumpkins should be brought to the school on the 28th. They will be judged and the winners will receive a prize. Everyone who participates will receive a participation prize. No school on Oct. 31.

SCOUT ROUNDTABLE Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Castle Dale Stake Center upstairs. Become a well trained scouter. This is the last roundtable for the year. There will not be a meeting in November or December due to the holidays.

Meet the candidates The Ferron American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a meet the candidate night on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Ferron City Hall.

Attention Candidates The Emery County Progress will be running a candidate page in the Oct. 28 newspaper. All candidates who are running for a county, state or national office can submit their profiles by Oct. 22. Profiles are limited to 200 words. Please email to and include a photo of yourself to accompany your profile.

EMERY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT YOUTH PROTECTION SEMINAR FOR PARENTS TUESDAY " OCTOBER 21, 2014 6:00 PM EMERY HIGH SCHOOL LITTLE THEATER (SPARTAN CENTER) Receive Information On: •SUICIDE PREVENTION •SUBSTANCE ABUSE •INTERNET SAFETY •BULLYING Presented by: Emery County School District; Emery County Sheriff's Office; Southeast Education Service Center; Four Corners Mental Health

Festive Friday Oct. 17 at noon at the old court house in Castle Dale. The cost is $3. The topics are scams and how to avoid them and simple holiday projects.

Coal Rally At the Carbon County Fairgrounds on Oct. 23, from 5-8 p.m. The following is the tentative schedule for the event. 5 p.m. - Welcome/Opening. Free dinner will be served to first 3,000 people. Short video's will play to let the public know what regulations the EPA has proposed, and what those regulations could mean for our community, region, state and nation. 5:15 p.m. - Color Guard & National Anthem, Kid's Activities Begin. 5:20 p.m. - Representative from Utah State Govenor's Office 5:30 p.m. - Energy Information - Chad Booth. 5:45 pm - Keynote Speaker, Alex Epstein. 6:30 p.m. - Remarks - Senator Hinkins 6:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks. 7:00 pm - Entertainment - Kahuna Beach Party Band Karra Hillam SEUEPA Manager 159 North 100 East Price, UT 84501 p. 435-650-5701 email:

THE "OTHER" ARCHAEOLOGY OF CASTLE VALLEY Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael. Our guest speaker will be nationally respected archaeologist, Charmaine Thompson.

October 18 Goblin Valley State Park " Green River The Fallen Goblin: Join us at 7 p.m., for a short hike to the infamous toppled goblin, during which there will be a discussion on both the geology of the Valley of Goblins, as well as the importance of leaving no trace while exploring the park. Hike is ¾-mile round trip with some uneven terrain. Water and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 435-275-4584

Looking for candy The Emery County Care and Rehab is looking for donations of individually wrapped candy and candy bars for their Halloween party on Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a cake walk. Everyone is invited. Thanks to the business and community members who have helped the ECCR.

Shoes for Love Organization Miss Emery County and the Shoes for Love Organization need your help in a nationwide shoe drive. So many people go without a pair of shoes. Shoes for Love will deliver the collected shoes to these humble people in Africa and South America. Please send all used shoes to school with your student. All shoes are accepted. Drop box will be in the office of your school. Final collection will be in May. This is a competition between all elementary schools in the county; whoever collects the most shoes wins a party with the Miss Emery County Royalty.

Looking for caterers The Emery County Business Chamber is looking for businesses to cater their bimonthly events. If interested contact ShaLayne at 749-633-6884 or email

Zumba Event for Domestic Violence Saturday, October 25 at 9 am Emery County Rec. Center in Castle Dale. Join us for our Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event. ZUMBA and Nail Painting. Special Guest - Misty Snyder. Door Prizes $5 donation or six guests for $25. All Proceeds go to Emery County Domestic Violence coalition.

Open enrollment for Medicare Begins on Oct. 19 and continues through Dec. 7. Senior health insurance program representatives will be in your area at the Senior Center of each location. Ferron: Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Castle Dale: Oct. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Green River: Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Huntington: Nov. 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please bring a list of your current prescription drugs and your medicare card.

Angel Tree applications If you have participated in the Community Angel Tree Program for 3 years or more you will be required to attend a financial assistance workshop provided by the Individual Development Account (IDA) Program. You will be required to sign up for a class time when you turn in your application. Applications will be reviewed when returned. If you are missing any required information or documentation the application will not be accepted until required information is received. Applications can be picked up at the following locations: United Way of Eastern Utah 67 E. Main St., Price, Utah Department of Workforce Service 475 W. Price River Dr., Price, Utah Head Start in Huntington 675 N. 400 E., Huntington, Utah Green River Epicenter 180 S. Broadway, Green River, Utah East Carbon City Office 105 W. Geneva, East Carbon, Utah Applications will be available Oct. 1 through Nov. 17. Applications must be returned to : United Way of Eastern Utah 67 East Main, Price, Utah. Hours, Mon-Thurs. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Green River Epicenter 180 S. Broadway, Green River, Utah. Hours, Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Head Start, 675 N 400 E Huntington, Utah only Wednesday Nov 5th 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Applications Will not be accepted at the Emery County locations except on the exact dates and times listed.

Huntington Fall Harvest Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Huntington City encourages all businesses to sponsor a booth and participate in the fall harvest. The peer helpers will run the booths. Anyone interested in doing a booth can contact Julie Jones at 749-0979 or 687-9373. This will be a fun time for adults and children to come out and enjoy the festivities. There will be a chili cook off contest, pumpkin painting and carving contest along with cider and scones. Activities include a cake walk and treasure hunt.

Kids Bible Club Desert Edge will be starting a new Bible club for kids, preschool-6th grade. The club meets every Wednesday from 6-730 p.m. Call 435-687-2933 for more info.

Adopt a pot contest Huntington City is having a contest for any business or family who wants to decorate a flower pot on Main Street. The pots will need to be decorated for fall and Halloween and must be removed by Nov. 3. Contact Julie Jones at 749-0674 for info.

TriFit Club Nutrition-Mind-Body Come join our unique fitness club every Tuesday and Thrusday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the ShowTime Dance Studio (330 East 600 North, Castle Dale). Instructors: Donn Jeffs and Heather Atwood. $3 each class or $20 a month. A club full of fun and satisfaction. Bring a yoga mat and handweights that accommodate you. Also bring a friend. Tri'll like it. For ladies of all ages. Call 435-749-1484.

Speech and Hearing Screening Emery School District conducts annual speech and hearing screening to identify students who might need further evaluation of their speech or hearing. Students who fail the initial hearing screening will be given a re-test in three to four weeks. Screening is scheduled with the schools involved and takes place anytime during the school year. District Speech-Language Pathologists administer the tests. All district preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, new students and any referrals will be screened for hearing. Pre-kindergarten students will be screened during kindergarten registration and 3rd grade students will be screened for speech only. You must tell your school's secretary if you do NOT want your child to receive speech or hearing screening tests.

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