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Community Events

By Sun Advocate

Castle Valley FYI


Helper cleanup – City crews will pick up yard debris, shrubs and branches cut into four-foot lengths during the cleanup effort. Debris should be stacked off the roadways and sidewalks in the city. Crews will not backtrack or haul off furniture and appliances.
The schedule includes:
April 1 to April 5, 1st through 5th Avenue, Castle Gate subdivision, Martin, Orchard and Bryner Street, 1st through 11th North.
April 8 to April 12, west Helper.
April 15 to April 19, east Helper.
April 22 to April 26, Locust, Maple, Poplar and Main Street, south U.S. Highway 6.
Mountain View Cemetery – Flowers should be removed from gravesides by April 1 to facilitate Helper’s spring cleanup effort.
Carbon Republican Party convention – is scheduled April 25 at 7 p.m. at the north side of the Love Floral building in Price For information, contact Diana Palmer at 637-7235.
Rape crisis hotline – Rape or domestic violence victims in the Carbon-Emery County area may contact the local 24-hour crisis line toll-free at 1-866-894-8610.
Eastern Utah AHEC dental clinic – is scheduled April 1 to April 12 at the Price National Guard Armory. Initial exams for uninsured residents and individuals qualifying for Medicaid are slated April 1-3. A Medicaid eligibility worker will be available. Parents or guardians must complete patient information for juveniles. For appointment information, contact the AHEC office at 613-5460.
Carbon County Humane Society – The non-profit organization offers monthly spay and neuter clinics at 98 North Carbon Avenue in Price. The group needs old towels and blankets. Members will pick up good used items for the group’s rummage sale. For information, call the humane society at 637-2908.
Foster parents – The local DCFS office needs foster parents willing to work with teens and provide emergency shelter care. For information, contact Cindy Saccomanno at 636-0219.
HEAT – The federally funded home energy assistance program has extended the application deadline until April 30. Identification, Social Security cards and proof of monthly household income as well as copies of utility bills are required. For information or appointments, contact the office at 613-0100.
AA, Alanon – Meetings are conducted at the following locations:
Sunday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 7 p.m., Four Corners Mental Health, open, Castle Valley group.
Monday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., Four Corners, open, Castle Valley Group.
Tuesday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, open; 8 p.m. Castle Dale Four Corners Mental Health.
Wednesday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., 90 N. 100 East, Price, open, Coal Sober, AA, Alanon, Alateen.
Thursday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., Huntington senior citizens center, open.
Friday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 6:30 p.m., Union Gospel Mission, Helper, group; 8 p.m., East Carbon City Hall, open; 8 p.m., old Reeves school, Price, open.
Saturday – noon, 90 N. 100 East, Price, open; 8 p.m., 90 N. 100 East, Price, Coal Sober & Alanon, open; 7 p.m., Orangeville Union Hall, open.
Narcotics Anonymous – Meetings are conducted Monday, 7:30 p.m., at Castle Dale Four Corners Mental Health.
Single mothers support group – meets Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Price Community Center. Child care available upon request. No fees required.
Helper library – Hours are Monday through Wednesday from noon until 8 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.; closed Friday, Sunday and daily from 2:30 to 3 p.m. For information, contact the library at 472-5601.
Price library – Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; closed Sunday. Story hour is Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. Children Pet Pals activities are Tuesday from 5 to 5:30 p.m. For information, call library at 636-3188.
CEU library -Hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Break hours vary. For information, contact the library at 613-5209.
Family Support & Children’s Justice Center – offers crisis care for families with children from infants to 11 years old. Crisis nursery is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Families may use the nursery for respite, family crisis, court, doctors appointments, medical emergencies, mental health appointments, escaping family violence, attending parenting classes/divorce classes and AA/Narcotic Anonymous meetings. Parenting classes are scheduled Thursday at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the center at 637-0281.
Child Care Resource & Referral – offers information on becoming child care providers and referrals for parents, employees or employers needing related services. For information, contact the agency at 613-5619.
Women’s cancer support group – meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview’s classroom Located in room 104, the cancer library is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity – Scheduled activities include:
April 6, cleanup at Valley View subdivision in Castle Dale.
April 20, golf tournament at Green River State Park; team fees required.
May 4, bowling fundraiser at Country Lanes, per person fees with six members on a team.
Single mothers – Bringing Hope Foundation meets are Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center. Enter through south door. Single mothers share experiences and learn about community resources. No fees required. Enroll by contacting the foundation at 637-5542.
Fibromyalgia self-help course – Sponsored by the Utah Arthritis Foundation, the seven-week session is scheduled April 2 to May 14. Classes are Tuesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Price senior citizens center. Pre-registration and fees required, with scholarships available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, contact the Utah-Idaho chapter office toll-free at 1-800-444-4993.


Head Start yard sale – Head Start will accept donations for the playground equipment fundraiser until 3 p.m. on April 5. The sale will be conducted April 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the old Wal-Mart parking lot in east Price. For information on donating items for the fundraising yard sale, contact the center at 637-4960.


East Carbon, Sunnyside bike-a-thon – The Wheels for Life fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is scheduled April 20. For information on the fundraising event, residents may contact local coordinator Sharon Leidal at 888-2567.
Helper Lions Easter egg hunt – The holiday activity is planned March 30 starting at 9 a.m. at the Helper City Park. The event will include 12 plus prize eggs.
Relay for Life – Residents interested in assisting on a committee or forming a team to participate in the American Cancer Society’s 2002 event are encouraged to contact Becky Kloepfer at 472-8295 or Terri Lott at Carbon Credit Union.
Memory Wall – Residents wishing to have photos displayed at the American Cancer Society event may call Mary Dickerson at 637-0964.


Bowling league scores – League secretaries should report high scores weekly to Annette Heath. For information, contact Heath at 637-3825.
Coal Country Squares – Dancers meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the seniors center in Price.
Castle Country Quilt Guild – meets the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the senior citizens center. For information, call Pat Scherschel at 472-8203.
Gastric bypass support group – meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Castleview. For information, call Wilma Howa at 472-5048
Central Utah Stock Car Racing Association – meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., at Helper Civic Auditorium. For information, contact Reed Phillips at 613-8288.
League of Utah Writers – Price chapter meets the third Monday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. Contact Margaret Christensen at 637-0772.
Masonic Lodges – Regular activities include Carbon Lodge 16, F&AM, first Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Joppa Lodge 26, F&AM, first Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.; Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter 13, first Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.; Job’s Daughters, Bethel 3, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m.; and York Rite (chapter, council, commandery alternating), first Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Utah Eastern Shrine Club.
Adoption Crossroads of Utah – meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., in the conference room at CEU’s computer business building. Contact Marlane Tufts at 637-7684.
Castle Valley Archaeology Society – meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact Jeanette Evans at 637-0044
Utah Friends of Paleontology – Castle Valley chapter meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., in the CEU museum classroom. For information, contact the museum or Duane Taylor at 613-5060.
Carbon County Model Railroaders – The group meets Thursday at 7 p.m. For information, call Terry Wheeler at 636-0681.
Carbon County Historical Society – meets the last Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Price Community Center. For information, call Joanne Hyatt at 472-5062 or contact Kathy Hamaker.
Newborns in Need- Residents are encouraged to donate baby items for needy infants in Carbon County. For information on volunteering or donating items, contact Teresa Kilcrease at 637-5324.
MOPS – The mothers of preschoolers group meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Price Chapel. Adult crafts, child care and children’s program included. For information, call Tami Campbell at 637-7542.
Castle Country OHV – meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the upstairs room at city hall. The group posts information on issues regarding land use and road closures on its website at ccohva.com. For information, contact Tony Koss at 637-5145.

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