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Community Events

By Sun Advocate

Castle Valley FYI


Carbon Republican Convention – is scheduled April 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the commission room at the county courthouse.
Strengthening families workshop – is planned May 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lighthouse Learning Center, 251 W. 400 North, Price. Activities will include educational presentations, continental breakfast, door prizes, games and entertainment. To register, contact April Durrant at 613-3145 or Zena Robinson.
Teen drug use prevention workshops for parents – Free five-week sessions are slated Mondays at 5 p.m. at East Carbon High beginning May 21 and Tuesdays at 4 p.m. at Lighthouse Learning Center starting May 22.
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.
Helper spring cleanup – City crews will pick up branches, shrubs and yard/garden debris through April 18 in east Helper and from April 21 to April 25 on Locust, Maple, Poplar and Main Street as well as south Highway 6.
Food handlers classes – Two-hour sessions will be offered May 14 at the health district in Price at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Classes will be taught May 15 at the health department in Castle Dale at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Test fees required. For information, contact Claron Bjork at 637-3671.
Carbon County Food Bank – Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from noon until 4 p.m. For information on volunteering, donating or applying, contact manager Dondra Nance at 637-9232.
Parenting for teens – The Family Support and Children’s Justice Center in Price offers a free class dealing with the issues, problems and difficulties facing teen parents. Participants learn about available resources, assistance to return/remain in school, parenting/life skills, cooking and recreation opportunities. Contact Terry Willis at 637-0281.
Lifeline pregnancy assistance, support center – The facility offers free confidential pregnancy testing, verification, counseling and baby supplies. Residents may contact the center by calling the 24-hour telephone line at 636-0700.
Carbon County Humane Society – The non-profit organization offers monthly spay and neuter clinics at 98 North Carbon Avenue in Price. For information, call the humane society at 637-2908.
Carbon County Animal Shelter – AVID chip pet identification is available at the shelter. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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.
Helper library – Hours are Monday through Wednesday from noon until 8 p.m.; Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. 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. The Scholastic Book fair is planned April 21-26. Pet Pals activities are Tuesday at 5 p.m. Call library at 636-3188.
CEU library -Hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. 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. Parenting classes are scheduled Thursday at 1:30 p.m. For information, call the center at 637-0281.
Helper mining museum – From Oct. 1 to April 30, hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From May 1 to Sept. 30, hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tours may be scheduled. For information, contact Helen Tonc at 472-3009.
Prehistoric museum – From April 1 to Oct. 31, hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. From Nov. 1 to March 31, hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Call the museum at 613-5060.
Infant immunization clinics – The health district in Price offers the clinics Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
ABC Learning Center – features movies Fridays at 7 p.m. The facility has books, computers and activities for adults and children. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For tutoring appointments, call the center at 888-2061.


CEU student art show – will be exhibited through April 30 at Gallery East. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CHS drill team dance – is planned April 26 at 7 p.m. at in the high school’s new gym.
CEU Ballet Repertory Ensemble – The schedule includes a classical dance concert April 24-26 and a contemporary dance performance April 25-28 at 7:30 p.m. at Geary Theater.


Helper Lions Easter egg hunt – is slated April 19 at 9 a.m. at Helper City Park. There will be prize eggs.
Carbon RSVP swap meet – is planned May 17 at the Price senior center parking lot. Proceeds will benefit RSVP. For booth reservations, contact the RSVP office at 637-9118.
Relay for Life variety show – Castleview will present the American Cancer Society fundraiser April 22 at 7 p.m. at Price Civic Auditorium. For information, call Sherry King at 637-4800, extension 3510.
Price Culture Connection -The schedule includes the following presentations:
April 24 – 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, Dance Technica.
April 24 to 26 – Geary Theatre, CEU concert series, classical dance.
April 25 to 28 – Geary Theatre, CEU concert series, contemporary dance
May 2 to May 3 – 7:30 p.m., Price auditorium, classical ballet showcase. Admission fees.
June 26 – Charlie Simmons.
Wellington Mountaineers spring rodeo series – Events are slated May 3 and May 17 at 10 a.m. at Wellington arena. Age groups include 10 or younger, 11 to 13 and 14 to 16. For information, contact Elise Hall at 637-2574, Jana Abrams or Lyndie Miller.


Marine Corps League – meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at China City. The association urgesmilitary veterans to join the group. For membership information, call David Brewer at 472-8757.
American Legion field officer – will be at Price workforce center April 24 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. to assist veterans with VA matters.


Castle Country Horse Show Association – Show dates are May 10 at Price, June 7 at Price, June 28 at Castle Dale, July 13 at Price, Aug. 10 at Price and Sept. 13 at Price.Contact Joyce Worley at 637-1772.
Bookcliff Muzzleloaders spring shoot – is slated May 2-4. Registration is Friday night and Saturday at 7:30 a.m. Fees required. Schedule includes: Friday, 6 p.m., four-person team shoot; Saturday, aggregate rifle, paper, silhouettes and novelty along with mountain man run and hawk-knife throw; Sunday, 8 a.m., pistol blanket shoot followed by shotgun shoot, 10 a.m. For information, contact Andy Schmidt at 637-9219.

Support groups

Multiple sclerosis support group – meets the first Tuesday of the month, 7:30 p.m., in the conference room at the health district in Price.
Overeaters Anonymous – meets Thursday at 8 p.m. in room 6 at 105 W. 100 North, Price.
Single mothers support group – meets Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Price Community Center. No fees required.
AA, NA – Meetings are conducted at the following locations:
Daily – noon, open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Sunday – 6:30 p.m., open, Helper mission.
Monday – 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Price.
Tuesday – 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, Four Corners in Castle Dale.
Wednesday – 7 p.m., open, Gilley’s in Ferron; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Thursday – 7:30 p.m., teen NA, closed, Four Corners in Price; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price; 8 p.m., open, Huntington senior citizens center.
Friday – 6:30 p.m., closed, Helper mission; 8 p.m., open, East Carbon City Hall; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Saturday – 6:30 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price; 8 p.m., open, 11 W. Main, Price.
Price Alanon – The group meets Wednesday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in room 221 at 90 N. 100 East, Price.

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