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Library Activities

The Tremonton City Library is offering activities during the month of January. The second annual Princess Party for girls is set for Saturday, Jan. 26, also at the senior center. Tickets are on sale now at the library for $2. Space is limited to this activity so early purchase of tickets is encouraged.

Elwood Ski Night
Elwood Town will host its annual Ski Night at Beaver Mountain Ski Resort on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Residents of Deweyville are also invited to participate. The office will open at 4:30 p.m., and the lift will start at 5 p.m. Lift tickets are $12 and ski rentals are available for $10. Snowboards can be rented for $12. The cost of lessons is $8 and must be paid in advance by calling 1-866-652-4324.
For more information, contact Ben Dean, 279-8888. Those attending are asked to bring a treat to share.

Healthier You
Utah State University Extension is offering a Steps to a Healthier You class. The five-week series of classes will focus on small, practical steps that will help improve health and proved updates on dietary guidelines and MyPlate. There will be tips on practical ways to include more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in the diet while reducing fats in cooking and balancing activities and calories.
Classes will be held on the following Tuesdays: Jan. 22 and 29, Feb. 5, 12 and 19, from 6:30 -8 p.m., at the Bear River Valley Senior Center, 510 W. 1000 N., Tremonton. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is requested. Call USU Extension, 435-695-2543 or 1-877-390-2326, or email ann.henderson@usu.edu. For more information about the class, visit extension.usu.edu/boxelder.

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Bear River Middle School will be holding Parent/Teacher Conferences on Jan. 29-30. Conferences will be held from 3:30-7 p.m., in the teachers’ individual classrooms.

Museum Artist
The Bear River Valley Museum will feature artist Kevin Pence, whose artwork will be on display through March. A reception for him will be held Friday, Jan. 18, from 3 – 5 p.m., at the Museum. Everyone is invited and there is no charge.

Menu Planning
A little time invested in planning meals can pay off with fewer trips to the store, less money spent on food because less time in the store equals less money spent, healthier meals and reduced stress. To review the basics and learn some tips from experienced menu planners, attend The Menu Planning Made Easy class offered on Jan. 23, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bear River Valley Senior Center, 510 W. 1000 N., in Tremonton, by USU Extension.
On Jan. 24, the class will be held at Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC) at 325 W. 1100 S., in Brigham City from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
The Healthy Eating on a Budget classes are sponsored by USU Extension’s Food $ense Nutrition Education program and are free. Please contact USU Extension at 435 695-2542, 877 390-2326 or ann.henderson@usu.edu to register.

Foundation Concert
The Box Elder School Board Foundation announces the Annual Combined Choral Concert, featuring students from Box Elder and Bear River high schools. The concert will be held Jan. 25, at 7 p.m., in Bear River High School auditorium.
For this year’s performance, the choirs will be joined by the choirs from Box Elder and Bear River middle schools. Utah Valley University Director of Choral Activities Dr. Reed Criddle will be the guest conductor. The public is encouraged to attend. White their is no admission fee, donations to the Foundation are appreciated.

Birthday Dinner
In celebration of the American Cancer Society’s 100th birthday, A Community Night Spaghetti Dinner will be held at Box Elder High School on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $2 per person or $10 per family. Relay for Life teams can also register for just $50 that evening. Entertainment will be by The Greg Simpson Band. For more information, contact Gwen Christoffersen, 435-279-0058 (g935@hotmail.com) or go to www.boxelderrelay.org.

Seminary Parent/Teacher Conferences
Garland LDS Seminary will be holding Parent/Teacher Conference on Monday, Jan. 28, from 3–6 p.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 29, 3–7 p.m. The seminary will be closing the doors Monday at 6 p.m. Parents are invited to visit with their student’s teacher when attending Parent/Teacher Conferences at Bear River High School.



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