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Briefs 3-20-13


Night at the Museum
Brigham City Recreation and the Box Elder Museum Foundation will hold a Night at the Natural History Museum on Thursday, March 21, from 6:30-8 p.m. The museum is located at the Hervin Bunderson Center, 641 E. 200 N., Brigham City. Young and old can take this opportunity to enjoy the wonders of the museum.  For more information go to the Brigham City Recreation facebook page.
Senior Center Tax Help
The Bear River Valley Senior Center, 510 W. 1000 N., is offering free tax help with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) on Fridays from 3-6:30 p.m.  No appointments are necessary. On Wednesdays, from noon to 4 p.m., there is free tax help with AARP for residents 60 or older.  Call 435-257-9455 for an appointment and for more information.
LDS Family Services
LDS Family Services sponsors a pornography addiction support group each Wednesday night at 7:30, at the Tremonton Jr. Seminary, across from the Bear River Middle School.  Family members are also welcome.  This 12-step program uses gospel principles to overcome addiction.  There is no cost, confidentiality is maintained and no referral is required.  Dress is casual.  Call 435-752-5302 for more information.
Literacy Class
An Early Childhood Literacy class will be taught at Tremonton City Library on Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m.  This class is for parents and caregivers of children under the age of five.  The class is free, but space is limited, so sign up early at the library.  For more information, contact Margo Tackett, 435-452-2342, or mgtackett@gmail.com.
Capable Kids
Intermountain Healthcare and Bear River Valley Hospital is sponsoring a Capable Kids class on Saturday, March 23, from 9-11 a.m.  This class will help prepare children, ages 7-11, for self-care when they are at home alone.  Topics include emergency situation ideas, first-aid techniques, stranger danger and internet safety.  Cost is $10 per child or $5 if more than one child per family.  Pre-registration is required.  Call 207-4741.
Parkinson’s Group
Brigham City Parkinson’s Support group will meet Friday, March 22, at 4 p.m. in the cafeteria of Brigham City Community Hospital.  Pharmacist Brock Crystal of Brigham City Community Pharmacy will be the guest speaker.
Garland Library
Homework help is available at the Garland Public Library on Wednesday, March 20, from 3:30-5 p.m.  All school ages are welcome.  From 5-7 p.m., the library is providing free job search help.  On Thursday, March 21, Stories with Torrie will be at 4, p.m., with Locked in the Library at 6:30 p.m., for teens.  Teen Gaming “Geek of the Week” for teens will be on March 22.
Quilting Traditions
Quilting traditions of the Bear River Heritage Area (BRHA) will be highlighted in an upcoming series of events that feature historical and contemporary quilters and their work in northern Utah and southeastern Idaho.
March 21-28, historic quilts of local significance will be on display at My Girlfriend’s Quilt Shoppe, 1115 N. 200 E., Logan, in conjunction with a workshop given by Kay Capps Cross, national long-arm quilting expert. The workshop will be held Friday and Saturday, March 22-23. The display can be seen during regular store hours, 10a.m. – 6p.m., Monday through Saturday. For more information about the workshop, call 435-213-3229.
On Thursday, March 28, 6:30-8 p.m., folklorist Sara Jordan and invited quilters will offer a presentation on quilting traditions and practices.
For more information about the talk or the quilt project, call the Bear River Heritage Area, 435-713-1426, or Sara Jordan, 801-869-0285.
Pancake Supper
The Tremonton City Library and Garland City Library will unite to sponsor a pancake supper for teens on Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m., at the Garland City Library.
District Preschoolers
The Box Elder School District’s Developmental Preschools are looking for typically developing children, 3 to 5 years of age, to participate as a mainstream student in their developmental preschools for the 2013-2014 school year.  Students are selected on a tryout basis.  If interested or need more information, call the Corinne Early Learning Center (744-2468).   Fees for the preschool are $70, $80 and $90 per month for two, three and four days a week.  Discount for tuition is available if the full year’s tuition is paid by Sept. 30.  Morning and afternoon classes are available.  Mainstream students must be toilet trained and exhibit age appropriate speech/language and behavior skills.
Egg Hunt
The Garland Fire Department will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m., at the Garland Park.  This hunt is for youngsters up to 12 years of age.



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