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Briefs 3-27-13


Powdered Milk
Powdered milk is a versatile and nutritious ingredient.  Learn how to select, store and use it, and how to prepare homemade yogurt, a cream soup substitute and homemade pudding mix.
The Things You Can Do with Powdered Milk class will be offered in Tremonton on March 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Bear River Valley Senior Center, 510 W. 1000 N. in Tremonton.  On March 28, the class will be held at Bridgerland Applied Technology College (BATC), 325 W. 1100 S., 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.  Contact USU Extension at 435-695-2542, 877-390-2326, or ann.henderson@usu.edu to register.
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.
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.
Corinne Pageant
Organizers of the annual Corinne pageant are looking for individuals who would like to participate as actors, stage and tech crews, committee leaders, concessions or pre-show entertainment.  All ages are needed.
The pageant is planned for June 28-29.  Call Stacie Earl, 435-740-0122, or go to www.corinnepageant.com and click on the “getting involved” link.
Easter Fireside
The LDS Mid-Singles Group of the Brigham City/Tremonton area, in cooperation with The Bear River Community Chorale, will be hosting a special Easter Fireside on Sunday, March 31, at 7 p.m.
Elder and Sister Wynn R. Dewsnup,Utah North Area Seventy will be speaking.  Several musical selections will be provided by the choir under the direction of Carl Ashby. This is not limited to single adults. All adults, youth, parents and their children are invited.
This event will be held at the historic Garland Tabernacle located at 140 West Factory Street, Garland. Admission is free.
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, 10 a.m. – 6 p.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.
Garland Library
Homework help is available at the Garland Public Library on Wednesday, March 27, from 3:30-5 p.m.  All school ages are welcome.  From 5-7 p.m., the library is providing free job search help.
A Book Club for adult readers meets the fourth Tuesday of each month.    Magna Club meets at 5:30 p.m., on Wednesdays.  Gary Brantner offers help writing and illustrating adventure comic books.
Geek of the Week activity will be Thursday, March 29, from 4-6 p.m.
Sign up now for the Altered Book activity on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., where attendees can make their own creative purse from the cover of a book, fabric and ornamentation.  The cost ranges from $5-$10.
The 7-Up Book Club for teens will meet Tuesday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m.
Call 257-3117 for more information about all activities and book club selections.
Tremonton Library
April 14-20 is National Library Week. Tremonton City Library will be offering half-price cards throughout April. This will be for new or renewals. The Friends of the Library will also be putting on a Scholastic Book Fair, April 15-19. The proceeds go toward the purchasing of books for the summer reading program kick-off party.
On April 13, from 12:30-3 p.m., the Tremonton City Library will host a children’s activity in celebration of Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros, at the Tremonton City water treatment plant.  The Brigham City Fine Arts puppet museum puppeteers will come at 1 p.m., to present a puppet show, “Coyote Rabbit Tales and other Mexican stories.”
The Bear River Drama Department will be presenting a folktale reader’s theater and the children will get the opportunity to create some puppets of their own.



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