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Briefs 4-17-13


Service Project
Garland Stake is hosting a regional service project for 5 stakes in the Northern Utah Region Saturday, April 27. All youth ages 12-18 are in invited to participate in a rock removal effort for the Blue Creek Welfare Farm in Howell.  It will be between 8:30 a.m.-noon. Youth are to meet at the Howell Church by 8:30 a.m., and will be transported to the Blue Creek Welfare Farm. Youth are to bring their own gloves, a bucket, sturdy shoes, water and appropriate attire. Lunch will be provided.
The annual C.D.’s Spring Show, “Dreams.” will be presented at the Garland City Civic Center on Thursday, April 18, and Monday, April 22, at 7 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased at the door, $7 for adults, $3 under 12, for these show-only performances.
The dinner show will be Friday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $15, and are reservation only.  No children under eight are allowed.
The proceeds will be used to complete the Bear River High School auditorium project being conducted by the Garland Civic League.
For more information, contact Janet Carter, 257-3754, Denise Lasley, 279-6980, or a member of the C.D.s
4-H Happenings
Want to join 4-H but don’t have a club?  Get a group of friends or siblings together, choose a project or projects (homemaking to hogs!) and find an adult leader willing to help.  Leaders can register at the 4-H office.  For more information, call 435-695-2543, or visit extension.usu.edu/boxelder
Global Youth Service Day is April 27, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Bunderson Center in Brigham City; lots of projects to choose from.
Talent Show is May 9, 7 p.m., for third through twelfth graders at Box Elder Middle School.
Garland Library
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.
In connection with the weekly stories with Tori held every Thursday, 4-5 p.m., the library will be celebrating Dia de los Ninos.  A special activity is planned for each Thursday.  The final celebration will be on April 24, called Book Bur-r-r-ritos.  New library books and audio in Spanish will be available for checkout during this time.
National Library Week is featuring some fun fundraisers.  There will be a chocolate bar during the week and a bake sale on April 18.  Baked goods by donors will be accepted beginning at 11 a.m., with lots of giveaways all day.  A silent auction will run through April 25, giving patrons time to bid and rebid on the baskets of goodies.
Teacher Appreciation Week is also during April.  A free library card will be issued to all non-residents of Garland during April to those who work in the school system.  Healthcare workers will also be so honored.  Bring in proof of employment.  Non-resident cards for the Garland Public Library are offered at $10 per year for a family.    Call 257-3117 for more information about activities and book club selections.
Tremonton Library
It 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, through April 19. The proceeds go toward purchasing books for the summer reading program kick-off party.
The library is looking for teen volunteers to serve on teen advisory board. They must be between 12-18, and be a motivated, responsible person.  Board member will help in planning and promoting teen activities, writing book reviews, giving teen book recommendations and helping with the teen blog. Pick up an application at the library.
Symphonic Choir
The Box Elder Symphonic Choir, under the baton of David Willes, will perform their spring concert “You are the Music” on Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m., at the Box Elder Tabernacle. Special guests will be the Wasatch Youth and Children’s Choirs directed by Jennifer Delaney and Jenn Christensen. A special number will be accompanied by Will Francis on his French horn.
Special Education Fair
The Box Elder School District is sponsoring a Special Education Agency Fair on Wednesday, April 24, from 6-8 p.m., at Box Elder High School, 380 S. 600 W., Brigham City.  This fair gives parents and students the opportunity to talk with representatives from a variety of public and private agencies that provide services for students with disabilities.
Soup-er Fun Run
The Soup Kitchen in Brigham City is holding the The SOUP-er Fun Run and 5K Fundraiser Saturday, April 27, at Mantua Reservoir. 5K begins at 9 a.m., Fun Run is at 10:30. All Proceeds go to the Soup Kitchen. Awards and prizes will be awarded
Perfect Stir Fry
Stir fry is a traditional Chinese cooking technique in which food is cooked quickly over high heat in small amounts of oil.  It is intrinsically healthy because it includes lots of brightly colored vegetables and smaller amounts of meat.  Making a stir fry is easy, inexpensive and it is packed with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
The Perfect Stir Fry class will be offered in Tremonton on April 24, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Bear River Valley Senior Center, 510 W. 1000 N., Tremonton.  On April 25, the class will be held at Bridgerland Applied Technology College. 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 for the classes.



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