4-H does contests in cooking, public speaking, talent, fashion and demonstrations. Doing contests is a great way to improve and showcase skills. All contests are split up into three age divisions; third-fifth grades, sixth-eighth grades and ninth-twelfth grades (the group competes at state level). The majority of contests are held in June with the exception of the talent contest in May. Register for 4-H to participate.
Junior Youth Conference, June 24-26, Ephraim, Utah, for fifth and sixth graders. Register by June 1.
For more information the Extension office or visit extension.usu.edu/boxelder
The Bear River Museum Board is looking for dresses/costumes created by Ora Thompson, as they are planning a fashion show featuring her sewing. They would like the articles modeled by family members. For more information, contact Linda Kay Udy, 257-3654, or Marilyn Dalton, 279-5313.
May Means Mammograms
The Bear River Valley Hospital is offering a free gift with each mammogram screening scheduled during the month of May. To schedule an exam, call 435-207-4545.
Bear River High School is seeking members of the community to serve on the School Community Council for the 2013-14 school year. Elections will be held in August. The term for council members begins Sept. 1, and lasts for one year.
The Council meets once a month to determine the most beneficial ways to use Trust Lands funding for the studentbody.
If interested, call the high school at 257-2500, and ask for Mrs. Stewart or Mrs. Madsen.
Auditions of “The Return of the Glass Slipper,” a Cinderella story to be produced as part of Wheat and Beet Days, are being held Thursday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m., at the Garland armory. Those auditioning should come with a song to sing and poem to recite. For more information, call JoAnne Mortensen, 435-512-4569, or Margo Tackett, 435-452-2345.
The Friends of the Library Summer Reading Kick Off party will be held Friday, May 31, from 2 – 4 p.m. at Library Park. There will be games, entertainment, food and prizes. Kids will receive a free book. Come support the library and “Dig into Reading.”
LDS Family Services sponsors a pornography addiction support group each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., at the Tremonton Junior Seminary, across from Bear River Middle School. There is no cost and dress is casual. Call 435-752-5302, for more information.
A free Incredible Edible Egg class will be offered in Tremonton on Wednesday, May 22, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Bear River Valley Senior Center, 510 W. 1000 N. Learn how to select and store eggs, their role in recipes and how to cook them to perfection.
Contact USU Extension at 435-695-2542, 877-390-2326, or firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the classes. Visithttp://extension.usu.edu/boxelder for information about other classes offered by USU Extension.
Reading groups are 3:30 to 5 p.m., on Wednesday, May 22, with Job Search following from 5-7 p.m. Stories with Torie are Thursday, May 23, from 4-5 p.m. Book Club for Adults is on Tuesday, May 28, at 6 p.m. Discussion will be on Wonder by R. J. Palacio. The Manga Club Drink and Draw with Gary Barntner is Wednesday, May 29, at 5:30 p.m.
Signups for Summer Reading begin May 31, at Garland or Tremonton libraries. Teen Book Club will start in June, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Garland Elementary School. Sign up for the Wheat & Beet Fun Run at the Garland City or Garland Library websites. Money raised benefits the library and its services.
Don’t forget to enter the Library Logo contest. Create a logo that represents the Garland Public Library and submit it in person at 86 W. Factory or at email@example.com
Relay for Life
Box Elder Relay for Life Cancer Walk is June 28-29, at Pioneer Park in Brigham City. Survivors are being sought to come and help those still in the battle find hope. Go to boxelderrelay.com and register yourself, a loved one or a friend.