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Briefs 5-29-13


4-H Happenings

4-H has summer camps for everyone, from sewing to science to outdoors.  Sewing and cooking camps are held throughout the summer and participants need to be enrolled in 4-H.

Other camps open to 4-H members and non- members: NXT Robotics – $35; fifth-seventh graders, 9 a.m. – noon; June 10-13, in Brigham City, June 17-20, in Tremonton

WeDo Robotics – $25; second-fourth graders; June 24-26, in Brigham City, 9 a.m.-noon or 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Roughin It Outdoors – $35; third-seventh graders; July 29-30, Mantua; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Investigating Science – $5; third-seventh graders; Aug. 5, in Tremonton; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

For more information contact the 4-H office, 435-695-2543, emily.bankhead@usu.edu or extension.usu.edu/boxelder


Dresses Sought

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.


Community Council

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.


Glass Slipper

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.


Summer Reading

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.”


Porn Addiction

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.


Garland Library

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 library@garlandutah.org


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.


Miss BR Valley

Applications are now being accepted for the Miss Bear River Valley Scholarship Pageant, to be held Thursday, Aug. 1.  Scholarships are available to all participants.  If interested, call Tami Deakin, 257-0274, or Chandlie Neal, 279-7882.


Dual Immersion

The Chinese Dual Immersion program at Foothill Elementary School still has enrollment openings for this fall.  The dual immersion program provides students with an opportunity to spend half the day learning in English and the other half learning in Chinese.  It affords a great opportunity for students to learn a second language while acquiring all the skills related to their grade level in school.

Interested parents should contact either Foothill Elementary School (435-734-4916) or the curriculum department at the district office (435-734-4800) for an application.


Church in the Park

The Northern Utah Ministerial Association (NUMA) will be holding its fourth annual Church in the Park event at Pioneer Park in Brigham City, on Sunday, June 2, at 10:30 a.m.

The event is free to the public and will consist of multiple live bands, a short inspirational message, free food and drinks.  Bring chairs and arrive early for the best seating.


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