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Briefs/Calendar 6-5-13


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


Garland Library

Job Search help, Wednesdays, 5-7; Stories with Torie, 4-5 p.m., Thursdays.  June 12, at 5 p.m. is the start of a new teen club, “Make-up Club,” to learn about buying and wearing make-up.  June 13, at 6 p.m. is a Ping Pong Party for teens, and June 14, is teen Movie Night, beginning at 6 p.m.

Teen book clubs are held Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Garland Elementary School.

Angela Corbett will be at the library on Saturday, June 15, from 3:30-5 p.m., to sign copies of her books, “Eternal Starling” and “The Devil Drinks Coffee.”

June 15, from 10 a.m. -1 p.m., is Superman Day for youth.  Come dressed as a favorite super hero and enjoy a fun activity. Tickets are $1.

Sign up for the Wheat & Beet Fun Run at Garland City or Garland Library websites.

The logo contest is open to all ages to draw and enter a logo.  Bring submissions to the library on 86 W. Factory or submit at library@garlandutah.org


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.


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.


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.


Preparedness Fair 

An Emergency Preparedness Fair will be held in Thatcher on Thursday, June 6, from 6-8 p.m., at the Thatcher church, 11475 W. 10400 N.

There will be free child ID kits, USU Extension pressure cooker testing ($1), information on the county emergency plan, 72-hour kit ideas, retirement and estate planning and My Personal Pantry.

The fire department and ambulance crews will also be on hand to provide information about their services.

Facing painting and balloon animals will also be offered for youngsteres.


Tremonton Library

The Tremonton Library will be offering and eight-week computer class.  This adult class begins June 19, and senior classes will begin June 18.  The cost is free.  Sign up early as space is limited.


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.



ADULT CO-ED TOURNAMENT: The 14u Sliders fastpitch softball team is hosting an adult co-ed tournament on Saturday, June 29. Cost is $200 per team and includes a t-shirt. It will be a double elimination/2-pitch style tourney. All proceeds will go towards the team traveling to play in the Surf City tournament in Huntington Beach, California, this summer. To register call Jami Summers at (435) 279-7994 or Kristi Kent (435) 225-5368 before June 20.



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