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Briefs 10-9-13


Hospital Classes
Bear River Valley Hospital will be holding a number of classes and groups this fall.  A Cancer/Chronic Pain Support Group will meet the third Thursday from 6-7 p.m., in the front lobby of the hospital.
Brooklyn’s Place/Bereavement Support Group (all ages) meets the second and fourth Thursday from 6-7 p.m., in the Education Room, next to the cafeteria.
A babysitting class for ages 11-15, will be held on Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Cost is $35, with lunch provided.  A second class will be held Nov. 16, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Pre-registration is required.  A Capable Kids class for ages 7-11, is set for Oct. 26, from 9-11 a.m.  Cost is $10 per child or $5 if more than one child per family registers.   Snacks will be provided.  Pre-registration is required.
To register, call 435-207-4741.
Garland Library
Job Search help is offered from 5-7 p.m., Wednesdays.  Stories with Torie, 4-5 p.m., are Thursday.
Teen Read Week is Oct 14-18.  Oct. 15, will be Gamers Club; Oct 16, is Alien Craft Day; Oct. 17, is Ping Pong Club and Oct. 18, is Movie Night (World War Z).  All activities begin at 6 p.m.
The Mango Language program is available.     If you don’t reside in Garland, cost is $10 per family per year.
Bar J Wrangler Benefit is Nov. 9-10, at Bear River High School.  Tickets prices vary, with a $20 deal for both shows.  Tickets are available at garlandlibrary.org.  Proceeds will help the library.
Tremonton Library
Several authors are coming to the library throughout the next two months: Oct. 15, Jessica Day George and Melissa Cunningham.  These authors will be signing books and answering questions.
October is National Cookie Month.  Please bring your favorite cookie recipe into the library for our annual exchange.
Senior computer classes are in session on Tuesdays at the Senior Center from 9-10 a.m.
Oct. 12, is the annual International Observe the Moon night. There will be telescopes available, as well as family friendly activities.  Come to the park for this fun night.
Fright For Sight
The Branch family sponsored Halloween Fright for Sight 5K and Kids Run will be held Oct. 12, 9 a.m., at Bothwell Park, 2 miles west of Tremonton. Check-in is at 7:45. This is a fundraiser for the Foundation for Retinal Research in honor of Reese Branch. Register at Results Gym, www.branchfamiliy.kintera.org, Feldman’s or Meagan at 770-5218. Cost is $20 for adults or $10 for children 12 and under.
Prizes will be awarded to first place female and male runners, and other prize giveaways will be available.
New Hope
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and New Hope Crisis Center of Box Elder County is hosting several events.
Walk Awhile in a Victim’s Shoes will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, 5 p.m., at the Tremonton City offices, 102 S. Tremont Street.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
ASVAB Testing
Armed Services Vocation Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Testing will take place at Dale Young Community High School, 230 W. 200 S., Brigham City, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 8:30 a.m.  This test is open to all high school students who are in 10th-12th grades.  Those interested in taking the test should call Christina Noorda, 734-4834, to reserve a spot.
Book Signing
Nelladet Allen Stettler, a former resident of Box Elder County and a Bear River High School graduate, will be at Feldman’s in Tremonton on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 3-6 p.m., to sign copies of her book, “Can Try,” a story about her battle with breast cancer.  The public is invited to attend.



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