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Briefs 4-23-14


Garland Library

Thursdays, Stories with Torie, 4-5 p.m.

Teen Schedule: Wednesday, April 23 – Makeup Club, easy hair styles taught by Stacie Doutre; Friday, April 25 – Movie night, “The Hobbit, Desolation of Smaug” at 6 p.m.


Tremonton Library

Saturday, April 26, from 2-4 p.m., at the Bear River Valley Senior Center, the library will be celebrating “El día de los niños/El día de los libros” (Children’s Book Day). The Brigham City Puppet Museum will be there to present a puppet show. We will be having a math and literacy day, with fun math and literacy games and activities for the children. We will also introduce a new bilingual math kit and bilingual math resource books to be checked out from the library.

On May 17, during the Tremonton business sidewalk sales, the Tremonton Library will have its own area. We are working on collecting donations for new children’s book bins for the children’s area. Children will be able to pre-register for the summer reading program. Also, that day, we will be conducting a photo-scavenger hunt. Go from business to business taking fun photos. We have collected some great prizes including a Provo Canyon zip-line pass, passes to Crystal Hot Springs, dinner certificates, etc.


Dog Poop

The Box Elder Employer Committee is hosting a seminar on Thursday, April 24, from 7:30-9 a.m., at Bridgerland Applied Technology College, Brigham City campus, 325 W. 1100 S. Titled “The Dog Poop Initiative,” instructor Mike Cottam will speak on identifying Pointers and Poopers, Solvers and Scoopers and the secrets of building culture and empowerment in the workplace. Cost is $15 for the first person, $5 for each additional business person. Register by April 21 at www.employerscommittee.org or by calling the Brigham City Area Chamber of Commerce. Registration can also be done from 7-7:30 that morning during a continental breakfast.


Deweyville Cookbooks

Deweyville’s sesquicentennial cookbooks are now available for pre-order or online at townofdeweyville.org. The book includes 634 local recipes and would make a great Mother’s Day, birthday or anytime gift. To order, contact Jill Healey, 435-279-3986, or Jeanne Wheatley, 435-257-7331.


Bingo Night

The Boys & Girls Club of Bear River Valley will hold their annual Bingo night on Monday, April 28, from 5-7 p.m. at Garland Elementary School. The cost will be $5/child, $10/adult and $20/family. The cost of the ticket includes dinner and Bingo cards. There will be prizes, and all funds will go to support the club and its programs. For more information, call (435) 225-0529.


Pageant Fundraiser

The Corinne Pageant is coming back this year and a fundraiser is set to help defray the cost. On Friday, April 25, a barbecue/Dutch oven dinner (prepared by Butch and Marjie Mills) and auction will be held at the seed storage shed north of the Bear River Valley Co-op. Tickets for the dinner, which begins at 6:30 p.m., are $10 per plate. Tickets are available from Deverle and Beulah Wells, Butch and Marjie Mills and Royal and Elaine Norman, who are also accepting items for the auction.


Quilts sought

The Tremonton Fire Department auxiliary will again be accepting donated tied quilts for the University of Utah Burn Center. All sizes will be accepted.  The auxiliary has had great success with the program in the past thanks to local donations, and have taken numerous quilts to the center to help comfort burn victims. To donate this year, call Kelli Westergard, 257-7843, or Sharri Oyler, 279-7343. Quilts will be accepted until June 1.




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