Welcome to Community Events & the Bulletin Board
Free Soccer Clinic
Free British/Brazilian Soccer Clinic will be held Friday May 6th at Manti City Park. Members of Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp Staff and Tetra Brazil Soccer Academy will be at Manti City Park May 6th running a series of free skills clinic sessions. They will also be on hand to tell our players and parents more about the popular camp programs that have proved to be a great hit here in Manti over the past few years.
The free skills clinic will be running as follows: 6 pm – 7 pm 3-7 year old kids 7 pm – 8 pm 8 year olds and up.
The TetraBrazil Soccer Academy will take place June 20th-24th at Ephraim Canyon View Park. This is for youth 13 years old and up. The British Soccer Camp will take place July 11th-15th at Manti City Park. This is for kids 3-12. Sign your child up for this summer’s camp on Friday May 6th and they can get their FREE soccer jersey there and then. At the camp they will also receive a soccer ball and t-shirt.
Contact: Loren Thompson at 364-0077
Miss Ephraim Scholarship Pageant
MISS EPHRAIM SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT
Please join us on Saturday, May 7th at 7:00 pm at the Snow College Eccles Center for the 2016 Miss Ephraim Scholarship Pageant. Admission is $5.00 at the door. Children under 5 are free. The theme this year is “Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful” We have 6 spectacular young ladies ready to showcase themselves as they compete for the title of Miss Ephraim. Please come and support these talented ladies as well as our reigning Miss Ephraim 2015, Amelia Nell. See you at the show!
Contact: Heather Harward at 813-2018
BBQ Smoking 101
Ken Castles of Big Daddy’s Deli is going to teach how to brine, prep and smoke mouthwatering tri-tip, ribs, bacon, and maybe his famous pastrami. Students will receive a mix of in-class and hands-on instruction. Cooked samples will accompany the class instruction portion, and the hands-on portion will include the students preparing their own ribs—which Ken will put in his smoker the next day for students to then pick up and see how their ribs compare. Mmmmmm-Mmmmmmm!
Instructor – Ken Castles Thursday – May 12th Time – 7:00PM to 8:00PM Location – Rm 156, Administration Bldg., Snow College 800 W 200 S, Richfi eld UT 84701 Cost – $30 per person, which includes a rack of ribs and recipes. (40% OFF for Snow College Employees, Students, and Senior Citizens 62 and over)
RegisterNow! (435) 283-7670 opt #5
Contact: Snow College Cashier at 283-7670
Utah Virtual Academy Local Development Manager
Utah Virtual Academy Charter School Student & Parent Information Session May 11, 2016 Loa Community Center 7pm to 8pm
Come learn more about our unique virtual educational environment for grades K thru 12. K12 & UTVA staff will be available to answer questions, showcase curriculum, and distribute information packets. Get details about the part-time high school course options, and new Destinations Career Academy programs in Health Services & Information Technology. Open Enrollment for 2016-17 School Year currently available.
Direct questions to Paul Glanton at email@example.com, or 801-452-5221.
Contact: Paul L. Glanton at 801-452-5221
Austin Tanners Eagle Project
I am doing a blood drive for my eagle project. It is on Saturday May 14, 2016. Location 400 E. Center Street in Ephraim (the stake center). You can sign up online by going to www.redcross.org and typing austineagle in the "find a drive location." It will take you directly to my blood drive and you can sign up for a time. I would like you to help me save lives. Thanks
Contact: Austin Tanner at 314-9590
Sanepte Emergency Awareness Fair
Are you prepared? Do you know what to do in an emergency? There will be a Sanpete emergency awareness fair at the Mt. Pleasant City park on Saturday, May 14. The fair will go from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free. There will be first aid classes, free blood sugar testing, how to control bleeding, earthquake safety, raffles, and free food. A helicopter, ambulance crews, the police and fire departments, and hospital crews will be there to help. All ages are welcome to attend.
Contact: --- at ---
Dance In Salina
The Durfee Band will be Playing on Friday May 13 from 7- 9pm at the North Sevier Community Center cost is $3.00 per person Come and enjoy the Music and Dance or just listen to some good Music if you perfure
Contact: vicki phoenix at 893-1455
Salt Lake Swing!
Salt Lake Singers, conducted by Dr. Jane Fjeldsted, presents Salt Lake Swing! A unique evening of dinner, dancing, and entertainment at the U of U Ballroom. The Valley Jazz Ensemble will accompany and be featured as well. This is a great opportunity to listen and participate through song and dance reminiscent of the Big Band and Jazz era. Dinner and dancing included although dance only tickets can be purchased.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org at 1-801-296-6838
Templar 3 x 3 Classic Soccer Tournament
May 20th and 21st at the Ephraim baseball comples (west fields)
5 players max. Minimum of 4 teams for each division.6 different divisions from elementary age on up, men’s and women’s. $60/team if signed up after Saturday, May 14th…$50 if signed up before.
Guaranteed 3 games.Sign up at http://goo.gl/forms/cq9CciZ6z6.
Contact: Eleisha Steinfeldt,Mike Tanner, Monica Candia, Jon Larson or Nate Bridges at 435-813-2758, 340-0171,851-2268, 340-0075, 801-699-9029
Templar Shootout 3 on 3 Tournament
Manti Boys and Girls Basketball are excited to host the 2nd Annual Templar Shootout at Manti High School Saturday May 28, 2015
ENTRY FEE $60.00 a team
LATE FEE After Friday May 21 entry fee goes to $75.00 Late Registrations will be accepted up until meeting time for each division.
Guaranteed at least 3 Games
Forms and information available on Facebook @Templar Shootout
Contact Coach Shakespear 435-463-3311 for Boys Teams Contact Coach Watson 435-851-0527 for girls teams
Contact: Coach Shakespear at 835-2281
Mt. Pleasant City Mens & Womens Softball League
Registration is underway for Mt. Pleasant City Mens & Womens Softball Leagues.
Games will be on Tuesday nights.
Deadline to register is May 27.
For more information contact the Recreation Department.
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
May events for Ephraim Seniors
Thursday, May 19th – Potluck dinner at noon . $2.50 for the meal.
THE EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR Monday, May 30th – soup and bread followed by free bingo.DUE TO MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
you can rent the facility on Friday, Saturday or Sundays.
want a quilt tied, give them a call for a small fee, or rent the quilt room. You can also rent the Van for $25/day plus full gas and clean
Contact: Ephraim Senior Center at 283-6666
We will be standing on the Church Farm Rd Overpass in Siqurd on Memorial Day, May 30th from 8 am to 10 am. Come support the event. Uniforms and Flags welcome. Come all Veterans, Guard, Scouts and Supporters!!!
Contact: Melody Staples at 896-6365
Mt. Pleasant Seniors for May
Monday’s except 30th. – quilting 9am – 11:30.
Tuesday’s – Bingo at 1pm, quilting 9am, Hand and Foot the 3rd and 17th at 6:30pm. Foot clinic the 10th at 1pm.
Wednesdays – Monthly Dinner the 4th. Board meeting @3 on the 11th. Potluck dinner on the 18th at 6pm.
Thursday – the 5th and 12th, excercise class at 10am.
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Seniors at ---
Red Cross Blood Donation Locations
Moroni 5/31/2016: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Stake Center, 50 North Center
Contact: Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767
Templar Basketball Camp
Manti Boys Basketball will hold a basketball camp May 31 – June 2. Boys in grades 3 through 9 are invited to participate. Camp will be held at the Manti High School gym. The cost is $50 before May 28 and $55 after that date. All proceeds will go to the Manti basketball team.
Contact Coach Shakespear for more information. 435-463-3311.
Contact: Coach Shakespear at 435-463-3311
ATV Jamboree in Fillmore
The 29th annual National ATV-UTV Jamboree will be in Fillmore June 21-25 @ East Millard fairgrounds – Registartion is only $25 per rider – come and ride the famous Paiute ATV trail along with a full schedule of fun ATV events as follows – Thursday June 23rd its the obstacle course and sled pull. ATV drag races and poker run on Friday June 24th and the famous ATV/UTV Triathlon on Saturday June 25th Find all the details and Sign up at millardcounty.com
more detailed info Tuesday, June 21 5 to 9 PM Official Registration Begins at the East Millard Fair Grounds 5:30 PM Dinner 6 – 7 PM Official Welcome & Entertainment
Wednesday, June 22 8 AM to 5 PM Registration open daily 7 – 9 AM Breakfast at the Fair Grounds Sponsored by Roper Lumber & ACE 8 AM Trailered Rides Leave 9 AM Local Rides Leave 6 – 7 PM Dinner & Entertainment
Thursday, June 23 8 AM to 5 PM Registration open daily 7 – 9 AM Breakfast at the Fair Grounds 8 AM Trailered Rides Leave 9 AM Local Rides Leave 6 – 7 PM Dinner & Entertainment Admission by donation to: 7 PM ATV / UTV Obstacle Course and Sled Pull at the Fair Grounds $10.00 Participation Fee
Friday, June 24 8 AM to 5 PM Registration open daily 7 – 9 AM Breakfast @ the Fair Grounds 8 AM Trailered Rides Leave 9 AM Local Rides Leave 6 – 7:30 PM Dinner / Award Poker Prizes All Friday rides are Poker Rides.
You may purchase extra Poker cards for $5.00 each. Admission by donation to: 7:30 or ASAP PM ATV / UTV Drag Races at the Fair Grounds $10.00 Participation Fee
Contact: ---- at ---
TetraBrazil Soccer Academy
Sanpete Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp will be held June 20-24th at Ephraim Canyon View Park. This camp is for players age 13 and over. Register at www.challengersports.com There are both 1/2 day and full day camps available Half day camps run from 9-12 daily and are $150. Full day camps run from 9-4 daily and are $200. $10 late fee if you sign up after June 9th. Sign up by May 6th to get a free jersey. Camp costs include a soccer ball and t-shirt. Typical sessions include Brazilian Warm Ups, Fast Footwork, Individual Skills, Combination Plays, Brazilian Moves, 1 v 1 Attacking, Speed Training, Crossing & Shooting.
Contact: Loren Thompson at 364-0077
Manti Girls Basketball Summer Camps
Manti High School is excited to offer a Girls Basketball skills camp on June 27th-June 30th. This is an excellent opportunity for athletes interested in improving their skills as a basketball player. MHS Girls Head Basketball Coach Roger Watson, coaching staff and players will conduct the camp. The objectives of the camp are to improve basketball skills and confidence with. Each participating camper will receive a T-shirt & basketball.
Cost:$30.00 before May 26th $35.00 after May 26th Elementary Girl’s (3rd-5th grade) @ Ephraim Elementary June 27th & June 29th 1:00-3:30pm.
@ Manti Elementary June28th &June 30th 1:00-3:30pm
Middle School Girls (6th-8th grade) @ Manti High School June 27th-June 29th 9:30am-Noon
Contact: Coach Watson at 851-0527
Resume writing, interview skills workshops
The Department of Workforce Services in Manti is offering free resume writing and interview skills workshops. Starting in January, resume writing workshops will be every Tuesday, and interview skills workshops will be on Wednesdays. Contact the DWS office for times.
Contact: Department of Workforce Services at 835-0720
Community Business Education
Come sharpen your BUSINESS SKILLS at no charge. May 18, 19- QuickBooks for Business June 8,9- Investing: How and where to start June 29,30- Utilizing Technology in Business
Register at: hallowscompany.com or 283-2015
Training Location: 11 W 700 S, Ephraim
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Contact: Ladd Hallows at 283-2015
British Soccer Camp
Sanpete’s British Soccer Camp will be held July 11th-15th at Manti City Park. This camp is for players age 3 to 12. Register at www.challengersports.com There are a variety of options available. First Kicks – Age 3 – 11am – 12 pm daily $82. Mini Soccer – Age 4-5 – 9am – 10:30 am daily $96. Half day – Age 6-12 – 9am – 12 pm daily $127. Golden Goal – Age 8-12 – 1 pm – 3 pm Mon-Thur $47. (You have to be enrolled in 1/2 day in order to do Golden Goal.) $10 late fee if you sign up after July 1st. Sign up by May 27th to get a free jersey. Camp costs include a soccer ball and t-shirt.
Contact: Loren Thompson at 364-0077
High School Health Care Career Camp
Health Career Exploration Camp is three days of activities designed to help students better understand careers in health care. Freshman through seniors are invited to attend. Students must have minimum 2.5 GPA. The camp will be held on July 18, 19 & 20 in Blanding at the USU Eastern-Blanding Campus. Cost for camp is $100.00. Applications can be downloaded from the website www.suu.edu/ahec.
Contact: ---- at ---
CAMP FLOYD STATE PARK TO HOST HISTORY CAMPS FOR KIDS
Camp Floyd History Camps for kids are a fun-filled educational experience about how soldiers lived at Camp Floyd between 1858 – 1861, and how the Utah War served pre-Civil War objectives. Campers meet costumed interpreters, play 19th century games, drill, march and set up a soldier’s camp, fire an 1860s period firearm, make and take home soldier craft activities. Other activities include conducting a full-scale military exercise; and observing muskets and a cannon fired.
Participants will receive a 2016 History Camp t-shirt, Union or Confederate kepi, replica rifle, canteen, haversack, wooden yo-yo and more. Campers return home each day with furlough papers. The park may be able to provide carpooling information with others in your area. These programs are for both boys and girls, eight to 11 years of age. Each camp is limited to 26 participants and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Reservations and a $95 camp fee are required. Choose from 5 different camp dates.
Applications for the camp can be made online beginning March 10, 2016 at campfloyd.utah.gov Look for the EVENTS tab
Contact: campfloyd.utah.go at 801-768-8932
Community Garden opportunity
There is an opportunity for families, 4-H youth and Eagle Scouts to have an educational garden experience at the community garden. This is a free opportunity, but will require:
1 day per week minimum commitment, although you may do more.
The amount of work done determines the share of the garden and the harvest.
Families are required to help one weekend during the farmer’s market.
If you are interested, call Pete at 283-3472.
Contact: Pete at 283-3472
Free National Park Days in 2016
January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
April 16 through 24: National Park Week.
August 25 through 28: National Park Service Birthday.
September 24: National Public Lands Day.
November 11: Veterans Day.
Contact: --- at ---
Blood Pressure Clinics
free blood pressure clinics sponsored by Gunnison Valley Home Care are monthly at the following locations: Manti Senior Center the second Wednesday of every month from 11:15 to 12:15. Gunnison Senior Center the third Thursday of every month from 11:30 to 12:30. Salina Senior Center on the third Thursday of every month from 11:00 to 12:00. The Richfield Senior Center on the third Wednesday of every month from 11am to 12:00. The Monroe Senior Center on the Third Thursday of every month from 11am to 12.
Contact: Krista at 435-528-3955
Diabetic Support Group
The Diabetic Support group is offered by Gunnison Valley Hospital. They meet the second tuesday of each month from 3 -4pm in the Homecare Building across from the hospital. They are free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Contact: Heidi at 435-528-3955
Bereavement Support Group
Gunnison Valley Hospital hosts a grief support group on the first Tuesday of each month. They meet in the conference room at 7pm in the Homecare building at 45 East 100 North in Gunnison. Anyone is welcome
Contact: Carl Cox at 435-528-3955
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ centered 12-step program for those dealing with addictions. It is held at the Sevier Valley Southern Baptist Church, 501 North Main, Richfield, at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.
For more information, contact Pastor Bobby Gore, 893-5928
Contact: Bobby Gore at 435-893-5928
Mt. Pleasant Library New Schedule
Mt. Pleasant Public Library’s New Schedule
Mondays and Fridays: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays-Thursdays: 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Veterans help line
If you are a veteran in emotional crisis and need help RIGHT NOW, call this toll free number 24 hours a day 7 days a week: 1-800-273-8255. Veterans should press "1" after being connected. You will likely be asked for your Social Security Number if you are seeking further VA benefits or services.
You can also visit utvet.com on the Internet.
Contact: Veterans Help Line at 1-800-273-8255
World War II Veterans stories
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs and the Utah State History are teaming up to collect stories of Utah’s World War II veterans.
Veterans and their families are encouraged to go to mymilitarystory.utah.gov to share their stories.
Donations of artifacts, such as diaries, photos and memoirs to state or local historical agencies is also encouraged.
Contact: mymilitarystory.utah.gov at ---
NAMI Connections Recovery Support Group
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Connections is a recovery support group for people living with mental illness, in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.
Through the NAMI Connections, participants will find a casual and relaxed approach to sharing the challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. Groups are confidential – participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish. It’s a chance to share your experience and learn from others who have been there.
Monthly meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 125 S. State Street, #2 in Mt. Pleasant. For information on the Connections recovery group, please call Jen at 435-660-6055.
For more information on NAMI Sanpete County, please call 435-851-0220.
Contact: Vickie Anderson at 435-851-0220
NAMI Family Support Group
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Sanpete County is offering a free family support group. Family support groups are an important free resource for families who have a loved one with mental illness. Learning that others have been able to work out some common issues can inspire hope.
Through the NAMI family support group, you will find a network of friends who care and understand, ideas that help you take care of yourself and your family, and a chance to share your experience and learn from other who have been there. You will also receive information about brain disorders, treatment and services.
Monthly meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Sanpete School District, 39 S. Main St., Manti.
There will be no meeting September 17, and the meetings in October will be October 8 and 22.
If you have questions about NAMI Sanpete County, please call 435-851-0220
Contact: Vickie Anderson at 435-851-0220
Come join us on the 3rd Friday of each month from 7-9pm at the Ephraim Stake Center (400 E. Center, Ephraim) for an exciting evening filled with great music, awesome dancing, and lots of fun! Whether you want to listen to sweet tunes or to learn or improve your traditional dance skills, there will be a little something for everyone. The focus will be on more traditional dances (waltz, cha-cha, tango, swing, etc.). No experience is required, and all are welcome to attend (children under 16 must be supervised by their parents or guardians).
For more info, contact Steve Zollinger (email: email@example.com,
Contact: Steven Zollinger or Renae Anderson at 813-2671 (Steven) or 851-0387 (Renae)