Welcome to Community Events & the Bulletin Board
Manti Library Technology Class
Manti Library Technology Class
Thursday June 4
please sign up at the front desk
a Manti Library youth group (ages 12-18) which will help students handle pressure, learn to save money and so on.
first meeting: Monday June 8
(contact Kelsie Albee)
Manti Library Summer reading program
Wednesdays (June 10-July 29)
11:00 am, Manti Library
Contact: Kelsie Albee at 851-5157
July Mt. Pleasant Seniors
Monday, July, 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th- Quilting 9am – 11:30am.
Tuesday, July 7th, 14th,21st, 28th – Quilting 9-11:30am
Tuesday, July 7th , 21st – Hand & Foot 6:30pm.
Wednesday, July 15th – Potluck Dinner @ 6pm.
Thursday’s, July 9, 16,23,30 – Excercise class at 10m.
Contact: Mt Pleasant Senior Center at -----
Special Caucus for House District 58 Seat
The Utah Republican Party has called a special caucus for delegates on Thursday, July 30 to elect the replacement for Representative Jon Cox.
Registration will begin at 6 p.m. with the call to order at 7 p.m. The caucus will be held at Founders Hall, Snow College in Ephraim, 150 East 100 North.
Any registered Republican who lives in House District 58 and meets the residency requirements may run for the vacated Seat. Candidates must submit declaration forms by July 23. Forms are available at www.utgop.org.
For more information, call 801-533-9777.
Contact: Julian at 801-533-9777
Sanpete County Fair Tickets online
The Sanpete County Fair runs August 6TH – 29TH. Get online now to purchase your Derby and Rodeo tickets at sanpetecountyfair.net. Online ticket sales will run through Friday, July 31.
Ticket outlets will be open on August 3rd at the following locations:
Ace Hardware – Gunnison, Jorgensen Chevrolet – Ephraim, Beck’s Home Furnishings – Mt Pleasant, Sanpete Building Inspector’s Office – Manti.
Contact: sanpetecountyfair.net at ----
Spring City Pioneer Events
July 22nd – Aug 1st:
Wed, July 22nd – Saga of Spring City & Ice Cream Social @ 7pm in the City Park and Bowery.
Thursday, July 23rd – Main Street Dance "Rock of Ages" 8 – 11:30pm.
Friday, July 24th – 7 to 9am – Fireman’s Breakfast @ Firehouse.
10am – Mammoth Parade – Line up at 8:30am Check at main and 300 south.
Park Party includes : 11am Horseshoe Tournament, 11:30 – 1:30 Kids Carnival (free), 11:30 – 3pm Lunch/Music in the park, crafts and food, and entertainment,
1:30pm Children’s Pioneer Games.
Park Concert @ 7pm at the City Park with "Cross Strung" ( acoustic band – folk, celtic, bluegrass, and gospel music)
Sunday, July 26th Old Time Gospel Music Revival @ 7pm in the City Park.
Friday,July 31st and Saturday, Aug 1st – 11am to 10pm , Bluegrass Arts Festival. ( 35 West 100 North).
Saturday, Aug 1st – Old Skool Car Show 11am – 3pm in the City Park.
Contact: ----- at ----
Butch Cassidy Days Piute County Fair and Rodeo
Piute County’s premier week of fun, food and friends. The county fair starts off on Saturday July 25 with a play from Piute’s newly formed community theater about the life of Butch Cassidy. The events continue Monday July 27 with water day and Bingo. Tuesday July 28 will be the amazing Race, family BBQ and games. Wednesday July 29 includes bubble ball soccer, color throw and neon run. Thursday July 30 is the Lil’ Buckaroo rodeo. Friday July 31 is the sesquatennial night at the rodeo. First 150 people will receive a bleacher seat. Saturday is the parade at 10:00 , midway events and activities, jackpot barrel racing and Poles. The night ends Saturday, August 1 with patriotic night at the rodeo. Hope to see you all there
Contact: Rhonda Bagley at 616-4063
Dance in Moroni
The Moroni Senior program is sponsoring a dance on Saturday, August 1 at the Middle School pavilion with live music by The Generation. The dance will start at 8 p.m. and is open to the public. The cost is $4/person. Refreshments will be served.
Contact: --- at ---
Lions Demolition Derby
The Richfield Lions Club presents its 44th annual Demolition Derby Saturday August 1 at the Sevier County Fair Grounds. Gates open at 4:30pm, the Derby starts at 7pm. Tickets are $10 per person for ages 5 and up at the door and $8 per person if purchased in advance. Tickets are sold at Burns Saddlery, Big O Tires, Fresh Market or NAPA Auto Parts.
Contact: Chip at 896-8436
Sevier County Quilt Block Challenge
Sevier County Fair Quilt Block Challenge. It’s not too late to get your kit at Marcia’s in Richfield or Cotton Tree Quilt Shop in Salina, $3 per kit. Accepted on Monday, August 3, at the Sevier County Fairgrounds in Richfield. Call Val for more information at 529-7616 or www.seviercountyfair.net
Contact: Val at 529-7616
Mt. Pleasant City All-Night Softball Tournament
Mt. Pleasant City All-Night Co-ed Softball Tournament Aug. 7 & 8. $175 registration fee. 4 games guaranteed. Deadline to register is Aug. 3. For more information contact the Recreation Department
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
Sevier County Fair entries
The Sevier County Fair will be accepting Living Arts Entries on Monday, August 3 from 10 AM to 6PM.
Tuesday, August 4, we are accepting Horticulture, Floriculture, and baked goods from 8 AM to 11 AM.
Wednesday, August 5, we are accepting Small Animals from 8 AM to 10 AM.
Visit seviercountyfair.net for classes, lots, rules, and registration forms.
Contact: seviercountyfair.net at ---
Willow Creek Road temporarily closed
The Willow Creek Road (Forest Road 102) will be temporarily closed to the public during road maintenance beginning Monday, June 29, with restrictions in place for a month or until the work is complete. The area affected is from the junction of Forest Road 096 and Forest Road 102, northeast to the forest boundary.
The road will be closed during working hours (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and will be open weekends and holidays, including July 3 – 6, as well as non-working hours on weekdays.
Forest road crews will be repairing damage to the road. Work will include blasting, construction of a rock retaining wall, and replacing a number of culverts.
Contact: Fishlake National Forest at 435-896-1070
Tech Classes, Ephraim and Manti Library
Tech classes presented by Manti Telecommunications.
Ephraim Library, July 30, 6 p.m., PC Computer Basics.
Manti Library, August 6, 6 p.m., Router Basics.
Please sign up at the library to participate in the classes.
Contact: --- at ---
Community Clothing Exchange
Great opportunity to share usable clean men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing and shoes in good condition. Everyone is welcome. Saturday, August 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mt. Pleasant Utah North Stake Center Cultural Hall, 461 North 300 west, Mt. Pleasant, UT.
Contact: Paula Anderson at 427-9290
The Mt. Pleasant Ameician Legion Post #4 is holding a 4 man scramble golf tournament at Palisade State Park on August 8th. 8am to close. Cost will be sixty dollars per player. Prizes given to first, second, and third place winners. to get your teams on thelist call. Jack Keisel 435-340-0443. Roger Clegg 435-851-7240. Ewin Smith 435-462-3411. Rod Cully 435-462-9216
Contact: -- at ---
Cove Fort Days
the 20th annual Cove Fort Days
Cove Fort Historical site
Interstates 15 and 70 in Millard County
Friday and Saturday, August 7 and 8
FREE activities and food
this event includes living history entertainment and horse-drawn wagon and stage coach rides.
Hot dogs and drinks are available for all visitors.
Activities will close at 6:30 pm each day.
The fort is open from 8:00 am-7:30 pm.
Cove Fort is a historical site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Monster Truck Show
The Monster Truck Racing presents a Monster Truck Show Saturday August 8 at the Sevier County Fairgrounds Outdoor Arena with 4 monster trucks. Gates open at 5:30pm, A Pre Show/Pit Party at 6pm and the show at 7:30pm. Advance tickets are $7 per person ages 6 and up sold at Fresh Market and The Parts House or $10 at the gate. Fireworks after the show.
Horne A.C Family Friday Nights
Family friday nights are back at the Horne Activity Center at the Snow College campus in Ephraim. Bring the whole family from ages 4 -99 and get in for $1/person. This includes swimming, racquetball, basketball and volleyball and more. Now through August 14th 2015.
Contact: Horne A.C issue room at 435-283-7039
Military Appreciation Day, Yuba State Park
August 15th 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Yuba State Park will be hosting a Military Appreciation Day in the Oasis Campground day use area. Day use fees will be waived for all current and past military personnel. Come in with someone from the military in your vehicle and get in for free!
We will be having a free pancake and sausage breakfast for all military personnel. Anyone else wishing to eat breakfast can for $2 a plate.
Breakfast will be cooked and serviced by the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 1340 of Bluffdale, UT. The Scouts will also put on a flag ceremony prior to serving breakfast.
Contact: Yuba State Park at 435-758-2611
Snow College Horne AC Lap Swim Hours:
Lap Swim Hours:
Monday: 5:30am-8am & Noon-1pm
Tuesday-Thursday 5:30am-8am & Noon-1pm
Friday: 5:30am-7am & 8:30am-10:30am
Contact: Issue Room at 283-7039
Sanpete County Town Hall Meetings
NOTICE OF TOWN MEETINGS TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: THE SANPETE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS invite you to attend a Town Meeting as they consider submitting to the voters an option to enact a 0.25% Local Option General Sales tax (House Bill 362). The taxes generated would be used to improve transportation (roads, sidewalks, etc) in our cities and the county. Three Town Meetings will be held as follow: Wednesday, July 29th @ 7:00 PM Mt Pleasant City Hall, Upper Floor 115 West Main, Mt Pleasant Thursday, August 13 @ 7:00 PM Sanpete County Courthouse Commission Room (Suite 101) 160 North Main, Manti Monday, August 17 @ 7:00 PM Gunnison City Hall Council Room 38 West Center, Gunnison Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations during this proceeding should contact Sandy Neill, County Clerk, (435) 835-2131 at least 3 work days in advance. Sandy Neill Sanpete County Cler
Contact: ---- at ----
Foster Parenting Q & A
Central Utah Counseling Admin building will host the foster parenting Q & A on Monday, August 17th from 7-8pm ( 152 N. 400 W. in Ephraim. Talk with foster and adoptive parents from Sanpete County about their experiences. Learn about the children they care for, why they do it and more.
Contact: ----- at ------
Mt. Pleasant City Youth Soccer Registration
Registration is underway for Mt. Pleasant Youth Soccer. Registration will run until August 13. $35.00 registration feed. For boy’s & girls 4 – 8th grade. For more information contact the Recreation Department.
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Recreation at 462-3108
North Sanpete High School Events
-Counselors will be available for schedule changes August 3rd through the 7th in the counseling center from 9am to 3pm. Schedules will be locked after the 7th. A late fee for schedule changes after August 7th.
-Senior Yearbook Photos – August 4th from 9am to 3pm.
-New student registration, fee payment, fee waiver request and reduced lunch request will be held August 10th from 12:00 to 7pm and August 11th from 9am to 2pm. Fees may be paid on=line through My School Fees or at the school after August 10th. Bring your income documentation if requesting waivers.
- Create your Apple ID and plan to attend the mandatory Ipad orientation and distribution event, August 11th for 12th and 11th grades and August 12th for 10th and 9th grades from 4-8pm. Visit the NSHS website for more information.
- Freshman Orientation – august 18th at 10am in the auditorium.
- School begins Thursday, August 20th at 8:15am.
Contact: North Sanpete High School at -----
Hoodoo Hill Flea Market
The Hoodoo Hill Flea Market will be held between Mt. Pleasant and Spring City on June 18, 19, 20 & July 16, 17, 18 & August 20, 21, 22. Admission and parking will be free. Rent a field space or a spot on "Yard Sale Row" to sell your goods, food, crafts, antiques, produce and other items. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Colleen
Contact: Colleen Lusk at 1-208-406-2469 or 462-2589
July Ephraim Seniors
Aug 4th – Healing Hearts Herbal meeting. Aug 5th & 6th – oil painting class. Aug 11th – Healing Hearts Herbal Meeting. Aug 13th – Board meeting. Aug 18th – Healing Hearts Herbal. Aug 20th – Potluck Luncheon at noon. Aug 25th – Healing Hearts Herbal. Aug 31st – Soup and Bread followed by free Bingo. Meal cost is $4.
Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday are available for day rental call 283-6666 to reserve. Cost is $50/full day plus $50 deposit( returned if clean). Senior Citixen van is available for rental @ $25/day and clean with a full tank upon return.
Contact: Ephraim Senior Center at 283-6310
Family Resource Group for Parents
Sanpete Valley Hospital is offering a free Family Resource Group for Parents. Topics include: how to motivate children, anger and aggression, self-harm, attention issues, anxiety, bullying, and low self-esteem. This meeting will be held once a month on the third Wednesday of the month from 7 -8:30pm, in the Sanpete Valley Hospital’s conference room located in the basement by the cafeteria.
Upcoming dates: May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19.
Contact: Sanpete Valley Hospital at 462-4185
Grief Support Group
The Sanpete Valley Hospital hosts a grief support group on the third Thursday of each month. Classes are free of charge from 6:30pm – 8pm. These meeting are held in the West Conference Room until May 21st. Meetings will be held in the hospital’s conference room located in the basement by the cafeteria.
Contact: Sanpete Valley Hospital at 462-4185
Manti City Creek Water Users
Due to the extreme drought all across Utah, we are having to start the year out with restrictions. PLEASE DO NOT water between 10 am and 6 pm DON’T leave a sprinkler or system running overnight in the same place. You will have to choose between gardens and trees OR large lawns. There is not enough water for both. Water in the city will be turned on Friday evening and will remain on as long as there is water in the pond. If everyone conserves that could be consistently or at least for several days. PLEASE CONSERVE. Lawns don’t need as much water as most people put on them. Thank you for all your help. There simply isn’t much water this year.
Contact: Manti City at 835-2401
Mt. Pleasant Seniors
Monday, Aug 3,10,17,24,31 and Tuesday’s 4th, 11, 18,25 – Quilting 9 – 11:30am.
Tuesday, August 4, 18 – 6:30pm hand and foot.
Wed, Aug 5, 19 – 6pm Potluck dinner.
Thurs , 6,13,20,27 – 10am Exercise class
Contact: Mt. Pleasant Seniors at ----
Red Cross Blood Donation Locations
Castle Dale 7/29/2015: 1:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Castledale Stake, 32 North Center.
Delta 7/24/2015: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Delta Senior Citizens Center, 240 West 100 South.
Ephraim: 7/16/2015: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Ephraim Co-op, 96 North Main
Manti 7/22/2015: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Manti Mercantile, 155 South Main
Kanab 7/23/2015: 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Kanab City Library, 374 North Main.
7/24/2015: 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road.
Monroe 7/30/2015: 2 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monroe Stake, 49 E 200 N.
Hanksville 7/23/2015: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Hanksville Community, P.O. Box 127, 30 South Hwy 95.
Helper 8/11/2015: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Helper City, 19 S Main
Price 8/7/2015: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Carbon County Fairgrounds, 310 South Fairgrounds Road
To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-733-2767.
Contact: Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767
Daughters of Utah Pioneers Cabin
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Cabin In Richfield will open to the public May 1, it will be open weekly Monday and Fridays from 11 am to 3 pm, it will be open until August. The cabin has many artifacts brought to the Sevier Valley by the Pioneers that settled here. Special tours for youth, scouts, and family reunions can be arranged by calling Nedra Curtis you may find a bit of your family history at the cabin.
Contact: Nedra Curtis at 896-0272
Resource Clothing Bank
Sanpete County Resource Clothing Bank has moved to 35 North 100 East, in Manti. It will still be open on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30.
Contact: Nancy Bean at 851-0603
Boulder Mountain Half & 5K
Join us for our inaugural Boulder Mountain Half Marathon & 5K! September 12, 2015 Run down Scenic by-way Hwy 12 into the beautiful Torrey Town! Come and enjoy what our beautiful Wayne County has to offer! Please check out our website and facebook page! www.bouldermtnhalf.com
Contact: Lisa Crane at 691-1543
Delta Facility Wild Horse adoptions
First Come, First serve for $125.00 then adopt a buddy for $25.00. Applications required.
June 20th. July 11th. August 22nd. Sept 19th.
Delta Wild Horse and Burro Facility located at 600 North 350 West.
Contact: Delta Facility at 435-864-4068 or 435-201-3834
FS Road 037 closed Mon-Thurs for work
The USDA Forest Service will be working on the Straight Fork Canyon Road, also known as Pleasant Creek (FS Road 037), beginning June 9, 2015. Work will consist of installing new culverts, spot graveling and grading the road. The road will be closed from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday until the work is finished.
Contact: Forest Service at 283-4151
GET READY FOR FARMFEST 2015, THIS SATURDAY AND EVERY SATURDAY THRU OCTOBER 10th, AT WILD LAND NURSERY IN JOSEPH. YOU GET YOUR PICK OF LOCALLY GROWN ORGANIC PRODUCE, FARM FRESH EGGS, LOCALLY PRODUCED ARTISAN BREADS, CHEESES, JAMS, HONEY AND LOTS OF OTHER GOURMET FOODS THAT YOU WON’T FIND ANYWHERE ELSE.. PLUS, ENJOY THE TALENT OF LOCAL ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE. THERE WILL ALSO BE FOOD TRUCKS FOR BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT..BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE GARDENING, COOKING AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CLASSES AS WELL.
Contact: ---- at ----
Bingo and Dance
The North Sevier Senior Citizens will be having Bingo Night on Thursday the 11th from 7-9 pm at the Community center upstairs cost is 3 cards for $5.00 proceeds go to support the Seniors free popcorn and punch Come and have some fun and maybe win a prize
The North Sevier Senior’s will also be holding a Dance on Friday the 12th from 7-9 pm live Music everyone welcome cost is $3.00 per person Come and have a good time remember Dancing a grate way to get some exercise and have fun doing it. So come and enjoy This will be our last Dance until next year
Contact: Vicki Phoenix at 893-1455
Time Change for Sanpete Co. Treasurers
Beginning the week of May 18 the Sanpete County Treasurers Office will transition into a new schedule. Due to security concerns from being the only office in the courthouse open on Fridays we are changing office hours. We will change from Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm to Monday-Thursday 7:00am-6:00pm. This will bring our office hours on a concurrent schedule with the other Sanpete County Courthouse offices that have already implemented the four day work week. We would like to remind residents of Sanpete County that they may process their registration renewals online any day of the year.
Contact: Sanpete County Treasurers office at 835-2101.
DANCE at the Richfield Senior Center
Everyone is invited to come to the Dance on the first and third Friday of Each month from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Richfield Senior Center, 890 North 300 West. Live music by Dale Barney’s band, “Middle of the Road Band,”. And admission is $3 a person. For more information contact Jenavie Ricksecker at 896-5744.
Contact: Jenavie at 896-5744
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.
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 Thursday of each month, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the South Sanpete School District, 39 S. Main St., Manti.
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.
If you have questions about NAMI Sanpete County, please call 435-851-0220
Contact: Vickie Anderson at 435-851-0220
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
You can sign up to win a Pool Party for you and 40 of your friends at the Richfield City Pool on August 18th. The Grand Prize winner receives the Pool Party food from Herbs Place and Fresh Market. They also get a bench from IFA/Richfield, an end table and lamp from Aarons, $50 gift certificate from Barretts, plus a surprise from the Diamond Store.